Home / Lifestyles (page 70)

Lifestyles

Articles about people and stuff

Green Turtle celebrates New Year with Junkanoo

The Gully Roosters (a local band) entertained festive crowds as hundreds of Bahamians and visitors waited for the Junkanoo parade to commence on New Years’ Day in Green Turtle Cay.

Read More »

Four Abaco students selected as Youth Ambassadors to participate in Leadership Exchange in US

On Thursday, January 9, the United States Embassy formally announced the students and chaperone representing Abaco Island who will travel to Denver, Colorado and Washington, D.C. from February 2-25, 2014, to participate in the U.S. Embassy’s third Youth Ambassadors exchange program. The students were selected based on their strong leadership skills and a commitment to community service.

Read More »

A fighting chance: The story one child’s survival and the power of hope and prayer

At the time of his birth, doctors were not convinced that he would live to see another day much less a year. With a due date of Jan. 3, 2009, Destin’s mother, Audra Parker-Bootle, had to undergo an emergency C-section exactly three months early at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH).

Read More »

Hope Town Music Fest raises over $25K for local charities

The Combustion Music Hope Town Music Fest welcomed 10 hit songwriters to Hope Town on December 5 for four days of music, sun and fundraising. With over 60 #1 hits under their belts, the performers wowed the Hope Town crowds at four different venues around the island.

Read More »

Songwriters Festival promises to entertain Elbow Cay

The 2nd Annual Patrick Davis Hope Town Songwriters Festival will take place February 18 – 22. The events will take place at Firefly Resort, Abaco inn, Sea Spray Resort, Harbour’s Edge and Lubber’s Landing.

Read More »

Music Doing Good Presents “The Power of One” in Hope Town and Marsh Harbour: Two Concerts to Benefit Every Child Counts

“The Power of One,” a concert presented by Music Doing Good, will take place on Thursday, February 6 at Hopetown Harbour Lodge - Poolside in Hopetown (5:30 p.m. Dinner and 7 p.m. Concert); and Friday, February 7, Marquee Room at Abaco Beach Resort, Marsh Harbour (6 p.m. Doors Open, 7 p.m. Concert). This is a fund and friend raising event. Ticket price: Donations greatfully accepted. Contact: 242-367-2505

Read More »

Albury’s Ferry and Furniture Plus sponsor young artists

After learning of art workshops for talented, young Abaco artists on Hope Town taught by Walt Bartman, Albury’s Ferry decided to assist these young artists by sponsoring free ferry rides to and from the Cay for the duration of the classes.

Read More »

Agape students perform Christmas musical

Agape Christian School's 4th, 5th, and 6th grades performed a Christmas musical "For Christmas This Year" written and directed by Courtnee Romer, Teacher of Drama, Music and English Language, on December 12th and 13th.

Read More »

The Abaco Cancer Society raises money with Little Harbour Art Show

Variety was the evident at the Cancer Society Art Show held on December 21 at Pete’s Pub in Little Harbour. Artists came by the dozen to support the local organization that depends on the support of the community to help cancer patients with their expenses. Tents were set up in the parking lot and on the upstairs deck to shelter the numerous artists who arrived early on that Saturday morning to put their creations on display.

Read More »

Abaco gets Colourful during the Holidays

The third 242 Colour Run of the year occurred in Hope Town, Abaco on December 28. After having successful races in Nassau & Freeport, the response in Abaco still surpassed the organizers expectations. Over 150 people participated in the colourful fun run/walk, with scores of volunteers and spectators taking part as well.

Read More »