Bring a candle and be part of the 33rd annual Candlelight Vigil on Monday, January 20. The vigil will take place a 6 pm at the historic Suspension Bridge, 300 MLK Jr. Blvd.
Other MLK Jr. Remembrance events:
A wreath-laying ceremony, sponsored by the NAACP, will take place at 12 pm on Friday, January 17 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 300 MLK Jr. Blvd. The community is invited to attend the event in honor of the late civil rights leader.
The 24th annual Peace March and Observance, organized by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, will take place from 9 am to 12 pm on Monday, January 20 at Indian Spring Park in downtown Waco. Lunch and entertainment will follow at the Bledsoe-Miller Community Center, 300 MLK Jr. Blvd.
Keep Waco Beautiful and Waco Paddle Company will host the annual MLK Day of Service Brazos River Cleanup from 11 am to 2 pm on Monday, January 20. Cleaning materials will be provided. Volunteers should dress appropriately for the weather, wear closed-toe shoes and bring a reusable water bottle. The meeting point will be at the Waco Paddle Company truck, 200 S. University Parks Dr.