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Cayman Islands’ Free Actor’s Workshop to Take Place

Local actors can participate in a free workshop taking place on Saturday 21 May at 2 p.m., at the Harquail Studio Theatre, as part of CayFilm.

Participants ages 16 and up, will learn from CayFilm Festival Director Tony Mark. The workshop will focus specifically on screen acting, which is different to stage acting.

Commenting on the upcoming workshop Mr. Mark says “As we prepare for production companies to come to the Cayman Islands, we want to make sure we have the skill set and acting chops necessary to get parts in these films.”

Actors will get to perfume scenes in front of a camera to gain experience. Mr. Mark also encourages film directors and writers to participate as well.

For more information call 949-5477.

 

Cayman Islands’ Young At Arts® Auditions

Aspiring actors, dancers and musicians are invited to audition for Young At Arts® (YAA) Summer Theatre Arts Intensive which is produced annually by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation and supported by Butterfield.

Auditions will take place on Saturday 28 May 2016, starting at 10 a.m. at the Harquail Theatre. Booking an audition time is essential as spaces are limited.

Performers ages 14 – 22 must prepare a memorised monologue, one to three minutes in length, as well as a dance, or song, or piece of music that will be played on an instrument. In addition, performers must be prepared to take direction on stage when asked by adjudicators.

Call backs will take place if required. Students will be advised within one week of auditioning if they have been selected.

CNCF will offer a total of three scholarships for exceptional performers who are in need of financial assistance.

The YAA Intensive will begin 5 July and end with a weekend of shows 5 – 7 August. For more on the programme or to book an audition, send an email to [email protected] or call 949-5477. Additional information can be found on artscayman.org/young-at-arts.

 

Public Voting Open for Cayman Islands Young Image Makers

The public is invited take part in Young Image Makers (YIM) Competition by voting online for their favourite films.

Eleven student videos have been posted online and the student with the most votes will be named the winner of the 2016 People’s Choice Award and receive a prize pack courtesy CayFilm and the Department of Commerce and Investment.

Voting runs through until 11 June. To access the link, the public can go to www.artscayman.org/young-image-makers, as well as visit the Cultural Foundation’s social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (all are @caymanculture).

Hosted by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation and supported by the Department of Tourism this year, the YIM competition provides youngsters, ages 10 – 17, with the opportunity to sharpen their technical film skills and explore their creativity.

 

NWDA Community Outreach on Cayman Brac

Representatives from the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) will be on Cayman Brac to meet with the public and assist with online registration for employers and jobseekers. This will include resume preparation, interview preparation and other job search activities. The dates are Tuesday, 24 May from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 25 May from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Thursday, 26 May from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will also be workshops on communications skills held on Thursday, 26 May from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and conflict resolution from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

To register, call 945-3114 or email [email protected]. Walk-ins to the DLP Office at 256 Creek Road are also welcomed.

NWDA CYB VISIT FLYER MAY 2016 Rev.3

 

DLP to visit Cayman Brac

The Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) office at 256 Creek Road, Cayman Brac, will open on Thursday, 26 May from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, 27 May from 9 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. to assist with inquiries and complaints about labour and pensions matters only. No appointments are necessary.

The DLP will also be holding a question-and-answer session on Thursday, 26 May from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Aston Rutty Civic Centre for employers and employees.

Public Notice_DLP Brac Office Open - 26-27.05.16

 

Cayman Islands: Call for Hurricane Shelter Volunteers

The Department of Children and Family Services is inviting individuals to sign up as shelter volunteers for this year’s Hurricane Season.

The Shelter Operations 2016 Hurricane Training for Shelter Managers & District Representatives Volunteers for this year’s Hurricane Season will be held over two days on Wednesday 25 May and Thursday 26 May at the Prospect Primary School Hall from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Registration begins promptly at 5:30 p.m.

All volunteers MUST complete both days of training.

For more information contact Ernesto Carter at the Department of Children and Family Services on 949-0290 or

email [email protected] 

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COMMUNITY EVENTS (Date Order)

THU MAY 19

Child Month Snuggle and Read

As part of Child Month, you’re invited to Snuggle and Read at Cayman Academy from 6 — 8pm on Thursday (19 May)

CHILD MONTH_SNUGGLE & READ

FRI MAY 20

SharKY poster competition

The Department of Environment and Marine Conservation International invite primary and high school students to participate in our SharKY poster competition as part of the SharKY Fest to help raise awareness about Cayman’s sharks and the shark conservation law. To enter, students should create a poster on the importance of sharks to our coasts and reefs. Submit posters by mail or in person to Dept. of Environment by 4PM on Friday (20 May.) Log on to doe.ky for more information.

SAT MAY 21

Gospel Explosion

Eastern Apostolic Church presents Gospel Explosion on Saturday (21 May) at 7pm at Mary Miller Hall. Food will be on sale.

Rotaract Blue Fred Speirs VG 5K

The Rotaract Blue Fred Speirs VG 5K is Saturday (21 May). Log on to caymanactive.com to register.

Rugby Big Game 6: Cayman Vs. Bahamas

You’re invited to watch Rugby Big Game 6: Cayman Vs. Bahamas on Saturday (21 May). Log on to caymanrubgy.com for more.

Child Month Prayer Breakfast and Brac Family Day

As part of Child Month, you’re invited to a Circle of Love Prayer Breakfast at the Mariott Hotel on Saturday (21 May) from 830am. This will be followed by a Family Fun Day at South Side public beach in Cayman Brac from 10am until 2.

CHILD MONTH_CIRCLE OF LOVE

Free actor’s workshop 

Local actors can participate in a free workshop taking place on Saturday 21 May at time, at the Harquail Studio Theatre, as part of CayFilm.

Participants ages 16 and up, will learn from CayFilm Festival Director Tony Mark. The workshop will focus specifically on screen acting, which is different to stage acting.

Commenting on the upcoming workshop Mr. Mark says “As we prepare for production companies to come to the Cayman Islands, we want to make sure we have the skill set and acting chops necessary to get parts in these films.”

Actors will get to perfume scenes in front of a camera to gain experience. Mr. Mark also encourages film directors and writers to participate as well.

For more information call 949-5477.

SUN MAY 22

Marriage and Family Enrichment Series

The West Bay Church of Christ presents its annual Marriage and Family Enrichment Series under the theme Fireproof my Marriage. The event is Sunday — Friday (22 — 27 May) at 10am, 11am and 7pm on Sunday and weekdays at 7 o’clock.

DEW Cycling Classics 19/38 and 57 Mile Road Race

The DEW Cycling Classics 19/38 and 57 Mile Road Race is Sunday (22 May) at 7am at Clifton Hunter. Log on to caymanactive.com to register.

Sneakers and Tiaras 5K Fun Run

The Sneakers and Tiaras 5K Fun Run is Sunday (22 May) at 6am at Holiday Inn. Log on to caymanactive.com to register

WED MAY 25

Cayman Islands: Mother to Child HIV Transmission and Congenital Syphilis

Educational sessions with Dr. Karina Palmer to discuss the elimination of mother to child HIV transmission and congenital syphilis in the Cayman Islands will be held on Wednesday, 25 May from 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. and on Tuesday, 31 May from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Next month, the regional validation committee is expected to verify that the Cayman Islands has been certified as free of both these conditions.

The educational sessions, explaining the implications of this verification, are open to the public and will take place in the Hibiscus Conference Room at Cayman Islands Hospital.

THU MAY 26

Inspired Lifestyles with Donna – Summer Programmes

See us at the upcoming HR Conference at the Ritz Carlton, May 26th.

Water Class Summer Session Weight Management Yoga Summer Session

FRI 27 MAY

Cleveland’s kidnapping survivor – Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman

Cayman Islands Crisis Centre fundraiser

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Cayman Islands’ Dress Down Day Supports Student Meals

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and Feed Our Future is hosting its annual Child Month dress down day on Friday 27 May, 2016 in Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.

One of the biggest fundraisers for the Feed Our Future school lunch programme, the dress down day is to encourage school students, businesses and individuals to donate for those in need.

All persons asked to dress in bright colours to support the day or purchase a commemorative t-shirt for $15. To purchase a Feed Our Future t-shirt call 916-0923.

For more information contact the Department of Children and Family Services on 949-0290 and [email protected] .

Child Month - Dress Down Day

FRI MAY 27 & SAT MAY 28

Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels Annual Coin Collection Drive

Please note that the Meals on wheels Coin Collection drive will be held this year a little later on May 27th and 28th. volunteers will be outside all supermarkets on the island as well as Kirks Home Centre and AL Thompsons hardware. for those companies that see heavy traffic i.e. banks, collection boxes will be available for that week.

For more information please don’t hesitate to call

Pat Bazell-Taylor

916-6249

THU JUNE 9

Book Launch By J. Lemuel Hurlston

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