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Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Reno and Sparks

By January 15, 2014

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Local, state, and federal government offices will be closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 20. It's also a holiday for Washoe County Schools.

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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In the Reno / Sparks area, a number of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events and celebrations are planned. On Sunday the 19th at 3 p.m., there will be an interfaith memorial service at the Second Baptist Church in Sparks. The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Caravan leaves the Second Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 20. The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dinner Celebration will start at 6 p.m. on Monday evening at John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks.

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