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EdgeFest Back to School Party

Close out the summer with tons of fun at the EdgeFest Back to School Party! Summer is more than halfway over and it is time to begin to think about the kids returning to school. Our annual Back to School Party is planned for Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Southeast Volusia Family YMCA (148 West Turgot Avenue, Edgewater). The event begins at 10 a.m. … Continue reading EdgeFest Back to School Party

Independence Day Celebrations

Firecracker Festival  WED JUL 3 @ 5 – 10 PM  Earl Brown Park, DeLand  Family festival with live music, food trucks, games and activities and fireworks display.  Red, White & Brew WED JUL 3 @ 6 – 11 PM Main Street, Daytona Beach Street Party in Celebration of Our Nations Independence Day! Come Dressed in Your Best Red, White and Blue Attire and Hats. Coke … Continue reading Independence Day Celebrations

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5 Tips for Tourists

Visiting a new spot is always exciting. New city, new people, new landscape. Sometimes it’s the beautiful architecture of an old town, or the way the sun sets over tropical waters. Going on vacation renews the soul and rejuvenates the spirit. It’s necessary to our survival, to be honest. I need a new adventure to put perspective into my life. We get so excited, I … Continue reading 5 Tips for Tourists

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Summer Fun Continues with EdgeFest

The end of the school year has quickly come and gone for Volusia County students and teachers and what better way to celebrate than with a free pool party! Edgefest Summer Events in Edgewater, Florida That’s exactly what happened on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Southeast Volusia Family YMCA located at 148 West Turgot Ave. in Edgewater. Everyone, whether … Continue reading Summer Fun Continues with EdgeFest

Celebrate the end of the school year at the EdgeFest Summer Splash Party!

The last day of school for our local students is Friday, May 31, 2019.  What better way to celebrate the end of a busy school year than with a pool party?  The EdgeFest School’s Out Summer Splash Party is just that and more.  There will be music, games and some cool treats to eat.  All the fun takes place at the Southeast Volusia Family YMCA … Continue reading Celebrate the end of the school year at the EdgeFest Summer Splash Party!

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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

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Memorial Day Ceremonies in Volusia

Memorial Day in Port Orange The City of Port Orange will hold their annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 27th at 10 a.m. located at the City Center Veteran’s Park, 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange, FL. The VFW Post 3282 will host the ceremony, which will feature a display of colors, speeches and a 21- gun salute. For more information, please call (386) … Continue reading Memorial Day Ceremonies in Volusia

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Celebration of the reopening of Whistle Stop Park

The City of Edgewater is thrilled to announce the grand opening and ribbon cutting at Whistle Stop Park (651 Roberts Road) on Saturday, May 4, 2019. In the November 2015 election, the voters of Edgewater approved the GO for Parks referendum. This authorized the City to issue up to $3.5 million in general obligation bonds for proposed improvements to Whistle Stop Park that included: a … Continue reading Celebration of the reopening of Whistle Stop Park