Calendar: Elks Lodge to host 'duck drop'

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

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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.

Saturday, Sept. 2

Ormond Beach Elks Lodge duck drop

When: 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, and Monday, Sept. 4

Where: Ormond Beach Elks Lodge No. 2193, 285 Wilmette Ave., Ormond Beach

Details: The Elks are hosting a duck drop fundraiser, where rubber ducks will be dropped from a helicopter for a chance to win prizes. Ducks cost $5 each. There will be food, music, games, face painting and more on Saturday, Sept. 2 and Monday, Sept. 4. The duck drop will happen on Saturday, but will be rescheduled to Monday should it rain. All are welcome. 

Art walk

When: 3-7 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach MainStreet Arts District, 128 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach

Details: Join Ocean Art Gallery, Frame of Mind, Art Spotlight, The Studio by Artist Angel Lowden, the Ormond Memorial Art Museum and more on the first Saturday of each month for art openings and art events.

Sunday, Sept. 3

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 a pancake breakfast at the Social Hall. The breakfast includes all the pancakes you can eat, scrambled eggs, a sausage link, orange juice and coffee. The breakfast costs $6 for adults, and children under 12 eat free. All are welcome.

Friday, Sept. 8

Movies in the Park

When: 7:50-9:50 p.m.

Where: Central Park at Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast

Details: Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and picnic baskets and watch "Ghostbusters," rated PG, at Central Park. This event is presented by Palm Coast Parks and Recreation. 

Saturday, Sept. 9

ReGrow the Loop workshop

When: 9:30-10:30 a.m.

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

Details: Learn how to attract wildlife, pollinators and birds to your yard during this free workshop sponsored by Volusia County's ReGrow the Loop initiative. Speakers will share landscape design techniques. Registration is required. Visit


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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