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JAMAICA 50: Calendar of Events for June

Published:Monday | June 4, 2012 | 12:00 AM
Members of the Jamacia Defence Force (JDF) participate in one of the routines that they will be displayed during the Jamaica Military Tattoo 2012 during a media launch at Up Park Camp. - Ian allen/Photographer

As plans get into high gear for Jamaica's 50th anniversary of Independence celebrations, we will be bringing you a monthly calendar of events. Be sure to participate and wave the flag high.

  • June 3-5

Event: World Annual Domino Championships

Venue: Montego Bay, Jamaica

Who: National Association of domino Phone : 908-0893

Website: www.nadb.net

  • June 6

Event: The Young, Gifted & Black Entrepreneurial Awards

Time: 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Venue: 404 NYC 10th Avenue at 33rd Street, New York 10001

Contact: Carl Gray The NetLinkz Group, Inc


Website: www.ygbawards

  • June 7

Event: UWI School of Nursing Symposium

Venue: UWI, Jamaica

Contact: Janeil A. Brown

Email: janeil.brown02@uwimona.edu.jm

  • June 9

Event: Ocho Rios Jazz Festival

Venue: Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Who: Myrna Hauge Bradshaw

  • June 10

Event: Launch of Sam Sharpe Centre

Venue: Jamaican High Commission, London

Tele: 0207 808 8002

  • June 11-22

Event: Art Exhibition

Venue: Washington, DC

Embassy of Jamaica, Washington

  • June 12

Event: Heart Beats of the World Charity Son of Jamaica Concert

Venue: NY, USA, VP Record Distributors Inc.

Contact: Patricia Chin

Tele: 718-425-1100

Website: www.vprecords.com

  • June 16

Event: Jamaican Diaspora United Kingdon National Conference

Venue: TBA, UK Jamaican High Commission, London

Tele: 0207 808 8002

  • June 16

Event: Jamaica Driver & Traffic Safety Expo

Venue: Ranny Williams Centre, JA

Contact: Alphonso Grennell

Email: grennells@cwjamaica.com

  • June 17

Event: Premier of Akwantu:' The Journey'

Venue: TBA, Jamaica

Contact: Institute of Jamaica

Tele: 922-0621-4

  • June 17

Event: Soroptimist International Jamaica Annual Classics Concert

Venue: TBA, Jamaica

Contact: Maxine Wedderburn

Email: maxwed@cwjamaica

  • June 17-23

Event: Spanish Town Hospital 60th Anniversary - Open Day and outside broadcast; Opening of the Queen Sophia Women's Centre; benefit dinner

Venue: Jamaica

Contact: South East Regional Health Authority

Mark Martin

  • June 17-20

Event: The Jamaica Netball Association International Series with South Africa

Venue: NISC, Jamaica

Contact: The Jamaica Netball Association

Tele: 968-0625

  • June 19

Event: Youth Empowerment Conference, Wolverhampton, UK,

Venue: Jamaican High Commission London

Tele: 0207 808 8002

  • June 21

Event: Jamaica 50 Ladies Day at Royal Ascot, United Kingdom

Venue: TBA

Event: National Track & Field Championships

Venue: National Stadium, Jamaica

  • June 28-July 1

Event: Military Tattoo

Venue: Up Park Camp, Jamaica

Contact: Lt Col Jaimie Ogilvie

  • June 30

Event: DTRENDZ Expo

Venue: Jamaica College, JA

Contact: Makada Haye

Tele: 436-4820

Email: yeeswecreate@gmail.com