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Juneteenth Festival in Sterling

Sterling's Irene Lewis Wimbley sings the national anthem and Robyn Young, 12, also of Sterling, creates a faux stained-glass window at the Whiteside County Senior Center table at the YWCA's annual Juneteenth Community Freedom Festival, which commemorates the end of slavery in America. The Saturday celebration featured live entertainment, a children’s fun fair, a community market, storytellers, and a barbecue.

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