Sea Squirts

The Sea Squirts Program introduces marine life to children ages 2-5 years. Adults will accompany their children to the program. Activities may include examinations of species both skeletal and alive, arts and crafts, stories, audio visual presentations, and games. Reservations must be made in advance so we can prepare materials for arts and crafts. Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance to receive a … Continue reading Sea Squirts

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Page Turner

When you think of a library, you think books. Which is correct…but there is a lot more to it than a pile of books. Don’t get me wrong here. I love books and I prefer them to other reading devices. There is just something about curling up with a good book that a Kindle cannot replace. Your local library has a lot more to offer than you … Continue reading Page Turner

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Sea Turtle Nesting Is Focus Of October Public Lecture at Marine Discovery Center

The 2019 sea turtle nesting season in Volusia County and Canaveral National Seashore will be the featured topic at the Marine Discovery Center’s October monthly lecture series. Kristen Kneifl, Canaveral National Seashore Chief of Resource Management, Volusia County Sea Turtle Conservation Plan Field Manager Sami McCorkle, and Jaymie Reneker, biologist with Ecological Associates, Inc., will co-present the update on this year’s record nesting season on … Continue reading Sea Turtle Nesting Is Focus Of October Public Lecture at Marine Discovery Center

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City of Ormond Beach Receives State Recognition for Two Programs

The city received state recognition at the annual Florida Festival and Events Conference in Naples, Florida, for two of its programs. With over 500 applications and only 50 award winners, the Enviro Camp placed first in the category of Educational Programs. Originally a four-week summer camp program for children ages seven to 10, Enviro Camp has grown in popularity and now runs for eight weeks … Continue reading City of Ormond Beach Receives State Recognition for Two Programs

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Port Orange Residents Can Get Local Insight at “University”

Citizens Academy –Port Orange University The city is proud to offer the citizens’ academy, “Port Orange University,” for the third year, beginning on Monday, August 19, which provides citizens a greater insight into the various services and functions of city government. Representatives from each of the city departments will instruct on a topic each week. The class is FREE, but limited to the first 25 … Continue reading Port Orange Residents Can Get Local Insight at “University”

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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

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How To Festival

The second annual How-to Festival is May 4 at Volusia County Libraries Local experts, hobbyists and professionals will share their passions and offer instructions at the Volusia County Public Library How-to Festival at the six regional branches from 11 am to 3 pm Saturday, May 4. Attendees can learn everything from how to create a bouquet of paper flowers, how to attract butterflies and bees into … Continue reading How To Festival