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upcoming “2015 juneteenth” events for galveston county & tuesday, nov. 3, 2015 city of houston election reminder

Sunday, June 14, 2015 Galveston, Texas

At 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 14, 2015 the St. Vincent House 14th Annual Gospel by the Sea Benefit Concert will take place at the The Grand 1894 Opera House located at 2020 Post Office Street in Galveston, Texas. DETAILS: This is a FREE live musical benefit concert. However, you must still have a ticket to attend. You can contact Rev. Freda Marie Brown or Linda Cole at (409)763-8521 for more information.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Galveston, Texas

At 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 a discussion with Leonard Pitts, author of "Freeman" will take place at the Sieber Center at Galveston College located at 4015 Avenue Q in Galveston, Texas. DETAILS: Galveston Reads Program and Rosenberg Library present a discussion of the book "Freeman," with author Leonard Pitts.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 Galveston, Texas

At 8:30 A.M. on Thursday, June 18, 2015 the “Underground Railroad” re-enactments will take place at the 1838 Michel B. Menard Home & Menard Hall located at 1604 33rd St. in Galveston, Texas. DETAILS: The event consists of a day of re-enactments by local volunteers of the lives of people who travelled the famous Underground Railroad. The program is designed to show children 8 to 11 years old the challenges slaves faced in escaping to freedom. Call (409)765-3468 to register for this event.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 Galveston, Texas

-- U.S. SENATOR AL FRANKEN is the Democrat from Minnesota who co-sponsored S.RES. 474.



At 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 18, 2015 the Texas Juneteenth Gala at Ashton Villa will take place at 1859 Ashton Villa located at 2328 Broadway in Galveston, Texas. DETAILS: This event celebrates the historic actions of former State Representative Al Edwards, The Texas Legislature and Governor Bill Clements who signed the bill making Juneteenth a State Holiday in June 1979 along with state funding of $100,000 for the Texas Juneteenth Statue erected at Ashton Villa in June 2007. The cost to attend this event is $25.00 dollars. Call Douglas Matthews at (409)747-2791 for more information on this event.

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