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8th annual Jamaica pride picnic

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Carolina Pines Community Center

2305 Lake Wheeler Road

Raleigh, NC 27603

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8th ANNUAL JAMAICA PRIDE PICNIC

Please join us on August 3, 2019 as we celebrate Jamaica 57th Independence .

JAMAICA : is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, consisting of the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles. The island, 10,990 square kilometres (4,240 sq mi) in area, lies about 145 kilometres (90 mi) south of Cuba, and 191 kilometres (119 mi) west of Hispaniola, the island containing the nation-states of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Jamaica is the fourth-largest island country in the Caribbean.

Previously inhabited by the indigenous Arawak and Taíno peoples, the island came under Spanish rule following the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1494. Named Santiago, it remained a possession of Spain until 1655, when England (later Great Britain) conquered the island and renamed it Jamaica. Under British rule, Jamaica became a leading sugar exporter, with its plantation economy highly dependent on slaves imported from Africa, followed later by Chinese and Indian indentured labour. All slaves were fully emancipated in 1838, and independence from the United Kingdom was achieved on 6 August 1962.

With 2.8 million people, Jamaica is the third most populous Anglophone country in the Americas (after the United States and Canada), and the fourth most populous country in the Caribbean. Kingston is the country's capital and largest city, with a population of 937,700. Jamaicans are of predominately African descent, with significant European, Chinese, Indian, and mixed-race minorities. Due to a high rate of emigration since the 1960s, Jamaica has a large diaspora around the world, particularly in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Jamaica is a Commonwealth realm, with Queen Elizabeth II as its monarch and head of state. Her appointed representative in the country is the Governor-General of Jamaica, currently Sir Patrick Allen. The head of government and Prime Minister of Jamaica is Andrew Holness. Jamaica is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy with legislative power vested in the bicameral Parliament of Jamaica, consisting of an appointed Senate and a directly elected House of Representatives.

PRIDE: refers to a humble and content sense of attachment toward one's own or another's choices and actions, or toward a whole group of people, and is a product of praise, independent self-reflection, and a fulfilled feeling of belonging.

PICNIC: is an excursion at which a meal is eaten outdoors (al fresco or en plein air), ideally taking place in a scenic landscape such as a park, beside a lake or with an interesting view and possibly at a public event such as before an open-air theatre performance, and usually in summer. Descriptions of picnics show that the idea of a meal that was jointly contributed and was enjoyed out-of-doors were essential to a picnic from the early 19th century.

Picnics are often family-oriented but can also be an intimate occasion between two people or a large get-together such as company picnics and church picnics. It is also sometimes combined with a cookout, usually a form of barbecue; either grilling (griddling, gridironing, or charbroiling), braising (by combining a charbroil or gridiron grill with a broth-filled pot), baking, ETC ..

As we approach the 7th annual Jamaica Pride Picnic we want to now focus on some of the things we’ve been doing behind the scenes. Some of our services include the following support to the community:


Back to school drives (we collect and supply underprivileged children with school supplies annually).
Support for single parent homes (prequalification required/income based).
Awareness of cultural diversity (bringing everyone together during & after the event to gain a better understanding of each other).
please send all donation to the following address:

P.O 37925
Raleigh NC 27606
or
2100 Lake Dam rd #37627
Raleigh Nc 27627


JAMAICA PRIDE PICNIC 2019
calling all Jamaicans everyone that loves Jamaica, love everything about Jamaica culture , people , Food, music etc.

Jamaica pride picnic is an event for the entire Family, organized by yardflexx entertainment a non-profit organization come enjoy the entire day with family and Friends lots of Activities for the entire family DOMINOES, CARDS , LUDO, BOUNCE HOUSE ,FACE PAINTING FOR THE KIDS just to name a few.

Live entertainment and various Dj's , Zumba in the park

food and various refreshment will be on sale
different vendors will be Onsite.

All inquires about vending Please email us at yardflexxentertainment@yahoo.com or 9102862348, 9194263230
Deadline for all vendors is July 18, 2019 No EXCEPTION

event Starts at 12noon untill 8pm

Jamaica Pride Picnic celebrating Jamaica's 56th Independence as we keep the Jamaica heritage in our local community enriched. Jamaica Love, Out of many we are one.

its an event Free Free Free for the entire community

August 03 2019 JAMAICA PRIDE PICNIC see you there.


JAMAICA LAND WE LOVE.
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