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University of Redlands To Host Juneteenth events

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

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

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