Juneteenth Festivities Planned in East Texas

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.