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Teresa Altemeyer: History and Watercolor

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Juneteenth: Free to Be Me

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Prairie Pursuits: Tin Can Candle Holders

June 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Teresa Altemeyer: History and Watercolor

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Father’s Day “Picnic” Lunch

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Make and Take

June 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Adventure Camp

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Archaeology Camp

June 17 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Adventure Camp

June 18 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Archaeology Camp

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Juneteenth: Free to Be Me

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on June 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

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One event on June 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

Juneteenth

Learn about and celebrate the history of Juneteenth and its significance in African American history. Then reflect on what freedom means to you!

Activities

  • June 11-15: See a video created by Future Black Leaders of America will be playing throughout the day. This video will be exploring the question, “What does freedom mean to you?”
  • June 13-15: Interact with three African-American interpreters in Civil War Journey. Engage with interpreters on a variety of topics including the Civil War, the Emancipation Proclamation, slavery, or the raid on Dupont.
  • June 15:
    – Recitation of the Emancipation Proclamation @ 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Civil War Journey
    – Hear a storyteller read African-American folktales to kids @ 11:30 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. in Discovery Station.
    – Join a moderated discussion with an actor portraying a formerly enslaved person recently freed on Juneteenth @ 12 and 3:30 p.m.
    – Participate in ongoing discussion about the history of Juneteenth, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the hallway by Discovery Station.
    – Participate in ongoing discussion about modern day slavery, and actions you can take @ 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the hallway by Discovery Station.
    – Add to our collaborative art piece about Juneteenth @ 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the hallway by Discovery Station.
    – Cultural Dance of West Africa Workshop @ 12:30 & 2:30 p.m. in Featherston Barn. Limited to 30 seats per performance. Reserve your seats at the Clowes Commons desk.

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Date:
June 11
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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