Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Juneteenth Activities in East Texas

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The celebrations in Longview, TX take place, Saturday June 21st, starting at 10:00am. The parade will last an hour.

The parade will begin at Ryder Drive and proceed north on MLK to Broughton Park. Line up time is 9:00 am. Each parade entrant will be given a lineup number at the time of registration. Registration is $5.00 and can be picked up from Broughton Recreation Center. To call ahead dial 903-237-1276.

The parade will be immediately followed by the Community Wide Picnic in the Park. It will be hot, but we all will be cool! Just another Community Collaboration. Get ready for those Turkey Legs, Burgers, Fried Catfish, and Snow Cones.


You are also invited to the East Texas Juneteenth activities, which are scheduled in Tyler, Texas.

Friday night, June 13, 
7:00PM is the Sixth Annual Juneteenth Gospel Musical at 
People's Missionary Baptist Church, 2908 Bellwood Rd. 

Saturday, June 14, the parade begins at 
10:00AM on Martin Luther King Blvd. and ends at Woldert Park. 

The Juneteenth official opening ceremony is 12:00 noon on stage at Woldert Park. There will also be booths, food, and fellowship.

For more information regarding the Tyler Events, contact John Sims <>.