Boulder announces Immigrant Heritage Month and Juneteenth celebration events

Jun. 2—The Human Relations Fund and Office of Arts and Culture have provided support to several organizations hosting free events and celebrations recognizing Immigrant Heritage Month and Juneteenth throughout Saturday and later this month.

—Tastes, Sounds and Resilience: From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., will host Luna Cultura as it presents interactive activities for families who identify as Latina, Mexican-American, Mexican, Spanish-speaking, mestizo, indigenous and/or Afro-descendant.

—Stories on Stage: From noon to 6 p.m. in the Dairy Arts Center, 2950 Walnut St., La Vecindad Inc. will present a classic Hip-Hop "battle" produced by Mi Chantli with special celebrity guest judge B-Boy Icey Ives, member of the Rock Force Crew, who will vote on the Hip-Hop "battle." Local immigrant artists will also have art for sale along with local ethnic food trucks.

—UndocuAmerica & The ReMINDers: At 7:30 p.m., Motus Theater will present a special performance at the Dairy Center, 2950 Walnut St., featuring powerful autobiographical monologues from DACAmented leaders with special musical responses from the internationally acclaimed and regional duo The ReMINDers.

—Immigrant Heritage Month Cultural Performances: From 1 to 5 p.m. at the Boulder Dance Coalition, 6185 Arapahoe Road, Haula Community Organization will present an event featuring performances including storytelling of the "lost boys" of Sudan, music and traditional dance.

For additional information and to register for events, visit the Immigrant Heritage Month Program page.

—Juneteenth Poetry Open Mic: From 6 to 9 p.m. on June 17 at The Gallery @ Bus Stop Apartments, 4895 Broadway, OUT Boulder County will be spotlighting Black and queer voices through poetry and art.

For additional information and to register for this event, visit the Juneteenth Program page.