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How Can I Celebrate the 4th of July at Home?

A message from Volusia County Community Information It’s an American tradition to have fireworks on Independence Day. But handling pyrotechnics yourself is dangerous. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, fireworks were involved in more than 9,000 injuries treated in U.S. hospitals emergency departments in 2018.With public fireworks displays canceled or postponed across the county, Volusia County Fire Rescue officials are concerned that some … Continue reading How Can I Celebrate the 4th of July at Home?

Seaside Fiesta Music Festival on Flagler Avenue

Event presented by The Party’s on Flagler, hosted at individual locations Hello Summer! For over 30 years New Smyrna Beach marked the official start of summer with Seaside Fiesta Weekend. Due to COVID-19 and keeping everyone’s safety as our highest priority, the block party, 5K race, and surf competition will not take place this year. A scaled-down version of the annual Seaside Fiesta Weekend Music … Continue reading Seaside Fiesta Music Festival on Flagler Avenue

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Free Meals for Kids and Teens

Kids and teens can still get free balanced meals this summer while schools are closed! Summer BreakSpot locations are a place for kids and teens to grab a free meal with no application necessary. This year, there are thousands of meal sites statewide – many are located at places like parks, libraries and churches and offer breakfasts, lunches, snacks or supper. Summer BreakSpot is available … Continue reading Free Meals for Kids and Teens

Movie Under the Stars and Food Trucks

Port Orange Community Trust will be hosting a FREE movie as part of the Summer Movie Series. UPDATE! WE WILL BE HOLDING THE MOVIE AT THE AMPHITHEATER! FOOD TRUCKS open at 5:30. So far we have GP Pizza, Jake’s BBQ, Churros & Cream and Kona Ice. Social distancing measures in place for all lines for the food trucks. Guests must be 6′ apart. Pub tables … Continue reading Movie Under the Stars and Food Trucks

2020 Volusia County Seniors: An Unforgettable Class

Senior celebrations and graduations were canceled or cut short from the coronavirus outbreak. The graduates’ journeys have been unlike any other. From living through 9/11 as babies to now in the middle of a pandemic, the 2020 graduating class leaves behind an unforgettable legacy. With coronavirus school closures, Volusia County Schools (VCS) planned alternative graduation events to give seniors the ceremony they deserve.  High school … Continue reading 2020 Volusia County Seniors: An Unforgettable Class

Volusia Cities Begin Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing

Port Orange City of Port Orange will begin Drive Thru Testing for COVID-19 starting June 10 at 9:00 am – 1:00 pm through Friday, June 12 on Halifax Drive (across from Aunt Catfish’s). Below is a list of FAQ’s on what to expect when you arrive to the testing site, as you enter from Dunlawton Ave. To get through the line faster, residents should pre-register. … Continue reading Volusia Cities Begin Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing

Museum of Arts and Sciences Summer Learning Institute

MOAS has provided educational enrichment programs to thousands of families through the Summer Learning Institute (SLI). We know how important the SLI Program is to the community and have been working hard behind the scenes to find ways to offer these experiences to families in a way that is safe to both our staff and participants. We have put together a revised SLI schedule that … Continue reading Museum of Arts and Sciences Summer Learning Institute

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City of Ormond Beach Summer Camp

In an effort to support critical summer childcare needs, the city will be offering a modified version of Summer Connections Camp beginning June 8, 2020. Participants will be divided into smaller groups and divided between the South Ormond Neighborhood Center and the Nova Community Center to limit person-to-person interactions and group size. Camp participation will be limited to 45 participants at each site, with children … Continue reading City of Ormond Beach Summer Camp

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The Hub on Canal June 2020 Events

All listed events, workshops and classes are subject to change due to Covid-19 and Florida’s phased re-opening plan. Please contact The Hub for updates at theHUBoncanal.org or 386.957.3924. The Hub on Canal is pleased to announce our new Virtual Artist Series and Virtual Concert Series. Videos are available to watch free on The Hub’s YouTube channel or connect through our website at http://www.theHUBoncanal.org under the … Continue reading The Hub on Canal June 2020 Events

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Free Pet Food and Microchips Available to Public

Dog and cat owners in Volusia County will get a helping hand Saturday – free pet food and microchips, courtesy of Volusia County Animal Services and the ASPCA. The give-away is the county’s way of helping residents who are struggling to feed their pets due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Free pet food and microchips available to the public on Saturday “We’re committed to serving the … Continue reading Free Pet Food and Microchips Available to Public