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The Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation (MCJCF) will celebrate its 17th annual festivities by hosting five days of fun-filled activities from June 17 – 23, 2019. This annual celebration is a family oriented, educational and a cultural experience that will include art exhibits, a movie in the park, the annual “One Mile of Smiles” parade and live music entertainment.
The mission of MCJCF is to bring positive attention to the African-American community while celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation. Mark your calendars and plan to attend the following celebrations:
Register online at www.mcjcf.com. The funds raised in the MCJCF Scholarship Golf Tournament provide scholarships for deserving Missouri City/Fort Bend County students.
MCJCF hosts the Community Service Awards Gala to recognize area community leaders.
This year’s host State Rep. Ron Reynolds, who serves as Honorary Chair for the MCJCF gala, will recognize the Community Service Honorees. MCJCF will recognize District Attorney Brian M. Middleton, Judge Teana Watson and Judge Toni Wallace. Tickets can be purchased online at www.mcjcf.com.
Family Fun Day in the Park is a free event for everyone to enjoy.
The “One Mile of Smiles” Parade is another exciting event MCJCF provides featuring local marching bands, civic groups, corporations, floats, dignitaries and much more. To participate in the parade, log on to www.mcjcf.com.
Plan to enjoy the soulful voice of Keith Washington and the R&B sounds of Cherelle at the Juneteenth Celebration Festival Under the Stars. For more information, log on to www.mcjcf.com.
The “It Takes a Village” Community Art Exhibit will showcase the work of regional artists. The exhibits will be for all ages to enjoy!
For more information about this year’s events, please visit www.mcjcf.com.
For more information about Missouri City, please watch the City website: www.missouricitytx.gov, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat—@MissouriCityTX and Nextdoor, watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T U-verse) or download the MCTX Mobile app (available for free in Google Play and the Apple app store.)