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Father’s Day Weekend Rescheduled to Be Part of French Heritage Week

The Committee for the Betterment of Carenage (CBC) has announced that the Father’s Day weekend celebration, which was rained out in mid-June, has been rescheduled to the weekend of July 17-18 and the celebration in Frenchtown will now wrap up the observance of French Heritage Week.

The two-day event will feature live music each night in the mini-village across the street from the Old Normandie Bar building, which today is home to Betsy’s Bar and Restaurant. There will be food, drinks and nightly entertainment with popular bands such as: Top Notch, Cool Session Brass and Ah We taking the stage in Frenchtown.
At 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 18, CBC will award prizes in the annual fishing tournaments held in May and June of this year. There will also be a raffle drawing on the night of July 18.
The French Heritage Week observances include: two nights of entertainment at Sib’s Ball Park on July 9 and 10; the annual kingfish tournament in Hull Bay on July 11; a reception hosted by Governor John P. de Jongh Jr. on July 12; a reception by the French consulate on July 13; a reception by the Frenchtown Civic Organization on Bastille Day on July 14; and the two-day celebration in Frenchtown on July 17-18.
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