Fundraising garage sale Saturday

John Gray Class of 1998 will be having a 10-year reunion dinner and dance at the Westin Casuarina Resort on Saturday, 19 July 2008. Tickets are CI$65 per person and are available at Funky Tangs and Winner Circle until 14 June. For further information please email johngrayclassof98@hotmail.com

The Cayman Islands Museum’s gift shop will be closed on Saturdays. The Museum’s gift shop, located in Panton House, will serve the public Monday to Friday.

The Cayman Islands Cancer Society Support Group meets at the CICS office, 33 Eclipse Drive, off of Eastern Avenue, next to the TV Centre, Suite # 5, the first and third Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7pm. Everyone who is affected by cancer, including family and friends and supporters, are welcome to share in the comfort and support of each other.

Grace Tabernacle Youth Ministry is offering free mathematics, English and computer classes every Saturday from 11am to 1pm at #8 Alexander Place, Dorcey Drive, Industrial Park. Call 925-0692 for more information.

Blue Iguana Safari. Come and meet the Blues! This one and a half hour fully guided tour takes you behind the scenes at the captive breeding facility and out into the forest and gardens of the park in search of our free roaming animals. Please contact the Trust at 949-0121 or info@nationaltrust.org.ky for reservations.

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 over-population. 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.

JUNE 5

International Ladies’ Club will hold its monthly coffee morning on Thursday, 9:30am at the Brick House Restaurant in the Grand Harbour Centre. For this pre-summer month there will be no cost for members and CI$10 for non-members. For information phone Sharon at 925-8703.

The Cayman Islands Astronomical Society will meet for a viewing session at 7.30pm. at Pedro castle. All are welcome. *Contact Nick 29473065.

JUNE 7

First Assembly of God’s Youth Group, Soldiers of the Light, will be holding a Garage Sale followed by a Car Wash in the church’s car park, 195 old Crewe Rd (off Linford Pierson Hwy). the garage sale runs from 6:30am to 10am, with the car wash following right after until 5pm. Funds raised will go toward the production of Metamorphosis II.

The National Trust is holding a Car Boot/Garage Sale, Dart Park, South Sound, 7am-9am. Costs $ 15/car space. For more information, call 949-012; email: info@nationaltrust.org.ky. Come sell your unwanted items!

The Annual General meeting of the Barbados Overseas Association of the Cayman Islands will be held at the George Town Primary School Hall, 7 pm. Main items on the agenda will be the election of officers, and Hurricane Preparedness for the 2008 hurricane season. All Barbadians are invited to attend.

Triple C School Alumni Association will host an Alumni Reunion Picnic at the Seven Mile Public Beach from 10am to 4pm. Any and all former students are invited to the reunion. Come out and share a few hours with fellow schoolmates in a time of reminiscing as we welcome back one of the founders of our school. For further details please contact Debbie Ebanks: debbi-do@candw.ky or 916-2151 or Mrs. Marjorie Ebanks: ccc.dir@candw.ky or 949-6022.

The Cayman Islands Scout Association hosts its annual kite flying event at the Jay Bodden Marl Pit, on Sparky Drive, behind CUC, from 10am to 2pm. This will be an entertaining event for the entire family. Refreshments will be on sale. There will be a variety of prizes for unique kites; biggest and smallest kites; best home-made kite; highest flying kite and the first one up. Entry fee for flying kites – children $5; adults $10. Contact: 916-3941.

Red Bay Primary Primary School PTA presents a Fish Fry at the Airport Park, 10am to 4pm. Cost: $10.

The CI Early Childhood Association will hold its annual general meeting at 9:30am. Call 926-0302 or 916-6367.

JUNE 7-13

Special Olympics Week of Awareness. Monday, June 9 – Torch Run, Northsound Golf Club,; Tuesday, June 10, Aquatics-Lion’s Pool; Wednesday, June 11-Bocce George Hicks High School; Thursday, June 12-Basketball, First Baptist gym; Friday, June 13-Closing Ceremonies, Dart Park South Sound. All competitions start at 5:00. Come and support your athletes.

JUNE 14

Cayman Youth for Christ, in celebration of Father’s Day, invites all to a Father and Family Dinner at the Family Life Centre, 7pm. Guest speaker: Rev. Dr. Gerry Gallimore, Past President of Youth for Christ International. Tickets available at Christian Englightenment Centre, Elgin Ave., and Christian Bookshop, Venetia Plaza. For more information, call 939-5514.

JUNE 16

Heritage High School Home School Association is having a fundraising Beach Barbeque and Cookout on at West Bay Public Beach, 12:30pm until food finish Dinners only $10, including a drink. Grilled BBQ chicken, fried fish and fritters and desserts $2 a slice. All proceeds in aid of Heritage High Educational Field Trip Summer 2008.

JUNE 21

John Gray High School H.S.A – Family 2-mile fun run/walk, 7am, Start and finish at John Gray High School, CI$10 adults and CI$5 under 12yrs. Contact Judy 525-7077 or Carmen Levy 945-6308. Fundraising for various school projects.

JUNE 28

CIEF National Horse Show at the Cayman Islands Equestrian Center off Bobby Thompson Highway, 2pm to 5:30pm. All riders welcome, horse trailer parking available, equitation, jumping and gymkhana classes. For more information, telephone 516-1751.

JUNE 29

Bodden Town Seventh-day Adventist Church Pathfinder Car Wash and Breakfast, in the park lot of the church, Cumber Avenue, 6am-9am. Cars $12, vans $15, includes vacuum. Proceeds to benefit the Orion Pathfinder club to attend the regional Pathfinder Camporee in Jamaica this summer. For more information, contact Hyacinth at 929-7369 or Carla at 916-8452.

SERVICES

Faith Cathedral Deliverance Centre, 23 Devon Road, Prospect, announces the relocation of their church to the Former Bishop Julie Fagan’s Building, 28 McField Lane, George Town, effective 1 June. You are invited to our morning service which commences at 9am and to one week of crusade from 1-8 June starting at 7pm each evening. Speaker will be Pastor Eulric Kelly. For further information telephone: 926-1453 or 325-2749.

Vision Miracle Church of God has relocated to the Dolphin Centre on Eastern Avenue.

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 lambertmills@candw.ky/ cibaptist@candw.ky

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 (turn 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: fionalee02@hotmail.com. 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 clareokeefe@hotmail.com.

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 Business and Professional Women’s Club of Grand Cayman meets every third Monday of the month, however in recognition of the Public Holidays in May and June (Discovery Day and Queen’s Birthday) these meeting dates will be held on Wednesday, 21 May and Wednesday, 18 June. All meetings will be held at 6:pm in the Governors Square Boardroom. For further information please e-mail bpwgrandcayman@gmail.com.

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 caymanwildliferescue@gmail.com or call 925-0305.

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 organisations 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 carol@cfp.ky

Community Calendar is published Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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