Nothing to do in Bermuda?
Ah, Valentine’s Day, the festival of love and chocolate! Hope you’re all having a lovely one so far (if not, just eat more chocolate). Anyway, what is there to do in Bermuda in winter?
The answer is LOTS.
* Proving that Valentine’s Day activities don’t have to cost the Earth, the recently-formed Bermuda Youth Orchestra, will perform a free, lunchtime concert today. This will be on the steps of City Hall at 12.30pm, under the direction of Major Dwight Robinson. For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 705-8205.
* Some say the key to a good relationship is laughing together. If that’s the case, you might want to get yourself and your beloved over to the Carriage House tonight for a Valentine’s dinner and comedy show. Dinner starts at 8pm; show time is at 9.30pm featuring Def Comedy’s Frantz Casseus with Nadanja and Jah. Tickets are $75, which includes the buffet dinner, champagne, comedy show and the 70s/80s-themed after-party until 2am. If you just want to attend the show and after-party, the cost is $25. Tickets are available from www.bdaTix.bm or 297-0786.
* The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is opening a new exhibit tomorrow as part of their 4 Artists + 4 Perspectives = 1 Exhibit at 5.30pm in the Rick Faries Gallery. Island Narrative: Land & Sea, is a collaborative show with artists Jennifer Keats, Nick Silk, Janet Percy and Chris Burville and will run until March 6. For more information, contact 299-4000 or visit www.BermudaMasterworks.com.
* Adult Services will screen ‘Skyfall’ at Bermuda National Library on Saturday. Show times are 11am and 2pm. All are welcome but spaces are limited so they suggest you get there early.
* BermudaSalsaMagic is hosting a special Tuesday Teaser night on February 19 to try out Ten Cafe & Bar as a new dance venue. From 8pm until midnight, you can enjoy salsa and bachata on Dundonald Street with no cover charge. For more information, contact www.SalsaGoddess.Me.
* Schools To Know invite you to the 8th Annual Summer Opportunities Fair at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess on Tuesday, February 21. From 4.30pm until 7.30pm, you will be able to learn about some of the programmes being offered by 14 summer schools, recreational camps and junior boarding schools in the US (one offering a travel sailing programme is based in Canada). Their diverse offerings include circus training, dirt biking, water skiing, sailing, football, the arts and horseback riding. Some offer mornings of academic review with camp activities in the afternoons. For more information contact Tory Dodge: Tory@schoolstoknow.com or www.schoolstoknow.com. No reservations are required.
* Parents, looking for a safe and alcohol/drug free environment for your high schoolers? High schoolers, looking for a party which is fun for you but safe enough to keep your parents happy? The solution to both may be Black Out, a high school neon party at Pier 6 on Saturday, February 23. Event runs from 8pm until midnight with blacklights, free glow toys, giveaways and music by YGS. Tickets are free but must be collected from City Hall offices in advance. There will be no entry without tickets.
* The Bermuda Latin Vibes Valentine-themed social, Love for Latin, will be at Inferno 2 Lounge on North Shore on Thursday, February 28. Jamelle Ming of Ming Mambo will lead a free class from 8pm before the social dancing portion of the evening begins at 9pm with the latest in salsa, bachata, merengue and reggaeton for all levels. Admission is $10. For more information, contact 705-8423 or info@BermudaLatinVibes.com.
* ‘Keep It Up’, the long-awaited sequel to ‘Don’t Talk To Me Like That’, runs from March 7 until March 9 at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall. This comedic play is written and directed by Patricia Pogson-Nesbitt and stars Bermuda’s sibling entertainers Nadanja and Nishanthi. Show times are at 8pm on the Thursday and Friday, and at 6pm and 9pm on the Saturday (the final show will contain mature language). Regular tickets are $40, patron tickets are $50 and they are available from www.bdatix.com.
* The 7th Annual Lindo’s to Lindo’s Run and Walk takes place Sunday, March 10 with the choices of a 10K run or a four-mile competitive walk or fun walk. All start at Lindo’s Family Foods Warwick and end at Lindo’s Market Devonshire. Goodie bags and T-shirts will be available at early number pickup for the first 1,000 participants. To register, enter online at www.racedayworld.com by 5pm on Friday, March 8, or drop off form by 5pm on Wednesday March 6 at SportSeller, Lindo’s or The Diabetes Resource Centre. For more information, contact Candace Roach at email@example.com or Carole Collard at Carole.Collard@deloitte.bm. Proceeds will benefit the Bermuda Diabetes Association.
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