Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Support NHPR and the NH Food Bank this holiday season.
NH News

New Hampshire Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Library of Congress

  There are several New Hampshire events today to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

People will gather at a service in Nashua, a candlelight vigil at Dartmouth College, and a couple of traditional events to recognize civil rights and human rights.

Gov. Chris Sununu is scheduled to attend the Seacoast NAACP Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast at the South Church in Portsmouth.

The governor will also be at the MLK Jr. celebration at St. George’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Manchester at 3 p.m., and at the “Keeping The Dream Alive” celebration at the Manchester Radisson at 5:30 p.m. The Radisson event is hosted by the National Cultural Diversity Awareness Council and will recognize, besides King, Franco-American heritage.


U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan are set to speak at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Interfaith Celebration at North Church in Portsmouth Monday at 4 p.m.


Related Content