Events calendar: See dogs ride waves in the Hang 8 Dog Surfing Extravaganza at Flagler Beach

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

Goldendoodle Charlie Brown scored a perfect 10 at Hang 8 Dog Surfing Contest on May 20, 2023. Photo by Christine Rodenbaugh
Goldendoodle Charlie Brown scored a perfect 10 at Hang 8 Dog Surfing Contest on May 20, 2023. Photo by Christine Rodenbaugh
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Thursday, June 6

Atlantic Coast Chapter Americans United for Separation of Church and State rally

When: 4-5 p.m.

Where: Northwest corner of Belle Terre and Pine Lake parkways, Palm Coast

Details: Members and friends of the Atlantic Coast Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State will gather to rally for women’s reproductive rights. Rally is open to the public. All are welcome. Participants are invited to bring US flags and their own signs promoting religious freedom, separation of church and state, and reproductive rights. For more information,  email [email protected] or call 804-914-4460.

Friday, June 7

Movies on the Halifax

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a showing of "Men in Black: International," rated PG-13. Movies are weather-sensitive. Call 386-676-3216 for rainout information.

Saturday, June 8

Third Hang 8 Dog Surfing Extravaganza

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Details: Hang 8's third 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 a dog kissing booth. Funds raised will benefit K9s for Warriors, Flagler County Humane Society, and Saving Missing Animals Response Team of Flagler County.

Feed the Kids pickleball tournament

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Palm Coast Southern Recreation Center, 1290 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast

Details: Presented by Redefined Food Co., play some pickleball to benefit Feed the Kids. A minimum donation of $16 is required to play, which will help feed two kids for a weekend. Additional donations are welcome. This event will feature men's, women's and mixed doubles, with both beginner and intermediate play levels. Space is limited. Reserve your spot by June 5 by calling the Southern Recreation Center at 386-986-2550.

Save Our Boating Rights Florida Flea Market and Benefit Dinner with Concert

When: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: The Rhythm Ranch, 24223 W. State Road 40, Astor

Details: Saving Our Boating Rights is hosting a benefit event featuring arts and crafts, a kids zone, food trucks and a benefit concert and dinner from 4-8 p.m. The flea market closes at 3 p.m. Bring a blanket or chair for the concert, which costs $20 per person. Visit

Low-cost pet shot clinic

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

Where: Astro Skate, 251 N. U.S. 1, 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

Wednesday, June 12

AARP meeting Chapter 1057

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Universalist Unitarian Church, 56 N. Halifax Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: The meeting's guest speaker will be Becky Parker, the executive director of Ormond Beach MainStreet. An optional $5 light lunch will follow. For more information, call President Jeff Boyle at 386-341-9013.

Probus Club of Palm Coast

When: 11 a.m. to noon

Where: Social Club of Palm Coast, 51N. Old Kings Road, Palm Coast

Details: This is a social club for retired and semi-retired men and women that meets monthly with a guest speaker on a topic of interest, with other social events during the month. This month's guest speaker is Holly Albanese, director of the Flagler County Public Library. All are welcome. Free event. Explore the benefits of joining Probus, a worldwide organization with 350,000 members in 4,500 clubs. For more information contact Larry Wright at [email protected]

Thursday, June 13

Tiger Bay Club of Volusia County meeting

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

Where: Halifax River Yacht Club, 331 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach

Details: Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis will speak at the June meeting of the Tiger Bay Club of Volusia County. The meeting will begin at noon. Guests are welcome with a reservation. Lunch costs $35 per person. Contact [email protected].

Daytona State College summer jazz concert

When: 7-9 p.m.

Where: News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach

Details: Kickstart the summer with a jazz concert. Free event. Open to the public. 

Friday, June 14

Celebrate America! A concert featuring The American Sirens

When: 5-8 p.m.

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

Details: Celebrate Flag Day with a concert by The American Sirens. This harmonic trio will sing classic patriotic songs, as well as modern hits with a vintage flair. Floor and bleacher seats are free. Box seats (includes four seats and a small table) are available for $20. Add a barbecue meal by The Kitchen at Pictona for $20. Meal tickets must be purchased in advance. Visit

Saturday, June 15

Reel in the Fun free kids fishing tournament

When: 8-11 a.m.

Where: Neptune Avenue beach approach, Ormond Beach

Details: Celebrate Father's Day weekend with a fishing tournament for kids ages 4-12. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. and the tournament starts at 9 a.m. Registration is open only to residents who live within incorporated Ormond Beach. Register online by June 12. Visit

Daytona Beach Juneteenth Family Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Cypress Park, 925 George W. Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach

Details: The 26th annual Daytona Beach Juneteenth Family Festival, presented by the Juneteenth Festival Group, Inc. of Daytona Beach, will begin with a parade in the city's historic midtown district, from Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard to George Engram Boulevard, at 10 a.m. This year's theme is "Celebrating Unity in the Community." After the parade, head to Cypress Park for live entertainment, food trucks, vendors, children's activities, the Sankofa African Traveling Museum, a poundcake competition and more. Free event. Visit

Juneteenth Celebration

When: 12-6 p.m.

Where: African American Cultural Society, 4422 U.S. 1, Palm Coast

Details: Celebrate Juneteenth with the African American Cultural Society. The event will feature bounce houses, games, music, entertainment, vendors and food. Free event.


'The Joy of Color'

When: Through Friday, May 31

Where: The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: See this exhibit by the Florida Women's Arts Association, featuring almost 50 local artists. Free. Visit

BAM Senior Fitness Class

When: 9:30 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays

Where: Palm Coast First Baptist Church, 6050 Palm Coast Parkway NW, Palm Coast

Details: Join this Balance and Motion class and develop strength and endurance, core stability and balance. Taught by senior fitness specialist Artie G, the class is open to all fitness levels and free with most insurances. A donation is accepted for those without coverage. See full schedule at or call 386-931-3485.

Women's book club

When: 12:30-2 p.m. every Tuesday

Where: Central Baptist Church, 152 Fairview Ave., Daytona Beach

Details: Join this book club, which will study "Love Stories of the Bible Speak" by Shannon Bream. The book club will meet in the Marchman Building, room 117. Contact Sylvia Meincke at 386-451-5223.

Moms of Pre Schoolers

When: 9:30-11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Friday of the month

Where: Central Baptist Church, 152 Fairview Ave., Daytona Beach

Details: Moms of Pre Schoolers is a free faith-based program for moms, moms-to-be and their preschoolers for support and encouragement. Breakfast is provided, as well as a video with discussion and crafts. Playtime offered for children, with adult supervision. Call 386-255-2588.

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: "Tide Pools: Exploring Coastal Communities" ; "Waves & Reels: An Ocean Story through Photography" (through June 9); "The Lure of Florida Fishing" ; and "Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived."


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