MLK Celebration

START DATE | TIME
Monday, January 20, 2020
12:00pm
Add to Calendar 2020-01-20 12:00:00 2020-01-20 16:00:00 MLK Celebration Enjoy food, music, children's activities and more!  Sara Sims Park City of Boynton Beach webmaster@bbfl.us America/New_York public
END DATE | TIME
Monday, January 20, 2020
4:00pm
LOCATION
Sara Sims Park
Event Address

209 NW 9th Avenue
Boynton Beach, FL 33435
United States

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
  • Basketball
  • 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 

12:00 P.M. 
PRESENTATION OF COLORS 
Boynton Beach Police Department Honor Guard

PRAYER
Pastor Kathleen Hawkins, B & K Ministry, A World Church
Lift Every Voice and Sing - Black National Anthem (4:40)

12:15 P.M.          
WELCOME COMMENTS
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

12:30 P.M. 
LET’S GET THIS MLK CELEBRATION STARTED
Boynton Beach Community High School Band

12:45 P.M.          
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
Willie Aikens
•    Community Organization 
Heart of Boynton
•    Community Business
Robinson’s BBQ (Represented by Larry Robinson)

1:00 P.M.            
CALVARY CHAPEL            
Gospel Choir
Every Praise
What Mercy Did For Me
Lord I Lift Your Name on High

1:30 P.M.            
BROTHER VICTOR NORFUS
Boynton Beach History

2:00 P.M.            
COMMUNITY DELIVERANCE CHURCH
Choir and/or Dancers

2:30 P.M.
DR. MARTHA NORFUS MEEKS-LIGHT
History of Boynton Beach

3:00 P.M.          
JIG Harvey - Gospel Rapper

3:30 P.M.  
Cornelius Edwards - Gospel Singer
Amazing Grace
He’s Able

3:45 P.M.
St. John Missionary Baptist Church 
Praise Team

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
U.S. Census
Eta Eta Sigma of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Pathways 2 Prosperity
Young Men of Distinction

City Departments
Code Compliance & Public Works
Utilities & Sustainability
Fire Department
Fire Department
Boynton Beach Police Department
Recreation & Parks
Schoolhouse Children's Museum
Boynton Beach City Library

Parking

 

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Sara Sims Park

Sara Sims Park

209 NW 9th Avenue
Boynton Beach, FL 33435
United States