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St. Thomas-St. John
Alcoholics Anonymous: Alcoholics Anonymous meets every day on all three islands. For information, call 776-5283.
Rotary Clubs: Rotary Club of St. Thomas Sunrise meets at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday in the meeting room at Windward Passage Hotel.
- Rotary Club of Charlotte Amalie meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Windward Passage Hotel.
- Rotary Club of St. Thomas II meets at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at Aquaterra at Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort.
- Rotary Club East meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bolongo Bay Beach Resort.
- Rotary Club of St. Thomas meets at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Room with a View restaurant.
- Rotary Club of St. John meets at 12:30 p.m. Friday at The Beach Front Cafe at The Westin Resort.
- Rotary St. Thomas II hosts a radio show from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday on Radio One AM 1000. To be a special guest on the show, call 998-0271.
Free boating course: The St. Thomas Sail and Power Squadron offers a National Safe Boating Course from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in room 212 of Nisky Shopping Center. Call Tom at 774-2715 for information.
Charity food drive: Banco Popular is hosting a Thanksgiving Food Drive to benefit the Catholic Charities of the Virgin Islands. Collection stations are set up in all Banco Popular branches in the territory for canned, dried and non-perishable food items. The food drive ends Nov. 16. Call Keisha Prince at 693-2702 or 626-6146 for information.
Chamber of Commerce: The next Business After Hours will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Tillett Gardens. Door prizes, raffle and complimentary hors d'oeurves will be available. Call Lynn Berry at 776-8566 for information.
Developmental Disabilities forum: The Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities will host the Voices That Count policy forum from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Administration and Conference Center on the St. Thomas campus. Registration is required online at vtc.viucedd.org or by contacting Ms. Forde at 776-9200 ext. 2334.
We From Upstreet: The members of We From Upstreet will meet at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Petersen's Yard (across from the former Jefferson School).
Education System expo: The Department of Education will hold the second annual Education System Improvement Process Expos from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Tutu Park Mall. Up-to-date software and classroom technology, teacher services and vocational programs will be showcased. Call Yvette at 773-1095 ext. 7086 for information.
Frenchtown bingo: The Frenchtown Community Center will host bingo at 3 p.m. Oct. 14 at the center.
Beach Jam at Magens Bay: The October Sunday Beach Jam will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 14 at Magens Bay Shed No. 4. There will be live music, a potluck table and birthday cake for everyone. All proceeds support The Family Resource Center. Contact Polly Watts at 775-2814 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Walkathon at Fort Christian: Clear Blue Sky will hold their annual walkathon, "A Mindful Walk," at 3 p.m. Oct. 14 at Fort Christian. Registration will start at 2 p.m. in the Fort Christian parking lot. Call 774-9688 or visit www.cbsvi.org for information.
Rising Stars meeting: Superior Court Rising Stars parents and members will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Barbel Plaza Panyard.
Downtown Revitalization forum: Downtown Revitalization will hold a forum on pending downtown construction projects from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 on the second floor of Grand Hotel Galleria. Contact David Bornn at 774-2501 or email@example.com for information.
Employer breakfast seminar: The Department of Labor will hold a free employer breakfast seminar from 8 to 11 a.m. Oct. 18 at Windward Passage Hotel on St. Thomas. The seminar will cover hiring incentives and tax credits. Contact Jacqueline M. Blyden at firstname.lastname@example.org or 774-3700 for information.
E. Benjamin Oliver movie matinee: The E. Benjamin Oliver Steel Owls Orchestra will hold a movie matinee from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 in the school cafeteria. Food such as popcorn, hotdogs, pizza, chips and cookies will be on sale. Tickets can be purchased from the school or by contacting Ms. King at 626-9097.
Joseph Sibilly School's fright night: The Joseph Sibilly Elementary School's annual fright night will take place at 5 p.m. Oct. 20 at the school. Activities will include costume competitions, a haunted house, games, crafts, food and music. Email email@example.com for information.
Stunts and Twirlers Majorettes: The Stunts and Twirlers Majorettes holds registration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 27 on the Addelita Cancryn Junior High School cricket field. Call 998-4950, 998-5074 or 626-0882 for information.
Charming Twirlers Majorettes: Charming Twirlers Majorettes holds registration for new and returning members every Saturday for the month of October from 3 to 5 p.m. at Charlotte Amalie High School across from the music suite.
St. Thomas Majorettes registration: The St. Thomas Majorettes holds a registration drive for new and returning members every Saturday during the month of October from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Lockhart Elementary School. Call Patricia A. Thomas at 771-2990, Desha Powell at 514-6507 or Alicia Gumbs at 690-6959 for information.
NAMI V.I.: The National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold a recognition dinner at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at Walkers by the Sea on St. Thomas. Honorees include Kathleen Campbell, Liana Fanis, Elizabeth Lestrade and Janice Vanheyningen.
Call 775-3740 or 626-5345 for tickets or information.
Wisdom Waves spinal analysis: Chiropractor Tammi McKnight will hold a free posture check for children ages four to 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 21 at Wisdom Waves Wellness Center.
- A posture check for adults will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at the center.
- Complimentary posture workshops will take place at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 and Nov. 12 at the center.
Call 774-3020 to make an appointment.
Disability rights workshop: The Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Disability Rights Center and Small Business Development Center will hold a workshop on "The Advantages of Hiring Individuals with Disabilities from an Employer's Perspective" from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Small Business Development Center training facility in suite 720 of Nisky Center. Register online at www.sbdc.org or call Pauline Lee at 776-4303.
Energy Star Days: During Energy Awareness Month, the V.I. Energy Office and WAPA will hold Energy Star Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at Market Place, St. John and Oct. 26 on at Tutu Park Mall on St. Thomas. Call Don Buchanan at 713-8436 or visit www.vienergy.org for information.
Urban and Community Forestry Conference: The Virgin Islands Urban and Community Forestry Council will host the Caribbean Urban and Community Forestry Conference Oct. 25 and Oct. 26 in the Administration Building's conference room on UVI's St. Thomas campus. Contact Mario A. Francis at 774-3745, 626-4269 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Woody's block party: The St. John Cancer Fund will host the third annual block party at Woody's on St. John at 8 p.m. Oct. 26. Music will be provided by Inner Visions.
Alternative movie night: Sevenminusseven presents a free movie night at 7 p.m. every Wednesday evening. Film selections are foreign, art and independent films. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Call 267-424-4699 or email email@example.com for more information.
Toastmasters: The St. Thomas chapter of Toastmasters International meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Chamber of Commerce office on Main Street. The club is available to assist persons interested in improving their public speaking skills. For information, visit www.toastmasters.org or call 776-2035.
Adult Literacy classes: The Resource Center for the Disabled holds free Adult Literacy classes to provide clients with literacy and GED preparation. The Resource Center for the Disabled is located behind the USO Building Across from Department of Finance. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 777-2253 for information
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority: Members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority meet every second Friday of the month at 6 p.m. in Schneider Hospital's sun room. Email Opti93@yahoo.com or call 626-6279 for information.
Boy Scouts: The J. Antonio Jarvis School Troop, Pack and Venture No. 20 meets from 6 to 8 p.m. every Friday at the Boy Scouts Building. Old and new recruits ages six through 16 are welcome. Call Wayne Dawson at 244-1496 for information.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: The group meets at 6 p.m. Fridays in the second floor conference room at Schneider Hospital. For more information, contact Bill Murphy at 473-9592.
Class reunions: The IEKHS Class of 1993 holds class meetings on the last Sunday of every month. Contact Karlene Rawlings-Millard at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Adult Education Center: Reading classes are available from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Adult Education Center on Garden Street. Call 227-5295 for information.
- Saturday tutorials are available at the Adult Education Center on Garden Street for students who have failed either the math or writing portion of the GED exam. Tutorials are held from 9 to 11 a.m.
- PRE-GED/GED Prep/ESL courses are available at the Adult Education Center on Garden Street Mondays thru Fridays during the day or Monday thru Thursday evenings at Lockhart Elementary School.
Pre-college course: A course in computing and information technology is offered for sophomores through seniors at UVI. The program is from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturdays until Dec. 15. Students who complete the program will receive a $200 award. Contact Marc Boumedine at 693-1255.
Inter-agency Advocacy Group: The Inter-agency Advocacy Group for individuals with disabilities is seeking individuals with moderate to severe disabilities who may be in need of help. Contact Belinda West-O'Neal at 774-1662 or 513-8884 or Lawrence Street at 774-4399 ext. 2230 for information.
Dementia care: Nightingale Wings on St. Thomas provides informative workshops on dementia care from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Confidential memory screenings also available. For information, call 715-5333.
Diabetes support group: The Food and Nutrition Department at Schneider Hospital hosts a diabetes support group from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the sun room of the hospital's Island Breeze Café. Contact DeAnna Dahlem at 776-8311 ext. 1031 or email@example.com for information.
Teenagers Bible Club: The Teenagers Bible Club offers language classes in French, Spanish, Haitian Creole or English. Call 774-0884 or 774-6640 for information.
JazzHaven: Free jazz concerts are held the third Saturday of each month through November at Yacht Haven's esplanade. Contact Alicia MacDonald at 244-4663 or Alicia@ambagent.com for information.
St. Croix Educational Complex: Educational Complex holds registration for the PSAT through noon on Oct. 15. The test will be held Oct. 17 and is mandatory for students in grades 10 and 11 and all grade nine Magnet students. Students may contact guidance counselors Predencia Miller or Earl Esdaile. Call Kayren at 778-2036 ext. 5818 for information.
Developmental Disabilities forum: The Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities will host the Voices That Count policy forum from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 15 and Oct. 16 in the Great Hall on the St. Croix campus. Registration is required online at vtc.viucedd.org or by contacting Ms. Pierre-Louis at 692-4266.
Education System expo: The Department of Education will hold the second annual Education System Improvement Process Expos from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Sunny Isle Shopping Center amphitheater. Up-to-date software and classroom technology, teacher services and vocational programs will be showcased. Call Yvette at 773-1095 ext. 7086 for information.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority will hold the second annual Put Ur Feet in Pink for the Cure event will be held at 8 p.m. Oct. 20 at Rotary West in Frederiksted. Call 643-3322, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.zphibvi.org for information.
Walk against breast cancer: The American Cancer Society will hold a walk against breast cancer from Christiansted wharf to Friedensthal Moravian Church on Oct. 20. Call 513-8145 or 778-2882 for information.
Energy Star Days: During Energy Awareness Month, the V.I. Energy Office and WAPA will hold an Energy Star Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 23 at Sunny Isle. Call Don Buchanan at 713-8436 or visit www.vienergy.org for information.
Employer breakfast seminar: The Department of Labor will hold a free employer breakfast seminar from 8 to 11 a.m. Oct. 31 at The Buccaneer on St. Croix. The seminar will cover hiring incentives and tax credits. Contact Jacqueline M. Blyden at email@example.com or 774-6700 for information.
Dream Group: The Dream Group is free and open to anyone who would like help in manifesting their dreams. Meetings are held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays at The Sanctuary in downtown Christiansted. For information and directions, call 513-9555.
Narcotics Anonymous: Narcotics Anonymous meets four days a week in the Lutheran parish hall in Christiansted. Call 719-3058, 692-9963 or 773-7689 for information.
Al-Anon: Al-Anon meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Lutheran Parish Hall on King Street in Christiansted and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Learning Center in Frederiksted . Call 642-2562 for information. Al-Anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics.
Women's Coalition of St. Croix: Donations of gently used clothes, shoes, yoga mats, household items and furniture are in need. Drop them off at Closet to Closet, 15 Peter's Rest, Christiansted, the crisis center at 45 Fisher Street, Christiansted, or the Children's Center at 13 AB King Cross Street in Christiansted.
- Volunteers needed at Closet to Closet thrift shop. Come on Volunteer Mondays to see what we are all about. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- The coalition offers parenting classes in English and Spanish.
- Support groups for domestic violence and adult incest survivors are available in English and Spanish. For information, call 773-2503.
Toastmasters Club: The St. Croix Toastmasters Club 933 meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Monday of the month at Luis Hospital. For information, call 778-6246 or 773-8582.
UVI Chess Club: The UVI Chess Club meets at 7 p.m. every Friday through Nov. 30, except for Nov. 23, in room EVC716 on the St. Croix campus. Call David Gould at 692-4143 for information.
Amateur Radio Club: The Radio Club meets on the first Saturday of each month at The Deep End Restaurant.
Rotary Clubs: Rotary West Community Center in Frederiksted is available for business and social events. Call Clifford Christian at 772-2505 for information.
- Rotary Mid Isle meets at 7 a.m. Wednesday at Gertrude's Restaurant.