“Be Free, Be Health,” theme for Juneteenth Festival

Staff reports

Schedule of Events include:

Thursday, June 11, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. -Panel Discussion at the Ascension Parish Library with healthcare professionals about lifestyle changes that you can control to help you live a free and healthy life. Surprising information regarding preventative and holistic approaches to healthcare and self-care.

Friday, June 12, 7 p.m. -10 p.m. -Talent Showcase at the Lemann Center featuring a local version of American Idol.

Saturday, June 13, 1 p.m. -9:00 p.m. at 300 Railroad Ave. features HealthFair Pavilion, Kid’s World, vendor booths, Black Inventions tent, and a variety of musical entertainment, food and fun.

Sunday, June 14, 1 p.m.  –7 p.m. -Gospel Showcase at 300 Railroad Ave. features HealthFair Pavilion, Kid’s World, vendor booths, Black Inventions tent, gospel music, food and fun.

Vendor booth and talent applications are on the website or 225-474-8442.

For more information see www.africanamericanmuseum.org.