What to do this week in Ormond Beach.
Thursday, Aug. 30
OB Life meeting
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Calvary Christian Academy Kids Center, 1687 W. Granada Blvd.
Details: Attend the city's third OB Life citizen engagement meeting. This workshop will focus on water quality and the environment. The purpose behind the OB Life series is to gather resident input for city staff to share with the City Commission as it updates the Ormond Beach strategic plan in 2019. Visit ormondbeach.org
Friday, Aug. 31
St. James Episcopal Church fish fry
When: 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: St. James Episcopal Church, 38 S. Halifax Dr.
Details: Join St. James Episcopal in this event featuring food, games and fun for the whole family. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children. All proceeds will benefit the church.
Saturday, Sept. 1
Watercolor in the gardens
When: 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Ormond Memorial Art Museum gardens, 78 E. Granada Blvd.
Details: Join instructor Stacey Fletcher Reynolds in discovering your watercolor abilities, finding inspiration in the creative process and relaxing in the gardens as you learn techniques of painting En Plein Air — or painting onsite and outside. Learn to achieve an outstanding composition and create a painting in one sitting. All supplies provided. Open to participants 16 and older. Please bring easel if you have one. Boards will be provided. Class costs $70 for members and $76 for non-members. Register at ormondartmuseum.org or by calling 676-3347.
When: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Arts on Granada, 67 W. Granada Blvd.
Details: Featuring artist Janet Bernardini's work as a pop-up exhibition in the front gallery, this walk will also showcase all of the art and jewelry from the "Musical Images and Shared Lines" show, as well as art from over 30 other artists in the main gallery. Wine and light refreshments will be served.
Friday, Sept. 7
A Wrinkle in Time
When: 7:45 p.m.
Where: Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Drive
Details: This month's Movie on the Halifax, presented by the city's Department of Leisure Services and The Casements Guild, features "A Wrinkle in Time." Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Free admission. Refreshments will be available for purchase.
Wednesday, Sept. 12
Byrd's Nest Quilt Shop event
When: 11 a.m.
where: Byrd's Nest Quilt Shop, 156 E Granada Blvd.
Details: Come here Irene Curran, a retired teacher, speak about Edgar Allen Poe and how his life affected his writing for a fun Halloween event. The talk will focus on several of his poems, including "The Raven" and "Annabel Lee." There will also be a show-and-tell with a mini-lecture on different techniques of appliqué. Light refreshments will be served. Entry costs $10. Sign up required. Call 615-8789.
Amendment education event
When: 5:30-6:45 p.m.
Where: Ormond Beach Public Library auditorium, 30 S. Beach St.
Details: Citizens for Ormond Beach has invited the League of Women Voters to attend this meeting to help educate the public on the remaining 12 amendments on the November ballot.