February 24th, 2016: Bermuda Events Update
Morning Ladies and Gents
Well, it’s almost the end of this short month so you only have to make your salary last for a few more days!
If you need help in spending it, then here is the latest listing of Bermuda events to give you inspiration:
Select Palette Art (SPArt) is currently showcasing the brand-new exhibit Exhale by celebrated local artist Robert Bassett at Common Ground.
The exhibit will run through April 20th and can be viewed during Common Ground’s regular opening hours from 7.30am until 3.30pm, Monday to Friday, and from 9am until 2pm on Saturdays.
There is no cover charge and all are welcome.
For more information, contact email@example.com.
Learn how to better manage stress, change, challenge and adversity with evidence based information and empirically validated and immediately implementable skills at the seminar, Building Resilience and Preventing Burnout, on Thursday, February 25th.
Change and uncertainty have become professional and household features in Bermuda and globally. Work challenges can influence personal and family life which can result in feeling maxed-out, overwhelmed and addicted to being busy.
This event will be held from 5.30pm until 7pm at O‘Hara House and the presenters (Lorrie Peniston and Paula Davis-Laack) are international experts in the field of Positive Psychology and Resilience. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certificates are generally accepted by most organizations for this seminar.
Tickets are $60 per person and available online at www.BDAtix.bm or by calling 232-8499.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 599-9663.
Learn more about how increasing expectations for data transparency are being managed against data privacy requirements, and the potential repercussions in the event of a failure in those processes at TechTalk: Information Security: Public Access on One Hand and Privacy and Data Protection on the Other on Thursday, February 25th.
From 5.30pm at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, the discussion will cover Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), Public Access to Information (PATI), and Information security.
The panel will consist of Gitanjali Gutierrez (Information Commissioner, ICO Bermuda), Kerr Kennedy (Senior Manager, Advisory & Risk, EY), Nancy Volesky (Director, Privacy and Data Protection Project) and William Francis (Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Economic
The discussion will be moderated by Sheridan Smith, Director, Management Services/Information Technology, Bermuda Monetary Authority.
This event is free and open to everyone.
For more information, or to RSVP, contact email@example.com.
The Docksider Pub & Restaurant invite you to start off your weekend by celebrating the Happiest of Hours with original Bermuda rock band, Radios in Cars on Friday, February 26th.
The band will be playing from 6pm, with happy hour drink prices, and all proceeds will be donated to Agape House in honour of Gerry.
There is no cover charge.
For more information, contact Dockies on 296-3333.
Jump with the stars and join World Champion Jumpers the Comet Skippers at the Jump 2B Fit Workshop on Saturday, February 27th.
From 9am until noon at Somersfield Academy Gymnasium, there will be active fun for the whole family, from toddlers to CrossFit enthusiasts. Participants can come and have fun jumping rope, incluiding Double Dutch, Double Unders, Single Rope, Long Rope, and more.
The cost to participate is a $5 donation and you can just turn up on the day.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grab a bargain at the Car Boot Sale on Saturday, February 27th.
From 9am until 2pm at St. Mark’s Church Hall in Smith’s Parish, you can shop a variety of items, including gifts, clothing, vegetables, face painting, plants, and refreshments.
For further information, please contact email@example.com.
BHS Vietnam Service Project are hosting a fundraising Car Wash on Saturday, February 27th.
This will run from 9am until 3pm at Butterfield and Vallis, opposite the BAA field. BHS Round Square Service Project to Vietnam in March 2016 will be building houses for the local population in Vinh Long outside Ho Chi Minh. 25 staff and students will carry out the building project. Funds raised will be used to purchase the materials required.
The cost is $20 for cars and $10 for bikes with advance tickets from BHS reception, or on the day. This event is being sponsored by Bermuda Motors , so if you have a KIA car it will be washed for free and Bermuda Motors will pay BHS for it.
For more information, or to support this project individually, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Steve, Dr. Ryan and Dr. Paola invite their patients to come and get your child’s hand prints on the wall at the Wee Care Pediatrics Patient Fun Day on Saturday, February 27th.
From 10am until 2pm, there will be face-painting, glitter tattoos, carnival rides, popcorn, cake and, of course, hand-printing.
For more information, contact 296-3032 or visit www.Facebook.com/BermudaWeeCare.
Celebrating over forty years of African Dance and commemorating Black History Month, the Bermuda African Dance Company presents African Extravaganza on Saturday, February 27th.
From 7pm in the Bermuda African Dance Studio in the Old Berkeley Building, you can enjoy a buffet dinner, music and performances with an African flair.
Tickets are $50 and can be purchased from the members of the company or at the door.
For more information, contact Dawn Broadbelt at 505-1059.
Celebrate life with two nights of non-stop laughter at an International Comedy Show with Sleepy Floyd on Sunday and Monday, February 28th and 29th.
Showtime is at 8pm each night at The Grand. Comedian Sleepy Floyd from New York has been entertaining audiences all around the US and Bootsie will perform as the opening act.
Tickets are $25 and are available at The Grand daily after 4pm.
For more information, contact Bootsie on 531-1279.
Challenge your business rivals at Expertise Limited’s 2nd Annual Corporate Trivia Night on Thursday, March 3rd.
The quiz starts at 6.30pm sharp at the Mariner’s Club and participating organisations can enter a team of 5 quiz enthusiasts, with up to two of those spots being filled by friends and family. The deadline for team submission is on Thursday, February 25th. There is no entry at the door. so pre-registration is required for entry.
The minimum donation for teams to enter is $800 and all proceeds will be donated to Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s Relay for Life 2016 event.
For more information, or to register, contact Ashley Santos on 296-0336 and Ashley@expertise.bm.
You are invited to bring the whole family as Bermuda College, in conjunction with Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, presents a Pediatric Health Fair on Saturday, March 5th.
From 3pm until 6.30pm on the Bermuda College field, there will be specialty vendors, interactive demonstration, screenings, Lahey Clinic and Nursing Student presentations, and food and fun castles.
Child-centric topics will include: TV, video games, internet usage; food safety; accidental poisoning; car seat safety; pedal bike helmets; water safety (drowning); residential fire safety; nutrition; dental health; and physical activity.
Admission is free.
For more information, contact Ms. Swan on 236-9000 ext. 4071.
Come out and support the Bermuda Pilot Gig Club’s Rowing Racing Crews while flexing your mental muscle at a Quiz Night Fundraiser for the Bermuda Pilot Gig Club on Saturday, March 5th.
The quiz starts at 8pm sharp at the Bailey’s Bay Swizzle Inn. A fun night is sure to be had with raffles, prizes, drink specials and quizmaster Mike Bishop testing your team’s trivia knowledge on a wide variety of subjects. The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club’s Rowing Racing Crews will be representing Bermuda in the 2016 World Pilot Gig Championships in the Isles of Scilly, UK.
The cost is $20 per person, with teams of 4 to 6 people.
For more information, or to register your team, contact Swizzle Inn Bailey’s Bay at 293-1854.
The Passion Bermuda Mas Band present Return Fete 2016 on Saturday, March 5th.
This event will take place Jenny’s Car Park on the site of the Old Bermuda Bakery on Pitts Bay Road. Doors open at 9pm and music will be courtesy of Preedy, performing live.
Tickets are $30 in advance, more on the door.
This event is sponsored by Johnnie Walker.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Jumaane at Jumaane.email@example.com, Sandra at Sandra@passionbermuda.com or 538-7842, or Corey at 334-9739.
The March edition of the monthly Ciné Club from L’Alliance Française des Bermudes will be showing Samba at 8pm on Tuesday, March 8th.
Screening in the Tradewinds Auditorium at BUEI, this French comedy/drama with English subtitles is from directors Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, with with Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Tahar Rahim.
Samba migrated to France ten years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burn-out. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba’s willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while Alice tries to get her life back on track until fate draws them together….
All members of the public are welcome. Tickets are available at the door and cost $5 for AF/BUEI members, $10 for non-members and $5 for students.
For more information, contact 294-0204 or visit www.AllianceFrancaise.bm.
Enjoy an evening of soup tasting by ten great Bermuda chefs, followed by a buffet dinner in support of The Eliza Dolittle Society at the Soup-A-Bowl on Monday, March 21st.
The evening will begin at 6pm at the Hamilton Princess with a bubbly reception, soup challenge, silent and live auctions, and a balloon raffle. From 7.30pm, there will be a buffet dinner with live music.
Tickets are $175 and available from www.BDAtix.bm.
For more information, contact Chris at 334-8351 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Following on the success of We are Climbing Jacob’s Ladder; Hubert Smith and The Second Last Supper, educator, historian and researcher Dale Butler presents his 4th play Pickles and Spiced Ham on Saturday, April 9th.
Written and produced by Dale Butler and directed by Karen Dill, this is an original musical/comedy/mystery with a live band and excellent singers. You may be chosen. Showtime is at 2.30pm and 7pm at St. Paul’s AME Church. Will local entertainment return or remain dormant? Come and find out with legendary performers and some newcomers as well.
Tickets cost $20 for the 2.30pm showing and $25 for the 7pm, and are available from Music Box and St. Paul AME Church Office.
For more information, contact email@example.com.
The Sandy’s Parish Council cordially invites you to join them at their Wine Tasting Fundraiser on Friday, April 22nd.
From 7pm until 9.30pm at the Sandy’s Boat Club, the evening will also include light hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, raffles and music by DJ Blacka Knights.
The cost is $50 for the wine-tasting or $20 for fruit punch, and available from www.pTix.bm and Cesar’s Pharmacy. This event is supported by Burrows Lightbourne and all proceeds go to the Sandy’s Parish Council initiatives.
For more information, contact Sandy’s Parish Council members at firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, 335-3389, 335-4091, 337-3434 or 234-0851.
Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events
Reading Odyssey – January 4th to March 24th
Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts – January 22nd to March 5th
Yoga Foundation Class (Wednesday Evenings) – starts February 24th
Health and Nutrition Seminar – February 24th
BZS Lecture Series: The Ecology of the Sargasso Sea – February 24th
Still Life Workshop – February 24th
Yoga Foundation Class (Thursday Mornings) – starts February 25th
Figurative Workshop – February 25th
Indian Night Dinner – February 25th
BUEI Talks: Syrian & Iraqi Refugees by Tara Sutton – February 25th
**NEW Building Resilience and Preventing Burnout – February 25th
Joy T. Barnum @BNG – February 26th
**NEW Docksider Happy Hour with Radios in Cars – February 26th
Bring the Noize – February 26th and 27th
Shimmer & Ice Dinner Dance – February 27th
**RESCHEDULED Metropolitan Opera in HD: Berg’s Lulu – February
Holy Trinity Church Spring Fair – February 27th
Hearts, Hats and High Tea – February 27th
KICS Teen e-Book Club – February 27th
Fun Quiz Night – February 27th
Housestyle Takeover – February 27th
**NEW Jump 2B Fit Workshop – February 27th
**NEW Car Boot Sale – February 27th
**NEW BHS Vietnam Service Project Car Wash – February 27th
**NEW Wee Care Pediatrics Patient Fun Day – February 27th
**NEW African Extravaganza – February 27th
Palette Knife Workshop – February 27th and 28th
Argus Walks the Walk with The Centre on Philanthropy – February 28th
**NEW International Comedy Show with Sleepy Floyd – February 28th and 29th
**NEW 2nd Annual Corporate Trivia Night – March 3rd
Psychosocial First Aid Course – starts March 4th
Bermuda International Film Festival – March 4th to 11th
Metropolitan Opera in HD: Mozart’s Magic Flute – March 5th
GoldRush – March 5th
**NEW Pediatric Health Fair – March 5th
**NEW Quiz Night Fundraiser for the Bermuda Pilot Gig Club – March 5th
**NEW Return Fete 2016 – March 5th
Bermuda SPCA’s 19th Annual Paws to the Park – March 6th
International Women’s Day Lunch and Dinner – March 8th
**NEW L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: Samba – March 8th
Weekend Intensive Yoga – March 11th to 13th
Celebrate the Night – March 12th
Spring Pastry Cooking Class at Hamilton Princess – March 13th
Printing Without a Press with Raziya Swan – March 13th
Harvard in Hamilton for the Hungry X – March 17th
Joy T. Barnum @BNG – March 18th
Ariel Re Bermuda 7s – March 18th and 19th
Metropolitan Opera in HD: Bizet’s Pearl Fishers – March 19th
The 5th Bermuda Beach Art Festival – March 19th
Boxing Championships – March 19th
Lighthouse Medical Expo – March 19th
Gouache/Ink Resist Workshop with Michael Cacy – March 19th
2016 KPMG Round the Grounds Race – March 20th
Spring Pastry Cooking Class at Hamilton Princess – March 20th
**NEW Soup-A-Bowl – March 21st
Renegades Booze Crooze – March 24th
Easter Sunday Brunch at Hamilton Princess – March 27th
Easter Ocean Side Brunch at Cafe Lido – March 27th
Metropolitan Opera in HD: Puccini’s Turandot – April 9th
Xtreme Sports Games – April 9th
**NEW Pickles and Spiced Ham – April 9th
Metropolitan Opera in HD: Puccini’s Manon Lescaut – April 16th
Color Fun Run/Walk – April 16th
Joy T. Barnum @City Hall – April 22nd
**NEW Sandy’s Parish Council: Wine Tasting Fundraiser – April 22nd
Underwater Extravaganza – April 23rd
Bermuda Yoga Festival 2016 – April 29th to May 1st
2017 Bermuda Marathon Weekend – January 13th to 15th
Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art
- Surreal Reflections & Tic Tac Toe by Andy Detzer – January 29th to February 10th
Exhibits at Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard
Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – February 5th to 23rd
- BSoA Members’ Photography Show – Unseen
- Gavin Smith’s #DISCUSS
Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery – until May 28th
- Peter Woolcock: A Tribute
- Highlights from the Young Collection
- Highlights of the BNG Collection
International Women’s Club Art Exhibition – March 4th to 18th
**NEW SPArt presents Exhale by Robert Bassett – until April 20th
Enjoy the rest of the week!