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IAC Events To Help Encourage Good Parenting

IAC Events To Help Encourage Good Parenting

The Inter Agency Committee for Children and Families is dedicating the week of October 23-27 to encourage parents to focus more intentionally on actions that demonstrate greater care for the health and well-being of our children. The week has been chosen due to the fact that many children will be out of school on break and the IAC would like to remind... Read more of this article

Family Centre Hosts Free Children’s Golf Clinic

Family Centre Hosts Free Children’s Golf Clinic

This week Family Centre hosted its ninth annual free Children’s Golf Clinic, sponsored by Tokio Millennium Re, at Turtle Hill Golf Course at the Fairmont Southampton. A spokesperson said, “Roughly 50 young people between 5 and 16 years of age attended with their families and received instruction from the Turtle Hill golfing professionals, who... Read more of this article

BUEI Set To Host Children’s Halloween Party

BUEI Set To Host Children’s Halloween Party

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] is getting set to host a Children’s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 28 from 12.00pm to 4.00pm. The event poster says, “Experience a ghost train, haunted tunnel [ages 5-11], enchanted dive [ages 1-5], swashbuckling games, treasure hunt, exciting entertainment and so much more! “There will... Read more of this article

I-PLAY Has Positive Impact On Preschoolers

I-PLAY Has Positive Impact On Preschoolers

The Reading Clinic is reporting that its innovative I-PLAY programme, an initiative supported by Clarien Bank, Bank of Bermuda Foundation and the Ministry of Education, continues to have a positive impact on improving preschool literacy skills. A spokesperson said, “I-PLAY [Interactive Phonological Literacy Activities for Youngsters], which presently... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: ‘International Day Of The Girl’

Photos & Video: ‘International Day Of The Girl’

An event celebrating the United Nations International Day of the Girl was held yesterday [Oct 15] at the National Sports Centre in Devonshire, featuring a wide range of activities including golf, football, rugby, robotics, a coding corner, chess, face painting, kitchen science corner, reading corner, obstacle course, archery, fencing, jump rope, gymnastics,... Read more of this article

International Day Of The Girl On October 15

International Day Of The Girl On October 15

Sunday, October 15 is the United Nations’ International Day of the Girl, with a free girls-only event to be held at National Sports Centre and Pool from 2.00pm to 5.00pm. A spokesperson said, “There are some new activities, especially the reading corner and Wonder Woman dress up, plus kitchen science, Frontier Girls, aerial, and football. “The... Read more of this article

Family Centre Kids Golf Clinic On October 18

Family Centre Kids Golf Clinic On October 18

Family Centre will host their 9th annual Children’s Golf Clinic and Dinner again on Wednesday evening October 18th at the Turtle Hill Golf Course at the Fairmont Southampton. Up to 80 young people between 5 -16 years are invited to have private instruction from the Turtle Hill golfing professionals on the putting green and the driving range for a... Read more of this article

Photos: Students First Day Back To School

Photos: Students First Day Back To School

Bermuda’s students returned to school this morning [Sept 11], with the crowds of children including both little ones enjoying their very first day at “big school”, and older students returning to their studies following the conclusion of summer break. Parents, guardians, students and teachers alike were beaming with excitement and nervousness... Read more of this article

Health Department: Reminder On Asthma Care

Health Department: Reminder On Asthma Care

The Department of Health said they “would like to remind you to ensure regular daily use of a preventer inhaler for your asthmatic child, in case you haven’t been regular during the holidays.” “Don’t wait for symptoms. Other tips for successful control of asthma symptoms include reviewing your child’s inhalers and their Asthma... Read more of this article

Devil’s Hole Family Back To School Event

Devil’s Hole Family Back To School Event

The Devil’s Hole Family [DHF] held their 3rd Annual Back To School event at Devils Hole public dock on September 3rd. The event was put on with the assistance of key organizer Barry Gibbons and the DHF community. Organizers, volunteers, and children flooded the public dock to support the event that went from 1pm -11pm on Sunday with activities ranging... Read more of this article

Going Back To School With Asthma

Going Back To School With Asthma

For children with asthma, there is more to getting ready for the new school year than a new backpack and a pencil case, including many precautions and actions that need to be taken in order to moderate the disease. An Open Airways spokesperson said, “Many children with asthma have been free from asthma symptoms during the summer months. They have... Read more of this article

Video: Botanical Gardens Playground Opens

Video: Botanical Gardens Playground Opens

A new playground area was officially opened today [Sept 1] at the Botanical Gardens, featuring equipment that was previously located at the America’s Cup Village, which was donated to the Parks Department by the ACEA. Those in attendance at today’s opening included Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch, Honorary Consul for Austria... Read more of this article

School Supplies Donated To Foster Children

School Supplies Donated To Foster Children

As part of the community wide effort to make sure that Bermuda’s children go back to school with everything they need, the Pembroke Rotary Club [PRC] donated 60 backpacks filled with school supplies to the Foster Care Section of the Department of Child and Family Services [DCFS]. The Club worked with the Department of Child and Family Services to... Read more of this article