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Juneteenth Event

June 18, 2021 - June 20, 2021

The Black Impact Collaborative is excited to host an outdoor roller skating over Juneteenth Weekend, FREE and open for all to enjoy.

The rink will operate from June 18 – June 20 from 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm daily.
Calder Plaza
300 Monroe Ave. NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Both the admission and skate rental are completely FREE.

Opening the rink during Juneteenth is intentional and significant because it honors the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

Like Juneteenth, skating is a liberating activity and has roots deeply connected to the Black culture.

For more information about the rink operations and programming, click on the link below.

Thank you to our event sponsors:
Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Grand Rapids African American Arts & Music Festival
Grand Rapids Neighborhood Match Fund
Grand Rapids Community Foundation


June 18, 2021
June 20, 2021