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‘Legendary Ladies of Literature’ the focus of April 28 workshop

‘Legendary Ladies of Literature’ the focus of April 28 workshop

The F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival Workshop 2016, sponsored by the City of Daytona Beach, takes place April 28 at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center, 925 George Engram Blvd. The workshop starts at 6 p.m. The theme is “Legendary Ladies of Literature’’ and will feature authors Kathleen Cormack and Ann Jeffries. It also will feature Angie […]

New Smyrna to host Health Fair and Senior Summit

New Smyrna to host Health Fair and Senior Summit

Vendors interested in reaching out to New Smyrna Beach senior citizens are encouraged to participate in the city’s annual Health Fair and Senior Summit. The free event will be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, at the Alonzo “Babe’’ James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach. The deadline for […]

Community News

Community News

Easter Seals sponsoring 5K, Family Fitness Walk Registration is open for the Easter Seals’ 5K/Walk With Me Daytona, which will be held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in Radiology Associates Field at Jackie Robinson Ballpark, 105 Orange Ave., Daytona Beach. Walkers, runners and wheelchair athletes of all ages are invited to take […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha presents Male Cook-off on Sunday

Alpha Kappa Alpha presents Male Cook-off on Sunday

The Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.  will host its fourth annual Male Cook-off on Sunday, April 3, featuring local residents vying for the title of top chef in several categories, including entrees, sides and desserts. Guests are invited to taste their creations and help choose an audience favorite. The event […]

Community News

Community News

Going fishing? License-free freshwater fishing this weekend in Florida Gov. Rick Scott has announced that Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3, will be a license–free freshwater fishing weekend for Florida residents and visitors. “License-free fishing weekends are a great way for Floridians and visitors to enjoy the fishing capital of the world and to […]

Public safety council to meet April 14

Public safety council to meet April 14

The Volusia County Public Safety Coordinating Council will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in courtroom one of the Justice Center, 251 N. Ridgewood Ave., Daytona Beach. Public officials, community groups and members of judicial, law enforcement and correctional services comprise the committee, which assesses the population of contracted and county-owned detention […]

Focus

Focus

Black Clergy Alliance hosting Good Friday, Easter services The Black Clergy Alliance is hosting a communitywide Good Friday “Seven Last Words of Christ’’ on March 25 at noon at Mount Bethel Baptist Church, 700 South Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd., Daytona Beach. An Easter Sunrise Service will begin at 6:30 a.m. Sunday at Kingdom Family […]

Community News

Community News

Volusia to collect hazardous waste in Ormond Beach and DeBary Volusia County’s Solid Waste Division will host free collection events for household hazardous materials April 1 and 2. Residents may drop off old paint, solvents, automobile batteries, pool chemicals, pesticides, motor oil, gasoline, other household chemicals, and up to 10 fluorescent lamps at these times […]

YMCA encourages residents to learn risks, factors for developing diabetes

YMCA encourages residents to learn risks, factors for developing diabetes

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES March 22 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day and with millions of Americans at risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA urges residents of Volusia County to learn their risk and take action to prevent the disease. Currently, diabetes affects nearly 29 million people; another […]

Focus

Focus

Tryouts for lifeguards Saturday Volusia County Beach Safety and Ocean Rescue is hiring lifeguards for the summer. Tryouts will be held March 12 at the Cypress Aquatic Center, 981 George Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach, from 8 a.m. to noon. They will continue at the Port Orange YMCA from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. On March […]