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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” […]

Free SAT/ACT prep workshop takes place Saturday at Daytona State

Free SAT/ACT prep workshop takes place Saturday at Daytona State

For Volusia and Flagler county school students preparing to sit for the SAT or ACT exams, Daytona State College has scheduled a half-day free workshop to help students feel more confident before they take the actual tests. The free SAT/ACT prep workshop, hosted by Daytona State’s College of Education and TRiO Educational Talent Search, will […]

Focus

Focus

Magazine foundation to host baby shower, toddler’s expo The Parent Magazine Foundation along with Volusia and Flagler Parent Magazines will host the 2015 Ultimate Baby Shower and Toddler’s Expo on Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach. This show caters to pregnancy through the pre-school years, showcasing […]

Daytona State program to feature member of Florida Highwaymen

Daytona State program to feature member of Florida Highwaymen

On Sept. 22, the Daytona State College Foundation’s Wisdom in Senior Education (WISE) program will feature R. L. Lewis, one of the 26 African-American painters who emerged during the 1950s and 1960s to become known as the Florida Highwaymen. In 2009, Lewis captivated a WISE audience of nearly 250 people who came to hear his […]

Community News

Community News

Port Orange to conduct annual water treatment maintenance Special to the Daytona Times The Port Orange Utilities Department will perform its annual flushing of the water distribution system beginning Monday, Aug. 24. The treatment is done to improve water quality and is referred to as the “annual flushing and treating of the Water Distribution System.” […]

Community Unity Festival will have activities for all ages

Community Unity Festival will have activities for all ages

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The second annual Community Unity Festival is offering local residents one last chance for free summer fun this Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Daisy Stocking Park, 555 Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd. The City of Daytona Beach and a host of corporate and community sponsors welcome […]