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Saturday, June 12, 2004

Event: Juneteenth Celebrations

Juneteenth Jubilee 2004 Celebration

This celebration is in observance of the 138th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. It includes non-stop entertainment and gospel music, a family-style barbecue, a moon bounce, and face painting for the kids.

W H E N : June 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

S I T E : Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

1950 Lemon Street, Long Beach

C O S T : Free

S P O N S O R : City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine

I N F O : 562-570-4405, http://www.lbparks.org

12th Annual Juneteenth Celebration

This celebration highlights the freeing of slaves in Texas, including music, food, storytelling, art exhibits, a children’s village, and arts and crafts.

W H E N : June 19, 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.

S I T E : 2520 South West View St., Los Angeles

C O S T : Free

S P O N S O R : Friends of William Grant Still

I N F O : 323-857-7000, http://www.fowgs.org

From the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department Festival Guide


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