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BIKE WEEK 2016

BIKE WEEK 2016

Lots of motorcycles, lots of fun Activities are underway for the 10-day Bike Week. That means plenty of flashy bikes, lots of activities and great food. According to to the official Bike Week organizers, the event is “filled with high-octane street festivals, concerts, motorcycle races, bike shows, rallies, manufacturer showcases and much more.’’ It was established […]

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Bike Week to impact Votran service Bike Week brings heavy traffic, and Votran riders should expect some delays, interruptions and possible route deviations. Schedule delays will occur from March 4 through 13. Detours are subject to change without notice. “Votran will make every effort to notify customers as soon as the detours and route deviations […]

Symposium to focus on student engagement

Symposium to focus on student engagement

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Two leading experts on promoting student engagement and success inside and outside the halls of higher education will speak at Daytona State College’s eighth annual Academic Excellence Symposium slated for Friday, March 4, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the Hosseini Center on the college’s Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. […]

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

Exhibits focusing on Blacks around a little longer The Emmett Till Traveling Exhibit tells the tragic story of Emmitt Till, the Chicago 14-year-old who was brutally beaten and murdered in 1955 in Money Miss. The Emmett Till Traveling Exhibit, organized by Delta State University, is at Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Daytona Beach until […]

Flagler’s Native American Festival  is Feb. 27, 28

Flagler’s Native American Festival is Feb. 27, 28

Flagler County is hosting its second annual Native American Festival at Princess Place complete with dancing, weapons demonstrations, wildlife exhibits, encampments and displays. The festival will run Saturday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again on Sunday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is organized by the Flagler […]

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All-male symposium is Monday at B-CU Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity in partnership with Bethune-Cookman’s Male Initiative will host “Anything and Everything That Affects & Effects Males’’ at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29 at B-CU’s Center for Civic Engagement, 740 W. International Speedway The symposium will be moderated by Dr. Terence Culver and Mike Williams. For […]

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Sunshine House tour set for March 2 The Children’s Home Society of Florida, North Coastal Division, will host a tour of the Sunshine House on Wednesday, March 2, at noon. Sunshine House provides services to siblings and children with special needs within the foster care system. During the tour, guests can: •Check out the newly […]

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Free SAT math prep available at Daytona State For Volusia and Flagler county school students preparing to sit for the SAT exam, Daytona State College’s Mathematics Department has scheduled six free math-prep sessions to help students feel more confident taking the test. The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test accepted by four-year colleges […]

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Coming soon: ‘Carmen Jones’ The 1954 classic movie “Carmen Jones,’’ starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte, will be shown Feb. 23 at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Daytona Beach Library. More information: Call 386-257-6036, ext. 16235. Palm […]

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2016

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2016

Remembering Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune became a world-renowned educator, civil and human rights leader, champion for women and young people, and an advisor to five U.S. presidents. The founder of Bethune-Cookman University is captured in photographs taken on campus in 1943 by legendary photographer Gordon Parks. In the top right photo, […]