JuneteenthA celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation...


June 17, 1999|By Lori Sears


A celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation takes place Saturday at St. Mary's Park in Baltimore. The freeing of slaves during the Civil War is marked each year as Juneteenth. This year's celebration of that momentous event offers historical lectures, a Paul Robeson exhibit, limited-edition prints by Tom Miller, artifacts, quilting seminars, hand dancing, gospel, blues and jazz and lots of food.

The Juneteenth celebration is 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Park, 606 N. Paca St. at Druid Hill Avenue. Admission is $3; $5 for families. Call 410-467-2724.

Come fly with Dad

Spend quality time Saturday with Dad at the Museum of Industry and participate in its annual Father's Day Model Airplane Festival. Together you'll craft model airplanes, learn about flight and tour the museum's hands-on galleries. Children's activities will be available for a small materials fee.

Event takes place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway. Admission is $5; $3.50 for children; free for fathers and grandfathers. Call 410-727-4808, Ext. 120.

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