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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day

January 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Newark Museum is marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a day of film screenings, performance and hands-on activities. In honor of the occasion, museum admission will be free for members and Newark residents; and $5 for all others on Activities are scheduled from noon to 5 pm.

Highlights include:
* Dramatic reading of Letter from Birmingham Jail.
* Musical performances and spoken word.
* Family-friendly arts and crafts projects.
* MLK-themed scavenger hunt through the permanent collection.
* A community photo booth.
* Viewings of King’s I Have a Dream speech and I Shall Not Be Silent.

In addition, there will be the following shows will be screened in the Planetarium: Legends of the Night Sky: Orion at 1 and 3 pm; Skywatchers of Africa at 2 and 4 pm.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is made possible by Investors Foundation.


January 15
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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