What to do this week in Ormond Beach.
Thursday, Dec. 6
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Baymont Inn and Suites, 175 Interchange Blvd.
Details: This is a meeting to discuss the four story, 124-room Extended Stay America project proposed for 275 Interchange Blvd. The project seeks a Planned Business Development rezoning.
Friday, Dec. 7
Sixth-annual Christmas Boat Parade
When: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Ormond Outdoor Adventures, 1003 N. U.S. 1
Details: See the annual Tomoka River Parade. View the boats from the banks of the river. Bring an unwrapped toy donation for Toys for Tots. Food may be purchased from a food truck. Bring chairs. Parking is available for the cost of one toy, worth at least $20.
'It's a Wonderful Life'
When: 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive
Details: This is the Movie on the Halifax for December. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Refreshments will be available for purchase.
A Gift of Carols
When: 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7 & 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9
Where: Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 N. U.S. 1
Details: Providence Church invites everyone to celebrate Christmas with its popular holiday concert. Free admission. Visit TheProvidenceChurch.org or call 310-4997.
Saturday, Dec. 8
Live Music Sound Journey
When: 10-11:30 a.m.
Where: Ormond Memorial Art Museum, 78 E. Granada Blvd.
Details: Join DeLuna in the galleries to explore listening to, appreciating and creating sound. Learn how sound can play a powerful part in the healing process. Open to participants 16 and older. Costs $35 for members; $38.50 for non-members. Register at ormondartmuseum.org or call 676-3347.
Holiday Tour of Homes
When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Anderson-Price Memorial Building, 42 N. Beach St.
Details: Join the Ormond Beach Historical Society for its 12th-annual tour, a charity event that will feature five homes, two historic commercial buildings and two historic house museums. This is the largest fundraiser for OBHS, and is a self-guided tour. Ticket includes a map of all locations and information about the properties. Tickets bought in advance cost $25 for non-members, $22 for members. They cost $30 on the day of the tour. Visit ormondhistory.org
28th-annual HOme for the HOlidays Parade
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Downtown Ormond Beach
Details: This year's parade is themed around "Ringing in the Season" and will begin Yonge Street and Division Avenue, moving north to Granada Boulevard, and then turning east to South Beach Street. Ormond MainStreet will have a tree lighting before the parade begins. Call 676-3241 or email [email protected].
Sunday, Dec. 9
Advent Lessons and Carols
When: 5 p.m.
Where: St. James Episcopal Church, 38 S. Halifax Drive
Details: A service of Advent Lessons and Carols will be presented with music by Tye, Ord, Rowan Fedak and Manz. Open to the public. Call 677-0872.
Monday, Dec. 10
Celebrate the holidays with natives
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Road
Details: This special meeting by the Florida Native Plant Society Pawpaw Chapter will be filled with festive foods and an annual native plant auction. Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, Dec. 11
Great Kids Holiday Show
When: 6 p.m.
Where: First United Methodist Church, located at 336 S. Halifax Drive
Details: Celebrate the holiday season with a "Christmas Countdown" show by the Great Kids Learning Center.
Thursday, Dec. 13
Halifax Genealogical Society
When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Ormond Beach Library Auditorium, 30 S. Beach St.
Details: Drew Smith presents, "Finding Cousins and Ancestors Using Ancestry DNA." Learn to interpret results and make contact with matches. Visitors welcome. Also, join the Society at 1-4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, for one-on-one help with family research. Call 681-9422
Magical Christmas Village Display
When: 5:30-10 p.m., daily
Where: 111 Pine Creek Court
Details: Bring family and friends to this display, complete with lighted walkways and inflatable characters. It is located at the home of the Schoolcraft family of Ormond Beach. Visit Facebook.com/scdecorationsormondbeach