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Rec Rangers

Port Orange Offers Kids’ Nature Program The Rec Rangers program is a free nature program for upper elementary and middle school students (9-14 years old) with the mission of fostering young adult connectivity to nature and encouraging participation and stewardship of the parks and recreation opportunities and resources within their community.  Activities are held on the first Wednesday of each month (except the July activity, which will be … Continue reading Rec Rangers

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Is the Fanny Pack Back?

Spring Fashion Trends from the Runway Spring is finally here and after dissecting the spring/summer 2019 runway photos there are a few trends to look out for. Spring Colors The lovely hues of light lavender keep appearing and I love it. Its cool shade works well with softer yellows and deep neutrals such as browns and animal prints. Bike Shorts Another one to look out … Continue reading Is the Fanny Pack Back?

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At-Home Pet Dental Care

Caring for Your Pet’s Teeth February was National Pet Dental month and I hope you all took advantage of this by getting your cat’s and dog’s teeth cared for with an annual dental prophylaxis (If not, don’t worry, there is still time during March to receive your discount!). In case you were wondering what you can do now to help keep Fido’s and Fifi’s oral … Continue reading At-Home Pet Dental Care

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INSIDE LOOK: Riverpark Terrace

302 South Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach 32168 // RiverparkTerrace.com Interview by Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters From the moment you step onto the property at Riverpark Terrace you are surrounded by natural beauty. Follow the winding brick pathway to the heart of the venue and you escape into a tropical garden with beautiful flowers and fragrances and the wafting smells of divine … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Riverpark Terrace

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It’s Time For A Clean Beach – No Butts About It

*The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the East Coast Current. Protecting Florida’s Beaches I’m an opinion writer. I examine facts and evidence, and then arrive at my conclusions (which are mostly negative), and then I share those screeds here for you to peruse, digest and, hopefully, form your own independent … Continue reading It’s Time For A Clean Beach – No Butts About It

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Barberville Strawberry Fest

March 16 – 17, 2019 @ 10 AM –  5 PM Barberville Pioneer Settlement, 1776 Lightfoot Lane, Barberville, FL 32105 Cost: Admission $6, Kids 2 & Under Free. $1 OFF ADMISSION! Visit their website for coupon or bring a canned good for discount. Enjoy family fun and festivities: arts and crafts live entertainment free bounce houses pony rides face painting Free Hula Hoop Contest Free Rock Painting … Continue reading Barberville Strawberry Fest

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Deland Indie Market

The DeLand Indie Market is a curated event that is held 4 times a year showcasing artists, boutiques, vintage and handcrafted vendors. They have great food and live music in the courtyard of Cafe DaVinci, too! There are vendors from all over Florida who take part in this event! Come out and see for yourself! Shop Small, Shop Local, Shop Indie! ***Please email 3-5 images … Continue reading Deland Indie Market

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Second Saturday SoundWalk

Second Saturday monthly @ 11 AM Locations Vary Explore the sounds and rhythms of the urban and natural world with Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA). Happening at a variety of locales, each walk is beneficial for people of all ages to de-stress, focus, and develop a deeper understanding of how we fit into the ecosystem of our environment. Explore the sounds and rhythms of … Continue reading Second Saturday SoundWalk