MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY OBSERVANCES

MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY PEACE WALK
Noon • Departing at noon from Eagles Way (parking along Eagles Way – the access road to Kennett HS – will be available).
Walk proceeds north along Rte 16 sidewalks for 2.6 miles to Schouler Park, North Conway. A closing Peace Circle will occur at Schouler Park approximately within time frame 1:30-2:15. SOCIAL DISTANCING AND MASK WEARING is requested and will be monitored at all Being Peace MWV events.A PEACE TREE for writing and hanging messages of peace will be at both live events.
More info or to follow along virtually: On Being Peace Mount Washington Valley:  www.beingpeacemwv.org

VIRTUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY DAY CELEBRATION
(World Fellowship Center & UUFES Co-Sponsor)
6pm •  Zoom link required.

  • For more information, please call Andy Davis at 603.452.4446. For the link to attend the event, contact andy@worldfellowship.org.
  • FB event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1571401533057894
  • The evening’s featured speaker, Arnold L. Farr, is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kentucky. He is also founder and President of the International Herbert Marcuse Society. Arnold has published dozens of articles and a couple of books on race, critical theory, and a wide range of other social issues in social/political philosophy. He is a member of the state coordinating committee for Kentucky Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival and several other activist and political organizations. With a passing comment Dr. King once made to Harry Belafonte as a springboard, Dr. Farr will reflect on living with dignity, aplomb, courage and resistance in the current social and political climate.
  • Also featured will be Rhode Island-based storyteller Valerie Tutson, who has been telling stories in schools, churches, libraries, festivals and conferences since 1991. She draws her stories from around the world, with an emphasis on African traditions. Her repertoire includes stories and songs she learned in her travels to South Africa and West Africa, and stories from African American history. Valerie is a founding member and Director of the Rhode Island Black Storytellers, and FUNDA FEST: A Celebration of Black Storytelling. Valerie has received numerous awards for her work using storytelling to foster community. She has appeared at the National Storytelling Festival, and the National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference.
  • Shana Aisenberg will round out the program with a variety of musical offerings.

ALSO: Wednesday, January 20, (Inauguration Day). PEACE VIGIL
At Schouler Park, 10 am – 11:40 am  Being Peace through sitting and walking meditation. Closing Circle to follow meditations.   Instruction in meditation available. More info or to follow along virtually: On Being Peace Mount Washington Valley:  www.beingpeacemwv.org

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