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May brings plenty of choices

Some of Bermuda’s most talented young dancers will be showing us what they’ve got at the 16th Annual In Motion Dance Showcase, And The Award Goes To…, at the Earl Cameron Theatre in City Hall. The show will run from Friday, May 10 until Sunday, May 12 and then from Wednesday, May 15 to Saturday, May 18. Shows starts at 7pm and the Saturday and Sunday shows will also have a 2pm performance. Tickets $65 for Patrons, $39 for adults, $29 for students and are available now on www.pTix.bm.

It has been a while since the last one but the next Nothing to Chew in Bermuda dinner event will be on Saturday, May 11 at 7.30pm. Food and wine pairings can be a lot of fun but this is a little twist on that tried-and-tested concept as I’m hosting an awesome Tapas Feast and Cocktail Pairing at Margarita’s Grill. You’ll receive explanations of why the combinations were paired as well as a tasting sheet to make notes and scores. There is no need to rush away after dinner as a DJ will be playing your favourite Top 40 hits, so why not stay and have another few glasses of your new favourite cocktail? The price of all of this is a bargainous $80, which will include all food, cocktails, and grats. A portion of the proceeds of this event will be going to benefit New Beginnings Education Trust, giving young Bermudians access to education and professional development. Tickets are available online at www.pTix.bm and will be on sale until Thursday, May 9, or until the event sells out, whichever happens first. For special dietary requirements or any other questions, please contact me at info@BermudaEvents.com.

The Bermuda Ball Hockey Association is hosting a special fundraising party on Saturday, May 11. The Trailer Trash Party will be in Outback Sports Bar and from 8pm until 1am, you can expect happy hour drink prices, prizes for the best mullet and trashiest outfit, and a DJ spinning all the trailer trash classics all night long. Proceeds will benefit the National Ball Hockey Team who are participating in the 2013 World Ball Hockey Championships in Newfoundland. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and are available from bbha@logic.bm or any National Team member.

Age Concern Bermuda, in association with Bermuda Commercial Bank are offering a free Financial Services Clinic on Tuesday, May 21. This seminar and chat session will be at Charities House, 25 Point Finger Road and from 9.30am until 11am, there will be a general discussion and presentations by key individuals who will present different options for you to consider when considering your financial wealth. There will also be the opportunity to chat with them afterwards as refreshments are served. Only current members will be able to register for but you can join online at www.ageconcern.bm or visit Charities House. For more details, or to register, contact 238-7525.

A perfect event for the night owls who don’t want to waste a moment of the May 24 holiday. The UberVida First Summer Rave will be in the early hours of Friday, May 24, departing #1 Dock on Front Street (across from Pickled Onion) at 1am, returning at 4am. Tickets are $20 and available from www.pTix.bm.

More Bermuda Day shenanigans, this time at Snorkel Park on Friday, May 24. From noon until 3am, the VIBE 103 Kick Off The Summer Party will include live music from Working Title, guest DJs from VIBE 103, a Limbo Show & Competition and events for the day include a stand up paddle boat race, pedal boat race, an inflatable race, volleyball, and an all-day BBQ and pig roast with drink specials from Gosling’s. Entry is $10.

A great opportunity for some daddy/daughter bonding time is on Saturday, June 8. The Princess for a Day Father-Daughter Dinner and Dance is for young ladies aged 12 to 19 years old and the father figure in their life, and the event will very fittingly be held at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess from 7pm to 11pm. Tickets cost $75 per person, with part proceeds to charity, and are available from www.bdatix.bm. For more information, contact kingsandqueensproductions@gmail.com or 799-0134.

Think you’re in pretty good shape? Tokio Millennium Re Ltd. are giving you the opportunity to challenge yourself at their 2013 Sprint Triathlon on Sunday, June 9. This will start at Albuoys Point, Hamilton with race categories including Senior Individual, Senior Team, Try-a-Tri, Senior School Challenge, Junior Duathlon. The Try-a-Tri is shorter version of the triathlon to give a taster to this sport and will include a 200-metre swim, 8km bike ride and 2km run. Online registration is available at www.bermudatiming.bm or contact triathlon@tokiomillennium.com for more information.

To celebrate the 60th Anniversary Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, Project Action will be hosting a Bermuda Reception High Tea on Sunday, June 9. This will be in the Harbour Room at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess from 3pm and, as well as the tea, there will also be a special “Belles Pleins Fleurs” Fashion Show and an extraordinary musical appearance. Ticket prices vary from $50 to $500, depending on your level of support and are available from www.bdatix.com. All proceeds go to Project Action, which is a free transportation service for seniors and the physically challenged. For more information, contact projectaction@northrock.bm.

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

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Published May 02, 2013 at 9:00 am (Updated May 01, 2013 at 5:55 pm)

May brings plenty of choices

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