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Ormond Beach Observer Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 2 weeks ago

Calendar: Take part in the Little Literacy Heroes 5K at One Daytona

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

Thursday, Oct. 7

'Fleeting Moments of Beauty' art talk 

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

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

Details: Photographer Ed Siarkowicz will be discussing "Fleeting Moments of Beauty" during his featured art talk at Ocean Art Gallery. He will explore how he captures his images and what thoughts captured him at the time he took the photographs. Call 317-9400.

Saturday, Oct. 9

Low-cost pet shot clinic

When: 2:30-4 p.m.

Where: Skate and Shake, 251 N. U.S. 1

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

Sunday, Oct. 10

Second-annual Little Literacy Heroes 5K

When: 8-11 a.m.

Where: One Daytona, 1 Daytona Blvd.

Details: This 5K event by the Early Learning Literacy Coalition of Flagler and Volusia Counties will feature a 5K walk/run, DJ, a Kids Zone and a 10 a.m. story time. Proceeds from the event will benefit Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Volusia, a book-gifting program for children up to 5 years old. Registration for the Little Literacy Heroes Kids Dash costs $10; the Little Literacy Heroes 5K registration is $30. Visit

Thursday, Oct. 14

Halifax Humane Society Biketoberfest Ruff Ride

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Halifax Humane Society, 2364 LPGA Blvd.

Details: Join the Halifax Humane Society for its annual Ruff Ride, presented by Politis and Matovina. Check in begins at 10 a.m., and this year, the route must be followed without deviation. Registration costs $25 for a short-sleeved T-shirt or $30 for a long-sleeved T-shirt. Pre-registration is required. Visit

Halifax Genealogical Society monthly meeting

When: 1:30-2:45 p.m.

Where: Virtual

Details: Thomas MacEntee will present "Can I Use That in My Genealogy? What You Should Know About Copyright." Learn the basics of copyright law, and how materials can and can't be used. The presentation will be conducted as a webinar. To register for free, email [email protected]


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: "American Empire;" "Charting the Celestial Landscape" (through Oct. 10); "Skulls: From Ancient Beasts to Modern Giants;" "A Symphony of Color: Beaux Arts of Central Florida;" and "Dare Mighty Things: Exploring Mars with Perseverance."

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