Official website for the City of Aurora, Illinois. Mayor Robert J. O'Connor

2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration

An Evening with Aurora’s Amazing Youth

Monday, January 16, 2017 | 6:00 p.m.,
Matea Valley High School
1801 N. Eola Road | Aurora, IL 60504
Free Admission | General Seating

Aurora’s MLK Planning Committee, in collaboration with the City of Aurora and Aurora’s African-American Heritage Advisory Board, hosts the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration. Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. King, the event will feature performances from students and student groups and special awards for youth who serve the Aurora community.

2017 Day of Service: Volunteer in Aurora on MLK Day

High School and Middle School students are encouraged to participate in Aurora’s Day of Service on Monday, January 16 at one of the participating service locations listed below. This is a great opportunity to help the community, make an impact and earn community service hours. Every student who participates will receive a special award at the MLK Celebration in the evening of MLK Day.

Sign-up today at one of the following service locations:

For additional, information contact the City of Aurora Community Relations Division at 630.256.3360 or