Events Calendar

Saturday, January 18

*Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver at 2020 Atlantic City Women’s March Weekend Conference; Boardwalk Hall; Noon; More info: https://www.facebook.com/WomensMarchAC/

Sunday, January 19

*Telling Our Story, Women Who Led and Census 2020; featuring Secretary of State Tahesha Way, sponsored by New Jersey Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Commission; New Jersey State Museum, 205 State Street, Trenton; 3-5 p.m.; More info: https://tellingourstory.eventbrite.com

Monday, January 20

*Rowan University Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Scholarship Breakfast and Day of Service; Eynon Ballroom, Chamberlain Student Center; 8:30 a.m.; Keynote speaker: Judith Jamison; More Info: Marie Polk 856-256-4059, polk@rowan.edu, or alumni.rowan.edMLK2020

*16th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Stockton University, 8 a.m., More info: http://www.stockton.edu

*Loving Our Cities: The Quest for Peace and Justice Panel Discussion; The Perfecting Plaza, 274 Delsea Drive, Sewell; 9-11 a.m.; Special note: Discussion will be followed by community service projects and private showing of “Just Mercy” at 6 p.m. More info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/loving-our-cities-mlk-day-of-service-2020-tickets-88965733905

*NAACP Atlantic City Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day March and Program; MLK School Complex, 1700 Marmora Avenue, Atlantic City, 10:30 a.m. for March; St. James AME Church, 101 New York Avenue, Atlantic City, noon, program, keynote speaker Rev. Latasha Milton, pastor Ashbury Methodist Church, Atlantic City. More info: https://www.facebook.com/NAACPAC/photos/a.390439331323803/997511883949875/?type=3&theater

*Gloucester County NAACP Day of Service with ACENDA; ACENDA, 42 Delsea Drive S., Glassboro; Noon-2 p.m.; More info: http://www.gloucestercountynaacp.org

Wednesday, January 22

*Outside the Wire: Speaking Out About Marginalized Experiences in the Military with Samuel Black, curator of African American Programs at the Heinz History Center; Rutgers-Camden Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room, 7-8:30 p.m.; More info: https://www.camden.rutgers.edu/calendar/diversity

Thursday, January 30

*Gloucester County NAACP Community Health Education Forum on Women’s Health with Planned Parenthood; Virtua Washington Township Center, 239 Hurfville Crosskeys Road, Sewell; 5:30-8:30 p.m.; More info: http://www.gloucestercountynaacp.org

*Census 2020 Atlantic City Town Hall, by NAACP Atlantic City; St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 1709 Arctic Avenue, Atlantic City; 6-8 p.m.; More info: https://www.facebook.com/pg/IDEApage/about/?ref=page_internal

Saturday, February 1

*Atlantic City Free Public Library Black History Concert Series: Angela Burton & Passion; 1 North Tennessee Avenue, Atlantic City; 1 p.m. More info: http://www.acfpl.org/events-menu/past-acfpl-news-stories/464-concerts-book-talks-planned-for-black-history-month.html

*Black History Month Gala by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; Willingboro Public Library, 220 Willingboro Parkway, Willingboro; 2 p.m. More info: www.willingboro.org

Sunday, February 2

*National Coalition of 100 Black Women Southern New Jersey Chapter Journey to a Healthy Heart; John F. Kennedy Center, 429 John F. Kennedy Way, Willingboro; 1:30-3:30 p.m.; More info: http://ncbwsnjgored2020.eventbrite.com

Wednesday, February 5

*Rowan College Burlington County: Fashion Noir; Mount Laurel Campus, Student Success Center; Hosted by RCBC’s Fashion Club, in partnership with Atlantic City Fashion Week, featuring designs by local and national African-American designers; 6 p.m.; More info: www.rcbc.edu

Thursday, February 6

*Free Screening of the Film: “Harriet;” Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street, Camden; 6:30 p.m.; More info: https://www.librarycamden.org/event/free-screening-of-the-film-harriet-2019/

*African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey 10th Annual Circle of Achievement Awards Gala; The Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Avenue, Somerset; Time TBA; More Info: noellebaptiste@aaccnj.com

Friday, February 7

*Rowan College Burlington County: “Harriet” Moving Screening; Mount Laurel Campus, Votta Hall Auditorium; 7 p.m.; More info: www.rcbc.edu

Saturday, February 8

*Atlantic City Free Public Library Black History Concert Series: Screening of “A Great Day in Harlem” followed by Martin Payne & Friends ; 1 North Tennessee Avenue, Atlantic City; 1 p.m. More info: http://www.acfpl.org/events-menu/past-acfpl-news-stories/464-concerts-book-talks-planned-for-black-history-month.html

*Black History Month Show-Our Music, Our History; Cherry High West High School, 2101 Chapel Avenue, Cherry Hill; 2 p.m. More info: https://patch.com/new-jersey/cherryhill/amp/cal/20200208/748070/black-history-month-show

Sunday, February 9

*Paul Robeson: The Life and Times of a Great American Voice; Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street, Camden; 2-4 p.m.; More info: https://www.librarycamden.org/event/paul-robeson-the-life-and-times-of-a-great-american-voice/

*Bob Menendez’s Ninth Annual Standing on the Shoulders of Giants Black History Month Celebration; Grace Temple Baptist Church, 15 East Charleston Avenue, Lawnside; 3-5 p.m. More info: https://www.menendez.senate.gov/bhm-rsvp

*Black History Month Lecture with U.S. Marines Major Ron Hathaway; Burlington County Historical Society, 457 High Street, Burlington; 2 p.m.; More info: 609-386-4773, ext. 3, burlcohistsoc@verizon.net

*Spirituals – Celebrating African-American History and Heritage, First Presbyterian Church, 101 Bridgeboro Road, Moorestown, 7-9 p.m., More info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spirituals-celebrating-african-american-history-and-heritage-tickets-72031824125

Monday, February 10

*Gloucester Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Adopt-A-School African American Read-In; Evergreen Avenue School, Woodbury; 8:30-11:30 a.m.; More info: http://www.woodburysch.com/evergreen/

Tuesday, February 11

*Dr. Daisy Century as Sojourner Truth; Rowan College South Jersey Gloucester County, 1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/378636799475250/

Saturday, February 15

*Atlantic City Free Public Library Black History Concert Series: Norman Taylor; 1 North Tennessee Avenue, Atlantic City; 1 p.m. More info: http://www.acfpl.org/events-menu/past-acfpl-news-stories/464-concerts-book-talks-planned-for-black-history-month.html

Sunday, February 16

*Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad along the Coast of Maine; Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street, Camden; 2-4 p.m. More info: https://www.librarycamden.org/event/abolitionism-and-the-underground-railroad-along-the-coast-of-maine/

Monday, February 17

*African American History Museum of Southern New Jersey (AAHMSNJ) 18th Anniversary Celebration; Harrah’s Resort Waterfront Conference Center, Avalon Ballroom, 777 Harrah’s Boulevard, Atlantic City; Time TBA; More Info: http://www.AAHMSNJ.org

Tuesday, February 18

*Prison Reform Author Anthony Ray Hinton speaks about being wrongly convicted; Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Drive, Cape May Court House; 7 p.m; More info: 609-465-1135 or http://www.cmcpros.net/event/celebrating-black-history-month-2020/

Wednesday, February 19

*Atlantic City Free Public Library Black History Teen Book Talk: “On the Upcoming” by Angie Thomas; 1 North Tennessee Avenue, Atlantic City; 4 p.m. More info: http://www.acfpl.org/events-menu/past-acfpl-news-stories/464-concerts-book-talks-planned-for-black-history-month.html

*Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville Black History Poetry Celebration presented by local poet Joanne Peoples; Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Pleasantville; 6 p.m. More info: https://www.atlanticlibrary.org/node/3267

Thursday, February 20

*Rowan College Burlington County: Community Choir Sing-Off Celebrating unity and African-America Culture Through Song; Mount Laurel Campus, Votta Hall Auditorium; 6 p.m.; More info: www.rcbc.edu

Saturday, February 22

*Atlantic City Free Public Library Black History Concert Series: Eddie Morgan & REK’D 4 Jazz; 1 North Tennessee Avenue, Atlantic City; 1 p.m. More info: http://www.acfpl.org/events-menu/past-acfpl-news-stories/464-concerts-book-talks-planned-for-black-history-month.html

Sunday, February 23

*Rowan College Burlington County: Soulful Luncheon; Mount Holly Campus, Culinary Arts Center, demo by Chef Tim Witcher and RCBC Culinary Arts and Hospitality students; 3 p.m.; More info: www.rcbc.edu/aacc

Tuesday, February 25

*Black History Month Bingo; New Day Family Success Center, 622-624 South New York Road, Galloway, 5-6:15 p.m.; More info: 609-652-0230

Wednesday, February 26

*Atlantic City Free Public Library Black History Teen Book Talk: “When the Beat was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop,” by Laban Carrick Hill; 1 North Tennessee Avenue, Atlantic City; 4 p.m. More info: http://www.acfpl.org/events-menu/past-acfpl-news-stories/464-concerts-book-talks-planned-for-black-history-month.html

Friday, February 28

*Tri State Black History Awards by Angela Burton & Creative Multi Media Co; All Wars Memorial Building, 1510 Adriatic Avenue, Atlantic City; 7-11 p.m.; More info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tri-state-black-history-awards-2020-tickets-84541651355

Saturday, February 29

*Gloucester Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Black History Month Reading Contest Drawing; Woodbury Public Library, 33 Delaware Street, Woodbury; Time: TBA; More info: 856-845-2611

*National Coalition of 100 Black Women Southern New Jersey Chapter Free Credit Fitness Workshop by Almitra Tankersley; Monroe Public Library, 713 Marsha Avenue, Williamstown; 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; More info: http://ncbwsnjcreditfitnessworkshop.eventbrite.com

*Atlantic City Free Public Library Black History Concert Series: Tony Day and the Across the Globe Music Group; 1 North Tennessee Avenue, Atlantic City; 1 p.m. More info: http://www.acfpl.org/events-menu/past-acfpl-news-stories/464-concerts-book-talks-planned-for-black-history-month.html

*Rowan College Burlington County: History of African American Music in partnership with the Burlington County Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.; Mount Laurel Campus, Student Success Center; 3 p.m.; More into: www.rcbc.edu

Saturday, March 7

*Women in Harmony Conference-Leap and Launch, Destiny Awaits; Zion Community United Methodist Church, 242 Kings Highway, Clarksboro; Time: TBA; More Info: http://www.womeninharmony.net

Saturday, March 21

*National Coalition of 100 Black Women Southern New Jersey Chapter 16th Annual Candace Women of Achievement Awards & Masquerade Ball; Lucien’s Manor, 81 W. White Horse Pike, Berlin; 8 p.m.-Midnight; More info: www.ncbw-snj.org

Sunday, March 22

*Henrietta Crawford: African American Suffragist of South Jersey; Cumberland County Historical Society, Warren and Reba Lummis Genealogical and Historical Library, 981 Ye Greate Street, Greenwich; 2-4 p.m.; More info: https://cchistsoc.org

Saturday, April 4

*Gloucester County NAACP Diversity Matters Career Fair, with Gloucester County BOE and Gloucester County Equity Committee; Glassboro High School, 550 Joseph Bowe Boulevard, Glassboro; 9 a.m.-Noon. More info: http://www.gloucestercountynaacp.org