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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Event: A celebration of Dr. King’s life and legacy through art and music
January 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Join the Arts Council of Princeton and the Paul Robeson House on Monday, January 21, from 9am-12pm to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with hands-on art and history activities, music, and discussions as they relate to Dr. King’s life, teachings, and civic engagement.
The schedule of activities include:
9-10 a.m. – Free Community Breakfast featuring speakers Tracy K. Smith, National Poet Laureate and Rev. Lukata Mjumbe, recently-appointed pastor at Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church.
10-11:30 a.m. – Hands On! Art activities including a collaborative community mural and button-making workshop with the Historical Society of Princeton, canned food drive, and storytime with JaZams.
11:30 a.m.-noon – Gospel Performance by the First Baptist Church Choir.
This free community event is held in collaboration with the Paul Robeson House, Princeton University, JaZams, Princeton Family YMCA, and the Historical Society of Princeton.