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Juneteenth:
Fan Pinwheel Craft

Close-up of a multicolor pinwheel.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Price: Free

Ocean County Library -
Lakewood Branch

301 Lexington Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
directions

Organizer:
Ocean County Library

Event Description

Create a colorful fan pinwheel to celebrate Juneteenth. 

This craft activity is designed for young people aged 12 to 18, allowing them to engage creatively while honoring the significance of this historic day.

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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