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Community Day: MLK Jr. Day Celebration hosted virtually by Newark Museum

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Jan 18, 2021. 10am-5pm

Toddlers (2-4 yrs)
Schoolkids (5-7 yrs)
Tweens (8-12 yrs)
Teens (13-18 yrs)
Adults

Join for the annual celebration honoring the life and legacy of one of this nation’s greatest heroes: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year we highlight how barriers were broken and continue to be broken with a woman of color and Asian descent soon to become vice president of the United States.

  • Performance celebration with an inspiring choral performance.
  • Hair Love Artmaking, with Adebunmi Gbadebo: Inspired by the animated short film Hair Love (2019), this hands-on workshop will teach you ways to create art that reflects who you are.
  • Breaking Barriers with Kicks: Create sneakers that send a message! Learn how to transform a pair of sneakers in this fun art-making activity.
  • Evolution of African American Music: Take a trip through African American history via music and performance showcasing how Dr. King’s dream marches on.
  • Trivia Game: Enjoy our free MLK-themed online trivia game! Test your knowledge and learn fascinating facts.

Community Days are presented by: Horizon Foundation of New Jersey

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