Morning Troops!

I for one refuse to accept that summer is over quite yet, but I’m sad to say that some of the seasonal activities are already finishing up.  Next week is the LAST Harbour Nights of the season, for example!  On the bright side, when the temperature start cooling down, the events calendar really starts to heat up.  Check out the latest events to be added to the Bermuda calendar below:

As always, don’t forget to check out the Quick Recap section at the bottom of this post for a full listing of all upcoming events, including those previously covered in earlier posts:

There are two new exhibits opening at the Bermuda Society of Arts (BSoA) in City Hall on Friday, August 26th.

The show entitled Fresh Emerging Artists will be displayed in the Onions Gallery.   BSoA invited 7 artists, who you may not be to familiar with to display current works of various mediums.  Their Emerging Artists show is always inspiring and fresh.

In the Edinburgh Gallery, BSoA presents Fashion Forward, a prelude exhibition to their popular Fashion Collective show that will be held on November 3rd 2016. Look forward to seeing the art of fashion displayed from the designers themselves.

The grand opening of this show will be from 5pm until 7pm on Friday, August 26th.

Opening hours are from 10am until 4pm, Monday to Friday, and from 10am until 2pm on Saturdays. The exhibits will run until Tuesday, September 13th.  BSoA is the oldest gallery in Bermuda, changing shows every 3 weeks and housing a great gift shop with works from local artists.

Admission is free, although donations are appreciated, and all are welcome.

For more information, contact 292-3824 or bsoa@ibl.bm, or visit www.bsoa.bm.

In celebration of Jamaica’s 54th Year of Independence and Team Jamaica’s Rio Olympics success, the Jamaican Association of Bermuda (JAB) presents its Independence and Rio Gold Cruise on Friday, August 26th.

The Calico Jack will start boarding from 9.30pm at Albuoy’s Point for a 10pm departure.  From then until 2am, you can enjoy a meal, a cash bar, and the great musical lineup of Magnum Force, AfterDark Sound, Ranger Force, DJ Fire Whizz and Surpryze. while celebrating the success of team Jamaica – including Usain Bolt, Elaine Thompson, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Omar McLeod and many more.

Tickets are $50 and available at Fish N Tings, Jamaican Grill, MoneyShop, Kit N Caboodle, or JAB members.

For more information, contact 331-3387.

There are two opportunities to see some of Bermuda’s most talented dancers in action at the DanceSations’ Annual Summer Dance Recital on Saturday, August 27th.

There will be two shows, at 2pm and 7pm, at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall.  Both shows will be jam-packed with exciting dances and energy. Dancers of all ages will grace the stage, with dance genres such as ballet, modern, jazz, and hip-hop.

Tickets are $28 and available from www.BDAtix.bm. Children are welcome but everyone must have a ticket.

For more information, contact 292-4100 or visit www.Dancesations.bm.

As he prepares to take his game to the next level at The Rafa Nadal Tennis Academy, all ages and levels are welcome to come and celebrate with Daniel Phillips at Game, Set and Match It! a Grass Roots Tennis-a-thon Exhibition and Potluck Fundraiser on Sunday, August 28th.

From 8am until 8pm at Admiralty House, tennis pros Sam Maybury, Brent Smith, Gavin Manders, Ashley Brooks, Jovan Whitter, Romar Douglas, together with some surprise Bermuda sports personalities, will be giving free clinics and hosting fun games all day.

Admission is free and pot luck meals will be available at a cost of $15.

For more information, contact sarahfellows1969@gmail.com.

Nakternl Entertainment are taking Housestyle Takeover to the beach for a special Sunset Edition on Sunday, August 28th.

From 4pm until 9pm at Rum Bum Beach Bar at Horseshoe Bay Beach, you can expect the same vibes and the same energy, just a different atmosphere as you enjoy an evening of great House Music, with Siid James and Friends, as the Sun decends into the horizon.  Tasty eats (including barbeque) and refreshing beverages will be available for sale from Rum Bum Beach Bar’s awesome and friendly staff.

There is no cover charge and this event is sponsored by Corona.

For more information, contact Rum Bum Beach Bar on 238-0088.

The Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Southampton invite you to a special evening with Hannah Hatcher from Jane Iredale on Wednesday, August 31st.

From 6.30pm until 8pm, Ms. Hatcher and the Spa’s very own beauty therapists will tell you more about the ideal make-up for your skin type and provide mini applications and colour match with Jane Iredale mineral make-up. Sip on a glass of complimentary Prosecco and enjoy some nibbles while your true beauty unfolds.

Hannah Hatcher is a Global Educator at Jane Iredale. Ms. Hatcher is responsible for conducting educational trainings and events to ensure brand consistency. She is charged with delivering the company’s strategy to professionals in the North Eastern Region domestically, as well as internationally.

Prior to joining Jane Iredale in 2014, Ms. Hatcher was the lead makeup artist and skin care specialist at the flagship Sephora store in New York City. She has worked backstage runways at New York Fashion Week for bumble + bumble. In addition, Ms. Hatcher taught post-graduate skin care for seven years with the International Dermal Institute.

Ms. Hatcher has been a licensed esthetician since 2002. With over 10 years in the cosmetics industry, she thrives on sharing product knowledge, inspiring all that she teaches, and loves the inspiration she gets from her students as well.

All ages are welcome, although alcohol consumption restricted to over-18s so please bring your ID.

The cost is $50 per person, plus 17% gratuity.   Only 15 spaces available so you are encouraged to book now.

All ages are welcome, although alcohol consumption restricted to over-18s so please bring your ID.

The cost is $50 per person, plus 17% gratuity.   Only 15 spaces available so you are encouraged to book now.

For more information, or to book your spot, visit www.bit.ly/2bciqaH or contact 239-6924.

They’re back!  Taste 141 invite you to come enjoy your first lobster of the season at a Lobster Dinner on Thursday, September 1st.

From 6pm until 9pm, you can enjoy a special a la carte menu featuring your favourite crustacean.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 292-0777

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs will be screening two films at the Bermuda Folklife Documentary Series on Thursday, September 1st.

Traditional Bermuda Boat Building will be screened at 6pm.  This 49 minute long episode will feature Anson Nash, Jane Downing, Warren “Mickey” Foggo, and Steve Hollis, and focuses on the traditional skills involved with the design and construction of a traditional Bermuda wooden boat.

This will be followed by Bermuda’s Shipwrecks at 7.15pm.   This 59 minute long episode will feature Billy McCallan, Bill Gillies, Nick Hutchings, Elena Strong, Dr. Philippe Max Rouja and Jane Downing, and focuses on the divers, restores, academics, and former treasure-hunters involved with the discovery, salvage and study of Bermuda’s shipwrecks.

Both screening will take place at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute.

This event is free to the public.

For more information, contact Folklife Officer Dr. Kim Dismont Robinson on 292-1681 or visit www.CommunityandCulture.bm.

Masterworks invite you to the opening of Jacqueline Murray-Hall and Miles Murray-Hall’s joint exhibition Two Generations on Friday, September 2nd.

Showcased in the Rick Faries Gallery, this is a joint exhibition by a mother and son, and the subject matter is both animal still life and seascapes.

The opening reception will be from 5.30pm until 7pm and the exhibit will run until September 28th.

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 www.BermudaMasterworks.org.

What a better way to end Summer ’16 and kick off your Labour Day holiday than spending an afternoon of skate, drinks, and fun with your favourite roller girls at Bermuda Roller Derby’s Summer Time Skate on Sunday, September 4th?

From 4pm until 8pm, Gombeys Bar and Restaurant has graciously allowed access to their skating rink. Don’t have skates? They’ll have a few pairs at the rink for you to rent.

This event is free and open to all, and particularly welcomes those interested in joining Roller Derby or who enjoy skating.

For more information, contact bermudarollerderby@gmail.com or visit their Facebook Page.

Calling all authors and artists, Bermuda National Library invites you to join them for an Author and Artist Networking Event: Book Publishing and Promotion @ BNL on Thursday, September 8th.

From 6pm until 8pm at the Bermuda National Library, this event will feature Stephan Johnstone, Al Seymour, Jonathan Smith, Dr Radell Tankard and Ally Tatem.  Local Studies Librarian Ellen Hollis and Folklife Officer Dr Kim Dismont Robinson will also be available to answer questions.

This event is free.

For more information, contact Kenisha Shakir at kashakir@gov.bm or 299-0039.

The resilient movement starts with you as Bermudian author Crystal Holdipp will be having a Book Talk and Signing on Friday, September 9th.

From 1pm until 2pm at Bermuda Society of Arts, this event will mark the release of Crystal’s third book, entitled Resilient: Rise Above The Ashes.  Resilient is a book of poems, reflections, scripture meditations, prayers and declarations to empower, educate and inspire persons of all ages.

Admission is free and Resilient books will be on sale for $15 dollars each.

For more information, contact 292-3824 or 747-8786.

With their motto, Developing Strong Minds through Strong Bodies, Tumble Tots Bermuda start their new Fall Term at Bermuda High School for Girls on Saturday, September 10th.

Tumble Tots and Parent and Tots offers children and parents fun, excitement and challenge in a safe, secure and caring environment. The age-appropriate equipment allows the younger children to explore freely, while simply having basic pattern and structure. The children are encouraged to experiment on the balance beam, crawl through the tunnels, build structures with foam blocks, climb on the equipment, practice rolling, hopping and jumping on the mats. Parent interaction is key as this offers special focused quality time with the child, without everyday distractions.

Parents and Tots is for little ones from walking age up until 3 years old.  Classes are half an hour long with slots between 9am and 10.30am.

Tumble Tots is for 3 and 4 year olds.  Classes are 45 minutes long from 11am

For Parents and Tots, the cost is $160 for the 12 weeks of Term 1 and $135 for the 10 weeks of Terms 2 and 3.  For Tumble Tots, the cost is $175 for the 12 weeks of Term 1 and $150 for the 10 weeks of Terms 2 and 3.

For more information, contact Fiona or Linda at tumbletotsbermuda@yahoo.com.

Raising funds for Agape House, our island’s only hospice, the annual Friends of Hospice Glow Party: A Night at the Taj Mahal will be on Saturday, September 10th.

From 7pm, moonlight and twinkling lights will illuminate the lush gardens and shimmering pool at a private home where you will be welcomed to the romantic spendour of India. Enjoy dancing and music, cocktails, an elegant buffet with Indian Flair, a mystery raffle and silent auction plus tantalizing prizes. Wear smart casual or be creative and wear a colourful saree, kurta pajamas, scarves or glittering bangles. Spice up the night further by getting a henna tattoo. This promises to be an unmissable jewel of an evening in paradise under the stars.

Tickets are $150 each or $1200 for a table of 10 and can be purchased by credit or debit card or by making an online payment to their Butterfield account at 2000 6060 53347100.  The ticket price includes a pre-dinner cocktail party with a special Glow Party cocktail and hors d’oevres, plus a buffet dinner and one drink ticket.

For more information, or to book your ticket, contact the office on 232-0859 or info@hospice.bm.

Presented by the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) of Bermuda, The CPA Bermuda Women’s Leadership Conference will take place at the Fairmont Southampton on Monday and Tuesday, September 12th and 13th.

Running from 3pm until 5.30pm on the Monday and from 7.30am until 5.15pm on the Tuesday, this annual conference will take place in the Poinciana and Gardenia Rooms and will offer tools and knowledge for your success.

This year’s theme It’s Your Move, builds on the concepts that were highlighted in last year’s conference and attendees will come away with tangible strategies to advance to positions of leadership.

Ticket prices are $425 for Members, $400 for  Group Rate Members, $475 for Non-Member, $450 for Group Rate Non-Members, and $300 for Students, and can be purchased online at www.pTix.bm.

For more information, contact CPA Bermuda at 292-7479 or cpd@cpabermuda.bm.

The September edition of the monthly Ciné Club from L’Alliance Française des Bermudes will be showing On Voulait Tout Casser on Tuesday, September 13th.

Screening in the Tradewinds Auditorium at BUEI at 8pm, this French comedy/dram with English subtitles is from director Philippe Guillard with Kad Merad, Charles Berling and Benoit Magimel

Five men who have been friends for more than thirty years and who have long since given up on their teenage dreams, one day discover that the most chastened of the group is giving up everything to go around the world by boat. They soon learn the real reason behind this sudden decision, and their old dreams are revived. What happened to their twenty-year-old selves, those people back then who wanted to shake up the world?

All members of the public are welcome.  Tickets are available at the door and cost $5 for AF/BUEI members, $10 for non-members and $5 for students.

For more information, contact 294-0204 or visit www.AllianceFrancaiseBDA.org.

Enjoy an Old School Party with a New School Mix as Kingmagical Entertainment present Slipaways vs Inferno on Saturday, September 17th.

From 10pm at Inferno 2 Lounge, you can expect music by Mickie B, DJ Haily Hypes and DJ Burge.  The first 30 ladies will receive a free drink and security will be tight.

Entry for ladies is free before midnight, $10 after, while gentlemen are $15 all night.

For more information, contact Antoine Augustus on 516-0995 or Tracy Lambert on 737-4353.

Created to celebrate the life of the talented chef and golfer, the 3rd Annual Tomasz Tabor Memorial Golf Tournament & Raffle will take place on Monday, September 19th.

The tournament will take place at Port Royal Golf Course with registration from noon and a 1pm shot gun start.  There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams, as well as Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive. Raffle tickets are also being sold for $10 a piece and have over 25 prizes to be won, including a trip to Atlanta with a stay at the luxurious Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta.

The reception, prize ceremony and raffle draw will immediately follow the golf at 6pm at Bella Vista.

The cost is $125 per person or $500 for a team of 4, which includes 18 holes, cart and a tournament golf towel. All the funds raised will once again go to the Bermuda Hospitality Institute in support of the three scholarships created in Tom’s name.

For more information, or for advance registration, payment and raffle tickets, contact tomgolfmemorial@gmail.com.

Dramatically expand your inner life in a most profound way at Inner Sanctuary Training, starting on Monday, September 19th.

The course will run at Angel Mews Healing Studio at Riviera Road, on September 19th, 24th, 26th, and on October 1st and 3rd, from 9.30am until 12.30pm on Saturdays and from 6pm until 9pm on Mondays.

Led by instructor Karen Simons PhD. MhD., you will begin to release negative patterns, increase abundance, restore and revitalize your energy levels, increase your sense of self worth, develop and deepen your intuitive abilities, connect with the unlimited source of power and love that is inside of you and much, much more.

This training offers you a structure inside of yourself to maintain and benefit from long after the workshop is over. Participants have achieved lasting results in all areas of their lives after taking this course and the teachings are powerful, sacred and lasting.

The fee is $375, which includes a workbook.  Early birds who pay in full before August 20th will pay $350.  Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate from Delphi University.

For more information, or to register, contact My Sereni-Tea on the 4th Floor of Bermudiana Arcade, 296-2114, 234-3098, or info@drkaren4u.com, or visit www.DrKaren4U.com.

Join in a week-end of self discovery and find out the thoughts and feelings that are hidden inside each of your chakras at The Inner World of Chakras: The Seven Keys to Happiness on Saturday and Sunday, October 29th and 30th.

This cutting-edge workshop will run from 9.30am until 2.30pm each day at Angel Mews Healing Studio on Riviera Road, when instructor Karen Simons PhD., MhD. will simplify an esoteric subject and will give you the tools to help you stay healthy in body, mind and spirit by understanding the energy psychology of your chakra system.

This training will empower you to shift your thoughts and feelings about yourself so that you can live more fully. You will begin to release your negative thoughts and feelings that stop you from experiencing happiness and wholeness.  This workshop promises to help you to understand yourself and others so much more and will provide you with meaningful information and experiences that are powerful, transformational and can shift the inner you.

The fee is $250 and a non-refundable deposit of $50 is due on Saturday, October 1st with full payment must be in by Saturday, October 22nd.  A light lunch and chakra chart will be included.

For more information, or to register, contact My Sereni-Tea on the 4th Floor of Bermudiana Arcade, 296-2114, 234-3098, or info@drkaren4u.com, or visit www.DrKaren4U.com.

Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

Dolphin Quest Connect to Nature Summer Camp – July 4th to September 2nd

Masterworks Summer Art Camp – weekly from July 4th to September 2nd

Young Ambassadors Middle School Summer Programme – July 18th to September 1st

APEX Summer Speech Camp – August 8th to 26th

Mariners RFC Women’s Touch Rugby Intro Sessions – August 23rd and 30th

TROIKA Bermuda’s The Color Purple – August 24th to 27th

The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival – August 26th

Robin Hood Netball and Football Season Kickoff Booze Cruise – August 26th

Pause: Old School Traffic Light Party – August 26th

Wine Tasting at Bungalow 56 – August 26th

**NEW  Jamaica’s 54th Independence and Team Jamaica Rio Success Champion Cruise – August 26th

SUP/Paddle Board Yoga Teacher Training – August 26th to 28th

PRIDE Youth 2 Youth Scavenger Hunt – August 27th

**NEW  DanceSations Summer Dance Recital – August 27th

Explore Sup Yoga Workshop – August 28th

**NEW  Housestyle Takeover On The Beach: Sunset Edition – August 28th

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Wild Weather – starts August 29th

BUEI Talks: The Science of Saving Cetaceans – August 30th

**NEW  Game, Set and Match It! – August 31st

**NEW  Jane Iredale Mineral Make-up Event – August 31st

**NEW  Lobster Dinner at Taste 141 – September 1st

**NEW  Bermuda Folklife Documentary Series – September 1st

The Corporation of St. George UNESCO Street Festival: Movie Night – September 2nd

The 21st Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition – September 3rd

**NEW  Bermuda Roller Derby: Summer Time Skate – September 4th

Bermuda Technical Institute 60th Anniversary – September 6th

The Art of Watercolour Talk – September 7th

**NEW  Author and Artist Networking Event: Book Publishing and Promotion @ BNL – September 8th

**NEW  Resilient Book Release: Book Talk & Signing – September 9th

**NEW  Tumble Tots Bermuda Fall Term – starts September 10th

**NEW  Friends of Hospice Glow Party: A Night at the Taj Mahal – September 10th

Watercolour Workshop with James TooGood – September 10th and 11th

**NEW CPA Bermuda Women’s Leadership Conference: It’s Your Move – September 12th and 13th

**NEW L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: On Voulait Tout Casser – September 13th

Thirsty Thursday 5K Pub Run Series – September 15th

Uncorked! Summer 2016 – September 15th

**NEW  Slipaways Vs Inferno – September 17th

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