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Here is a list of events that are happening in the African Heritage community.

Governor's Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebration

Jan. 20th, from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington Street. St. Paul MN 55102

The Governor is hosting his annual MLK Day Celebration. There will be a performance and speeches from Legislators. Come out for what is sure to be a fun event. Doors open at 9:45 AM  with activities in the foyer and the program will begin at 10:00 AM. The program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. There will be overflow seating the program will be streamed on  ASL interpreters and CART services will be available on site during the event. If you need additional accommodations email Tessa Lara, or call 651-539-1103 by Jan. 10th 2020. For more information on this event, click HERE 

St. Cloud Martin Luther King Jr Day Breakfast

Jan. 20th, from 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM at River's Edge Convention Center, 10 Fourth Ave. South, St. Cloud MN 

While this breakfast is free and open to the public, you must RSVP as seating is limited at this event. There will be a keynote address by Valerie Jarrett, who is the senior adviser to the Obama Foundation.As well as activities for kids during the keynote address (every kid who participates will receive a book) and an art and essay contest. For more information and to RSVP click HERE

Minneapolis College Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebration

Jan. 23rd, from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM at Minneapolis College, T Plaza, 1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN 55403

Minneapolis College is hosting a MLK Day celebration. The event starts with Breakfast from 8:00 - 8:30 AM, then will be a workshop by Sam Simmons, service projects, lunch and a keynote address by Dr. Bravada Garrett-Akinsanya will follow. This event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in the Minneapolis College parking ramp. For more information click HERE

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