May 10th, 2011

Morning Troops!


Here's what's going on in BDA over the next few months:


  • Bermuda Folk Club are hosting an Open Mic Night at Spanish Point Boat Club on Saturday, May 14th.  This will be from 8pm until 11.30pm, admission is $10 for non-members, $8 for members and, if interested in performing, you can sign up by emailing For more information, see their site at or their FB Page here.


  • In partnership with Imagine Bermuda, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award has announced that Saturday, May 14th is Y.E.S. Day (Youth Empowering Self).  This will be at Whitney Institute from 2pm until 9pm with lots of community fun involved, including soccer, basketball, skateboarding, Playstation and Wii competitions, food stalls, scuba-dive pool, and entertainment from Chewstick Foundation, Boundary Breakers Inc. Gospel DJ's, United Dance Productions, Tricray Astwood, Geneman, Candace Furbert, Jelani, Young Mac and more – here's the flyer!


  • Another event for Saturday, May 14th is the Bermuda Ball Hockey Party from 8pm until 1am at the Mariners' Club.  Music starts at 8.45pm with performances from The Knock Ons and special guests Monte P and the Flying Circus, and drinks are $5 all night.  Proceeds go to the National Ball Hockey team who will be playing in the World Championships in June in Bratislava, Slovakia. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from a National Team player or from Peter Brodsky on 505-5150 or – here's the flyer!


  • Irie FM98.3 and Digicel InTunes present Serious Times: Gyptian & Etana Live on Saturday, May 21st. This will also feature Clinark Dill, Sia Spence, C'Daynger, E-Levels, Hype Type, Slanger, Micah and many more. Tickets are $60 in advance, $90 for VIPs, and a limited number of youth tickets for $30, courtesy of Digicel.  The price includes entry to the concert at St. David's Cricket Club Field and the Welcome-Party at Gravity and tickets are available from 27th Century Boutique, Kit-N-Caboodle, Jamaican Grill and Lidz.  Here's the flyer!


  •  The Canaries Field Hockey Team  invite you to their I'm on a Boat Booze Cruise on Friday, June 3rd.  This will be onboard the Ubervida and has a Mexican theme.  The boat departs Albuoys Point at 6pm and returns at 9pm. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased from any Canary player – here's the link to the Facebook event!


  • To help with the maintenance and upkeep of the organ at St. Paul's Church in Paget, there will be a Fundraising Concert on Saturday, June 4th at 6pm.  Visiting Canadian soloists Jacques Boucher, organ, and Anne Robert, violin, will play works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Charles Gounod, Camille Saint-Saëns, Théodore Dubois and much more.  Tickets are $40 and are available from Sovereign Jewellers, 13 Reid Street and at the Church Office in Paget. Here's the flyer!


  • The date has been set for the Capital G 23rd Annual Iron Kids Triathlon!  This will be on Saturday, June 25th at Clearwater Beach, St. David's where kids aged 3 to 14 will swim, bike, and run to victory. Junior triathletes can win up to $1,000 in scholarship funds. Race kits can be collected between 11.30am and 2.30pm on the day and the races begin at 3pm. For the non-atheletes, there will be a carnival from 12 noon until 5.30pm with fun castles, a Ferris Wheel, face painting, food stalls, a magic show and more. For more information, visit or call 294-5194.


  • Anyone need to get swimwear-ready for this summer? Yep, me too! Anyway, Fit'n'Firm Water Aerobics classes will be restarting Monday, June 6th at Warwick Academy Pool and will run Monday to Thursday from 8pm until 9pm, right up until Thursday, September 23rd. The drop-in fee is $20, an 8-class card is $130 and a Summer Pass for the full period is $440. Full details are on their website at  If you have any questions, contact Marilyn at 337-1646 or Michelle on 704-7624.



Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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Sunsmart Accreditation Programme - May 1st to June 30th

In Motion School of Dance 14th Annual Dance Showcase - May 6th to May 14th

Hospitality Week - May 9th to 13th

Harley's at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess reopens - May 10th

L'Alliance Française des Bermudes – Ciné Club: Un Prophète - May 10th

Masterworks Exhibit: Jana Matusz - May 12th

Historical Heartbeats – Uplifting the Human Spirit: A Talk with Sharon Wilson - May 12th

KBB Annual Island Wide Clean Up - May 14th

Kardias Club 2nd Annual Tea with a Twist - May 14th

Palm Grove Garden Celebration - May 14th

Bermuda Folk Club Open Mic Night – May 14th

Y.E.S. Day – May 14th

Bermuda Ball Hockey Party – May 14th

Shamanic Yoga & Ecstatic Dance Playshop - May 15th

Bermuda Docs Weekend Film Series:  Bill Cunningham New York and The First Beautiful Thing - May 15th

The Royal Bermuda Ascot Garden Party and Horse Show - May 15th

BMDS:  A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody - May 16th to 21st

Harbour Nights restarts - May 18th

Christopher Cozier Lecture at BNG - May 19th

BIFFlix Monthly Film Series:  Love Etc. - May 19th

iReign - May 20th

Soak - May 21st

Golden Oldies Hockey Tour Horse Racing Night - May 21st

Serious Times: Gyptian & Etana Live – May 21st

Discovery Wines BBQ - May 23rd

8th Annual Bermuda Guitar Festival - May 26th to 29th

Super Saturdays at Masterworks: From Strength to Strength - May 28th

Amnesty International Bermuda's 50th Birthday Bash - May 28th

Dr. Dennis Fehr Lecture at BNG - June 2nd

8th Annual Bishop’s Luncheon - June 3rd

Canaries' I'm on a Boat Booze Cruise – June 3rd

Caledonian Society of Bermuda 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament - June 4th

St. Paul's Fundraising Concert – June 4th

Summer Sundays in the Park:  Island Rhythms– June 5th

5th Annual Family Centre Golf Tournament - June 9th

Pre-Father’s Day Captain’s Choice Tournament - June 11th

TORC's Ultimate Drivers Challenge - June 11th

Miss Bermuda Pageant - June 12th

Bermuda Open Stroke Play Championship - June 16th to 19th

Tag Days 2011 - June 17th and 18th

Bermuda Sub Aqua Club 40th Anniversary Sunset Cruise - June 18th

Girl Power Bermuda - June 18th

The St. David’s Islanders and Native Community’s Biannual Pow Wow - June 18th and 19th

1st Annual Colour the Sky Event - June 20th

Super Saturdays at Masterworks: All Hands on Deck - June 25th

Capital G 23rd Annual Iron Kids Triathlon – June 25th

Summer Sundays in the Park:  Rockin' de Rock - July 3rd

BMDS: Much Ado About Nothing - July 17th to 24th

Summer Music Camp - July 18th to 22nd

Magic Workshop - August 1st to 5th

Summer Sundays in the Park:  Lift Your Voices - August 7th

Summer Sundays in the Park:  Reggae Vibes - September 4th

Ovarian Cancer - September 8th

G&S: Jesus Christ, Superstar - October 6th to 15th

15th Annual Breast Cancer Fun Walk - October 12th

28th PGA Grand Slam of Golf - October 17th to 19th

Bermuda Interdenominational Women’s Conference - October 20th to 22nd

Taking Care of the Caregiver - December 8th




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