What are you doing this week?
THURSDAY, SEPT. 15
Oyster Bag Deployment
9 a.m. at Smith Creek Landing. Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area is looking for volunteers to help with placing oyster bags along the shore at North Peninsula State Park. Meet at Smith Creek Landing off Highbridge Road. Bug spray, hats and rubber boots are highly recommended.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 16
Full Moon Magic: Harvest Moon Autumnal Crowns
6 to 8 p.m. at the Ormond Memorial Art Museum. A new take on girls night. All supplies provided. Bring any personal embellishments you’d like to put on your crowns. Ages 21 and older. Wine and refreshments provided. Led by Kristin Heron and Melissa Frankel. Cost is $25 for members and $28 for nonmembers. Call 676-3347.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17
Historical Bus Tour
9:45 a.m. at The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive. Presented by the Ormond Beach Historical Society. This two-hour tour includes 30 sites. Cost is $20 for adults, and $7 for children ages 7 to 12. Tickets can be purchased at the OBHS Welcome Center, 38 E. Granada Blvd., or by calling 677-7005.
Granada Grand Festival of the Arts
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. behind the City Hall, 22 S. Beach St. Visual arts, demonstrations, musical performances and hands-on activities. More than 60 area artists selling unique, handcrafted pieces. Local food trucks, wine, beer and Calypso lemonade stand. Be part of the art with an interactive community project: a glass mosaic art piece that will be donated to Ormond MainStreet for public display. Frame of Mind will host a kid zone with a pedal-powered art station, and Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center will sponsor a free video booth where kids and adults can "glam it up" for their video feeds. Demonstrations include pottery, contemporary painting and the ancient Japanese art of fish rubbing. Sponsored by Ormond MainStreet and the Ormond Arts District.
All day events:
- 60+ professional visual artists and crafters
- Food truck rally and beer garden
- Interactive glass mosaic project
- Kids art activities
Calypso Main Stage:
- 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., Rob’s Jazz Express
- 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., The Jam
- 3:45 to 5 p.m., Bob Higgins & House Arrest
Robbins Camper Stage
- 10:30 a.m., Ormond Beach Middle School Chorus
- 11:15 a.m., Hinson and Ormond Beach Middle School Orchestra
- Noon, Ormond Beach Elementary Chorus
- 12:45 p.m., Rick de Yampert, sitar
- 2 p.m., Children’s Musical Theatre Workshop
- 3:15 p.m., Daytona Playhouse Radio Theatre presents the classic radio comedy, “Jane Finds a Mate for Her Mother!"
- Every hour on the half hour
Traditional Solid Gold Country Classics
2 p.m. at the Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center. Cost is $5. Country singer Bobby Meeks. Call 676-3375.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18
9 to 11 a.m. at Big Lots, 122 N. Nova Road. Cash only. No appointment needed. Proceeds benefit abused animals. Call 748-8993.
September Brotherhood Breakfast: “Trial of Abraham”
10 a.m. at Temple Beth-El. Join us to help decide the vote to convict or acquit Abraham. Open to all. Cost is $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers. RSVP by calling 675-6615.
MONDAY, SEPT. 19
Osteoporosis and Menopause: "Boning up on Bone Health"
6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach, France Tower, Meeting Room E. Presentation by Stephen Sevigny, MD, diagnostic radiology, medical director of Twin Lakes Imaging. Free. A healthy dinner will be provided. RSVP to Ashley Wohlford, [email protected] or 425-2254.
Halifax River Audubon Monthly Meeting
6:30 p.m. at Sica Hall, 1065 Daytona Ave., Holly Hill. Dr. Paul Grey will present an status report on Lake Okeechobee. Free. Call 253-0335.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20
4:30 p.m. at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St. Stephanie Williams, education director for the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens, will offer tips on how to coexist with Florida black bears. Free program. Call 676-4191, Ext. 4.
Italian American Club of Ormond Beach
6:30 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church Hall, 600 S. Nova Road. Denise from Discovery Travel will be talking about the club's April trip to Italy. Card bingo. Bring three dimes and three quarters. Call 334-0593.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21
Ask the Astronaut with Tom Jones
4 p.m. at the Museum of Arts & Sciences. Jones will discuss his 25 years of training for, flying in, consulting on, and writing and speaking about space. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for future members. First-come, first-served basis. A second presentation will be held at 7:30 p.m. Call 255-0285.
6 to 8 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 336 S. Halifax Drive, Room 19 and 20. Hurt and pain from separation or divorce can be overwhelming and devastating. To find help, discover hope and experience healing, come every Wednesday until Dec. 14. Childcare available with advance RSVP. Contact Barb LeBlanc at [email protected] or 299-8252.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 22
Art of Healing: Decorative Magnetic Sticks
3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Florida Hospital’s Cancer Care Center. Free. Craft a decorative set of magnetic sticks for your refrigerator. Embellish them with positive images, words and colors. Open to participants 16 years and old. Call 676-3347.