Community Calendar

SATURDAY 1 FEB. – SATURDAY 29 FEB.

TRAVELLING ART EXHIBIT: WARD SCOTT
Brac Heritage Autumn Festival presents Travelling Art Exhibit – Prodigal Son – Ward Scott Photography. WardScott is a Nikon professional who travelled the world for 9 year and returned home to Cayman a year ago. Opening Ceremony takes place 1 Feb., 1am. Contact 917-7718 or [email protected] for more information.

THURSDAY, 13 FEB.

DCFS: CAYMAN CIRCLE OF LIFE SENIOR’S COFFEE & TEA TIME
10am – 12noon. For more information contact 948-2331.

CAYMAN BRAC COMMUNITY THATCH PLAITING CLASS
Takes place from 7-9pm at Heritage House, cost is $5. Contact [email protected] for more information.

FRIDAY, 14 FEB.

ACROYOGA
An Acroyoga session is taking place on Valentine’s Day hosted by Sannyasa Yoga & Acrobatics and Quinntessential Movement in Galleria Plaza. No experience is required. Come on your own, with a friend or with your significant other. Closing the session you will learn a basic Thai massage technique. Cost is $55 per person, $85 per couple and a gift is included. Registration in advance is required at [email protected] or 345-745-8973.

SATURDAY, 15 FEB.

INFINITE MINDCARE TALK SERIES
Infinite Mindcare offers free monthly talks for the public at Books & Books in Camana Bay at 9am. Today’s topic is ‘Panic Free: Intro to stopping a Panic Attack.’

HUMANE SOCIETY BOOK SALE
The Humane Society’s Book Loft is holding a book sale outside ALT’s from 9:30am until 2pm. 3 books for $1.  All proceeds benefit the animals at the shelter.

SUNDAY, 16 FEB.

HEART HEROES BRUNCH
The Cayman Heart Fund’s Heart Heroes Brunch returns on 16 Feb. at Ristorante Pappagallo from 11:30am to 3pm. Tickets are $150 and there will be a costume contest themed ‘music through the ages’ in which people can dress as their favourite music era or artist. For reservations and ticket sales contact Angelique Bodden on 916-6324 or by emailing [email protected]

THURSDAY. 20 FEB.

NATIONAL ARTS & CULTURE AWARDS
The National Arts and Culture Awards ceremony recognises those who attain a level of merit in their artistic discipline, and who contribute to the arts, culture and heritage of the Cayman Islands. Awards are also presented for Volunteer of the Year, Sponsor of the Year and the Chairman’s Award for outstanding long-term support of CNCF’s work. Invitation only event but a small amount of invitations are made available to members of the general public that have an interest in the arts. Please email [email protected] for more information.

CAYMAN DRAMA SOCIETY: THE ILLUSION
The Illusion is a play set in France in the 1600’s, about a father whose son ran away years ago because of the father’s attitude. Now aged, he wishes for reconciliation. Unable to find his son, he hires a magician who, he is told, can reconnect him with his son. Three illusions are presented by the magician, each with a twist, leaving the father confused. The play ends with a final twist and an unanswered question – who is the puppet, and who is the puppeteer? Lovers of the art of theatre will find a home as shades of comedy, drama, poetry, Shakespearean prose and mystery entangle themselves within the plot. Rated PG-15. Cost is $25. Email [email protected] or visit https://ticket.cds.ky/the-illusion for tickets.

FRIDAY, 21 FEB.

VISIT OF WIND SURF TO CAYMAN BRAC
5 mast schooner Wind Surf visits the Brac 7am – 1pm, Cemetery Pier (Scott’s Dock). Contact [email protected] for more information.

FLAG DAY
This is a two-day public awareness campaign where around 300 volunteers are on the streets talking about the work Jasmine does for the community and collecting funds to support that work. Flag day runs from 8am to 8pm on both 21 and 22 Feb. Call (345) 945-7447 or email [email protected] for more information.

DEADLINE FOR AG SHOW BABY SHOW
Deadline for registration for the 53rd Agriculture Show’s Baby Show which takes place on 26 Feb. Open to Babies 0 – 48 Months (Boys and Girls). Contact Eziethamae Bodden at 929-9932.

SATURDAY, 22 FEB.

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM
The Alex Panton Foundation’s third annual Youth Mental Health Symposium will take place on 22 Feb. at the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman. The half-day symposium starts and focuses on the theme “Empowering youth. Inspiring hope”. The symposium is free to attend and will feature a number of local and international speakers and panels, an exhibition area with a variety of products and services of interest to those in the mental health community will also be featured.

THURSDAY, 27 FEB.

COMMUNITY THATCH PLAITING CLASS
Takes place 7-9pm, Heritage House, Cayman Brac. Cost is $5. Contact [email protected] for more information.

FRIDAY, 28 FEB.

DATA PROTECTION LAW AWARENESS SESSION
The Office of the Ombudsman at the George Town Public Library (3rd Floor Conference Room) continues to promote public awareness of the new Data Protection Law (2017). The awareness session runs from 2-4pm and is an opportunity for both organisations and individuals to learn about their rights and obligations under the law. This session is free and open for anyone to attend. Please RSVP your attendance to [email protected]. Call (345) 946-6283 or email [email protected] for more info.

SATURDAY, 29 FEB.

RED SKY AT NIGHT
Now in its 8th year, Red Sky at Night is a Cayfest’s multicultural arts fair which is held at the F.J. Harquail Cultural Centre from 4pm – midnight. There will be live performances from musicians, dancers, actors and storytellers, as well as displays of creative work by visual artists and artisans. Local culinary delicacies will also be available. Tickets are priced at $5, $10 and $15 and are available at www.eventpro.ky.

CAYMAN BRAC DISTRICT COMMITTEE FOR CAYMAN ISLANDS NATIONAL TRUST presents: ROARING 20s.
7-11pm, Trust House – White Bay. Tickets $25.

FRIDAY, 6 MAR.

FISHING TOURNAMENT
The third annual BK Big Fish fishing tournament takes place from 6-8 March with over $55,000 in cash and prizes for all participants. Registration for the tournament takes place Wednesday, 4 March at George Town Yacht Club, and at Captain’s Table in the Brac. There will also be a Cayman Outreach Program on 7 and 8 March at GTYC which educates youths on conservation, as well as the basics of fishing. The camp will conclude with a Family Fishing Derby. In addition to the two-day fishing clinic is the Fishing Family Fun Day on 7 Mar. from 12- 4 pm which includes virtual reality, snow cones, face painting, games and activities for the entire family. For more information please contact [email protected], or visit the Cayman Islands Angling Club website fishcayman.com.

SATURDAY, 7 MAR.

FISHING FAMILY FUN DAY
A family fun day takes place at the George Town Yacht Club from 12-4pm. Activities will include an IGFA Kids Fishing Clinic where you can learn the ins and outs of sportfishing, virtual reality, educational games, fish fighting, face painting and more. Brought to you by BK Big Fish Tournament, Cayman Islands Angling Club, Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, IGFA and Car City. For more information email [email protected]

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT BEACH WALK
Join the Breast Cancer Foundation for their 10th annual Light Up the Night Beach Walk, starting at Royal Palms Beach Club at 6pm. The walk will go from Royal Palms to The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman and back. Cost is a $25 donation and participants receive a T-shirt while stocks last, and a raffle prize draw entry. Pick up a registration form at 19 Grand Harbour or Remax, Seven Mile Shops or download from www.breastcancerfoundation.ky. Please call 923-1135 or email [email protected] for further information.

FRIDAY, 13 MAR.

DRESS FOR CULTURE DAY
Dress For Culture Day is CNCF’s annual ‘dress up, dress down’ fundraiser. Each year schools, businesses and individuals across the Cayman Islands are invited to get creative and display their homeland pride and cultural attire on one day. Apart from raising cultural awareness and celebrating diversity, donations from the participants in Dress for Culture Day are used to support various CNCF youth programmes.

CAYMAN NATIONAL CHOIR PERFORMANCE
The Cayman National Choir & Orchestra’s Royal Variety Performance takes place at the Harquail Theatre. Featuring music from Handel and Walton to the royalty of the pop world including Queen and Elvis Presley, this is a concert that will stir the heart, lift the spirits and set the feet tapping with something for everyone to enjoy. The concert is at 7:30pm. Tickets are $25/10 from EventPro.ky or from choir and orchestra members.

SATURDAY 14 MAR.

STINGRAY MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION
Learn about 18 years of scientific research at Stingray City Sandbar by the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, discuss management ideas and put your questions to DoE and GHOF. Event is being held at the Cayman Islands Brewery at 6:30pm. Open to Stingray City tour operators only, limited spaces available. Please RSVP to [email protected]. Refreshments and beer will be provided.

TUESDAY, 19 MAR.

CAYMAN HEART FUND SYMPOSIUM
The Cayman Heart Fund’s 13th Annual International Symposium welcomes internationally renowned Hospitals and Doctors specializing in cardiovascular disease. The guest speakers offer information on the latest research, current technology and advancements in cardiovascular medicine. The symposium will be held at the Margaritaville Resort Grand Cayman from 5pm to 9 pm. Registration is free, and CME credits are available. Refreshments and food will be provided. To register for the event please paste and copy this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M936ZXS
For more information about the conference please contact the Cayman Heart Fund at (345) 916-6324 or [email protected]

WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR.

GUY HARVEY OCEAN FOUNDATION’S OCEAN AFFAIR
Ocean Affair Cocktail Party at The Westin, 7-10pm. Enjoy live music, refreshments and rum tasting, food stations, and bid on live and silent auction items.
Tickets are $175 or $150 for groups of 4 or more. Dress Code: Ocean-Inspired Cocktail. Visit www.ghof.org or email [email protected] for more information.

THURSDAY, 21 MAR.

INFINITE MINDCARE TALK SERIES
Infinite Mindcare offers free monthly talks for the public at Books & Books in Camana Bay at 9am. Today’s topic is ‘Toxicity: How to deal with the negative people in your life.’

TUESDAY, 24 MARCH

SHARK TALK
Shark Talk is coming to Little Cayman for the very first time! Join The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation at Southern Cross Club at 6pm to watch a documentary covering 17 years of scientific research on Stingray City Sandbar followed by Q&A. Event is free. Email [email protected] for more information.

FRIDAY, 27 MARCH

ȻHANGE FOR ȻHANGE COIN DRIVE
The ¢hange for ¢hange Coin Drive is one of Meals on Wheels’ largest fundraisers of the year. It costs Meals on Wheels approximately $30,000 to feed 245 seniors every month. To raise funds for this, Meals on Wheels volunteers will be stationed around Grand Cayman on 27 and  28 March ready to collect any loose change. Last year ¢hange for ¢hange Coin Drive helped to raise funds to provide over 6,000 nutritious hot meals to seniors. The ¢hange for ¢hange Coin Drive is generously sponsored by Davenport Development, who kindly covers the costs of the volunteer t-shirts, supporter stickers and donation buckets. To volunteer, or to have a bucket setup at your school or company, contact Meals on Wheels on 769-1974.

SATURDAY, 28 MARCH

SHARK TALK ON THE BEACH
Watch a movie on the beach under the stars at The Westin, featuring the first ever public showing of “Sharks!: A Guy Harvey Expedition.” Movie will start at 7pm, with happy hour beforehand. Bring your own blanket. Limited chairs available. Free Event. Everybody is welcome to attend.
Visit www.ghof.org or email [email protected] for more information.

17TH ANNUAL CAYMAN BRAC AGRICULTURE SHOW
Agriculture Show Grounds, Contact [email protected] or 345-916-4874, or visit www.fb.com/bracagricultureshow for more information.

EAC ANNUAL RALLY – VISION 2K20
Eastern Apostolic Church presents VISION 2K20 Rally. “A Year of Breakthrough” at 5:30 pm, East End Church of Apostolic Faith Deliverance & Restoration Centre, 7 Quantum Drive, East End. Admission is $5.

SATURDAY, 4 APRIL

BEACH WELLNESS EVENT
A free 2.5/5/10K and Beach Wellness community event is being held by Guardians Alive at Seven Mile Public Beach. Hot, local egg omelette breakfasts will be provided to all participants. For more information about the group visit www.guardiansalive345.com.

SATURDAY, 18 APR.

INFINITE MINDCARE TALK SERIES
Infinite Mindcare offers free monthly talks for the public at Books & Books in Camana Bay at 9am. Today’s topic is ‘Stress busters: Tools to manage life on life’s terms.’

THURSDAY 14 – MONDAY 18 MAY

CAYMAN BRAC BRACCANAL CARNIVAL
Contact [email protected] or visit www.braccanal.com for more information.

FRIDAY 15- SUNDAY 17 MAY

BRAC JACKPOT ANNUAL FISHING TOURNAMENT
Contact Kenny Ryan at 345-925-3844 for more information.