Caye Notes: What’s happening in San Pedro this weekend

Friday, March 30th, 2012

NACNW Holds BBQ Fund Raiser
The North Ambergris Caye Neighborhood Watch (NACNW) will be holding a BBQ fund raiser on Saturday, March 31st, across from the old Beach-N-Kitchen just before the Palapa Bar. There will be grilled chicken and members of the NACNW board will provide beans, coleslaw, potato salad and chocolate cake.  Beer and soft drinks will be ice cold and available for purchase. The event is multi-purposeful; 1) raise funds to buy much needed equipment for the police including radios for patrol the area, 2) meet and get to know your neighbors, 3) pay annual membership dues and 4) nominate people for the 2012 board of directors. Food will be served starting at noon and at 2pm there will be a very brief meeting.  Immediately following the meeting a raffle will be held. If you are available to help with this project or have questions please call either Marilyn at 226-2050 or Harriette at 662-9808.

SACNW Hosts Beach BBQ and Family Fun Day
On Sunday, April 1st the South Ambergris Caye Neighborhood Watch (SACNW) will be hosting a beach BBQ and Family Fun Day. The event will be held on the beach just south of Athens Gate. There will be a BBQ and buffet lunch for $20, live music by Gino, Scavenger Hunt, auctions, raffles and games and activities for the kids.  Soft drinks and cocktails will be sold as well. Food tickets can be purchased from SACNW executive committee members and there are a limited number of tickets available. All proceeds will help protect and beautify south Ambergris Caye.

San Pedro Library Offers Children’s Easter Programs
Thanks to the great response, the San Pedro Town Library is able to provide a Children’s Easter Program. The dates are April second, third and fourth for children ages 7 – 10.  The time will be from 10am until noon and 2PM to 4PM. Limited space available – please stop by the library to sign up.

Miss Isla Bonita Elementary School 2012 Pageant
Saturday March 31st, 6:30pm until 11:00pm at the Angel Nunez High School Auditorium. This year we have four lovely candidates. Each has been working hard, together with their classes, to raise money for improvements to the Isla Bonita playground and lunch area. Come out and show your support as the candidates and students of Isla Bonita perform. ADMISSION IS FREE!!!! The evening will be filled with dances, modelling, talent presentations, Evening Gown presentation as well as numbers by Barbara’s Dance Company! Voting begins promptly at 6:30. There will be votes turned once each hour with the final votes being tabulated at 10pm. Each candidate will have a booth where they will be selling food and beverages. Some candidates will also have Tombola, Grand Raffles, or Fish pond.

Cancer Society Hair Aware Fundraiser
Saturday, March 31st at Central Park from 9AM. For $5, you can shave your hair off completely, and for $10 those who prefer a dyed streak in their hair can get one from the various volunteer hairdressers. Baller’s Barber Shop and Carlos of Mar de Colores have signed on to the project, with more volunteers expected to generously donate their time. Swing by the Central Park for your new cut, or you can also get sponsors to “dare” you to do so, with all proceeds to go towards the San Pedro Cancer Society. Kudos to the brave women and men who have taken this drastic step to bring more awareness, and see you at the park on Saturday!

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