What are you doing this week?
48th-Annual Octoberfest Parish Festival
From Oct. 6 to Oct. 9 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 600 S. Nova Road. This year’s Octoberfest will feature approximately 22 rides and 15 games, in addition to numerous food and beverage outlets and entertainment in the “Munich Room” tent on the Midway. The event has been held annually since 1969. Admission is free, and parking is available on the church grounds for $3 per vehicle, except $5 per vehicle after 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Midway is open during the following times
- 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6
- 6-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7
- 12-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8
- 12-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9.
Entertainment this year is as follows:
- Thursday (6-10 p.m.) – Music by Tommy C – Oldies DJ Music
- Friday (7-11 p.m.) – Traces of Gold – Rock “N” Roll from the ‘50’s, ‘60’s and ‘70’s
- Saturday (2-5 p.m.) – The Beach Boys Revue – Music Made Famous by the Beach Boys
- Saturday (7-11 p.m.) - Traces of Gold – Rock “N” Roll from the ‘50’s, ‘60’s and ‘70’s
- Sunday (1-4 p.m.) – Guy and Sharrie George – Aloha! Island Guy Music
Prince of Peace is teaming up again this year with Walgreens Corner Box Office to offer two unlimited ride wristbands: one for use on Thursday or Sunday only for $15, and one good any one day (Thursday through Sunday) for $22. Walgreens will also sell 40 half-price ride tickets for $22.Wristbands and tickets can be purchased at all area Walgreens stores beginning Sept. 16. Wristbands will be sold on the Midway throughout the event for $25 on Thursday and Sunday, and $30 on Friday and Saturday. Ride tickets purchased on the Midway will be $1 each. There will be continuous games of Split-the-Pot Bingo on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
For information about the event, discount wristbands and tickets, call the Church at 672-5272 or go online at popoctoberfest.com.
FRIDAY, OCT. 7
The Ormond Beach Art Guild Fall Show
5:30 p.m. at The Casements. Exhibit runs through Oct. 31. Call 676-3216.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8
Capsule Wardrobe Fashion Show to Benefit Avenues 12
2 to 4 p.m. at La’s Bistro, 409 S. Nova Road. Participants will learn how to create a “capsule” wardrobe using 10 affordable and versatile items. All proceeds will benefit Avenues 12 Women’s Recovery Houses. Fashions will be provided by Miss Priss, the Ormond Beach consignment shop. Tickets are $25 and include appetizers, choice of limited beverage, dessert, and a raffle ticket. Email event organizer Mary Woodford of Mary Kay Cosmetics at [email protected] or by calling 453-3577. Tickets will also be available for purchase at Miss Priss, 150 W. Granada or at the Ormond Chamber of Commerce Offices, 165 W. Granada.
Boy Scout Troop 468 Spaghetti Dinner
4 to 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 336 Halifax Drive. Adults cost $7, and kids cost $4.
SUNDAY, OCT. 9
Rickman Acree Corporon Piano Trio
3:30 p.m. at the Ormond Beach Presbyterian Church, 105 Amsden Road. The trio will perform the “neglected child” among Beethoven’s violin sonatas, Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23. Admission is a requested $10 donation. Call 562-5423 or go online at daytonasolisti.com.
MONDAY, OCT. 10
10 a.m. 2 p.m. at the Ormond Beach Regional Library. Health care organizations will include Tobacco Free Florida, Florida KidCare, National Osteoporosis Foundation, Heart of Volusia, Easter Seals, Halifax Hospice, the Center for the Visually Impaired, and the Braille and Talking Books Library. Area firefighters will provide free blood pressure checks. For more information, call the library at 676-4191, Ext. 4.
TUESDAY, OCT. 11
10 a.m. at the Ormond Beach Regional Library. Nurse practitioner Tabitha Oravetz will discuss overactive bladder and incontinence and describe the symptoms that warrant immediate evaluation by a health care provider.
White House Photographer Speaks at MOAS Guild
10 a.m. at the Museum of Arts and Sciences, 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach. Larry Downing, retired news photographer and resident of Ormond Beach, will speak of his 38 years with the White House Press Corps from President Jimmy Carter to President Barack Obama. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the White House News Photographers Association. Open to the public with free parking. Visit moas.org.
Tips on preparing for orthopedic surgery
Noon at the Ormond Beach Regional Library. Dr. Brittany Forster will explain how a ‘prehabilitation’ program of prescribed exercises can result in improved outcomes, reduced stays and decreased medical costs following orthopedic surgery. Reservations not required. Free.
Improve Your Balance
3 p.m. at the Ormond Beach Regional Library. Physical therapist Nannine Dahlen will demonstrate three simple exercises that can improve your balance.
“Healthy Feet Will Support & Protect Your Bones”
4 p.m. at the Ormond Beach Library Auditorium. Hosted by the National Osteoporosis Foundation Education and Support Group of Ormond Beach. Speaker will be Dr. Michael McDonough, D.P.M. Call 673-3535.
THURSDAY, OCT. 13
"5 Ways to Put Your DNA to Work For You"
1:30 p.m. at the Ormond Beach Library. Hosted by the Halifax Genealogical Society and presented by Diahan Southard. Call 672-3806.
Halifax Humane Society’s Ruff Ride for the Animals
Registration from 3 to 5 p.m. at HHS, 2364 W. LPGA Blvd. Riders must be checked in by 5 p.m. and arrive at The Iron Horse by 8 p.m. to be included in the poker tournament. The annual ride will kick off Daytona Beach’s Biketoberfest. The poker run will include stops at South Turn, Giuseppe's Steel City Pizza, and First Turn, and conclude at Iron Horse where riders can enjoy one drink, a barbeque dinner plate, and live entertainment. Additional poker hands will be available for $10 at each stop. Tickets are $20 per person in advance and $25 per person at day of registration. Purchase tickets at halifaxhumanesociety.org.
Infant CPR Class
7 p.m. at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Medical Office Building, Classroom B, 305 Memorial Medical Parkway, Daytona Beach. This demonstration class teaches vital information in preparation for an infant’s life-threatening emergency, such as a choking baby or a near drowning. All instructors are certified by the American Heart Association in Basic Cardiac Life Support. Cost is $10 per couple. Scholarships are available and registration is required. Call 231-3152.