Calendar: Attend a local 9/11 remembrance ceremony

What to do this week in and around Ormond Beach.

Firefighters make their way across the Granada Bridge during last year's 9/11 memorial walk. File photo
Firefighters make their way across the Granada Bridge during last year's 9/11 memorial walk. File photo
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Thursday, Sept. 8

AdventHealth Career Expo

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach

Details: Join AdventHealth at the Daytona International Speedway for a career expo featuring local AdventHealth facilities. Walk-ins are welcome. Visit

Ormond Beach Area Democratic Club meeting

When: 7 p.m.

Where: 56 N. Halifax Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: The September meeting of the Ormond Beach Area Democratic Club will be in-person and on Zoom. Social visiting will be from 6:30-7 p.m., and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m. A Zoom link request and club information are available at During the meeting suggestions and ideas will be welcomed towards planning election activities for the November general election. Like-minded non-members are welcome to attend as guests. The club meets the second Thursday of every month.

Saturday, Sept. 10

15th-annual Intracoastal Waterway Cleanup

When: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE, Palm Coast

Details: Participate in Palm Coast's 15th-annual Intracoastal Waterway Cleanup. Meet at the Palm Coast Community Center where you will receive a T-shirt, trash bags, gloves and a safety sheet. Once the cleanup event has concluded, volunteers will meet back at the community center for a reception where prizes will be awarded to volunteers for pounds of trash collected and the most unique find. You must pre-register at 

Sunday, Sept. 11

9/11 tribute at Palm Coast Elks Lodge

When: 7:30 a.m.

Where: Palm Coast Elks Lodge, 53 Old Kings Road N., Palm Coast

Details: Attend the Elks Lodge 2709's annual 9/11 tribute. Open to members and the public. Bring your own chair. 

Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast

When: 8 a.m. to noon

Where: Social Hall at St. Brendan Catholic Church, 1000 Ocean Shore Blvd., Ormond Beach

Details: The Father Eamonn Gill Council 13018 Knights of Columbus will serve their famous pancake breakfast in the Social Hall. The mean includes all the pancakes you can eat, scrambled eggs, a sausage link, orange juice and endless coffee. The breakfast costs $6 for adults; children under 12 eat free. All are welcome. 

Knights of Columbus annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

When: 8:15 a.m.

Where: Flagler Pier, 105 S 2nd St., Flagler Beach

Details: The Knights of Columbus Notre Dame Council 10514 will have its annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, featuring a speaker who will give a presentation about their 9/11 experience. Following the ceremony, there will be a procession to Santa Maria del Mar Church for a "Blue Mass." 

City of Ormond Beach September 11 Memorial Walk

When: 8:30 a.m.

Where: David Hood Plaza at City Hall, 22 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach

Details: Walk with your Ormond Beach first responders on the 21st anniversary of 9/11. Walk across the Granada Bridge begins at 8:46 a.m.

Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Parkway NW, Palm Coast

Details: The Palm Coast Fire Department invites the community to attend the Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony in commemoration of the 21st Anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. This year's ceremony will reflect on the growth of the "Survivor Tree" — donated during last year's ceremony — as a living reminder of resilience, survival and rebirth. Contact the Fire Department Public Information Officer, Lt. Patrick Juliano, for more information at [email protected]

Monday, Sept. 12

The Garden Club at Palm Coast monthly meeting

When: 1 p.m.

Where: VFW Hall, 47 Old Kings Road N, Palm Coast

Details: Join The Garden Club at Palm Coast at its monthly meeting, which is always held on the second Monday of each month from September to May. Lunch can be purchased (cash only) at the VFW starting at 11:30 a.m. and the plant sale will begin in the pavilion at noon. Meeting signup begins at 12:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome to attend once in order to preview the club. This month's guest speakers will be Jack Dunlop Jr. and Bill Hazard, from the Florida East Coast Bromeliad Society. There will be a raffle for a floral design and door prizes. For more club information, contact [email protected]

Free College 101 prep informational session

When: 7 p.m.

Where: A+ Tutoring, 617 S. Yonge St., Ormond Beach

Details: A+ Tutoring will be hosting a free college prep and SAT/ACT informational parent meeting. This will be hosted by the tutoring company's college prep counselor and will provide information on SAT/ACT tests, what universities are looking for in applicants, scholarship information and more. Free an open to the public. RSVP at 386-673-9437 or via email at [email protected].

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Ormond Beach Library program

When: 2 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach

Details: Listen as staff from the Barberville Pioneer Settlement discuss the settlement's history and what daily life was like for early settlers. The organization is dedicated to preserving artifacts, buildings and local history. Registration is not required. For more information, call the adult services desk at 386-676-4191.  

Wednesday, Sept. 14

Pirate and Princess Party

When: 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Tanger Outlets Daytona Beach, 1100 Cornerstone Blvd., Daytona Beach

Details: Tanger Outlets Daytona Beach welcomes the community to attend its Family Fun Day event series, continuing with the Pirate and Princess Party in partnership with Halifax Health. Children who come dressed like a pirate or a princess will receive an additional gift. The activities will take place next to the splash pad, and include face painting, character meet-and-greets, giveaways, a treasure hunt and musical entertainment. 

AARP meeting, Chapter 1057

When: 10-11:45 a.m.

Where: Unitarian Universalist Church, 56 N. Halifax Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: Attend this local AARP meeting. Guest speakers are community leaders, volunteers, or representatives of local organizations, addressing public service functions and issues. Meetings are free, open to the public, and always on second Wednesday of the month.    


Colored Pencil Society of America

When: Aug. 7 through Sept. 17

Where: Expressions Art Gallery at Grand Living Realty, 2298 Colbert Lane, Palm Coast

Details: See this exhibition by the Colored Pencil Society of America District Chapter 117, of St. Augustine. The opening reception will take place from 1-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7.

The Color of Rain

When: Sept. 3 through Oct. 29

Where: Jane's Art Center, 199 Downing St., New Smyrna Beach

Details: See this art exhibition composed of painted umbrella installations by the Florida Women's Art Association. The opening reception is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 3, from 4-7 p.m. Visit

Turning News into Art

When: Sept. 12 through Oct. 28

Where: News Journal Center Fine Art Gallery, 22 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach

Details: See this exhibition by the Florida Women's Art Association. Opening reception will take place on Thursday, October 13, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Visit

MOAS exhibitions

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Museum of Arts and Sciences, 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach

Details: Want to spend a day looking at fine art? The Museum of Arts and Sciences has the following shows on display: "Art as Alchemy: An Exhibition from Miami’s New World School of the Arts" ; "Epiphany! Visions of Art" ; "Minor Masterpieces: Porcelain Painted Scenes from the Collection" ; and "Tech Savvy: Home Technology from 1890s to the 1990s".


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