Community Calendar for July 19 – July 25, 2012


Church to host Holy Convocation
Butts Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ will be holding its annual Holy Convocation daily through July 20. The free event will be held each morning at 10 a.m. and nightly at 7 p.m. Bishop Larry Trotter will be the guest speaker on Friday Night. The convocation will be held at the Plaza Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach. More information: 386-252-8565.

Register for dance, mentoring program
Angels of Praise Creative Arts will be starting its back-to-school 2012-2013 Creative Arts and More Christian Dance Arts Program and Mentoring of Arts. A program showcasing the previous year’s talents will be held July 20 at 5 p.m. at the Calvary Christian Center Fellowship Hall with an opportunity to register for the upcoming session. Late registration will also be held on July 26-27. More information: 386-898-3366 or email

Strickland range reopening
The Robert Strickland Shooting Range will reopen this week following an 11-week renovation project. Daily passes are available for $10, semi-annual passes for $70, and annual passes for $100. The 10-acre parcel at 1180 Indian Lake Road, Daytona Beach, was donated by Consolidated Tomoka Land Co. and named for former Volusia County Commissioner Robert Strickland when it opened in 1970. More information: 386-226-0477 or visit

Ice cream event to help sick kids
Daytona Lagoon will be serving ice cream and toppings for donations on Aug. 11 from noon to two during an “Ice Cream Breakfast,” annual campaign raising funds and awareness for Give Kids the World. The cost of the event is $2 and $5 donations for a scoop. Location: 601 Earl St. More information: Contact Trish Mucciolo at

Free workshop on Alzheimer’s
Learn 10 strategies that may surprise you and five strategies that may protect your children and grandchildren at a free informational workshop on Alzheimer’s disease with guest speaker Dr. Diane B. Tellier, The event will be held Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Port Orange Regional Library auditorium, 1005 City Center Circle. Reserve your space and request more information at 386-267-1204.

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 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. 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 on July 23 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Daytona Beach Child Development Center, 1219 Dunn Ave.

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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