June 19th is the day to celebrate the complete emancipation of slavery. Juneteeth falls on a Saturday this year and here is how you can celebrate:
#NMOAATHOME Community Day: Juneteenth
Presented by Horizon Foundation for New Jersey
Saturday, June 19, 10am - 5pm
It’s official! Juneteenth is a recognized national holiday, but what does that mean? How should we honor a day that underscores the inequities and the chasm between the racial divide in America? Explore the significance of Juneteenth with us as we deep dive into history to better equip ourselves with the tools necessary to bring reform and activate change in the present and future.
Be smart and safe this summer.
Celebrate Juneteenth by Supporting a Local Black-owned Business
Most are reopening safely and most of the restaurants are on popular food delivery apps.
In the Community
Movies in the Park: Juneteenth Edition
Special viewing of Judas and the Black Messiah.
FREE ice cream from SoliDairy Creamery, a Black-owned company that provides farm-fresh, locally sourced, hand-packed ice cream (Available while supplies last). // Vaccines are available on site for any adult in attendance.
**The film is Rated R. Parental guidance is advised.**
Examine The Troubled History of Slavery
An Exhibit by the Durand-Hedden House & Garden Association Inc. in consultation with South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race
Come by and pick up your Juneteenth merch ahead of Saturday’s festivities. All merch is available on our site for preorder NOW!
Juneteenth Virtual Walking Tour
Enjoy a self-guided tour of over 20 landmarks, many of which were built in the early 1800s
Take A Moment
Take some personal time to reflect. then look forward. Make a wish. Make a plan. Write it down.
A Drive-In Theater Experience celebrating Black Joy. This one-night-only event at Gardenship Art features media works by award-winning artists, photographers & filmmakers.
#NewarkStrong X #VirtualNewark
Virtual Background-Newark history of community activism
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