Juneteenth 48th year celebration: Family fun for everyone

May 23, 2019

Northcott Neighborhood House will be celebrating Juneteenth with the community on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. It commemorates the day that the last enslaved Africans of Texas received word that they were free. This year also represents the 400th anniversary for those who have lived and died as a product of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

This year’s local events include the following:

Miss/Little Miss Juneteenth Pageant: June 09, 2019, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Martin Luther King Community Center, 1531 W. Vliet Street, Milwaukee, WI 53205, Cost: $10.00

Juneteenth Day Festival: June 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m., Cost: Free

Northcott Fundraiser & Retirement of McArthur Weddle: June 23, 2019, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Tripoli Shrine, 3000 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53208, Cost: $75.00, Info/ Purchase Tickets at Northcott Neighborhood House (414) 372-3770.

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