January 30th, 2013
Lots going on in Bermuda so let’s just get right down to it:
Bringing a double-meaning to downward dogs, Karmic Pretzel Yoga are doing a special Fundraising Event with the Bermuda SPCA at My Sereni-Tea. The first class is today from 12.15pm until 1pm and the second class is on Thursday from 5.30pm until 6.30pm. Both classes are Vinyasa flow yoga but, while both are good workouts that are ideal for balancing and de-stressing, the Wednesday class will be a more gentle flow than the Thursday evening class. Space is limited and a $20 minimum donation is required for each class. For more information, see their Facebook page here and, to book your spot, contact email@example.com.
Feng Shui Master Tracey Mackenzie is in Bermuda and will be showing you How to Improve your Love Life using Feng Shui, just in time for Valentine’s Day! This seminar is tonight from 7pm until 9pm at My Sereni-Tea and each participant will also receive a bottle of Love Oil to open up your heart chakra and promote harmony in your life. The cost is $80 and participants who purchase a spot in both this seminar and the Wealth seminar on February 2nd will be entered into a draw for a free 2 hour Feng Shui consultation valued at $150. For more details or to book your spot, call Deryn on 296-2114.
WuzUp? are calling on men of all ages to come and show off their sporting and gaming prowess at the very first Lil Manz Event on Friday, February 1st at the First Church of God on North Shore. From 6pm until midnight, there will be a 3-a-side football match, a foosball knockout tournament and a FIFA Soccer 13 gaming contest. The cost of $15 per participant includes entry to one of the competitions, a hot dog and a drink. The cost is $5 for entry to additional competitions and other light refreshments will be available for purchase. To register, go to www.touchtheworld.bm or contact 295-6080 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feng Shui Master Tracey Mackenzie will be showing you how to Welcome Wealth into your Life using Feng Shui on Saturday, February 2nd. This is an interactive wealth-building seminar from 7pm until 9pm at My Sereni-Tea. The cost is $125, which includes most materials required to build the wealth vase and you can book your spot by calling Deryn on 296-2114.
The Fairmont Hamilton Princess are hosting a Superbowl Bash on Sunday, February 3rd. The festivities begin at 3pm and the pre-game and game will be shown on their 7.5 x 10 ft screen. Admission is free and you can expect happy hour prices, deals on beer and Breezer buckets, free hors d’oeuvres from 6pm to 7pm and every time a touchdown is scored, drinks prices will be dropped. They also promise face-painting and more suprises and specials. For reservations, contact 298-5779.
If you’re more of a film buff than a sports fan, BIFF are hosting a screening of Silver Linings Playbook on Sunday, February 3rd. Showing for one night only at Liberty Theatre, this film stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert DeNiro and has been nominated for 8 Oscars. Tickets are $25 and available from www.pTix.bm. Proceeds will benefit the Bermuda International Film festival’s programming initiatives.
Feng Shui Master Tracey Mackenzie will be showing you how to improve your life using the principles of Feng Shui in her An Introduction to Feng Shui class on Wednesday, February 6th. The seminar will run from 7pm until 9pm at My Sereni-Tea. The cost is $80 and you can book your spot by calling Deryn on 296-2114.
Yes, January is almost over but you can still give your New Year’s Resolution to live a healthier life a little boost! Café Ten will be hosting a Lite Night on Tuesday, February 5th, featuring a presentation on Nutrition and Exercise from Dr. Don Pedan, Performance Coach at The Olympic Club. The cost is $35 per person, which includes “lite” tapas prepared by Chef Mike (recipes available), a welcome low fat cocktail, a glass of low calorie wine and door prizes, compliments of the Olympic Club. For more information, contact 295-0857 or email@example.com.
The Frog and Onion Pub would like you to hop on over to Dockyard for their 3rd Annual Frog Race on Saturday, February 9th from 7pm. Six frogs will be created by local artists and these will be auctioned off at the beginning of the night. The new ‘owners’ of the frogs (usually a group goes together to bid on the frogs) then organise their ‘jockeys’ for each race. (there are 6 races). The Frogs are laid at the starting line and then they are moved along the race track by the jockey at the other end. The frogs can only be moved by rolling string over a bamboo stick and One Eyed Bob in his Mega Truck will be adding an extra obstacle by driving back and forth across the track, driving over the frogs . There are six races and the crowd can bet on a frog with two-to-one betting. The winners collect vouchers for the amount that they win and can choose between vouchers for Frog and Onion or for the Arts Centre. All proceeds go to the Arts Centre at Dockyard. For dinner reservations at the Frog and Onion, call 234-2900.
The Members of the Broad Arrow Lodge are hosting a Charity Quiz Night at the Docksider Pub on Saturday 9th February 2013 with prizes, raffles and an auction included. This event is a fundraiser to establish an education trust for the benefit of Katherine Wheddon, in memory of her father, Major Christian Wheddon. Dinner and drinks will be from 7pm with a three course meal offered for $25, with $5 from every meal and $1 from every drink purchased to be donated to the trust fund, courtesy of Dockies. The Quiz, hosted by Quiz Master Mike Bishop will start at 8pm and costs $50 for a team of 5. This event is bound to be popular but you can reserve your team spot at www.pTix.bm or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’ve ever been interested in growing your own veggies then you’ll want to get in touch with Frances Eddy. Her Grow Your Own Food Biointensive Gardening Course starts on Sunday, February 10th 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 February 6th and you can secure your spot by contacting Franceseddy@logic.bm or 238-0059.
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and The Reefs is giving you another option to celebrate with their special Couples Menu. Their 4 course dinner will be served at Ocean Echo between 6pm and 9.30pm and costs $49 per person. For reservations, call 238-0222.
The Bermuda Musical & Dramatic Society (BMDS) presents their latest production, Bouncers by John Godber, running from Thursday, February 14th until Saturday, February 16th, and then from Thursday, February 21st until Saturday, February 23rd. This show is billed as an outrageous and hilarious parody of the disco scene and will feature four actors portraying over 20 different characters. On Valentine’s Day, you are invited to come in 80s disco attire and enjoy free cocktails and nibbles from 7pm. Showtime is at 8pm each evening and tickets cost $25 from www.bmds.bm or from their box office on 292-0848. The programme, box office hours and further information on this production is available on their website at www.bmds.bm.
The Rotary Club of Sandys Bermuda is celebrating their 40th Anniversary and are marking the occasion with a Black Tie Gala event at the Fairmont Southampton Princess on
Saturday, February 16th **UPDATE: new date of Saturday, March 16th**. The guest speaker for the evening will be Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist of Money Map Press, Chairman of the Fitz-Gerald Group and New York Times Best-Selling Business Author. Raffle tickets on the night cost $100 and prizes include a Tanzanian Safari, a weekend at The Reefs, $2000 Gold Certificate and a 46” LED TV. Funds raised will support various charities, including PALS, The Bermuda Sloop Foundation and The Salvation Army. Tickets are $250, Patron Tickets are $500 and they are available from www.bdatix.com or from Sylvia Jones at 296 8663 or email@example.com. Also worth noting, earlier that day, Keith will be at a book signing at Brown & Co between 11am and 1pm.
Registration is now open for Argus Walks the Walk. This Charity 5K Walk, organised by the Centre on Philanthropy and sponsored by the Argus Group, will be on Sunday, February 24th from 8.15am and will start and finish in front of the Argus Building on Wesley Street. The registration fee is $25 and $20 goes to the charity of your choice with the other $5 going to support www.volunteer.bm, Bermuda’s only volunteer recruitment website. To register go to www.racedayworld.com – the first 1000 registrants will receive a free t-shirt. Prizes will be given for the largest corporate team, the largest youth team and the teams with the most spirit! For more information, contact 236-7706 or jpitcher@CentreonPhilanthropy.org.
The Eliza Dolittle Society’s 7th Annual Soup-A-Bowl, will be held in the Harbourview Ballroom at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess Ballroom on Monday, February 25th. Cocktails start at 6pm until 9pm and the ticket price of $80 ($1000 for Patron tables of 8) includes local entertainment and tasting of soups prepared by Bermuda’s top chefs, as well as amateur entrants, all competing to be judged Bermuda’s Best Soup. Proceeds support Daily Bread, an island-wide feeding program. More details and online purchase are available at http://www.elizadolittle.bm/soup-a-bowl-2013/ and tickets are available from www.bdatix.bm.
The Family Centre invite you to Celebrate the Night at their annual fundraising event on Saturday, March 9th. From 7pm until 11pm at Fourways Inn, you can enjoy a variety of entertainment, including live music, DJ and dancing on the patio, a piano bar, a performance by the St. George’s Prep girls’ choir and dance group doing Broadway tunes, a buffet dinner, cash bar, raffles, salsa dancing demo and lessons, and stand-up comedians. Tickets are $55 and are available from Cafe 4, Fourways Inn and the Family Centre from February 5th.
If you have a child aged between 10 and 14 who loves animals, you may be interested in signing them up for the Bermuda SPCA Camp Ruffin’ It. This camp gives kids the opportunity to discover interesting facts about animal lifecycles, the ecosystem, and cuddle with animals in the shelter as they learn how to solve pet overpopulation. Kids will enjoy a full tour, animal presentations, special guests, interactive games and nature crafts and the camp runs from Monday, April 1st until the Friday, April 8th from 9am until 3pm on weekdays. The cost of the camp is $235. For more information contact Jodi Corbett, Humane Education Officer, on 236-7333 Ext 5 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in getting away from it all with the one you love without having to travel? Rosewood Tucker’s Point is offering the Valentine’s Island Love package, a Bermuda resident’s special available from February 1st until February 28th. The package includes one night accommodation, a 60 minute Spa treatment and a romantic four course dinner for two at The Point Restaurant with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. The cost for one night is $495 with additional nights costing $225 plus tax, gratuities and resort fees. For more information, or to make a reservation, call 298-4010.
Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events
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Quenching Thirst Exhibit at Masterworks – until February 12th
Free Admission for Bermuda Residents to National Museum of Bermuda – until February 28th
Bermuda Department of Tourism: Love Month – until March 3rd
Winterlicious Menu at Island Restaurant Group – until March 14th
Eyes on the World Exhibit at Bermuda National Gallery – until May 11th
Women Artists in the Bermuda National Gallery Collection Exhibit – until May 11th
Drawing with Light: Photography in Bermuda Exhibit at Masterworks – until September 1st
Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts – January 18th to March 2nd
Bermuda’s 2nd Annual Restaurant Week – January 21st to February 16th
Karmic Pretzel Yoga Fundraising Event with the Bermuda SPCA – January 30th and 31st
How to Improve your Love Life using Feng Shui – January 30th
Bermuda Latin Vibes New Year’s Social – January 31st
Miss Bermuda Pageant Contestant Application Deadline – January 31st
Flanagan’s Onions F.C. A Night at the Races – February 1st
WuzUp? Lil Manz Event – February 1st
TRFC presents Fight Night XV: All or Nothing, The Rematch – February 2nd
Welcome Wealth into your Life using Feng Shui – February 2nd
Fairmont Hamilton Princess Superbowl Bash – February 3rd
BIFF Fundraiser Screening: Silver Linings Playbook – February 3rd
Lite Night at Café Ten – February 5th
An Introduction to Feng Shui – February 6th
L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: Same Old Song – February 8th
Sandys 360 Annual Wet N Wild Swim-a-thon – February 8th
G&S Opera: Verdi’s Aida – February 9th
Little Cupcake’s Baking and Decorating Class – February 9th
3rd Annual Frog Race at Frog & Onion – February 9th
Charity Quiz Night at the Docksider Pub: Major Chris Wheddon Fundraiser – February 9th
Grow Your Own Food Biointensive Gardening Course – starts February 10th
St. Valentine’s Day at Harry’s – February 14th
St. Valentine’s Day at Ocean Echo at The Reefs – February 14th
Bermuda Musical & Dramatic Society Show: Bouncers – February 14th to 16th
11th Annual Coldwell Banker Home Show – February 15th and 16th
Light My Fire Valentine’s Party at Cosmopolitan Nightclub – February 15th
Little Cupcake’s Baking and Decorating Class – February 16th
The Rotary Club of Sandys Bermuda 40th Anniversary Celebration –
February March 16th
Keith Fitz-Gerald Book Signing at Brown and Co –
February March 16th
2nd Annual Validus Re Running of the Bulls 5K – February 17th
Bermuda Musical & Dramatic Society Show: Bouncers – February 21st to 23rd
Little Cupcake’s Baking and Decorating Class – February 23rd
Argus Walks the Walk – February 24th
Eliza Dolittle Society’s 7th Annual Soup-A-Bowl – February 25th
Yoga for the Five Elements Workshop with Todd Norian – March 1st to 3rd
Little Cupcake’s Baking and Decorating Class – March 2nd
G&S Opera: Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda – March 9th
Little Cupcake’s Baking and Decorating Class – March 9th
Family Centre: Celebrate the Night – March 9th
Easter Workshop For Children at Petals – March 16th
Little Cupcake’s Baking and Decorating Class – March 16th
G&S Opera: Verdi’s Rigoletto – March 23rd
Little Cupcake’s Baking and Decorating Class – March 23rd
Easter Designs For Your Home Workshop at Petals – March 25th
Little Cupcake’s Baking and Decorating Class – March 30th
Bermuda SPCA Camp Ruffin’ It – starts April 1st
Bermuda Musical & Dramatic Society: Calendar Girls – April 11th to 20th
G&S Opera: Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini – April 20th
This Isn’t The Petition Response You’re Looking For – hahahahahaha! So epic:
Enjoy the rest of the week!