September 4th, 2013
Morning Ladies and Gents!
Hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend, doing things you enjoy with people you care about. Anyway, lots of Bermuda events coming up – here are the latest:
Ten Cafe & Bar’s next Monthly Wine Tasting will be on Thursday, September 5th. Burrows & Lightbourn will present four different wines and Chef Mike Knight will be serving four canapes to complement them. The tasting will begin at 6pm and the cost is $25 per person. To secure your spot, contact 295-0857 or email@example.com.
Taste 141 invite you to rock your weekend with cocktails and live music from Outta Bounds on Friday, September 6th. The band will be performing from 6.30pm until 9.30pm and there is no cover charge. For more information, or reservations, call 292-0777.
The Venetian yacht will once again be offering the ultimate waterfront dining view as it hosts its final Dinner Cruise of the season on Saturday, September 7th. The evening will include a gourmet dinner with wine, a welcome glass of prosecco and a dessert buffet at a cost of $195 per person. There are three tables of eight available and you can book a maximum of one table or just book two individuals seats at a table to mix and mingle. The boat will depart Albuoy’s Point at 6.30pm, returning at 10.30pm. For more details, or to reserve, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-3000.
The monthly Ciné Club from L’Alliance Française des Bermudes will be showing Paris-Manhattan on Tuesday, September 10th at 8pm at BUEI. Tickets are $5 for members, $10 for non-members and $5 students. Full details can be found at www.alliancefrancaise.bm.
The Department of Health in partnership with the Corporation of Hamilton, Chamber of Commerce and other health partners will once again be hosting Celebrating Wellness in Victoria Park on Wednesday, September 11th. This free event is part of the ongoing Move More Campaign and Caribbean Wellness Day, encouraging the public to move more and lead a healthy lifestyle. This year’s theme will focus on Youth and is entitled Love That Body: Safeguarding the health of our youth for a brighter future. From 5pm until 8pm, you’ll have access to Health Screenings and Healthy Food Vendors, as well as entertainment and activities to get you moving, such as Skate Park, CrossFit, Bermuda Institute Steel Band, Zumba, Jazzercise, Gynastics Association, Local Dance Groups, Jump Rope Teams, Nordic Walking and more. For more information contact email@example.com or 278-6500.
If you missed the previous two, this is your last chance to enjoy dinner, drinks, dancing and more at an island-style extravaganza in the beautiful open-air setting of Fort Hamilton on Friday, September 20th. From 7pm until 11pm, the Fort Night Fever Finale will include an Open BBQ Buffet and dessert bar, and you can join in with optional walking tours through the depths of the Fort (comfortable shoes recommended). Hosts will serve you complimentary swizzle all evening or you can wander to the full bar and experience a variety of Bermuda Cocktails prepared by Gosling’s mixologists. The live band will keep you dancing all night long with reggae, calypso, soca and some modern pop favourites, while a fire limbo show will challenge you to join in for a crowning of King and Queen of Limbo. Tickets cost $60 and are available from www.bdatix.com.
Another opportunity to explore alternative therapies and lifestyles at the next Holistic Fair on Saturday, September 21st. From 10am until 5pm at My Sereni-Tea, you can enjoy mini sessions from local practitioners for $1 per minute, as well as discounts in the shop, draw prizes, and new health products. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 296-2114.
The next in the Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series will be Ferry Reach: Footsteps into a Forgotten History on Sunday, September 22nd. This will be the 2nd Annual Dr. Pauulu Kamarakafego Memorial Lecture and the speaker will be Lance Furbert. The walking tour will begin at Ferry Reach Park entrance at 4.30pm and comfortable shoes are recommended. You are also invited to bring your own picnic for glowworm viewing after the tour. This event is free to the public. For more details, or to secure your spot, contact Folklife Officer Dr. Kim Dismont Robinson on 292-1681 or email@example.com, or visit www.communityandculture.bm.
ANCOP International (Bermuda) invite you to join them in their 2013 ANCOP Walk at Horseshoe Bay on Sunday, September 29th. ANCOP (ANswering the Cry Of the Poor) in an international network with a mission of improving the quality of life of poor families and to improve the communities where they live through a sustainable and holistic approach. This 5K Beach to Beach walk is open to anyone and assembly time is 8.30am. The registration fee is $35, or $25 for students, and proceeds will benefit the ANCOP Child Sponsorship Programme and other local projects of ANCOP in cooperation with Centre Against Abuse and St. Vincent de Paul Society. The First 100 registrants will receive a free t-shirt. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or register online at www.Racedayworld.com. For more information, visit www.ancopbermuda.com.
The October instalment of the popular Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series will be Bold, Beautiful Bermudians on Saturday, October 5th at 3pm at Grotto Bay Beach Resort. The speakers for the afternoon will be Meredith Ebbin, Andrew Bermingham, Ronald Lightbourne and Lisabet Outerbridge. The cost is $10 for the talk and tea. For more details, or to secure your spot, contact Folklife Officer Dr. Kim Dismont Robinson on 292-1681 or email@example.com, or visit www.communityandculture.bm.
Who needs Broadway – the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Bermuda are saving you the airfare as they are back with their annual October production. This year’s offering is their version of the award-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, South Pacific, which will run at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall from Thursday, October 10th to Saturday, October 19th (except on the 14th). Performances will be at 8pm daily with a matinee at 3pm on Sunday, October 13th. On Opening Night, there will be a complimentary cocktail reception in the foyer. Tickets are $55 and available now from www.ptix.bm.
Sponsored by BF&M, the 17th Annual Breast Cancer Fun Walk will be on Wednesday, October 16th at 6pm. The walk starts and finishes at Barr’s Bay Park and registration costs $30, with free walk packs while supplies last. Registration is available online at www.racedayworld.com or from BF&M, Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, or Sportseller. For more information, contact 236-1001or firstname.lastname@example.org
Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events
**NEW Monthly Wine Tasting at Ten – September 5th
**NEW Rock The Night Away with Outta Bounds – September 6th
AcroYoga Basecamp: Bermuda with Daniel Scott – September 6th to 8th
Summer Saturdays: Middle School Dance – September 7th
**NEW Venetian Dinner Cruise – September 7th
The Bermuda International Piano & Jazz Festival – September 8th
Hamilton Parish Friendly Society Trustees High Tea – September 8th
Women’s Beginner Tennis Series – starts September 9th
LifeThyme CrossFit Kids – starts September 9th
**NEW L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: Paris-Manhattan – September 10th
**NEW Celebrating Wellness – September 11th
Bermuda Nights – September 14th
Bermuda Folk Club Open Mic Night featuring Mike and Alana – September 14th
Raleigh Bermuda’s Monte Carlo Casino Classic – September 14th
Beating of the Retreat Ceremony at Royal Naval Dockyard – September 16th
SAGE Commission Public Meeting at St. James Church Hall, Somerset – September 16th
SAGE Commission Public Meeting at Penno’s Wharf, St. George’s – September 17th
SAGE Commission Public Meeting at Mount Saint Agnes – September 19th
Family Movie Nights Under the Stars – September 20th
**NEW Fort Night Fever Finale – September 20th
2nd Annual Lennon Bermuda Peace Day Concert – September 21st
**NEW Holistic Fair – September 21st
**NEW Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series: Ferry Reach: Footsteps into a Forgotten History – September 22nd
Beating of the Retreat Ceremony at Harbour Nights – September 25th
British Schools Fair Bermuda – September 25th and 26th
Tiaras and Bow Ties Daddy-Daughter Princess Dance – September 28th
Bermuda Nights – September 28th
Haiti Village Health’s First Annual Golf Tournament – September 28th
**NEW 2013 ANCOP Walk – September 29th
The Family Centre’s Beach Bash – October 4th
**NEW Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series: Bold, Beautiful Bermudians – October 5th
**NEW Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Bermuda: South Pacific – October 10th to 19th
6th Annual Charman Prize at Masterworks – October 11th
Nourish Your Body, Mind and Soul through Yoga with Sianna Sherman – October 11th to 13th
Royal Challenge – October 12th
Free Your Creative Spirit – starts
June 28th October 12th
**NEW 17th Annual Breast Cancer Fun Walk – October 16th
Bermuda Kennel Club’s 2013 Bermuda Dog Shows – October 19th and 20th
Bermuda Nights – October 26th
Bermuda Nights – November 23rd
Metropolitan Opera in HD: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin – January 11th
Metropolitan Opera in HD: Shostakovich’s The Nose – February 1st
Metropolitan Opera in HD: Puccini’s Tosca – February 22nd
Metropolitan Opera in HD: Verdi’s Falstaff – March 15th
Metropolitan Opera in HD: Dvorák’s Rusalka – March 29th
Metropolitan Opera in HD: Borodin’s Prince Igor – April 26th
Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery – until August 31st
Eyes on the World Exhibit
Women Artists in the Bermuda National Gallery Collection
Impressions of Bermuda: The David L. White Gift to the Bermuda National Gallery
Meredith Andrews: Portraits of Power Exhibit
Drawing with Light: Photography in Bermuda Exhibit at Masterworks – until September 1st
Candle-Lite: Love’s Takin’ Over Exhibition by K. LaVonne at Common Ground – May 9th to September 5th
Homer’s Cafe Display at Masterworks: Mark Henderson – July 13th to August 9th
Aqua at Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard – July 28th to August 22nd
Breathing Exhibit by Jim Kuhlman at Masterworks – August 9th to 28th
Current Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – August 9th to 27th
Onions Gallery and Studios A and B: 60th Anniversary Invitational Show
Edinburgh Gallery: Emerging Artists
Homer’s Cafe Display: Zoe Dyson – August 10th to September 13th
Current Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – August 30th to September 18th
Onions Gallery: TrashArt – Litter-Arti Show 2013
Studio A: Kimberley Tucker
Studio B: Kocchakorn Marchand & Manuel Palacio
Edinburgh Gallery: Bermuda Feline Assistance Bureau’s 21st Anniversary Celebration Poster Art Competition
Masterworks Artist in Residence Exhibit: Joe La Morte – September 13th to 23rd
Homer’s Cafe Display: Jill Raine – September 14th to October 17th
An interesting little video showing some of the initiatives that the Bermuda Zoological Society have going on. The little red monkeys with the funny hair are my favourites:
If you can’t view the above video, please click here.
Enjoy the rest of the week!