By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — This week, the City of Pittsburgh will celebrate Juneteenth.READ MORE: 'She Was An Angel On Earth:' Family And Friends Come Together To Remember Caitlyn Kaufman
It commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.
And this year, city offices and facilities will be closed on Friday in observance.READ MORE: As Violence Continues To Spike On The South Side, Community Leaders Call For Change
City leaders made Juneteenth an official city holiday earlier this year.
Trash collection will still happen.MORE NEWS: Jubilee Ministries And First Responders In New Castle Hold Food Distribution
Spray parks and swimming pools will remain open, but healthy living centers, recreation centers and the Mellon Park Tennis Center will be closed.