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Juneteenth Celebration

The Strong’s Juneteenth Celebration is presented by the American Dairy Association North East.

Celebrate Juneteenth with performances and activities promoting and cultivating the knowledge and appreciation of Black history and culture. In partnership with the Rochester Area Community Foundation and Greater Rochester Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, The Strong is pleased to offer free admission and parking in honor of Juneteenth.

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Drum Circle by Womba Africa, Riedman Commons – 10:45 a.m.

Opening Ceremony from the Martin Luther King Jr Commission, Adams Atrium – 11 a.m.

Meet and Greet a Patriotic Captain and Mermaid Princess, Adams Atrium – 12, 1, and 2 p.m.

Miracles Dance Studio, Paychex Theater – 12:30 p.m.

Dreamseeds Jazz Band, Adams Atrium – 1 p.m.

Hip Hop Violin by Keicheira Marshall-Hosier, Paychex Theater – 1:30 p.m.

Meet and Greet with Miss Sweet Potato Pie, Adams Atrium – 1:30 p.m.

Cooking Demonstration with Chef Nada Mays, Paychex Theater – 2:00 p.m.

Draper Dance Lesson, Adams Atrium – 2:30 p.m.

Flower City Arts Center – Activity Room D

Juneteenth Block Party – Hasbro Game Park

Hair Braiding – Play Lab

Freedom Scholar Learning Center Presentations – Field of Play

Rock Painting for Iris Jean “Queen Mother” Banister

Games & Music – Puppy’s Game Cafe

Sugary Delights – Wegmans Super Kids Market

Snowiewny Snow Cones – Hasbro Game Park



June 15
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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