What to do this week in Ormond Beach.
Thursday, Sept. 6
YPGO monthly social
When: 6-8 p.m.
Where: Burgerim, 250 N Nova Road
Details: Join the Young Professionals Group Ormond for its monthly social for a networking opportunity. Costs $5 for members; $10 for non-members.
Friday, Sept. 7
Walk with the manager
When: 8 a.m.
Where: Fire Station no. 91, 364 S. Atlantic Ave.
Details: Citizens are invited to join City Manager Joyce Shanahan and guest walker, Fire Chief Richard Sievers, on a two-mile walk where they are free to ask questions, share comments and offer suggestions.
Opening exhibition reception
When: 5-7 p.m.
Where: Arts on Granada, 67 W. Granada Blvd.
Details: The gallery presents the works of three local artists: Painter Marianne Verna, photographer Kathleen Pruett and jewelry creator Beth Guiser. This is a champagne reception. Works will be on display from Sept. 5-30. Contact Kathleen Pruett at 451-0472.
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.
Saturday, Sept. 8
Ocean Child Boutique fundraiser
When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Ocean Child Boutique, 164 W. Granada Blvd.
Details: Ocean Child is helping to raise money for the Children's Musical Theatre Workshop, Inc. The store will be serving refreshments, having a raffle for a $50 gift certificate and 15% of all sales will go directly to CMT.
Sunday, Sept. 9
Temple Beth-El's High Holiday Services
When: 8 p.m., Sept. 9; 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Sept. 10; 10 a.m., Sept. 11
Where: Temple Beth-El, 579 N. Nova Road
Details: To celebrate the Jewish New Year of 5779, Temple Beth-El's Rabbi Courtney Berman will lead the synagogue's High Holiday services. All are welcome to attend. Rosh Hashanah Eve is on Sunday, Sept. 9. Rosh Hashanah Morning will take place the next day at 10 a.m., with children's services at 2 p.m. Taschlich at RiverGrille follows that at 3:30pm. Rosh Hashanah's second day service is at 10 a.m., Sept. 11
Knights of Columbus pancake breakfast
When: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: St. Brendan Social Hall, 1000 Ocean Shore Blvd.
Details: Join Father Eamonn Gill Council 13018 Knights of Columbus for a pancake breakfast in the social hall. The meal includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, scrambled eggs, a sausage link, orange juice and endless coffee. Costs $5 for adults. Children under 12 eat free. All are welcome.
Monday, Sept. 10
Handbell ringing class
When: 4-5 p.m.
Where: St. James Episcopal Church Sanctuary, 38 S. Halifax Dr.
Details: Learn how to ring handbells with a free class beginning Sept. 10. The class will meet every Monday from 4-5 p.m. It will focus on ringing technique and is designed for beginners of all ages. Children 9 and up are welcome and encouraged to attend. Prior experience and the ability to read music are not required. Call 677-0872 to register.
Tuesday, Sept. 11
9/11 remembrance event
When: 5 p.m.
Where: Ocean Art Gallery, 197 E. Granada Blvd.
Details: As part of Ocean Art Gallery's community commitment, the gallery will conduct a brief program titled "We Will Not Forget" to remember those who died in the attacks on 9/11. Four members of the Coastal Florida Police and Fire Pipes and Drums band will perform. Seating is restricted to 35 persons. RSVP required. Call 317-9400.
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 hear 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.
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.