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Investment seminar planned for May 21

Claire Hattie, of Nothing to do in Bermuda? (file photo)

As part of their mission to provide continuous education and information to their members, as well as the general public, Colonial Pension Services will be hosting an Investment Seminar / Lunch and Learn on Thursday, May 21. From 1pm in the Anglican Cathedral Church Hall on Church Street, they will focus on the specific needs of those individuals aged between 20 and 45 through an investment seminar presented by MFS Investment Managers. There is no entry fee and lunch will be provided. For more information, or to RSVP, contact pensions_reviews_bm@colonial.bm.

Enjoy those sweet soca sounds at Touch D Deck on Darrell’s Island on Friday, May 29. From 7pm until 2am, international soca stars Erphaan Alves and Nadia Batson, direct from Trinidad and Tobago, will be performing live, alongside Trinidad DJs Back 2 Basic and Duchess, and Bermuda’s own DJ Brownie. Shuttles will depart Albouy’s Point every half hour from 6.30pm until 10.30pm. Tickets are $60. For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact 333-2167, 334-9700 or 331-2776, or touchddeck@gmail.com.

Calling all budding thespians, the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Bermuda are holding auditions for their latest production, The Drowsy Chaperone, from Friday, May 29 to Sunday, May 31. Auditions will take place at Bermuda School of Music from 6pm until 10pm on the Friday, and from 10am until 3pm on the Saturday and Sunday. For an audition time, contact Deborah Smith-Joell on 735-1547. For more information, visit www.gands.bm.

Starting Thursday, June 4 at 5.30pm, The Yoga Centre on Victoria Street is offering a two-part, 12-week Beginners Yoga Course for those who are new to yoga or with limited experience and practice. The course is designed to provide the basic principles of Yoga beneficial for safe and renewed practice; introduce alternate options for various body types; and develop awareness and build confidence in the practice of yoga specific to individual student needs. The course prepares students for Beginners 2 and multi-level walk-in classes. The cost is $260. For information, or to register, call 295-7525 or email yogacentrebermuda@gmail.com

Promising the party of the year, the Bermuda National Trust Spring Soirée will be held on the evening of Saturday, June 6. This spectacular garden affair under the stars will take place in the beautiful gardens of Belair, an idyllic early 19th century Trust home on Cobb’s Hill Road in Paget. The evening will be celebrating the Trust and its preservation of 277 acres that are home to 82 historically significant properties held in trust for everyone, forever. Festivities will commence with cocktails at 6.30pm, followed by dinner and dancing. Your dining experience will include the freshest local fare and carefully picked chosen wines and you won’t want to miss some of Bermuda’s best treasures offered in their Silent Auction. Individual tickets cost $250, while corporate tables for ten people cost $5000. The costs of the evening have been generously underwritten so all funds raised will go directly towards the vital work of the Bermuda National Trust. For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Pauline Powell at 236-6483 or pauline@bnt.bm.

Another opportunity to explore alternative therapies and lifestyles as Face & Body and My Sereni-Tea Holistic Centre present their next Holistic Fair on Sunday, June 7. From noon until 5pm on the 2nd and 4th floors of the Bermudiana Arcade, you can enjoy shopping and mini sessions from local practitioners for $1 per minute. Featured practitioners and vendors will include Margaret Atwood (Brennan Healing Science), Dr Karen Simons (Jin Shin and Magnetic Cupping), Nim Thipchan (Thai Massage & Indian Head Massage), Fiona Couper Smith (Reflexology), Carla Edwards (Reiki), Face & Body (mani/pedis), Judith Baum (Angel Readings and Jewellery), Sara Lane Goddess Gems, Chapman Jewelry Designs, All Things Sassy Pet Boutique (Holistic Pet Food and Treats), East Meets West, and many more. For more information, contact myserenitea@logic.bm or 296-2114.

Many locals and visitors of Native American descent will be attending the Bermuda Pow Wow 2015: A Celebration of Our Ancestors at the St. David’s Cricket Club grounds on Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14. Hosted by the St. David’s Islanders and Native Community, Native American people will meet together to join families and friends together in dancing, singing and drumming. This will be from 1pm until 6pm on the Saturday and from 2pm until 7pm on the Sunday, with the Grand Entry at 2pm and 3pm, respectively. Each day will include the Grand Entry, Libation and Dedication Ceremony, local and overseas Native American dancers, songs and drums, Bermuda Gombey dancers, craft and artwork stalls, other vendors and traditional St. David’s Island food. Entry is $8 for adults, $4 for children and seniors. For more information, contact 541-7777 or mpraynor@northrock.bm.

Registration is now open for Bermuda Gymnastics Summer Camp, located conveniently at CedarBridge Academy from Monday, June 29 to Friday, August 28 (nine weeks) and at the National Training Centre, St. David’s from Monday, August 31 to Friday, September 4. Promising an excellent summer of gymnastics, fitness and fun, the camp is an excellent way for children to try gymnastics for the first time, or for more experienced gymnasts to work on their skills. The camp is for boys and girls aged four to 11, of all experience levels and abilities. The mornings focus on gymnastics instruction, while the afternoons feature games, crafts, swimming at the National Sports Centre, and outings. Their friendly, dedicated, and energetic staff is made up of experienced coaches and former competitive gymnasts who love the sport and working with children. The earliest drop off time is at 8.30am, while the latest pick up is 5.30pm. A half day pick up at noon is available at a cost of $205 and full days cost $295. Easy online registration is available at www.BermudaGymnastics.com. For more information, contact bdagymnastics@northrock.bm or 295-0589.

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