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Central Point honors Martin Luther King Jr.

The City of Central Point will have a celebration honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Crater Performing Arts Center, 655 N. Third St., Central Point.

The event is free and open to the public. Attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable food item as a donation to Del's House.

The event will be hosted by Matthew Reynolds, a teacher at the Crater Renaissance Academy of Arts and Sciences. David Walker, a journalist, filmmaker and comic book writer, will be the keynote speaker. There will be art, music and performance pieces by Central Point School District students. The evening will conclude with Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.