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TODAY Bermuda Diabetes Association information seminar for people living with diabetes called ‘Know Your Numbers’ from 12.15pm to 1.30pm in the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room, Albuoy’s Point. Light healthy refreshments will be served. Call 297-8427 to reserve a space.

Walton Brown, Jr Four-part lecture series on Understanding Modern Bermuda at the EF Gordon Memorial Hall at the Bermuda Industrial Union. A $5 donation to cover costs is requested but not required. Part 2: Trade Unionism, Desegregation and The Vote.

Bermuda Zoological Society lecture by wildlife photographer Charles (Flip) Nicklin at Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute Tradewinds Theatre at 7pm. Tickets are $40. Available January 7 from

www.bzs.bm or by e-mailing

bookings.bzs@gov.bm.

TODAY AND TOMORROW

Bermuda Red Cross rummage sale drop off between 8.30am and 6pm at their headquarters at 9 Berry Hill Road in Paget.

TOMORROW Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, 46 Point Finger Road, Paget free public talk on the HPV virus which affects men and women at 5.45pm. Health Education Officer, Rhonda Smith-Simmons will discuss the importance of maintaining childhood vaccinations and the diseases prevented by the HPV vaccine for both boys and girls. For reservations and information see

www.chc.bm.

Bermuda Zoological Society Annual Bill Scott Memorial Fundraising Gala Dinner from 7pm to 10.30pm in Gosling’s Wine Cellar. Tickets $200 per person includes cocktails and three course menu. Live auction and silent auction. For tickets and information e-mail

development.bzs@gov.bm.

January 24 Amnesty International Bermuda Annual General Meeting at 6pm at the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce on Front Street Hamilton. 2012 report and 2013 workplan and letter writing workshop.

Steyning Grammar Boarding School meet and greet the registrar at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. See

www.sgs.uk.net.

January 24 and 25

Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts continues with The Complete World of Sports (abridged) at the City Hall Theatre. Tickets are $25 to $65 on

www.btix.bm . See

www.bermudafestival.org for more information.

January 25

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts opening party of Festival Impressions art exhibition at the Bermuda Society of Arts on the second floor of Earl Cameron Theatre (City Hall) featuring work by local artists and students inspired by previous performances in the Bermuda Festival.

Saltus Secondary School open house from 9am to 11am. Telephone 292-6177 or

www.saltus.bm.

January 25 to 27

Women’s Inspiration Weekend with spa treatments, personal trainer, life coach and keynote speaker attorney Tanya Bell at Pompano Beach Club. $850 single occupancy and $650 double occupancy. See

www.bdatix.bm or e-mail

frbranding@gmail.com for more information.

January 26 Pretty In Ink Productions presents ‘Wicked Games’ at White Horse Pub & Restaurant with Music by Bermuda’s best: King Jyrus, TwinStarr, and Jim Brown. Admission: $20 before 12 am, $25 after. Prizes for best ladies shoes. No sneakers, plan tees or baggy jeans.

Bermuda Botanical Society talk with Robin Marirea on propagation and care of Bermuda’s Native and Endemic plants at 3pm at the Visitors’ Centre, Botanical Gardens. Admission is $5, members, $10 for Non-members. New members always welcome.

Youth Library movie day. Today’s showing is ‘Ice Age’ at 2.30pm. Registration required at 295-0487. Tickets are $3.

Bermuda Red Cross rummage sale at 9 Berry Hill Road in Paget from 8.30am to 2pm.

The Gilbert & Sullivan Society presents The Metropolitan Opera’s ‘The Met: Live in HD’ series (on film in glorious HD) in Bermuda, with Verdi’s Un Ball in Maschera (A Masked Ball) at 5pm at The Tradewinds Auditorium in the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. Price $35 general admission or $30 students at

www.premierticketsglobal.com.

Caledonian Society Annual Burns Supper at Tucker’s Point Hotel and Spa. The pre-dinner cocktail reception (cash bar) will be from 6.30pm until 7.15pm, with the five-course dinner beginning at 7.30pm. Tickets are $85 per person and available from

IHind@becl.bm or online at

www.ptix.bm. More information at

www.CaledonianSocietyofBermuda.com.

Petals flower shop informational session on wedding flowers from 10am until 11.30am with lecturer Marguerite Clark, and guest speaker Nikki Begg from Bermuda Bride. Tickets are $25 per person. The event is at the Petals studio (across from Masters) in Hamilton. Register at 292-7303 or

sarah@petals.bm.

January 27 The Centre Against Abuse Bermuda Century Ride, a cycling fundraiser. Choose a distance 15, 25, 50, 75 or the full century or 100 miles and do the Ride. For information, see Bermuda Century Ride on Facebook or e-mail

events.caa@logic.bm or call 505-3529.

Bermuda Classic Bikes Club ride for charity at 9am at Cafe Acoreano on Church Street by the bus terminal and finishing at the Bermuda Athletic Association Gym on Woodlands Road. All motorcycles welcome to raise money for the Coalition for the Protection of Children. Donations of your choice welcome. Cafe Acoreano will be opening specially for the club and will be providing coffee, pastries etc to everyone at their regular prices.

The Bermuda International Film Festival’s film series, BIFFlix shows ‘Cheerful Weather at the Wedding’ at 5.30pm, at The Tradewinds Auditorium in the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. Tickets are $15 at

www.premierticketsglobal.com. For more information see

www.biff.bm.

January 28 Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts Monday free Cover Story between 12.15pm and 12.45pm. Artist Kendra Earls will discuss being commissioned by Bermuda Festival to do a mosaic for its 2013 branding. She will describe the process of the project and the importance of public art and how mosaics can be incorporated into Bermuda’s architecture.

Petals Flower Shop in Hamilton across from Masters present ‘Brighten Your Home With Flowers’ from 6pm until 8pm. All flowers and foliage needed will be provided, but participants are asked to bring their own containers. Tickets are $100. Register by calling 292-7303 or e-mailing

sarah@petals.bm.

January 29 Mount Saint Agnes Academy alumni association wine and cheese social and annual general meeting at 5.30pm in the MSA Senior Lunchroom. Call 292-4134 for information or see

www.msa.bm .

Walton Brown, Jr Four-part lecture series on Understanding Modern Bermuda at the EF Gordon Memorial Hall at the Bermuda Industrial Union. A $5 donation to cover costs is requested but not required. Part 3: Party politics and ideology.

January 30

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts Whiffenpoofs cancelled.

January 31

Bermuda College Science Week 2013 Recession Buffers. Learn how to change your car oil, inspect windshield wipers and inspect pressure tanks and water pumps from 6pm to 8pm in Tech Hall. Call Glenda Gibson at 236-9000 ext 4481 or e-mail

ggibson@college.bm.

The Division of Hospitality and Business Administration is hosting Come! Sample! Learn with Chef Teneika Eve, hostess of the popular Live. Love. Eat CITV programme with live cooking demonstrations from 6pm to 8pm in the Prospect Room of Brock Hall. Call to reserve your seat at 236-9000 ext 4461.

January 31 and February 1

The Bermuda Education Network presents Big Ideas at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. All educators will receive professional development hours for their attendance. Tickets at

www.bdatix.bm . For more information visit

www.ben.bm .

February 1 and 2

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts present ‘Pride and Prejudice’ performed by LA Theatre Works at 8pm at City Hall. Tickets are $25 to $65 on

www.bdatix.bm. See

www.bermudafestival.org for more information.

February 1 Bermuda National Gallery introductory photography workshop for adults 18 years old and older from 1pm to 4pm at the BNG at City Hall. Limited space. Call Dany Pen at 295-9428 or e-mail

education@bng.bm.

Bermuda Heart Foundation is urging people to wear red today to recognise heart disease.

February 2

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts Children’s Day from 10am to 12.45pm. Sign up on

www.bdatix.bm for a free mosaic workshop for children (start times 10am or 11.45am) spaces are limited. Everyone can enjoy a performance by the Hand Bell Choir of Somerset Primary School at 11am.

February 3

The Art and Craft market is back in St George’s today, and the first Sunday of every month until December 2013 from 11am to 3pm. Rain date the following Sunday. Over 20 vendors will feature complete handmade gift ideas including toys, jewellery, food, clothing and accessories, photography and art. Outside CV Cafe and Somers Wharf off Water Street.

February 4

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Bermuda annual general meeting at 6.30pm at Christ Church Hall in Warwick.

February 5 and 6

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts present Layon Gray’s Black Angels over Tuskegee performed by The Black Gents of Hollywood at 8pm at City Hall Theatre. Tickets are $25 to $65 at

www.bdatix.bm.

February 5 Walton Brown, Jr Four-part lecture series on Understanding Modern Bermuda at the EF Gordon Memorial Hall at the Bermuda Industrial Union. A $5 donation to cover costs is requested but not required. Part 4: 21st Century Politics.

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts free workshop on the art of writing poetry and prose from 12.15pm to 12.45pm at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery. Local writers read from their work on Bermuda and her people.

February 7

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts free Behind the Scenes at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery from 12.15pm to 12.45pm. Joe Cashore talks on the construction and manipulation of the Cashore Marionettes.

February 8 and 9

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts present the Cashore Marionettes ‘Live in Motion’ at 8pm at City Hall Theatre. Tickets are $25 to $65 at

www.bdatix.bm .

February 8 Sandys 360 Wet n Wild 2013 swim a thon. To register or to see more information go to

www.s360wetnwild2013.com .

International Marriage Week 2013 Date Night Challenge at Crawl Gospel Auditorium from 8pm to 10pm. Register at 293-3903, 293-1482 or

heart2heartbda@gmail.com. See

www.heart2heartbermuda.com .

February 9 and 10

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts present the Cashore Marionettes ‘Simple’ at 3pm at City Hall Theatre. Tickets are $25 to $55 at

www.bdatix.bm .

February 9 Brow Arrow Lodge Chris Weddon Fundraiser at Docksider’s Bar 7pm for dinner and drinks and quiz starts at 8pm. Funds raised will be used to establish an education trust for the benefit of Mr Weddon’s daughter. $50 for a team of five. Register early by contacting

broadarrow1890@gmail.com or booking at ptix.bm.

International Marriage Week 2013 couples treasure hunt starting at 3.30pm at Whitney Institute. Registration is $10. Barbecue and karaoke from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Tickets $30 per person and $60 per couple. Register at 293-2903, 293-1482 or

heart2heartbda@gmail.com. See

www.heart2heartbermuda.com .

February 10

PALS 25th annual sponsored walk from Dockyard to Albuoy’s Point. High seas date February 17. Free ferry to Dockyard leaves Hamilton Ferry Terminal at 7am sharp. Walkers leave Dockyard at 7.30am. Register now (none on walk day) in the Washington Mall on January 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30 and February 1, 4 to 8 from 11.30am to 2.30pm or at the PALS office at 18 Point Finger Road in Paget. 236-7257 or e-mail

pals@northrock.bm or see

www.pals.bm .

February 11 and 12

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts present Duo Amal Bishara Haroni, piano Yaron Kohlberg, piano at 8pm at City Hall Theatre . Tickets are $25 to $65 at

www.bdatix.bm .

February 12

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts Duo Amal from 12.15pm to 12.45pm for free at Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery. Bishara Haroni and Yaron Kohlberg talk about their music and their shared belief that music-making can transcend political and national differences.

February 14 to 16, and 21 to 23

The Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society present ‘Bouncers’ by John Godber at Daylesford Theatre at 8pm. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at bmds.bm from February 2. Come Valentine’s night dressed in your best 80s disco wear and enjoy free cocktails and nibbles to the show.

February 14 Rotary Club 40th Anniversary Dinner, a black tie event at Fairmont Southampton Hotel Ponciana Ballroom. Cocktails at 6.30pm and dinner at 7.30pm. Guestspeaker Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist, Money Map Press and Chairman of the Fitz-Gerald Group. Tickets are $250 regular, $500 VIP at

www.bdatix.bm.

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts free lunch time concert entitled ‘Romantic Tapestry’ from 12.15pm to 12.45pm with Nancy Smith (flute) and Steve Crawford (guitar) of Tooz Company in the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery.

February 19

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts present a free musical interlude from 12.15 to 12.45pm at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery with the Saxophone Quartet and String Ensemble of Saltus Grammar School presenting a mixed programme.

February 20

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts present free The Joy of Singing with Voces8 from 12.15 to 12.45pm at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery. A combined choir of 300 school students will sing on the steps of City Hall under the direction of Voces8.

February 23

The Bermuda Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc & BermudaNightOut.com present Mint Condition featuring the Wall Street Band and local artists at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel. Doors open at 8pm and the show starts at 9pm. Tickets are $100 general admission or $175 VIP, available at

www.bermudatix.bm. Dress code grown and sexy.

February 25 Eliza DoLittle Society Supabowl fundraising event. See

www.elizadolittle.bm for more information.

February 28

Bermuda Festival for the Performing Arts present a musical interlude with students from Warwick Academy from 12.15pm to 12.45pm at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery.

March 7 and 8

Sandys 360 Enrichment Emergent Leader Institute presented by Beverly Daniels cost $150. Develop your skills with this two day workshop. Identify your leadership style, manage conflicts and more. Contact Ms Daniels on 234-6195 or e-mail

bdaniels@sandys360.bm .

March 16

Petals flower shop Easter flower arranging workshop for children from 10am until noon. All materials are provided and the cost is $50 per child. Register by calling 292-7303 or e-mailing

sarah@petals.bm. March 18 to 23 City of Hamilton Food Festival. For more information call

tlightbourne@cityhall.bm or phone 292-1234 ext 278

March 25

Petals flower shop flower arranging workshop Easter Designs For Your Home from 6pm until 8pm. Create an Easter-inspired table centrepiece using local foliage and other textured items such as vine and straw. The cost is $85 per person. Register by calling 292-7303 or e-mailing

sarah@petals.bm.

April 11 to 20

Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society (BMDS) presents Calendar Girls by Tim Firth. For more information see

www.bmds.bm .

April 13

The Visitor Industry Partnership VIP Excellence Awards at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel. For more information e-mail

info@vip.bm or telephone 734-8125.

WEEKLY EVENTS Tuesdays AlAnon Family Group meeting Mechanics Building, Church Street, Hamilton. Penthouse Floor, Room 505 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Telephone 236-8606.

Paperwhites is a group for families struggling with infertility. They meet the first Tuesday of every month from 6pm to 7.30pm at Spirit House at 65 Middle Road, Devonshire. More details on

www.paperwhitesbermuda.com.

Bermuda National Gallery Education Opportunities: Learning with art. Youth Camera Action, for ages 11 to 14, is a photography programme for all skill levels. Photography supplies provided. Classes run Tuesday and Thursday 3.30pm to 5pm; Saturday 10am to 11.30am. Space is limited. Contact Ms Dany Pen for more information:

education@bng.bm.