Community Calendar

FRIDAY, 13 DEC.

CIG GIVING TREE APPEAL
Dec. Gift giving drive seeks support from general public and local businesses.  Visit the CIG Giving Tree in the Government Administration Building’s public lobby. It is covered in donation present tags, each representing a child, teenager, young parent or senior chosen to be a recipient by DCFS or FRC. Donors are encouraged to take a selfie or a short video clip to share #CIGGiving.To donate, simply select and take off a tag, which identifies a recipient’s age, gender and a gift idea; return with the unwrapped present in a gift bag (tag affixed) and place under the Giving Tree by no later than noon on Tuesday, 17 December. Runs from Monday 9 Dec. to Tuesday 17. Lobby open 9am – 5 pm. weekdays.

NIGHT MARKET
The Farmer’s Market At The Grounds is hosting a one night only Night Market. Local vendors will offer fresh produce for sale, local artisans will have unique handmade items perfect for last minute gifts on sale, there will be locally made food items available for purchase, games for children and music. Vendors include Hamlin’s Farms, Island Organics, Eileen’s Native Crafts, Sweet as Can Be and more.
4pm – 8pm, The Farmer’s Market at The Grounds

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]

DANCING FOR A CAUSE
Organised by Miss Jackie’s School of Dance to support Father Richard Ho Lung’s Missionaries of the Poor worldwide and in the Cayman Islands.
Harquail Theatre, 3pm matinee: Adults, $30; children under 12, $15; 7pm: all tickets $30 (no children’s prices); 10 tickets for $250
For more information email [email protected]

 

SATURDAY, 14 DEC.

CHRISTMAS ART AND CRAFT SALE
Organised by the Visual Arts Society
Paseo at Camana Bay, 10am-5pm
Arts, crafts, paintings, prints, hand-crafted jewellery, woodwork and more
For more information, email [email protected]
To book a stall, email [email protected]

NORTH SIDE CHRISTMAS DINNER
The North Side Community will be hosting its annual Christmas dinner on Saturday 14 Dec. at 6pm as the Craddock Ebanks Civic Centre.
For more details please contact Alex Johnson 9168232.

2nd ANNUAL NIGHT OF LIGHTS/HOME DECORATING COMPETITION
Presented by the 3rd Annual Spot Bay Christmas Homecoming Committee. 6pm, Homes from “Taylor Turn” to “Conway Turnaround” and this year to include Spot Bay Bluff residents: homes east of Big Channel Road to the Lighthouse are eligible, Contact Liz Walton-Thompson at 9253924 or [email protected]

SUNDAY, 15 DEC.

WILLIAM POUCHIE MEMORIAL UNITED CHURCH – CHRISTMAS PROGRAMME
The William Pouchie Memorial United Church Youth will perform their Church School Christmas Programme at 5:30 p.m. at the church. 815 North Side Road, North Side, Grand Cayman.

CHRISTMAS AT THE CASTLE
A celebration under the stars, where friends and family can gather on the Great Lawn and celebrate the holiday season with Christmas carols, praise and worship, storytelling, a visit from Santa and a tree lighting ceremony. 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the Pedro St James National Historic Site. Admission free, food and drinks for sale.
For more information, or to sign up as a vendor, call 947-3329 or email [email protected]

SPOT BAY CHURCH OF GOD (HOLINESS) – CHRISTMAS PROGRAMME “CHRISTMUST”
6:30pm, Spot Bay Church of God (Holiness)

MONDAY, 16 DEC.

CIG GIVING TREE APPEAL
Dec. Gift giving drive seeks support from general public and local businesses.  Visit the CIG Giving Tree in the Government Administration Building’s public lobby. It is covered in donation present tags, each representing a child, teenager, young parent or senior chosen to be a recipient by DCFS or FRC. Donors are encouraged to take a selfie or a short video clip to share #CIGGiving.To donate, simply select and take off a tag, which identifies a recipient’s age, gender and a gift idea; return with the unwrapped present in a gift bag (tag affixed) and place under the Giving Tree by no later than noon on Tuesday, 17 December. Runs from Monday 9 Dec. to Tuesday 17. Lobby open 9am – 5 pm. weekdays.

CONCERT AND CHRISTMAS FUNDRAISER
St. Ignatius Catholic School Loyola Hall, 7pm-8:30pm
Annual Christmas concert, featuring bands and choirs; 25 prizes including drawing for CI$25,000
Tickets cost $25 and are available from students/parents/staff, school/church offices, and outside major supermarkets during the first half of December.
All proceeds go towards school/church facility upgrades and scholarship fund.

TUESDAY, 17 DEC.

CIG GIVING TREE APPEAL
Dec. Gift giving drive seeks support from general public and local businesses.  Visit the CIG Giving Tree in the Government Administration Building’s public lobby. It is covered in donation present tags, each representing a child, teenager, young parent or senior chosen to be a recipient by DCFS or FRC. Donors are encouraged to take a selfie or a short video clip to share #CIGGiving.To donate, simply select and take off a tag, which identifies a recipient’s age, gender and a gift idea; return with the unwrapped present in a gift bag (tag affixed) and place under the Giving Tree by no later than noon on Tuesday, 17 December. Runs from Monday 9 Dec. to Tuesday 17. Lobby open 9am – 5 pm. weekdays.

LAYMAN E. SCOTT SR. HIGH SCHOOL CAROL SERVICE

WEDNESDAY, 18 DEC.

ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZENS (60 YRS & OVER) QUARTERLY BIRTHDAY & CHRISTMAS PARTY
10am – 2pm, Aston Rutty Centre
Contact 916-7310 or 948-2331 for more information

HILLSIDE CHAPEL CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE
7:30pm, Hillside Chapel

SUNDAY, 22 DEC.

CHRISTMAS CANTATA
The William Pouchie Memorial United Church Choir will perform its Christmas Cantata, “Come let us Adore” at 9 a.m. at the church. 815 North Side Road, North Side, Grand Cayman.

STAKE BAY BAPTIST CHURCH CHRISTMAS CANTATA “COME LET US ADORE”
7pm, Stake Bay Baptist Church

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM AND BEAUTIFUL STAR CANTATA
6:30pm, Watering Place Church of God (Holiness)

MONDAY, 23. DEC

2nd ANNUAL SPOT BAY SENIORS GIFT DISTRIBUTION & CHRISTMAS CAROLING
3rd Annual Spot Bay Christmas Homecoming Committee presents: 5pm, Taylor Turn to Conway Turn, Contact Liz Walton-Thompson at 9253924 or [email protected]

TUESDAY, 24 DEC.

CANDLELIGHT CAROL SERVICE
Presented by the 3rd Annual Spot Bay Christmas Homecoming Committee. 6pm, Bethel Baptist Church, Contact Liz Walton-Thompson at 9253924 or [email protected]

CHRISTMAS EVE CAROLS
Safe Harbour Lutheran Church invites you and your family to their Christmas Eve Traditional Carols and Lessons on Tuesday 24th December at 6:30pm on the beach at Sunset Cove Condominium (located behind Margaritaville Beach Resort, 268 West Bay Rd).
For more information please call Pastor John Fiene at 949-1835 or Lynette at 925-5322.

WEDNESDAY 25 DEC.

CHRISTMAS DAY WORSHIP
The William Pouchie Memorial United Church will hold Christmas Day worship services at 8:30 a.m. at the church. 815 North Side Road, North Side, Grand Cayman.

LIONS CLUB OF CAYMAN BRAC CHRISTMAS DAY PARADE & GIFT GIVING
For more information contact [email protected]

ANNUAL GALA EVENT AT THE PARK WITH SINGSPIRATION & FIREWORKS
Presented by the 3rd Annual Spot Bay Christmas Homecoming Committee,7pm, Contact Liz Walton-Thompson at 9253924 or [email protected]

THURSDAY, 26 DEC.

DASHING THRU THE SAND
Boxing Day beach run and walk, starting at 7:30am on beach near Tillie’s (formerly Hemingways) and finishing at Seven Mile Beach Public Beach (about 1.5 miles)
Entry fee: $25 (includes random prizes, shirts for finishers and breakfast at Duke’s)
Register online at www.caymanactive.com/dashing
For more information, contact Jerry Harper at 928-2537 or [email protected]

BOXING DAY PICNIC
Presented by the 3rd Annual Spot Bay Christmas Homecoming Committee. 1 – 4pm, Spot Bay Park

CAYMAN BRAC CHILDREN’S PARTY IN THE PARK WITH MOVIE
4 – 7pm, Spot Bay Park
Contact Liz Walton-Thompson at 9253924 or [email protected]

BOXING DAY SENIORS LUNCHEON
Annual Christmas event for senior citizens
Organised by Rotary Club of Grand Cayman
First Baptist Church, 920 Crewe Road, 2:30pm

FRIDAY, 27 DEC.

GRAND FINALE EVENT
Presented by the 3rd Annual Spot Bay Christmas Homecoming Committee. 9pm, Mrs Vivia’s Backyard, Contact Liz Walton-Thompson at 9253924 or [email protected]