September 30, 2020

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Cayman Islands motorists advised to exercise caution during Guardians Alive Walk/Run, 6 April

On Saturday, 6 April, Guardians Alive will be hosting their Walk/Run beginning at 6:00AM. The event will begin at the Seven Mile Public Beach and the participants will travel along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, between the Island Heritage roundabout and the last roundabout before Batabano Road, and then back to Seven Mile Public Beach. The event is expected to end at 7:45AM.

No roads will be closed for this event but officers will be on hand to help ensure the safety of participants. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when travelling in these areas on Saturday morning, and to obey all traffic directions from officers or marshalls.

Cayman Islands motorists advised to exercise caution for Feed Our Future Century Bike Ride

On Sunday, 7 April, Feed our Future will be hosting their Century Bike Ride, beginning at 5:00AM. The event will begin at the Pappagallo Restaurant in West Bay and the cyclists will be riding across the island, to North Side and then back to Pappagallo. The event is expected to end at 1:00PM.

No roads will be closed for this event but motorists are advised to exercise caution and be mindful of any cyclists they may encounter when travelling on Sunday morning.

Cayman Islands Seafarers Association General Meeting, on Tuesday 16 April

The Cayman Islands Seafarers Association wishes to inform all Members that there will be a General Meeting, on Tuesday 16 April at 7:30 PM. in the Seafarer’s Hall, 11 Victory Ave. Prospect.

Buses will be provided from West Bay Town Hall at 6:00 pm”.

A Bus route has been added in George Town, leaving the Public library parking area at 7:00, stopping at Cayman Compass building and the Airport Fosters. The bus is marked Bobo $1 Public transport and is blue in colour, there is no charge.

Cayman Islands Department of Commerce & Investment Closure

The Department of Commerce & Investment (DCI) would like to notify the public that their office will be closed on Friday, 12 April 2019, to facilitate staff training.

DCI will resume normal business hours on Monday, 15 April 2019.

DCI staff apologise for any inconvenience the closure may cause.

(GIS)

New Celebrity Cruises Video

New video we just launched, “Revolutionary Modernization Takes Celebrity Summit to New Heights: The Celebrity Revolution Continues Across Award-Winning Fleet.” The newly transformed Celebrity Summit is ready to turn heads after completing its dramatic transformation.

View Video Here: https://www.celebritycruisespresscenter.com/video/142/revolutionary-modernization-takes-celebrity-summit-to-new-heights-the-celebrity-revolution-continues-across-award-winning-fleet/

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlQSCVctkoA

Cayman Islands Department of Vehicle & Drivers’ Licensing Closure

The Department of Vehicle & Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) offices will be closed on Wednesday, 10 April 2019 and Thursday, 11 April 2019 to facilitate staff training.

The DVDL will resume normal hours on Friday, 12 April 2019.

The DVDL would like to take the opportunity to remind the public that online services are available using the online portal www.eservices.gov.ky.

Sincere apologies are extended by DVDL staff for any inconvenience caused.

RCIPS Hosting Community Meeting on Cayman Brac this Thursday, 4 April

The RCIPS is holding a Community Meeting in Cayman Brac this Thursday, 4 April, which will be chaired by Commissioner of Police, Derek Byrne. Also in attendance will be Superintendent of Uniform Operations, Robert Graham; Sister Islands Area Commander, Acting Inspector Kevin Bogle; and Police Spokesperson, Jacqueline Carpenter.

All members of the public are invited and encouraged to attend the meeting, as the Commissioner will be discussing the current plans for policing in Cayman Brac, and is also very interested to hear feedback about policing on the island, and any concerns members of the community may have.

The meeting is taking place at the Aston Rutty Civic Centre at 7:00PM, on Thursday, 4 April.

UPDATE – FOUND: Cayman Islands: 1999 Honda Civic Reported Stolen, 28 March

The 1999 Honda Civic which was reported stolen on 28 March has been recovered by officers in the Prospect area. The below press release can be disregarded.

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 [email protected] to book a table $10 per person entry

Cayman Drama Society Free Event

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

will be at the Dart Park Ampitheatre on Sat April 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!

Ministry of ’ 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

List of Public Holidays for 2019

Good Friday: Friday, 19 April;

Easter Monday: Monday, 22 April;

Discovery Day: Monday, 20 May;

Queen’s Birthday: Monday, 10 June

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]

Artisan Market

Display artwork for sale
, 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)

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.

Grand Court Jurors

All Grand Court Jurors in the current session must now report on Monday (1 Apr) at 945am.

TUE APR 2

National Museum Speaker Series

FRI APR 5

Fish Fry Fundraiser

The Mothers’ Union of St. George’s Anglican Church will be having a fish fry on Friday 5 April, starting at 12:00 noon on the St. George’s Anglican Church grounds. Fried fish meal is $10.00 and steamed fish meal is $15.00. Proceeds are in aid of various community outreach projects, including our ongoing support of Maple House.

St. Ignatius Spring Fling School Fair

The St. Ignatius Spring Fling School Fair is Friday (5 Apr) from 3 to 630pm on the school grounds.

SAT APR 6

2019 Shakespeare Festival

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

Memory Cafe

All persons with early to moderate stage dementia or any other form of forgetfulness are invited to the next Memory Cafe on Saturday 6th April from 10am to 1pm at Cayman Montessori School, 519 South Church Street. There will be music, storytelling and crafts.  Lunch will be provided.  Transportation provided for this event.  
Please call 936-1655 for more info.

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

THU APR 11

Community Thatch Plaiting Class

The Community Thatch Plaiting Class is Thursday (11 Apr) from 7 to 9pm at the Cayman Brac Sports Complex.

SAT APR 13

For the Love of Humanity

The Lions Club of presents For the Love of Humanity with Minister Kevin Downswell at the Lions Center starting at 7pm on Saturday (13 Apr).

SUN APR 14

Dr. John Hugh Cummings Memorial walk

The Dr. John Hugh Cummings Memorial walk is scheduled for April 14. Each year all of the proceeds from the walk go towards the JH Cummings Scholarship fund. The event starts at 6:30am at Smith Cover. Refreshments will be provided and dogs (on a leash) are welcome.

FRI & SAT APR 26 & 27

Trusting God for the Impossible

The Church of God Chapel Women’s Ministry celebrates their 10th anniversary with Trusting God for the Impossible April 26th from 7 to 9pm and April 27th from 8am to 330pm at the Family Life Center. To register, call 949.9393.

TUE APR 30

Bullying Presentation

The Community Affairs Ministry and the Alex Panton Foundation invites you to a presentation on Bullying, Young Men at Risk at the East End Civic Center on Tuesday (30 Apr) from 630 to 8pm

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