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Music in the park is back

Summer Sundays in the Park is back on Sunday, June 2, 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, including a Beyoncé tribute, Prestige, soloists from the Developing Arts Programme, Tanaya Christopher, Dem Biez and much more. As usual, there will be a kids’ area with fun castles, face-painting, cotton candy and popcorn. If you don’t want to take your own picnic with you, there will be food vendors available. Admission is free.We are Climbin’ Jacob’s Ladder, an inspirational, motivational, spiritual mystery written by Dale Butler is back by popular demand on Sunday, June 9 at St Paul AME Church. Described by critic Ira Philip as “the best play I have ever seen”, the show had previously sold out everywhere and, as before, will be performed by the Giant Steps Band at 4pm, with an all-star cast. Tickets are $25 and are on sale at the church office and Music Box. For more details, contact Dale Butler on ddbutler@digicel.blackberry.com or 505-3409.

You are invited to encourage your husband, father, brother and any other man who is important in your life to attend a free Men’s Health Screenings event on Thursday, June 6. This will be from 10am until 5pm at the Seventh-Day Adventist Hall on King Street. The Men’s Health Screening is an initiative targeted toward men over 40 years of age who are uninsured, or who do not visit their doctor on at least an annual basis. Screenings will include blood glucose, blood pressure, body composition, lung function, foot exam and more, with physicians and nutritionists available for brief consultations. For more information, call 236-1297 or visit www.chc.bm.

The Bermuda IOD Fleet is extending an invitation to anyone interested in sailing an International One Design in this year’s sailing season to come for a sail at their Open Day on Saturday, June 8. This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to try their hand at fleet sailing and everyone is welcome, no experience is necessary. You are invited to bring comfy shoes, sunscreen and rain gear and are welcome to bring a team, a friend or come on your own. Interested sailors should meet at the flagpole on the Terrace of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club between 1pm and 4pm. After your sail, there will be a beer and a burger waiting back on the dock. To sign up, contact Sarah Fletcher at sarah.fletcher@rqih.com.

Dining with a difference will be available on Saturday, June 8 as the Venetian yacht is hosting a Dinner Cruise. The evening will include a gourmet dinner, a welcome glass of prosecco and a dessert buffet at a cost of $195 per person. There are three tables of eight available and you can book all 24 seats or just book two to mix and mingle. The boat will depart Albuoy’s Point at 6.30pm, returning at 10.30pm. For more details, or to reserve, contact info@venetian.bm or 704-3000.

Bermuda Folk Club presents Blues Night at Spanish Point Boat Club from 8pm on Saturday, June 8. This will feature the return of internationally-acclaimed special guest artist Alice Stuart, legendary Grammy and Handy nominated singer/songwriter. Alice’s last visit was two years ago when she played to one of the largest crowds in Folk Club history and the audience insisted on three encores. The cover charge is $15.

The monthly Ciné Club from L’Alliance Française des Bermudes will be showing ‘Delicacy,’ starring Audrey Tautou and François Damiens, on Tuesday, June 11 at 8pm at BUEI. Tickets are $5 for members, $8 for non-members and $3 students. Full details can be found at www.alliancefrancaise.bm.

Fort Hamilton will be the setting for an Island Style Extravaganza at Fort Night Fever on Friday, June 21 from 7pm. Starting off with a complimentary Rum Swizzle, you can join in with an optional walking tour through the depths of the fort (comfortable shoes recommended) led by the energetic Sea Dog Ed. The evening will continue with an open BBQ buffet and dessert bar. Hosts will serve you complimentary swizzle all evening or you can wander to the full bar and experience a variety of Bermuda cocktails prepared by Gosling’s mixologists. The live band will perform reggae, calypso, soca and some modern pop to keep you dancing all night long, while a limbo show will challenge you to join in for a crowning of King and Queen of Limbo. Tickets cost $75 and are available from www.BdaTix.com.

L’Alliance Française des Bermudes invite you to join them in celebrating La Fête de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste at Stonehole Bay (next to Chaplin Bay) on Sunday, June 23. This is a Quebec and French Canadian National Holiday but they are celebrating it Bermuda-style with a beach party and bonfire from 7pm until 10pm with Quebec music and delicacies such as poutine and ice cider available. You are just invited to bring meat, marshmallows and a BBQ. Entry is free.

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Published May 30, 2013 at 9:00 am (Updated May 29, 2013 at 7:10 pm)

Music in the park is back

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