Port Orange's Monthly History Lecture Series continues
The next Port Orange history lecture is at 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, at the Adult Activity Center Annex, 3738 Halifax Drive.
On the schedule for the April lecture is a photo tour of historic structures and landmarks from Port Orange's past and what has replaced them today.
For more information, call (386) 506-5522.
Fashion show and luncheon slated
The Daytona Beach Symphony Society will host its Fashionable Notes Luncheon and Fashion Show at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at The Shores Resort & Spa, 2637 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Shores.
There will be a cash bar and silent auction, 2013-2014 Daytona Beach Symphony Society season tickets with special prices for members and 50/50 half.
Tickets are $35 per person.
Reservations may be made until Friday, April 12.
For more information, call (386) 788-8173.
CPR classes offered
American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Provider, Heart-Saver CPR with First Aid and Babysitting classes will be held weekly during April, May and June at Java Jungle Coffee House 4606 So. Clyde Morris Blvd., Port Orange
Certifications are available for nursing, daycare provider, massage and physical therapy.
Classes also can be taught at your place of business.
Cost starts at $38.
Certification is good for two years.
For more information, call Lori Becker at Second Wind CPR Health and Safety at (386) 299-4425 or email email@example.com.
Maine social group to meet
The Maine social group will meet at noon Monday, April 15, at Duffs Buffet, 2400 S, Ridgewood Ave., South Daytona
Join for the monthly luncheon where folks with ties to the great state of Maine get together for fun and camaraderie
Open to all with ties to Maine, no dues, no formalities.
For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (386) 236-9681.
DAR to meet
The Sugar Mill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Port Orange Christian Church, 804 Taylor Road, Port Orange.
The Annual Awards Program for JAC and American History Essay Winners will be conducted.
For more information, call (386) 760-9921.
Author Dan Walsh to speak at Port Orange library April 17
Dan Walsh will discuss his works and life as an author at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle.
Mr. Walsh will give a preview of his newest novel, "The Dance," and will discuss his other works, which include "The Reunion," "The Discovery," "Remembering Christmas" and "The Deepest Water."
Reservations are not required. For more information, call (386) 322-5152, Ext. 28.
Paddle Out Poverty planned
Entrust Partners in Enterprise will host Paddle Out Poverty 2013 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in Ponce Inlet.
The event is to expand Entrust's job creation programs in Haiti and Honduras. This is a non-profit run by local Florida entrepreneurs who have also created jobs in Central Florida.
Participants may choose from four kayak and paddleboard races.
Race entry fee is $30 for one race, $45 for two races and $60 for three races. Students with ID may race for half price.
Hot lunches will be served for $5 and drinks will be available. Paddlers can rent kayaks and paddleboards for $30 a day, including paddle and life vest.
For more information or to register, visit www.creatingjobs.org/pop.
Sparkle days slated
South Daytona's annual "Sparkle Days" campaign allows residents the chance to clean out their home, garage or back yard, and have everything hauled away April 12-22.
City crews will team with Waste Pro to collect appliances (doors off), furniture, yard waste and other unwanted junk left at the curb.
No need to call ahead, just kick it to the curb each day. Those wishing to dispose of a car or boat can call (386) 322-3080 for assistance. Residents only. No hazardous waste accepted.
Catch a flick at the library
The Port Orange Regional Library will show "Les Miserables" at 2 p.m. Monday, April 15, at 1005 City Center Circle.
In 19th century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's daughter Cosette. The fateful decision changes their lives forever. Ann Hathaway received the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her role in the film.
For more information, call (386) 322-5152.
Break Available for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia
The Council on Aging offers primary caregivers of persons with early-stage dementia, 60 years of age and older, a break from caregiving through the Neighborhood Respite Program.
The respite program gives a 24/7 caregiver time to take care of personal needs while their loved one participates in a therapeutic, social activity program from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each respite program is comfortable and supportive to maximize cognitive and social abilities. For those who meet criteria, program costs are covered by a grant.
Respite programs and caregiver support groups are located in Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Orange City, Ormond Beach and Port Orange.
Call (386) 253-4700, EXT. 204 for program criteria. A face-to-face meeting is required prior to program entry.
Contributions sought for 'treasure sale'
South Daytona Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting applications for its Community Treasure Sale, which features garage/yard sale items, arts, crafts, and authors.
Each 12 by 12 space is $15. Applications may be picked-up at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Road, South Daytona.
This is one of the area's largest outdoor events of its kind.
There will also be a DJ, petting zoo and other children's activities to help attract large crowds.
The sale will be Saturday, April 27, at Reed Canal Park, 919 Reed Canal Road.
Registration in advance is required. There is no fee for shoppers to attend and browse.
For more information, call 322-3070.