THE MLK DAY 2023 CELEBRATION BEGINS IN YAKIMA: Community Events [LIST]

 

Another year has come and gone and it is time once again to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

MONDAY, JANUARY 9TH

Food Drive Begins

This is the 20th year of the Lee Padgett Food Drive. Members of the public can drop off canned foods and non-perishables in the designated boxes outside the schools' Main Office, at either Davis or Eisenhower (Ike) High Schools.

Davis High School Main Office

212 S 6th Ave, Yakima

Eisenhower High School Main Office

611 S 44th Ave, Yakima

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 10TH

6-8:30 p.m. The OIC of Washington presents: "Movie Night at the OIC". The movie SELMA will be shown in the MLK Room at the Beauchamp Community Center (1211 S 7th St, Yakima). Register to attend here. There will be a group discussion of the movie after the show. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. (Wall art picture below courtesy Bludug via Amazon.)

Selma Movie Wall Art Pictures via Amazon
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 12TH

6 p.m. Special LIVE radio show broadcast, "Keepin' It Real with Sgt.. James Parks". Topic: "Together we can make it happen."

A "Do It All In The Mall.com" production on BlogTalkRadio. For more information, email letsdoradio@gmail.com. The radio show call-in number is 1 (845) 241-9989.

 

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 13TH

MLK DAY Food Bank

Friday, January 13th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Beauchamp Center.

1211 S 7th Ave, Yakima

MLK Day Junior Basketball Tournament

Children in grades Kindergarten thru 8th grade are participating in this year's annual 2-day tournament event. $7 admission per person. If you want to eat, please also bring $4 to get a meal.

OIC Excel Youth Center Gym

1001 N 9th Ave, Yakima

Friday, January 13th: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturday, January 14th: 10:00 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 15TH

CHURCH SERVICE @ Greater Baptist Faith Church

816 S 6th St, Yakima

Greater Faith Baptist Church in Yakima, WA
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MONDAY, JANUARY 16TH:

10 a.m. Parade in Toppenish on W. 1st Ave

12 p.m. Parade on MLK Blvd in downtown Yakima. Park at the Safeway Grocery Store parking lot on S 5th Ave.

MLK Day 2021 Parade in Yakima
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1 p.m. Guest Speakers Event @ Convention Center

10 N 8th St, Yakima

2 p.m. Soup Kitchen @ Beauchamp Community Center

1211 S 7th Ave, Yakima

 

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To download the flyer(s) click here: MLK 38th Annual Celebration in Yakima.

MLK DAY 2023 Flyer (English)
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MLK DAY 2023 Flyer (Spanish)
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