Celebrate Juneteenth on the Reading Town Common

Saturday, June 15, from 100-700 pm!

Reading Public Library, Reading, MA—Reading’s fourth annual Juneteenth Freedom Festival is happening! If you enjoyed last year’s celebration, come down to the Town Common on Saturday, June 15, starting at 1 pm for the return of this family-friendly event with music, food, speakers, and a beer garden.

The day will be filled with uplifting music, interactive dance, and plenty of opportunities for refreshment from a local brewery and food trucks. For those who love to shop, we’ve got you covered with a pop-up market featuring black-owned businesses. The event location is wheelchair accessible and ASL translators are available on request.

This year’s Juneteenth Freedom Festival is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading. Learn more about the program on the library’s event calendar: https://bit.ly/RPLJuneteenth24

If you would like to volunteer, contact the Office of Equity & Social Justice, apless@ci.reading.ma.us. We look forward to seeing you there!

The Reading Public Library is committed to evolving together to strengthen communication, equity, collaboration, and learning in our community. Our mission is to be a center and resource for learning and civic engagement. We provide a place and platform of, by, and for the people who can benefit as individuals as well as contribute to the well-being of the community. We work to achieve these goals and commitments by focusing on education, equity, accountability, and access.

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