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2nd Annual Hope Gala Ball : Saturday, November 10th - Nov 9, 2012 - 3:42:10 AM

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The Hope Ball Committee has recruited a team of volunteers to help raise funds for the various cancer related programs coordinated by the Cancer Society Grand Bahama Branch at the Venetian Masquerade 2nd Annual Hope Gala Ball being held under the distinguished patronage of their Excellencies Sir Arthur Foulkes, Governor General of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and Lady Foulkes.

The Venetian Masquerade kicks off with cocktails at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10th in the Grand Ballroom, at the Grand Lucayan Resort and dinner at 8:00 p.m.  Guests are encouraged to wear their uniquely designed masks on arrival...
Community : Service Organizations
Heart Ball Committee’s Tea Party & Fashion Show: Explosion of Topaz - Nov 8, 2012 - 11:05:43 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The range of colours of the topaz gemstone is limitless and diverse, from clear white to mystic blue. If there were an explosion of the many shades of topaz, you would see the rainbow: white, yellow, orange, blue, pink, brown, green and many more shades of topaz. Explosions don’t just happen. There is always a reason for an explosion, be it natural or other. On November 18, 2012, there will be an explosion of topaz for a most worthy cause.

Under the theme, “ Explosion of Topaz”, the 2012 / 2013 Heart Ball Committee will jumpstart their fundraising activities and host their 7th Annual Tea Party & Fashion, in aid of The Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Foundation
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Community : Grand Bahama
ZNS Fun Run & Walk and Mini Health Fair: March 31st - Mar 30, 2012 - 1:10:24 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - ZNS annual Fun Run/Walk and Mini Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 6:00 a.m.   We invite you to come out at 5:30 a.m. for warm-up exercise,  pep talk and prayer before the race.  Immediately following the race, a mini health fair will be held in the foyer of the Government Complex.  Please partake of the free health screenings, literature, health talks, free samples and aerobics by Mrs. Alice Williams of Mind, Body and Soul Fitness Centre.

We have partnered with Grand Bahama businesses in order to present to our top finishers gift certificates.  There will be a cash prize for the overall first place winner...
Arts & Culture
An Evening of Classical Guitar featuring Marco Tamayo and Anabel Montesinos - Jan 27, 2012 - 12:35:39 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The Nassau Music Society continues its 2011-2012 Season with two evenings of classical guitar featuring Marco Tamayo and Anabel Montesinos, well-known, young musicians in the world of classical guitar. Concert dates are Friday, January 27th,  2012  at 8:00pm at the Bahamas Historical Society, Shirley St. & Elizabeth Avenue; and Sunday, January 29th at 5:30pm at St. Paul's Church Hall, Lyford Cay.

The concerts are under the patronage of His Excellency Sir Arthur Foulkes, Governor General of The Bahamas and are sponsored by ...
Community : Service Organizations
40th Annual Red Cross Ball set for January 28th - Jan 26, 2012 - 12:00:18 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas -  The 40th Annual Red Cross Ball will take place on Saturday, January 28th 2012 in the Crystal Ballroom at the Nassau Wyndham & Crystal Palace Casino at 7pm.

The evening will feature the music of the O'JAYS with lead singer of the O'Jays, Eddie Levert and Royal Bahamas Police Force POP Band, the Lou Adams Orchestra, and Caribah...
Arts & Culture
Nassau Music Society - Members' Evening, January 14th at Government House - Jan 14, 2012 - 8:03:54 AM
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Nassau, Bahamas - The Nassau Music Society will hold its Annual Members' evening to thank members and friends for supporting them over the years.

This evening will feature young and upcoming artists from the Music Department of the College of the Bahamas with guest artist Sonovia Pierre.
The programme is varied and will include traditional music such as "Heaven is a Wonderful Place" and "O' happy Day" interpreted by the COB Ensemble and Laurelle and the Brass Boys, our very own Bahamian Franz Hepburn's "Bahama Moon" by Ranice Arnette (clarinet), Shon Pennerman...
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2011 Bahamas National Tree Lighting Ceromonies Announced - Nov 29, 2011 - 5:45:08 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is hosting the national Annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremonies around the Commonwealth.

This year's theme is " Still Building Communities".
 
The national Christmas Tree Lighting SCHEDULE for specific communities around our commonwealth is enclosed...
Arts & Culture
Fashion and Art Merge for One Big Night - November 5th! - Nov 4, 2011 - 12:34:40 PM

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Nassau, The Bahamas-- On Saturday, 5th November, 2011, fashion enthusiast and art lovers can anticipate the official launch of the “black-carpet event”, Fash|Art, hosted at Doongalik Studios, Village Road, beginning at 6:30pm.

While in the capacity of Operations Manager of Mode Iles Ltd, producers of the renowned “Islands of the World Fashion Week”, Project Manager and fashion enthusiast Kedar Clarke began conceptualizing an event to promote emerging, creative talents in the areas of fashion and art, locally. Clarke soon after partnered with producers of the popular online publication Stylezine Magazine, Nikolas Barnes; Editor In Chief & Scharad Lightbourne; Creative Director...

Community : Service Organizations : BASRA
BASRA's Evening of Elegance, November 5th - Nov 4, 2011 - 10:55:49 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association ( BASRA) presents their annual "Evening of Elegance" to be held on Saturday, November 5th at Old Fort Bay Club starting at 7pm. Please support this important fundraiser.

Entertainment for dancing provided by the Long Island connection, The Last Quarter Band (with Tommy Goodwin)

In-House Raffle, Seafood Buffet, Carvery and Sushi with Wine included...
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FLIFF on Location screening SCHEDULE for Grand Bahama - Oct 29, 2011 - 3:47:34 PM

“All Movies All Day,” “All Access” and “Function Tickets” are now available for the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival on location at Grand Bahama Island. In addition, organizers have released the full schedule of films and special events to take place during the occasion, which will run from Thursday, October 27 to Sunday, October 30.

In addition to two workshops:  Underwater Cinematography and Filmmaking in the Caribbean, more than 25 films will be shown over three days during the inaugural FLIFF On Location at the state of the art Canal House at Pelican Bay Resort.  Two films will be shown free of charge to the public in an outdoor setting at Taino Beach and Count Basie Square.

All Access Passes are only $50 and available at Pelican Bay Hotel....
News : Local
First Ever Femminar to hit the Bahamas Celebrates the Beauty of Being a Woman - Oct 18, 2011 - 11:23:56 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas Viva La Bella Femminar is getting ready to host their debut event October 20-22, 2011 at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort.

This event is about building up the whole woman, not just the entrepreneur. It’s about acknowledging some of our flaws as a gender, and recognizing that our beauty is not skin deep as we’ve been told. Viva La Bella Femminar is about believing that our beauty is to the core.  

The schedule consists of dynamic presentations and panel discussions, open floor sessions, engaging entertainment, a fashion show “du jour” and much more...

Sports
Grand Bahama Regatta, Now Underway! - Sep 16, 2011 - 1:59:56 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas - The Grand Bahama Regatta Committee, in association with the Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture present the 2011 Grand Bahama Regatta!

Two days of Sailing you do not want to miss! Sailing dates: Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th.  A, B, and C Class and Junior Sailors (G.B. Sailing Club): 'A' Class - with 5 sloops including - Courageous and Red Stripe; ''B' Class - with 7 sloops including - Lady Sonia and Cobra; "C'' Class - with 9 sloops including - Sweet Island Gal and Asue Thunderbird

Four nights of Entertainment!
Entertainment : Bahamas International Film Festival
Summer Films in the Square: "Amal" and "Ten Canoes", tonight! - Sep 9, 2011 - 6:55:22 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Bahamas International Film Festival Films in The Square presented by Via Cafe & Nassau Downtown Partnership Friday, September 9th, 2011 8:00pm FREE Movies in Rawson Square.

This week two features: Amal (India) and Ten Canoes (Australia)

Amal:
Autorickshaw driver Amal is content with the small, but vital, role he serves - driving customers around New Delhi as quickly and safely as possible. But his sense of duty is tested by an eccentric, aging billionaire, who, moved by Amal's humility, bequeaths him his entire estate before...
News : Local
Theodore Elyett's Miss Teen Bahamas® Organization Swimsuit Best Body Competition - Aug 12, 2011 - 3:53:08 AM
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Nassau, Bahamas - Theodore Elyett’s Miss Teen Bahamas Beauty Pageant, announces its Swimsuit Best Body Competition! After weeks of intense training and grooming sessions, the contestants of Theodore Elyett's Miss. Teen Bahamas Organization® will grace the walk in two different swimsuits on Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 6:00pm in Compass Point.

Under the theme, “Pretty Girl Rock:Beauty.Intelligence.Grace,” this even is next in the organization’s long list of preliminary competitions, community service initiatives, additional training and educational workshops...
Community : Grand Bahama
A Night of Splendor with the Queen of Gospel, Pastor Shirley Caesar - August 19th - Aug 1, 2011 - 5:57:27 PM
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Freeport, Grand Bahama -  Don't Miss A Night of Splendor with the Queen of Gospel, Pastor Shirley Caesar on August 19th, 2011 at 7pm at Jubilee Cathedral.  Dress Code: Semi Formal Attire.

Also Appearing: Pastor Simeon Outten & The New Life Band & The Church of God of Prophecy Brass Band.

The event will support the Grand Bahama and Freeport Blind Assocations, the Central Home for the Elderly, and medical expenses of Evelyn Bevans... 

Community
We The People to hold Tree Planting and Community Day, August 1st - Aug 1, 2011 - 4:39:39 AM
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On August 1st, 1834, now known as Emancipation Day, slavery for thousands of Africans living in the British colonies ended and freedom was the order of the day. On August 1st, 2011, We The People hopes to likewise to catalyze the emancipation of thousands of Bahamians living and working in our beautiful Bahamaland from the spirit of ‘non-community’ that seems to be sweeping the nation.

On August 1st, We The People will celebrate the power of the tree as it relates to community and is therefore partnering with The Bahamas Landscaping Association to provide, at cost, over 1000 trees for planting in New Providence neighborhoods
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Sports
Darling Family Fun Day and Flag Football Tournament, July 16th - Jul 14, 2011 - 6:03:37 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - "Darling Family Day," a one-day FUNdraiser for the Devard Darlin As One Foundation with activities for the whole family including a flag-football tournament will take place on Saturday, July 16th, 10am-4pm. $250 per team;

A steak-out, 12noon-4pm, $10 and a party boat cruise, 9pm, $15, Potters Cay Dock in Nassau.

The As One Foundation was established with a vision is to support and enhance youth development by providing youth-centered activities and opportunities to develop character, values, sportsmanship, responsibility and positive relationships...
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The Apple Elliott Band to perform next at Rooster's, July 16th - Jul 12, 2011 - 5:13:33 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - The Apple Elliott Band will be performing at Rooster's this Saturday, July 16th from 8:30pm - 11:30pm.

Rooster's is Grand Bahama Island's newest sports bar and club featuring a large concert stage. Located immediately off the traffic circle past Fishing Hole Road. Relax on the couches, sit at the large bar and watch games on the many TV screens or sit intimately at a private table on the open air dance area.

Following in the footsteps of its founder, Mr. Edwin ‘Apple’ Elliott, the Apple Elliott Band continues to grace its listeners with a wide variety of music...
Focus on Fashion
Beyond Borders Plus Size Fashion Show, July 3rd - Jul 2, 2011 - 11:45:23 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Beyond Borders Plus Size Fashion Show will take place this Sunday, July 3rd at the British Colonial Hilton from 7:30pm - 10:30pm .

Tickets $25.00 in advance and $35.00 at the door, so get your tickets early.

Ultimately our aim is to encourage women to value and appreciate themselves as complete and whole beings; mentally, physically, intellectually and spiritually. They will be fully aligned with our mission, vision and core values in both their personal and professional lives.
News : Grand Bahama
Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant 2011 Crowning, June 12th - Jun 10, 2011 - 11:19:39 PM
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Freeport, Bahamas - The big day has arrived! Who will be the next Miss Grand Bahama?

Find out by attending the Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant final night, where one of the 9 lovely young contestants will walk away with the crown.

The crowning night takes place on Sunday, June 12th at the Hilton Outten Convention Center, and gets underway  with a Pre-show at 8pm and Main event at 9pm. This year's theme is "A Tribute to Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Queens"...

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