Use Jan. 15 to celebrate the legacy left by Martin Luther King Jr. while doing something good for the community. 

The 2018 Mega Kingfest/A Day of Service – A Day On, Not Day Off, hosted by the Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, will kick off at 1 p.m. at North Little Rock High School Performing Arts Center. The event is free to the public and offers on-site community service projects and activities for the kiddos. Attendees will also receive a free lunch at the event. 

Rock Region Metro and the Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission are also teaming up to offer free bus rides to get people to and from the event.

The event will include a huge variety of happenings such as those listed below. But of course, that's just scratching the surface. For a complete list of services/community service projects at the event head here

  • free haircuts for veterans and at-risk families
  • Coats for Kids with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas
  • "Pack a Purse" for homeless shelters
  • canned food drive
  • free school supplies
  • job fair
  • American Red Cross blood drive
  • mental health counseling
The Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission is a state agency that works to promote equality and acceptance of all in Arkansas. The commission has hosted programs across the state and assisted towns like Harrison in rebranding their city’s image toward becoming a more inclusive place. The commission hosts year-round service events, as well. 

For more information on the commission, or to register for your spot at A Day of Service, head to the website or call 888-290-KING.