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Tue, 06/19/2012 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
June 19 Juneteenth Celebration commemorates the past and embraces the future with a day of food, live local entertainment, vendor booths, children's activities and more. Juneteenth celebrates the day in Texas that slaves learned they had been freed. Festivities take place from noon-5 p.m. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, 2922 MLK Jr. Blvd. Information: 214-670-8418.
Tue, 06/19/2012 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm
2012 JUNETEENTH presented by the Memnosyne Foundation
Benefiting the children of Camp Fire USA, Family Gateway, Lifeway Church,
The Stewpot, and the Wilkinson Center
Tuesday, June 19th
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dallas Heritage Village
1515 South Harwood Street
The 2012 Juneteenth “Walking 2 Destiny” Celebration tells the story of liberation and emancipation
through art, entertainment, and stories, with a message of empowerment for all people.
Please consider donating Nike Shoes or $25 toward their purchase.
In-Kind donations of all kinds are needed: big tents, food and beverage vendors, snacks, bottled water or beverages, sign makers, graphic artists, chairs, bus transportation, and T-Shirt donors, etc.
Contact: Rev. Todd Collier 214-228-5695
The Inner City All-Stars, New Arts Six, stories and books from Big Thought, “I Have a Dream” by Rev. David Tibadeaux, and stories from Melody Bell and the living history staff of Dallas Heritage Village.
Food & Fun for Everyone!
“If this part of our history could be told in such a way that those chains of the past, those shackles that physically bound us together against our wills could, in the telling, become spiritual links that willingly bind us together now and into the future - then that painful Middle Passage could become, ironically, a positive connecting line to all of us whether living inside or outside the continent of Africa...“
- Tom Feelings, artist and illustrator
Tue, 06/19/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Saving from a Rainy Day - Making a Rain Barrel
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Sponsor: Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Urban Solutions Center
Dr. Dotty Woodson, Extension Program Specialist - Water Resources will be teaching this class and will provide participants the opportunity to construct a 55 gallon rain barrel as well as discuss installing an efficient irrigation system. The rain barrel* is yours to take home!
Cost: $50.00 each barrel (covers cost of rain barrel and materials)
*Rain barrels measure 24 inches in diameter and 36 inches tall. Please bring a vehicle large enough to haul your rain barrel(s) home.
Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
Information and to register on-line at http://dallas.tamu.edu/
Repeated on August 14, October 16 in 2012
Tue, 06/19/2012 - 6:30pm
The new-born "Interfaith Dallas Environmental Action" (IDEA) group will be meeting on June 19th at 6:30 PM at the First Unitarian Church of Dallas. All are invited as we continue to discover a shared vision for our interfaith cooperation. If possible, please bring a vegetarian dish and your own dinnerware.
4015 Normandy Avenue Dallas, TX 7520