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Highland Park’s 11th Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service
Recreation Center of Highland Park (1207 Park Avenue West)

Monday, January 20, 2020
10 AM - 1:30 PM 

Join community members at the Recreation Center of Highland Park on Monday, January 20 beginning at 10 AM as Highland Park celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the 11th annual day of service and celebration. This multi-generational community event will be held to honor Dr. King’s life devoted to social service, equality, social justice, economic advancement and opportunity for all.  
The day is free to all and is presented by the City’s Human Relations Advisory Group and the Park District of Highland Park.
Event Details
Purposeful service projects and entertainment will engage all ages.

Service vendors are seeking the following donations which should be brought in/dropped off to the event between 10 AM – 12 noon:
- toiletries (hotel sized for Dignity Bags),
- non-expired and non-perishable food items (Moraine Township Food Pantry),
- winter coats, hats, scarves and gloves (Tree Hugs),
- new stuffed animals (Zac's Zoo),
- and bicycles in any condition (Working Bikes).

This is your chance to turn community concerns into citizen action, and to turn your day off, into a day on!

For more event information, please contact Laura Frey

To volunteer, please contact the Volunteer Pool of Highland Park at