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Juneteenth Freedom Day Commemoration

Description: Manchester will be hosting its second annual Juneteenth Freedom Day Commemoration at Leisure Labs at the Mahoney Center.
Join your neighbors in a celebration of Juneteenth, Black History, and culture. A collaboration between the Town of Manchester’s Department of Leisure, Family, and Recreation and its community partners.
This year’s event will feature thoughtful speakers, live music, poetry readings, a black-owned food & vendor market, family activities, and more!
Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, the day that Union soldiers marched into Galveston, Texas, and enforced the Emancipation Proclamation, ending slavery in Texas. This came nearly three years after President, Abraham Lincoln had proclaimed that they: “Shall be then, thenceforward, and forever, free.”
Location: Leisure Labs at Mahoney Center, 110 Cedar Street.
URL: https://recreation.townofmanchester.org/
Date: Saturday, June 18, 2022
Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm EDT
Duration: 3 hours
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Created by: csiccalendar
Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2022 10:53am EDT