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Princeton NJ Events

Events for Monday January 20, 2020

Celebrate the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Arts Council of Princeton

Monday January 20, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join the Arts Council of Princeton on Monday, January 20, from 9am-12pm to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with hands-on art and history activities, music, and discussions as they relate to Dr. King's life, teachings, and civic engagement. The morning begins at 9am with a free community breakfast featuring speakers Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman and Ruha Benjamin, author and Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University.

Free and Open to the Public!

 

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Third Annual MLK Day of Service, Hopewell Gives Back

Monday January 20, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The 2020 MLK Day of Service will be held on January 20 9am-12pm at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church 80 West Broad Street, Hopewell, NJ 08525. 

Volunteers of all ages will help 5 local nonprofits: Sourland Conservancy, I Support the Girls Central/South Jersey, Mercer Street Friends, Rescue Mission of Trenton, and Seeds to Sew. Spend the morning baking, making fleece blankets, seed bombs and more! Donations of gently used sneakers and winter coats are greatly appreciated. This event is free and open to the public.

$5 suggested donation at the door to help cover expenses. Advance registration is required www.tiny.cc/MLK2020

A Day of Service in Nature, Friends of Princeton Open Space

Monday January 20, 2020
9:00 AM

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, on Monday, January 20, we are hosting a Day of Service in Nature. Help us continue our work on a Forest Restoration Project at the Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve in Princeton, New Jersey.

We recommend wearing long sleeves, long pants, and good work boots and to layer up depending on the temperature. We will provide all of the necessary tools including work gloves, loppers, saws, and pruners. However, feel free to bring your own tools, if you prefer.

All ages welcome -- children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent.  Register

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MLK Day of Service at West Windsor Arts Center

Monday January 20, 2020
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

West Windsor Human Relations Council is partnering with the West Windsor Arts Council to hold A DAY OF SERVICE - joining forces to help those in our communities we are asking for donated items for three community groups. The three Not for Profit Service Partners are: 1. Send Hunger Packing West Windsor-Plainsboro a program of Mercer Street Friends; 2. RISE Community Services; 3. Ryan's Case for Smiles.

The Day of Service will feature speakers, a book reading, projects including putting together bags for use in the SHuP WW-P program, making pillowcase bags for Ryan's Case for Smiles and other entertainment. The event will take place at the West Windsor Art's Council located at 952 Alexander Road, West Windsor, NJ. Registration at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mlk-day-of-servicefood-and-clothing-drive-tickets-53533997628 or online for a timeslot at: www.westwindsorarts.org or show up on the Monday, January 21st 10 am to 2 pm.

MLK Day of Service, HomeFront

Monday January 20, 2020
10:00 AM

MLK Day of Service—is “Tour and Paint Day” at HomeFront

From 10 am-noon community members can participate in a bus tour of the City of Trenton and hear about HomeFront’s impact in the community, or from 10:45-11:15am, take tours of HomeFront’s nationally recognized Family Campus in Ewing (101 Celia Way), or its headquarters (1880 Princeton Ave., Lawrenceville). That afternoon, from 2-4pm, adults and kids are welcome for a memorable group mural painting experience in ArtSpace, HomeFront’s art therapy room at the Family Campus.

To learn more and register for any or all of these one-of-a-kind events, visit www.homefrontnj.org. HomeFront’s Family Campus is located at 101 Celia Way, Ewing Twp.; HomeFront’s headquarters address is 1880 Princeton Avenue, Lawrenceville.

3rd annual "MLK Day of Service and A Community Dialogue"

Monday January 20, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come join us for a day of inspiration, community service, and community dialogue to honor Dr. King! La Convivencia and First United Methodist Church of Hightstown are hosting the 3rd annual "MLK Day of Service and A Community Dialogue". Join us for this free community-building event with your family and friends to make his dreams into a reality.

After the service project, there will be a community conversation. Students can earn volunteer hour certificates.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mlk-day-of-service-and-a-community-dialogue-tickets-86450414517

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