Mesquite, TX – January 11, 2022 – On Saturday, Jan. 15, the Mesquite community will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of celebration. Shaun Rabb, award-winning journalist and Fox 4 News anchor, will serve as keynote speaker at the event starting at 1 p.m. at the Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway Ave.
Performances by local church choirs and Mesquite ISD student groups will also be featured. A candle lighting ceremony symbolizing the City of Mesquite’s commitment to uniting its citizens will conclude the service.
Kicking-off the day’s festivities will be a parade through Downtown Mesquite at 10 a.m. hosted by the Mesquite NAACP.
For more information, please contact the City of Mesquite at 972-216-6260 or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/MLKCelebration.