CONSULATE GENERAL OF JAMAICA INDEPENDENCE – 57 – SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

SOUTH FLORIDA

August 1:            Caribbean Emancipation Day – (5:30 pm) Church of Atonement 4401 W. Oakland Park Blvd,   Lauderdale Lakes 33313

 

August 2:            Celebrate Jamaica Independence Session with Fab 5 at Temple Beth      Emet Center,

4807 S. Flamingo Rd. Cooper City  – (305-794-8782 or 561-333-8853)

Jump off to Jamaica’s Independence Weekend Life After Work” (LAW)                         5 pm-midnite

I.T. Boat Dock, 901 NE 3rd Street, Dania Beach,     (305-623-5078)

August 3:            Family Fun In the Sun Fair – (10 am – 6 pm) Florida City

Loren Roberts Park, 627 NW 6th Avenue, Florida City, FL 33034

Contact: 786-863-1843 or toptasteja@gmail.com

Jamaica Celebrates Independence – OLD TIME STREET DANCE                                           (3 pm – midnite).  The Warehouse, 3500 NW 15th Str., Lauderhill,                                            33311 (DJ Mark Swaby)

Contact: 754-204-6443 / 954-608-7973 / 954-849-0056

                           Jamaica Independence Celebrations – (6 p.m – 10 p.m.)  Free Admission

                        Shirley Bianca Park, 6900 Miramar Pkwy. Miramar, Family Entertainment

Hosted by Mayor Wayne Messam.

Jamaica Independence Gala and Awards  (7:00 pm ) hosted by (JURA),                         Signature Grand,   Davie, Special guest: Hon. Christopher Tufton,                         Minister of Health.  www.jurainc.org

 

August 4:        Official Independence Thanksgiving Church Service, (4:00 pm) The     Faith Center, 5555 NW 95th Avenue, FL 33351.Hosted by the Consulate General of                          Jamaica. Contact:  305-374-8431 or www.jamaiacgmiami.org

 

Independence Service Grace Episcopal Church (10:00 am)

3600 N. Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL  33407 Contact: 561-845-6060

Caribbean Independence Celebration Service, First United Methodist Church, 260 SW                                              Prima Vista Blvd, Port St. Lucie, FL 4:00 p.m. (954-806-7360)

Flag Raising & Independence Celebration (12 noon – 10 p.m.)

Lauderhill Sports Park  Lauderhill, FL 7500 W. Oakland Park Blvd.  (954-336-6223)

 

Jamaica 57 Independence Street Festival (3 pm -10 pm) Free Admission

Beauty & Progress Park (64th Avenue & Miramar Pkwy) www.miramarfl.gov

 

August 7:             Jamaica Diaspora Day of Prayer  – (4:00 p.m)

                              Davie Community Worship Center, 4140 SW 54 Avenue, Davie, FL  33314

Jamaica Diaspora Day of Prayer    (7:00 pm)

Christway Baptist Church – 3500 South Douglas Road, Miramar, FL. 33025

 

August 17:          Marcus Garvey Rootz Extravaganza (7 pm – 10 pm) Lauderdale         Lakes Educational & Cultural Center, 3580 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes  (Free admission)

 

CENTRAL FLORIDA

July 27:                Jamaica Pre-Independence Session (FAB FIVE)  9 p.m.

                              Tampa Letter Carriers Hall 3003 Cypress Str. Tampa 33609

Contact:  813-505-6663 or 813-965-5475

 

August 4:            Independence Church Service – North Orlando  Seventh Day Adventist Church

4525 N. Hiawassee Rd. FL 32818   (4:00 p.m.)

Hosted by Jamaica American Association of Central FLA.

 

August 10:          Independence Gala, 7:pm., Jamaican/American Association of Central Florida at the Rosen Plaza, 9700 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819.  (www.jaaocf.com)

 

ATLANTA

August 4:            Ecumenical  Service of Thanksgiving (5 p.m.)

                              St. Timothy United Methodist Church,    5365 Memorial Drive, Stone Mountain

Hosted by Honorary Consul for JA and JA community associations & businesses

 

August 10:          Annual Independence Gala & Scholarship Awards – Atlanta Marriot Marquis Hotel

Cocktail Reception – (6:00 pm)  www.atlantajamaicanassociation.org

 

 

HOUSTON

July 26:                Jamaica Foundation of Houston Community Forum & Investment  Series

                              Presenters:  Consul General Mair and Vivion Scully, JAMPRO.

                             

July 27:                Annual Independence Gala, Jamaica Foundation of Houston, Red Oak Ballroom,                                          City Center, Houston, (7:pm)  Consul General R. Oliver Mair, Keynote  Speaker                                                          Contact: 291-241-9929   or www.jamaicafoundationhouston.org

 

August 4:            Ecumenical Independence Church Service Windsor Village Church, Houston,

Texas (9:50 am)   www.jamaicafoundationhouston.org

 

 

 

Cheryl Wynter, Consulate General of Jamaica, Miami

www.jamaicacgmiami.org

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