Offers Free Entertainment at Jackie Robinson Community Center, June 16
Pasadena, CA —Come enjoy afternoon of wonderful entertainment, games, Pasadena history telling and fun for children at the Fourth Annual Juneteenth Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 16 at Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
This special event will showcase information about Jackie Robinson Community Center and the history of Juneteenth, with storytelling by Pasadena residents. Children can also participate in arts and crafts activities provided by the Amory Center of the Arts.
This year's festivities will focus on promoting the Jackie Robinson Community Center, Neighborhood Connections and Northwest Programs and the many programs and services they offer.
"Our Juneteenth Festival is a great way for Pasadena residents to come together and celebrate the Jackie Robinson Center's 38 years of service to the community and learn how Pasadena's parks make life better," said Mercy Santoro, Pasadena's Human Services and Recreation Department Director.
On-site entertainment will include:
- Anthony Hicks of the Chi-Lites;
- the Bobby Wilkerson All Star Band;
- Rhythms of the Village Drum and Dance Circle;
- Calvary C.M.E. Church Gospel Choir;
- Jazz & R&B singer Kim Burgin and
- a Youth Talent Showcase.
This free and popular event is sponsored by the Pasadena Human Services and Recreation Department and the Jackie Robinson Community Center.
For more information call Jarvis Emerson at (626) 744-7300.
For more information about the City of Pasadena, go online to www.cityofpasadena.net.