FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2021
A Memorial Unity Walk is being organized by Atchison Juneteenth, Atchison United, Atchison Art Association and the City of Atchison.
Please come join us at 7pm at the corner of 6th and Santa Fe and we will end the walk at 5th Street Viaduct with a candlight vigil. You can also drive your car. This memorial walk will consist of 4 stops with information relating to the history of a black man named George Johnson who was lynched in 1870. This is a Unity Walk for all races and ethnicities to come together to remember the past and work on embracing a brighter future together!!
*UNITY SIGNS ARE WELCOME*
SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 2021
One-Day Atchison Juneteenth Celebration (L.F.M. Park)
Juneteenth Summer 3 on 3 Showdown!
For ages 12 to 18
Games to begin at 10am
Be at the court at 9:30am to form players and teams
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Juneteenth Morning Revival
Gospel guests: From Leavenworth KS, The Men of Faith featuring Minister Ron Dixon and KC’s group The Hooker Singers.
Juneteenth Opening Ceremony
Presentation of the Juneteenth Proclamation
KCK Marching Falcons Drill Team performance
Volleyball Games. (Ages 12-18)
Bingo and more!
The Motown Revue Group featuring Ron Dixon and Bill Robinson from Leavenworth KS singing some great classic Motown Hits!
3:00PM - 7:00PM
Free Food under Tent
Hip Hop/Rap Session featuring Atchison’s Own Talented Rap Artists, TipperDaGreat, GuapoLv, and JayyTheKidd *Family-Friendly*
*For all ages*
Ms. Tonya Chereese Hooker and The Band singing Blues and alittle R&B from Kansas City, Missouri
RELAY RACES led by Ms. LeAnne Downing
There is a risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place. By attending the 2021 Atchison Juneteenth activities/celebration, you are assuming all responsibility for your risk of exposure to COVID-19.
We ask that everyone please wear a mask and social distance as much as possible.
Our committee will be working hard to keep a safe and clean environment! We appreciate your help to help us maintain this!
God Bless Our Celebration and We hope to see you there!!