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National Night Out events are tonight (August 1)

RACINE — Tonight’s the night! National Night Out (NNO) marks its 32nd year bringing neighborhoods together at 36 sites throughout the city. The annual event is coordinated locally by Racine Neighborhood Watch Inc., a nonprofit that today is marking 40 years of promoting community-center crime prevention. The NNO celebration kickoff starts with a 4 p.m. […]

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National Night Out returns Aug. 1; Marking 40-year milestones

RACINE — National Night Out (NNO) and local organization Racine Neighborhood Watch will mark 40-year milestones next Tuesday, Aug. 1. NNO, an annual event that brings neighbors and neighborhoods together, kicks off in Racine with a 4 p.m. ceremony at Cesar Chavez Community Center, 2221 Douglas Ave., complete with a birthday cake and appearances by […]

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1st annual Juneteenth Day Parade set for June 17

RACINE — Community Consulting LLC will host and sponsor the official first annual Juneteenth Day Parade on June 17 in Downtown Racine. “It (Juneteenth Day) represents freedom and ideology that America can actually be realized as a more perfect union,” says Corey Prince, owner of Community Consulting and community advocate. “To celebrate America means to celebrate […]

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Ava Collier-White named Racine’s 2023 Miss Juneteenth

RACINE — Ava Collier-White, a Racine resident and student at The Prairie School, has been named this year’s Miss Juneteenth. Juneteenth Day is a federal holiday observed in the United States. This day commemorates the emancipation of enslaved black Americans. Since 1865, Juneteenth Day has been celebrated as a way to celebrate freedom, but also the […]

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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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1st annual Trunk-or-Treat at Dr. John Bryant Community Center is Oct. 30

RACINE — The City of Racine Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services (PRCS) will be hosting its first annual Trunk-or-Treat in the parking lot of the Dr. John Bryant Community Center, 601 Caron Butler Drive. Trunk-or-Treat fun for all From noon until 5 p.m., children and parents are invited to come out for a Sunday full […]