Across America, and in Kansas, celebration of the King Holiday has become a major activity with events expanding well beyond the official holiday. Organizations across Kansas have an extensive list of activities planned:  from parades, to drumlines, banquets and dances, there’s plenty to do in memory of this most influential civil rights leader. 

See a list of activities below. 

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January 10

Topeka- Unity in the Community Day

January 11

Salina- Reading of the Proclamation

January 12

Topeka- Educational Outreach Day Poetry Competition

January 13

Topeka- Stop the Violence Day

January 14

Wichita- Governor’s Annual March to the Capitol

Topeka- Youth Day “Drumming for the Drum Major”

Wichita- King Family Movie Night

January 15

Topeka- Community Leadership Day

Wichita- 2nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Program

Salina- Open Mic with host Cash Hollistah

January 16

Wichita- King Breakfast and Parade with Christian Faith Center

Wichita- MLK Community Pancake Feed

Wichita- Day of Service Project 

Topeka- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship and Awards Banquet

Salina- Salina Annual Pot Luck

Wichita- TKAAM MLK Celebration

January 17

Hutchinson- King Holiday March

Hutchinson- King Program

Salina- Annual City-Wide King Service

Topeka- Fellowship Day

January 18

Topeka- Harvesters Community Food Network

Salina- Community Discussion at Ad Astra Books and Coffee

Junction City- King Celebration Program

Topeka- Topeka King Program

Wichita- 2015 MLK Worship Celebration

Salina- Youth Centered King Program

Hutchinson- King Program

Topeka- Topeka Community-Wide Soup Dinner and Program

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