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2019 Sing Out Loud Festival Returns to St. Augustine

Florida’s largest free music festival and benefit concert, the Sing Out Loud Festival, has published the festival schedule online. Florida’s Largest Free Music Festival Returns September 6 With a roster of 334 national, regional and local performers, the 4th Annual Sing Out Loud Festival set a new record for number of acts playing during the month of September in St. Augustine, Florida. Each weekend in … Continue reading 2019 Sing Out Loud Festival Returns to St. Augustine

City of New Smyrna Beach to Host Business Outreach Meetings

NSB Mayor Russ Owen has initiated a program to enhance the city’s services to businesses. New Smyrna Beach’s Business Outreach Program The program includes a series of monthly meetings to provide business owners with important information on available resources for business planning. The program will also research key questions with local business owners about their experience in the city, as well as interview business leaders … Continue reading City of New Smyrna Beach to Host Business Outreach Meetings

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New Smyrna Beach Murals

Beautifying the City and Building Community New Smyrna Beach (NSB) is enhancing its art culture around town. Murals, artwork painted directly on a wall, are making the city more colorful. The murals are located in community hotspots along Flagler Avenue and in historic downtown on Canal Street. Volusia County also commissioned an artist to create a mural within Smyrna Dunes Park. Mural in Progress in … Continue reading New Smyrna Beach Murals

Newly installed shade sails cover the new 27th Avenue Beachfront Park playground in this photo taken May 21, 2019. (City of New Smyrna Beach/Phillip Veski)

NSB Opens New Beachfront Playground

The City of New Smyrna Beach will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate completion of its newest playground at 27th Avenue Beachfront Park (3701 S Atlantic Avenue) on Friday, June 28 at 10:00 AM.  Paid for in part with a $220,000 Volusia County ECHO grant, the playground features all-inclusive, ADA-accessible amenities and large shade sails to keep park-goers cool. Ribbon-cutting for NSB’s new 27th Avenue Beachfront Park … Continue reading NSB Opens New Beachfront Playground

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NSB Asks for Public Input to Design Splash Pad

The city of New Smyrna Beach will host a public meeting to gather community input for a new splash pad at Alonzo “Babe” James Community Center (201 N. Myrtle Avenue) on Wednesday, June 12 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 12 from 5:30 – 6:30 PM @ Babe James Community Center Representatives from the city and design firm CPH will be on-hand to share conceptual … Continue reading NSB Asks for Public Input to Design Splash Pad

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

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

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The Hub Announces Student Film Festival

Film Festival Highlights Student Finalists in Volusia County High Schools The Hub on Canal, Inc. today announced the public viewing for The 3rd Annual Hub on Canal Student Film Festival on Sunday, February 24 from 1-4 pm. As part of its collaboration with Volusia County Schools, The Hub on Canal will be showcasing student films and student movie posters from ten high schools throughout Volusia … Continue reading The Hub Announces Student Film Festival