Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observances

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance Committees of Bergen County, Ridgewood & Glen Rock will honor the memory of Dr. King on Monday, January 20st.  Both events are free and open to all.

“Justice Too Long Delayed is Justice Denied”: 

The 32nd Annual Ridgewood & Glen Rock  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration
10:00 AM – 12 noon
Ridgewood United Methodist Church, 100 Dayton Street, Ridgewood, NJ

The program begins with an Interfaith Service featuring guest speaker The Rev. Kathleen A. Green, Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, student speakers from Glen Rock and Ridgewood, and musical performances by the Indian Hills Chamber and Concert Choir and Men of Umoja Male Chorus. Followed by an outdoor rally in Van Neste Square, a fellowship lunch and concludes with the afternoon speaker Larry Hamm, Civil Rights Activist and Humanitarian.


“Standing Tall for Dr. King…Working to Fulfill the Dream”:

85th Birthday Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 – 1968)
6:30 PM
Community Baptist Church, 224 First Street, Englewood, NJ

Guest Speaker: Kahlil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Schomburg Center Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library. For more information please contact Committee Chair Theodora Lacey at 201-833-9180 or theolacey@verizon.net.