WESTCHESTER & ROCKLAND JUNETEENTH KICK-OFF EVENT

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Description

Join us as we come together to kick off a month-long series of Juneteenth activities around Westchester and Rockland Counties! The program features a keynote talk by esteemed urban anthropologist Dr. Sherrill Wilson and reenactment of Harriet Tubman by Alvenia Smith, as well as music and dance performances by regional artists, including Baba Abishai, Selah Armstrong, Shirazette Tinnin, Minister Angel Hill Brooks, and more.

Organized by White Plains Juneteenth Heritage Inc., ArtsWestchester, Peekskill Juneteenth Heritage, the Yonkers African American Heritage Committee, the Haverstraw African American Connection, and the Juneteenth Committees/Councils of Ardsley, Bedford, Greenburgh, Irvington, Mamaroneck, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Ossining and Pelham. 

This program is sponsored by conEdison| Arts Al Fresco, Etain and the New York State Council on the Arts.

*Rain location: Thomas H. Slater Center
2 Fischer Avenue |
White Plains

Please be advised that FREE PARKING is available on Quarropas Street in from of the building. NO PARKING is allowed in the Slater Center lot. Metered street parking and parking at the Longview Municipal loare are also avaialble in the immediate area.



Event Location and Ticket Information

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Thomas H Slater Center
2 Fisher Court
White Plains, New York
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Times: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: ArtsWestchester
Presenter Phone: 914-428-4220
Presenter Website: www.artswestchester.org



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