Calendar: Attend the kickoff show for the Palm Coast Songwriters Festival

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

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Thursday, April 27

Swing into Spring concert series

When: 6:30-8 p.m.

Where: The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach

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

Friday, April 28

54th annual Mayor's Golf Tournament

When: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Halifax Plantation Golf Club. 3400 Clubhouse Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: The Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce is hosting this annual golf tournament. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Visit

Family Art Night

When: 4:30-6:30 p.m.

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

Details: The city of Palm Coast's Parks and Recreation Department is starting a new free Family Art Night program, featuring fun and simple art projects for families to create together. The theme for the first program is "Families Stick Together" and participants will use sticks and twigs as the medium. Registration is recommended. Visit

'All My Sons'

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 28, 29, May 5 and 6; and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 30 and May 7

Where: City Repertory Theatre, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Suite B207, Palm Coast

Details: See this drama by Arthur Miller that tells the story of the Keller family and the challenges to their moral integrity. Tickets cost $20 for adults; $15 for students. Visit

Saturday, April 29

Palm Coast Spring Arts Festival

When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Palm Coast Arts Foundation, 1500 Central Ave., Palm Coast

Details: Join the Palm Coast Arts Foundation for a day of handcrafted art, crafts and more, presented in partnership with the Flagler County Cultural Council. 

Sunday, April 30

Timeless treasures sale

When: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Prince of Peace Church Social Hall, 600 S. Nova Road, Ormond Beach

Details: The Prince of Peace Church Council of Catholic Women is sponsoring a sale of new and gently-used jewelry, beadwork, candles, crafts and more. There will be raffle items and baked goods available. Free admission.

Plant, book and jewelry sale

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Temple Beth Shalom, 40 Wellington Drive, Palm Coast

Details:  Peruse annuals, perennials, herbs, orchids and home-grown heritage tomatoes in the Plant section of this sale. There will be late edition hard and soft cover books, as well as vintage and costume jewelry collected from estate sales. For more information, call Marylynne at 954-401-1144.

Daytona State College and Civic Orchestra

When: 2:30 p.m.

Where: News-Journal Center, 221 N Beach St. Daytona Beach

Details: The DSC and Civic Orchestra will perform a concert featuring singer Lionel Marcaux and pianist Allessandro Fonseca. The orchestra will perform selections such as Beethoven's Andantino from his 5th Symphony; Gliere's Russian Sailor's Dance; Puccini's Nessun Dorma; Strauss' Blue Danube; Josh Groban Gold; and Star Trek.

Wednesday, May 3

Planet Protectors: Pigments from the Garden

When: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

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

Details: Children ages 9-12 will learn two techniques for making pigmented paints with scraps of fruits and vegetables in this eco art program. The program is led by Diamond Johnson, OMAM's curator of youth programs. Adults do not need to be present for the one-hour class. All supplies are included with tuition, which costs $12 for museum members and $15 for non-members. Visit

Thursday, May 4

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.

Palm Coast Songwriters Festival kickoff show

When: 5 p.m. Thursday, May 4

Where: Daytona State College Palm Coast Amphitheater, 545 Colbert Lane, Palm Coast

Details: See performances by Styles Haury and Chris Wallin, Casey Beathard and Tucker Beathard, and Wynn Varble and Brice Long, during this free kickoff show. The festival will run daily May 4-7. Visit



When: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, April 28, 29, May 5 and 6; 2 p.m. Sundays April 30 and May 7

Where: Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell

Details: See "Barnum" at the Flagler Playhouse, the story of P.T. Barnum told in a musical portrait. Tickets cost $30 for adults; $25 for students. 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" ; and "Curiosities from the Collection."


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