.AARP of Greater Daytona: The Daytona Beach Chapter 386 meets at 11a.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Duff's Buffet on Ridgewood Avenue in South Daytona. This organization provides various ways for participants to get involved in community projects and discuss senior issues. Call (386) 523-4658 for more information.
Covenant United Methodist Church has formed a new Alcoholics Anonymous group called "1,2,3, Miracle." The group meets at 8 p.m. each Thursday, at the church, 3701 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Port Orange, Room 204. For more information, call (386) 383-9470 or (386) 767-8544.
.Alzheimer caregiver support group: This group meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Lighthouse Point Clubhouse, 155 Spring Drive, Port Orange. All caregiver support groups are free to the public. For more information, call (386) 677-2921.
.Americans for Fair Taxation: This group meets at 6 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at 5100 Orange Ave., Port Orange. Members discuss current events and brainstorm new ideas. Learn more about HR25 and Congress. This is a nonpartisan group. For more information, call (386) 788-8083.
.Anti-war Demonstration: This group meets each Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the corner of Dunlawton Avenue and U.S. 1 at the Port Orange fountain. For more information, call (386) 760-2050.
.Beta Sigma Phi: The Preceptor Eta Delta chapter holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of each month. BSP promotes development programs, networking, and is a supporter of many local and national charitable organizations. For more information, call (386) 615-0261.
.Beta Sigma Phi: The Exemplar "Xi Xi Kappa" chapter of Port Orange holds meetings the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. BSP is a social and cultural women's organizational and supports some local and international charities. For more information, call (386) 295-9316.
.Bocce Club: The Daytona Beach Shores Bocce Club is held at 8 a.m. each Tuesday at Bocce courts located at the Oceans Racquet Club. No experience is required. All levels welcomed. An instructor will be on site. This club is for all ages. For more information, call (386) 763-7598.
.Camera Club: The Shores Camera Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 7 p.m. at the Daytona Beach Shores Community Center, 3048 S. Atlantic Ave. All ages and levels of photography knowledge from beginners to experts are welcome. We have fun-filled "safaris" each month to local events and locations, speakers, competitions, and workshops to teach new photo skills. For more information, call (386) 405-9899 or website at www.shorescameraclub.com.
.Chess Club: The Port Orange Regional Library Children's Department hosts this club from 5:30-6:30 p.m. each Tuesday and from 3:30-4:30 p.m. each Friday at 1005 City Center Circle. For more information, call (386) 322-5152, Ext. 4.
.Citizen Observer Program: This group of volunteers assists the Sheriff's Office to fight crime and patrol neighborhoods in Volusia County. For an application and more information, call (386) 672-0285.
.Daytona Beach Boppers: This dance club meets from 7:30-10 p.m. each Wednesday to swing, shag and bop at the Moose, 601 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach. For more information, visit the Website at daytonabeachboppers.com or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
.Daytona Beach Shores Senior Center: The Daytona Beach Shores Senior Center offers a wide-range of activities for the senior ages 62 and older. Exercise classes vary in intensity. For those interested in card games, the center offers Sequence, Hand & Foot, Nickels, Bingo and Bridge. Other games include Mah-Jongg and Wii bowling. There are also computers available and patrons have formed an Internet Club. For more information, call (386) 763-7598.
.Embroiderers Guild of America: The Sand Dollar Chapter meets from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Westminster by the Sea Presbyterian Church, 3221 S. Peninsula Drive, Daytona Beach Shores. This organization is involved in various outreach programs. The public may attend. For more information, call (386) 304-0814.
.Fair Tax: This group meets at 6 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Tanglewood Mobile Estates Clubhouse, 5100 Orange Ave., Port Orange. For more information, call (386) 788-8083. Volunteers are needed.
.Five Cities Democratic Club: Members meet the second Tuesday of each month at the CWA Hall, 4638 Clyde Morris Blvd., Port Orange. Political speakers and candidates for officers attend monthly meetings. The club covers registered Democratic voters in Port Orange, South Daytona, Daytona Beach Shores, Wilbur-by-the-Sea and Ponce Inlet. For more information, call (386) 451-4758 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
.Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous: This club will help those who suffer from food obsession, overeating, under-eating and bulimia. FA is based upon the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins at meetings. This club meets at 7 p.m. each Monday and Tuesday at United Presbyterian Church, 730 Beville Road, Daytona Beach, and at 9 a.m. each Wednesday at Unity Church, 908 Ridgewood Ave., Holly Hill, and at 8 a.m. each Friday at Port Orange Presbyterian Church, 4662 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., and at 10 a.m. each Saturday at United Presbyterian Church, 730 Beville Road, Daytona Beach. For more information, call (386) 258-0610 or visit the website at www.foodaddicts.org.
.Gold Wing Road Riders Association: Chapter FL1-H Daytona Beach meets the third Thursday of each month at the Country Harvest Buffet on U.S. 1 in the Sunshine Park Mall in South Daytona. Every make and model of motorcycle can be found in the ranks promoting "Friends for Fun, Safety, Knowledge." Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Visitors may attend. For more information, call (386) 427-5169.
.Handicapped Adults of Volusia County: This group meets from 1-3 p.m. each first Wednesday of the month at the Votran administrative office, 950 Big Tree Road, South Daytona. For more information, call (386) 760-3180.
.Hospice Of Volusia/Flagler Support Group: The Reflections Group, a social networking support group, meets at 10 a.m. the first and third Saturday of each month at Port Orange HOVF Care Center, 3800 Woodbriar Trail. Grief and mourning education is provided, along with related information about community activities and services. For more information, call (386) 322-4701.
.Knit Wits: This group is offered to those who enjoy knitting, crocheting and socializing. Members meet from 1-3 p.m. each Wednesday at the Port Orange Adult Recreation Center, 4790 S. Ridgewood Ave. For more information, call (386) 846-0514 or (386) 761-1071.
.Lions Club of Ponce Inlet: This club meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Community Center, 4670 S. Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet. Lions is a nonprofit club that supports sight, hearing and community civic projects through various activities. Members support the Conklin Center, the Children's Camp, eye exams and Seeing Eye dogs. For more information, call (386) 761-1515.
.Living Legends of Auto Racing: This nonprofit group of volunteers dedicated to preserving the history of Daytona-Ormond auto racing. The organization meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Living Legends of Auto Racing Museum, located at the Sunshine Mall, 2400 Ridgewood Ave., South Daytona. The museum is open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and is free to the public. For more information, call (386) 299-7343.
.Long Island Women's Club: All women meet the second Tuesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the Clubhouse Restaurant, 600 Wilder Blvd., Daytona Beach. This club has no officers, dues or meetings. The goal is to have fun. For more information, call Phyllis at (386) 761-7029.
.Lupus Link Support Group: This group meets from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Community Room of the Hospice of Volusia/Flagler behind Halifax Hospital Port Orange. For more information, call (386) 299-6912.
.Maryland Club: This club for former and present Maryland residents meets at 11:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Duff's Original Buffet located in the Sunshine Park Mall in South Daytona. For more information, call (386) 322-1054.
.Moms In Touch International: The group is an interdenominational, nonprofit organization where two or more moms gather together to pray for children and schools. Moms will experience how to replace anxiety and fear with joy and peace by praying specifically and scripturally for children and schools. For more information, call at (386) 304-1685 or e-mail email@example.com or visit the website at www.MomsInTouch.org.
.MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers): This group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m., the first and third Tuesday of each month, September to May at Covenant United Methodist Church, 3701 S. Clyde Morris Blvd.
For more information, call (386) 767-8544.
.Morningstar Quilt Guild: Members meet at 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at United Presbyterian Church, 730 Beville Road, South Daytona. A project class is held at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month. New members are welcome. For more information, call (386) 788-2143.
.National Association of Retired and Veteran Railroad Employees: Unit 70 Daytona Beach is seeking new members. Meetings are held at 11:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month (September-May) at Duff's Original Buffet, 2400 S. Ridgewood Ave., South Daytona. Active and retired railroad employees may attend. For more information, call (386) 428-9848, (386) 767-9086 or (386) 734-6089.
.Opera Video Club: This club presents opera videos each Thursday at noon at the Daytona Beach Shores Council Chamber's Activity Room, 3048 S. Atlantic Ave. Admission is free. For more information, call (386) 767-6967.
.Sea Service Group: This club has luncheon meeting fourth Thursday of the month at VFW Post 3282, 6810 S. Williamson Blvd. The branch will pay for each member and a guest. The luncheon begins at 1 p.m., Followed by a short meeting. Anyone who has honorably served in the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard are qualified to join. For more information and directions, call John (386) 852-7773 or Ruth (386) 788-5382, leave a message.
.Sons of Italy: Members (men and women) of the Sons of Italy No. 2524 are reaching out to families and friends of any heritage who are interested in joining this group. Monthly activities are held, and monthly meetings take place at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Port Orange Adult Center, 4079 Ridgewood Ave. For more information, call (386) 562-7370 or (386) 405-1010.
.Overeaters Anonymous: This club helps compulsive eaters and those who are ruled by food. There are no weigh-ins, dues or fees. Call Dan at (386) 426-1558 or Mariah at (386) 233-9399 for the nearest meeting location.
.Palmetto Club: Members meet at 11:30 a.m. the first Friday of each month for a social with lunch, a business meeting, and speakers at the Palmetto Club, 1000 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach. This is a charitable organization that plans projects for various charities.
.Port Orange Friends of Carving Club: This club meets from 6-8 p.m. each Tuesday at the 3738 Halifax Drive, Port Orange. For more information, call (386) 852-5830.
.Port Orange Lions Club: This club is a service organization and is open to the public and potential members at all meetings. Those interested in serving the community may join. For more information, call (386) 756-1274 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
.Port Orange Recreational Travelers: This nonprofit, senior service organization is for anyone 55 and older. The club is intended to enhance the quality of life through programs, trips and tours, as well as promote good fellowship among members. Those 55 and older may join the club for $5 per year. For more information, call (386) 322-0786..
.Port Orange Ship Model Club: This club meets at 10 a.m. the last Saturday of each month in the Port Orange Library. This society for the ship model hobbyist ranges from beginners to experts. Members attend meetings in Volusia and Flagler counties. For more information, visit the Web site at http://home.bellsouth.net/p/PWP-shipmodel.
.Sons of Norway: This club holds meetings the second Friday of each month. For more information, call (386) 427-6618 or (386) 788-7409.
.South Daytona Radio/Controlled Yacht Club: This club meets from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays year round. Discussions about rules, tactics, race strategies, tuning, construction tips and rigging take place. The club sails four different classes locally: the Soling 1 Meter, the U.S. 12, the venerable 36/600 and the East Coast 12s. For more information, call (386) 756-2518 or visit the Web site at www.orgsites.com/fl/sdmyc/.
.Sunset Civitan Club: This club meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of each month at 1038 Reed Canal Road, South Daytona. The club is dedicated to helping the community with an emphasis on physically and mentally challenged individuals. For more information, (386) 253-0604 or visit the Web site at www.civitan.org.
.Take off Pounds Sensibly: This club weighs in at 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. each Monday at the Port Orange All Saints Lutheran Church, 751 Dunlawton Ave. Meetings start at 10 a.m. TOPS is a national weight support group. For more information on cost and membership, call (386) 322-9746.
.Take off Pounds Sensibly No. 266: This club weighs in at 6 p.m. and meetings start at 7 p.m. Monday at the South Daytona Christian Church, 2121 Kennilworth Ave. South Daytona. TOPS is a national weight support group. For more information on cost and membership, call (386) 788-4459.
.Tomoka Poets: This club meets from 7-9 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Road. A spotlight poet will appear the first hour, and then an open mic session will take place for all attending poets. For more information, call (386) 304-7440.
.Volusia/Flagler Surfrider Chapter: This chapter focuses on beach access, water quality, no-surfing zones and economic no-driving zones. Members are currently organizing campaigns to promote changes regarding these concerns. For more information, call (386) 760-9001.
.Wagon Wheel Club: This club meets at 11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Palmetto Club, 1000 S. Beach St., South Daytona. The club is inviting new card players to have lunch and play cards. For more information, call (386) 756-0882 or (386) 426-8638.
.West Virginia Club of South Daytona: This club meets at 3 p.m. each Monday at the Duff's, 2400 S. Ridgewood Ave., South Daytona. There are no dues, and new members are welcome. For more information, call (386) 239-0007.
.Wii: The Port Orange Regional Library is holding a Nintendo Wii class for adults. Nintendo Wii will be held 10 a.m. each Tuesday and Thursday, at 1005 City Center Circle. Participants can test their agility and coordination with Nintento Wii bowling, tennis, golf, baseball, boxing, pool and billiards on the large screen in the auditorium. For more information, call (386) 322-5152, Ext. 2.
.CPR classes: The South Daytona Fire Department would like to remind all citizens that CPR classes are available several times a year. For those citizens that require a CPR card for their job, the Fire Department offers the Health Care Provider class. The Friends and Family CPR class is available for those who want to learn CPR but don't require a CPR card for their employment. For dates, times and pricing, call (386) 322-3033 for more information.
.Daytona Beach Shores Senior Center: Zumba Gold for the active senior is held from 10-11:15 each Monday. The cost is $6 per class. For a list of all events and more information, call (386) 763-7598.
.Heartland Experiential Learning Programs: HELP is offering free and donation-based counseling services for Volusia County residents through its new "House-Call" program. Available services include: in-home visitation, telephone consultation, animal-assisted visitation, eco-counseling (nature-based settings), and E-counseling (web-based correspondence). For more information, call (386) 756-3669.
.Ministry class: Spruce Creek Baptist Church, 1952 Taylor Road, Port Orange, hosts "12 Steps with Jesus" from 6-8 p.m. each Friday. Ella Warren helps those with "out of control" habits - drinking, eating, working, smoking and drugs. For more information, call (386) 767-5381 or (386) 760-1457.
.Parkinson's Exercise Classes: These classes are held at the Church of the Epiphany, 201 Lafayette St., Port Orange, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 p.m. For more information, call (386) 503-2890.
.Tennis lessons: The South Daytona Parks and Recreation Department will present this class Monday-Thursday and each Saturday at James Park or Melodie Park courts. For costs and scheduling, call (386) 383-0522.
.Zumba fitness: The city of Port Orange is offering three Zumba fitness classes for adults. The Monday class will meet from 11 a.m. to noon. The Tuesday and Thursday class will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. Theclasses will be at the Port Orange Gymnasium, 4655 City Center Circle. Move to the Latin dance rhythms while burning calories. Registration Registration fee is 10 classes for $60 or $7 for individual class.
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