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he Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebra-
tion Committee continues to work hard
at planning for the upcoming event, be-
ing held on Monday, January 20th, 2020 at El
Camino Community Center.
This year, the group received a financial
boost with a grant from The Fund For Santa
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
Committee was awarded a grant by the fund.
The funds will be used to “commemorate Dr.
King’s teachings and philosophy, as well as
honoring the diversity within our community,”
according to organizers.
“It’s important that the legacy and the mes-
sage of Martin Luther King Jr. is shared with
our community now and into the future. We
hope that our community can come together and
celebrate his impact on the world at our annual event,” shares Pastor Wiley.
At this years event, a number of speakers are scheduled including Tiffany Grandberry, Pastor Bernie Federman – Four-
square Church, and Pastor Dr. Donald Wesson – New Hope MBC.
During his all too short lifetime (1929-1968), Dr. King was a leader in the movement to end racial segregation in the
United States. He was an advocate of non-violent protest and became the youngest man to be awarded the Nobel Peace
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (signed into law on November 2, 1983 and first officially observed on the third Monday
of January 1986) is an American holiday marking the birthday of Dr. King. It is observed on the third Monday of January
each year, which is around the time of King’s birthday, January15.In
2011, a memorial honoring Dr. King was completed
and dedicated in October at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., by the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial
Project Foundation. The official address of the monument, 1964 Independence Avenue, S.W., commemorates the year the
Civil Rights Act of 1964 became law.
For more information or to help sponsor the event, contact Pastor Ron Wiley firstname.lastname@example.org
or at (805)698-6010.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Committee
he Aquarium‘s next open house is Wednesday, Jan-
uary 29th, from 6 to 8 PM and admission is free.
Themed “Exploring the Channel Islands,” the event
will highlight what makes our local Channel Islands so
In addition to over 20 live exhibits, a variety of hands-on
activities will be available for visitors of all ages.
ompoc Civic Theatre
will perform the play The
Winners by M.J. Sewall. On January 10, 11 and 12,
the staged reading is free to the publi Lompoc Civic
Theatre will perform the play The Winners by M.J. Sewall.
On January 10, 11 and 12, the staged reading is free to the
public, with only three exclusive, world premier perfor-
The Winners tells the story of five co-workers who had a
very lucky day. Now, ten years after winning the lottery, the
former co-workers get together for a reunion. As the par-
ty unfolds, old resentments show up and unspoken truths
crash the party. Then, a surprise announcement changes
The Winners is full of witty dialogue, many laughs
and talented performances by Cara Carucci, Craig Scott,
LaShawn Snerling, Noel Shields, Rachel Mello and Rich
This will be the fifth staged reading LCT has performed
in the past few years. Others include: Doubt by John Pat-
rick Shanley, ‘Night Mother by Marsha Norman, Proof by
David Auburn and Red by John Logan. All of those perfor-
mances have been very successful in the intimate setting of
Stone Pine Hall. Please come early to secure a good seat
for the performances. The event is free, but donations are
Performances are Friday, January 10 at 7:30 pm, Satur-
day, January 11 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, January 11 at 2:00
pm. Stone Pine Hall, 210 South H Street (next to the Lom-
poc Museum). For more information visit LCT’s website,
Facebook page or call 805-735-ACT1.