January 2nd, 2013

Happy New Year, Kids!


I hope you all had lovely NYE celebrations and that 2013 has treated you well so far.  This time of year can be fairly quiet but, never fear, there is still plenty to do in Bermuda:


Promising the best in local entertainment, The Chewstick Foundation presents The Story of Chewstick 10th Anniversary Musical on Saturday, January 5th.  This fundraising event will be at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts and begins with an opening reception from 7pm, followed by the Musical at 8pm.  Tickets are $30 for general admission, $100 for Patrons, $15 for students and are available at the The Chewstick Foundation, Kit & Caboodle or online at www.ptix.bm.  Proceeds will benefit The Chewstick Foundation’s youth programs, and community initiatives. For more information, see www.chewstick.org or call 292-2439.



Fairmont Logo

Want to burn off a little of that post-holiday flab? The Fairmont to Fairmont Road Race is this coming Sunday, January 6th. The Adult Race will begin at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess at 9am and will end at the Fairmont Southampton, a route of 7.2 miles. The 3K Junior Race will begin at Heron Bay Marketplace at 8.30am. Registration is available until 5pm on Friday, January 4th. There are a variety of prizes in different categories and age groups and other incentives include hanteens to all finishers as well as several prize draws, including a weekend stay at The Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston. Number Pickup will be on Saturday, January 5th between noon and 2pm at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess. Late entries will be accepted on Saturday at number pick-up but no late entries will be allowed on Race Day. For more details, please see www.racedayworld.com or contact race directors Sangeeta Wagh (331-2826 or sangeetawagh@hotmail.com) or Mairi Redmond (redmond@logic.bm).


Reiki Certification

Unleash the power of your own healing hands at the Celtic Sisters’ Reiki 1 Certification Course on Sunday, January 13th.  From 2pm until 6pm at My Sereni‐Tea on Reid Street, this class will show the Reiki I student to facilitate both self-­healings and healings of others. There is some reading required prior to the class and you are asked to bring water and snacks.  The cost of the course is $200 and attendees will receive a Reiki I Certificate upon completion. For more information, or to register,  contact celticsisters@northrock.bm or 296-2114.




Inner Sanctuary

If your New Year’s resolutions for 2013 include managing stress and finding inner peace, Celtic Sisters’ Inner Sanctuary Meditation Course could be a great starting point. This 4-week course will be at My Sereni-Tea on Thursday evenings from 6.30pm until 8.30pm, starting January 17th.  The classes will contain an even mix of lecture, discussion, process work and meditation.  The cost is $275, which includes all course materials, and attendees will receive a certificate from Delphi University upon course completion. Class size is limited but you can register by contacting 296-2114 or celticsisters@northrock.bm.


Holistic Fair

If you’re interested in the aforementioned Reiki and Meditation courses, then you might want to explore other alternative therapies and lifestyles at the Holistic Fair on Saturday, January 19th.  From 10am until 5pm at My Sereni-Tea, you can enjoy free mini sessions, complimentary teas, prizes, discounts and more.  For more information, or to register,  contact celticsisters@northrock.bm or 296-2114.





Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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

Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 5th

The Story of Chewstick 10th Anniversary Musical – January 5th

Fairmont to Fairmont Road Race – January 6th

Just For Laughs: Double Threat – January 9th

Just for Laughs Bermuda – January 10th to 12th

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

Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 13th

Reiki 1 Certification Course – January 13th

L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: The Chef – January 15th

Inner Sanctuary Meditation Course – starts January 17th

2013 Bermuda Marathon Weekend – January 18th to 20th

Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts – January 18th to March 2nd

Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 19th

Holistic Fair – January 19th

Youth Camera Action Winter 2013 Programme – begins January 21st

Women’s Inspiration Weekend at Pompano Beach Club – January 25th to 27th

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

Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 26th

Caledonian Society of Bermuda’s Annual Burns Supper – January 26th

Informational Session on the Topic of Wedding Flowers at PetalsJanuary 26th February 19th

Brighten Your Home With Flowers Workshop at Petals – January 28th

L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: Same Old Song – February 8th

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

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

Easter Workshop For Children at Petals – March 16th

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

Easter Designs For Your Home Workshop at Petals – March 25th

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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