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Ormond Beach Observer Monday, Mar. 26, 2018 1 year ago

Calendar: Blues pianist-vocalist kicks off North American tour in Daytona Beach

What to do this week in Ormond Beach.
by: Jarleene Almenas News Editor

March 29

Victor Wainwright & The Train record release party

When: 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 29-30

Where: The Bank & Blues, 701 Main St., Daytona Beach

Details: Come see multiple award-winning pianist and vocalist Victor Wainwright as he begins his 2018 spring and summer tour in the U.S. and Canada to support his newly-released album "Victor Wainwright & the Train" produced by Ruf Records. Joining Wainwright and his band onstage will be trumpet player Doug Woolverton and Mark Early on alto and baritone sax. Featuring songs like "I'll Start Tomorrow" and "That's Love To Me," Wainwright and his band's release party will both humor and soul. Tickets start at $38. Call 252-9877 or visit

March 31

Halifax Health to host 'Stop the bleed' training

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

Where: France Tower at Halifax Health Medical Center, 303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.

Details: In recognition of "National Stop the Bleed Day," Halifax Health will host a free two-hour training class for those interested in learning how to help in a bleeding emergency before professional medical help arrives at a scene. It will be led by Halifax Health's trauma and emergency medicine team. Attendees will become certified and receive a take-home tourniquet. To RSVP, call Lindsay Martin at 425-2358 or email her at [email protected]

Easter Party and Egg Hunt

When: 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: Tomoka United Methodist Church, 1000 Old Tomoka Road

Details: Join Tomoka United Methodist Church for a free Easter Party and Egg Hunt open for children in pre-school through fifth grade. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Activities also include a snack, story time, games and a visit by the Easter Bunny. Children will be separated by age into three groups for the hunt.

April 2

Daytona Beach Symphony Guild April monthly meeting

When: 9:30 a.m.

Where: Parish Hall at St. James Episcopal Church, 38 S. Halifax Ave. 

Details: Come and learn more about the Symphony Guild, which supports the Symphony Society’s mission to enrich lives and inspire our youth. Stay for the musical entertainment featuring the Central Florida Lyric Opera after the business meeting. New and prospective members for the 2018-2019 season welcome. Call the Symphony Society office at 253-2901.

April 5

Fourth Annual Night for Sight

When: 6-9 p.m.

Where: The Shores Resort & Spa, 2637 S. Atlantic Ave.

Details: Join the Conklin Center for the Blind as they celebrate their mission to help blind adults and children with additional disabilities become independent and contributing citizens. The event will have food, music and a silent auction, with all proceeds benefitting the Conklin Center to help it provide vocational and daily living skills training to blind adults. Tickets cost $85. Call Development Coordinator Ciara Ocasio at 258-3441 or email her at [email protected]


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