Events Calendar

Enter the JBDC Virtual Biz Zone on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.

At 10:00 am, 'The Important of Numbers: Implementing Proper Financial & Accounting Systems.
Kevin Simmonds, Chief Executive Officer of Dignity Financial Services will deliver this presentation.

At 1:00 pm, 'Product Opportunities 101: Wall Hangings'

The session will be delivered by JBDC's Product Development Officer, Makedia Pryce-Johnson.

To register for either session click this link.

Tue, February 02 - 10:00am

Grab your hat, sunscreen and binoculars and join the National Environment and Planning Agency for a virtual tour of the Palisadoes-Port Royal Protected Area.

Subscribe to their Youtube channel - nepajamaica to be first in line when the video drops.

Tue, February 02 - 12:00pm

It's not too late to register and "Join the W.A.V.E.", a series of 4 online events promoting the knowledge and appreciation of Jamaica's wetlands.

On Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at 2:00 PM, be virtually immersed in featured presentations on the wetlands. Dr Camilo Trench, Lecturer, UWI will take us on a journey of understanding a bit more about this precious ecosystem.

Register here or join live on YouTube.
 

Tue, February 02 - 2:00pm

The Reggae Month University Series starts this Tuesday, February 2. The symposium will be streamed live on the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Culture, The JCDC, and the Hon. Babsy Grange, as well as on the Youtube channels of Jam Vision, PBC, and VP records. You can also download the reggae Jamaica mobile application, to keep track of all the events planned for Reggae Month 2021.

Tue, February 02 - 6:00pm

Join us tomorrow, February 2, 2021, @ 6:00 pm for a virtual town hall on the Beach Access and Management Policy (Green Paper (draft) stage)

Members of the public can watch and participate in the event, which will be live on the Ministry’s Facebook page and the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) Facebook and YouTube pages.

Through this Beach Access and Management Policy document, the Government is seeking to increase access to the foreshore (wet sand or gravel area) and to improve the standard of the beaches available to the public.

Tue, February 02 - 6:00pm

As part of this year's Reggae Month celebrations, the government will host rewind series on themed Children of the Icons. The first episode goes live this Tuesday, February 2, 2021. The event will be streamed live on the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Culture, The JCDC, and the Hon. Babsy Grange, as well as on the Youtube channels of Jam Vision, PBC, and VP records. You can also download the reggae Jamaica mobile application, to keep track of all the events planned for Reggae Month 2021.

Tue, February 02 - 7:00pm

This Thursday, the Ministry of Health and Wellness will host a town hall meeting to address questions surrounding the vaccine. It will be hosted by Ms Kitty and feature a panel consisting of Dr Christopher Tufton, Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie, Professor Peter Figueroa, and Dr Melody Ennis.

The event will be streamed live on the social media pages of the Ministry of Health, and Dr Christopher Tufton, as well as on PBC Jamaica, and Nationwide FM.
Submit your questions to www.slido.com using the code #askaboutvaxjamaica

Thu, February 04 - 6:00pm

Join us on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 7:00 pm for an evening of open conversations with UWI Alumna and Attorney-at-Law Mrs Nadine Atkinson-Flowers. Let's discuss Sexual Harassment, the upcoming bill, who is affected, and reporting tips. 
Register for the webinar by clicking this link.

Thu, February 04 - 7:00pm

Join the PSOJ this Thursday, February 4th at 7:30 PM on COVIDCastJA where we will continue to help you along your digital journey. This week they'll be joined live by Jason Scott, Head of Digital Transformation at GK General Insurance Company Limited and Deputy President of the Jamaica computer society (JCS). They will also be joined by Kristie Stephenson, Founder of Story & Myth and Michael McPherson Business Development Manager at Jamaica Post.

Thu, February 04 - 7:30pm

Join the Ministry of Health and Wellness live for what promises to be a riveting conversation about Cancer Prevention and Control on Thursday, February 4 at 8:00 pm. The discussion will be spearheaded by moderator Dr Sara Lawrence Lewis, joined by panellists Dr Danielle Smellie, Dr Keisha Bowla- Hines and Mr Sanchez Palmer. Prepare yourself to be inspired by our survivor’s story.

Join live via the Ministry of Health's Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Youtube Page. You may send your questions to pr@mh.gov.jm.

Thu, February 04 - 8:00pm

Join the TGL Group on Friday, February 5, as Caribbean experts share key considerations, and best practices for designing and implementing a digital framework as well as organizing staff, customers, suppliers, and partners to function effectively in the digital arena.

Fri, February 05 - 8:30am

The NCB Financial Group invites you to our Annual General Meeting Virtual Event on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 3pm.

Shareholders are asked to pre-register at: https://ncb.iteneri.com/

Please send any queries to us via email at ncbfginvestorqueries@jncb.com

For JCSD Number queries please contact the Jamaica Central Securities Depository at (876) 967-3271.

Fri, February 05 - 3:00pm

This Friday, Reggae month hosts movie night. They will be showing 2 films, Ruffn' Tuff, and Stranded in Dangriga

Tune in to the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Culture, The JCDC, and the Hon. Babsy Grange, as well as on the Youtube channels of Jam Vision, PBC, and VP records. You can also download the reggae Jamaica mobile application, to keep track of all the events planned for Reggae Month 2021. .

 

Fri, February 05 - 6:00pm

From Feb 7 – 14, the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival will stream ten film festival favourites for FREE via their website. Films will be available to viewers around the world for 24 hours each (midnight to midnight).

Mystic Fighters, a documentary-based story on the ritual of stick fighting and the power of the ancestral drum, will be streamed globally on Monday 08 February at ttfilmfestival.com/watchamovieonus. See you there!

Mon, February 08 (All day)

Courts Ready Cash presents a free virtual event designed to help you make money work for you. The event will be hosted by Emprezz Golding, and feature representatives from Courts Ready Cash, The Jamaica Business Development Corporation, and the Companies Office of Jamaica. Visit their Facebook and Instagram pages to register and get a chance to win $50,000 in cash.

Mon, February 08 - 6:00pm

Join Television Jamaica today at 6:30 PM for an exciting match between Denbigh High School and Wolmer's Boys School! Who do you believe will take this round? Tune in to TVJ this evening to find out.

Mon, February 08 - 6:30pm

TODAY, February 9, is Safer Internet Day!
Join Quite Perry, Tanaania, and Singh Zima at the Flow Foundation's Safer Internet Day Virtual Teen Summit at 3PM for an open discussion about being safe online. They'll discuss everything from cyber bullying to dealing with online stalkers. There will also be a live performance from Ding Dong.

Watch on Flow's Facebook and Youtube pages, as well as on the Jamaica Observer's Website.

Tue, February 09 - 4:00pm

The Reggae Month University Series continues this Tuesday, February 9 with the second part of their music and related rights symposium. The event will be streamed live on the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Culture, The JCDC, and the Hon. Babsy Grange, as well as on the Youtube channels of Jam Vision, PBC, and VP records. You can also download the reggae Jamaica mobile application, to keep track of all the events planned for Reggae Month 2021.

Tue, February 09 - 6:00pm

The battle will be hot as Munro College goes head to head with Hampton School. Be sure to tune in to TVJ at 6:30 PM to watch this match unfold!

Tue, February 09 - 6:30pm

As part of this year's Reggae Month celebrations, the government is hosting a rewind series themed Children of the Icons. The third episode goes live this Tuesday, February 9, 2021.

The event will be streamed live on the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Culture, The JCDC, and the Hon. Babsy Grange, as well as on the Youtube channels of Jam Vision, PBC, and VP records. You can also download the reggae Jamaica mobile application, to keep track of all the events planned for Reggae Month 2021.

Tue, February 09 - 8:00pm

The Ministry of Health and Wellness will host a virtual press conference to inform the public about the Covid-19 vaccine.

The event will be streamed live on the Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages of Dr Christopher Tufton (@christufon), and the Ministry of Health (@themohwgovjm).

Thu, February 11 - 6:00pm

The My SIGMA Virtual Run is a virtual race of the Sagicor SIGMA Run that will be held from February 12-21, 2021. A virtual race can be run or walked at your convenience anytime and anywhere during the race time period from Friday, February 12 to Sunday, February 21, 2021.

To participate in the My Sigma Virtual Run, persons must register, complete their 5.5 KM (3.4 miles) run and submit their times via the My Sigma Virtual Run portal, the link for which will be sent to each individual participant upon registration. Times must be submitted by February 28, 2021.

After submitting your proof of completing the 5.5K (3.4 mile) run, you may download your My SIGMA Virtual Run Finisher’s certificate and receive a special virtual race memorabilia via the mailing address provided at registration.
 
Entry Fees are JA$2,000 (Jamaica only) and US$15 (All International entrants).
Registrations ends on Friday February 12, 2021.

Fri, February 12 (All day)

The National Family Planning Board hosts a safe sex panel discussion today, February 12 at 2 pm. Tune in to @deardreamofficial, or @nfpbjamaica on Facebook and Instagram to hear the views and experiences of your favourite social media personalities. The event will feature free credit giveaways and it will be hosted by Christopher "Johnny" Daley and Carla Moore.

Fri, February 12 - 2:00pm

Join Advocate for Change Jamaica, this Friday, February 12, on Twitter for 'To Dad with Love', a virtual event featuring Gavin Goffe and Kristofferson Nunes as panellists and Lij Tafari Smith as host.

The event will be streamed live on Twitter @afcjamaica.

Fri, February 12 - 5:00pm

The My SIGMA Virtual Run is a virtual race of the Sagicor SIGMA Run that will be held from February 12-21, 2021. A virtual race can be run or walked at your convenience anytime and anywhere during the race time period from Friday, February 12 to Sunday, February 21, 2021.

To participate in the My Sigma Virtual Run, persons must register, complete their 5.5 KM (3.4 miles) run and submit their times via the My Sigma Virtual Run portal, the link for which will be sent to each individual participant upon registration. Times must be submitted by February 28, 2021.

After submitting your proof of completing the 5.5K (3.4 mile) run, you may download your My SIGMA Virtual Run Finisher’s certificate and receive a special virtual race memorabilia via the mailing address provided at registration.
 
Entry Fees are JA$2,000 (Jamaica only) and US$15 (All International entrants).
Registrations ends on Friday February 12, 2021.

Sat, February 13 (All day)

Homecoming Through the Ages is a digital presentation showcasing highlights from past stagings on our Social Media platforms. We invite your participation by using the hashtag #UWIHomecoming2021 to post images or videos of your Hall, Club, Faculty, and Country Association or any group that is a part of our vibrant UWI Mona Community.

Sun, February 14 (All day)

This Sunday, February 14, Jamnesia Surf Camp presents Pon Di Bench, with Fred Locks featuring Izeezi. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8.

Limited seating at the venue, but you can watch the livestream on Jamnesia's Instagrm page, @Jamnesiasurf or on their youtube page, Jamnesia Surf Camp.

Sun, February 14 - 7:00pm

Reggae Month 2021 invites you into the reggae studio to hear Ernie Smith's story, this Monday, at 6 pm.
Tune in to the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Culture, The JCDC, and the Hon. Babsy Grange, as well as on the Youtube channels of Jam Vision, PBC, and VP records. You can also download the reggae Jamaica mobile application, to keep track of all the events planned for Reggae Month 2021. .

Mon, February 15 - 6:00pm

Jimmy Cliff talks about his journey in Reggae Conversations, a Reggae Month 2021 event.
Tune in to the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Culture, The JCDC, and the Hon. Babsy Grange, as well as on the Youtube channels of Jam Vision, PBC, and VP records. You can also download the reggae Jamaica mobile application, to keep track of all the events planned for Reggae Month 2021. .

Mon, February 15 - 7:00pm

Reggae Month invites you into the reggae studio this Monday, at 8 pm to hear Culture's story.
Tune in to the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Culture, The JCDC, and the Hon. Babsy Grange, as well as on the Youtube channels of Jam Vision, PBC, and VP records. You can also download the reggae Jamaica mobile application, to keep track of all the events planned for Reggae Month 2021.

Mon, February 15 - 8:00pm

Reggae Month 2021 isn't just about celebrating established icons but creating opportunities for up and coming artists. Tune in to Amateurs on the Mound this Tuesday, February 16, to discover the next big thing. The event will be streamed live on the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Culture, The JCDC, and the Hon. Babsy Grange, as well as on the Youtube channels of Jam Vision, PBC, and VP records. You can also download the reggae Jamaica mobile application, to keep track of all the events planned for Reggae Month 2021.

Tue, February 16 - 9:00pm

As part of this year's Reggae Month celebrations, the government will host rewind series on themed Children of the Icons. The next episode goes live this Tuesday, February 16, 2021. The event will be streamed live on the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Culture, The JCDC, and the Hon. Babsy Grange, as well as on the Youtube channels of Jam Vision, PBC, and VP records. You can also download the reggae Jamaica mobile application, to keep track of all the events planned for Reggae Month 2021.

Tue, February 16 - 9:30pm

As part of this year's Reggae Month celebrations, JARIA will be hosting a Reggae Open University The next episode goes live February 18, 2021. The event will be streamed live on the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Culture, The JCDC, and the Hon. Babsy Grange, as well as on the Youtube channels of Jam Vision, PBC, and VP records. You can also download the reggae Jamaica mobile application, to keep track of all the events planned for Reggae Month 2021.

Thu, February 18 - 7:00pm

On the next COVIDCAST, Host Rochelle Cameron will take you through how to train your team to have the digital skills they need to take your business to the next level with the help of her guests: Dr Wayde Marr, Ricardo D. Allen, and Alexi Lyn Shue

Tune in Thursday Feb 18th on Facebook LIVE as we go through this topic: Digital Training Made Easy

 

Thu, February 18 - 7:30pm

Homecoming Through the Ages is a digital presentation showcasing highlights from past stagings on our Social Media platforms. We invite your participation by using the hashtag #UWIHomecoming2021 to post images or videos of your Hall, Club, Faculty, and Country Association or any group that is a part of our vibrant UWI Mona Community.

Fri, February 19 (All day)

As part of this year's Reggae Month celebrations, the JCDC will host a virtual lunch hour concert featuring Laveka Miller, Nazzleman, Roy Rayon, and the Cool tones band. The event will be streamed live on the Facebook pages of the Ministry of Culture, The JCDC, and the Hon. Babsy Grange, as well as on the Youtube channels of Jam Vision, PBC, and VP records. You can also download the reggae Jamaica mobile application, to keep track of all the events planned for Reggae Month 2021. 

Fri, February 19 - 12:00pm

The My SIGMA Virtual Run is a virtual race of the Sagicor SIGMA Run that will be held from February 12-21, 2021. A virtual race can be run or walked at your convenience anytime and anywhere during the race time period from Friday, February 12 to Sunday, February 21, 2021.

To participate in the My Sigma Virtual Run, persons must register, complete their 5.5 KM (3.4 miles) run and submit their times via the My Sigma Virtual Run portal, the link for which will be sent to each individual participant upon registration. Times must be submitted by February 28, 2021.

After submitting your proof of completing the 5.5K (3.4 mile) run, you may download your My SIGMA Virtual Run Finisher’s certificate and receive a special virtual race memorabilia via the mailing address provided at registration.
 
Entry Fees are JA$2,000 (Jamaica only) and US$15 (All International entrants).
Registrations ends on Friday February 12, 2021.

Sat, February 20 (All day)

The Jamaica Music Museum celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its signature event, Grounation. With this production, Reggae Month will come alive every Sunday in February with a slew of exciting programs including a visual exhibition, panel discussions, live music through a virtual presentation and more.

Events will be live-streamed, stay tuned to PRIPS JA for details.

  

 

Sun, February 21 - 2:00pm

Open your heart this Tuesday with Shakti at home. This free meditation and yoga class will start with breathing exercises, after which, you will be guided into a series of back bending postures to open the heart and let go of what’s no longer serving you, and finally flow into meditation and deep relaxation.

Register for class at https://sharonfeannylifestyle.ontraport.com/c/s/Kty/vRZl/v/5T/6h9/6Mvfts.... Classes can be replayed at any time.
 

Tue, February 23 - 9:00am

The Jamaica Observer has realised that the future belongs to our youth and we've invited a host of accomplished young people from various sectors to be a part of a panel discussion under the theme "The Future... Is Ours". 

Register now by clicking this link

Tue, February 23 - 10:00am

In recognition of Black History Month, the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport will be hosting a webinar series entitled, Conversations with Africa. The next instalment will take place on Tuesday, February 23, under the theme Resistance, Resilience, and Recognition.

Join via Zoom with Meeting ID: 91435527338, and Passcode: 629679.

Tue, February 23 - 11:00am

The Natural History Museum of Jamaica presents the 4th program in the World Wetlands celebrations for the month of February on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at 12 noon.

Register for the Zoom stream today or you can view it on the Natural History Museum YouTube page at 12 noon.

Tue, February 23 - 12:00pm

Let's talk about the Restarting Economies through Tourism: Vaccine Politics, Global Priorities & Destination Realities. To join the conversation, register for our next forum at the Edmund Bartlett Lecture Series via this link .

Wed, February 24 - 10:00am

Ole Story Time again! The National Museum if Jamaica presents a storytelling session with Marsha Wade on Thursday, February 24, 2021, at 1 pm.

Spaces are limited. RSVP today by sending an email to srose@museums-ioj.org.jm.

Wed, February 24 - 1:00pm

Join Mayberry Investments for their Virtual Investor Forum live at 6:00 PM this Wednesday, February 24th as this week's Guest Speaker, Ryan Reid, Co-Founder and Group CEO of FirstRock Group gives us an Investor Update.

Moderator Dan Theoc, Senior VP of Investment Banking and our panellists Executive Chairman, Christopher Berry and CEO, Gary Peart will be on hand.

Watch LIVE on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube
Don’t forget to subscribe to their Youtube Channel “Mayberry Investments Limited”.

Wed, February 24 - 6:00pm

Join the National Museum West on February 25, for its Black History Month program, "Nourishment and Healing: Food and Herbs of Afro-Jamaica". The webinar will feature Dr Diane Robertson, Ms Charmaine McKenzie and Colonel Sterling of the Moore Town Maroons.

Watch live on Youtube at National Museum Jamaica

Thu, February 25 - 10:00am

Get ready for another great Jafta online meeting this Thursday! Their special guests will be Writer-Director Sontenish Myers, Visual Artist/Creative Director, Yannick Reid, and Producer Nadean Rawlins. Learn and talk about the Sundance experience, Art of the Visualizer, the Rotterdam Experience and the overall creative experience from Thursday's triple threat. Tune in @jaftaonline on social media or on Zoom.

Thu, February 25 - 6:30pm

In celebration of Reggae Month, the National Gallery of Jamaica presents a performance by Tribe Sankofa on February 28, for its Last Sundays event. The virtual programme will premiere on both our YouTube and IGTV platforms at 1:30 pm.

Sun, February 28 - 1:30pm