Join the broader Newton community in celebrating Juneteenth with two events taking place this weekend at the Hyde Playground.
- Juneteenth Weekend Celebration: Saturday (6/19) – Newton Talks Race, 3pm to 4:30pm
The event will include Newton area speakers, musical performances, local artwork and a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation. Historic Newton will have a table with literature on the history Juneteenth.
- Juneteenth Weekend Celebration: Sunday (6/20) Family Day, 12pm to 4pm
Please join us for a family friendly afternoon with entertainment, speakers, vendors, and more! Music by DJ Ricky Groov, performances by Aashka Dance Company, food from Fresh Food Generations, and ice cream by Tipping Cow.