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Ormond Beach Observer Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 6 months ago

Calendar: Run a Glow 5k on the beach

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

Thursday, Jan. 16

Glenn Miller Orchestra

When: 7-9 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 N. U.S. 1

Details: See the famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, returning to Ormond for one show only. Listen to big band standards like "Chattanooga Choo Choo," "In the Mood" and "Moonlight Serenade." Tickets start at $23. Call 676-3375 or buy at the box office.

Friday, Jan. 17

Understanding Mental Health

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

Where: Ormond Beach Senior Center, 351 Andrews St.

Details: The Council on Aging of Volusia County is hosting "Understanding Mental Health: Learn how to better think, feel, act and create positive connections," a free educational presentation by Cigna. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Call 253-4700, ext. 240.

Hits of the Brits

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 N. U.S. 1

Details: Presented by Allengang Entertainment, this live concert tribute to some of people's favorite bands and songs from the British Invasion features Sara Lee Dobbs and Wolfman Jack. Songs from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Petula Clark, to name a few, will be included. Tickets cost $30 in advance; $35 at the door. Visit

Saturday, Jan. 18

Owls: Unique and Special Birds

When: 10-11 a.m.

Where: Environmental Discovery Center, 601 Division Ave.

Details: Learn all about the owls most likely to be seen in Florida. Space is limited. Call 615-7081 to reserve your spot.

Glow 5K

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Cardinal Drive beach approach

Details: The Rotary Club of Downtown Ormond Beach is hosting its second Glow 5K on the beach to raise money to build a $175,000 Downtown Ormond Beach Fit Loop encompassing the four corners of the Granada Bridge. Entry fee costs $35 until Jan. 17, and $40 on race day. Kids 10 and under run free. Registration begins at 4:45 p.m. Every runner will receive a T-shirt, participation medals and goodie bag. Prizes will be awarded. Register at

Sunday, Jan. 19

Happy Wanderers

When: 1-3 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Regional Public Library, 30 S. Beach St.

Details: Participate in this 5K/10K guided walk. Costs $3. Park in rear lot. Visit or call 214-3890, or 256-2160.

The Fabulous Hubcaps

When: 2:30 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 N. U.S. 1

Details: The group will perform its high-energy rock 'n' roll show with hits from the 50s through the 80s. The Fabulous Hubcaps are celebrating their 45th-anniversary touring the U.S. Tickets cost $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Visit

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