Road Closures for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

Day of Service welcomes city residents to emulate Dr. King's leadership and compassion for others by volunteering in their communities.

He would have turned 89 years old this year.

The Bricks 4 Kidz staff will lead museum guests in LEGO activities that will incorporate Martin Luther King Jr.

Bob Young, with Hands On Charlotte, said the agency has plenty of service options for this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, including family-friendly projects on Saturday. Ave on MLK Day.

Officials with Atlantic County presented two local youth advocates with the 2018 Martin Luther King Community Spirit Award for their hard work and efforts to improve the lives of those around them in South Jersey. Blvd. and Eutaw St. and ends around 2 p.m.at MLK Blvd. and Baltimore St. Spectators are invited to view the parade from along the route or near the reviewing stand at the intersection of MLK Blvd. and Franklin St.

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And while a few speakers touched on how today's world is different than the one Martin Luther King dreamed of, there are still plenty of people who represent his spirit in Atlantic City.

Everyone from university presidents to former athletes have voiced an undeserved empathy for 45, and it seems as if Isaac Newton Farris Jr., the nephew of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, is just the latest addition to the list. The almost 1.5 mile-long march will start near the park at LaSalle Street and Washington Avenue turn on S. Claiborne Avenue to Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Block Party along Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.

The annual holiday in King's honour is celebrated in the United States on January 15.

First, the Freedom March will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will leave from the Lexington Center Heritage Hall on West Main Street. Immediately following the service, the celebration will continue at Reverend Peter S. Atkins Park, with an afternoon of food, games and fellowship.

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