The first Juneteenth Celebration in Renton, WA will be held over a three-day period June 16 – 19.
June 16th festivities include:
14th & 15th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution
Three Visions of the Civil War: Reconciliationist, White Supremacist, and Emancipationist
The Freedman’s Bureau and 40 Acres & a Mule
Virtual Tour of Renton’s African American Historical Sites
Renton African American Historical Exhibit
African American Genealogy & History Preservation Workshop
Film Festival & Concert – Screening of 13th and Total Experience Gospel Choir
3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
On June 18, at 7 p.m. Mayor Denis Law will do a Proclamation before the City Council and the citizens of Renton declaring June 19, 2018 as Juneteenth 2018.
On June 19, from 6 – 8 p.m. there will be a Juneteenth Concert: Spoken Word & Music at Carco Theatre.