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Juneteenth
Young Adult Craft

Assortment of scrapbook materials.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Price: Free

Jersey City Free Public Library: Lafayette Branch

307 Pacific Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07304
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Organizer:
Jersey City Free Public Library

Event Description

Celebrate the day of freedom for African Americans with a special craft, intended for young adults. 

Discover the importance of this day through creativity and expression in a welcoming environment. 

Engage with others as you create a piece that symbolizes freedom and cultural heritage.

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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