PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland will observe February 14 as a Day of Service and Love by hosting a Community Commemoration to honor the 17 victims and the Marjory Stoneman Douglass (MSD) Community from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Pine Trails Park. Details are as listed below.
Event Name: Community Commemoration
Date and Time: Friday, February 14, 2020, at 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Pine Trails Park, 10559 Trails End, Parkland, FL 33076
Commemoration and activities will be held at the Parkland Recreation and Enrichment Center.
Organization Hosting: The City of Parkland (City)
Event Description: The City will observe February 14 as a Day of Service and Love by hosting a Community Commemoration to honor the 17 victims and the Marjory Stoneman Douglass (MSD) Community.
Support services will be available beginning at 1:00 p.m. The day will include a service project at the Parkland Recreation and Enrichment Center (P-REC), therapy dogs on-site, art and music therapists available, an art display that embodies resilience, and a brief commemoration ceremony honoring the victims and supporting the MSD community.
Moment of Silence – 2:21 p.m.
A moment of silence will be observed precisely at 2:21 p.m. to remember the 17 victims of February 14, 2018.
Service Project - (1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)
The City of Parkland has partnered with Food For The Poor in a special community food packing event which will run in two sessions (1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.).
The Big Picture: Resilience - 5:00 p.m.
The Big Picture: Resilience is a public art installation that will be on display at Pine Trails Park from February 14, 2020 to May 2020. This project was developed by artist Carl Juste and collaborators for the Power of Art as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Public Art Challenge.
Commemoration Ceremony at the Amphitheatre - 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
A brief commemoration ceremony conducted by spiritual leaders to honor the 17 victims and the MSD community.