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Claire Hattie
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  • Join in Bermuda Heroes Weekend festivities
    Jun 6, 2016 8:49 am

    Join in Bermuda Heroes Weekend festivities

    Prepare yourself for upcoming changes in the regulatory environment at the Real Estate Compliance for 2016: What You Need to Know session, presented by Certainty on Tuesday, June 14. From noon until 1.30pm at Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, this lunch-and-learn session will teach attendees the fundamental concepts, terms and steps to comply with the anticipated anti-money laundering (AML) requirements. It will set out the international...

  • Discover the Italian art of wine
    May 30, 2016 1:16 pm

    Discover the Italian art of wine

    • If you’re looking for something to do on date night, or want to get a group of ladies together for a fun and creative evening, then you may be interested in Art with a Twist on Tuesday, June 7 and 21. From 6.30pm until 9pm at Masterworks, you can create your own masterpiece to take home while sipping cocktails in an inspirational setting. Adult workshops will be held twice monthly starting on June 7 and instruction, materials and two drinks...

  • Fun run to support Women’s Resource Centre
    May 23, 2016 8:00 am

    Fun run to support Women’s Resource Centre

    • The Adult Education School will host the unique event, Transformations Art Auction and Cocktails, on Wednesday, June 1. From 6pm until 9pm at Gosling’s Wine Cellar, this event will feature more than 25 local artists, including some notable alumni from the school and hopes to raise funds to help adult learners to reach their education and career goals. The evening is under the distinguished patronage of the Ombudsman for Bermuda, Victoria...

  • Party for reopening of Commissioner’s House
    May 9, 2016 2:39 pm

    Party for reopening of Commissioner’s House

    • The May edition of the monthly Ciné Club from L’Alliance Française des Bermudes will be showing <i>Saint Jacques… La Mecque</i> on Tuesday, May 17. Screening in the Tradewinds Auditorium at BUEI at 8pm, this French comedy/drama with English subtitles is from director Coline Serreau with Muriel Robin, Artus de Penguern and Jean-Pierre Darroussin. Three siblings who detest hiking, and each other, must complete a pilgrimage to...

  • Flex your mental muscle at quiz night
    May 2, 2016 8:21 am

    Flex your mental muscle at quiz night

    • Presented by visiting scientist Jim Wetterer, associate professor at Florida Atlantic University, Them! World Domination by Ants will take place on Wednesday, May 10. Jim’s research interest is the biogeography, ecology, and environmental impact of ants. While in Bermuda, one question he hopes to answer is what ant species are associated with Bermuda’s mangroves. On previous visits to Bermuda he studied and documented the island’s ant...

  • Pomp and ceremony for Peppercorn tradition
    Mar 28, 2016 8:00 am

    Pomp and ceremony for Peppercorn tradition

    • Calling all Italophiles, Discovery Wines promise an event that you won’t want to miss at their Italian Wine Tasting Dinner on Thursday, April 7. This special evening at Griffin’s Bistro at the St George’s Club will begin with prosecco being served by the pool from 6.30pm. Then, each delectable course of the six-course dinner will be paired with an Italian wine from Discovery Wines. The cost is $110 per person, which does not include...

  • Try a taste of Italy at wine-tasting dinner
    Mar 21, 2016 8:00 am

    Try a taste of Italy at wine-tasting dinner

    • Calling all Italophiles, Discovery Wines promise an event that you won’t want to miss at their Italian Wine Tasting Dinner on Thursday, April 7. This special evening at Griffin’s Bistro at the St George’s Club will begin with Prosecco being served by the pool from 6.30pm. Then, each delectable course of the six-course dinner will be paired with an Italian wine from Discovery Wines. The cost is $110 per person, which does not include...

  • Local and global talent at Easter Fiesta
    Mar 14, 2016 2:13 pm

    Local and global talent at Easter Fiesta

    • Promising an old-school reggae concert that is showcasing international artists and local talent, Bermuda Easter Fiesta will be on Thursday, March 24. Taking place under the tent at National Sports Centre North Field, gates will open at 8pm and show time is at 9pm. Ninja Cutty will be the host for the evening, with international artists Tarrus Riley, Cocoa Tea, and Etana, local artist Jesse Seymour and DJs King Jyrus and Juggling Jason.

  • Beautiful beaches to be adorned with art
    Mar 7, 2016 8:00 am

    Beautiful beaches to be adorned with art

    • Bermuda’s most beautiful asset will be celebrated at the 5th Annual Bermuda Beach Art Festival on Saturday, March 19. Artists of all skill levels are invited to participate in this island-wide eco art competition that sees Bermuda’s beautiful beaches adorned with amazing art drawn right on the sand, incorporating the rocks, caves or shape of the beach and exists until the next high tide washes them away. Don’t know...

  • Food and fun at Family Centre fundraiser
    Feb 29, 2016 8:00 am

    Food and fun at Family Centre fundraiser

    • The Elbow Beach Iyengar Yoga Centre invites you to a Weekend Yoga Intensive Workshop from Friday, March 11, to Sunday, March 13. The workshop will run from 6pm to 9pm on the Friday, and then from 9am until 1pm on the Saturday and Sunday, and is a rare opportunity to be taught by visiting senior Iyengar reacher, Richard Agar Ward, from the UK, who has more than 38 years of Iyengar Yoga teaching experience. The cost of this three-day weekend...

  • Calling film fans: BIFF begins on March 4
    Feb 22, 2016 8:00 am

    Calling film fans: BIFF begins on March 4

    • Help the community by being more helpful in a crisis with the Bermuda Red Cross’s Psychosocial First Aid Course starting on Friday, March 4. With the increase of crime and other critical incidents affecting the community, the Bermuda Red Cross have identified the need to educate and train key persons in the community to enable more to respond to these issues. This workshop will do just that. Rather than be reactive disorganised and passive,...

  • Show your support for cancer charity
    Feb 8, 2016 8:00 am

    Show your support for cancer charity

    • Can’t go another year in an unhealthy relationship? You know you deserve better but can’t seem to break free? Feel like you keep going in circles with the same old issues? Are you ready to start living a drama free and peaceful life? Do you feel helpless and like no one understands? If any of these resonate with you, then help is available at the Fresh Start: Relationship Education for Women course, starting on Thursday, February 18th.

  • Love is in the air at Valentine’s Masquerade
    Feb 1, 2016 8:00 am

    Love is in the air at Valentine’s Masquerade

    • The Church Girls’ Brigade and Boys’ Brigade are holding their popular fundraising Valentine’s Fair and Car Wash at St Paul’s Church Hall on Saturday, February 13. From 10am until 4pm, you can browse stalls with include baked goods, books, DVDs, “nearly new” goods, plants and more. Lunch will also be offered, including delicious home-made soups, chili, hotdogs, codfish balls and chicken wingettes. The car wash is $15 for small- and...

  • Money management seminar on January 28
    Jan 18, 2016 8:00 am

    Money management seminar on January 28

    •Learn from financial experts about money management at a Banking & Budgeting Seminar on Thursday, January 28.

    Start the New Year off on the right foot by learning how effective budgeting and banking can help you to maintain control of your finances and achieve your goals.

    This seminar is being held at The Sunshine League PLACE (Personal Learning Assistance Centre) at 27 King Street from 5.30pm until 7pm and is aimed at those...

  • Join celebrity chef for a taste of Harlem
    Jan 11, 2016 8:00 am

    Join celebrity chef for a taste of Harlem

    • Spectators and players alike are welcome at the Bermuda Open Singles Darts Championship at the BAA Clubhouse on Monday, January 18. This Cat 1 ranking points tournament is open to all players, male and female, over 18. The tournament will be in a 501 Singles Format, best of of 5 Legs, with a straight start / double finish. Players will throw for the bullseye to start and then the winner throws first in Leg 1, 3, and 5, while the loser...

  • Begin 2016 by improving your body and mind
    Dec 28, 2015 8:00 am

    Begin 2016 by improving your body and mind

    •Start off the New Year by doing something good for your mind, body and spirit by starting Tai Chi classes every Tuesday from January 5.

    These will run from 5.30pm until 7pm at Sankofa The Wellness Center.

    The cost is $120 for the month.

    For more information, or to register, contact info@sankofabda.com.

    •Now in its 10th year of making your sides hurt with laughter, Just for Laughs Bermuda is returning to the...

  • Plenty of ways to welcome in 2016
    Dec 21, 2015 8:00 am

    Plenty of ways to welcome in 2016

    • The Reefs invites you to come ring in the New Year with them with one of two options on Thursday, December 31. Firstly, from 6pm, you can join them for dinner then drinks and dancing to the tunes of DJ Travis. The cost is $115 per person, plus gratuities. The dinner will also be included in their special NYE staycation package which, for the price of $399 plus tax and gratuities, includes the room, dinner and party, and breakfast the next...

  • Feel the force at ‘Star Wars’ screening
    Dec 7, 2015 11:43 pm

    Feel the force at ‘Star Wars’ screening

    • Feel the force with your movie friends at a BIFF Star Wars Special Showing on Saturday, December 19. This private viewing on behalf of the BIFFs Trust will take place at Speciality Cinema & Grill at 9.30pm.

    Tickets are $35 and available from www.pTix.bm. For more information, contact hyper@ibl.bm.

    • Learn how to make some sweet treats from the experts at a Pastry Cooking Class at the Hamilton Princess on Sunday,...

  • Festive fun at the Christmas Boat Parade
    Nov 30, 2015 8:00 am

    Festive fun at the Christmas Boat Parade

    • The Continental Society of Bermuda invites you to join them for the 12 Martinis of Christmas at The Grand on Friday, December 11. From 6pm until 8pm, kick off the Christmas party season with a selection of holiday cocktails. Tickets are $55 and, although they will be available on the door, advance purchase is recommended. Your generous support will enable to assist Bermuda’s youth. For more information, or to purchase advance tickets,...

  • Dine and dance at Caledonian Society ball
    Nov 16, 2015 8:00 am

    Dine and dance at Caledonian Society ball

    • The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce presents Is Retirement Achievable in Bermuda: A Panel Discussion on Tuesday, November 24. The long-term shift from traditional defined benefit pensions to defined contribution plans has placed significant responsibility and challenges on retirees to successfully generate lifetime retirement income. From 8am until 10am at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, they will explore the current contributory pension scheme...

  • Free health screenings for men on offer
    Nov 9, 2015 8:00 am

    Free health screenings for men on offer

    • The November edition of the Department of Community & Cultural Affairs’ Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series will be Excerpts from Fabric and Other Bermudian Films on Tuesday, November 17. From 6pm in the World Heritage Centre Theatre in St George’s, Bermudian film-maker Milton Raposo will screen excerpts from his forthcoming film Fabric, an exploration of the culture of our Island’s Portuguese community. He will also show clips from...

  • Acclaimed medium Jeanine Glynn hosting event
    Oct 26, 2015 8:00 am

    Acclaimed medium Jeanine Glynn hosting event

    • Bermuda College Library presents ‘Island Flames’, a book signing and presentation by Jonathan D. Smith on Wednesday, November 4.

    ‘Island Flames’ is a major new book on the murders, execution and racial riots of the 1960s and 1970s. This will be from 6.30pm until 8pm in the Bermuda College Library and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Shelley Riley on 236-9000 ext. 4381 or...

  • Aug 31, 2015 8:00 am

    Quiet your mind at meditation workshop

    • Quiet your mind and find inner peace and tranquility at the free Meditation Workshop on Wednesday, September 9. From 6pm until 7.30pm in Room 404 of the International Centre on Bermudiana Road, you will learn how yoga sound meditation helps to deeply relax the mind and control negative emotions. Come and learn how to make your heart peaceful and happy through meditation with breath, bead meditation and chanting meditation. Admission...

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