Turnbull Creek at sunset. (City of New Smyrna Beach/Phillip Veski)

NSB to Hold Meetings for Preservation of Turnbull Creek

Commissioners will meet with citizen committee, then review first round of appraisals ahead of purchase vote on June 25. Last November, over 75 percent of voters in New Smyrna Beach approved the Turnbull Creek Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat, and Natural Areas Protection Bonds municipal referendum.  This granted the City Commission authority to issue up to $15 million in general obligation bonds to purchase land along … Continue reading NSB to Hold Meetings for Preservation of Turnbull Creek

overhead view of hurricane in the ocean

Hurricane Expo

Saturday, June 8 from 10 AM – 2 PM @ Volusia County Fairgrounds With hurricane season in full swing as of June 1, it’s time to start planning and preparing your family and your home. Hurricane Expo Prepares Volusia Families for Hurricane Season Volusia County Emergency Management, in cooperation with the Volusia Community Organizations Active in Disaster and the Volusia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will … Continue reading Hurricane Expo

table of food and snacks on beach

NSB Beach Grub Food and Rentals

Park where the locals park and eat where the locals eat! NSB Beach Grub, located on the beach right in front of Sea Vista Tiki Bar and the Islander Beach Resort in New Smyrna Beach, offers rentals of all the essentials you need for a day at the beach plus hot food and cold drinks to feed your hunger after a day in the sun. … Continue reading NSB Beach Grub Food and Rentals

overhead view of hurricane in the ocean

Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1 – November 30

The Atlantic Hurricane Season starts on June 1st! Citizens are encouraged to be prepared for the first 72 hours after an event. Storms or natural disasters can have the ability to knock your power out for an extended period. During an outage, portable generators can offer temporary power, but there are potential risks associated with the use of these generators. Be sure to follow these … Continue reading Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1 – November 30

children kayaking in river

Summer Adventure Camps at NSB’s Marine Discovery Center

*Photo provided by the Marine Discovery Center On May 31, 2019, Volusia students will officially be out for summer. The Marine Discovery Center (MDC), located in New Smyrna Beach, has lined up kid-friendly Summer Adventure Camps. The camps are designed for children, 16 and under, “to experience the water through the hands-on, feet- wet programs.” Kids’ Summer Camps in New Smyrna Beach All summer programs … Continue reading Summer Adventure Camps at NSB’s Marine Discovery Center

W.I.N.E. May Networking Event

Women Into Networking Every day…W.I.N.E. On Monday, May 20, 2019, the ECC Ladies held an exclusive networking event for women at Bistro 424 in Venetian Bay. Admission to the event included:– Complimentary appetizers from the chef at Bistro 424 – Drink Specials – A chance to Win Fabulous Prizes – Opportunity to Network with other Professional Women in the Area – Music by DJ Jukebox … Continue reading W.I.N.E. May Networking Event

Volusia County Plans Summer Camps for Kids

Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division will coordinate summer day camps at 14 locations across the county. The camps will be offered from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from June 10 through July 26. Staff will lead supervised activities, indoor and outdoor games, field trips, arts and crafts, and a talent show for children ages 5 to 13. Five-year-olds must have … Continue reading Volusia County Plans Summer Camps for Kids

Summer Lifeguard Tryouts Extended

Interested in spending your summer on the beach and saving lives? If so, act fast! Volusia County Hiring Lifeguards for the Summer Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division is hiring lifeguards to help keep beachgoers safe this summer and has added an additional round of tryouts. Swim tryout dates are Saturday, May 11, Saturday, May 18 and Saturday, May 25. Applicants must be at least 16 … Continue reading Summer Lifeguard Tryouts Extended

New Smyrna Beach Sports Complex (City of New Smyrna Beach/Phillip Veski)

NSB Closes Parks for Updates

In preparation for summer, the city of NSB is updating some of their public parks and performing maintenance. Two City of New Smyrna Beach parks to close temporarily for maintenance in May As the weather warms and summer approaches, two city parks will close temporarily in May for regular maintenance. The New Smyrna Beach Sports Complex (1800 Turnbull Bay Road) closed May 9-10 to fumigate … Continue reading NSB Closes Parks for Updates

sea turtle hatchling on beach in front of water at sunrise

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins May 1

Sea Turtle Nesting Season is May 1 – October 31 Turtle nesting season started May 1, and that means hundreds of sea turtles will be emerging from the surf to lay eggs on the beach in the next few months. After incubating in the sand for about two months, the tiny hatchlings will break free and make an often treacherous crawl to the ocean – … Continue reading Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins May 1