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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

March 2019
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Friday, March 1st, Low Water Pressure

Low Water Pressure in the San Andres area, from 10am to 4pm, says BWS. NOTE: SMS later said entire Corozal system. For information. 

Saturday, March 2nd, 4pm-8pm, St Paul’s

Mardi Gras Parish Fair at St Paul’s By-the-Sea Anglican Church. Dance troupes, games, prizes. For sale: raffle tickets, snacks, pastries, cup cakes, etc. For location and information. 

Sunday, March 3rd, 9am, Skeleton Town Park

Community Clean-up Day sponsored by the Belize Red Cross. Stop Zika. For information. 

Sunday, March 3rd, Miami Beach, 4pm

Juan Carnival featuring Los Mascarados, Comparsas, Reading of Last Will and Testament, and the Burning of Juan. A Corozal tradition. If you have not seen it, you really must. For information. 

Tuesday, March 5th, 10:30am, Corozal Library

El Pilar and Garden Exhibit at the Corozal Public Library, 1st Street South. For information call 422-3751 or visit their Facebook Page. 

Wednesday, March 6th, House of Culture

You Decide — a fact and background informative presentation about the ICJ Referendum. Rotary guest speaker is Belize Ambassador to México, Oliver del Cid. At Corozal House of Culture, 1pm to 2:30pm. Seating is limited. Please reserve your space: . For information. 

Saturday, March 9th, 10am-4pm ESTM Pool

Family Pool Day at Escuela Secundaria Técnica México (ESTM) Pool Grounds. Karaoke competition, pollo brujo, dip, hot dogs, and lots to eat and drink. Entrance fee: Adults $3, Children $2. For information. 

Sunday, March 10th, 2am, DST in USA

Daylight Savings Begins in USA at 2am. They will “spring forward” one hour. This does not affect Belize or Quintana Roo in México (including Chetumal). But those watching US TV programming or interacting with folks in the US may want to be aware. Belize will then be the same as Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) in the US. For information. 

Monday, March 11th

Heroes and Benefactors Day is a bank and public holiday in Belize. It used to be called Baron Bliss Day, to honor the British-born baron (1869-1926) who willed most of his fortune to Belize, then British Honduras. Now it acknowledges all Belize heroes and benefactors. For more information. 

Monday, March 11th, Progresso Village

Point Progresso ExPat Event from 11am to 5pm at Point Progresso, Progresso Villege. A gathering for fun, International food, music, boat rides, buggy tours in Little Belize Mennonite Community, business booths of local products, services and opportunities, sharing of information and stories, cultural events, wine tasting. Funds for soft drinks, juices, and pastry benefit the local school. Info by SMS 661-2844, , or Facebook. 

Thursday, March 14th, 1pm-5pm, Water Interruption, Xaibe Road

Planned Water Pressure in the Xaibe Road area, from 1pm to 5pm, says BWS. Postponed from Wednesday. For information. 

Thursday, March 14th 2019, 5:30pm Corozal Public Library

Library Women’s Forum at the Library, 1st St South, Corozal Town. Cancer Talk by health community workers, free testing: pressure, glucose, etc. For information. 

Friday, March 15th, 8am-5pm, Central Park

Spring Bazaar sponsored by the Corozal Town Council, featuring food, music, arts and crafts, local art, raffle and prizes. For information. 

Friday, Mar 15th - Apr 5th

Arte con Voz de Mujer Exhibit begins at 7pm, Friday March 15th, and runs until Friday April 5th. This exhibit honours the life’s work of multigenre visual artist Vilma Romero, a true Belizean icon. For information. 

Saturday, March 16th, 7:30am, Red Cross

Basic First Aid/CPR Course at the Red Cross Center, Santa Rita. Center opens 7:30am for paperwork, and the class begins promptly at 8am. Cost of class is $50 per person, lunch available for $8, must be ordered at registration. Space limited. or 605-7708. For information. 

Saturday, March 16th, 5-10pm

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 House of Culture Facebook Page 

Sunday, March 17th, 9am, Gazebo Shed

Corozal Beach Clean-up sponsored by the Belize Red Cross. For information. 

Saturday, March 17th, St Patrick’s Day, 1pm

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with the Corozal Bay Sailing Club. Live Irish music, food and drink. Support Corozal’s youth sailors. Please bring chairs. For information. 

Wednesday, March 20th, 3:58pm Belize Time

Spring, or Vernal Equinox will occur at 3:58pm Belize Time (CST). This begins spring (in the Northern Hemisphere) and is when the days and nights are equal length. Not that they vary that much in Belize. For information. 

Thursday, March 21st, 10am, Red Cross

Corozal Women’s Forum presents Michelle Carrasco, of the US Embassy in Belmopan, sharing her story on surviving domestic abuse. Red Cross building in Santa Rita. For information. 

Mon, March 25th and Tue, March 26th, Corozal Town Council Bldg

BCVI Free Eye Exam and Diabetic Eye screening on Monday, March 25 and Tuesday, March 26th at the Corozal Town Council Building. Everyone is invited from surrounding areas, with or without NHI. Diabetics especially. From 8am to 3:30pm. Call us at 322-0227 for more information.

Wed, March 27th and Thu, March 28th, San Narciso Old Health Center

BCVI Free Eye Exam and Diabetic Eye screening on Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 28th at the San Narciso Old Health Center. Everyone is invited from surrounding areas, with or without NHI. Diabetics especially. From 8am to 3:30pm. Call us at 322-0227 for more information.

Friday, March 29th, 7-9pm, Santa Rita (Chactemal) Site

Maya Wedding Re-enactment at the archaeological site includes the re-enactment, Mestizo dances, Pok-Ta-Pok fireball game, and a light Maya appetizer. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for children. Sponsored by the Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA), Belize Tourism Board (BTB), Centro Escolar México (CEM), and the Corozal Town Council. For information. 

Saturday, March 30th, 10am-midnight, Beach side, South End

Coconut Festival Beach Party at the beach side at the South-end entrance of Corozal Town, in front of Hotel Maya, sponsored by the Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA), Belize Tourism Board (BTB), Centro Escolar México (CEM), and the Corozal Town Council. Free entrance. For information. 

Saturday, March 30th, 6pm-8pm, Corozal Civic Center

Beauty Bites Beast film being shown by its author, Ellen Snortland, which flips ideas about female helplessness, as women and other at-risk folks undertake the transformational experience of learning verbal, emotional, and physical empowerment based self-defense. Fee is Bz$5 for students and Bz$10 for adults. Profits go to a women’s shelter in Belize City. For information including trailer. 

Sunday, March 31st, 9am, Chan Chen Community Center

Chan Chen Community Clean-up sponsored by the Belize Red Cross. Stop Zika! For information. 

April 2019
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Friday, Mar 15th - Apr 5th

Arte con Voz de Mujer Exhibit begins at 7pm, Friday March 15th, and runs until Friday April 5th. This exhibit honours the life’s work of multigenre visual artist Vilma Romero, a true Belizean icon. For information. 

Wednesday, April 10th, You Decide on ICJ Referendum

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. For information. 

Friday, April 19th, Black Friday

Black Friday in Belize.

Sunday, April 21st, Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday in Belize. Church services for most denominations.

Monday, April 22nd, Easter Monday

Easter Monday in Belize. Public Holiday.

News and Memories of Corozal

Arte con Voz de Mujer, 2013

In 2013 Vilma Romero was featured at the Arte con Voz de Mujer exhibit at the House of Culture, opening March 20th. You can compare this with this year’s exhibit opening at 7pm Friday, 15 March 2019. Don’t miss it.

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.

Mangrove Park 2012

Seven years ago, volunteers and several community organizations did a lot of work to give us Mangrove Park, in Finca Solana, at the north end of Corozal Town. It shows us what dedicated people can do to help the environment, raise awareness, and also provide a nice recreation area for Corozaleños.

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