King Memorial: A program of speeches and discussions will be part of a reception taking place Friday at noon at the Antioch Baptist Church (94 James LL Burress Ave.) for the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to be dedicated Sunday in Washington, D.C. Check Aisha Al-Muslim’s Twitter updates @AishaAlMuslim.
Sandminers Tribute: A ceremony to mark the inauguration of Sandminers Monument Park will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the monument’s location south of the entrance to Harbor Links Golf Course (1 W. Fairway Dr.). The monument honors the men and women who worked the mines from 1865 to 1969. Check Yamiche Alcindor’s Twitter updates @Yamiche.
Oyster Festival: The annual Oyster Festival, which attracts about 200,000 people each year, will be held Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Theodore Roosevelt Park and the streets of Oyster Bay. Check Aisha Al-Muslim’s Twitter updates @AishaAlMuslim.