Calendar: Attend a jewelry runway show at Ocean Art Gallery

What to do this week in and around Ormond Beach.

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Models show off Glenda Greenberg's silver jewelry art during last year's runway show. Courtesy photo
Models show off Glenda Greenberg's silver jewelry art during last year's runway show. Courtesy photo
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Thursday, Feb. 9

Winter 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 the Halifax River Audubon for a casual bird walk along the trails of Central Park. Bring water. Walking shoes and sunscreen are recommended. Visit

Panel on book banning

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.

Ormond Beach Area Democratic Club meeting

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  

Saturday, Feb. 11

Mayor's Health and Fitness Challenge kick-off

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

Silver Expressions Rock and Roll runway jewelry show

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

Sunday, Feb. 12

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 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.

Monday, Feb. 13

Garden Club at Palm Coast Meeting

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.

Tuesday, Feb. 14

Second-annual Love Notes and Labyrinth Walk

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

Ted Torres Martin As Elvis

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

Wednesday, Feb. 15

MDC's 2023 winter birding tours

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

Thursday, Feb. 16

Flagler Tiger Bay Club luncheon

When: Noon

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

NY NY Dueling Piano Series

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

Saturday, Feb. 18

Reel in the Fun

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. 


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: 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

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: "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" .


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