DAYTONA BEACHSIDE GALLERIES/MUSEUMS Apr 4 – 29: THE SIDEWALK ENDS HERE - Madison & Matthew Creech, mixed media. Reception: 4/28/2017. May 2 – Jun 3: Blooming Watercolors by Roohee Mirbaha. Rose Room Gallery, Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach. FAMILY/YOUTH APR 6 – 9 NATIONAL CHEER AND DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS Many events at the Ocean Center, Daytona Beach Bandshell and Peabody Auditorium. nca.varsity.com APR 15 DAYTONA BEACH EASTER BEACH RUN 8am World’s Most Famous Beach, 4-mile race or a 2-mile fun run or health walk. Kids special races. $15 - $35. The Bandshell behind Ocean Walk Shoppes. easterbeachrundaytona.com. APR 22 & 23 IRONCROSS COMPETITION – MEN’S GYMNASTICS Daily $20 adults, $10 children 6-17, <5 Free. Weekend pass $30 adults, $15 children 6-17. Cash only at door. Schedule: 2017r8compchamps.com. Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach MAY 7 FUEL ATHLETICS UP IN FLAMES SHOWCASE 4-6pm, Cheer presentation. The Bandshell,250 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach MUSIC Apr 9- 7pm - RAIN, The Beatles tribute Apr 25 – 8-11pm – Dance Theatre of Harlem Apr 27 – 7:30pm Mamma Mia!, Prices vary. Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Boulevard, DB. Peabody.org. APR 7 STACY MITCHHART BAND 8-11:30pm Jazz, Latin, R&B, Gospel, Rock and Soul fans and diehard blues. $15, The Bank & Blues Club, 701 Main St, Daytona Beach, WORKSHOP/CLASSES APR 29 & 30 FESTIVAL OF DANCE Classes with world class guest faculty, lunch, showcase on Sunday. Master Classes for grades 3 and up. $50, festival shirt and choreography session. Civic Ballet of Volusia County, 386-308-0547.info@ civicballetvc.org. FUNDRAISER APR 28 20TH ANNIVERSARY CIVIC BALLET OF VOLUSIA COUNTY GALA 7-9pm Awards, silent auction, Nutcracker giveaway, surprise announcement. $25. Palmetto Club, 1000 S Beach St, Daytona Beach. civicballetvc.org APR 29 MUTT STRUT ON THE BEACH 8am – 12pm Well-behaved leashed dogs, Live Music, Mutt Marketplace, costume/talent contests, more. $5 - $35. Benefits Halifax Humane Society. Daytona Beach Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk, Daytona Beach, HHSMuttstrut.org MISCELLANEOUS EVERY WED
RIVER OF HISTORY BOAT TOUR 10:00am Tour the Ponce Inlet Intracoastal Waterway from Ponce Inlet Water Sports to New Smyrna, 386-405-3445, $25/adults; 5-12 /$10, 4936 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet.
GARDENS Stroll, read history, full-size stone dinosaurs, human sun dial, hide and find rocks and an herb garden shaped like Florida. Donations. 950 Old Sugar Mill Rd, Pt Orange.
3RD TUES VICTORIAN TEA AT THE LILLIAN PLACE 2pm, $20, Lillian Place Historic House, 111 Silver Beach Ave, Daytona, (386) 256-4810.
APR 8 FLORIDA LIGHTHOUSE DAY 10:30am – 2:30pm Activities and workshops for children and families. lighthouse keeper describes his duties. $6.95 Adults, $1.95 Children Age 2-11. Ponce Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 4931 S. Peninsula Dr. 386-761-1821.
APR 13 BCU GREEK PROBATE PRESENTATION Free, requires ticket from BCU Ticketmaster on campus or Ocean Center, 101 N Atlantic, Daytona Beach APR 15 EASTER BEACH MASS 9am Celebrating sunrise and Easter. The Daytona Beach Bandshell with sounds of lapping waves and the rays of the morning sun. 386-255-0433.
SOUTH DAYTONA/PORT ORANGE FESTIVALS 1st Thursday RETAIL THERAPY THURSDAY 6:30-9pm. Free fun shopping event, JUST US GIRLS, VFW Post 3282 Port Orange Florida, 5810 S Williamson Blvd, Port Orange, (386) 760-2324. APR 6 FOOD TRUCK AND JEEP SHOW 5-8pm Food trucks: Southern State of Mind, Sandy Bottoms and the Garbage Can., music by Mr. DJ and Jeeps. Sunshine Park Mall, 2400 S. Ridgewood Ave. FB–1269853356433209. APR 21 & 22 LAKESIDE JAZZ FESTIVAL 10am – 8pm FREE a weekend of Jazz entertainment and workshops. Food and drink profits benefit music students of Atlantic High, Spruce Creek High and Warner Christian Academy for music camps. 2001 City Center Circle, Port Orange, port-orange.org APR 22 & 23 15TH ANNUAL PORT ORANGE ART FEST Sat 9am – 5pm, Sun 10am – 4pm Artists, crafters, food and entertainment in conjunction with the Lakeside Jazz Festival. 386-506-5868 APR 22 & 23 NATIVE AMERICAN EARTH FESTIVAL Sat 10am – 7pm Sun 10am – 5pm Meet native people, culture, dancing, drumming, trade and many tribes. Petting zoo, wildlife exhibits. Cash at gate $2 – 4 per day. Reed Canal Park, 2871 S. Nova Rd. 386-322-3070. APR 28 PORT ORANGE EARTH DAY 5:30 – 8pm Hands on wildlife show, food trucks, music, kid’s crafts, rock painting, bounce houses, natural crafter expo, and Arbor day ceremony. 2001 City Center Circle, Port Orange, port-orange.org FILM MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY Apr 10 – Queen of Katwe Apr 17 – Jackie Apr 24 – Hidden Figures Apr 30- The Altruism Revolution May 1 – Fences 2-4pm, FREE, Port Orange Library Auditorium, 386-322-5152 x20936. FAMILY/YOUTH ONGOING DUNLAWTON SUGAR MILL BOTANICAL
APR 8 EGG HUNT & FUN 9:45am – 12pm Infant through 9 years. Bring your own basket. Petting zoo, balloon creations, bounce house and playground. Reed Canal Park, South Daytona. 386-322-3070. APR 15 COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT 11am, Christ Church, 2421 Tomoka Farms Rd, Port Orange. 386-226-0052. APR 15 EASTER EGG HUNT 10am, Candy, prizes and free egg hunt. Ages 0 – 12. Port Orange Amphitheater, 100 City Circle Dr, Port Orange. Onechurchpo.net MUSIC APR 27 TASTE OF THE SHORES 4:30 – 8pm Sample food from local restaurants and enjoy The Quarter Notes at the Daytona Beach Shores Pavilion, 3048 S Atlantic Ave., $10. Daytona Beach Shores.dbshores.org WORKSHOPS/CLASSES MONDAYS THROUGH JUNE 5 HAWAIIAN HULA & POLYNESIAN DANCE 6:30 – 7:30pm Come learn the joys of hula and enjoy the aloha. Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Rd, South Daytona. 386-767-7266.
RUBBER DUCK RACE 11am – 2pm 1,000+ ducks in Rose Bay, 12pm. Proceeds benefit Early Learning Coalition of Flagler & Volusia and Seabreeze Kiwanis Club. $25 Hidden Treasure Tiki Bar & Grill, 5993 S Ridgewood Ave, Port Orange. 386-323-2400 APR 12 YAPPY HOUR 5:30 – 7:30pm $15. Light appetizers and 2 drinks. Dogs FREE. Proceed for Halifax Humane Society. Tomoka Brewing Company, 4647 S Clyde Morris Blvd, Port Orange. HalifaxHumaneSociety.org MISCELLANEOUS EVERY THURSDAY LINE DANCE CLASSES Beginner classes from 5:30-6:30pm. Advanced at 6:30pm. Port Orange Adult Center Annex, 3738 Halifax Dr., Port Orange. Joe 386-672-3868. NOW – MAY 11 HEALTH AND FITNESS CHALLENGE Get Fit Port Orange Health & Fitness Challenge! Sign up online or in person. $50 (18+), 386-506-5868. APR 1 – 13 PORT ORANGE SENIOR GAMES Everyone 50+ is welcome to participate. $10 for first event, $5 for subsequent events. 4655 City Circle, Port Orange. Brooke 386-506-5854. APR 7 – 9 8TH ANNUAL KING OF THE INLET OFFSHORE FISHING TOURNAMENT. Register Friday 6pm, Fish Saturday Ponce Inlet, weigh-in 11 am Sunday. Double the money for Wahoo. Volusia Top Gun, 2900 Bellevue Ave, Daytona Beach, 386-310-7993. email@example.com ONGOING CRACKER CREEK & GAMBLE PLACE BOAT TOURS Learn Florida Pioneer History at winter home of James N. Gamble. $8-$24, 1795 Taylor Road, Port Orange, 386-304-0778.
2ND MONDAY PAW PAW CHAPTER OF THE NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY 6:30 -9:00pm, FREE Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Rd, South Daytona.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH/ EDGEWATER FESTIVALS 1ST SAT OF THE MONTH CRAFT BEER WALK 1-7pm $20/6oz souvenir glass & 12 sampling tickets for 10 locations. Save 10% when you bring your glass back. Canal St, NSB, CanalStreetNSB.com
APR 5 BOOK CLUB 2-4pm “Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarity. FREE. Council Chambers, 3048 South Atlantic Avenue Daytona Beach Shores, Kim 520-391-4020.
4TH SATURDAY WINE WALK 1-7pm, $25, 20 tasting tickets and keepsake wine glass. 100 wines on Flagler Avenue, Historic Flagler Avenue, New Smyrna Beach. partyonflagler.com
EVERY WEDNESDAY BACKGAMMON 9am – 12pm Bring your board or play on opponent’s. FREE. Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Rd., South Daytona.
APR 15 ACA COMMUNITY DAY 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Storytelling, take home art project, face painting, live music and many Health stations. Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1414 Art Center Ave, New Smyrna Beach. 386-428-1753.
EVERY WEDNESDAY RELAXATION MADE SIMPLE 6:30-7:30pm Guided meditation and sound therapy with crystal bowls. $6 per class. Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Rd. South Daytona. 386-478-4700.
APR 20 NEW SMYRNA BEACH FOOD FESTIVAL 5-9pm Along Flagler Avenue diners sample tastesized portions of Volusia County restaurants’ best dishes priced from $3 to $5 and enjoy live entertainment. flaglerave.com
EVERY FRIDAY COMMUNITY STITCHING CIRCLE 10am – 12pm. Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Rd, South Daytona. FUNDRAISERS APR 8 – 9
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MAY 5 CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION 5-9pm Celebrate Mexican heritage and pride: food, live entertainment, dancing and a progressive tequila tasting ($12 - $24). flaglerave.com Cont’ on page 21