Don’t miss Juneteenth Celebration on June 14

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From our weekly Political Calendar posted on Sundays by AZ Blue Meanie:

Saturday, June 14, 3:00 p.m.: Tucson’s 44th Annual Juneteenth Celebration, at the Donna Liggins Recreational Center, 2160 N. 6th Avenue (Tucson). Activities include speakers, basketball tournament, dancing, face painting, carnival games, cotton candy, popcorn and more! Community resources, workshops, arts & crafts, and vendors, entertainment, and soul food plate free from 3:00-4;30 p.m. For more information visit our web site Tucson’s 2014 Juneteenth Festival and Celebration or our Facebook page.

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More info at 520-499-7014, jtfestival2014@aol.com.

Theme is “Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Leaders!” Juneteenth schedule below from 3 to 9 p.m.:

  • TUSD Essay Contest
  • YMCA / IT Basketball Tournament
  • Speakers
  • Dancing
  • Face Painting
  • Carnival Games
  • Community Resources
  • Cotton Candy, Popcorn and More

    • Arts and Crafts
    • Vendors
    • Soul Food and a variety of other delicious foods
    • Workshops
    • Entertainment 
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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).

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  1. Greetings
    The 44th Annual Juneteenth Festival will be a blast. Se you there! Sharif/Planning Committee Chair

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