BENNINGTON - Celebrate and commemorate the country’s newest federal holiday, Juneteenth, on the grounds of Mt. Anthony Union Middle School on Saturday, June 18, from noon to 3 pm.
Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in 1865. This free celebration will feature food; music by DJ Jasn Dansby; and guest speakers from community partners and Alana Harte, a local poet, author, educator, and recipient of the 2022 Southern Vermont Emerging Leader award. There will also be activities for all ages and a drum circle led by Michael Wingfield.
Vermont Humanities is supporting this event through one of its $1,000 Rapid Response grants. For more information visit https://vermonthumanities.org/event/southwest-vermont-juneteenth-celebra....