- By Laura Thomas
Full Moon Parties
• Trellis Bay Market Bar & Grill's Full Moon Party is this Thursday, Jan. 12th. Action starts at 4:30pm and remember, "What happens at da bay…stays in da bay." After a short break for the holidays, they've also resumed their regular BBQ menu Friday & Saturday evenings.
• Paradise Club, Cane Garden Bay's Full Moon Party is also this Thursday the 12th. They're offering a beer special for the night – purchase any two beers and receive free pulled pork sliders.
Because even the government needs prayer, Aglow International and the BVI government are partnering to present the 2017 Territorial Service of Thanksgiving and Intercession. This will be the second year the interdenominational event will be held. The service will be held at New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom on Sunday the 15th at 4pm.
The National Grand Final Showdown is on Saturday, 14th at the Briercliffe Hall in Road Town at 7pm sharp. Special guest performer is Carey Sayles from Jamaica and the finalists are Raymond Richards, Nicole Orr, Henry Nevers, Felix Findlay, Delma Perez, David Lynch and Charles Fenton. Adult tickets are $20 and VIP is $40.
Kite & Paddle Festival
The Anegada Kite and Paddle Festival is this weekend January 14th – 15th at Tommy Gaunt Kite surfing, Anegada Beach Club. There are two types of tickets, which are the "weekend warrior" for $160, and "single day ticket" for $100. Tickets include meals, taxi (on island) activities and competition but the spots do need to booked in advance. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit www.theticketfairy.com/event/anegada-kite-and-paddle-festival-2017/.
BVIFA Weekend Football
BVI Football Association games continue this weekend. On Saturday the 14th Sugar Boys FC will play VG United FC at 5pm followed by Panthers FC vs Islanders FC in game two at 7pm. On Sunday the 15th Rebels FC vs Old Madrid FC play 5pm and One Love United FC vs Wolues FC will play game two at 7pm.
Unleash your inner rock star this year by joining Killi Killi's adult guitar classes beginning Wednesday the 18th. Absolute beginner classes are each week from 7:30-8:30pm, with intermediate/advanced beginner class from 8-9pm. Or, if you already know the basics and you want to improve, join the intermediate/advanced level course from 7:30-9pm. Classes are 11 weeks and cost $165 for the term. Pre-register by emailing email@example.com or calling 546-2459.