Calendar: Get ready for Ormond's Swing into Spring concert series

What to do this week in Ormond Beach and Palm Coast.

File photo by Mia Striegel
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Friday, April 7

Free Family Art Night

When: 5:30-7 p.m.

Where: Ormond Memorial Art Museum, 78 E Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach

Details: Instructor Linda King will lead a botanical spring collage during this monthly event. All art supplies are provided. The series is sponsored in part by the Women United Volusia Chapter. Visit

Saturday, April 8

Third annual Panther Golf Outing

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Cypress Knolls Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast

Details: Register for this golf outing, presented by the Wadsworth Elementary Parent Teacher Organization. Sponsorships are available. Donations will be accepted. Visit

10th annual Spring Festival and Plant Sale

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Flagler-Palm Coast High School, 5500 S.R. 100 E., Palm Coast

Details: The Garden Club at Palm Coast is hosting its annual spring festival and plant festival featuring arts and crafts vendors, specialty plant growers, educational exhibits, children's activities, food, live music and more. Visit

History of Aviation in Florida

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Anderson-Price Memorial Building, 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach

Details: The Ormond Beach Historical Society's next Speaker Series meeting will focus on the early development of aviation in Florida. The presentation will be led by Stephen Craft. Free and open to the public. 

Helicopter candy drop

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Wadsworth Park, 2200 Moody Blvd., Flagler Beach

Details: Join New Way Church for an Easter egg hunt straight from the skies. The church will be dropping 400 pounds of candy from a helicopter over Wadsworth Park. There will be face painting, free food and bounce houses.

Sunday, April 9

Palm Sunday worship experience

When: 9:30 a.m.

Where: Palm Coast United Methodist Church, 5200 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast

Details: Palm Coast United Methodist church will have a worship experience for Palm Sunday featuring music by the Praise Band and Voice of Faith. The service will be led by the new resident bishop in the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. All are invited to attend. Visit mus

Tuesday, April 11

Sierra Club general membership meeting

When: 7-8:30 p.m.

Where: The Trails Clubhouse, 201 Main Trail, Ormond Beach

Details: The Volusia-Flagler Sierra Club will meet to disccuss harmful environmental bills in legislature, as well as renewable energy and other local environmental issues. Free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, April 12

AARP presents 'Ukraine: Past and Present'

When: 10 a.m.

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

Details: Nadiya Lewytska is the guest speaker for this meeting by AARP Chapter 1057, which meets monthly on the second Wednesday. A light lunch will follow. The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Jeff Boyle at 386-441-5934.

CFOB meeting

When: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

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

Details: Citizens For Ormond Beach will be hosting Christy Miller, sustainability coordinator for Volusia County, at this meeting. Public is invited to attend.

Thursday, April 13

Spring Bird Walks with Joan Tague

When: 8 a.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Environmental Discovery Center, 601 Division Ave., Ormond Beach

Details: Join Master Naturalist Joan Tague, of Halifax River Audubon, for a casual bird walk along the trails in Central Park. Bring water. Walking shoes and sunscreen are recommended.

Swing into Spring concert series

When: 6:30-8 p.m.

Where: The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: See Jordan Redding perform at The Casements as part of the first event in the city of Ormond Beach's Swing into Spring concert series. There will be a food truck. Free event. Call 386-676-3216.


Ormond Beach Art Guild spring exhibit

When: April 4-27

Where: The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: See the Ormond Beach Art Guild's spring exhibit at The Casements, featuring paintings of several mediums. Most are available for purchase. The Casements is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. For more information, call Marilyn Dorinson at 386-274-9963 or Maureen Bridger at 386-846-5517. For a preview of the works, visit The Casements' Facebook page. 

'The Way I See It'

When: through April 22

Where: Art League of Daytona Beach, 433 S. Palmetto Ave., Daytona Beach

Details: See this exhibit featuring abstract, surrealism and impressionistic art by Florida artists. Visit

Volusia County Senior Softball

When: 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

Where: Derbyshire Park and Sports Complex, 849 Derbyshire Road, Daytona Beach

Details: This 50-and-older men's senior softball league is now forming. It's both recreational and competitive. Call Joe Daly at 954-732-0992 or visit

Exercises for the maturing body

When: 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays

Where: First Baptist Church of Palm Coast, 6050 Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast

Details: Attend upbeat classes presented by Synergy Senior Fitness and taught by Senior Fitness Specialist Artie Gardella. Classes are ongoing. Insurances that cover fitness accepted, or a donation for those with no coverage. 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: "It's a Kite Thing: Florida Women's Arts Association" ; "A Treasury of Indian and Persian Miniature Paintings" ; "Curiosities from the Collection" ; and "Sensations: Florida Artists Group Statewide Exhibition."


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