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Florida Humanities Speaker Series Continues At Stetson University

Florida Humanities Speaker Series Continues At Stetson University

By on January 22, 2018 in Community Stories

DeLand, FL – Presented by the Florida Humanities Council in partnership with Stetson University, the Florida Humanities Speaker Series continues with “Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender of Florida’s Environment,” featuring Peggy Macdonald, Ph.D., executive director, Matheson History Museum in Gainesville, Florida. Part of a series of four engaging talks on various aspects of Florida’s environmental history this […]

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Family Health Source Wellness Health Fair To Be Held In Deltona

Family Health Source Wellness Health Fair To Be Held In Deltona

By on January 22, 2018 in Community Stories

Deltona, FL- Family Health Source will hold its 2nd Annual Wellness Health Fair on from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 27th at the new Center at Deltona. Attendees can get free health screenings, as well as learn about the importance of childhood vaccinations from the Family Health Source’s pediatrician. There will also be […]

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Ormond Beach Library Celebrates Black History Month

Ormond Beach Library Celebrates Black History Month

By on January 22, 2018 in Community Stories

Ormond Beach, FL– The Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St., will celebrate black history and culture with seven free programs in February. Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African-Americans in U.S. history. The lineup includes: · The Truth: […]

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Port Orange Library Offers Free Computer Classes For Adults

Port Orange Library Offers Free Computer Classes For Adults

By on January 22, 2018 in Community Stories

Port Orange, FL-Adults can pick up new computer skills during free classes at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle. February’s classes include: · Windows 10 overview: 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1 · Computer basics 1: Get to know your PC: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 ·  Introduction to Facebook: […]

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Free Breastfeeding Classes Offered In February

Free Breastfeeding Classes Offered In February

By on January 22, 2018 in Community Stories

Daytona Beach, FL — The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) is hosting no-cost breastfeeding classes for new and expectant mothers. Classes cover the basics of breastfeeding and are scheduled at DOH-Volusia locations from 6 to 8 p.m.: Tues., Feb. 6, 775, at 775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Orange City. Wed., Feb. 14, at 717 […]

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MainStreet DeLand Seeking Artists For Mural To Honor Local Man

MainStreet DeLand Seeking Artists For Mural To Honor Local Man

By on January 22, 2018 in Community Stories

DeLand, FL-MainStreet DeLand Association (MSDA) is seeking an artist to design and paint a mural in downtown DeLand dedicated to Rufus Pinkney, a longtime local business owner in downtown DeLand.   Pinkney, who died in 2016, became a fixture in Downtown DeLand, where he owned and operated a shoeshine business for several decades and was also […]

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Ormond Beach Hosts Native American Festival At Rockefeller Gardens

Ormond Beach Hosts Native American Festival At Rockefeller Gardens

By on January 17, 2018 in Community Stories

Ormond Beach, FL-Come celebrate the culture and traditions of Native Americans as the City of Ormond Beach proudly presents the 29th Native American Festival at Rockefeller Gardens, 26 Riverside Drive, on Saturday and Sunday, January 20 and 21. The festival will begin with a Grand Entry Opening Ceremony in the Dance Arena.  Over 20 trading […]

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Volusia County Schedules Cultural Council Grant Workshops

Volusia County Schedules Cultural Council Grant Workshops

By on January 17, 2018 in Community Stories

Volusia County, FL-The Cultural Council of Volusia County will conduct two workshops in January for organizations wishing to apply for a Volusia County Community Cultural Grant. A representative of each organization must attend one of the two scheduled workshops to be eligible to submit an application for the grant. The workshops will be at 2:30 […]

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Volusia County Plans Explore Volusia Programs For February

Volusia County Plans Explore Volusia Programs For February

By on January 17, 2018 in Community Stories

Volusia County, FL- Learn about Volusia County’s conservation lands and land management practices during free Explore Volusia programs in December. Environmental specialists will lead guided hikes, paddling trips, eco-buggy tours and bike-abouts. Reservations are required; call 386-736-5927. Upcoming events include: Bike-about Green Springs: 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6. Ride the first segment of […]

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Uncover Florida’s Frauds, Myths, And Mysteries At NSB Library

Uncover Florida’s Frauds, Myths, And Mysteries At NSB Library

By on January 8, 2018 in Community Stories

New Smyrna Beach, FL– Emily Jane Murray will discuss the misuse and abuse of Florida’s past from an archaeology perspective at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway. Murray is the public archaeology coordinator for the Northeast Region of the Florida Public Archaeology Network. She will […]

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