November 15th, 2013

Happy Friday Troops!

Just a quick one before the weekend:

Yo Cherry Grand Opening

Many of you have enjoyed one or more of their 15 flavours and over 50 toppings already but Yo Cherry, Bermuda’s first self-serve frozen yogurt and bakery, are celebrating their Grand Opening  on Saturday, November 16th.  This will be from 1pm until 2pm and Premier Craig Cannonier will be cutting the ribbon.  For more details, contact 292-2020.





Basketball Tournament

If Rugby isn’t your thing, then another sporting event happening this weekend might be of more interest.  The 3 on 3 Basketball 2013 Tournament will be happening on Saturday, November 16th at Cedarbridge Academy.  From 6pm until 6pm, there will be a 3 point shoot out contest and a slam dunk contest, both $20 entry with prizes of $200, and a $1000 grand prize for the 3 on 3 winner.  You can also expect raffle prizes, giveaways, and food and drink on sale.  Admission is $5 or $40 per team.  For more information, or to register your team, contact



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As part of the Barbados’ Month of Independence celebrations throughout November, the Barbados Association of Bermuda are hosting Kar-Ya-Own-Key on Saturday, November 16th at the Police Club.  This karaoke night will begin at 8pm, with prizes to be won.  There is no cover charge.  For more information, contact




For the 8th year, the Technology Innovation Awards (TechAwards) aim to promote and showcase technology in Bermuda that is used by everyone, everywhere, everyday. The People’s Choice Technology Innovation Award is currently open for voting with many of your favourites nominated <*cough, *cough,>.  Voting is open here from now until 5pm on Sunday, November 17th.   The TechAwards presentations will take place on Thursday, November 21st, in conjunction with the Global Entrepreneurship Week Prizegiving at the XL Conference Rooms of the O’Hara Building, Bermudiana Road from 5.30pm to 8pm. The public is welcome to attend this program where the 5 nominees winners will be recognised and the winner will be announced.  For more information, contact


Fr. Attilio, Pastor of St. Michael’s Church is hosting An Itinerary through the Book of Jonah: Part 2 on Wednesday, November 20th.  Starting at 7.30pm, this discussion will be in the light of Christian and Jewish tradition, discovering how much this small book of the Bible has to do with our daily life.  For more information, contact




Caisey Family Productions2

Caisey Family Productions invites you on a spiritual journey at their annual musical performance, The Gospel According to David, on Sunday, December 22nd.  From 4pm at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall, performers will include the Caisey Family, Wild Honee, Present Truth, Live Wire and Zion all performing to the Caisey Family Band (James Richardson, Derek Simmons, Darius Richardson, Sydney Simmons and Mike Payne).  This is a song and dance production, with a little spoken word, and all songs are spiritually-based from various genres.  Tickets cost $50 for adults,  $10 for children aged between 5 and 12, and are available at Caesar’s Pharmacy. From December 1st, the City Box Office will also have them between 8.30am and 2.30pm.   For more information, contact June Caisey at 292-4872.

Holiday Events at Elbow Beach

Lido Dining and Entertainment Complex at Elbow Beach invite you to spend both Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve with them.  On Christmas Day, they will be offering a Full International Brunch at Lido Restaurant at a cost of $75 per person, or $38 off for kids under 10.  Dress code is business casual/smart elegant and open sitting is from 11.30am until the last reservation slot at 7.30pm.  On New Year’s Eve, Lido Restaurant will be offering a Gala Dinner with open sitting from 7pm and the last reservation at 8.30pm.  Dress code is elegant and the cost of $95 per person includes a five course set menu.  The Deep Lounge and Nightclub will be open for dancing 10.30pm until 3am at the cost of $40 per person (or $20 if you are one of the Lido diners).  Reservations are essential for all.  For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 236-9884 or



Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

For a handy Calendar view, click here to go to the Bermuda Calendar section:


Restoration Fellowship: 13th Annual International Prophetic Encounter – November 13th to 17th

BRFU Rugby Booze Cruise – November 15th **CANCELLED

BASE Gaming For Change – November 15th

Learning and Inclusive Education: From Disability to Possibility – November 15th

Bermuda National Gallery: 3rd Annual Music Nite – November 15th

Rock Out With Sonique Sanctuary at Taste 141 – November 15th

The West Market – November 16th

T.N. Tatem Middle School Community Fun Fair – November 16th

The City Market – restarts November 16th

Learning and Inclusive Education Workshop – November 16th

Bermuda Red Cross Evening Wear Sale – November 16th

One Stop Shopping – November 16th

P.A.L.S. 33rd Annual Fair – November 16th

Bermuda National Gallery: Mask Making Workshop – November 16th

Tokio Millennium Re Youth Mountain Bike Series – November 16th

Bermuda Society for the Blind: White Elephant & Bake Sale – November 16th

Holistic Fair – November 16th

Cobbs Hill Methodist Church: Solid R.O.C.K. Puppet Ministry Free Public Concert – November 16th

Bermuda Docs Weekend Film Series: The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne – November 16th

The Travellers Live – November 16th

**NEW  Yo Cherry’s Grand Opening – November 16th

**NEW  3 on 3 Basketball Tournament – November 16th

**NEW  Barbados Association of Bermuda: Kar-Ya-Own-Key – November 16th

TLC Ministry presents Kidz Extravaganza – November 16th and 17th

Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop Smoking – November 17th

Bermuda Docs Weekend Film Series: Herman’s House and Desert Runners – November 17th

Moon Walk for Diabetes – November 17th

Book Signing by Sandra Taylor Rouja – November 19th

BEPRO Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Keep Calm and Be Your Own Boss – Realistic Tips for the Aspiring Entrepreneur – November 19th

Identifying Your Niche: Vendor Seminar & Information Trade Show – November 19th

What Do You Know About Coffee? Presentation – November 20th

**NEW  An Itinerary through the Book of Jonah: Part 2 – November 20th

Bermuda National Gallery Student Art Competition Deadline – November 21st

Holiday Crafts at Waterville – November 21st

BEPRO: LinkedIn Link Up – November 21st

**NEW  TechAwards Presentation – November 21st

Sandys 360 Fall Movie Night Series – November 22nd

MAMA Annual Fundraiser and Christmas Wine Tasting – November 22nd

KatKids Christmas Market – November 22nd

Primary School Choir Competition – November 22nd and 23rd

Bermuda Nights – November 23rd **CANCELLED**

First Annual Cornerstone Golf Challenge – November 23rd

Tokio Millennium Re Youth Mountain Bike Series – November 23rd

Arabian Nights Gala Charity Ball – November 23rd

Machinima Workshops – starts November 23rd

BUEI Harbourside Market – November 23rd

Joie: A Seasonal Celebration – November 23rd and 24th

Fancy Nancy Tea Soiree – November 24th

In Motion Nutcracker’s Tea Party – November 24th

Association of Canadians in Bermuda: CFL Grey Cup Party 2013 – November 24th

Thanksgiving Buffet at Grotto Bay – November 28th

Thanksgiving at the Fairmont Southampton – November 28th

Thanksgiving Dinner at Lido – November 28th

CashforNash Mission Fundraiser – November 29th

Children’s Holiday Crafts at Waterville – November 29th

Sandys 360 White Elephant Sale – November 30th

The Garden Club of Bermuda Plant, Bake & Craft Sale – November 30th

Tokio Millennium Re Youth Mountain Bike Series – November 30th

The Caledonian Society of Bermuda’s St. Andrew’s Ball – November 30th

Barbados Assocation of Bermuda: Award Ceremony, Dinner and Dance – November 30th

Peddlers Porch – November 30th

18th Annual Home-Grown Alternatives – November 30th

Thanksgiving Sunday Brunch at Windows on the Sound – December 1st

Children’s Holiday Crafts at Waterville – December 3rd

Christmas Wreath Making and Candleabras Workshop – December 4th

Holiday Decadence Wine Tasting at BSoA – December 5th

Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society Pantomime: Sleeping Beauty – December 5th to 14th

Application Deadline for Bermuda National Gallery: 2014 Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Bermuda Art – December 6th

Bermuda National Trust Christmas Walkabout in St. George’s – December 6th

Bermuda Christmas Boat Parade – December 7th

Children’s Holiday Crafts at Waterville – December 10th

Christmas Wreath Making and Candleabras Workshop – December 11th

Christmas Wreath Making and Candleabras Workshop – December 12th

Sandys 360 Fall Movie Night Series – December 13th

Bermuda National Gallery: Young Members Party Masquerade Winter Ball – December 13th

In Motion School of Dance: The Nutcracker Holiday Spectacular – December 13th and 14th

Kwanzaa Storytime & Craft – December 14th

**NEW  Caisey Family Productions: The Gospel According to David – December 22nd

Christmas Eve Menu at Grotto Bay – December 24th


Christmas Day

Christmas Champagne Brunch at Grotto Bay – December 25th

**NEW  Full International Brunch at Lido Restaurant – December 25th


Boxing Day Menu at Grotto Bay – December 26th


New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dancing at Grotto Bay – December 31st

**NEW  Gala Dinner at Lido Restaurant – December 31st

**NEW  Dancing at The Deep Lounge and Nightclub – December 31st

Tokio Millennium Re Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 4th

Just For Laughs: Double Bill – January 8th

8th Annual Just For Laughs – January 9th to 11th

Metropolitan Opera in HD: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin – January 11th

Tokio Millennium Re Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 11th

Tokio Millennium Re Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 18th

Tokio Millennium Re Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 25th

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

Bermuda Yoga Festival – April 3rd to 6th

Metropolitan Opera in HD: Borodin’s Prince Igor – April 26th

Metropolitan Opera in HD: Mozart’s Così fan tutte – May 31st

Metropolitan Opera in HD: Rossini’s La Cenerentola – June 14th


Art Exhibits

BNG East: Contemporary Conversation by James Cooper – June 15th to November 23rd

Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery – September 13th to November 23rd

Charlotte Anna Lefroy Botanicals from the Bermuda National Trust Collection
Meredith Andrews: Fathers
Eyes on the World Extension (new work)

Current Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

Homer’s Cafe Display: Morning Walks, St. George’s by Gillian Outerbridge – November 1st to December 24th

6th Annual Charman Prize at Masterworks – October 11th to January 1st

Ground Control Exhibit at Masterworks – October 11th to November 20th

Artist in Residence Exhibit: Elliott Wilson – December 13th to 24th

SPArt on Sabbatical Exhibition at Common Ground – ongoing

Oil, Water and Wood at Bermuda Arts Centre – October 20th to November 15th

Current Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – November 1st to 19th

Edinburgh Gallery:  Kok Wan Lee and Chikako
Onions Gallery and Studios A, B and C/D: TechArt 2013



Have a wonderful weeked!



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