The EDGEfest 2020 Season Begins with the Classic Car Show!

The calendar has just flipped over to 2020 and EDGEfest has a year’s worth of fun lined up! The first EDGEfest event of the year is the Classic Car Show on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from noon until 3 p.m. at Hawks Park (1108 South Ridgewood Avenue). There will be something for everyone including all the cool classics from the East Coast Cruisers Car Club as … Continue reading The EDGEfest 2020 Season Begins with the Classic Car Show!

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The Athens Theatre Company Presents: Seussical Jr.

Everybody’s favorite mischievous cat in a red and white top hat involves a little boy in a decidedly musical version of the all-time-favorite Dr. Seuss story, Horton Hears a Who. Spoiler: the Sour Kangaroo fails to triumph over Horton’s generosity, patience, and conscientiousness! Location: Athens Theatre Seating and Tickets: Preferred $29 (Row A-E, Center) Adult $25 – Senior $23Student/Child $11 – Groups of 8 or … Continue reading The Athens Theatre Company Presents: Seussical Jr.

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NSB Housing Authority – 70 Years Serving The Community

According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, an advocacy group for low income families in the United States, average monthly fair market rent in Volusia county is $850 for a one-bedroom and $1475 for a three- bedroom. As one can imagine, homes in desirable locations, like beachside and walkable neighborhoods, rent averages are much higher. Low Income Housing Essential in New Smyrna Beach Area … Continue reading NSB Housing Authority – 70 Years Serving The Community

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MDC’s January Lecture Features Right Whales

North Atlantic Right Whales will be the featured topic at the Marine Discovery Center’s January 2020 monthly lecture series this week. This endangered species may be spotted from the shorelines of Central Florida during the winter months as whale mothers give birth to calves during this time.  Julie Albert, who oversees the North Atlantic Right Whale Conservation Program for the Marine Resources Council, will provide … Continue reading MDC’s January Lecture Features Right Whales

Ribbon cutting celebration for new Pettis Park playground

Photo: Mature live oak trees shade and Spanish moss shade the new playground in this photo taken on Jan. 14, 2020. (City of New Smyrna Beach) Project represents city’s fourth major playground upgrade since 2019 Join the party on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 3 p.m. when the City of New Smyrna Beach will host a ribbon cutting celebration to commemorate completion of a new playground … Continue reading Ribbon cutting celebration for new Pettis Park playground

Detour and Traffic Shift Planned for Canal Street at U.S. 1

Canal Street just east of U.S. 1 will be closed nightly starting Monday, Jan. 20, – Thursday, Jan. 24 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. The closure is needed to prepare the roadway for a traffic shift, and for construction activities along Canal Street. Electronic message boards and other signage will be used to direct traffic around the closure using the following detour routes (see detour map): Drivers traveling … Continue reading Detour and Traffic Shift Planned for Canal Street at U.S. 1

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NSB Little Theatre to stage local play as part of Big Read program

Little Theatre to present local stage play as part of NEA Big Read program The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach is putting on five upcoming performances of an original play as part of Volusia County’s NEA Big Read program. “Without Shoes” was written by Karen Poulsen – a local resident and activity project manager with Volusia County Library Services. Showtimes and Schedule The play … Continue reading NSB Little Theatre to stage local play as part of Big Read program

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Momma taught us, “Don’t get in a car with strangers!”

B’ On Time Concierge Scheduled Rides of NSB agrees. All of B’ On Time drivers live in NSB or Edgewater, and your assigned driver calls you the day prior and introduces themselves. Uber/Lyft in contrast does not interview their drivers, they only require their drivers prove they have current minimal insurance and driver’s license to join. Jeffrey, B’ On Time owner, personally selects only the … Continue reading Momma taught us, “Don’t get in a car with strangers!”

Cultural Council Issues Call for Public Art

Florida artists are invited to submit two and three-dimensional works of art for possible display in Daytona Beach Regional Airport’s terminal, which is undergoing major renovations. The Volusia County Council has allocated $65,000 for the purchase or commissioning of artwork to be displayed in six designated public areas.The Cultural Council of Volusia County, which oversees the county’s Art in Public Places program, will review proposals and … Continue reading Cultural Council Issues Call for Public Art

County Libraries Expand Hours

TheVolusia County Public Library system will ring in the new year with expanded hours to accommodate the increasing demand for library services. Libraries Offering Longer Hours as of January 2, 2020 The six regional libraries will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. These libraries are: Daytona Beach Regional … Continue reading County Libraries Expand Hours