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Thursday, June 18, 2015 College Station, Texas

dors, and plenty of FREE fun games for the entire family.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 College Station, Texas

Sacramento’s Juneteenth Festival is scheduled for Friday, June 19th through Sunday, June 21st and has always maintained the historical aspects of Juneteenth. There are several events that take place at Juneteenth that are considered historical to the festival. These include but are not limited to; a parade, fashion show, sporting games, dialogue on current issues, and red punch. Sacramento’s Juneteenth Festival is a week-long event. On Thursday there’s a Juneteenth VIP Reception. The reception serves as the mechanism to preserve the history of Juneteenth in California. The reception is attended by many of Sacramento’s politicians and civil servants. The mayor and city council members, members of the California Legislative Black Caucus

At 9:00 A.M. a Freedom Walk to Celebrate 150th Anniversary of Juneteeth will be taking place in College Station Texas. This is a 2.2 mile legacy walk to George Bush Library and Museum, observing the uniquely Texas Holiday, June 19, 1865, which commemorates an official jubilee and ending of slavery in Texas. Call Cheletia Johnson at (979) 764-3779 for more information.

From 6:00 P.M. through 10:00 P.M. a “Freedom Fest” community wide festival for families and youth will take place at Wolf Pen Creek located at 1015 Colgate Drive in College Station, Texas 77845. There will be live music, dancing, food ven-

Friday, June 19, 2015 Sacramento, California

-- U.S. SENATOR MICHAEL BENNET is the Democrat from Colorado who co-sponsored S.RES. 474.



and other Senate and Assembly members attend. In addition to the weekend festivities, there’s a scholarship luncheon to award elementary school winners of the Juneeteenth Essay Contest. This event takes place at 3800 South Land Park Drive in Sacramento, California 95822.

Friday, June 19, 2015 Denver, Colorado

The 19th of June Community Celebration Committee will be hosting a “Juneteenth Music Festival”at the Five Points, Denver Neighborhoods from Friday, June 19th to Saturday, June 201th. This festival is a family fun, community event, set in Historic Five Points Neighborhood. The event is FREE. If you’re ever in Denver you should visit the Five Points Business District located at 2444 Washington St #100 in Denver, Colorado 80205 or online at Call (303) 832-5000 for more information.

2015 Juneteenth Calendar of Events featuring 2015 Houston Mayoral Candidate Ben Hall  

Ben Hall, a 2015 Candidate for City of Houston Mayor is featured on the Juneteenth Calendar edition of Houston Business Connections Magazine...

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