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Juneteenth Craft

Young children doing a craft project.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Price: Free

Ocean County Library -
Tuckerton Branch

380 Bay Avenue
Tuckerton, NJ 08087

Ocean County Library

Event Description

Discover the profound meaning of Juneteenth while engaging in a hands-on craft activity. 

Perfect for children ages 5 and up, this event encourages learning through doing, ensuring both an educational and enjoyable experience. 

Celebrate the history and significance of Juneteenth in a creative, kid-friendly setting.

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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