April 19th, 2017 Bermuda Calendar Update

Morning Kids!

 

Hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend, full of kites, hot cross buns and fishcakes!  The weather is beautiful and there’s plenty more stuff to do in Bermuda – here’s the rundown of what has been added to the calendar since last week’s post.

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

 

It’s almost time for the annual Ag Show and Masterworks Museum will be offering free art courses at their Ag and Arts Show from Thursday to Saturday, April 20th to 22nd.

There will be two activities per day from 10am until noon and then from 2pm until 4pm.  Offering something for everyone, including everything from abstract drawing and painting wine bottles to surreal sculpting, these workshops are for all ages.  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.   To maximize the amount of participants, they are limiting each individual to one workshop so you are invited to register now before spots fill up.

Admission into the gallery and museum will also be free during these dates so you can come on in and enjoy their 30th anniversary exhibition.

For more information, or to register, contact edumworks@logic.bm or 299-4000.

 

 

exhale Spa at the Hamilton Princess invite you to get glowing and reset for Spring with their special offers from now until April 30th.

Firstly, you can enjoy one 60 minute spa therapy and get the second for just $99.  In addition, you can also enjoy 30 days of unlimited fitness classes for the special price of $145.

For more information, or to book an appointment, contact 298-6046.

 

 

Grab a bargain at the next monthly Peace Lutheran Church Car Boot Sale on Saturday, April 22nd.

From 9am until 2pm, they’ll have fantastic bargains in clothing, household goods, children’s clothes, toys, shoes, plants, jewellery, books, and lots of DVDs and CDs.  You can also enjoy a hot dog, soup or coffee whilst shopping.

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

 

BUEI Screens presents the films The Salesman and Personal Shopper on Sunday, April 23rd.

Both films will screen in the Tradewinds Auditorium at BUEI, starting with The Salesman (rated PG-13) at 3pm.  After their old flat becomes damaged, Emad and Rana, a young couple living in Tehran, are forced to move into a new apartment. However, once relocated, a sudden eruption of violence linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes the couple’s life, creating a simmering tension between husband and wife.

This will be followed by Personal Shopper (rated R) at 5.15pm.  Olivier Assayas, the internationally-acclaimed director of Clouds of Sils Maria and Summer Hours, returns with this ethereal and mysterious ghost story starring Kristen Stewart as a high-fashion personal shopper to the stars who is also a spiritual medium. Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, she haunts his Paris home, determined to make contact with him.

Harbourfront are offering a 10% discount (food only) to anyone dining there before or after the event.  The restaurant opens for dinner at 6pm.  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.

Admission is $15 adults and $10 for students.  Tickets are non-refundable within 24 hours of event.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Oceans Gift Shop in person or by phone on 294-0204, or visit www.BUEI.bm.

 

The Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard are opening two new shows, Turquoise and Take it Outside on Sunday, April 23rd.

Turquoise is a members’ show with only one rule: turquoise must be the predominant color.  This show will include a large selection of art created in all media.

Take it Outside is a solo show by Margaret Potts featuring new works in Oil and Palette Knife.

The opening is from 5.30pm until 7pm on Sunday, April 23rd and the show runs until May 21st.

Admission is free. The Arts Centre is open daily from 10am until 5pm from April 1st, and is wheelchair accessible.

For more information, contact 234-2809, artcentre@logic.bm, or visit www.ArtBermuda.com.

 

The Yoga Centre invite you to their Yoga for Cancer Workshop on Tuesday, April 25th.

From noon until 2pm , this workshop is open to all levels and will be conducted by psychotherapist, yoga therapist, yoga teacher/trainer and internationally renowned presenter Antonio Sausys.

This workshop integrates techniques, thoughtful insights and, (why not!) humour, toward a dynamic class intended to provide practitioners with tools to better understand and cope with life with cancer. Suitable for those having or having had cancer as well as those related to it, this workshop features the use of specific series and techniques to accomplish specific goals. These goals include coping with the secondary effects of treatment and surgery as well as establishing a new psychosomatic dialogue with the body toward a stronger identification with the Spiritual aspects of the self that cannot have cancer.

The cost is $40 and no pre-registration required.

For more information, contact yogacentrebermuda@gmail.com, 295-7525 or 295-3355.

 

Ten strong Bermudian athletes will be competing in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup right here in home waters this June.  You are invited to Get to Know TeamBDA on Wednesday, April 26th.

Our TeamBDA will race against the world’s best youth sailors in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, in qualifiers on June 12th and 13th and finals on June 20th and 21st.

From 6pm until 7pm at Liberty Theatre, you will enjoy three short films and Q&A with the entire team.  You can meet and greet Bermuda’s home team, ask about their journey, learn how their family support has lifted them to greatness, and be inspired by their insights, courage and dedication.

This event is free to the public.  You are invited to arrive early for a seat and TeamBDA giveaways.

For more information, contact marketing@acbda.bm.

 

Sponsored by George Scott, Chairman of The Leopards’ Club International. you are invited to a screening of Chilled & Shaken: The Closing of Hubie’s on Thursday, April 27th.

The late Hubie Brown ran the jazz club for years with his beloved wife Molly to the point where it became an institution for local jazz with many visiting musicians sitting in. The closing came as a shock to many and on its last night Dale Butler showed up with a video camera and a still camera to capture it all. First shown in 2010 it will bring back many fond memories.

The screening will be from 6pm until 8pm at The Leopards’ Club and food will be available for sale.

Admission is $10 and the book Music on the Rock will be on sale at a reduced price of $30. Tickets are available at the door.

For more information, contact daledbutler@gmail.com.

 

 

BUEI and KatKids present a screening and discussion of the film Sold on Thursday, April 27th.

Starting at 6.30pm, this is the Bermuda premiere of this film and will raise awareness of the problem of global sex trafficking and to help raise funds for KatKids’ Nepali partner charity’s centre in Nepal for girls recovering from sex trafficking. The film will be introduced by HE Governor, John Rankin, who was the former Ambassador to Nepal.

Based on true stories, Sold is the story of a young girl, Lakshmi, who journeys from a pastoral, rural village in Nepal to a gritty brothel/prison in Kolkata, India. Sold is directed by Academy and Emmy award-winner Jeffrey D. Brown and Executive Produced by two time Academy-Award winner Emma Thompson and stars Gillian Anderson, David Arquette and Tillotama Shome.  KatKid’s exclusive Nepali scarves and silver jewelry will also be available for sale on the night.

Harbourfront are offering a 10% discount (food only) to anyone dining there before or after the event.  The restaurant opens for dinner at 6pm.  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 are $20 for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students.  Tickets are non-refundable within 24 hours of event.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Oceans Gift Shop in person or by phone on 294-0204, or visit www.BUEI.bm.

 

The Community Education & Development Programme will be holding their Spring Term Course Registration from now until April 28th.

Classes offered range from fitness to accounting, photography to creative writing, and from cooking to Spanish.  Classes commence the week of May 8th and the brochure can be found at Hamilton or Warwick CEDP offices or online here.

The price of courses ranges from $20 to $135.

For more information, contact 236-0829 or 292-7735, or register online at www.gov.bm.

 

 

 

The Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation (KAF) present their annual fundraiser Kaleidoscopic Spring Jamboree on Saturday, April 29th.

From 9.30am until 3pm at their premises on Jubilee Road, this fun-filled family event brings literacy to life.  The Jamboree is based on 6 carefully chosen books which are brought to life under the story tree and then animated through lively games and crafts throughout KAF’s backyard.  Promising an event you won’t want to miss, there will also be bake-stalls, cake walks, sensory play, and prizes…there may even be a pony.  This event is kindly sponsored by AXIS.

Admission is $5.

For more information, contact the Kaleidoscope Office Manager on 542-9000 or info@kaf.bm.

 

Learn some fun facts and fables about early Bermuda. history and lore at Bermuda: The Early Days Before and After Sir George Somers on Saturday, April 29th.

From 11am at the Bermuda Historical Society Museum, this is the first of a series of Bermuda Historical Society short talks on the last Saturday of the month for Bermuda’s Sizzling Summer.  Questions and comments are welcome.

There is no cover charge and all ages, residents and visitors are welcome.

For more information, contact the Museum at 295-2487.

 

The Club at Fritholme Gardens invite you to try belly dance and/or vintage, swing/jazz dance-fitness classes as alternative ways to get in shape at their two new Dance Fit courses, starting on Wednesday, May 3rd.

Dance Fit classes offer great cardio workouts, muscle toning for your arms, legs, back, bum and tum, improved flexibility, grace, and coordination, and are a joyful and expressive way to exercise.

Belly Fit will run from 6.15pm until 7.15pm and in this course you will learn the basics of belly dance. The movements range from tight isolations to fluid undulations. Belly Fit is offered to women only.

Swing Fit will run from 7.30pm until 8.30pm and is a high-energy class with dance movements coming from the Charleston and Jitterbug dance eras. No partner is required and both men and women are welcome to join.

Each course will run for 8 weeks.

The cost is $160 for one course, $280 for both courses or $25 for class drop-ins.

For more information, contact Cara at yoga@fritholme.bm or join them on Facebook at Dance Fit Bermuda.

 

In celebration of seniors and their 9 years as a mentoring club, Phenomenal People’s D.R.E.A.M Girls Club presents A Spring Tea and Fashion Show on Saturday, May 6th.

From 3pm until 6pm in the T.N. Nisbett Hall at the Christ (Anglican) Church in Devonshire, this event will feature The Dream Girls and 9 Phenomenal Seniors, including the “forever young” June Caisey.

Tickets are $20 and include a delectable tea, entertainment, raffles and a silent auction.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Margaret on 734-4034 or margaretrose07@yahoo.com.

 

 

 

 

Featuring Nikki Bascome (Bermuda) vs David Rangel (Mexico), Security Associates, in conjunction with the Bermuda Boxing Federation present, One World Boxing Festival on Saturday, May 6th.

Doors to the Bermuda National Sports Centre will open at 5pm for a 5.30pm start.  Elite Men and Amateur Boxing Matches will include Courtney Dublin (BDA) vs Jaylon Roberts (BDA), Matthew Tannock (BDA) vs Gary Martinez (USA), “King” Somner (BDA) vs Victor Santos (USA), Zain Philpott (BDA) vs Kristan Browne (USA), Andre Lambe (BDA) vs Markees Hines (USA), and Nikki Bascome (BDA) vs David Rangel Gomez (MEX), plus more, including Sanshou Kickboxing, youth and junior matches, and exhibitions.

The cost is $60 for general admission, $95 for ringside and tickets are available at  Caesar’s Pharmacy, Sports R Us, Hunts, and www.pTix.bm.

For more information, contact BermudaBoxingFed@gmail.com.

 

 

 

The Bermuda Philharmonic Society is hosting a Movie Fundraiser Screening of Florence Foster Jenkins on Saturday, May 6th.

From 7pm at Liberty Theatre, this movie features Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep, co-starring Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg.  The ticket price includes a small popcorn and drink.

Tickets are $25 available from The Harbour Master in Washington Mall.  Proceeds will go to Philharmonic Music Scholarships.

For more information, contact 293-1659.

 

 

 

Facebook has quickly grown to be one of the best marketing tools available for business.  Is your business utilizing Facebook effectively? What are some of its features? How can I reach my audience with Facebook? How do I know it’s working?  To answer these questions and more, then you may be interested in Facebook for Business on Wednesday and Thursday, May 10th and 11th.

This 2-day intensive course will delve into the most powerful social media platform in the world to better market your business and take full advantage of the power of Facebook Marketing!

Running from 5.30pm until 8.30pm on each of the days, the sessions will be located at TASL at Unit 43, Washington Mall Phase I, next to Heritage Scholarship, behind Jazzy’s Fashion.  You are asked to arrive a few minutes early for registration and participants must bring their own laptop/tablet.

The cost is $250.

For more information or to register, contact info@socialeeconsulting.com, or 456-4780.  Registration forms are also available from the TASL Office.

 

Summer’s just around the corner, so now is the perfect time to remind you that wearing proper sunglasses is an easy and inexpensive way to protect your eyes at the Shades are SPECtacular event from Thursday to Saturday, May 11th to 13th.

From 10am until 1pm on each of the days, the Bermuda Society for the Blind invite you to stop by Beacon House to learn about various sunglass options and to try-on a variety of styles, sizes, and lens colours to find shades that are best for you.  You can place orders for any that you would like to purchase; payment is required when placing order.

There is no cover charge, although donations are welcome.

For more information, contact 292-3231.

 

Take advantage of an opportunity to see the acclaimed local film documentary of Bermuda’s unique Gombeys and learn about their tradition and amazing music and dance at Behind the Mask: The Story of the Gombeys on Saturday, May 27th.

From 11am at the Bermuda Historical Society Museum, this is the next in a series of Bermuda Historical Society short talks on the last Saturday of the month for Bermuda’s Sizzling Summer.

There is no cover charge and all are welcome.

For more information, contact the Museum at 295-2487.

 

‘Seas’ the day and take advantage of a once in a lifetime opportunity to sail on a tall ship at the Tall Ship Gulden Leeuw Dinner Cruise on Saturday, June 3rd.

From 6.30pm on Front Street, you can step aboard Tall Ship Gulden Leeuw (Golden Lion) for an unforgettable dinner cruise prepared by their extraordinary in-house Dutch chef. Sip on fine wine while you explore and mingle amongst the three decks of the ship and relish the cool evening breeze as you enjoy a leisurely three-hour cruise along Bermuda’s beautiful turquoise waters. This grandeur of a ship is the largest of all the Tall Ships visiting Bermuda. It was built in 1937 and refurbished in 2007 into the fast three-masted topsail schooner it is today. It has retained its magnificent ambiance filled with hand-crafted rich materials and luxurious style.  Space is limited.
The cost is $350 per person(**UPDATE: the price has been reduced to $299), which includes dinner, wine, beer and entertainment.  A cash bar for spirits is also available onboard..  Tickets are available from www.pTix.bm.

For more information, contact info@topaz.bm or 505-1717.

 

Learn more about Family Folklore and Genealogical Connections on Saturday, June 24th.

From 11am at the Bermuda Historical Society Museum, this is the next in a series of Bermuda Historical Society short talks on the last Saturday of the month for Bermuda’s Sizzling Summer.

John Cox, noted Bermudian writer and researcher will be the speaker for this event.  He is a very engaging person who injects truth, compassion and humour into his stories of old Bermuda families.

There is no cover charge and all are welcome.

For more information, contact the Museum at 295-2487.

 

The Bermuda Historical Society Museum is celebrating its 60th year at Par-la-Ville at their Diamond Jubilee at the Museum event on Saturday, July 29th.

The opening welcome will be at 10am followed by talks on the Prisoners of War held in Bermuda, Crafts and Play in Bermuda, and other topics. The Steel Pan Player and the Gombeys will be in the Park next door between noon and 1pm and then the talks will resume at 1pm.

There is no cover charge and all are welcome to join in the celebration.

For more information, contact the Museum at 295-2487.

 

The Bermuda Historical Society Museum invite you to a screening of Emancipation: A Love Story on Saturday, August 26th.

From 11am at the Bermuda Historical Society Museum, this is a film of an original play written during 2009. The play is a powerful work of historical fiction, offering a glimpse into the physical and psychological experiences of the Africans who eventually became African- Bermudians during the course of a transatlantic experience that begins in Angola more than 500 years ago.

There is no cover charge and all are welcome.

For more information, contact the Museum at 295-2487.

 

The Bermuda Historical Society invite you to learn more about Gladys Morrell, Bermuda’s Suffragist on Saturday, September 30th.

From 11am at the Bermuda Historical Society Museum, this is the next in a series of Bermuda Historical Society short talks on the last Saturday of the month for Bermuda’s Sizzling Summer.  Tim Rogers will bring Gladys to life with the help of recently acquired artefacts from her family.

There is no cover charge and all are welcome.

For more information, contact the Museum at 295-2487.

 

 

Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

For a handy Calendar view, click here to go to the Bermuda Calendar section – simply click on the “One-off Events” filter to show just these events instead of the whole calendar

 

 


Whale Watching Tours with Fantasea – until April 26th

Whale Watching Tours with Island Tour Centre – until April 30th

Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard Opening Reception: The Art of Craft – March 19th to April 21st

Legends of Squash 2017 – April 18th to 21st

Peppercorn Ceremony – April 19th

Behind the Scenes: A Parent’s Perspective – April 19th

Bermuda International Town Crier Competition – April 19th to 21st

Documentary: Homelessness in Bermuda – April 20th

Kiwanis Club of St. George’s Monthly Dinner Meeting – April 20th

WOMB Connection: East – April 20th

**NEW  Ag and Arts Show – April 20th to 22nd

NY Kings of Comedy Tour – April 21st

Swimming with the Fishes: A Lionfish Tournament – April 21st to 22nd

Yoga For Grief Relief: Weekend Retreat – April 21st to 23rd

25th Annual Corporate Volleyball Tournament – April 22nd

4th Annual Joyful Noise Concert – April 22nd

Zumbini – April 22nd

**NEW  Peace Lutheran Church Car Boot Sale – April 22nd

Bermuda Open Karate Championships – April 23rd

**NEW  BUEI Screens: The Salesman and Personal Shopper – April 23rd

Relay For Life: Team Captains Meeting #3 – April 24th

Art with a Twist – April 25th

Succeeding Professional, Growing Personally: 2nd Annual Administrative Professional’s Day Conference – April 25th

Anzac Day 2017 in Bermuda – April 25th

**NEW  Yoga for Cancer – April 25th

**NEW  Get to Know TeamBDA – April 26th

**NEW  Chilled & Shaken: The Closing of Hubie’s – April 27th

**NEW  Sold: Screening and Discussion – April 27th

Sip n Shop at Bermuda Red Cross Thrift Shop – April 28th

Autism Rocks Socks Day – April 28th

The Big Chill at Sea Breeze – starts April 28th

Sleepover at the Library – April 28th

Teen Advisory Board Poetry Competition 2017 Deadline – April 28th

**NEW  Spring Term Course Registration Deadline – April 28th

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): Verdi’s La Traviata – April 29th

Super Saturday at Masterworks: America – April 29th

Mount Saint Agnes White Elephant Sale – April 29th

Sip, Snack, Play – April 29th

Conversations on Being Mortal – April 29th

Color Me Swans 5K Fun Run/Walk – April 29th

**NEW  Kaleidoscope Spring Jamboree – April 29th

**NEW  Bermuda: The Early Days Before and After Sir George Somers – April 29th

Dockyard Grand Prix – April 29th and 30th

Allied World Family Community Day – April 30th

Spring into Summer Fashions – April 30th

 

May

Piano Bar Mayhem and Hoppy Hour at Frog and Onion – starts May 1st

Beach/Paddle Tennis at Frog and Onion – starts May 1st

Harbour Nights 2017 – starts May 3rd

**NEW  Dance Fit (Belly Fit and Swing Fit) – starts May 3rd

Pinot and Pastels – May 4th

**NEW  A Spring Tea and Fashion Show – May 6th

**NEW  One World Boxing Festival – May 6th

**NEW  Bermuda Philharmonic Movie Fundraiser: Florence Foster Jenkins – May 6th

Swan’s Running Club Legends Race Series: “Sir” Stanley Burgess 5K – May 7th

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – May 10th

**NEW  Facebook for Business – May 10th and 11th

**NEW  Bermuda Society for the Blind: Shades are SPECtacular – May 11th to 13th

Relay for Life of Bermuda – May 12th to 13th

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – May 12th and 13th

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): Mozart’s Idomeneo – May 13th

Live-Love-Laugh Mother’s Day Show – May 13th

Vinos for Bambinos – May 13th

Mother’s Day Brunch at Cafe Lido – May 14th

Bermuda National Trust Fundraising Dinner – May 20th

14th Annual Bermuda Guitar Festival – May 26th to 28th

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers – May 26th to June 3rd

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin – May 27th

Super Saturday at Masterworks: Sailing – May 27th

**NEW  Behind the Mask: The Story of the Gombeys – May 27th

 

June

Free Lunchtime Concert – June 2nd

**NEW  Tall Ship Gulden Leeuw Dinner Cruise – June 3rd

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs – June 4th to 12th

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): R Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier – June 10th

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – June 11th and 12th

Red Bull Youth America’s Cup plus J Class and Superyacht Regattas  – June 12th to 21st

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – June 14th

America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton – June 17th and 18th, then 24th to 27th

**NEW  Family Folklore and Genealogical Connections – June 24th

Art with a Twist – June 27th

 

July

Animal Advocate Camp – July 3rd to September 1st

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – July 11th and 12th

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – July 12th

Art with a Twist – July 25th

**NEW  Diamond Jubilee at the Museum – July 29th

 

August

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – August 9th and 10th

Art with a Twist – August 22nd

**NEW  Emancipation: A Love Story – August 26th

 

September

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – September 8th and 9th

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – September 13th

Art with a Twist – September 19th

**NEW  Gladys Morrell, Bermuda’s Suffragist – September 30th

 

October

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – October 7th and 8th

Art with a Twist – October 24th

 

November

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – November 15th

Art with a Twist – November 21st

 

December

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – December 13th

Art with a Twist – December 19th

 

 

Art Exhibits

Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard

Exhibits at Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard

 

Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

 

Bermuda National Gallery

Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery

 

Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club: Hotel Lobby

 

 

Enjoy the rest of the week!

 

C

xx

www.BermudaEvents.com

 

 

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