City’s MLK cel­e­bra­tion, de­layed by snow, now set for Feb. 18

The Buffalo News - - LOCAL NEWS -

An an­nual Buf­falo cel­e­bra­tion in honor of Dr. Mar­tin Luther King Jr., post­poned dur­ing a Jan­uary snow­storm, has been resched­uled for Feb. 18, at 5:30 p.m. in Klein­hans Mu­sic Hall.

The event, or­ga­nized by Buf­falo’s Con­cerned Cit­i­zens Fol­low­ing the Dream Com­mit­tee, will be held in the year mark­ing the 90th an­niver­sary of King’s birth.

Among the re­cip­i­ents of spe­cial awards for civic ser­vice will be Agnes Bain, ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of the African-Amer­i­can Com­mu­nity Cen­ter.

Bessie Pat­ter­son, long­time chair­woman of the King re­mem­brance, said Bain’s award will be one of sev­eral dis­trib­uted to West­ern New York­ers whose work hon­ors King’s legacy, within a pro­gram fea­tur­ing many musical per­for­mances.

Ad­mis­sion is free.

– Sean Kirst

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