Upcoming General Meeting In St. Andrew

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The St. Andrew Parish Independence Committee invites residents of St. Andrew to a general meeting, on Wednesday, February 27. It will be held at the Alleyne School, Belleplaine, St. Andrew, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Persons will have the opportunity to meet the members of the committee, as well as give their input and suggestions regarding their community and areas for …

Parish Level Talent Show Search

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The Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat invites interested persons to apply for the upcoming Parish Level Talent Shows. Persons of all ages are welcome to participate in song, dance, drama, comedy, or any other unique form of Barbadian entertainment. All performances must be of a distinctive Barbadian flavour and have a nationalistic focus. Persons are also encouraged to use original Barbadian …

St. Peter Parish Month Celebrations Next Month

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Past and present residents of St. Peter are invited to celebrate their parish next month at a number of activities hosted by the St. Peter Parish Independence Committee. The month of activities will begin with a Heritage Breakfast Walk, on Saturday, February 9, from Orange Street (Esplanade). Registration will take place from 6:00 a.m., and the walk will begin at …

Entrepreneurship Fair & Family Expo In St. John

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In celebration of Barbados’ 52nd Anniversary of Independence, the St. John Parish Independence Committee will host an Entrepreneurship Fair and Family Expo, on Saturday, December 1, at the Mount Tabor Primary School in St. John from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be a range of products, services and clothing on sale, as well as natural juices and Bajan …

Spirit Of The Nation Show Nov. 17

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The best in parish talent will be on display when the annual Spirit of the Nation Show takes place on Saturday, November 17, at the Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, Wildey, St. Michael. Hosted by the Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat of the Ministry of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, the show will begin at 6:00 p.m., while doors will be …

Continued Support For Lighting Ceremony

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Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, John King, recently received a much needed financial boost from the title sponsor at the launch of the Sagicor Life Inc. Lighting Ceremony. Mr. King expressed his gratitude to Sagicor for its continued support, especially in light of the current economic climate. He gave his assurance that “situations such as what is happening …

Spirit Of The Nation Zonal Shows

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The Community Independence Celebrations Secretariat invites the public to its Spirit of the Nation zonal shows. The shows, which are free of cost, begin this Saturday, September 15, with the Central zone show, which will be held at the Grantley Adams Memorial Secondary School, Blackman’s, St. Joseph. The Northern zone show will be held the following Saturday, September 22, at …

Parish Committees To Host Several Events

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

A number of Parish Independence Committees will host activities this month for persons in their respective communities. On Thursday, June 14, the St. Philip Parish Independence Committee will host a community quiz at the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Then on Sunday, June 17, the Christ Church Parish Independence Committee will stage a …

Disaster Preparedness Town Hall Meeting

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The St. Michael Parish Independence Committee (PIC) will host a town hall meeting on disaster preparedness on Sunday, June 10, at the St. Michael School Hall, Martindales Road, St. Michael, beginning at 5:00 p.m. According to the St. Michael PIC, the purpose of the town hall meeting is to discuss the importance of properly preparing for potentially dangerous natural occurrences …

Community Independence Launch On Saturday

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Members of the public are reminded of the launch of the 2018 Community Independence Celebrations this Saturday, May 12, at the North Stars Cricket Club, Crab Hill, St Lucy, beginning at 5:00 p.m. This year’s programme is themed: Building Community Spirit … Embracing Our Culture, and will include performances from past participants of the parish talent competition, including the Daryll Jordan Steel Orchestra, …