The Navasota Citywide Mission and the City of Navasota today announced plans for the annual MLK Day Parade, and Memorial Service for Saturday January 14, 2023.
The parade will begin promptly at 11am, Saturday, January 14, 2023, starting at the intersection of Brosig and Washington Ave. The parade will travel west on Washington Ave and turn left onto S Lasalle Street ending at the end at the G.W. Carver Community Center/Spur 515. Participation in the parade is free and does not require registration. Participants are asked to begin lining up on Brosig Avenue at 10am on the day.
In addition, immediately following the parade, a Memorial Service will be held to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Friendship Baptist Church (1111 S. Lasalle, Navasota). Local officials and area pastors will present as well as keynote speaker, Melanye Price, Director for the Ruth J. Simmons Center for Race and Justice at Prairie View A&M University.
For additional information, contact Kay Peavy at 936-419-9341 or Peggy Johnson at 936-577-3301.