What to do this week in Ormond Beach.
Thursday, Sept. 13
Halifax Genealogical Society meeting
When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Ormond Beach Library, 30 S. Beach St.
Details: Join Annette Burke Lyttle as she discusses "How Research Plans Can Up Your Genealogical Game." Learn the steps and techniques of research planning. Visitors welcome. Follow up by attending the genealogical research assistance event at the library in room 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, to find help discovering your family history. Call 672-3806.
Saturday, Sept. 15
Seaside Decorative Painters
When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Unity Church, 908 Ridgewood Ave.
Details: Join the Seaside Decorative Painters of Daytona Beach. For details on the class, call Diannia Reininger at 290-2775. New members welcome. Visit seasidedecorativepainters.com
Luncheon and floral demonstration
When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: St. James Episcopal Church, 38 S. Halifax Drive
Details: Learn how to create professional floral arrangements using grocery store flowers. Tickets cost $20 per person and include a raffle at the of the workshop. Call 677-0872.
Pawpaw chapter field trip
When: 11 a.m.
Where: Cracker Creek, 1795 Taylor Road
Details: Join the Pawpaw chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society for an educational field trip to Cracker Creek in Port Orange. The group will board a pontoon boat with a season guide to explore and learn of the ecology that makes up Spruce Creek River. Costs $10. Bring a picnic lunch. Following that, there will be a guided plant walk at 12:30 p.m. Contact Warren Reynolds at [email protected]
When: 2 p.m.
Where: Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 N. U.S. 1
Details: Come see country singer Bobby Meeks perform "Solid Gold Country Classics" from artists such as Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard. Tickets cost $5. Visit ormondbeach.org or call the box office at 676-3375.
Monday, Sept. 17
Halifax River Audubon
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Sica Hall, 1065 Daytona Ave.
Details: Learn why the Indian River Lagoon matters and how to help preserve it from Duane De Freese, executive director of the lagoon's council and its national estuary program. The meeting is open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.