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Join Marysville Parks, Culture and Recreation on Monday, Jan. 21, for an evening of reflection and remembrance celebrating the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Join Marysville Parks, Culture and Recreation on Monday, Jan. 21, for an evening of reflection and remembrance celebrating the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote speaker JJ Frank will begin the program with a brief introduction and review of the civil rights leader and his influence on American history. That will be followed by a showing of the movie Selma (PG-13) which chronicles the historic 1965 voting rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. At the conclusion of the movie Frank will then facilitate a short discussion and dialogue period about the movie as well as the current state of affairs in Marysville and beyond.

Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the program begins at 5 p.m. with a brief introduction by JJ Frank, movie presentation and then short discussion and dialogue period. There will be general admission seating.  The Marysville Opera House  is located at 1225 Third Street, Marysville.

There is a $5 suggested donation per person at the door. Open to all ages, however recommended for those 13 years and older.

Refreshments will be available.

For more information please visit marysvillewa.gov or call 360-363-8400.

 

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