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TODAY

Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo lecture ‘How Pollution is Affecting Bermuda’s Wildlife: Potential Implications for Human Health’, with Dr Jamie Bacon and the Amphibian Project at 7pm in the Education Auditorium at BAMZ.

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.

TOMORROW

The Bermuda Society for the Blind presents a free talk ‘Living With Vision Loss How to Make Your Home Safe’ with Jane Charlton, a Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist at 12.30pm (brown bag lunch), 5.30pm and 6.30pm at Beacon House, Corner of Cedar Avenue and Dundonald Street. For information contact BSFB at 292-3231 or bsfbinfo@gmail.com.

Saltus Grammar School Carols for All at 7pm in St John’s Church. The programme includes performances by the Concert Band, Senior Orchestra, Jazz Band, the Sassy Saxes, and the Saltus String Ensemble, along with choral performances by the Junior Show Choir and the S5/S6 Choir. Admission is free.

Bermuda College 2012 Fall Colloquium hosted by division of liberal arts lessons from the recession with Bermuda College Economics Lecturer Craig Simmons speaking on the flaws of the Bermudian economic model in Hallet Hall, Lecture Theatre, H100 at 7pm. For more information contact Craig Simmons at 236-9000 ext 4237 or e-mail cfs@college.bm or see www.college.bm.

Restorative Justice Documentary free evening and circle discussion featuring documentary ‘Bending Bows and Arrows’ accompanied by circle discussion facilitated by Bermuda Youth Counselling Service’s Jackie Basden and Lauren Trott. From 6pm to 7.30pm in the Chewstick Lounge on Elliott Street in Hamilton.

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda 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.

November 30

Coalition for Protection of Children budgeting and debt workshop from 11am to 1pm (light lunch provided). This will be required for all families receiving Christmas hampers and Christmas gifts as well as emergency hardship assistance. The session will also be open to the public who feel they could benefit from budget advice and debt management. RSVP to or 295 1150 or cpc@ibl.bm.

KPMG Bermuda Invitational Mile Trials, National Sports Centre, Devonshire at 6pm . No late entries accepted. Fun filled evening featuring Primary, Middle, Senior students and local adults competing to qualify for the January 2013 KPMG Bermuda Invitational Mile.

Choice a Birth and Baby Film Festival presents ‘A Birth Story with Ina May Gaskini and the Farm Midwives’ at 7pm at 46 Melbourne House, Victoria Street, Ground Floor East. Tickets available at Lotus $12 in advance, $6 seniors, students and children, $15 at the door and $75 ten movie passport. Telephone 296-5900 for more information.

TS Bermuda Sea Cadet Corps Fish Fry from 5.30pm to 8pm at TS Bermuda at PCC. Tickets are $12 takeout or sit in. Funds raised will help the Sea Cadet programme. Telephone 705-5323 or e-mail TSBermuda@gmail.com.

The Kathmandu Kids Club Annual Christmas Market from 5.30pm until late on the fourth floor of the New Washington Mall (underneath Catlin Group), use Church Street entrance. All profits go to The ISIS Foundation’s projects, helping impoverished children in Nepal. Tickets are on sale at The ISIS Foundation office on Crow Lane, at Mambo on Reid Street, or by visiting www.premiertickets.bm.

December 1, 8 and 15

Photos with Santa at The Phoenix Centre on Reid Street from 9.30am to 10.30am.

December 1 and 2

Bermuda Chamber Choir Ceremony of Carols at Wesley Methodist Church at 7.30pm on December 1 and 3pm the next day.

December 1

Dockyard’s First Christmas Parade and Boat Extravaganza from 6pm until. Giveaways, prizes face painting and more.

Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo Green, White and Red: Christmas Hunt through the Aquarium and the Zoo from 1.30pm to 3.30pm for ages three, four and five accompanied by a parent. Tickets are $15 for BZS members only. A hunt to discover who is wearing red and white in the aquarium and the zoo with Christmas crafts and treats. To book visit www.bzs.bm or e-mail Alex Amat at activities.bzs@gov.bm or telephone 293-2727 ext 2133.

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 to 24

Fairmont Hamilton Princess Teddy Bear tea in the Heritage Court between 2.30pm and 5pm at $19 per child with a teddy bear and $25 per child without a teddy bear and $35 per adult plus 17percent gratuities. For reservations please contact our concierge at 298-5779.

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 2

Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo Green, White and Red: Christmas Hunt through the Aquarium and the Zoo from 1.30 to 3.30pm for six and up. Tickets are $15 for BZS members only. A hunt to discover who is wearing red and white in the aquarium and the zoo with Christmas crafts and treats. To book visit www.bzs.bm or e-mail Alex Amat at activities.bzs@gov.bm or telephone 293-2727 ext 2133.

December 3

Free introductory seminar on ‘Circles of Support and Accountability’ with Director of CoSA, Ottawa, Susan Love from 2pm to 4pm in the Charities House Boardroom. RSVP requested. Contact Nicola.cpc@logic.bm to register, or call 295 1150.

December 4 and 5

Restorative Justice Week continues with victim offender facilitated dialogue training with Director of Community Justice Initiatives, British Columbia, David Gustafson from 9am to 4pm at the Coalition for the Protection of Children at 48 Mount Hill Road, Pembroke. Cost is $400. Registration required. Please contact Nicola.cpc@logic.bm to register, or call 295-1150.

December 6 to 15

The Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society are proud to present the Christmas pantomime ‘Aladdin’ at City Hall at 7.30pm. Matinees at 3pm on December 8, 9 and 15 with no evening performance on December 9. Free opening night special. Meet the stars of ‘Aladdin’ and have your picture taken after the show. Tickets are $35, and on sale from November 10 at www.bmds.bm. Further box office and show information at www.bmds.bm .

December 6

Bermuda National Gallery volunteer appreciation ceremony with wine and canapes on the Uber Vida leaving Number one dock on Front Street at 5.30pm. Returns 7.30pm.

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

December 7

Bermuda National Trust Christmas Walk about in St George from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

The African Diaspora Heritage Trail Foundation joins the Bermuda National Trust Walkabout from 6.30pm to 8.30pm in Pilot Darrell Square Silk Alley St George featuring Christmas Traditions Across th African Diaspora. Sample food and join a scavenger hunt.

Fairmont Hamilton Princess Snow Ball Party from 7pm to 1am and includes dinner, entertainment and party favour at $70 per person plus 17 percent gratuities. For reservations please contact catering department at 298-5722.

December 7 and 8

Bermuda Aquarium and Zoo Santa’s arrival from 6pm until 8pm. Tickets are $25, which includes a light snack, crafts, games and special entertainment. Mulled cider will be served to parents. There will also be a photographer to capture kids’ visit with Santa for an additional price. This is a Members Only event. For tickets contact Joanne Chisnall at 293-2727 ext 2130.

December 8

St James Church ‘Christmas in Silver City’ concert at 7pm in the church hall, raising money for the church and for the Giant Steps Band’s trip to Cuba in 2013. At the concert Bermuda’s past and present sports fraternities will be acknowledged.

December 8 and 9

Bermuda Equestrian Federation and the Department of Parks, present the Welcome Home Show at the Botanical Gardens in Paget, showcasing adult and junior riders in team show jumping, hunter discipline, western riding classes and carriage driving classes. Funds go to the BEF Junior Fund. In the main show jumping ring 9am daily. For information e-mail mckeisha.smith@butterfieldgroup.com or see www.bef.bm/showschedules.htm.

December 9

Dolphin Quest Christmas Carols sung by a professional choir with the dolphins starting at 6pm at Dolphin Quest at the Bermuda National Museum at Dockyard. Telephone 234-4464 or see dolphinquest.com.

December 11

Bermuda National Gallery Photography Workshop for adults 18 years old from 10am to 1pm. Tickets are $90 for BNG members and $115 for non-members. At BNG on second floor of City Hall in Hamilton. Eight spaces only. All equipment and materials provided. Download application at www.bng.bm, e-mail education@bng.bm or telephone Dany Pen at 295-9428.

December 13

Petra Academy preChristmas dinner from 12pm to 2pm at Petra Academy School, #3 Sleepy Hollow Drive, Hamilton Parish. Tickets are $15 at 293-0863 or 747-0101.

December 16

Bermuda Overseas Missions will celebrate their two latest builds and discuss their planned trip to India in 2013. The meeting will be from 3 until 5pm and all are welcome at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club.

December 21

Artmageddon Art Sale at Bermuda Society of Arts in City Hall on the upper floor from 10am to 7pm.

December 31

Tribute bands Abbamania and Night Fever will perform for New Year’s at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel in the Poinciana Ballroom. Doors of ballroom open at 9pm and showtime is 10pm. Choose between dinner and show or show only packages. Jasmine/show $155, Windows on the Sound/show $169, Newport a Gastropub/show $179. Show only $99. First 20 tables of 12 to be booked get two free show tickets.

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

January 9 to 12

Just for Laughs hosted by Alonzo Bodden with comedians Danny Bhoy, Mark Forward, Orney Adams and Jonathan Young. January 9, Double Threat with Alonzo Bodden and Danny Bhoy at City Hall Theatre and other nights with all comedians at Fairmont Southampton Hotel in the Mid-Ocean Amphitheatre. Tickets are available now at All Wrapped Up in the Washington Mall and www.bdatix.bm .

WEEKLY EVENTS

Wednesdays

AlAnon Family Group meeting at St Paul’s Education Centre, 69 Middle Paget from 5.30 to 6.30pm. Telephone 236-8606.

Hilary’s Place at WindReach, 57 Spice Hill Road, Warwick is open from 10am to 12 noon. Family caregivers can come alone or with their care recipient for a midweek break of coffee and conversation. There is no charge. Call WindReach 238-2469 or visit www.windreachbermuda.bm for more information.

Overeaters Anonymous weekly meetings. Every Wednesday lunchtime from 1 to 2pm in Stevenson Room, Wesley Methodist Church, 41 Church Street, Hamilton and Saturday 11am to noon. All welcome overeaters, bulimics and anorexics. oabermuda@hotmail.com www.oa.org.

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Published Nov 28, 2012 at 8:00 am (Updated Nov 27, 2012 at 5:51 pm)

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