- By Laura Thomas
Boxing for a Cause
On Wednesday, August 31st at 7pm you can witness boxers from the BVI and Jamaica clash in the first of a planned series of matches.
Iron Fist Boxing Gym out of East End, Tortola will go up against and Iron Dog Boxing from Jamaica in the ring. All proceeds from the event will go to the Youth Boxing Program here in the BVI.
Tickets will be on sale the day of the match from 4pm at the Multi–purpose Sports complex, which is where the event will be held. Admission is $50 for adults and $25 for children (with ID). The first 200 persons will receive a discount on their tickets.
Rotary for Young Professionals
Are you between the ages of 18 and 30 and looking for a way to serve the community? Rotaract may be for you. On Friday, Aug. 26th 5:30-9pm you can head on over to Bamboushay Lounge and mingle with the members of the Rotaract Club of Tortola. In addition to community service, the club focuses on professional development for its members and engaging in international affairs.
Hon. Fraser League Continues
As the Hon. Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League continues this weekend at Save the Seed Energy Centre, Duffs Bottom, here are the scheduled games for this weekend: On Friday, Aug. 26th at 7pm Momentum vs. Community One will play the first game and at 8:30pm West Gunners vs Bayside Blazers will play. Then on Saturday, Aug. 27th at 5pm, High Speed will play against Jr. Stars in the Junior Division; followed by Avengers vs Pure Playaz at 6:30pm; and Red Zone vs Next game will follow at 8pm; and Warrias vs Winning Mentality will end the games for the night at 9:30pm. Sunday, Aug. 28th we will get the see the Ghut Boys vs Swaggers play from the Junior Division; then at 6:30pm Momentum will battle We Dem Boyz followed by Splash Brothers vs Bayside Blazers at 8pm from the Senior Division.
A Quiet Weekend
Need somewhere to hang out in this slow season? Here are some of our picks: You could take a stroll to Tortola Pier Park and hit up spots like Myett's "Chill Zone" or Aromas Cigar & Martini Bar. (You can refer to our middle pages to see what they offer each night.)Not in town? No worries, we got you covered. Quito's and Myett's in Cane Garden Bay both offer nightlife and beachside day activities. Not satisfied yet? How about heading over to Pussers, West End and indulging on their famous wings while chasing it with one of their famous painkillers. Your pick!