Sign up for the Kiwanis dog walk

The Cayman Islands Public Library is still looking for interested people to join the Book Club. Please call Victor at 949-5159 or 324-6952 for more information.

The Women’s Resource Centre, in partnership with the Department of Community Rehabilitation is presenting workshops on healthy relationships every Wednesday through to 23 April. Sessions will run from 6-8pm at the WRC in Elizabethan Square. The workshops are free and both men and women are welcome to attend. Interested persons are asked to contact the WRC at 949-0006 or the DCR at 949-1693 or email [email protected] to register or seek more information.

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Bring your four-footed friend for a stroll along the dyke roads in West Bay on Sunday for the Kiwanis dog walk. See calendar for details.
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Cayman Islands Humane Society Spay & Neuter Clinic provides spay and neuter surgery for all island pets. Spay/Neuter is a vital procedure that improves health and helps combat pet overpopulation. Call 949-1461 to arrange an appointment.

Narcotics Anonymous is available for substance abuse help. Call the info line at 929-NANA (6262).

Alcoholics Anonymous meets daily to help with drinking problems. For more information, call 926-9044 or visit www.caymanaa.org

Al-Anon Group Meeting: Are you troubled by someone’s drinking? Al-Anon Family Groups offer fellowship and support in a safe and anonymous environment. Call 928-8843.

The Glamorous Grannies Committee is now taking applications for the upcoming Glamorous Granny, Full-Figure and Modern-Miss Pageant, to be held 31 May at the Harquail Theatre. For more information, call 929-5168, 927-1174 or 939-0950.

FEBRUARY 21

Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Camana Bay, from 5:30-7:30pm on the Paseo, Camana Bay. Chamber members and guests are invited to attend this exclusive event which is produced in partnership with the Cayman Batabano Committee. Register online at www.caymanchamber.ky

At UCCI, every Thursday afternoon from 2:30 to 3:30pm in the Cascade Room next to Reception, guest speakers will present topics of environmental interest. There is a presentation and talk, followed by discussion on a topical issue about the environment. The topic for 21 February: Indoor Air Pollution: problems and solutions, presented by Dr. P Rodrigues of DOEH. Next Thursday: Energy, the alternative solutions, why go solar? Presented by ElectraTech Cayman.

FEBRUARY 22-23

Book signing. Francis ‘Gerry’ McTaggart has published a book of Cayman-inspired poetry and inspirational devotions, The Gardener of My Heart. Ms McTaggart, along with Karen Haddad, co-author of the book’s devotionals, will be signing books from 11am to 2pm Friday at Hobbies & Books at Piccadilly Centre on Elgin Ave. and Saturday from 11 am to 2pm at Books by the Bay at the Shoppes of Grand Harbour in Red Bay.

FEBRUARY 23

The Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship International will hold its monthly breakfast meeting at the Bayside Restaurant, North Church Street at 7:15am. Mr. J. Robert Bodden will speak about his recent trip to the Holy Land. For more information, call 949-4874 or 916-7008.

FEBRUARY 24

Kiwanis Club Dog Walk. Bring your four-footed friend for a stroll along the dyke roads in West Bay. Participants have a choice of a 2.5K or 5K route. Registration at 6:30am; the walk begins at 7am. Registration fee is $15, with proceeds to the Cayman Islands Humane Society and Kiwanis Club. Turn at the next road north of the Yacht Club Drive and follow the signs. For more information, visit www.kiwanis.ky.

FEBRUARY 25

Creepy Crawly Flighty Friends, 10am-11:30am. Discover and collect insects from the park at the National Trust Office and take a peek at butterfly specimens from the Trust’s Insectarium. Get a closer look at this wonderful world of insects with our new digital microscope! Children age 3 and up are welcome; a great activity for parents or grandparents too! CI$10 for Trust members, $15 for non-members. Contact Janice at the National Trust at 949-0121 or [email protected] for more information or to make reservations

FEBRUARY 26

National Trust Historical Walking Tour of George Town, 8am. Take time to stroll through historic George Town. Visit a church, graveyards, official buildings and private homes.Walk with us through our capital, and learn a little more about our unique culture. CI$10 donation for Trust members, $15 for non-members. Contact Janice at the National Trust at 949-0121 or [email protected]naltrust.org.ky for more information or to make reservations.

MARCH 1

Youth for Christ Forum at Savannah United Church, 9am to 12 noon. Youth pastors and leaders are encouraged to bring an eight minute report about their group. For further information, call 939-5514 or 949-1919.

MARCH 6

International Ladies Club will hold its monthly coffee morning at the Brick House Restaurant in the Grand Harbour Centre at 10am. Cost is CI$10 for members and CI$12 for non-members. There will also be a guest speaker. For information phone Barbara at 525-6593.

MARCH 17

The 16th annual St. Patrick’s Day 5K Irish Jog will take place at 5:30pm at Grand Cayman Beach Suites (formerly the Hyatt). Participants will follow a 3.1 mile around the Britannia golf course and villas. T-shirt and fabulous spot prizes. Entry fee is CI$10. Proceeds will go to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society in memory of Brigitte Brown. Registration 10-14 March at Butterfield House on Fort Street from 9am to 4pm and at noon on jog day, March 17 at Grand Cayman Beach Suites by the golf course. For further information or to receive an entry form, please email [email protected] or call Rhonda Serrano at 815-7549.

SCHOOLS

FEBRUARY 21

There will be an important meeting about the upcoming Leading Edge High School evaluation in the Main Campus Hall at 5:30pm.

CHURCHES

FEBRUARY 15-23

The George Town Seventh-day Adventist Church presents Revival featuring Elder Baptiste at 7:15p.m. nightly (except on Saturdays at 4:30p.m.) Topics: Sinner or Saint? Whose fault is it? Which God are you serving? Who are you really in love with? How do you know you got the Holy Spirit? We look forward to seeing you as we seek the Lord for a personal renewing and revival. Come for a blessing!

FEBRUARY 23

Agape Family Worship Centre’s is hosting Girls of Grace Nation conference, the largest-ever gathering of teenage girls, via satellite on CCN from 10am to 4pm. Topics for discussion will be about sex, dating, fashion and what it means to have a true relationship with Christ. Tickets are $10, available at Agape Worship Centre.

FEBRUARY 24

The West Bay New Testament of God invites all to our Annual Tent Crusade on the church grounds in Boatswains Bay, West Bay. Guest speakers: Evangelist Yvonne McCoy from Jamaica and Bishop Ferron Brows from the US.

The Power of Truth Evangelistic Series, with Evangelist Pastor Reinadlo Dracket, Savannah Adventist Church (west of Savannah Primary School), starting 24 February, 7:15pm nightly. Discover practical down-to-earth answers to life’s crucial questions.

Brother Darvin Ebanks of Community Video Ministry will be holding a series of dynamic films named Keys to a Loving Relationship (films are 1 hour) every Tuesday at the white tent at 100 Finch Drive, off Birch Tree Hill, at 7:30pm. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 916-0019.

A warm welcome awaits you at West Bay Assembly of God, 100 Finch Drive, Birch Tree Hill, with Pastor Trevor Ebanks. Sunday Worship Services 10am and 7pm. Wednesday Bible Study 7:30pm. Come one, come all. Let’s praise the Lord our Mighty God, thank him for his many mercies and blessings. For more info or transportation, please call 946-2455.

George Hicks United Church, a welcoming, family friendly church nestled in delightful South Sound (just past the intersection of Walkers Road and South Church Street) would like to announce that its Sunday morning services and children’s Sunday School will now be held at 9am. All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you. Call 525-5313 for information. God bless you!

Cayman Islands Baptist Church – A Community of Love – welcomes all to weekly services at the campus of University College of the Cayman Islands. Sunday schedule: 9am Sunday School – Bible study for all ages; 10am Morning Worship Service; 6.30pm Evening Prayer Service. Rev. Lambert Mills, Pastor: 946-2422/ 926-2422 [email protected]/ [email protected]

Catholic Liturgical Schedule: Weekend Masses, Saturday 6pm and Sunday 8 am, 11:30am and 6pm; Weekday Masses, Monday-Friday 7am and 1st Saturday of the month 8:30am; Sacrament of Reconciliation, Saturday 5pm-5:45pm; Prayer Group, Wednesday 6pm; Adoration Chapel, Monday-Saturday 8am-midnight; Christ the Redeemer, Sundays 9:45am.

St George’s Anglican Church Bargain Corner, neat and clean, new and second hand items. Located upstairs at St George’s Anglican Church Pre-School on Courts Road, off Eastern Avenue (urn at Cox Lumber). Open Fridays 3pm- 6 pm; Saturdays 8am-12 pm.

WEEKLY MEETINGS

For members, friends, guests and anyone interested in learning more about Kiwanis, the club meets every Wednesday at 12:30 pm at the Brittannia Restaurant, off West Bay Road overlooking the golf course. Contact 947-9956 for more information.

Hearts through Hands, a non-profit women’s group that gathers in a friendly atmosphere to make quilts, crafts and handbags for charity and missions, meets Wednesdays from 9.30am to noon in Room 10 at the Family Life Centre, Academy Way and Walkers Road. For further information, call 946-3067 or 947-1863.

Full Circle Grief Recovery Group, a free service, meets every Wednesdays at 6pm at the Conch Shell House in the Cayman HospiceCare facility, 42 North Sound Road. Call 926-4325.

CI Scout Association regular troop meetings: George Town, CI Prep School, Mondays at 5.30pm; West Bay, Chapel Church Hall, Saturdays at 4pm; Savannah, United Church, Thursdays at 5.30pm. Call 949-1515 for more information.

Our Angels Grief Support Group meets every Thursday. Call 928-7745 for information regarding time and venue. Email: [email protected]. Facilitator: Heather Dell MacVicor.

The Grand Cayman Toastmasters Club meets each week on Thursday at the Conference Room at Woods Furniture & Design by Fosters Airport location. Meetings begin at 6pm and end at 7pm. All are invited. Contact Ken Guiste at 925-3041 or George Ebanks at 916-0687 for more information.

Pre-school art fun! 3-4.30pm each Wednesday at the National Gallery Education Centre (the former Merren’s Plaza). Local Montessori instructor Clare O’Keefe will lead this programme. Drop-off available. $20 per session ($15 members). Register each week prior to the session by calling 925-3222 or emailing [email protected].

The Women’s Health Centre with the Breastfeeder’s Support Group is offering Breastfeeding Clinics every Thursday between 10am and noon in the Women’s Health Centre. No appointments, no fees. For more information phone 244-2649.

The South Sound Mothers and Tots Group meets every Monday at the South Sound Community Hall from 10am-noon. All children ages newborn through 5 are welcome. Refreshments and snacks (for both adults and children) are included in the entry cost of $6 per family. For further details call Julie Wills-Alpert on 946-0221.

The Cayman Bridge Club meets every Tuesday evening at 7.15pm at the Comfort Suites, West Bay Road. For further information please contact Helen Haines at 947-3217 or Jane Bird at 947-1903

BI-WEEKLY MEETINGS

The Photography Club of the Cayman Islands will meet at The Camera Store every other Tuesday at 7.30pm.

MONTHLY MEETINGS

The Cayman Islands Breastfeeding Support Group invites you to the monthly Mother-to-Mother meetings, held the first Tuesday of every month, 3-4pm, outside Women’s Health Centre at the Cayman Islands Hospital. Children are welcome. For more information, contact Women’s Health Centre at 244 2649.

Cayman Wildlife Rescue is a programme of the National Trust for the Cayman Islands staffed by volunteers and funded by public donations. The group rescues injured and orphaned native birds and animals for rehabilitation and releases them back into the wild. The group meets at the National Trust office at Dart Community Park in South Sound at 6.30pm on the 1st Thursday of every month. New members welcome and training is provided. For more information contact Catherine Redfern at [email protected] or call 925-0305.

The Business and Professional Women’s Club of Grand Cayman (BPW) meet each third Tuesday of every month at the Governors Square Boardroom along West Bay Road at 5:30pm. For more information, email [email protected].

The Life Underwriters Association of Cayman advises all Members that the monthly General Meeting luncheon is held on the last Thursday of each month.

YBPW meets every third Monday of each month at the Woman’s Resource Centre.

Friends of South Sound will meet the first Friday of each month at 5.45pm at the South Sound dock for a beach walk. The walks take about an hour and all are welcomed.

Charitable or non-profit organizations should submit announcements typed in 50 words or less, signed, with name and contact number, to the Caymanian Compass office, Shedden Road, one week in advance of publication or email to [email protected]

Community Calendar is published Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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