What to do this week in Ormond Beach.
Thursday, April 21
African-American Trailblazers, then and now... A bright future
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Anderson-Price Memorial Building, 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach
Details: The Ormond Beach Historical Society's programs on Black History will continue through June. This series of programs focuses on the achievements of area residents in a variety of fields. This month's program will highlight the achievements of two local pastors: Charlie Freeman and Gary Pelhalm, who will tell the story of their education and careers in the local community. The Historical Society's current exhibit, "Jim Crow Era Propaganda and Artifacts in Florida" is also available to view. Program is free and open to the public. Visit ormondhistory.org.
Friday, April 22
Daytona Beach Symphony Society annual spring luncheon
When: 11:30 a.m.
Where: Halifax River Yacht Club, 331 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach
Details: Join the DBSS in celebrating music and springtime at the group's annual spring luncheon. There will be entertainment, an auction and cash bar. Valet parking included in $50 ticket. Call 386-253-2901 or visit DBSS.org
Saturday, April 23
Ormond Beach Police Athletic League Donut Dash 5K
When: 8 a.m.
Where: North end of the Trails Shopping Center, 254 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach
Details: This year's Donut Dash 5K will run through The Trails and Tomoka Oaks subdivisions. The roads will not be closed to vehicular traffic. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. near La Fiesta. Registration costs $25 for adults, $20 for children and $20 for first responders through April 21; Race day registration costs $30. Participants will receive medals and a T-shirt. Pre-register at https://bit.ly/3xcLpbW
12th-annual Mutt Strutt 5K
When: 9 a.m.
Where: Daytona Beach Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk, Daytona Beach
Details: Join the Halifax Humane Society for its annual 5K Fun Run/Walk, open to walkers, joggers and runners of all ages and skill levels. Leashed and well-behaved pets are welcoming to join in the fun. Pre-registered general admission costs $5, and all-access admission — which includes a T-shirt, one drink ticket and one raffle ticket — costs $25. Registration on the day of costs $5 more. Visit https://www.hhsmuttstrutt.org/
11th-annual Ormond Beach Celtic Festival
When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 23; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 24
Where: Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach
Details: Saturate your senses in the sights, sounds and tastes of Celtic heritage with this annual festival featuring folk music, food and fun from the seven Celtic Nations and beyond. The festival, hosted by Ormond MainStreet, takes place over the two downtown bridge parks on the beachside and fills them with five music stages, a Highland Games, clans and Celtic societies from throughout the region. Tickets purchased in advance cost $12 per day; tickets purchased at the gate are $15 per day. Children 12 and under are free. Two-day passes cost $18, available online only. Visit https://ormondbeachmainstreet.com/celticfestival2022/
Ormond Ballet presents 'The Gathering'
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 N. US. 1, Ormond Beach
Details: In a world that is divided and isolated, what will it take to compromise and heal to gather once again supporting one another? Join Ormond Ballet for this show as they explore the human condition. General reserved seating tickets cost $32.50 and $37.50 for the first five five rows. The PAC's box office is open Tuesday-Friday from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased online at ormondbeach.org/267/Performing-Arts-Center
City of Ormond Beach night with the Daytona Tortugas
When: 7:05 p.m.
Where: Jackie Robinson Ballpark, 110 E. Orange Ave., Daytona Beach
Details: The Daytona Tortugas invite the people of Ormond Beach to come out and see the Daytona Tortugas play the Bradenton Marauders. Anyone who lives or works in the Ormond Beach area is able to buy discounted tickets at fevo.me/ormondbeach. Tickets must be purchased 48 hours before the game. The discount will not be available on the day of the game..
Sunday, April 24
Jeep Beach Food Truck Festival
When: 12-6 p.m.
Where: Tanger Outlets Daytona Beach north parking lot, 1100 Cornerstone Blvd.. Daytona Beach
Details: Tanger Outlets is inviting shoppers to kick off Jeep Beach week with a food truck festival featuring over 20 food trucks, in addition to local businesses and artisans. The festival is hosted by Touch of Magic Events and is free and open to the public. Proceeds will benefit the Jeep Beach nonprofit, which distributes funds to the NASCAR Foundation, the Childhood Cancer Foundation and the Petty Family Foundation. There will be free bounce houses, face painting and more activities for kids.
Thursday, April 28
Victor Wainwright and The Train
When: 6-11 p.m.
Where: 31 Supper Club, 31 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach
Details: See 2019 Grammy-nominated American Roots band Victor Wainwright and the Train. Tickets, which cost $99.95 per person, include dinner. Dining begins at 6 p.m.; Wainwright will begin his performance at 8 p.m. Visit https://www.31supperclub.com/tickets to purchase tickets. For more information, call 386-275-1625.
Florida Women's Art Association presents 'Collective Wisdom'
When: April 24 through May 31
Where: The Art League of Daytona Beach, 433 S. Palmetto Ave. Daytona Beach
Details: See the latest art exhibition by the Florida Women's Arts Association. The opening reception will be held 1-4 p.m., Sunday, April 24. Visit flwaa.com
Seated fitness classes
When: 11 a.m. on select Mondays, starting April 4; 3:30 p.m. on select Tuesdays, beginning April 5
Where: Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach
Details: The library is offering two programs for adults who would rather work out while seated. On select Mondays, staff will lead "Sit and Be Fit" classes, which focus on stretch and strengthening exercises. On select Tuesdays, certified yoga instructor Carol Jones will offer a gentle chair yoga practice. Seating is limited. All fitness levels are welcome. Free and registrations are not required. Call 386-676-4191 for more information.
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, Daytona Beach
Details: Want to spend a day looking at fine art? The Museum of Arts and Sciences has the following shows on display: "The Color of Rain: From the Florida Women's Art Association" ; "Volusia Creates Art" (through April 23) ; "Diamond, Sapphire, Ruby and Emerald: Clear and Colored Glass Traditions in the Collection" ; " A River Runs Through It: Hudson River School and Other Landscapes from the Collection" (opening April 23) ; and "Ladies First: The Art of Carlos Luna" (through April 24).