Volusia schools offer 40th elementary music showcase
Volusia County Schools will host its 40th annual All-County Elementary Music Showcase at the Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach.
The performance is at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, and is open to the public. There is no admission charge, but there is a $5 parking fee.
This year's showcase will feature more than 250 of the finest elementary musicians selected from the public schools throughout the county. The concert will feature a wide array of selections from a variety of music styles and historical eras.
Organizers recommend avoiding International Speedway Boulevard because of Speed Weeks, and go through Ormond Beach or Port Orange to get to the beachside.
For more information, call (386) 734-7190, Ext 20682.
NSB High hosts shark conservation program
A conservation program focusing on natural history, conservation and dispelling the myths associated with sharks will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the auditorium at New Smyrna Beach High School, 1015 10th St.
A question and answer period will follow the presentation. The program, which is free and open to the public, is a collaborative effort between the school's Agriscience and Environmental Resources Academy, George Burgess, from the University of Florida and the Volusia County Beach Patrol. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.