What to do this week in Ormond Beach...
Thursday, April 11
'The Matt Burke Band'
When: 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive
Details: Swing into Spring with a night of music by The Matt Burke Band. Presented by the city's Department of Leisure Services. Free concert. Light refreshments available for sale. Call 676-3216.
Friday, April 12
Build your family tree
When: 1-4 p.m.
Where: Ormond Beach Library room 4, 30 S. Beach St.
Details: Meet Halifax Genealogical Society members for one-on-one help with family research. Learn how to access and use free library databases for genealogy research. Call 681-9422.
Saturday, April 13
Seaside Decorative Painters
When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Unity Church, 908 Ridgewood Ave.
Details: New members always welcome. To RSVP, call 597-3020. Visit seasidedecorativepainters.com
9th-annual Celtic Festival
When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, April 13 & 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, April 14
Where: Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Drive
Details: This festival is returning to Ormond Beach to celebrate the heritage of the six Celtic nations and their contributions to history, culture, warfare, music and family. It features a clan village, five music stages, a vendor fair, Highland Games competitions and a children's area with crafts, face painting and costumed storytellers. Admission costs $10 for adults; children under 12 are free.
Sunday, April 14
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Coquina Presbyterian Church, 2085 W. Granada Blvd.
Details: The Sanctuary Choir of Coquina Presbyterian Church will present a concert on Palm Sunday. All are invited to attend to hear Songs of the Savior. Call 677-2041.
The Trails Community Trade Show
When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: The Trails Clubhouse, second floor, 201 Main Trail
Details: The Trails HOA is sponsoring this show with local vendors and artisans. Free admission. Door prizes and vendor raffles will be won.
Monday, April 15
Halifax River Audubon
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Sica Hall, 1065 Daytona Ave.
Details: Join the Halifax River Audubon as WGSU Public Media's Ecology Producer Rob Diaz de Villegas talks about the creation of EcoCitizen, an ecology outreach, education and media project that challenges citizens to engage with nature through citizen science and by adding landscaping for wildlife in their homes. Public is welcome. Door opens at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 16
When: 2 p.m.
Where: Lilian Place Heritage Center, 1000 S. Peninsula Drive
Details: Step back into the past with pastries, scones with clotted cream and teas. Costs $21.30. Includes tour of the museum. RSVP by calling 256-4810.