Salina will recognize the life, legacy, and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend. Multiple events are planned.
As part of MLK Jr. Week, there is a community potluck on Saturday at 6:00 p.m at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church at 321 N. 8th Street. Bring a dish to share, drinks and tableware provided.
A Sunday church service celebration is planned. Details include:
- Citywide Celebration at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church at 3:30 p.m
- Speaker, Dr. Adrian Douglas, President of Cloud County Community College
- Music provided by various soloists and “sing-along” selections with attendees.
On Monday a Martin Luther King Jr. youth celebration will be held at noon at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church at 215 S. Chicago in Salina. The youth-centered celebration will feature guest speaker Dr. Adrian Douglas and musical entertainment.
“Never Give Up” is the 2020 King celebration theme.