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Upcoming Events in Corozal

July 2019
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Mon-Fri, July 1st-5th, Christiline Gill primary school auditorium

Sketching and Oil Painting course for all ages. Includes materials and instruction conducted by Corozal educator and visual artist Hilberto Trujillo, 5 days for $60. Register and pay 50% to save your space. Call or message 653-7282 to register. Christiline Gill

Mon-Wed, July 1-3, Corozal House of Culture, 8:30am-11:30am

Children’s Maya Hieroglyph Writing for ages 6-13, introduction to Maya Hieroglyphs. Write your name and create sentences in Maya Hieroglyphs. Introduction to Maya numbers and the Maya Calendar. Free. 422-0071, message or visit to register. Corozal House of Culture

Mon July 1st to Fri July 12, Corozal Public Library

Summer Program on Plants with presentations on medicinal, edible, and ornamental plants in Belize. The child will be able to grow their desired plant, participate in crafts, etc. At the end of the program will be a field trip to visit gardens in Belize. Registration ends July 2nd. For more info 422-3751 or visit Corozal Library

Sunday, July 7th, 7 Village Council Elections

Village Council Elections 2019 in: Concepcion (Community Center) 9am-5pm, San Victor (RC School) 9am-5pm, Xaibe (RC School) 9am-5pm, San Joaquin (RC School) 9am-5pm, Ranchito (Community Center) 9am-5pm, Calcutta (Community Center) 9am-5pm, Carolina (Basketball Court Tent) 9am-1pm. Check local sources to confirm poll closings and for other villages.

Saturday, June 13th, 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, July 14th, 5 Village Council Elections

Village Council Elections 2019 in: San Narciso (RC School) 9am-5pm, Buena Vista (RC School) 9am-1pm, Caledonia (RC School) 9am-5pm, San Andres (Community Center) 9am-5pm, San Antonio (Govt School) 9am-1pm. Check local sources to confirm poll closings and for other villages.

Sunday, July 14th, San Joaquin Community Center, 1-5pm

Aventura Archaeology Day with fun for the whole family! Archaeology, artifacts, cultural celebrations, heiroglyphs of kings, throw an atlatl, draw an archaeologist, face painting. Corozal House of Culture

Monday, July 15th, Corozal House of Culture, 8:30am

Ancient World presented by Northwestern University and the Institute of Archaeology (NICH). Information sessions. 8:30am — They Came from Corn; Origins of the Maya. 10am — The Historic Period, Sugar Industry in Northern Belize. By Dr. Cynthia Robin and her team of archaeologists. Call 422-0071, message us or visit to register for this incredible free event. Space is limited. Corozal House of Culture

Tuesday, July 16th, Corozal House of Culture, 8:30am

Ancient World presented by Northwestern University and the Institute of Archaeology (NICH). Information sessions. 8:30am — Chetumal Bay Pottery and Society. 10am — New Research at Aventura. By Dr. Cynthia Robin and her team of archaeologists. Call 422-0071, message us or visit to register for this incredible free event. Space is limited. Corozal House of Culture

Wednesday, July 17th, Corozal House of Culture, 8:30am

Ancient World presented by Northwestern University and the Institute of Archaeology (NICH). Information sessions. 8:30am — Site Visit to Aventura. By Dr. Cynthia Robin and her team of archaeologists. Call 422-0071, message us or visit to register for this incredible free event. Space is limited. Corozal House of Culture

Saturday, July 20th, Mangrove Park, 8am

Beach Cleanup at Mangrove Park at the north end of Corozal Town on the Bay. Join us to help clean up our beautiful northern coast. There will be light refreshments, but be sure to bring your water bottle! For information, contact Ryan Rivera, the Oceana Corozal Field Representative, at .

Sunday, July 21st, Village Council Elections

Village Council Elections 2019 in: Libertad (Methodist School) 9am-5pm, Sarteneja (RC School) 9am-5pm, Paraiso (Government School) 9am-5pm, Consejo (St Leo RC Church Tent) 9am-1pm. Check local sources to confirm poll closings and for other villages.

Mon-Fri, July 22-26, Corozal House of Culture, 8:30am-11:30am

Xo’onex Tsikbal Maya for ages 12 and up, come and converse in Maya. Learn to speak and write Yucatec Maya for beginners and intermediate. Experience the joy of learning our ancient language. Free. 422-0071 message us, or visit to register. Corozal House of Culture

Friday, July 26th, Tortuga Grill, 9am Registration

Poker Run to benefit the Corozal Animal Program. Registration at 9am, run begins at 9:30am. Over $1000 in cash and prizes, ante is $40 for a 5 card hand, includes lunch and raffle ticket. Prizes for best and worst hand, oldest and youngest player, etc. Live band, buffet lunch. Corozal Animal Program

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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