|Published:||Jan 17, 2011 6:43 PM EST|
|Updated:||Jan 17, 2011 12:40 PM EST|
FORT MYERS, Fla.-- A parade down MLK Blvd. in Fort Myers will wrap up with a day of festivities at Centennial Park downtown.
The parade in honor of Civil Rights legend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. begins at the Dunbar Jupiter Hammond Library at 10:30 am and will end at Centennial Park.
The celebration will continue at 12:30 pm with a ceremony and Taste of Dunbar Food Festival.
Students can participate in poster and essay contests honoring Dr. King.
Live music will be performed and a step dancing competition will be held at 3:00 pm.
Lee County schools and government offices are closed in observance of the holiday.
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