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Community notes - DeLand, DeLeon Springs and Lake Helen
Jubilee planned The city of Lake Helen 125th anniversary jubilee will host events in October and November. "Lake Helen, the Gem of Florida" will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Shoestring Theatre. The League of Better Living honors the city with a welcome gateway entrance on Main Street at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct 2...
Fall fest - DeLand, DeLeon Springs and Lake Helen
Athens Theatre to host first Boo Bash Beware! Witches, ghosts and goblins are going to take over Downtown DeLand from 3 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, from 3 to 8 p.m. when Athens Theatre hosts its first Boo Bash. The Halloween-themed festival will offer kids of all ages a chance to celebrate the holiday in a family-friendly atmosphere. Accordin...
Community notes - Deltona, Orange City and DeBary
School sets volunteer orientation Manatee Cove Elementary will have a Volunteer/Business Partnership Orientation from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at 734 W Ohio Ave, Orange City. The orientation will give parents, community members and local businesses the opportunity to learn how they can volunteer and how the school partners with local ...
Fall fest - Deltona, Orange City and DeBary
Pumpkin patch opens St. Jude's Episcopal Church will host a pumpkin patch until Oct. 31, at 815 E. Graves Ave., Orange City. The hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday and noon to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call (386) 775-6200. Deltona hosts 'Spooktacular' event The City of Deltona will host the 12th Annual Hallo...
Hospital serves up a 'Cup of Faith'
For Hometown News More than 100 women attended "A Cup of Faith," Florida Hospital Fish Memorial's 11th annual Women's Interfaith Prayer Celebration at the DeBary Golf and Country Club on Sept. 22 for an afternoon of prayer, music, inspirational readings and sisterhood. Participants enjoyed a multi-cultural celebration of faith and friendship, f...
Community notes - New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater, Oak Hill
Fish fry slated The American Legion Post 285 will host a fish fry at 5:30 p.m. at 4497 U.S. 1 Edgewater. Cost is $7. Proceeds will benefit Children & Youth. For more information, call (386) 210-4926. Medicare 101 classes slated Free Medicare 101 classes will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, and Friday, Nov. 1, at Tiano's New Smyrna Beach Go...
Fall fest - New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater, Oak Hill
Haunted House - "Creatures of the Deep" Marine Discovery Center has turned its lab and classrooms into a maze for kids to walk through as they experience room after room of oddities and frightening beings from the deep from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at 520 Barracuda Blvd. New Smyrna Beach. It is appropriate for all ages and free. The staff...
Marie Beredyn Marie Beredyn, 80, of Edgewater, died Tuesday at the Edgewater Care Center of Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler. Born in Lynbrook, N.Y., Mrs. Beredyn came to this area in 1994 from Lindenhurst, Long Island, N.Y. A retired school bus driver, she was active with the Make A Wish Foundation and the Hacienda Social Community. A...
Art notes
Palm Coast Artist Designs Festival T-shirt   The Halifax Art Festival Committee viewed more than 20 designs before selecting Raymond Brilli's The Broken Dock for this year's T-shirt. The image heralds the beginning of another 50 years of the Guild of the Museum of Arts & Sciences bringing the Festival to Daytona's historic Beach Street Mr. Brilli...
Community notes - Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, and Holly Hill
Police urge safety at gas stations The Ormond Beach Police Department has issued a public safety notification. The department's Criminal Investigative Unit has checked into several incidents where motor vehicles have either been stolen or burglarized while patrons were fueling their vehicles at area gas stations. Generally the perpetrators are ...
Fall events - Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, and Holly Hill
Halloween dance Halloween at the Ballroom will be from 7-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at 1250 Hand Ave., Ormond Beach. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. There will be a dance lesson from 7-7:30 p.m. Music mix of favorites, including waltz, Latin and swing. For more information, call (407-970-1903. Haunted tours Lilian Place Museum ...
Religion notes
Fall bazaar slated The First Presbyterian Church of  DeBary is observing "Make a Difference Day with a fall bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at 267 E. Highbanks Road. There will be at least 50 vendors participating with proceeds going to the Volusia County Angel Tree Camp, a program that helps send prisoners' children to camp. Th...
Community notes - Port Orange, South Daytona, Daytona Beach Shores, Ponce Inlet
Turn in unused and expired medications The Drug Enforcement Administration has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Port Orange Police Departmetn will be a drop off point from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at 4545 Clyde Morris Blvd. Citizens can turn in their unused, unwanted, and expired medication (pills only, no...
Fall fest - Port Orange, South Daytona, Daytona Beach Shores, Ponce Inlet
Party in the park Oct. 26 A Halloween Party in the Park will be from 5:15 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Davies Lighthouse Park, Ponce Inlet. The costume parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. There will be games and treats from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The haunted hayride will begin at 5:30 p.m. Nonperishable food items will be collected. For more informati...
School notes
Post and essay contest will celebrate DeBary history DeBary is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and is asking local students to help tell its history. The city was incorporated on Dec. 31, 1993. Students in elementary, middle and high school are invited to participate in an essay and art contest. Winners will be chosen in each of the ...

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