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 in the Mid-Ocean Amphitheatre. Tickets are available now at All Wrapped Up in the Washington Mall and www.bdatix.bm.
January 9 and 10
Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society auditions for ‘Calendar Girls’ by Tim Firth at 6pm at the Daylesford Theatre. For information call Andrienne Hintz at Portia@northrock.bm.
High school students and their parents are invited to connect with an admissions representative from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) at a reception at TEN Café from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Learn more about SMFA, their programmes and studying art in Boston. For more information, call 1-617-369-3626 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chamber of Commerce Wired Wednesday speaker Nigel Hickson President Europe Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) speaking about the governance of the Internet and ICANN’s role from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. RSVP to email@example.com or telephone 295-8932 or www.bermudacommerce.com.
Bermuda Hotel Association and Ministry of Home Affairs is holding a Hospitality Job Fair from 10am to 2pm in the Princess Room at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess. Bring at least 20 copies of your resume and dress in business attire. For information call 297-7714 or 297-7820.
January 11 and 12
Bermuda Youth Sports Program Basketball Evaluations for boys and girls ages five to 13. On Friday boys 11 to 12 from 6pm to 7pm and boys 13 and older from 7.15pm to 8.30pm at the Bermuda College, Saturday girls and boys ages five and six from 9.45am to 11am, boys seven to eight years old from 12.15pm to 1.30pm and boys ages nine to ten from 1.45pm to 3pm at Bermuda High School for Girls. Girls ages seven to nine from 4pm to 5pm and girls ten years old and older at Mount Saint Agnes Academy.
Daisy and Mac will be holding a puppet show with Bermudian puppeteer Alexander Winfield at 11am and 11.45am. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 295-7477. Free, but space is limited. Ideal for children aged three to nine. Each show will last about 20 minutes.
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society presents The Metropolitan Opera’s ‘The Met: Live in HD’ series (on film in glorious HD) in Bermuda, with Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito (The Clemency of Tito) from 5pm to 8.30pm at The Tradewinds Auditorium in the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. Price $35 general admission or $30 students at www.premierticketsglobal.com.
The Spanish Point Boat Club annual general meeting.
Walton Brown, Jr Four-part lecture series on Understanding Modern Bermuda at the EF Gordon Memorial Hall at the Bermuda Industrial Union. A $5 donation to cover costs is requested but not required. Part 1: The Legacy of the Past.
L’Alliance Française des Bermudes is holding a French film evening at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Instituteat 8pm, ‘Comme un Chef’ by Daniel Cohen with Jean Reno, Michael Youn and Raphaëlle Agogué. English sub-titles. Students $3/Members $5/Non-members $8. Tickets at the door. All are welcome.
January 18 and 19
Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts kicks off with Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band at the MidOcean Amphitheatre at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel. Tickets are $25 to $70 on www.btix.bm. See www.bermudafestival.org for more information.
Elliott Primary School is hosting a career fair for grades primary four to six from 1pm to 3.30pm at the school on Hermitage Road in Devonshire. Entry is free. For more information contact: 236-3091 ext 254.
The Bermuda International Film Festival presents ‘Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007’ at the Earl Cameron Theatre City Hall. Opening reception at 7pm followed by the documentary screening at 7.30pm. Tickets are $50 inclusive of one cocktail at www.premierticketsglobal.com .
Bermuda Marathon Weekend opens with the KPMG Invitational Mile. See www.bermudaraceweekend.com for information.
Bermuda Marathon Weekend continues with HSBC 10K and 10K Walk. See www.bermudaraceweekend.com for information.
Giant Steps music band Deep Bay Music Festival featuring Cool Jade, Toni Robinson, Glen Iris, the Club 2ooo dancers and the Elite dancers with special tributes and an extravaganza at 4pm at Pembroke Community Club, North Shore, Pembroke. Tickets are $5o from Music Box on Reid Street. Contact Dale Butler at email@example.com or 505-3409 for details.
Bermuda Marathon Weekend HSBC Bermuda Marathon and Half Marathon Bermuda Triangle Challenge. Three races in three days. See www.bermudaraceweekend.com.
Walton Brown, Jr Four-part lecture series on Understanding Modern Bermuda at the EF Gordon Memorial Hall at the Bermuda Industrial Union. A $5 donation to cover costs is requested but not required. Part 2: Trade Unionism, Desegregation and The Vote.
Bermuda Zoological Society lecture by wildlife photographer Charles ‘Flip’ Nicklin at Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute Tradewinds Theatre at 7pm. Tickets are $40. Available from www.bzs.bm or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 22 and 23
Bermuda Red Cross rummage sale drop off between 8.30am and 6pm at their headquarters at 9 Berry Hill Road in Paget.
Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, 46 Point Finger Road, Paget free public talk on the HPV virus which affects men and women at 5.45pm. Health Education Officer, Rhonda Smith-Simmons will discuss the importance of maintaining childhood vaccinations and the diseases prevented by the HPV vaccine for both boys and girls. For reservations and information see www.chc.bm
Bermuda Zoological Society Annual Bill Scott Memorial Fundraising Gala Dinner from 7pm to 10.30pm in Gosling’s Wine Cellar. Tickets $200 per person includes cocktails and three course menu. Live auction and silent auction. For tickets and information e-mail email@example.com .
January 24 and 25
Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts continues with The Complete World of Sports (abridged) at the City Hall Theatre. Tickets are $25 to $65 on www.btix.bm . See www.bermudafestival.org for more information.
Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts opening party of Festival Impressions art exhibition at the Bermuda Society of Arts on the second floor of Earl Cameron Theatre (City Hall) featuring work by local artists and students inspired by previous performances in the Bermuda Festival.
January 25 to 27
Women’s Inspiration Weekend with spa treatments, personal trainer, life coach and keynote speaker attorney Tanya Bell at Pompano Beach Club. $850 single occupancy and $650 double occupancy. See www.bdatix.bm or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Youth Library movie day. Today’s showing is ‘Ice Age’ at 2.30pm. Registration required at 295-0487. Tickets are $3.
Bermuda Red Cross rummage sale at 9 Berry Hill Road in Paget from 8.30am to 2pm.
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society presents The Metropolitan Opera’s ‘The Met: Live in HD’ series (on film in glorious HD) in Bermuda, with Verdi’s Un Ball in Maschera (A Masked Ball) at 5pm at The Tradewinds Auditorium in the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI). Price $35 general admission or $30 students at www.premierticketsglobal.com .
Caledonian Society Annual Burns supper at Tucker’s Point Hotel and Spa. The pre-dinner cocktail reception (cash bar) will be from 6.30pm until 7.15pm, with the five-course dinner beginning at 7.30pm. Tickets are $85 per person and available from IHind@becl.bm or online at www.ptix.bm. More information at www.CaledonianSocietyofBermuda.com .
Petals flower shop informational session on wedding flowers from 10am until 11.30am with lecturer Marguerite Clark, and guest speaker Nikki Begg from Bermuda Bride. Tickets are $25 per person. The event is at the Petals studio (across from Masters) in Hamilton. Register at 292-7303 or email@example.com.
The Bermuda International Film Festival’s film series, BIFFlix shows ‘Cheerful Weather at the Wedding’ at 5.30pm, at The Tradewinds Auditorium in the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI).Tickets are $15 at www.premierticketsglobal.com. For more information see www.biff.bm .
Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts Monday free Cover Story between 12.15pm and 12.45pm. Artist Kendra Earls will discuss being commissioned by Bermuda Festival to do a mosaic for its 2013 branding. She will describe the process of the project and the importance of public art and how mosaics can be incorporated into Bermuda’s architecture.
Petals Flower Shop in Hamilton across from Masters present ‘Brighten Your Home With Flowers’ from 6pm until 8pm. All flowers and foliage needed will be provided, but participants are asked to bring their own containers. Tickets are $100. Register by calling 292-7303 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walton Brown Jr Four Part lecture series on Understanding Modern Bermuda at the E F Gordon Memorial Hall at the Bermuda Industrial Union. A $5 donation to cover costs is requested but not required. Part 3: Party politics and ideology.
Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts present a free performance of the Whiffenpoufs, the oldest collegiate a cappella group in the United States. The Whiffenpoufs are 14 male undergraduates of Yale. They will perform a variety of music genres between 12.15pm and 12.45om at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery at City Hall.
Bermuda Heart Foundation is urging people to wear red today to recognise heart disease.
Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts Children’s Day from 10am to 12.45pm. Sign up on www.bdatix.bm for a free mosaic workshop for children (start times 10 or 11.45am) spaces are limited. Everyone can enjoy a performance by the Hand Bell Choir of Somerset Primary School at 11am.
Walton Brown Jr Four Part lecture series on Understanding Modern Bermuda at the E F Gordon Memorial Hall at the Bermuda Industrial Union. A $5 donation to cover costs is requested but not required. Part 4: 21st Century Politics.
Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts free workshop on the art of writing poetry and prose from 12.15pm to 12.45pm at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery. Local writers read from their work on Bermuda and her people.
Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts free Behind the Scenes at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery from 12.15pm to 12.45pm. Joe Cashore talks on the construction and manipulation of the Cashore Marionettes.
Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts Duo Amal from 12.15pm to 12.45pm for free at Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery. Bishara Haroni and Yaron Kohlberg talk about their music and their shared belief that music-making can transcend political and national differences.
Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts free lunch time concert entitled ‘Romantic Tapestry’ from 12.15pm to 12.45pm with Nancy Smith (flute) and Steve Crawford (guitar) of Tooz Company in the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery.
Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts present a free musical interlude from 12.15 to 12.45pm at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery with the Saxophone Quartet and String Ensemble of Saltus Grammar School presenting a mixed programme.
Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts present free The Joy of Singing with Voces8 from 12.15 to 12.45pm at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery. A combined choir of 300 school students will sing on the steps of City Hall under the direction of Voces8.
The Bermuda Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc & BermudaNightOut.com present Mint Condition featuring the Wall Street Band and local artists at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel. Doors open at 8pm and the show starts at 9pm. Tickets are $100 general admission or $175 VIP, available at www.bermudatix.bm. Dress code grown and sexy.
Eliza DoLittle Society Supabowl fundraising event. See www.elizadolittle.bm for more information.
Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts present a musical interlude with students from Warwick Academy from 12.15pm to 12.45pm at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery.
Petals flower shop Easter flower arranging workshop for children from 10am until noon. All materials are provided and the cost is $50 per child. Register by calling 292-7303 or e-mailing email@example.com.
Petals flower shop flower arranging workshop Easter Designs For Your Home from 6pm until 8pm. Create an Easter-inspired table centerpiece using local foliage and other textured items such as vine and straw. The cost is $85 per person. Register by calling 292-7303 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 11 to 20
Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society (BMDS) presents Calendar Girls by Tim Firth. For more information see www.bmds.bm .
The Visitor Industry Partnership VIP Exellence Awards at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel. For more information e-mail email@example.com or telephone 734-8125.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org www.oa.org .