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Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth Celebration 2024

 - Wednesday, June 19th

 
Schedule:
June 19: 4 - 9 PM
 
Where:
TBA
 
What to expect:

Black History 101 Mobile Museum: 4-7 PM
The Black History 101 Mobile Museum’s Music of the Movement Exhibit for 2024 is an immersive experience that delves into the powerful impact of music on the social, cultural, and political movements of the Black experience in America. This project is funded in part by Michigan Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Walk a Mile in My Shoes: 4 PM
Register for this one mile walk at bit.ly/OPWalk. Health vendors will also be on site

Juneteenth Celebration Ceremony: 5-7 PM
This portion of the evening will feature the Oak Park High School Band, a Greek Yard Show, a fashion show, recognition of the Juneteenth Expression Contest winners and more!

Concert in the Park: 7-9 PM
The Back in the Day Band will finish the evening with music that is guaranteed to fill the crowd with enough energy to get them on their feet!

Food will be available through our food truck vendor Topp Dogg, LLC
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR PREMIER GOLD SPONSOR THE TORGOW FAMILY

Gold Level Sponsors: The Torgow Family, Mayor Marian McClellan, Pamela Gerald, The Honorable Jamie Horowitz, Radner Law Group, Applebaum & Stone, State Representative Regina Weiss, Law Offices of Shaun Whitehead

Black Level Sponsors: Sen. Mallory McMorrow, The Democrats of South Oakland County, John Wesley AME Church, Emily Faith Winn, Oakland County Treasurer Robert Wittenberg

Juneteenth Sub-Committee Members
City Councilmember Shaun Whitehead, Carla Wallace, Crystal Bailey, Juanita Bell, Stephanie Crawford, Zakiya Hollifield, Teneka Liddell, Rita Lockridge, Glenda Stainback, Lonnie Tabb-Upshaw, Michelle Franklin, Human Resources and Operations Director Carla Allen, City Manager Erik Tungate, Rosetta Kincaid

Bit.ly/OPJuneteenth

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