Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Save the date for these free events across Newark!


 free events 

Jazz Jams

Feb 15 @ 7:30PM

​​​​Clement's Place

Co-presented by NJPAC and the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University-Newark, these Jazz Jam sessions attract ace musicians from New Jersey and beyond!


Words Becoming Rhythm

Creator's Room Series

Fri, Feb 16 @ 6PM

​​​​NJPAC Center for Arts Education

The Creator’s Room series is intimate conversations for parents, students and emerging artists who are interested in pursuing careers in arts and entertainment.


Sullivan Fortner Trio

Bethany Jazz Vespers

Sat, Mar 2 @ 6PM

Bethany Baptist Church

Jazz pianist and GRAMMY® Award winner Sullivan Fortner brings his trio to Bethany Baptist Church Jazz Vespers.

more info

A Tree of Life: Uprooting Hate Through Interfaith Actions
PSEG True Diversity
Film Series

PSEG True Diversity

Film Series

Mar 4 @ 6PM


Register for our screening of A Tree of Life: The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting followed by a panel with faith leaders on how to build unity to confront all forms of hate.



Homeownership and the Racial Wealth Gap in Newark

Mar 5 @ 6PM

Newark Public Library

Join us in person or virtually to learn about the historical factors and policies that created a division between Newark and its wealthy neighbors along lines of race, housing, income and social class.

more info

Dance in Our Community

Sat, Mar 9 @ 2:30PM

First Presbyterian and Trinity Church

Sign up for afternoon of free dance classes, including Horton Technique with Freddie Moore, Contemporary with Theara J. Ward, West African with Karen Ward and All Abilities Jersey Club with Anthony Solo Harris. No experience is necessary.

more info

Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project

PSEG True Diversity

Film Series

Mar 27 @ 6PM


A journey of exploration about poet Nikki Giovanni with a Going to Mars screening and conversation including the filmmaker.



 from our friends 

Grief in the Black Community — Coping with Loss Together

Feb 21 @ 6:30PM

Imagine A Center For Coping With Loss

This workshop will explore the costs of unsupported and unexpressed grief in the Black community. Learn how loss, grief and social justice are interconnected.



Jazz Jams and The Sullivan Fortner Trio are part of the TD Jazz Series

Jazz Jams is presented in association with Clement’s Place

Generous support for Arts Training is provided, in part, by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, M&T Bank, Merck Foundation, NJ Advance Media, NJM Insurance Richmond County Savings Foundation, Santander, TD Charitable Foundation, Victoria Foundation, WBGO Jazz 88.3FM, Women@NJPAC Fund, Judith Bernhaut, The Joan and Allen Bildner Family Fund, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., The Arts Education Endowment Fund in honor of Raymond C. Chambers, Jennifer A. Chalsty, Judy and Stewart Colton, Toby and Leon Cooperman, Mimi and Edwin Feliciano, The Izzo Family, Don Katz & Leslie Larson, McCrane Foundation, Inc., care of Margrit McCrane, The MCJ Amelior Foundation, Albert+ and Katharine Merck+, David & Marian Rocker, The Sagner Companies/The Sagner Family Foundation, Turrell Fund and an anonymous donor

Generous support provided by ADP, official Community Engagement Partner of NJPAC

Generous support for A Tree of Life is provided by PSEG Foundation
Additional support provided by Verizon and Women@NJPAC

Generous support for Black/Jewish Understanding Project provided by Edison Properties Newark Foundation

Dance in Our Community is part of the M&T Bank Dance Series
Generous support provided by PSEG Foundation and ADP, official Community Engagement Partner of NJPAC
Sponsored in part by RWJBarnabas Health

Generous support for Going to Mars is provided by PSEG Foundation
Additional support provided by Verizon, Dodge Poetry and Women@NJPAC

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