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Juneteenth Is This Weekend!

This weekend will be Juneteenth.

The Calhoun County Democratic Club will be there as well.

Friday night some of us will be at the park for a bit of time wearing t-shirts with "Register to vote, Ask me how" written on the front. They won't all be blue with white lettering. We are all deputized as VDRs.

On Saturday, we will be there all day working in various shifts at our table. On the table we will have the following:

I think that covers everything. Oh, I also got some hand Progress Flags for Pride Month for the table.

On Sunday morning some of us will be there for a bit of time wearing the t-shirts to register people to vote.

The following is details provided by the 2022 Juneteenth Port Lavaca Celebration who are running the event this year. The Club will have a table there as well and will be registering voters.

2022 Juneteenth Celebration at George Adam Park

Friday Night - June 17

  • White party Meet and Greet

Saturday - June 18

  • 9am A Walk with our Ancestors

    • Guest speaker Joe Vickers with solo by Pat Brown

    • Walk to Port Lavaca Cemetery

    • Walk to Alice O Wilkins School

  • 10:00 Basketball - Meet me at the Court - 3 on 3 and Free Throw Contest

  • 10am start a field day with the kids

  • 11am Lunch - Hot dogs and hamburgers Free

  • 1pm history program

    • Guest speakers:

    • Port Lavaca Mayor Jack Whitlow

    • City Manager Jody Weaver

    • Michael Clay

    • Joe Vickers

    • Vincent Phillips

  • 2pm Adult games - Domino's/Bingo/Water games/ Cake walk

  • 6pm Live Music:

    • J. Hollins

    • Joshua Louis

    • The Southern Band featuring Joe Leonard

Sunday - June 19

  • 11am Church Service - Pastor Danny Richards Sr

  • 1pm Fish Fry Free


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