By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — This week, the City of Pittsburgh will celebrate Juneteenth.

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It commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.

And this year, city offices and facilities will be closed on Friday in observance.

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City leaders made Juneteenth an official city holiday earlier this year.

Trash collection will still happen.

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Spray parks and swimming pools will remain open, but healthy living centers, recreation centers and the Mellon Park Tennis Center will be closed.