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Martin Luther King Jr Celebration in Newark 2023

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  • As of January 10, 2023, these are the details that have been released about this event.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Day: Acts of Kindness

A celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, his teachings of social justice, and service to the community.

Featuring dynamic performances, hands-on activities, and opportunities to help others. There’s something for the whole family!

Visitors are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items to support a local food bank, women’s shelter, or church.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

When is this event?

January 16 @ 12:00 pm 5:00 pm

When is the raindate?

No rain date information has been provided.

Does this event repeat?

This event does not repeat.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?


Is registration required?


Martin Luther King Jr Celebration Activities

  • Performances
  • Hands on activities
  • Planetarium shows

Entertainment Schedule

  • Performances:
    • Music and theatre showcase by Aurway Repertory Theatre
    • Gospel singers
    • Zawadi African Dance workshop
  • Activities:
    • MLK Jr. image puzzles
    • Bee of Service community project
    • Kindness accordion book
    • Hope canvas bags
  • Planetarium Shows:
    • Gourd (15 minutes)
    • 12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, & 4:30pm
    • Great for families with kids ages 6+
    • For centuries, people relied on the wonders of the night sky to guide them safely. Join us as we explore how enslaved people used the Big Dipper and Polaris to find their way to freedom while traveling the Underground Railroad. Created by local arts collective SQAD NWK.

What is the admission price?


This event is being organized and hosted by

Please contact them with any questions regarding this event. Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this event.

Where is this event happening?

This event is happening at

49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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(973) 596-6550
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