160211_dt_focus02Coming soon: ‘Carmen Jones’
The 1954 classic movie “Carmen Jones,’’ starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte, will be shown Feb. 23 at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Daytona Beach Library. More information: Call 386-257-6036, ext. 16235.

Palm Coast jazz breakfast is Feb. 13
The African American Cultural Society, Inc. will hold its 14th Annual Jazz Breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 13 at The Cultural Center, 4422 US Highway 1 North, Palm Coast.

Rob’s JazzExpress band will provide entertainment from 9 a.m. to noon. A full breakfast costing $20 will be available until 10:45 a.m. Reservations may be made at The Cultural Center, 386-447-7030 or online at The event is open to the public.

For details, contact John Reid at 386-447-6098.

Genealogy classes continue Feb. 17
Beginners can learn how to explore their family trees at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, which offers the county’s most comprehensive genealogy resource collection.

Genealogy librarian Kim Dolce will share information about online and print resources during these one-hour programs in the library auditorium:
•Heritage Quest Online: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17
•America’s Historical Newspapers: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24

The programs are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required.

For more information, call Kim Dolce at 386-257-6036, ext. 16315.

Volunteer Fest set for Feb. 27
Volunteers for Community Impact (VCI) will host its annual Volunteer Fest on Feb. 27. It will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Volusia County Extension (next to the fairgrounds) in DeLand.

Volunteer Fest will showcase volunteer opportunities available throughout Volusia County while providing a family-friendly atmosphere that includes music, Zumba, food, face painting, balloon animals, moon bounce, children’s activities and door prizes.

Attendees will have the opportunity to find volunteer opportunities available with various VCI nonprofit partners, nonprofit organizations and businesses.

Admission is free and a complimentary lunch ill be provided by the Cabot Cheese Community Tour 2016.

For more information or to be involved with this event, call 386-334-7826, ext. 116 or email



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