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Things to do on MLK Day around Jersey City

We had shared with you Ice Skating Rinks in and around Jersey City and 8 places to go skiing in and around New Jersey but there are some other fun plans to do with the little ones tomorrow. Check them out.

Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr – Fort Greene

Mon, Jan 18, 10:30 am

FREE BAM presents the 30th annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., New York City’s largest public celebration of the great civil rights leader. This year’s main event features a keynote address by prominent intellectual, professor, author, and radio host Michael Eric Dyson, with musical performances by Kimberly Nichole and The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir.

Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-seated basis starting at 8am in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House lobby.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Celebrating Freedom & Community

Monday, January 18, Noon to 5 pm

Imagine what would happen if everyone committed themselves to the ideal of freedom and justice for all. Join Newark Museum  for film screenings, musical performances,tours and hands-on workshops for all ages as we celebrate the power of our community.

See more here

Liberty Science Center

Monday, January  18, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

All exhibitions and Museum will be open tomorrow. 

Freedom Songs and Stories – Prospect Park, Brooklyn

$3 suggested donation

Monday, January 18 , 12 pm – 4 pm

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center and Lefferts Historic House on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Martin Luther King Day Special Event – Lower East Side

Monday, January  18, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm


They dreamed of a better life in America. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for justice and equal rights. The immigrants who built the Eldridge Street Synagogue travelled far to find freedom. With hard work and hope, their dreams slowly changed the country and the world. What’s your dream? This Martin Luther King Day, enjoy the beauty of this historic site as we read the award-winning story by Kobi Yamada, What Do You Do With An Idea? and make a mural inspired by Martin Luther King’s ideas, his famous speech … and our own dreams.

This event is free. For ages 4-11 and their families.

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