Community Calendar for July 12 – July 18, 2012


Signup begins for Citizens Academy
Applications are being accepted for Volusia County’s Citizens Academy, a hands-on awareness program designed to educate citizens about county government operations. Classes will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 21 through Oct. 30. The final class is scheduled Nov. 12. There is no charge for the program, but applicants are asked to commit to attending all 12 classes. Applications are available online at and must be turned in to the county manager’s office by July 25. More information: 386-740-5160.

Shiloh to host ‘Morning Glory’
The “Morning Glory” 1,000 women in white in prayer will be held at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church on July 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 540 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. The church invites the public to attend. More information:

Tutoring help available
Partnering with St. James Academy, Elect Ladies Mentoring is offering tutoring services, school supplies, study spaces and encouragement for students 17 and up seeking a high school diploma. More information: 386-258-7199 or

Easter Seals open house
The Easter Seals invites the public to a tour of the center and an afternoon of water fun for children at the Daytona Beach Child Development Center, 1219 Dunn Ave. The open house is July 23 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. More information: 386-944-7816.

Financial workshop for caregivers
The Caregiving Crossroads series will present the “How to avoid financial pitfalls caregiving can bring” workshop at 5:30 p.m. on July 12 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 55 Town Center Blvd., Palm Coast. More information: 386-986-1931.

Gospel music meeting July 21
The Volusia/Flagler Chapter of Gospel Music Workshop of America will meet July 21 from 11 a.m. to 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.



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