Juneteenth at The Connecticut Science Center in Hartford

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Kindred Thoughts Bookstore is honored to celebrate in the Connecticut Science Center's Juneteenth celebration.

This event is open to the public, see details below.


Celebrate Juneteenth: Freedom Day at the Connecticut Science Center with a day of discovery, learning, exploration, and fun! We invite guests of all ages to explore the rich history and significance of Juneteenth through interactive exhibits, engaging workshops, and inspiring presentations. Enjoy hands-on activities that delve into science, technology, and culture, while also learning about the contributions of Black scientists, inventors, and leaders. The day will feature guest speakers, live demonstrations, and collaborative projects designed to foster curiosity and understanding. Join us for a meaningful and educational celebration that honors freedom and embraces the spirit of community and inclusion. Everyone pays kids’ price for general admission.


  • The Sto | 10AM-3PM | A curated creator shopping experience featuring a diverse array of products and services
  • Freedom: Patent Pending | 1:30-3PM | Spoken word and open mic for poets & storytellers.
  • *WORKSHOP: Coping and Hoping Together – Healing Racial Trauma in Black Communities (18+) | 10:30AM-12PM | Learn key concepts related to racial trauma and explore racially driven health disparities affecting Black communities.
  • *WORKSHOP: Wrongfully Convicted Forensics | 11AM-12PM | Teens & Adults, Registration Suggested, Limited Space.
  • *WORKSHOP: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence | 11:30AM-12:30PM | Teens & Adults, Registration Suggested, Limited Space.
  • WORKSHOP: Light & Shadows | 11AM-3PM | All Ages, Drop-in.
  • Music, Demonstrations, Food, and more | 10AM-3PM | A whole day of celebration.
  • Everyone Pays Kids’ Price | The whole family can explore and have fun together, at an affordable price
Event address: 
1001 Main Street
Suite 8
Bridgeport, CT 06604