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Holiday events


Martin Luther King Human Rights Community Breakfast – Enjoy entertainment, awards and keynote speaker Tod Ewing at this 16th annual event. Breakfast will be served, but reservations are required. Tickets are available at BookPeople of Moscow, 521 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. Attendees are asked to bring nonperishable food items to be donated to local food banks. 9 a.m., Moscow Junior High School, Multi-Purpose Room, 1410 E. D St., Moscow, Idaho. $8/general admission; $4/students and children. (208) 882-3648.


2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration – Among the presenters at the service will be Rabbi Jack Izakson of Temple Beth Shalom, the Rev. Steve Dublinski of the Catholic Diocese of Spokane, and the Rev. Jimmy Pierce of Unspeakable Joy Church. Sharon Cowan will lead the Spokane Community Mass Gospel Choir. The theme will be “Advancing the Dream.” 4 p.m., Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 645 S. Richard Allen Court. (509) 455-8722 or (509) 838-6581.


Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration – Rally begins at 10 a.m. at the INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., followed by the Unity March through downtown Spokane to River Park Square. The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Resource Fair will be held there from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. (509) 455-8722 or 838-6581.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration – Following remarks from Dr. Andrew Agwunobi, CEO of Providence Health and Services, the Rev. Happy Watkins will recite Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Noon-1 p.m., Holy Family Health Education Center, south entrance to stairs or elevators, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St.

Keep the Dream Alive in Your Town – How You Can Effect Positive Change – Public forum sponsored by the Moscow Civic Association with the goal of inspiring people to keep Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream alive by making positive change in the community. A panel of local community activists will guide forum participants through the steps it takes to influence and organize active participation and catalyze change. The panel discussion will include questions from the audience. The panelists will be: Amy Grey, founder of Backyard Harvest; Nancy Chaney, mayor of Moscow; Jessica Bearman, founder of The Circle: Moscow Women Giving Together; and Arlene Falcon, founding member of Buy Local Moscow. 7 p.m., 1912 Center, Moscow. Free. (208) 883-0180.


SFCC Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Observance luncheon with speaker Eric Davis. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, SUB Lounges A, B and C, Building 17, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $2/students, $5/general admission. (509) 533-4197.

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