Martin Luther King Jr. events throughout the parish

Charlotte Guedry

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr., here is a listing of events in Ascension Parish.


The Christian Assembly Full Gospel Church is holding a celebration Monday, Jan. 17. The service begins at 7 p.m. at the church on Hwy. 941. For more information, call 225 644-0416.


The Darrow Community Center Women’s Auxiliary is hosting its annual Martin Luther King Jr. program on Monday, Jan. 17. The event starts at 9:30 a.m. Marchers will make their way from the Darrow Post Office to the Community Center. At 10 a.m., the celebrations will continue with tributes to Dr. King inside the center.


The River Road African American Museum will honor Dr. King with a program on Saturday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m., at True Friends Hall Park on Lessard St. The program will begin with a gathering of both current and former residents of the museum’s Freedom School, and Harambee Program. Following the program, there will be a showing of the film “Let FreedomRing.” Volunterers are needed. For more information call 225 474-5553 or 225 206-1225.