Memoir writing class slated
Gateway's Memoir Writing Class with author Betsy Summers is from 10 a.m. to noon each Wednesday.
Memoirs are a story of your life uniquely your own, told from your individual experience.
Never written before? No problem. Bring a photo or souvenir and you will learn how to turn it into a memoir.
Cost is $15 for members per class and $18 per nonmembers per class.
Gateway Center for the Arts is at 880 N. U.S. 17/92, DeBary. For more information, call (386) 668-5553 or visit gatewaycenterforthearts.org
Artist to speak at DeBary Hall Aug. 10
Jim Turlington, a local artist and wildlife photographer, will discuss his works during a free presentation at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, in DeBary Hall's theater, 198 Sunrise Blvd.
Mr. Turlington's work has been shown in wildlife art shows across the country and includes designs he has made for duck stamps. As a commercial artist, he has designed the Friends of DeBary Hall logo and the woman's pendant promoting the 1991 Magnolia Ball in DeBary. He has also done promotional work for wineries and the opening of Gemini Springs Park.
Reservations are not required. For more information, call (386) 668-3840 or visit www.debaryhall.com.
Dance Class registration opens
The Volusia Academy of Ballet will be conducting fall class registration from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, in the Big Tree Shopping Plaza, 2002 S. Ridgewood Ave., South Daytona
The academy offers classical ballet, jazz, teen and adult beginner ballet and jazz.
For more information, call (386) 756-7667.