Juneteenth Celebration Fair slated

A Juneteenth Celebration Fair will be held from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville.

Sponsored by Interracial Conversations NNK, MACorps Inc., and Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, the fair will feature a history corner, food and craft vendors, kids’ activities, music and a voter registration booth. The Three Rivers Health District will offer free doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, which has been approved for ages 12 and older.

Juneteenth recognizes June 19, 1865, the day Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, to deliver the news that the Civil War had ended and all….[to-view-more]