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Cedar Grove to host pre-Juneteenth celebration

Goal of parade, homecoming is to “uplift and restore pride in the Cedar Grove community”
Cedar Grove to host pre-Juneteenth celebration
Cedar Grove to host pre-Juneteenth celebration
Published: Jun. 5, 2022 at 11:07 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — Juneteenth is right around the corner.

And this upcoming weekend, you have an opportunity to join in on an early event.

It’s the Cedar Grove pre-Juneteenth parade and homecoming celebration on Saturday, June 11.

The gathering celebrates the importance of Juneteenth and highlights some of the important people who are making a difference in the community.

The goal of the day of food, fun and fellowship is to “uplift and restore pride in the Cedar Grove community,” according to a news release.

There will be a parade from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. It will start at Fairfield Avenue at East 71st Street then proceed south on Fairfield to the 81st Street Early Childhood Education Center.

Participants will start lining up at 8 a.m. And the street will be closed at 9 a.m.

Meantime, the homecoming celebration will run from 1-5 p.m. in AB Palmer Park, 547 E. 79th St.

Call 318-230-8944 or send email to cedargrovecare@yahoo.com to learn more.

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