with Ariene Boyce
DJ Spin-Off. DJ’s will spin playlist for a given amount time in their original artistic fashion. The winner will receive a cash prize.
Community Discussion – Food Deserts. Vanessa Ellison presents on Denton’s oldest communities and food deserts.
Storytime. Denton Public Library will provide a segment featuring appropriate African American history books targeting children.
Discussion of Juneteenth’s Origin. Pre-taped discussion of popular myths that surround Juneteenth.
Healthy & Free. 30-minute workout video promoting physical movement featuring Alicia McDaniel, North Lakes Rec. Center.
Virtual Freedom Run. Opportunity to allow runners to run/walk around Denton. Certificates awarded.
Hometown Heroes. Event honoring COACHES who contribute to the Unity in the Community. Any Denton citizen may nominate honorees via the Juneteenth website. In place of a recognition program, information and photo about each honoree will be recorded an assembled into a program and posted on the website.
Juneteenth Parade. The parade will be a citywide treasure hunt game. During a designated timeslot, parade units will roam about the city. Viewers are challenged to photograph as many units as can be found and post pictures on social media. A geographic area will be andesignated.
Vendors. All vendors may advertise in the virtual program book and on the celebration website. Each vendor must create his/her own video to be aired before, during, and after the celebration. Advertisements maybe purchased for the Juneteenth Program book. See site below for details.
Coloring Contest. Youth are asked to color a photo of a famous African American and submit the entry for the Coloring Contest.
T-shirt Design Contest. Entry will be acknowledged on the website. Winner will be asked to submit photo and no more than a 3-line description of design. Winner receives $50 at the 2021 celebration.
Annual Program Book. Book will be an electronic presentation promoted on various media platforms.
Sponsorship. Opportunity for individuals, organizations and corporations to celebrate by giving. For tax purposes, payments are made to Denton Parks Foundation.