Community Calendar for July 26 – August 1, 2012

Ice cream event to help sick kids
Daytona Lagoon will be serving ice cream and toppings for donations on Aug. 11 from noon to two during an “Ice Cream Breakfast,” annual campaign raising funds and awareness for Give Kids the World. The cost of the event is $2 and $5 donations for a scoop. Location: 601 Earl St. More information: Contact Trish Mucciolo at

Register for dance, mentoring program
Angels of Praise Creative Arts will be starting its back-to-school 2012-2013 Creative Arts and More Christian Dance Arts Program and Mentoring of Arts. A program showcasing the previous year’s talents will be held July 20 at 5 p.m. at the Calvary Christian Center Fellowship Hall with an opportunity to register for the upcoming session. Late registration will also be held on July 26-27. More information: 386-898-3366 or email

Free workshop on Alzheimer’s
Learn 10 strategies that may surprise you and five strategies that may protect your children and grandchildren at a free informational workshop on Alzheimer’s disease with guest speaker Dr. Diane B. Tellier, The event will be held Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Port Orange Regional Library auditorium, 1005 City Center Circle. Reserve your space and request more information at 386-267-1204.

Signup continues for Citizens Academy
Applications are being accepted for Volusia County’s Citizens Academy, a hands-on awareness program designed to educate citizens about county government operations. Classes will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 21 through Oct. 30. The final class is scheduled Nov. 12. There is no charge for the program, but applicants are asked to commit to attending all 12 classes. Applications are available at and must be turned in to the county manager’s office by July 25. More information: 386-740-5160.

Shiloh to host ‘Morning Glory’
The “Morning Glory” 1,000 women in white in prayer will be held at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church on July 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 540 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. More information:

Tutoring help available
Partnering with St. James Academy, Elect Ladies Mentoring is offering tutoring services, school supplies, study spaces and encouragement for students 17 and up seeking a high school diploma. More information: 386-258-7199 or

Workshop on overcoming limitations
A discussion on how to overcome limitations in order to achieve the impossible will be hosted by Elect Ladies Ministry, Inc. titled “From ESE to PHD,” on Aug. 4.  Registration and a continental breakfast begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by the workshop from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Halifax Medical Center; France Tower Classroom E. Cost: $5. More information: 386-258-7199.



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