- April 27, 2023
When: 5:30-7 p.m.
Where: Hidden Treasure Rose Bay Grill, 5993 S. Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange
Details: Join the Volusia-Flagler Sierra Club for conversation, food, and drink at Hidden Treasure in Port Orange. Visit https://www.sierraclub.org/florida/volusia-flagler.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 56 N. Halifax Drive, Ormond Beach
Details: Attend the May meeting of the Ormond Beach Area Democratic Club. Social visiting and check-in will begin at 6:30 p.m. There will be updates for presentation and discussion to promote informed activism such as voting registration and changes in election law. Like-minded nonmembers are welcome to attend as guests. Visit ormondbeachdems.org.
When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: South 5th Street walkover, Flagler Beach
Details: Hang 8's second annual dog surfing competition in Flagler Beach will raise money and awareness for local animal charities and dogs in need. There will also be a costume contest, children's activities, vendors and more. Funds raised will benefit K9s for Warriors, Flagler County Humane Society, and Saving Missing Animals Response Team of Flagler County. Visit Hang8DogSurfing.com.
When: 10-11:30 a.m.
Where: Palm Coast Community Center and Park, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE, Palm Coast
Details: Learn about the comprehensive history of Jews in Florida, from colonial times to the present. Program is presented by the Palm Coast Historical Society. Free. Call 386-283-5929.
When: 12-3 p.m.
Where: St. James Episcopal Church, 44 S. Halifax Drive, Ormond Beach
Details: Family Renew Community's annual Ice Cream Social and silent auction is back, and all proceeds help families lift themselves out of homelessness. Admission is $5 per person, free to children 10 and younger. Admission includes unlimited ice cream, homemade cake and cookies, family entertainment, children's activities and a basket auction. Visit familyrenew.org/IceCream2023.
When: 2-4 p.m.
Where: Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park, 3501 Old Kings Road S., Flagler Beach
Details: Join Dream Green Volusia and explore Bulow Plantation Ruins State Park. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a reusable water bottle, snack or sack lunch. Admission into the state park costs $4 per car.
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.
When: 10-11 a.m.
Where: David Hood Plaza at Ormond Beach City Hall, 22 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach
Details: Ormond Beach Zone 1 City Commissioner Lori Tolland will be at the Farmers Market at City Hall, and she encourages residents to come and share their thoughts about Ormond Beach.
When: May 10-24
Where: The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach
Details: Come out to The Casements to see the club's annual spring exhibit, featuring both black and white images as well as colored photographs, and vote for your favorite. The image with the most votes will win a "public choice" ribbon. The Casements is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
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 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: "It's a Kite Thing: Florida Women's Arts Association" ; "A Treasury of Indian and Persian Miniature Paintings" ; and "Curiosities from the Collection."