The Juneteenth Celebration Steering Committee, who plan and oversee Newton’s Juneteenth Celebration on behalf of FORJ, invites you to join us for this annual, fun, family event! This Celebration marks the national holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved Americans and invites all residents and visitors to celebrate African-American heritage and culture through food, music, dance, and story-telling. Our partners include the Newton Coalition of Black Residents and FORJ NNHS.

Here are the ways you can get involved: 

  • Help fund the festivities! Please click hereto donate.
  • Are you a Black-owned business or a community partner? Request a boothhereor email questions to
  • Want to help with preparations beforehand and/or join our fun crew on the day of the event? Volunteer here.

Help spread the word! Please share this information widely with friends and neighbors and, if you’re active on social media, please post about it!

More details available at