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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!

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It’s Time for the 2019 EdgeFest Easter Eggstravaganza

A message from the City of Edgewater Easter Egg Hunt in Edgewater Spring has sprung and we hope you will hop on over to the Hawks Park Ballfields (behind the Southeast Volusia Family YMCA at 148 West Turgot Avenue) on Saturday, April 13 for our annual Easter Eggstravaganza. We will have four fields, designated by age group, loaded with a total of 15,000+ eggs. All … Continue reading It’s Time for the 2019 EdgeFest Easter Eggstravaganza

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Easter 2019 Events

Egg Hunts and Easter Celebrations in Volusia County DeBary Egg Hunt – April 6 @ 10 AM Gemini Springs Park, 37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary, FL DeLand Egg Hunt  – April 12 @ 5:30 – 6:30 PM Earl Brown Park, DeLand  Kids and families can enjoy a movie in the park plus a fun Easter egg hunt!  EdgeFest Eggstravaganza – April 13 @ 10 AM Hawks Park, … Continue reading Easter 2019 Events

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Nature’s Defense

There is a great debate on whether to immunize children by vaccination, but what many people don’t know is babies are already immunized by the mother at birth. The fetus spends its first nine months developing in a sterile womb free from bacteria, but as the child passes through the mother’s cervix and birth canal, a healthy dose of beneficial (good) bacteria is passed to … Continue reading Nature’s Defense

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Turtle Tots

Educational Programs for Toddlers and Preschoolers Children ages 2 to 5 can learn about local marine life through stories, crafts and activities at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive, Ponce Inlet. The program is included with general admission or annual membership. Admission:Seniors – $4Adults (13 and over) – $5Youth (3 – 12) – $2Youth 2 and under – free All applicable sales tax is included in … Continue reading Turtle Tots

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Summer Camp Scholarships Available

Summer camp scholarships are available to income-eligible children through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division. Families with children who are entering grades 1-6 and are between the ages of 5 and 12 may apply for scholarships. Students up to 17 years old who will be attending approved special needs camps are also are eligible. Scholarship awards are based on income-eligibility and will be awarded according to … Continue reading Summer Camp Scholarships Available

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Rec Rangers

Port Orange Offers Kids’ Nature Program The Rec Rangers program is a free nature program for upper elementary and middle school students (9-14 years old) with the mission of fostering young adult connectivity to nature and encouraging participation and stewardship of the parks and recreation opportunities and resources within their community.  Activities are held on the first Wednesday of each month (except the July activity, which will be … Continue reading Rec Rangers

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County Seeks Agencies For Summer Food Program

Volusia County’s Human Services Office is seeking agencies to participate in the Summer Food Service Program, which will run for 10 weeks from June 3 through August 9, 2019. The federally funded program provides meals and snacks to all children ages 18 and younger in geographical areas where at least 50 percent of the children are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals. It was … Continue reading County Seeks Agencies For Summer Food Program