By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The city of Pittsburgh is celebrating June 10 this week.
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Juneteenth, which marks the date that slavery ended and the thirteenth amendment began, is slated for the weekend of June 19th and is expected to attract tens of thousands to downtown Pittsburgh.
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City guides made Juneteenth an official city holiday earlier this year.
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Before you head into town to party, check out this list of events:
- Bethel AME Church Rededication / Reparation Service: Saturday, noon
- 1Hood Media Celebration of Arts and Culture: Saturday, 4-8pm Click here for more.
- A-Company Juniteenth Celebration: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the Hilltop Methodist Church campus
- Duquesne Light Company Volunteer Event: Saturday in Homewood. Click here for more.
- Wilkinsburg Juneteenth Celebration: Saturday, 11am to 3pm at the Harold Young Sr. Parklet.
- Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Juneteenth Events: Click here for more.