The legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was living and breathing Saturday, Feb. 4, at District 65’s Martin Luther King Jr. Literary and Fine Arts School.

The school held its third annual MLK Dream Drive, a guided tour showing how the civil rights leader and his work intersected with Evanston. The self-guided tour has grown and was even bigger this year.

(Photo by Joerg Metzner). Credit: Joerg Metzner

Prior to the MLK Dream Drive, there was a cultural program hosted by King Arts PTA showing off the students’ talents and work.

The event also included a food drive collection for Evanston Community Fridges, book fair, open court basketball, food and a fine arts concert.

The PTA collected donations for the King Arts PTA and the PTA Equity Project’s One Fund, which is shared among all schools in Evanston/ Skokie School District 65.

Below is just a look at some of what went on Saturday.

The play was the thing, ‘Shrek’

The decorated doorways

The food drive for Evanston Community Fridges

The King Arts Jazz Band

Art that fills the hallways

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Joerg Metzner

Joerg Metzner is a photographer and graphic designer from Germany who has been calling Evanston home since 1993.

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