5 Ways to Make an Impact this MLK Day
From donating socks to hands-on service projects, these events will help teach your kids about the message and mission of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Arkansas Martin Luther King Commission 2021 King Holiday Day of Impact Virtual Celebration
Join the Arkansas Martin Luther King Commission for a two-hour world premiere on Dr. King's Birthday. There will be special guest appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson, Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, Senator Joyce Elliott and many more.
When: Jan. 15 | Noon Price: Free Location: Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission Facebook More info: Click here or call DuShun Scarbrough at 888-290-KING
Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at the Zoo
Come out to the zoo to participate in a MLK, Jr. quote scavenger hunt during your visit. Families are also encouraged to bring a new sock donation for Jericho Way for $2 off admission.
When: Jan. 16-18 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Price: Zoo members-Free | Non-members-Included in regular zoo admission Location: 1 Zoo Drive, Little Rock
MLK Day Outdoor Day of Service
The St. Joseph Center is bringing together AmeriCorps members, community volunteers, youth, families and AmeriCorps Alums for a hands-on, outside day of service! This year, volunteers will help clear a parcel of land to be used as access to a new Bus Stop Garden.
When: Jan. 18 | 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Best Ages: 5 and up with an adult Price: Free Location: 6800 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock Register: here.
MLK Day of Service at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center
MTCC will host a letter-writing campaign with A Million Thanks to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day! The letters will go to U.S. veterans as an appreciation of their service.
When: Jan. 18 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Price: Free Location: Mosaic Templars Cultural Center | 501 W. 9th St., Little Rock More info: Facebook event
CALS MLK Day of Service
The CALS virtual program will consist of an address from Mayor Frank Scott Jr., a public service panel and a discussion of John Lewis’ graphic novel "March." The first 100 people to register will receive a free copy of John Lewis’s “March: Book 1.”
When: Jan. 18 | 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Price: Free Location: Zoom Register: here