School is almost over for primary school children and if you are a parent who is looking for extracurricular activities to enroll your preteen into, you may want to visit the Banquitas House of Culture as the Sugar City Artisan Group will be hosting a number of summer programs in July. The group has been activity providing numerous classes for adults throughout the year and this summer they have decided to focus on children says group Secretary Cindy Rivero.


Screen_Shot_2015-06-24_at_6.50.28_PMCindy Rivero – Secretary, Sugar City Artisan Group


“Every week we are going to be having something diferent we are going to offer for kids and for adults, for example we have the instructors from within the group tha will be teaching the students what is it that they do and we are going to be having some foamy ornaments that we are going to be doing, crotchet and some bows from cloth and we are going to be doing some bandoos and hair accessories and we also going to be doing 3D embroidery and to finalize we are going to be doing basic acrylic nail and manicure so we are going to be having these session going on for the entire month of July, each of them has different age range and we have minimum cost so if any one is interested you could call us at 322-0517 to resgister if you are interested.”


There is limited space and the public is encouraged to sing up early. Rivero says the classes promise to be fun for children. In addition to that, if you are a fan of local, cultural music, you are invited to an event to be held on July fourth. The Banquitas House of Culture is holding a full moon concert and is featuring the marimba group from Benque Viejo Del Carmen.


Cindy Rivero – Secretary, Sugar City Artisan Group


“The marimba youth academy will be here performing live for the public of Orange Walk so it would be very fun something new to the community so we invite everyone to come out as well, we want to start at eight at the central park we will be doing this activity, at eight in the night and it is a full moon concert.  I just want to encourage every one to come out and to continue to support the House of Culture and all our activities.”


The concert is free of cost to the public.

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