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Juneteenth Season Kickoff

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Juneteenth event

When:

Wed. Jun 5, 2024, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm CT

Where:

Cost:

Free

The Juneteenth Season Kickoff event, Juneteenth Day at the VA, is 11 a.m. to  2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at the Lake Wheeler Pavilion on the Milwaukee VA campus, 5000 W. National Ave. There will be speakers, food and entertainment.

Speakers:

  • Clayborn Benson, founder of the Wisconsin Black Historical Museum
  • Jim McLain, Executive Director of the Milwaukee VA Medical Center

Entertainment:

  • MC Dr. Kweku Smith
  • Teju
  • Oju Drum Ensemble and African Dance Troupe
  • Valerie B. and V Funk

Food provided by Pound For Pound and Jess Foods.