The community is invited to join the University of Redlands Juneteenth Celebration, held virtually on Wednesday, June 15, and in-person at the main Redlands campus on Friday, June 17. This event is free (except for food and beverages) and open to all. More information is available at www.redlands.edu/juneteenth.
On Wednesday, June 15, virtual events are scheduled to acknowledge Juneteenth — a historical touchstone that marks the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.
On Friday, June 17, from 4 to 9 p.m., in-person events at the Truesdail Center parking lot and lawn (Sylvan and University Ave.) will include:
Root 619 Café (food trucks)
4 to 9 p.m.
Black- and brown-owned food trucks serving soul food, creole, BBQ, kid-friendly options, and desserts. Featured trucks include:
- Rainy’s Authentic Soul Food
- Tastee Flavors Concessions
- The Original 5C’s Louisiana Seafood
- Coaches Pit BBQ
All food trucks will accept cash and credit cards.
5 to 6 p.m.
Join featured artist from Mi Vida boutique to lead us in a paint-n-sip of a Juneteenth-themed tote bag. Seating is limited and reservations are needed.
Step and Stroll Exhibition
6:30 to 9 p.m.
Watch black fraternities and sororities from the Divine Nine show up and show out!
Courtesy of the University of Redlands
Posted June 15, 2022