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Winter Park's 21st Annual Unity Heritage Festival returns for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Today, Sunday, January 15 and tomorrow, Monday, January 16, The City of Winter Park presents the 21st Annual Unity Heritage Festival.


Winter Park's 21st Annual Unity Heritage Festival returns for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

The City Of Winter Park's annual community festival to promote family heritage and raise funds for the Educational Fulfillment Fund to benefit local economically disadvantaged youth is taking place today, Sunday, January 15, from 1 to 5 p.m., in Shady Park at Hannibal Square, located at the intersection of Pennsylvania and New England avenues.


Special activities will include children’s games, career booths, food and retails vendors, as well as job training/health literacy by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Nu Iota Omega Chapter. Sunday’s entertainment will feature various gospel artists, along with mime and praise dance performances.


Patrons are also encouraged to visit the Hannibal Square Heritage Center’s current exhibit just across the street from Shady Park. The center pays tribute to the past, present and future contributions of Winter Park’s historic African-American community.


Winter Park's 21st Annual Unity Heritage Festival returns for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

The festival continues in Shady Park tomorrow, Monday, January 16, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Winter Park city officials and community leaders will join in the day’s impactful activities. These include a Martin Luther King, Jr. symbolic program at 11 a.m., the presentation of the Heritage Award, kids’ activities, food & retail vendors, career booths, job training/health literacy assistance, Zoo Mom Science, and blues & jazz bands featuring Brenda White and Jabari Clay.


Winter Park's 21st Annual Unity Heritage Festival returns for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration




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