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Black History Month event to include jazz, poetry, art

Black History Month event to include jazz, poetry, art

Be blown away by songstress Linda Cole’s sensational opening performance at the Ormond Beach Public Library come Feb. 3, 2-5 p.m. Cole will create the right vibes and evoke the history behind the classical art form of jazz. She will hone in for Black History Month and your applause to an introduction by Gerri Wright-Gibson, […]

Halifax Health doctors’ research recognized at international forum

Halifax Health doctors’ research recognized at international forum

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The research of top physicians in the Halifax Health – Family Medicine Residency Program was recognized at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) 28th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care held in December in Orlando. The physicians joined nearly 6,000 health care professionals at the international forum […]

Daytona State’s STEMinar series resumes Feb. 6

Daytona State’s STEMinar series resumes Feb. 6

The School of Biological and Physical Sciences at Daytona State College has announced its STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) seminar series for spring 2017. The series is free and open to the public. The one-hour seminars are held on Mondays, starting promptly at 5 p.m. in the Madorsky Theater, located in the Hosseini Center (Bldg. […]

Free genealogy series to start on Feb. 1

Free genealogy series to start on Feb. 1

Six free genealogical classes will be presented next month at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. Genealogy librarian Kim Dolce will lead the classes, which will explore the free databases available to Volusia County Public Library card holders. The classes will take place on Wednesdays starting Feb. […]

African children’s choir to perform in Ormond Beach

African children’s choir to perform in Ormond Beach

The internationally acclaimed Watoto Children’s Choir from Africa will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, at Tomoka Christian Church in Ormond Beach. The performance is free and open to all. “Oh, What Love” features vibrant, original music, dance routines, stories of transformation and audiovisual effects. The show fuses lively contemporary gospel with traditional […]

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Daytona library plans genealogy series Six free genealogical classes will be presented next month at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. Genealogy librarian Kim Dolce will lead the classes, which will explore the free databases available to Volusia County Public Library card holders. The classes will take […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Sorority seeks candidates for Men of Tomorrow program The Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is looking for candidates for its biennial Men of Tomorrow program that celebrates the African-American male by introducing 11th and 12th grade young men to various cultural, educational and social experiences. The sorority will conduct an orientation […]

F.R.E.S.H. festival will include books, films

F.R.E.S.H. festival will include books, films

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Brenda Jackson, the first African-American author to make both the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists, will be one of the featured authors at this month’s F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival in Daytona Beach. The festival takes place Jan. 12-14 and will include presentations by Jackson and other authors as […]

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Clergy to speak about King’s speeches A Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration is scheduled at 4 p.m. Jan. 15 at Master’s Domain Church of God in Christ, 511 Fremont Ave., Daytona Beach. The following clergy leaders will be speaking on one of King’s speeches. The leaders’ choirs also will perform. Lineup of speakers “Remaining […]

Holiday celebrations for everyone

Holiday celebrations for everyone

Area residents celebrate Chanukah and Kwanzaa Chanukah (Hanukkah) is an eight-day Jewish festival also known as the Festival of Lights. Jews observe the festival by lighting one candle on a nine-branched menorah each day. The holiday begins on the 25th day of Kislev – the ninth month of the ecclesiastical year on the Hebrew calendar […]