ACP Hosts Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Event
CELEBRATING DR. KING: The Arts Council of Princeton invites the community to a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy through hands-on art, music, and history activities on Monday, January 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.
The Arts Council of Princeton invites the community to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 20, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts. The event will feature hands-on art and history activities, music, and discussions as they relate to Dr. King’s life, teachings, and civic engagement.
Activities include a free community breakfast from 9 to 10 a.m., with speakers Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman and Ruha Benjamin, author and associate professor of African American studies at Princeton University.
From 10-11:30 a.m., Hands On! will feature art and history activities with the Historical Society of Princeton and the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice, a canned food drive with the Princeton Family YMCA, and children’s storytime (10:30 a.m.) with jaZams.
At 11:30 a.m. to noon, a gospel performance will feature the First Baptist Church Unity Choir.
This event is held in collaboration with Princeton University, the Paul Robeson House, jaZams, Princeton Family YMCA, the Historical Society of Princeton, the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice, and Labyrinth Books.
The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts is located at 102 Witherspoon Street. For more information, visit www.artscouncilofprinceton.org or call (609) 924-8777.