July 26, 2021

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Activities for Seniors in North Side, Bodden Town and East End

Older Persons are invited to the following events that have been organised this month by their district’s community development officers:

North Side

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 – Computer classes – North Side Library, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 – Bingo – United Church Hall, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Contact: Flavia Gardner at 926-0490.

Bodden Town

Tuesday, 30 April 2019  The Benefit of Natural Remedies – Webster United Church Hall, 10 a.m-1p.m.

Contact: Flavia Gardner at 926-0490.

East End

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 – Craft session – East End Civic Centre,10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Contact: Delmira Bodden at 925-5543.

Cayman Islands Older Persons Invited to Spiritual, Wellness Programme

Older Persons ages 65 years and older are invited to attend the Faith in Life’s Journey event Monday, 15 April 2019. The spiritual and wellness programme, planned by the Department of Children and Family Services in conjunction with the Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-Day Adventist, is being held at the Family Life Centre, off Walkers Road, 10 a.m.-1.30 p.m. For free transport contact:

George Town – 925-4083

Bodden Town/North Side – 926-0490

West Bay – 916-7902

East End – 925-5543

Cayman Brac/Little Cayman – 916-7310.

Spectrum of the Seas is Officially Delivered!

Royal Caribbean have a new video announcement for you today, “Spectrum of the Seas Delivery.” Royal Caribbean International officially took delivery of the 26th ship in its fleet, Spectrum of the Seas, in a ceremony held in Bremerhaven, Germany. The first in the Quantum Ultra class of ships, Spectrum will homeport from Shanghai starting June 2019.

View Video Here: https://www.royalcaribbeanpresscenter.com/video/1093/spectrum-of-the-seas-delivery-ceremony/

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcuahN_5LNg

Cayman Batabano


J’ouvert – Saturday 27 April – 4:00am – 8:00am

Le Masque – Thursday 2 May

Friday Nite Fete – “Outta De Blue” – Friday 3 May

Batabano Food Festival – Saturday 4 May – 12pm – 12pm midnight

Cayman Carnival Adult Parade – Saturday 4 May – 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Pan and Pooches on Parade – Friday 10 May – 6:00pm

Family Fun Day – Saturday 11 May – 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Cayman Carnival Jr. Parade – Saturday 11 May – 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Join a mas band for Cayman Carnival Batabano 2019!

Tribal Carnival; Fresh Carnival; Illusions; Revel Unit; Kaotic; Party Animals; Fenomenal; Local Carnival; Renegade Mas; Azucar; Cayman Aids Foundation;

Cayman Islands CUC 2019 Energy Efficiency Forum & Fair

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.


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.

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:


● 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

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
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]


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



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


Community Thatch Plaiting Class

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


For the Love of Humanity

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


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.


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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