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2023 Juneteenth events, celebrations and activities in Racine County

RACINE COUNTY — Racine County is celebrating Juneteenth with a variety of events, celebrations, and activities, for people to participate in this year, leading up to June 19. Juneteenth has been celebrated since June 19, 1865, as a way to celebrate the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, and more generally is known […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. 2023 celebrations set for Racine, Kenosha

RACINE AND KENOSHA — Celebrations of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are set for Racine and Kenosha next month. Racine celebrations The Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department and the Racine Unified School District will host a free, family-friendly event to celebrate King’s legacy on Wednesday, Jan. 11. The event, to […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: Juneteenth Day celebrations and parade, Slumberland Rentals

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, June 15. This week, Racine County Eye editor Loren Lamoreaux discussed various community happenings around Racine County with TMJ4 anchors Ryan Jenkins and Susan Kim. 1. 2023 Miss Juneteenth: Ava Collier-White Ava Collier-White, a Racine resident and student at The Prairie School, […]

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Burlington’s 41st Annual Holly Jolly Christmas Parade and tree lighting set for Dec. 1

RACINE COUNTY — The 41st Annual Holly Jolly Christmas Parade will kick off in Burlington, also known as “Brrrlington,” on Dec. 1. The annual festivities will take place in the Historic Downtown. The event is hosted by Experience Burlington and brought together by community members, volunteers, businesses and others. The theme this year is A […]

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Xander Niles creates Duck Tape® samurai suit for a chance to win $10K scholarship

RACINE COUNTY — Xander Niles’ prom attire is anything but the standard black tie affair, however, it is his nontraditional Duck Tape® samurai suit that’s put him in the running to win a $10,000 scholarship. This class of 2023 graduate, who is homeschooled through Academy of Excellence, has participated in the 2023 “Duck® Brand Duct Tape […]

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Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast honors 342 local girls at Highest Awards Celebration

MILWAUKEE — Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) is recognizing 342 local Girl Scouts for earning the Girl Scout Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards, the highest honors a Girl Scout can earn, during its annual Highest Awards Celebration on Tuesday, May 9 at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Downtown Campus. The 342 recipients contributed more than […]

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3rd annual Mount Pleasant tree lighting celebration features photos with Santa on Dec. 4

MOUNT PLEASANT — The third annual tree lighting celebration in the Village of Mount Pleasant will take place on Dec. 4, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Mount Pleasant Village Hall, 8811 Campus Drive. Tree lighting and more Village residents and other community members are welcome to join in for a night full of holiday […]

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Kenosha Pride announces new location and date for 2023

KENOSHA — Kenosha Pride is gearing up for another year of fun and unity. The organization that hosts the Kenosha Pride festival aims to bring the community together while promoting unity and acceptance of those of the LGBTQ+ community of Southeastern Wisconsin and Northeastern Illinois. Kenosha Pride 2023 This year’s Pride celebration will take place […]