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Canada Day celebrations this weekend

Hope you’re all enjoying the week so far! If you’re at a loose end tonight, please feel free to come and check out my appalling bartending skills at The Reefs from 7pm until 9pm. This is part of their Guest Bartender Series and $1 from each drink sold will benefit the Sunshine League so it’s a good excuse to have a poorly-made cocktail (just kidding, their professional bartender will be on-hand to make sure I don’t mess up too much) and a beautiful view for a good cause. Hope to see some of you there. Here is the latest rundown on what else is happening in Bermuda:

It’s that time of year again when Flanagans Onions FC (the team formerly known as M.R. Onions FC) bring us some swigging and sailing shenanigans at their Summer Booze Cruise tomorrow. The boat departs Albuoys Point at 7pm, returning at 10pm and includes a live DJ and open bar. Tickets are $50 and available in advance from markydunlop@hotmail.com or steven_upton_001@hotmail.com, or you can pay at the boat.

The Evangelical Church of Bermuda are hosting a series of free monthly Family Movie Nights Under the Stars on the last Friday of each month throughout the summer. They invite you to bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy the screening on their giant 13ft outdoor screen with the first being ‘Flywheel’ tomorrow, then ‘WWJD’ (What Would Jesus Do) on July 26, ‘Unconditional’ on August 30, and ‘Foolishness’ at their Special Youth Night, a little earlier in the month on September 20. The movies start when the sun goes down at 8.45pm but you are invited to come earlier for the kids fun castle and free refreshments. For more information, contact office@ecb.bm.

Whether you’ll a full-blooded Canuck, or just want to celebrate Canada Day Weekend, Hog Penny invite you to their Annual Canada Night Party tomorrow. Host Will Black promises an interactive show of all Canadian music, all night long from 10pm, including tunes from the Tragically Hip, Tom Cochrane, Rush, Bryan Adams, Nickelback, Great Big Sea, Gordon Lightfoot, Blue Rodeo, Barenaked Ladies and more. This event is sponsored by the Association of Canadians in Bermuda, and all nationalities are welcome to enjoy the music and Canadian beer (Molson Canadian and Moosehead) on ice.

The ultimate waterfront dining view will be available on Saturday as the

Venetian yacht is hosting a dinner cruise. The evening will include a gourmet dinner with wine, 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 a maximum of one table or just book two individuals seats at a table 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.

The Bermuda Society For The Blind invites you to a Summer’s Evening Cruise on Thursday, July 4. The M.V.

Destiny will depart Albuoy’s Point at 7.30pm, returning at 10.30pm and will include dinner, soft drinks, a door prize and entertainment by DJ Malcolm “Lethal Weapon” Smith. Tickets are $45 and available at Beacon House (corner of Beacon Street and Cedar Avenue) between 10am and 3pm. For more information, contact 292-3231or bsfbinfo@gmail.com.

Simply the Best, a Tina Turner Tribute concert will be coming to the Poinciana Ballroom at the Fairmont Southampton on Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6. Doors open at 8pm with a DJ playing until 9pm, when local blues band Bones take the stage. The main event, Luisa Marshall & Company as Tina Turner, will start at 10.30pm. General admission is $65, while tickets at a table of 12 are $100 per person or $1000 per group. Tickets are available from Bermuda Red Cross on 236-8253 or redcrossdevelopment@logic.bm.

Bermuda’s Emerging Professionals (BEPRO) invite you to join them for a social evening at sea at Bubble and Wine, the Annual BEPRO Summer Cruise on Saturday, July 6. The M.V.

Elizabeth will board at 8.30pm for a 9pm departure from Albuoy’s Point. As well as an Open Bar and Swizzle Station, you can also enjoy music from D’General and Supatone until the boat returns at midnight. Member tickets are $50 and available for purchase from the Chamber of Commerce or by calling Kassie 737-2885. General tickets are available for $60 from Secrets or Kit ‘N’ Caboodle.

Guest artist Julia Coash presents Rum Jungle, a variety of abstract mixed media artwork based on the lush vegetation of Bermuda and the latest Artist in Residence Exhibit at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art. Julia will be holding a Slideshow and Discussion on her works on Thursday, July 11 from 12.15pm until 1.30pm. Her works will be later be showcased and available for purchase in the Rick Faries Gallery with the official opening on Friday, July 19 from 5.30pm until 7pm. The exhibit will run until July 29. For more information, visit www.BermudaMasterworks.com.

For full events listings and flyers, please visit www.NothingtodoinBermuda.com. The above is abbreviated content from that site. If you would like your event included on the site, please go to the Submit Your Event section and add all the details and flyer.

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Published June 27, 2013 at 9:00 am (Updated June 26, 2013 at 3:53 pm)

Canada Day celebrations this weekend

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