Monday, March 6th, Countrywide
National Heroes and Benefactors Day will be on Monday March 6th in lieu of March 9th. Formerly Baron Bliss Day, it now honors him and others who are considered national heroes. More Info
Tuesday, March 7th, 6:40am
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. Moon Phases
Friday, March 10th, Parts of Corozal
Planned Power Outages to affect Parts of Corozal on Friday, March 10th from 7am-3pm. Affected areas: Pueblo Nuevo, Saltillo, Copper Bank, Orchid Bay, Chunox, Viva Esperanza, Los Pinos, Sarteneja, Progresso, and Progresso Heights. See BEL Power Updates for source or updates.
Sunday, March 12th, US and Canada
Daylight Savings Time begins in most of the US and Canada. At 2am people in these areas will set their clocks forward one hour. Belize keeps Central Standard Time year round, but those who watch US/Canadian TV programs, or have relatives or friends or business in the US or Canada may have to adjust. TimeAndDate.
Friday, March 17th, Worldwide
Worldwide celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, especially for those of Irish descent, and the Roman Catholic Church. Wikipedia page.
Sunday, March 19th, ESTM Pool
ESTM Pool Party with live music by Ecstasy Band and Genius Band. Non-alcoholic drinks, barbecue, rice & beans, dip, chipotle, pastries & other snacks will be on sale. Entrance fee $5. Support ESTM’s Ambassadors Marching Band. For source and updates: ESTM Facebook page.
Monday, March 20th, 3:24pm, Countrywide
March Equinox is when the Sun shines directly on the equator, and the length of night and day are nearly equal. Here in the Tropics, the difference isn’t anything like what it is in the higher latitudes. It used to be called the Spring Equinox, but Spring and Autumn are reversed in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Source
Wed, March 22nd, San Narciso Polyclinic, 9am-2pm
San Narciso Polyclinic Health Fair, includes Pap-smear/VIA, Malaria testing, HIV/Syphilis testing, glucose testing, NHI registration, surprises and prizes. See CCH Facebook page.
Sat, March 25th, Chactemal (Santa Rita), 10am-4pm
Chactemal (Santa Rita) Day at Santa Rita Archaeological Reserve. Fuego Sagrado Ritual, Pok Ta Pok game, cultural dances, educational booths, cultural foods and drink. See NICH Facebook page.
Fri, March 31st, CJC Campus, 9am-4pm
CJC Campus Annual Expo & Trade Fair, 20+ CJC Business Groups, 30+ Local & National Businesses, fun games and activities, cultural presentations. Food, snacks and drinks for purchase. For source & updates: CJC Facebook page.