10th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Interfaith Service

Come join people of different faiths and cultural backgrounds for a wonderful morning of community service, fun and fellowship. We will be celebrating our 10th Anniversary of Interfaith service by cleaning up Balboa Park. Families are encouraged to participate in this intergenerational hands-on community service day. Registration begins at 8:15 AM with the Opening Ceremony at 9:15 AM.

Join diverse San Diego faith communities in hands-on volunteer service in Balboa Park.
Make it a day on, not a day off!



Monday, January 15, 2018, 8:15 AM to approx. 12 PM. In case of rain, call 619-297-4366, ext 500 for cancellation and re-scheduling information.


West side of Balboa Park at the corner of Quince St. and Balboa Dr. Street parking is available on Balboa Drive and on Sixth Ave. See map


8:15 AM—Registration begins in the park near the corner of Quince Dr. and Balboa Dr.

9:15 AM—Opening Ceremony celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Interfaith MLK Jr. Day of Service.

9:30 AM—Cleanup/Beautification. Come dressed and prepared for physical work; we expect to be clearing and hauling brush, mulching and litter abatement.

11:30 AM—Musical entertainment and complimentary picnic lunch of hot dogs and chips.


Same-day registration day of the event beginning at 8 AM.

Mandatory waiver. Needed if you are under 18 and can be signed on site. Youth participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Waivers available here...or on-site.

  • Work gloves
  • Pruning tools (if possible). Tools will also be provided
  • Your signed waiver form (obtain here... or at registration)
  • If desired, your picnic lunch can be left in your car close to the picnic area.
  • Any additional picnic food or beverages you may want. Complimentary hot dogs and chips provided. (Your picnic can be left in your car close to the picnic area)
  • Blanket or chairs for the picnic

  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Long pants
  • Closed toe work shoes
  • Goggles

Any questions? contact Rev. Melissa Spence, , 619-297-4366 x120
Printable flyer for sharing 2018 flyer pdf

We are excited about the chance to work side-by-side, with people from diverse religious and cultural groups, in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr's legacy.


Congregation Beth Israel
Islamic Center of San Diego 
Temple Emanu-El
Tifereth Israel Synagogue
The Episcopal Diocese of San Diego
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
UCC San Diego Partnerships Churches
First United Methodist Church of San Diego

 Business Sponsor

Windmill Farms Community Market