Reunion to Honor Weisser Youth Center

Former youth, staff and volunteers invited to join Juneteenth Celebration

 

 

Fort Wayne, IndTo commemorate the 15th anniversary of Weisser Park Youth Center, this year’s Juneteenth Celebration will focus on bringing together all those who have enjoyed the youth center since its beginning—to share memories and create new ones. If you or your children participated or helped with past events at Weisser Youth Center, you are encouraged to join the community at this free, three-day celebration. Youth and adults of all ages are invited. Weisser Park Youth Center, is located at 802 Eckart Street.

 

Thursday, June 20, 6 – 8 pm: Night of Art

Poets, dancers and musicians will perform. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Friday, June 21, 4 – 7 pm: Open House

This will be a great opportunity to meet new people and catch up with old friends. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Saturday, June 22, 2 – 8 pm: Juneteenth Celebration

This outside festival features a moonwalk and other activities for children, vendors selling food and merchandise, live performances all day and a three on three basketball tournament for boys and girls ages 10 – 18. To enter the free basketball tournament, call 427-6780.

 

Saturday, June 22, 7 – 8 pm: Come and experience the Latrece Moment with Fort Wayne’s Queen of Soul Latrece Goree.

 

For more information, contact Zynette Paige at 427-6780.

 

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