3 Ways to Make an Impact this MLK Day
From donating food to hands-on service projects, these events will help teach your kids about the message and mission of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Scavenger Hunt and Arkansas Food Bank Canned Food Drive at the Zoo
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Teach your kids about Dr. King as you search the Zoo for his quotes in a fun scavenger hunt. Donate canned food items for the Arkansas Food Bank and receive a discount on your family's admission. (One discount per family.)
Price: Zoo members-Free; Non-members-Included in regular zoo admission
Location: 1 Zoo Drive, Little Rock
MLK Day of Service at the St. Joseph Center
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The St. Joseph Center is bringing together AmeriCorps members, community volunteers, youth, families and AmeriCorps Alums for a hands-on day of service! Projects include clearing pastures, raking, fencing, cleaning, painting, shed construction, etc.
Best Ages: 5 and up with an adult
Location: 6800 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock
MLK Day of Impact at Philander Smith College
1 - 5 p.m.
The 2020 Day of Impact is the largest day of service in the nation honoring Dr. King. The event focuses on both art and service. Events include: free bus rides through partnership with Rock Region Metro, band showcase, coat drive, blood drive, free haircuts, vendor showcase, free meals, hygiene kits, health and wellness screenings and an international performing arts showcase. Find out more on the event site and Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission Facebook page.
Location: 900 Daisy Bates Drive, Little Rock