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January 15, 2013

King to be honored over five days

Events range from cookoff to oratory contest

(Continued)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day festivities

Thursday

• Premiere showing of “Soul Food Junkies” — 7 p.m. at the Roxy Theater, 220 W. Okmulgee Ave.

Friday

• Rhythm and Blues Show — 7 p.m. at the Roxy Theater.

Saturday

• Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Soul Food Cook-Off — Noon at the Muskogee Civic Center, 425 Boston St.

Sunday

• Gospel Show — 6 p.m. at the Roxy Theater.

Monday

• Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. at the Martin Luther King Center, 627 N. Third St. Cost, $5.

• Presidential Inauguration Watch Party — 9 a.m. to noon at the Martin Luther King Center.

• Parade line-up — Noon at North 11th and Martin Luther King streets. Advance entry forms available at MLK Center or sign up day of parade.

• Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade and Car Show — Parade begins at 1 p.m. at the corner of North 11th and Martin Luther King streets, ending at the MLK Center on Third Street where the car show will be held.

• St. Mark Baptist Church commemorative musical and oratorical contest — 7 p.m. at the church, 1020 S. Second St.

Information:

• Roxy Theater and Muskogee Civic Center events: (918) 684-6362.

• Martin Luther King Center events: (918) 684-6314.

• St. Mark Baptist Church information and entry forms: www.stmarkbc.com.

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