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Note: In our 22nd year of service to Corozal, we are continuing to update this site. Our directory data has been moved to our sister site Corozal.bz

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Upcoming Events in Corozal

January 2020
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Wednesday, January 1st, most of the world

New Years Day, Public Holiday countrywide. Corozal.com wishes everyone in the Corozal District a very happy new year!

Mon & Tue, January 6 & 7, Methodist Eye Center, 9am-noon

Make Appointments for the Benevolent Missions International Eye Doctors, who will be doing eye examinations and surgery from Sunday January 12th to Thursday January 16th. Or call during these hours at 422-2887.

Thu & Fri, January 9 & 10, San Joaquin Community Ctr, 8am-2pm

Spay and Neuter Clinic for Cats and Dogs for native Corozaleños. Free for first 50 animals each day, then $5 Bz per animal. Corozal Animal Program

Thursday, January 9th, Calcutta Football Field, 6:30pm

Corozal Football Association presents 1st Division Amateur Opening Season 19-20. 6:30pm: Ranchito Runners vs Valley Pride Corozal. 8:30pm: Ranchito Warriors vs Libertad FC. Corozal Football Association

Saturday, January 11th, Coconut Hut, 10am

Artz Workshop on making tables and chairs from pallets, with Laura Waite. Watch or participate, open to public. Coffee, food, and smoothies available. Registration is limited. Coconut Hut is on 4th Ave across from A&R. Registration is limited. 637-9298. The Coconut Hut

Saturday, January 11th, Corozal Methodist School, 6:30pm

Tecuani & the Duende screening, to view the first animation film produced in Belize with the support of our Corozal artists who were part of the production. Voice actress Kristen Tillet and animator Maggie Gray. Meet the director Lee McLoughlin. Cultural performances, storytelling, and more. Adults $3, kids $1.50. Corozal House of Culture

Thursday, January 16th, Corozal House of Culture, 10am sharp

Corozal Women’s Forum meeting featuring Alex Sanker Artist4Life, a self-taught artist who grew up in Corozal. Free for members, $3 for guests. Corozal Women’s Forum

Saturday, January 18th, Coconut Hut, 2pm

Corozal Area Artist Association meeting. All local artists, of all kinds are invited to attend. No fee membership. Product/service promotion. The Coconut Hut

Saturday, January 18th, Corozal Central Park, 5pm-9pm

Art in the Park at Corozal Central Park. This is a monthly event that draws artists and craftspeople from all of Corozal District and beyond. Besides the sale of lovely artwork, there are also vendors for food and refreshments, and often live performances. Call 620-1572 or visit the Corozal House of Culture.

Friday, January 24th, Corozal Community Hospital

Ear, Nose & Throat Screening by Partners for Medical Relief. Those screened will be informed of a date for surgery. Corozal Community Hospital

Friday, January 24th, Corozal Public Library, 5pm

Bingo Night for the whole family. Come and join us. Call 422-3751. Corozal Library

Sunday, January 26th, Miami Beach, 10am to 5pm

Corozal Graffiti Festival 2020 with international graffiti artists, live art, body painting, special effects makeup, live music, and more. Corozal House of Culture

Sunday, January 26th, Millennium Restaurant, Consejo, 1pm

Chili Cook Off at the New Millennium Restaurant in Consejo, to benefit the Red Cross Feed the Hungry Program, the Corozal School Lunch Program, and Consejo Neighborhood Watch. Chili providers have free admission, and should bring their chili at 12:30. Others pay $10 which allows you to sample all the chili you want. Beer and beverages will be for sale. For information call Dan at 622-1921 or Kim at 600-0852.

February 2020
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Saturday, February 1st, Serenity Retreats, 9am-3pm

Vegan Community Day Retreat at Serenity Retreats Belize, Serenity Road (off Consejo Rd). Shamanic Yoga, cercuit workouts, juice cleanse, plant-based cooking class, and much more. $30 per adult or $15 for kids 12 & under for food. To RSVP, call 631-9308. Serenity Retreats

Tuesday, February 14th, Corozal (and everywhere)

Valentine’s Day in Belize, as in most of the world, is a good time to remember that special person in your life, or to consider looking for one.

Friday, February 14th, Serenity Sands, 1pm-4pm

Art Auction to benefit the Corozal Animal Program. At Serenity Sands, off the Consejo Road. Corozal Animal Program

Saturday, February 15th, Corozal Central Park, 5pm-9pm

Art in the Park at Corozal Central Park. This is a monthly event that draws artists and craftspeople from all of Corozal District and beyond. Besides the sale of lovely artwork, there are also vendors for food and refreshments, and often live performances. Call 620-1572 or visit the Corozal House of Culture.

NEW! Check this page for events planned after the calendar above. Event planners: please let us know as soon as you have planned your event.

News and Memories of Corozal

They Came from Corn, by Beardall

Video and gallery for Antonio Beardall’s presentation They Came from Corn: The Origins of the Maya for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 15 July 2019.

Sweetness and Labor, by Oland

Video and gallery for Dr Maxine Oland’s presentation Sweetness and Labor: The Historic Period Sugar Industry in Northern Belize for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 15 July 2019.

Chetumal Bay Archaeology, by Walker

Video and gallery for Dr Debra S. Walker’s presentation Chetumal Bay Archaeology: Shifting Capitals and Fierce Independence over the Millennia for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 16 July 2019.

Aventura Archaeology Project, by Robin

Video and gallery for Dr Cynthia Robin’s presentation Aventura Archaeology Project 2019 for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 16 July 2019.

St George’s Caye Day 2019

Corozal Town celebrated the 221st anniversary of the Battle of St George’s Caye with a ceremony including coronation of the Corozal Queen of the Bay and a parade.

Art in the Park 10th Anniversary

Art in the Park celebrated its 10th Anniversary on the 14th of September, 2019. We have a gallery of photos from it, and a link to more photos posted on Facebook.

Historical Railway System Exhibit

Belize’s Historical Railway System Exhibit launched at the Corozal House of Culture on 17 September 2019, and it will run through June 2020. Be sure to drop by and look at this excellent exhibit.

Kids Independence Ceremony/Parade 2019

Primary schools and preschools celebrated the 38th anniversary of the Independence of Belize on Friday, 20th September 2019 with a ceremony at the Andres Campos Civic Center, and a parade through the streets of Corozal Town. Thanks to the school students and their faculties and staff, Corozal Town Council, Ministry of Education officials, and others who made this possible.

Carnival 2019

Carnival in Corozal Town, 20th September 2019. Floats, dancers, and others getting ready for the parade, then the parade itself.

Independence Day 2019

Independence Day Ceremony and Uniform Parade, 20th September 2019. The first part is the traditional Ceremony including the crowning of Miss Independence 2019-2020. Next is the Uniform Parade, with students from secondary schools in the Corozal area, and others including components from Chetumal.

World Diabetes Day 2019

World Diabetes Day, program and walkathon. The Belize Diabetes Association, Corozal Branch, along with schools and villages throughout the Corozal District, called attention to diabetes with a program and walkathon in Corozal Town.

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