Afternoon on the Green
"A Burst of Culture, Fun & Cuisine at Afternoon on the Green 2023"Sunday, March 19, 2023
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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
Afternoon on the Green is made possible by generous sponsors.
Institutional Advancement Office
University of the Virgin Islands
#2 John Brewers Bay
St. Thomas, VI 00802(340) email@example.com