Juneteenth at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center

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Saturday, June 11 from 10 AM - 1 PM
Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center
8788 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66212
Cost: free!


The Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center is launching its first-ever Juneteenth commemoration and celebration on Saturday, June 11th. This family-friendly event, built with community partners, provides an opportunity to honor the history and celebrate Juneteenth with art, music, food, and more! 

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Event Features:

Schedule of Events:

Arts & Heritage Center - Indoor Commons Area

10:00am
Welcome by Lonita Cook
Guest Speaker Jessica McCallop-McClennan
10:15am
Jazz Storytelling
11:15am
Eboni Fondren and Band
Continuous activities
Food and beverage samples from Ruby Jeans, Brown Suga, Yogurtini
Community art project

Arts & Heritage Center - inside the Johnson County Museum

10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm - REDLINED: Cities, Suburbs, and Segregation tours
Continuous activities
Free admission to the Museum, including KidScape and REDLINED exhibit

Arts & Heritage Center - Outdoors in Front Lawn

Walk & Read, hosted by the Johnson County Library

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This event is one of many in the Kansas City metro and Johnson County to honor and recognize Juneteenth.
Click here to learn more about Juneteenth and other related events in the area!