Community Calendar

THURSDAY, 17 OCT.

CLASSICAL MUSIC AT GEORGE TOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY: The Cayman Arts Festival and the Cayman Islands Public Library Service are presenting monthly one-hour concerts at the George Town Public Library, which include classical music, in addition to poetry and readings from local poets and writers. Tonight’s concert begins at 6pm. Tickets, available at the door, cost $20 for adults and $5 for children. Only 75 tickets will be sold for each event.

HUMANE SOCIETY QUIZ: The monthly trivia fundraiser for the Cayman Islands Humane Society will be held at Fidel Murphy’s tonight, beginning at 7pm. Ann Ghezzi will be hosting. $10 per person. Call 949-5189 to book a table.

VOICES AROUND THE WORLD: Jasmine, in recognition of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day to support Voices for Hospice, hosts ‘Voices Around The World’ at the Harquail Theatre. Show starts at 7pm. Featuring performances from the Cayman National Choir, Cayman National Orchestra, Singrays a cappella group, Miss Jackie’s Company Dancers and more. Adults, $30; Under 18, $10. Tickets available from www.eventpro.ky/voices-for-hospice. For more information, email [email protected] or call 945‑7447.

EAST END BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens hosts a breast cancer awareness meeting tonight at 7pm. Mammogram vouchers available for eligible persons. East End United Church Hall.

LEGAL ADVICE FOR OLDER PERSONS: A presentation on court services and legal advice at Elmslie Memorial United Church Hall, 10‑11:30am.

FRIDAY, 18 OCT.

SILENT WITNESS MARCH: The 19th annual march to remember and honour those who have suffered from domestic violence and bullying starts at 3:30pm at the Government Administration Building lawn. The march ends at the Legislative Assembly, where a short ceremony will take place and refreshments will be available. For more information, email bpwgcm.org or call Mahreen at 326-3468.

NEXTGEN INSPIRE SUMMIT: 100 Women in Finance is hosting its fourth annual career summit from 12-7:30pm at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, which will focus on encouraging members to motivate each other in today’s increasingly competitive workplace and to pay it forward to the next generation of female business leaders. Tickets are $60; corporate packages are also available. To register, visit www.100women.org or email [email protected]

SATURDAY, 19 OCT.

CAYMAN ISLANDS VETERANS ASSOCIATION: The 8th annual veterans benefit dinner/dance takes place at Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, held to full military etiquette. The event is a fundraiser for veterans and recognises Cayman’s veterans, heroes, current service members, local police, fire service and seamen. Contact Andrew McLaughlin at 916‑5317 or [email protected] for more details.

BINGO NIGHT: Part of Older Persons Month. Bingo night at the Lions Community Centre, 5‑7pm.

SUNDAY, 20 OCT.

CUT-A-THON: Eclipze Hair Design and Day Spa holds its 19th annual Cut-A-Thon at 2‑6pm to raise money for the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens cancer awareness campaign. $1 a minute massages, wet cuts for men, women and children, mini manicures and eyebrow threading. For more information, email [email protected] or call Eileen/Darla at 945‑1188 or 916‑7274.

MONDAY, 21 OCT.

GEORGE TOWN BREAST CANCER CLINIC: The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens hosts a breast cancer awareness clinic today at 10am. HSA GP Practice. Mammogram vouchers available for eligible persons.

TUESDAY, 22 OCT.

SAVANNAH BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens hosts a breast cancer awareness meeting tonight at 7pm. Mammogram vouchers available for eligible persons. United Church Hall, Savannah.

SENIORS LUNCH AND TOUR: Nurse Josie Senior Centre Tour and Lunch, Bodden Town, 10am-12:30pm.

THURSDAY, 24 OCT.

GEORGE TOWN BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens hosts a breast cancer awareness meeting tonight at 7pm. Mammogram vouchers available for eligible persons. Lions Centre, George Town.

SATURDAY, 26 OCT.

MY DEAR MELANIN CONFERENCE: The newly formed female-empowerment group is holding its first conference at the Harquail Theatre from 9am-2pm. Organisers plan to include panel discussions, speeches, networking and company stalls, with the aim to spark discussion on the issue of colourism and racism against women of colour in the community. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased online at eventpro.ky. For more information, email [email protected] or visit www.mydearmelanin.com

OLDER PERSONS GALA: Part of Older Persons Month. Margaritaville Resort, 6‑10pm. Limited spaces. Call to register. West Bay: Vanda Powery (916‑7902); George Town: Dorline Welcome (925‑4083), Bodden Town; Flavia Gardener (926‑0490)/Carol Bodden (924‑3309); North Side: Flavia Gardener (926‑0490); East End: Delmira Bodden (925‑5543); Cayman Brac/Little Cayman: Annie Rose Scott (925‑9872/916‑7310).

ANNUAL FAIR: North Sound Estates Neighbourhood Watch and Community Group’s second Annual Fair. Noon to 5pm at ICCI College Field, Hirst Road, Newlands. Vendor spaces available at $25. Bouncy castles, children’s games and activities, airbrush face painting, magician shows, a DJ, giveaways and raffle prizes, RCIPS K‑9 demonstration, fire truck, Christmas stall, craft and food stalls. Free entry. Call 926‑9955 or 321‑9443 or email [email protected]

TUESDAY, 29 OCT.

NORTH SIDE BREAST CANCER CLINIC: The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens hosts a breast cancer awareness clinic today at 10am. North Side District Health Centre. Mammogram vouchers available for eligible persons.

SATURDAY, 2 NOV.

BREEZE FUSION WALK/RUN – GRAND CAYMAN: The 13th annual Radio Cayman and Breeze FM 5K/10K run and 5K walk start at 6:15am for runners and 6:30am for walkers, from Smith’s Barcadere in South Sound. Registration – adults: $20; students: $10 – can be done online at caymanactive.com/breeze, or at Radio Cayman Broadcasting House on Elgin Avenue located directly behind the Glass House. Participants can also register on the day of event, starting at 5am. Proceeds will benefit the NCVO and other charitable organisations

SATURDAY, 30 NOV.

TURKEY TROT WALK/RUN: Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels is once again organising the 5K and 10K walk/run; 6:30am at the Holiday Inn Resort by Safehaven. Register online at www.caymanactive.com/turkeytrot or on the day starting at 6am. Cost – adults: $25; juniors (11-17): $15; kids (4-10): $10. For more information, call 769-1974. Proceeds support the provision of meals to more than 200 seniors, disabled and homebound individuals in Grand Cayman.

TUESDAY, 2 DEC.

TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY: Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony hosted by Rotary Club of Grand Cayman. 6pm. Heroes Square

SATURDAY, 7 DEC.

CHRISTMAS GIVING FAMILY FUN DATY: For students of Lighthouse School, NCVO and Frances Bodden Children’s Home. 10am to noon.

THURSDAY, 26 DEC.

BOXING DAY SENIORS LUNCHEON: Annual Boxing Day Christmas luncheon for senior citizens. 2:30pm.

GENERAL INTEREST

SOUTH SOUND SQUASH CLUB: Adult beginners classes every Monday through 9 Dec., 6:30‑8pm ($5 members/$10 non-members) and open play classes every Wednesday through 11 Dec., 4‑7pm (free members/$5 non-members). Women’s squash social last Tuesday of every month,6:30‑8pm, $15, includes couple of glasses of wine. Email [email protected] for more details.

WORKFORCE OPPORTUNITIES & RESIDENCY CAYMAN: The extended hours at WORC will end Monday, 30 Sept., and return to normal workings hours of 8:30am-4pm.

PIRATES WEEK VENDORS: Food and craft vendors interested in participating in the upcoming Pirates Week Festival can reserve stalls. Food Festival dates are 8, 9 and 11 Nov. A valid DEH Food Handling Certificate must accompany completed application forms. All food vendors must use biodegradable containers and utensils (available from Pirates Week Festival office – limited supply). Space is limited, please register early. Download the application form at www.piratesweekfestival.com/participate. To learn more, call 949‑5078 or [email protected]

LOCAL HARVEST MARKET: Local farmers sell their produce and farmed goods at Camana Bay on Wednesdays from 10am to 3pm in Heliconia Court (located next to Scotiabank).

COMMUNITY CHESS: Tuesdays 5‑8pm, West Indies Wine Company. Join the Cayman Chess Club for a complimentary chess class and open challenges weekly. Anyone can learn to play and enjoy chess, even beginners.

ART OPEN CANVAS: At KARoo Restaurant in Camana Bay, Wednesdays 7‑11pm. Artists of all levels are welcome to come and enjoy painting and socialising with other artists. Includes use of easels, lights, space and a beverage ticket. No fee. For more information, contact [email protected] or [email protected]

VISUAL ARTS SOCIETY: Adult Open Studio available to those who want to work independently in an inspiring atmosphere. Wednesdays for adults, 9am till noon. Watler House Art Studio, Pedro St. James. Fee is $5/$15 pp for ceramics. $15/$25 pp non-members. Includes use of studio, glazes and ceramic tools. Clay available $30 per bag/fee for kiln usage. To register, call 546‑9422 or email [email protected]

ART OPEN CANVAS: Outside KARoo restaurant in Camana Bay. 7‑11pm. Artists of all levels are welcome come out and enjoy painting and socialising with other artists. No fee. Includes; use of easels, lights, space, complimentary beverage ticket. For more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]

ART AT THE STRAND: Every Saturday, from 3pm to sunset, the Visual Arts Society hosts a local art market featuring artists displaying arts, crafts, paintings, prints, hand-crafted jewellery and ceramics for sale in front of the Lodge/Eco-Den, who is offering 2‑4‑1 drinks, pub food and homemade treats, smoothies, and speciality coffees/teas. For more information or to become a displaying artist, email [email protected]

SEAFARERS HALL: The Cayman Islands Seafarers Association wishes to inform the community that the hall is now available for rent every day of the week, including Saturdays.

THRIFT SHOP: Cayman Islands Humane Society Thrift Shop. Located in Venetia Plaza, next to China Village. The Thrift shop is open Tuesday to Saturday, 9am to 2pm. Closed on Sunday and Monday. Call 945‑5596 for more details.

THRIFT SHOP: One Dog at a Time’s New To U shop is now located at JJT Warehouses, Row 2, Unit 2 on Industrial Way. Open Saturdays 8am to 5pm and Wednesdays 10am to 2pm. Variety of items available, including men’s, women’s, children’s and baby clothes, shoes, household, electrical items, CDs, DVDs, books, home furnishings, toys, baby cribs, car seats, dog beds and more.

BETHESDA COUNSELLING CENTRE: Caters to all who seek help. Open Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 5:30pm at 68 Mary Street. Appointments available Saturdays and late evenings. Owned and operated by the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Call 946‑6575.

HUMANE SOCIETY BOOK LOFT: North Sound Road. Open Monday 12:30‑4pm; Tues-Fri 9:30am to 4pm; Sat 9:30am to 4:30pm. Volunteers are needed for front desk a few hours per week. For more information, email [email protected] or call 946‑8053. Donations of books, games, CDs, stationery, cards, etc., in good condition needed.

CLUBS, ORGANISATIONS

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Meets daily to help with drinking problems. Call 926‑9044 or visit www.caymanaa.org.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: Is available for substance abuse help. Call the info line at 929–NANA (6262).

AL-ANON GROUP MEETING: Are you troubled by someone’s drinking? Al-Anon Family Groups can help. Call 928‑8843 or email [email protected] for meeting times.

OVERCOMERS OUTREACH: A Christ-centred 12-step recovery group addresses addictions and those affected by them. Meetings at Cayman Islands Baptist Church, Pedro Castle Road, Tuesdays, 7:15pm. For details, contact Vanessa Gilman at 946‑2422, or visit www.overcomersoutreach.org.

DEMENTIA/ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP: This group meets on the last Wednesday of each month at ADACI’s office, 4th floor, Cardinall Plaza, 30 Cardinall Ave., George Town. Call 924‑4170 or email [email protected]

THE LIONS CLUB OF GRAND CAYMAN: Meets every first and third Thursday 7:30pm at the Lions Community Centre. Email [email protected]

GRAND CAYMAN TOASTMASTERS: Club meets each Thursday 6‑7:15pm on 3rd Floor, George Town Public Library. Visitors and guests welcome. Contact George R. Ebanks at 322‑9369 or Grand Cayman Toastmasters club on Facebook. Email [email protected]

EMINENT ORATORS TOASTMASTERS: Want to be a better speaker or leader? Join a Toastmasters Club. The Eminent Orators Toastmasters Club meets every second and fourth Monday at Cayman Academy Canteen, Walkers Road, 6‑7:30pm. Contact Sashoy Duncan at 939‑8847 or email eminentoratorstoastmasters @gmail.com. Visitors and guests welcome.

THE LIONS CLUB OF TROPICAL GARDENS: Meet every first and third Tuesday at 6:30pm at Elizabethan Square (corner unit). Members of the public are invited to attend.

ROTARY CLUB OF GRAND CAYMAN SUNRISE: Service club meetings 7am every Wednesday at George Town Yacht Club, 612 North Sound Road. Visit www.rotarysunrise.ky or [email protected]

KIWANIS CLUB OF GRAND CAYMAN: Meets first and third Wednesdays of the month, 12:30pm, at The Wharf restaurant. Projects include promoting well-being of children in the community and schools. Email [email protected] or view www.kiwanis.ky.

RELIGIOUS SERVICES

EL MINISTERIO HISPANO: de la Iglesia Bautista Cayman Islands te hace una cordial invitación a nuestro culto en español cada Domingo, 6:30pm, Pedro Castle Road, Savannah. Para transporte, llamar al teléfono no. 946‑2422, email: [email protected]

SPANISH WORSHIP SERVICE: First Baptist Church, Crewe Road, 6:30‑8:30pm. Third Sunday of each month.

HARBOUR LUTHERAN CHURCH: Meets for Divine Worship and Fellowship at South Sound Community Centre, South Sound, Sundays at 10am www.safeharbourlc.com.

MUSLIM PRAYER: Islamic Society of the Cayman Islands advises five times salaat/prayer at the Masjid. Fajr at 6am. Dhuhr at 1:15pm. Asr at 5:15pm. Maghrib at 7 minutes after sunset. Isha at 8pm website www.isci.org.ky.

CATHOLIC CHURCH: St. Ignatius, Walkers Road, Mass 6pm Saturday; 8am, 11:30am, 6pm, Sundays. Christ the Redeemer, West Bay, Mass 9:45am, Sunday.

JOHN GRAY MEMORIAL UNITED CHURCH: Sunday worship for the family and Children’s Church, 10am.

BOATSWAIN BAY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Sundays. 10am. Christian Education for all ages; 11am, Morning Worship with nursery for youngsters; 7pm, Evening Worship. Visit www.bbpca.org.

SUNRISE COMMUNITY CHURCH: Harquail Theatre, 10am, contemporary worship. Nursery ministry, children’s church and the Explorers are for ages infant to 11. Community groups meet during the week for fellowship and growth. www.sunrise.ky.

FRANK SOUND CHURCH OF GOD: Meets on Sunday at 10:30am and 6:30pm. Children church 10:30am. Bible Studies Wednesday, 7:30pm. Youth Group, Friday at 7:30pm.

THE CHURCH OF GOD CHAPEL: On Academy Way and Walkers Road holds Sunday morning services at 9‑10:45am.

HOLY TEMPLE CHURCH OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST OF THE APOSTOLIC FAITH: Sundays, Bible class 10‑11am, Service 11am to 1:30pm, Night Service, 7:30‑9:30pm; Wednesdays, Night Service 7:30‑9:30pm; Fridays Youth Service 7:30‑9:30pm, 59 Seymour Drive, George Town. All are invited. Contact Elder Vincent Mattocks, 939‑1902.

CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP: The Savannah United Church invites everyone to a Saturday service that is informal, with contemporary music and conversations about God and life. Child care provided. 6:30‑7:45pm. Church is behind Savannah Texaco.

Sister Islands CALENDAR

NATIONAL GALLERY: Sister Islands Education Officer Simone Scott may be contacted for more information at [email protected] or call 939‑5306. Outdoor Painting: 9:10am. Free for residents, $10 for visitors (includes use of art supplies). Live Studio Night Mondays at Coldwell Banker office, 6:30‑8:30pm. Traditional arts, thatching, 7‑9pm at Heritage House second and last Thursday of each month. Contact www.adultartgroup.wordpress.com or 939‑5306. [email protected]

LITTLE CAYMAN ART FILM NIGHT: With National Gallery, third Thursdays, at National Trust House, 7:30–9:30pm.

LITTLE CAYMAN: Eco Art Class, 4‑6pm with National Gallery at National Trust House.

CLUBS AND ORGANISATIONS

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S CLUB: Second Tuesday each month, Public Library, 7pm.

LIONS CLUB: First and third Tuesdays each month, Brac Reef Beach Resort Conference Room, 7:30pm.

LEOS CLUB: First and third Tuesdays each month, at the high school, 4‑5pm. Contact Ms. Gayle, 948‑2226 for more information.

NATIONAL TRUST, CAYMAN BRAC: Second Tuesday of each month, 7:30pm, District Administration Building.

NATIONAL TRUST, LITTLE CAYMAN: Meets second Wednesday of each month.

ROTARY: Mondays, 7pm at Captain’s Table.

SCOUT TROOP: Meets 3‑5pm.

SEW ‘N’ SO LADIES CLUB: Meets Mondays 6:30‑8:30pm at Youth Development Centre. Contact Annie Rose Scott.

VETERANS AND SEAMAN’S SOCIETY: First Thursday of every month, Veterans and Seaman’s Centre, 7pm.

AA MEETINGS: Are held every Friday, 7pm. Kirkconnell Centre at Brac Haven.

SERVICES

COMBINED SERVICE: Fifth Sunday of the month. Aston Rutty Centre, 7pm.

CROSSROAD UNITED BAPTIST: Sunday School 9:45am; Morning Worship 11am; Evening 7pm; Bible Study/Prayer Wednesday 7pm. Youth Meeting for 13+, 7‑9pm, Friday.

COTTON TREE BAY CHURCH OF GOD: Morning Worship 11am; Evening 7pm. Bible Study/Prayer Wednesday 7:30pm.

STAKE BAY BAPTIST: Sunday School 9:45am; Morning Worship 11am; Praise, 7pm; Youth Word of Life Club, 7‑9pm; Wednesday. Adult Bible Study/Prayer, 7:30pm Wednesday.

HILLSIDE CHAPEL: Sunday School 10am; Morning Worship 11am; Evening 6pm; Prayer Meeting Wednesday 7:30pm; 2nd Sundays Praise & Fellowship 7:15pm; Visitation 9:30am, Wednesday.

WATERING PLACE HOLINESS: Sunday School 9:45am; Morning Worship 11am; Evening 7:15pm; Bible Study/Prayer/Kids Club Wednesday 7:15pm; Teen Youth Meeting at Mission Home 7:30‑9pm, Friday.

STELLA MARIS CATHOLIC: Alta Vista Drive, Cotton Tree Bay. Weekend Mass or Communion Service, 11am, Sundays.

EBENEZER BAPTIST: Sunday School 9:45am; Morning Worship 11am; Evening 7:30pm; Bible Study/Prayer Wednesday 7:30pm; Visitation 6pm Thursday; Youth Meeting 7:30pm Friday.

FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST: Morning Worship 11am; Evening Service 6:30pm; Prayer Meeting/Bible Study Wednesday 7:30pm; Youth meeting, 7:30pm, Saturday.

SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST: Sabbath School 9:15am, Saturday; Divine Service 11am, Saturday; Adventist Youth, 5pm; Sunday Evening Service 7:15pm; Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:15pm.

BETHEL BAPTIST: Sunday School 10am; Morning Worship 11am; Evening 7pm. Institute Class, Monday, Thursday, 7:30pm; Prayer Service, 7:30pm; Teens and Young People Wednesday 7:30pm; Kings Kids for school age to 12 years, 7:30pm Friday.

SPOT BAY HOLINESS: Sunday School 10am; Morning Worship 11am; Evening 7:15pm. Prayer and Worship, 7:15pm Tuesday. Teen and Kids Club 6:30pm Wednesday. Young and Old People’s Meeting 7:15pm Thursday. Teen Youth Meeting at Mission Home 7:30‑9pm Friday.

LITTLE CAYMAN BAPTIST: Sunday School 9:45am; Morning Worship, 11am; Evening Worship, 7:30pm Wednesdays, worship, 7:30pm.

TEMPLE BETH SHALOM: Sabbath Service 7pm Friday. Confirm time with Lynne or George Walton at 948‑0518 or 325‑3474.

LADIES IN FAITH TOGETHER (LIFT) DEVOTIONS: Last Saturday each month at Brac Reef Beach Resort Breakfast ($8) 9am; Devotion (free) 10am.