November 29, 2021

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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

Grand Cayman Post Offices Close 12 Noon Thursday (7)

All post offices on Grand Cayman only will close at 12 noon on Thursday, 7 March 2019 to facilitate a staff function. 

Grand Cayman post offices will re-open for normal business hours on Friday, 8 March 2019.

The Postmaster General apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Cayman Islands Red Sky at Night postponed to March 23

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation rescheduled its Red Sky at Night for March 23 due to poor weather on Saturday.

Newly Amplified Navigator of the Seas Arrives in Miami

Navigator of the Seas arrived in Miami last week following her $115 million makeover. The transformed 3,386-guest ship debuts bold, new adventures and Royal Caribbean favorites for all ages, like The Blaster, the longest aqua coaster at sea; a reimagined poolscape infused with Caribbean vibes; To Dry For, the first standalone blow-dry bar at sea, and many more.

Navigator of the Seas Aerial B-Roll

View Video Here: https://www.royalcaribbeanpresscenter.com/video/1086/navigator-of-the-seas-aerial-b-roll/

YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/98edK-VxCIM

CARE Quiz Night is on Wednesday, 6th March

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.

Coconut Cup Cayman Islands

What/Where/When?

A social and family orientated paddleboard event.
A joint parent and kids’ paddle (under 14s only), a team corporate cup and an individual 1.5 mile sprint (all paddle vessels encouraged in the 1.5 sprint).

Sunday 10 March, from 8.30am at Public Beach, SMB.

Events:
Parent and Kids: Half mile paddle. Entry $25 per team.
Registration from 8.30am. Race starts 9am. Board hire available.
Please bring life vests for the little ones. Parental supervision required.
Corporate Cup: Relay teams of 4. Half mile paddle per team member. One board per team (boards provided). Must carry the same designated coconut the entire race to successfully finish.

Entry $350 per team. Race starts 10am. Limited to 16 teams.
1.5m Sprint: All paddle vessels encouraged. $25 entry. Registration from 10.30am. 1.5 mile.
Paddle Starts 11am. Board hire available.
Prizes for winners of each race event. Spot prizes also awarded to lucky participants.
Corporate teams must register in advance. Please contact [email protected] to register corporate teams (limited to 16 team entries).
Early registration encouraged, but individual entries are available on the day.

Limited board hire is available at reduced prices from Liquid Life, Cayman Standup Paddleboard Company, 7 Mile Paddle and Whitesand Water Sports.

All proceeds to benefit Hart for Hearts, the pediatric arm of the Cayman Heart Fund, which raises public awareness and provides financial assistance to families in Cayman when their child is born with acongenital heart defect.

We continue to seek donations to assist in our fundraising efforts.
Please email [email protected] to become a sponsor.

Revised 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:New Year’s Day: Tuesday, 1 January;

Ash Wednesday: Wednesday, 6 March;

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: [email protected]

VAS (Visual Arts Society)

Various events and activities
Contact Mary McCallum
(345) 546-9422
www.visualartcayman.com or www.facebook.com/visualartcayman
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

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 [email protected] or [email protected]

Camana Bay Artisan Market

Display artwork for sale
Every Wednesday, 12:00pm – 7:00pm
The Paseo, Camana Bay
Contact [email protected]

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)

SAT MAR 5

Honoring Women Month Table Talk: Hearing Women’s perspectives

The Honoring Women Month Table Talk: Hearing Women’s perspectives on gender-related issues will air on Tuesday (5 Mar) at 12pm on Radio Cayman.

FRI MAR 8

Cayman Drama Society AGM

Join us for Friday Happy Hour and the CDS AGM on Friday, March 8th and elect your new committee!  Click here for the notice, nomination form and proxy, just in case you cannot attend.

   Only members in good standing are eligible to vote.  We will be accepting new members and membership renewals prior to the start of the meeting.

    We look forward to seeing you all there!

Honoring Women Month Captain Marvel International Premiere

As part of Honoring Women Month, there will be a special Captain Marvel International Premiere event at 730pm on Friday (8 Mar) at Camana Bay Cinema.

SAT MAR 9

2019 Women’s Symposium

The 2019 Women’s Symposium presented by Faith Hospital Women’s Health in Association with Cayman First and Rotary Club of Cayman Brac is Saturday (9 Mar) at 630am at Cayman Brac Beach Resort.


Families in the Wild: Snorkel Clinic

The National Trust for the Cayman Islands invites families to explore Grand Cayman’s coral reef and learn to snorkel or improve your snorkelling skills as a family at their Families in the Wild: Snorkel Clinic event on Saturday (9 Mar) from 930 to 1130am at Sunset House. To register, email [email protected]

Honoring Women Month Balance for Busy Moms

As part of Honoring Women Month, you’re invited to a Balance for Busy Moms session at 2pm on Saturday (9 Mar) at Books and Books.

Belize Cayman Association’s AGM

The Belize Cayman Association’s annual general meeting is Saturday (9 Mar) at 4pm at the St. Ignatius Sixth Form Room

SUN MAR 10

Kiwanibike

The annual Kiwanibike cycling event is Sunday (10 Mar) starting at the Blow Holes in East End. Log on to caymanactive.com for more information.

2nd Annual Coconut Cup Paddle board Family Fun Day

The 2nd Annual Coconut Cup Paddle board Family Fun Day is Sunday (10 Mar) at 830am at Seven Mile Public Beach. For more information, email [email protected]

Honouring Women Month Yoga for a Cause

As part of Honoring Women Month, you’re invited to Yoga for a Cause at 3:30pm at Bliss Living and Yoga Studio on Sunday (10 Mar).

MON MAR 11

MS Hamburg will visit Cayman Brac

The MS Hamburg will visit Cayman Brac from 830am to 130pm on Monday (11 Mar) at Cemetery Pier.

Creek & Spot Bay Primary School PTA

Creek & Spot Bay Primary School PTA meets on Monday (11 Mar) at 7pm in the Creek Primary School Hall.


West End Primary School PTA


The West End Primary School PTA meets on Monday (11 Mar) at 7pm in the School Hall.

WED MAR 13

26th Annual General Meeting of the Justices of the Peace Association

The 26th Annual General Meeting of the Justices of the Peace Association of the Cayman Islands is Wednesday (13 Mar) at 6pm at the George Town Yacht Club. At the conclusion of the AGM, a formal dinner will take place. Members should confirm attendance by emailing [email protected]

FRI MAR 15

Honoring Women Month 20th Anniversary Luncheon

The Honoring Women Month 20th Anniversary Luncheon is Friday (15 Mar) from 12pm to 2pm. The cost is $25 per person. Email [email protected]

SUN MAR 17

The Color Me Purple 5K Fun Run

The Color Me Purple 5K Fun Run is Sunday (17 Mar) at 630am at Seven Mile Public Beach. Log on to caymanactive.com for more information.

THU MAR 21

Ministry of Community Affairs in Partnership with the Alex Panton Foundation.

WHAT: Community presentation on Bullying

WHEN: Thursday, 21 March 2019 – 6.30-8p.m., Webster Memorial Church Hall

WHERE: Webster Memorial Church Hall, Bodden Town

Participants: Chief Officer Teresa Echenique and Alex Panton Foundation

Note: This is the first in a series of district community presentations on Bullying. A second series on Young Men at Risk will commence in June 2019

SAT MAR 23

Color Me Purple Brac 5K Fun Run

The Color Me Purple Brac 5K Fun Run is Saturday (23 Mar) at 7am. Log on to caymanactive.com for more information.

THU MAR 28

General Registry 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 Government Administration Building. Outside of the extension, the usual 8:30am-5pm office hours will be in effect on Mondays to Wednesdays and on Fridays.

SAT & SUN APR 7 & 8

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

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