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St. John July 4th Celebration and Festival

June 20, 2006 – The theme of this year's St. John July 4th Celebration is Mas, Music and Cultural Mix For Festival 2006. The festival village honoree is posthumously Nicolas "Daddy" Friday. The festival fair honoree is Gwenda Dagou and the parade marshall is Robert O, Connor Jr. The festival runs from June 3 through July 4.
Schedule of events for the St. John Festival and Cultural Organization's July 4th Celebration are as follows:
Saturday, June 3
Pan-O-Rama
4 p.m. at Franklin Powell Park
Contact: Ira Wade at 776-6346.
Friday, June 16
Senior Variety Show
7 p.m. at Winston Wells Ball Field
Contact: Jane Johannes at 776-6450.
Saturday, June 17
Festival Bike Race
Honoring: Yulandra Potter
8 a.m. at National Park
Sunday, June 18
Princess Show
6:30 p.m. at the Winston Wells Ball Field
Contact: Enid Doway or Corine Matthias at 774-3838 or 776-6484.
Saturday, June 24
Miss St. John Selection
8 p.m. at Winston Wells Ball Field
Contact: Enid Doway at 774-3838.
Sunday, June 25
Food Fair and Coronation
1 p.m. at Franklin Powell Park
Contact: Leona Smith
Boat Races
3 p.m. at Cruz Bay Harbor
Contact: Slim at 777-8743.
Wednesday, June 28
Festival Village Open
7 p.m. at the Cruz Bay Parking Lot
Contact: Jane Johannes at 776-6450.
Sunday, July 2
Gospel Show
7 p.m. at Winston Wells Ball Field
Contact: Yvette Powell
Monday, July 3
Cultural Day
1 p.m. at Franklin Powell Park
Contact: Alecia Wells at 775-2250.
Tuesday, July 4
Jouvert at 4 a.m.
Parade at 11 a.m.
National Park
Contact: Natalie Thomas at 774-3107.
Fireworks
9 p.m. at Cruz Bay Harbor/Festival Village Close
St. John Festival and Cultural Organization/Festival Village Line Up (Thomasville)
Wednesday, June 28—-Opening ceremonies: Pan Dragons, JDPP Band and Jam Band
Thursday, June 29——–Ah We Band and P' Your Passion
Friday, June 30 ———–Sweeter Band and Sugar Band
Saturday, July 1————–Rising Stars, Pan in Motion, Calypso Show with Imaginations and Cool Sessions
Sunday, July 2————-Wrection Band and Jam Band
Monday, July 3————-St. Thomas All Stars, Extaushun and Burning Flame with Onyan
Tuesday, July 4———-Cool Session and Traffik with Shurwayne Winchester
For information, call 690-3692 or 690-1725.

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