As the crowd rumbled with camaraderie, Newman said he’d like to see more participation from younger generations from all cultures.
“Look around, all you see is us older folks,” Newman said. He went on to say over the years the Juneteenth celebration has hosted ball games and even inflatables. This year’s organizers asked participants to bring picnic items and cook-out at the park to have a day if family oriented fun.
Hot dogs, hamburgers, cold pop and bottled water were available for 25 to 50 cents.
As the day went on, people and families visited the park at various times in celebration of the Juneteenth holiday.
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