Temecula’s to host Juneteenth Celebration

TEMECULA – Temecula will celebrate freedom and perseverance at the Juneteenth Celebration, hosted by the Community Services Department Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Town Square Park in Old Town Temecula.“Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States that celebrates the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans,” Temecula Mayor Matt Rahn said. “The historical legacy conveys the value and importance of never giving up hope in uncertain times. Temecula’s inaugural Juneteenth Celebration was held virtually in 2021, so we are very happy to celebrate this year in person through song, dance, food, and safe gathering in our beloved city.”The free, open house-style event explores the historical journey of freedom for people around the globe marking the lega
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