August 9, 2020

May is Child Month

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The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is hosting and partnering in the following Child Month events/contests and radio appearances this May: ▪ TikTok Contest (ongoing) – Children/families to submit photos/or other TikTok relevant images by Wednesday, 20 May ▪ Sunday, 17 May – Child Month Opening Church Service, Agape Family Worship Centre, 10 am – view at Agape Online Campus: https://agapeky.online.church/ at […]

The Editor speaks: May is Child Month

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There are many themes set for Child Month throughout the world. Here , in the Cayman Islands, it is “Be Strong! Be Brave! Be You!” The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is organising a host of interactive events that start on Friday May 3rd and continue to Saturday 1st June. You can view […]

Cayman Islands: Youth Poetry finalists delve into social realism

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UCCI student wins local poetry slam competition. Winning finalists have an opportunity to perform in June’s Talent X-Position of the Arts. Competition is one of several events celebrating Child Month. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Lauren Williams of the University College of the Cayman Islands has won this year’s Creative Frame of Mind in Love Poetry […]

Child Month Church Service

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Cayman Islands Child Month Church Service & Child Month Award GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) Child Month 2018 observances, themed “Rise Up and A.f.f.i.r.m” (Acknowledge, Friend, Favour, Influence, Respect, and Motivate our children), began with a church service at Church of God Chapel, Walkers Road, George Town on […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below Cayman Islands: Witness Appeal: Fatal Accident in North Side, 29 April From RCIPS Traffic officers are interested in speaking with anyone who may have witnessed the fatal traffic collision which occurred in North Side on Sunday, 29 April (see previous release), involving a Honda […]

YouthFlex hosts Poetry Slam Final this May

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Def jams and monster slams will be showcased to listeners when the New Self Help Community Foundation’s Poetry Slam Final airs soon on Radio Cayman. The Youth Services Unit (YSU), which coordinates the weekly YouthFlex radio show, will host the finale of the lyrical competition on Wednesday, 2 May from 4 […]

Cayman Islands: Child Month’s Sister Islands’ Reading Day a success

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Well-known residents took to the class rooms of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman to read to young students, on Monday, 1 May 2017. The Celebrity Reading Day, which kicked off this year’s Child Month, took place at West End Primary as well as the Creek and Spot Bay Infant and Junior Schools, the Cayman Brac […]

Cayman Islands Child Month Logo Competition

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Aspiring young graphic designers, ages four-to-18 years old, are invited to enter the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) Child Month Logo Competition. The contest running now through to Friday, 19 May 2017 is being held to promote the Child Safeguarding Campaign to be used within the Cayman Islands. According to the rules, all […]

Cayman Islands Child Month opens with Annual Church Service

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Child Month began with a packed church service at the Cayman Islands Baptist Church on Pedro Castle Road, Sunday, 30 April 2017. Central to the service were remarks, in keeping with this year’s theme “Our Children Today and Tomorrow,” by Minister for Community Affairs, Youth and Sports, Hon. Osbourne Bodden. The Minister reminded the congregation […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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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, […]