2017 LAS VEGAS NATIONAL JUNETEENTH
AFRICAN AMERICAN FREEDOM CELEBRATION


National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF)
Las Vegas, NV


Calendar of Events


Thursday June 15, 2017

8:30am   Juneteenth Flag Raising Ceremony
Las Vegas City Hall
495 South Main Street

Honoring black military from all branches of the service.
This will be from the Revolutionary Period to the present, with
emphasis on the 186,000 Civil War soldiers and 20,000 Civil War
sailors who fought for their own freedom.


Monday June 19, 2017

8:30am   Juneteenth Flag Raising Ceremony

Martin Luther King Statue
Martin Luther King & Carey
Located in North Las Vegas

Honoring black military from all branches of the service.
This will be from the Revolutionary Period to the present, with
emphasis on the 186,000 Civil War soldiers and 20,000 Civil War
sailors who fought for their own freedom.


Saturday June 17, 2017

1:00pm - 3:00pm   Juneteenth Culture and History Lecture with Q & A Session

West Las Vegas Library Conference Room
951 W. Lake Mead

A Retrospective:

The state of America as it relates to the descendants of slaves from the perspective of an
International Foreign Correspondent who has been in self-imposed exile in Japan for more
than 40 years.

Guest Speaker, Malcolm W. Adams is the Founder, Owner and President of Totown Communications
Group Japan. Adams has had an illustrious career as a TV and Radio News correspondent, TV
Producer/Director, Broadcast Journalist and Media Artist for nearly fifty years.


Sunday June 18, 2017

Noon - 4:00pm   7th Annual Las Vegas Juneteenth Jazz and Spoken Word Celebration: History's eyes are ON YOU

West Las Vegas Library Theater
951 W. Lake Mead

Free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact the West Las Vegas Library at 702-507-3989 or visit website:
http://lasvegasjuneteenthcelebrates.webs.com/

Co-sponsored by the National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF) and the
Las Vegas Clark County Library District

These events are part of a series of celebrations across the United States.


Monday June 19, 2017

11:00am   Welcome to Las Vegas Sign Ceremony

5100 Las Vegas Blvd.
Juneteenth World Sickle Cell Day celebrates freedom on Juneteenth Independence Day
at the Welcome to Las Vegas Sign.

Sorry, no chairs or sun shields will be available at the brief outdoor events!

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