How to Make the Most of Your Afternoon on the Green Experience
University of the Virgin Islands is delighted to announce its annual Afternoon on the Green. It takes place on Sunday March 3rd from 12:15 to 2pm on the Herman E. Moore golf course in St. Thomas. This year’s event has the tagline “A burst of Culture, Fun & Delicious Foods during Afternoon on the Green ” which will provide numerous activities as well as entertainment for guests to take advantage of. It’s a popular fundraising event to support scholarships for students. The event also provides the occasion for local talent and culture to be celebrated.
Kyza A. Calwood, Ph.D. is the chairperson of the Event Planning Committee. She has stated that “Let’s strive to set new standards each year.” We’re especially thrilled of the chance to get together on the ground, and we look forward to seeing everyone at the gathering this Sunday. On the Main Stage , we will feature leading local acts including Cool Session Brass, a famous favorite of all our constituents and an emblem of Caribbean ability. In addition, Shaw HP, an popular Soca artist hailing from Love City, St. John, shall also share the spotlight. Other entertainments include dancers as well as school groups from all walks of life, including adults and young people. (Note that this program is subject to change.
We are excited to announce the events planned for this year’s Opening Ceremony. It will start with a ceremony at p.m., with remarks by UVI the President David Hall. There will be performances by the Ulla F. Muller Elementary school’s Phantastic Panthers dance team and Cheer team will be taking the stage at 3:30 p.m.; St. John Dancers will perform at the time of 2:30 p.m.; Mungo Niles Cultural Dancers will take the stage at 22:00 p.m. Shaw HP will be performing at 5:00 p.m.; UVI Royalty as well as special appearances will be scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. Cool Session brass commences at 7:00 p.m.
Happy Times Entertainment, the Reichhold Center and V.I. The Reichhold Center, Happy Times Entertainment and the V.I. have put in great efforts to ensure that the families who visit are enjoying themselves through a range of entertainment and experiences that cater to their needs. This includes giant dominoes mini-golf, face painting, playground games, bounce houses, Carnival headpiece demonstrations courtesy Anthony Felix, and carnival headpiece demonstrations courtesy of Anthony Felix, as well as Boy Scout demonstrations of how to build tents. The V.I. Children’s Museum is on waiting to give additional entertainment for all children. Each time, we have the chance to exceed expectations and produce special activities.
Teens will be able to view interactive exhibits of the University of the Virgin Islands academic programs at the Academic Tent, which will include experiments in science using bubbles. Foodies should set up their chairs in the food pavilion for the delicious buffet like pick-up saltfish and pumpkin fritters, barbecue chicken and Salmon *****, simmered chicken the kallaloo, as well as a wide range of side dishes including vegetarian and vegan alternatives. An additional tent will be embellished with cakes, tarts, sweet breads and more treats made by bakers from the home as well as local chefs. Also, don’t forget the drink station as well as the Chef’s Corner.
Afternoon on the Green will provide cooking demonstrations as well as the chance to cast your vote on your most-loved food. Additionally, in addition to a grand prize for the top vote-getter the event will award first-place prizes awarded to the top three categories: areas: main dishes and seafood dishes, vegetarian meals, soups, side dishes, bread, pastries/sweets, and indigenous drinks. There will be other awards, like a gift bag dubbed ‘Afternoon on the Green’ that can be used at subsequent events. The Edd Thomas Volunteer Scholarship will be funded by all profits. The scholarship is open at no cost to Charlotte Amalie High School seniors as well as Ivanna senior high school students.
The University of the Virgin Islands the academic Tent and Food Tent are sure to offer plenty of interactive displays on academics as well as tasty Caribbean food items. Food lovers need that they have room in their stomachs for the tasty desserts served in Chef’s Corner. From the stewed chicken, to local Rum drinks, the evening is bound to keep people returning for further.