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Fort Wayne MLK events

Local events tied to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Fort Wayne MLK Challenge – Club volleyball tournament; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $5 adults, free to ages 10 and younger.

Gym Rats MLK Classic at Spiece Fieldhouse, with roughly 3,500 basketball players in grades 3-8 taking part.

SATURDAY

“Avoiding House Fires” – Volunteers will spread preparedness material to neighborhoods prone to house fires; 10:13 a.m. to 1 p.m.; meet at MLK Montessori School, 6801 S. Anthony Blvd.; 484-9336 ext. 225.

MONDAY

Community Concert – Presented by Heartland Chamber Chorale; 7 p.m.; University of Saint Francis, North Campus, 2702 Spring St.; free; 436-8080 or www.heartlandchorale.org.

THURSDAY

MLK Celebration “Umoja” – Featuring Tacoma Newsome Perry, Fort Wayne native and Fox News reporter; 6 p.m.; Student Life Center, Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast, 4900 St. Joe Road; 480-4120.

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