Today is Juneteenth! Check out these local events happening in and around Trenton this weekend:
Juneteenth Weekend Celebration in Trenton – A three-day celebration at Mill Hill Park in Trenton kicks off on June 18. Activities include a freedom bike ride, a gospel celebration, and discussions about children’s literacy.
Juneteenth at Mercer Stables – The African American Cultural Collaborative of Mercer County will host a free event at Mercer Stables where attendees can learn about Black cowboys and cowgirls, according to a Facebook event page. It begins at 10 a.m. on June 19.
Michelle Lawlor, Marketing and Communications Associate, spearheads Foundation Academies’ marketing and communication efforts. Born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey, Michelle holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Multimedia Communications from Rider University.