Come celebrate Freedom Day ! Juneteenth is a federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans.
We will gather for picnics and socializing at 12:30pm on Sunday , June 19th at the Florence United Methodist Church at 333 Kingwood St. Our program will begin at 1pm . Our keynote speaker is Greg Evans, Eugene City Councilor and LCC Associate Vice President of Equity and Inclusion. We also will be joined by Florence City Councilor Sally Wantz and others. Entertainment will be provided by local singer and song writer Sunny Sundstrom and there will activities for kids! Midori’s Picnic Bento Boxes can be preordered . Bring your dad, a picnic and chair to honor this special day. ( Please wear a mask)To order bento boxes or for more information, go to forflorence.org