The following events are planned to commemorate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Information about additional events can be emailed to


The annual “Martin Luther King Jr. March” will start at 11 a.m. Monday from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. complex on 1700 Marmora Ave. in Atlantic City and end at St. James AME Church on 101 N. New York Ave. for a program featuring guest speaker Pastor Eric McCoy. For more information email

The Galloway Township Middle School, 100 S. Reeds Road, is hosting the township’s 25th annual Martin Luther King Day event at 9 a.m. Monday. The event will feature musical selections from the St. Paul CME Church Choir, the Absegami High School Choir, Brian Conover, the school’s Drill/Step Team, recitations from the school’s Student Council, and recognition of Rev. and Mrs. Martin Bass and Carla Dow.

The Mt. Zion Baptist Church of New Jersey will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. service at noon Monday at 353 South New Road in Pleasantville. It will include a youth talent show, a service with a guest speaker and a reunion choir. Call 609-383-6900 ext. 4116 for more information.

The Ocean City Clean Communities program will hold its annual Clean Up Day on Monday. Volunteers should register and pick up supplies starting 9 a.m. at the Howard S. Stainton Senior Center on 1735 Simpson Ave. The city will provide gloves and trash bags. Groups or organizations wishing to participate should call the city’s Public Works Department at 609-399-6111 ext. 9711 or 9702.

The Carriage House Gallery at the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. in Cape May, will host a free exhibit exploring the significance of black fraternal, social and civic organizations in African American social life in Cape May County. The exhibit will open at 4 p.m. Monday. For more information visit

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is hosting the ninth annual Day of Service in honor of King on Monday at 700 volunters registered at almost two dozen different locations. The day begins at 9 a.m. For more information visit


The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Brotherhood-Sisterhood Breakfast will take place Tuesday at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey’s Campus Center Event Room in Galloway Township. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. and lasts an hour. The breakfast brings together community leaders and student leaders from throughout the Atlantic County area.