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Saturday, October 1, 2022

Events

Elections System to Hold National Voter Registration Day Expo on Oct. 1

The expo will feature various vendors, light refreshments and music. The public is invited to come out, participate and use this opportunity to register to vote.

Bryan Introduces Nominee to Lead Education

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. named veteran educator and administrator Dionne Wells-Hedrington to replace former Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin, who resigned at the end of June.

Sista Circle Book Signing Tuesday at Parrot Fish

Four African-American women are hosting a book signing and reception at Parrot Fish on Strand St. in downtown Christiansted on Tuesday, July 19, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The 26th Annual Mango Melee Makes Its Return to the St. George Village Botanical Garden

The 26th Annual Mango Melee will make its return to the St. George Village Botanical Garden in person on Sunday.

Art Meets Healing Among Survivors

At Cane Roots Art Gallery, Diane Hampton, VI Breast Cancer Project Founder and Art Therapy Coordinator, organized a bust sculpture event at the Cane Roots Art Gallery in downtown Christiansted, St. Croix, on a quiet Friday afternoon in June.

“Expressions of Freedom” Opens at Cane Roots Art Gallery June 23

Expressions of Freedom's major group show of 15 artists opens at the Cane Roots Art Gallery on Company Street in downtown Christiansted. The preview on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. is a "sneak peek" before the opening reception on Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

V.I. Artist Karim Callwood Releases Comic Books

Superheroes and villains collide in two action-packed comic books as author and artist Karim Callwood releases VI Guardian: Books 1 & 2 and VI Young Paladins to the public on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tutu Park Mall, Center Court.

Pop-Up Exhibition at Bajo El Sol Gallery

On Friday, June 24th, at 4 pm, Bajo El Sol Gallery in Mongoose Junction, St. John, will be hosting a market basket pop-up exhibition by Crucian Bayside Creations and a Bambula performance by the Coziah Dancers.

A Six-Day Celebration Set for St. John

The 68th edition of the St. John July 4th Festival is expected to return to its familiar places in and around Love City, St. John. A festival village with jam-packed musical lineups, a parade, and a J'Ouvert, boat races, and a food fair spanning Franklin Powell Park are all on the menu.

Women Around the Globe Will Run in the Annual Women Race

After two difficult years for Virgin Islanders and the Women's Coalition of St. Croix, the beloved Women Race will take off June 12 in Frederiksted.

Sculptor Mike Walsh displays “Pieces” at sevenminusseven

Tonight, the sevenminusseven art gallery's first curated exhibit in nearly two years, showcasing the talents of metal sculptor Mike Walsh in a new show called "Pieces," comes to a close.

AgriFest’s Golden Opportunity to Grow for 50 years

After two years of Ag Fair famine, the 50th Agriculture and Food Fair, the largest agriculture exposition in the territory, kicks off Saturday at 9 a.m. and runs through Monday at the mid-island Rudolph Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex.

St. Thomas Carnival 2022 Returns In Person to Celebrate Culture and Tradition

This year’s theme, “A New Cultural Roogadoo for Carnival 2022,” included daily free events for children, adults and families of all ages produced by the Department of Tourism’s Division of Festivals.

The University of the Virgin Islands Excels at their First-Ever Virtual Film Festival

The University of the Virgin Islands school semester has finally come to an end. There are so many unforgettable events and activities that will still be lingering in the halls of the university and will also be talked about for many years to come.

USVI Chess Federation Holds 2022 World Spring Festival Chess Tournament on St. Croix

This was a three-day, seven-round Swiss style chess event, providing 14 hours of chess competition.

Task Force to Unveil Territorial Agriculture Plan on Monday

The master plan to guide the territory's agriculture industry into the future will be unveiled at a hybrid event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday on all three islands.

Saturday’s Family Fun Day Will Support Survivors of Homicide

On Saturday, the Victims United Inc. will host their Community Awareness Fair and Fun Day at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Park on St. Thomas to bring awareness to the rights, access, and equity for all victims of crime.

‘Virgin Islands Contemporary’ Art Exhibit Opens Thursday at Fort Christian Museum

Local artists Lucien Downes and Augustin Holder will open the “Virgin Islands Contemporary” art exhibit at Fort Christian Museum on St. Thomas in partnership with the Department of Planning and Natural Resources' Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums. 

Food Fair Tradition to Take on Modern Look

Wednesday's Food Fair on St. Thomas will be a new take on a Carnival classic with a group of Charlotte Amalie High School students in Shamang Straun's architectural drawing class designing the layout of vendors' spots.

New Lineup Announced for 70th Anniversary of Carnival

From an in-person J'ouvert to a newly added Carnival Parade, next week's Carnival celebrations ring in the 70th anniversary of the event with a little something for everyone.
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