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Event: General Sweet Water Foundation Juneteenth Celebration with Garden for a Changing Climate


June 16–June 13, 2018


11:00–5:00 pm


Sweet Water Foundation


5749 South Perry Avenue
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Garden for a Changing Climate joins Sweet Water Foundation‘s First Annual Juneteenth Celebration, commemorating this important historical event while centering on forms of radical reconstruction through urban farming. This event brings together community partners in Washington Park for a day of programs, including arts & crafts, health & wellness activities, performances, cooking demonstrations, and much more.



Juneteenth Celebration Activities


  • Performances by: DJ Kwest_On, Corey Wilkes, Onye Ozuzu + Project Tool, Peck  Elementary student performers, and the International Capoeira Angola Foundation – Chicago
  • Workshops: Printmaking, woodworking, seed bombing, button making, PROtest banners
  • Vendors: Natural foods by Inner + Sanctum Wellness and Barbara Pillow, Designed objects by Donzel Gordon
  • Sweet Water Information Session and Site Tours
  • Sweet Water Foundation Farmer’s Market