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Photos: Emancipation Celebration Honours 20

Photos: Emancipation Celebration Honours 20

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs celebrated 20 honourees at the Ruth Seaton James auditorium last night [July 26], with an official programme to commemorate Emancipation Day, featuring drummers, dancers, singers and a performance by Rockfire Productions. Heather Whalen, Director of Community and Cultural Affairs, previously said, “We... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP Sandys Branches Hold Clean-Up

Photos: PLP Sandys Branches Hold Clean-Up

[Updated with more photos] The PLP Sandys Branches [Constituencies 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36] held a clean-up day at the Packwood Home on Saturday [July 11], with around 20 volunteers joining PLP MPs Dennis Lister, Kim Wilson, Michael Scott and Jamahl Simmons. They started work at around 8.00am, and by time they finished the volunteers had  cleaned the... Read more of this article

Photos: BTA & KBB Weekend Beach Clean-Up

Photos: BTA & KBB Weekend Beach Clean-Up

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] recently marked their fourth public beach clean-up this summer as the groups work to enhance the beach experience for all users, visitors and residents alike. This weekend saw them clean up Elbow Beach, and previous clean-ups have included Clearwater Beach, Mangrove Bay, and Warwick... Read more of this article

Photos: Portuguese Festival Of The Holy Spirit

Photos: Portuguese Festival Of The Holy Spirit

The 20th annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit got underway today [July 4] in St. George’s, with people from around the island coming to attend the festivities. The Festival Of The Holy Spirit started centuries ago in the Azores, and is still celebrated today by Portuguese citizens and descendants worldwide. The two night event is filled with... Read more of this article

Photos: Showoff Extravaganza At PHC Field

Photos: Showoff Extravaganza At PHC Field

The Pembroke Hamilton Club [PHC] held their “Showoff” event today [June 27], with the entertainment extravaganza and fun day featuring a wide array of entertainment and family fun. The PHC Majorettes & Drum Corps of Bermuda is a family youth organization that promotes performing arts in Bermuda through baton twirling and drumming, focusing... Read more of this article

Photos: NVCC Host Harold “Doc” Dowling Day

Photos: NVCC Host Harold “Doc” Dowling Day

Inclement weather this morning did not stop members of the community from coming out when North Village Community Club held Harold “Doc” Dowling Day today [June 27] with activities kicking off at 11.00am. The day included a fun walk, team games including football, softball, and netball, family games, a free lunch, and refreshments available... Read more of this article

Photos: Canada Day Celebrations At Beach BBQ

Photos: Canada Day Celebrations At Beach BBQ

In celebration of Canada Day, the Association of Canadians in Bermuda hosted its 20th annual Canada Day BBQ Beach Party today [June 27] at Warwick Long Bay. Promoters had promised, “Fun on the beach [rain or shine]” and they delivered as promised. Music, food and beach action all kicked off and carried on throughout the afternoon. The family... Read more of this article

Photos: Purvis Primary School Graduation

Photos: Purvis Primary School Graduation

Purvis Primary School recently held their year-end graduation ceremony, with a group of graduating students – each of whom will enjoy a break before the next school year – honoured at the event. The school leaving programme listed Primary 6 West students as Nidia Camara, Che’Chulae Dowling, Ny’Zayah James, Rickai Johnston, Raviunna Lutchman,... Read more of this article

Photos: 7 Beaus Take Part In Alpha Beautillion

Photos: 7 Beaus Take Part In Alpha Beautillion

On Sunday June 7th, 2015 at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts, seven outstanding high school seniors from Bermuda’s private and public schools took to the stage to compete in the annual Alpha Beautillion sponsored by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Epsilon Theta Lambda Chapter, Bermuda. The 7 Alpha Beaus who competed... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Rubber Duck Derby In St George’s

Photos/Video: Rubber Duck Derby In St George’s

The 19th annual Rubber Duck Derby was held today [June 7] at Ordnance Island in St. George’s, with a variety of live entertainment showcased alongside the rubber duck races. The Corporate Duck Race is the first race of the day, and was followed by the Youth, Pamper Me and Family races. The Duck Derby, sponsored by BELCO since its inception, serves... Read more of this article

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