Wide-Awake Lantern Craft

Saturday, June 22, 2024 — 11:00 am to 2:30 pm
Join us outside for a fun and creative Juneteenth lantern-making workshop!

June 22, 2024

Events > Wide-Awake Lantern Craft

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When

THIS EVENT HAS ENDED
Saturday, June 22
11:00 am to 2:30 pm
2024
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Where

Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
234 Kensington Road
Berlin, CT

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    Join us outside for a fun and creative Juneteenth lantern-making workshop!

    All ages are welcome to come and celebrate this important day in history with us. Let’s make beautiful lanterns together and light up the night!

    Drop in any time during the Juneteenth Celebration. While supplies last.

    Sponsored by the B.E.A.T. (Berlin Equity Action Team).

     

    Juneteenth Celebration Schedule

    This is a tentative schedule. Please check back in June to make sure you have the most up-to-date information!

    Juneteenth Celebration

    Saturday, June 22

    Learn all about Juneteenth and its connection to Berlin! Featuring food, live music, speakers and presentations, book displays, and more.

    Collaborative Storytelling

    Saturday, June 22, 11:00 am to 11:45 am

    Join us for an exciting collaboration between Connecticut-based Civil War reenactor Kevin Johnson and the performance ensemble Nzinga's Daughters.

    Wide-Awake Lantern Craft

    Saturday, June 22, 11:00 am to 2:30 pm

    Join us outside for a fun and creative Juneteenth lantern-making workshop!

    Keynote Speaker John Mills

    Saturday, June 22, 11:50 am to 12:35 pm

    Join John Mills for a discussion of his work with genealogical investigation.

    His Truth is Marching On

    Saturday, June 22, 12:40 pm to 1:45 pm

    Join us for a screening of the documentary His Truth is Marching On, followed Q&A with writer and director Dan Morrison.

    Celebration of Hip-Hop

    Saturday, June 22, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    An educational music collaboration celebrating the journey of the genre.

    Lantern Parade

    Saturday, June 22, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

    Join B.E.A.T. at Veterans' Memorial Park for a Lantern Parade celebrating Berlin history as well as 50 years of hip hop!

     



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