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Claire Hattie
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  • Celebrate jazz through special musical suppers
    Apr 13, 2015 8:00 am

    Celebrate jazz through special musical suppers

    Start on a journey towards putting love back into perspective and establishing healthy relationships with yourself and others at He Loves Me ... He Loves Me Not, starting on the 1st floor of the BIU Building on Monday, April 20 from 6pm until 7.30pm. This is a 12-week programme to help women break free from a failed relationship and live the life they deserve. The price is $120 and the registration deadline is Saturday, April 17. For more...

  • Apr 6, 2015 8:00 am

    Enjoy wine and watercolours at Masterworks

    Art enthusiasts of all levels can enjoy an opportunity to drink and create with Masterworks’ Artist in Residence Lindsay Hopkins-Weld at Whet Your Palette on Wednesday, April 15th. From 5.30pm until 7.30pm, you will sip on hand-selected wines while Lindsay demonstrates the use of water colours. Participants are asked to bring an image with contrasting colours. The cost is $50 for members or $60 for non-members, which includes all materials...

  • Free concert to mark Regiment anniversary
    Mar 30, 2015 8:00 am

    Free concert to mark Regiment anniversary

    Enjoy a wonderful evening at the UNESCO World Heritage Site as you join in with the 200th anniversary celebration of Pilot “Jemmy” Darrell in the Town of St George on Saturday, April 11. From 6.30pm until 9.30pm, you can learn about “Jemmy” and other great historic facts about St George. There will be a scavenger hunt for all to enjoy, along with live entertainment and an exhibit in the town hall. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Discover the wonders of the ocean at camp
    Mar 24, 2015 8:00 am

    Discover the wonders of the ocean at camp

    If you have children between the ages of 10 and 14 who would love to discover the wonders of the ocean and its influence on life on Earth, then you may be interested in registering them in the Dolphin Quest Ocean Adventure Camp, a series of one-week camps running during mid-term breaks. Students will learn about dolphins and other diverse life forms in the first in a series of unique camps that celebrate marine life and inspire future ocean...

  • Feast of food and drink at wine-pairing dinner
    Mar 16, 2015 8:00 am

    Feast of food and drink at wine-pairing dinner

    A great evening of food and drink is in store at Taste 141’s Wine Pairing Dinner on Tuesday, March 24. From 6.30pm until 9.30pm, you can enjoy a delicious five-course dinner in a great atmosphere, beautifully paired with wines provided by Gosling’s. The ticket price is $120 and space is limited. Reservations are required. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 292-0777.

    Watch dogs of different breeds and sizes compete...

  • Show your creativity at Beach Art contest
    Mar 9, 2015 8:00 am

    Show your creativity at Beach Art contest

    US Consul General Bob Settje and Bishop Nicholas Dill invite you to a free public concert featuring the Harvard Krokodiloes and the Radcliffe Pitches. Harvard in Hamilton for the Hungry IX will be on Tuesday, March 17, at the Anglican Cathedral, Church Street, from 12.15pm until 1.15pm. Voluntary donations will be collected by the Bermuda Eliza DoLittle Society to help those who are hungry. For more information, contact blackac@state.gov or...

  • Enjoy a taste of Bermuda at food festival
    Mar 2, 2015 11:38 pm

    Enjoy a taste of Bermuda at food festival

    Our breath is our constant companion, yet seldom do we realise how powerful a tool it is for healing the body and focusing the mind.

    Control of breath leads to optimal health and vitality, as well as mental balance and clarity. Learning how to breathe properly is one of the keys to a happy, healthy and successful life. The Power of Breath, a six-week course starting at the Yoga Centre on Friday, March 13, will include Theory and...

  • Feb 23, 2015 8:00 am

    Help to raise money for cancer research

    Starting Saturday, March 7, at 3pm, The Yoga Centre on Victoria Street is offering a two-part, 12-week Beginners Yoga Course for those who are new to yoga or with limited experience and practise.

    The course is designed to provide the basic principles of yoga beneficial for safe and renewed practise, introduce alternate options for various body types, and develop awareness and build confidence in the practise of yoga specific to...

  • Feb 9, 2015 8:00 am

    Registration open for Argus Walks the Walk

    Registration is now open for Argus Walks the Walk, a charity 5K fun walk organised by the Centre on Philanthropy and sponsored by the Argus Group, on Sunday, February 22nd.

    Warm-up will be at 8.15am for an 8.30am start and the Walk will start and finish in front of the Argus Building on Wesley Street. This is a rain or shine event.

    The registration fee is $25 and $20 goes to the charity of your choice with the other $5...

  • Feb 2, 2015 5:19 pm

    Let Clearwater students take you around the world

    Come join Clearwater Middle School as their students take you around the world at their Multicultural Extravaganza on Thursday, February 12th.

    This will take place in the gymnasium and, from 6pm until 8pm, there will be food and entertainment from countries around the world. There will be prizes for the best cultural outfit/costume

    The cost is $10 for adults, which includes 5 tickets for food samples, or $5 for children,...

  • Dec 1, 2014 8:00 am

    A celebration of life with fashion and dance

    Life should not only lived, it should be celebrated. With this in mind, a great evening is in store at The Club, Bermudiana Road on Wednesday, December 10 for a special fundraising Fashion and Dance event.

    From 8pm there will be a fabulous fashion show, showcasing the Dana Cooper line and Rebecca Hanson’s TABS authentic Bermuda shorts, with a beautiful performance by InMotion School of Dance.

    All proceeds will benefit Jenna...

  • Nov 24, 2014 8:00 am

    Get some social media marketing information

    Short on time? Dig into Social Media Marketing with bite size information sessions from SociaLEE Consulting’s Lunch & Learn Series.

    Session 3: Understanding Social Media Return on Investment will take place at Nineteen @ Burnaby, next to Devil’s Isle Coffee, on Tuesday, December 2. Sign in and lunch are from 12.15pm, with closing at 1.30pm.

    With everything you do in business, you want to know what is the ROI, or Return in...

  • Take a step back in time
    Nov 10, 2014 8:00 am

    Take a step back in time

    Enjoy a revealing look into Bermuda’s history as the St. George’s Rotary Club presents a screening of Downing’s Wreck: The Story of the Sea Venture, a film by Look Bermuda/Look Films, at World Heritage Centre on Monday, November 17th.

    The film reviews the period of colonial expansion and the events of 1609 that led to the settlement of Bermuda before turning its attention to more recent times and the account of the Sea Venture’s...

  • Get ready for Fight Night
    Nov 6, 2014 8:00 am

    Get ready for Fight Night

    Bermuda’s own world champion, Teresa Perozzi will be facing off against Kali Reis for the IBA Middleweight Championship on Friday, November 21st as Johnny Lima Construction presents Friday Night Fights in the Poinciana Ballroom at the Fairmont Southampton. Doors open at 7pm and the first bout begins at 8pm. The event will also feature Bermuda Pro Debut Fights, including Nikki Bascome vs Joe Marchand Tipping and Chioke Tucker vs Martello...

  • Oct 30, 2014 8:00 am

    MAMA of a sale

    Looking for a bargain or have stuff to sell? The MAMA Car Boot Sale will be at Mount Saint Agnes on Saturday, November 8 from 9am until noon. This event will be of particular interest to anyone with a baby on the way or who needs to update what they already have, as stalls will be selling toys, books, baby stuff and tea/coffee/baked goods with a bouncy castle to keep the little ones amused while you shop.

    Entry is free to shoppers.

  • Oct 9, 2014 8:00 am

    From block parties to haunted histories

    Front Street will be closed off from King Street to Court Street for the Kings of Construction Block Party on Friday, October 17th. The evening’s festivities will kick off at 7.30pm with the Kings of Construction Competition, consisting of five construction-related events such as Sand Shovel, Block Moving and Truck Pull. There will be six teams, each with five participants, and after running for around 1.5 hours, it will be followed by live...

  • Oct 2, 2014 8:00 am

    Get in swim of things for Windreach

    We are about to be invaded by mer-people! Well, kinda. Local and overseas swimmers, will fill our waters to challenge themselves at the 24th Annual Bermuda Round-the-Sound Open Water Charity Swimathon on Sunday, October 12. This is open to all ages and abilities at distances of 10k, 7.25k, 4k, 2k, and 0.8k with donations/pledges in honour of WindReach.

    Start times are between 10am and 12.45pm, depending on the distance category, which...

  • Sep 25, 2014 8:00 am

    Gymkhana, TEDx and soca are on the horizon

    The Police Gymkhana kicks off Police Week 2014 on October 4. Everyone is encouraged to come out for a fun-filled day at the Police Field in Prospect from 10am until 4pm. Youngsters aged three to 16 will be able to participate in bicycle activities and races within a safe environment, while fostering positive interactions with police officers. There are lots of prizes to be won and gombeys will close out the day’s activities. Admission is...

  • Sep 18, 2014 8:00 am

    Dance to a Latin beat for charity

    A Latin Dinner and Dancing Charity Night in support of the Women’s Resource Centre takes place at The Reefs on Friday, September 26. From 6.30pm until 11pm, DJ Travis will play the best Latin and contemporary tunes. Tickets are $65, and include dinner, social dancing and a dance showcase. Part proceeds will benefit the Women’s Resource Centre. Tickets are available from www.pTix.bm, The Reefs or the Women’s Resource Centre.

    One of...

  • Aug 28, 2014 8:00 am

    Reggae vibes in the park as summer series ends

    The finale of this year’s Summer Sundays Series will be on Sunday, September 7, and promises a focus on old school and new school reggae music with the theme Reggae Vibes. From 3pm until 8pm in Victoria Park, the concert will feature a host of live musical performers from Bermuda’s local talent pool, a kids zone and a host that will keep you fully entertained throughout the day. Admission is free. For more information, contact 279-5254 or...

  • Aug 21, 2014 8:00 am

    Bermudian playwrights to get their 15 minutes of fame!

    Famous for Fifteen Minutes is back on the Bermuda calendar! This is the 12th annual playwright competition from the Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society (BMDS) and presents six original short plays written by local playwrights, from a variety of genres, each lasting 15 minutes (hence the name!) at Daylesford Theatre. Showtime is at 8pm each night and the show will run from Thursday, August 28 until Saturday, August 30 and then from...

  • No cover charge at Sunday’s Wet Republica at Tobacco Bay
    Aug 15, 2014 8:00 am

    No cover charge at Sunday’s Wet Republica at Tobacco Bay

    Enjoy some summer fun in the sun as you eat, drink, swim, dance, chill and play at Wet Republica, Bermuda’s underground beach party at Tobacco Bay on Sunday, August 17th. From noon until 9pm, the full beach bar will be offering frozen Dark & Stormy specials, DJ Choice will be playing the best summer anthems, and the cafe will be open all day with jerk chicken on the grill.

    You can also expect buskers, loungers, TBI Wi-Fi, clean...

  • Aug 7, 2014 8:00 am

    Start your weekend with Taste of music

    Taste 141 invite you to start off your weekend with live music from Outta Bounds on Friday, August 8th. The band will be performing from 7pm until 10pm and there is no cover charge. For more information, or reservations, call 292-0777.

    Fill your plate over and over again with favourites such as jerk chicken, ackee and salt fish, and much more at Muse’s Tasteful Jamaican Night on Saturday, August 9th. This will be an all-you-can-eat...

  • Jun 26, 2014 4:40 pm

    Devotionals designed to inspire

    Inspiring Moments, a devotional written by Crystal Holdipp, will be launched at the Bermuda National Library on Saturday, July 5. This will run from 11am until 1pm with a limited number of Inspiring Moments available for sale.
    Black and white copies cost $13, while colour copies cost $20. Admission is free. For more information, contact 296-1297 x223 or ejhollis@gov.bm.

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