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Martin Luther King Jr Day at Long Island Children’s Museum

From LONG ISLAND – by Ann Parry (ann-parry.com)
January 21, 2014, 2018

At yesterday’s program “Dreaming with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr,’ the Long Island Children’s Museum had a room full of families with young children eager to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day.

Garden City, New York, U.S. January 20, 2014. JAEL CHARLTON, 6, of Freeport, reads King's 1963

Garden City, NY, U.S. January 20, 2014. Jael Charlton reads King’s 1963 “I Have a Dream Speech” at the program ‘Dreaming with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’ at Long Island Children’s Museum. (© 2013 Ann Parry/ann-parry.com)

STACEY LEE, LICM’s Outreach Director, presented information about Dr. King’s life, and the children read his famous 1963 speech “I Have a Dream.”

Garden City, New York, U.S. January 20, 2014. STACEY LEE, Outreach Director of Long Island Children's Museum, presents the program 'Dreaming with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.', where children explore Dr. King's life and then create collages of peace, for the American official federal holiday Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ann Parry/Ann Parry, ann-parry.com)

Garden City, NY, U.S. January 20, 2014. STACEY LEE, Outreach Director of Long Island Children’s Museum, presents program ‘Dreaming with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’  (© 2014 Ann Parry/Ann-aPrry.com)

Then, with directions from Lee and some help from the moms and dads, each child created a unique, colorful collage of peace.

Martin Luther King Jr Day 2014:  GALLERY

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Garden City, New York, USA. December 6, 2013. Visitors experience the nativity scene at the manger, with Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus, the Holy Family, at A Night in Bethlehem, an annual Advent at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, on Long Island, on December 6, 7, and 8.

Live Nativity: A Night in Bethlehem

From LONG ISLAND – by Ann Parry (ann-parry.com)
December 10, 2013

Friday night, I went back in time to A Night in Bethlehem – held at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, in Garden City – and experienced a Living Nativity manger scene with Joseph, Mary and baby Jesus, complete with animal stable.

  • VIDEO:  ‘A Night in Bethlehem’ at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 2013. Song is “Carol of the Bells.”

The Advent event is free and open to the public, in Long Island, New York. Visitors enjoy grinding olives, making beeswax candles and other activities at re-creations of shops from two thousand years ago, and it’s a special Christmas treat for the whole family.

Garden City, New York, USA. December 6, 2013. Visitors experience the nativity scene at the manger, with Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus, the Holy Family, at A Night in Bethlehem, an annual Advent at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, on Long Island, on December 6, 7, and 8. (Ann Parry/ann-parry.com)

Garden City, NY, USA. Dec. 6, 2013. Living Nativity at A Night in Bethlehem, Resurrection Lutheran Church (© 2013 Ann Parry/ann-parry.com)


Lutheran Church of the Resurrection:
420 Stewart Ave, Garden City, NY 11530  Google MAP
facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/resgardencity
phone:  516-746-4426  –  email: office@rescgc.org

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