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June 13, 2024

Storytime at Oak View: Opal Lee and What It Means to Be Free

Historic Oak View County Park • 4028 Carya Drive RaleighNC  27610 Organized by Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space
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Join us on Thursday, June 13th at 11 a.m. for storytime at Historic Oak View! Learn about the significance of Juneteenth and its commemoration of freedom from slavery. We'll read the children's book "Opal Lee and What It Means to Be Free: The True Story of the Grandmother of Juneteenth" by Alice Faye Duncan and visit the 1870s tenant house to learn about what freedom meant to the newly-emancipated people at Oak View. Participants will create a take-home reminder by creating their own Juneteenth flag craft. Free and open to all ages, recommended for ages 4-9. Registration is required for all participants.
This program will meet at the Bluebird Picnic Shelter (the first shelter on the left as you enter the park). Please let us know in advance if you or anyone in your group requires ADA accommodations. As a courtesy to other participants, the waitlist and the instructor, if you find you have a change in plans and can no longer attend, please email oakview@wake.gov or call 919-250-1013.

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Bluebird Shelter at Historic Oak View County Park


Jessica Streck
Miracle Johnson


June 13, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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Historic Oak View County Park

4028 Carya Drive RaleighNC  27610

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