Juneteenth Weekend Celebration
Join Thursday Network as we honor the black history of the past, black excellence of today, and black liberation of the future during our 2021 JUNETEENTH Weekend Celebration!
Kick-off the celebration by participating in TN’s Black Business Crawl. All weekend we will be featuring black-owned businesses, restaurants, and bars in the DMV. Gain great deals and discounts all weekend by downloading our Black Business Crawl passport. Download the passport HERE.
Black Joy Art and Music Showcase
On Friday, June 18 at 6pm, Thursday Network will host a Black Art and Music showcase at the Sandlot Southeast. Enjoy sounds from DC's finest played by DJ Dex, buy Black from our mini pop-up featuring local creatives, and enjoy art displays presented by DMV based artists.
Artist & Vendor Line up Coming Soon....
The Venue: Sandlot Southeast is a black owned outdoor bar and even space that offers cold-pressed cocktails & grab-and-go meals, nestled between The Bend and a residential dog run & dog park located at the base of the Fredrick Douglas Memorial Bridge. While reservations are not required, we recommend considering making a reservation to ensure seating. This event is sure to pack out and standing room may only be available, without a reservation. Book a reservation here
For the Culture Scavenger Hunt
On Saturday, June(teenth) 19 at 11am, TN is hosting a DMV-wide scavenger hunt designed to highlight the black history that surrounds us. Celebrate the legacy of our ancestors through a fun and interactive day out in the city and compete for amazing prizes!
1st Place: $50 Target Gift Card for each Team Member
2nd Place: $25 Gift Card to Dinner at a DMV Black owned restaurant.
3rd: "Trust Black Women" Tee Designed by the Hustler's Guild (Check out the Tee)
*Prizes are awarded to each individual team member!
Participants can compete individually or in teams and can begin the hunt from MD, DC, or VA. This game is public transportation friendly/ accessible. Want to participate with a group but don't have a team in mind? TN will assign you to a team if you register by Wednesday, June 16th.
Check out the Scavenger Hunt details and directions HERE
Black Liberation Community Day
On Sunday, June 20th at 2pm Join Thursday Network at The Big Chair SE for a Community Day! We will be partnering with local ANCs, community organizations, and the Mayors Office to provide services and resources to neighborhoods East of the River, including an on-site COVID-19 Vaccination Station. In honor of Father’s Day we will also be handing out giveaways and raffling off prizes to Fathers in attendance.
Community Partners In Attendance:
The Mayors Office of Father's Men, and Boys
Are you a Thursday Network Members who is interested in volunteering ? Sign up for one of the various volunteer roles.
Don't miss out on this incredible lineup of events. Register TODAY and spread the word to your friends and Family!
* COVID-19 Safety & Precautions*
In order to keep our attendees safe, non-vaccinated guests will be asked to wear face masks while in attendance at any in-person events. Additionally, please refrain from attending these in-person events if:
You begin to experience any symptoms associated with COVID-19, which include fever, cough, and shortness of breath among others; within 14 days of the event.
-you are not fully vaccinated and have traveled at any point in the past fourteen (14) days either internationally or to a state in the U.S. that has DC has mandated a quarantine for.
-you believe that you may have been exposed to a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 or have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are not yet cleared as non-contagious by state or local public health authorities or the health care team responsible for your treatment.