Community Calendar

WEDNESDAY, 6 NOV.

SAXON INVESTMENT CLUB
Annual programme launching at St Ignatius Catholic School at 3:15pm
Programme offers opportunity for students to learn about investing, money, trading, decision making and teamwork.
Students can win up to $2,500 based on the choices they make as a group.
All schools are encouraged to sign up.
For more information on the programme, email [email protected].

THURS-MON, 7-11 NOV.

PIRATES WEEK: GRAND CAYMAN
Pirates invade from Thursday with a kick-off party at Royal Palms. This starts a weekend of entertainment and activities, including the food festival, Sounds of Soca, fireworks, the Illumination Parade, Cardboard Regatta and, of course, the Pirates Landing and float parade.
For more information, go to www.piratesweekfestival.com/

FRIDAY, 8 NOV.

WINEMAKER’S DINNER WITH PARÉS BALTÀ
Wine, dine and spend an evening with the Parés Baltà family. Enjoy a four-course culinary journey of Spain, complete with wine pairings from the 18th century, Barcelona-based, Parés Baltà vineyard. Only 30 seats available. Tickets are $98 plus gratuity. Doors open at 6:30pm for a wine reception, followed by dinner at 7pm. Call 746-4111 or email [email protected].

SUNDAY, 10 NOV.

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY
The annual ceremony – at the Cenotaph outside Elmslie Memorial United Church in George Town, and the War Memorial Cenotaph in Stake Bay, Cayman Brac – to pay tribute to Cayman’s veterans.
Both events start precisely at 10:45am; attendees and participants asked to be assembled and seated by 10:30am.
Individuals or religious organisations wishing to lay wreaths at the Cenotaph or the Seaman’s Memorial, contact Chief of Protocol Meloney Syms at 244-3612 or email [email protected] by Wednesday, 6 Nov.

SEVEN CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH RETURNS
Champagne brunch is back at SEVEN this Sunday after the summer break. Indulge in breakfast favourites, seafood raw bar, a carving station, and Moët and Chandon bubbly. For reservations, call 345-815-6912.

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.

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/)

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.