Saturday, January 12, 2008

MLK Events - 2008


TUESDAY · January 15
6:30 PM

A Celebration of Dr. King

City Hall Library
515 Watchung Avenue
Sponsor: NAACP Plainfield Chapter

WEDNESDAY · January 16
11:00 AM

Dr. King's Nobel Acceptance Speech
Recited by Mr. Colin Baptiste

Senior Center, 305 East Front Street
Sponsor: Plainfield Senior Citizen Center
THURSDAY · January 17
3:30 PM

Film: The Story of Ruby Bridges
In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby Bridges helped integrate New
Orleans schools.

Public Library, 8th Street & Park Avenue
Sponsor: Plainfield Public Library

FRIDAY · January 18
7:00 - 9:00 PM

The Decline of the Black Family

Mohawk Lodge #307
1357 West Third Street
Sponsor: Mohawk Lodge #307
SUNDAY · January 20
5:00 PM

Ecumenical Worship Service
Speaker: Bishop George Benbow

Ruth Fellowship
733 South Second Street
Sponsor: Concerned Urban Clergy

MONDAY · January 21
8:00 AM

Annual MLK Breakfast
Speaker: Dr. Ron Daniels, 'Achieving the American Dream'

PHS Cafeteria
$16 / $12 Seniors/Students. Call 756-4663
Sponsor: Frontiers International
MONDAY · January 21
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Harvest Radio Celebration
Harvest Radio's Anniversary and Live Remote Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Kings Temple Ministries
1020 West Seventh Street
Sponsor: Kings Temple Ministries
MONDAY · January 21
6:00 PM

Citywide Commemoration
Speaker: Rev. Dr. James Evans, former President of Colgate-Rochester Divinity School
Music by the Freedom Youth Choir

Shiloh Baptist Church
515 West 4th Street
Sponsor: Shiloh Baptist Church
Dr. Gerald Lamont Thomas, Pastor

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Plainfield resident since 1983. Retired as the city's Public Information Officer in 2006; prior to that Community Programs Coordinator for the Plainfield Public Library. Founding member and past president of: Faith, Bricks & Mortar; Residents Supporting Victorian Plainfield; and PCO (the outreach nonprofit of Grace Episcopal Church). Supporter of the Library, Symphony and Historic Society as well as other community groups, and active in Democratic politics.