Social events around town.
The student body of The Island Academy took guests on a "Holiday Roadtrip" as they presented their Christmas Pageant last night, Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the school compound. The upperclassmen whisked everyone to various destinations as they traveled across the United States showing how different cities celebrate the Christmas Holidays. Congratulations to Teacher Catie Miller and her crew for a job well done. Here’s a look at The Island Academy's Christmas Pageant 2019 (Photos by Madison Edwards):
Saga Humane Society held its 16th Annual Halloween Spooktacular on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the Crazy Canuks Bar. There was much to each and drink, fun raffles with awesome prizes. Everybody had a "pawesome " watching the cute doggies in costumes. Here are a few pictures of the event for your enjoyment:
Our Patron Saint Celebrations took place this past weekend with both religious activities and fun entertainment for the entire family to enjoy. Children enjoyed a fun show alon with super heroes and princesses while adults were entertained by mariachi band and comedian and good music by Rompe Raja and Caribbean Kings. The fireworks display is something everyone always looks forward too and this year was no exception! Below are some pictures for your enjoyment! Feliz Dia de San Pedro!
The Graduating Class of 2019 of San Pedro High School held its prom on Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Rafael Angel Nunez Auditorium. It was a night filled with glitz and glamour. Here are pictures for your enjoyment!
The San Pedro Pirates Football Team held its victory rally on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Hundreds of fans came out in support of the Island's team to celebrate their championship. The parade was led by the thrrough the streets of San Pedro proudly showing off their trophies in very high spirits! Congratulations to the San Pedro Pirates! Si se pudo!!!
Graduation season is here and there was quite a buzz at the San Pedro High School on Monday, May 20, 2019, in the afternoon as they gave graduation announcement. Students were all excited and nervous to know what the results were as we enter graduation season. Students on campus were happy to receive the great news and without fail the ever popular signing of uniforms took place. Well wishes and congratulations written all over the uniforms with bright colored markers! - Congrats to all Seniors!
Congratulations to Parents and Students who received that Sacrament of First Holy Communion this past Sunday, May 5, 2019. A total of 40 children received the body, blood, soul and divinity of Jesus Christ for the first time on Sunday. Click Here for More Social Scenes on Ambergris Today News Online
The San Pedro Lions Club has a new beauty queen! Lovely Miss Ashley Barrientos was officially crowned on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the San Pedro Lions Club by outgoing queen Erika Bodden. During the ceremony three lion members; Gonzalo Lara, Nita Marin and Nelly Sabido were given special recognition and awarded a special pin by Lions International.
The wait is finally over - the Belikin Store is now open! The Belikin Store opened its doors for business on Friday, April 5, 2019 and is located on #10 Coconut Drive right across Tropic Air's Terminal Building.
Digi Belize officially inaugurated its New Digi Store on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The New Digi Store is located at the Wing's Building on Coconut Drive. Island residents enjoyed awesome deals and Top Up at the new store during the inauguration. Be sure to drop by and check out their new office as they are currently having awesome promotions on phones and much more.
Child Stimulation Month is coming to an end and teachers and students from all across have been busy carrying out fun activities throughout the month of March. Today, Wednesday, 27 March 2019, Pre-School teachers participated in an Early Childhood Expo which was held at the San Pedro Central Park. There were different booth from Reading Stations, Arts and Crafts, Music and so much more. Students, teachers and parents enjoyed fun games and activities throughout the day. Here are a few pictures for your viewing pleasure.
Child Stimulation Month is in full swing and pre-schools on the island are busy with activties for their students. They have had many activites including hug days, Show and Tell, Story Times, Arts with Grandparents and much, much more. The San Pedro House of Culture held its first ever Pre-School Arts Exhibition on March 13 & 14. Beautiful arts made by pre-schoolers from different schools were on display. Schools also head a fun Sports Day which included awesome games where parents, students and teachers all participated. Here are a few pictures for your entertainment.
Sergio and Zennia Gomez formally presented 15-year-old Rhea Gomez to society as a young lady in the community at her Quinceañera birthday party that was celebrated on Saturday, March 2, 2019. After her special mass at the San Pedro Roman Catholic Church, family and friends celebrated at a reception held at El Patio Restaurant. It was a magical evening under a musical theme as per Rhea's love of music. Happy Birthday Rhea Gomez.
With much excitement island residents enjoyed a Carnaval Parade which was held on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The parade started off at the Bocal Del Area Park and headed down Laguna Drive heading its way to the town core. There was lots of music and merriment by both carinval dancers and spectators. Leading the parade was a golf cart with Don Juan Carnaval followed by fun cartoon characters, Titans Mas Band Carnival Group along with the ever popular Ernestine Carballo. Also joining the parade was the Miss San Pedro Float, Reinas del Carnaval and Nayobie's Hope for Children Group.
Child Stimulation Month 2019 kicked off countrywide under the theme "Hug Me, Listen to Me, Read with Me – Help Me Grow". Like clockwork, Child Stimulation Month commences on the first day of March every year, with it bringing an array of activities for the pre-school children of San Pedro. Pre-Schools on the island celebrated the opening of Child Stimulation Month with a parade through the main streets of San Pedro. Children were in colorful costumes displaying National Symbols of Belize, Colors, Shapes, Numbers, Sea Creatures and so much more.
The San Pedro House of Culture officially kicked off the Carnaval 2019 celebrations on Friday, March 1, 2019 with a Carnaval Comparsa Fashion Show. Those in attendance enjoyed brief history of carnaval comparasas as models showed off their costumes and danced for the crowd. Here are some pictures of the event. The San Pedro House of Culture is currently hosting a photographic exhibit of carnaval, feel free to drop by and enjoy some pictures by photographer Karen Brodie.
On Thursday, February 14, 2019 the students of San Pedro High School rocked the runway as they displayed outfits of different careers for Career Day 2019, which was celebrated under the theme "The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It".
Upon the invitation of the San Pedro Cancer Society, Ambergris Caye, Belize, residents took time to participate in the island’s annual Cancer Awareness Walk in commemoration of World Cancer Awareness Day, February 4, 2019.
The San Pedro Lions Club hosted their annual Children's Christmas Party with Santa. Children happily greeted Santa as he made his entrance at the Lions Den ringing his bell. They sat and waited for their turn as their names were called to receive their special gift and take a picture with Santa and his helpers. Merry Christmas to every one!
Ambergris Today and the community of San Pedro extend warm and cheerful greeting to don Lucito and doña Angelita Guerrero as they celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary today, December 20, 2018. Pillars of the community and members of the founding families of Ambergris Caye, this lovely couple is truly admirable, to say the least. We extend them warm wishing and blessing during the holidays and many more beautiful years together. Don Lucio is 88 years old and doña Angelita is 83 years old. They have six children, 2 girls and 4 boys, 16 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren, WOW!