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Juneteenth Celebration in Rahway

June 16 - June 18

Rahway Freedom Week (June 12-June 18) is a weeklong celebration of the principals of Juneteenth, with a block party taking place Friday, June 17 at City Hall Plaza and Rahway Train Station. The events will also include activities and resources targeted to our youth.

DATE EVENT OVERVIEW LOCATION TIME
Thursday, June 9 AnkaraPaj: Join fiber artist Lisa Shepard Stewart and learn basic decoupage techniques to create a gorgeous freestyle art piece using African (Ankara) print scraps. The colors, patterns and overall energy of African/Ankara prints (even in tiny pieces) will elevate any creative project, and decoupage is no exception! Recommended for teens & adults. Limited space, sign ups required. Rahway Public Library 10am – 12 noon
Sunday, June 12 Weeklong Balloon Installation at Beauty & The Chic Beauty and the Chic Salon – 84 E. Cherry Street on going
Monday, June 13 Lets meet to share all things about our favorite books that were adapted into movies. Light refreshments will be served. Rahway Public Library 6-7pm
Wednesday, June 15 Discovery Studio Teens: Bring a white t-shirt and decorate it with our Juneteenth Flag transfer! Or design your own using our supplies. Wear your design to celebrate freedom on our newest federal holiday. For teens 13-17. Rahway Public Library 3:30:00 PM
Wednesday June 15 Reader’s room book discussion: Join us in reading The Vanishing Half by New York Times Bestselling author Brit Bennett. This stunning novel is about twin sisters that choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white. Please register to reserve your copy at https://bit.ly/RahwayLibrary. Rahway Public Library 6:30 – 7:30pm
Thursday June 16 Family Fun Night: Bring your family to the library for a fun activity and a special Juneteenth themed storytime! All ages. Rahway Public Library 6-7pm
Friday, June 17 Flag Raising and Block Party Rahway Train Station  3-8pm
Saturday, June 18 Tours of selected gravesites in Rahway Cemetery, including: Ambo, an enslaved woman Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum 10am-11am & 2pm-3pm

Details

Start:
June 16
End:
June 18
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Website:
https://www.cityofrahway.org/416/Juneteenth

Venue

Downtown Rahway
Rahway, NJ 07065 United States + Google Map

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