Juneteenth celebration set for Saturday at Civic Center

Juneteenth celebration set for Saturday at Civic Center

LAKE ARTHUR, LA (KPLC) - Juneteenth will be held June 20 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Lake Charles Civic Center.

The event commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. This year's theme is "Remembering the Broken Chains."

is hosting the event, which will feature a barbecue cook-off, live music, group dancing, children's activities and more.

Admission is $10. Children ages 7 and under get in free.

For more information, call 337-491-9955, email

or visit the event's Facebook page

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