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Monday's parade honors the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and makes a call to come together

A call for unity will lead the way Monday afternoon in South Apopka when the 14th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade commences at 2 pm.
The Apopka Historical Society presents a night with the Nutcracker
This festive holiday event features a display with hundreds of nutcrackers, seasonal entertainment, ballerinas, free face painting, and family-friendly activities.
Why is turkey the main dish on Thanksgiving?
Have you ever wondered why Thanksgiving revolves around turkey, not ham, chicken, venison, beef, or corn?
Veterans have fought in wars – and fought against them
Veterans of past wars, as I document in my book “Guys Like Me: Five Wars, Five Veterans for Peace,” have long been at the forefront of peace advocacy in the United States.

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Museum of the Apopkans celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
The Museum of the Apopkans continues celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with special exhibits and events.
Apopka police officer wins Sons of the American Revolution award
Each year the Central Florida Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution awards an outstanding individual in the field of Law Enforcement.
Discovering Apopka's Agricultural History Through New Exhibits
Both residents and visitors to the area can discover more about Apopka’s rich history through a number of permanent museum exhibits and displays at a new Eco Education Center.  
We praise people as ‘Good Samaritans,’ but there’s a complex history behind the phrase
“Good Samaritan” is a label often used to describe someone acting selflessly to benefit others, even if a total stranger.
Juneteenth comes to Apopka
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th.
Juneteenth celebrates just one of the United States’ 20 emancipation days – and the history of how emancipated people were kept unfree needs to be remembered, too
The actual day was June 19, 1865, and it was the Black dockworkers in Galveston, Texas, who first heard the word that freedom for the enslaved had come.
Historic Iwo Jima footage shows individual Marines amid the larger battle
When most Americans think of the World War II battle for Iwo Jima – if they think of it at all, 75 years later – they think of one image: Marines raising the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi.
The unsinkable Diane Velazquez
Molly Brown was an American socialite and philanthropist in the early 20th century. Brown spent the first months of 1912 in Paris, visiting her daughter until she received word from Denver that …
The Museum of the Apopkans celebrates Women's History Month with Girl Power, Promoting Hope! event
Throughout this month, the Museum of the Apopkans has had special exhibits honoring local women and spotlighting trailblazing American women. Thursday's event concludes this month of inspiration.
Ketanji Brown Jackson’s path to Supreme Court nomination was paved by trailblazing Black women judges
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s rise is, in part, due to the work of those women and Black men – and to Black women judges dating back almost a century.