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'King's Dream' to be celebrated Sunday with interfaith event

Community and Interfaith Celebration planned to honor civil-rights leader

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., will be celebrated Sunday, Jan. 16, at the Annual Community and Interfaith Celebration.

The event will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto.

Former City Councilwoman LaDoris Cordell will serve as master of ceremonies for the event, which will also feature a discussion led by journalist Belva Davis; performances by Eastside College Preparatory High School's choir and the Volunteer Community Interfaith Choir; poetry recitation by Stanford student Victoria S. Asbury; and youth awards to Costano Elementary School students.

The community is invited to sing along with the Interfaith Choir and a rehearsal will be held from 1:45-2:45 p.m.

For more information visit First United Methodist Church.

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Posted by Donna
a resident of Menlo Park
on Jan 14, 2011 at 11:41 am

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Sunday, Jan. 16 will be an inspiring time. There are adults speaking and singing, children/youth getting awards and singing, and congregational singing. It is a special tribute to one of America's significant change-makers.....and a time when people of all faiths join in making that tribute.


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