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Upcoming Events in Corozal

May 2019
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Wednesday, May 1st, Public/Banking Holiday

Labour Day in Belize is celebrated like in many other countries, to honor workers. It is a good time to be reminded of all workers’ rights to a fair wage and working conditions as safe and pleasant as possible.

Thursday, May 2nd, Dominguez Layout, 1pm-3:30pm

Planned water interruption for Dominguez Layout. Belize Water Services

Friday, May 3rd, Corozal House of Culture, 9am-3pm

Alan Baker British Honduras/Belize Stamp Collection in a one day exhibit at the Corozal House of Culture. Opening ceremony begins at 8:30am. Corozal House of Culture.

Wednesday, May 8th, ICJ Referendum, Schools Closed

Belizeans Decide ICJ Referendum if you are a Citizen of Belize please vote on the ICJ Referendum whether to send the legal claim regarding boundaries between Belize and Guatemala to the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ) for final settlement of the old dispute. NOTE: Schools will be closed on this election day. For information.

Friday, May 10th, Red Cross Center, 8am

Basic First Aid/CPR Course at the Catherine Kelly (Red Cross) Center, Santa Rita. Space is limited, so please register early, text or WhatsApp 605-7708. Center opens at 7:30 for paperwork, and class begins at 8am. $50 per person. Lunch is $10 and must be ordered at registration. Red Cross Corozal

Saturday, May 11th, Corozal Wholesale Market, 7am

Flea Market at the Corozal Wholesale (Farmers) Market, from 7am. For location.

Saturday, May 11th, Corozal House of Culture, 10am-1pm

Corozal District Sustainability Conference is a conference about cleaning up the Corozal District and paving the way for a Sustainable Future. Presented by the organizations Zebra Remedies and Recycle Corozal — Go Green Belize. Zebra Remedies United.

Saturday, May 11th, Ricalde Stadium, 11am to after 3pm

Football Finals Championship games, under 15 and under 17. Invaders vs Rising Stars U15, 11am. Invaders vs Rising Stars U17, 1pm. Awards and medals at 3pm. Corozal Football Association

Saturday, May 11th, 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, May 12th, Mary Hill RC School, 10am until

Maypole Fair 2019 includes special presentations by Ballet Folclórico de Quintana Roo, crowning of Maypole King or Queen, Dance with Grupo Ecstasy from 5pm until 10pm, lots of food and drinks, snacks, pastries, games and much more. Corozal Daily

Sunday, May 12th, Mother’s Park, from 3pm

Mother’s Day Celebration presented by the Corozal Town Council, with entertainment, raffles, surprises, snacks, and refreshments. “Mom: A Title Just Above Queen.” Corozal Town Council

Tuesday, May 14th, 1pm-3:30pm

Water Interruption planned for parts of Corozal, including Dominguez Layout and Paraiso area. Belize Water Services

Thursday, May 16th, Corozal House of Culture, 9am-3pm

Yucatec Maya Language Lessons with To’one Masehualoon, free introductory lessons. All are invited. Note: DATE CHANGED due to Teachers’ Day on Friday. Corozal House of Culture

Thursday, May 16th, Corozal Red Cross Center, 10am

Womens’ Forum Meeting featuring Varsha Clarke with the Belize Audubon Society speaking on Birding in Belize. Corozal Women’s Forum

Sunday, May 19th, Round House, 9:30am-5pm

East Indian Heritage Fair presented by the Corozal Organization of East Indian Cultural Heritage (COEICH). The 8th annual program of dancing, exhibits, food and drink, and other activities. COEICH.

Sunday, May 19th, Ricalde Stadium, from 10am

Football Finals (U10 and U13) for Jaguars vs Corozal Rising Stars (U10) 10am, Corozal Invaders vs Calcutta Strikers (U10) 11am, and Falcons vs Corozal Rising Stars (U13) noon. Corozal Football Association

Thursday, May 23rd, Red Cross Center, Santa Rita

Clothing Sale to benefit the Corozal Red Cross, $5 per bag. Red Cross Corozal

Friday, May 24th, San Narciso Polyclinic Compound, 9am-3pm

San Narciso Community Health Fair to provide awareness of services available to assist villagers and surrounding communities. The Corozal Branch of the Belize Diabetes Association will offer foot care assessments at this event, so their office in Corozal will be closed. Belize Diabetics Assn Corozal

Sunday, May 26th, Sarteneja Villege Almendro Park, 10am-10pm

Sarteneja Fisher Fair 2019 with competetions and giveaways for trap fishing, cast net, kayak race, largest fish, most fish, best quality fish, cast net throwing, kayak race, swimming race, and much more. Booths, food and drink, and games. Live drama and entertainment. For information.

Monday, May 27th, Sovereign’s Day Celebration

Sovereign’s Day is a Public/Banking Holiday, being celebrated on the Monday following the 24th of May (Queen Victoria’s birthday, in 1819). It was and is also known as Commonwealth Day, and the Queen’s Birthday. It celebrates the 54 independent or sovereign nations, including Belize, under the British monarchy.

Monday, May 27th, Rainbow Neighborhood Watch BBQ

BBQ Fundraiser Event for Rainbow Town Neighborhood Watch, from 11am, Rainbow Beach, $7.

Friday, May 31st, Corozal Central Park, 8am-5pm

Municipal Bazaar presented by Corozal Town Council and Rotary of Corozal. Food, music, arts and crafts, local art and much more. Rotary Cheap Sale. Corozal Town Council

June 2019
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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

Sunday, June 9th, San Joaquin, Ranchito, Calcutta, Carolina

Village Council Elections 2019 in San Joaquin (RC School), Ranchito (Community Center), Calcutta (Community Center), and Carolina (Health Post). Check local sources for poll times and for other villages. Corozal Daily

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.

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

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

Sunday, June 30th, Chunox, Copper Bank, Progresso

Village Council Elections 2019 in Chunox (Community Center), Copper Bank (RC School), and Progresso (Community Center). Check local sources for times and for other villages. Corozal Daily

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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