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06/12/06 - Angelina County

Juneteenth Festivities Planned in East Texas

by Ramonica R. Jones

Several activities are planned in Angelina County next weekend in honor of Juneteenth.   Lufkin's annual parade will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday in Brandon Park. Line up begins at noon.

The actual Juneteenth program is set for Monday at noon in Brandon Park. A big barbecue lunch will be served at 1:00 p.m. that day.  

Diboll residents will celebrate Juneteenth all day Saturday. The fun starts at 11:00 a.m. in Walter Allen Park on South First Street. The festivities include a program followed by hay rides, volleyball, men's basketball tournament, and a slip-n-slide for the kids.

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