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  • Join the Arts Council of Princeton and the Paul Robeson House on Monday, January 21, from 9am-12pm to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with hands-on art and history activities, music, and discussions as they relate to Dr. King’s life, teachings, and civic engagement. The schedule of activities include: 9-10am- Free Community Breakfast featuring speakers Tracy K. Smith, National Poet Laureate and Rev. Lukata Mjumbe, recently-appointed pastor at Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church. 10-11:30am- Hands On! Art activities including a collaborative community mural and button-making workshop with the Historical Society of Princeton, canned food drive, and storytime with JaZams. 11:30am-12pm- Gospel Performance by the First Baptist Church Choir. This free community event is held in collaboration with the Paul Robeson House, Princeton University, JaZams, Princeton Family YMCA, and the Historical Society of Princeton. Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ. Parking is available in the Spring and Hulfish Street Garages and at metered parking spots along Witherspoon Street and Paul Robeson Place. For more information, please visit artscouncilofprinceton.org or call 609.924-8777. The Arts Council of Princeton, founded in 1967, is a non-profit organization with a mission of building community through the arts. Housed in the landmark Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, designed by architect Michael Graves, the ACP fulfills its mission by presenting a wide range of programs including exhibitions, performances, free community cultural events, and studio-based classes and workshops in a wide range of media. Arts Council of Princeton programs are designed to be high-quality, engaging, affordable and accessible for the diverse population of the greater Princeton region.

Arts Council of Princeton and the Paul Robeson House present Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Event: A celebration of Dr. King’s legacy through art and music