Santa Cruz Juneteenth 2018

Come acknowledge the Emancipation Proclamation on June 16th at Laurel Park behind the Louden Nelson Community Center. 

This year's performers include:
* Rich Tycoon's All Original Showcase
* Joint Chiefs - Funk & Soul
* Gregory Speed - Spoken Word
* Lee Earl - The Everyday Dude 
* Michelle Miracle - Classical Soloist
* MC Brett Taylor
* Live DJ Mai Girl
* Fitness session with Trenise Pot
* Santa Cruz County Clerk of Elections Gail Pellerin

Enjoy delicious soul food, arts & crafts, basketball skills contest and the annual sack race!

Basketball Skills Contest - Harbor High basketball coach, Lee Earl along with Parks and Recreation staff will lead kids 10 and under for fun basketball skill-oriented games. Prizes will be provided by the Santa Cruz Warriors!
• 3-Point Shoot Out 
• Skills Challenge
• Shot Competition 
Sign up at the Louden Nelson Community Center at 301 Center Street or for more information call 831-420-6177.

On June 19th, 1865, Union soldiers led by Major General Gordon Granger landed in Galveston, Texas with the news that the Civil War had ended and enslaved were now free. 150 years later, we celebrate this remarkable event at Juneteenth celebrations across the country. A long-held tradition among African Americans, Juneteenth celebrates culture and is a special day for anyone who believes in freedom and equality for all people.

Saturday, June 16 at 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Louden Nelson Community Center, Laurel Park
301 Center Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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