Juneteenth2024 copyThe Town of Merrillville is celebrating Juneteenth with a family movie night on June 18 at the Dean and Barbara White Community Center, 6600 Broadway. There is free admission to the event that starts at 5 p.m. The town will begin showing two movies at nightfall. The town will honor African American excellence in cinema by showing the movies "Hidden Figures" and "The Princess and the Frog." In addition to the movies, there will be local vendors and food trucks selling items. A children’s play area also will be open during the event. We can’t wait to see you there!