September 17, 2021

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Cayman Islands DCI to close early on Friday 28 September

The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) in Grand Cayman, including its Business Licensing Counter on the first floor of the Government Administration Building, will close at 2.30pm on Friday, 28 September to facilitate a staff meeting.

DCI’s main office will reopen on Monday, 1 October at 8:30am, and the counter will reopen at 9:00am.

DCI staff apologise for any inconvenience the closure may cause. For more information please call 945-0943 or email [email protected]

 

Cayman Islands Fire Service Wednesday Update on South Sound Incident

The Fire Service reports that checks of a South Sound site used to store tyre derived aggregate (TDA) showed no sign of smoke or fire this morning (Wednesday, 26 September 2018).

The site owners are currently in the process of installing a water sprinkler system which will provide a constant water supply on top of the stack.

While this measure will provide some cooling, the Fire Service is also requiring that the large stack be broken up into smaller stacks, and the site owners have committed to exploring options to achieve this in the immediate future.

The Fire Service will shortly issue a statement outlining the steps that it is taking in tandem with the site owners and other owners of similar sites used to store this type of aggregate to ensure that all necessary precautions are taken to prevent future fire hazards.

It will only issue further updates on the status of the current incident if the site once again shows signs of smoke or fire.

 

Cayman Islands NAU Office Closures

The Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) advises the public that its offices, on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, will close for all-day staff training sessions on Friday, 28 September 2018.

Normal office hours will resume on Monday, 1 October 2018. The NAU apologises for any inconvenience this closure may cause.

 

Cayman Islands CARE Quiz

Come join in the fun and test the gray matter!

We are delighted to announce that Quizmaster Annie is back behind the mic. Come join us in welcoming her back!

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 Islands Fire Service Tuesday Update on South Sound Incident

From Cayman Islands Fire Service

A Cayman Islands Fire Service crew today (Tuesday 25 September 2018) reported there is no sign of smoke or fire at a site used to store tyre derived aggregate in South Sound.

The fire officers did record hot areas on the surface of the aggregate with a thermal imaging camera. In the absence of smoke they noted that this could be explained by the sun as much as by any deep seated compression areas.

As a precaution the hot areas have been marked and are being cooled by the site owner.

The Fire Service will check the site again this evening.

 

Cayman Islands: Two women arrested in connection with altercation at North Side Bar

Update: Sept. 25 2018

A woman, age 38 of North Side, was arrested on Saturday 22 September, on suspicion of assault ABH and disorderly conduct at a liquor licensed premises, in relation to the below incident. On Monday, 24 September, another woman, age 19 of North Side, also suspected to be involved in the incident, was arrested on suspicion of assault ABH, disorderly conduct at a liquor licensed premises, and damage to property. Both women have been granted bail as investigations continue.

Sept 17 2018

Altercation at North Side Bar, 14 September

Shortly before 11:00PM on Friday, 14 September, officers responded to a report of an altercation outside a bar on Frank Sound Road in North Side, involving a man and two women who are known to each other. The man was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital to be treated for minor injuries, and subsequently released. A car at the location was also damaged during the altercation.

The incident is currently under police investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Bodden Town Police Station at 947-2220. Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website at www.rcips.ky/submit-a-tip. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online at the link: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=681.

 

New Royal Caribbean Video

Our newest Royal Caribbean video, “9 Coolest Art Pieces on the World’s Largest Cruise Ship.” Symphony of the Seas takes art to a new level with innovative pieces that combine creativity and engineering to create immersive pieces that will excite the imagination. With over 3,000 pieces of art on board, there is plenty to explore.

View video here: https://www.royalcaribbeanpresscenter.com/video/1050/9-coolest-art-pieces-on-the-worlds-largest-cruise-ship/

 

Cayman Islands Recovery Month: District Presentations

The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting two district presentations, during Recovery Month, on issues concerning the process of recovery.

Both free presentations will be held on Wednesday, 26 September at 6pm to 7.30 p.m. The George Town meeting, taking place at the Family Resource Centre on North Sound Road, will explain how to talk to your children about drugs and alcohol. The West Bay presentation, at John Gray Memorial United Church, will review the process of recovery, the impact it has on families and give insights into emerging drug use trends locally.

 

Maersk containership arrested in Tunisia

BY CHRIS DUPIN From Akerican Shipper

The vessel gave asylum to 113 refugees when it was en route from Malta to Libya in June.

Maersk Line said that one of its ships, the Alexander Maersk, was detained in the Port of Sfax, Tunisia, on Sept. 10.

“This is related to different claims cases which we are looking into and have informed our insurance company about. We cooperate with all relevant authorities to resolve the matter as quickly as possible,” said Maersk.

The website Shipping Watch said that the arrest was made on behalf of shippers which “claim to have lost money on the Maersk Honam fire.”

The Alexander Maersk is a Danish flagged container vessel built in 1998. It has a nominal container capacity of 1068 TEU. It is deployed on a Seago Line service in the Eastern Mediterranean.

The same ship was in the news earlier in this year when it rescued more than 100 maritime migrants and had to wait three days off of Sicily before being allowed to come to port and let the migrants disembark.

For more: https://www.americanshipper.com/Main/full/Maersk_containership_arrested_in_Tunisia_72564.aspx

 

NRA Continues Road Improvements along Shamrock Road and Hirst Road Intersection

The National Roads Authority (NRA) along with its subcontractors will be continuing works on Shamrock Road near Countryside and Savannah this weekend, Saturday September 22ndand Sunday September 23rd.

Section 2, as shown on the schematic, is part of an overall project to improve the geometry of the intersection as well as drainage.  During these works motorists are asked to try to avoid the area by using the East-West Arterial.

Other sections will be scheduled over the next two months. During the construction period drivers are asked to keep watch for traffic diversions and asked to drive with caution.

The NRA will be sending out separate notifications for Sections 3 and 4 to give sufficient warning to motorists of pending road works in the area.

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fire Service Sunday Update [Sun 23] on South Sound Incident

UPDATED [Sat 22]: Statement by Cayman Islands Ministry of Home Affairs

Since yesterday (Friday, 21 September 2018) the Cayman Islands Fire Service has been monitoring an incident in South Sound involving tyre derived aggregate.

It can now confirm that as of today (Saturday, 22 September), the seat of the fire has been dug out and fully extinguished. In addition the fire pumps have been returned to the station.

At no time did the fire pose a danger to persons or property in the area.

The site will be checked again in the morning (Sunday, 23 September).

The Cayman Islands Fire Service is currently attending a mound of recycled tyre-derived aggregate on property at the rear of Vela Condos on South Sound Road.

Fire service officials report there is no visible flame and very little smoke at the site. They confirm that the situation is under control and poses no danger to surrounding property or residents.

The aggregate is being damped down, dug out and redistributed in the area.

The Fire Service will cease operations later this evening and a watch will be in place throughout the night to observe for heat sources.  A follow-up assessment will be carried out in the morning.

The owner of the site uses the aggregate for ground fill.

Senior representatives from the Cayman Islands Fire Service are working with the owner to ensure that there is no recurrence of the situation.

 

 

Cayman Islands Cruise ship berthing project public meeting

 

Cayman Islands National Museum and the Department of Children and Family Services celebrate the Older Persons

 

Inviting all Seniors to join the National Museum and the Department of Children and Family Services, as we celebrate the Older Persons in our beloved Cayman Islands! Take a trip down memory lane through District Booth displays, enjoy live music, local food and more!
10th October 2018 @ 3-6pm (Harbour Drive, Waterfront)

 

 

Cayman Islands: NCVO Dress in Green, Dress Down Day

The NCVO is hosting its Dress in Green, Dress Down Day on Friday 5th October with the aim of garnering support ahead of its upcoming Radio/Telethon event.

The organisation is appealing to schools, businesses and service clubs to dress in green in a show of solidarity and help raise funds collectively on its behalf.

The collected funds can then be presented to the NCVO during the fundraising event at the Prospect Playhouse on Saturday 20th October.

Those participating in the Dress in Green, Dress Down Day are encouraged to take photographs and post them on social media outlets; tagging the images to the NCVO’s Facebook www.facebook.com/NCVOCaymanIslands and www.twitter.com/ncvoky Twitter platforms.

To confirm your participation or to volunteer for the upcoming Radio/Telethon contact Mona Meade on 949-2124 or[email protected]

 

Don’t miss The Tempest next week! 3 Shows only – Book Now!

 

IAM is proud to announce the details for our next Pharma & Biotech IP conference.

Following on from last year’s successful event, we are delighted to confirm that Pharma and Biotech IP will be returning to London on 28 January 2019.

Building on the past two years, Pharma and Biotech IP will provide IP professionals within life sciences with a unique platform to learn, share best practice and hear the latest IP strategies for thriving at a time when regulatory and legislative changes are having a significant impact. And don’t forget the excellent networking opportunities that all IAM events provide!

“The IAM Pharma and Biotech IP was a fantastic event, with excellent speakers and content, and a great mix of delegates for networking.” -BenevolentAI

Are you interested in attending IAM’s Pharma and Biotech event in 2019? Click here to register your place ahead of the agenda announcement with a £200 discount – quote code PHABIO200.

For further information, you can contact [email protected].

We look forward to meeting you in London!

 

Cayman Islands: Offices Burgled at Business Complex on Huldah Avenue, 19 September

Shortly after 6:00AM Wed morning, 19 September, officers responded to a report of a burglary at a commercial business complex on Huldah Avenue. An office in the complex was broken into and ransacked. The culprits were also able to gain access to, and ransack, other offices at the location. A quantity of cash and other items was taken.

The matter is currently under police investigation and anyone who may have seen anything in the area overnight is asked to contact 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 websiteatwww.rcips.ky/submit-a-tip. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online at the link: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=681.

 

Cayman Islands Lions Club of Tropical Gardens October Calendar of Events

Managing Trademark Assets Europe heads to London on 28 January

Managing Trademark Assets Europe 2019

Hear how in-house counsel are cost-effectively managing trademark portfolios

World Trademark Review (WTR) is delighted to announce that Managing Trademark Assets Europe will be heading to London on 28 January 2019.

Managing Trademark Assets Europe will deliver a new exciting agenda and speaker line-up with key topics including:

The cost-effective strategic management of trademarks

Trademarks across the enterprise: communication and presentation

Fighting counterfeits with limited budgets

gTLDs, GDPR and the UDRP: navigating the ever-shifting online enforcement landscape

Ethically managing brand identity and enforcement on social media

MTA Europe Full Programme

This is a unique forum that will once again bring together trademark counsel and brand experts from a variety of industries and provide a space in which to hear new insights, discuss best practice and share strategies for cost effectively building and protecting resilient brands.

Plus, don’t forget the excellent networking opportunities that WTR events provide!

For more: http://www.wtr-events.com/events/managing-trademark-assets-europe-2019/event-summary-7f26f784c11648fcbfe5ea80a2752657.aspx?_cldee=Y29saW5AbWFnbmFjYXJ0YW11c2ljYWx0cmlhbC5jb20=&recipientid=contact-57e8272377944a28afebfbf6398e3864-560418d2f4da46d6b6f35677af82e3a4&utm_source=ClickDimensions&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MTA%20Europe%202018%20-%20Marketing&esid=0754e7e1-81ba-e811-8147-e0071b6c3f11&urlid=2

 

Cayman Islands: Boat stolen from Canal Point Drive

From RCIPS

Police have received a report of a stolen boat, a 19ft Ribeye A600 RIB (Rigid-Inflatable Boat), which was last seen docked at a residence on Canal Point Drive at about 6:00PM yesterday, 16 September. It was discovered missing this morning, 17 September, at about 11:00AM.

The boat is approximately 19 feet long, and is grey in colour with red seats. It has a 115 Yamaha engine attached. Pictures of the actual boat are below.

 

Make:   Ribeye

Model: A600

Colour: Grey

Engine: 115 Yamaha

 

Anyone with information regarding this stolen boat 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 via the Miami-based call centre ofCrime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online at the link.

 

 

IP business leaders are heading to Rio this November

Limited price US $ 495 LATAM100 places using the code * – Save US $ 100 at the normal rate. You can register at weblink below.

The people you know are just as important as what you learn. IPBC Latin America business leaders bring IP to Rio de Janeiro on November 29 – is your chance to be part of the conversation.

IPBC Latin America is designed specifically for rights holders in the region seeking to leverage and maximize the value of their IP assets. With a series of networking sessions, registration breakfast and a long lunch, IPBC Latin America offers unparalleled opportunities to meet and interact with their peers.

IPBC Latin America 2018

IPBC is proud to have an equal hearing and diverse owners of IP, decision makers, licensors and influencers, policy experts, internal consultants, lawyers from private practice, IP service providers and other members of the global community of IP. IPBC Latin America really is the only opportunity this year to discuss issues of IP pressing with people around the ecosystem of IP.

But there is much more to Latin America than IPBC alone make new contacts. A respected teacher discuss and analyze the problems faced by rights holders and provide market information and practical advice for international IP holders operating in the region. See the full agenda at weblink below.

For more: http://events.ipbc.com/events/ipbc-latin-america-2018/event-summary-fa36b62bea144e8cb16eaf7e41f692fa.aspx?_cldee=Y29saW5AbWFnbmFjYXJ0YW11c2ljYWx0cmlhbC5jb20%3d&recipientid=contact-57e8272377944a28afebfbf6398e3864-0421447cb14f48fb9330ebfc872b838c&utm_source=ClickDimensions&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=IPBC%20Latin%20America%202018%20-%20Marketing&esid=855acab2-11b5-e811-8146-e0071b6c3f11&urlid=0

 

Cayman Islands’ Chatterbox Adult Family Support Services

We offer family support for all ages.

You can find contact details on the flyer below to discuss any concerns you may need help with.

We are here to help!

Learn More

Chatterbox | 949 7065 | [email protected]| www.chatterboxcayman.com

 

Cayman Islands; DCI Reminds Tobacco Licence Holders to Renew

From The Cayman Islands Department of Commerce and Investment

Tobacco licence holders are reminded of the 5 pm Thursday, 1 November 2018 deadline to apply for their annual licence renewals.

Annual registration renewal fees are CI$500 for a retailer, CI$750 for a cigar bar and CI$5,000 for a wholesale distributor.

Persons in must submit their applications at the Business Licensing Counter, located on the first floor of the Government Administration Building. Applicants must provide a current trade and business licence certificate and written notification of changes made since the last registration, such as the dealer’s contact details, business location, ownership and trade of products information.

For persons in the Sister Islands, applications must be submitted to DCI Senior Licensing Officer, Mrs. Lolita Bodden-Arch, in the Bodden and Bodden building on Cayman Brac.

Licensees are reminded that applications submitted between 2 November 2018 and 31 December 2018 will attract a late charge fee that is 50% higher than the regular renewal rate. Applications submitted between 1 January 2019 and 31 January 2019 will incur a late fee of 100% of the regular renewal rate. After 31 January 2019 and up to 30 June 2019, applications will attract a late fee of an additional 200 per cent of the registration fee.

Any dealer who does not apply for a renewal before 30 June 2019 must cease operations for one year. Following that year, in order to resume tobacco sales, he or she must submit an application for a completely new grant, rather than a renewal.

For persons who want to become first-time tobacco dealers, documentation for new tobacco licence grants can be submitted at any point during a given calendar year.

Applications can be downloaded from the Department of Commerce and Investment’s website,www.dci.gov.ky. For more information, contact DCI’s Tobacco Administrator, Ms Samone Morgan at[email protected] or call Mrs. Bodden-Arch on 948-2400.

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IMAGE: Wall Street Journal

 

 

Cayman Islands: Eclipze 18th Annual Cut-A-Thon for Breast Cancer Awareness

The 18th Annual Cut-A-Thon for Breast Cancer Awareness Fund will be hosted at Eclipze Hair Design & Day Spa located at SUITE 6103D, 10 MARKET STREET, CAMANA BAY on Sunday 30th September from 2pm to 6pm.

For more information, e-mail us at [email protected] or call DANI/EILEEN/ DARLA at 945-1188 OR 916-7274.

All are invited to come out and join us in support of raising funds for this CAUSE.

“It is a great feeling to know that you could be helping to save someone’s life”

 

Cayman Islands: NGCI’s annual costume gala helps raise funds toward free public programming and free admission.

Save the date! 30 November 2018.

With your generous support of this annual event…

Gallery Admission Remains Free

Purchasing a ticket to the ’s annual fundraising gala helps to ensure that admission remains free for everyone. The receives 18,000 – 20,000 visitors per annum including students of all ages from every district in the Cayman Islands!

Take a look at our free programmes.

Creativity is Fostered within our Community

Funds raised at the 2017 Infinity Ball has allowed the National Gallery to offer free family fun days and art activities. These inspiring opportunities have fostered creativity within our community and strengthened family bonds.

Learn more about upcoming Family Fun at NGCI.

The Next Generation is Inspired

The National Gallery’s Creative Careers programme supports our growing community of creative professionals. Your support provides the National Gallery with the resources needed to nurture the next generation through meaningful work experience placements, career guidance and valuable resources.

Did we mention the NGCI gala is a lot of fun…

GALA TICKETS GO ON SALE 17 SEPTEMBER 2018!

CALL OR STOP IN THE GALLERY TO PURCHASE TICKETS. @NatGalCayman |www.nationalgallery.org.ky | (345) 945 8111 |[email protected]

 

 

October Programmes plus Opt-In for GDPR 

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/

 

Liquor Licensing Board Cayman Brac & Little Cayman

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

 

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, , 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, visit www.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 15 – 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

MON SEP 24 – TUE SEP 25

Esterley Tibbetts Highway Closure

Drivers and pedestrians should be aware that the portion of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway (ETH) between the Camana Bay North roundabout, behind Galleria Plaza and the Camana Bay Town Centre roundabout will be temporarily closed overnight on Monday, September 24 and Tuesday, September 25 between 10pm and 7am.

WED SEP 26

Wednesday Night Running Club 10th Annual 5KM Handicap Race Series

The Wednesday Night Running Club 10th Annual 5KM Handicap Race Series continues on Wednesday (26 Sept) at 6pm at Safehaven Drive. For more information, log on to Caymanactive.com.

THU SEP 27

Little Cayman Vehicle Licensing Visit

The Little Cayman Vehicle Licensing Visit is Thursday (27 Sept) from 7 to 9pm at Heritage House.

THU & FRI SEP 27 & 28

Summary Court

Summary Court heads to Cayman Brac on Thursday & Friday (27 – 28 Sept).

FRI SEP 28

Meals On Wheels Seniors Rock

Meals on Wheels presents a Dress Down Day on Friday (28 Sept). Host a dress down day at your office or organization by dressing in orange or purchasing Seniors Rock T-Shirt for $15. Email [email protected] for more information.

Soprano Performances

Interested members of the public are invited to attend a series of musical presentations by visiting Jamaican rising star, soprano singer Sashekia Brown, at special services at the Kings Adventist Church Sept. 28-29.  Sashekia and a number of choirs and chorales will be performing on Friday, September 28, beginning at 7 pm. She will also be singing on Saturday morning, at 11:30 am, and on Saturday afternoon at 4:30 pm. All are invited.

SAT SEP 29

Bargain Store sale

St. George’s Anglican Church is having its monthly Bargain Store sale on Saturday (29 Sept) from 7am to 11am.

Plant Sale

The Botanic Park is hosting a plant sale on Saturday (29 Sept) from 9am to 2pm.

N.C.V.O. $5 Bag Sale

The N.C.V.O. $5 Bag Sale is Saturday (29 Sept) from 6 to 10am.

SUN SEP 30

Financial Assistance Available for Children with Heart Defects

The Hart for Hearts Program is the pediatric arm of the Cayman Heart Fund which raises public awareness and provides financial assistance to famalies in Cayman when their child is born with a congenital heart defect.  To apply for financial assistance, contact the Cayman Heart Fund on 916.6324 or email [email protected].

5K Walk/Run for Recovery

The Hope for Today Foundation’s 5K Walk/Run for Recovery is Sunday (30 Sept) at 6am at Seven Mile Public Beach. For more information, log on to Caymanactive.com.

CCMI Scholarship

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute is accepting applications for a Marine Education Internship position. The Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Ocean Science Scholars program supports Caymanians or those with qualifying residential status, interested in exploring careers in the marine sciences. Position description and application details are available at reefresearch.org.

FRI OCT 5

NCVO Dress Green Day

Join the NCVO in dressing in green on October 5th and making a donation of your choice toward the charity’s 39th annual radio/telethon. Call 949.2124 for more information.

SAT OCT 6

Flea Market

The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise presents a Flea Market on Saturday (6 Oct) from 7 to 12pm at the Lions Center.

Anti-Bullying Fair

There will be an Anti-Bullying Fair presented by the Family Resource Center and Hurley’s Media on Saturday (6 Oct) from 930am to 1pm at the Arts & Recreation Center in Camana Bay

WED OCT 10

Mental Health Walks and Talks

The Alex Panton Foundation presents Mental Health Walks and Talks on Wednesday (10 Oct) from 5 to 7pm in the Town Center of Camana Bay.

THU OCT 11

Silver Cloud at Cemetery Pier

Cayman Brac welcomes Silver Cloud at Cemetery Pier on Thursday (11 Oct) from 7am to 12:30pm.

 

FRI  OCT 12 – SUN OCT 14

Brac Heritage Autumn Festival

The Brac Heritage Autumn Festival – in partnership with Celebrate Cayman – is Friday thru Sunday (12 – 14 Oct). Visit caymanbracautumnfestival.com or celebratecayman.ky for more information.

FRI OCT 12 – FRI OCT 19

Celebrate Cayman’s Travelling District Display

The Celebrate Cayman District Display will be at Heritage House in Cayman Brac October 12 – 19th.

SAT OCT 13

All White Affair

Webster Memorial United Church “All White Affair” fund raising event, an evening of musical entertainment and good food under the stars at Pedro Castle

Saturday Oct 13, 2018   6-10 pm. Featuring local stars Lammie Seymour, William White, Women of Purpose, Samuel Rose, Hope Singers and others.

Tickets $25.00 includes dinner. Dress all white, tickets available from church members or call 928 1801 or 938 2239.

Victors of Abuse, Stories of Survival

There is a Domestic Violence Awareness presentation: Victors of Abuse, Stories of Survival on Saturday (13 Oct) from 6 to 9pm at Casanova in the Cayman Islands. The cost is $40. Visit eventbrite.com for tickets.

Fashion Forward Family Fun Day

The National Gallery is hosting a Fashion Forward Family Fun Day on Saturday (13 Oct) from 10am to 1pm.

Pilates for Pink

Pilates for Pink is Saturday (13 Oct) from 9 to 11am at the Arts and Recreation Center in Camana Bay.

SUN OCT 14

Car Treasure Hunt! Sunday 14th October from 2pm

Solve the riddles and crack the code to win the treasure! This increasingly popular event will start at Rackhams on the Waterfront from 2pm. $40 per car if purchased in advance and $50 per car on the day. Happy Hour prices for participants on their return!

Cameras, a pen and a good sense of direction are required for this family event, along with a car, driver and fuel. Clues and question sheets will be issued on the day. Treasure hunters will leave at timed intervals from Rackhams.

Additional information and tickets are available through One Dog At A Time.

FB: onedogatatime13.ky

www.odaat.ky

 

SAT OCT 20

N.C.V.O. Radio-Telethon

The National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is hosting its annual Radio-Telethon on Saturday 20th October. The fundraiser takes place at the Prospect Playhouse and is broadcast simultaneously on Radio Cayman and Cayman 27 from 7 pm to midnight. This is the largest fundraiser held by the NCVO each year, and money raised helps to maintain and operate the organisation which is one of Cayman’s longest running charities.

SOY Monster Dash

The SOY Monster Dash is Saturday (20 Oct) from 6 to 8am in the Town Center of Camana Bay

Celebrate Cayman’s Travelling District Display

The Celebrate Cayman District Display will be at the National Trust House in Little Cayman October 20th – 27th.

SAT OCT 27

Business Excellence Awards Gala

The Business Excellence Awards Gala is Saturday (27 Oct). Visit www.businessexcellencewards.ky or call 743-9129 to purchase tickets.

Camana Bay October Events

There’s always something happening…

This October, Camana Bay is hosting activities and events to celebrate and encourage positive health, both mental and physical, at every age. Start off the month by showing your support for a good cause with the Anti-Bullying Fair, presented by the Family Resource Centre and Hurley’s Media on Saturday, Oct. 6. Children will be encouraged to showcase their creative work to raise awareness of the social effects of bullying in school and all its forms. Families are also encouraged to stay fit for a cause by taking part in the Mental Health Walk and Talk, presented by the Alex Panton Foundation on Wednesday, Oct. 10, and the Save Our Youth (SOY) Monster Dash on Saturday, Oct. 20. October is marked globally as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and everyone is invited to participate in the annual Pilates for Pink, run by ENERGY Essential Fitness.

Shoppers’ Night Out is back this year, happening on Thursday, Oct. 18 with a night of special offers and promotions for participating shops and restaurants in Camana Bay. Shopper will enjoy music, food, refreshments and chances to win raffle prizes all night long! Late-Night Shopping at Camana Bay will kick off the same night, with shops staying open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays from Oct. 18 until the holiday season ends, making it easier than ever to sneak in those after-work errands and pick up those gifts and supplies for the weekend.

We can’t leave the month of October without a Halloween-themed family event. On Wednesday, Oct. 31, Camana Bay will host Halloween on the Big Screen on the Crescent. This year the public will have the opportunity to vote, through Camana Bay’s social media, to choose which film will be shown that night!

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.

The Camana Bay Marketing Team

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

Anti-Bullying Fair presented by The Family Resource Centre and Hurley’s Media

Saturday, October 6

9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Arts & Recreation Centre

Mental Health Walks and Talks presented by the Alex Panton Foundation

Wednesday, October 10

5-7 p.m.

Town Centre

Pilates for Pink

Saturday, October 13

9-11 a.m.

Arts & Recreation Centre

Shoppers’ Night Out

Thursday, October 18

5-8 p.m.

the Town Centre

SOY Monster Dash

Saturday, October 20

6-8 a.m.

the Town Centre

Infinite Mindcare Talk Series

Saturday, October 20

2-3 p.m.

the Town Centre

Halloween on the Big Screen

Wednesday, October 31

7 p.m.

the Crescent

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