The King-Kennedy Memorial Center Board of Directors and the City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department will co-sponsor the 46th Annual Juneteenth Community Celebration on Saturday, June 20th at King-Kennedy Memorial Center and Mellis Park, located at 601 S. Martin Luther King Drive, Modesto. The Juneteenth Cele-bration will celebrate more than 100 years of reconciliation and healing through service to our community.
The event will include Friday’s evening showcase of talent from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Sat-urday’s program will begin with the annual “Celebration of Dads” recognition ceremony from 10:30 a.m. to noon; recognizing fathers of the year. The afternoon program begins at noon and will include a presentation of dynamic guest speakers, inspirational gospel sing-ers, popular band music entertainment, cultural performances, educational exhibits, youth contests, a Black Business Expo, community resource information booths and children’s activities including bounce houses. Both events are free.