September 28th, 2016: Bermuda Events Update

Morning Troops, 

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October is only a few days away and there’s already so many Bermuda Fall events lined up on the calendar!

As always, don’t forget to check out the Quick Recap Section at the bottom of the post for a full listing of all upcoming events, included those previously covered in previous posts.

 

 

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Bermuda’s largest resort, Fairmont Southampton, is offering locals yet another Willowstream Spa Special. Get your girls (or guys) together to indulge in a luxurious Wellness Day at Southampton’s spa sanctuary, starting Monday, September 26th.
From now until December 15, all Bermudian residents will receive $40 off any 60+ minute massage, body or facial treatment, from Monday to Thursday (or $25 off from Friday to Sunday).This includes complimentary full-day access to the Spa’s facilities, including the indoor swimming pool, 2 outdoor jacuzzis, fully equipped fitness center, sauna & steam room and Spa lounge areas with complimentary tea and water. Chill-out in the serenity of their adult-only Spa and treat yourself to some well-deserved quality time just for yourself.
Spend the day with them and enjoy a super-healthy, feel-good lunch served poolside on the Spa deck – all you need to do is relax on a lounger while choosing your culinary favorite from a selection of delicious Bento Boxes (from $21) and snacks, packed with protein, vitamins and minerals (gluten-free options available). In the mood for some bubbly? Try one of their Spa Sips, whether it’s sparkling Champagne, a good glass of wine, or refreshing cocktails (from $12).
Terms and conditions apply. For new booking only, not to be combined with other offers. Spa access and alcohol consumption is limited to over 18s. Valid Bermuda ID must be presented at Spa Check-in. For your convenience, a 17% gratuity and $3 delivery charge per person will be added to food and drinks.
Appointments are available from 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM daily. The Spa and fitness center are open from 6:30 AM – 9:00 PM daily.
To make a booking, contact 441-239-6924, shp.willowstream@fairmont.com or book online at spadirect2.ryatta.com… (please mention “Locals Special” in comments field).
For more information and price list, please visit: www.fairmont.com .

 

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Saltus is offering two opportunities to tour Saltus Grammar School’s Lower Primary Department at an Open House for Prospective Students on Wednesday, September 28th.

Experience Lower Primary in action, from Foundation Year through S2, there will be two different times to tour the school. From 9am to 11am, you can see the dynamic teaching and learning environment that a Saltus education provides. Or visit from 5.30 to 7pm, take a tour and speak to the teachers about the benefits of attending Saltus – a first-class coeducational school. For more information, contact Amanda Skinner, Director of Enrolment Management, at admissions@saltus.bm .

 

 

 

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The Information Commissioner’s Office is celebrating International Right to Know Day with a panel discussion titled JUST ASK! Looking Back & Ahead at our Right To Know on Wednesday, September 28th.

This event will take place from 6pm to 7.30pm at the Bermuda College in Hallet Hall. Speakers Jeremy Deacon (Take Back Our Parks), LaKai Dill (Ombudsman’s Office), Theo Wolffe (Bermuda Youth Parliamentarian), and Lisa Reed and Kai Musson (Human Rights Commission) will join a discussion looking back and looking ahead at our Right to Know. The discussion will be facilitated by Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez. A reception and refreshments will follow. For more information about this panel or Right to Know Day and similar events, contact info@ico.bm, 294-9181, or visit www.ico.bm, or the ICO at the Valerie T. Scott Building, 60 Reid Street, Hamilton.

 

 

 

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Turtle Hill Golf Club Loves Locals and the Ryder Cup! Fairmont Southampton is celebrating the Ryder Cup and locals, inviting you to try out the new amenities at Turtle Hill at their Open House Golf Weekend from Thursday, September 29th, until Sunday October 2nd.
The #1 Par 3 Course with 18 holes plays host to popular golf tournaments such as the Bacardi National Par 3 (February 25 & 26, 2017) and the Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship (March 16-18, 2017). Join for your very own introduction! It doesn’t matter if you’re an absolute rookie or a seasoned payer, EVERYone in Bermuda is invited. The best of all: most sessions are free, and Turtle Hill is offering a 15% discount on all merchandise in it’s golf shop during the weekend. You can also watch the Ryder Cup comfortably at the Jasmine Lounge, where it will be broadcast from 12pm (noon) on Friday, September 30th, Saturday, October 1st, and Sunday, October 2nd.
Thursday, September 29th is Women’s Golf & Spa Day, with free golf sessions for women from 2pm until 6pm. Followed by a special “Hydropeptide” Skincare Event from 6pm to 8pm at Willow Stream Spa. Just in time for the end of summer treat your skin to some well-deserved après- summer recovery with hand and arm applications, at a very special price of only $20 per person ($10 for Spa members) plus 17% gratuities. Friday September 30th is FREE Access to New Practice Area Day, from 7am to 6pm anyone can come and try the new practice area, free of charge.
Saturday, October 1st is Golf & Dine, and Free Family Foot Golf.
From 3pm until 6pm, come along and try the newest sport to come to Bermuda: Foot Golf- the fusion of Soccer and Golf, played by kicking a soccer ball in XXL golf cups. Foot Golf is a real innovation and offers something new to Bermuda-this day offers visitors a chance to check it out for themselves and include in their Birthday/Christmas plans etc. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, head over to Bacci where Kids Eat Free from 6pm until 10pm. Kids under 5 receive a free meal, while children ages 5-12 receive 50% off the kids menu (Terms & Conditions apply).
Sunday, October 2nd Golf & Brunch and Free Golf Group Sessions
Receive free golf lessons (20 minutes each) from 8am to 12noon. Indulge in a Sunday Bermuda Brunch at Windows on the Sound restaurant, where Kids Eat Free from 11am to 2pm. The cost is $42 per adult, plus 17% gratuity. Kids under 5 eat free and children 5-12 years pay half price (Terms and Conditions apply).
Reservations: Limited spaces available for golf, to avoid disappointment contact the golf shop at 239- 6952 to book your tee time or lesson. Different start times are available and all equipment supplied (Green Fee, Carts, and Club Rentals ALL free).
Spaces are also limited for the spa, to make a booking, contact 239-6924 or shp.willowstream@fairmont.com. Alcohol consumption within the Spa is restricted to over 18s.
The Kids eat Free offer is only valid if each child is accompanied by one paying adult. Each adult must order a full-price starter from the regular menu (at Bacci) or full-price Sunday Bermuda Brunch (at Windows). To book a dining reservation, contact 238-8000 or bit.ly/1sPndrd .

 

BUEI Films proudly presents: Manhattan Short Film Festival on Thursday, September 29th and Saturday, October 1st.

Come out to see the world’s first global film festival showing for the first time in Bermuda! Be a part of Manhattan Short, the only event of its kind in which the final 10 films will be shown simultaneously across the world during a one-week period. The Best Film and Best Actor awards will be determined by ballots cast by the audiences in each participating cinema.

Manhattan Short audiences know a good short when they see one. Two of the top vote-getters from 2015, SHOK (Kosovo) and Bear Story (Chile), became Oscar nominees, with the latter winning the famous statue in the best animated short category! Don’t miss out on this exciting and unique event!

The film will start at 7pm on Thursday, and 5:30pm on Saturday, within the Tradewinds Auditorium.

Ticket holders are entitled to 10% off dinner at the Harbourfront (food only) before or after the lecture. Sushi Happy Hour starts is from 5 to 6.30pm (specially priced sushi) and the full menu will be available from 6pm. Please call 295-4207 for reservations and be sure to mention the lecture. Cannot be combined with any other special offers. Tickets are $20 for members, $25 for non-members, and $10 for students, and are available by calling 294-0204 or by visiting Ocean’s Gift Shop at the BUEI.

 

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Bungalow 56 is hosting Bring The Funk on Friday, September 30th.

From 10pm until 3am, enjoy house music all night long, featuring Ego Clash & Daesmith.

Entry is free.

For more information, contact coops24@live.com .

 

 

 

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Stop by the Bermuda National Library for the Big Book Sale on Friday, September 30th and Saturday, October 1st.

The sale will take place from 9pm to 4pm, both days at the Library, where you can snag previously enjoyed books for just 25 cents each! Enjoy free popcorn while browsing thousands of titles from all genres. All proceeds of the book sale will help to support friends of the Library.

For more information, contact Nikki at 299-0030 or library@gov.bm .

 

 

 

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The Emmanuel Baptist Church extends a personal invitation for you to come and be refreshed, revived and restored with the prophetic pronouncement at their first Builders of the Wall (B.O.W.) Conference running Friday, September 30th through Friday, October 7th.

The conference has been orchestrated in two-parts, with a series of events to be held at the Emmanuel Baptist Church.  The first part begins at 7pm on Friday, September 30th with the #YouBetterWorship Free Gospel Concert.

Followed by a Saturday session, running from 10am until 4pm, there will be a Youth Forum: Building Basics – It Starts With Us with key motivational speakers. This session requires pre-registration for church groups. The cost is $75 and includes a registration pack and lunch. This is a flat fee for a group, no matter the quantity, ages 10-25 are all welcome. Registration closes on Wednesday, September 28th, and there will be limited registration at the door.

The second part will commence at 7pm, on Sunday, October 2nd (running nightly until October 7th) with 6 dynamic and prophetic facilitators, poised to provide tangible tools to equip those who choose to attend.

The Word declares, “the seed will grow well, the vine will yield its fruit, the ground will produce its crops, and the heavens will drop their dew” Zech. 8:12.  Do you ever question, “What is prohibiting me from operating in my predestined favour?”

For more information, or to register for Saturday’s session, contact 295-6555.

 

The Bermuda Musical & Dramatic Society (BMDS) proudly presents its latest production Back Words: A Play by David Schubach opening on Thursday, September 29th.

If you could see the story of a husband and wife unfolding in reverse, starting with old age – all the joys and the train wrecks – would you want to know what is going to happen earlier, to watch the inevitable, to hope for a different ending? Or rather, beginning? Each time this couple gets younger we learn more about their journey forwards. No surprises, right? …wrong.

Back Words looks backwards through the life of a couple as they confront everyday living with equal measures of good humour, stinging barbs and casual panic; and the unexpected way they cope with a family tragedy. The show is rated PG-13.

Showtime is at 8pm each night and the show will run from Thursday, September 29th until Saturday, October 1st and then from Thursday, October 6th until Saturday, October 8th.

Tickets are $25 and available from www.pTix.bm.

 

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The Bermuda National Gallery invites all educators to attend the BNG Docent Training on Saturday, October 1st.

There will be an additional conference held for MoED Educators on October 25th, at Cedarbridge Academy.
Running from 9am until noon, this BNG Professional Development workshop will focus on Inquiry-Based-Learning and the current art exhibitions: Staging Mary Prince: in her own words by international artist Joscelyn Gardner, and the 2016 Bermuda Biennial: Memories of the Present.
The BNG will use the ‘See, Think, Wonder’ strategy showing teachers how to use art as inspiration to deliver numeracy, literacy, politics and social issues. The workshop will encourage teachers of all year levels to learn how to deliver and link art with other subjects and classroom curriculum.
Activities in the workshop will include a “See, Think, Wonder” session with 1-2 artworks followed by a reading and writing passage on Mary Prince and then a debate on contemporary social issues revolved around the 2016 Bermuda Biennial theme Memories of the Present.
The cost is $5. MoED Educators may register through the BUT website at www.but.bm
For more information regarding the workshop proposal, or to rsvp, contact Dany Pen at education@bng.com or 295-9428.

 

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Calling all mamas, mamas-to-be and general bargain hunters, the semi-annual MAMA Car Boot Sale will be at Bermuda High School on Saturday, October 1st.

From 9am to 12pm, you can score some amazing deals for your little ones, on children’s clothes, toys and other great finds.

This sale is being held in a new location within the Jessey Vesey Gym, located on the main field at BHS. The best access is from Richmond Road. Parking is available at Woodex Parking lot on Woodbourne Avenue. There is also parking available on Serpentine road (MAMA’s parking on Serpentine will have to walk through the school to get to the Jessey Vesey Gym).

We are happy to share that the playground (and Early Years Programme building) will be available for MAMA’s and their families to enjoy while shopping at the Car Boot. Those interested in taking a peek inside at the new facilities located in the Curling House, are more then welcome to.

This event is open to all, MAMA members and the public alike.  For more information, visit www.MAMA.bm .

 

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This October, do something good for yourself and others! To support global Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Southampton has put together a limited edition Charity Spa Offer: “Pamper for Pink” starting Saturday, October 1st.

For this month only, if you book a 60 minute massage $10 per Spa treatment will be donated to the Bermuda Cancer Society. Lower your stress levels with a massage that cleanses the body of toxins, balances hormones and encourages laughter or energy – all while showing some love for the community.

The cost of massage is $189 + 17% gratuities, but if you are a Bermudian resident, you pay just $149 (Monday to Thursday) or $164 (Friday to Sunday), plus 17% gratuities, for this special offer. Terms and conditions do apply. This offer is valid for new bookings only and not to be combined with other offers. A valid Bermuda ID must be presented at Spa Check-In to be eligible for the locals discount.  Spa access is permitted to persons 18 years and older, only.

Appointments are available from 8:00am to 8:30pm daily throughout the month.  To make a booking call 441-239-6924, email shp.willowstream@fairmont.com or visit https://spadirect2.ryatta.com/en/fhr/shp/ws and mention “Locals Special” in the comments section.

For more information, or the full price list, visit http://www.fairmont.com/southampton-bermuda/willow-stream/ .

 

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The October edition of the monthly Ciné Club from L’Alliance Française des Bermudes will be showing Demain (Tomorrow) on Tuesday, October 4th.
Screening in the Tradewinds Auditorium at BUEI, this French documentary with English subtitles is from Directors Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent, with Anthony Barnosky, Olivier De Schutter and Cyril Dion.
Demain won the 2016 César Award for Best Documentary Film. Although the film addresses an uncertain future under climate change, it has the distinction of not giving in to catastrophism. Optimistically, it identifies initiatives that have proven themselves in ten countries around the world: concrete examples of solutions to environmental and social challenges of the twenty-first century, be it agriculture, energy, economy, education and governance.
All members of the public are welcome. This month’s film is under the patronage of the The Honourable Minister of the Environment, Cole Simons and Mrs. Simons.
At 7.15pm there will be a introduction to the movie by Mel Ferson of BUEI, and Dimitri Despierres of Oracle Team USA. The movie itself will screen at 7.30pm and will have a running time of around 2 hours.
Ticket holders are also entitled to 10% off at Harbourfront (food only) – please mention the lecture when booking to avail of the discount and note that it cannot be combined with any other special offers. For dinner reservations call 295-4207.

Tickets cost $15 for AF/BUEI members, $10 for students, and $20 for non-members.
Tickets can be purchased from Oceans Gift Shop at BUEI on the night or in advance on 294-0204.
For more information, visit www.AllianceFrancaiseBda.org .

 

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Promising to be a signature game-changer for the success of black males in education – in Bermuda and in the western hemisphere – the Fifth Annual International Colloquium on Black Males in Education will run from Tuesday, October 4th until Friday, October 7th.

This event will take place at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel with approximately 200 persons flying in, in addition to at least as many local attendees and presenters, including BC’s own Cordell Riley.

The theme for the Colloquium, Educational Transitions and Life Trajectories: Bridging Pathways to Success for Black Males. Don’t let the fancy theme confuse you – basically, the Colloquium will be examining educational issues across the educational spectrum – from pre-kindergarten through university – affecting the experiences of Black males. It’s been a hot topic for years… so is it a pipe dream? Or can a pipeline of hope be constructed to bridge the gaping divide?

Colloquium Day 1 on Wednesday, October 5th will run from 8am until 5.30pm, Colloquium Day 2 on Thursday, October 6th will run from 8am until 4pm,  Colloquium Day 3 on Friday, October 7th will run from 8am until 5pm,

Full registration for international attendees costs $495 and can be completed online on www.GlobalColloquium.org.  If you are interested in attending specific Colloquium events, contact icbme@wcer.wisc.edu.  For locals, the cost is $50 each day for Wednesday to Friday and includes lunch.

In addition to the main Colloquium at Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda College will also be hosting the free public forum Colloquium Conversations from 6.30pm until 8.30pm on Tuesday, October 4th.

For more information, or for local registration, contact cmoss@wisc.edu.

 

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The Bermuda Youth Library invited all Middle and High School students to take part in their Bookface Competition, with the entry deadline on Wednesday, October 5th.

Replace your face with a book cover, then snap a pic and email your ‘bookface’ to mlsmith@gov.bm, including your age, school and contact information. Only one entry per person.

Vote by liking your favourite entry on the Bermuda National Library Facebook page, open until October 19th. There will be prizes for the top 3 Bookfaces. For more information, contact mlsmith@gov.bm or 295-0487.

 

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Come and smell the flowers at the Bermuda Rose Society’s monthly meet-up, starting October 7th at the Botanical Gardens.

Starting at 11am within the Horticultural Hall, the meetings are open to the public, and will run until May. During this time there will be a display of roses, by stem and arrangement, entered into the monthly “Bench” competition by BRS members. There will also be Flower Arrangement Classes A&B “Autumn Welcome, and Class C “A Delicate Balance”, followed by a slide show: ARS Introduction to Old Garden Roses.

Arrive early at 9am to watch the judging of the monthly “Rose Bench” competition. At 10:30am there will be hospitality hosted by the BRS members, with refreshments of tea, coffee and homemade goodies supplied by members. This is a free event.

For more information, contact ehans@ibl.bm or visit www.rosesinbermuda.com .

 

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The Yoga Centre on Victoria Street is offering an Essential Low Back Program, starting on Saturday, October 8th

Beginning weekly at 3.30pm, the Therapeutic Low Back Program is a 7-week progressive class series for students of all levels, body types and abilities, with a strong focus on individual adaptation of yoga practices to help relieve chronic low back pain, tension and to stabilise supportive muscles and fascia. The program’s underlying principle is to stop what is causing the problem and to link together what is positive and productive – to start what helps.

The program is based on the two largest, most definitive studies utilising therapeutic yoga for the treatment of chronic lower back pain. It will not address conditions such as serious disc herniation, disc compression with radiating/nerve pain, severe sciatica and spondylolisthesis. B.Sc., RYT500 Certified Teacher, Frances Marshall will teach this program.

The cost of the program is $175. For more information, or to register, contact francesmarshall@logic.bm, or 295-7525.

 

 

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Come along for a day of treasure finding, at the Car Boot Sale on Saturday, October 8th.

From 10am until 2:30pm at St. Mark’s Church Hall in Smith’s parish, you can shop a variety of gifts and goodies, including clothing, vegetables, face painting, plants and refreshments.

For more information, contact herbie@northrock.bm .

 

 

 

 

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Rain or shine, there will be two opportunities to attend the 7th Annual Pick Your Own Pumpkins at Astwood Park in Warwick this year, on Friday and Saturday, October 14th and 15th.
From 3pm until 6pm on the Friday and from 9am until 2pm on Saturday, you can expect free tractor rides, face painting, and lots of family fun at the pumpkin patch. Wear your costumes and get a treat.
Small, medium and large pumpkins are available for purchase.
Admission is free.
For more information, contact 704-2843 or 238-0652.

 

 

 

 

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There are two new exhibits opening at the Bermuda Society of Arts (BSoA) in City Hall on Friday, October 14th.
TechArt, a digital art show with the opportunity for artists of all ages and creative abilities to enter and win, will be on display in the Onions Gallery.
Inspired by travel, Melanie takes us on a journey through Islamic Art of her current work in the show, More to be Revealed by Melanie Francis in the Edinburgh Gallery.
The grand opening of this show will be from 5pm until 7pm on Friday, October 14th.
Opening hours are from 10am until 4pm, Monday to Friday, and from 10am until 2pm on Saturdays. The exhibits will run until Tuesday, November 8th. BSoA is the oldest gallery in Bermuda, changing shows every 3 weeks and housing a great gift shop with works from local artists.
Admission is free, although donations are appreciated, and all are welcome.
For more information, contact 292-3824 or bsoa@ibl.bm, or visit www.bsoa.bm.

 

 

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Enjoy a night of spectacular music, under the distinguished patronage of Erlor and Clarence Dean, as Celestial Productions presents, An Evening of Gospel & Jazz Under the Stars, on Saturday, October 15th.

Starting at 6pm in the Sandy’s Middle School Amphitheatre, there will be performances by The Somerset Brigade Band, The Legendary Maxwell Maybury, Keith Lee, Flautist Cal Simons, The Desmond Smith Quartet, and the Toni Bari Trio, featuring the world-renowned saxophonist, Godwin Louis.

Tickets are $35 for regular admission, $55 for patrons, or $85 for the family rate which includes 2 adults and 2 children or seniors. Tickets can be purchased at Somerset Pharmacy, Roses Flower Shop, Music Box, and through ptix.bm

For more information, contact 234 6700.

 

 

 

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Join Nick Silk in a series of Drawing Workshops at Masterworks, beginning on Sunday, October 16th.

Running from 2pm to 4:30pm in the Masterworks Classroom, these workshops take you from beginners drawing into painting, with all materials provided.

The cost is $100 for members and $125 for non-members.

For more information, or to book your spot, contact 299-4000 or artmworks@logic.bm.

 

 

 

 

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The October edition of the Bermuda Docs Weekend Film Series will be on Sunday, October 16th in the usual location of the Tradewinds Auditorium at BUEI.

Love and Friendship, a comic romp starring Kate Beckinsale and Stephen Fry based on the Jane Austen novella Lady Susan, will be showing at 3pm.

This will be followed by Do Not Resist, a Tribeca Film Festival documentary award winner about the rapid militarisation of police forces in the United States, at 5.15pm.

More details on the films can be found at www.BermudaDocs.com.

Tickets are $15 and available at Oceans Gift Shop or by calling 294-0204.

 

 

 

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Come out and support a worthy cause while raising lupus awareness at the Lupie Groupie Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, October 23rd.

The race will starting 8.30am at Astwood Park, and will run until 12:30pm with lots of prizes to win.

Wearing costumes is optional, but encouraged.  A show of amazing costumes is expected, and there will be a prize awarded for the most creative costume.

Sponsors for the event are MS Amlin, Barritts and Swan’s Running Club. All participants are eligible for numerous draw prizes, as well as being eligible for Swan’s End-of-Season raffle prize of airline tickets, which will draw in 2017.

To sign up visit runsignup.com, and the first 100 registrants will receive goodie bags. There will be NO entries on race day.

The cost is $15 for Juniors (2.5km), $30 for individuals, $100 for a team, and $50 for a Junior team.  For more information, contact bda.lupus.association@gmail.com .

 

 

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Calling on all nurseries and preschools to be a part of Read For The Record 2016, on Thursday, October 27th.

Starting 10am at the Youth Library, is the Bermuda record-breaking event for having the same story being read to preschool children on the same day. This year’s book is ‘The Bear Ate Your Sandwich’ by Julia Sarcone-Roach. So join the library where there will be a reading of the story and activities.

For more information, or to book your class for this event, contact Marla Smith at 295-0487.

 

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Join the Bermuda Rotary Clubs of Hamilton, St. George, Sandy’s and Pembroke for a Monte Carlo Casino Night on Friday, October 28th.

Cocktails begin at 6.30pm, followed by dinner at 7.30pm at the Fairmont Southampton. Dress code for the event is casual-elegant, and all proceeds will go to local charities.

The cost of tickets are $150 each, which includes dinner and chips for the game tables. There will be a cash bar.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact any of the local Rotary Clubs, the Hamilton Rotary Club President, Betty-Jean Desilva at 705-4436, or the St. George’s Rotary Club President, Andrew Roberts at 734-5921.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Christmas is fast approaching, so join the Home Grown Alternatives Market for Bermuda’s premier shopping event, now in its 21st year, on Saturday, December 10th.
Starting 10am at St. Paul’s on Middle road, there you can find top quality, hand-made goods by Bermudian artists.
There will be approximately 28 vendors, amongst whom, you are bound to find that perfect gift idea. There will be edible treats, art, jewellery, ceramics, glass, cedar, plants, cards, knitting, books, bags, woodworking, ornaments, soaps and scents. There will also be a kitchen providing Bermudian cuisine. There will be ample parking at this centrally located venue, which is also wheelchair accessible. So come and spend a couple of pleasant hours shopping, with cash and green bags in hand.
This is a free event. For more information, contact Terry Chapman at 238-1633 .

 

 

Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

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

 

Lobsterfest at Ocean Club – from September 1st to 30th

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**NEW “Willow Stream Spa Loves Locals” – Wellness Day Special – starts September 26th

0928 Employment Law Series

Employment Law Series – September 28th

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Celebrating Wellness – September 28th

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Complementary Alternative Medicine in Bermuda Part II – September 28th

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Relay For Life Oktoberfest Trivia Night – September 28th

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**NEW Saltus Lower Primary Open House for Prospective Students – September 28th

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**NEW JUST ASK! Looking Back & Looking Ahead at our Right to Know – September 28th

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 Special Spa Event : Hydropeptide – September 29th

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Bermuda Genealogy @ BNL – September 29th

0929 Waterlot Franciscan Napa Valley Wine Dinner

Waterlot Inn: Franciscan Napa Valley Wine Dinner – September 29th

0929 Oktoberfest at Frog and Onion

 Oktoberfest 2016 at Frog and Onion – September 29th to October 2nd

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**NEW Manhattan Short Film Festival – September 29th and October 1st

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**NEW Ryder Cup & Open House Weekend at Fairmont Southampton – September 29th to October 2nd

Event

Bermuda Sloop Foundation 10th Anniversary Celebration – September 30th

0930 Heather Nova Live in Concert

Heather Nova Live in Concert – September 30th

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Wine Tasting & Art Show – September 30th

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Masterworks Exhibit Opening: Island Obscura – September 30th

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**NEW Bring The Funk – September 30th

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**NEW BNL’s Big Book Sale – September 30th and October 1st

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**NEW Emmanuel Baptist Church BOW Conference – September 30th through October 7th

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**NEW Back Words: A Play by David Schubach – September 29th to October 1st, then October 6th to 8th

Raleigh Bermuda 4th Annual Hamilton Harbour Casino Classic Fundraiser – October 1st

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Tomorrow’s Voices 6th Annual Bounce For Autism Fun Day – October 1st

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TORC Grand “Auto-Moto” Salon – October 1st

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Structure, Strength and Core – starts October 1st

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**NEW “Pamper For Pink” Charity Spa Offer – starts October 1st

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**NEW Bermuda National Gallery Docent Training – October 1st

1001-mama-car-boot-sale

**NEW MAMA Car Boot Sale – October 1st

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Blessing of Animals – October 2nd

1001 Botanical Art Series with Margaret Best

**CANCELLED  Quintessentially Bermudian: Botanical Art Series with Margaret Best – October 1st and 2nd

0912 Red Wine Tasting Series

Red’s Wine Tasting Series: White Wines of Italy – October 4th

**NEW L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: Demain – October 4th

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**NEW Fifth Annual International Colloquium on Black Males in Education – October 4th to 7th

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**NEW Bookface Competition Deadline – October 5th

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**RESCHEDULED Move More Dance/Walk –  October 5th

1006-vernon-temple-ame-church-dinner-party

Vernon Temple AME Church Dinner Party for John E. & Marylin Smith 58th Wedding Anniversary – October 6th

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Magic of the Musicals – October 6th through October 15th

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Laughing Yoga Fridays – starts October 7th

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**NEW Bermuda Rose Society Monthly Meet-up – starts October 7th

1007 Evening of Spirited Celebration

An Evening of Spirited Celebration – October 7th

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**NEW St. Mark’s Car Boot Sale – October 8th

1008 Hat Making 101

Hat Making 101 – October 8th

Low Back Poster

**NEW Essential Low Back Program – starts October 8th

0912 Red Wine Tasting Series

Red’s Wine Tasting Series: Red Wines of Italy – October 10th

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Complimentary Showing of Becoming Bulletproof – October 11th

1014-pick-your-own-pumpkins

**NEW Pick Your Own Pumpkins – October 14th and 15th

0725 Bermuda Toastmasters 20 Anniversary Banquet

Bermuda Toastmasters 20th Anniversary BanquetJune 25th October 15th

1015 Bermuda Guild of Stitchery

Bermuda Guild of Stitchery Bi-Annual Tea and Sale – October 15th

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City Arts Festival – October 15th

1028-monte-carlo-casino-night

**NEW Monte Carlo Casino Night – October 28th

1015-gospel-and-jazz-under-the-stars

**NEW An Evening of Gospel & Jazz Under the Stars – October 15th

1016-nick-silk-drawing-workshop

**NEW Nick Silk Drawing Workshop at Masterworks – October 16th

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**NEW Bermuda Docs Weekend Film Series – October 16th

0524 Ana Luna Glow Work Champagne Safari

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – October 18th and 19th

Art for Sail: Auction of Painted Sloops – October 20th

0912 Red Wine Tasting Series

Red’s Wine Tasting Series: 5 Course Wine Dinner – October 20th

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Art 4 Sail Auction – October 21st

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The Bermuda Kennel Club’s 2016 Dog Shows – October 22nd and 23rd

1023-lupie-groupie-fun-runwalk

**NEW Lupie Groupie Fun Run/Walk – October 23rd

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**NEW BNG & BUT Conference for MoED Educators – October 25th

1027-read-for-the-record

**NEW Read For The Record 2016 – October 27th

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The Inner World of the Chakras: The Seven Keys to Happiness – October 29th & 30th

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Trunk or Treat – October 31st

1118 Wine and Design

Wine & Design Event – November 18th

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2016 Annual BNG Student Art Competition Deadline – November 25th

1210-homegrown-alternatives

**NEW Home Grown Alternatives Market – December 10th

Bermuda Marathon Weekend

2017 Bermuda Marathon Weekend – January 13th to 15th

 

 

Art Exhibits

Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard

Exhibits at Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard

 

Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

 

Bermuda National Gallery

Bermuda National Gallery – until November 26th

  • Bermuda Biennial 2016 – It’s About Now: Memories of the Present
  • Staging Mary Prince: In Her Own Words…by international artist Joscelyn Gardner
  • The Bermuda Collection

 

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**NEW Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – October 14th until November 8th

  • Onions Gallery: TechArt
  • Edinburgh Gallery: More to be Revealed by Melanie Francis

 

Enjoy the rest of the week!

 

B

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