APRIL 12, 5:30-7:30PM National Park Service Lecture Series Location TBA Monthly lectures regarding current resesarch at St. Croix’s three Nartional Parks. (340) 773-1460, www.stxparkfriends.org, Facebook.
APRIL 13-14, 7:30AM-5PM USVI Literary Festival & Book Fair UVI & Other Venues Titled “Rough Tides, Tough Times: Reflections and Transitions,” this annual event celebrates the literary arts, photography, and film/media. Hear from Dr. Lewis Gordon, Jamaica Kincaid, Sharon Lewis, Mali Olatunji, Tiphanie Yanique, Mario Picayo, Dr. Paget Henry, St. Croix and VI Caribbean authors! (340) 692-4152 or (340) 692-4122, www.usvilitfest.com.
APRIL 13, 5-8 PM Book Bacchanal Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts Info: (340) 772-2622, www.cmcarts.org APRIL 13-14 Isaac Bay Sleepover St. Croix Hiking Association Join us for an overnight on the beach. Details posted on website one week in advance. (340) 772-2073, www.stcroixhiking.org
APRIL 13, 14, 20, 21, 6PM,
APRIL 15, 4PM “Little Shop of Horrors” Caribbean Community Theater Good Hope Country Day School presents this fun 1960s pop rock musical. $10 for kids, 18 & under, $15 adults. Tickets sold at door. (340) 778-1974 x 2107.
APRIL 14, 6AM Annual Run to Your Library Downtown Christiansted Join the national celebration of US libraries; this 5K race starts and ends at the Christiansted Library. (340) 643-2557, www.virginislandspace.org
APRIL 14 WCSC’s “Starry, Starry Night” Café Christine Join the Women’s Coalition for a night of fun under the stars. Tasting menu, open bar, silent auction, DJ Fyah Coral, on the outdoor dance floor, fire dancers. $125 pp, $200 couple. (340) 773-9272, www.wcstx.org.
APRIL 19, 9AM-4PM 6th Annual VICCC Symposium UVI, Great Hall The VI Caribbean Cultural Center presents “Culture of Innovation: Caribbean Creative Industries,
Arts and Technologies.” Register: (340) 692-4283, email@example.com.
APRIL 19, 5-8PM Art Thursday Downtown Christiansted More than a dozen galleries and shops show the works of artists and jewelry makers—a favorite of visitors and locals! Stay in town for dinner! Facebook.
APRIL 19, 5-8PM Nicole Canegata New Works Henle Studio Stop into the gallery and check the talents of photographer Nicole Cantata. (340) 718-0372. HenleGallery.com
APRIL 20, 8:30AM-4PM 7th Annual UVI Research Day UVI, Great Hall Posters, Exchanges, and Roundtables on projects, collaborations and STEAM demonstrations. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
APRIL 20, 6PM-9PM Sunset Jazz Clock Tower, Buddhoe Park Go West! Bring a blanket or beach chair and catch the cool sounds of local and international musicians. Food and drinks available. Free.
APRIL 21, 6 PM-MIDNIGHT Free Outdoor Concert Caravelle Hotel and Casino Back by popular demand, the DSB band returns to help celebrate The Caravelle Hotel and Casino’s 2nd Anniversary! Their Journey renditions will keep you on your feet! (340) 227–7156 x 609, 616. Facebook.
APRIL 27, 11 AM Hubert Harrison Commemoration VI Caribbean Cultural Center Cultural Heritage Education (CHE) presentations on the life of St. Croix native, the Honorable Hubert Harrison. For more info: 340-692-4283, email@example.com.
APRIL 27, 3PM-8PM APRIL 28-29, 9AM-6PM Bow-Making Workshop Mount Victory Camp Create wooden bows with materials harvested on site. $150. Bring lunch each day. Register. (340) 201-7983, www.mtvictorycamp.com.
APRIL 27, 5:30-7:30PM Jazz in the Park Ft. Christiansvaern Bandstand Catch cool jazz sounds to the backdrop of lovely Christiansted harbor! Bring chairs, blankets, coolers, and friends. Presented by Community Music. Free! Fort parking lot open until 8pm.
APRIL 29 Mt. Victory Trails Hike St. Croix Hiking Association Hike the Rainforest trails of Mt. Victory with us. Info posted on website one week prior. (340) 772-2073, www.stcroixhiking.org.
APRIL 30, 6PM International Jazz Day Commemoration VI Caribbean Cultural Center Panel and live music presentations on Jazz and Caribbean Culture. For more info: (340) 692-4283, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAY 1, 5PM HEAL365© / World Press Freedom Day VI Caribbean
Cultural Center Exhibitions and presentations on Heritage Education, Arts
Legacy, and World Press Freedom. For
more info: (340) 692-4283 or email@example.com.
MAY 2, EVENING Turtle Watch St.
Croix Hiking Association Watch huge sea turtles lay eggs and nest. Info posted on website one week prior. (340) 772-2073, www.stcroixhiking.org.
MAY 4, Alexander Hamilton Jump Up Downtown Christiansted A
beloved quarterly event! Local bands, street vendors, Mocko Jumbies. Sponsored by Christiansted Restaurant &
Retail Association. Facebook. (843) 754-5895.
MAY 10, 5:30-7:30PM National
Park Service Lecture Series Location TBA Monthly lectures regarding current
research at St. Croix’s three National Parks.
(340) 773-1460. www.stxparkfriends.org, Facebook.
MAY 12 Outdoor Reggae
Concert Caravelle Hotel and Casino Live concert with Steel Pulse and more. Mixed genres. (340) 227-7156 x 609 or 616. www.hotelcaravelle.com, Facebook.
27, 8PM-MIDNIGHT Bob Marley Bingo CHOP & Grill Restaurant Groove to DJ
Unlimited Sounds and play bingo using songs instead of numbers! Reservations: (340) 778-2467, Facebook.
17, 5-8 PM Art Thursday Downtown Christiansted More than a dozen galleries and
shops show the works of artists and jewelry makers—a favorite event of visitors
and locals! Stay in town for dinner! Facebook.
MAY 17, 5-8PM Nicole
Canegata New Works Henle Studio Stop in and view the new photographs by the
talented Nicole Cantata. (340) 718-0372,
MAY 18, 12 NOON
Culture & Perspectives Celebration MAY 18, 1:30PM Graduation Commencement
UVI Grounds Broadcasting live on WUVI Radio, www.wuvi.am. For more info: (340) 693-1670 or (340)
MAY 18, 6-9PM Sunset Jazz Clock Tower, Buddhoe Park Go West! Bring a blanket or beach chair and catch the
cool sounds of local and international musicians. Food and drinks available. Free.
MAY 21, 12
NOON World Day for Cultural Diversity & Development UVI, VI Caribbean
Cultural Center Celebrating VI African Heritage Week. Bamboula seminars on
VIAHW and Caribbean Cultural Diversity & Development. For more info: (340) 692-4283 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
10AM African Liberation Day VI Caribbean Cultural Center VI Legislature Grounds
Celebrating VI African Heritage Week.
Official annual commemorative events in accordance with VI Code. For
more info: (340) 692-4283 or
MAY 25, 5:30-7:30PM Jazz in the Park Ft.
Christiansvaern Bandstand Catch cool jazz sounds by the Christiansted harbor!
Bring chairs, blankets, coolers, and friends. Presented by Community Music. Free!
Fort parking lot open till 8pm.
MAY 26 – 28, 9 AM–6 PM Agrifest 2018 Agricultural
Fairgrounds “Agriculture: Our Heritage
& Hope for the Future,” 47th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair—livestock,
donkey cart rides, local produce, plants, chatty farmers, vendor booths, local
foods, drinks, and more! $6 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for children. www.viagrifest.org .
MAY 28, 6AM The 36th Annual Memorial Day Run This scenic
2-mile race honors those who have sacrificed their lives for our country. For
more info: (340) 643-2557,