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Second edition of Summer Sundays in the Park returns June 1

Part 2 of this year's Summer Sundays in the Park will be on Sunday, June 1st, and promises a focus on R & B, Classic and Soul music with the theme Soulful Expressions.

This event will feature lots of family-friendly entertainment in Victoria Park from 3pm until 8pm, featuring performances by Prestige, Working Title, John Seymour, Joy Barnum, Cindy Smith, and more.

As usual, there will be a children' zone with free face-painting and interactive play areas.

If you don't want to take your own picnic with you, there will be food vendors available as well as a Vendor Village for casual shopping.

Admission is free. For more information contact 279-5254 or visit www.cityofhamilton.bm.

The Centre on Philanthropy and Allied World are hosting their 3rd Annual Family Community Day at the National Sports Centre on Sunday, June 8th.

From noon until 4pm, families can volunteer during an afternoon of food, fun, entertainment and prizes, in support of Bermuda's non-profits.

Activities will include painting Artful Bins for Keep Bermuda Beautiful, writing letters for Amnesty International Bermuda, prepping Tag Day buckets for the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Bermuda and wrapping food boxes for the Eliza DoLittle Society.

It's not all work though, as there will also be tug of war, musical chairs, Gombeys, Troika, DJ Siid James, a fun castle, a photo booth, facepainting and more, with MC for the day Nikita Robinson of HOTT 1075.

Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories, including the youngest volunteer, the oldest volunteer, and the largest family to participate.

Admission is free and families can register at www.volunteer.bm. For more information, contact The Centre on Philanthropy at 236-7706.

The Barbados Association of Bermuda presents its Summer Cruise, Bajan Explosion, aboard the MV Bermudian on Friday, June 13th.

The cruise will feature Lil Rick, live from Barbados, as well as DJs Rusty G, Ragin Bajan and D'General.

Food will be included and a cash bar will be available. Boarding begins at 7pm for a prompt departure from Pier 1 at 8pm, returning at midnight.

Tickets are $65, or $55 if you take advantage of their Early Bird Price up until May 23rd, and tickets are available from Secrets, Kit n' Caboodle, Fish ‘n Tings, Janauzis and The Salon Store.

Part proceeds will benefit The Eliza DoLittle Society and The Coalition for the Protection of Children.

As part of the Bermuda Folklife Documentary Series, the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs will be launching two new films at BUEI on Thursday, June 19th.

Both documentaries will be on Bermuda's Arts of the Sea. Seagull Racing will be screened at 6pm, followed by Llewellyn Hollis, Fisherman at 7.30pm.

Entry is free to the public and there will be a special launch night price of $15 for the DVDs, which have a suggested retail price of $20 and will be on sale Island-wide from June 20th.

This event is free to the public. For more information, contact Folklife Officer Dr Kim Dismont Robinson on 292-1681 or see www.communityandculture.bm.

The Adult Education School in conjunction with the Chewstick Foundation invites you to celebrate the summer solstice and the official start of the Bermuda summer with an evening of local art and entertainment at Bermuda Summer Soul-stice on Saturday, June 21st.

From 6.30pm at Pier 6, you can begin the night by enjoying signature Bermuda cocktails and the sounds of Paul Smith on steel pan, while participating in a silent auction that will showcase works from many local artists along with other unique and interesting items.

Afterwards, you can follow the Gombeys to the main tent and enjoy the sunset over Hamilton Harbour while indulging in a casual chic menu featuring favourite local dishes.

A cash bar will be available for you to enjoy drinks in their cool lounge or dance the night away to the smooth sounds of Gita Blakeney-Saltus, Shine Hayward and the reggae band Fire and Ice.

All proceeds will support educational & arts programmes and provide AES Opportunity Scholarships, helping to transform lives and build a better Bermuda through education and the arts. Tickets are $125 and available from www.pTix.bm.

The Bermuda Chamber Choir & Orchestra promises an exhilarating musical tour of Europe throughout the ages at Summer in Europe on Saturday, June 21st and Sunday, June 22nd.

The concert takes place at the Earl Cameron Theatre at 7.30pm on the Saturday and 4pm on the Sunday and features the glorious choral singing of Vivaldi's Gloria and Schubert's Mass in G and culminates with the magnificent Piano Concerto No 1 by Chopin, featuring well known piano soloist Oliver Grant.

Tickets are $55 for sponsors, $35 for adults, $20 for students and are available from Bermuda Bookstore on Queen Street, through choir members, at the door or online at www.pTix.bm.

The Miss Bermuda Pageant is back and reigning queen Katherine Arnfield will crown her successor on Sunday, July 6th at the Mid-Ocean Amphitheatre in the Fairmont Southampton.

Doors open at 7pm, the show begins 8pm and the seating arrangements are at tables with drink service for Patrons and theatre-style for everyone else.

Tickets are $65 for general admission, $85 for Gold, $105 for Patrons and are available from www.BDAtix.bm. Tickets sold at the door, subject to availability, will be $10 more.

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Published May 22, 2014 at 9:00 am (Updated May 21, 2014 at 7:27 pm)

Second edition of Summer Sundays in the Park returns June 1

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