Cedar Grove to host pre-Juneteenth celebration
The goal of parade, and homecoming is to “uplift and restore pride in the Cedar Grove community”

Juneteenth is right around the corner.

And this upcoming weekend, you have an opportunity to join in on an early event. It’s the Cedar Grove pre-Juneteenth parade and homecoming celebration on Saturday, June 11. The gathering celebrates the importance of Juneteenth and highlights some of the important people making a difference in the community. According to a news release, the goal of the day of food, fun, and fellowship is to “uplift and restore pride in the Cedar Grove community,” according to a news release.

Meantime, the homecoming celebration will run from 1-5 p.m. in AB Palmer Park, 547 E. 79th St. Call 318-230-8944 or send an email to [email protected] to learn more. There will be a parade from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. It will start at Fairfield Avenue at East 71st Street and then proceed south on Fairfield to the 81st Street Early Childhood Education Center. Participants will start lining up at 8 a.m. And the street will be closed at 9 a.m.

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