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Ormond Beach Observer Monday, Mar. 6, 2017 2 years ago

Annual Ruff Ride for the animals

Other great events include: Animal and Nature Camp for Kids and the Shining Stars Talent show.
by: Jacque Estes Community Editor

When: Thursday, March 16

Rider check-in and online registration: 2-5 p.m.

Where: Halifax Humane Society, 2364 LPGA Blvd.

Cost: $25 for registrations received by 5 p.m., March 15 and $30 onsite March 16.

The annual Halifax Humane Society Ruff Ride is a poker ride that begins at the humane society and makes stops along the way. This year riders will stop at Ormond Brewing Company; The Dog Pound Saloon, Lagerheads Bar & Grille and finish up at the Iron Horse Saloon on U.S. 1 for a reception dinner. Riders receive a T-shirt, one poker hand, and dinner. For more information, call 274-4703. 

Animal & Nature Art camp for kids

When: 9 a.m. to noon, Monday March 13 to Friday March 17

Where: Ormond Beach Memorial Art Museum, 78 E Granada Blvd.

Cost: $112.50 for members; $125 for future members

Details: Spring Break is all about plants and animals this year at Ormond Memorial Art Museum. Kids will create nature-inspired art projects, plant a container garden to bring home, work together to make a collaborative piece of “land art,” take a nature tour through the museum gardens and dress as their favorite animal on the last day of camp! Pack a snack, dress for mess and get ready for a fun time! Open to ages 6-12.

Register online at or by phone: 676-3347

Shining STARS talent show

When: 1:30-3:30 p.m., Saturday, March 11

Where: Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 U.S. 1

Cost: $5

Details: Shining STARS will take to the Ormond Performing Arts Center stage for the 14th year. The Department of Leisure Services Special Populations Division’s annual event features all ages of performers with disabilities having a good time in this annual talent show.  Each contestant will be crowned for being a Shining STAR.



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