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Build community by honoring this holiday started in 1865 by freed slaves in Texas. Activities include a neighborhood parade, a fair in Fountain Park, a gospel festival, a civil and human rights dinner and more; go online for details.

Juneteenth Caribbean Heritage Fair 2014

June 20-22

Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St.

Contact: tiny.cc/qyyvgx

While you're there...

Stop by the Bonfils Blood Center Bloodmobile at the market and help fill the need that never stops.

Old Colorado City Farmers Market Blood Drive

Saturday, June 21, 8 a.m. to noon

Bancroft Park, 2408 W. Colorado Ave.

Contact: 800/365-0006 ext. 2, bonfils.org

Family life

Help support this organization that aids families looking to adopt internationally. The Jam will feature live music, food, bounce houses, bubble stations, face painting and more.

Never Alone Foundation Second Annual Family Jam

Saturday, June 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive, $20 per adult, $10 per child, $50 per family

Contact: 597-6472, laurelsmessage.org

For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 40.

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