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/HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR
The Crescent and Paseo, 4pm-10pm
Tree lighting takes place at 7pm. Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus. Families are encouraged to be in place by 6:45pm to watch the lights get turned on
Holiday market, 4pm-10 pm, includes performances from local musicians, dancers and entertainers.

CORAL CARNIVAL
The annual Festival of Seas Gala, raising money for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute,  Grand Old House, with cocktails at 6pm and dinner starting at 7pm.
Event includes a 50/50 raffle, live auction and dancing under the stars
Tickets are $225 per person.
For more information, call 948-1094 or email [email protected]

TUESDAY, 19 NOV.

PUBLIC MEETING ON CRUISE AND CARGO PORT FACILITY
John A. Cumber Primary School Hall (West Bay), starts at 7pm
Government officials and Verdant Isle Port Partners will speak about the project and answer questions
For more information, go to supportourtourism.com

WEDNESDAY, 20 NOV.

CPR CAYMAN REFERENDUM CAMPAIGN LAUNCH
Public meeting, Celebration Park, George Town (between the Court House and the old Scotia Bank building); 6:30pm-8:30pm
Organisers will be sharing information on the impacts of the proposed cruise berthing and cargo port project
For more details, call 938-5876, email [email protected] or visit their Facebook page @CPRCayman

THURSDAY, 21 NOV.

AN EVENING WITH CHEF ROY YAMAGUCHI
Enjoy five courses with wine pairing at Eating House 1503. This is an exclusive menu designed around Chef Yamaguchi’s journey from his very first restaurant opening until opening Eating House 1503 in Grand Cayman. Seating is limited. To reserve email [email protected] or call 345.640.6440. Cost is $85 plus 15% gratuity (payment will be taken at time of reservation).

PUBLIC MEETING ON CRUISE AND CARGO PORT FACILITY
Elmslie Memorial Church Hall (George Town North and Central), starts at 7pm
Government officials and Verdant Isle Port Partners will speak about the project and answer questions
For more information, go to supportourtourism.com

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/)

PUBLIC MEETING ON CRUISE AND CARGO PORT FACILITY
Savannah Primary School Hall (Savannah and Newlands), starts at 7pm
Government officials and Verdant Isle Port Partners will speak about the project and answer questions
For more information, go to supportourtourism.com

TUESDAY, 26 NOV.

PUBLIC MEETING ON CRUISE AND CARGO PORT FACILITY
Bodden Town Civic Centre (Bodden Town East and West), starts at 7pm
Government officials and Verdant Isle Port Partners will speak about the project and answer questions
For more information, go to supportourtourism.com

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, 3 DEC.

PUBLIC MEETING ON CRUISE AND CARGO PORT FACILITY
East End Civic Centre, starts at 7pm
Government officials and Verdant Isle Port Partners will speak about the project and answer questions
For more information, go to supportourtourism.com

THURSDAY, 5 DEC.

PUBLIC MEETING ON CRUISE AND CARGO PORT FACILITY
North Side Civic Centre, starts at 7pm
Government officials and Verdant Isle Port Partners will speak about the project and answer questions
For more information, go to supportourtourism.com\

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]