July 11th, 2012

Hi Kids!


Another hot and sunny week on the Rock – I hope you’re all making the most of summer before it’s gone!  If you need a little inspiration, here are a few things coming up over the next few weeks:


Supersize Me is the next film showing in Bermuda National Library’s Get REEL Wednesday Documentary Film Series. This will be screened this afternoon at 4pm in the meeting room – here’s the flyer!







The Adult Services Film Selection at Bermuda National Library this week is Ratatouille with showtimes at 11am and 2pm on Saturday, July 14th. All are welcome but they suggest you get there early since spaces are limited – here’s the flyer!





The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art are celebrating their 25th Birthday on Saturday, July 14th.  To celebrate this milestone, they are inviting the Bermuda public to an Open House from 10am until 4pm, with tours throughout the day, children’s detective guides and a treasure hunt focused around the current exhibit, A Rock and an Ocean.  Entry is free.


This month’s edition of the Bermuda Docs Weekend Film Series will be on Sunday, July 15th. Documentary, Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story will be showing at 3pm, followed by Peace, Love and Misunderstanding, at 5.15pm. More details on the films can be found at http://bermudadocs.wordpress.com/weekend-film-series-3/. Tickets are $15 and available at Oceans Gift Shop or by phoning 297-7314 – here’s the flyer!



The Corona Beach Tournament is the Bermuda Volleyball Association’s last co-ed tournament of the summer and will be on Horseshoe Bay Beach on Saturday, July 21st (rain date of July 22nd).  This tournament will have both a 4-a-side division ($120 per team) and a 2-a-side division  team ($60 per team) and the registration fee includes lunch and beverages as well as tournament entry.  Registration is open until July 18 at www.bermudavolleyball.bm.


Anyone out there like their reggae with a local flavour? In that case, you are going to love this – headlining in Bermuda for the first time with his band, Gosling’s Rum and Vibe 103 FM present Collie Buddz and New Kingston Band, performing live in Barrs Bay Park on Wednesday, August 1st.    I can almost hear the excited squawks as this will be Collie Buddz’s first concert in Bermuda since NYE 2009.  Doors open at 8pm, early warm-up is by Vibe 103 DJs Smokey, Chubb, Keem and Rusty G and showtime is at 10pm.  Limited advance tickets are $50, or $30 for youths, and available from www.ptix.bm, Kit ‘n’ Caboodle, Fish & Tings, Jamaican Grill, Sovereign Jewellers or Gosling’s.  The first 200 tickets purchased online will sell for $40!


BermudaSalsa.com Group are bringing us so more hip-shaking shenanigans as their production arm SalsaMania Productions stages Mambo Nights, a Broadway-style Latin dance and music showcase, featuring some of the world’s best dancers and musicians.  Confirmed performers so far include New York Dance Company, Latin Energy from Toronto and Edson Vallon from Montreal. This involves a whole host of associated events from the 9th until the 15th of August, although the main attraction will be the show itself, Mambo Nights, on Saturday, August 11th in the Harbourview Ballroom at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess. Doors open at 8pm, showtime is at 8.30pm and tickets cost $55. VIP tickets include premium table seating and a goody bag and cost $75. All workshops are held in the Harbourview Ballroom and cost $25 for a single workshop or $80 for the workshop pass to all 5. The Full event pass includes the showcase and all workshops and costs $125 or the VIP full pass, which includes VIP show ticket and all workshops, is $145 and all tickets are available from www.ptix.bm.  For further information, contact info@bermudasalsa.com or 799-6616 – here’s the flyer!


JB Youth Soccer Camp has announced that this year’s camp will run from August 20th until the 31st, Monday to Friday at the Port Royal Primary School Field. This camp is for boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 12 and includes a daily regimen of foot skill development, technical and tactical practices, as well as lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship. Swimming and other activities will also be included.  Each child will be coached by Barbados National Squad Captain, Norman Forde, who will be flying over especially for the camp and each camper will receive a free camp t-shirt. There is a pre-registration fee of $50 and the cost is $150 per week, with a discount for siblings.  For further information, contact T. Branch at JBY Soccer at 519-0696, 238-8371 or tajatego@hotmail.com – here’s the flyer!


Riddell’s Bay Golf & Country Club are offering a Summer Golf Special for Bermuda Residents from July 9th until September 22nd.   They will have a special pricing of $70, including the cart, all day Tuesday through Friday, and after noon on Saturday and Sunday. On Mondays, this special pricing is $60.  On Fridays, they invite you to join them at the 19th Hole for Friday Happy Hour, when beer, house wine and cocktails are $5 from 5pm – here’s the flyer!



Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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Bermuda Magic: The Renaissance – June 3rd to November 1st

Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Bermuda Art – June 15th to November 24th

Sandys 360 Summer Academy & Camp – June 28th to August 31st

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

Sandys 360 Aquatics Camp – July 2nd to August 31st

Bermuda Musical & Dramatic Society: Arcadia – July 5th to 14th

Bermuda National Library’s Get REEL Wednesday Documentary Film Series: Supersize Me – July 11th

Somerset Police Row One Million Metres for Charity – July 12th

Fantasy Island Weekend – July 13th to 15th

St. George’s Plough Settlers Commemoration Weekend – July 14th and 15th

My Sereni-Tea Angel Healing Circle – July 14th

L’Alliance Française des Bermudes: Bastille Day at Bolero – July 14th

Adult Services Film Selection at Bermuda National Library: Ratatoille – July 14th

Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art 25th Birthday Open House Celebration – July 14th

Bermuda Docs Weekend Film Series: Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story and Peace, Love and Misunderstanding – July 15th

The Newport, A Gastropub opens – July 16th

My Sereni-Tea Women’s Healing Circle Course – begins July 18th

Teachers RFC Ladies T Party – July 21st

Bermuda Volleyball Association’s Corona Beach Tournament – July 21st

CultureFest: Unity in the Community – July 21st and 22nd

It’s a Doll’s World – July 22nd to August 4th

Correia Construction National Championship Motocross – July 22nd

Community Family Movie Nights: Joseph – July 27th

BRFC Island Pirate Party – August 1st

Collie Buddz and New Kingston Band Live in Barrs Bay Park – August 1st

6th Annual Soca vs Reggae Cup Match After-Party – August 3rd

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

Correia Construction National Championship Motocross – August 5th

Mambo Nights – August 11th

Correia Construction National Championship Motocross – August 19th

JB Youth Soccer Camp – August 20th to 31st

Community Family Movie Nights: Courageous – August 24th

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

Correia Construction National Championship Motocross – September 2nd

The Family Centre’s Beach Bash – September 14th

Correia Construction National Championship Motocross – September 16th

Bermuda Summer of Love: John Lennon Tribute (Concert, Book Launch and Double CD Release) – September 21st

Correia Construction National Championship Motocross – September 30th

Correia Construction National Championship Motocross – October 14th

Mount Saint Agnes Academy (MSA) Bazaar: Nursery Rhymes – October 19th and 20th

Bermuda Kennel Club’s 2012 Bermuda Dog Shows – October 20th to 21st

Correia Construction National Championship Motocross – October 28th


Enjoy the rest of the week!




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