- March 9, 2023
When: 8 a.m.
Where: Ormond Beach Environmental Discovery Center, 601 Division Ave., Ormond Beach
Details: Join Master Naturalist Joan Tague of the Halifax River Audubon for a casual bird walk along the trails of Central Park. Bring water. Walking shoes and sunscreen are recommended. Visit ormondbeach.org.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: African American Cultural Society, 4422 N. U.S. 1, Palm Coast
Details: The Palm Coast Democratic Club will host a panel discussion with the Atlantic Coast Chapter of Americans United for Separations of Church and State on the issue of book banning. The evening will begin with a social hour, followed by a brief business meeting at 7 p.m. before the panel discussion begins. The panel will conclude with an opportunity for questions and answers. The meeting is open to all and is free. For more information, call Merrill Shapiro at 804-914-4460.
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: 56 N. Halifax Drive, Ormond Beach
Details: Join the Ormond Beach Area Democratic Club for its February meeting, to be held in-person and on Zoom. Social visiting will begin at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. Federal, state, and local legislation and policies will be reviewed and discussed, and responses developed. Applications for precinct captains will be accepted. Nominations for some club offices will be accepted for the March election. Like-minded non-members are welcome to attend as guests. Visit ormondbeachdems.org.
When: 9 a.m. to noon
Where: South Ormond Neighborhood Center, 176 Division Ave., Ormond Beach
Details: The Mayor’s Health and Fitness Challenge will begin on Saturday, Feb. 11, with a kickoff event and weigh-in. The eight-week challenge is open to all city residents, employees and their families. The challenge costs $35 per person; or $70 for a family with up to three children 18 and under. Participants are encouraged to pre-register prior to the kickoff event, but registration will also be available the day of.Visit ormondbeach.org/MHFC.
When: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Ocean Art Gallery, 197 E. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach
Details: Join Ocean Art Gallery for this second annual runway jewelry show, featuring silversmith Glenda Greenberg. The Statz Band will be performing prior to the show. Reservations are required. Free event. Visit https://bit.ly/3Bux0cf.
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 its famous pancake breakfast in the Social Hall. The meal includes all the pancakes you can eat, scrambled eggs, a sausage link, orange juice and endless coffee. The breakfast costs $6 for adults; children under 12 eat free. All are welcome.
When: 1 p.m.
Where: VFW Hall, 47 Old Kings Road N., Palm Coast
Details: The Garden Club at Palm Coast holds its meetings on the second Monday of each month from September to May. This month's guest speaker is Jana Milboker, a garden writer, speaker and landscape designer. Lunch can be purchased starting at 11:30 a.m.; a plant sale will begin in the pavilion at noon. Meeting signup begins at 12:30 p.m. There will be a raffle for floral design and door prizes. For more information, contact [email protected] or visit The Garden Club at Palm Coast, Inc. Facebook page.
When: 10:30 a.m. to noon
Where: Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens gazebo, 78 E. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach
Details: Join OMAM to walk the labyrinth and decorate Love Notes that will be turned into a collaborative art installation. There will be live harp music by Sheri Myers in the museum gardens. Free event. Advance registration is requested. Visit ormondartmuseum.org.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Flagler Auditorium, 5500 E. State Road 100, Pam Coast
Details: See Ted Torres Martin — an actor, singer, songwriter and musician — portray the King of Rock and Roll. Tickets cost $40-$50. Visit flaglerauditorium.org.
When: 8:30 a.m.
Where: Marine Discovery Center dock, 116 North Causeway, New Smyrna Beach
Details: Join the first Marine Discovery Center's first birding tour of the season. Learn more about migratory birds from naturalists and local Audubon chapter members on a boat tour to Disappearing Island. Once at the island, you will walk the shoreline to observe these bird species. The trip lasts three-hours and is open for birding enthusiasts of all levels. Bring binoculars, viewing scopes, water and snacks, and wear comfortable water-tolerant shoes. The tour costs $40 for adults; $37 for seniors 62 years and older and students; and $22 for children under 12. To make reservations, call the MDC at 386-428-4828 or visit www.marinediscoverycenter.org.
Where: Hammock Dunes Club, 30 Ave. Royale, Palm Coast
Details: The Flagler Tiger Bay Club is hosting Jeff Terrell, senior vice president and senior analyst of investment strategy, portfolio and market strategy at Truist Advisory Services, as its February luncheon speaker. Registration costs $35 for members; $40 for guests. Deadline to register is Feb. 10. Visit FlaglerTigerBayClub.com.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: MetroHealth Stadium at Pictona, 1060 Ridgewood Ave., Holly Hill
Details: The Holly Hill Community Redevelopment Agency is presenting the NY NY Dueling Pianos series, a comedy-based, high-energy performance by pianists singing and playing tunes from Jimmy Buffett, Garth Brooks, Maroon 5, Billy Joel, Tom Petty and more. Tickets cost $15-$25. This will be the first of five shows at the Metro Health Stadium. Subscription packages are available. Contact the ticket office at 386-492-3277 or visit www.hollyhillevent.com.
When: 9 a.m.
Where: Central Park I, 601 Fleming Ave., Ormond Beach
Details: Take part in this free catch and release kids' fishing tournament hosted by the city of Ormond Beach. Pre-registration is required. Deadline to do so is Feb. 15. Tournament is open to incorporated city residents only, and ages 4-12 years old. Call 386-676-3250.
When: 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays
Where: First Baptist Church Of Palm Coast, 6050 Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast
Details: Presented by Synergy Senior Fitness, attend upbeat classes with 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: "Every Girl Deserves Flowers" ; "Minor Masterpieces: Porcelain Painted Scenes from the Collection" ; "Magical: The Art of Susan Zukowsky" ; and "Selections from the MOAS Contemporary Art Collection" .