Festival Juneteenth in the Minneapolis Parks

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This event is featured in The Current Summer Guide, highlighting both musical and non-musical things to do this summer in the Twin Cities and beyond. 2021 marks the first time Juneteenth will be an official city holiday in Minneapolis. (Since the holiday falls on a Saturday this year, government offices will closing on Friday.) Celebrations of this African American Freedom Day will be taking place throughout the Twin Cities; among them will be a week of story strolls, movie screenings, and community discussions in the Minneapolis Parks. (Jay Gabler)