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Children can Voice their Vote at the Volusia County Public Library

Voting isn’t just for adults at the Volusia County Public Library! Throughout September, elementary-age kids can visit their local library branch, where they can register to vote, make campaign posters and stickers, and vote for their favorite character to be president of the children’s room. All 14 branches will host passive programs in the children’s rooms in September. Weekly videos will be shown on the … Continue reading Children can Voice their Vote at the Volusia County Public Library

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The Fate of 2020 Biketoberfest

On Wednesday evening, September 9, 2020, the Daytona Beach City Commission voted on the fate of the upcoming Biketoberfest event, held annually in Daytona Beach. The commission had concerns over whether or not to allow the event to be held this year, due to COVID-19. According to Biketoberfest.org, “Biketoberfest is not one event, but a collection of activities that take place at venues and businesses … Continue reading The Fate of 2020 Biketoberfest

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Target Car Seat Trade-In is BACK!

Target will be conducting a car seat trade-in event from September 13 – 26, 2020.  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!

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INSIDE LOOK: Women United Volusia Chapter

All over the nation women are learning about the benefits and rewards of leveraging their time, talent and resources on behalf of their own interests. They are merging power, money and the desire to act as catalysts for change within their local communities. Meet the Volusia Chapter of Women United.  MISSION To inspire, educate and engage women in philanthropy, community service and advocacy; in order … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Women United Volusia Chapter

County Plans Explore Volusia Programs

Learn about Volusia County’s conservation lands and land management practices during free Explore Volusia programs in August. Environmental specialists will lead a nature hike, bike-about, paddling trips and snorkeling adventures. With social distancing in mind, each program will be limited to eight persons. Participants must register at least 48 hours before the program. Only registrants will be allowed to participate. To register, call (386) 736-5927. … Continue reading County Plans Explore Volusia Programs

Back To School Giveaway in Edgewater

The annual EDGEfest Back to School Party is planned for Saturday, August 8, 2020 at the Southeast Volusia Family YMCA (148 West Turgot Avenue, Edgewater). This year’s event will look and feel quite different from years past since COVID-19 social distancing requirements remain in place. For the first time, the event will be drive up only. Staff and volunteers will be on hand to pass … Continue reading Back To School Giveaway in Edgewater

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Ormond Beach Distributing Sandbags Throughout August

Ormond Beach to begin early distribution of sandbags with self-serve sand for the entire month of August The City of Ormond Beach is encouraging residents to begin preparing for hurricane season by picking up their sandbags early this year.  A self-serve sand pile and fillable sandbags will be available all month, beginning Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Nova Community Center (440 N Nova Rd, … Continue reading Ormond Beach Distributing Sandbags Throughout August

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Star Spangled Summer at The Bandshell

VIP seating will be on a first come, first serve basis on the dayof the show starting at 12pm. Welcome to the 2020 concert season. There will be some changes to the concert season this year. We ask that everyone choosing to go to the shows follow the below guidelines that will be in place due to the COVID-19 situation. We thank you for your … Continue reading Star Spangled Summer at The Bandshell

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Port Orange Fall Family Days Canceled

An announcement on July 17, 2020 from Port Orange Community Trust It is with great sadness that the Port Orange Community Trust Board of Directors has made the decision to cancel our 25th Family Days this year. (The event was originally scheduled for September 24 – 27) This was not an easy decision to make. An as nonprofit organization, we depend on Family Days, as … Continue reading Port Orange Fall Family Days Canceled