Juneteenth is back this year

Davida Erdahl

This year’s Juneteenth celebration is again with a topic of “Our Long term Matters” and is scheduled June eighteen-twenty. The weekend’s occasions will start on June eighteen with the Dallas Black Dance Theatre at the Ector Theatre from seven-9 p.m. Jackie McCough, eight, smiles as she performs a drinking water […]

This year’s Juneteenth celebration is again with a topic of “Our Long term Matters” and is scheduled June eighteen-twenty.

The weekend’s occasions will start on June eighteen with the Dallas Black Dance Theatre at the Ector Theatre from seven-9 p.m.

Jackie McCough, eight, smiles as she performs a drinking water race match hosted by the Odessa Law enforcement Section throughout the 2019 Juneteenth annual picnic at Woodson Park. (Odessa American File Photo)

The occasions on June 19 will choose area at Blackshear Auditorium, beginning with youth routines (including food stuff, experience painting, and a efficiency by Shout Cheerleading) that will choose area from 10 a.m.-one p.m.

Then from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. will be the Hometown Heroes “Living the Dream” with a presentation of scholarships and door prizes.

Following that will be the annual Juneteenth Pageant from four-6 p.m.

June twenty will attribute a Gospel Celebration with Rev. Eddie Jenkins of Excellent Road Baptist Church in Dallas from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at Blackshear Auditorium.

Other occasions that will be heading on throughout the weekend consist of the Regina McKnight Juneteenth Volleyball Match from June eighteen-twenty. All game titles will choose area at Ector Fieldhouse.

For additional information on the Regina McKnight Juneteenth Volleyball Match, connect with 432-528-7257.

The fourth annual 35 and older Legends Juneteenth Basketball Match is scheduled for one p.m. on June twenty with all game titles being played at Woodson Boys and Ladies Club. For additional information, connect with 432-978-8908.

The fortieth annual Danny R. Wright Juneteenth Basketball Match will choose area June eighteen-19 with all game titles having area at Woodson Boys and Ladies Club. Extra information on that event can be attained at 432-978-8908.

The Dancer/White Auto Clearly show Annual will choose area one-5 p.m. June 19 at Woodson Park in the east parking good deal.

For additional information, connect with Victor Dancer at 432-978-4443 or David White at 817-648-2909.

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