Community Events

Juneteenth Community Celebration – Monday, June 20, 2022 | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Event Details:

Commemorate Juneteenth 2022 – a celebration of African American emancipation from slavery. Such an important holiday deserves a huge celebration, and we plan to have just that. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors – this is a community celebration, and ALL are welcome. Masks are required inside of Antioch Baptist Church of Clinton Facilities.

Enjoy Loads of Activities and Fun for the Family

Education |  Games |  Cash Prizes|   Food Truck Vendors |  Music | Feature Black Owned Business | Game Truck Giveaways

Celebrate History

Show your cultural appreciation by dressing in your best 70’s or 80’s old school outfits and hairstyles. Cash prizes go to the best

View – Schedule of Events

Scheduled events subject to change.

12:00 PMMeet & mingle with our Local Business Owners
12:45 PMWelcome
12:50 PMJuneteenth Education Session with the Culture Queen
1:00 PMContests & Prizes
1:45 PMFood Vendors, Fun, & Games on the Lawn
2:00 PMService Project
3:00 PMA Special Gift from our Hosts
4:00 PMEvent Ends

CULTURE QUEEN

Culture Queen is an award-winning teaching artist, children’s musician, author, and arts manager, who creates empowering entertainment for children!  She is the founder of Culture Kingdom Kids, LLC, where since 2010, Culture Queen has produced innovative Black History-themed children’s performances, festivals, and professional development programs at schools, libraries, restaurants, malls, theaters and museums across the country including the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Reginald Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture. Her children’s album, I Like the Me I See!, released in 2016 along with her 2019 children’s book by the same title, hits all the right notes for families and educators bringing up confident, culturally aware, and curious children. She’s been a featured speaker on TedXRVA, and her TED-ED video entitled “Mansa Musa: One of the Wealthiest People Who Ever Lived”, has received over 6 million views. 

Culture Queen is also an award-winning playwright whose children’s musical, Bone Soup: A Kwanzaa Story, is published by Pioneer Drama Service and produced around the country. Her work has been featured in  Billboard Magazine, Parents Magazine, Martha Stewart Living, Red Tricycle, The Washington Post and many more.  She is the recipient of the 2012 Top Forty Under 40 Award for Education by the Prince George’s County Social Innovation Fund and the 2015 Alumnus of the Year Award by the Prince George’s County Public Schools Board of Education.

Featured Black Business Professionals

Come and meet Southern Maryland’s best business professionals. Chat about food, personal care, entertainment, healthcare, finance, home maintenance, and more! Learn about their business specialty and what services and products they have for you. Featured businesses will be updated often. Check back frequently to stay up-to-date.

Service Project

Antioch is bigger than Antioch! This celebration is a perfect way to show just that. An important part of our day will be our service project. We plan to pack 200 food bags to give to our community friends in need. Register to volunteer. All student volunteers can receive volunteer hours for school.