PHILIPSBURG:--- National Institute of Arts in collaboration with St.Dominic High school, Charlotte Brookson Academy for the Performance Arts and The St.Maarten Academy are holding a huge Flea market / Family Fun Day on the grounds of the John Larmonie Center on Saturday June 4th from 10am to 2pm.
The flea market / Fun Day is part of a series of fundraising events that have been scheduled to assist the students who are embarking on a pioneering excursion to Jamaica to be part of the first set of St.Maarten student who have chosen to sit the Dance CXC.
The students will travel on July 2 to Jamaica and will attend the Edna Manley College for visual and the Performing Arts for an intensive 4 weeks summer program being immersed in interdisciplinary art education at one of the Caribbean most prestigious Tertiary Institution.
Directors Arlene Halley and Clara Reyes of NIA, who have been instrumental in organizing this event, will be travelling with some 30 students and teachers, for the culturally rich and academically intensive trip to Jamaica.
More fundraising events are scheduled including a Dog Wash Day on Sunday June 5th at the Sandy’s Pet Paradise in Cay-Hill from 10 to 2pm. Person interested helping the students with Fundraising, can do so by donating household items, materials, clothing, jewelry and nicks knacks that are in good shape to be sold at the flea market. All proceeds go toward the expenses of the travelling team.
Vendors who wish to be a part of the flea market can rent a table for the day for $10. For more information on how you can donate or be a part of the Flea Market, Please contact NIA at 1-721-543-0600