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Black History Month

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021

Scheduled Events

  • The Great Allentown Band Monday January 18th 7pm EST. Live Stream Winter Concert. Presented as part of Christ Church’s Concert Series. Free to the public. More information at www.allentownband.com
  • Allentown Arts Museum Events Saturday January 16th through Friday January 22nd. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 2021 - Allentown Art Museum
    • January 16th: Screening of King of the Wilderness. RSVP required at eduacation@allentownartmuseum.org where a password will be given. Hometown Heroes will also be highlighted.
    • January 17th: Virtual Gallery of Prints and Protest, 1960-1970. Screening of Art and Activism through Prints and Protest. Family Art Making Activity and the screening of King in the Wilderness, RSVP required.
    • January 18th: 10:00am-10:45am EST: LIVE Family Story Time with Pamela M. Tuck, access on website. Screening of previous Martin Luther King Jr Celebrations. Screening of King in the Wilderness, RSVP required. Also, Hometown Heroes will be highlighted.
    • January 19th: 6-7:15pm EST: Live Unsung Suffragists: Leaders of Color in the Fight for the Vote. Access on website. Hometown Heroes will be highlighted. Family Art Making Activity and a recording of Family Story Time with Pamela Tuck.
    • January 20th: Hometown Heroes will be highlighted. Family Art Making Activity. 6-7pm EST: Live NAACP special performance by the Philadelphia Dance Company. Access on website. Recording of Unsung Suffragists: Leaders of Color in the Fight for the Vote.
    • January 21st: 6-7:15pm EST: Live Museums and Their Roles in Fostering Equitable and Inclusive Communities. Access on website. Hometown Heroes will be highlighted. Family Art Making Activity.
    • January 22nd: 5:30-6:00pm EST: Closing Ceremony. Hometown Heroes will be highlighted. Family Art Making Activity. Recording of Museums and Their Roles in Fostering Equitable and Inclusive Communities.
  • Union Baptist Church of Allentown. Health & Wellness in the Black Community: A Community Talk Monday January 18th @ 11am. Medical Director Dr. Ayanna Kersey-McMullen will be guest speaking. More information at http://bit.ly/HealthandWellnessinBlackCommunity