Casper’s Annual Juneteenth Celebration Is Saturday
Juneteenth, the oldest Black American holiday will be observed Saturday, June 21st, at noon at the Matthew Campfield Park, in North Casper. The Juneteenth Celebration will be alive with music, food and fellowship.
There will be a free barbecue with all the trimmings, festive music from numerous choirs and individuals, entertainment, fun and fellowship, bounce houses and a three-on-three basketball tournament with a cash prize to the winning team. Guests include Mayor Paul Meyer and State Senator Charles K. Scott. All who would like to celebrate are asked to bring a covered dish for the barbecue. Otherwise it is all free and open to the public. Please bring your own lawn chairs, but do not bring your pets. Juneteenth is the oldest black-American holiday there is, and is a date to celebrate for all Americans. For more information, call the Rev. William Pierce at 237-0831 or 267-3901.