Thursday, July 27 @ 6:00 pm. – Jamaican Organization of New Jersey (JONJ) Flag raising ceremony on the steps of City Hall, East Orange.
Contact: Linval James/ Doreth Gray
Sunday, July 30 @ 4:00 pm.
Jamaica Independence Thanksgiving Church Service, The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive, Harlem, NY. Tel: 212-870-6853, 212-935-9000
Monday, July 31 @ 6:00 pm.
Jamaica Independence Art Exhibition at the Jamaican Consulate, 767 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor (Alphanso Blake, Lennox Coke, Cherry Stewart).
Art exhibition runs thru’ Friday, August 4.
Contact: Georgia Dunn, 212-935-9000
Tuesday, August 01 @ 6:00 pm. – Jamaica Independence celebration at Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn.
Contact: Hon. Yvonne Graham, Deputy Boro President.
Thursday, August 03, @ 5:30 pm
Jamaica Independence Culture Fest, The Jamaican Consulate
Documentaries on: Sir Coxcone Dodd, Freddie McGregor, Queensbridge-The Other Side with music & panel discussion. A JIS/NY Presentation in association with ROUNDER RECORDS, USA, Inc.
Contact: Aubrey L. Campbell, 212-935-9000
Friday, August 04 @ 10 am – 3:00 pm
Jamaica Independence Youth Forum & Luncheon @ The Jamaican Consulate with Saleem Josephs, Camille McDonald.
Contact: Georgia Dunn. 212-935-9000
Tuesday, August 08 at 12:30 pm.
Jamaica Independence Flag raising Ceremony at Bowling Green, Manhattan.
Contact: Dr. Basil K. Bryan/Art Piccolo
Tuesday, August 08 @ 5:30 pm.
Jamaica Independence Anniversary celebration at City Hall, New York
Contact: Hon. Yvette D. Clarke, Councilwoman.
Saturday, August 12 @ 6:30 pm.
Jamaica’s 44th Independence Anniversary Ball. The Hilton Hotel & Towers, 1335 6th Avenue, NYC. Guest of honor: MHPM, Portia Simpson Miller
Contact: H.E. Dr. Basil K. Bryan – Chair; Aretha Blake – PA. 212-935-9000