Galveston County will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a few events this weekend leading up to Monday’s actual holiday.

Kicking things off will be the Galveston King-Fest committees annual MLK Parade at 1 p.m. Saturday. The parade will begin at 29th and Church streets and will proceed south on 29th Street and end at Menard Park at 2222 28th St. in Galveston.

Angela Wilson: 409-683-5239;

Community News Editor

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