December 9th, 2015: Bermuda Events Update

Morning Troops!

 

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The countdown is well and truly on – after this, there are only two more posts until 2016 so keep all your festive events coming while there’s still time!    Event organisers, just submit all the details to http://nothingtodoinbermuda.com/submit-your-event.html and I’ll take care of the rest.  Remember that a basic listing is completely free.

 

For the rest of you, here are some of the latest ways to celebrate Christmas and NYE in Bermuda:

 

 

1210 Movie Night with the Human Rights Commission

Enjoy a Movie Night with the Human Rights Commission at Your Library on Thursday, December 10th.

From 5.30pm until 7.30pm at Bermuda National Library, you are invited to join HRC representatives as they celebrate Human Rights Day in Bermuda.

Admission is free and light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, or to RSVP, contact ejhollis@gov.bm or 299-0028.

 

 

1211 A Holiday To Remember

Shop carefully selected vendors for fabulous finds while enjoying musical selections by Justified Piano Services students at Bermuda National Library’s A Holiday to Remember on Friday, December 11th.

From 6pm until 9pm at the Adult Library on Queen Street, this event will feature authors, artisans and entrepreneurs.

In addition, Mwalimu Melodye Micere Van Putten will be launching her newest book.

For more information, contact Ashley Stone at 299-0031, 295-2905 or avstone@gov.bm.

 

 

 

1212 Car Boot Sale

All bargain hunters are welcome at the Car Boot Sale at St. Anthony’s Church on Saturday, December 12th.

This will run from 9am until 3pm and a hot lunch will be available for sale.

For vendors, the cost is $25 per spot, which includes a table.

For more information, or to book your spot, contact 236-2609 or macmam@northrock.bm.

 

 

 

1212 Bermuda Connections with Martin Brewer

Bermuda National Library presents the latest in their Bermuda Connections Series as they invite you to join author and executive member of the Bermuda Historical Society, Dr. Martin Brewer, on Saturday, December 12th.

From 10am until 2pm, this book signing event will feature the release of his new book, Shakers and Movers: Earthquakes and Tsunamis Felt in Bermuda.

This event is free and the book will be priced at $35.

For more information, contact ejhollis@gov.bm.

 

1212 Studio 8 Glass Fusing

Guaranteeing that you will finish the class with treasured hand made items, Studio 8 Glass invite you to try your hand at their Glass Jewellery and Fusing Lessons on Saturdays, December 12th and 19th.

The initial class at 4pm is approx 2 hours long, during which you will learn the glass fusing basics and see all the possibilities.

You then return for a finishing class the next day from 4pm until 5pm (flexible) when the glass is cooled. In this class they mount the pieces to turn them into pendants and they finish two pieces for you, free of charge. Generally you make around 6 to 8 pieces but not all of them may be practical as jewellery. This second class takes around one hour, depending on the number of people.

To see pictures of items other students have made. visit www.Studio8.Glass.

The price is $150 and everything is included.  Reservations are essential.

For more information, or to register, contact info@studio8.glass or 704 -4216.

 

1214 Bermuda Society for the Blind December Holiday Social

‘Tis the Season for a Holiday gathering so the Bermuda Society For The Blind invites members, clients, and others who are have lost or are losing vision to join them for an evening of fun at their December Holiday Social on Monday, December 14th.

This will take place from 5.30pm until 8.30pm at Cathedral Hall on Church Street.  They look forward to seeing old friends and welcoming people new to the Society (Registered Charity #90) who would like to learn about the organisation, its programmes, and the people it serves.

The evening will include a light supper, games, music, and lots of fun.  Transportation may be provided if necessary.  Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Lions Club of Bermuda Share The Christmas Spirit food hamper programme.

This event has been kindly sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers

There is no cover charge, although donations are appreciated.

For more information, or to RSVP to The Bermuda Society For The Blind by December 9th, contact 292-3231.

 

1215 Inner Child

Showing for one night only, the art exhibit Inner Child, An Exploration of Self will take place on Tuesday, December 15th.

From 7pm until 9pm in the Aquarium Hall at the Bermudian Aquarium, Museum and Zoo, this is Velina Wheatley-King’s first solo art show just in time for the holidays. The event is an opportunity to buy unique locally made art, including Ink Therapy (a hand-drawn colouring book), canvases, originals, prints and more. Sales will be by cash or cheque only and the dress code is Smart Casual.

Special thanks go to Burrows Lightbourn for sponsoring red and white wine for the evening.

There is no entry fee.

For more information, contact vwkart@gmail.com.

 

1218 Shredding Games

Bring your whole family to enjoy an afternoon of fun at Shredding Games on Friday, December 18th. **UPDATE: This has been postponed until Sunday, January 10th**

Running from noon until 4pm 1pm until 5pm in the Common Room at Somersfield Academy (there will be signs showing the way), this event will include an art gallery, silent auction, video games, and skateboarding.

Hosted by Hailey Barbosa, this public event is for a mandatory personal project in MYP 5, the last year at Somersfield.

There is no entry fee and everything is free.  For the silent auction, you will just write your bid and contact details, and the money will be required when the winning bidder is announced in early 2016.

For more information, contact dragonrage2900@gmail.com.

 

1218 AA Candlelight 2015

To offer a little extra support at what can be a difficult time of year, Alcoholics Anonymous are hosting their Annual Candlelight Meeting on Friday, December 18th.

From 5.30pm until 6.30pm at St. Paul’s in Paget, you can participate in an open AA meeting with candlelight.  All are welcome and you are invited to come early for food and fellowship, stay late for service and clean up.

There is no cover charge, but donations are accepted at the end to help pay rent, buy coffee and tea, etc.

For more information, contactbermudaintergroup101@hotmail.com or 297-0965.

 

 

0315 Car Boot Sale

Grab a bargain at the Peace Lutheran Church’s Car Boot Sale on Saturday, December 19th.

This will run from 9am until 2pm and promises lots of bargains on clothes, shoes, purses, bags, household items, toys, children’s clothes, jewellery, CDs, DVDs and lots more things.

Please note that they have already sold out of tables for this date.

For more information, contact Carol Carvalho on 747-3377.

 

1220 Annual Christmas Concert

The Choir of the St. Paul A.M.E. Church present their Annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 20th.

From 6pm, this concert will feature guest artists Professor Hanan Davis (Soprano),  Jarrett O’Neal (Tenor),  Tislam Swift (Tenor),  Tracy F. Johnson, Jr. (Bass),  and Tyler Jacob Hill (Bass/Baritone).

Special guests will be the former Police Choir and Sandy’s Secondary Middle School Band under the direction of Mr. Sheldon Fox, II.

Tickets are $25 for general admission and $35 for Patrons.

For more information, contact 292-0505.

 

1220 Christmas Candlelight Service

You are invited to come and join the New Testament Church of God Miracle Temple Family for a celebratory night of carol singing, skits, dancing and more at their first Christmas Candlelight Service on Sunday, December 20th.

Starting at 7pm, the sanctuary will decked out as they celebrate “God’s Glory now on Earth”.

Admission is free and all are welcome.

For more information, visit their Facebook Page at www.Facebook.com/ntcogmiracletemple/.

 

1221 EY Building Connections

Students are invited to network with EY professionals at their Building Connections: EY Student Networking Event on Monday, December 21st.

From 5.30pm until 7.30pm at their premises on Bermudiana Road, you can join fellow students from all year groups for an opportunity to learn more about EY – their clients, their people, and their impact in Bermuda and on global markets. At EY, they aim to build a better working world through supporting their clients with the trends and issues that are shaping tomorrow.

Hear about the opportunities a career in professional services can offer, so that you can start thinking today about your career path. EY want to be the choice for future leaders. Many of the people who join EY go on to hold leadership roles here, or in industry, academia, public life or the voluntary sector.

Their talented EY people look forward to meeting you, learning about your university and career plans, and are happy to share knowledge, insights and career experience.

For more information, or to RSVP, contact Students@bm.ey.com with your Name, School, Major and Expected Graduation Date.  You can also Like the EY Bermuda Careers Page on Facebook.

 

1223 Chiko's Charity Event

Chef Chiko will be giving back to the community once again by providing free meals for those in need at Chiko’s Smokey Rub 2nd Annual Christmas Charity Event on Wednesday, December 23rd.

This will be from 5.30pm until 10pm at Albuoys Point.  Last year he and his team of volunteers fed 452 people. A donation box was also on site and $1000 was raised and donated to The Eliza Doolittle Society.

For more information, contact chikosmokeyrub@hotmail.com or 704-4566.

 

 

 

1225 Christmas Brunch at Beau Rivage

The mulled wine and eggnog are sure to be flowing as you let Beau Rivage take care of you at their Christmas Day Brunch on Friday, December 25th.

Enjoy the spectacular view over Hamilton Harbour from the Dining Room and the Terrace as you indulge in traditional holiday dishes from around the world, including shrimp cocktail, smoked salmon, turkey and ham carving, corn bread, cassava pie, Bermuda cod fish and potato, pork roast, duck, salad bar, sushi, beef wellington carving, fresh Catch of the Day, and an array of decadent desserts, such as Yule log, Christmas pudding, weihnachtsstollen, lebkuchen, panettone, brataepfle with marzipan-almond filling, a selection of Christmas cookies, and many more delicious options.

Reservations are available from 11am until 3.30pm.

The cost is $58 per person or $35 for children aged 10 and under, plus 17% gratuities.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 232-8686.

 

1225 Reefs Christmas Day Brunch 2015

The Reefs’ popular Sunday Brunch goes festive with their lavish Christmas Day Brunch on Friday, December 25th.

Running from 11am until 3pm, there’s sure to be something for everyone as you indulge in various starters, carving stations, pasta made to order, omelette and waffle stations, cassava pie, Catch of the Day, roasted vegetables, assorted desserts, and much more.

The price is $65 per person and reservations are required.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 238-0222.

 

 

1225 Cafe Coco Xmas Day Set Menu 2015

Leave the cooking to someone else as Coco Reef are offering a special Christmas Day Lunch and Dinner Menu on Friday, December 25th.

Lunch is available from noon until 2pm, while dinner is available from 7pm to 9pm.  The full menu can be viewed here and the à la carte menu will also be available.

The cost of the special Christmas menu is $50 per person.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 236-5416 ext. 7826 or dmoorghen@cocoreef.bm.

 

 

1225 Christmas Dinner at Beau Rivage

Stay stress-free while keeping your kitchen clean and join Beau Rivage for their decadent 4 course Christmas Day Dinner with French Flair on Thursday, December 25th.

Reservations are available from 6.30pm until 9pm.

The cost is $85 per person, plus 17% gratuities.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 232-8686.

 

1231 Reefs New Years Eve Duo

The Reefs invite you to come ring in the New Year with them with one of two options on Thursday, December 31st.

Firstly, from 6pm, you can join them for Dinner followed by Drinks and Dancing to the tunes of DJ Travis. The menu can be found here and the cost is $115 per person, plus gratuities.  The dinner will also be included in their special NYE staycation package which, for the price of $399 plus tax and grats, includes the room, dinner and party, and breakfast the next morning.  You can also add on an extra night for only $100 more, either before or after the 31st and this includes breakfast as well.

Alternatively, you can join them for a special Chef’s Table at 7pm.  This fantastic last meal of 2015 will feature 11 courses paired with wines, and includes all the festivities and party after the dinner.  The menu can be found here and the cost is $200 per person, plus gratuities.

Space is limited and reservations are required.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 238-0222.

 

1231 NYE Dinner at Beau Rivage

Enjoy a fantastic dinner overlooking Hamilton Harbour and ring in the New Year in style at Beau Rivage’s New Year’s Eve Dinner on Thursday, December 31st.

From 6.30pm, Beau Rivage will offer a specially created a la carte menu with traditional French New Year’s Eve dishes.

For more information, or to reserve your prime spot, contact 232-8686.

 

1231 NYE 2016 at Coco Reef

Coco Reef invite you to Leap into 2016 with a celebratory NYE dinner package at their resort on Thursday, December 31st.

The package includes canapés in their spectacular lobby from 7pm, a special dinner menu at 8pm, an after Party with live DJ Craig “Bubbles” Darrell from 10pm, a glass of Champagne at midnight , and party favours.

The cost is $140 per person, which includes grats.  Reservations and full payment are required in advance.  Package guests can also avail of a special offer where they can add a room for $150, based on double occupancy (tax and fees included).

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 236-5416 ext. 7826 or dmoorghen@cocoreef.bm.

 

0101 New Years Day at Beau Rivage

Party, sleep in and then enjoy a delicious New Year’s Day Brunch at Beau Rivage on Friday, January 1st.

Reservations are available from 11am until 3.30pm and brunch will include dishes from around the world, including shrimp cocktail, smoked salmon, salad bar, sushi, Bermuda cod fish breakfast, egg benedict, pancakes, French toast, sausage, bacon. hash brown potato, pork roast,
leg of beef carving with Yorkshire pudding, fresh Catch of the Day
and an array of decadent desserts, such as Yule Log, chocolate fountain, and petit fours, French macaroons, Baked Alaska, and many more delicious options.  To perk you up after a hard night of celebrating, there will also be a Bloody Mary Bar at a cost of $7 per drink.

The cost is $58 per person or $35 for children aged 10 and under, plus 17% gratuities.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 232-8686.

 

0123 Sportz Mania

Kids aged 3 to 8 can have fun while learning the importance of teamwork at Sportz Mania’s 2016 Winter Multi-Sport Programmes running every Saturday from January 23rd until March 12th at Dalton E Tucker Primary.

Sportz Mania provides children the opportunity to learn and participate in a variety of sports and recreational activities in a non-competitive environment. Their goal is to provide children with a unique and exciting learning experience, while also promoting sportsmanship, perseverance, teamwork, and respect. All programs are high energy, structured, and of course, fun.

The cost is $150 per child.

For more information, registration, and the latest promotion, visit www.SportzMania.org.

 

 

 

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Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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

 

1130 Open Pole Fitness Sessions

Open Pole Fitness Sessions – November 30th to December 17th

1203 Treasure Island Panto

Christmas Pantomime: Treasure Island – December 3rd to 12th

1210 Movie Night with the Human Rights Commission

**NEW  Movie Night with the Human Rights Commission at Your Library – December 10th

1210 Classy Style Jewelry Party

Classy Style Jewelry Party – December 10th

1211 Hamilton Princess Snowball Party

Annual Snowball Party at Hamilton Princess Bermuda – December 11th

1211 12 Martinis of Christmas

12 Martinis of Christmas – December 11th

1211 BR50 Community Carol Concert

BR50 Community Carol Concert – December 11th

1211 A Holiday To Remember

**NEW  A Holiday to Remember – December 11th

1212 Taxi Golf Classics

Bermuda Taxi Owners Association’s Golf Classics and Christmas Party – December 11th and 12th

1211 SPCA Supply and Food Drive

SPCA Christmas Supply and Food Drive – December 11th and 12th

1211 ADHT Tour

ADHT Guided Walking Tour of North East Hamilton – December 11th and 18th

1127 Christmas Sip n Shop

Christmas Sip’n’Shop – December 11th and 18th

1127 Late Night Christmas Shopping

Late Night Christmas Shopping – December 11th and 18th

1204 Elves at Peoples

Santa’s Elves Arrive at People’s – December 11th and 18th

1212 Bermuda Boat Parade_Page_2

Bermuda Christmas Boat Parade – December 12th

Event

Bermuda Christmas Boat Parade: MV Elizabeth – December 12th

1212 HH North Village Xmas Concert

North Village Band and Friends Christmas Concert – December 12th

1212 Boat Parade at the Hamilton Princess

Bermuda Christmas Boat Parade: Hamilton Princess – December 12th

1212 Mariners RFC Boat Parade

Bermuda Christmas Boat Parade: Mariners RFC’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Party – December 12th

0315 Car Boot Sale

**NEW  Car Boot Sale at St. Anthony’s Church – December 12th

1212 Bermuda Connections with Martin Brewer

**NEW  Bermuda Connections with Martin Brewer – December 12th

1205 Bermuda Rocks Make a Christmas Gift

Make a Christmas Gift – December 12th and 19th

1212 Studio 8 Glass Fusing

**NEW  Glass Jewellery and Fusing Lessons – December 12th and 19th

1206 Teddy Bear High Tea

Teddy Bear High Tea – December 13th and 20th

1213 BAC Jingle Bell 5K Walk Run

BAC Jingle Bell 5K Walk/Run – December 13th

1206 Christmas in Dockyard

Christmas in Dockyard – December 13th

1213 Masterworks Festive Fun

Ornament Decorating & Wine – December 13th

Event

Somerset 2015 Christmas Parade – December 13th

1214 Raleigh Bermuda Information Session

Raleigh Bermuda 2016 Programme Information Session #1 – December 14th

1214 Bermuda Society for the Blind December Holiday Social

**NEW  Bermuda Society for the Blind December Holiday Social – December 14th

1215 Inner Child

**NEW  Inner Child, An Exploration of Self – December 15th

Event

InterNations Bermuda: Expat Christmas Get-Together – December 17th

1217 Networking Navidad1

BEPRO Networking Navidad – December 17th

1217 Star Wars

Bermuda School of Music and Beyond Rugby present Star Wars: The Force Awakens – December 17th and 18th

1218 Shredding Games

**NEW / DATE CHANGE  Shredding GamesDecember 18th January 10th

1218 AA Candlelight 2015

**NEW  AA Candlelight Meeting – December 18th

1219 Regali Christmas Shopping Family Affair

Christmas Shopping: A Family Affair – December 19th

1219 BIFF Star Wars

BIFF Star Wars Special Showing – December 19th

0315 Car Boot Sale

**NEW  Peace Lutheran Church Car Boot Sale – December 19th

1206 Christmas in Dockyard

Christmas in Dockyard – December 20th

1220 Pastry Cooking Class

Pastry Cooking Class at the Hamilton Princess – December 20th

1220 PHC Christmas Party

PHC’s Christmas Party – December 20th

1220 Annual Christmas Concert

**NEW  Annual Christmas Concert – December 20th

1220 Christmas Candlelight Service

**NEW  Christmas Candlelight Service – December 20th

1221 EY Building Connections

**NEW  Building Connections: EY Student Networking Event – December 21st

1223 Chiko's Charity Event

**NEW  Chiko’s Smokey Rub 2nd Annual Christmas Charity Event – December 23rd

 

 

Christmas Day

1225 Christmas Day at Cafe Lido

Christmas Day Brunch at Cafe Lido – December 25th

1225 Christmas Day Brunch at the Hamilton Princess

Christmas Day Brunch or Dinner at Hamilton Princess – December 25th

1225 Christmas Brunch at Beau Rivage

**NEW  Christmas Day Brunch at Beau Rivage – December 25th

1225 Reefs Christmas Day Brunch 2015

**NEW  Christmas Day Brunch at The Reefs – December 25th

1225 Cafe Coco Xmas Day Set Menu 2015

**NEW  Christmas Day Lunch and Dinner Menu at Coco Reef – December 25th

1225 Christmas Dinner at Beau Rivage

**NEW  Christmas Day Dinner at Beau Rivage – December 25th

 

 

1227 Blast from the Past

Blast from the Past – December 27th

 

 

New Year’s Eve

1231 NYE at Marcus

New Year’s Eve at Marcus’ – December 31st

1231 NYE at Crown and Anchor

New Year’s Eve in Crown & Anchor – December 31st

1231 A New Years Night in Cuba

A New Year’s Night in Cuba – December 31st

1231 Glitz and Glamour

Glitz and Glamour: NYE 2016 – December 31st

1231 NYE Dinner at Beau Rivage

**NEW  New Year’s Eve Dinner at Beau Rivage – December 31st

1231 Reefs New Years Eve 2015

**NEW  New Year’s Eve Dinner and Celebration at The Reefs – December 31st

1231 Reefs New Year Eve Chef Table 2015

**NEW  New Year’s Eve Chef’s Table Dinner and Celebration at The Reefs – December 31st

1231 NYE 2016 at Coco Reef

**NEW  Leap into 2016 at the Coco Reef Resort – December 31st

 

 

0101 Lazy Breakfast at Crown and Anchor

The Lazy Breakfast at the Crown & Anchor Restaurant – January 1st

0101 New Years Day at Beau Rivage

**NEW  New Year’s Day Brunch at Beau Rivage – January 1st

0106 JFL Double Bill

Just for Laughs Bermuda: Double Bill – January 6th

0107 Just for Laughs Bermuda

Just for Laughs Bermuda: Cabaret Show – January 7th

0107 Just for Laughs Bermuda

Just for Laughs Bermuda: Gala Shows – January 8th and 9th

1114 Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series

Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 9th

0113 Raleigh Bermuda Information Session

Raleigh Bermuda 2016 Programme Information Session #2 – January 13th

1114 Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series

Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 16th

0120 IMA Architect Session

Architect: Registration, Professional Practice & Accountability – January 20th

0122 Womens Vision Empowerment Retreat

Dear Future Self: Women’s Vision Empowerment Retreat – January 22nd and 23rd

1114 Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series

Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 23rd

0123 Sportz Mania

**NEW  Sportz Mania 2016 Winter Multi-Sport Programmes – starts January 23rd

0214 Orchid Spa Wedding Expo

2016 Orchid Spa Wedding Expo – February 14th

Bermuda SPCA Logo

Bermuda SPCA’s 19th Annual Paws to the Park – March 6th

0311 Weekend Intensive Yoga

Weekend Intensive Yoga – March 11th to 13th

0429 Bermuda Yoga Festival

Bermuda Yoga Festival 2016 – April 29th to May 1st

 

 

Art Exhibits

Masterworks

Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

 

Bermuda National Gallery

Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery – December 7th to 31st

  • 2015 Annual Student Art Exhibition: Local Impact, Global Action: A Community Project on the World
  • Highlights from the Young Collection
  • Highlights of the BNG Collection

 

Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard

Exhibits at Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard

 

Bermuda Society of Arts BSoA Logo

Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – November 20th to December 8th

  • Onions Gallery: TechArt15
  • Studio B: Amanda Temple – Forever Fleeting: The Art of Metamorphosis
  • Edinburgh Gallery: Chris Burville Photography

 

1119 Streets of Italy

DNA & SPArt presents Streets of Italy – November 19th to Janaury 27th

 

Enjoy the rest of the week!

 

C

xx

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