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Easter traditions set aside to fight coronavirus

Although this year’s Good Friday was marked by empty pews, hidden behind closed church doors, Cayman’s Christian community were still able to come together to the religious holiday, thanks to help from modern technology.   

Rum Point outing for North Side seniors

While most people were getting back to work after the four-day weekend, North Side seniors were having their beach outing in the more tranquil, post-holiday Rum Point ambience on Tuesday.

Seniors gather for Easter celebration

More than 200 senior citizens and their caregivers, including eight from Cayman Brac and one from Little Cayman, gathered for the annual Seniors’ Easter Celebration at the Family Life Centre last week.

Campers head to beach for Easter

Hundreds of holiday campers will flock to Cayman’s beaches this weekend, carrying on a beloved Easter tradition for the islands’ residents.

EDITORIAL – A celebration of community, life and hope

Whatever you do, and however you celebrate, everyone here at the Compass wishes you a joyous Easter and a happy spring.
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Health Services Authority Easter hours

The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority advises that while the Accident and Emergency department of the Cayman Islands Hospital in George Town will remain open throughout the Easter holiday, clinics and health centres will have limited opening times this weekend.

Easter eggs signal start of turtle nesting season

You know it must be springtime in the Cayman Islands when the first turtle nests are recorded on the islands’ beaches.

EDITORIAL – A week to slow down and enjoy life

Times change – that can’t be helped. So whether Easter, or camping, is a part of your family’s tradition, we encourage all our readers to enjoy the week in good company, taking full advantage of these final days of the cool dry season before things heat up, the winds shift and rains return.

Camping this Easter?

So, I confess, I have never gone camping in Cayman over Easter. Despite living here since 1975, it is still something on my bucket list.

Easter Chalkfest hits the Rise

Dozens of pavement artists picked up colorful chalk sticks and decorated the Rise in Camana Bay Saturday at the annual Chalkfest.

How to be a busy bunny this Easter weekend

Flying out for the public holiday weekend is an idea popular with a lot of island residents. Being able to piggyback extra vacation days onto it is an almost irresistible notion, but then not having to deal with the hassles of travel is pretty tempting as well.

EDITORIAL – On this holiday: Happy Easter, Cayman Islands!

Whatever you do, and however you celebrate, everyone here at the Compass wishes you a joyous Easter and a happy spring.

Easter campers hit the beaches

You know it must be Easter when the colorful encampments of tents begin popping up on the beaches around Grand Cayman.

Simply irresistible

The Easter holidays are upon us, and while most Caymanians are busy pitching tents and getting ready to scavenger hunt for Easter eggs, Cayman stylist Ann Marie Tomlinson is using a traditional Easter snack – bun and cheese – to jazz up her hairstyle. Ms. Tomlinson’s eye-popping creations never fail to turn heads.

Camping time

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Returning bishop to hold revival service

Bishop Juliette Fagan will host an “Island Wide Move of God” revival service on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Town Hall in George Town.

Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday share date for first time in 70 years

For the first time in more than 70 years, Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday will fall on the same day this year. A few weeks later, Easter Sunday and April Fools’ Day also fall on the same day.

EDITORIAL – Wishing everyone a happy and peaceful Easter holiday

The Easter holiday in the Cayman Islands has finally arrived – and not a moment too soon.
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Easter garbage collection schedule

There will be no scheduled garbage collections on Good Friday, April 14, and all landfills will be closed to the public that day, the Department of Environmental Health has confirmed.

These are Cayman’s 2017 public holidays

Next year’s public holidays begin with a long weekend for the new year, with Jan. 2 designated as a holiday, as Jan. 1 falls on a Sunday.

50 years ago: Easter services and some welcome rain

“Arriving home on Thursday 7th was Mr. Lloyd Whittaker of Old Man Bay. He is an employee of N.B.C. and had been hospitalized in California. Having had an operation on his knee, he spent seven weeks in the hospital there."

Round the Island yacht race competitors make good time

Ten boats took part in this year’s annual Cayman Islands Sailing Club Easter Round the Island Race.

Quiet Easter weekend in Cayman

While hundreds of people were camping and partying on Cayman’s beaches, it was a quiet Easter weekend, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

Little Cayman National Trust boosted by Easter auction

The Little Cayman National Trust raised more than $45,000 at its annual Easter auction over the weekend, according to Betty Bua, chair of the island’s trust.

Regatta showcases catboats

Part of Cayman Islands’ history was on display at Easter catboat regatta on Monday in the sea off George Town.

Services mark Easter weekend

Churches throughout the Cayman Islands celebrated Easter over the weekend with liturgies that ranged from the performance of sacred cantatas to Saturday night vigils to Sunday sunrise services.

Carrying the cross from West Bay to East End

One man took the message of Easter to the streets of Cayman Thursday when he strapped a crucifix to his back and walked from West Bay to East End.

Gov’t: Be safe and keep the beaches clean over Easter

As residents pitch their tents for the traditional Easter weekend camping, the Department of Environmental Health is getting ready for its own tradition: cleaning up after the campouts are over.

Here’s some Easter wines to enjoy outdoors

The four-day Easter holiday weekend in the Cayman Islands is a time for outdoor fun, whether its camping, boating, going to the beach or just lazing by the pool.

Easter camping

Islanders head to beach for Easter weekend

Caymanian families and residents are pitching tents on beaches around Cayman as the annual tradition of camping gets under way.

Little Cayman Easter auction to be held Saturday

The Little Cayman National Trust will host its 24th annual Easter auction on Saturday to benefit National Trust projects on the island. The silent auction...

Easter activities kick off this weekend

Parents are encouraged to bring their kids to a morning of fun and games at the Bodden Town public library this weekend.

Baby bunnies make their debut

With Easter only a month away, Bella the rabbit could not have timed her delivery any better.

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