MLK Day of Service Event

City of Olympia
Date of Release: December 27, 2017

Jennifer Gessley Gayman
Park Stewardship Specialist

MLK Day of Service Event

Help Plant 1000 Native Plants at Mission Creek Nature Park

Join the City of Olympia and Stream Team in honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a service project at Mission Creek Nature Park. We will be planting over 1,000 native plants to enhance the wetland and aquatic habitat at the park. Tools, gloves, and light refreshments provided. Dress for the weather and wear your waterproof boots!  Park at Roosevelt Elementary and meet at the San Francisco Ave and Marion St park entrance. Visit to register and for more information.

Event Info:

  • Saturday January 13, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Mission Creek Nature Park
  • Meet at San Francisco Ave park entrance - 1700 San Francisco Ave NE
  • Parking/drop off at Roosevelt Elementary - 1417 San Francisco Ave NE

"Life's most persistent and urgent questions is: What are you doing for others?"

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.