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JAMAICA 56 – A list of Independence Celebration Events in the Southern USA

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On August 6th, 2018 Jamaica its 56th Anniversary of Independence. Below is a list of Independence Celebration Events in the Southern USA.

SOUTH FLORIDA

August 1:              Jamaica Diaspora Day of Prayer Church Service, Christway Baptist Church, 3500 South  Douglas Road, Miramar (12 noon) – (954-442-7477)

August 4:        Third annual International Music and Food Festival (IMFest) at Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 NW 199 Str. Miami Gardens 6:pm – 12 midnight (305-622-8000 ex 2208)

Annual Jamaica Independence Celebrations – Shirley Bianca Park, 6900 Miramar Pkwy Hollywood, FL  (Admission Free: 6 p.m – 10 p.m.)  Featuring Code Red Band, DJ Fergie, Dr. Sue, Sierra Norwood Children and Ikaya.

Jamaica Independence Gala and Awards, hosted by the Jamaica United Relief Association (JURA), Signature Grand, Davie,  at 7:30 p.m. www.jurainc.org

JA. Independence Dinner/Dance: 408 17th Street, West Palm Beach, FL

August 5:             Official Independence Church Service, hosted by the Consulate General of Jamaica, Cooper City Church of God. 9191 Stirling Road, Cooper City, FL (4:00 pm)

JA. Independence Service at Grace Episcopal Church, 3600 N. Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL  33407 (10:00 am)

Jamaica Independence Celebration Service, Church of the Ascension, 11201 SW 160 Str. Miami, FL 33157  (5:pm)  (305-238-5151)

JA. Flag and Independence Day Celebration, Lauderhill Sports Park< Lauderhill, FL 7500 W. Oakland Park Blvd. (954-336-6223)  (12 noon – 10 p.m.)     

Jamaica Independence Festival – NE 4th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale (3:pm – 10:pm) (art, culture & cuisine)

August 6:             “A Likkle Bit  O’ Jamaica” Celebration and Reception Miramar City Hall, Miramar, FL Willie Stewart & Friends (6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

August 11:           Annual Street Dance, “National Pride” Wear yuh Colors – Truck Stop, Weston, FL

CENTRAL FLORIDA

August 11:           Independence Gala, 7:pm., Jamaican/American Association of Central Florida Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Major Blvd., Orlando  (www.jaaocf.com)  407-276-3685

JA. Independence Service, Beulah Baptist Church, 1006 W. Cypress St. Tampa, FL 33606 at 10:a.m.

ATLANTA

August 11:           Annual Independence Gala & Scholarship Awards – Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, GA

HOUSTON

July 28:                 Annual Independence Gala, Jamaica Foundation of Houston, Elegance Ballroom, Houston (6:30 pm) www.jamaicafoundationhouston.org

August 5              Ecumenical Independence Church Service Windsor Village Church, Houston, Texas (10:am)   www.jamaicafoundationhouston.org


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