Local Martin Luther King weekend events, January 13-15, 2018

January 13 S.E.E.D., Cedar Gardens, 661 Route 33, Hamilton, 10 am to 1 pm

S.E.E.D. 8th annual MLK Breakfast “We Are the Dream.”  Keynote speaker, Ras Baraka, Mayor of Newark. Tickets $55.00. Proceeds go toward the S.E.E.D. Atlanta college tour.  For tickets contact Stacy Heading (267) 528-5781. www.seedmentors.org.

January 15 Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon St., Princeton, 9 am to 5 pm

Join the Arts Council of Princeton as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of multidisciplinary performances, interactive workshops, and discussions as they relate to Dr. King’s life, teachings and civic engagement. The celebratory day will begin with a Community Breakfast at 9am, followed by hands-on activities for all ages.  Free and Open to the Public.  Check the Arts Council website for details.

January 15 West Windsor Human Relations Council, Windsor Athletic Club, 99 Clarksville Rd., West Windsor, 2-4 pm.

11th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrations. “Creating a Just Society: Connecting to Dr. King’s Vision and Ideals.” Panel discussion and performances by African American Parents Support Group and WW High School Choir. The program is free and open to the public. For more information visit westwindsornj.org or email hrc.wwt@gmail.com.

January 15 Princeton Clergy Association, 1st Baptist Church, 30 Green St, Princeton, 7-8:30 pm

The Rev. Robert Moore will preach at the multifaith service to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.  Rev. Moore has served as Executive Director in the Princeton regional office of the Coalition for Peace Action since 1981. From 1988-2016, he also served as part time Pastor at East Brunswick Congregational Church and at Christ Congregation in Princeton. His sermon title will be “The Holistic, Prophetic, Beloved Community.”  The service is free and open to the public. During the service, a freewill offering will be received, which will be split equally between the United Negro College Fund and the Princeton-based Coalition for Peace Action. See https://www.peacecoalition.org/.

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