Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., First Lady Yolanda Bryan and daughter Sumayah Bryan invite the Virgin Islands community to the family’s first annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Children’s Holiday Party scheduled for this month on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.
The 7th annual Coral Bay Bizarre Bazaar is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, at Pickles in Paradise. Shopping, food, a silent auction, live music, a 50/50 raffle and Santa will all be part of the Bizarre Bazaar, all benefiting the Coral Bay Community Council.
St. John School of Arts is presenting Katia Moltisanti’s new collection of large oil paintings “Nature Abstracts.”
To get a sense of the community spirit, join local singers, dancers and steel pan players for the free Holiday Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Franklin Powell Park in Cruz Bay.
Senator Myron D. Jackson remembers Carnival icon Kenneth “Lord Blakie” Blake and his contributions to Virgin Islands history and music.
The schools on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John have scheduled holiday concerts for December. The Department of Education releases the list.
The All Island Holiday Party, also known as “the prom,” has its roots in trying to rebuild the community after Hurricane Marilyn in 1995, and through the years it has become a social highlight for many full time St. Johnians.
The amount of $30,000 is being donated to the music program to help support the development of future musical leaders in the territory.
“An Evening of Ensembles” featured student musicians performing in a variety of small and highly-skilled instrumental and vocal groups.
Consistent with tradition, on the final day, the students presented their app concepts before a panel of judges who determined the Best Hack, Most Creative Hack and Most Impactful Hack.