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Variety of events to honor King

Variety of events set to honor legacy of MLK

24th Annual MLK Awards Banquet: Keynote speaker Sen. Cleo Fields, Louisiana state Legislature, 8 p.m. Saturday, Bayfront Hilton Hotel, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. Tickets are $35. Purchase at Enoch Davis Center or at Call 327-6555 or 893-7134.

Annual MLK Ecumenical/Multifaith Worship Service: Featuring the Rev. Ricky Houston speaking, 4 p.m. Jan. 18, Bethel Metropolitan Church, 3455 26th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Open to people of all faiths. Includes a candlelight vigil. Call 867-7067.

24th Annual National MLK Drum Major for Justice Battle of the Bands & Drum Line Extravaganza: Performers include college and high school marching bands from seven states, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 18, Tropicana Field, One Tropicana Drive. $12 at door; $10 advance; $15 VIP. Purchase advance tickets at Enoch Davis Center, 1111 18th Ave. S, or Ticketmaster at (813) 287-8844. Call 893-7134 or 327-6555 for more information and additional locations.

23rd Annual MLK Leadership Awards Breakfast: Features keynote speaker Dr. Bartholomew Banks Sr., president of the Florida M&E State Convention and pastor of St. John Progressive M.B. Church, Tampa, 7:30 a.m. Jan. 19, the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Proceeds benefit student scholarships. $25. Call Dianne at 896-2922.

24th Annual National MLK Drum Major for Justice Parade: Starts at 1:15 p.m. Jan. 19. Begins at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street and Third Avenue S, proceeds north to Central Avenue, east to Bayshore Drive, and north to Fifth Avenue N. For more information, check or call 327-6555.

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