Many events slated this weekend to commemorate civil rights hero

The life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is commemorated each year on the third Monday in January. Minden has an entire weekend of events slated, according to a press release issued by organizers.

“This year will mark our 31st annual observance in Minden,” the release said. “We want this milestone celebration to be memorable.”

The theme for the 2018 MLK Celebration is “Building Bridges for Humanity,” something that will be reflected in the events.
Activities for the local celebration will include:

Saturday, Jan. 13 — Basketball Clinic/Tournament at the Minden


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