Long Island Martin Luther King Day Events

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Martin Luther King Jr. Shabbat Service
Commemorate one of our nation’s greatest heroes at this annual shabbat service celebrating diversity and equality through their incredible interfaith choir. Temple Beth-El 5 Old Mill Rd., Great Neck tbegreatneck.org 7 p.m. Jan. 12.

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
Bring your little ones for a day of learning and fun—activities include a special noon reading of Shane. W. Evans “We March” and the unique opportunity for your kids to add their very own hand-print onto the museum’s commUNITY canvas! (3+) Children’s Museum of the East End 376 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Tpke., Bridgehampton cmee.org $12. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 13.-15.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration
Reflect on the incredible life of Martin Luther King Jr. as a community, joining for a non-denominational service centered around King’s visions and aspirations for the future. Iglesia Cristiana Unida 155 Fulton St., Hempstead nassaucountyny.gov 7 p.m. Jan. 14.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and March
Beginning bright and early at the First Baptist Church and ending at the Robert. M. Finley Middle School with a presentation on Dr.King’s  incredible life, this celebratory march will keep Martin Luther King Jr.’s memory alive. First Baptist Church 7 Continental Pl., Glen Cove. firstbaptistchurchgc.org 8:45 a.m. Jan. 15.

Martin Luther King Jr. Painting Event
Your toddlers and tweens will be able to create beautiful symbols of peace in honor of Doctor King at this five and over painting celebration. Drop-off only. Key to My Art 10 West Oak St., Amityville. keytomyart.com $20. 11 a.m. Jan. 15.

Dream Big at The Whaling Museum
Visitors are invited to craft a “dream-pillow” to take home as a special way to keep Dr.King’s dreams in mind, today and everyday. (5+) The Whaling Museum and Education Center 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor. cshwhalingmuseum.org $12. 2-3 p.m. Jan. 15.

MLK Scholarship Awards Luncheon
Join the Dr.Martin Luther King Birthday Committee as they award scholarships to exceptional students who embody Dr.King’s spirit of love and tolerance. All proceedings from the luncheon will continue to fund the scholarship program, with a remarkable $300,000 being awarded so far. The Long Island Marriott 101 James Doolittle Blvd., Uniondale. nassaucountyny.gov $85. 11:30 a.m. Jan. 15.

Dreaming with Martin Luther King Jr.
Bring your children to make their very own mosaics as they find inspiration in Martin Luther King Jr.’s visions of peace and passion for change. Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City. licm.org $3 with museum admission, sessions at 1, 3 p.m. Jan. 15.

Martin Luther King Jr. March
Kicking off at Laurelton Blvd. and ending at the Martin Luther King Center, this memorial march provides the perfect opportunity to reflect on Dr.King’s legacy while spreading his ideals of love and peace throughout your march.  The Martin Luther King Center, 615 Riverside Blvd., Long Beach longbeachny.gov 11:30 a.m. Jan. 15.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
In admiration of Dr.King’s lasting impact, The Mother’s Club of Wheatley Heights will be hosting an afternoon of literature and music. Half Hollow Hills Community Library 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy., Dix Hills hhlibrary.org 2 p.m. Jan. 15.

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