Holiday events

A look at Martin Luther King Jr. Day events across Augusta today:

A unity breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. at Augusta Mariott Hotel & Suites. The cost is $30.

The Augusta Branch NAACP Freedom Fund banquet featuring Hilary O. Shelton, the director of the NAACP Washington bureau, will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Double Tree Hotel. The cost is $50.

Paine College's memorial observance will include a musical at 10:45 a.m., followed by a noon service at Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel. U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-Rhode Island, is the featured speaker.