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Embry-Riddle to present Halloween Carnival Oct. 30

Embry-Riddle to present Halloween Carnival Oct. 30

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is hosting its annual Halloween Carnival on Friday, Oct. 30. Family-friendly activities will include trick-or-treating, face painting, balloon animals, carnival games, a bounce house and pumpkin decorating. This free event is open to the public. Children should be accompanied by an adult and have their own bag or container to collect goodies. […]

FOCUS

FOCUS

Black Minds Matter concert is Oct. 31 at Allen Chapel Black Minds Matter is a grassroots initiative designed to prepare 21st century African-American youth leaders in the areas of art, education and political activism. Through engagement in cultural events, speaker presentations and the Black Minds Matter Concert Series (with an emphasis on gospel, blues and jazz,) the […]

Consumer advocate hosting meeting about patient billing

Consumer advocate hosting meeting about patient billing

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Wading into a controversial issue in the health-care industry, the state insurance consumer advocate will bring together key groups Oct. 15 to discuss what is known as “balance billing.” Insurance Consumer Advocate Sha’Ron James on Monday announced the forum, which is expected to include groups such as the Florida Medical […]

Health department hosting Oct. 15 Pink Power Walk

Health department hosting Oct. 15 Pink Power Walk

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) is recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month by hosting a Pink Power Walk. About one in eight women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point in life. “The good news is that many women can survive breast cancer if it’s found […]

Ken Burns’ series at library focuses on jazz

Ken Burns’ series at library focuses on jazz

The Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island will show two episodes of Ken Burns’documentary series “Jazz” this month. The acclaimed series features musical selections and interviews with early jazz performers, including Sidney Bechet, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman. The selected episodes, which cover the development of jazz through 1928, will be shown […]

College’s symphonic band to honor veterans

College’s symphonic band to honor veterans

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Paying tribute to the remaining veterans from the “Greatest Generation,” the Daytona State College Symphonic Band takes the stage for its Sunday, Oct. 18, performance at the college’s News-Journal Center, presenting the American Premiere of  “Trombonico,’’ a three-movement work that takes, from among others, inspiration for the music of Tommy […]

Museum presentation to focus on spiders and their kin

Museum presentation to focus on spiders and their kin

Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum will host Florida naturalist John Serrao and his presentation, “Our Amazing Arachnids – Florida’s Spiders and Their Kin,” on Thursday, Oct. 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This presentation is part of the museum’s Science Café series, where the scientist and nonscientist alike can enjoy thoughtful discussion and light refreshments in the […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

‘Think Pink’ event in DeLand to honor life and loved ones A “Think Pink!” breast cancer awareness event is 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Volusia County Farmers Market, 3050 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Vendors and extension agents will explain the importance of Florida-cut foliage in celebrating life and remembering loved ones. Attendees […]

Residents can register to vote at Sept. 24 event at Dickerson Center

Residents can register to vote at Sept. 24 event at Dickerson Center

The Volusia County-Daytona Beach NAACP will be holding a National Voter Registration Day event on Thursday, Sept. 24, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the John H. Dickerson Community Center, 308 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Daytona Beach. The NAACP, along with Daytona Beach Black Clergy Alliance and the Volusia County Elections […]

Kids can learn abut ecology through ECHO Rangers

Kids can learn abut ecology through ECHO Rangers

Children in grades one through five are invited to join Volusia County’s ECHO Rangers, a hands-on educational program that focuses on the county’s ecological, cultural, heritage and outdoor resources. The program will be offered from September through May at more than 40 sites including parks, museums, libraries and historical sites. Using a “Passport to Adventures” […]