Various times Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, at Mercer Park and Aquatic Center

Unity Rally and March

Iowa City's Day of Service will start with a Unity Rally and March at 9:45 a.m. (starting from UAY at Eastdale Plaza and walking to Mercer Park Gym). After the Unity Rally and March there will be a celebratory program at the Mercer Park Gym, including entertainment performances, a keynote speaker, and free lunch. Events are free and open to the public; no registration is necessary.

Service-based activities

Several service-based activities for participants along with some other activities for children and families will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 pm. Parking is available on-site. Individuals of all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend!

  • Creation of 150 care kits for unhoused in our community; will be received by Shelter House.
  • Seeds of Diversity: kids and families can decorate a pot and plant seeds!
  • Creation of a community art project that will be hung at Mercer through February. 
  • Team building activities, creation of encouraging notes for 150 care kits, and a lot more.

Other service projects and events