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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

June 2019
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Saturday, June 1st

Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins, and will go through November 30th. Forecasters expect a “near normal” season with 9 to 15 named storms, of which 4 to 8 could become hurricanes, and 2 to 4 major hurricanes. For more information including hurricane names see Breaking Belize News

Saturday, June 1st, Corozal Civic Center, 5pm

St Paul’s PTA Kids Karaoke 2019 to support our talented Corozal Town primary school students. Snacks on sale, free raffles. Kids $2, adults $4.

Tuesday, June 4th, Chan Chen, 1pm to 3pm

Planned Water Interruption for BWS customers in parts of Corozal. Areas to be affected: Chan Chen. Belize Water Services

Friday, June 7th, Corozal House of Culture, 7pm

7th Annual Men @ Work Exhibit Launch at the House of Culture, 7pm. Wine sampling by Magil’s Mexican Products. Exhibit will be on display until June 25th. Corozal House of Culture

Friday, June 14th, Corozal Hospital Blood Bank

Safe Blood for All includes a Blood Donor Walk at 6am from the old Social Security to the Corozal Community Hospital. Free T-shirt for participants. Blood donations at the Corozal Hospital Laboratory Blood Bank from 8am to 2pm. Corozal Community Hospital/Corozal Polyclinic II

Saturday, June 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.

Sunday, June 16th, Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to all dads in Belize. It is not a public holiday but a good day to remember your father.

Tuesday, June 18th, Chan Chen, 1pm to 3pm

Planned Water Interruption for the Chan Chen Village. Belize Water Services

Thursday, June 20th, St Francis Xavier Credit Union, 9am

Contribution Reform Employers Forum for information see the Facebook Page.

Friday, June 21st, Corozal BDA Office, 8am-1pm

Free Eye Screening for diabetics at the Belize Diabetes Association (BDA) Corozal, corner 7th Ave and College Road, presented by the BDA and the Belize Council for the Visually Impaired (BCVI). Everyone with diabetes should get a eye exam like this at least once a year, to help prevent diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts. Belize Diabetics Assn Corozal

Friday, June 21st, 9:54am

June Solstice occurs at exactly 9:54am. In Belize it begins Summer in the Northern Hemisphere, when the days are longest and the nights are shortest. It also begins Winter in the Southern Hemisphere, when the days are shortest. Time and Date.

Sunday, June 23rd, San Pedro, Cristo Rey, Yo Chen.

Village Council Elections 2019 in San Pedro (Community Center) 9am-3pm, Cristo Rey (RC School) 9am-5pm, Yo Chen (Community Center) 9am-1pm. Check local sources to confirm poll closings and for other villages.

Monday, June 24th, 10am-noon, Entire Corozal District

Power Outage for entire Corozal District. Purpose: to urgently replace burnt utility pole carrying transmission lines due to brush fire in the area. Belize Electricity Limited

Wednesday, June 26th, Tortuga Grill, 2-4pm

Fundraiser Bingo for the Corozal Animal Program (CAP) at new location, Tortuga Grill. Join us for a fun afternoon of Bingo called by our own Teamous Newberne. Cash and other great prizes. 100% of the funds we raise go to CAP! Corozal Animal Program

Thursday, June 27th, Corozal House of Culture, 2pm

Graphic Art Exhibition “ka’añaar” by Belizean artist Lito + Cuban artist Falco. Corozal House of Culture

Friday, June 28th, Corozal Central Park, 8am-5pm

Summer Municipal Bazaar presented by the Corozal Town Council. Food, Music, Arts & Crafts, Local Art, Groceries, Swimsuits, Beachwear, Tennis Shoes, Slippers, Sandals, Raffle, Prizes. Corozal Town Council

Saturday, June 29th, Mary Hill Auditorium, 7pm Sharp

Dance Explosion 2019 Shooting Stars, Corozal Methodist Integrated Dance Academy, featuring CCC Dance Company, Mary Hill RC Dance Group, San Pedro Dance Academy, Cien Porciento Chetumaleñas. Reserve $10, General $5. Corozal Whats Happening

Sunday, June 30th, 8 villages

Village Council Elections 2019 in San Roman (Community Center) 9am-5pm, Santa Clara (RC School) 9am-5pm, Louisville (RC School) 9am-5pm, Chan Chen (Govt School) 9am-5pm, Chunox (RC School) 9am-5pm, Progresso (Community Center) 9am-5pm, Copper Bank (RC School) 9am-1pm, Patchakan (RC School) 9am-5pm. Check local sources to confirm poll closings and for other villages.

July 2019
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Mon-Fri, July 1st-5th, Christiline Gill primary school auditorium

Sketching and Oil Painting course for all ages. Includes materials and instruction conducted by Corozal educator and visual artist Hilberto Trujillo, 5 days for $60. Register and pay 50% to save your space. Call or message 653-7282 to register. Christiline Gill

Mon-Wed, July 1-3, Corozal House of Culture, 8:30am-11:30am

Children’s Maya Hieroglyph Writing for ages 6-13, introduction to Maya Hieroglyphs. Write your name and create sentences in Maya Hieroglyphs. Introduction to Maya numbers and the Maya Calendar. Free. 422-0071, message or visit to register. Corozal House of Culture

Sunday, July 7th, 7 Village Council Elections

Village Council Elections 2019 in: Concepcion (Community Center) 9am-5pm, San Victor (RC School) 9am-5pm, Xaibe (RC School) 9am-5pm, San Joaquin (RC School) 9am-5pm, Ranchito (Community Center) 9am-5pm, Calcutta (Community Center) 9am-5pm, Carolina (Basketball Court Tent) 9am-1pm. Check local sources to confirm poll closings and for other villages.

Saturday, June 13th, 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.

Sunday, July 14th, 5 Village Council Elections

Village Council Elections 2019 in: San Narciso (RC School) 9am-5pm, Buena Vista (RC School) 9am-1pm, Caledonia (RC School) 9am-5pm, San Andres (Community Center) 9am-5pm, San Antonio (Govt School) 9am-1pm. Check local sources to confirm poll closings and for other villages.

Monday, July 15th, Corozal House of Culture, 8:30am

Ancient World presented by Northwestern University and the Institute of Archaeology (NICH). Information sessions. 8:30am — They Came from Corn; Origins of the Maya. 10am — The Historic Period, Sugar Industry in Northern Belize. By Dr. Cynthia Robin and her team of archaeologists. Call 422-0071, message us or visit to register for this incredible free event. Space is limited. Corozal House of Culture

Mon-Fri, July 15-19, Sylvia Perez’ Residence, San Antonio, 9am-3pm

COEICH Indian Summer Splash for ages 7-12, performing arts, historical and interactive cultural presentations, culinary arts, arts and crafts. Free. School bus picking up students in villages and Corozal Town. 422-0071, message or visit to register. Corozal House of Culture

Tuesday, July 16th, Corozal House of Culture, 8:30am

Ancient World presented by Northwestern University and the Institute of Archaeology (NICH). Information sessions. 8:30am — Chetumal Bay Pottery and Society. 10am — New Research at Aventura. By Dr. Cynthia Robin and her team of archaeologists. Call 422-0071, message us or visit to register for this incredible free event. Space is limited. Corozal House of Culture

Wednesday, July 17th, Corozal House of Culture, 8:30am

Ancient World presented by Northwestern University and the Institute of Archaeology (NICH). Information sessions. 8:30am — Site Visit to Aventura. By Dr. Cynthia Robin and her team of archaeologists. Call 422-0071, message us or visit to register for this incredible free event. Space is limited. Corozal House of Culture

Sunday, July 21st, Village Council Elections

Village Council Elections 2019 in: Libertad (Methodist School) 9am-5pm, Sarteneja (RC School) 9am-5pm, Paraiso (Government School) 9am-5pm, Consejo (St Leo RC Church Tent) 9am-1pm. Check local sources to confirm poll closings and for other villages.

Mon-Fri, July 22-26, Corozal House of Culture, 8:30am-11:30am

Xo’onex Tsikbal Maya for ages 12 and up, come and converse in Maya. Learn to speak and write Yucatec Maya for beginners and intermediate. Experience the joy of learning our ancient language. Free. 422-0071 message us, or visit to register. Corozal House of Culture

News and Memories of Corozal

Measles: Vaccines Save Lives

The Corozal Community Hospital/Corozal Polyclinic II reminds you to vaccinate your children for measles. Measles can cause a wide range of problems including death. See their Facebook Page for information.

Maya Wedding Re-enactment and Pok-ta-Pok at Chactemal Site

As part of the Corozal Coconut Festival 2019, there was a sixth Maya Wedding Re-enactment, a Pok-ta-Pok demonstration, and other information presented on 29 March 2019 at the Chactemal (Santa Rita) Archaeological Site.

Trees in Corozal

In February 2019 the Roots and Shoots garden club met at Gateway Retreat Center near Xaibe, Corozal. Rose Elwell of Gateway told the story of some of the local trees, and wrote about them and their ecology in her newsletter.

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