Photo Gallery: Juneteenth Celebration @ Central Park in Schenectady, 06/19/2021
Juneteenth was celebrated as a national holiday for the first time this year with many communities having their own celebrations. It has been celebrated by the Hamilton Hill Arts Center for 21 years. This year the celebration was expanded to include day-long festivities at Schenectady’s Central Park. Many governmental and community organizations participated including the Schenectady Police Department and Fire Department, various food and craft vendors and various activities sponsored by the Arts Center and churches.
Zorki Nelson and his Drumming/African dance group Gballoi along with various gospel groups. The evening closed with a performance by the George Boone Blues Band.