Special thanks to Sheila Caldwell for the collection of statewide events
Presented by The YMCA Of NewarkAnd Vicinity
Best Western Robert Treat Hotel, 50 Park Place, Newark NJ
Keynote Speaker: Reverend Shawn T. Wallace, Sr.-St. Johns Baptist Church Scotch Plains, New Jersey
For more information and to purchase tickets: www.newarkymca.org/clientuploads/2019_mlk_brochure.pdf
191 Broadway, Long Branch
Ticket Price: $15.00
For more information: (732) 693-2439
Featuring Damien Sneed & Band
Go to link for times and ticket information: www.mccarter.org/weshallovercome
MLK Day of Service Food Drive to benefit local non-profit organizations. Items needed: paper products, canned goods, shampoo, deodorant, laundry detergent, socks, plastic utensils, floor cleaner, trash bags, non-perishable food, diapers, kid's cots, books, hats, gloves, mittens, pillows, DVDs, video games.
For more information: MLK Food Drive Flyer
“Be inspired by the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at NJPAC's annual musical tribute, an all-star gospel celebration featuring CeCe Winans, Anthony Brown & group therAPy, JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, and a special guest speaker to be announced.”
To register: www1.ticketmaster.com/dr-mlk-jr-celebration
Bloomfield Presbyterian Church (Parish House)147 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
The MLK Committee will focus on the most vulnerable residents who struggle on a daily basis to meet their basic needs. We will prepare 1000 hygiene kits that will provide the basics they need.
For more information: Contact Church at 973-743-1796
Matawan Aberdeen Middle School - 46 Matawan Avenue Cliffwood, NJ 07721.
“Commemoration of the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual tribute showcasing local talent offering entertainment to celebrate the times – past, present and future.”
Christus Lutheran Church
909 N. 26th Street, Cramer Hill-Camden, NJ 08105
St Mark’s Episcopal Church, 118 Chadwick Road, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Join St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Teaneck, NJ for A Celebration of the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr featuring a Southern Lunch (Catered by MaDears Southern Cuisine, Englewood)
“Letter from Birmingham Jail” Performed by the Youth of St. Mark’s. Directed by Dr. Andre Walser Musical Performance
For more information and tickets: events.r20.constantcontact.com/register
ACME Screening Room
25 South Union, Lambertville, NJ 08530
The powerful story of the rise, influence, and evolution of HBCU's comes to life.
For more information and tickets: tickets.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?
Tabernacle Baptist Church - 150 East Second Street, Burlington NJ
Contact Event Coordinator for more information: Sis. Carol Colston, 609-386-4785 x-104
Breakfast to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Branches Catering -123 Monmouth Road, West Long Branch NJ 07764
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Rev. Ronald L. Sparks, Pastor of Bethel AME Church
Rutgers-Camden Campus Center
326 Penn Street, Camden, NJ
At Rutgers-Camden, we will be connecting with organizations across the city of Camden to participate in more than a dozen volunteer projects, including clearing garden beds, cleaning county parks and playgrounds, serving in area homeless shelters, and other opportunities to work alongside our neighbors in the city.
To register: rulinked.camden.rutgers.edu/event/2959657
Registration and Breakfast begin at 8:00am, the Program & Celebration will begin at 9:00am, Service Projects run from 10:00am-2:00pm. All volunteers receive breakfast, lunch and a free give-a-way.
To register: docs.google.com/forms/mlk
“Once again it is time for our Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Scholarship Breakfast. This year marks our 38th year and the event is being sponsored by the Ivy League Educational Foundation, Inc. to raise money for scholarships. ”
To register: www.eventbrite.com/e/38th-annual-rev-dr
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, 200 Atrium Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873
We will celebrate the life, mission, and teachings of Dr. King at our annual flagship event.” Keynote speaker: The Honorable Tiffany M. Williams, former Administrative Law Judge and Founder of The Esther Project.
To register: www.ftmlk.org/2019-breakfast.html
“Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr through art and music at the Arts Council of Princeton's Paul Robeson Center for the Arts. This family-friendly event includes breakfast and community conversation, art activities and a live music performance. Free and open to everyone.”
To register: www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrate-the-life
281 Berlin - Cross Keys Road, Berlin, NJ 08009
Our theme this year is Encourage the Vision....Empower the Future.
To register: www.eventbrite.com/e/martin-luther-king-jr
Ocean City High School
Howard S. Stainton Senior Center
17th Street and Simpson Ave, Ocean NJ
In Ocean City, citizens are asked to participate in a citywide cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon. Starting at noon at the Hughes Performing Arts Center will be our MLK Program with Soul Food Dinner. This event will bring the community together to remember Dr. King through words, song and dance.
For more information about both events - call 609-399-6111
Please join the Rowan community as we welcome special guest speaker Nevil Shed to honor the life and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The 33rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast will be held on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. All proceeds will support the William H. Myers Scholarships Program.
To register: www.alumni.rowan.edu/s/1653/
New Covenant Church
225 E. 7th St., Plainfield, NJ 07060
Our kickoff will include singing, dancing, poetry and of course various light refreshments. This year we will collect diapers and wipes for Hopes, Inc in Plainfield, NJ. We will also collect can goods for the New Covenant Church Food Pantry.
For more information - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 908-226-0223
32 Spruce St, North Haledon, NJ 07508, USA
In honor of MLK Day of Service, NJCDC's Paterson Community Schools Corps - AmeriCorps program will host a community resource fair and shopping. This event will connect families to several local services, ranging from social to health services. After visiting the resource fair, families will have the opportunity to attend our FREE shopping spree.
Contact: Marquise Guzman, email@example.com, 973-413-1634
The final retreat for the Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Empowerment Conference is a time for our Ambassadors to reflect on all the skills and tools they have gained. In the morning, the Ambassadors and our MLK staff take part in the National Day of Service by participating in a service project to give back to the community. In the afternoon, they re-examine their mission as leaders, advocates and allies, as they discuss how they will continue their work.
West Windsor Arts Council
952 Alexander Road, West Windsor Township, NJ 08550
Join us for a day of service projects, speakers, music, and friends. Activities for the whole family. Donate in advance or bring them with you. Nonprofit Service Partners: Send Hunger Packing West Windsor - Plainsboro (a program of Mercer Street Friends, Rise Community Services, and Ryan’s Case for Smiles.
To register: www.eventbrite.com/e/mlk-day-of-servicefood
5 Pioneer Blvd, Westampton, NJ 08060, USA
Come join in our charitable activities for the day including: a food donation collection, an animal Supplies Collection for Burlington County, and a Volunteer Opportunity Fair!
Contact: Karen Bennett, firstname.lastname@example.org, 856-242-5367
1 Ferry St, Newark, NJ 07105, USA
The Kinard Family Helping Hands 6th Year of a "Day of Service" honoring Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. We feed the homeless by serving a hot meal, distributing toiletries, gently worn and/or new clothing. We also collect and disseminate information from various shelters, medical providers and other organization in the area where they can go for housing, medical needs, etc. Most importantly, we provide a hug and a smile.
Contact: Florence Kinard Mason, email@example.com
Cathedral International-Family Life Enrichment Center
272 Madison Ave, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Free Reading Event For kids Ages 3-9. READING ROCKS! SO LET'S MOTIVATE KIDS TO EXPLORE AMAZING STORIES IN SHADES OF BROWN TOO. Also!! Bring used children's books, in good condition, to donate to The Giving Bookshelf
To register: pathwaysentertainment.com/calendar
“Adults and families welcome! Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King! Join in song and celebration! Learn about volunteer opportunities in our community!”
To register: spfmlkday.wildapricot.org/
68 Elm Street, Summit, NJ
In honor of MLK Day, the museum and studios to children and adults of any age to view the current exhibitions and make a square to contribute to our community social justice quilt. The current exhibition is by the artist Kevin Blythe Sampson who is a sculptor, painter, and muralist recognized for tackling difficult issues through socially-engaged artwork.
To register: artcenternj.augusoft.net/index.cfm?
30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg, NJ 07439
Contact the museum for more information – 973-209-7212 firstname.lastname@example.org
Columbia High School Auditorium
17 Parker Ave, Maplewood
Guest Speaker: Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver
To register: www.twotowns.org
Free Concert by the Trenton Music Makers at TCNJ
TCNJ - Mildred & Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall
2000 Pennington Road, Ewing Township, NJ 08628
To register: www.eventbrite.com/e/we-shall-overcome-a-concert
315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood, NJ 08107
The award, created by the Freeholder Board in 2001, is presented to civic leaders who demonstrate the ideals and actions that reflect the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tickets are available for $35 each.
To register: www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-camden-county
Above Art Studios
55 Morris St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Come paint your own MLK masterpiece with the guided instruction of a master artist instructor. Bring your own wine, champagne, or beer and relax and enjoy the art therapy while Dj Kiss Me Im Famous plays some of your favorite music as we celebrate one of our greatest heroes.
To register: www.eventbrite.com/e/martin-luther-king-paint
Christus Lutheran Church
909 N. 26th Street, Cramer Hill-Camden, NJ 08105
This year we will be partnering with Christus Lutheran Church, Highand Park Community Church, Ovations DanceStudio, The Treehouse Coffee Shop and Cafe Joseph's House of Camden Cathedral Kitchen, The Neighborhood Center and more.