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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 will hold a fund raising event aboard the Treasure Seeker on Dec. 14 as an entry in this year's lighted boat parade. Proceeds will benefit Clear Blue Sky. Space is limited. Call Erik at 473-8706 for tickets.

Veterans Affairs events: A veteran's family night out basketball game at UVI will take place Tuesday.

Ss. Peter and Paul class of 1973 will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Windward Passage Courtyard.

Legal Services meeting: Legal Services of the V.I. board of trustees will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in the St. Thomas and St. Croix offices via video conference.

Water Island Christmas bazaar: Water Island's annual Christmas bazaar will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Honeymoon Beach. There will be crafts, artwork, jewelry, homemade baked goods, quilting projects, pet products and holiday items. Call Marion at 777-4257 for information.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority: The Sigma Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will hold the annual "Generations of Excellence" luncheon at noon on Dec. 2 at Marriott's Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Beach Resort. Tickets can be purchased from any Sigma Theta Omega Chapter member or by calling 776-6643 or 513-8787. Call Anise Hodge at 774-0750 or 643-7453 for information.

Kwanzaa: The 18th annual Community Kwanzaa Celebration will take place at 6 p.m. Dec. 26 at Franklin Powell Park in Cruz Bay, St. John. Contact Annette Henderson at or at 998-3530 or Elisa Hodge at 514-2957 for information or to participate.

Eta Phi Beta Sorority: The Alpha Chi Chapter of Eta Phi Beta Sorority will host a candlelight Vespers service at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church. All parishes and other Greek organizations are invited to attend. Call Monife Stout at 774-1165 for information.

NAMI V.I.: The National Alliance on Mental Illness will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 in the second floor conference room at Schneider Hospital. Call 626-5345 or 775-3740 for information.

Cancer presentation: Cancer Support V.I. will hold the next free presentation at noon on Dec. 5 in Kimelman Cancer Institute's Benjamin Medical Auditorium on the second floor. Dr. Larry Altshuler will speak on "Quality of Life: Recent Updates and Advances." Call Charlene Kehoe at 715-5806 for information.

Meet the author event: Diamond Barrel Restaurant on St. Thomas will host a meet the author event with Delita Farrington Francis, author of "A Care Giver's Experience" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 15 at the restaurant. Call Delita Francis at 513-8613 for information.

St. Thomas Bridge Club: The St. Thomas Bridge Club holds bridge games at 6:15 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Email for information.

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.

IEKHS Class of 1993 meets on the last Sunday of every month. Contact Karlene Rawlings-Millard at for information.

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.

St. Croix

Legal Services meeting: Legal Services of the V.I. board of trustees will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in the St. Thomas and St. Croix offices via video conference.

Buck Island walking tour: The St. Croix Landmarks Society will host a guided walking tour of Buck Island from 1:15 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 2 departing from Big Beard's Adventure Tours at No. 44A Queen Cross Street. Prepaid registration is required. To register, email or call 772-0598.

After School Snack Program: The Division of Child Nutrition After School Snack Program on St. Croix will hold training from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 5 and Dec. 12 at the Curriculum Center in Kingshill. The program begins January 7, 2013. Call 773-1095 ext. 7099 or ext. 7072 for information.

Chamber of Commerce: The next Business for Breakfast event will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Dec. 13 at The Palms at Pelican Cove. Concerns of crime in the community will be addressed. RSVP by noon on Dec. 12 by calling 514-2535.

Dream Group: The Dream Group meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today 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.

- The Women's Coalition will hold a karaoke event from 6 to 11 p.m. Nov. 24 at Reminisce Restaurant. Complementary hors d'oeuvres, wine and raffles will be offered. Music will be provided by DJ Peter Clements. Call 773-9272 for information.

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