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Note: Corozal.com is in its 25th year of service to Corozal. Also see our directory data on our sister site Corozal.bz

Also see Recent News at bottom of page.

NEW! We have started a page with information for Corozaleños to avoid or cope with the Coronavirus COVID-19. See the latest Statutory Instrument SI-74.

Check the planned page for events planned after the calendars below.

Event planners: please let us know as soon as you have planned your event.

Upcoming Events in Corozal

For the vaccinations listed in the Calendar, all persons 18 or older bring Social Security or other ID. Source for this information is Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II and contact with health officials. Please inform us at of any errors or changes.

The Corozal Hospital published a calendar of COVID-19 vaccinations for October 2021. Unfortunately it was low resolution and very difficult to read. We did our own version that is considerably easier to read and interpret. Click on the small image for a larger view.

October 2021
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Friday, October 1st, Corozal Town

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at the Civic Center. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Saturday, October 2nd, Corozal Town

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at the Round House. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Monday, October 4th, Round House

COVID-19 Vaccinations (Pfizer) are scheduled for 8:30am-12pm for Methodist & St Francis Sch.. Vaccinations for those ages 12-17. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Monday, October 4th, Round House

COVID-19 Vaccinations (Pfizer) are scheduled for 1pm-3pm for Guadalupe, St Pauls, Nazarene Sch.. Vaccinations for those ages 12-17. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Tuesday, October 5th, Progresso RC

COVID-19 Vaccinations (Pfizer) are scheduled for 9am-2pm for Copper Bank & Progresso students. Vaccinations for those ages 12-17. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Wednesday, October 6th, Chunox Health Ctr

COVID-19 Vaccinations (Pfizer) are scheduled for 8am-noon for Chunox & Fireburn students. Vaccinations for those ages 12-17. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Wednesday, October 6th, Chunox Health Ctr

COVID-19 Vaccinations (Pfizer) are scheduled for noon-3pm for Sarteneja students. Vaccinations for those ages 12-17. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, October 7th, Parts of Corozal District

Planned Power Outages to affect Parts of Corozal District on Thursday, October 7th from 8am-3pm. Affected areas: Santa Clara, San Roman, San Narciso, San Victor, Louisville, San Pedro, Cristo Rey, Yo Chen, Concepcion, Libertad, Estrella and San Joaquin New Area. BEL to replace distribution structures, hardware and utility poles and remove hazardous vegetation growing into power linesin the area. See Belize Electricity Limited for source or updates.

Thursday, October 7th, San Narciso

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm for adults. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Friday, October 8th, Corozal Civic

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at the Corozal Civic Center. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Sunday, October 10th, Corozal District

Brief Power Outages to affect Corozal District on Sunday, October 10th from 7-7:15am & 2-2:15pm. Affected areas: Entire Corozal & Orange Walk Districts. BEL to facilitate planned maintenance works by Centro Nacional de Control de Energia (CENACE) at their Xul-Ha, Mexico Substation. See Belize Electricity Limited for source or updates.

Monday, October 11th

Pan America Day is what we used to call Columbus Day. It is held on the Monday closest to 12 October. UPDATE: on 10 June 2021 the Minister of Home Affairs removed this from the list of public and bank holidays for 2021. Source: Public and Bank Holidays

Tuesday, October 12th, Ranchito

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm for adults. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Wednesday, October 13th, San Joaquin

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm for adults. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, October 14th, Parts of Corozal District

Scheduled Power Outages to affect Parts of Corozal District on Thursday, October 14th from 8am-3pm. Affected areas: Yo Creek, San Lazaro, Trinidad, August Pine Ridge, San Felipe, La Rosita, Blue Creek, Linda Vista, London, Tres Leguas, Cuatro Leguas, Edenthal, Santa Cruz, San Antonio, San Lorenzo, San Roman, San Luis, San Jose, San Pablo, San Juan, Douglas, Buena Vista and Caledonia. BEL to conduct upgrades of power lines and energize newly built power lines in Yo Creek and remove hazardous vegetation growing into power lines in the area. See Belize Electricity Limited for source or updates.

Thursday, October 14th, Patchakan

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm for adults. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Friday, October 15th, Corozal Civic

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at the Corozal Civic Center. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Saturday, October 16th, Corozal Round

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at the Corozal Round House. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Monday, October 18th, Consejo

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm for adults. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Tuesday, October 19th, Xaibe

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm for adults. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Wednesday, October 20th, 8:56am

Full Moon is when the entire face of the Moon is illuminated by the Sun’s rays and it can be bright enough to light up the night. The time given is when the Sun and Moon are exactly on the opposite sides of the Earth, but the Moon will look full about a day before and a day after that time. Source: Moon Phases

Wednesday, October 20th, Caledonia

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm for adults. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, October 21st, Cristo Rey

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm for adults. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, October 21st, San Narciso

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm for adults. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Friday, October 22nd, Corozal Civic

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at the Corozal Civic Center. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Friday, October 22nd, Corozal Bay

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at Office on College Road. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Monday, October 25th, Sarteneja

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm for adults. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Tuesday, October 26th, Libertad

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm for adults. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Wednesday, October 27th, Chunox

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at the Health Center. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Friday, October 29th, Corozal Civic

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at the Corozal Civic Center. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Saturday, October 30th, Corozal Round

COVID-19 Vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-2pm at the Corozal Round House. Vaccinations for all those age 18 and up. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Sunday, October 31st, 3pm Virtual

Corozal Virtual Halloween Concert with artists, costume contests, lots of prizes and givaways. Starts at 3pm. See Konkreet Facebook page..

News and Memories of Corozal

Opening of Maximum Water Park

On Saturday, 3rd April 2021, in Rainbow Town, Corozal Town, the Maximum Water Park opened. This unique facility promises to attract Corozaleños and tourists for a great experience. Click the title above for more photos and information.

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.

Graffiti Fest ’20, January 26, 2020

On Sunday, 26th January 2020, at Miami Beach, Graffiti artists from Belize, México, El Salvador, and Cuba, along with other artists, performers, and others, met for a great event honoring “Ancient Chactemal”.

Love Fest 2020 and Municipal Bazaar, February 14, 2020

On Friday, 14th February 2020 was Valentine’s Day, and also Love Fest 2020 in Central Park, and also the monthly Municipal Bazaar in front of the Town Hall. It was a great day to see what our Government and Non-Governmental Organizations in the Corozal District do, grab a bite of lunch, and do some local shopping with vendors at the Bazaar.

In Memory of Vilma Romero

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Mrs. Vilma Romero, one of Belize’s best and most productive artists. In tribute, we offer this gallery, with remarks by Debra Wilkes of the Corozal House of Culture, and ending with the poem that Joanna Magaña wrote for Vilma Romero.

 

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