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Sunday, July 14, 2024

Events

Wyclef Jean, Dexta Daps, Kes the Band, Pumpa and More Give Knockout Performances at 70th St. John Celebration

Held on St. John, the annual carnival event welcomed revelers from throughout the territory and across the world to Love City for seven days of festive events.

34th Annual Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament Expected to Draw Large Crowd Sunday

The highly anticipated Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament, hosted by the Northside Sportfishing Club, is scheduled for Sunday at Hull Bay Hideaway, with fishing set to start at 5:30 a.m., followed by weigh-in and a lively beach party beginning at noon.  

Sibs on the Mountain Set to Celebrate Centennial Milestone With Two Days of Festivities

Sib’s on the Mountain, more commonly known as “Sib’s,” a well-loved restaurant and bar on the island of St. Thomas, kicks off their “Sib’s Centennial Celebration” on Friday at 5 p.m.

DPNR HOSTS “Talking Books Book Club With Nina Garcia”

The Talking Books Library will host "Book Club with Nina Garcia" on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Challenged, which is now located in Florence Williams Library in Christiansted, Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources announced.

Kayaking Through Salt River a Great Way to Begin Coral Reef Week

The East End Marine Park is hosting a series of events to celebrate "Coral Reef Week." The week kicked off with a fun kayak tour by BushTribe Eco Adventures on Sunday morning.

Upcoming CGL Lectures to Focus on Maritime History of St. Barths and Contemporary Global Challenges

Presenters on the maritime history of St. Barths and contemporary global challenges are scheduled for in July at the Caribbean Genealogy Library. The two lectures include:

28th Annual Mango Melee Brings Excitement to St. George Village Botanical Garden

On Sunday, July 7, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mango Melee will be in full swing, bringing fun for the entire family at the St. George Village Botanical Garden.

A Closer Look At Emancipation 1848: Book Launch at UVI Thursday

Crucian native Kathleen Dowling will launch her first book, “A Closer Look At Emancipation 1848,” with an interactive PowerPoint presentation. The public is invited to attend Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the UVI Medical Simulation Center. The book will be for purchase and will be signed during the event.

French Heritage Week to Begin Bastille Celebrations on July 10

It will be an evening of friends, French and fun while dancing with live music by Oleik and his band. The first 100 guests will receive a free gift!

The Virgin Islands Salsa Festival Returns to St. Croix Saturday

In the heart of St. Croix, the eagerness for the Virgin Islands Salsa Festival is intense. At the pre-kickoff last Sunday, the Palms at Pelican Cove hosted a vibrant meet-and-greet event where judges mingled with pageant contestants and sponsors, setting the stage for a week of rhythm, culture, and celebration.

FYAH to Host Community Archival Workshop Saturday in Frederiksted

Find Your Archives a Home (FYAH), a nonprofit organization dedicated to locating, preserving, and sharing archives focused on the Virgin Islands, invites the community to attend their upcoming workshop on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in the Chant Building located in Frederiksted, St. Croix.

Celebrate Pride Month: You Are Cordially Invited

The LGBTQ+ community and its allies are preparing for another successful Pride Month with a series of exciting and inclusive events on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.

A Book Affair with Professor Max Hilaire at Seven Flags Museum Friday

Professor Max Hilaire, a renowned international scholar, author, and lecturer, will lead an engaging discussion at the Seven Flags Museum on Company St. in downtown Christiansted on Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

Non-Profit Raises Funds for Youths Island-Wide

Lion Haven has been around for three years, and in that short time, the non-profit organization has engaged dozens of young people, from ages 6 to 18, from across the island of St. Croix with after-school activities. The organization will host the St. Croix Wine Walk on Saturday to raise funds for the program.

The Art of Healing: Cancer Survivors Retreat at Feather Leaf Inn This Weekend

Project Director for the Virgin Islands Breast Cancer Project, Diane Hampton, will be working on her cancer advocacy with back-to-back events all weekend at the Feather Leaf Inn on the north side of Frederiksted.

Children’s Museum of St. Croix Hosts a Playdate for Adults

“Home Sweet Home” is what the Children’s Museum of St. Croix hopes to achieve with its annual fundraiser on Saturday.

St. John School of the Arts Offers Free Salsa Dance Classes

The St. John School of the Arts is teaming up with the University of the Virgin Islands to offer a program in dance for middle school students attending the Julius E. Sprauve School and the Gifft Hill School. 

Miss Universe U.S. Virgin Islands Returns

The pageant is now seeking local sponsors and vendors who are interested in promoting the USVI and its brand internationally.

Standing Ovation for GHCDS Musical ‘The Music Man’

The Good Hope Country Day School drama club cast received a standing ovation as they performed the musical The Music Man for their faculty night on Thursday at the Good Hope Country Day School’s Theater. This follows their completely sold-out opening night last week.

Linda Garvin Memorial Bench Dedication Ceremony at Midre Cummings Playground Park Saturday

“Let the Children Play!” is the mantra that will echo the legacy of the late Linda Garvin at the Dedication Ceremony at the Midre Cummings Playground Park at the north end of Frederiksted on Saturday, at 10 a.m. 

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