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Martin Luther King Day Celebrations Around NJ

1-15-14

Martin Luther King Day is Jan. 20 this year. There are many events throughout the state with events to celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. If you know of other events, post them in the comments section at the bottom of this page.

ATLANTIC COUNTY:

The Richard Stockton College of NJ 10th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Location: Galloway, Hammonton, Atlantic City
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Event: Various volunteer events around the three towns. Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1tN8yzkp_ftO4OTv16ZEojHhjhP9kUM0FL5Pxdy5NSr0/viewform
Phone: 609-652-4256
Email: servicelearning@stockton.edu
Website: A full list of the events can be found here: http://intraweb.stockton.edu/eyos/page.cfm?siteID=113&pageID=54

BERGEN COUNTY:

Jersey Cares: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Garfield YMCA
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 9 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000VfuftMAB

Jersey Cares Sort It Out in Garfield, Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Garfield
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000Vfw1CMAR

BURLINGTON COUNTY:

Sort it Out in Marlton
Location: Marlton
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Event: Jersey Cares event. Volunteer to collect and distribute coats at specific sites.
Website: Must sign up on the site prior to the event and additional information will be provided. http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000S57XzMAJ

Volunteer Center of Burlington County and Burlington County Library 8th Annual MLK Day Challenge
Location: Burlington County Library – Main Branch, Pioneer Boulevard, Westampton
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Event: Volunteer at the library, card making. Accepting donations of food collection for the Twin Oaks Food Pantry and animal supplies for the Burlington County Animal Shelter. A full list of what is needed for donations for both organizations can be found on the website.
Website: List of products to donate found here: http://bcvolunteers.wordpress.com/

CAMDEN COUNTY:

Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Service at Rutgers Camden
Location: Rutgers Camden, 303 Cooper Street, Camden.
Date/Time: Jan. 20, registration starts at 8:30 a.m.
Event: Volunteer for various projects. A full list of projects can be found on the event website. There will also be a lunch and a closing ceremony. Must register here prior to the event: https://rutgers.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_enUhmY4Zv7AAWnH
Website: http://www.camden.rutgers.edu/page/martin-luther-king-day-service

Serving a Smile in Camden
Location: Cathedral Kitchen Camden
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Event: Jersey Cares event. Volunteer to prepare and serve meals.
Website: Must sign up on the site prior to event. http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000VfucbMAB

CAPE MAY COUNTY:

The Richard Stockton College of NJ 10th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Location: Woodbine.
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Event: Various volunteer events around the town. Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1tN8yzkp_ftO4OTv16ZEojHhjhP9kUM0FL5Pxdy5NSr0/viewform
Phone: 609-652-4256
Email: servicelearning@stockton.edu
Website: A full list of the events can be found here: http://intraweb.stockton.edu/eyos/page.cfm?siteID=113&pageID=54

CUMBERLAND COUNTY:

Sort it Out in Millville
Location: Millville
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Event: Jersey Cares event. Volunteer to collect and distribute coats at specific sites.
Website: Must sign up on the site prior to the event and additional information will be provided. http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000Vfw2FMAR

ESSEX COUNTY:

Jersey Cares: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey (Administrative HQ), Livingston
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 1 p.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000VfwbKMAR

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Location: NJPAC, Newark
Date: Jan. 17
Website: http://www.njpac.org/events/detail/dance-theatre-of-harlem

Jersey Cares: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Essex County Casa, 212 Washington St., Room 912, Newark
Date: Jan. 20
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/JC_MLK_DOS

Jersey Cares Coat Drive: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Newark
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000VfrlkMAB

Jersey Cares Moving On Up in Newark, Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Newark
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 1 p.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000S5GYLMA3

Jersey Cares: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: New Eyes, Short Hills
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 9 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000VfriGMAR

Jersey Cares: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: West Caldwell
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000S57ZRMAZ

The West Orange Human Relations Commission Birthday Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Location: 747 Northfield Ave., West Orange
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Website: http://thealternativepress.com/articles/west-orange-human-relations-commission-announces-1

GLOUCESTER COUNTY:

Gloucester Township’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Location: Charles W. Lewis Middle School, Gloucester Township
Date/Time: Jan. 20, registration and breakfast start at 8:30 a.m.
Event: Volunteer for various projects around Gloucester Township. There will be continental breakfast and a program presentation. A full list of projects can be found on the website.
Website: Can pre-register on the website: http://www.glotwp.com/news/news/2014/mlk2014.html

HUDSON COUNTY:

Jersey Cares: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Liberty State Park, Jersey City
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 10 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/JC_MLK_DOS

MERCER COUNTY:

Annual Princeton University King Day Celebration
Location: Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University
Date/Time: Jan. 20, starts at 1 p.m.
Event: Musical selections, keynote by Princeton University Professor Anne Cheng, presentation of awards for visual arts, literary arts and video contests for grades 4-12 from local schools. Ceremony program can be seen here: http://www.princeton.edu/mlk/docs/MLK-2013-Program.pdf.
Website: http://www.princeton.edu/mlk/schedule/

Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Diocese of Trenton, 701 Lawrenceville Road, Trenton
Date: Jan. 20
Event: Volunteer to clean area outreach facilities, put together toiletries bags, school supplies, lunches for the less fortunate.
Phone: 609-406-7415
Email: slopez@dioceseoftrenton.org
Website: http://portal.dioceseoftrenton.org/events?cgid=1&ceid=889&cerid=0&cdt=1%2f20%2f2014

Sort it Out in Princeton
Location: Princeton
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Event: Jersey Cares event. Volunteer to collect and distribute coats at specific sites.
Website: Must sign up on the site prior to the event and additional information will be provided. http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000S57WwMAJ

MIDDLESEX COUNTY:

A Celebration of the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Location: Municipal Building, 710 Hermann Road, New Brunswick
Date/Time: Jan. 17 at 7 p.m.
Website: http://www.northbrunswicknj.gov/events/MLK_Flyer_2014.pdf

Jersey Cares: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: New Jersey Veterans Home – Menlo Park, Edison
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 1 p.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000VfugrMAB

MONMOUTH COUNTY:

Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast
Location: YMCA Monmouth County, 123 Monmouth Road, West Long Branch
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 8 to 10 a.m.
Cost: $25 adults/$10 youth or $250 per table of 10. Must RSVP ahead of time, limited seating.
Event: Breakfast, keynote by Pastor Terrance K. Porter.
Phone: 732-462-0464
Email: mborn@ymcanj.org
Website: http://www.cymca.org/node/453

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Celebration
Location: Monmouth University, Anacon Hall
Date/Time: Jan. 28, 7:30- 9 P.M.
Event: Tribute celebration with reception/dessert, live entertainment, and a presentation.
Website: http://www.monmouth.edu/university/dr.-martin-luther-king-jr.-tribute-annual-celebration.aspx

Sort it Out in Belmar
Location: Belmar
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Event: Jersey Cares event. Volunteer to collect and distribute coats at specific sites.
Website: Must sign up on the site prior to the event and additional information will be provided. http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000S57ZqMAJ

MORRIS COUNTY:

Jersey Cares Sort it out in Chatham: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Chatham
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000S57VZMAZ

Jersey Cares: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Care One at Hanover Township
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 3 p.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000S5CARMA3

Jersey Cares: Fashion Forward in Madison, Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Dress for Success, Madison
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 10 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000VfucBMAR

Jersey Cares Sort it out in Morristown
Location: Morristown
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000S57UvMAJ

OCEAN COUNTY:

Beach Sweeps in Seaside Park
Location: Island Beach State Park
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 9 to 11 a.m.
Event: Jersey Cares Event. Volunteer to paint the Nature Center and sweep the beach of debris.
Website: Must sign up on the site prior to the event and additional information will be provided. http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000VfyeGMAR

The Richard Stockton College of NJ 10th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Location: Woodbine
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Event: Various volunteer events around the town. Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1tN8yzkp_ftO4OTv16ZEojHhjhP9kUM0FL5Pxdy5NSr0/viewform
Phone: 609-652-4256
Email: servicelearning@stockton.edu
Website: A full list of the events can be found here: http://intraweb.stockton.edu/eyos/page.cfm?siteID=113&pageID=54

Sort it Out in Toms River
Location: Toms River
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Event: Jersey Cares event. Volunteer to collect and distribute coats at specific sites.
Website: Must sign up on the site prior to the event and additional information will be provided. http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000S57VoMAJ

SOMERSET COUNTY:

Crafting Relationships with Seniors in Bridgewater, Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Green Knoll Genesis Healthcare, Bridgewater
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 10 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000VfuidMAB

Serving a Smile in Bridgewater, Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Somerset Home of Temporarily Displaced Children
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 10 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000VfudnMAB

Jersey Cares: Sort it Out in Branchburg, Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Branchburg
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000S57W3MAJ

UNION COUNTY:

Jersey Cares: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Location: Springfield
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Website: http://www.jerseycares.org/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page?id=a0CA000000S57W8MAJ

March to the Martin Luther King Monument
Location: South Avenue Traffic Circle, Westfield
Date/Time: Jan. 20 at 12:15 p.m.
Website: http://www.nj.com/suburbannews/index.ssf/2014/01/martin_luther_king_association.html