Methuen Partners with First Baptist Church for Annual Juneteenth Celebration Saturday

Searles Building, Methuen City Hall. (WHAV News file photograph.)

The City of Methuen is again partnering with the First Baptist Church to host a community wide celebration for Juneteeth National Independence Day.

The celebration will include music, food, cultural performances, educational opportunities and community engagement. It is a free event open to the public.

“We are excited to bring the community together to celebrate Juneteenth,” said Mayor Neil Perry. “This event is an opportunity to not only commemorate a pivotal moment in our nation’s history but also to educate and inspire ongoing efforts towards equality and justice for all.”

The celebration will be held Saturday, June 15, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 30 Park St. Methuen. For more information, contact the mayor’s office at 978-983-8505.

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