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Learn how to download free e-books

Learn how to download free e-books

Would you like to learn how to download free e-books onto your e-reader, tablet or mobile device? The Daytona Beach Regional Library – City Island will offer three workshops to help library patrons use the OverDrive service, which powers its downloadable media: • Kindle e-reader class: 11 a.m. May 16. This class is geared toward Kindle […]

Community Calendar (week ending May 9)

Community Calendar (week ending May 9)

Historical Society to meet The South Daytona Historical Society will meet May 7 at 6 p.m. at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Road. The meeting is Open to the public. Those wishing to share South Daytona memories and memorabilia are encouraged to attend. More information: 386-334-5634. Daytona Cubs in action The Daytona Cubs are […]

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Mentor orientation scheduled May 15 Community Partnership for Children is recruiting mentors for teenage children in foster care. The next orientation class will be held May 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Community Partnership for Children, 160 North Beach St. To register, contact Susan Hiltz at 386-547-2293 or via e-mail at Susan.Hiltz@cbcvf.org. Webster […]

Sorority to host financial planning workshop

Sorority to host financial planning workshop

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Gamma Mu Omega Chapter, will present a free financial empowerment program at 10 a.m. April 28 at City Island Library. The household median wealth of the single Black woman is $100, for single Hispanic women the amount is $120, and for single White women the amount is $41,500, according to […]

Chiles Academy to host Earth Day Festival

Chiles Academy to host Earth Day Festival

Daytona Beach’s Earth Day Festival will take place April 22 at Chiles Academy. The festival, which is free and open to the public, will take place from noon to 8 p.m. at the site of the old Bonner Elementary School on George Engram Boulevard. This year’s Earth Day event will be in support of the […]

Women In Transition plans April 21 fundraiser

Women In Transition plans April 21 fundraiser

Women In Transition will be holding a fundraiser to help single homeless women in need of housing. The event is April 21 at Duff Original buffet in South Daytona.  Organizers are asking for a $30 donation. The speaker for the event will be Pastor Toni Charles of Elect Ladies Ministries. She is the assistant pastor […]

B-CU practice field meeting scheduled April 26

B-CU practice field meeting scheduled April 26

A meeting of residents who live near a training center being constructed for Bethune-Cookman University athletes will take place April 26 at the John H. Dickerson Center from 6 to 8 p.m. The university has called for the meeting and is inviting residents to attend. B-CU is seeking the approval from the Midtown Redevelopment Area […]

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Volunteers needed for city cleanup The City of Daytona Beach is co-sponsoring a community cleanup for Midtown on May 5. Volunteers are needed. The event will begin at 9 a.m. at Daisy Stocking Park. Call Charles Bryant at 386-671-8185 or e-mail him at bryantc@codb.us to participate. Vince Carter’s to host fundraiser The 138th annual Run […]

Matter of Life & Death 2012, Suicide Prevention Conference

Matter of Life & Death 2012, Suicide Prevention Conference

Deaths by suicide are the third leading cause of death in 15- to 24-year olds and the second leading cause of death among college students. Although there is a general acknowledgement that it is a major problem, many lack a specific suicide prevention initiative on their campuses or in their organizations to help combat the […]

Kentucky Derby in Daytona Beach

Kentucky Derby in Daytona Beach

The Run for the Roses, “the most exciting 2 minutes in sports”  –  the Kentucky Derby, is coming to Daytona Beach, on the Cinematique Theater screen.  Saturday May 5,  doors open at  11 a.m. The Kentucky Derby is perhaps the most popular horse race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged yearly in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in […]