Community Calendar


Atlantic High to present ‘Grease’
The Performing Arts Department of Atlantic High School will perform the Broadway musical “Grease’’ on April 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. and a matinee at 2 p.m. on April 21. Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased at the school’s front office or at the box office before each performance. Adult tickets are $7 and student tickets are $5, children 7 and under free.  Proceeds from ticket sales will go toward supporting the Performing Arts at Atlantic. 1250 Reed Canal Road. Port Orange. More information: 386-322- 5600 ext. 38227.

Kojo Littles in concert
Kojo Littles will be presenting a concert on April 21 at 7 p.m. at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 703 George W. Engram Blvd. The musical kickoff is prior to the 78th church anniversary. The concert is free and the public is invited to attend.

Cheerleaders at Peabody
The National Collegiate Cheerleading & Dance Championships continues through April 14 at the Peabody Auditorium in Daytona Beach.

Benefit concert at college
The Music Industry Club from Daytona State College will be hosting a benefit concert April 20 at 6:30 p.m. The show will be held in the Gillespy Theater at the News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St. Tickets are available through the Music Industry Club and are $10. There is a 50 percent discount with a student ID. More information: Jackie Randall at 386-299-4789 or or Max Cleland at 386-299-6083 or

Volunteer luncheon set for April 19
The United Way Volunteer Center and Bright House Networks presents the 25th Annual Outstanding Volunteers of the Year Awards luncheon April 19 from 11a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in conjunction with National Volunteer Week at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort. Tickets are $20 per person. More information:

Wholistic Health fair scheduled
The 12th Wholistic Health and Community Fair featuring healthy lifestyle demonstrations, exhibitors, mini individual sessions and prizes will be held April 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sunshine Park Mall, 2400 S Ridgewood Ave., South Daytona. Free. More information: 386-248-1868 or

Model Train and Railroad Artifacts
The 39th annual Model Train and Railroad Artifact Show will be held from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. April 14 at the Volusia County Fairgrounds inside the Tommy Lawrence Arena. Admission is $7 for ages 12 and up, and free for children under 12. More information: Alan Altman 813- 949-7197, Charles Miller at 386-736-8185 or

Attorney to discuss long-term care
Attorney Michael Pyle will discuss “Planning for long-term care” at 1 p.m. April 18 at the Daytona Beach Regional Library – City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Pyle will explain the types of care covered by long-term-care insurance and Medicaid. The details include assets owned by single and married people, assets vs. income, when to plan, and techniques for qualification. Free and open to the public. More information: Deborah Shafer, 386-257-6036, ext. 16264.

Human Services board to meet
The Human Services Advisory Board’s development committee will meet at 10 a.m. April 13 in room 101 of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave. The board will meet at 3 p.m. on April 24 at the United Way office to review the second-quarter Community Services Block Grant report CSBG funding, and the new grant for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The advisory board assists the Volusia County Council in developing Community Services Block Grant program goals and objectives, identifying community needs, and evaluating program effectiveness. More information: Dawn Jackson at 386-736-5956, ext.12985.

Hattitude & Fashion Show in works
The Pastor’s Appreciation Committee of Living Faith World Ministries presents a Hattitude & Fashion Show April 28 at 11:30 a.m. 950 Derbyshire Road. Cost: $12. A Bowl-A-Thon also will be held April 28 at 6 p.m. at Ormond Lanes. $20. If your team would like to participate, call 386-258-1258 ext. 11.

Tickets on sale for Motown show
Tickets for “Motown & Mo: A Fantastic Musical Voyage” at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center are now on sale. The April 14 show begins at 6 p.m.

Deltona Concert
The City of Deltona’s Concert in the Amphitheater series gets under way April 14 with a performance by American Pop 60. The event will be from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. in the Deltona Amphitheater, 2150 Eustace Ave. Free. More information: 386-878-8900.

‘Medicare 101’
Turning 65 within the next three months? Confused by all the Medicare options available to you?  Don’t miss Ken Cornell, a counselor with Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE), at 10 a.m. April 18 at the Daytona Beach Regional Library – City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. He will explain what is covered under the various parts of Medicare and how the individual parts differ from Medicare Advantage. He also will discuss the benefits of participating in various parts of Medicare starting at age 65 to avoid potential financial penalties if opting in at a later date. The workshop is free and open to the public. More information: Deborah Shafer, at 386-257-6036, ext. 16264.

Radio Association meets April 18
The Daytona Beach Amateur Radio Association’s monthly meeting will be held April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 620 S. Grandview Ave. Anyone who is curious about Amateur Radio, why it is still relevant for public safety, and is a great hobby, is welcome to attend. Volunteer Examiners will be present at 6 p.m. to conduct testing for all seeking their first license or upgrading an existing license. Bring the required license information and fees. More information: 386-226-4618 or visit the club website at

Shiloh to host fashion show
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church will host its second annual fashion show themed “Beautiful Butterfly,” April 22 at 3 p.m. at the Daytona Beach Resort and Conference Center, 2700 N. Atlantic Ave. Tickets are $40; lunch included. More information: 386-852-5533.

Hopegiving luncheon scheduled
The Presbyterian Counseling Center will hold its annual Hopegiving Luncheon April 19 at 11:45 a.m. at the Palmetto Club, 1000 S. Beach St. The luncheon will provide an opportunity for participants to learn more about the ministry and its work in the community.  The luncheon is free; however, there will be opportunity to offer further support.  More information or to RSVP:  386- 258-1618.

Farmers’ Markets at Stetson
Stetson University’s Hatter Harvest plans Farmers’ Markets April 22 from noon to 4 p.m. featuring fresh and local foods and entertainment on the Stetson Green, the lawn between the Carlton Union Building and the Quad, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. The events are free and open to all and pets are welcome. Applications from vendors are now being accepted. More information: Elly Bludworth at or 386-631-1995.

Church to host May 11 concert
Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Men’s Ministry is having a community wide 100 Men Mother’s Day Concert May 11 at 7 p.m. Bring your mothers, grandmothers, sisters or aunts who are mothers to this  event with some of the community’s most gifted male voices and musicians. 539 George Engram Blvd.



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