The month of July promises to be an exciting one for community independence celebrations, as the parishes of St. John and St. Peter host a series of events.
The activities will kick off on Saturday, July 4, when the St. John Parish Independence Committee holds a sponsored walk which begins at Gall Hill, St. John and travels along Four Roads, Villa Nova, Venture, Edgecliff, Clifton Hall, Church View, and ends at Martins Bay. That event will get under way at 6:00 a.m.
On the following day, Sunday, July 5, an environmental quiz will be held at the Pride of Wilson Hill Park, starting at 4:00 p.m. The competing teams will be the St. John PIC, and community groups, Pride of Wilson Hill Park and Mount Myia.
The best of talent from that parish will be on display on Saturday, July 11, when the Parish Talent Show comes off at the Gall Hill Community Centre at 5:30 p.m.
Further information may be obtained by contacting Damien Mascoll at 433-3806, Rodney Garnes at 423-3806 or the Community Independence Secretariat (CICS) at 427-6675 or 436-9660.
Meanwhile, the St. Peter Parish Independence Committee will be holding its Parish Talent Show, "Diamonds from De Rock" on Saturday, July 11, at the Coleridge and Parry School at 5:30 p.m.
For further details, please contact Tonia Boyce at 422-6184 or, Lucia Husbands at 422-2445 or the CICS. All residents are encouraged to come out and support these activities.