Time: January 16, 2010 all day
Location: King Park
Street: Lemon and Anaheim
City/Town: Long Beach
Website or Map: http://www.visitlongbeach.com…
Event Type: parade, celebration
Organized By: enhager
Latest Activity: Jan 12, 2010
The parade will begin on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue at the Anaheim Street intersection. It will be followed by a multi-cultural celebration at King Park, 1950 Lemon Ave. There will be music, dance performances, and a children's play area. There also will be food vending booths and nonprofit community service information.
Members of eight Central area churches will serve as grand marshals in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace & Unity Parade, Councilman Dee Andrews announced Wednesday.
Members of Antioch Church of Long Beach, Christ 2nd Baptist Church, Gospel Memorial Church of God, Grant AME Church, Bethel AME Church, New Hope Baptist Church, St. John's Missionary Baptist Church and St. Mark Baptist Church will lead the parade.
The honorary grand marshals are two mascots - Charlie Brown, who will appear on behalf of Knott's Berry Farm, and Ronald McDonald. ?