Thursday, Aug. 17
Ormond Beach Area Democratic Club meeting
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 56 N. Halifax Drive, Ormond Beach
Details: Join the Ormond Beach Area Democratic Club for its August meeting. Check-in and social visiting will begin at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will focus on promoting awareness of local, state and national issues and responsive ways to put American democratic values into action. The meeting will also emphasize being ready to vote under new election laws. Like-minded nonmembers are welcome to attend as guests. Visit ormondbeachdems.org.
When: 7-10 p.m.
Where: Daytona State College Amphitheater, 3000 Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast
Details: See the band Chillula perform at sunset and hear some rock, jazz, funk and oldies. Cool Beans BBQ will be available. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Presented by Flagler Broadcasting. Visit https://flaglerbroadcasting.com/events/a-chill-night-with-chillula.
Friday, Aug. 18
One night concert by Trey Taylor
When: 5:30 p.m. VIP; 7 p.m. show
Where: Channel Side Flagler, 1 Yacht Club Drive, Palm Coast
Details: Help support United Way of Volusia and Flagler by attending this concert by Nashville country artist Trey Taylor. The concert will benefit the United Way EDGE Fund, an endowment that offsets operating costs so more dollars go to programs that help people in need. Tickets cost $150 for general admission; $250 for VIP meet and greet. Visit unitedwayvfc.org/treytaylor.
Saturday, Aug. 19
Paint It Forward fundraiser
When: 3-7 p.m.
Where: Fountain Square Village, 142 E. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach
Details: Presented by Dear God Are We There Yet, this fundraiser will benefit the nonprofit's microgrant program, as well as The Children's House Montessori School and the Reel Film Foundation for Teen Scholarships. Tickets cost $40 for adults and $12 for children 3 and up. Tickets include swag, sweet treats, painting supplies with a live instructor and children's activities. Call 954-804-6244.
Monday, Aug. 21
Volusia-Flagler Sierra Club Group Meeting
When: 5:30-7 p.m.
Where: Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE, Palm Coast
Details: This meeting will feature guest speaker Maeven Rogers, city of Palm Coast chief sustainability and resiliency officer. Meeting is free and open to the public.
When: 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays, through the end of November
Where: Central Baptist Church, 152 Fairview Ave., Daytona Beach
Details: "The Chosen," a TV series on the life of Jesus, will be aired at Central Baptist Church every Thursday, beginning with Season 1. Free admission. Discussion and light refreshments will follow the episodes shown. Call 386-255-2588.
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 Synergyseniorfitness.com.
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: "Unfolding the Universe: The James Webb Space Telescope" and “Visions of Visionaries: Beaux Arts of Central Florida."