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Orange County set to mark Juneteenth ‘Freedom Day’ with local events – Orange County Register

An event scheduled for Saturday, June 19th in Orange County, June 1865, when Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War had ended and the enslaved blacks had been released. To commemorate the celebration on the 16th.

Here are three places to observe what is also known as Jubilee Day, Freedom Day, Liberation Day, and Liberation Day.

Juneteenth celebration: Santa Anna’s 3000 W. Edinger Ave. From 10 am to 4 pm at the Centennial Regional Park in. Speakers, vendors, music, food, games. freedom. Announced by the Orange County Heritage Council. A Santa Ana-based community group that hosts Orange County’s annual Black History Parade and Festival in February, offering food rations and youth scholarships. For more information, please visit. oc-hc.org Alternatively, send an email to orangecountyheritagecouncil@gmail.com.

Juneteenth Free Day: 2 pm-6pm at Anaheim Community Center Park, 250 E. Center Street, Anaheim. Live entertainment, food trucks, resource tables and COVID-19 vaccinations are on site. freedom. The $ 50 vendor slot deadline is Wednesday, June 16th. The proceeds support the African-American Alliance Fund. Organized by District 4 Supervisor Doug Chafy in collaboration with the City of Anaheim, the National Women’s Leadership Council, the HERA Strategy, the OC Black Chamber, and the African American Alliance Fund. For more information, please call 714-834-3440 or send an email to Fourth.District@ocgov.com or LaShe.Rodriguez@ocgov.com.

Freedom in full bloom – Juneteenth celebration: 3:00 pm, 600 Town Center Dr in Costa Mesa. At Julianne and George Argyros Plaza at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Outdoor interactive activities and performances to celebrate black innovation and resilience in music, poetry, visual arts and gardening. $ 10 per pod, up to 6 guests. Announced by the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in partnership with the Black Intelligence Innovation Institute in Fullerton, California. For more information, please call 714-556-2787 or visit the following URL: scfta.org/events/2021/a-juneteenth-celebration/..

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