October 24th, 2012

Hi Kids!


The Internet Gods were not smiling down on me yesterday but I’m hoping for a little more luck today!  The new-look website should be available by the end of today but, don’t worry, you’ll still be kept up-to-date no matter what version of the site is up.  Here are the latest Bermuda events:


Now that summer has officially ended, Lemon Tree are trying to empty out their fridge and would like us to help this Friday, October 26th!  If you attended any of their Random Animal in the Park Parties this summer (Pig, Fish or Cow in the Park), then you simply have to wear your tshirt to get 2-for-1 drinks all night.  If you didn’t get one already, you can buy one for $25.  The All in the Park Party will also be the last Lemon Tree Happy Hour of the season and will run from 5pm until midnight.




Another fond farewell as the Fairmont Hamilton Princess are also finishing up their Happy Hour for the 2012 season and their final one is also on Friday, October 26th.


Due to its popularity at the weekend’s Bermuda Documentary Film Festival (Bermuda Docs), there will be one more chance for you to see The Queen of Versailles on Friday, October 26th.  The extra screening will be at BUEI at 6.30pm and more details on the film are available at www.bermudadocs.com.  Tickets are $15 and available at Oceans Gift Shop or by phoning 297-7314.


Time to start planning your gift list!  To help you out with this, there is a Huge Sale at St. Anthony’s Church Hall, Warwick on Friday, October 26th, from 11am until 7pm and then Saturday, October 27th, from 9am until 5pm. The sale promises something for everyone, including Avon products at drastically reduced prices (including costume jewelry, watches, shoes and undergarments), household items, cups and saucers, collectibles (including figurines, dolls, salt & pepper shakers), baskets, religious items, and Christmas decorations and other seasonal items. For more information, contact arlenebda@gmail.com.


A few more events have been finalised as part of the Bermuda Corporate Games this weekend.  Mickey’s Beach Party will be on Friday, October 26th and promises live music, bonfire and beach BBQ at Mickey’s Bistro and Bar at Elbow Beach from 7.30pm until 2am.  This event is free to Games participants with a badge, while general admission tickets cost $40, which includes an American-style beach BBQ buffet, a welcome cocktail, a drink ticket, live music from Prestege and entry to the after-party at the Deep.  Tickets are available from www.ptix.bm, the Games Village on Front Street or at the door.



The following night, Satuday, October 27th will be a party for the community in a unique event on Front Street.  Streetfest will kick off at 7pm with a parade of over 1000 atheletes marching down Front Street, lead by the Bermuda Gombeys. This will feature international food stalls, cocktail bars, and entertainment from Ronnie Lopes, the Kennel Boys, Clifton David, DJ Smokey and other special guests.  The fun will go on until midnight and admission is free.





Cosmopolitan Nightclub might have a new name but they are bringing back their Lost Souls Halloween Party for 2012!  This will now be on two evenings, Saturday, October 27th AND Sunday, October 28th (Sunday is especially for hospitality workers and the gay community). This will be from 9pm until 3am, featuring complimentary blood potions, music from DJ Supatone, and 2-for-1 drinks and complimentary food until 11pm. The sexiest and scariest outfits will received cash prizes, while the hottest couple costume will win a bottle of champagne.  There is no cover charge before 1am and $10 entry between 1am and 2.30am.  To get on the guest list, send a text to 705-2582 with your name.


Another Halloween Party on Saturday, October 27th, this time over at Bermuda Bistro at the Beach.  Their Halloween Costume Party begins at 10pm, with music by Y.G.S. Entertainment and prizes for the best costume being awarded at 12.30pm.  Entry is free.






A little further down that road and you will find our next Front Street Halloween Party on Saturday night.  Docksiders are hosting a Dead Celebrities Halloween Costume Party from 9pm with music by King Jyrus and Twin Starr.  Entry is $20 with a costume or $25 without.






Friends of Hospice, the charity supporting Agape House, present their annual Walk to Remember on Sunday, October 28th. This is a pledge walk of around 3K,  to remember those we have loved and lost, and there will be a prize for the most money raised for Bermuda’s only hospice. Registration starts at 8.30am in the Botanical Gardens Visitor Centre, with the opening ceremony at 8.45am and the walk starting at 9am. Pledge forms are availalbe at City Esso in Hamilton, Agape House, Party Plus or online at www.friendsofhospice.bm.



The Bermuda Sub Aqua Club (BSAC) is holding their Annual Halloween Party on Halloween itself.  From 7pm until 11pm on Wednesday, October 31st, they invite you to come in costume and enjoy a cash bar with spooky cocktails, zombie brain stew and blood red jelly. This will be at the BSAC Clubhouse in Admiralty Park and entry is free. For more information, or to RSVP, contact membership@bsac.bm.




Bermuda School of Music will be hosting a Free Lunchtime Concert on Friday, November 2nd.  This will be in the Wesley Methodist Church at noon and will feature classical piano and guitar from Jerremiah Smith and Oliver Grant.  For more information, see  visit www.musicschool.bm or call 296-5100.





Of particular interest to divers, historians and treasure-hunters, the inaugural Bermuda International Shipwreck Conference will be held at BUEI on Saturday, November 3rd.  From 9am to 5pm, anyone interested in shipwrecks is invited to come and learn more.  Attendees of this event will earn 8 credit hours towards the Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) Part II certification.  Admission is free and you can register by contacting nhutchings@logic.bm.


Discovery Wines will be transforming the parking lot at their warehouse to celebrate “Purple Love in a Bottle” as they host their first ever Zin Din on Saturday, November 3rd!  From 6pm, they will be teaming up with Get-Er-Done BBQ to celebrate all things Zinfandel. The price is $85 for the BBQ with Zinfandel or $75 if you bring your own bottle of Zinfandel to share with the party. Spaces are limited and you can reserve your spot by calling 296-9463.



If you’ve ever been interested in growing your own veggies then you’ll want to get in touch with Frances Eddy.  Her Grow Biointensive Gardening Course starts on Sunday, November 4th and runs for 4 consecutive Sundays from 9am until 11.30am. Frances has been teaching this course for over ten years and the cost is $100, which includes a $25 book.  Registration is open until Friday and you can secure your spot by contacting Franceseddy@logic.bm or 238-0059.




Why wait until New Year to start new and healthier pursuits?  From 7.15pm until 11pm on Tuesdays and Thursday, badminton is played at the BAA Gymnasium in Pembroke and they welcome players of all levels.  A fee of $10 per evening is payable if you’re not a BAA member and you can even borrow a racquet.  For more information, contact John Turner at jturner@baa.bm.



Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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

Death by Disco – June 28th to November 1st

OctoberFeast at Pickled Onion – October 1st to 31st

5th Annual Charman Prize at Masterworks – October 12th to January 3rd

Halloween at Newport, a Gastropub – October 16th to 31st

Bermuda…More Than Meets The Eye: Photography Exhibition by Scott Gemmell – October 19th to November 6th

BSoA Exhibition: TechArt 2012 – October 19th to November 28th

Bermuda Corporate Games – October 25th to 28th

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Breast Health Talk – October 25th

Ming Mambo Social Night – October 25th

Old World VS New World: A Global Wine Tasting – October 25th

Charity Zumba in aid of Melange – October 25th

UberVida Halloween at the Playboy Mansion Yacht – October 26th

All in the Park Party and Final Lemon Tree Happy Hour – October 26th

Fairmont Hamilton Princess Final Happy Hour – October 26th

Bermuda Docs: The Queen of Versailles – October 26th

Huge Sale at St. Anthony’s Church Hall – October 26th and 27th

Bermuda Corporate Games: Mickey’s Beach Party – October 26th

G&S Opera: L’Elisir d’Amore – October 27th

BSoA Workshop with Margaret Best: Exciting New Techniques in Coloured Pencil – October 27th and 28th

Zombies From Dockyard – October 27th

Mariners RFC Annual Halloween Party – October 27th

Charity Zumba in aid of Melange – October 27th

Super Saturday at Masterworks: How Does Your Garden Grow? – October 27th

Jazz Caravan: Brothers and Sistahs on Fire – October 27th

I.O.P. and Secrets Annual Halloween Party Night – October 27th

Fet!sh Halloween Party at Rumbar – October 27th

Bermuda Corporate Games: Streetfest – October 27th

Cosmopolitan Nightclub Lost Souls Halloween Party – October 27th

Halloween Costume Party at Bermuda Bistro at the Beach – October 27th

Docksiders Dead Celebrities Halloween Costume Party – October 27th

Correia Construction National Championship Motocross – October 28th

MAMA Annual Halloween Party – October 28th

Walk to Remember – October 28th

Curling Leaves and Petals Perspective: A Drawing Workshop with Margaret Best – October 30th

2 Part Stretching & Pain Relief Workshop with Greg Ozarowski – October 30th and November 6th

Bermuda Sub Aqua Club (BSAC) Annual Halloween Party – October 31st

BSoA Workshop with Margaret Best: Putting Light on the Subject – November 3rd and 4th

Annual Teachers TRFC Halloween Party – November 3rd

Bermuda School of Music Free Lunchtime Concert – November 3rd

Bermuda International Shipwreck Conference – November 3rd

Discovery Wines Zin Din – November 3rd

Bermuda Karate Institute: 25th Annual Skippy Kick – November 4th

Grow Biointensive Gardening Course Course – starts November 4th

1st Annual City Music & Jazz Festival – November 5th to 11th

Fruits, Forms and Fibonacci: A Studio Drawing Workshop with Margaret Best – November 7th

G&S Opera: Verdi’s Otello – November 10th

Taste of the Seasons: Cupcake Challenge and Fun Day – November 10th

Bermuda Continental Society’s 50th Anniversary Gala – November 10th

Garden Club of Bermuda presents Christmas in November  – November 17th

Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series – begins November 17th

Fairmont Hamilton Princess: Thanksgiving All American Buffet – November 22nd

G&S Opera: Adès’ The Tempest – November 24th

The Caledonian Society of Bermuda’s St. Andrew’s Ball – November 24th

MAMA Annual Fundraiser Wine Tasting Evening – November 29th

TechAwards Presentation Reception – November 29th

Fairmont Annual Teddy Bear Tea – December 1st to 24th

Fairmont Hamilton Princess: Snow Ball Party – December 7th

Christmas Day Brunch at Hamilton Princess – December 25th

Traditional Gala Buffet at Hamilton Princess – December 25th

Spectacular Six Course Dinner at Harley’s Restaurant – December 31st

Jimmy Keys’ New Year’s Eve Dinner & Show (Fairmont Hamilton Princess) – December 31st

Brunch at Harley’s Restaurant – January 1st

G&S Opera: Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito (The Clemency of Titus)  – January 12th

G&S Opera: Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball) – January 26th

G&S Opera: Verdi’s Aida – February 9th

G&S Opera: Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda – March 9th

G&S Opera: Verdi’s Rigoletto – March 23rd

G&S Opera: Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini – April 20th

G&S Opera: Handel’s Giulio Cesare (Julius Caesar) – May 4th


Enjoy the rest of the week!




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