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January 16, 2013

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Corsicana — Jan. 21

The Navarro County Branch of the NAACP remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with “A Day of Celebration” to include a rally at Bunert Park at 10 a.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Kenneth Walton Jr., pastor of First Independent Baptist Church. Following will be a march to the MLK Center for an oratory contest at noon. Everyone is welcome to participate. For more informaton, contact George Burrell at (903) 874-2821.

Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance Corsicana will sponsor the Sixth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 6 p.m. at the Calvary Worship Center, 1364 North Beaton Street, Gary Johnson, pastor.  Pastor Charles Washington of Haynes Memorial Church of God In Christ of Mexia will be the guest speaker. “ A Day On, Not A Day Off,”  Living the Dream is the theme. Dairy G. Johnson, Sr., is chairman of the event. Co-Sponsors are Evangelist Cathy Douglas, Minister Margret Evans, Penny Liggins, Minister Valerie Horn, and Minister Orlando Williams. Rehearsal dates are January 7, and 14 at the Bethlehem Baptist Church at 7 p.m. The organizers are asking all church choirs to support this effort.

Corsicana Children’s Company creative dramatics and acting classes for Grades K, 1, 2 will begin on Monday, Jan. 21 for a 10-week session. No experience is necessary. Students will have fun exploring the world of the stage through creative play with costumes, creating characters from favorite fairy tales and stories while learning varied theatre games and activities that will develop the imagination. At the end of the semester the students will present a showcase performance for friends and family! Classes are held at the Warehouse Living Arts Center, 119 W 6th Avenue in downtown Corsicana. Call (903) 872-5421 for registration information.

Jan. 22

The Spirit Sent Music Ministry of When Are We Going Home Ministry will meet at New Beginnings Family Fellowship in Blooming Grove at 6 p.m. All events are free and open to children with medical challenges, disabilities and special needs and their immediate siblings. www.whenarewegoinghome.com.

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