St John's Coral Bay will be filled with fun, sailing, music, and art this weekend - all for great causes

Tomorrow - Saturday, March 22 the Coral Bay Yacht Club is hosting the 18th Flotilla Party to benefit Guy Benjamin School. Many good hearted sailors donate their time and their boats for this fun and important cause.

Attendees can sail to the beach party aboard a volunteer sailboat in the morning, for $40 per person, which includes admission. Admission for those who drive there is $20 per person ($40 per person for those who wish to participate in the water flotilla & party).

For those not interested in partaking in the water flotilla you can just head out to Hansen's Bay Beach, in Round Bay, on the East End of St John. From noon to 4 PM you can feast on West Indian dishes, hamburgers, hot dogs and salads.

All proceeds are used to enhance the education for students at Guy Benjamin School. Larger tax deductible donations may be made by check to the Coral Bay Community Council indicating “Flotilla” in the memo line. Join Coral Bay on March 22nd at this fun Flotilla Beach Party!

St John Tradewinds reports

that there will be...a day of food, fun and information is planned for Saturday, March 22, at the Department of Agriculture Station in Coral Bay.

The American Legion Viggo E. Sewer Post #131 is hosting Mama Juama from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., an arts and craft fair and fundriaser at the group’s headquarters just down the road from Love City Mini Mart in Coral Bay.

Named in honor of a traditional rum and herb concoction made for hundreds of years, the American Legion’s Mama Juama will a family fun day featuring food cooked up by members of the American Legion Auxiliary, drinks, a plant sale, local artists and craftspeople as well as information for veterans.

“We want to get the word out that we are here,” said the American Legion Post #131 Commander Doug Benton. “A lot of veterans don’t know we even exist. We want veterans to know what their benefits are.”