The City of Iowa City is partnering with several community based organizations to host a series of events to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Events kickoff Friday, Jan. 12 and last through MLK Day on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. The events are free to the public and all are welcome.
On Saturday, Jan. 13, students in grades 5 through 12 are invited to the Change Makers Youth Day Celebration at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center. This event aims to nurture, empower and inspire the next generation with engaging activities, discussions and more. Snacks are included. A basketball skills challenge from 4 to 6 p.m. will follow with the winner taking home a $25 gift card.