A calendar of protests, discussions and other events that aim to improve the world.

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Monday, Jan. 9
Noon. “Day Against Denial.” Speakers, music and skits tell US Senators to “reject Donald Trump’s reckless climate denying cabinet nominees.” At Park Street MBTA Station, Boston.

6 p.m. “So Trump’s Been Elected – Now What?” Progressive Worcester meets at Educational Association of Worcester, Mass.

6 p.m. RI National Organization of Women holds its annual meeting at Social Enterprise Greenhouse, Providence.

6 p.m. “We’re With Them: Building the Bench of Democratic Women.” Emerge Massachusetts hosts this fund-raiser, saying, “In Trump’s America, it is even more vital that we have the voices of Democratic women at the table.” At UMass Club, Boston.

6:30 p.m. “2016 Election: Where Does The Democratic Party Go From Here?” Worcester Democratic City Committee holds this discussion. At Neighborhood Homeownership Center of Central Massachusetts, Worcester, Mass.

6:30 p.m. “Cultivating Compassion Training.” Compassion Camp offers this free class: “Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) is an eight-week program designed to develop the qualities of compassion, empathy, and kindness for oneself and for others.” At Democracy Center, Cambridge.

7 p.m. “Author Event: Keramet Reiter.” The University of California, Irvine, professor speaks about her new book: “23/7: Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary Confinement.” At Harvard Book Store, Cambridge.

7 p.m. “David Niose on ‘Mobilizing for Humanism in Trump’s America.’” Humanists of Rhode Island host this talk by the author and attorney. At Rochambeau Community Library, Providence, R.I.

7 p.m. “Black Lives Matter VT Action Meeting.” In Burlington, Vermont.

Tuesday, Jan. 10
10:30 a.m. “Dakota Access Pipeline Protest.” Students from Somerville’s Parts and Crafts protest TD Bank’s support of the project. At 1270 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge.

Noon. “So-called ‘Right to Work’ Hearing.” New Hampshire AFL-CIO asks “allies, affiliates, leaders, members, and labor activists to attend the ‘Right to Work’ hearing at the State House this coming Tuesday. This is our one chance to show up in force and let our representatives know that ‘Right to Work’ is wrong for New Hampshire working families.” At New Hampshire State House, Concord, N.H.

6 p.m. “Natasha Lamb: Pushing the Envelope of Shareholder Activism.” Boston Area Sustainability Group hosts this talk by the managing partner of the investment firm Arjuna Capital. At Cambridge Innovation Center, Mass.

6 p.m. “Race, Ethnicity, and Life.” The Fostering Racial Justice Group invites people to tell their stories “about how you experience race, ethnicity, and life in your community. … This focus group will be used to inform the development of upcoming trainings, and community workshops.” At Sargent Memorial Library, Boxborough, Mass.

6:30 p.m. “Soup’ed Up Poetry Slam.” Society of Urban Poetry hosts its “LAST poetry slam with a BLACK PRESIDENT in office.” At Dudley Café, Roxbury, Boston.

7 p.m. “Panel discussion on Activism.” At Hera Gallery, Wakefield, Rhode Island.

7 p.m. “AG Maura Healey’s Post- Election Town Hall.” The Massachusetts attorney general speaks at Newburyport City Hall Auditorium, Mass.

7 p.m. “Foreign Policy Evening Discussion Group Begins.” Free, eight-week discussion group at Portsmouth Public Library, N.H.

7 p.m. “Our Revolution Happy Hour.” At Cambridge Common restaurant, Cambridge.

10 p.m. “Industry Gives Back: Pink Party For Planned Parenthood.” Musical fundraiser for Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts. At Trophy Room, Boston.

Wednesday, Jan. 11
2 p.m. “Pack the courtroom for Ali Hodges! Drop the charges!” Mass Action Against Police Brutality invites people to join it in condemning “the Cambridge police for the unlawful detainment of 21-year old Cleon Ali Hodge on Oct. 13.” At Cambridge District Court, Mass.

3 p.m. “Rally Against Overzealous Political Prosecution.” A rally “to stop the use of political power used in prosecuting.” On the third anniversary of Aaron Swartz’s suicide. And in opposition to the prosecution of Martin Gottesfeld. At Joseph Moakley Courthouse, Boston.

5:30 p.m. “Electoral Strategy Convo.” Rhode Island Working Families Party plans efforts for “safeguarding immigrant rights, protecting reproductive freedom, or ensuring that the social safety is not torn apart” in the 2017 and ’18 elections. On Gano Street, Providence.

6 p.m. “Together North Shore Monthly Meeting.” Meet-up of progressive activists. At Acapulcos restaurant, Beverly, Mass.

6 p.m. “APIs for Black Lives Direct Action/Support Meeting.” Including “information on how to get involved with an inauguration day event.” At Asian American Resource Workshop, Boston.

6 p.m. “An Evening with Equal Exchange: The Citizen-Consumer Dilemma.” Talk and discussion “about who controls our food system and how we can organize ourselves as “citizen-consumers” to create a more just, sustainable, and democratic food system that works for farmers, workers, and consumers.”At Equal Exchange Café, Boston.

6:30 p.m. “The Urban Male: Millennials & Mentoring.” Epicenter Community hosts this discussion as part of its series on “men of color within our city and our investment in their success.” At Dudley Dough, Roxbury, Boston.

7 p.m. Richard Sobel talk. Sobel speaks about his book “Citizenship as Foundation of Rights: Meaning for America.” At Harvard Coop, Cambridge, Mass.

7 p.m. “Racing the Tide: Nesting Ecology and Conservation.” New Hampshire Audubon hosts this talk about how “rising sea levels and climate change add an additional threat to tidal marsh birds throughout the Northeast.” At Seacoast Science Center, Rye, N.H.

7 p.m. “Moving Forward: let’s move forward together in solidarity!” Marblehead Racial Justice Team hosts this discussion of ways to “create communities of solidarity and resistance to support those who are targeted and to sustain vigilance in the difficult days ahead.” At Unitarian Universalist Church of Marblehead.

7 p.m. “From Institution to Independence – The Donna Jay Story.” Donna Jay discusses “self-advocacy and self-determination for persons living with disability.” At Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress, Burlington, Mass.

7 p.m. “The History of Drought In New England.” The North and South Rivers Watershed Association host this event in which “climate scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will put this year’s drought in perspective for us by reviewing the history of drought in New England.” At South Shore Natural Science Center, Norwell.

7 p.m. “The City Talks: Movements.” Discussion on “How is Boston Working towards Progress? … Boston-area thinkers, entrepreneurs, activists, city officials and artists” discuss the topic “inspired by the political and social movements of Martin Luther King Jr. and current exhibitions at the museum. At Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

7 p.m. “Queens Talk.” Discussion, guided meditation, story-telling, etc. “Creating stronger bonds among phenomenal women in Boston and beyond.” At City Pop Egleston, Boston.

7 p.m. “Normalizing Denial: Cambridge Forum with Bill McKibben, Tim DeChristopher.” Climate change panel discussion. At First Parish Church, Cambridge.

7:30 p.m. “ProvDSA January Meeting: #DisruptJ20.” Providence Democratic Socialists of America discusses “coalition-building with other progressive political and grassroots organizations around inauguration weekend demonstrations and protests.” At Gano Street, Providence.

Thursday, Jan. 12
9 a.m. “Mass Defenders Lobby Day.” Service Employees International Union Local 888 is organizing this lobbying to win the right to collectively bargain for employees of the Committee for Public Counsel Services, which “provides legal representation to indigent persons in criminal and civil cases and administrative proceedings.” “We’re getting ready to refile our bills to win union rights for CPCS employees and need co-sponsors in both the house and the senate.” At Massachusetts State House, Boston.

2 p.m. “Importance of Salt Marsh Ecosystems.” Mass Audubon scientist Robert Buchsbaum speaks about how marshes affet the health of the oceans. At Greenbelt-Essex County’s Land Trust, Essex, Mass.

4 p.m. “MLK Jr. Service Day.” Houghs Neck Community Center, Quincy, Mass.

5:30 p.m. “Confronting Systemic Racism.” Anti-Racism Collaborative hosts this five-week course “on how to bridge a deep understanding of personal and structural racism.” At the Collaborative, Cambridge, Mass.

5:30 p.m. “Taller de los Derechos Laborales/Clases de Democracia.” Fuerza Laboral/Power of Workers hosts this class on “your basic rights in the workplace,” wage theft, accidents at work, discrimination, capitalism “and the power that you will gain when you work with a union.” At Calcutt Middle School, Central Falls, Rhode Island.

5:30 p.m. “BostonCAN Action Team meeting.” “Shape our new campaign, Renewables for All in Boston, and build an action team in your neighborhood.” At First Baptist Church, Jamaica Plain, Boston.

6 p.m. “Resist Hate – NW RI Chapter Meeting.” Discussing environmental justice, LGBT rights, statewide hate reporting hotline, and March on DC and in RI. At Greenville Public Library, Rhode Island.

6 p.m. “Beyond The Ballot: Civic Advocacy for YPs.” Young Professionals Network of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts hosts State Rep. Evandro C. Carvalho to speak about “how to get involved in the processes that affect our lives, our city, and our state everyday.” In Roxbury, Boston.

6 p.m. “Free Know Your Rights as a Worker Workshop.” Hosted by American Friends Service Committee NH-Program. At N.H. Catholic Charities, Concord, N.H.

6 p.m. “Sustainable Organizing thru Trauma.” Queer & Trans Thursdays hosts. “Protesting, campaigning, fighting for liberation, and even advocating for our communities may cause us to come face to face with our traumas or the traumas of our communities.” Workshop offers “healing strategies, coping mechanisms.” In Providence.

6:30 p.m. “Progressivism During Trump: What’s Next?” JP Progressives host. At First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, Boston.

6:30 p.m. “Handprint Party: Button Up!” Seacoast Sustainability Alliance looks at ways “to reduce our footprint and increase our handprint to make a positive impact on the environment.” At Portsmouth Public Library, N.H.

6:45 p.m. “The Nashville Sit-In Campaign: learning from history.” Joanne Sheehan, long-time New England Coordinator for the War Resisters League, leads a workshop on what the iconic 1950s and ‘60s sit-ins teach about “strategic nonviolent campaigns which are more than protests.” At Unitarian Universalist Church of Concord, N.H.

7 p.m. “Upstairs Inferno Film Screening.” Open Table Dinner Church hosts a screening and discussion of “Upstairs Inferno,” a documentary depicting the arson attack at the Upstairs Lounge gay bar in New Orleans in 1973. In Cambridge, Mass.

7 p.m. “Finding Hope In a Time of Climate Uncertainty.” Mothers Out Front—Lexington hosts a discussion of its “campaigns to reduce our carbon footprint and improve the health of our children and our planet.” At Lexington Community Center, Mass.

7 p.m. “DSA/Dollars & Sense Movie Night.” Boston Democratic Socialists of America hosts a discussion and screening of a documentary about Adam Smith and capitalism. At Encuentro 5, Boston.

7 p.m. “How to improve the Mass GOP.” MA 4 Trump hosts a debate between Steve Aylward and Kirsten Hughes, who are competing to be the Republican State Committee Chair. At Flatbread Company, Georgetown, Mass.

7 p.m. “The Next Four Years: Organizing Followup.” Massachusetts Peace Action hosts this meeting to discuss a “unified progressive resistance to Trumpism.” At First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Mass.

7 p.m. “We the People N.Central Chapter Monthly Meeting.” To support “a 28th U.S. Constitutional Amendment passed clearly stating that artificial entities such as corporations are not people and money is not free speech.” At Leominster Public Library, Mass.

7:30 p.m. “Voices of Poetry – For a King.” In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., “poetry & music on the subject of economic & social justice.” At Wellfleet Public Library, Mass.

Friday, Jan. 13
8 a.m. “Community Climate Hour.” Mothers Out Front in Brookline hosts a discussion “about climate action we can take individually, in Brookline and at the state level.” At KooKoo Café, Brookline, Mass.

3 p.m. “Poster Making for Trans & Queer Liberation Rally (Boston GLASS).” For the Jan. 14 rally at the Massachusetts State House. In Roxbury, Boston.

4 p.m. “Wee Walk The Walk: Sign-Making Workshop for Boston Women’s March.” Wee the People and Resistarts host this event for kids and parents to prepare for the Jan. 21 rally on Boston Common. At Eliot School, Jamaica Plain, Boston.

5:30 p.m. “Creative Protest Workshop.” Black Lives Matter VT hosts. In Burlington, Vermont.

6 p.m. “Building an Inclusive Church training.” ReconcilingWorks hosts. At Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church, Salem, N.H.

6 p.m. “Body Politic.” Exhibit of artists who “deploy wearable objects to resist social power structures.” At Open gallery, Boston.

6 p.m. “Shabbat Tzedek with the NAACP’s Michael Curry.” A “Shabbat Tzedek, a Sabbath of Justice, to celebrate the values and life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” At Temple Israel of Boston.

6:30 p.m. “Revolutionary Pamphleteering in the United States.” Boston Caucus hosts this historical discussion. At Cambridge, Mass.

6:30 p.m. “Pablo Helguera’s Librería Donceles – Opening Reception.” The Urbano Project in Boston hosts a “socially-engaged art project [by the New York artist] that takes the form of a used bookstore with more than 10,000 texts in the Spanish language. Over the course of the installation, the bookstore will be used as a meeting place for various communities and used to host a series of bilingual, salon-like gatherings for conversations, performances and workshops designed to encourage cultural understanding, tolerance and social activism.”

7 p.m. “Metro-Blackstone Progressive Action League Organizing Meeting.” At Dunkin Donuts, Mendon, Mass.

8:30 p.m. “Cannabis Legalization Victory Party & Take Back Your Health Benefit.” At Spiritual Haze, Worceter.

Saturday, Jan. 14
8 a.m. “The Warm Up.” Granite United Church in Haverhill, Mass., seeks volunteers to help “serving the less fortunate a hot meal and giving out coats.”

8 a.m. “Stand with Portland’s Muslim-Owned Businesses.” Progressive Portland writes: “On Christmas Eve, the windows were smashed at the Ahram Halal Market on Forest Avenue in Portland, [Maine,] the latest in a rising wave of anti-Muslim violence. To show our support for our valued Muslim friends and neighbors, people of all faiths are coming together for a one-day ‘Muslim-Owned Business Buy-In.’” In Portland, Maine.

8:30 a.m. “Northeast Organic Farming Association/Mass Winter Conference.” At Worchester State University, Mass.

9 a.m. “BankExit Solidarity Action! NoDAPL.” In Support of Standing Rock, Cambridge’s Democracy Center asks participants “to commit to closing your account with any of the 17 banks funding DAPL and/or to attend a protest outside TD Bank.” On Boylston Street, Boston.

10 a.m. “Consciousness Raising: Psychiatric Oppression.” Boston Feminists for Liberation hosts this discussion. At Cambridge Women’s Center, Mass.

10 a.m. “Leading Together Community Summit.” Woonsocket’s MLK Community Committee hosts talks and workshops “about leadership opportunities across Rhode Island.” At Woonsocket High School, Rhode Island.

11 a.m. “Southcoast Green-Rainbow Party Meeting.” Planning for “actions regarding the Dakota Access & SPECTRA pipelines, resisting the Trump/Pence regime, Ranked Choice Voting, solidarity efforts, officer elections and more.” Followed by an hour of sign-holding in front of City Hall “to protest the SPECTRA and Dakota Access Pipelines.” At Youth Build F.R., Fall River, Mass.

11:15 a.m. “EHC’s Annual “Celebration of Women & Choice Rally.” Equality Health Care hosts this event marking the 44th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision and serving as a “counter-protest against the Annual NH Right to Life March.” At the center, Concord, N.H.

Noon. “Somerville for Standing Rock.” Mass. Sierra Club hosts this “n action-inspired concert” in “support of the Standing Rock Sioux and all those standing in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline project.” At Aeronaut Brewing Company, Somerville, Mass.

Noon. “Cambridge Progressive Action Coalition Community Brunch.” At The Democracy Center, Cambridge.

12:30 p.m. “Crafting the Dream: Living the Legacy – Free Community Event.” The Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr., Greater Attleboro Committee and On Common Ground hosts this event. Including a talk by Joel Gill, creator of “Strange Fruit Comics” and a teacher at New Hampshire Institute of Art. At La Salette Shrine, Attleboro, Mass.

12:30 p.m. “Weekly visibility.” Solidarity Lowell protests “Trump’s agenda of hate.” On Fletcher Street, Lowell, Mass.

1 p.m. “Women’s March on Washington Art Build.” Making signs and banners for D.C. march. At MassArt, Boston.

2 p.m. “The People’s Potluck.” CAJE: Community Advocates for Justice and Equality hosts this meal “to bring communities of color together.” At Lowell Senior Center, Mass.

2 p.m. “Boston Pantsuit Nation Chapter.” Strategic planning meeting at First Baptist Church Jamaica Plain, Boston.

2 p.m. “Trans and Queer Liberation Rally + March.” Begins at Massachusetts State House, Boston.

2:30 p.m. “Resist Hate RI Community Meeting.” At Hope High School, Providence.

4 and 8 p.m. “Pinning Our Hopes, a night of inspiration, and action.” Boston-area artists and activists respond “to issues of social justice and citizenship raised by the 2016 election.” At Calderwood Pavilion, Boston.

6:30 p.m. “Castle of our Skins Friend Raiser.” String quartet performance by and info about the “concert and educational series dedicated to celebrating Black artistry through music.” At Bethel AME Church, Jamaica Plain.

7 p.m. “Sing-Along Fundraiser – NoDAPL.” Arlington United for Justice with Peace hosts a “fundraiser event for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to aid in their struggle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. It will be a ‘Seeger and Dylan’ singalong with some new material from the performers.” At Calvary United Methodist Church, Arlington.

7:30 p.m. “Letter from Birmingham City Jail.” Mixed Magic Theatre presents “a dramatic interpretation and reading of Dr.Martin Luther King’s letter from prison.” At the theater, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

Sunday, Jan. 15
11 a.m. “MLK: His Connection to Boston and the Relevance of His Legacy Today.” Charles C. Yancey, a former Boston city councilor, speaks. At Community Church of Boston.

Noon. “Spread The Warmth Coat Drive.” Mass. Bears and Cubs hosts. At Club Café Boston.

Noon. “Save Affordable Healthcare / Civil Right Sundays.” Occupy New Hampshire Seacoast rallies at Market Square, Portsmouth, N.H.

Noon. “Save Our Future.” Our Revolution rally at the Rhode Island Statehouse in Providence “for the raising of the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, protest the removal of Obamacare, and protest the appointments of Jeff Sessions, Steve Bannon and others.”

Noon. “Social Justice Phone Banking.” The Interdependence Day group calls state reps, investors, etc. to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline. At 186 Carpenter gallery, Providence.

12:30 p.m. “Civil Disobedience.” Massacchusetts DCR and the Walden Woods Project host talks and presenations “in commemoration of Martin Luther King Day and the legacy of Thoreau’s essay ‘Civil Disobedience.’” At Walden Pond State Reservation, Concord, Mass.

1 p.m. “Our First Stand: Save Health Care Boston Rally.” Hosted by U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Ed Markey, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and members of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation. At Faneuil Hall’s Great Hall, Boston.

1 p.m. “Inauguration Therapy Booth.” Somerville artist Julie Ann Otis welcomes “anyone with inauguration issues to come talk it out.” From 1 to 5 p.m. inside the Boston Public Library at Copley Square, near the Johnson Entrance on Boylston Street. Either in the Map Room Cafe or the News Café.

1 p.m. “Mount Auburn Underground Railroad.” “In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, volunteer docent Stephen Pinkerton will conduct a review of Mount Auburn Cemetery’s Underground Railroad connections, and weather permitting, visit the graves of key operators, black and white, at its Boston terminus.” At Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.

1 p.m. “Our First Stand: Protect Our Health.” Rights & Democracy N.H. hosts a “rally and breakout sessions as we call on our state government to take action with us to both protect and expand healthcare.” At YMCA, Manchester, N.H.

1:30 p.m. “Greater Boston Writers Resist.” Writers and activists gather “to re-inaugurate our shared commitment to the rights and values essential to a democracy” as part of events “in fifty cities across three continents for a counter-inaugural demonstration.” At Boston Public Library, Copley Square.

1:30 p.m. “Writers Resist: Don’t Tread On Us.” Readings reaffirming “their commitment to the First Amendment and the freedoms of Democracy.” At Rocky Neck Art Colony, Gloucester, Mass.

1:30 p.m. “Community Unity Luncheon.” Cheshire County Democrats and the Cheshire County Republicans collaboratively host a luncheon with special guest Rebecca Rule. At Community Kitchen, Keene, N.H.

2 p.m. “Writers Resist.” Reading at Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston.

2 p.m. “Writers Resist Rhode Island.” Reading at DiStefano Lecture Hall, Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island.

3 p.m. “Potluck – MoveOn.org information and Next Steps.” Concerned & Informed Voters Collaborative planning meeting. At Old Jasa Gora Church, Clinton, Mass.

3 p.m. “Rally to Defend Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Affordable Care Act.” At Nordic Hall at the Scandinavian Living Center, West Newton, Mass.

3 p.m. “Cuando luchamos, ganamos / When We Fight, We Win!” Black Rose/Rosa Negra – Boston hosts a community meeting of “conversations and reactions on the inauguration of Donald Trump.” At Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, East Boston.

6 p.m. “POC Heal + Feel Night.” “Space for people of color to make self-care a priority with yoga, massages, a mini-workshop, and just straight up chillin.” At City Pop Egleston, Boston.

6 p.m. “A People’s Reading of the Constitution of the United States.” “Take turns reading aloud this historic document sentence by sentence and contemplate together our freedoms and responsibilities.” At Bella Luna Restaurant and Milky Way Lounge, Jamaica Plain, Boston.

6:30 p.m. “Awareness Night: Human Trafficking in NH.” NH Traffick Free Coalition highlights “anti-trafficking efforts here in our state.” At Union Coffe Co., Milford, N.H.

7 p.m. “Protest Pep Rally.” “Make signs and chants in preparation for Inauguration Weekend, and rally around an alternative to Trump’s America. A happening-style performance will also take place during the evening.” At Maplewood Ave., Gloucester, Mass.

Monday, Jan. 16
8 a.m. “47th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast.” With keynote speech by Boston journalist Callie Crossley. At Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

8:30 a.m. “Unity Breakfast.” In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Keynote speaker is Geraldine S. Hines, associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the first African American woman to be appointed to that court. At Hellenic Cultural Center, Watertown.

9 a.m. “Sew a Thon.” Dress A Girl Around The World of Southern Maine invites volunteers to help “create sundresses for impoverished girls in developing countries.” At Lane Memorial Library, Hampton, N.H.

10 a.m. “Billerica Community MLK Brunch.” Keynote speech by Rev. Mr. Derek van Gulden, pastor of The First Congregational Church of Rockport, UCC, on “Learning the Realities of White Privilege as a Member of a Multi-racial Family.” At First Congregational Church, Billerica, Mass.

10 a.m. “Lynn Youth Health Alliance’s Annual MLK Day Food Drive.” At Stop & Shop, Washington Street, Lynn, Mass.

10 a.m. “29th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March.” Begins at Unitarian Universalist Society of Rockport, Mass.

11 a.m. “Ifé Franklin’s Miniature Ancestor Slave Cabin Workshop.” The Boston artist invites guests to “honor those who were in enslaved, by creating a ‘structure’ for their souls to rest.” At Gardner Museum, Boston.

11 a.m. “MLK Day of Service Unity Walk.” Begins at Lexington Battle Green, Mass.

11 a.m. “Cambridge 2017 MLK Day Commemoration & Remembrance.” Including talk by Congresswoman Katherine Clark. At St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Cambridge.

11 a.m. “Posters Against Hate.” To put up “anti-hate, pro-diversity posters around Somerville and Cambridge.” Meets at Diesel Café, Somerville, Mass.

11 a.m. “Dr. Martin Luther King Creative Art Celebration.” Keynote speaker is Catherine Morris, founder of Boston Arts & MusicSoul Festival. At National Black Doll Museum, Mansfield, Mass.

11:30 a.m. “Medford’s 5th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Event.” Mystic Valley NAACP in conjunction with Medford’s Human Rights Commission hosts this luncheon and talk about “King’s relevant speech in the last year of his life: ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’” At High Street, Medford, Mass.

1 p.m. “MLK Day March For Justice.” Organized by Mass Action Against Police Brutality. Begins at Codman Square, Dorchester, Boston.

1 p.m. “Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.” Museum of African American History,Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra host the city’s annual tribute. At Faneuil Hall, Boston.

2 p.m. “No School to Prison & Chittenden County Police Brutality.” In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Black Lives Matter VT hosts “a demonstration/ speakout about Chittenden County’s police forces’ continued use of bruitality, and racism.” At Chittenden County, Vermont.

3 p.m. “MLK Day Candlelight Vigil.” At Institute for the Study of Practice of Nonviolence, Providence.

3 p.m. “Keeping the Promise – MLK Day Celebration.” Panel and talks about efforts “to confront bias in Brookline.” At Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline, Mass.

4 p.m. “Gragger Shpiel Dream Space.” Boston Workmen’s Circle Center for Jewish Culture and Social Justice meets to plan a “circus spiel.” Near Union Square, Somerville.

5 p.m. “Sign Making Party for March on Washington & Boston.” At First Parish in Malden Unitarian Universalist, Mass.

5 p.m. “PussyHatProject at Taco Monday.” “Eat tacos and knit pussyhats to keep the heads of marchers warm on January 21st.” At Once, Somerville, Mass.

6:30 p.m. “Picket Sign and Poster Night.” For “Together We Rise” procession, the Women’s March, etc. At YMCA Achievers of Greater Boston, Roxbury.

7 p.m. “Standing Up for Ourselves: Self-Care for Activists.” Hands To Heart Center hosts this class. “Using Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement lessons, we will explore fresh ways of holding ourselves, standing, and breathing.” At City Pop Egleston, Boston.

7 p.m. “From the Streets to a Home.” Panel discussion “exploring the causes and solutions to homelessness in the North Shore.” At First Baptist Church, Beverly, Mass.

Tuesday, Jan. 17
9:30 a.m. “Planning the Resistance: A Student Power Activist Training.” To “bring together activists from across Harvard to think about how to move forward during the Trump presidency. Various student groups and community organizations will run workshops to explain their work, lead discussions, or teach skills.” At Harvard University, Cambridge. Continues through Jan. 20.

3 p.m. “A Tribute to the Dream: Presenting Renee Elise Goldsberry.” The Tony Award-winning actress, singer and songwriter who originated the role of Angelica Schuyler Church in the Broadway musical “Hamilton” commemorates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. At Northeastern University’s Blackman Auditorium, Boston.

5 p.m. “Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist Speaks at WPI.” Joann Lublin speaks about her book “Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World.” At Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Mass.

5:30 p.m. “Sign Making for Women’s March.” Boston Area Rape Crisis Center holids its “Be Hope: Activating Our Community” meeting to make signs and plan for the Women’s March in Boston and D.C. At Family Justice Center, Boston.

5:30 p.m. “Social Emergency Response Center Planning Meeting.” Organized by Boston’s Design Studio for Social Intervention. “The horrifying Trump win underscores the reality that we are all living in a state of social emergency,” they write. “Join us in re-imagining response centers to take on the real and pressing social emergency that we are facing today.” At Dorchester Arts Collaborative, Boston. Additional meetings from Jan. 27 to 29 and Feb. 3 to 5.

6 p.m. “Jewish Resistance 2017: Anti-Inauguration Action.” IfNotNowBoston protests Trump’s inauguration and takes “leadership of our community in this moment of crisis.” At Quincy Market, Boston.

6 p.m. “Women’s March Sign Making Event.” In preparation for the Boston Woman’s March. At Brooklyn Boulders Somerville, Mass.

6:30 p.m. “Resolve to Listen: Constructive Dialogue in 2017.” To “share reflections on our political landscape, the personal experiences that have shaped your views, and your hopes for the new year in Boston and beyond.” At PRX Podcast Garage, Boston.

7 p.m. “The Challenge to Civil Liberties in the Age of Trump.” Steven Brown, executive director of the ACLU of Rhode Island, speaks. At Hera Gallery, Wakefield, Rhode Island.

7 p.m. “Author Event: “All the Real Indians Died Off: And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans.” Authors Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker speak about their book. At Harvard Book Store, Cambridge.

7 p.m. “Protecting Boston’s most urban river.” Andy Hrycyna, watershed scientist for the Mystic River Watershed Association, discusses “Citizen Science, Water Quality, and River Herring Restoration on the Mystic River.” At Northeastern University Marine Science Center, Nahant, Mass.

7 p.m. “We the People Massachusetts Metro Southwest Chapter.” “Working for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would affirm that: The rights protected by the Constitution of the United States are the rights of individual human beings only. Money spent to influence elections is not protected free speech and may be regulated to ensure equal access.” At Norfolk Public Library, Mass.

Wednesday, Jan. 18
11 a.m. “Memoir from the Great War.” Julian Peterson speaks about the literature written by First World War veterans. At Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Cambridge.

11:30 a.m. “January Housing, Homelessness, and Benefits Meeting.” Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance in Worcester hosts this “monthly forum on the issues of housing and homelessness.”

12:30 p.m. “Book Discussion: We are Market Basket.” Learning In Retirement hosts this discussion of Daniel Korschun and Grant Welker’s nonfiction book. Facilitated by Toby Hodes. At University Suites, Lowell, Mass.

4 p.m. “Women’s March Sign Painting.” Making signs for the Boston Women’s March. At Bradford Mill / Wheelhouse / ArtScape, Concord, Mass.

6 p.m. “The Addiction Crisis: Offering Hope.” Panel discussion. At First Church in Sterling, Mass.

6 p.m. “MassBike: State of the Coalition.” Annual meeting. At MassBike, Boston.

6 p.m. “Women’s March Banner + Poster Making Party.” For the marches in Boston and D.C. At Practice Space, Cambridge.

6 p.m. “The Grab Back.” One-night group art show “that shares femininity in an empowering way.” To benefit Planned Parenthood. At Hatch Fenway, Boston.

6 p.m. “Responsibility of Boston’s Black Church in the Age of Trump.” Panel discussion. At the Grace Church of All Nations, 451 Washington St., Dorchester.

6 p.m. “Let’s Get Marching : non-violence training for marches/protests.” At Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry, Roxbury, Boston.

6:30 p.m. “Harriet Tubman Forum on Race and Education.” United South End Settlements in Boston hosts a symposium on “racial inequality and the deep divisions that exist in our society.”

7 p.m. “Citizens for Voter Choice General Meeting.” “To advance ranked-choice voting in Massachusetts.”At Beacon Street, Boston.

7 p.m. “Author Event: A House Full of Females.” Laurel Thatcher Ulrich speaks about her nonfiction book about “Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835–1870.” At Harvard Book Store, Cambridge.

7 p.m. “Cambridge-Somerville For Change Organizing Meeting.” To “discuss new political challenges and the opportunities for progress in Massachusetts.” At Canopy Somerville, Mass.

7 p.m. “Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice, and the Environment monthly meeting.” At Watertown Free Public Library.

7 p.m. “AG Maura Healey’s Post-Election Town Hall.” The Massachusetts attorney general speaks at Faith United Church, Springfield, Mass.

7 p.m. “History of Guerilla Theater for Artists and Creative Activists.” Phoenix Mayet discusses Bread and Puppet Theater, Act Up, Gorilla Girls, Pussy Riot and other groups. At Wrong Brain, Dover, N.H.

7 p.m. “Poster Making Open House.” ReSisters R-Evolution hosts this event. At First Church in Jamaica Plain Unitarian Universalist, Boston.

7 p.m. “13TH film & discussion.” Dinner, screening and discussion of the documentary about “the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.” At First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, Boston.

7 p.m. “Boston Hands Off Syria Coalition organizing meeting.” At Encuentro 5, Boston.

7 p.m. “Award Winning ‘Green’ Landscapes for Water and Wildlife.” Natasha Andjelic and Shavaun Towers of Towers/Golde Landscape Architects speak. Hosted by North and South Rivers Watershed Association. At South Shore Natural Science Center, Norwell, Mass.

Thursday, Jan. 19:
5:30 p.m. “The Ghostlight Project.” ArtsEmerson and HowlRound join more than 100 theater companies across the United States to pledge “to create inclusive spaces by lighting up the night. Attendees are encouraged to bring any kind of electric light source, please no open flame.” Includes reading selections from the United States Constitution, reflection and discussion. At ArtsEmerson’s Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston.

5:30 p.m. “The Ghostlight Project.” Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, Boston University School of Theatre and the BU Arts Initiative join in a nationwide event, in which people gather outside theaters “creating ‘light’ for challenging times ahead. Inspired by the tradition of leaving a ‘ghost light’ on in a darkened theater, artists and communities will make or renew a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone.” At Boston University Arts Initiative, Boston.

7 p.m. “Together We Rise: A Counter-Inaugural Celebration of Resistance.” Begins with a 7 p.m. procession from Mary Hannon Park to the Strand Theatre in Boston. There they will present a “mobilization fair” of activist groups, an art exhibit, and an 8 p.m. performance of music, poetry, comedy and testimonials. $10.

7:30 p.m. Ukulele Flash Mob for those “heartsick by the election.” Performs the song “The Hanging Tree” from the ‘The Hunger Games” movie. Inside Boston’s South Station. Free.

8 p.m. “Incident at Vichy.” Praxis Stage, performs Arthur Miller’s 1964 play about the Nazi occupation of France during World War II. Organizers say it addresses “portents of fascism [that Trump] and his movement embody.” At Inner Sanctum in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. Additional performances on Jan. 20, 21, 22, 25 and 26. $10.

Friday, Jan. 20
6:30 p.m. “Author Event: Mel King: ‘Chain of Change: Struggles for Black Community Development.’” The Boston activist, politician, community organizer and author discusses his 1981 book, now updated for 2016. At Dot2Dot Café, Dorchester, Boston.

7 p.m. “Re_Volt_ing: An Art Show in Protest.” Group art exhibition. At the Distillery Gallery in South Boston.

Pictured at top: Black Lives Matter-Cambridge protest march in Cambridge, Mass. Aug. 9, 2015. (Greg Cook)

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