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June 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Juneteenth, short for June 19, marks the day federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, in 1865 to ensure all enslaved people were freed. This happened two-and-a-half years after the Emancipation Proclamation. The event includes Black history reflection; food vendors; a children’s center; and entertainment. Free.