Calendar: Join the Happy Wanderers on a fun walk

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

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Friday, Aug. 25

Guided kayak tour

When: 9-11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 25; and Saturday, Aug. 26

Where: Gamble Rogers Memorial State Park, 3100 S. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach

Details: Register for a two-hour guided kayak tour benefitting the Friends of Gamble Rogers State Park. Tour costs $45 with rental of a single kayak, tandem kayak or canoe; or $20 per person if you bring your own. Cash or check only. Park entry fee is separate.

Mosaic Dog Days of Summer fundraiser

When: 6-8 p.m.

Where: Mosaic IC subdivision, 715 Mosaic Blvd., Daytona Beach

Details: The Taylor Road Band is donating a percentage of its performance fee to Halifax Humane Society. Free event, but donations are appreciated. Visit

Sunday, Aug. 27

Happy Wanderers Palm Coast walk

When: 8 a.m.

Where: Island Walk at Palm Coast, Publix Shopping Center, 250 Palm Coast Parkway Northeast, Palm Coast

Details: Join the Happy Wanderers for a 5K or 10K walk or bike ride. Costs $3. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and walk begins at 8 a.m. Visit

Local arts and crafts

When: 12-5 p.m.

Where: Coquina Coast Brewing Company, 318 Moody Blvd., Flagler Beach

Details: Enjoy live music, food and crafts at Coquina Brewing Company. Free event.

Wednesday, Aug. 30

Happy Wanderers Ormond Beach walk

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Tom Renick Park, 1565 Ocean Shore Blvd., Ormond Beach

Details: The Happy Wanderers are hosting a 5K fun walk. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Walk starts at 7 p.m. Socialize with ice cream after the walk. Visit

Friday, Sept. 1

Movies on the Halifax

When: 8-10 p.m.

Where: Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a showing of "13 Going on 30," rated PG-13. Movies are weather-sensitive. Call 386-676-3216 for rainout information.


Moms of Pre Schoolers

When: 9:30-11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Friday of the month

Where: Central Baptist Church, 152 Fairview Ave., Daytona Beach

Details: Moms of Pre Schoolers is a free faith-based program for moms, moms-to-be and their preschoolers for support and encouragement. Breakfast is provided, as well as a video with discussion and crafts. Playtime offered for children, with adult supervision. Call 386-255-2588.

'The Chosen'

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 showings. 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

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: "Unfolding the Universe: The James Webb Space Telescope" and “Visions of Visionaries: Beaux Arts of Central Florida."


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