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Details for 2020 MLK Day of Service TBD

Highland Park’s 10th Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service
Recreation Center of Highland Park (1207 Park Avenue West)

Monday, January 21, 2019, 10 AM - 1:30 PM 

Join community members at the Recreation Center of Highland Park on Monday, January 21 beginning at 10 AM as Highland Park celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the 10th 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),
- gently used musical instruments (Ravinia Festival’s Reach, Teach, & Play),
- new stuffed animals (Zac's Zoo),
- and bicycles in any condition (Working Bikes).

This is your chance to turn community concerns into citizen action.

To volunteer, please contact the Volunteer Pool of Highland Park at For more event information, please contact Terry Grossberg at or 847.204.4815.