[MIRAMAR] – The Town of Miramar has announced details of an Island Hopping Experience that will take place at Shirley Branca Park located at 6900 Miramar Parkway, Miramar on Saturday June 19, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM The Event is part of the month-long celebration of American Caribbean Heritage Month which began on June 1, 2021. Guests will be able to stroll through the park, which will feature a Caribbean showcase of various islands, while enjoying art, the culture and entertainment of their favorite island.
Miramar curator Maxwell Chambers will host the event and team up with Smiley Girl Entertainment and the SAEDINTRA Foundation to host a free concert to benefit victims of the Eruption of the La Soufrière volcano in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines which took place earlier this year. The eruption forced more than 16,000 people to evacuate while leaving the entire population without drinking water. A fundraiser will be held during the event to collect non-perishable and essential items such as water, canned food and toiletries.
Free charity concert
St. Vincent Kevin lyttle will headline the concert, which will also feature performances by Mikaben from Haiti and Tennors from Jamaica.
Commissioner Chambers said: “It will be an unforgettable experience and a great opportunity to make sure the whole family has fun while supporting a great cause. Guests will also be able to easily get their COVID-19 vaccine onsite in the park while safely enjoying the sights and sounds of the Caribbean. Don’t forget to bring your flags and represent your country!
The island hopping experience is free to the public with registration available at www.IslandHoppingExperience.Eventbrite.com. Caribbean food, drink and products will be available for sale.
For more information on the events taking place in the town of Miramar to celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month, visit www.MiramarFL.gov/CAHM.