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Celebration of the reopening of Whistle Stop Park

The City of Edgewater is thrilled to announce the grand opening and ribbon cutting at Whistle Stop Park (651 Roberts Road) on Saturday, May 4, 2019. In the November 2015 election, the voters of Edgewater approved the GO for Parks referendum. This authorized the City to issue up to $3.5 million in general obligation bonds for proposed improvements to Whistle Stop Park that included: a … Continue reading Celebration of the reopening of Whistle Stop Park

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet. April 27 – Nationwide Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into … Continue reading National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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How To Festival

The second annual How-to Festival is May 4 at Volusia County Libraries Local experts, hobbyists and professionals will share their passions and offer instructions at the Volusia County Public Library How-to Festival at the six regional branches from 11 am to 3 pm Saturday, May 4. Attendees can learn everything from how to create a bouquet of paper flowers, how to attract butterflies and bees into … Continue reading How To Festival

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Half-Cent Sales Tax: What it means for Volusia

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the proposed half-cent sales tax increase for Volusia County. The additional funds would be used to improve local infrastructure throughout the county, with several cities already budgeting their plans for improvements. A Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase in Volusia County On May 21, 2019, a countywide referendum special election, by mail ballot, will be conducted by the Supervisor … Continue reading Half-Cent Sales Tax: What it means for Volusia

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March of Dimes 5K Walk

When you join March for Babies you stand with thousands of people across the country who share your commitment to building a brighter future for us all.  Daytona Beach March for Babies 5k Walk Daytona Beach Bandshell – Saturday, April 27, 2019, Registration at 8:30 a.m.; Start at 10 a.m. Please join the 2019 Event Chair, Mrs. Melissa Burt DeVriese of Security First Insurance and … Continue reading March of Dimes 5K Walk

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Lakeside Jazz Fest

April 26 – 27 @ Kenneth W. Parker Amphitheater The Lakeside Jazz Festival, Inc. in conjunction with the Atlantic High School “Sharks” Band, the Spruce Creek High School “High Steppin’ Hawks” Band, and the City of Port Orange is proud to present the Lakeside Jazz Festival. This is the premier jazz event in the southern United States, offering Jazz adjudication, entertainment, educational and recruiting opportunities … Continue reading Lakeside Jazz Fest

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Operation School Zone Safety

This week, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the Florida Sheriffs Task Force “Operation School Zone Safety” in school zones across Volusia County. April 22 – 26 is School Zone Safety Week in Volusia County The 5-day safety operation runs Monday through Friday and will focus on violations including speeding and passing school buses. The operation is designed to enhance student safety … Continue reading Operation School Zone Safety

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Lulu’s Oceanside Grill

Mellow spot serving seafood & island drinks, plus weekend brunch in relaxed digs with TVs & a patio. Dog Friendly! 30 S. Atlantic Ave., Ormond Beach  (386) 673-2641 // LulusOceansideGrill.com  FB: LulusOceansideGrill  Insta: @LulusOceansideGrill  Click here to view the menu. Hours: Mon – Thu: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Fri – Sat: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Sun: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.  Happy Hour and Specials: Happy … Continue reading Lulu’s Oceanside Grill

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Target Car Seat Trade-In is BACK!

Target will be conducting a car seat trade-in event from April 22 – May 4.  Trade-in used car seats for big discounts at Target They will accept and recycle all types of car seats, including infant seats, convertible seats, car seat bases, harness or booster car seats and car seats that are expired or damaged. Materials from the old car seats will be recycled.  Guests … Continue reading Target Car Seat Trade-In is BACK!