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“Emancipation Jubilation” – the 3rd Annual Danbury Juneteenth Celebration

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“EMANCIPATION JUBILATION” – THE THIRD ANNUAL DANBURY JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION: The city’s 3rd annual installation of Danbury Juneteenth will be celebrated from noon to 5 p.m. at the Western Connecticut State University Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury.
The Greater Danbury NAACP, WCSU Racial Justice Coalition and More Community & Faith-based Organizations Proudly Present “Emancipation Jubilation” – the 3rd Annual Danbury Juneteenth Celebration. There will be live entertainment provided by The Rahsaan Langley Project (TRLP), one of Connecticut’s premier R&B bands and this year’s musical headliner, all day music by D.J. Juan Coon of 94.3 WYBC Radio Station as well as other local artists, gospel choirs, dancers and performers incl. returning hip hop artist D.J. Gaines, a Step Show & Stroll Showcase featuring members of the Divine 9 Fraternities and Sororities, with more being added. The Danbury Museum will once again sponsor the Juneteenth Exhibit and Walking Tour as featured Cultural & Historical Activities, with The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut curating an Artists & Artisans Market to provide an artisanal experience for the community and local artists and artisans the opportunity to exhibit their work to its best advantage. Across from the main stage will be a Wellness Center & Health Fair providing FREE health care screenings, Kids Corner with children’s activities (e.g., arts & crafts, ballooning, book giveaways, face painting, storytelling by renowned children’s book authors, etc.), local vendor & resource stations with merchandise for sale as well as educational resources (e.g., employment opportunities), a variety of food trucks and so much more! Admission is FREE and open to the public. For those interested in performing, volunteering, becoming a vendor or corporate sponsor, please contact the Danbury Juneteenth Coalition at DanburyJune19@gmail.comcreate new email or on Facebook @DanburyJuneteenth.

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Date:
June 15
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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https://www.facebook.com/DanburyJuneteenth

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Midtown campus
181 White St.
Danbury, CT
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Audience
Open to the public
Email
DanburyJune19@gmail.comcreate new email