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Let me know what you think about web changes

By Claire Hatie

If you have been on the calendar view section of the website recently, you may have noticed a few changes.

I have upgraded this section so it now includes filtering by categories as well as a calendar-specific search. It also works dramatically better on mobile devices than the previous version did so please have a play around and let me know what you think.

It’s all part of my mission to make NTDIB the best resource for finding out what’s going on in Bermuda.

* Cafe 4 in Washington Mall has introduced Bermuda Nights, an opportunity to hear live entertainment by local musicians on Friday nights. The first takes place tomorrow, with Giant Steps, Paradise Duo and Ranam Burch performing from 5.30pm until 7.30pm. Wendell (Shine) Hayward then joins them for the following event. Admission is free. For more information contact Dale Butler on 505-3409.

* Think you’re in pretty decent shape? Bermuda’s second annual Island Challenge invites you to prove your worth on Saturday, March 9. Teams of four will be put to the test at Bermuda’s only obstacle challenge, raising money for charity at the same time. The route starts at Warwick Camp and includes Warwick Long Bay Playground, Warwick Long Bay, Horseshoe Bay and the Bermuda Regiment’s assault course. Entry is $35 per person or $140 for an adult team. To sign up, visit www.islandchallenge.org or pick up the entry form from Sportseller in Washington Mall. For more information, e-mail islandchallenge@logic.bm.

* Whether you’re looking for a bargain or have stuff to sell the MAMA Car Boot Sale takes place at Mount St Agnes Academy on Saturday, March 16 from 9am until noon. Toys, books, baby stuff and tea/coffee/baked goods will be on offer alongside a bouncy castle to keep the little ones amused while you shop. Entry is free. Reserve a table for $25 by e-mailing mamasocial@mama.bm.

* As part of its mission to keep drama alive, TROIKA Bermuda will perform Get into the Groove on Saturday, March 16 at the Berkeley Institute. This event is billed as Bermuda’s ultimate dance workshop marathon. Organisers promise to bring dancers together with professional choreographers in a fun, challenging, non-competitive environment that fosters self-fulfillment and development. The event will feature intense master classes from top choreographers Sean Bankhead from Atlanta, Neeks Money from Toronto, and Eric Bean and Kioshi from Bermuda. Individual classes range from $15 to $40. Register online at www.pTix.bm. For more details: info@troikabda.com or 537-7590.

* The Bermuda Philharmonic Society invite you to celebrate St Patrick’s Day with them as they present POPS … on Sunday, March 17. Concert takes place at 7pm at Somersfield Academy and features the orchestra, conducted by Kevin Hayward, as well as the Ensemble Singers, directed by Angela Sainsbury. Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for students and seniors and $50 for patrons. Tickets available from BPS members or at the door.

* Meet at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo on Saturday, March 23 for An Evening of Southern Hemisphere Wine Tasting from 6.30pm until 8.30pm. A blind tasting competition with part proceeds benefiting Action on Alzheimer’s & Dementia, who provide services such as training and monthly support group meetings for caregivers. For more information visit www.alzbermuda.com. Tickets are $55, or $300 for a group of 6, and are available from alzbermuda@yahoo.com.

* Time to get creative for the Mariners RFC Annual Mad Hatter’s Party on Saturday, April 20 from 8pm until 1am. There will be prizes for best hats so get your thinking cap on (pun intended). As usual, this will be at the Mariners Club on Richmond Road with an open bar and music courtesy of DJ Einstein. Tickets are $60 and are available from www.pTix.bm or from MarinersRFC@gmail.com.

* Bermuda’s Highland Games return for another round on Saturday, June 15 at Saltus Field. This year’s event will once again be a fun-filled family affair featuring such entertainment as tossing the caber, field races, the 50-yard kilted running race, tug o’ war and kiddie land. Food stalls with traditional Scottish fare and Bermuda eats will be on the grounds. Special guests include the Pipes & Drums of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police H Division (Nova Scotia) & Dancers, the Schiehallion Dancers from Ontario and the MacKenzie Dancers from Nova Scotia. The field will open at 2.30pm and admission is $5 per person or free for under-12s. Full details will be at www.CaledonianSocietyofBermuda.com once available.

For full events listings and flyers, please visit NothingtodoinBermuda.com. The above is abbreviated content from that site.

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Published February 28, 2013 at 8:00 am (Updated February 27, 2013 at 3:33 pm)

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