Willie Washington Park annual Juneteenth celebration, June 15-16

The Willie Washington Park foundation announced that the sixth annual “Juneteenth Celebration and Family Day at the Park ” will be held Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16. There will be a variety of new activities along with the regular 3-on-3 basketball tournament and the domino tournament. If enough interest is generated this year’s event will also feature a talent show. Those interested in entering the talent show should contact Linda Lott or Tannya Lacy no later than June 11. New activities this year include a water slide for the kids, a teen Fear Factor challenge and possibly a spelling bee and family softball tournament, (young versus old). Any church choirs that would like to perform should be there no later than 11 a.m. Later in the evening, there will be music and a dance. Those interested in participating should contact Lott at 597-9080 or Lacy at 792-6208 before June 11.

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