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Get in the swing of things at the Daylesford

Another week closer to summer and, based on how busy the calendar is looking already, I have a feeling that it’s going to be a particularly good one this year. Here are the latest events to add to the list:

l The next edition of the BEPRO Lunch ‘N’ Learn Series will be on the topic of Your Rights in the Workplace. The event takes place on Tuesday at the Chamber of Commerce between 12pm and 1pm. Guest speakers will discuss basic rights and the relevant legislation. This event is free for members, $10 for non-members. A light lunch will be provided. Limited spaces are available. RSVP to vwheatley@bcc.bm.

l An opportunity to get sax-ual....the Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society presents Swing Time at Daylesford Theatre on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26, at 8pm. The show will feature the Saltus Jazz Band with vocalists Deborah Raat, Samantha Tavares, Jennifer Osmond and Valerie Smith. Tickets, $20, are available at www.bmds.bm or at the Daylesford box office.

l Vale Vibe Bermuda will host a pre-summer party, Splash, at The Deep Nightclub at the Lido Complex, Elbow Beach from 10.30pm until 3.30am on Friday, April 26. Dress code is sexy and sophisticated. The $25 cover charge will include a hybrid of Caribbean club, reggae and R&B, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, specialty cocktails, DJ D’General from Bermuda and international headliner DJ Majestic from Washington, DC. For tickets call 331-3776, 334-9700 or 332-8330.

l Sankofa are hosting a World Tai Chi & Qigong Day Celebration at Victoria Park on April 27. Event takes place at 10am local time worldwide. For more information contact 292-2513 or info@sankofabda.com.

l The Alliance Française invites you to a special soirée folklorique. The French folk musical night starts at 8pm on Saturday, May 4 at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club. French Canadian Tommy Gagnon, with the help of Tony Bari, will play a selection of French hits and a bar service will be available. Tickets are on sale at Pulp & Circumstance. Tickets are $25 for members and $30 for non-members if bought before Saturday. Tickets bought after then are $30 for members and $35 for non-members.

l Expect abs, pecs and biceps a-plenty on Saturday, May 4. The Bermuda Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation will host a Bodybuilding & Fitness Extravaganza at the Earl Cameron Theatre, City Hall. The show will start at 7pm and categories include kids fitness, figure fitness, men’s physique and female and male bodybuilding. Tickets cost $35 in advance from the Olympic Club, police gym, Evolutions Health & Fitness Centre, Positive Results, Sea View Ultimate Fitness Club and Magnum Power Force Gym. Tickets are $40 at the door. For more details e-mail BBBFexec11@gmail.com.

l The Somersfield Academy Steel Orchestra, The Bermuda School of Music Steel Orchestra, Hands of Happiness and the Giant Steps Band will all be featured at the Pan-Jazz Music Festival at Somersfield Academy at 4pm on Sunday, May 5 in honour of Carl Rodney. The distinguished patron is retiring Somersfield teacher Gwen Fahy. Tickets are $50 for patrons, $25 for adults and $10 for children. For more details, contact Dale Butler: ddbutler@digicel.blackberry.com or 505-3409.

l English Premiership rugby team Saracens FC are heading to Bermuda in support of the Beyond Rugby charity and will be involved in several fundraising initiatives during their visit. The culmination of this will be The Big Game between them and the Bermuda Rugby International Select XV on Friday, May 31 at National Sports Centre. Everyone is encouraged to come out and support Bermuda. The game starts at 6.30pm and will include a bar, BBQ, live music and a kids area. The cost is $10 for adults and free for under-16s. For more information, contact vicepresident@brfu.bm or chairman@brfu.bm.

l Gombeys Bar & Restaurant in St David’s will be transformed into an outdoor nightclub with black lights and disco lights for PURE: The 4th Annual All White Party on Friday, June 7 from 10pm until 3am. Unsurprisingly, the dress code is white and music will be courtesy of guest DJs, DJ Spin Citi and DJ Young Chow, as well as Bermuda’s own King Jyrus and iMega Sound. Tickets cost $25 and will be available from Kit ‘n’ Caboodle, Jazzy Boutique, Secrets, A to Z Boutique and The Cave from April 22. For special birthday and other group rates call 705-2109 or e-mail apacheprod@yahoo.com.

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

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Published April 18, 2013 at 9:00 am (Updated April 17, 2013 at 5:29 pm)

Get in the swing of things at the Daylesford

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