Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Monday, January 16th, 2017, 1:30pm

Admission is free with voluntary donations. The afternoon event on January 16th runs from 1:30-5:30pm.

It will feature multiple presentations:

  • Mary Ellen Lepionka on the Cape Ann Algonquian’s first encounter with Samuel de Champlain who named Gloucester ‘Le Beauport’
  • Lise Breen with a history of early African-Americans and slavery in Gloucester
  • Gloucester Writers Center Fish Tales presenting first-hand stories by Cape Ann residents about their experience of fear, discrimination, assimilation and cultural diversity
  • Mayor Sefatia Romeo-Theken with a summation
  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream Speech’ on our big screen in collaboration with Cape Ann Community Cinema.
  • Tolling of our Paul Revere bell for freedom.

Event Info:

  • Monday, January 16th, 2017
  • 1:30pm to 5:30pm
  • Gloucester UU Church
  • Tickets: Admission is free​ with voluntary donations


Gloucester UU Church
10 Church St, Gloucester, MA 01930

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