September 20, 2019

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CARE Quiz Night is on Wednesday, 7th August !

Come join in the fun and test the gray matter!

Not able to make it on Wednesday, then please help us raise much needed funds by spreading the word about our quiz night. You can download the quiz poster by clicking on the following   link   and spread the word in your office and on community boards. 

Cayman: Weekend Road Closure and Traffic Advisories, 2 & 3 August

From RCIPS

On Friday, 2 AugustCardinal Avenue, between Harbour Drive and Albert Panton Street, will be closed from 7:00AM to 4:00PM to facilitate Jamaica Independence Celebrations at the location.

On Saturday, 3 August, the Saturday Night Live in GT event will be taking place on the George Town waterfront from4:00PM to 11:00PM. While Harbour Drive will remain open, the side lane between the north and south cruise terminals will be a part of the event and heavy foot traffic is expected. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when travelling in the area on Saturday evening.

Cayman: Delays Possible as WORC Staff in Training

Customers of Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) department may experience some service delays as front counter staff will be on training for the next few weeks.

The training is underway to ensure that all staff members are trained in the new processes that are in place at the department (which is an amalgamation of former sections under Immigration and the National Workforce Development Agency).

WORC apologises for the inconvenience this may cause members of the public and seeks their patience during this time.          

Cayman: Saturday Night Live in George Town Event

The George Town Revitalisation Initiative would like to notify the public that the first Saturday Night Live in George Town event will take place on Saturday, 3 August 2019 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Hog Sty Bay.

The event will create a modern downtown waterfront atmosphere filled with live music, local artisans and tapas-style Caymanian food.

Bring your family and friends and enjoy a celebration of the beautiful city of George Town.

Cayman: Liquor Licence Application Deadline Reminder

Grand Cayman liquor licence holders – including those with music and dancing licences – are reminded of the upcoming Annual Liquor Licence Meeting in early September. The deadline for applications is August 16th, 2019.
To renew a license, persons should submit a completed application form for each location and license, along with the licensing fee for each category. Applications should be returned to the Business Licensing Counter on the 1st floor of the Government Administration Building.
Forms can be downloaded from the Department of Commerce and Investment’s website www.dci.gov.ky. For more information, contact Shelise Jeffery on 244-2202 or Samone Morgan at 244-2097.

Ministry of ’ Young Men at Risk Presentations

The Ministry of Community Affairs is inviting the public to the following community presentations it is hosting with the from next month:
Young Men at Risk
Wednesday, 7 August – George Town – 6:30-8p.m., South Sound Civic Centre
List of Public Holidays for 2019

: Monday, 11 November;
Christmas: Wednesday, 25 December; and
: 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)

MON JUL 29 – FRI AUG 2

Vacation Bible School

The Church of God Chapel West Bay is hosting Vacation Bible School, The Mane Event, for ages 5 – 12 Monday – Friday (29 Jul – 2 Aug) from 6 to 8pm. Call 928.1506 for more information.

WED JUL 31

Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) Closing Early

The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) would like to notify the public that their office will be closed on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 at 3 p.m., to facilitate a staff meeting.
DCI will resume normal business hours the following day on Thursday, 1 August 2019.
DCI staff apologise for any inconvenience the closure may cause.

TUE AUG 2

Culture Reading Challenge

The Cayman Brac Heritage House and Cayman Brac Public Library Culture Reading Challenge is taking place August 2nd through the 15th. Call 948.0563 for more information.

Summer Football Camp

The Sports Department of Cayman Brac is hosting a summer football camp August 2 – 5th from 830am to 12pm for ages 7-16. For more information, call 948.8382

CIMA Student Mixer

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority is hosting a student mixer on Friday, 2 August at the Marriott Beach Resort from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This interactive platform will give college bound students (ages 16 – 25) a chance to meet potential employers, learn about the importance of the financial services industry and how it contributes to the standard of living in the Cayman Islands. The event will include refreshments, prizes and giveaways. For more information or to RSVP, visit cima.ky. Register by July 26th.

MON AUG 5 – FRI AUG 9

Vacation Bible School

The Good News Baptist Church is hosting Vacation Bible School August 5th through the 9th for ages 4 – 12 from 6pm to 830pm. The theme is Incredible Race. For more information, call 926.3249.

WED AUG 7

Young Men at Risk

The Community Affairs Ministry and the Alex Panton Foundation invites you to a presentation on Young Men at Risk on Wednesday (7 Aug) at the South Sound Civic Center from 630 to 8pm.

FRI AUG 16

Annual Liquor Licence Meeting

Grand Cayman liquor licence holders – including those with music and dancing licences – are reminded of the upcoming Annual Liquor Licence Meeting in early September. The deadline for applications is August 16th, 2019.  To renew a license, persons should submit a completed application form for each location and license, along with the licensing fee for each category. Applications should be returned to the Business Licensing Counter on the 1st floor of the Government Administration Building.  Forms can be downloaded from the Department of Commerce and Investment’s website www.dci.gov.ky.  For more information, contact Shelise Jeffery on 244-2202 or Samone Morgan at 244-2097.

WED AUG 28

Young Men at Risk

The Community Affairs Ministry and the Alex Panton Foundation invites you to a presentation on Young Men at Risk on Wednesday (28 Aug) at the North Side Civic Center from 630 to 8pm.


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