All Facilities Closed: Juneteenth

Aerial view of Elgin Community College and Lake Spartan.

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  • Date:
    Wednesday, June 19, 2024
  • Time:
    All day
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Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of African-American slaves. It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it has been celebrated annually on June 19 in various parts of the United States since 1865.



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