East Volusia Community Notes, Sept. 21, 2018

North Beach Street closing for wastewater repairs

North Beach Street in Ormond Beach will be closed intermittently between Wilmette Avenue and Melrose Avenue Thursday, Sept. 20, to Friday, Sept. 28, to allow the city to perform wastewater system repairs.

Traffic will be detoured using Wilmette, North Ridgewood Avenue and Melrose.

For more information, call (386) 676-3269.

Palmetto Club to meet

The Palmetto Club will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at 1000 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach.

Card playing will be from 10 a.m. to noon. An Estate Jewelry Sale will be at 11:30 a.m. A Special Boutique.

Guest speaker will be Kelly Lowe, author of “The Sun Always Shines,” her story of how she escaped the shadow of loss to discover a beautiful new normal.

Lunch will be served at noon. The cost is $15. Menu entree is: vegetable lasagna (optional: chicken salad plate, romaine salad plate (with baked chicken), or a fruit plate.)

For a reservation, call (386) 334-9304.

Ormond Outpost to host ‘Yappy Hour’

Ormond Outpost will host a special ‘Yappy Hour’ wine tasting event for local residents and their canine friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at 1385 N. U.S. 1, Ormond Beach.

The event will feature a variety of wines from around the world to taste for free, provided by S.R. Perrott, as well as large selection of wine for purchase, $2 beers and food from Fatboyz Couch Potatoes food truck.

There will be live music by G Michaels Music along with multiple vendors, including Keys & Collars Pet Sitters, dog trainer Aaron Tucker, Barkle N Shine Self-Serve Dog Wash and Grooming Pawsitive photo booth, Woof Sniff Wag and Co apparel, Hollowpoint Jerky & Apparel, Dogtona Beach Pet Resort.

The event will benefit Sophie’s Circle Dog Rescue, a local nonprofit and Volusia County’s only pet food pantry dedicated to providing pet food to financially-challenged families.

Low-cost pet clinics

There will be three low-cost pet shot clinics sponsored by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Rescue on Saturday Sept. 22.

The first clinic will be from 9 to 11 a.m. at Big Lots, 3818 S. Nova Road, Port Orange.

The second clinic will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. at A Pampered Pooch Groomer 295 S. Yonge St., Ormond Beach.

The third clinic will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post, 619 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach.

Heart worm prevention and flea control products will be available to buy. Cash only for the shots. Clinic is open to everyone, no appointment needed. Proceeds benefit animals.

For more information, visit spcavolusia.org, or call or text (386) 748-8993.

Charter night for new Lions

Daytona Halifax Area Lions Club Second Charter Night Dinner will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Palmetto Club, 1000 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach.

Business attire required. Social Hour (cash bar available) will be 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $27 per person and includes dinner, dessert and beverages.

Meet the Halifax Area Lions Club members and see what services they provide for the community.

For a reservation, email Mary Tyson at mtyson541@bellsouth.net.

Payment by check or money order can be sent to Daytona Halifax Area Lions Club, Cassandra Jessie or Crystal Ford, 408 White St., Daytona Beach, FL 32114.

For more information, call (386) 254-3830.

Ormond library hosts book sale

The Friends of the Ormond Beach Library will host a book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at 30 S. Beach St.

The sale will include new and used books, videos, CDs, children’s books and magazines. All items are buy one, get one of equal or lesser value.

Proceeds will be used to support library projects and programs.

For more information, call Jane Finchum at (386) 441-8969.

Ormond Beach Oktoberfest

The Ormond Beach Historical Society and Ormond Brewing Co. will host Oktoberfest from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Anderson-Price Building, 42 N. Beach St.

The Bavarians will perform traditional Oktoberfest music throughout the day.

Beer from Ormond Brewing Co. and traditional German food will be available to buy.

Admission is $10. For more information, call (386) 677-7005 or buy tickets at ormondhistory.org.

September Movie Schedule

Movies will be shown at 2 p.m. at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle.

All movies are free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes before the start of each film.

•Sunday, Sept. 23: Banned Books Week Movie: “Of Mice and Men” (1939). Two itinerant migrant workers, one mentally disabled and the other his caretaker, take jobs as ranch hands during the Great Depression to fulfill their shared dream of owning their own ranch. Lon Chaney Jr. and Burgess Meredith star. Unrated, 106 minutes

•Monday, Sept, 24: “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.” When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard star. Rated PG-13, 128 minutes.

For more information, call (386) 322-5152 or visit volusialibrary.org.

DAR meets Sept. 24

The Captain James Ormond Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at the Anderson-Price Memorial Building, 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach.

Ormond Beach Mayor Bill Partington will make a Constitution Proclamation.

The cost for lunch is $14. For more information, contact Dee Clark, Regent, at (386) 846-9123 or Cjoregent@gmail.com.

Realtors seeking donations for BraTini

Realtors Sold 4 The Cause is looking for donated items for its silent auction for the annual BraTini fundraiser Oct. 4 at The Shores Resort & Spa, 2637 S Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Shores.

For more information or to arrange item pick up, call Kris Concannon (386) 479-2147. Items must be turned in by Sept. 28.

OB Life meeting focuses on public safety

The City of Ormond Beach will discuss public safety and emergency preparedness in the fourth of a six-part community engagement series called The OB Life at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Calvary Christian Academy, 1687 W. Granada Blvd.

The City Commission is seeking input as it updates the city’s strategic plan in 2019.

The discussion will be led by Police Chief Robert “Jesse” Godfrey, Police Capt. Chris Roos, and Fire Chief Richard Sievers.

For more information, visit OrmondBeach.org.

Free movie at Ormond Beach library

“Beaches” will be shown at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 Beach St.

Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey star. Rated PG-13, 123 minutes.

For more information, call (386) 676-4191, option 4.

Military officers meet Sept. 27

The Halifax Chapter of the Military Officers of America will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Halifax River Yacht Club, 331 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach.

A social hour will begin at 11 a.m. with lunch at noon.

The speaker will be Angela First, a licensed clinical social worker for the VA and Veterans Justice Outreach Specialist, who will talk about PTSD.

All local MOAA members, their spouses and guests are invited to attend. Cost of the luncheon is $21. Reservations may be made by calling Capt. Andrew Hoffman at (386) 586-7044.

Democrats meet Sept. 27

The Port Orange Democratic Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 4662 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Port Orange.

There will be a social half-hour with light refreshments from 6:30 to 7 p.m. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Melissa Martin, candidate for Florida Senate District 14 and Dr. Katie Tripp, candidate for Florida House District 25, will speak.

All Democrats, and individuals interested in supporting Democratic ideals, are welcome.

For more information, email portorange@volusiadems.com or call (386) 320-9539.

Ormond library offers free computer classes

Adults can improve their computer skills with free classes at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St. Upcoming programs include these beginners classes:

•Basic e-resources: 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27. Learn about the electronically available databases the Volusia County Public Library offers.

Participants may bring their own laptops. Eight library laptops, which use a Windows 10 operating system, are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, call (386) 676-4191, option 4.

Human Services seeks low-income representatives

Volusia County’s Human Services office will conduct a public meeting for participants to elect community members to represent low-income people to serve on the Human Services Advisory Board.

Staff will provide an overview of human services and describe the roles and responsibilities of advisory board members.

The meeting will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St.

For more information, contact Human Services Manager Clayton Jackson at (386) 736-5956 or cjackson@volusia.org.

New members wanted

The Song of the Coast Sweet Adelines Chorus is looking for new members.

Women of all ages may attend a rehearsal at 6:30 p.m. any Monday at Bleekman Hall at Tomoka United Methodist Church, 1000 Old Tomoka Road, Ormond Beach.

For more information, call (386) 274- 3173 or visit the songofthecoast.org.

Trail ceremony set for Sept. 21

The Volusia County Council will cut the ribbon for the newest trail segment at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at 2200 Cow Creek Road, a half mile south of State Road 442 at Edgewater.

The 20.2-mile phase includes two segments: one that runs from Gobblers Lodge Road to Maytown Spur Road, and another that extends from the Brevard County line north to Cow Creek, where it connects to the existing trail.

COA opening new main office

The Volusia County Council on Aging will be open in its new main office Monday, Sept. 24, at 420 Fentress Blvd. in Daytona Beach Monday, Sept. 24.

The temporary offices will close at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. The COA main office was displaced from Beach Street because of flooding caused by Hurricane Irma.

While the computer servers are moved, phone and email systems will be unavailable. They will be back online Sept. 24.

NSB library shows free films

Catch a free matinee at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

September’s lineup includes:

•“The Leisure Seeker:” 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland star. Rated R, 133 minutes.

•”Breakfast at Tiffany’s:” 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24. Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard star in this 1961 film. Not rated, 114 minutes.

•“Book Club:” 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28. Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen and Alicia Silverstone star. Rated PG-13, 104 minutes.

•”Descendants 2:” 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce and Sofia Carson star. Rated PG, 120 minutes.

For more information, call (386) 424-2910, option 4.

Get up to speed at the NSB library

Adults can improve their computer skills with free classes at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

September’s programs include:

•Microsoft Word: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26

•Cybersecurity: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27

Registration is required as seating is limited; call (386) 424-2910, option 4, or register online at volusialibrary.org using the calendar link.

Participants may bring their own laptops. Eight library laptops, which use a Windows 10 operating system, are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

League will present Constitutional Amendments

Volusia County League of Women Voters and the Sugar Mill Homeowners Association will host a nonpartisan presentation at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Sugar Mill Country Club, 100 Country Club Drive, New Smyrna Beach.

The topic will be the 13 amendments on the November ballot.

The is event is free and open to the public.

Seashore sets activities

Canaveral National Seashore will host Canoe Mosquito Lagoon at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26.

Participants must be at least 8 years old to paddle. Participants depart from the Visitor Center at 9:45 a.m., weather permitting. Individuals with their own kayak or canoe may join. Reservations are required and space is limited.

Learn about sea turtle nests at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21 and 21. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Beach arts and crafts will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Visitor Center. Create a beautiful ocean-inspired shell necklace or ornament. All supplies provided.

A presentation of the 14 endangered animal species of Canaveral National Seashore will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27. Bring a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and water. Meet at the Visitor Center.

For a reservation, call (386) 428-3384, ext. 0. For more information, visit nps.gov/cana.

Celebrate cat month at NSB library

The New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, will celebrate Happy Cat Month with free programs that focus on furry felines.

The Southeast Volusia Humane Society will visit the library with a lovable brood of cats (and dogs) available for adoption from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Food donations are welcome.

Adults can make a cardboard cat castle from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27. Materials will be provided.

For more information, call (386) 424-2910, option 4.

F.A.N. connection to meet

Friends and Neighbors Connection, a senior ladies luncheon, will meet at noon Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Sugar Mill Country Club, 100 Club House Circle, New Smyrna Beach.

A singer will entertain. The cost is $2 for meal. Participants should bring a return address label.

Reservations are required. For more information, call (386) 402-4841 or email jeanabeth@outlook.com.

AmVets auxiliary needs vendors

AmVets Post 2 Ladies Auxiliary is looking for participants for its annual trash and treasures sale Oct. 20 at 1209 S. Ridgewood Ave. Edgewater.

Vendor space is $15. Open to the public. Donations appreciated. Proceeds benefit local charities. For more information, call (386) 423-0710.

Port Orange library hosts bluegrass concert

The Sandy Back Porch musical group will perform time-honored bluegrass standards during a free concert from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle.

The Central Florida band, led by singer Sandy Holdeman, blends guitar, banjo, fiddle and bass

For more information, call (386) 322-5152, option 4.

Comedy show at adult center

Todd Bogue’s The Ridiculous Comedy and Magic show will be 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Port Orange Adult Center, 4790 S. Ridgewood Ave.

This is a free event for 55 or older.

For more information, call (386) 506-5867.

Dance through the decades

Metcare’s Dancing Through The Decades, a fundraiser for the Council on Aging, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.

Tickets are $25 per person. Free valet parking, photo booth and more.

Sponsorship opportunities still available. For more information, email ccoates@coavolusia.org

For tickets, call (386) 253-4700, ext. 250.

County plans Explore Volusia programs

Learn about Volusia County’s conservation lands and land management practices during free Explore Volusia programs in September.

Reservations are required; call (386) 736-5927.

Upcoming events include:

•Bike-about Edgewater: 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24. A helmet and bicycle are required. Meet at the parking lot one-quarter east of Interstate 95 and one-quarter mile south on Cow Creek Road.

•Highbridge Park paddle: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. Participants are encouraged to bring their fishing gear to test their skills. A Florida saltwater fishing license is required, and all regulations must be followed. Bring a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard along with a life preserver and whistle. Meet at 39 Highbridge Road, Ormond Beach.

Join discussion on U.S. global engagement

Share your thoughts on foreign policy issues facing the U.S. at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

Participants may borrow the “Great Decisions 2018 Briefing Book” and PBS DVD from the Information Desk to prepare for each discussion.

Staff will lead a group discussion Wednesday, Oct. 3, on U.S. Global engagement and the military. Attendees will watch a half-hour PBS episode about the topic at 10 a.m. An hour-long group discussion will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Registration is not required for this free program. For more information, call (386) 424-2910, option 4.

NSB library offers free computer classes

Adults can improve their computer skills with free classes at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

October’s programs, which begin at 10:30 a.m., include:

•Android basics: Tuesday, Oct. 2

•Computer basics 1: Wednesday, Oct. 3

• Google apps: Thursday, Oct. 4

• iPad basics: Tuesday, Oct. 9

•Computer basics 2: Wednesday, Oct. 10

•Health and wellness databases: Thursday, Oct. 11

•E-books and more: Tuesday, Oct. 16

• Internet basics: Wednesday, Oct. 17

•Smartphone camera basics: Thursday, Oct. 18

• Introduction to Windows 10: Monday, Oct. 22

•Microsoft Word: Wednesday, Oct. 24

•Cloud storage basics: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25

Registration is required as seating is limited. Register online at volusialibrary.org using the calendar link or call (386) 424-2910, option 4.

Participants may bring their own laptops. Eight library laptops, which use a Windows 10 operating system, are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Blocktoberfest looking for participants

Participants are needed for Blocktoberfest on Canal Street from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6.

Included in the festivities will be a pooch parade, costume contest, pet-related activities and music.

Parade registration is from 9 to 10 a.m. Beginning at 10:30 a.m, Dogs and their owners will parade down Canal Street followed by an award ceremony at the corner of Live Oak and Canal Streets. Register at canalstreetnsb.com or at the information table.

Admission is a $10 donation per dog. Bags of dog food also will be accepted. Vendors will provide information on pet adoption and pet photos. The Obedience Club of Daytona Beach will perform at noon.

For more information, call (386) 690-8666.

Community Day at J&P Cycles

Ormond Beach Community Day will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at J&P Cycles, 253 Destination Daytona Lane.

There will be a motorcycle and BMX thrill show, custom cars, race cars, motorcycles, live music, drum show, food, kid’s fun area, vendors and a “Holy Smokes” top 40 car show.

Parking is free, but entry donations will be accepted. Proceeds benefit Legacy House for girls aging out of foster care and sending Seabreeze High School Band to London.

For more information, call (386) 868-8484.

Learn about Rights Whales

Right Whales will be discussed from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the Environmental Discovery Center, 601 Division Ave., Ormond Beach.

Admission is free. Space is limited.

For more information or a reservation, call (386) 615-7081.

Craft fair at Bishop’s Glen

Bishop’s Glen Retirement Center will host a craft fair and sale from 9 to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at 900 LPGA Blvd., Holly Hill.

Refreshments will be available. All welcome.

For more information, call (386) 226-9000.

Florida Humanities Speaker Series

The Ormond Beach Historical Society will host its Florida Humanities Speaker’s Series, “Order, Excess, and Revolution: Tavern Life in Colonial Florida,” from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Anderson-Price Memorial Building, 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach.

Taverns were a central part of the public sphere in the colonial world, but they could also be used for subversive activities. Dr. Diana Reigelsperger, Seminole State College, examines the crimes and conspiracies brewing in colonial Florida taverns.

Activities begin at 9:30 a.m. with refreshments.

Free and open to the public, but space is limited. For a reservation or more information, call (386) 677-7005 or email office@ormondhistory.org.

County seeks input on Hope Place play yard

Volusia County will host a public meeting to seek input on plans to add a public play area at the Hope Place homeless shelter.

Parks, Recreation and Culture Director Tim Baylie will present the county’s plans at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in Hope Place’s cafeteria, 1340 Wright St., Daytona Beach. County Council Member Heather Post plans to attend.

The plans call for a playground, multipurpose field, two basketball courts, benches, water fountains and landscaping.

For more information, call (386) 736-5853 or email tbaylie@volusia.org.

Rally for pet law

A rally for Ponce’s Law will be held in front of the criminal justice center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct 1, at 251 N. Ridgewood Ave., Daytona Beach.

For more information, call (386) 248-2083.

Order of the Purple Heart meets Oct. 6

Military Order of the Purple Heart Volusia County Chapter 316 will meet at 1:15 p.m. Saturday Oct. 6 at 5810 S. Williamson Blvd Port Orange.

To join participants should bring their DD 214.

Source: https://www.hometownnewsvolusia.com/calendar/community/east-volusia-community-notes-sept/article_50960eae-b85a-11e8-9ea6-cb12d9b5b71b.html

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