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Saturday, June 19

Prospect Park, My Oasis in Brooklyn & Juneteenth Way

Lefferts Historic House
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 5, 2021

On the construction fencing at Lefferts Historic House, which is under restoration, see "Prospect Park, My Oasis in Brooklyn," a site-specific installation of works by photographer Jamel Shabazz, who for the past 41 years has documented the people and places that truly make the park Brooklyn's Backyard. Presented by Prospect Park Alliance in partnership with…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
FREE
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Poster House

Poster House
10:00 am–6:00 pm

In recognition of the importance of access to information and inclusion, Poster House is offering free admission to all visitors on Juneteenth, commemorating when the last enslaved people received news of the Emancipation Proclamation two and a half years after its passage. .

Explore the impact, culture, and design of…

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Celebrate Juneteenth Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Brooklyn Children’s Museum
10:00 am–3:00 pm

Celebrate this historic date of emancipation alongside education and achievement with BCM, Friends of Brower Park and the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. Enjoy live music, a community mural, and art-making activities with BCM in Brower Park from 11am-3pm. At BCM, a special ColorLab program will feature Brooklyn-based artist Joanne Petit-Frѐre, who will be demonstrating the…

Suggested Ages: Babies to 10
FREE
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Honoring Juneteenth

Brooklyn Museum
11:00 am–8:00 pm

Honor Juneteenth—the annual holiday commemorating the end of legal slavery in the United States—and support the ongoing movement for Black lives and liberation. At 11 am, come together on the Brooklyn Museum steps to hear music and remarks by local community leaders before Good Company Bike Club kicks off their Freedom Ride, a daylong tour…

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Juneteenth Walk/Run BBQ

Morningside Park
12:00 pm–10:00 pm

Join a solidarity march in the form of a 5K walk/run with NYC-based run crews and community groups. The event will cover Riverbank, Jackie Robinson, Saint. Nicholas, and Morningside Parks in Harlem. Immediately following the 5K, enjoy a concert & BBQ in Morningside Park highlighting local eateries, food trucks / vendors that champion health and…

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Bronx Night Market Juneteenth Celebration

Bronx Night Market
12:00 pm–7:00 pm

Celebrate the Bronx's diverse culture and cuisine and try up-and-coming food concepts. Support small & local businesses including 20+ food vendors. This Saturday, celebrate Juneteenth with a a live performance from the Morrisania Band, readings from Bronx Bound Books, a free vegan tasting event from the Dishing It Out: Bronx Style competition winner, and a…

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2nd Annual Break the Chains With Love March

Brooklyn Bridge Park
1:00 pm–3:00 pm

On Juneteenth, a day of celebration marking the end of slavery, join a march of protest justice, solidarity and love to show that people of all races and ethnicities can unite to raise up humanity and overthrow white supremacy— together. Gather at Jane's Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park at 1 pm, stepping off at…

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Juneteenth in Pelham

Wolfs Lane Park
1:00 pm–7:30 pm

Join a community celebration of freedom and black culture featuring artists, musicians, dancers, and film. Join a sculpture dedication and PMHS Student Art Exhibit, watch aa free program of short films for families meant to educate and inspire at hte Picture House, see performances by Iyaba Ibo Mandingo and Afrikan Healing Circle and celebrate with…

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All One Tribe – Black Voices Juneteenth Concert

Online
2:00 pm–3:30 pm

Celebrates Black voices in family music, and the release of a new album of original songs from the 1 Tribe Collective called "All One Tribe" at a virtual family-friendly concert. Includes performances, music video features, and interviews with artists from the 1 Tribe Collective. Hosted by album co-producers Aaron Nigel Smith (of One World Chorus…

Suggested Ages: All
FREE
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16th Annual NYC KidsFest – Morningside Park

Morningside Park
2:00 pm–6:00 pm

This annual multi-cultural arts festival produced especially for families - socially distanced this year - features live music, storytelling workshops, raffles, kung fu, music and dance. Performers include Flor Bromley, Saul Paul and Fyütch. Several performances will pay tribute to Juneteenth. Also on Sunday in Jackie Robinson Park.

Suggested Ages: All
FREE
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A Tribe Called Tubman Free Stream

Online
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

Celebrate Juneteenth with Theaterworks USA with a free stream of A Tribe Called Tubman free for one-time-only in the Facebook group, TheaterWorksUSA for Educators. Join the communal watch party, where we can be transported by the journey of Harriet Tubman and share in a live chat with each other about the moments that move us…

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Live with Carnegie Hall: Juneteenth Celebration

Online
7:30 pm–9:00 pm

Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes Jr. leads a celebration—along with special guest Wayne Brady—to recognize the importance of Juneteenth, our nation’s true independence—the day when all members of the newly reunited nation were finally declared free after the American Civil War, and to acknowledge the long road still ahead. In addition to music, dance, and…

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Step Afrika! Juneteenth Virtual Celebration

Online
8:00 pm–10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until June 19, 2021

Join Step Afrika! for an online Juneteenth celebration that honors and embodies the determination, resilience, and reclamation of freedom with newly filmed choreographic masterpieces inspired by the African American experience: Trane, Little Rock Nine and The Movement.

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FREE
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LIC Springs to Summer

Hunter’s Point Park South
10:00 pm–10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

Long Island City Partnership’s annual festival is reimagined as a week-long celebration, showcasing happenings, promotions, and performances across Long Island City. Explore art installations, enjoy live music, celebrate Juneteenth, get your face painted, try ballet and STEM classes, make spin and volcano art and more for all ages. Pick up or download the LIC Passport…

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Sunday, June 20

Juneteenth & Father’s Day Batik Workshop

Hudson River Museum
1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Be inspired by the two quilt exhibitions on view at the Hudson River Museum and learn the art and craft of batik, a fabric decorating technique used to make traditional African and contemporary Africa-inspired clothing and homegoods. Make your own quilt squares, adorned with decorative and evocative Adinkra symbols that represent concepts. Artist Kay…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
$8/adults, $4/ages 3-18
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