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Halifax Health to host festival in Port Orange

Halifax Health to host festival in Port Orange

Halifax Health will present Summer Fun Festival 2016 on June 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Pavilion at Port Orange, Lakeside Park, 5501 South Williamson Blvd., Port Orange. The free event will feature train rides, face painting, a photo booth, games, giveaways, prizes, car seat safety checks and refreshments For more information […]

MEMORIAL WEEKEND EVENTS

MEMORIAL WEEKEND EVENTS

Daytona Beach A free Star-Spangled concert featuring The Turnstiles, a Billy Joel tribute band, is May 28 at 7:15 p.m. at the Daytona Beach Bandshell, 250 N. Atlantic Ave. Fireworks at 9:45 p.m. Visit www.bandshell.info or call 386-947-8007. The Country 500 music festival is May 27-29 at the Daytona International Speedway featuring over 40 performers.  […]

Learn how to maintain irrigation system on June 9

Learn how to maintain irrigation system on June 9

Master Gardener Howard Jeffries will offer tips on operating and maintaining a home irrigation system at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 9, in DeBary Hall’s stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. He’ll explain how to replace sprinkler heads, repair broken pipes, and set the automatic timer. He’ll also offer information about the best times to water. Jeffries […]

City of Palm Coast’s photo contest deadline is May 31

City of Palm Coast’s photo contest deadline is May 31

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The deadline for entries to the City of Palm Coast’s Find Your Florida 2016 Photography Contest is May 31. In a photograph, show what makes Palm Coast special. Prizes will be awarded, and photographs submitted for the contest will be used by the city for marketing, promotional and public relations […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha to present Debutante Cotillion on June 4

Alpha Kappa Alpha to present Debutante Cotillion on June 4

The Gamma Mu Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will present seven young ladies to society during its biennial Debutante Cotillion on Saturday, June 4. The event will take place at 6 p.m. at the Museum of Arts and Sciences, 325 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach. Tickets are $25. The goal of the program […]

Daytona State’s Enrollment Day set for June 11

Daytona State’s Enrollment Day set for June 11

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Daytona State College registration for summer and fall semesters is as simple as a visit to the Daytona Beach campus. An Enrollment Day event scheduled for Saturday, June 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. provides the opportunity to complete everything from application to registration and have a chance to […]

Beach walk to benefit Guardian ad Litem

Beach walk to benefit Guardian ad Litem

Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division will sponsor a two-mile Family Fun Beach Walk to benefit foster children served by the Seventh Judicial Circuit’s Guardian ad Litem program on Saturday, June 4. The walk starts at 10 a.m. on the beach behind Sun Splash Park, 611 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. Participants can register early at […]

Plans underway for Daytona’s 16th Juneteenth celebration

Plans underway for Daytona’s 16th Juneteenth celebration

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The local Juneteenth Festival Committee Inc. is gearing up for its 16th celebration. It took two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863, that the word that slaves had been freed was issued through Union soldiers in Galveston, Texas. Folklore reports that […]

County hosting free hurricane expo on May 21

County hosting free hurricane expo on May 21

Volusia County’s Emergency Management Division will sponsor a free hurricane expo from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Lowe’s Home Improvement Store, 901 Saxon Blvd., Orange City. Scott Spratt, a National Weather Service warning coordinator meteorologist, will be on site to offer tips and answer questions. Activities will include: •Fingerprinting of children […]

Bryant to host workshop for aspiring authors

Bryant to host workshop for aspiring authors

Palm Coast-based author and health and wellness expert Orjanette Bryant released a book last year to help ensure that Black women were approaching their natural hair care the right way. “Nubia’s Guide to Going Natural: A Holistic Approach to Transitioning Your Natural Hair,” provides a thorough examination of hair care products, their ingredients and health […]