April 18th, 2012

Happy Hump Day Troops!


It's already the 18th of the month and I only just found out that April is Grilled Cheese Month!!  Here you go, you can read about the latest Bermuda events while I catch up on some cheesey goodness:


  • Sankofa on Chancery Lane are hosting a free presentation, Loose Weight Naturally, tomorrow between noon and 1pm.  Dr. Karen will explain what is really happening when weight loss is a challenge and share easy tips and strategies on what you can do about it.  Spaces are limited but you can book your spot by calling 292-2513 – here's the flyer!


  • L'Alliance Française des Bermudes invites you to Happy Hour at Muse's Rooftop Terrace from 5.30pm to 7.30pm tomorrow, Thursday, April 19th.  The cost of entry is $25 which includes tapas and 1 free drink (or 2 soft drinks). If attending, please RSVP before the end of today to Valerie at leport.valerie@gmail.com.  


  • Ferrari Bar at LV's invite you to join them for a special Charity Happy Hour in support of Bermuda National Trust on Friday, April 20th. From 4.30pm until 9pm, you can enjoy drinks at Happy Hour Prices, complimentary Tempting Bites and a roast beef carving station. There will also be a raffle draw at 7.45pm – you'll get a free raffle ticket with every drink purchase or you can purchase separately at a cost of $2 for one or $5 for three – here's the flyer!


  • From 8pm until 2am, on a specially laid dancefloor at the Clocktower Mall, Raymond Tannock and Bussy will be hosting Dockyard Old School Explosion on Saturday, April 21st.  Performances are by Working Title with special guest James Richardson and Bemuda's premier old school DJs – DJ Ice Man, Malcolm "Lethal Weapon" Smith and DJ Cavon. This event is free with Happy Hour drink prices - here's the flyer!


  • Fans of fitness and/or martial arts are invited to the Bermuda Karate Institute's 30th Bermuda Open Karate Championships & Wellness Show at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess on Sunday, April 22nd from 10am until 3pm.  Presented by Bermuda's original karate dojo, BKI, and Bermuda's only martial arts Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, Skipper Ingham, this event promises a mix of competitions at all levels and age groups, including traditional forms and all levels of K-1 kickboxing.  Also featured, Bermuda's health and wellness providers who will be showcasing their wares and providing samples.  Admission is $10 or $5 for children under 12 and are available on the day or in advance at Bermuda Karate Institute on King Street.  For further information, contact 292-2157, kingham@cwbda.bm or see www.bokcandwellnessshow.com - here's the flyer!


  • In honour of Bermuda's emancipation, the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs presents The Trail of Our People: Social Dynamics of Black Economics at Warwick Worman's Club on Thursday, April 26th.  The talk itself will be by Craig Simmons and Eugene Johnston with Mckeisha Smith moderating. This event is free to the public and will run from 6.30pm until 8.30pm. For more information, contact the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs on 292-1681, or see www.communityandculture.bm - here's the flyer!


  • Also on Thursday, April 26th, artist Shelly Hamill will be showcasing her original mosaic dress designs at the All Dressed Up Art Opening in Regali Boutique at Rosewood Tucker's Point.  From 6pm until 8pm, you can meet the artist and purchase original artwork.  Some examples of her pieces can be found at www.shellyhamill.com.  Walk-ins are welcome at this event however, if you know you are attending, you can RSVP to lauren.purvey@rosewoodhotels.com -  here's the flyer!


  • Back by popular demand, the Wellness Group will present two Community Health and Nutrition Workshops on Thursday, April 26th from 6pm to 8pm in Cathedral Hall across from Hamilton MarketPlace.  The first workshop will be presented by Abayomi Carmichael on the subject of Optimizing Health Through Nutritional Supplements and the second will be presented by Ammuaakhu Sahnera on the topic of Transitioning to a Vegetarian Diet.  Entry is $10 and you can get more information from wellnessgroupbda@gmail.comhere's the flyer!


  • Celebrated Anusara teacher and practitioner Noah Mazé is coming to Bermuda to host a Yoga Weekend Retreat of mixed level workshops at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess between Friday, April 27th and Sunday, April 29th. The sessions available are Ground on the Friday from 6pm until 8.30pm, Courageous Heart on the Saturday from 10am until 12.30pm, Flight Fundamentals on the Saturday from 2.30pm until 5pm and Love this Life on Sunday from 10am until 12.30pm (details of each session are in the flyer). You are asked to bring a yoga mat, towel, yoga blanket and block to each session and the cost is $240 for the whole weekend or $80 per individual session. To register, contact jtoddcrews@mac.com, 505-6310 or see www.toddcrews.comhere's the flyer!


  • A great opportunity to show how smart you are – Riddell's Bay Golf & Country Club are hosting a Pub Quiz Night on Saturday, April 28th.  Cocktails will be from 6.30pm until 7pm, with a dinner buffet from 6.30pm until 8pm.  Tickets are $47.50 for adults, $23.75 for children aged 5 to 12, and free for under-4s.  For reservations, contact 238-1060 ext. 112 or foodandbeverage@riddellsbay.com - here's the flyer!


  • Mother's Day is coming soon – Sunday, May 13th to be exact!  To celebrate, Chopsticks are offering a special "Choose 8" Mother's Day Tasting Menu which they are running from the 13th until the end of May.  The menu lets you sample a total of 8 dishes (1 soup, 3 starters, 2 mains, 1 side and 1 dessert) and is for a minimum of 2 people at a cost of $45 per person.  As a special bonus, for a party of 8 or more eating from this menu, the Mother's dinner is on them (excluding drinks and grats).  For reservations, call 292-0791 – here's the flyer!


  • It's almost that time of year again – Destination Dockyard is returning on Monday nights between June 11th and September 17th!  This street festival starts off with Happy Hour at the Frog & Onion from 5.30pm. the Clocktower Shopping Mall is open until 8pm and there will be a variety of live entertainment from 7.30pm until 10pm, with children’s activities, Gombeys, local arts and crafts, and Bermudian and Ethnic Foods.  You don't have to head home at 10pm though as you can end your evening out with Salsa at Bone Fish Bar until midnight or live local entertainment at Snorkel Park Beach until 3am – here's the flyer!



Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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Re-Interpreting the European Collection - September 1st to May 31st, 2012

The Tartan Panda Extravaganza Scottish-Chinese Menu at Chopsticks - March 1st to April 30th

Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard presents The Art of Craft III  - March 25th to April 20th

Per Mare, Per Terram by Jonah Jones - April 13th to May 1st

74th Annual Bermuda Agricultural Exhibition (Ag Show) - April 19th to 21st

Loose Weight Naturally at Sankofa - April 19th

L'Alliance Française des Bermudes Happy Hour at Muse – April 19th

Bermuda Documentary Film Festival (Bermuda Docs) - April 20th to 22nd

Bermuda National Trust Charity Happy Hour at Ferrari Bar – April 20th

Dockyard Old School Explosion – April 21st

The Frog and Onion Pub Birthday Celebration - April 22nd

Luther Vandross Tribute Concert - April 22nd

30th Bermuda Open Karate Championships & Wellness Show – April 22nd

Bliss Yoga guided by Kyria - April 23rd

Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation Children's Art Classes - begins April 23rd

Better Health Through Reflexology - April 25th

City Art Festival - April 26th to May 3rd

The Trail of Our People: Social Dynamics of Black Economics – April 26th

All Dressed Up Art Opening – April 26th

Community Health and Nutrition Workshops – April 26th

Noah Mazé Yoga Weekend Retreat – April 27th to 29th

Lemon Tree Pig in the Park Party - April 27th

G&S Opera: Puccini's Madame Butterfly - April 28th

15th Annual Some Enchanted Evening: Fire 'n' Ice - April 28th

The Frog and Onion Pub Birthday Celebration - April 28th

Mariners RFC Annual Mad Hatter's Party - April 28th

Riddell's Bay Pub Quiz Night – April 28th

French Evening with Dessert Demonstration by Chef Roland Mesnier - May 5th

MAMA Car Boot Sale - May 5th

Summer Sundays in the Park: Tribute to Legends - May 6th

L'Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: Beautiful Lies  - May 8th

Raw Food Talk - May 9th

Business Bermuda Seminars: What You Don't See Might Hurt You: That's Why There's Insurance – Property, Life and Health - May 10th

G&S Opera: Verdi's La Traviata - May 12th

Chewstick's T.W.I.G.S. Youth Open-Mic - May 12th

Chopsticks "Choose 8" Mother's Day Tasting Menu – May 13th to May 31st

Raw Food Workshop - May 16th

Summer Sundays in the Park: Queen's Diamond Jubilee - June 3rd

Business Bermuda Seminars: I've Got The Job; Now What? Personal Sustainability in the Global Economy - June 7th 

Caledonian Society of Bermuda presents Bermuda's First Highland Games - June 8th

Chewstick's T.W.I.G.S. Youth Open-Mic - June 9th

Destination Dockyard returns – June 11th

Summer Sundays in the Park: Rockin' de Rock - July 1st

Summer Camp at Somerset School of Dancing  - July 2nd to July 13th

It's a Doll's World - July 22nd to August 4th

Summer Sundays in the Park: Lift Your Voices - August 5th

Summer Sundays in the Park: Island Vibes - September 2nd


Enjoy the rest of the week!




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