2023 MLK Day of Service – Park Beautification at McArthur Park

2023 MLK Day of Service


Growing Community: Park Beautification at MacArthur Park 



 Volunteers Needed! Come join us for a day of beautification at MacArthur Park

Join us to make it a “Day On, not a Day Off,” on Monday, January 16th as part of the MLK National Day of Service in Long Beach.

The Need We Serve: This project will provide basic maintenance to make MacArthur Park a safer and more inviting space for the Community to enjoy.


How to Serve:

Volunteers will pick up trash, paint the picnic area, restore playground sand, pressure wash the basketball courts, and do other tasks as time allows.

If you are interested in helping, sign up here:

Volunteer Details: 

What to wear: Wear comfortable clothing that is okay to get dirt on.

What to bring: Hat, water bottle, gardening gloves, and rakes if you have them. 

What will be provided: The City of Long Beach Parks, Recreation, and Marine Department has generously provided all necessary hand tools, painting supplies, and trash bags.

What to expect: Please come prepared to be on your feet and able to use a rake, shovel, or other basic hand tools. Some light lifting of supplies up to 20 lbs. may be required.

“Everybody can be great . . . because anybody can serve.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 – 1968)

Thank you to our sponsors!

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Veterans Park Beautification

Project Host:  6th District Council office

Volunteers will be involved with playground and park cleanup.

Project Host:  2nd & 3rd District Council offices

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Corridor Clean Up – Long Beach Blvd

Project Host:  8th District Council office