The Jaffrey-Rindge Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. will take place on Monday, January 17, 2022, 5-6 p.m., at The Park Theatre, 19 Main St. All are invited to this free community event to reflect on values championed by Dr. King and renew commitment to peace, community, and social justice. The theme for 2022 is “Power to Heal”. Dr. James Waller will deliver the keynote, “Power to Heal: Hope for America’s Deeply Divided Society”. Dr. Waller is Cohen Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies and chair of the same department at Keene State College and Director of Academic Programs for the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities, an international non-governmental organization devoted to atrocity prevention. Dr. Waller is an internationally recognized teacher and scholar in the field of conflict studies and resolution and an award-winning author. The talk will challenge each of us to recommit to Martin Luther King Jr.’s call to build a beloved community. The event will also feature music by Jaffrey-Rindge School District choruses and a special appearance by the dynamic Hutchinson Family Ensemble of Hancock.