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Cayman Brac Public Invited to LA Events

With the LA meeting on Cayman Brac, 5-7 September 2018, Hon. Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Cayman Islands, Hon. Dr. W. McKeeva Bush, OBE, JP, Hons MSc, MLA , invites Cayman Brac residents to a number of special events. These include:

  • A special church service at Church of God Holiness in Watering Place, on Sunday, 2 September, at 11 a.m., followed by a public lunch at the Seaman’s Centre.
  • The State Opening of the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, 5 September, at 10 a.m. at Aston Rutty Centre.
  • A reception to honor past and present parliamentarians for services rendered to the Islands, particularly Cayman Brac on Wednesday evening, at 6.30 p.m. at Spelman Mclaughlin’s House, Creek, Cayman Brac. Refreshments will be served.

 

Cayman Drama Society: Acting class places and Anne Frank tickets selling out!

TICKETS ARE SELLING OUT FOR THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK!

Come be a fly on the wall of the secret annex and see The Diary Of Anne Frank at the Playhouse this September. Tickets are selling fast so don’t miss your chance. See here for current info:

LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE: 6th Sept, 9th Sept, 14th Sept, 15th Sept

SOLD OUT: 7th Sept, 8th Sept, 13th Sept, 16th Sept

If the date required is not available, please email [email protected] with your name, contact email and number, requested date and tickets to be added to the waiting list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Four senior Caymanians terminated at Cayman Islands Port Authority

In a statement released to the media last Monday (27) from Acting Director at the Cayman Islands Port Authority, Joseph Woods, it stated four senior Caymanians have been terminated to “restructure its resources”.

No cause was given for the firing although all four had been given a certain notice period.

Woods said it was in order to meet challenges faced by the port and to allow it still to deliver the services required.

The posts terminated were stated as deputy director and chief human resources officer, deputy director and chief commercial officer, deputy director and chief operating officer, and operations and events manager.

No names were given.

 

World Water Week 26 – 31 August, 2018

World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2018, World Water Week will address the theme “Water, ecosystems and human development”. In 2017, over 3,300 individuals and around 380 convening organizations from 135 countries participated in the Week.

Experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and young professionals from a range of sectors and countries come to Stockholm to network, exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions to the most pressing water-related challenges of today. We believe water is key to our future prosperity, and that together, we can achieve a water wise world.

For more; http://www.worldwaterweek.org/

 

New Royal Caribbean Video

Royal Caribbean have just launched, “Inside The Bamboo Room: Royal Caribbean Serves Up The Royal Zombie.” Watch how The Royal Zombie, a signature cocktail at The Bamboo Room, is created in the new Polynesian-themed bar on the amped-up Mariner of the Seas.

View Video Here: https://www.royalcaribbeanpresscenter.com/video/1047/inside-the-bamboo-room-royal-caribbean-serves-up-the-royal-zombie/

 

Latecia Bush is Miss Teen Cayman [Islands]

Miss Teen Cayman pageant was held at the Lions Centre last Saturday (25) night.

Latecia Bush (16) of Bodden Town was chosen as Miss Teen Cayman.

She competed against Soleyah Greene (16), representing George Town; Caitlin Seymour (17) of Bodden Town, and Aliyah Harrison (17) of West Bay, who won the People’s Choice Award.

 

Update: Cayman Islands Motor Vehicle Accident Involving Heavy Equipment, 26 August

Regarding the below release,  please see the following update:

The roadway has been now been repaired and cleaned up by NRA. Even though the road way is now open, road users are urged to exercise caution at the roundabout as it is still dusty from the oil clean-up earlier.

Just after 10:15AM today, Sunday 26  August, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to Motor Vehicile Incident that occurred at the Chrissy Tomlinson Roundabout located in Prospect off the East West Arterial Bypass.

The incident occurred when heavy equipment fell off the trailer of a dump truck when it was maneuvering the roundabout. This caused damage to the roadway as well as oil spills. No one was injured during this incident.

The roadway between the Red Bay Roundabout and the Chrissy Tomlinson Roundabout is currently closed and motorits are being asked to use shamrock Road when heading in the Bodden Town direction from George Town.

 

Cayman Islands Immigration Ministry confirms senior official still in post

Grand Cayman (GIS) – Following the recent conviction of Deputy Chief Immigration Officer (DCIO) Garfield Wong in relation to two traffic offences, the Ministry of Immigration confirms that Mr Wong remains in post with the Immigration Department.

The Ministry will revaluate DCIO Wong’s circumstances once the court’s actions on these traffic matters are concluded.

 

Cayman Airways flight diverted for medical emergency

Cayman Airways officials say at approximately 10:35am (EST) this morning, Cayman Airways flight KX793, travelling from New York to Grand Cayman, diverted into Miami, Florida as a result of a passenger medical emergency.

The aircraft was met by medical personnel who attended to the passenger with the medical emergency. The passenger was able to be deplaned and taken for the necessary medical attention. Other passengers remained onboard while the aircraft was refueled.

The aircraft departed Miami at 11:12am (EST) for Grand Cayman.

 

Cayman v. USA & Nicuaragua

 

Pay boost for Cayman Islands government school teachers

At an annual event to welcome Government school educators, Minister of Education, Hon. Julianna O’Connor Connolly says starting this September, teachers will be earning $4,300 per month and next September no government teacher will be making less than $5,000 per month.

The minister also announced improvements to some schools, the addition of special education vehicle and reiterated Government decision to enforce it’s new dress code policy for Government schools, “Take Pride in your Stride.

 

Is there a safe crypto wallet?

Do you ever really feel safe using a crypto wallet? Do you have the expertise to use a cold crypto wallet? Have you ever lost money in any of your crypto wallets? They all say they are safe, but they are not because we have seen over $2 billion dollars in crypto stolen in just this year alone. One company, Eclypses, a cybersecurity company which uses MTE to secure data has created KryptiWallet, the first of its kind safest Digital wallet available on the web, offering ease of use and PCI DSS Level 1 certified compliance. Would you like to learn more about how you can now feel safe and trust a digital wallet?

For more: https://www.eclypses.com/eclypses-microtokenization-technology/

 

Software patentability 4 years after Alice

What is the latest state of play when it comes to patent-eligible subject matter in the software sector? Four years on from the Supreme Court’s Alice decision, should Congress act to remedy the uncertainty over Section 101? What impact might the Federal Circuit’s decision in Berkheimer have on disputes concerning software patents?

At IAM’s second annual Software IP conference (October 30, San Francisco), industry experts will be tackling this and many other hot-button issues confronting the sector.

Patent heads from Alibaba and Facebook will discuss the patentability of software globally with a session focusing on:

• Views from the United States, China, and Europe, and the different approaches

• Updates from the USPTO and the impact of Berkheimer

• The varying methods for protecting and enforcing software globally

• How prosecution strategies have evolved

• How damages and injunctions could and should be handled

Hear from software IP experts – see attached

Be a part of the discussion and hear from the leaders of the software IP industry.

To register go to: https://www.cvent.com/events/software-ip/registration-84ca6114a62b4ea9940e1039b270d7a6.aspx?fqp=true&_cldee=Y29saW5AbWFnbmFjYXJ0YW11c2ljYWx0cmlhbC5jb20%3d&recipientid=contact-57e8272377944a28afebfbf6398e3864-4bec9379cb914cadbc094636ed30a1e5&utm_source=ClickDimensions&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=IAM%20Software%20IP%202018%20-%20Marketing&esid=ec3a1fed-88a7-e811-815a-70106fa7c0e1&urlid=7

We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco!

 

Cayman Islands: Media Studies @ UCCI: Video Editing 1

Check out the media studies courses being offered at UCCI this fall!

Media Studies courses at UCCI

This fall UCCI is offering several courses in Media Studies, including Video Editing 1, Videography 1, Introduction to Broadcast Journalism, and History of American Cinema. Whether you’re interested in considering a career in video production or pursuing it as a hobby, check out our course offerings and sign up!

For more: http://www.ucci.tv/

 

Cayman Islands: Roadworks Planned for Esterly Tibbetts Highway

The National Roads Authority (NRA) would like to notify the public that work will be conducted on Esterly Tibbetts Highway, near the Century 21 roundabout, on Sunday 26th August.

The work will be carried out between 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. by Island Paving, on behalf of the NRA. There will be some lane closure to facilitate the work. Motorists are asked to follow all signs and drive with caution.

For more information contact the NRA at 946-7780.

 

Cayman Islands – we have new baby workshops for you

If you have a baby or a baby on the way and you would like to learn more about how to help your child with learning language, play and movement skills, then this is the workshop series for you. There will be 3 workshops with each one focusing on a different aspect of development.

You can find all the details on the flyer below to register, but hurry as spaces are limited!

We are here to help!

Chatterbox, PO Box 31271, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands KY1-1206 Cayman Islands

 

Cayman Islands; East End District Community Meeting Thursday, 30 August

The RCIPS will be holding a District Community Meeting in East End on Thursday evening, 30 August. The meeting will be held at 7:00PM at the East End Presbyterian Church Hall.

The meeting is open to the public and residents are encouraged to attend in order to express concerns and ask questions. Refreshments will be served.

 

Cayman Islands Government School Orientation Dates

The Ministry of Education and Department of Education Services (DES) wishes to inform all who attend Government schools of the upcoming orientation dates for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Cayman Islands NCVO Bargain Shop Extending Opening Hours

The NCVO’s New To You Bargain Shop is extending its opening hours from three to seven hours daily for the remainder of August. Starting on Monday 13th August the Bargain Shop will open from 10:00am to 6:00pm daily (except Sundays) continuing through the end of the month.

Customers can find a myriad of lightly used products on sale including household items, baby supplies, stuffed animals and toys, shoes, books, clothes (including select school uniforms) and craft items.

The New To You Bargain Shop is located at 90A Anthony Drive off Smith Road (beside the rear entrance of the Pines Retirement Home). Sales from the thrift shop benefit the NCVO’s children’s programmes.

For more information on the New to You Bargain Shop, its donation policy or volunteering contact Mona at [email protected] or call 949-2124/526

 

Domestic Violence Intervention Workshop

The Family Resource (FRC) is hosting a Domestic Violence Intervention Training (DVITP) workshop for frontline professionals and interested members of the community on Wednesday, 29 to Friday, 31 August.

The free three-day workshop will be held in George Town Library, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. As well as taking part in interactive presentations from external facilitators, participants will learn about ways to support individuals and families dealing with domestic violence.

For further information and to register for the Grand Cayman workshop contact the FRC at 949-0006 or email [email protected] to register.

Please note that the DVITP scheduled for Cayman Brac this month has been cancelled.

 

General tickets now on sale for Cayman Drama Society’s DIARY OF ANNE FRANK!

DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO SEE A PIECE OF HISTORY COME TO LIFE!

Cayman Drama Society is thrilled to announce that tickets to our next main production, The Diary Of Anne Frank, are now on sale for all. Simply click this link  and get yours now!

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
A Play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
Based upon “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl”
Newly Adapted by Wendy Kesselman

Set in World War II, The Diary Of Anne Frank has been brought back to life by Wendy Kesselman in this powerful and emotional new adaptation of the original diary. Come be a fly on the wall in The Secret Annex, where a group of desperate Jewish people are living in hiding from the Nazi regime. Watch the highs and lows of their underground life together during World War Two, through the eyes of the most positive household member. This new version brings history to our stage through a youthful voice of hope, and a young girls dream of becoming a writer.

Shows are at the Prospect Playhouse on Thursdays, Fridays andSaturday evenings from 6th Sept to 16th September at 7.30pm, with Sundaymatinees on the 9th and 16th at 4pm. Doors open one hour before the performance with The Curtain Call Bar.

Tickets for all performances are only CI$25 for Adults and CI$15 for Students (this show has a PG rating and is approximately 2 hours long plus a short interval).

Click here to book now!

Liquor Licensing Board Cayman Brac & Little Cayman

RENEWAL NOTICE

Liquor Licence holders of Cayman Brac & Little Cayman, including Music and Dancing Licences are reminded of the upcoming Annual Liquor Licence Meeting on Tuesday 25 September 2018, at the District Administration Conference Room beginning at 10:00 am.

The deadline to submit renewal applications is Friday 7 September, 2018.

Licensees must submit all applications along with supporting documents, including inspection approvals from relevant Government Agencies to the DCI Office in Cayman Brac, or to the 2nd Floor of the , Cayman Brac.

All relevant licensing fees are to be paid to the Treasury Department, , Stake Bay, Cayman Brac.

  • For inspection arrangements please contact the following numbers:
  • Planning Department CYB: Andrea Stevens 948-2422 or www.planning.ky/ops
  • Fire Service CYB: Kenroy Martin 948-1245 | 948-1293 | 926-1576
  • Police Clearances CYB: – Pay at Treasury/Apply at Police Headquarters 948-0331 or complete online at www.eservices.gov.ky
  • Department of : Patience Eke 916-4201

Application Forms can be found online at www.dci.gov.ky

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: 948-2400 (LOLITA) OR 925-8125 (DAVE)

 

Cayman Islands: NRA Announces Construction of the Extension

The National Roads Authority (NRA) has begun construction of the Elgin Avenue extension.

The construction will extend east of Elgin Avenue from the CNB roundabout, connecting to a new two-lane roundabout, with exits to Printer Way and Crewe Road. When construction is complete motorist will not be able to access Printer Way via Thomas Russell Avenue.

Construction will last approximately four months. During the construction period drivers are asked to keep watch for traffic diversions and asked to drive with caution.

NRA thanks the public for their patience during these roadworks, and look forward to providing the benefit of these much-needed improvements.

Please call 946-7780 or Email [email protected] if you have any questions or comments regarding this project.

 

Caribbean Palliative Care Conference, at the Westin Resort Cayman Islands

September 27 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm Free

This is a free conference hosted by Cayman HospiceCare.

HospiceCare have had the privilege of hosting Palliative Care Conferences in 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016. Their goal with these international conferences is to broaden the palliative and end-of-life education and encourage not only their own staff but also their interdisciplinary colleagues, who share the same challenges and responsibilities as they do in hospice and palliative care.

Date:

September 27

Time:

1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cost: Free

Website: http://www.caymanhospicecare.ky/

Organizer HospiceCare

Phone: 345-945-7447

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.caymanhospicecare.ky

 

100WF | 3rd Annual Corporate Mixology Competition to benefit Special Needs Foundation Cayman Islands

When:

September 20, 2018 – 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Click here for more information: http://www.cayman.finance/events2/100wf-3rd-annual-corporate-mixology-competition-benefit-special-needs-foundation-cayman/

Location:

Karoo, Camana Bay

The Cresent at Camana Bay, Cayman Islands

 

Cayman Islands; 24th Annual Conference on Women’s Health: Care Of Women Over 50

, , Cayman Islands

Wed, Nov 14 – Sat, Nov 17, 2018

Synopsis

Including topics on: Breast Cancer, Mental Health, Sexual Dysfunction, Urogynecology, Menopause, and much more…

Providers

Symposia Medicus

Dates

Wed, Nov 14 – Sat, Nov 17, 2018

Venue

The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa

30620 Seven Mile Beach, Seven Mile Beach 0

Grand Cayman,

Cayman Islands

Contact Information

Phone: (925) 969-1789

Contact Name: Jim Goodrich

Contact E-mail: [email protected]

Website: http://www.symposiamedicus.org/Assets/Conference/1477/1477.html

Topics

Breast Cancer, Mental Health, Sexual Dysfunction, Urogynecology, Menopause, and much more…

Faculty

James Fiorica, MD, FACOG; Charles Rardin, MD; et.al

Est Attendance

175-225

 

Cayman Islands NCVO  39th Annual Radio/Telethon Fundraiser
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KAABOO Cayman Feb. 15-16, 2019
The KAABOO Cayman festival has announced plans to donate some of its proceeds to local nonprofit agencies on the island.In a news release, festival organizers said $1 of every ticket sold would be set aside to support three local and one international charitable groups. Two-day passes for the festival are expected to start at more than $200 when the lineup of entertainers is announced at 7:30 a.m. on May 15. Officials said they hope to sell 11,000 tickets.The festival is scheduled for Feb. 15-16, 2019.KAABOO Cayman will be supporting the National Gallery, Feed Our Future and the Cayman National Cultural Foundation, along with MusicCares, a Recording Academy program that has been a partner in the KAABOO Del Mar festival in California.For more information about KAABOO Cayman, visitwww.kaaboocayman.com

 

Cayman Islands Public Holidays for 2018 Confirmed

The list of Cayman Islands Public Holidays for 2018 is now officially confirmed and released by the’s Office.

The list is as follows:

Remembrance Day: Monday, 12 November 2018;

Christmas: Tuesday, 25 December 2018; and

Boxing Day: Wednesday, 26 December 2018.

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS (Date Order)

WED AUG 22 – WED NOV 7

No Farmers & Artisans Market

The weekly Farmers & Artisans Market, held Wednesdays from 12-7 p.m. at Camana Bay, will take a seasonal break for a few months between mid-August and mid-November. The final Farmers & Artisans Market prior to the break will take place on Wednesday, August 15, with the market returning in its previous format on Wednesday, November 14

 

TUE – THU AUG 28 -30

Domestic Violence Intervention Training program

The Family Resource Centre is hosting a free three-day Domestic Violence Intervention Training program in the Brac Reef Resort Conference Room, Cayman Brac on Tuesday, 28 to Thursday, 30 August 2018, 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The certificate course is for frontline professionals or those who want to learn more about the dynamics of abusive relationships and help others. To register, please call the FRC at 949-0006 or email [email protected].

 

THU AUG 30

Cayman Brac Summary Court

Cayman Brac Summary Court is Thursday (30 Aug).

Community Thatch Plaiting Class

The Community Thatch Plaiting Class is Thursday (30 Aug) from 7 to 9pm at Heritage House.

Little Cayman Vehicle Licensing Visit

The Little Cayman Vehicle Licensing Visit is Thursday (30 Aug) from 9am to 230pm at the District Office.

East End District Community Meeting

The RCIPS will be holding a District Community Meeting in East End on Thursday evening, 30 August. The meeting will be held at 7:00PM at the East End Presbyterian Church Hall. The meeting is open to the public and residents are encouraged to attend in order to express concerns and ask questions. Refreshments will be served.

 

FRI AUG 31

Fun Under the Sun photography competition

If you have a kid between the ages of 10-14 that likes to take photos and have fun, then we would like to invite them to participate in the Fun Under the Sun photography competition! We would like to encourage the kids to submit 1 photo per student if they would like to participate to[email protected]. The deadline is August 31st.

Business Excellence Awards Deadline

The submission deadline for the Business Excellence Awards is Friday (31 Aug). Visit www.businessexcecllenceawards.ky to submit your business.

Class Induction for CIFEC

Class Induction for CIFEC for all Year 12 students is Friday (31 Aug).

West Bay Meet us at the Market

The West Bay Central Community Council and the West CODAC are hosting “Meet us at the Market” on Saturdays form 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the West Bay Heritage Park next to Ed Bush Stadium. Local fruits, vegetables, plants, meat, arts and crafts will be available for sale.

SAT SEP 1

Cayman Brac Annual Fry Jack Bonanza

The Rotary Club of Cayman Brac Annual Fry Jack Bonanza is Saturday (1 Sept).

 

SUN SEP 2

Steve Higgins and Friends

The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens in association with the Cayman Islands Cancer Society presents Steve Higgins and Friends in Embracing Romance on Sunday (2 Sept) at 6pm at Marriott. Tickets are available at Funky Tangs and Super Stitch. For more information call 925.9134.

PACCE Journey for Life 5/10/15 Mile Walk Run

PACCE Journey for Life 5/10/15 Mile Walk Run is Sunday (2 Sept) at 5am at Public Beach.

 

TUE SEP 4

Dealing with ‘Problem People’

The Chamber of Commerce is hosting a course on Dealing with ‘Problem People’ on Tuesday (4 Sept) from 9am to 1pm at Governor’s Square. Register online at caymanchamber.ky.

 

WED SEP 5

Ministry of Community Affairs Hosts Self-Harm Prevention Talks

The Ministry of Community Affairs is inviting the public to attend one of its five presentations, later this month, identifying self-harm and suicidal thoughts. The free presentations, being hosted with the support of the , will educate parents, residents and the community on how to identify self-harm and suicidal thoughts/behaviours. Attendees will also be advised about how to respond and who to reach out for help, guidance and support. The next meeting is Wednesday (5 Sept) at 7pm at the North Side Civic Center

LA in Cayman Brac

Members of the Cayman Islands cabinet and elected members of the Legislative Assembly and staff will travel to Cayman Brac in early September, to conduct their meetings there. Cabinet will meet in the on Tuesday, 4 September, 2018, and the fifth meeting of the Legislative Assembly will be at the Aston Rutty Centre on the Bluff beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday, 5 September. Radio Cayman and CIGTV will broadcast the audio of the LA meeting live.

National Gallery Fashion Lecture

The National Gallery is hosting a public lecture on Wednesday (5 Sept) with fashion designer Isy Obi at 6pm.

 

THU SEP 6

Celebrate Cayman Celebrations: 60 Years of our Coat of Arms

Celebrate Cayman Celebrations: 60 Years of our Coat of Arms heads to Cayman Brac on Thursday (6 Sept). Log on to celebratecayman.ky for more information.

 

FRI SEP 7

LLB Meeting

Liquor Licence holders of Cayman Brac & Little Cayman, including Music and Dancing Licences are reminded of the upcoming Annual Liquor Licence Meeting on Tuesday 25 September 2018, at the District Administration Conference Room beginning at 10:00 am.

The deadline to submit renewal applications is Friday 7 September, 2018.

Licensees must submit all applications along with supporting documents, including inspection approvals from relevant Government Agencies to the DCI Office in Cayman Brac, or to the 2nd Floor of the District Administration Building, Cayman Brac.

All relevant licensing fees are to be paid to the Treasury Department, District Administration Building, Stake Bay, Cayman Brac.

  • For inspection arrangements please contact the following numbers:
  • Planning Department CYB: Andrea Stevens  948-2422 or www.planning.ky/ops
  • Fire Service CYB: Kenroy Martin  948-1245 | 948-1293 | 926-1576
  • Police Clearances CYB: – Pay at Treasury/Apply at Police Headquarters 948-0331 or complete online at www.eservices.gov.ky
  • Department of : Patience Eke 916-4201

Application Forms can be found online at www.dci.gov.ky

THU SEP 13

Annual Liquor Licence Meeting

Liquor licence holders – including those with music and dancing licenses – are reminded of the upcoming Annual Liquor Licence Meeting to be held September 13th, 2018. The deadline for applications is August 24th, 2018.

 

WED SEP 19

 Costume Design from Page to Stage

The National Gallery presents Costume Design from Page to Stage with Sarah McDougall on Wednesday (19 Sept) at 6pm.

Ministry of Community Affairs Hosts Self-Harm Prevention Talks

The Ministry of Community Affairs is inviting the public to attend one of its five presentations, later this month, identifying self-harm and suicidal thoughts. The free presentations, being hosted with the support of the Alex Panton Foundation, will educate parents, residents and the community on how to identify self-harm and suicidal thoughts/behaviours. Attendees will also be advised about how to respond and who to reach out for help, guidance and support. The next meeting is Wednesday (19 Sept) at 7pm at the East End Civic Center

Camana Bay September Events

For the full list of event details this month and weekly rituals, click here.

September is Literacy Month and throughout the entire month Camana Bay is celebrating and encouraging reading for all ages! This year’s theme is Unravelling Mysteries Through Reading, and activities include the return of the Scavenger Hunt, where children can unravel the clues given to them to solve a case! Once children have solved the mystery, they can return their map to Books & Books and receive 10% off their next book purchase. While children are visiting Books & Books they can enter the Advent Calendar competition by writing about their favourite book to be entered for the chance to open an advent calendar door during the holiday season.

During Literacy Month we will also be supporting a number of local authors who have written children’s books. These include Kate Ure, author of Alphabet Island, Kathleen Bodden Harris, author of Quest on a Marl Road and EK Jasmine, author of H is for Heritage. Adults can also take part in reading by attending this month’s Bookends Club at Books & Books, which will cover The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.

Camana Bay will also be showing our support to LIFE (Literacy Is For Everyone) by contributing 10% of all mystery-themed book sales during the month of September to the organisation. Bring the family down to Camana Bay to show your support and encourage reading!

At the end of the month on Saturday, September 29 ,your children can also take part in Gamers Bay, the annual Video Gaming Tournament and Convention in the Cayman Islands, which is the ultimate event for gaming enthusiasts. On Sunday, September 30, come out and show your support for breast cancer awareness as Eclipze Hair Design & Day Spa hosts its Annual Cut-A-Thon for the 18th year in a row. Treat yourself to salon services at discounted prices and funds will benefit The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens’ Breast Cancer Awareness Fund.

Come out to Camana Bay this September and show your support for good causes while enjoying all that the Town Centre has to offer!

For more real-time updates and what’s happening at Camana Bay, remember to download the Camana Bay Events App, available for download on the App Store or Google Play.

Warm Regards,
The Camana Bay Marketing Team

Here is a quick look at August’s special events:

Literacy Month Scavenger Hunt
Monday to Saturday throughout September
10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Books & Books

Story Time with Local Authors
Saturdays throughout September
10 a.m..
Books & Books

Yoga at Camana Bay 
Mondays throughout August
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Fridays throughout August
6:30-7:30 a.m.
Patio outside Gelato & Co.

The Bookends Club
Wednesday, September 12 6:30-7:30 p.m.
2-3 p.m.
Books & Books

Cayman Rugby Sevens 5K
Sunday, September 9
6:30-8 a.m.
the Town Centre

Infinite MIndcare Talks Series
Saturday, September 15
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Books & Books

Gamers Bay 3: Video Game Tournament & Technology Convention
Saturday, September 29
9 a.m.-7 p.m.
the Arts & Recreation Centre

Eclipze Hair Design & Day Spa 18th Annual Cut-A-Thon
Sunday, September 30
2-6 p.m.
Eclipze Hair Design & Day Spa

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