August 17, 2017 6:43 am Last modified: 6:17 am

Things to do

V.I. to Host Lectures on Muslim Origins in the Caribbean

Dr. Sheikh Abdullah Hakim Quick's “Deeper Roots: Muslims in the Caribbean Before Columbus to the Present,” is an attempt to dispel some of the misconceptions about Islamic history in the Caribbean and the world.
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Free Screenings Offered by ‘AARP Movies for Grownups’

All AARP members are invited to participate and must present their AARP card for entry.
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WTJX/PBS to Air One–Hour Documentary on ‘The Arab Americans’ in August

The film presents a previously unexplored chapter of American history, and it ties the rise and tribulations of this often misunderstood and maligned immigrant community to historical markers.
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Tani Lamb to Sign Her Children’s Book at Undercover Books and Gifts

Author Tani Lamb will visit Saint Croix as part of her national book tour celebrating the release of her debut children’s book “T Sees an Island.”
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‘Chasing Coral’ Documentary to Play 3 Times in Territory

The Division of Coastal Zone Management will be screening the environmental documentary “Chasing Coral” during the July 14th weekend.
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Free Gut

Students Can Learn About Free Gut in Two CHANT Summer Programs

Free Gut, a historic neighborhood dating back to the 1700s with an empowering story to tell, will be the site of two very interesting summer programs this year as a part of CHANT's (Crucian History and Nature Tourism) Invisible Heritage: Identity, Memory & Our Town Project.
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Black holes collide

STT Astrophysics Conference To Look At Black Hole Collisions

The University of the Virgin Islands is hosting a conference on astrophysics this week, looking at the newly-confirmed existence of gravitational waves sent across the universe when two black holes- bodies of such immense mass and density that no light can escape - collide.
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Veterans Affairs, American Legion Schedule V.I. Memorial Day Activities

Following custom, the VA will have activities on all three islands. The following is a list of the dates, times and locations of this year’s events.
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CMCArts to Hold Opening Reception, Artists’ Talk for ‘Invisible Heritage: Transfer 2017’

The Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts invites the public to “Invisible Heritage: Transfer 2017,” a visual arts exhibition featuring recent work by Virgin Islands artists.
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HGTV’s ‘Beachfront Bargain Hunt’ to Star St. Thomas on Jan. 29

The Sunday, Jan. 29th edition of the popular HGTV series, “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” will feature an all native St. Thomas cast including the buyers and the realtor.
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