Visit Camana Bay this Mother’s Day and capture a special moment with Mom by taking a family portrait with Picture This Studios in Gardenia Court on Saturday, May 5. Come early for breakfast before your photo opp, or stay after and treat Mom to lunch at one of Camana Bay’s restaurants. You can return on Mother’s Day for a special Sunday brunch or treat her to dinner. You can also bond with Mom by learning how to prepare sweet and savoury treats with Bon Vivant Kitchen Studio when they host a Mommy & Me Brunch cooking class on May 12.
Work out your mind, body and soul all month long and sign up for a Beginners’ or Open Yoga course at Cayman Music School with the experts from Quinntessential Movement. Learn proper breathing including Pranayama, yoga Asana, relaxation techniques, following a proper diet, as well as positive thinking and meditation.
Continue the month with relaxing activities with family and friends. Catch a classics film at the Cinema happening every Tuesday in the VIP theatre or see one of the new releases that come out every Friday.
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Mother’s Day Portraits
Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Gardenia Court
Capture your special Mother’s Day moments with a family portrait from Picture This Studios. Photo sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis and a selection of print packages will be available for purchase.
Beginners’ Yoga Course
Tuesdays throughout May, 10-11:30 a.m.; Thursdays throughout May, 7-8:30 p.m., Cayman Music School
Cayman Music School is hosting a beginners’ yoga course where you will learn proper breathing including Pranayama, yoga Asana, relaxation techniques, following a proper diet, as well as positive thinking and meditation. Classes are limited to 10 people and the course costs CI$250 per person. A special discount of 30% is available for clients of Quintessential Movement and Cayman Music School. For more details and to register, call +1.345.938.3838 or email [email protected].
Open Yoga Course
Tuesdays throughout May, 7-8:30 p.m.; Thursdays throughout May, 10-11:30 a.m.; Cayman Music School
This class is open to all who have completed the Beginners’ Yoga Course as well as to practitioners of western styles of yoga (knowledge of alternate nostril breathing/anuloma viloma pranayama is needed). This open class includes pranayama, sun salutations and the 12 main asanas/poses of Sivananda yoga and their variations. The cost for 10 classes is CI$250 per person. The cost per class is CI$25 per person. Classes are limited to 10 people and pre-registration is required to attend this class. For more details and to register call +1.345.938.3838 or email [email protected]
Classics at the Cinema
Tuesdays throughout May, 7 p.m., Camana Bay Cinema
Camana Bay Cinema features a classic movie every Tuesday as part of its Classics at the Cinema series. Shown in the VIP theatre, tickets are CI$20 per person and include a small popcorn. For more details, visit bigscreen.ky/classics.
*May 1: The Italian Job (PG-13)
*May 8: Bonnie & Clyde (PG)
*May 15: Coming to America (R)
*May 22: Holiday Inn (PG)
*May 29: The Matrix (R)
*Movies are subject to change.
Camana Bay Cinema’s Kids Club
Saturdays throughout May, 10 a.m., Camana Bay Cinema
Kids and adults can take in classic family-friendly movies with brighter lights and softer sounds every Saturday. Tickets are CI$5 per person. For more details, visit bigscreen.ky/kids-club.
*May 5: March of the Penguins (G)
*May 12: Hotel for Dogs (PG)
*May 19: Frozen (PG)
*May 26: The Lego Movie (PG)
*Movies are subject to change.
Budding Chef: Mommy & Me Brunch
Saturday, May 12, 12-1 p.m., Bon Vivant Kitchen Studio
Make Mother’s Day extra special by learning how to prepare the best brunch with sweet and savoury treats. Children under five years of age must be accompanied by an adult. The cost for parent and child is CI$65 and CI$35 for additional children. To register, call +1.345.623.2665 or email [email protected].
Perfect Pasta with Dylan Benoit
Tuesday, May 15, 6-8 p.m., Bon Vivant Kitchen Studio
Learn how to easily make great pasta at home. Chef Dylan Benoit will cover a variety of noodle shapes and sizes including stuffing your own ravioli and delicious sauces. The cost is CI$75 per person and includes food tastings. To register, call +1.345.623.2665 or email [email protected].
Perfect Pasta with Chef Dylan Benoit
Wednesday, May 16, 6-8 p.m., Bon Vivant Kitchen Studio
Chef Paula of Kirk Market will guide us through the steps to make brioche and cast-iron bread from scratch while providing tips for the best baking at home. The cost is CI$75 per person and includes food tastings. To register, call +1.345.623.2665 or email [email protected].
Chef Express: Lunch Overhaul with Chef Kevin G of Wholesome
Thursday, May 117, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Bon Vivant Kitchen Studio
Kevin will show you how to easily create your own delicious and nutritious salad dressings and vinaigrette as well as share tasty combinations that will ensure that you don’t end up packing a boring lunch ever again. The cost is CI$50 per person and includes food tastings and recipes. To register, call +1.345.623.2665 or email [email protected].
Budding Chef: Mexican Cantina
Saturday, May 19, 12-1 p.m., Bon Vivant Kitchen Studio
Learn how to make the ultimate nachos, empanadas and salsa from scratch. Children under five years of age must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is CI$35 per child. To register, call +1.345.623.2665 or email [email protected]
Infinite Mindcare Talk Series
Saturday, May 19, 2-3 p.m., Books & Books
Books & Books hosts this monthly interactive dialogue promoting awareness on different topics about mental health with the experts from Infinite Mindcare. This month’s topic is Tune-Ups: Skills vs. Pills. For information on this event, call +1.345.640.2665.
Culture at the Cinema
Saturday, May 19, 8 p.m., Camana Bay Cinema
Enjoy a pre-recorded screening of Julius Caesar in the VIP theatre. Tickets are CI$40 per person. Must be 18 years or older to attend. For more information and tickets, visit bigscreen.ky/cultureschedule.
A Night in Mexico with Chef Jolene Nelson
Wednesday, May 23, 6-8 p.m., Bon Vivant Kitchen Studio
Join us for a class that will tantalise your tastebuds where Chef Jolene Nelson will show you the amazing flavour profiles from all around Mexico. The cost is CI$75 per person and includes food tastings. To register, call +1.345.623.2665 or email [email protected].
Inspired Indian Cuisine with Chef Maureen Cubbon
Thursday, May 24, 6-8 p.m., Bon Vivant Kitchen Studio
Small plates with an Indian twist. Chef Maureen Cubbon guides you through some tasty tapas that can be enjoyed on any occasion, including how to make homemade paneer (Indian cheese). The cost is CI$75 per person and includes food tastings. To register, call +1.345.623.2665 or email [email protected]vivant.ky.
Budding Chef: Sweet & Savoury Pie Shop
Saturday, May 25, 12-1 p.m., Bon Vivant Kitchen Studio
Learn how to make loaded chicken pot pies and mini s’mores pies. Children under five years of age must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is CI$35 per child. To register, call +1.345.623.2665 or email [email protected].
Exotic Asian with Chef Dylan Benoit
Tuesday, May 29, 6-8 p.m., Bon Vivant Kitchen Studio
Flavours of China, Vietnam and Thailand will be infused into the menu with this very special class where Chef Dylan Benoit shares his stories and amazing food to transport you to Asian without leaving your seat! The cost is CI$80 per person and includes food tastings. To register, call +1.345.623.2665 or email [email protected].
Heavenly Cakes with Pastry Chef Paula Stonoga
Wednesday, May 30, 6-8 p.m., Bon Vivant Kitchen Studio
Chef Paula takes us on a delicious dessert tour! Learn how to make a heavenly sponge cake, Tres Leches and gluten-free chocolate cake, all from scratch. To top it all off, she’ll be sharing buttercream frosting and fondant decorating tips. To register, call +1.345.623.2665 or email [email protected].
Tuesdays: Imagination Playground 10 a.m.-7 p.m., the Crescent; and Camana Bay Story Time 11-11:30 a.m., Camana Bay Cinema
Children can enjoy splashing in the interactive fountains at Imagination Playground and take part in a live story reading and sing along with exciting new books and beloved children’s songs with Camana Bay Story Time. These events are free and open to the public.
Farmers & Artisans Market
Wednesdays, 12-7 p.m., the Paseo
Discover an array of local purveyors offering products and experiences found only in Cayman. Come early for the widest selection of fresh produce and farm goods then browse an eclectic selection of artisanal products and handicrafts.
Wednesdays, 7 p.m., KARoo
Every Wednesday, Open Canvas provides a public venue for local artists to display their talents and work on their latest creations. Art enthusiasts can join the gathering and watch paintings come to life one brushstroke at a time. Artists can contact [email protected] to reserve an easel and must bring their own art supplies. For more details, call +1.345.946.6633.
The Flavour Tour
Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., West Indies Wine Company
Savour the flavours of island life on the Camana Bay Flavour Tour! Join a Camana Bay host on a guided walking tour of our signature restaurants. Dine on small-plate courses featuring local ingredients presented in the unique styles of the participating restaurants. Begin the evening with a West Indies Wine Company wine card to enjoy the shop’s wines on tap, then experience our dining scene as your host takes you on a guided dining adventure of three Camana Bay restaurants for tantalising fare made with local ingredients. Finish off the night with a scoop of delicious sorbetto or gelato at Gelato & Co., featuring classic and new Italian creations as well as locally infused flavours, such as passionfruit and mango. The cost is US$89 per person all-inclusive. To purchase tickets, visit camanabay.com/flavour-tour. To enquire about private group bookings, please email [email protected] for additional information.
Thursday Night Live Music
Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m., KARoo
Enjoy acoustic tunes performed live from 6:30 p.m. with happy hour specials. For more details, call +1.345.946.6633.
Friday Night Live Music
Fridays, 7-10 p.m., Abacus
Enjoy contemporary Caribbean sounds at Abacus with live entertainment on Friday evenings. Stop by for drinks before catching a movie or stay for dinner and welcome your weekend in style. For more details, call +1.345.623.8282.
Saturdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., the Crescent
Imagination Playground invites kids to build, dream and explore a new world every week in the Town Centre’s dancing fountains with giant foam blocks in all shapes and sizes. Little ones can recreate familiar objects like animals, rocket ships and more. This event is every Tuesday and Saturday and is free and open to the public.
Sing Along Story Time
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m., Books & Books
Young readers four to seven years old and their parents can join the storytellers at Books & Books to sing along to some of their favourite books.
Saturday Night Live Music
Saturdays, 7-10 p.m., Abacus
Enjoy relaxing tunes performed live from 7-10 p.m. as you indulge in a tapas menu and drinks or treat yourself to a dinner date. For more details, call +1.345.623.8282.
Sunday BBQ Brunch
Sundays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., KARoo
Savour a tasty selection of fresh off-the-grill favourites with all the traditional BBQ fixings for CI$30 per person and CI$12.50 for children ages 12 and under. For more details, call +1.345.946.6633.
Dim Sum Brunch
Sundays, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Mizu Asian Bistro + Bar
Enjoy an expanded selection of dim sum and more at Mizu Asian Bistro + Bar’s Dim Sum Brunch every Sunday. Indulge in a selection of appetisers, soups and sushi with an array of noodle, rice and main dishes. The cost is CI$49 per person all-inclusive and reservations are required at +1.345.640.0001.