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Ormond Beach Observer Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 1 year ago

Calendar: Join the Happy Wanderers for a 5K fun walk

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

Thursday, Aug. 26

'Barrier Island? What is it and why should I care?'

When: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: Ocean Art Gallery, 197 E. Granada Blvd.

Details: Attend this free talk, given by Ocean Art Gallery owner Frank Gromling. Call 317-9400.

Saturday, Aug. 28

Keep Volusia Clean

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Where: Environmental Discovery Center, 601 Division Ave.

Details: Learn about the negative impact of litter to human health, the environment and our local economy from Dream Green Volusia's Suzanne Scheiber and Becca Chaffee. Space is limited. Reservation is required. Call 615-7081. Face coverings are recommended. 

Low-cost pet shot clinic

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28; and 3-4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 29

Where: A Pampered Pooch Groomer, 295 S. Yonge St. on Saturday; Skate and Shake, 251 N. U.S. 1 on Sunday

Details: Get your pet vaccinated at a lower cost. Rabies shots will cost $5 for 1-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 or visit

Willie-Palooza benefit concert

When: 12-10 p.m.

Where: Iron Horse Saloon, 1068 N. U.S. 1

Details: Attend this concert to benefit business owner Willie Jones, of Tropical Tattoo in Ormond Beach. COWBOY, a tribute to Kid Rock, will headline. Also performing are Miss Intent, The Reed Foley Band, Jacksonville Slim and others. Tickets cost $10. Visit

Monday, Aug. 30

Civil Discourse meeting

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Virtual on Zoom

Details: Join Civil Discourse to discuss what's next in the group's quest for sustainable quality of life for all citizens of Volusia County. Some possibilities to discuss include the parks and recreation master plan update survey, future uses of the Union Church property, water and transportation. Send your email address to [email protected] for a zoom invitation. 

Wednesday, Sept. 1

Happy Wanderers 5K fun walk

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Tom Renick Park, 1565 Ocean Shore Blvd.

Details: Join the Happy Wanderers on a 5K fun walk. Free event. 

Thursday, Sept. 2

Labor Day block party

When: 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Tanger Outlets, 1100 Cornerstone Blvd.

Details: Kick off the holiday weekend at Tanger Outlets with this free block party. Enjoy live music, a kids fun zone, s'mores, face painting and more. The block party will take place near the Under Armour store.


MOAS exhibitions

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Museum of Arts and Sciences, 352 S. Nova Road

Details: Want to spend a day looking at fine art? The Museum of Arts and Sciences has the following shows on display: "Time Honored: The Art of Dean Mitchell" by Dean Mitchell; "American Empire" and "Charting the Celestial Landscape."

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