The City invites the community to a free, family friendly celebration that includes food, music, children's activities and more!
Gospel singing by Calvary Chapel Boynton Beach, music, speeches, children's activities, interactive civic and nonprofit organizations booth, Boynton Beach Fire Rescue truck, Boynton Beach Police Swat Truck with games, presentation of MLK community awards.
Children's activities include:
- Balloon artist
- Giant Legos
- Chalkboard Art
- Face painting
- Rock Painting provided by Kidz Art
Bring chairs and blankets to enjoy the entertainment.
FREE food , generously donated by the Christ Fellowship Church. will be available from 12:00 - 2:30 pm on a first come, first served basis (including hot dog, drinks and ice cream).
Our City Library will be on hand - bring your driver's license or ID with current address to sign up for a Library card! Questions? Call 561-742-6390.
If you are interested in helping plan this event, please email us or call 561-742-6010.
2020 MLK CELEBRATION
PROGRAM (as of January 18th – Subject to Change)
Emcee: Pastor Kathleen Hawkins, B & K Ministry, A World Church
Assistant Opening Emcees: Reverend Woodrow Hay & Reverend Bernard Wright
PRESENTATION OF COLORS
Boynton Beach Police Department Honor Guard
Pastor Kathleen Hawkins, B & K Ministry, A World Church
Lift Every Voice and Sing - Black National Anthem (4:40)
Mayor Steven B. Grant, At-Large
Vice Mayor Justin Katz, District I
Commissioner Mack McCray, District II
Commissioner Christina Romelus, District III
Commissioner Ty Penserga, District IV
City Manager Lori LaVerriere
LET’S GET THIS MLK CELEBRATION STARTED
Boynton Beach Community High School Band
ACKNOWLEDGING COMMUNITY AWARD RECIPENTS
Presented by Latosha Clemons, Deputy Chief of Operations, Boynton Beach Fire Rescue
Congress Middle School Cheerleaders (6) will cheer after each award is announced.
• Community Leader
• Community Organization
Heart of Boynton
• Community Business
Robinson’s BBQ (Represented by Larry Robinson)
What Mercy Did For Me
Lord I Lift Your Name on High
BROTHER VICTOR NORFUS
Boynton Beach History
COMMUNITY DELIVERANCE CHURCH
Choir and/or Dancers
DR. MARTHA NORFUS MEEKS-LIGHT
History of Boynton Beach
JIG Harvey - Gospel Rapper
Cornelius Edwards - Gospel Singer
St. John Missionary Baptist Church
12 NOON to 4:00 P.M.
Thayri Wilson - DJ
Livin’ the Rhythms - Drum Circle (interactive – In children’s area)
Civic and Non-Profit Organizations Information Attending
Faith Based CDC
Feeding South Florida
Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County
Building and Believing in Youth of America
Jewish Family Services
Baptist Health South Florida
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies of Palm Beach County
Healthier Boynton Beach
Boynton Beach Mental Health Committee
Connect to Greatness
Marie Louise Cancer Foundation
Eta Eta Sigma of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Pathways 2 Prosperity
Young Men of Distinction
Code Compliance & Public Works
Utilities & Sustainability
Boynton Beach Police Department
Recreation & Parks
Schoolhouse Children's Museum
Boynton Beach City Library
- Carolyn Sims Center (225 NW 12th Ave.) map/directions
- Sara Sims Park (209 NW 9th Ave.) map/directions
- Poinciana STEM Elementary School (1203 N. Seacrest Blvd.) map/directions