Local Martin Luther King Jr. Day events

WEST TEXAS -- Communities in West Texas are coming together to remember Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with the following events:

MIDLAND:

- The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center at 2300 Butternut Lane will be hosting events throughout the day starting at 11:30 a.m. A march from Pecan Street to the center will start at 5 p.m. A Youth Choir Concert will be held at the center starting at 7 p.m.

ODESSA:

- A Martin Luther King Jr. Day event will be held at the Southside Senior Citizens Center at 900 South Dixie Boulevard starting at 11 a.m. A Freedom March will follow.

BIG SPRING:

- A Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration march will be held at the corners of MLK Boulevard and Highway 87 starting at 6 p.m. Marchers, joggers, walkers, bikers, skateboards, cars, vans and trucks are all welcome. Those attending are asked to bring flashlights.

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