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REAL ESTATE GUIDE NEWSLETTER - JULY 2015
July 28th 2015
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
If you are looking to build, lease or buy your dream or vacation home,stay up to date with the Real Estate Guide Newsletters.
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NOTIFICATION NEWS TEST
July 28th 2015
Antigua Nice Ltd. Web Development
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ANTIGUA ATLANTIC ROWING TEAM PREPARES FOR THE CHALLENGE
July 27th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Antigua's Atlantic rowing Team Wadadli has started preparing for the Challenge coming in December.
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GREEN WAKES: ZERO WASTE ANTIGUA
July 27th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua's environmental watchdog, Martin Dudley, gets a write-up in Cruising World.
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ROYAL BVI YACHT CLUB TO HOST OPTIMIST RACE CLINIC
July 27th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
The Royal BVI Yacht Club will host an Optimist race clinic open to sailors from around the region.
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JULES MITCHELL TO PARTICIPATE IN YOUTH WORLD SAILING CHAMPIONSHIP
July 27th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Jules Mitchell to participate in 2015 ISAF Youth World Sailing Championship in Malaysia.
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JOB VACANCY AT ABRACADABRA
July 27th 2015
Abracadabra Restaurant & Disco-Bar
Job vacancy exists for a positive, energetic and open-minded individual at Abracadabra for the 2015-16 Crew Team.
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IT'S ALL ABOUT CARNIVAL AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
July 23rd 2015
What's On
It's all about Carnival this week, and as the hype begins we are happy to bring you all the fetes, competitions, news, and specials happening on the island.
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INCREASED LEVEL OF KICK-‘EM-JENNY VOLCANIC ACTIVITY
July 23rd 2015
National Office of Disaster Services
Antigua and Barbuda and the region monitor the increased level of volcanic activity north of Grenada from the underwater volcano Kick-‘em-Jenny.
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WIN A TRIP TO ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA CARNIVAL
July 23rd 2015
Antigua Carnival
Win a trip to Antigua and Barbuda for the Caribbean's Greatest Summer Festival being held from July 25 – August 4 2015.
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OPTINAM IN PICTURES
July 23rd 2015
Antigua Yacht Club
Find out what OPTINAM 2015 was all about by checking out this incredible flipbook capturing the entire event.
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FOR SALE: HODGES BAY MAIN ROAD PLOT
July 23rd 2015
Island Living Ltd
This 1/2 acre corner plot is located in Hodges Bay, facing the street and the sea beyond it. Selling at US$650,000.
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MANGO FESTIVAL CHANGE OF VENUE
July 22nd 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
The Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival will be held on Sunday and Monday at the Botanical Gardens in the vicinity of the Environment Division.
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INFORMATION ON CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT
July 22nd 2015
Lush Locations
Contact award-winning Luxury Locations real estate for information on citizenship by investment.
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ANTIGUA COMMERCIAL BANK READY FOR 2015 PANORAMA
July 22nd 2015
Antigua Carnival
The ACB Panorama Competition is on Friday 31st July, at Carnival City beginning at 9:00 pm.
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FOR RENT: VILLA CAPRI
July 21st 2015
Antigua Estates
An enchanting 5-bedroom, 7-bathroom luxury villa which elegantly sits on over 7,400 sq. ft. of living and entertaining space.
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REGISTRATION FOR JHOHADLI SUMMER YOUTH WRITING PROJECT
July 21st 2015
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Closes on Friday, 24th July 2015. Prospective participants are urged to submit their registration forms.
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FOR RENT: COOLIDGE HILLTOP VILLA
July 21st 2015
Luxury Locations Antigua
A fabulous 3-bedroom, 4-bathroom home fully decked out with stylish high end furniture, fittings and appliances. US$2,400 monthly.
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ADVENTURE ANTIGUA TO HOLD FREEDIVING‬ TRAINING CAMP
July 21st 2015
Adventure Antigua Tours
Adventure Antigua will be holding it's fourth freediving‬ training camp on September 23-27, 2015.
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HENNESSY BETWEEN THE SHEETS COCKTAIL RECIPE
July 20th 2015
Quin Farara & Company Ltd.
Discover cocktails you can make at home, try Quin Farara's "Hennessy Between the Sheets" fabulous cocktail recipe.
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A & B SUMMER READING CHALLENGE GETS MUSICAL
July 20th 2015
Cushion Club
Antiguan and Barbudan teens 12 to 18 years are invited to read Musical Youth, a Best of Books' teen summer pick.
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EARTHQUAKE AWARENESS
July 17th 2015
National Office of Disaster Services
The National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) is reiterating the importance of earthquake awareness among residents.
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FOR SALE: FARSIDE ESTATE
July 17th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
This peaceful and very private estate overlooking Falmouth Harbour offers a Caribbean styled main home of four comfortable, spacious bedrooms.
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FOR SALE: VILLA AZURA
July 17th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A serene retreat set on 1˝ acres of direct waterfront gardens. Ideally located just a few short minutes from Long Bay, one of Antigua’s most desirable beaches.
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REGISTER NOW FOR ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK 2016
July 17th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
Entries are now open for Antigua Sailing Week, which will host its 49th edition from April 23 – 29, 2016.
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VANISHING SAIL US PREMIERE
July 17th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
The story of a Caribbean Tradition will take place at Newport's historic art house cinema, The Jane Pickens Theatre on August 5th, at 7:30 pm.
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FOR SALE: 1.0 ACRE PLOT OF LAND IN CEDAR VALLEY
July 17th 2015
Antigua Hot Properties Ltd.
This perfect plot of land to build your house is on a gentle sloop, very breezy and in an upscale neighbourhood.
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2015 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD
July 16th 2015
Trade Winds Hotel
Trade Winds Hotel is proud to announce they have been awarded the 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award.
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CARMICHAEL'S SUNDAY CHILL AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
July 16th 2015
What's On
Check out Carmichael's Sunday Chill first anniversary,events,specials and sales in this week's newsletter.
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FIRST ANNIVERSARY FOR CARMICHAEL'S SUNDAY CHILL
July 15th 2015
Carmichael's
The restaurant above all at Sugar Ridge celebrates the first anniversary of its Sunday Chill with guest DJ York on July 19 from 3 pm.
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ABRACADABRA WILL RE-OPEN ON AUGUST 5
July 15th 2015
Abracadabra Restaurant & Disco-Bar
Get your fix of Abracadabra when they re-open for Dinner and Party Nights from the 5th August 2015.
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TRIAL DAY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
July 15th 2015
Swalings Antigua
Swalings and Sandals will be holding its "trial day" on Wednesday, 22nd July for the 15 scholarships they have available.
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VACANCY:MEDICAL PROJECT COORDINATOR
July 15th 2015
What's On
CBW Pharmaceuticals & Fine Chemicals has an immediate opening for a part time Medical Project Coordinator/Customer Relations Specialist.
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ADMIRAL'S INN CLOSING DATES
July 14th 2015
Admiral's Inn - Pillars Restaurant
Admiral's Inn will be closed from 28th August - 3rd October 2015. Book now before closing date.
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REGISTER FOR THE ANTIGUA CHARTER YACHT SHOW
July 14th 2015
Antigua Charter Yacht Show
Registration for the Antigua Charter Yacht Show is now open for the event being held over 4 - 10 December.
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COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (CERT) TRAINING
July 14th 2015
National Office of Disaster Services
The aim of the training is to set up teams to be first responders throughout 17 districts.
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DIGICEL RED HOT TUESDAYS
July 14th 2015
Digicel
Win a t-shirt mas package from DumzTree Family or Insane Carnival. Look for the Red Hot stamp on the back of your movie ticket.
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BARBUDA EXPRESS SPECIAL PACKAGES
July 14th 2015
Barbuda Express
Catch the Barbuda Express 3 special packages on round trip and general entrance tickets for fetes.
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GET RICH RAFFLE
July 14th 2015
King's Casino
Get rich every Tuesday and Thursday night at 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm, courtesy of King's Casino.
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WIN 2 FREE AIRLINE TICKETS TO ANTIGUA
July 13th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Like the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Facebook page, and tell them what you love about Antigua's Carnival.
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MANGO PINEAPPLE COMPETITION WINNERS
July 13th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Winners and all participant chefs to receive awards and prizes at Christian Valley.
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CURTAIN BLUFF ANNUAL SUMMER CLOSURE
July 13th 2015
Curtain Bluff Spa
Curtain Bluff annual summer closure will be from 22nd August - 24th October, 2015.
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COPPER AND LUMBER STORE HOTEL CLOSING DATES
July 13th 2015
Copper and Lumber Store Hotel
Copper and Lumber Store Hotel will close on 1st August - October 12th, 2015.
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RESULTS: 2015 OPTIMIST NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP
July 13th 2015
Antigua Yacht Club
54 sailors raced together in the event, making the last two races a real contest.
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CARLISLE BAY HOTEL ANNUAL CLOSURE DATES
July 13th 2015
Carlisle Bay Hotel & Blue Spa
Carlisle Bay Hotel will be closed from from Saturday, 22nd August - Saturday, 10th October 2015.
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THE INN AT ENGLISH HARBOUR CLOSING DATES
July 13th 2015
The Inn At English Harbour
The Inn at English Harbour will be closed from Monday, 31st August - Sunday, 1st November 2015.
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MEET THIS YEAR'S TEEN XPLOSION CONTESTANTS
July 10th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Twelve teens from secondary schools across the country to compete in the Teen Xplosion competition.
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THE MANY FACES OF YACHTING IN ANTIGUA
July 10th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Features Jonathan Cornelius, a Director of Antigua Barbuda Search and Rescue (ABSAR).
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SCOUT ON FOR THE NEXT JUNIOR MINISTER OF TOURISM
July 9th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Who will be the Next Antigua and Barbuda Junior Minister of Tourism?
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YOUTH SAILING AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
July 9th 2015
What's On
This week's Newsletter highlight a number of events, specials, clearance sale and more.
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RED HOT SUMMER PROMOTION WINNERS
July 9th 2015
Digicel
To date ten lucky customers have already won the daily cash prize of EC$500.
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OPTINAM 2015 ANTIGUA
July 9th 2015
Antigua Yacht Club
Singapore, Argentina, Chile, US Virgin Islands and Antigua win one or more of the 9 flights.
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL 2015 SCHEDULE
July 9th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Queen show, t-shirt mas, glow parade, jouvert, last lap and much more.
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FOR RENT: VILLAGE AT ST. JAMES CLUB
July 9th 2015
Antigua Resort Timeshares for Sale by Owner
2 bedroom, two bath timeshare rental suite located along the stunning Mamora Bay Beach for rent.
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SHEER ROCKS NEW MENU
July 9th 2015
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge
Our new menu continues to showcase the best produce Antigua has to offer with a strong focus on local, fresh and organic.
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YOUTH SAILING CLINIC TO BE HELD IN ANTIGUA
July 9th 2015
National Sailing Academy
National Sailing Academy to host ISAF Youth Worlds Emerging Nations Program clinics.
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ABFC PARTNERS WITH KENNEDY’S CLUB LTD
July 8th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Kennedy’s Club Ltd. will be the first corporate entity to join the TOP Partner Program.
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HOT FASHIONS IN-STORE THIS SUMMER
July 8th 2015
Exotic Antigua
Find hot fashions in clothing for both men and women at Exotic Antigua.
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JULY EDITION NEWSLETTER
July 8th 2015
Antigua Estates
In this edition, Antigua Estates features an analysis of the real estate market currently in Antigua & Barbuda and highlights properties under offer.
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SUB OF THE DAY
July 8th 2015
Subway
Enjoy a delicious 6" sub of the day or combo sub of the day, at Subway for only EC$12 and EC$19.
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TOURISM MINISTRY TO TRAIN 40 PARTICIPANTS IN WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGY
July 8th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Web 2.0 Social Media Learning Opportunity workshops from 6th - 10th July, and 13th – 17th July.
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SAN JUAN TO HOST CSA 2015 CARIBBEAN DINGHY CHAMPIONSHIPS
July 7th 2015
Caribbean Sailing Association
Caribbean teams compete for the title of Caribbean Dinghy Champion in San Juan on October 16-18, 2015.
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EAG TURTLE WATCH TRIPS
July 6th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Sign up early for EAG'S Turtle Watch Trip starting on the 10th, July until the end of September from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm.
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JAYCEES QUEEN SHOW TICKETS ON SALE
July 6th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Purchases a ticket to the Jaycees Queen Show with a chance to win a 2005 320 BMW car.
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FOR RENT: SLEEPING INDIAN RETREAT 234 D
July 6th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
Elegantly furnished and upscale modern 2 bedroom - 2 bathroom villa for rent in Jolly Harbour.
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FOR RENT: 329 H JOLLY HARBOUR
July 6th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
Beautifully refurbished 2 bedroom - 2 bathroom unit available for long term rental. Price:US$1,250 monthly,long term.
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FOR SALE: 425 F JOLLY HARBOUR
July 6th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
This beautifully appointed 2 bedroom, 2˝ bathrooms villa is located in a superb spot within the Jolly Harbour Marina. Price: US$395,000.
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FOR SALE: SAILORS RETREAT 315 B
July 6th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
Delightful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa located in Jolly Harbour. Price: US$525,000.
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SHIP & WIN GIVEAWAY
July 6th 2015
Consolidated Maritime Services
Ship with Consolidated Maritime Services for a chance to win two (2) FREE airline tickets to Puerto Rico.
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SUMMER CAMPS AND EXPLORE WHAT'S ON
July 2nd 2015
What's On
Summer Camps for kids and What's Hot this week and next week in dining, events, entertainment and specials.
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CEDAR VALLEY HOUSE FOR RENT
July 2nd 2015
Luxury Locations Antigua
Fabulous 3-bed home with pool and guest cottage now available for long-term rent in Cedar Valley.
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SPECTATOR SPOTS FOR THE 2015 OPTIMIST NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
July 2nd 2015
Antigua Yacht Club
The 2015 Optimist North American Championships will take place in Antigua over July 5th – 12th.
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LOBSTER BACK ON, CONCH OFF MENUS
July 2nd 2015
Agriculture, Lands, Fisheries & Barbuda Affairs
Antigua and Barbuda Closed Seasons List for July - August 2015.
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PROMOTE SUMMER CAMPS ON ANTIGUANICE.COM
July 2nd 2015
What's On
Hosting a camp and want to get out information to a large audience? Buy a listing on Antiguanice.com’s Summer Camp page.
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THE MAGAZINE - ISSUE 8
July 7th 2015
Luxury Locations Antigua
Check out the latest issue of Luxury Locations The Magazine for the months of July to January 2016
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ARG TRANSFORMATION TO CARNIVAL CITY BEGINS
July 2nd 2015
Antigua Carnival
Antigua Recreation Grounds officially handed over to commence the transformation into Carnival City.
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TOP CHEFS RETURN FOR MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COMPETITION
July 1st 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Over 18 professional chefs to compete in the Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition.
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CECILIA'S OPENING HOURS
June 30th 2015
Cecilia's
Cecilia's has been reopened and will continue to serve lunch through Thursday to Monday. Dinner on Thursdays & Mondays only.
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DIGICEL'S RED HOT SUMMER
June 30th 2015
Digicel
Top up $15 or more, pay your bill on time and in full, or activate a data plan or a new LTE account with Digicel for your chance to win $500.
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MANGO FESTIVAL REGISTRATION
June 30th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Register in advance to vend at the Mango Festival, with the Ministry of Tourism. Registration deadline is 21st, July 2015.
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SUNGLASSES HUT PROJECT REVIEW
June 30th 2015
C. Warner Design
A happy customer, Phillip Simmonds-Short, has just shared a great testimonial of C. Warner Design’s team.
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SPIRIT T- SHIRT MAS & ANGEL'S J'OUVERT TROUPE
June 30th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Jam with Angel's J'ouvert troupe on Monday, 3rd August 2015 at 4:00 am.
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REGISTRATION OPEN FOR CAMP GROW 2015
June 29th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The EAG and partners are gearing up for the 5th year of Camp GROW "the best summer camp in Antigua".
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HOLIDAY RENTAL: VILLA 235 C
June 29th 2015
Lush Locations
Two bedroom villa in Jolly Harbour for holiday rental starting at US$750.00 per week via Lush Locations.
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DONATE CAMERAS FOR YOUTH WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY EVENT
June 29th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
EAG will be hosting an event for youngsters on Saturday 4th July, for children ages 6 to 12, inspiring them to appreciate their natural heritage by starting with Caribbean birds.
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ANTIGUA'S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 85
June 29th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Optimist North American Dinghy Championship, ISAF Emerging Nations Program, Youth Laser Worlds... a busy summer ahead.
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CLUB SUSHI SUMMER OPENING
June 29th 2015
Club Sushi
Club Sushi will be open for Breakfast & Lunch for 2 weeks while preparing for the Optimist North American Championships.
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SWALINGS FUTSAL CUP WRAP UP & DVD
June 29th 2015
Swalings Antigua
See the results of the tournament and how you can purchase a DVD of the games.
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SUMMER READING CHALLENGE
June 29th 2015
Cushion Club
Cushion Club challenges young readers, ages 5-15 to read & review books from reading list to win prizes this summer.
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BURNING FLAMES REUNION
June 29th 2015
Digicel
Digicel teams up with Bandsmen United to host Burning Flames Reunion on Friday, 17th July at the Yasco Sports Complex.
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