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Drop-In Juneteenth Craft

Child squeezing glue onto paper at New Jersey craft event.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Price: Free

Ocean County Library - Island Heights Branch

121 Central Avenue
Island Heights, NJ 08732

Ocean County Library

Event Description

Discover the history of Juneteenth and engage in a hands-on crafting session. This drop-in event invites participants to create a themed craft while learning about the significance of Juneteenth, offering a meaningful and creative way to connect with this important celebration of freedom and equality.

What is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19th each year to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is celebrated with various community events throughout New Jersey, including business expos festivities honoring African-American culture and history. NJ legislation declares the third Friday in June as a paid state holiday, while a federal proclamation deems June 19 as a federal holiday.

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