Juneteenth Community Celebration at Emerson Family YMCA

The Gateway Region YMCA to Host Juneteenth Events

WHO: The Bayer YMCA and the Emerson Family YMCA

WHAT: Juneteenth community events 


      Trivia Night
      Friday, June 18 from 5-7 pm
      Bayer YMCA (5555 Page Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63112)
      FREE admission! Music, games, prizes and fun! Bring your own food and drinks (non-alcoholic)
      Reservation deadline: Wednesday, June 16. Contact 314.367.4646 to reserve a table.

      Juneteenth Community Celebration
      Saturday, June 19 from 11 am – 2 pm
      Emerson Family YMCA (3390 Pershall Road, Ferguson, MO, 63135)
      Music, vendors, poetry, drumming, food, games, dancing, prizes and fun!
            Event is open to everyone and FREE of charge.

WHY: To celebrate and honor an important day in history – the end of chattel slavery in the United States. “At the Y, it’s important for us to recognize such a turning point in our country,” said Ken Strawbridge, District Vice President at the Gateway Region YMCA. “We hope those in the community will come out and celebrate with us.”