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Juneteenth
Drop-In Craft for Kids

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 -  Beachwood Branch

126 Beachwood Boulevard
Beachwood, NJ 08722
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Organizer:
Ocean County Library

Event Description

Engage in a fun craft session that introduces kids to the significance of Juneteenth.

Designed for children ages 12 and under, this event offers a fun and exciting way to learn about an important moment in history through creative expression.

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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