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Bermudian author Crystal Holdipp continues her local book tour of her latest book release Resilient: Rise Above the Ashes with a book signing on Wednesday, February 22nd. This next stop will be from noon until 2pm at Bermuda College Library. Resilient books are on sale in the Bermuda College Bookstore for $15. For more information, contact 279-5442 or 747-8786.

Hosted by ISACA Bermuda and sponsored by the Department of E-Commerce and the Technology Leadership Forum, you are invited to learn more about Financial Technology and how it is changing the game in financial services at TechTalk: FinTech on Thursday, February 23rd.

From 5.30pm in the Trudeau Ballroom, Hamilton Princess, this promises to be an exciting panel discussion with four distinguished speakers and will be a great learning opportunity to earn CPE credits and network with other professionals.

This event is free. For more information, or to RSVP, contact

Promising a night not to be missed, BUEI Talks presents Saviours, Sinners & Ships by Eric Murphy on Thursday, February 23rd.

The Bermuda Shipwreck is the third book in Eric Murphy's ongoing series of historical novels. Eric will share his passion for some of the eclectic mix of historical characters and ships that have found a place in his books. Many of whom had links to Bermuda during the Civil War: Joseph H. Rainey, Harriet Tubman, Dr. Luke Blackburn, blockade runners, Bill McCoy and the Canadian schooner Bluenose.

There will be a book signing at 7pm, followed by the lecture in the Tradewinds Auditorium at 7.30pm. Harbourfront are offering a 10% discount (food only) to anyone dining there before or after the event. Reservations are available from 5pm for the sushi bar with Sushi Happy Hour prices on selected sushi and drinks available until 6.30pm. The full menu will be available from 6pm. Please mention the lecture when booking to avail of the discount and note that it cannot be combined with any other special offers. For dinner reservations call 295-4207.

The cost of the lecture is $20 for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, call 294-0204 or visit the Oceans Gift Shop at BUEI.

Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art presents their latest exhibition, Sharon Wilson & Students, opening to the public on Friday, February 24th.

This exhibit of collaborative work by Sharon Wilson and eight of her students will be showcased in the Rick Faries Gallery. The medium is mainly charcoal sketch but varies piece to piece.

The official opening reception will be from 5.30pm until 7pm and the exhibit will run until March 22nd.

Opening hours are from 10am until 4pm, Monday to Saturday, and from 11am until 4.30pm on Sundays. Masterworks is closed on public holidays. General admission is $5, or free for members and children under 12.

For more information, contact 299-4000, or visit

Join the global community of entrepreneurs and industry disruptors by registering for Startup Weekend from Friday to Sunday, February 24th to 26th.

Startup Weekend is a non-profit, community building event that brings together entrepreneurs and community members of different backgrounds to pitch ideas, to join teams and develop business concepts in just 54 hours. You are invited to pitch, join, develop, get expert guidance and win.

Based at Bermuda High School, participants will experience a three day frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, innovation and market validation. The weekend culminates with selected teams demonstrating their business ideas in front of an audience of judges and potential investors for a chance to win valuable prizes that will help them to further develop their idea.

The weekend will run from 5.30pm until 11pm on the Friday, 9am until 11pm on the Saturday, and from 9am until 7.30pm on the Sunday.

The cost for Startup Weekend is $50 (early bird and student price) or $75 after January 27th.

For more information, or to register for the weekend, visit

Enjoy some free art activities in the Botanical Gardens as Masterworks Education presents Super Saturday on Saturday, February 25th.

From 10am until 2pm, children and their families will be encouraged to participate in free activities for all ages, inspired by the theme of the month. The theme for February will be Canada, to match one of their mini exhibitions in their 30th anniversary show. There will also be have face painting and a fun photo booth complete with costumes. Masterworks offer this event once a month during the school year to the community as their give back to get everyone involved with art.

Homer's Cafe will also be open, so you can enjoy a delicious lunch or snack with the family after taking part.

Upcoming Super Saturdays will be Cubism on March 25th, America on April 29th and Sailing on May 27th.

There is no need to register so you can just turn up on the day.

For more information, contact 299-4000 or visit

The Annual Commemorative Service for Midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale, USN, will be on Saturday, February 25th.

Midshipman Dale died aged 20 in Bermuda on February 22nd, 1815 of wounds received while fighting against the Royal Navy in the war of 1812. He was one of the last casualties of that war. His parents were touched by the kindness with which Bermudians cared for their son.

The service will be at his grave in St Peter's Churchyard at 5.20pm, preceded by an introduction on King's Square at 5pm with the Sea Cadets of TS Admiral Somers on Parade.

The service will be followed by a dinner at 6pm at Griffin's Restaurant in St George's Club with an illustrated presentation by Dr Ed Harris on John Lyman, Bermuda's first Architectural Historian.

The cost of dinner is $85 and is payable at the door. Reservations are essential.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 297-2459.

WOW and Gorhams, in conjunction with the Bermuda Boxing Federation presents The Greatest: Fight Night at Fairmont Southampton on Saturday, February 25th.

Doors to the Poinciana Ballroom will open at 6pm, with the first exhibition set to start at 6.15pm. The evening will feature exciting exhibition and amateur boxing and kickboxing, including Muay Thai fighter Deondre Morris and amateur boxing's rising star, Andre “Showtime” Lambe.

The main event will feature professional Bermudian boxer Nikki Bascome defending his spotless (5-0) record against Guyanese boxer Iwan “Pure Gold” Azore (16-7).

Amateur fights also include Tyler Christopher (Regos), Gianni “Vegas” Smith (Regos), Matthew Tannock (Regos), Krista Dyer (BSA), Mark Prior (BSA), Samir Furqan (BSA), Keanu Wilson (BSA), Zain Philpott (BSA), Jason Lowe (BSA), Cyril Whitter (JCB), George Cook (CBG), and Antonio Perienchief (CBG).

General admission is $65, while VIP tickets are $120. VIP tickets include preferred seating, wait service, raffle giveaways and select Fresh and Hungry apparel. Tickets are on sale at Sports R Us, Robertson's Drug Store, Caesar's Pharmacy and Hunt's Food and Supplies, or online at

For more information, contact or 534-8877.

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Author Crystal Holdipp. (Photograph by Sideya Dill)

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Published February 01, 2017 at 4:56 pm (Updated February 14, 2017 at 8:29 am)

Don’t miss author’s book signing

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