Save the date Juneteenth is happening Saturday, June 22nd and its taking over South Pearl Street in Albany for a day of fun. This is a free community event, bringing together the community, cultural organizations, and entrepreneurs to commemorate slavery’s abolition in the US, and celebrate South Pearl Street’s vibrancy.

There will be vendors and musical performances going on throughout the evening. This is a rain or shine event and it is open to the public. For more information check out the link below. 

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