Beloved Community ~ An Epistemology of Love

Jan 16, 2023 3:30PM—6:30PM


Hawthorne Valley School, 330 County Route 21C, Ghent, NY 12075

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Celebrating the Life and Works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Community members of all ages are invited to join us for this extraordinary event that will take place at Hawthorne Valley School on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Offerings include:

3:30 pm in the School Hall 
Musical offering by Gregor Simon followed by a presentation by Alex Forrester on 
Beloved Community ~ Dr. King’s  Epistemology of Love for adults and children of 12 years and older

3:30 pm and 4:00 pm in the Morning Star Kindergarten
The Story of Hambakahle ~ An African Wisdom Tale of love and service presented in silk marionette theater followed by children’s activities for those who are 5-12 years

4:40 pm 
Community Choral Singing for all ages led by Dr. Simon Frishkoff

5:00 – 6:30 pm
Community Pot Luck

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The Magical Puppet Tree Theater presents at Hawthorne Valley School’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration:

The Story of Hambakahle
Mondaym January 16
3:30 pm, 4 pm, and 7 pm
in the Morning Star Kindergarten Theater 

Come for this African wisdom tale of love and service presented in silk marionette theatre.

With With Christine Gummere ~ Cello Marianne Rannenberg ~ Recorder Janene Ping ~
Storyteller Ally Colwell, Kelly Kristen, Cristan Vineis, and Anita Rodriguez ~ Puppeteers

Admission is free.
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