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8th of August Emancipation Celebration

August 03 – 08, 2011
  • Paducah, KY 42001
  • Location: Robert Coleman Park, W.C. Young Community Center and other Paducah locations
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

African Americans pay tribute to their heritage with memorial service, homecoming picnic, salute to Black Music, golf tournament and fashion show. This year's theme is The Year of the Woman . Activities will focus on the role of women and their contributions to society. Outstanding local ladies will be recognized.


    Wednesday • August 3

Youth Activities - WC Young Community Center, 505 S. 8th St.  2-8 PM.  270.442.1502

Opening Ceremony - WC Young Community Center, 505 S. 8th St.  6 PM

    Thursday • August 4

Health Fair & Screening - Western Baptist Hospital Heart Center.  Noon-3 PM.  270.444.0571

Open House Celebration - WC Young Community Center, 505 S. 8th St.  7 PM.  270.442.1502

    Friday • August 5

Emancipation Dance - Robert Cherry Civic Center.  9 PM-1 AM.  270.366.1785

    Saturday • August 6

Annual Emancipation Parade - Washinton St./Walter Jetton Blvd. to Robert Coleman Park.  11 AM.  270.519.5391

   Sunday • August 7

Gospel Salute - Rosary Chapel Church, 711 Ohio St.  4 PM.  270.519.3113

   Monday • August 8

Annual Emancipation Breakfast - W.C. Young Community Center, 505 S. 8th St.  7-11 AM.  270.442.5749

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