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The Pallas Mastiff Bat (Molossus molossus) fared better in the aftermath of the hurricanes than some species because of its insect diet. (

Go Batty With SEA at Barren Spot Bat Tower on Friday, Oct. 26

Join St. Croix Environmental Association at the Barren Bat Tower for an educational session of games and activities on St. Croix’s native bats.

Donations Keep Music in Motion School Moving Ahead

The donations from these organizations opened an opportunity to help the Music In Motion School to keep their doors open and allow the children of the St. Croix community to participate in the afterschool program.

V.I. Events to Celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month

This year, the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts (VICA) will celebrate this month by hosting a children’s book-reading event by local authors Yohance Henley and Rick Grant.

Interior Library Exhibits St. John’s Mask-Making in Washington, D.C.

Mask-making has had spiritual and social functions globally, and mask-making and masquerading traditions have come to the Caribbean region via African and European cultures.

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; WCSC Releases Calendar of Events

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), supporters of the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix (WCSC) wear purple in solidarity with survivors, to honor the memories of those whose lives have been taken through domestic violence and to raise awareness of this serious issue in the community.

Total Verified Government Retirees Initiative Votes Now Completed

Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes announces the status update of the St. Croix Government Retirees Inc. Initiative in both districts. The total verified voters to date are listed as follows.

Division of Cultural Education to Debut Cultural Pop-Up Workshops

“Every month we will rotate on both islands, St. Thomas and St. Croix to host workshops such as stilt walking, maypole and quadrille dancing, building go-carts and fish traps,” said DVICE Director Valrica Bryson.

UVI-CELL, Legal Services of V.I. Offer Estate Planning Workshop

Participants will learn the basics of wills, trusts, powers of attorney and guardianships, and how creating these legal documents now may help avoid probate in the future.

U.S.V.I. Observes National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

As part of a presentation entitled “Reflections of Life & Love,” The Women’s Coalition of St. Croix (WCSC) showcased a Wall of Remembrance with the names of 823 residents of St. Croix whose murders, dating from 1974 until now, remain unsolved.

V.I. Conservation Society Launches Eco-Schools in the Territory

VICS identified the need for Eco-Schools in the U.S.V.I. schools because there was not a recognized, integrated program connecting students with their immediate environment in a way that empowered them to act and experience the benefits.

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