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Last lap of fun before school


Carlos Atwell

Last lap of fun before school
Parents waving to their children as the little ones pass by on the toy roller coaster at Ovaltastic. (Picture by Reco Moore.)

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Barbadians came out in numbers to make sure back-to-school was done with a blast.

Various organisations and individuals held events giving the children a “last hurrah” before studies, or simply made sure the young men’s hair was “lined up” with fresh haircuts.

Yesterday, the Eden Lodge Youth Charitable Trust continued its back to school programme by offering 20 young men free haircuts at the Drug Education & Counselling Services in the City.

Along Halls Road, St Michael, reggae artists and songwriter Jamal Supastar Izzy Green held his inaugural Back to School extravaganza called The Children Are the Future. He said he came from humble beginnings and now wanted to give back.

At Kensington Oval on Saturday, the annual Ovaltastic event, which had been on hiatus for two years over the pandemic, made a return. (CA)


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