Juneteenth Heritage Festival Calendar

45TH JUNETEENTH HERITAGE FESTIVAL

(Tentative Schedule)

City of Grambling, LA

June 11 – 17, 2017

Title Sponsor:  Suddenlink Communications

Sunday June 11

 

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Opening Ceremony and Luncheon, Presentation of Colors

Songs – Strong Towers

Keynote Speaker: TBA

Black and Gold Room – Favrot Student Union Building: on the campus of Grambling State University

 

4:00 PM Black Poetry Contest

Grambling Community Center

 

Monday June 12

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PMKirby Kangaroo Financial Reality Fair

Grambling Community Center

Sponsored by Shreveport Federal Credit Union

 

6 PMHistory of Grambling

Grambling Community Center

 

Tuesday June 13

 

            7:00 PM Performance by the Boys & Girls Club of North Central LA

Performing Arts Building: On the campus of Grambling State University

 

Wednesday June 14

 

5:00 PM Economic Empowerment Workshop

Grambling Community Center

6:00 PM Old Fashioned Prayer Meeting

Grambling Community Center

 

Thursday June 15

 

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Health Walk

Grambling State University Track and Field

 

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Health & Wellness Community Health Fair

Grambling Community Center

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Friday June 16

 

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM    Bake Off

Grambling Community Center

 

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Get Out and Fish

Grambling City Park

 

11 AM – 3:00 PMFish Fry $8.00

Grambling Community Center

 

Watermelon Feast

 

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM    Miss Juneteenth Pageant

Nursing Building: On the campus of Grambling State University

 

 

Saturday June 17

 

10:00 AM – Parade – Grand Marshall Willis Reed

 

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Essay Winners

Music, Live Entertainment (R&B & Blues), Vendors, Car Show,

Adult/Children’s Games & Activities

Grambling Park

 

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Wine Tasting

Grambling Community Center

Print out Calendar of Events Here

 


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