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The Bahamas Boasts : Grand Bahama : Grand Bahama Labyrinth
Labyrinth walk in prayer for Japan - Mar 23, 2011 - 10:14:44 AM

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Freeport, The Bahamas - A number of persons turned out this past Sunday morning, March 20, at the Garden of the Groves for the Labyrinth walk in prayerful meditation.

According to Ms. Barbara Chester as she addressed the participants just before they walked, the meditation was on love to share with others, honouring those who survived the devastation in Japan and other lands in the Pacific.

She told the gathering, “Today, the Spring Equinox has been appropriately chosen for special Prayer Walks to take place on all Labyrinths around the World..."
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Grand Bahama Labyrinth to host Healing and Peace Walk for Japan’s victims - Mar 19, 2011 - 6:56:45 AM
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Freeport, The Bahamas - Last Friday afternoon, Japan suffered an 8.9 earthquake followed by a devastating tsunami. Several thousand people were reported dead, tens of thousands missing and the threat continued with at least one nuclear power plant in danger of a meltdown.

We, on Grand Bahama Island will be participating in this important Global event, with a simple ceremony and facilitated Walk on our Grand Bahama Labyrinth in the Garden of the Groves at 9.00a.m.on Sunday, March 20th 2011...
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Grand Bahama 'meets on the bridge' for International Women's Day - Mar 9, 2011 - 11:40:01 AM
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Freeport, Grand Bahama - On March 8th, the 100 anniversary of International Women's Day, a small group of women, men and children in The Bahamas met at the Labyrinth at the Garden of the Groves to commemorate the occasion by sharing in a drink, some words, and then gathered for a photo on a small bridge within the Groves to assist in the call for an end to war and to demonstrate the bridge of peace and development for the future.

The event, Join Women on the Bridge, was organized by Women for Women volunteer, Lynette McInnes. After the commemorative photo on the bridge was taken, everyone walked to the Garden Cafe to sign the peace banner...
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Join Women on the Bridge, March 8th - Mar 8, 2011 - 10:15:32 AM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama - 2011 International Women's Day is March 8th. You are invited to participate in Join Women on the Bridge.

On this day, thousands of women (and men) worldwide will gather on bridges to call for an end to war and to demonstrate that we can build the bridges of peace and development for the future.

We hope you'll join us in this social gathering on the Grand Bahama Labyrinth at the Garden of the Groves Tuesday, March 8th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm..
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Marjoke's Local Friends bring Foreign Songs & Dance to Labyrinth Garden Theatre - Mar 3, 2011 - 10:19:48 AM
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Freeport, Bahamas - On February 25th and 26th Grand Bahama’s Dutch Diva, Marjoke Muller and her friends once again brought Song and Dance to the Labyrinth at the Garden of the Groves, the heart of Grand Bahama Island.  This magical twilight garden has been further enhanced by additional diffused lighting illuminating the beautiful trees and shrubs.  

Marjoke’s Show was entitled, Around the World in Song and Dance.  It was exactly that.   We were taken on a journey through America, Mexico, Spain, France, Italy, Holland and even to India where we were enthralled by a mystical performance of Bollywood by the Bahamas Dance Theatre... 
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Join Us on the Garden of the Groves’ Labyrinth and Bridge to mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day - Feb 27, 2011 - 8:41:00 PM

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The Bahamas - On March 8th, women, men, and children from Freeport, Grand Bahama Island are set to make history by joining together on the Garden of the Groves’ Labyrinth and Bridge to mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day.   We will be calling for an end of violence against women in war-torn countries across the world, including Afghanistan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, two of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman.

Last year over 20,000 people took part in the first ever global Join Me on the Bridge campaign with 119 events including in Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kosovo, Canada, the United States and The Bahamas.

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Around the World in Song and Dance, February 25th & 26th - Feb 25, 2011 - 6:39:08 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas - The Grand Bahama Labyrinth presents Marjoke and Friends next production of Around the World in Song and Dance on Friday, February 25th and Saturday, February 26th. Both performances start at 7pm on the Labyrinth.

Enjoy a multicultural taste of songs and dance from around the world with mini-cine and after show dancing for the entire family.

Tickets are available at the Garden of the Groves gate house.
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Joie de Noel delivers Christmas Spirit to Grand Bahama - Dec 23, 2010 - 3:34:58 PM
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Freeport - Close to one hundred people came out to the Garden of the Groves as the full moon was rising in the sky on December 21st to enjoy and participate in Joie de Noel on and around the Grand Bahama Labyrinth.

Bundled warm on a clear and chilly evening guests were treated to piping hot chocolate with whip cream served by Dalia Feldman's family. Song sheets, candles and Christmas cookies were...
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Joie de Noel delivers Christmas Spirit to Grand Bahama - Dec 23, 2010 - 1:47:41 PM
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Freeport - Close to one hundred people came out to the Garden of the Groves as the full moon was rising in the sky on December 21st to enjoy and participate in Joie de Noel on and around the Grand Bahama Labyrinth.

Bundled warm on a clear and chilly evening guests were treated to piping hot chocolate with whip cream served by Dalia Feldman's family. Song sheets, candles and Christmas cookies were...
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Joie de Noël at GB Labyrinth, December 21st - Dec 21, 2010 - 5:11:58 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - Joie de Noel set for Saturday, December 18th on the Grand Bahama Labyrinth at the Garden of the Groves has been postponed due to inclement weather. The new date is Tuesday, December 21st at 6:30pm.

An Anglo-Dutch production of beautiful music and singing by, with and for the Community!

Our glorious vocalists will be entertaining from the centre flower of the Labyrinth, each being supported by the group; and the audience will be seated all around the outer circle of the Sacred Place on the many benches we will have there in the Labyrinth Garden...
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Joie de Vivre opens the Garden Theatre Season with song and dance - Nov 24, 2010 - 7:52:24 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas - The big Beaver Moon on Saturday evening lit up the Grand Bahama Labyrinth for a celebration of life in song and dance.

Joie de Vivre was a perfect way of opening the Labyrinth Garden Theatre Season. It showcased many of our talented friends, blended together for our enjoyment by two of the Island’s most loved and respected ladies, Ivy Elden and Gloria McGlone

Ivy Eldon opened the show with a beautiful monologue on La Joie de Vivre...
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'Garden Theatre' to open with Joie de Vivre, November 20th - Nov 19, 2010 - 7:59:50 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - The Grand Bahama Labyrinth Garden Theatre Season is opening on Saturday 20th November with, once again (for the third year!) another colourful Elden-McGlone production!  Each of these shows seems to top the last, so I am sure we are looking forward to an evening that really lives up to its name Joie de Vivre!   A celebration of LIFE and of Living! 

Your favourite voices and dancers, and a few new talented members of our great community will be bringing song and dance, light and love into our lives and enhancing our spirits as we gather under the moon in the magical Labyrinth Garden at the Garden of the Groves... 
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Peace Walk on the Labyrinth, November 11th - Nov 10, 2010 - 7:00:30 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama - A Walk for Peace, in light of Remembrance Day will be held at the Grand Bahama Labyrinth on November 11th at 11am sharp.

All are welcome to attend.

Barbara Chester, Founder of the Labyrinth  invites those who feel drawn to our simple gathering next week, to come to the Labyrinth in the Garden of the Groves just before 11am when we will silently 'Remember them', Pray and Meditate on Love and Peace in our World.
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Bahamas caves featured in National Geographic - Jul 19, 2010 - 11:06:30 AM

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(National Geographic) The blue holes of the Bahamas yield a scientific trove that may even shed light on life beyond Earth. If only they weren’t so dangerous to explore.

We sink into Stargate, sweeping the void with our dive lights. Fifty feet from the surface looms a pale haze, less smoky than fibrous, like a silvery net of faint, swirling cobwebs hovering motion­less in the darkness. It's a layer of hydrogen sulfide, a toxic gas created by bacterial colonies and decaying organic matter. Divers entering the gas may experience itching skin, tingling, or dizziness; some smell rotten eggs as it penetrates their skin and metabolizes through their lungs. The gas density in Stargate is relatively low, but I'm struck by a wave of nausea as we descend. I glance at my guide, Brian Kakuk—one of the world's foremost cave divers. He appears unfazed...
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The Deneki Andros South fishing lodge is a sweet place to catch bonefish - Jun 8, 2010 - 2:15:46 PM
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Boats.com writes: The view of South Andros Island from space shows how the green mangrove vegetation is separated from the various shades of ocean blue by a thin band of sheer white. These are the 100s of square miles of tidal flats surrounding the island, one of the best places in the Bahamas, and therefore the world, to hook a bonefish. The Andros South lodge is a fantastic place to stay and chase them.

Located in Kemps Bay about 10 minutes south of the Congo Town air strip, Andros South lodge is a compound of a few light blue single-story buildings and sandy footpaths right on the water. It has 10 single occupancy rooms, so each angler who signs up gets his own digs. The rooms themselves are spartan: a queen bed, a doorless hanging closet, a wall-mounted air conditioning unit, and a bathroom with a standup shower. There are locks on the doors but they are unnecessary...

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'Moods at Twilight' closes the Labyrinth Garden Theatre Season - Jun 3, 2010 - 10:18:33 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas - Sunday evening, 30th of May, all enjoyed a warm and wonderful finale to the Labyrinth Garden Theatre Season with the presentation "Moods at Twilight".
 
In welcoming a truly appreciative audience (ranging from 8 weeks to 80 years...and three theatre-going dogs!) Barbara Chester reminded everyone that the Labyrinth was not yet two years old but was already occupying an important place in the community where it was proving  to be a great blessing. She commented that, as a beautiful gathering place of pure energy in the lovely Garden of the Groves it has provided a unique venue for our young up-and-coming entertainers of the future; many of whom we were delighted to see that night.  Barbara remarked how great it was to see more of the community understanding and appreciating the Spirit of the Labyrinth and all it has to offer!
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Moods at Twilight, May 30th on the GB Labyrinth at Garden of the Groves - May 29, 2010 - 10:42:43 AM
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Freeport, Bahamas - The Grand Bahama Labyrinth at the Garden of the Groves is pleased to present the Eldon-McGlone Production of "Moods at Twilight" on Sunday, May 30th at 6:30pm. The show will feature music and dance on the Labyrinth.

Tickets are $10.00 for Garden Members;  $15.00 for non-members (the extra $5.00 is for entry to the Gardens) and $5.00 for children under 12.

Funds this time are to support the Labyrinth maintenance, upkeep and garden embellishments.  We are still hoping to finish off the herb garden with a 'wheel' listing the Illuminators...
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Focus 4 A Better Tomorrow - May 29th at Garden of the Groves - May 26, 2010 - 5:20:31 AM
Freeport, Bahamas - Families and students preparing for Graduation, please join us to "Focus 4 A Better Tomorrow" on Saturday, May 29th at 11 am on the Grand Bahama Labyrinth at the Garden of the Groves.

The first in a series of special events for Students during the stressful days preparing for Graduation.

We have designed a happy, calming & inspirational programme with word, music, singing and interaction with each other and with your God..




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Upcoming Events at the Labyrinth - May 12, 2010 - 12:26:53 AM

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Upcoming Grand Bahama Labyrinth Events

Check here often to find out what is coming up at the Grand Bahama Labyrinth in the beautiful Garden of the Groves.

The Grand Bahama Labyrinth is a wonderful place to unwind, seek solitude, meditate or pray, OR enjoy a community event!

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(VIDEO) Authentic Bahamas - Crooked Islands and Acklins - May 4, 2010 - 5:07:27 PM

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Along with the music of "My Bahamaland", enjoy this visual feast of Crooked Islands and Acklins in The Bahamas.

Welcome to www.authenticbahamas.com, a community based tourism and destination model for the islands of the Bahamas.  In addition to our beautiful beaches, flora & fauna, The Bahamas has a rich cultural and historical diversity that radiates through our friendly people.  Authenticbahamas.com is committed to offering a world class vacation experience incorporating the richness of our people, places and diverse island experiences.

Enjoy the enclosed VIDEO...


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