News Flash

Parks and Recreation

Posted on: January 9, 2023

MLK Jr. Day Celebration

MLK poster

The Parks and Recreation Department will host the annual Martin L. King, Jr. Day Commemoration Program on Monday, January 16. This year’s theme is taken from the title of Dr. King’s 1964 book, Why We Can’t Wait.  Pastor Reginald Logan, pastor of New Galilee Baptist Church in Sanger, Texas  will serve as the keynote speaker.

Dr. King discusses the nonviolent movement against racial segregation in the United States.  There are numerous movements taking place in the United States are once again making revolutionary history.  Nonviolent advocating and not waiting to respond wisely, quickly, and in love will continue to move our county progressively in the plight towards unity.    

Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. with community members. The program will also feature presentations from the DAVID Ministerial Alliance and the Catherine C. Bell Award, entertainment and more. Immediately following the event, refreshments will be served. Staff contact: Cheylon Brown, Parks and Recreation

11 a.m. Flag football begins at Fred Moore Park Football Field 

2 p.m. Rally begins at the UNT  

2:30 p.m. March begins at UNT & TWU 

2:45 p.m. March connects with community members at Fred Moore Park and continues to the MLK Rec Center.  

3:15-3:30 p.m. Program will begin immediately following the march 

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Parks and Recreation

Picture of heart and stethoscope

Heart Health Month

Posted on: February 6, 2023
People doing Bodypump

New Year, New You

Posted on: January 2, 2023
Santa in a back bend doing a yoga pose

Healthy Holidays

Posted on: December 12, 2022
Thanksgiving health and fitness word cloud

Healthy Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 21, 2022
Hand holding a kdb card in front of trees

Tree Giveaway Wrap Up

Posted on: November 28, 2022
Person placing a wreath on a grave of a veteran

Wreaths Across America

Posted on: November 7, 2022
Halloween photo with shoes, pumpkins, and exercise equipment

Healthy Halloween

Posted on: October 24, 2022
People gathered around a pond for a walk

Benefits of Taking a Walk in Nature

Posted on: October 10, 2022
Map of Cole Ranch Neighborhood Park

Cole Ranch Neighborhood Park

Posted on: October 31, 2022
Mountain Bike Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Posted on: November 14, 2022
Community Tree

Community Tree Giveaway

Posted on: October 3, 2022
Colorful Hispanic Heritage Month Poster

Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted on: September 19, 2022
Community Members Cleaning up trash with Keep Denton Beautiful

Keep Denton Beautiful

Posted on: September 12, 2022
Photos of Senior Center Staff and members at National Senior Center Month Proclamation

National Senior Center Month

Posted on: September 5, 2022
A woman performing squats while at the gym

Women's Health and Fitness Day

Posted on: September 26, 2022
Staff sorting plastic film

Plastic Film Recycling - We did it!

Posted on: February 14, 2022