Community Calendar


Volunteers needed for city cleanup
The City of Daytona Beach is co-sponsoring a community cleanup for Midtown on May 5. Volunteers are needed. The event will begin at 9 a.m. at Daisy Stocking Park. Call Charles Bryant at 386-671-8185 or e-mail him at to participate.

Vince Carter’s to host fundraiser
The 138th annual Run for the Roses will be held May 5 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Vince Carter’s, 1250 LPGA Blvd. The Vince Carter’s Embassy of Hope Foundation will host the Kentucky Derby fundraiser in the restaurant’s Highlight Zone, which will show all Derby races on its 32 high-definition screens. Tickets are $25. Availability is limited. Proceeds will benefit the Foundation, which supports local women’s and children’s programs. More information: 386-239-8215.

Hospice Duck Race coming this month
Adopt a duck and help a child. The fourth Annual Halifax Health – Hospice Duck Race will be held April 28 at 5:30 p.m. 105 East Orange Ave., when 5, 000 ducks will be dumped into the waterway in front of Jackie Robinson Ballpark for a race to the finish line. The lucky “adoptee” of the winning duck will win $3,000. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Lawrence E. Whelan Begin Again Children’s Grief Centers, a program of Halifax Health – Hospice of Volusia/ Flagler. For more information, visit

Library to host event for teens
The heat is on at the Daytona Beach Regional Library – City Island, where teens can make unique works of art using melted crayons at 4 p.m. on April 25. Participants can also play Wii games and eat pizza during this free program. Reservations are not required. More information: 386-257-6036.

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.

Benefit concert at college
The Music Industry Club from Daytona State College will host 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

Church to host May 11 concert
Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Men’s Ministry is having a communitywide 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. Location: 539 George Engram Blvd. Men interested in participating in a choir should call 386-252-0322.

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 11 a.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:

Committee plans hat, fashion show
The Pastor’s Appreciation Committee of Living Faith World Ministries presents a Hattitude & Fashion Show April 28 at 11:30 a.m. at 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.

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.

Farmers’ Markets at Stetson
Stetson University’s Hatter Harvest plans a 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. Pets are welcome. More information: Elly Bludworth at or 386-631-1995.



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