The community will gather together in Electra Saturday for a fun Juneteenth celebration. A parade will kick off the festivities at 10 a.m. It will start at the Electra City Park located at 600 East Roosevelt Street. Activities will run until 2:30 p.m.
They will also shed light on the importance of this celebration. It commemorates the date Texas slaves were notified of the Emancipation Proclamation issued by President Lincoln.