6/15: Juneteenth Celebration
Juneteeth is a traditional African-American commemoration of freedom from slavery. The Montgomery County-Radford City-Floyd County branch of the NAACP will celebrate Juneteenth on Saturday, June 15th from 11:00 am- 4 pm, at the Rosa Peters Playground, 300 Depot St. NE in Christiansburg. There will be music by Dynamic Sounds. Food will be available to purchase: a Fish Fry by the New River Valley Progressive Men’s Club, and the NAACP Youth Council will sell hot dogs, drinks and other snacks. Proceeds to be used for local youth activities and scholarships. Activities will include swimming, children’s games, cake walk, raffles and an informative program on Juneteenth. Various talents will be shared by community members. NAACP and other community organizations will have booths and provide valuable information. Entry is free. Come one, come all!