Town week which activities which is being held this year under the theme “Embracing our diversity, uplifting our community” will see a number of sporting activities being staged during the week of celebrations.
This is the thirteenth year that the celebrations are being held and the one week of celebrations, which began on Sunday October 20th, is expected to culminate on Saturday 26th.
A boxing exhibition featuring boxers from Berbice started things off on Sunday at the Banks DIH Tarmac.
A floodlight football competition, which is being coordinator by popular promoter former national player Neil Grizzly Humphrey, took place Tuesday October 22nd at the Scot Church Ground Princess Elizabeth road in New Amsterdam.
Floodlight cricket coordinated by Anil Beharry takes centre stage today also at the Scot Church Ground.
Dominoes players will have their opportunity to do their thing tomorrow from 13:00 hrs at the New Amsterdam Town Hall and this activity is being coordinated by Sergeant Beaton of the Town Constabulary.
The Town Week of activities will be highlighted and culminated with the much anticipated Street Fair and Exhibition which will be held on Saturday 26th October on Main Street New Amsterdam. This event is expected to culminate around midnight which will bring an end to the week of activities.
Coordinator of this year’s activity is Errol Fingal Chase with councilor Jennifer Conway as the chair.
New Amsterdam, which is also celebration its 122nd Anniversary, became a town exactly 100 years before it became a Municipality. It is by far the oldest town in the county of Berbice. Further information can be accessed by contacting telephone numbers 333-2107, 333- 2667 or 333 5304. (Samuel Whyte)
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