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UVI’s Afternoon on the Green Seeks Dishes; Early Bird Prizes Offered to First 150 Entries

The Afternoon on the Green planning committee is seeking cooks to donate their culinary creations for the 2017 Afternoon on the Green – “A Centennial Celebration of Delicacies.” Now in its 28th year, UVI’s annual “friend-raiser,” features fabulous dishes, live music and family fun.

The first 150 cooks to sign up will be given a $10 gift certificate for Plaza Extra or Moe’s Fresh Market and all cooks will receive an Afternoon on the Green T-shirt.

Prizes will be given to the top three winners in each category, which are Main Dishes; Seafood; Soups; Side Dishes; Breads, Pastries and Sweets; Native Drinks and for the first time, the Vegetarian Dishes category.

Cooks interested in participating must contact Cherilyn Browne at (340) 693-1040, or email send e-mail to: by Monday, March 15, to confirm their donated dishes. All proceeds from the Afternoon on the Green support the Edward Thomas Volunteer Scholarship Fund.

The Afternoon on the Green will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, on the Herman E. Moore Golf Course on UVI’s St. Thomas Campus.  For more information contact (340) 693-1040.