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Juneteenth Awareness Storytime & Walk

August 26, 2019 @ 10:30 am

Ms. Opal Lee will read her children’s book Juneteenth and invite us to join her on a 2.5 mile segment of her National Walk through Williamsburg’s historically Black neighborhoods, ending at First Baptist Church to ring the Freedom Bell. 
Ms. Lee is the 92 year old winner of The Distinguished Service Award from the 400 Years of African-American History Commission, and she is walking across the country to make Juneteenth a national holiday. For more information about her walk, go to www.opalswalk2dc.com.
 
A reception with light refreshments will follow.

Details

Date:
August 26, 2019
Time:
10:30 am
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Venue

Stryker Center
412 N. Boundary St
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
Phone:
757-259-4070

Other

Event Room
Stryker 127