Pasadena Juneteenth Celebration Is June 17 at Jackie Robinson Community Center

PASADENA -- Join in the free family fun this Saturday. June 17, noon to 4:30 p.m., for the City's Juneteenth Celebration at the Jack Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Juneteenth, also sometimes referred to as Freedom Day, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.  Juneteenth observes the date Union soldiers enforced President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation freeing all remaining slaves in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865.  Texas was the last... continue reading »"Pasadena Juneteenth Celebration Is June 17 at Jackie Robinson Community Center"