Community Calendar

FRI-SUN, 15-17 NOV.

PIRATES WEEK: LITTLE CAYMAN
The smaller sister island gets her due with a kick-off party and fireworks on the Friday, followed by the float parade on the Saturday. The farewell lunch happens at McCoy’s Lodge Seaside Bar, bringing to a close another Pirates Week until next year.

SATURDAY, 16 NOV.

FAMILY FUN FAIR
North Sound Estates & Newlands
International College of the Cayman Islands, from 12pm-5pm
Fair features magic show, K9 dog introduction, children’s activities and family games, bouncy castles, balloon show and fire truck
Food and Christmas crafts on sale (stalls available to rent for $25)
For more information, call 321-9443

CAMANA BAY CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
The Crescent, 7pm
Bring the family out to enjoy the magic of Christmas at the annual tree lighting event.

VISUAL ARTS SOCIETY ARTISANS MARKET
Camana Bay, 7pm
Arts, crafts, paintings, prints, hand-crafted jewellery, woodwork and more for sale, 4-9pm, Camana Bay. Email [email protected]

SATURDAY, 23 NOV.

BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER
Musical evening at XQ’s, 233 West Bay Road, next to Margaritaville Beach Resort, 7:30pm
Live music, prizes and an auction
Tickets, $25, also include a champagne reception and hors d’oeuvres
Purchase at XQ’s (947-9770; www.xqs.ky/)

FRIDAY, 29 NOV.

A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
Fundraiser for the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, 6:30pm to 1am at the gallery.
Tickets $225 each, or $2,025 for a group of 10.
Call 945-8111 or email [email protected].

SATURDAY, 30 NOV.

TURKEY TROT WALK/RUN
Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels 5K and 10K walk/run fundraiser; 6:30am at the Holiday Inn Resort by Safehaven.
Register online at www.caymanactive.com/turkeytrot or starting at 6am on the day.
Adults (18 and over): $25; juniors (11-17): $15; and children (4-10): $10.
For more information, call 769-1974; email [email protected] or go to www.mealsonwheels.ky.

LIONFISH CULL #31
Organised by Cayman United Lionfish League
Register Thursday, 28 Nov. from 5pm-8pm at Coconut Club at Palm Heights (formerly Beach Suites)
Weigh-in on Saturday, 30 Nov. and Sunday, 1 Dec. between 4pm and 6pm at Tillie’s at Palm Heights
There will be drink specials available and free lionfish tastings.

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 CRAFT MARKET
Compass Centre (corner Shedden Road and North Sound Road); from 10am-2pm
Compass Media community event featuring a chance to meet Santa, kids craft area, live music and handmade crafts; art and gifts by the Visual Arts Society
For more information, call Penelope at 949-5111

CHRISTMAS GIVING FAMILY FUN DAY
For students of Lighthouse School, NCVO and Frances Bodden Children’s Home
First Baptist Church, 920 Crewe Road, 10am to noon
Organised by Rotary Club of Grand Cayman

CAYMAN NATIONAL PARADE OF LIGHTS
A colourful procession of boats decked out for the holidays sail through the harbour at Camana Bay, 6-8:30pm. Craft market, fireworks, entertainment and a visit by Santa

FRIDAY, 13 DEC.

BINGO BELLS
Organised by the YMCA; at Mary Miller Hall, 6:30-8:30pm
A night of fun, fellowship and bingo, includes a serving of Grandma Judy’s ‘famous’ spaghetti dinner.
Tickets cost $10 each or three for $25 and are available at Field of Dreams or YMCA main office at Chamber of Commerce in Governors Square. All proceeds to benefit the YMCA.
For more information, call 926-9622 email [email protected].