Join The Central Texas Housing Consortium and The Friendship House for its Annual Juneteenth Festival on Tuesday, June 23rd from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

The Juneteenth Festival will take place at The Friendship House at 1609 East Avenue I in Temple. Its going to a great day of food, fun, friends, and a raffle for a chance to win a Dallas Cowboys Fantasy Package that includes a trip to a Cowboys game and more! Volunteers are still needed and you can contact Mary McGlory at 773-2009, ext. 222 or visit their website

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery, with the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.