Village of Pelham’s second Juneteenth Celebration will feature interactive art, musical performances, film screenings


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The Village of Pelham Council on the Arts hosts the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Wolfs Lane Park featuring free interactive art, live painting and performances, film screenings, and DJ.

The Village of Pelham Council on the Arts, in partnership with The Village of Pelham, Pelham Art Center, and The Picture House Regional Film Center, will host a day-long celebration of Juneteenth throughout Wolfs Lane Park in Pelham, NY on June 18th. The celebration will begin at 2pm with an interactive community arts activity, and live painting and student art exhibition by Pelham Memorial High School art students. Simultaneously, there will be free screenings of the short documentary Small Town, Big Hope: Pelham Love, by local filmmaker Jeff Watkins at The Picture House – Pelham at 175 Wolfs Lane. Screenings will take place at 2, 2:30, 3, and 3:30pm. Live performances begin at 4pm, featuring drumline The Ice Cold Experience, drumming and dancing with African Healing Circle, and spoken word/live art by Iyaba Ibo Mandingo. DJ Richard Minott will start up at 6pm. Local restaurants adjacent to the park will be offering food and drink specials to go, food vendor Break Bread Not Hearts will be in the park from 2-6pm, and food truck Wrappers Delight will be in the park from 6-8pm. Picnic tables are available throughout the park.

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Juneteenth in the Village of Pelham is generously supported by a grant from Arts Westchester, with additional support from the Pelham Art Center and The Picture House Regional Film Center.