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Library to show classic Black films this month At 2 p.m. every Tuesday, Ben Trotter, a library assistant and film school graduate, shows a popular classic movie at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. He and his friends explain why each movie was selected, describe interesting facts […]

Palm Coast hosting USTA tournament

Palm Coast hosting USTA tournament

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES See the rising stars of men’s tennis from around the world Friday, Jan. 29, through Sunday, Feb. 7, at the USTA Pro Circuit Men’s Futures Tournament at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Parkway. This is the City of Palm Coast’s seventh year hosting the tournament. Making stops in […]

Discussions at libraries to focus on ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Discussions at libraries to focus on ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

“To Kill a Mockingbird,’’ the 1960 Pulitzer Prize winner by Harper Lee, was selected by the Volusia County Public Library system to be the subject of its six-week Big Read program. The library system has scheduled 21 book discussions at library branches and other public venues. Library staff and guest moderators will lead “To Kill […]

Celebrating MLK with marches, meals

Celebrating MLK with marches, meals

Breakfasts, banquet, worship services and other festivities scheduled locally to honor King. BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Area residents can take part in a number of events this weekend to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. before and on his official holiday. Dr. Edison Jackson, president of Bethune-Cookman University, will be […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Mainland-Seabreeze Class of 1974 plans birthday celebrations The Mainland-Seabreeze Class of 1974 will celebrate birthdays throughout 2016. A birthday celebration for class members born in January will be held on Friday, Jan. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 1834 Mason Ave., Daytona Beach. The theme is “Our Time in the ‘70s and ‘80s,” and is […]

Annual event a time to meet authors, partake of poetry and jazz

Annual event a time to meet authors, partake of poetry and jazz

Festival-goers streamed through the door for the fascinating attraction of the fifth annual F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival with all the amenities for the Jan. 8 opening at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center. It was the start of a two-day event and the actual book festival beginning the following day. Festival-goers got an inside view of books and the attraction […]

Health

Health

Hospice needs volunteers in Palm Coast, Ormond Halifax Health – Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide assistance for patients in the Palm Coast area and at the Ormond Beach Care Center, 235 Booth Road, Ormond Beach. Volunteers also are need who can visit patients in their homes, nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Orientations are […]

Three-day event to focus on domestic violence

Three-day event to focus on domestic violence

Weekend will include Winter Wonderland fashion, dinner show BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Lillie Wiggins is co-owner of Spa Dazzle Hair Salon & Day Spa in Port Orange. On any given day, beauty and style services are her specialty, but the local entrepreneur is combining philanthropy, domestic violence awareness, and style to present the second […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Author to discuss Bethune’s life, legacy Nancy Long will discuss her biography, “The Life and Legacy of Mary McLeod Bethune,” at 2 p.m. Jan. 16 at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. Long is president of the Heritage Preservation Trust and a retired professor at Bethune-Cookman University. Her book is based on interviews […]

F.R.E.S.H. BOOK FESTIVAL 2016

F.R.E.S.H. BOOK FESTIVAL 2016

Orlando author to discuss ‘A White Man’s Woman’ at Jan. 9 event BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF When the F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival gets underway this month in Daytona Beach, one of the featured authors will be Malvin Ann Williams-Tyson of Orlando whose book is titled “A White Man’s Woman.’’ Based on a true story, Williams-Tyson tells […]