Wichita will celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. starting January 15 and through MLK Day on January 18.
Alpha Phi Alpha MLK Celebration in Wichita
The Eta Beta Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity will host its 7th annual MLK Celebration in Wichita on the evening of Friday, January 15.
The program will be held online on Facebook live, beginning at 7:06 p.m. Keynote speaker will be Senator Oletha-Faust Goudeau, Representative Gail Finney, Representative K.C Ohabosim, and Pastor Jermaine Pennington.
Get updates and more information from the fraternity’s Facebook event page here.
MLK Day Worship Celebration
The Greater Wichita Ministerial League will host Evangelist Dorinda Clark Cole, to speak at its MLK Day celebration on Monday, January 18.
The theme for the presentation is “If Not Us, Then Who? If Not Now, Then When?”
The GWML MLK Day Celebration will be held online on Facebook live, January 18, 2021 at Noon.
Places Closed in Wichita for Martin Luther King, Jr Day
Closed Saturday, Jan. 16: Mid-America All-Indian Museum.
Closed Monday, Jan. 18:
- City Hall
- neighborhood resource centers
- Park & Recreation centers
- Wichita Public Library locations
- Great Plains Nature Center
- Old Cowtown Museum
- Wichita Art Museum
- Mid-America All-Indian Museum
- Century II administrative offices
- Wichita TIX box office
- Transit administrative offices
- Environmental Health office
- WATER Center
Special Hours: There will be no Wichita Transit or Paratransit service on Monday, Jan. 18.
OJ Watson Park will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We will continue to update this post as we hear about other events.