October 11th, 2017 Bermuda Calendar Update
There sure is a lot happening in Bermuda this fall! Here are the latest events to the calendar since last week. As always, be sure 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.
Don’t forget to submit details of your own event to http://nothingtodoinbermuda.com/submit-your-event.html –a basic listing is completely free!
Caring for someone experiencing mental health difficulties can be challenging, and so the Bermuda Hospitals Board’s Community Health Services is holding a Family Support Group with a focus on Opportunities in the Community on Wednesday, October 11th.
From 6pm to 7:30pm in the KEMH 1st Floor Conference Room, across from the staff cafeteria, they will be hosting a discussion featuring guest speakers Robbyn Lee, Vocational Rehabilitation Coordinator and Florence Pedro, Occupational Therapist, BHB. Join for a discussion about the assessment process and to find out what opportunities are available for loved ones both on the MWI Campus and in the community. This support group aims to bring caregivers and families together for confidential support and understanding of one another.
For more information, contact Winston Rogers on 249-3309.
BUEI Films & Friends of Hospice present: Being Mortal on Thursday, October 12th.
The film tells the tale of Atul Gawande, a renowned surgeon who teams with ‘Frontline’ to challenge us all to reexamine how we think about death and dying. This film also explores the burgeoning art and science of palliative care and the ways in which having a conversation around the question, “What are your priorities if your time is limited?” Can empower patients to live their lives fully, all the way to the very end. A Q&A session will follow.
The film starts at 7pm In BUEI’s Tradewinds Auditorium. 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. Reservations are required, to make a reservation call 295-4207.
Admission is free.
For more information, or to obtain a free ticket, contact 294-0204 or visit Oceans Gift Shop.
Scribbles Art Shack is hosting their next paint night for tweens – Tween Graffiti Art Night on Friday, October 13th.
From 6:30pm to 9:05pm at their premises on the 3rd Floor of the Old Berkeley Institute, this event promises to be somewhere safe, fun and interactive for your tween to spend the evening out – while allowing them to; learn to express themselves authentically and freely through art, to feel proud and confident about their finished art to exhibit at home, and to enjoy some time away from the phone and iPad.
The cost is $25 and sign up can be done online at www.SignUpGenius.com.
Snacks and water will also be on sale for $1 each.
For more information, contact email@example.com.
Rain or shine, there will be two opportunities to attend the 8th Annual Pick Your Own Pumpkins at Astwood Park in Warwick this year, on Friday and Saturday, October 13th and 14th.
From 3pm until 6pm on the Friday and from 9am until 2pm on Saturday, you can expect free tractor rides, face painting, photo ops, and lots of family fun at the pumpkin patch. Wear your costumes and get a treat.
Assorted pumpkins are available for purchase from $8 to $35.
For more information, contact Patty Hill on 704-2843.
Friends, family, former soldiers and anyone who may be interested in the Royal Bermuda Regiment, this is your chance to take a look behind the scenes at the Open House & Family Fun Day on Saturday, October 14th.
From 2pm until 5pm, almost every unit of the Regiment will be on display.There will also be a fun castle, face painting, food vendors and various displays including a firepower demonstration on the range.
There is no cover charge and all activities are free.
For more information, contact 238-1045.
Allan Young and Global Arts Entertainment present the fundraising event, Younguls! Where Old School Meets New School on Saturday, October 14th.
From 9pm to 2pm within the Harbourview Ballroom at the Hamilton Princess, you can enjoy music by DJ Cavon, Jugglin’ J, Mikey B and DJ Chubb, while helping raise funds for SCARS and the Caribbean Hurricane Relief Fund.
Tickets are $50 at the door or $40 when purchased in advance from www.pTix.bm, Custom Acoustics or 27th Century Boutique.
For more information, contact Allan Young on 535-0529 or Jodi Virgil at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join in the fun at a special girls only event to mark the UN International Day of the Girl on Sunday, October 15th.
From 2pm to 5pm on the Pavillion Field at National Sports Centre, girls of all ages can learn about the challenges that girls face here and around the globe as the largest demographic facing poverty.
There will also be a Reading Corner, as well as opportunities to try lots of different sports and STEM activities, or dress up as Wonder Woman.
This is a free event.
For more information, visit their Facebook Page.
Join Mike Bishop, Bermuda’s favourite quiz master, for Quiz Night at Crown & Anchor every Monday from October 16th.
From 8pm until 10pm at the restaurant at Hamilton Princess, they encourage you to stop by for dinner and stay for the fun!
This will run every Monday until further notice.
For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 298-2028 or email@example.com.
Have a great start to your week and share delicious small plates with a group of friends as you enjoy Mad Deals on Mondays at Tapas Club, every Monday from October 16th.
From 5:30pm, it’s “Los Lunes Locos” serving Spanish tapas until 11pm, with Sangria, House Wine & Beer only $6.
For more information, contact 296-3330.
Join Meredith Ebbin, editor of BermudaBiographies.bm, as she presents Up From Slavery: The Remarkable Life of Samuel Seward Toddings Sr., Founder & Editor of the Mid-Ocean News on Tuesday, October 17th.
The event will begin at 7pm at the World Heritage Centre. Toddings was known for his fearlessness and progressive views. His black ancestry was hidden until research recently revealed that his mother and grandmother were former slaves.
Tickets are $20 for SGF members and $25 for non-members, and will be available at the door although seating is limited seating so you are required to call in advance to reserve your spot.
For more information, or to make a reservation, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 297-5791.
Walk to raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer in Bermuda as BF&M host their 21st Annual BF&M Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Wednesday, October 18th.
This years theme “Pink Out Loud #GetItOffYourChest” is all about empowering women to take control of their health and not to be afraid to talk about breast cancer. They encourage survivors to come out and share their story with friends and family; you never know whose life you might save. If you are a woman who has not had breast cancer, talk to your doctor about your risk and when you should start your yearly mammograms.
The walk will start 6pm at Barr’s Bay Park, returning to the same location.
The cost is $30 and includes a custom bag, t-shirt, pen and pin.
Sign up starts on September 1st and can be done online at RaceDayWorld.com (t-shirt pickup is at BCHC only if purchased online), Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, Sportseller and BF&M.
For more information, contact email@example.com.
Grab a bargain at the monthly Peace Lutheran Car Boot Sale on Saturday, October 21st.
This will run from 9am to 2pm and promises lots of bargains for everybody, including clothes for women, men, children and babies, household items, CDs, DVDs, toys, books, jewelry, luggage and so many more items. You can even enjoy a hot dog and cup of coffee while you shop.
For more information, contact Carol Carvalho 747-3377.
Seeing so many women in our community affected by breast cancer, The Athletic Club was inspired to launch the charity event Zumbathon- Salsathon “Party In Pink” on Saturday, October 21st.
Registration begins at 1pm within the outdoor seating area of Cafe 4 in Windsor Place, and the class – which promises to be just like a Zumba class but with a touch of salsa – will be from 1:30pm to 3pm, followed by an After Party until 4pm. So grab your friends, wear pink, and take action in the fight against cancer by dancing!
The cost is $20 and all funds raised will be donated to Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre to prevent and help end cancer.
For more information, or to pre-register, contact 537-5646, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit their Facebook Page Event.
Speaking and leadership skills are improved through effective evaluations, which is why the Bermuda Chapter of Toastmasters International invite you to their Evaluation Workshop on Tuesday, October 24th.
From 6pm in the OHU (Operational Health Unit) Boardroom, upstairs in the Community Education Office on the Corner of Court and Front Street, they invite you to join them to learn tips and techniques for improving your active listening skills and receiving and providing constructive feedback from Experienced Toastmasters DTM Kimberley Caines, DTM Corville Hylton, TM Ebony Fray and TM Sharon Bailie.
This is a free event, although registration is required, and membership is open to all.
For more information, or to register, contact email@example.com.
All are welcome to join Herb Goddess Teas for a Fall Tea Tasting with Kuni Frith @ BNL on Tuesday, October 24th.
From 6pm until 7.30pm at Bermuda National Library, the evening will include a presentation on the health benefits associated with drinking tea.
Tickets are $5 and tickets can be purchased at the library at the Information Desk on the upper level. All proceeds go the Friends of the Bermuda National Library.
For more information, contact the library at 299-0039 or 295-2905.
Have a spooktacular time at the BUEI Children’s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 28th.
From 12pm until 4pm, the party will take over all 3 floors of BUEI, with lots of spooky activities for kids; including a Scavenger Hunt, a Ghost Train (ages 5-11), an Enchanted Dive (ages 1-5), Swashbuckling games, and so much more! There will also be a Costume Parade with prizes for scariest, most original and best-ocean theme, as well as exciting entertainment provided by In Motion and Jackson School of Dance. Refreshments will be on sale and a Buccaneer Bake Sale.
The cost is $2.50 for members or $5 for non-members, and new memberships will be 50% off on the day. Games are .50 cents each with a prize for every game, while entrance to the Haunted tunnel is $5, and $3 for the Enchanted Dive and Treasure Hunt.
For more information, contact 294-0204.
Learn more about local history at Touchstones That Speak to Us on Saturday, October 28th.
From 11am at the Bermuda Historical Society Museum, you can enjoy a fun talk by John Cox, writer and historian, with family treasures and stories.
There is no cover charge and no need to RSVP, although spaces are limited.
For more information, contact 541-6837.
The Bermuda Botanical Society meets regularly for lectures, guided tours, nature walks, and crafts based on botanical materials, and will host their Annual General Meeting on Sunday, October 29th.
This will be from 3pm until 4pm in the Horticultural Hall, and everyone interested is invited to join. They welcome new members and look for willing people to serve on the Executive. You can also subscribe to their quarterly newsletter to receive announcements of upcoming meetings.
For more information, contact Helle Paterson at 293-0163.
Created to celebrate the life of the talented chef and golfer, the 4th Annual Tomasz Tabor Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, October 30th.
The tournament will take place at Belmont Hills Golf Club, with registration from noon and a 1pm shot gun start. For those that don’t golf, but still wish to support the event and celebrate Tom’s life, this year they have decided to combine two of Tom’s favourite things, Golf and Halloweeen, and immediately following the tournament a reception, award ceremony and Halloween party will follow until 9pm at Divots Bar, Grill and Terrace. There will also be an on-site raffle and silent auction. The Halloween Party will begin at 5:30pm. There is no cover charge but there will be a cash bar.
The cost to participate in the tournament is $125 per individual or $500 per team of 4. All the funds raised will once again go to the Bermuda Hospitality Institute in support of the three scholarships created in Tom’s name.
For more information, or to pre-register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning is having the first of three Open Houses for prospective families on Saturday, November 18th.
BCCL is a recognised private school for students (ages 7-18) with diagnosed language-based learning differences.
From 11am until 1pm on the 3rd floor of the Brown-Brangman Building at 100 Reid Street, families can tour the school and meet the teachers to learn more about BCCL and whether it’s a good fit to enrol their child.
For more information, or to register, contact email@example.com.
Cambridge Beaches invite you to join them for Thanksgiving Dinner at Tamarisk Restaurant on Thursday, November 23rd.
From 7pm until 10pm, you can gobble ’til you wobble whilst enjoying live entertainment by DJ Uncle. They welcome guests aged 13 years and older.
The cost is $68 per person, which includes the service charge but not beverages.
For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 234-0331 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events
3-3-1 Restaurant Promotion at Fairmont Southampton – October 4th to December 23rd
The Wizard Of Oz in Bermuda – October 10th to 14th
U.S. Boarding School Collective Symposium – October 10th & October 11th
**NEW Family Support Group: Opportunities in the Community – October 11th
Now That’s What I Call a Quiz – October 12th, 19th and 26th
**NEW BUEI Screens & The Family Centre Presents: Being Mortal – October 12th
Pour & Explore: A Taste Around the World – October 13th
Charman Prize Award Ceremony – October 13th
**NEW Tween Graffiti Art Night – October 13th
**NEW Pick Your Own Pumpkins – October 13th & 14th
Mount Saint Agnes Bazaar Country Fair – October 13th & 14th
**NEW Royal Bermuda Regiment’s Open House & Family Fun Day – October 14th
**NEW Younguls! Where Old School Meets New School – October 14th
Voices For Hospice Concert – October 14th
Warwick Academy Disco 40 Event – October 14th
Masterworks is Going Green – October 14th
**NEW International Day of the Girl – October 15th
**NEW Quiz Night at Crown & Anchor – starts October 16th
**NEW Mad Mondays at Tapas Club – starts October 16th
**NEW 21st Annual BF&M Breast Cancer Awareness Walk – October 18th
Bermudian Heartbeats: Our Earl is 100 Years Young! – October 19th
Margarita Paint Night – October 20th
**NEW Peace Lutheran Car Boot Sale – October 21st
**NEW Zumbathon- Salsathon “Party in Pink” – October 21st
2017 International Bermuda Dog Show – October 21st and 22nd
Dockyard Boat Jumble Sale & Family Fun Day – October 22nd
Art with a Twist – October 24th
**NEW Evaluation Workshop – October 24th
**NEW Fall Tea Tasting with Kuni Frith @ BNL – October 24th
Louis Latour 2015 Vintage Wine Event – October 26th
Special Halloween Haunted History Tours – October 26th to October 31st
Masterworks Haunted Museum – October 27th
Curing Cancer with Comedy – October 27th
Bermuda National Trust FarmFest – October 28th
**NEW BUEI Children’s Halloween Party – October 28th
**NEW Touchstones That Speak to Us – October 28th
**NEW Bermuda Botanical Society Annual General Meeting – October 29th
**NEW 4th Annual Tomasz Tabor Memorial Golf Tournament – October 30th
Cocktails and Cannons – October 31st
Twinkle Twinkle – starts October 31st
Halloween Dining Specials at Waterlot Inn – October 31st
MOvember: Shave the Date – November 1st
Cocktails and Cannons – November 1st
One Stop Shopping Craft Fair – November 4th
Wine Tasting at Masterworks – November 15th
RHM International Presents: Speak Up, Overcome, Survive – November 18th
**NEW Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning Open House – November 18th
Art with a Twist – November 21st
Thanksgiving at Cafe Lido – November 23rd
**NEW Thanksgiving Dinner – November 23rd
KPMG Front Street Mile Trials – November 25th
Christmas Shopping Drop Off – December 2nd, 9th & 16th
Wine Tasting at Masterworks – December 13th
Art with a Twist – December 19th
2018 Bermuda Marathon Weekend: KPMG Front Street Mile – January 12th
2018 Bermuda Marathon Weekend: Bermuda 10K and 10K Walk – January 13th
Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art
Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery
- The Power of Art – January 27th to November 25th
- Shepard Fairey: Rebel With A Cause at BNG – September 21st until further notice
Bermuda Society of Arts – September 29th to October 24th
- Onions Gallery: Members Fall Show & MASKulinity: Traditions of the Bermuda Gombey
- Edinburgh Gallery: Here, There and Everywhere by Charles Knights
- Studio A: Book Launch and Paintings by Molly Smith
Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard
- Davy Jones’ Locker – October 8th to November 24th
Enjoy the rest of the week!