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Long Beach

June 19th - 22nd , 2003 Long Beach NY
(NY) Long Beach Branch NAACP Presents a Four Day Celebration of Arts , Workshops , Performances , Education and Reflection. For more information call the Long Beach NY Branch of the NAACP 1-877-841-3296 or e-mail info@lbnaacp.org

Buffalo

MARTIN LUTHER KING PARK  JUNE 14 & 15 , 2003
Yonkers Juneteenth: Celebrating A River to Freedom at the Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY, on Saturday June 14 from 12:30 - 4:30 pm. The fourth annual Juneteenth event at the museum explores the role of the Hudson in the Underground Railroad. Local author Roni Schotter relates the story of the Underground Railroad and a possible “station” in Hastings-on-Hudson and shares her award-winning book, "F is For Freedom."   Following the program, participants may create an accordion book for their own story about a river journey. The role of the Hudson River and Westchester people in the Underground Railroad will be presented by Waymond Brothers, director of the Underground Museum in Peekskill.
"The Laughing River", an enchanting folktale of peace will be performed by the large marionettes and music of Garc?s Puppeteria. After, audience members are invited to make their own music with instruments from Africa.  In the museum's Andrus Planetarium,the "Follow the Drinking Gourd" star show tells how the constellations led the way to freedom for travelers on the Underground Railroad.   Free with museum admission ($5 for adults; $3 for children 4 - 12 and seniors 62 & older. Free planetarium shows. Co-sponsored by the WEstchester Library System. For more information call (914) 963-4550, ext. 247.
Highland Falls Saint Mark's Baptist Church   Juneteenth Celebration on June 14, 2003 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Food, Gospel music performances, dancers and guest speakers. This event is open to the public.
Ithaca Theme: Family Reunion
Thursday, June 19th – Lecture & Film – “Families and the Law” (tentative)
Friday, June 20th – Concert – jazz or contemporary R & B musician/vocalist
Saturday, June 21st – Freedom March
Street Festival
Steppin’ Out After Party
Sunday, June 22nd – Gospel Luncheon
Bronx The Gloria Wise Boys and Girls Club (within Co-Op City)presents our first annual Juneteenth celebration featuring: Gospel Concert, The Gloria Wise Step Team, Drumming presentation, vendors and give-ways for the youth. The event is located at 2049 Bartow Avenue (off of Asch Loop)in Co-op City. This is a outdoor rain or shine event. For more info contact Donna Austin (718-320-2512
Manhattan
  • In-class celebration with readings and BBQ.

  • The Juneteenth Committe of New York presents its Annual Juneteenth Parade and Celebration, on Sat., June 21, beginning at Noon at Masjid Malcolm Shabazz, 102 W. 116th St., at Malcolm X Blvd. There will be vendors, games, music and food in Marcus Garvey park immediately following the Parade. Imam W. Deen Mohammed will give a Public address at the Apollo Theretre at 6 PM. Activities include a children's carnival from June 16-22 on 116th St., Between Malcom X Blvd. and 5th Ave. For booth space and information, call 212-662-2200 ro 914-964-9675.
New Rochelle New Rochelle Public Library: Saturday, June 21, 2003, 3:00 - 6:00 P.M. The African-American Arts and Culture Appreciation Council will celebrate with a reception and concert by "Black Lyric Forms" - Music, poetry and stories of our struggles and triumphs performed by Rufus and Nicola James. Free and open to the public, suitable for ages 5 thru adults.
New York

SOUTH AFRICA YOUTH DAY CELEBRATION in commemoration of Juneteenth and an alliance between the youth of South Africa and the freedom of black Americans. Part of Bronx Week, this event will include the singing of South African and US freedom songs and anthems, mural painting led by South
African artists, brief historical talks by anti-apartheid activists from South Africa and NYC, building crafts from recyclable materials, games in the spirit of activism,
presentations and interactions by various youth groups, video being shown and made, and more!

Brooklyn

138 South Oxford Street - June 19 - 11:00am & *:00PM - TRUTH by Murieal Maida. This compelling piece takes place on Independene day, 1826. Isabella has noble reasons for running away from her owner's New Paltz farm onlty one year before she was to be legally freed from slavery in New York State!
Featuring Scottie Davis, Dan Snow and Veronica James.


Brownsville Heritage House invites you to its sixth Juneteenth celebration. Events will include collected artwork, works by local artists, poetry, dancers, and slavery exhibits. Saturday, June 21st, 1 - 4 p.m. Admission: $10. It will be held at the Rosetta Gaston Senior Center, 460 Dumont Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11212 (Between Junius and Powell Streets). Contact: Patricia Deans, (718) 385-1111

Rochester

helping the community with a clean up. A play featuring the inventions that we still use today   will also be taking place.Location School #6 date June 14th at starting at 11:00a.m.

 

Schenectady

Discussion on reparations, children's craft activities, vendors of ethnic crafts, soul and
Caribben food, exhibit of photography of the African Diaspora, Entertainment by local youth and adult perform

 

 

 

 

 

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