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Juneteenth Celebration in Olympia June 19th

From the Olympia Downtown Alliance:

The City of Olympia is partnering with local community organizations to celebrate Juneteenth on Saturday, June 19, from 1-5 p.m. at the Fertile Grounds Gardens 311 9th Ave. SE, near the Olympia Timberland Library On Tuesday, June 9, the Olympia City Council proclaimed June 19 as Juneteenth in the City of Olympia.

The Juneteenth celebration, called Omo Africa, is hosted by the The Women of Color in Leadership Movement, The Hawk Foundation for Research and Education in African Culture, and Media Island International in partnership with the City of Olympia.

The family-friendly event will include live music, performances and food vendors — come hungry and ready to celebrate!