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MLK observance set for Jan. 15

Posted Jan. 9, 2020

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The Children's March tells the story of how young people braved fire hoses and police dogs in 1963 and brought segregation to its knees.

The 35th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration is planned for noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 15. The public is invited to the event at Ella Mae Shamblee Library, 1062 Evans Ave.

Commemorate and celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with the screening of a short film, Mighty Times: The Children’s March. The 40-minute Academy Award-winning film uses archival footage, interviews and re-enactments to shed light on the children of Baltimore, who took to the streets for civil rights in 1963. A moderated discussion will follow the film.

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Aviation Advisory Board Meeting: 1 p.m. Jan. 30, 2020; Fort Worth Meacham International Airport, Conference Room 306, 201 American Concourse.
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Aviation Advisory Board Workshop: 1:30 p.m. Jan. 30, 2020; Fort Worth Meacham International Airport, Conference Room 306, 201 American Concourse.
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Sycamore Creek Wastewater Improvements Project Meeting: 6 p.m. Jan. 30, 2020; Sycamore Community Center, 2525 E. Rosedale St.

Vote to rename eSkills Learning Center: Jan. 31, 2020,–Feb. 10, 2020; FortWorthLibrary.org .

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Fort Worth Human Relations Commission: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 3, 2020; Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighbrhoods, Room 201 A.B., 818 Missouri Ave.
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Near Southside Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting: 6 p.m. Feb. 3, 2020; Broadway Baptist Church, Room 302, 305 W. Broadway Ave.

Disciplinary Appeal of Indefinite Suspension of Taylor Stephens: 9 a.m. Feb. 4, 2020; Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, Pharmafab Conference Room No. 116, 1150 S Freeway.
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Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee: 1 p.m. Feb. 4, 2020; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

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