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Afternoon on the Green

Afternoon on the Green 

"A Burst of Culture, Fun & Cuisine at Afternoon on the Green 2023"Sunday, March 19, 2023

Traditional dancers at the Afternoon on the Green

 

Great Food, Family Fun & Live Entertainment 

The 2023 Afternoon on the Green is scheduled on Sun., March 19, at the Orville E. Kean Campus on St. Thomas. With a packed schedule of musical entertainment, cultural activities and family fun, the event promises to have something for everyone in addition to a feast of local delicacies. 

 

Chef Taj serves dished at Afternoon on the Green


Food

Awaken your senses as you watch, savor and sample the decadent dishes being prepared. Some of the dishes will include Filipino egg rolls, saltfish quiche, and pineapple barbecue spicy chicken. A host of traditional Caribbean favorites will be on hand, including, saltfish cook-up, peas soup, chicken, shrimp and lamb roti, banana fritters, turkey kalalloo and goat water. Desserts range from delectable Vienna Cake and cornbread to passion fruit angel cake and an assortment of cupcakes. Some of the refreshing beverages complimenting the food are 'Popeye's Revenge, Cool Breeze, and Chemical X.'
 
Traditional dancing on the Green
 
 

Entertainment

Local performers are put center-stage at Afternoon on the Green. Entertainment will feature crowd favorite Cool Session Brass along with performances by other local bands and cultural dancers.

 

Kids have fun on the Green

Family Fun  

Don't leave the children out! Parents are encouraged to have the children join them to enjoy the many activities from traditional games to creating balloon shaped animals.

 

Kids have fun on the Green

Activities 

Returning this year is the Cultural Pop-Up Tent hosted by Reichhold Center for the Arts, which will feature Virgin Islands traditions and culture. The Pop-Up will include activities such as moko jumbies performing, costume building, wire bending art, go-cart racing, traditional games, quadrille dancing, kite making and fish-pot making. As customary, UVI will display the many degree programs and opportunities available for students. Faculty, staff and students from maths and science, business, education, nursing, agriculture and other departments will share their projects and activities with prospective students and the general public. 
 
 

Sponsors 

Afternoon on the Green is made possible by generous sponsors.

sponsor banner afternoon on the green

Contact Information

Astrid Tuitt
Institutional Advancement Office 
University of the Virgin Islands
#2 John Brewers Bay
St. Thomas, VI 00802
(340) 693-1047
acarmon@uvi.edu