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Poetry Slam series concludes May 7 at Cinematique

Poetry Slam series concludes May 7 at Cinematique

The Daytona Beach arts cinema, Cinematique, concludes its current Poetry Slam series for the season on May 7. The event will begin at 9 p.m., a half hour earlier than previous evenings, to allow more time for the competition. First prize is $50, while second prize is a $25 Cinematique gift certificate. Admission for the […]

Poetry Month Festival set for Sunday

Poetry Month Festival set for Sunday

Creative Happiness Institute will hold its annual April National Poetry Month Festival on April 24 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. The event, held in the Gallery of The Casements in Ormond Beach, will feature 40 poets and singers/songwriters and an open mic for audience members to read poems of their own. The afternoon will begin with […]

Community News

Community News

Library to host workshop on researching grants Individuals can learn how to use the Foundation Center’s online database to apply for grants at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. This hands-on workshop will offer an opportunity to preview and use the […]

Community News

Community News

Volusia to hold workshops for prospective vendors Volusia County’s Purchasing and Contracts Division will hold two workshops for vendors who want to learn how to do business with the county. The workshops will be in the first-floor training rooms of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand, from 9 to 11 […]

Stepping Out of the Box for cancer research

Stepping Out of the Box for cancer research

Women’s empowerment team hosts DeLand event COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF April 2 marked the second annual Out of the Box Fashion Show sponsored by Cameron Enterprises, LLC; Deliverance Outreach Ministries, Mitzi’s First Impression Hair Salon; and Kimeca’s Design Element. The first names of the organizations and ministries make up the women’s empowerment team called […]

B-CU to present opera, jazz and more during free Spring Concert

B-CU to present opera, jazz and more during free Spring Concert

Highlights from the popular folk opera “Porgy and Bess’’ will be presented Sunday, April 10, by Bethune-Cookman University’ s Concert Chorale. The songs will be performed during the university’s Spring Concert at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center, 698 W. International Speedway Blvd. The Concert Chorale, directed by Damon Dandridge, and the Symphonic Band, […]

‘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 […]