Student art competition open to grades 1-12
Student essay competition open to grades 1-12
Student poetry competition open grades 5-12
Unity in the Community Day- Musical Festival at El Shaddai Ministries Community Church at 920 SE Sherman beginning at 4:00 p.m.
January 10 and 11
Educational Outreach Day – Members of Living the Dream Inc. will read educational enrichment books to pre-school students. Representatives from the fire, police, sheriff departments and the highway patrol will give presentations at schools.
Respect for Elders Day –
Youth Day – Topeka high schools and middle school drum lines will perform at Drumming for the Drum Major at the Topeka Performing Arts Center. Two canned goods or a $2.00 donation is requested for admission. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Phillip V. Ashford Jr. Stop the Violence Day
Byron Embry, a motivational speaker and former Kansas City Royal will address high school and middle school students at the Topeka Performing Arts Center at 9:00 a.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship and Awards Banquet will be held at the Ramada Inn beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
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