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Posted on: June 13, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Orange County announces Juneteenth Closings and Events

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Orange County administrative offices will be closed on Monday, June 19, in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. 

Solid Waste Management

Recycling and convenience centers, Solid Waste administrative offices and the landfill and all related services will be closed on June 19. Curbside recycling will not be collected as normally scheduled on Monday. Recycling will be delayed one day and will be collected on Tuesday, June 20. 


All locations will be closed on Monday, June 19.

Orange County Public Transportation

OCPT will operate limited service serving the county dialysis route ONLY (Carolina Dialysis) on Monday. Full service will resume Tuesday, June 20. 

As always, emergency services are available seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

The county will resume normal operating schedules on Tuesday, June 20.

Orange County Hosts Juneteenth Events

Several Orange County departments are hosting special events to commemorate Juneteenth.

Library and Orange County Office of Equity and Inclusion

Join Orange County Public Library at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough on Saturday, June 17, from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a number of events, including:

Everyone is welcome! This celebration is being made possible with the support of the Orange County Office of Equity and Inclusion, The Alliance For Historic Hillsborough, the Friends of the Orange County Public Library, and Orange County Asset Management Services.

Department on Aging

Enjoy several days of FREE festivities at the Seymour Center at 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill as we usher in and celebrate Juneteenth! 

  • African Readings & Songs with Regina Gale – Wed., June 14 at 11 am.
  • Motown Sounds with Paula C. Snyder – Thur., June 15 at 11 am.
  • Juneteenth Cookout – Fri., June 16 from 4 – 6 pm.

Register for all events by calling 919-968-2070.

Orange County Arts Commission & Eno Arts Mill

The Northern Orange Branch of the NAACP, Spirit Freedom, and the Orange County Arts Commission present “Portraits of Freedom” on Friday, June 17, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Eno Arts Mill at 437 Dimmocks Mill Rd., Suite 17 in Hillsborough. This free event will feature poetry, music, photography, visual arts, fabric arts and food.


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