It’s that time again, and everybody is ready for the weekend.
For you animal lovers, Friday is going to be a day you don’t want to miss. Maybe you are in a volunteering mood, looking to adopt a pet, or just want to play with some cats and dogs; well, the Bahamas Human Society has it all. They are hosting their BHS Adopt-a-Thon tomorrow AND Saturday from 8:00am-8:00pm. Feel free to go by even if you are not interested in adopting; there will be ample opportunity for you to help out. Please call Linda Gill-Aranha if you are interested in lending a hand. Also, if you would like to donate drinks or finger food, it would be appreciated. 323-5138.
Later Friday evening head to Crazy Johnny’s for the Heineken Happy Hour with the SubCulture Band. Happy Hour begins at 5:00pm and will be featuring Heineken $4.00 beer specials all night, and $20.00 5 bottle Heineken beer buckets! The band begins rocking out at 10:00pm. Enjoy!
Get your good deeds in on Friday and Saturday, 6:00pm, at the Coin Drive Fundraiser. The event will be held at Gone Fish’n in Arawak Cay, and is a way to raise money for the Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled to get a bus for its members! Bring your donations, eat some good Bahamian food, enjoy free lemonade, and have fun. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
If you are looking for a more quiet Friday evening, check out the French Movie Club’s film of the night— La Désintégration. Philippe Faucon directed this film, and it evolves around the ghettoization of French youngsters who, coming from an immigrant background, have inherited the discrimination that comes with it, as well as a foreign name and genetic inheritance. The movie starts at 6:30pm sharp and is at Ocean Place in Cable Beach. There will be English subtitles. Free for members and 5$ donation for non-members.
Still more to come for Friday everyone. It is Bacardi Fridays at Green Parrot Nassau. The party starts at 8:00pm and will feature DJ Furze, conch salad, and $3 Bacardi Anejo and Oakheart drinks.
This Saturday at 11:00am, The New Providence Association of the Deaf is holding its 1st Annual Family Fun Day & Grill Out. There will be a bouncy castle, DJ, delicious food, and drinks. The food options include: chicken, steak & ribs for $10 and fish for $12. All meals come with two sides. For information on tickets, contact NPDeafAssociation@gmail.com or 242-429-0511 or text/whatapp 242-426-0530. The event will be held at the Western Esplanade on West Bay Street.
At 11:00am there will also be the Fash Art show case on Village Road North. Head to the Doongalik Studios if you consider yourself to be a fashion designer or visual artist seeking a career in fashion. The showcase ends at 2:00pm. There will be chances to win cash, get national exposure, feature your collection in a local boutique, and even feature it in a private gallery. Visit www.facebook.com/fash.art.event or email email@example.com for more information.
Later Saturday evening, head over to the Butler & Sands Grounds, for the JFK Drive Entertainment Line Up. There will be a special performance by Allison Hinds and an opportunity to win a trip to Amsterdam!
Green Parrot Nassau’s Down Home Saturday begins at 8:00pm.Enjoy 2 for $5 Sands beer, fresh skyjuice, conch salad, and LIVE music by SoundTraxx.
The other live band of the evening is Willis and The Illest at Crazy Johnny’s. Music begins at 10:00pm and house drink specials go all night long. Cover charge is $10.00, and there will be fresh, made to order mojitos, caipirinhas, daiquiris and margaritas. You can also enjoy their test tube shots, ice-cold beers, and beer bucket specials.