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Ormond Beach Observer Thursday, Jun. 10, 2021 3 months ago

Calendar: Take your kids on a Summer Story Stroll at Rockefeller Gardens

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

Saturday, June 12

Safe boating class

When: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 12 and June 19

Where: Halifax River Yacht Club, 346 Beach St.

Details: Are you working to obtain a state boating safety education ID? The Daytona Beach Sail and Power Squadron is offering a two-day safe boating course that is an introduction to boating, boat handling, navigation rules, and more. Course materials cost $39.40. Couples can share with a discount at $59.10. Sign-up or call for your reservation; seating is limited. Call Don Roman at 453-6456, or email [email protected]

Low-cost pet shot clinic

When: 2:30-4:30 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

Tuesday, June 15

Kenyan Kids Concert

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Prince of Peace Church, 600 S. Nova Road

Details: Come and experience the song and dance of the Hakuna Matata Children's Choir from Nairobi, Kenya. Free concert. Call 672-5272.

Saturday, June 19

Reel in the Fun

When: 8 a.m.

Where: Neptune Avenue Beach approach 

Details: Free catch and release kids' fishing tournament. Pre-registration closes on June 16. Open to city residents only and those 4-12 years old. Call 676-3250.


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: "Seeing Differently: Photography" by Margo Kessler Cook;"Time Honored: The Art of Dean Mitchell" by Dean Mitchell; "Home: Paintings by Sara Pedigo;" "Eyes in the Sky: The World of Aerial Drones;""American Empire" and "Charting the Celestial Landscape." 

8th-annual Spring Exhibit at the Casements

When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday

Where: The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive

Details: The Casements Camera Club presents its 8th-annual spring exhibit, opening June 4 and running through June 29. Featuring a variety of photos taken by the Camera Club, the public is invited to see their works and vote for their favorite.

Summer Story Stroll

When: Now through June 20

Where: Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Drive

Details: Sponsored by The Casements, the Volusia County Public Library and Ormond MainStreet, this free summer event features a brand-new alphabet book by local artist Mary Wentzel, titled, "Crazy's A to Z For Kids." The giant pages of the book circle Rockefeller park during park hours. Free coloring pages can be picked up inside the visitor's information desk inside The Casements or in the Children's section of the Ormond Beach Regional Library.

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