City of Palatka, FL

01/13/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/13/2018 12:06

MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, JANUARY 15TH

Join your friends and neighbors as Palatka celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday at the Riverfront Park. The Annual March starts at 10:00 a.m. at the Park, and events at the Park begin at 11:00 a.m., ending at 4:00 p.m.

The March begins at 10:00 a.m. at Memorial Drive and St. Johns Avenue. Marchers will walk west up St. Johns Avenue to 8th Street to Bethel AME Church, at the Corner of 8th and Reid Streets. A Memorial Service will follow the March.

Family-friendly events at the Riverfront Park begin at 11:00 a.m., and continue until 4:00 p.m. There will be speakers, entertainment, demonstrations, craft and food vendors and Play Zone, so there's something for everyone to enjoy!

Event sponsored by the Putnam County African American Cultural Society and the City of Palatka.