Community Calendar for June 21 – June 27, 2012


Social Club giving away scholarship
The Card Party Express Social Club is giving away $1,000 to a 2012 high school graduate from Atlantic, Mainland, Seabreeze or Spruce Creek with at least a 2.5 grade-point average. Candidates must submit the following by the July 15 deadline: a final 2012 transcript, an acceptance letter from a local institute of higher learning for the 2012 fall semester along with evidence of enrollment, and a 500-to-550 word-essay. More information:

Allen Chapel hosting convention
Allen Chapel AME Church is hosting the 2012 Daytona Beach Church School and Christian Education Convention of the African Methodist Episcopal Church June 21 through June 23 at the church, 580 George W. Engram Blvd. A “Backpacks for the Homeless” giveaway will be held following the “Bridge of Hope” hot meal program June 22 at 316 North St. More information: 386-255-1195.

Sybil Gage to perform
A performance to include a combination of jazz and blues standards and original compositions by New Orleans native Sybil Gage will be held at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library June 22 at 7 p.m. 1001 South Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna. More information: 386-424-2910.

Dance workshop starts July 27
The Angels of Praise Creative Arts will host a seven-week program of “Christian Basics of Expression Dance” along with other workshops. The summer session will run through July 27. More information: 386-898-3366 or e-mail

Gospel music meeting July 7
The Volusia/Flagler Chapter of Gospel Music Workshop of America will meet July 7 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The meetings are held the first and third Saturday of each month at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 633 Roy St.

Student portfolios on display
The Daytona State College Southeast Museum of Photography announces the inaugural UCF Thesis exhibition featuring portfolios of recent work by graduating seniors in the University of Central Florida Photography program. Free admission. Daytona Beach Campus, Hosseini Center, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. More information: 386-506-4475.

National dance finals held
The national finals for Showbiz Talent Search will be held June 25-30 at the Ocean Center. More information:



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