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Chief signs order recognizing MLK Day as CN holiday

With the theme of Perseverance and Purposeful Action, the event will include performances by a children's choir and a CU student acapella group; the playing of excerpts from some of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous speeches and favorite gospel songs; and remarks by community and CU leaders. Individuals are welcome to bring items they would like to donate to the MLK Day Celebration at Santa Cruz Bible Church or drop off their items at locations throughout Santa Cruz County between Jan 16-31.

The City of Hickory will close its offices next Monday (January 15) in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, but garbage and recycling pick-up will continue. Memorial Foundation is throwing their 37th annual MLK Holiday Grand Parade. A festival will also take place at Hemming Park following the parade.

The first will be the organization's annual Jubilee and Martin Luther King Jr.

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Chief signs order recognizing MLK Day as CN holiday

Community members are encouraged to register in advance online but they can also join on the day of at the MLK Day of Service Celebration from 12-3 PM at Santa Cruz Bible Church (440 Frederick St. Santa Cruz). Nearby locations such as Castillo de San Marcos monument, Fort Matanzas, Fort Caroline and the Timucuan Preserve will all be open to the public.

A youth oratorical contest and a concert at the Mosaic Templar's Cultural Center are among the events scheduled for the week leading up to Mega Kingfest on Monday, January 15, at the North Little Rock High School Performing Arts Center.

On most days a auto must have a Discover Pass to park at a state park.

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