September 17, 2019

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Cayman Islands: 1999 Honda Civic Reported Stolen, 28 March

Police have received a report of a stolen grey 1999 Honda Civic, registration #106 289 which was last seen at about 3:00AM on Thursday, 28 March. The vehicle had been parked on the roadside in the vicinity of Mini Warehouse 2 on Canal Point Drive.

Year:     1999

Make:   Honda

Model: Civic

Colour: Silver

Reg. #:  106 289

A picture of the vehicle is attached.

Anyone with information regarding this stolen vehicle is asked to call 9-1-1 or the George Town Police Station at 949-4222. 

Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.

Cayman Islands CARE Quiz Night

Mark your calendars.

Wed April 3

7:00PM

PD’s in the Galleria

Call 926 6693 or email annghezzil956@gmail.com to book a table $10 per person entry

Cayman Islands: Road Closure for National Trust Glow Run, 30 March

The RCIPS is informing the public that Harbour Drive will be closed between Fort Street and Goring Avenue on Saturday, 30 March, in order to facilitate the National Trust Glow Run. The closure will be in effect from 12:00PM to 10:00PM.

Cayman Islands Men’s Fellowship Breakfast

The Grand Cayman chapter of the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International is having its monthly breakfast on Saturday March 30th at 7:30am, at Aroma (formerly Lola’s) restaurant in Camana Bay. There will be open sharing.

Can MTE stop hacking?

Do you know what an MTE is for secure data?  MicroTokenExchange is a solution for security data in motion.  Why is that important?  It is because hacking of digital assets is currently out of control.  From satellites to personal information, to cars, to cryptocurrencies, hacking needs to be stopped and MTE is an effective way to prevent the further hacking of digital assets.  We have cybersecurity expert Steve Russo, SVP of Krypti.io who can speak to this and why MTE is the way to end hackability.  

Cayman Drama Society Free Event

Our free festival at Dart Park is right around the corner.

will be at the Dart Park Ampitheatre on 6th from 10.30am – 2pm with a variety of free performances for you from different extracts and adaptations of Shakespeare’s best work.

Come and join us for some Shakespeare by the Sea!

Cayman Islands: Cayfest events to look forward to this March

Cayman Islands Botanic Park and Pedro St James close for royal visit

The . James National Historic Site will be closed to the public on Wednesday and Thursday 27th and 28th March, 2019 to facilitate the Royal Visit.

The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park will be closed to the public on Thursday 28th March, 2019 to facilitate the Royal Visit.

Both attractions will reopen for business as usual on Friday 29th March, 2019.

The Tourism Attraction Board, management and staff appreciate the public’s understanding.

Ministry of Community Affairs’ Bullying, Young Men at Risk Presentations

The Ministry of Community Affairs is inviting the public to the following community presentations it is hosting with the Alex Panton Foundation from next month:

Bullying

● Thursday, 21 March – Bodden Town – 6.30-8p.m., Webster Memorial Church Hall

  • Tuesday, 9 April – West Bay –  6.30-8p.m., John Gray Memorial Church
  • Tuesday, 30 April – East End – 6.30-8p.m., East End Civic Centre
  • Wednesday, 8 May – North Side – 6.30-8p.m., North Side Civic Centre
  • Tuesday, 21 May – George Town –  6.30-8p.m., South Sound Civic Centre

Young Men at Risk

  • Wednesday, 5 June – Bodden Town – 6:30-8p.m., Bodden Town Civic Centre
  • Wednesday, 19 June – West Bay – 6:30-8p.m., John Gray Memorial Church
  • Wednesday, 3 July – East End – 6:30-8p.m., East End Civic Centre
  • Wednesday, 7 August – George Town – 6:30-8p.m., South Sound Civic Centre
  • Wednesday, 28 August – North Side – 6:30-8p.m., North Side Civic Centre

Cayman Islands Botanic Park Orchid Show dates changed

The Queen Elizabeth Botanic Park with the support of the Cayman Islands Orchid Society have decided to change the dates of the Orchid Show to the following;

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April, 9:00am to 4:30pm

Cayman Drama Society presents “On Golden Pond

Start Date14 Mar, 2019
End Date30 Mar, 2019
LocationThe Prospect Playhouse
Start Time7:30 PM
End Time9:30 PM

List of Public Holidays for 2019

Public Holiday for Royal Visit

·        Premier has announced 28 March 2019 will be a public holiday.

·        The new holiday will commemorate the visit of TRHs Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, to the Cayman Islands.

Grand Cayman (GIS) – The Premier, Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, has announced Thursday, 28 March 2019 to be an additional public holiday this year to commemorate the Royal Visit by Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to the Cayman Islands.

The Royal Couple will participate in a number of activities over their two-day visit and the additional holiday will enable members of the public to better participate. 

            The updated list of Public Holidays for 2019 is as follows:

For Royal Visit: Thursday, 28 March

Good Friday: Friday, 19 April;

Easter Monday: Monday, 22 April;

Discovery Day: Monday, 20 May;

Queen’s Birthday: Monday, 10 June (confirmed);

Constitution Day: Monday, 1 July;

Remembrance Day: Monday, 11 November;

Christmas: Wednesday, 25 December; and

Boxing Day: Thursday, 26 December.

Local Artists

Art Nest Creative Community Studio – “Nurturing Creativity”

Offers a wide variety of activities for all ages
www.artnestcayman.com
Email: hello@artnestcayman.com

VAS (Visual Arts Society)

Various events and activities
Contact Mary McCallum
(345) 546-9422
www.visualartcayman.com or www.facebook.com/visualartcayman
Email: info@visualartcayman.com or marymccallum@candw.ky

Opportunities

Open Canvas VAS (Visual Art Society)

Every Wednesday 7:00pm – 11:00pm
At Karoo Restaurant Terrace at Camana Bay
Easels provided – no fee required
For more info contact jr@candw.ky or marymccallum@candw.ky

Camana Bay Artisan Market

Display artwork for sale
Every Wednesday, 12:00pm – 7:00pm
The Paseo, Camana Bay
Contact marymccallum@candw.ky

Cayman Islands Craft Market

Come out and support our local artists
Items on sale include prints and original pieces
Monday to Friday 8:30pm – 3:00pm
Corner of Boilers Road and South Church Street, George Town
(345) 949-0049

OTHER COMMUNITY EVENTS (In Date Order)

TUE MAR 26

Basic Accounting Made Easier

The Chamber of Commerce presents Basic Accounting Made Easier – 26th March – From 9:00am to 1:00pm at their offices in Governor’s Square. Register online at www.caymanchamber.ky or call 949-8090.

THU MAR 28

Extended Hours

General Registry, which includes the Registrar of Companies, has extended its operating hours on Thursdays to better accommodate resident companies needing to sign up on its online portal, the Cayman Business Portal, to file their annual returns and pay their annual fees. As of 24 January, Registry began extending its hours of operation until 7pm every Thursday. The final day for the extended hours is Thursday, 28 March. Registry’s offices are located on the ground floor of the . Outside of the extension, the usual 8:30am-5pm office hours will be in effect on Mondays to Wednesdays and on Fridays.

Pedro St. James & Botanic Park Closures

The Pedro St. James National Historic Site will be closed to the public on Wednesday and Thursday 27th and 28th March, 2019 to facilitate the Royal Visit. The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park will be closed to the public on Thursday 28th March, 2019 to facilitate the Royal Visit.

FRI MAR 29

Lookya

The National Museum presents Lookya featuring North Side on Friday (29 Mar) from 10am to 2pm in the courtyard.

SAT MAR 30

National Trust Glow Run 5

The National Trust Glow Run 5K is Saturday (30 Mar) at 7pm on Safehaven Drive. Log on to caymanactive.com for more information.

37th Annual Bike A Thon

The Rotary Club of Cayman Brac presents the 37th Annual Bike A Thon on Saturday (30 Mar) at 8am at the Spot Bay Turn Around.

Orchid Show

The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park and the Cayman Islands Orchid Society invite the public to the annual Orchid Show and fundraising plant sale set for Saturday and Sunday, March 30th and 31st from 9:00am to 4:30pm at the Botanic Park on Frank Sound Road, North Side.  Admission is only $5.00 per person while entry for children under 12 is free. To learn more, call 947-9462. 

Autism Awareness 5K Walk/Run

The Autism Awareness 5K Walk/Run is Saturday (30 Mar) at 7:15am at Camana Bay.

Bargain Store sale

St. George’s Anglican Church is having its Bargain Store sale on Saturday (30 Mar) from 7am to 11am.

SUN MAR 31

345 Athletic Club’s Tropical Relay Challenge 5×1 mile

The 345 Athletic Club’s Tropical Relay Challenge 5×1 mile is Sunday (31 Mar) at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. Log on to caymanactive.com for more information.

MON APR 1

Creek & Spot Bay Primary Schools PTA meeting

Creek & Spot Bay Primary Schools PTA meeting is Monday (1 Apr) at 7pm at Spot Bay Primary School.

SAT APR 6

2019 Shakespeare Festival

Caystage presents its 2019 Shakespeare Festival April 6th at Dart Park from 1030am to 2pm.

SAT & SUN APR 6 & 7

Cayman Islands Botanic Park Orchid Show dates changed

The Queen Elizabeth Botanic Park with the support of the Cayman Islands Orchid Society have decided to change the dates of the Orchid Show to the following;

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April, 9:00am to 4:30pm

TUE APR 9

Bullying Presentation

The Community Affairs Ministry and the Alex Panton Foundation invites you to a presentation on Bullying, Young Men at Risk at the John Gray Memorial Church in West Bay on Tuesday (9 Apr) from 630 to 8pm

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