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FEBRUARY

FEB 1-24, Canvas Pick-up: Benefit Art Auction for the Vieques Humane Society & Animal Rescue (VHSAR). Beginning February 1-24, interested Vieques community members may stop by the art gallery in Isabel II to pick up a 12” X 12” canvas to create a masterpiece to donate to the event. Artists working in other media may contribute any creation, as long as it is exactly 12×12. Artwork will be on display for silent auction at the gallery March 6-16, with grand finalé bidding exhibition/reception Thursday, March 16, 6pm-8pm. M-Sat 10AM-4PM, Sun 10AM-3PM. Siddhia Hutchinson & Glenn Weilgus Art Gallery. Cost: Free.

WEDNESDAY, FEB 1, GALLERY Galleon WORKSHOP; 3-4:30 Socrates Café – Living the “Good-Life” and Finding “Happiness” Judy and Andre de Zanger, Gallery Galleon 787-741-3078. Please email [email protected] to sign up.

WEDNESDAY, FEB 1, New Orleans meets the Jungle. Female Jazz Vocalist Ingrid Lucia will be performing New Orleans Traditional Jazz in the Jungle Room. Come and enjoy the amazing music, great food and wonderful cocktails. 8-11pm. Cost: $5 per person.

WEDNESDAY, FEB 1, First Wednesdays Art & Wine at Gallery Galleon. 11am-5pm. Free.

THURSDAY, FEB 2, Playa Grande Tour Explore the old sugar mill of Playa Grande on this walking tour.  Comfortable walking shoes are recommended during this 3 hour tour. Reservations can be made at the Trust
or by visiting www.VCHT.org 9:00am to 12 Noon, Meet at VCHT in Esperanza. Cost $35 suggested donation for adults. $15 for kids.

THURSDAY, FEB 2, Sunset Concert Series Presents: Fernandito Ferrer. Live local Acoustic sessions. 5pm at El Blok. No Cover.

FRIDAY, FEB 3, Art Opening; Reach for Success students works, 6 – 8pm, in Municiple art gallery and tourism office across from the plaza. Support the kids!

SATURDAY , FEB 4, VCHT Celebrating Vieques Dinner; location and time TBD. Save the date! Check www.vcht.org for more information.

SATURDAY, FEB 4, New Orleans meets the Jungle. Female Jazz Vocalist Ingrid Lucia will be performing New Orleans Traditional Jazz in the Jungle Room. Come and enjoy the amazing music, great food and wonderful cocktails. 8-11pm. Cost: $5 per person.

SATURDAY, FEB 4, Celebrating Vieques Gala Dinner and Auction.  Deluxe Auction for the benefit of The Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust & Honoring Mark Martin. Advance reservations required
Reservations: http://www.vcht.org or 787 741-8850.

SATURDAY, FEB 4, Sunset Concert Series Presents: Los Victones. Live local music. 5pm at El Blok. No cover.

WEDNESDAY, FEB 8, GALLERY Galleon WORKSHOP; 3-4:30pm. Inspirational Poetry Judy and Andre de Zanger, Gallery Galleon 787-741-3078 Please email [email protected] to sign up.

WEDNESDAY, FEB 8, New Orleans meets the Jungle. Female Jazz Vocalist Ingrid Lucia will be performing New Orleans Traditional Jazz in the Jungle Room. Come and enjoy the amazing music, great food and wonderful cocktails. 8-11pm. Cost: $5 per person.

THURSDAY, FEB 9,  Sunset Concert Series Presents: Sin Bujula.  Live local music. 5pm at El Blok. No cover.

THURSDAY, FEB 9,  Vieques Voices are calling all artists to attend open mic poetry. Bring your poems, other poets poems, musical instruments, jokes, stories and a listening ear. 7:30pm at Vieques Emporium. Free.

FRIDAY, FEB 10, GALLERY Galleon WORKSHOP; 3-5pm Sculpting Small Stones Judy and Andre de Zanger, Gallery Galleon 787-741-3078.

SATURDAY, FEB 11, New Orleans meets the Jungle. Female Jazz Vocalist Ingrid Lucia will be performing New Orleans Traditional Jazz in the Jungle Room. Come and enjoy the amazing music, great food and wonderful cocktails. 8-11pm. Cost: $5 per person.

SUNDAY, FEB 12, Valentine celebration Tdance at Hector’s by the Sea. 4-8pm  Valentine’s day, Feb 14, Treat yourself to a romantic dinner.

VALENTINE’S DAY, FEB 14, Dinner and music at the most romantic spot on the island; Carambola at the Blue Horizon. Call for reservations. $45 Three course dinner. Live music. Two Seatings 6pm and 8pm. 787-741-3318

TUESDAY, FEB 14, 6PM-8PM – The Love Show, What the world needs now! A Valentine’s Day celebration of art. Hutchinson/Weilgus Gallery 5:30-7:30

WEDNESDAY, FEB 15, Food Bank, In back of the old municipal hospital next to the senior center. To visit the pantry, you must qualify for food assistance. 9am-2pm

WEDNESDAY, FEB 15,  Gallery Galleon WORKSHOP; 3-4:30 Socrates Café – Living the “Good-Life” and Finding “Happiness” Judy and Andre de Zanger, Gallery Galleon 787-741-3078

THURSDAY, FEB 16,  Seafood Night. A night of Seafood as only the Mar Azul can bring you. Chef Dan prepares a tasty menu including Cheddar Bay Biscuits, New England Clam Chowder, Thai Curried Shrimp and Teriyaki Maple Glazed Grouper. 5pm-9pm. Al’s Mar Azul, in Isabell II. Plates from $8.99 to $12.99.

FRIDAY, FEB 17,  Wine and Cheese Party. Fundraiser for the Vieques Navy League. Come enjoy great wine, cheese and company all for a great cause! Admission will be taken at the door, but please RSVP to Dennis O’Keefe by February 14th. 6-9pm. El Blok Rooftop. $35 for members. $40 for non-members.

SATURDAY, FEB 18, Sunset Concert Series Presents: Los Victones. Live local. 5pm. El Blok rooftop. No cover.

SATURDAY, FEB 18, Redimidos por el Arte – 10 Viequense Artists – y mas. The first Art Exhibit at the Fort Vieques (refurbished!) 10 Viequense Artists present their work. La primera exhibición de Arte Viequense en el Fuerte (remozado!) 10 artistas viequenses presenta su obra. 7:00pm. Fortin Conde de Mirasol. Free.

MONDAY, FEB 20,  Art & Wine – Uncork Your Creativity, 3pm, Restaurante Conuco, Isabel II . Enjoy a fun afternoon of wine, painting and fellowship! Artist Helen Meyer, a longtime winter resident of Vieques, will guide us as each participant creates an acrylic painting with an island theme. Fun for everyone from beginners to seasoned artists! The $55 donation per person includes wine and all materials. Snacks will be available for purchase. For reservations or more information, please email us at [email protected]. Space is limited, so sign up now!!

WEDNESDAY, FEB 22, GALLERY Galleon WORKSHOP 11am-2pm Plein Air Painting with the McGuire’s! Limited to 10 artists. Email: [email protected] 787-741-3078

WEDNESDAY, FEB 22, GALLERY Galleon WORKSHOP 3-4:30 Inspirational Poetry Judy and Andre de Zanger, Gallery Galleon 787-741-3078

WEDNESDAY, FEB 22, Corefi’s 2nd Annual Dinner Dance to benefit seniors in need. Light up the Night will be held at Punta Mulas Lighthouse. 6pm Tickets are $75 per person. Call 787-741-2974 / 787-438-0650 / 347-781-7777 for tickets.

THURSDAY FEB 23, Architectural Walking Tour of Isabel II. Take a walk back in time to visit and learn about some of the architectural gems of Isabel II. 9:00am to 11:30am, Meet at Plaza in Isabel II, $25 suggested
donation 787.741.8850

FRIDAY FEB 24,  Speaker Series at VCHT TBD check www.vcht.org.

FRIDAY FEB 24,  Sunset Concert Series Presents: Mijo De La Palma. Musica Fusion Jibara. 6pm at El Blok rooftop. Cost: $15.

SUNDAY, FEB 26, Mardi Gras Celebration; Tdance at Hector’s by the Sea 4-8pm. Wear your mask!

MONDAY, FEB 27, Byzantine Bracelet Class. A fundraiser for VELAS. Monday, February 27, 3pm at Restaurante Conuco. Enjoy an afternoon learning to make a silver and gold Byzantine Bracelet. Also known as the Idiot’s Delight – take the class and you will find out why!! This bracelet looks great with charms, or just by itself. Appropriate for men or women. Fun for everyone from beginners to seasoned jewelry makers! he $75 donation per person includes instruction and all materials. Snacks will be available for purchase. For reservations or more information, please email us at [email protected]. Space is limited, so sign up now!!

MARCH

WEDNESDAY, MAR 1,  Socrates Cafe. Come explore the teachings of Socrates philosophy of how to live the Good Life with the De Zangers. 3pm. Gallery Galleon. Free.

THURSDAY, MAR 2,  Playa Grande Tour Explore the old sugar mill at Playa Grande on this walking tour. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended during this 3 hour tour. Reservations can be made at the Trust
or by visiting www.VCHT.org 9:00am to 12 Noon. Meet at VCHT in Esperanza. Cost $35 suggested donation for adults. $15 for kids.

MONDAY MAR 6, Annual Rotary Bash on the Malecón. 6-11pm. Start with cocktails at El Blok and then to La Nasa for a multi-course dinner and dancing. All proceeds to benefit Rotary programs like Jobs-in-Tourism and Humane Education Program by Juntos. Tickets: $100

WEDNESDAY, MAR 8,  Two Women, One Paradise. Paintings by Jackie Cruz and Valerie Gillett. 5:30-7:30pm. Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust.  Free.

WEDNESDAY, MAR 8,  Two Women, One Paradise. Paintings by Jackie Cruz and Valerie Gillett. 5:30-7:30pm. Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust.  Free.

THURSDAY, MAR 9,  Socrates Cafe. Come explore the teachings of Socrates philosophy of how to live the Good Life with the De Zangers. 3pm. Gallery Galleon. Free.

THURSDAY, MAR 9,  Vieques Voices. Open mic Poetry, Music, Comedy. 7:30pm at VQS Emporium. Free.

THURSDAY, MAR 9 – SATURDAY, MAR 11 – The 2017 Vieques International Film Festival. A 3 night event celebrating new films created by Hispanic/Latino filmmakers from across the globe (with an emphasis on Puerto Rican filmmakers). Conuco Restaurant. Doors open at 5pm. Films start at 6:30pm.  Cost: Online: $10 for 1 evening; $17 for 2 evenings; $22 full festival. (At door: $10 per night).

SATURDAY, MAR 11, The Annual Navy League Pig Roast. Raffle, silent auction, door prizes, bring refreshments. Great food and entertainment. Come spend a day on the beach with friends and coasties. Tickets sold at Funky Beehive, La Lanchita, Vieques Flowers and Gifts. Bring friends and family. 11:30 am to sunset at Sun Bay. Cost: $40.

WEDNESDAY, MAR 15, Food Bank, In back of the old municipal hospital next to the senior center. To visit the pantry, you must qualify for food assistance. 9am-2pm

THURSDAY, MAR 16, Benefit Art Auction Gala for the Vieques Humane Society & Animal Rescue (VHSAR).The 12X12 gala evening is a festive fundraising event, featuring artwork created by Vieques students, community members, and professional artists—all auctioned for the benefit of the VHSAR. The evening includes free refreshments, bidding, and raffles. All are welcome! The gala is the finale bidding opportunity for this important animal welfare fundraiser. Prior to the gala, artwork is on display at the gallery for bidding March 6-16. Sponsored by Siddhia Hutchinson & Glen Wielgus, owners, Siddhia Hutchinson/Glen Wielgus Gallery.

THURSDAY, MAR 16,   Architectural Walking Tour of Isabel II. Take a walk back in time to visit and learn about some of the architectural gems of Isabel II. 9:00am to 11:30am, Meet at Plaza in Isabel II, $25 suggested donation 787.741.8850

FRIDAY, MAR 17,  St Paddy’s Celebration at Lazy Jacks. Celebrate St Patrick’s Day at Lazy Jacks with green beer and Jameson specials. Remember to wear green, or else…9pm at Lazy Jacks. Free.

FRIDAY – SUNDAY MAR 17-19,  Manzana Pampering Pop Up @ El Blok.  Manzana Pampering Studio of Condado hosts their first Vieques Pop-Up at El Blok March 17-19 from 10am-7pm. Services will include Hair, Nails and Waxing as well as a retail boutique. Appointments can be made by calling Manna at 787-200-0046. Be sure to mention the Vieques Pop-Up! For pricing and more info, visit http://www.manzanastudio.com or view them on Instagram @manzanastudio. 10am-7pm at El Blok.

SATURDAY, MAR 18,  Los Victones. Live Local Music. 5pm El Blok. No cover.

THURSDAY, MAR 23, Playa Grande Tour; Explore the old sugar mill at Playa Grande on this walking tour. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended during this 3 hour tour. Reservations can be made at the Trust or by visiting www.VCHT.org 9:00am to 12 Noon. Meet at VCHT in Esperanza. Cost $35 suggested donation for adults. $15 for kids.

THURSDAY, MAR 23, Abraham Dorta. 5pm. El Blok. No cover.

THURSDAY, MAR 30, Bird Walk; Explore some of the best birding spots of Vieques with our local guides. 7:30am, Meet at VCHT in Esperanza, Cost, $20 787.741.8850

THURSDAY, MAR 30, Eco Roots. Live Reggae. 5pm at El Blok. No Cover.

APRIL

SATURDAY, APR 1, Vieques Voices Presents: Vagina Monologues. Time: TBD at El Blok. Cost: $35.

THURSDAY, APR 13,  Vieques Voices. Open mic Poetry, Music, Comedy. 7:30pm at VQS Emporium. Free.

SATURDAY, APR 15,  Sunset Concert Series Presents: Madera Fina. Salsa y Tropical. 5pm at El Blok.

WEDNESDAY, APR 19, Food Bank, In back of the old municipal hospital next to the senior center. To visit the pantry, you must qualify for food assistance. 9am-2pm

WEDNESDAY, APR 24, A benefit auction for the Vieques Humane Society & Animal Rescue, Siddhia Hutchinson Fine Art Gallery

EVERYDAY

Happy Hour, Mar Azul, 5-7pm

Yoga W Hotel 8:15am

Medalla Happy Hour $1.00 5-7pm El Sombrero Viejo

Happy Hour at Tradewinds Restaurant, 5-6:30pm

Happy Hour at Bananas, $4 Margaritas and Rum punch, $7 Cheeseburger w/fries, fish tacos

Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Esperanza Yoga at Playa Sun Bay 8:30AM Increasing happiness, promoting health & harmony.

Mondays

Beginning January 15: The Art of Seeing Vieques. Learn to paint and see Vieques. 9:00am. Locations throughout Vieques TBA. 203-444-1806.

Lobster Specials Night at Bili 787-741-1382

Plein Air class with Siddhia Hutchinson 8:30 to 11:30 Cost $30, Supplies & materials available. Everyone welcome. 787-556-5409 Call for class location.

Drawing Class with Siddhia Hutchinson 1:30 to 4:00 Siddhia Studio Cost $30, Supplies & materials available. Everyone welcome, 787-556-5409. Meet at Siddhia’s home studio up from the ferry. Call for directions.

Tuesday-Sunday

Vinasa Yoga w/Jennifer Hix Island House Yoga Pavilion, 9:30am call to confirm 787­435-6850

Outdoor Movies 7:00pm & 9:00pm at Moonlight Campground. $5 per person. 787-349-8839

Tuesday

Farmer’s Market, Placita Reyes, Rts 200/201, 8am-4pm

Mar Azul Dinners, $12.99, 5-9pm

Better Together, Radio Vieques, 7pm – 8pm. English language show focusing on Vieques’ culture & history, arts & events, conservation & education. Stream at www. Radiovieques.net or Tune in to 90.1.

Tuesday & Wednesday

Vieques Humane Society & Animal Res­cue Shelter and Clinic Open, Santa Maria (on the way to Villa Bourinquen), 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (vet on island) Contact: 787-741-0209

Wednesday

Ceviche Bar Night at Bili 787-741-1382

Paella Specials at Bili 787-741-1382

Ladies Night @ Tropical Guest House Lounge 7-11pm. 2 for 1 specials for ladies. Gentlemen welcome.

Farmers Market Placita Reyes, intersection of RT. 200 and 201 8am-4pm

Seafood Gala”Island style” Fry and Broil, Tradewinds Restaurant 5:30-9:30 reserva­tions 787-741-8666

Sandra Reyes Art Workshops in Villa Borinquen. Play with clay or point. Call for workshop info. and to reserve space. 939-488-6734

Wednesday – Saturday

Vieques Humane Society Thrift Store: Isa­bel II. Just over the Mambichi bridge, one block up the hill. Follow the painted paw prints! HOURS: Wed.-Sat., 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Contact Val McDyer, 787-690-0890. Donations of gently used items accepted and encouraged.

Thursday

Better Together, Radio Vieques, 7pm – 8pm. Every Thursday during  the months of January and February. English language show focusing on Vieques’ culture & his­tory, arts & events, conservation & educa­tion. Stream at www.Radiovieques.net or Tune in to 90.1.

Starting Jan 26th Writer’s group: at end of Sun Bay, 11-12:30

“A Catered Affair”, 6 course prix fixe dinner in a lovely hilltop Hix designed villa, $65. See this week’s menu on Facebook at A Catered Affair. Reservations required. 787-615-2320

Vieques Voices,  Stand up spoken word, comedy and music. All are welcome. First Thursday of the month  10-midnight at Plaza Guayacán. Second Thursday of the month 7:30pm at Emporium. Third Thursday of the month at El Blok on the rooftop terrace. 5-8pm.

Palm Reading, D’Jonaldo will be Reading Palms in the Jungle Room every Thursday Night from 8-10. Come out and experience a reading for yourself.

Friday

Farmer’s Market, Placita Reyes, Rts 200/201, 8am-4pm

Pizza Night, Blue Moon Bar, Blue Horizon Boutique Resort, 4-11pm, 787-741-3318

Live Music/Open Jam, Mar Azul 9pm-1am

Fish Fry, Mar Azul

Movies under the stars. Noches de Pelícu­las al aire libre, 6:45 & 8:45 For info and movies showing text: 787-349-8839

Mojito Night at Bili 787-741-1382

Vieques Humane Society Adoptions, Meet ‘n Greets 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 787-741­0209

Vieques Humane Society Walk-a-Dog  Volunteers are welcomed 10:00AM – 1:00 PM at the back gate of the VHS shelter in Santa Maria to enjoy a beach walk and provide enrichment and exercise for the shelter’s satos (island dogs). For details: Call Cyndi Casey Thomas 703-623-2613.

Sushi at Biekes Bistro, 6pm-10pm. $12 and up.

Tarot Card Readings,  Adam the man who knows will be reading Tarot cards at The Jungle Room every Friday from 8-10. Come out and experience it for yourself. Cost: Tips.

Torta Friday. Every Friday we are offering a traditional Mexican pork Torta to go. It begins with a Mexican bolillo made by John Towne then a salsa macha aoli, Coqui fire carnitas, sauteed onions and peppers, a cabbage slaw wrapped to go all for $10.00.  11am-2pm. Coqui Fire Cafe.

Saturday

Tapas Specials at Bili 787-741-1382

Pizza Night, Blue Moon Bar, Blue Horizon Boutique Resort, 4-11pm, 787-741-3318

Karaoke Night, Mar Azul 9pm

Movies under the stars. Noches de Pelícu­las al aire libre, 6:45 & 8:45 For info and movies showing text: 787-349-8839

Vieques Humane Society & Animal Rescue (VHSAR) Shelter Hours: Friday & Saturday, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (adoptions/ meet ‘n greets)

Classic Pasta Night at Trade Winds Res­taurant. Chef David’s Pasta Night featuring Puttanesca, Alfredo, Carbonara, Pesto, Bo­lognese, Marinara. Includes salad and garlic bread. 5:30pm-9:30pm. $16.50.  787-741-8666

Sandra Reyes Art Workshops in Villa Borinquen. Play with clay or point. Call for workshop info. and to reserve space. 939-488-6734

Sushi at Biekes Bistro 6pm-10pm. $12 and up.

Sunday

Hector’s by the Sea the Original Sunset Tdance. Leave the beach and come for a cocktail, dancing and fun under the gazebo at Hector’s by the Sea, 4pm-8pm. 787-741­1178

Sunset Dance and Cocktails on El Blok Ter­raza, beats of DJ Danny and drink specials. 4pm-8pm, All welcome 787-741-6020

Movies under the stars. Noches de Pelícu­las al aire libre, 6:45 & 8:45 For info and movies showing text: 787-349-8839

Sunday Night Paella at Trade Winds Res­taurant.  Chef David’s Paella mix of shellfish, chicken, sausage mixed with Spanish Style yellow rice. 5:30-9:30pm.  $26.50.  787-741­8666

Puerto Rican Fiesta Night at Bili Grandma’s recipes 787-741-1382

Every Last Sunday of Every Month

Taino Native Ceremony conducted by local members and Cacike (Chief). An opportunity to know our native roots. Ceremonies are bilingual. 2pm-3pm at the Batey (ceremonial ground).  After the big old Ceiba tree towards Bukers area right before the Chapel at the right. Free.

AA (ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS) 787-741-0639

Open Meetings

Mon & Tues • .5:30pm Esperanza/ Bldg. behind the Trust-Malecon
Weds & Fri• 6pm Behind Catholic Church /Isabel II
Thurs • Beach Meeting! 8:30am Playa Gallito /west of the W (Gringo Beach)
Sat & Sun • 10:30am Behind Catholic Church Isabel II

ALANON (FRIENDS AND FAMILY OF ALCOHOLICS) 207-869-0925 Weds. • 9am Behind Catholic Church Isabel  II

NA (NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS) 508-873-4576 Thurs • 6pm Behind Catholic Church Isabel II

CLINICA DE ESPECIALISTAS Calle Benitez Castaño

Mon, Wed, Fri Pediatrician -8:30-2:30
Tuesday Internist -8:30-2:30
Thursday – Friday Gynecologist Thurs. 7:30-4:00, Friday 7:30-3:30

VIEQUES HUMANE SOCIETY HOURS

Clinic hours-vet on island: Tues. and Wed. 10am-5pm
Shelter Hours: Fri. & Sat. 10am-2pm
Thrift Store Open: Wed.-Sat. 10am-2pm