Celebrate a Day of Service
Honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. at one of these service events in Portland. All of the community activities below are free to attend, yet most ask you to RSVP if you plan on attending on January 20, 2020.
Follow each link to register and check for any changes.
From 1-4 p.m., volunteers will help with trail maintenance, naturescaping, removing invasive species, and native plantings. Indoor projects are available as well. RSVP here.
Want to give back in honor of MLK? HandsOn Greater Portland has coordinated more than 75 volunteer opportunities from January 17-20. Spots are filling up fast. Sign up today!
The P’nai Or and Hillsdale Community Church communities will be gathering for a shared potluck, followed by a viewing of the movie “Selma.” The potluck starts at 5:45 p.m. followed by the movie viewing and popcorn at 6:30 p.m.
MLK Day also marks the first of 5 free entrance days to U.S. national parks. Visit Fort Vancouver, or another national park in Oregon or Washington.
Volunteer your time to improve habitat at Powell Butte. Be ready to work hard with your community from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Make sure you RSVP.
Looking for an event to take your little ones to? The Mittleman Jewish Community Center is hosting a family-friendly event with a puppet show, story time, crafts, and bring socks to donate to those in need. The event starts at 10 a.m.
Join World Arts Foundation, Inc. to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year’s theme: “Keep Alive The Dream.” The event starts at 11 a.m. at the Highland Christian Center.
Meet at Cosube Surf before walking MLK Blvd cleaning up trash and cigarette butts to ensure they do not reach and pollute our waterways from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Claim your spot here.
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