Thursday, June 13, 2024
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Honoring Our Past, Shaping Our Future:

Juneteenth Fashion Show Extravaganza

Dive into the rich tapestry of black fashion evolution at our Juneteenth Fashion Show, a dazzling spectacle that transcends time. In celebration of Juneteenth’s theme this year, ‘Honoring Our Past, Shaping Our Future,’ our Fashion Show is an ode to the enduring legacy and indelible influence of black culture on the world of style.

Join Us on June 13th, 2024, for a Journey Through Time and Trends

Unveiling a kaleidoscope of culturally rich fashion spanning decades, our runway will be a living, breathing tribute to black influence on the world of glamour. From the elegance of vintage styles to the cutting-edge trends shaped by black designers today, our Fashion Show promises to be a celebration of diversity, resilience, and unbridled creativity.

In Collaboration with ‘Styled By Lydia’

We are proud to announce that the Manhattan Juneteenth celebration is hosting this event in collaboration with the esteemed ‘Styled By Lydia.’ Lydia’s expertise in curating unique fashion experiences ensures that this Fashion Show will be an unforgettable journey through the cultural landscape of style.

Discover the Story Behind the Styles

Each ensemble tells a story, weaving together threads of heritage, resilience, and cultural innovation. Be prepared to witness a mesmerizing fusion of history and haute couture, where each step on the runway is a stride towards a future shaped by the strength and grace of our collective past.

Save the Date: June 13th, 2024 | Time and Location TBD

Mark your calendars and join us for this unforgettable evening of fashion and culture. The time and location are yet to be announced, but the date is set – June 13th, 2024. Stay tuned for updates as we curate an experience that promises to be a highlight of your Juneteenth celebrations.

This isn’t just a fashion show; it’s a cultural journey. Be a part of history in the making as we honor our past and collectively shape a future where every thread of diversity is celebrated.

Your presence is the final accessory our runway needs. See you on June 13th!

Friday, June 14, 2024
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: City Park

Savor the Flavor: BBQ Contest Extravaganza!

Get ready for a sizzling showdown as we bring together some of the best grillers in the area for the ultimate BBQ contest. This is not your average cook-off – it’s a feast for the senses, and YOU are the judge!

How It Works: Be the BBQ Connoisseur

For just $5, grab your exclusive Taster Kit and unlock a world of smoky goodness. The kit grants you access to try all the mouthwatering creations from our grill masters. Sample, savor, and cast your votes for the crowd’s favorite.

Be a Judge, Not Just a Spectator

We invite you to play a crucial role in deciding who takes home the BBQ crown. Your taste buds hold the power to declare the People’s Choice Winner. It’s not just a contest; it’s a community celebration of BBQ brilliance.

What’s in Your Taster Kit: A Passport to Flavor

  • Access to All BBQ Entries: Try each unique dish until supplies last.
  • Voting Card: Cast your vote for the grillers who stole the show.
  • BBQ Experience: Immerse yourself in a world of irresistible aromas and flavors.

Join Us for a BBQ Bonanza

Mark your calendars and bring your appetite! This is your chance to indulge in some of the most delectable BBQ creations in town. From savory briskets to mouthwatering ribs, it’s a flavor journey you won’t want to miss.

Become a BBQ judge, fill up on great eats, and make this BBQ contest an unforgettable culinary adventure. See you there!

Friday, June 14, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: City Park
Saturday, June 15, 2024
Time: 7:00 am
Location: Douglass Community Center

Juneteenth Fitness Experience: Unite, Move, Empower

Join us on June 15th, 2024, at the Douglass Center (902 Yuma St.) for the ‘Juneteenth Fitness Experience,’ a vibrant collaboration with ‘The Fitness Experience.’ This multi-part event is a celebration of freedom, community, and well-being.

Event Schedule: June 15th, 2024

**1. Run For Unity – 5K Kickoff

  • Start Time: 7:00 am
  • Embark on a journey of unity and wellness with our ‘Run For Unity’ 5K. Every registered runner will receive a commemorative t-shirt. Prices increase on May 15th, 2024. [Register Now]

**2. Sun-Up Yoga – Embrace the Morning

  • Start Time: 8:00 am
  • Join Mitzie from MWOW Coaching in a revitalizing session of Sun-Up Yoga. No registration needed; it’s free for all to join.

**3. Community Boot Camp – Strength Together

  • Start Time: 8:40 am
  • Engage in the ‘Community Boot Camp,’ led by diverse fitness professionals from the Manhattan community. It’s a dynamic, empowering, and free experience for everyone.

**4. Mixx Fit with Fee – Dance and Sweat

  • Start Time: 9:20 am
  • Let loose in ‘Mixx Fit with Fee,’ a dance-infused fitness session that’s free and open to all.

**5. Zumba in the Park – Move and Groove

  • Start Time: 9:40 am
  • Experience the rhythm of ‘Zumba in the Park’ with Mitzie from MWOW Coaching. No registration required; it’s a free and lively celebration.

Event Details

  • Location: Douglass Center, 902 Yuma St.
  • T-Shirt: Every registered runner in the 5K receives a commemorative t-shirt.
  • Registration: Secure your spot for the 5K. Prices increase on May 15th, 2024. [Register Now]

Join the Fitness Celebration!

Mark your calendar for a day of fitness, unity, and empowerment. The ‘Juneteenth Fitness Experience’ is not just an event; it’s a movement towards a healthier, happier community.

Let’s unite, move, and empower together.

Sunday, June 16, 2024
Time: All Day
Location: TBD

Check Back Soon For The Sunday Events!

Monday, June 17, 2024
Time: All Day
Location: TBD

Check Back Soon For The Monday Events!

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Educate Elevate  Tuesday!

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Time: TBD
Location: Bramlage Coliseum, Shamrock Zone 

Juneteen Lecture Series: An Interactive  Event!

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