Calendar: The Friends of the Ormond Beach PAC present concert at Pictona

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

See The Groov play at MetroHealth Stadium in Pictona at Holly Hill. Courtesy photo
See The Groov play at MetroHealth Stadium in Pictona at Holly Hill. Courtesy photo
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Thursday, March 16

Lewis and Clark Circus

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16; and 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 17

Where: Florida Agricultural Museum, 7900 Old Kings Road N., Palm Coast

Details: Experience 90 minutes of circus fun with your family. Tickets cost $20 per adult and $5 per child online; $25 per adult and $10 per child at the door. Online deals are also available. Visit

Friday, March 17

Flagler Surf Series

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 17-19

Where: Flagler Beach Pier, 105 S. 2nd St., Flagler Beach

Details: Presented by Whaam Burger and Burrito Works Taco Shop, attend this three-day surf series event in Flagler Beach. 


When: 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, March 17, 18, 24 and 25; 3 p.m. Sunday, March 19 and 26

Where: City Repertory Theatre, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Suite B207, Palm Coast

Details: The City Repertory Theatre is presenting "Scapino!," a comedy about a quick-thinking rascal who cleverly manipulates and cajoles people into doing what he wants them to do. Tickets cost $20 for adults; $15 for students. Visit

Saturday, March 18

Pirates, Privateers and the Fall of the Spanish Empire

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE, Palm Coast

Details: Presented by the Palm Coast Historical Society, Dr. David Head will speak about the summer of 1817, when pirates and privateers invaded Amelia Island in hopes of striking a blow for the Spanish American revolutions. Free event. Call 386-283-5929.

Watercolor workshop with Bibi Gromling

When: 1-4 p.m.

Where: Ocean Art Gallery, 197 E. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach

Details: Join Ocean Art Gallery for a watercolor workshop with local artist Bibi Gromling and learn how to paint an orchid. Workshop costs $75 per student; all supplies included. Call 386-317-9400 to reserve your space.

Sunday, March 19

GOLA Tea on the Patio

When: 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Where: Gallery of Local Art (GOLA), 208 Central Ave., Flagler Beach

Details: Join the Gallery of Local Art for Tea on the Patio to benefit Christmas Come True, a local nonprofit that provides assistance to families not only at Christmas, but other times of the year as well. The event will feature a signing of the book "Art/Artistry of Theory," by artist Patty Magee of Magee Fine Art, as well as games, a jewelry fashion show, a hat contest (wear your fanciest hat!) and delicious treats and teas. Cost is $15 per person in advance or $20 at the door (if space is available), or $75 for a reserved table of six. Buy tickets through EventBrite at, by calling 386-439-6659, or in person at Begin Again Home Goods/Christmas Come True at 2729 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell.

'The Groov' at Pictona

When: 3-6 p.m.

Where: Metro Health Stadium at Pictona, 1060 Ridgewood Ave., Holly Hill

Details: The Friends of the Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center are presenting a concert by The Groov, a smooth jazz and R&B band. Tickets start at $20, and there is a $5 parking fee.

Monday, March 20

NARFE luncheon

When: 11:30 a.m.

Where: Houligan’s, 1643 U.S. 1, Ormond Beach 

Details: The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 2247 of Ormond Beach will meet for lunch. The program will feature a licensed physical therapist who will address health and wellness and provide insight on your aches, pains and balance issues. For more information, email [email protected].

Tuesday, March 21

Food Truck Tuesday

When: 5-8 p.m.

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

Details: Enjoy a variety of food from Monsta Lobsta, Cool Beans Barbeque and Catering, Frankie's Chicago Beef and more during Food Truck Tuesday in Palm Coast. 

The New York Bee Gees

When: 7 p.m.

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

Details: The New York Bee Gees tribute show is composed of band members of present and former acts such as The Alan Parsons Project, Meatloaf, Queen, Blue Oyster Cult and more. Tickets cost $40-$50. Visit

Thursday, March 23

Spring 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 Halifax River Audubon, for a casual bird walk along the trails in Central Park. Bring water. Walking shoes and sunscreen are recommended.


'Color Photography' awards exhibit

When: Through March 18

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

Details: See works from members of the Art League of Daytona Beach, Casements Camera Club, Flagler Beach Photography Club, Port Orange Camera Club and the Southeast Volusia Camera Club. The gallery is open 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.

Volusia County Senior Softball

When: 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

Where: Derbyshire Park and Sports Complex, 849 Derbyshire Road, Daytona Beach

Details: This 50-and-older men's senior softball league is now forming. It's both recreational and competitive. Call Joe Daly at 954-732-0992 or 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: 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: "Minor Masterpieces: Porcelain Painted Scenes from the Collection" (through March 19), "A Treasury of Indian and Persian Miniature Paintings," and "Sensations: Florida Artists Group Statewide Exhibition."


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