Happening in WNY: Martin Luther King Jr. weekend events

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In this Aug. 28, 1963 photo, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, gestures during his "I Have a Dream" speech as he addresses thousands of civil rights supporters gathered in Washington, D.C. onths before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech to hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington in 1963, he fine-tuned his civil rights message before a much smaller audience in North Carolina. Reporters had covered King’s 55-minute speech at a high school gymnasium in Rocky Mount on Nov. 27, 1962, but a recording wasn’t known to exist until English professor Jason Miller found an aging reel-to-reel tape in the town’s public library. (AP Photo)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday brings an extra day off for many around western New York, and on that long weekend, there’s quite a bit happening.

The following is a list of family friendly events happening during the celebration of MLK’s weekend:

Let us know in the comments what your favorite event of the weekend was.

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