BEMIDJI -- The public is invited to join St. Bartholomew’s Church and community partners to help mark the abolition of slavery and the continuing work to continue to undertake and dismantle racism. The event will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 1800 Irvine Ave. Attendees can enjoy a free meal, activities and music and connect with resources such as the Bemidji Community Food Shelf.