EAST ST. LOUIS, Il. – City of East St. Louis celebrates 618th day and June 16th at City Hall.
Celebrations kick off with the Alpha Phi Alpha Juneteenth 5K Run/Walk at 9:00 am starting at East St. Louis City Hall. After the 5K, a parade begins at 5th & State Streets through 65th & State.
At 12 p.m., East St. Louis will host a Community Block Party at the Clyde C. Jordan Senior Center with a concert, 3-on-3 basketball tournaments, food trucks, bouncy castles, face painting, community service, retail and food booths.
East St. Louis Mayor Robert Eastern III says both the celebrations of 618 and June 16 are positive messages of hope for the larger East St. Louis community.
https://fox2now.com/news/city-of-east-st-louis-celebrates-618-day-and-juneteenth/ The city of East St. Louis celebrates the 618th day and June 16th