Free health screenings for men on offer
• The November edition of the Department of Community & Cultural Affairs' Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series will be Excerpts from Fabric and Other Bermudian Films on Tuesday, November 17. From 6pm in the World Heritage Centre Theatre in St George's, Bermudian film-maker Milton Raposo will screen excerpts from his forthcoming film Fabric, an exploration of the culture of our Island's Portuguese community. He will also show clips from some of his short films including Plastic Tides, Mandela Day and Clayhouse Inn, followed by a Q&A session. Parking will be available at Tiger Bay.
This is a free event. For more information, contact Folklife and Cultural Heritage Officer Kim Dismont Robinson on 292-1681 or email@example.com.
• 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 Screening on Thursday, November 19. From 10am until 4pm at the Seventh-day Adventist Hall on King Street, screenings will include blood glucose, blood pressure, body composition, lung function, foot exams and more, with physicians and nutritionists available for brief consultations. This initiative is targeted towards men who are uninsured or underinsured and who do not visit their doctor on at least an annual basis. For more information, visit www.chc.bm or contact 236-1001 ext 1005.
• Promising another lively and thought-provoking evening, PechaKucha Bermuda is hosting its 13th edition on Friday, November 20. From 6pm until 9pm at the RAA Club in the East End, eight different presenters will speak on a subject they are passionate about concerning entrepreneurship. They will each show twenty slides and only speak for twenty seconds on each slides and then the audience will have a couple of minutes to ask a few questions. Then it is on to the next presentation giving only a total of ten minutes for each presenter. Food and drink will be available for sale so you will not have to leave the premises, and they promise you won't want to. Entry is free but donations will be accepted. For more information, contact Nicky at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Here's a diva sale just for the ladies, the Champagne & Cupcakes Event will take place on Saturday, November 21. From 9am until 3pm in the Visitors Service Centre in the Botanical Gardens, you can shop gently used clothing, handbags, shoes and accessories, as well as baked goods and crafts, all while enjoying champagne and cupcakes while you shop. Part proceeds will aid with the set-up of the Kids Corner / Reading Nook within the VSC Garden Cafe. For more information, contact Jenee Paynter on 505-3894 or Cynthia Thomas on 504-9217.
• Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation invites you to their Fall Jamboree: Celebrating Literacy on Saturday, November 21. From 9.30am until 2pm, this fun-filled family event will celebrates six incredible children's books. This is suitable for all ages, from toddlers to middle school students, and will include crafts, games, baked goods, sensory play area for toddlers, music and an old fashioned cake walk. Admission is $5. This is a fundraiser for Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation (Reg Charity #765), helping to empower children though art. For more information, contact 542-9000 or email@example.com.
• Under the distinguished patronage of Governor George Fergusson and his wife, Margaret Fergusson, honorary president, Project 100 cordially invites you to their 30th Anniversary Ball on Saturday, November 21. Taking place at the Fairmont Southampton's Mid Ocean Amphitheatre, the evening will begin with cocktails at 7pm, then a sit-down dinner at 8pm. After dinner, the Sultans of Swing will be performing for you to dance the night away. The dress code is black tie. Raffle tickets are on sale and you can purchase them by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Raffles will also be available for purchase on the night with the winners announced later in the evening. Fantastic door prizes are also available for those in attendance. Project 100's mission is to foster and develop an awareness of the needs of the learning disabled locally and to raise funds for the sole use of eliminating or reducing their needs. Tickets are $250 each, with tables of ten available. For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Deborah Gillett on email@example.com or Cathy Lord on firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Proving that champs aren't just on the sport's field, CTY Bermuda's 11th Annual Math Olympiad will be on Sunday, November 22. The CTY Bermuda Annual Math Olympiad is a maths competition designed to challenge the mathematical competencies of Bermuda's youth. This is for young mathematicians in grades P6 / Gr 5 / Yr. 6 – S4 / Gr. 12 / Yr. 13. Only students in these grades will be accepted to participate in the contest. Taking place at CedarBridge Academy, the competition will run from 1pm until 3pm, with the awards ceremony at 6pm. The test format will be in multiple choice and full solution questions and there are great awards and prizes to be won. This year's Math Olympiad Competition is sponsored by Allied World Assurance Company Ltd. Registration is free and the deadline is Wednesday, November 18. For more information, or to register online, visit www.ctyBermuda.com.
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