Return to Headlines

Pershing Juneteenth Community Celebration: Pre-registration Required

PER Juneteenth 061921 vert flyer Pershing Elementary School invites the community to join their in-person, Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 19, 2021, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon) on the school campus, located at 6761 Bartmer Ave. (63130). Masks and distancing will be respected.

Pre-registration (click here) is required for entrance (and especially yoga sessions at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.) Only one registration is needed per household.

The schedule of activities includes the following, along with a few surprises: 

9 a.m. - Welcome & Occasion:
Ms. Deitra Colquitt & Ms. Jessica Hawkins, Pershing Co-Principals; 
Spoken Word, Dr. Samuel Martin, SDUC Administrator 

9 a.m. Opening: The Spirit of Angela West African Dance & Drum
Welcome: Ms. Colquitt & Ms. Hawkins, Pershing Co-Principals
Occasion: Dr. Sam Martin, SDUC Administrator

9:30-noon: Open Exploration: Crafts: Loom, Jewelry Making, Freedom Quilt Block, Liberation Flags, Face Painting, Food Sampling, Mapping and more...

9:30 a.m. - Yoga Session 1, Collective STL Yoga (registration required)

10:30 a.m. - Yoga Session 2 (registration required)

11 a.m. - Live Music, Groove Therapy

For more information, contact Pershing's Main office at (314) 290-4150 or email

Juneteenth 2021 schedule