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The Juneteenth Eastside Celebration

June 19, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Juneteenth Eastside Celebration

Honoring Fathers, Families and Freedom

A Day of Activities


Outdoor Programming (CONGO SQUARE Tent)

12:00pm Opening Ceremony hosted by Dr. Charlene Fletcher, Curatorial Director at Conner Prairie

12:15pm Drum Circle hosted by Andre Rosa Artis and Ronne Stone

2:15pm Hip Hop Dance Cypher hosted by 31Svn Dance Studio

Indoor Programming 

12:30pm “My 1st Juneteenth” featuring Fay Williams, Esq.  (Studio Theater)

1:15pm The Asante Showcase: Performances of “In The Wind” featuring Prep4Life and an excerpt from STAR MIDNIGHT (Main Stage)

2:00pm The Juneteenth Ride (Studio Theater with limited seating)

2:30pm “The Spoken Word” by Chantel Massey, 2022 Art & Soul Featured Artist (Main Stage)

3:15pm The Juneteenth Ride (Studio Theater)

3:45pm Announce winner of the “Family and Father celebration basket”. (Main Stage)

4:00pm Celebration closing “In Search of Hope and Restoration” A Community Call to Action hosted by Witherspoon Presbyterian Church featuring Dr. Patricia Payne, Angela Brown,

Dr. Lasana Kazembe, Omar Rashan, Deonna Craig, AshLee Baskin, Epiphany Dance Collective,

Bill Myers & The Trash Collectors, and the WPC Music Ministry (Main Stage)


This day of reflection and celebration is made possible by the generosity of MSD Warren Township, Moorhead Community Resource Center, Warren Performing Arts Center, Arts Council of Indianapolis and The City of Indianapolis, Christel DeHaan Family Foundation, Conner Prairie, Department of Child Services, FIREFLY Children and Family Alliance, Herbert Simon Family Foundation, Indiana Arts Commission, Marion County Health Department, The Glick Foundation, Witherspoon Presbyterian Church, and The Asante Art Institute of Indianapolis 



June 19, 2022
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm