Several Juneteenth events taking place in Brownwood this weekend


BROWNWOOD, Texas - The city of Brownwood will host Juneteenth celebrations this weekend as the day commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States.

It will go from 5 p.m. to midnight on Friday with music being played by a local DJ and children getting free hot dogs.

Saturday's events begin with a basketball game from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a class on learning how to line dance from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Both events will be located inside the Bennie Houston Community Center located at 505 Cordell St.

Food vendors will start selling food at 5 p.m. on both days.

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