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Calendar: Attend Ormond Strong's Family Appreciation Day at Rockefeller Gardens

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

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Rockefeller Gardens. File photo by Jarleene Almenas
Rockefeller Gardens. File photo by Jarleene Almenas
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Friday, Feb. 24

The Modern Gentlemen

When: 7-9:30 p.m.

Where: Flagler Auditorium, 5500 E. State Road 100, Palm Coast

Details: The Modern Gentlemen is a dynamic quartet composed of singers that were once part of The Four Seasons alongside Frankie Valli. See them breathe new life into timeless pop and rock hits. Tickets cost $40-$50. Visit

Saturday, Feb. 25

Mother Seton Hall rummage sale

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 4600 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast

Details: The St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Men's Club, assisted by the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School PTO, will hold a second-annual rummage sale to benefit the school. Gently-worn clothing, working and contemporary appliances, tools, chairs, desks and more will be accepted at the hall from 1-5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24. Coffee, donuts, pizza and soda will be available. Call Pat at 386-503-3054 or Ted at 386-585-4291.

VFW Post 8696 rummage sale

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: VFW Post 8696, 47 Old Kings Road N., Palm Coast

Details: Find your next treasure at this rummage sale. Proceeds will benefit veteran programs. There will also be a baked goods sale. 

The Yamasee Indians in Florida, 1663-present

When: 9:30-11 a.m.

Where: Anderson-Price Memorial Building, 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach

Details: Attend this Ormond Beach Historical Society Speaker Series program, featuring Denise I. Bossy, who will discuss how the Yamasees were one of the early South’s most powerful nations. Free program. There will be coffee and refreshments. 

Flagler County Native American Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26

Where: Princess Place Reserve, 2500 Princess Place Road, Palm Coast

Details: Attend the eighth annual Flagler County Native American Festival, featuring trading booths, wildlife exhibits, children's activities, arts and crafts, Native American dancing and weapon demonstrations. For more information, call 386-287-1211.

Low-cost pet shot clinic

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: A Pampered Pooch Groomer 295 S. Yonge St., Ormond Beach

Details: Get your pet vaccinated at a lower cost. Rabies shots will cost $5 for 1-year vaccinations. Other shots offered include dog distemper/parvo combo, dog flu, cat distemper combo, feline leukemia and more. Heartworm prevention and flea control products will be available for purchase. All vaccinations are administered with a licensed veterinarian. No appointment needed. Clinic is open to everyone. Proceeds benefit abused animals. Call or text 748-8993 or visit

Sixth annual J.J. Martin Military Veteran, First Responder and Community Family Appreciation Day

When: 12-4 p.m.

Where: Rockefeller Gardens, 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: Join Ormond Strong in honoring the nation's heroes with live music, food trucks, face painting, vendors and more. The J.J. Martin Leadership awards will also be presented. Free. For more information, email [email protected] or call Debbie at 386-566-3685.

13th-annual Race of the Runways

When: 6-9 p.m.

Where: Flagler Executive Airport, 201 Airport Road, Palm Coast

Details: The Rotary Club of Flagler Beach is presenting the 13th anniversary of its Race of the Runways evening 5K. Participants are encouraged to wear glow-in-the-dark clothing and accessories. Light-up costumes are encouraged and prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Glow sticks are discouraged. Registration costs $40 before Feb. 24. Visit

Sunday, Feb. 26

'Color Photography Awards Exhibit' opening reception

When: 1-4 p.m.

Where: Art League of Daytona Beach, 433 South Palmetto Ave., Daytona Beach

Details: See works from members of the Flagler Beach Photography Club, Casements Camera Club, Port Orange Camera Club, Southeast Volusia Camera Club and members of the Art League of Daytona Beach. Visit

'Romancing the strings'

When: 3:30 p.m.

Where: Lighthouse Christ Presbyterian Church,1035 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach

Details: See the Daytona Solisti Chamber Orchestra perform baroque masterpieces such as Johann Sebastian Bach’s Chaconne in D minor and his Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor. A $20 donation is requested at the door. For more information, call Susan Pitard Acree at 386-562-5423, or go online at for additional information and directions.

The Hit Men

When: 7-9:30 p.m.

Where: Flagler Auditorium, 5500 E. State Road 100, Palm Coast

Details: Relive some of rock's greatest hits with The Hit Men, a group of five musicians who have each shared the stage with legendary artists like Billy Joel, Sting, Elton John, Journey and others. Tickets cost $40-$50. Visit

Thursday, March 2

'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday March 2-4 and Friday and Saturday March 10-11; and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 5 and 12

Where: Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell

Details: See this stage adaption of Ken Kesey's novel by Dale Wasserman. The play explores the brutality of life in a mental institution with humor, candor, and unforgettable characters. Tickets cost $25 for adults; $20 for students. Visit


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" ; "Sensations: Florida Artists Group Statewide Exhibition" and "Selections from the MOAS Contemporary Art Collection" (through Feb. 26).


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