Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Monday, January 16th, 2017

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

    Gloucester Meetinghouse, 10 Church Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation info@gloucestermeetinghouse.org false MM/DD/YYYY

Location

Address:
Gloucester UU Church
10 Church St, Gloucester, MA 01930