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Ormond Beach Observer Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 2 years ago

YPGO social, bingo bash and 16 other things to do this week

What are you doing this week?


Young Professionals Group Ormond Social 

6 p.m. at Fletcher's Irish Pub, at 1220 Hand Ave. Food, drink, music by Clayton Park, and networking. Proceeds go to Light the Way, an organization that supports local cancer patients by providing funding towards medical expenses, care packages, and thoughtful, feel-good gifts. Cost is $5 for YPGO Members and $10 for future members. Bring business cards. 




Walking with the Manager

8 a.m. at The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive. Please meet at the front door. The entire walk will be approximately 2 miles. City Manager Joyce Shanahan’s guest walker for the day will be Kevin Gray, public works operations manager. Citizens are invited to join in the walk, ask questions, share comments and offer suggestions.

Art Opening for the Ormond Beach Art Guild

5:30 to 7 p.m. at The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive. Show will be up until Nov. 17. Call 676-3216.

Open Gym

6 to 8 p.m. at the Ormond Beach Gymnastics Center, 432 N. Nova Road. Anyone between the ages of 8-21. Light spotting. A waiver to participate must be signed by each person and anyone under 18 years of age must have the waiver signed by a parent. Cost is $5 per participant. Register at the Leisure Services Registration Office, online or at the door. Call 676-3250.

Bingo Bash

6 to 9 p.m. at the Ormond Beach Senior Center Ballroom, 351 Andrews St. Join for an evening of bingo, game prizes, door prizes, food and fun. Call 434-4676 for more info.


Trunk Sale

9 a.m. to noon at Grace Lutheran Church, 338 Ocean Shore Blvd. Call 677-9141.

Historical Bus Tour

9:45 a.m. at The Casements. Presented by the Ormond Beach Historical Society. This two hour tour includes 30 sites on the route. Tickets are $20 for adults, $7 for ages 7-12, and can be purchased at the OBHS Welcome Center, 38 East Granada Blvd. or by phone. Reservations are required. Call 3677-7005.


Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast

8 a.m. to noon in the Social Hall at St. Brendan Catholic Church, 1000 Ocean Shore Blvd. Hosted by the Father Eamonn Gill Council 13018 Knights of Columbus. Cost is adults is $5, children under 12 eat free.

Choosing Resilience: How to Overcome Physical and Emotional Challenges

9:30 a.m. at Lifetree Cafe, 142 Fairview Ave., Daytona Beach. A quad amputee from an IED explosion in Afghanistan will be featured on film with an intimate look at the daily inner and outer struggles of wounded veterans and the difficult rehabilitation process they face. Participants will be challenged to look at the ways they deal with their own personal trials and will find encouragement and hope from his story. Free. Call 451-5223.

Putting on the Ritz presents Johnny Petillo

2:30 p.m. at the Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center. Las Vegas and Atlantic City headliner. Doo wop days, from oldies to the Rat Pack and his comic performance. Cost is $25. Call 676-3375.


Daytona Beach Symphony Guild Meeting

9:30 a.m. at  St. James Parish Hall, 38 S. Halifax Drive. Post meeting entertainment will be Seona Ritchie, Folk Musician. Call 760-8124.

Look Good Feel Better

1 to 3 p.m. at the Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Cancer Institute, 224 Memorial Medical Parkway, Daytona Beach. During this session, trained cosmetologists will teach female cancer patients beauty techniques to help restore their appearance and self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Co-sponsored by the American Cancer Society, this group meets on the first Monday of every other month. Registration is required. Call toll-free 1-800-ACS-2345.


Making Pine Cone Wreaths

9:30 a.m. at the Finney Garden Center, corner of Jessamine Boulevard and North Oleander Avenue in Daytona Beach. This month’s speaker at the Cherry Laurel Garden club is member Pat Ollinger who will conduct a class on making Pine Cone Wreaths. Free. Call 441-5738 or visit our website at


Veterans Day Celebration

Noon to 2 p.m. at the Ormond Beach Senior Center, 351 Andrews St. The City’s Leisure Services Department will present a Veterans Day Celebration to honor our veterans with lunch and entertainment. Reservations required. Free for veterans and $7 for all others.

Tickets must be purchased and picked up at the Leisure Services Office, 399 N. US Highway 1, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, until the event is sold out. Call 676-3250.

Prince of Peace Council of Catholic Women’s Card Party

12:15 to 3:30 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church Social Hall, 600 S. Nova Road. Men are welcome. Held on the second Thursday of the month from November through April, this is a chance to socialize, play cards or games, have a nice dessert and maybe win a door prize. Delicious homemade desserts include gluten free and diabetic items for those with dietary restrictions. Cost is just $5 per person. The 50/50 raffle tickets help support the Water for Life Program in the Dominican Republic. Call 677-8518.

Gleaning Information From Wills and Estate Papers

1:30 p.m. at the Ormond Beach Library Auditorium  30 S. Beach St.  Presented by Linda Vivian. Special Interest Groups to meet after the main program. Call 672-3806.

241st Birthday for Marine Corps

4 p.m. at RiverGrille on the Tomoka. Local marines and significant others welcome. Free. Call 233-3916 for more info.

Call to artists

Florida Women’s Arts Association is partnering with Ormond Beach MainStreet for a first annual event designed to exhibit local artists in our community and boost the retail economy in Ormond Beach.

From January 14 to 22, 2017 works from local artists will hang in various business venues along Granada Blvd., between US 1 and A1A. There will be both a printed and an online map showing the venues and the public will have access to an online app to vote for their favorite pieces.

At the end of the show, there will be a gala to award monetary prizes and the winner’s art will stay on display for a month in a sponsored venue.

All Ormond Beach residents and all members of Florida Women’s Arts Association are eligible to enter. If you are NOT an Ormond Beach resident, you may join the FLWAA for as little as $25 per year. This opportunity is open only to two-dimensional pieces and sculpture. At this time we are not accepting jewelry, pottery or crafts.

Applications, submission requirements, and instructions can be found online at All applications must be submitted by Nov. 10. Email [email protected] or [email protected].

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