Enjoying a fashionable night out
n Cinco de Mayo may be officially over but there’s no reason not to keep celebrating unofficially as City Hall invite you to Tales of Cocktails: Cinco de Mayo Happy Hour tonight. Whether you’re interested in corporate networking, casual socialising or just a little cocktail experimenting, from 5pm until 8pm, you can enjoy music by VIBE 103 dJs, Cinco de Mayo themed cocktails, a piñata filled with surprises, a bucking bronco, and business card draws for prizes. There is no cover charge so you just have to purchase drink tickets on the night.
n The City of Hamilton will also be hosting Fashion Night Out on Thursday, May 9th. As well as Hamilton’s most fashionable retailers, showcasing the season’s latest trends, you can also enjoy cocktails, wine tastings and many other in-store promotions and discounts from 5pm until 9pm. For a complete list of participating stores, please visit the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook page.
A great opportunity to purchase orchids, Bermuda roses, bird of paradise, frangipani and some unusual plants will be on Saturday, May 11th as the Garden Club of Bermuda is hosting a Plant Sale. This will be held in the JJ Outerbridge Building in the Botanical Gardens from 9am until 1pm. For more details, visit www.gardenclubbermuda.org or contact email@example.com.
n Bermuda Folk Club are hosting an Open Mic Night at Spanish Point Boat Club on Saturday, May 11th. Doors open at 7.30pm and music will be from 8pm, featuring Ecuadorean duo, Los Bohemios. Admission is $10 for non-members, $8 for members. For more information, contact 295-1030 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.folkclub.bm.
n Jan Harlan, Stanley Kubrick’s long time producer, collaborator, and brother-in-law is on island to teach the Screenwriting in Paradise Workshop and has agreed to host a one-time screening of the documentary he directed about Kubrick with a Q&A session afterwards on Thursday, May 16th. Kubrick: A Life in Pictures will be shown in the Bermuda College North Hall Room G301 at 6pm and explores the career and life of Stanley Kubrick through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise. Fans of Kubrick classics such as The Shining, Full Metal Jacket, A Clockwork Orange or Eyes Wide Shut will be able to find out how they were inspired and how they were made. Tickets are $20, available from www.pTix.bm and all ticket proceeds go to support scholarships for the Screenwriting in Paradise Workshop.
n It’s usually the last Saturday of the month but Super Saturday at Masterworks is a little early for May as it will be on Saturday, May 18th due to the Bermuda Day holiday! Each month has a different theme and this one will be Under the Sea, where families can participate in free themed arts and craft activities from 10am until 2pm. There is no need to register so you can just turn up on the day. Full details can be found at www.bermudamasterworks.com.
n Young ladies and their dolls are invited to the 4th Annual Sarah Catherine Tea Party which will take place in the St. George’s Historical Society Museum Garden on Sunday, May 19th. This is for girls aged between 7 and 11 and from 3pm until 5pm, they can enjoy afternoon tea while learning about Bermuda heritage from Sarah Catherine, a girl who lived in the 1600s . Tickets are $15 and available from Trudy Snaith at 505-8358 or email@example.com.
n Bermudian Artists Rise Up (B.A.R.U) are hosting a special one night only exhibition addressing the critical issue of the impact of gang violence in our community. I For An I will be in the Bermuda College Art Gallery on Tuesday, May 21st from 5pm until 7.30pm and, in addition to seeing how some of Bermuda’s artists have chosen to address this issue through their artwork, there will also be a panel discussion to facilitate dialogue on the topic. Entry is free and you can RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
n The Bermuda Alliance for Sargasso Sea (BASS) are hosting a special World Oceans Day Cocktail Party on Friday, May 31st. This will be at Bacardi HQ at 65 Pitts Bay Road from 5.30pm until 7.30pm and will highlight the work of Bermuda’s environmental, education, research, and conservation organisations. Representatives from these groups will be on hand to talk about their efforts and share novel ideas for how we can work together to protect the ocean. Tickets are available for a suggested donation of $25. and all proceeds will be directly to BASS. Guests must be registered in advance to attend and you can secure your spot by contacting Pamela.Amaral@bios.edu.
n The Miss Bermuda Pageant is back and reigning queen Rochelle Minors will crown her successor on Sunday, June 23rd 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.com. Tickets sold at the door, subject to availability, will be $10 more.
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