Monday, June 19, 5 - 8 pm
Education. Inspiration. Hope.
Bring your picnic and blanket for a fun-filled evening of activities, music, education, and inspiration as we revisit the many groundbreaking contributions the Black/African-American Community has made to our society.
+ Opening remarks: Howard County Executive Dr. Calvin Ball and Howard County Councilmember Christiana Rigby
+ Opening invocation: Rev. Catherine Willett (St Stephens AME. Church - Elkridge, MD)
+ Dance presentation of the Black National Anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing" by Charnell Thweatt
+ 5:30 - 6:15 pm: "Legacy of our Music" with DJ Marco Midon & Muriel Midon
The richness of our culture presented as a musical journey through all styles!
+ 6:15 - 7:30 pm: Activity stations (prizes will be awarded!):
* Black History Bingo!
* Black Wheel of Knowledge!
* Black Entrepreneurs!
* Juneteenth Fact or Fiction!
* Juneteenth Word Search!
* Hula Hoop Contest!
* Jump Rope/Double Dutch Contest!
* Create-your-own Juneteenth Flag
+ 7:40 pm: In Honor of our Ancestors: Ringing of the bell and calling out names
Organized by Leona's Sewing Studio and Carroll Baldwin Hall
With support from Tami E. Johnson| The Brand Studio, Skinsational Scents, Sunny Smiles Summer Camp, and community volunteers. Contact us if you'd like to help!
Open and free; all are welcome!