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TODAY

Pembroke Hamilton Club annual general meeting at 7.30pm at the Bermuda Industrial Union, Union Square, Hamilton. All financial members are encouraged to attend.

TOMORROW

Bermuda National Gallery Partner Re lecture with Holly Bynoe ‘Untangling Narratives: Interrogations within Contemporary Carribbean Art’. Ms Bynoe is co-founder and editor-in-chief of ARC Magazine a non-profit visual art and culture publication focused on contemporary art created in the Caribbean, with 5.30pm reception and 6pm lecture. Tickets $10 members; $20 non-member at the BNG, second floor of City Hall & Arts Centre, Hamilton. RSVP to Lisa Howie at director@bng.bm or 295-9428.

November 1

Pechakucha Night with 20 slides in 20 seconds and eight inspirational talks with Nicky Gurret, architect, Calix Smith, artist, Sarah Vallis, landscape architect, Lucinda Spurling, filmmakers and others. Free although donations are accepted. At Daylesford Theatre. Doors open at 6pm and show starts at 6.30pm. For more information e-mail arp@logic.bm or gurret@northrock.bm.

Ministry of Education town hall meeting about The Cambridge Curriculum ‘What is the Way Forward’ with Hon Dame Jennifer Smith at Ruth Seaton James Auditorium at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

November 2

Bermuda School of Music first Friday faculty lunchtime concert at noon featuring classical guitarist Jerremiah Smith and pianist Oliver Grant at Wesley Methodist Church. For information visit www.musicschool.bm or call 296-5100.

November 3

TRFC Hallowe’en Party at Docksiders. Tickets $20 in advance and $25 at the door from 9pm to 3am. Prizes for costumes. Tickets at www.ptix.bm.

Girlguiding Bermuda will be holding its biennial Fun(d) Fair at the St Paul’s Church Hall Paget, from 10am to 4pm with games, crafts, white elephant stall, refreshments; fun castle and face painting and more.

Bermuda Folk Club Paul Gibbons night. Doors open 7.30pm and music starts at 8pm at Spanish Point Boat Club, Spanish Point, Pembroke. Cash bar. Admission: $10 non-members, $8 members. For more information telephone 295-1030, e-mail info@folkclub.bm or see www.folkclub.bm.

The Annual Old School Party for the preferred and mature people only at The Spinning Wheel. Doors open at 9pm. Tickets are $20 all night for ladies and $25 for men. After midnight $30 for men. DJ the Ice Man and Craig (Bubbles) Darrell. Part proceeds to Bermuda Society of the Blind. For more information go to www.djtouchtone.com or www.djsquare.com.

The Parenting Tool Kit a free symposium for parents and a day of fun for children from 11am to 4pm at Dellwood Middle School.

November 4

Aberfeldy Nursery Grow Your Own series of free gardening seminars ‘Grow Your Own Bermuda Citrus’ in the main slat house from 1.30pm to 2.30pm. See www.aberfeldy.bm for more information.

CARE Learning Centre will be having a Fun Run Walkathon Fundraiser with walkers starting at 8.30am and runners at 9am. Entry fees: adults $20, under 18 $10 and late entries $30. Completed forms must be returned by 4.30pm November 2 with entry fee to Sportseller. Cheques made payable to ‘CARE Learning Centre’. Race numbers issued and late entries accepted between 11am and 2pm on November 3, 2012 at CARE at 38 Mount Hill, Pembroke. Enter next to Arnold’s Market, St John’s Road on Underhill Lane to CARE parking lot.

November 5 to 9

City of Hamilton City Music and Jazz Festival showcasing Bermuda’s top musicians. Pop-up concerts that will happen throughout the city from 12pm to 2pm in Victoria Park, Wesley Square, Queen Elizabeth Park, Nellie’s Walk and Dr EF Gordon Square. Finale will be at City Hall Theatre on November 11 from 6pm to 8pm and 9pm to 11pm. Tickets $30 per show or $50 for both shows or $75 for VIP tickets. Available at at City Hall. For full schedule see www.cityofhamilton.bm/events.

November 7

Award winning documentary ‘Nefarious: Merchant of Souls’ about modern day slavery at CedarBridge Academy in the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts at 7pm. Tickets are $5 at www.bdatix.bm. For more information call 295-9640.

Masterworks lecture with Jacqueline Alma and KASE, Chris Burville, Betty Lindo Perry and Caroline Troncossi at 5.30 at the Masterworks gallery in the Botanical Gardens in Paget.

November 8

Up With People concert at the Fairmont Southampton entitled ‘Music The International Language’. Tickets are $30 at www.bdatix.bm. Entertainers are from all genres and include Stevie Darrell, Shine Hayward, Desmond Smith and others. Telephone 333-3624 for more information.

Bermuda National Gallery student lecture at Bermuda College at 12.30pm. Christa Clarke, Curator, Arts of Africa and Senior Curator, Arts of Africa and the Americas, Newark Museum, New Jersey. The topic will be highlights of the Newark Museum Collection with a Focus on Contemporary African Art. For more details contact: director@bng.bm Free; open to all students from all schools.

November 9

Saltus Grammar School alumni ‘Christmas in November’ cocktail reception from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Details to follow.

Bermuda Institute of Ocean Science 2012 Gala Celebration on Friday at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel. Black tie event with guest speaker, Dr Sylvia Earle, a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and visionary leader in marine exploration. Tables are $5,000 and individual tickets are $250. Contact Vanessa Shorto at 297-1880 x 204 or Vanessa.Shorto@bios.edu .

Masterworks chili cookoff from 5.30pm to 8pm. All proceeds to support their camp bursary programme. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. Tickets at Masterworks in the Botanical Gardens in Paget. To enter e-mail mworks@logic.bm or telephone 299-4000.

Bermuda Red Cross Premier of the movie ‘Skyfall 007’ at Specialty Cinema in Hamilton. The evening starts at 5pm with a cocktail reception and canapes at Astwood-Dickinson at 5pm. Movie at 6.45pm or 9.30pm. Tickets are $50 aby e-mailing redcrossdevelopment@logic.bm or call 236-8253 ext 226 to book.

November 9 to 27

Bermuda Society of Interior Designers (BSID) is holding a designer wreath silent auction at Bermuda Society of Arts (BSOA) at City Hall to support the Eliza Doolittle Society and the BSOA fine arts scholarship. Winning bids announced at the BSID annual industry alliance cocktail party on November 27 from 5pm to 7pm at BSOA at City Hall. For more information e-mail jill.bydesign@logic.bm see www.bydesign.bm, or telephone 292-6041.

November 10 to 17

Twenty fifth World Rugby Cup Classic at National Stadium. Daily tickets can be purcahsed for $25 or five day pass for $100 at www.ptix.bm .

November 10

Continental Society of Bermuda 50th Anniversary Gala from 7pm to 12am at Fairmont Hamilton Princess in the Harbourview Ballroom. Tickets are $100 and $125 for patrons from members or at www.ptix.bm . For information e-mail continentalbda@gmail.com .

The Gilbert & Sullivan Society Metropolitan Operas on film series continues in glorious HD with ‘Verdi‘s Otello ’at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) at 5pm. For information see www.metoperafamily.org or e-mail Matt Nester at opera@gands.bm. Tickets on sale September 4 $35 for adults and $30 for students. Book at least five performances simultaneously for $30 each via www.gands.bm or www.premierticketsglobal.com direct, or purchase at door.

Image Entertainment’s First Annual Bermuda Comedy Competition finals at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts at CedarBridge Academy. Tickets at www.bdatix.bm.

November 14

Masterworks round table discussion ‘Artists working towards a beautiful failure’ at 2.30pm at Masterworks in the Botanical Gardens in Paget.

November 15

Youth Library family story night from 5.30pm to 7pm. Bring a picnic blanket and your dinner and enjoy an evening or stories, poetry and magic. Registration required $5. Register early to avoid disappointment.

November 16

St Peter’s Church 400th Anniversary Celebrations Gala Banquet at Rosewood Tucker’s Point with 7pm reception in the gallery and 8pm dinner in the Camden ballroom with speaker Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dr Richard Chartres. Evening dress with medals. Tickets $200 per person. Music by Toni Bari.

Bermuda Aquarium and Zoo after dark series. Three tours from 6pm to 8pm for ages three to five accompanied by an adult. A guided tour around the facility will include a look at some of the nocturnal animals that call BAMZ home. Flashlights required. Tickets are $20 for BZS members; $35 for non-members. Price includes a drink and slice of pizza for children’s dinner. Fee: $20 for BZS members; $35 for non-members. Price includes a drink and slice of pizza for children’s dinner.

November 17

St Peter’s 400th Anniversary Celebrations coffee with Caroline Chartres ‘Why am I still an Anglican’ hosted by Grace Rawlins 9.30am in the Somers Lounge at the St George’s Club at 6 Rose Hill, St George. $15 per person.

Bermuda Aquarium and Zoo after dark series. Three tours from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for ages five to seven accompanied by an adult. A guided tour around the facility will include a look at some of the nocturnal animals that call BAMZ home. Flashlights required.

The Garden Club of Bermuda’s Christmas in November from 10am to 4pm at Orange Valley, Devonshire with crafts, bake sale, lemon stand, plant sale enchanted garden, pony rides and John Cox’s book of ghost stories on sale. Tickets (available on the day) at $20 Adults, $10 ages ten to 18, under age ten free. For more information www.gardenclubbermuda.org .

November 23

Bermuda National Gallery The Art of Music Series- Reinterpreting the Biennial Exhibition featuring Milton Raposo and Joy T Barnum, Michael Jones, Brian and Nicola Swan, James Richardson, Makeem ‘Haz’ Bartley, Kate Ross, Heather Nova, John Woolridge from 5 to 7.30pm at the BNG at City Hall. Tickets: $75 members; $100 non-members and includes open bar and canapés.

November 24

Caledonian Society St Andrew’s Day Ball at Fairmont Southampton Hotel in the Poinciana Ballroom at 6.30pm. Black Tie Dress Code. Tickets are $150 at www.ptix.bm or from Ian Hind at IHind@becl.bm. All are welcome.

Bermuda Aquarium and Zoo after dark series. Three tours from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for all ages. Children under five must be accompanied by an adult. A guided tour around the facility will include a look at some of the nocturnal animals that call BAMZ home. Flashlights required. Fee: $20 for BZS members; $35 for non-members. Price includes a drink and slice of pizza for children’s dinner.

The Gilbert & Sullivan Society Metropolitan Operas on film series continues in HD with ‘Adès’ The Tempest’, at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) at 5pm. For information see www.metoperafamily.org or e-mail Matt Nester at opera@gands.bm. Tickets on sale September 4 $35 for adults and $30 for students. Book at least five performances simultaneously for $30 each via www.gands.bm or www.premierticketsglobal.com direct, or purchase at door.

November 27

Caron Bermuda Community Service Award Breakfast at Fairmont Hamilton Princess from 8.30am to 10am. For information telephone Berni Ingemann at 236-0823 or bingemann@caron.org .

November 28

Swan’s Running Club presents ‘Let’s Walk, then Run’ a workshop for beginners. Learn how to avoid injuries, stay motivated and more at 6pm at The Youth Library Auditorium at 74 Church Street, Hamilton. All walkers, walking clubs, runners and interested people welcome. For more information contact Keith Smith at aspkms@yahoo.com or Kathi Rogers at 735-4935.

November 29

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda (CURB) workshop. ‘Moving towards Racial Diversity/Equity: Understanding our past, choosing an inclusive future’ from 8.45am to 1pm. Cost: $35 members or $50 non-members. All Are Welcome. Lunch is provided. To register call the Centre on Philanthropy 236-7706.

December 1

Kiwanis Club of Hamilton invites you to the 14th annual seniors party at Salvation Army Citadel and is from 1pm to 3pm. RSVP by November 21 by telephoning 293-4581 or 292-2386. It is a free event.

December 1 and 2

Bermuda Chamber Choir Concert with Saturday concert at 7.30pm and Sunday concert at 4pm at Wesley Methodist Church in Hamilton. Featuring Britten’s Ceremony of Carols and other seasonal music. For ticket information visit www.musicschool.bm or call 296-5100 .

December 6

Masterworks Christmas at Masterworks at the Botanical Gardens in Paget. Details to follow.

December 31

Jimmy Keys New Years Eve dinner show at Fairmont Hamilton Princess at 8pm. Tickets are $169 inlcuding dinner, show, dancing and grats at www.bdatix.bm .

WEEKLY EVENTS

Mondays

Shine’s House of Music and Entertainment presents ‘Death by Disco’, a 70s Disco Dinner Drama featuring an all-star Bermudian cast; Nadanja and Nishanthi Bailey until November 1 at 7.30pm. Tickets are $75, which includes the show, a complimentary swizzle and a four-course meal. Limited seating so book early. Contact 293-9092 or shineshouseofmusic@gmail.com.

Tai Chi Chuan Class from 5.30pm to 7pm at Sankofa, 1 Chancery Lane, Hamilton. Fee is $100 per month. Telephone 292-2513 to register or see www.sankofabda.com.

Youth Library Tiny Tunes (Babies) at 10am. For more information on library programmes and services, visit www.bnl.bm.

Meet-A-Mum Association playgroup in Warwick from 9.30am to 11am at Saint Mary’s Church (Saint Mary’s Road off Middle Road). See www.mama.bm for more information.

AlAnon Family Groups at the Caron Institute, 61 Verdmont Road Smiths from 7pm to 8pm at St Peter’s Church Hall, York Street St George’s from 8pm to 9.30pm. Telephone 236-8606.

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Published Oct 29, 2012 at 8:00 am (Updated Oct 28, 2012 at 3:30 pm)

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