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Date:
June 16, 2018
Time:
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:
University Heights Lions Club Park
Address:
502 1/2 N. Bridge St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Contact:
8708825841
Email:
Cost:
This is a free event with the exception of the onsite vendors
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1st Annual Juneteenth Celebration

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Juneteenth is a festival held annually on the nineteenth of June by African Americans (especially in the southern states), to commemorate emancipation from slavery in Texas on that day in 1865. KLEK 102.5 FM is dong its pat to bring awareness to this holiday and host a celebration for the whole community to enjoy. There will be speakers providing historical information, performances from dancers, poets and musicians. Local organizations are invited to set up game or informational tables. Food and non-food vendors will be on site to sell their various products.