May 26, 2017 12:54 pm Last modified: 9:57 am

Lifestyles

Three Virgin Islanders Travel to Chile to See New Baha’i House of Worship

Three Virgin Islanders took a trip recently to the Andes Mountains near Santiago, Chile, to attend the dedication of the latest Baha’i House of Worship. They were joined by nearly 5,000 people from 110 different countries.
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Ridge to Reef Farm to Open Registration for CSA Program in January

The 2017 Winter VI Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program will begin in the second week of January. Once Ridge to Reef (R2R) Farm’s CSA program is sold out, the farm will be closing registration to new full season members.
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Baha’is Observe Holy Days: Day of the Covenant, Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha

The Baha’i community of the Virgin Islands will observe the Day of The Covenant on Nov. 25 and The Ascension of ‘Abdu’l- Baha on Nov. 27. The Day of the Covenant, is a Baha’i holy day established to observe and honor the covenant established between God and hum
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Hebrew Congregation to Host Author Maggie Anton

The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas welcomes the entire St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John community to a special weekend with world famous author Maggie Anton.
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DOH Holds Open House at De Castro Clinic

In an effort to reintroduce St. John residents to the clinical services that are now available at the Morris DeCastro Clinic, the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) held its first Open House on Thursday, Nov. 3, at the St. John clinic.
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Bahá’ís to Celebrate Births of Bahá’u’lláh, Báb on Oct. 31/Nov. 1

Virgin Islands Baha’is will join millions of fellow believers in universally celebrating the births of Bahá’u’lláh, founder of their Faith, and the Báb, his forerunner, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. For Bahá’ís, these two days are “as one in the sight of God.”
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Kimelman Cancer Institute Postpones Cancer Survivors Appreciation Day Until Nov. 15

Originally set for Oct. 25, this event has been postponed until Nov. 15. The Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute (CKCI) will host the 5th Annual Cancer Survivors Appreciation Day to recognize the cancer survivors in the community, to raise awareness of the challenges survivors face, a
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Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Zika!

The blood that shot to my eyes a week ago, an immune reaction to the Zika virus, is almost gone, and the aches and pains getting out of bed Saturday morning seemed to be related more to age than Zika.
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The Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Raw

The best I ever felt physically until now were the years that I could call myself a raw foodist. The designation is for purists, but if you are eating anything raw you are ahead of most Americans.
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Hebrew Congregation Invites Entire Community to Vigil for Victims of Orlando Massacre

The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas welcomes the entire St. Thomas community to a very special LGBT Pride and Vigil Service in remembrance of the victims of the Orlando Massacre and in solidarity with the targets of hate everywhere. It will take place at 6:30 p.m., Friday, June 17.
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