AROUND NJ

2015 Martin Luther King Day Celebrations Around NJ

Martin Luther King Day is Jan. 19 this year. There are many events throughout the state 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.

ESSEX COUNTY
Montclair
Event: MLK Day at Montclair State University
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 8:45 a.m.
Location: Montclair State University
Website: http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/montclair/mlk-day-service-montclair-state-university/15366

Newark
Event: Dance Theatre of Harlem: MLK Celebration
Date: Friday, Jan. 16
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: NJPAC, 1 Center St. Newark
Website: http://www.njpac.org/events/detail/dance-theater-of-harlem-dr-mlk-jr-celebration

Newark
Event: MLK Celebration: Embodying the Dream
Date: Saturday, Jan. 17
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: NJPAC, 1 Center St.
Website: http://www.njpac.org/events/detail/embodying-the-dream-a-celebration-of-the-life-and-legacy-of-dr-martin-luther-king-jr

Newark
Event: The Salvation Army Americorps – MLK Day of Service
Date: Saturday, Jan. 17
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: The Salvation Army
Website: http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/newark/salvation-army-americorps-mlk-day-service/15936

Newark
Event: MLK Day of Service
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Great Oaks Charter School, 24 Maiden Lane
Website: http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/newark/mlk-day-service/16006

Newark
Event: Special Screening of the movie “Selma”
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: CityPlex 12, 360-394 Springfield Ave.
Website: www.IronboundSuperNeighborhoodCouncil.org

Newark
Event: MLK Celebration
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 12 p.m.
Location: East Side High School
238 Van Buren Street

Newark
Event: Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.
Date: Saturday, Jan. 24
Time: 2 to 5 p.m.
Location: Newark Public Library, 5 Washington St.
Website: http://www.npl.org/Pages/ProgramsExhibits/Programs/MLK1.24.15.pdf

HUDSON COUNTY
Secaucus
Event: MedShare 2015 MLK Day of Service
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: MedShare Volunteer Center, 701 Penhorn Ave.
Website: http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/secaucus/medshare-2015-mlk-day-service-am-sort-session/17561

MERCER COUNTY
Trenton
Event: MLK Commemorative
Date: Sunday, Jan. 18
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: New Jersey State Museum
Website: http://www.nj.gov/state/programs/dos_program_mlk.html

Trenton
Event: Trenton’s MLK Day of Service
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: YMCA of Trenton
Website: http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/trenton/trentons-mlk-day-service/16821

MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Kingston
Event: Martin Luther King Day Volunteer Work Session
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: Noon
Location: Mapleton Preserve/D&R Canal State Park Headquarters
Website: http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/kingston/martin-luther-king-day-volunteer-work-session/19516

Milltown
Event: United Way of Central Jersey MLK Day Service
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: United Way of Central Jersey
Website: http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/milltown/united-way-central-jersey-mlk-day-service-opportunities/21466

Rahway
Event: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: The Gateway Family YMCA – Rahway Branch
Website: www.tgfymca.org

Woodbridge
Event: An Interfaith Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Woodbridge Community Center
Website: http://www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=Z0S66YCqKN8%3d&tabid=214

MONMOUTH COUNTY
Union Beach
Event: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Date: Saturday, Jan. 17
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Memorial School
Website: http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/union-beach/dr-martin-luther-king-jr-day-service/19756

Union Beach
Event: Celebrate MLK Day with United Way
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: United Way of Monmouth County
Website: http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/union-beach/celebrate-mlk-day-united-way-volunteer/14571

Union Beach
Event: MLK 2015 Rebuild NJ
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 9 a.m.
Website: http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/union-beach/mlk-2015-rebuild-nj/15926

PASSAIC COUNTY
Paterson
Event: MLK Day of Service
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Location: NJ Community Development Corporation
Website: http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/paterson/mlk-day-service/16281

UNION COUNTY
Roselle
Event: MLK Day of Service and Raising of the MLK Flag
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Borough Hall, 210 Chestnut St.

Scotch Plains
Event: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Website: http://spfmlkday.wildapricot.org/

Scotch Plains
Event: Martin Luther King Day of Service
Date: Monday, Jan. 19
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: YMCA, 1340 Martine Ave.
Website: http://www.allforgood.org/volunteer/opportunity/scotch-plains/spf-mlk-day-service/16716