- By Laura Thomas
Aromas Anniversary Party
Aromas' one year anniversary party is this Friday 17th.It's also the official launch of Belaire Luxe with Tito Vodka Specials and Belaire bottle service available.DJ Franchise and DJ Push Pop will provide entertainment, and attendees receive a free glass of champagne upon entry.
The West End Yacht Club brings back the Sweethearts of the Caribbean and Classic Boat Regatta for its 39th installment this weekend. The fun begins with a Mount Gay rum tasting and registration party on Friday, 17th at Fish & Lime at 6:30pm. Racing for schooners and the open class is on Saturday, 18th, and classic boats and couple helm teams race Sunday. Al Broderick performs at the awards party on Saturday night and Eon Jarvs will provide the entertainment at Sunday nights' party. For more information, contact the Lou at the WEYC at 542-2770.
A Jedi Night
The Craft Alive Village will come alive with music on Thursday the 16th from 8pm. Come out and be entertained by King Jedi, plus guest performances by Jougo, TeeJay and Kassandra. Throughout the night you can sample Stoli drinks from Caribbean Cellars.
Voices of Gospel
Hear some of the BVI's best on Saturday, 18th at the Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium at the VI Showcase Voices of Gospel concert, which begins at 8pm. Come out and enjoy live performances by Dylan Penn, Gabrielle Hoyte, Tracia Petersen and Timothy Baird. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at CCT, Sunny Caribbee and Bella Blooms.
B–Ball Tournament & Fish Fry
The 5th District Basketball Tournament N' Fish Fry is this Saturday, 18th on the Huntum's Ghut basketball court. Food and drinks will be on sale and DJ Mac Milli will provide entertainment. For registration, please call 440-2691.
Red Carpet Affair
The 1st Mature & Sophisticated Valentine's Red Carpet Affair is Friday, 17th at 11pm at Island Sizzle (formally known as Club Opium). VIBE, Red Lion Sounds and Spectrum Band will provide entertainment. Tickets are $25 each single or $40 per couple. Dress code is elegant and you must be 18 or older to attend.
• The Althea Scatliffe Primary School sports day and cheerleading competition is on Monday, 20th at 9am. Digicel BVI will be broadcasting the cheerleading competition live from the A. O. Shirley Recreation Grounds. Please tune into the Digicel BVI Facebook page for live coverage.
• The Bregado Flax Educational Centre Cheerleading Competition is Wednesday, 22nd from 7–9pm at the Jeffery Caines Basketball Court. The teams are Lions, Panthers and Eagles. OMG Band, DJ Bertrum and TeeJay will provide entertainment. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students.
Z6NE Basketball League
The Hon. Alvera Maduro Caines basketball league opening night is this Friday, 17th. The games are at the Belle Vue Gym and feature a celebrity match-up with some of the most recognized names in BVI basketball. Admission is $5 and gates open at 7pm.
Cheap & Klean
The 6th edition of Cheap & Klean is this Saturday, 18th at Club Crystal. DJ Kuga, DJ Huva, DJ Rushydon and DJ Avalanche will provide entertainment. JFB photos will be taking pictures all night so wear what you have, once it's 'klean!' Admission is $10 before midnight and $15 after.
The Tortola Girl Guide Girl Scout cookies will be on sale this Saturday, 18th from 9am–2pm across from Mellow Moods and Rite Way on Flemming Street. There are 6 different types of cookies to choose from and the cost is $6 per box. Can't wait until Saturday? You can text or whatsapp Sylvia at 343-1053 for an early pick–up.