Tag: Christmas

Melodye Van Putten To Hold Kwanzaa Seminar

Melodye Van Putten To Hold Kwanzaa Seminar

Join Mwalimu Melodye Micëre Van Putten  as she shares the history, intention and importance of Kwanzaa as an important cultural, community-building holiday, with the “Got Kwanzaa?’ seminar to be held on Thursday, December 4th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Bermuda National Library.In addition to sharing the how-to’s of the holiday, there... Read more of this article

Colonial Supporting “Toys For Tots” Campaign

Colonial Supporting “Toys For Tots” Campaign

The Colonial Group is supporting the Coldwell Banker Bermuda Realty and Coalition for the Protection of Children Toys for Tots campaign this year, with members of the public invited to drop off either donations or presents at their Reid Street location. Colonial President and CEO Alan Peacock said: “It is a tragedy if some young people cannot feel... Read more of this article

Clarien Bank Launch Annual Holiday GiveBack

Clarien Bank Launch Annual Holiday GiveBack

Clarien Bank today [Nov 24] launched its eighth annual Holiday GiveBack programme, a donation initiative which encourages Clarien employees, customers and the entire community to collaboratively provide assistance to local charitable efforts during the season of giving. The programme will again benefit Meals on Wheels, with the goal of providing important... Read more of this article

Saltus Presents Free “Carols For All” Concert

Saltus Presents Free “Carols For All” Concert

Saltus Grammar School is getting set to host “Carols for All,” a holiday-themed concert to be held on Friday, November 28 at 7.30pm at St. John’s Church. Admission is free for all. Related PostsUpcoming: Ruth Henderson Memorial Concert Evening with Bill: BMDS To Honour Bill Duncan Student Competing For New School Scholarship Teachers’... Read more of this article

Jingle Bell Walk Set To Support Red Cross

Jingle Bell Walk Set To Support Red Cross

The Mid Atlantic Athletic Club [MAAC] is getting set to host its annual Jingle Bell Run and Walk, a charitable event that will see funds raised go to support the Bermuda Red Cross, with a Fitbit Activity Tracker to be awarded to the top fundraiser. Additional prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third runners in the male, female, and junior... Read more of this article

Photos: Ethiopian Orthodox Celebrate Christmas

Photos: Ethiopian Orthodox Celebrate Christmas

Bermuda’s Ethiopian Orthodox Church started their Christmas celebrations last night [Jan 6], with members heading to the east end to take part in the service at their intricately decorated Church. The difference in the date of Christmas celebrations is due to the use by the Church of the Julian calendar; the western world uses the Gregorian calendar,... Read more of this article

Christmas Tree Collection Dates: Jan 22 & 29th

Christmas Tree Collection Dates: Jan 22 & 29th

The Waste Management Section of the Ministry of Public Works advised of the following Christmas tree collection dates for 2014:East End – Wednesday January 22nd West End – Wednesday January 29thTrees should be taken to your normal residential waste set out location. A Ministry spokesperson said: “Like all other horticultural waste,... Read more of this article

Holiday Retrospect: Links, Photos & Videos

Holiday Retrospect: Links, Photos & Videos

As always, Bermuda did the holiday season in style, giving us lots to see and hear as we came to the end of 2013. From well wishes from the island’s politicians to welcoming the first Bermudian baby of 2014, take a moment to look back at some of the events in the lead up to the new year on the island with these stories, photos, and videos. News... Read more of this article

Recipient Thrilled By Family’s Holiday Generosity

Recipient Thrilled By Family’s Holiday Generosity

A local woman who received the benefit of a family’s generosity this Christmas season expressed her gratitude, saying that she was at a “loss for words” and that her children were thrilled to see the gifts under the tree. As we previously reported, the Wade family from Broken Hill Lane in Smith’s decided to help a family of fellow... Read more of this article

Free Holiday Dinner For Housing Residents

Free Holiday Dinner For Housing Residents

The St. George Parish Council in conjunction with the Bermuda Police Service will host a free Post-Christmas Community Dinner for the residents of Gulf Stream and Emergency Housing today [Dec 29] at Open Doors Christian Fellowship Church Hall, St. David’s from 4pm to 6pm. A spokesperson from the St. George Parish Council said, “We would like... Read more of this article


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