Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations



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Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations


Commemorate the life and work of Dr. King, who was a Baptist minister and prominent leader in the American civil rights movement. It's a great time to “reflect on the principles of racial equality and nonviolent social change espoused by Dr. King.

January 14

14th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration of Service

A thank you event honoring all volunteers in Ulster County. Celebrating your service to the community and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event will celebrate the broad circle of kindness and generosity that knits us together as a community and demonstrates the value of the volunteer spirit across all generations. The event is free and will include live music, refreshments and raffles. Attendees can choose to join us for a sit-down meal together, or simply stop by for a to-go box.

Rosendale Recreation Center, 1055 NY-32, Rosendale

Snow date is Monday, January 16th. To register for this free event please email register@ulstercorps.org or call/text (845) 481-0331.

Monday, January 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Pleasantville Interfaith Worship Service

All are welcome to attend. Please help by bringing a food item to assist in the local food pantry collection (especially needed are rice, lentils, cereals, canned food, and all dry shelf items).  For more information, contact Rabbi Ben Newman at rabbibennewman@gmail.com or the Pleasantville Community Synagogue at 914-769-2672.

11am, St. John's Episcopal Church, 8 Sunnyside Ave, Pleasantville 

45th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration

Festivities include morning mingling, the 9th Annual Community “Dr. King Peace Parade,” an addition added by the famous Beacon resident, the late Pete Seeger, followed by a Talent Presentation, and Award Ceremony. The Annual SDC Celebration Service will feature the SDC Community Mass Choir and the Rev. John Perez, Pastor of the Faith Temple COGIC, Beacon, NY will give the annual Celebration Address. Participants are encouraged to arrive at 8am. Parade line up is at 9:30am. People are encouraged to bring positive peace flags, posters and banners to carry in the parade. For those who would like to or need to ride, cars will be available as an alternative to walking.

8am, Springfield Baptist Church, 8 Mattie Cooper Square, Beacon




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