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Juneteenth Celebration Starts Friday

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  Original Published: 6/11/2013

The annual Juneteenth Celebration will officially get underway this Friday, and Saturday from noon to 9 p.m. in Mansfield.

The two-day celebration kick-offs at the Oasis Park, at Harker and Bowman Streets.

The event will feature food, live entertainment, games, storytellers and a comedian.

There is no admission to the celebration.

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is celebrated nationally to commemorate the end of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865.

For more information about the Juneteenth Celebration call 419-545-1820.      

   
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