Several events scheduled in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - There will be several events to mark this year's Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

Members of the celebration committee announced the festivities will begin Friday with a rededication of the underground railroad on Orange Street.

The annual MLK parade will take place Monday morning, starting at 9:00 on Castle Street.

This year organizers will stress the importance of bone marrow transplants and will hold a bone marrow drive Monday at 6th and Castle Streets.

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