May 31st, 2017 Bermuda Calendar Update

Morning Kids!

 

Well, it certainly feels like our little island has been invaded – in the best possible way, of course!  Welcome to all of our visitors – we hope you are enjoying the best that Bermuda has to offer!

Just to keep you on your toes, don’t forget that Harbour Nights will be on Thursday instead of Wednesday this week – and please see below for what is new to the calendar this week.  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

 

Have you ever thought about becoming a public speaker and a strong leader? If so, Toastmasters is the place for you and they invite you to their On The Rock Toastmasters Open Meeting on Wednesday, May 31st.

From 6pm until 7.15pm at BUEI, you’ll find a supportive learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve your goals at your own pace. Learn how Toastmasters has changed the lives of members.

There is no cover charge and you can just show up on the night.

For more information, contact Mel Ferson at melferson@gmail.com or 292-7219.

 

Available exclusively during the sail racing, Willow Stream Spa wants you to love your season in the sun, with Aloe Sailors, a sun soothing aloe wrap.

After a long day watching the sail racing, this healing and moisturizing wrap will ease the dehydration of your skin. Restorative properties of organic aloe vera combine with remineralizing, nourishing algae and soothing lavender in this deluxe hydrating body wrap. The treatment will be 60 minutes long and includes a luxurious scalp and neck massage, followed by a foot massage with invigorating alpine foot balm.

The cost is $189, plus 17% gratuity, and you will also save 30% on Aloe Gel purchased on the day of your treatment.

For more information, or to make your appointment, contact Willow Stream at Fairmont Southampton at 239-6924.

 

Whether you want to defend your keep from an ever-advancing enemy with the power of the bow and arrow, leap grand canyons and avoid the deer as you dare devil downhill ski, or hold tight on their incredible wild new roller coaster ride, you are in for a fun time at IslandKaddy’s Virtual Reality Happy Hour on Thursdays, June 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th.

From 5pm until 8pm at their premises on Reid Street, they will have discounts on all drinks at their full service bar with bottles, wines and spirits.  Happy Hour prices go from $6 for beer and $8 for wine.  There will also be 20% off of virtual reality experiences, usually priced at $20 for 15 minutes. Prices are per experience, not per person, so you and your friends can take turns for the same price.

There is no cover charge and the bar is open to all.

For more information, contact 293.GOLF (4653) or info@islandkaddy.com.

 

Join the staff at Speciality Cinema & Grill for their Wonder Woman Premiere Costume Party on Thursday, June 1st.

The evening will begin with cocktails at 7.30pm, followed by the movie at 9pm.  There will also be a prize for the best costume.

Tickets are $50, which includes the movie, a souvenir cup with topper, popcorn, two alcoholic drinks, and food.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.SpecialityCinema.bm or see a member of staff in-house at the cinema.

 

 

 

As you’ll all be aware by now, the 35th America’s Cup Races are currently being hosted in Bermuda, with the best sailors on the fastest boats will battling for the oldest trophy in international sport.  ÜberVida invite you aboard to watch the races with them on their America’s Cup Spectator Yacht with the next cruise on Friday, June 2nd.

To be sure to find a fantastic spot to anchor, the boat will depart from the flag pole on Front Street two hours prior to the scheduled races each day.  These all-inclusive days include the day pass, buffet lunch and a full premium open bar.

These excursions will head out to view several different categories of racing taking place during this interval, namely the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Round Robin Qualifiers (noon until 5pm on June 2nd and 3rd), Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs (noon until 5pm on June 4th, 10th and 11th, noon until 6pm on June 8th), Red Bull Youth Qualifier (4pm until 8pm on June 13th),  Red Bull Youth Qualifier (noon until 5pm on June 15th), J Class Regatta (from 10am – unsure of return time – on June 16th and 19th), Red Bull Youth Finals 1 & 2 (from noon until 4.30pm on June 20th and 21st), America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton (from noon until 4.30pm on June 17th and 18th, then the Finals from June 24th to 27th).

Tickets are $200 for the Round Robin, J Class and Red Bull, $250 for the Challenger Series, and $300 for the Finals.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.UberVida.net.

 

How does your swing stack up?  Find out at IslandKaddy’s Demolition Driving Range Happy Hour on Fridays, June 2nd, 9th and 30th.

From 5pm until 8pm at their premises on Reid Street, you can take aim at a driving range full of exciting targets that explode when you hit them.  Earn enough points with your first five shots to unlock the Ring of Fire and one shot to hit it through and earn 1000 bonus points.  Demolition Driving Range promises to be the most fun you’ll ever have playing golf and is perfect for playing alone, head-to-head or with a big group of friends.

IslandKaddy will also have discounts on all drinks at their full service bar with bottles, wines and spirits.  Happy Hour prices go from $6 for beer and $8 for wine.  There  will also be 20% off of golf simulators, usually priced at $30 for 15 minutes.  Prices are per experience, not per person, so multiple players can play for the same price.

There is no cover charge and the bar is open to all.

For more information, contact 293.GOLF (4653) or info@islandkaddy.com.

 

Proving that reading is fun, the Tutus & Superheroes: Storybook Parade will be on Saturday, June 3rd **UPDATE:  This event has been postponed until Saturday July 1st**

From 10am at the Youth Library, you can come out dressed as your favorite storybook character and march in their parade.  There will be prizes for the best costumes for individual and group, as well as refreshments for participants.

The cost of registration is $2.

For more information. contact 295-0487.

 

 

Whether you want to defend your keep from an ever-advancing enemy with the power of the bow and arrow, leap grand canyons and avoid the deer as you dare devil downhill ski, or hold tight on their incredible wild new roller coaster ride, you can play the day away at IslandKaddy’s Virtual Reality Gameathon on Saturdays, June 3rd, 17th and 24th.

From 10am until 10pm at their premises on Reid Street, you can try out their range of mind blowing Virtual Reality games at 20% off, usually priced at $20 for 15 minutes. Prices are per experience, not per person, so you and your friends can take turns for the same price.  With numerous all-immersive virtual reality experiences, they promise something for everyone.

There is no cover charge and the bar is open to all.

For more information, contact 293.GOLF (4653) or info@islandkaddy.com.

 

The Loren at Pink Beach invite you to join them for their Pink Beach Club Summer Parties every Saturday in the month of June, starting on June 3rd.

From noon until 6pm, this event will feature a Live DJ, guest DJs, regular menu and share-friendly menu, bottle service and more.

This is open to the public and there is no cover charge.

For more information, or to reserve a private cabana, contact 293-1666.

 

Join the fun at IslandKaddy’s Monday Indoor Golf League on Mondays, June 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th.

Running all day from 10am until 10pm, 9 holes will take a player 45 minutes, using the Stableford Points system.  There will be prizes for gross and net.

The cost is $10 for members and $50 for non-members.

For more information, or to request your tee time, contact info@islandkaddy.com or book online at www.IslandKaddy.com.

 

Promising an excellent way to get into the game of golf and build on current skills, IslandKaddy present Get Golf Ready on Mondays and Tuesdays, June 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th.

Available timeslots are 5.15pm until 6pm or from 6pm until 6.45pm, when their Bermuda and Canada PGA Golf Professional, Scott Roy is offering drop in clinics at their premises on Reid Street.

Each session focuses on different aspects of the golf swing, such as Short Game, Full Swing Irons, Full Swing Woods, and Putting, Rules & Fundamentals.

The cost is $30 per 45 minute session, limited to 6 people per session.

For more information, or to sign up, contact info@islandkaddy.com, or sign up online at www.IslandKaddy.com.

 

Especially for the ladies, IslandKaddy’s Wine Wednesday will be on Wednesdays, June 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th.

From 10am until 10pm at their premises on Reid Street, the fairer sex can enjoy discounts of 15% on apparel and footwear, and 20% on Golf Simulators and Virtual Reality, with Happy Hour drink prices from $6 for beer and $8 for wine.

There is no cover charge and the bar is open to all.

For more information, contact 293.GOLF (4653) or info@islandkaddy.com.

 

Dads, uncles, grandfathers, godfathers, Scribbles Art Shack have not forgotten about you and invite you to their Daddy & Me Paint Class: Super Hero Edition on Saturday, June 10th.

From 4pm until 6.30pm on the third floor at the Old Berkeley School, you can celebrate pre-Father’s Day with your little(s) creating a super hero/comic book-inspired art work on canvas.  Snacks and beverages will be available.

The cost is $40 per adult/child, including a 16×20 canvas and all supplies.  Only 6 spots are available (1 spot = 1 child/1adult) and you can sign up online at www.SignupGenius.com.

For more information, contact artshackbda@gmail.com.

 

 

Enjoy an afternoon of fun for all the family at The Xtreme Sports Fun Zone, operational every other Saturday from June 10th until September 2nd.

From noon until 6pm at the Pembroke Hamilton Club (PHC) Field, The Xtreme Sports Fun Zone is a family-friendly fun zone which will feature multiple games, rides, and activities offered by Xtreme Sports.

Entry is free for people who do not intend to play the games and $30 for an all-access pay-2-play pass, or $15 for any adult with a paying child.  Passes can be purchased online at XtremeSportsBMD.com or on the day itself.

For more information, contact 705-4900 or info@xtremesportsbmd.com.

 

British record-breaking adventurer, speaker, coach, campaigner and author, Adrian Hayes, details his expeditions to the top, bottom and roof of the world as BUEI Talks presents To the Ends of the Earth with Adrian Hayes on Monday, June 12th.

In this visually stunning presentation, former Gurkha officer and SAS soldier Hayes will discuss the reality, hardships and risks in summiting K2, trekking all the way to both Poles, crossing the Arabian Desert by camel and kite-skiing the length of Greenland amongst others.  For more information on Adrian, visit www.AdrianHayes.com.

The lecture starts at 7.30pm.  Harbourfront are offering a 10% discount (food only) to anyone dining there before or after the event.  Reservations are available from 5pm for the sushi bar with Sushi Happy Hour prices on selected sushi and drinks available until 6.30pm.  The full menu will be available from 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 the event.

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

 

In celebration of the America’s Cup, The Garden Club of Bermuda is opening a Private Garden for Tours every Tuesday morning until June 27th.

The tours will take place every Tuesday morning, with the gardens opening at 9.30am and closing at noon.  Two tours are scheduled during that time, one at 10am  and the other at 11am.  On Tuesday, June 13th, the garden at Barngrove, 13 Tee Street, Devonshire will  be showcased.

The cost is $25 per person and tickets are available from www.BDAtix.bm or at the entrance on the day.  The tours are not suitable for children under 12.

For more information, visit www.GardenClubBermuda.org.

 

 

 

Join in the festivities at Bermuda Heroes Weekend, Bermuda’s 3rd Annual Carnival, running from Friday to Monday, June 16th to 19th.

The Bermuda Heroes Weekend is a series of events organised by the BHW Ltd. who are dedicated to providing unique cultural experiences and quality entertainment.

For opening night, BHW presents Five Star Friday on Friday, June 16th.  Held at at National Sports Centre in Devonshire, gates will open at 7pm, with the show starting at 8pm.  Last year’s opening night was the biggest Soca event Bermuda had seen in years and this year’s promises to be even better.  The lineup for 2017 features Ricardo Drue, King Bubba, Lyrikal, Voice and more, all backed by the Roy Cape Band, as well as the world’s Best Soca DJs. This stage show will be held on the main field at the National Sports Centre Complex.  Advance tickets are $40 from www.BermudaHeroesWeekend.com or $50 on the gate.  Children with a paying adult pay $10.  Limited All-Inclusive VIP tickets are also available for $200.

With a new location and a new date, get ready for an even bigger and better BHW Raft Up Experience on Saturday June 17th. From noon at Shelly Bay, entertainment will be provided by local and international DJs, with the bonus of food vendors and ample parking to get to the Raft Up.  Entry is free.

On Promoters Day on Sunday, June 18th, they endeavor to work with various promoters on the island to give the patrons options for what entertainment they would like to partake in.  This includes everything from boat rides, breakfast parties, all-inclusive events, clubs and more.  One of the events available will be Pan in The Park, featuring local and international Pan artists and bands in the beautiful Victoria Park in the City of Hamilton starting at 3pm. This event is free and open to everyone, so you can bring your chair and enjoy the sweet melodic sounds of steel pans.  The full event listing for other Promoters Day events will be available on www.BermudaHeroesWeekend.com or on their app.

Last year, they glowed in the dark until the sun came up but this year they are forming a Super Hero Team – Super Hero J’Ouvert will be held from on Monday, June 19th.  From 3am until 8am at Bernard’s Park in Pembroke, they look to watch the sunrise while partying to sweet Soca music.  This is an 18 and older event, so identification is a must.  Tickets are $130, available from www.BermudaHeroesWeekend.com and include your J’Ouvert package, food and drink.

The finale for the weekend will be Last Lap on Monday, June 19th.  From 2pm until 10pm, you can come out to Clearwater Beach & Park to see the finish of the parade. They will have their artists and DJs give you one more chance to jump, dance and wine the night away.  Last Lap is being produced by the team at Uber Soca Cruise.  Tickets cost $10.

For more information, or to purchase your tickets, visit www.BermudaHeroesWeekend.com.  You can also download the BHW app available for iPhone and Android.

 

 

The Bermuda Occupational Therapy Association in collaboration with Summit Professional Education Group invite you to join them for an exciting educational opportunity at Differentiating Sensory from Behaviour: Linking Sensory Integration and a Strength-Based Approach to Assess and Address Challenging Behaviours in Children on Saturday, July 29th.

From 8am in the Princess Louise Room and Foyer at the Hamilton Princess, this course is a one day, 6 hour CEU that is appropriate for all Allied Health Professionals, educators, parents and caregivers.

The cost of the course is $180. When registering, you will need to contact BOTA with the following information: your full name, email address, mailing address, profession/position title, and confirmation of payment.  Payments for the full fee amount can be made via online banking/transfer to BOTA’s HSBC account number 010-352326-011, making a note of your name in the notes/comments section, and allowing 3 to 5 days for receipt of payment to be confirmed.

For more information, or to register by Friday, June 30th, contact BOTA at bota.bda@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

The Bermuda Chess Championship 2017 – May 16th to June 27th

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

Ana Luna America’s Cup Safari – May 26th to June 27th

Ladies Day at the 35th America’s Cup – May 31st

Tall Ships Welcome to Bermuda Sunset Festival – May 31st

Estate Planning Presentation – May 31st

**NEW  On The Rock Toastmasters Open Meeting – May 31st

 

June

Tall Ship and Sip – June 1st

Global Perspectives and Solutions for a Clean Ocean – June 1st

Moët & Chandon Lounge at the Crown & Anchor Terrace – starts June 1st

**NEW  IslandKaddy’s Virtual Reality Happy Hour – June 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th

**NEW  Wonder Woman Premiere Costume Party – June 1st

Free Lunchtime Concert – June 2nd

Corporation of St. George: Friday Evening Summer Series 2017 – starts June 2nd

Collie Buddz Concert – June 2nd

**NEW  ÜberVida America’s Cup Spectator Yacht – June 2nd to 27th

**NEW  IslandKaddy’s Demolition Driving Range Happy Hour – June 2nd, 9th and 30th

Peace Lutheran Church Car Boot Sale – June 3rd

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

Art Therapy – June 3rd

**NEW  IslandKaddy’s Virtual Reality Gameathon – June 3rd, 17th and 24th

**NEW  The Pink Beach Club Summer Parties – June 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th

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

**NEW  IslandKaddy’s Monday Indoor Golf League – June 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th

**NEW  Get Golf Ready – June 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th

Private Garden Tours: Old Walls – June 6th

**NEW  IslandKaddy’s Wine Wednesday – June 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th

Bermudian Heartbeats Film Night: Vanishing Sail – June 8th

Bonfires and BBQs – June 8th and 22nd

Masterworks Exhibition Opening: Sorgel and Nicky Gurret – June 9th

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

We Can Be Heroes Vol. 2 – June 10th

**NEW  Daddy & Me Paint Class: Super Hero Edition – June 10th

**NEW  Xtreme Sports Fun Zone – June 10th to September 2nd (every other week)

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

**NEW  BUEI Talks: To the Ends of the Earth with Adrian Hayes – June 12th

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

L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: La French – June 13th

**NEW  Private Garden Tours: Bangrove – June 13th

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – June 14th

**NEW  Bermuda Heroes Weekend: Five Star Friday – June 16th

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

**NEW  Bermuda Heroes Weekend: BHW Raft Up Experience – June 17th

PURE: The White Party – June 18th

**NEW  Bermuda Heroes Weekend: Promoters Day/Pan in the Park – June 18th

**NEW  Bermuda Heroes Weekend: Super Hero J’Ouvert – June 19th

**NEW  Bermuda Heroes Weekend: Last Lap – June 19th

Cocktails and Cannons – June 22nd

SeaKeepers Bermuda 2017 – June 22nd

Family Folklore and Genealogical Connections – June 24th

Art with a Twist – June 27th

A Century in the Making: Building the National Museum of African American History and Culture – June 29th

Masterworks Exhibition Opening: Art of the Gombey – June 30th

Cocktails and Cannons – June 30th

 

July

**DATE CHANGE  Tutus & Superheroes: Storybook Parade – June 3rd July 1st

iSpike Bermuda Summer Volleyball Clinics: Skills and Tournament Play – July 3rd to 7th

Animal Advocate Camp – July 3rd to September 1st

iSpike Bermuda Summer Volleyball Clinics: Skills and Tournament Play – July 10th to 14th

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

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – July 12th

iSpike Bermuda Summer Volleyball Clinics: One-Day Serving and Passing Clinic – July 18th

Art with a Twist – July 25th

Diamond Jubilee at the Museum – July 29th

**NEW  Differentiating Sensory from Behaviour: Linking Sensory Integration and a Strength-Based Approach to Assess and Address Challenging Behaviours in Children – July 29th

 

August

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

Cocktails and Cannons – August 17th

Art with a Twist – August 22nd

Emancipation: A Love Story – August 26th

Cocktails and Cannons – August 28th

 

September

Cocktails and Cannons – September 7th

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

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – September 13th

Cocktails and Cannons – September 17th

Art with a Twist – September 19th

Gladys Morrell, Bermuda’s Suffragist – September 30th

 

October

Cocktails and Cannons – October 3rd

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

Art with a Twist – October 24th

Cocktails and Cannons – October 31st

 

November

Cocktails and Cannons – November 1st

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

 

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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