Cayman in brief

Living Green Fair

The Cayman Islands departments of tourism and environment will host the annual Living Green Fair to showcase a variety of environmentally-friendly products, services and programmes available in the Cayman Islands. Also on display will be the winning project from the 2012 Disney Planet Challenge.

This free event will take place from 11am until 6pm Friday, 20 April on the lawns of the Governor’s Residence.

Contact Jessica Pawlik at 
244-1251 for more information.

Treasure hunt

The Historical Treasure Hunt will be taking place from 9am until noon on Saturday, 21 April, at Coe Wood Beach in Bodden Town.

To ensure the safety of participants, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service will divert traffic to the Bodden Town bypass beginning at 8.30am for all nonresidents needing to travel through the area. Participants for the Treasure Hunt are instructed to park at the Public Library across from Mostyn’s gas station to avoid congestion on roadside.

Contact Shameka Clarke at 244-1254.

Take a tour

In celebration of Earth Day, 22 April, Cayman Sea Elements will hold a day for the National Trust for the Cayman Islands with all proceeds going directly to the trust.

There will be a mangrove boat tour at 10am for $24, $12 for children 10 and younger and free for children 2 and younger; a mangrove kayak tour at 10.30am for $32; and a mangrove snorkel tour at noon for $32.

Reservations are required. Call 945-7525.

Fred Speirs scholarship

Rotaract Blue is accepting applications for its Fred Speirs Vocational Grant. The grant is open to eligible Caymanians from the ages of 16 to 30 wishing to pursue a vocational or technical course either locally or overseas, above and supplemental to high school. Application forms for the grant and additional information regarding eligibility can be obtained from the club’s website – www.rotaractblue.org, under the downloads section. The deadline is 14 May.

Completed applications, including all supplemental documentation, may be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] or given to any Rotaract Blue club member.

Coast Guard here

Two American Coast Guard cutters will make simultaneous visits to Grand Cayman this week. They arrive on Wednesday and leave on Friday.

The USCGC Pea Island has a complement of two officers and 16 enlisted persons under Lt. Paul Miller.

Its sister-ship, the USCGC Diligence, has a complement of 14 officers and 76 crew under Cmdr. Douglas Goodwin.