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JACKSONVILLE

  • OFF DA CHAIN PRODUCTIONS wants you to come celebrate Juneteenth in Jacksonville, Fl at the Metropolitan Park. June 16th & 17th 2001. OFF DA CHAIN PRODUCTIONS is the official host of Juneteenth in Jacksonvile, Flordia.  The OMNI HOTEL will sponsor special discounted rates please indicate"JUNTEENTH A WORLD WIDE CELEBRATION" for privaledged pricing. Their will be entertainment, a fair, vending, motivtational speakers, auctions, raffles, car shows,motorcycle shows,parades, marching bands, battle of the D.J.'s, dancing, children center, carribean feast, and much, much,more. For further details please call 1-904-565-2608 ask for Patrina or Yolanda - Email YOYO1966@aol.com.- Mailing address: OFF DA CHAIN PRODUCTIONS, INC.1567 CANDICE COURT JACKSONVILLE, FL 32225
  • NOKTURNAL ESCAPE ENTERTAINMENT Presents POETRY IS OUR SECOND LANGUAGE READING SERIES: The Ending of Slavery and The Beginning of Freedom, A Celebration of Juneteenth Saturday, June 16, 2001 7:00pm At Nefertiti’s Books and Gifts 7640 Lem Turner Road (Across From Taco Bell) Poets, singers, and other creative minds are welcome to attend. Sign-up at the door. For more information, call (904) 766-3830, email us at nokturnalescape@hotmail.com or visit http://nokturnalescape.hypermart.net

ST. PETERSBURG
June 16 - Ninth annual Juneteenth Family Festival. Free live entertainment, arts and crafts, vendors and historical reinactments.  June 17 - Juneteenth Gospel and Inspirational Musical Extravaganza. June 19 - Middle Passage Candle Light Vigil. Honoring ancestors with music, spoken word and food.


ORLANDO

  • MaCoi Promotions is hosting the AFRICAN AGORA - a juneteenth celebration. the event is scheduled to take place at Orlo Vista Park on June 16th and June 17th from 10am - 6pm. The festival will include a job fair, health fair, live entertainment, a bar-b-que cook off, a kids korridor, and merchandise vendors. contact lashawn travick-butler at 407-532-8425.
  • PAST,Inc. presents the Third Annual Juneteenth Celebration featuring live music, dancing, storytelling, food and much more, June 16, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Division Ave., from Church St. to South St. at the Wells Built Museum of African American History and Culture, 511 W. South St.

TALLAHASSEE
Barbecue and Field Day events.


DELTONA
The National Council of Negro Women - West Volusia Section will sponsor the scheduled Juneteenth events in affiliation with New Hope Baptist Church, The African American Association of Deltona and Deltona Lodge No. 756.  Friday - June 15th - 1 - 4 p.m. Juneteenth Art Exhibition Opening Reception at Deltona Arts and Historical Center - 683 Deltona Blvd., Deltona, Florida. Featuring art work by teen artist, Martin Reese, 11th grader at Pine Ridge High School, Deltona, Fl. Saturday - June 16th - 10a.m. - 3p.m. Juneteenth Celebration and Expo in the Park - Wes Crile Park on Ft. Smith Blvd., Deltona, Fl. Expo include a Job Fair, Health Fair and Black Vendors Expo. Saturday - June 16th - 7p.m. Juneteenth Gospel Concert at New Hope Baptist Church - Family Life Center, 2855 Lake Helen Osteen Road, Deltona, Fl. Sunday - June 17th - 10:45a.m. Juneteenth Fathers Day Worship Service at New Hope Baptist Church, Deltona, Fl. Sunday - June 17th - 1 - 2 p.m. Juneteenth Black Business Network Reception at New Hope Baptist Church, Deltona, Florida. TO RESERVE A $15 BOOTH SPACE FOR VENDORS AT THE PARK, SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION OR TO INCLUDE YOUR GROUP OR ORGANIZATION IN THIS CELEBRATION, EMAIL US AT reed1489@aol.com. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED!


DAYTONA BEACH
Juneteenth Family Fun Festival in Daytona Beach, Florida. Commemorating African American Freedom and Emphasizing Education and Achievement. This first annual community celebration will feature barbeque, pound cake contest, African American Art, Music and Dance, Storytelling, Motivational Speakers, Sports Contests, Children's and Teen Activity Area, Senior Citizen Area, quilting show, food and drinks, community service displays and health information and testing. VIP Reception and Award Banquet Tuesday, June 19, 2001 and Family Festival Saturday, June 23, 2001 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


POMPANO BEACH
"Blues and Sweet Potato Pie" is the title of Northwest Library's summer library program and Juneteenth celebration. This year, it will be held on Saturday, June 16, in Apollo Park and the library from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. There will be food, games, entertainment, hayrides, crafts, stories and exhibits pertaining to the 1800's. The address for Northwest Library is 1580 NW 3rd Ave (Esther Rolle) and Apollo Park is adjacent. Come by for a great time and a slice of history.


PALM COAST
The African American Cultural Society, Inc. (AACS) will present its Ninth Annual Juneteenth Festival, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 16, 2001, at the Daytona Beach Community College Amphitheater in Palm Coast, FL. Back by popular demand, will be the Georgia Sea Island Singers - Frankie and Doug Quimby - plus the African Connection Drummers and Dancers. The program will begin at 1 p.m. It is FREE and will have activities for all age groups. There will be: an African Studies class, music, song and dance, historical exhibits, videos, children's games and face painting, and the Moon Bounce. A market will be the foretaste to vendors in fried fish, franks, ginger beer, cakes, pies and muffins; Afrocentric fashion and wares, along with a great deal more! The public is invited. For more information, call Cultural Chairman Gertrude Blackwell, (386) 445-4812, Public Affairs Chairman Evelyn Corbin, (386) 445-7106, and/or e-mail lyn11@pcfl.net.


 

 

 

 

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