Skip to main content
Ormond Beach Observer Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 1 month ago

Calendar: Hike Bulow Creek State Park

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

Saturday, Jan. 23

Gently-used book sale

When: 9 a.m. to noon

Where: Alfies Restaurant, 1666 Ocean Shore Blvd.

Details: The Ormond-by-the-Sea Lions Club will be holdings its January book sale in the north parking area of the restaurant. Sale will benefit the club's St. Brendan's Outreach program, and the Lions are asking for the community's help in donation of canned goods, food supplies and monetary donations to help families in need. Hardcover and paperback books will also be available for donations. Call 441-4421.

SPCA pet shots

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

Where: A Pampered Pooch Groomer, 295 S. Yonge St.

Details: Get your pet vaccinated at a lower cost. Rabies shots will cost $5 for 1-year vaccinations $12 for 3-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. Cash only for shots; cards accepted for product purchase. No appointment needed. Clinic is open to everyone. Proceeds benefit abused animals. Call or text 748-8993.

Tuesday, Jan. 26

Explore Volusia: Bulow Creek Hike

When: 9-11 a.m.

Where: Bulow Creek State Park, 3351 Old Dixie Highway

Details: Enjoy one of the few remaining stands of southern live oak forest along Florida's east coast. Participants will start at the Fairchild Oak and hike a small trail around this area. Program is limited to eight people. Must register at least 48 hours before the hike. Call 736-5927.

Virtual garden talk

When: 11 a.m. to noon

Where: Online via Zoom

Details: Join herbalist Maggie O'Halloran, education director of the Florida School of Holistic Living in Orlando, for a free live Zoom talk, hosted by the Ormond Memorial Arts Museum. O'Halloran will speak about integrating healthy herbs in your cooking to make pesto, onion dip, chamomile fruit salad and soup stock. To register, visit

Saturday, Jan. 30

The American Revolution in Florida: The Siege of Pensacola, 1781

When: 10-11 a.m.

Where: Virtual

Details: Hosted by the Ormond Beach Historical Society, UCF Historian Davis Head will tell the story of this siege and its importance to the international story of American Independence. To register, visit

Related Stories