Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Walk & Celebration | January 18, 2020

The City of Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department is presenting their Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration  from 1:00 to 3:15 pm on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

On Saturday, Jan. 18 from 1 to 3:30 p.m., the Round Rock Black History Organization, with participation from the Round Rock Independent School District, and support from First Baptist Church of Round Rock is presenting the 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration.

The celebration includes a commemorative walk followed by a program at the First Baptist Church of Round Rock, located at 306 Round Rock Ave in Round Rock. The walk depends on the weather.

The commemorative walk is tentatively scheduled to begin at the City of Round Rock McConico Building, at 301 W. Bagdad Ave. Parade participants and marchers will assemble at 1 p.m., and begin the march promptly at 1:30 p.m. The march will last approximately 15 minutes and will end at the First Baptist Church.

The Guest Speaker will be Dr. Courtney Robinson, who will discuss The School to Prison Pipeline.

The public is invited to participate by attending the walk, bringing banners, and attending the program. Attendance is free of charge and all are welcome. Corporate supporters include Round Rock Nissan, Wag A Bag, Henna Chevrolet, and 3M Company. Non-corporate supporters include St. Paul A.M.E., First Baptist Church, Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church, One Way Baptist Church, Sweet Home Baptist Church, Bahai’ Faith of Round Rock, and Round Rock Public Library.

For further information: Call 512-567-6988 or email [email protected]

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