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May, 2018

  • 15 May

    Island Roots Heritage Festival Highlights a “Fine Tapestry” of People, Culture and History

    Under the theme “Beautiful, Bountiful and Blessed” the thirteenth Annual Island Roots Heritage Festival (IRHF) in Green Turtle Cay delivered a variety of native foods, music, arts and crafts, games and informative talks, overcoming the weather on May 4 through 6. At the Festival site visitors, both local and from …

January, 2017

  • 12 January

    “Those Who Stayed” Commemorates Perseverance and Launches with Book Signing Event

    Finding inspiration in her ancestral home, and in tribute to the men and women that persevered and built a life and community on Green Turtle Cay, Amanda Diedrick has published a book on the early and enduring settlers of the island. Amanda, granddaughter of Lurey (Curry) Albury who was born …

  • 12 January

    Junkanoo Ignites Explosion of Colours on Green Turtle Cay

    The theme for this year’s Green Turtle Cay Junkanoo Parade was Birds of Paradise: a name evoking a vision of bright, vivid colours. A large crowd of spectators were treated to the vibrant display as they witnessed the Li’l Island Slammers’ annual Junkanoo Parade which took place on January 2, 2017.

  • 12 January

    Albert Lowe Museum Celebrates Forty Years

    Over one hundred locals and guests came together at the Bluff House in Green Turtle Cay to celebrate the Fortieth Anniversary of the Albert Lowe Museum which featured a book signing and a historic musical performance.

  • 4 January

    Golf Cart Parade Kicks Off New Plymouth Festival of Lights

    The main settlement of Green Turtle Cay is decked out in style every Christmas thanks to the work of the Festival of Lights Committee who each year hold events to raise money to dress New Plymouth in lights and decorations for the season.

November, 2016

  • 10 November

    Albert Lowe Museum Celebrates Forty Years

    By Amanda Diedrick Forty years ago this month, on November 6, 1976, surrounded by Bahamian, American, Canadian and British dignitaries and hundreds of well-wishers, Bahamian artist and historian Alton Lowe watched as then Minister of Tourism Clement Maynard cut the ribbon officially opening Green Turtle Cay’s Albert Lowe Museum. To …

  • 10 November

    Green Turtle Guy Fawkes Ceremony Raises Funds for School

    There will not be an Island Root Heritage Festival in 2017 because of elections, so the Guy Fawkes commemoration usually overseen by the Island Root Heritage Festival Committee, took place together with a fundraising event to benefit Amy Roberts Primary School. As the two committees joined forces, they produced an …

September, 2016

  • 29 September

    Green Turtle Road Work has Started

    Heavy equipment arrived in Green Turtle Cay late in September as long promised roadworks have started with paving expected to smooth out the commute from the Bluff House to New Plymouth.

August, 2016

  • 11 August

    Pit Bulls Take Crown Haven Summer Basketball Tournament

    By Bishop Ken Carroll The Crown Haven Community Park came alive on the evening of Tuesday, July 26, as over 25 Abaconian boys took center court at the Summer Youth Basketball Fun Tournament. Bishop Ken Carroll, Urban Renewal 2.0 Crown Haven Community Center Manager, tossed the basketball in the air …

  • 10 August

    FRIENDS Ecosystems Camps Teach Love of Environment and Fishing Skills

    Summer is here and with it a multitude of restless children waiting to be entertained with interesting projects and new learning experiences. For the past ten years, Friends of the Environment, Abaco’s environmental education organization, has been offering children’s camps to awaken their interest in preserving Abaco’s delicate environment and …