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JALC To Host Juneteenth Celebration this Thursday at 6 PM

Published on June 8, 2023

John A. Logan College will host a Juneteenth Celebration on Thursday, June 15, from 6 PM to 9 PM in the College’s Waterfall Courtyard. The celebration will feature a performance by the J-Sound Band and local food by Smokin K’s BBQ and Cajun Cuisine.

This community event is free and open to the public. Organizers encourage attendees to bring lawn chairs, tents, and picnic blankets. In addition, to live music, the event will feature arts, food, vendors, and games. A dance competition, storytelling, poetry, and other fun family activities are also planned. In the event of inclement weather, the event will move to the Conference Center and Cafeteria.

“We have a really fun evening planned for the community to come out and enjoy,” said event organizer Toyin Fox. “Last year’s event was a huge success, and we are excited that this year’s event will kick off a weekend of celebrations.”

For more information, contact Toyin Fox at 618-985-3741, Ext. 8586 or at

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