Haunted historic tours offered
Haunted Historic Tours, Ghost Stories and Folklore of Lilian Place and Daytona Beach will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, at 111. Silver Beach Ave., Daytona Beach.
Admission is $10.
For more information, call (386) 299-5628.
Appraisal Fair scheduled
The Ormond Beach Art & Antiques Extravaganza and Appraisal Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, at Riverside Antiqu4es, 150 Tomoka Ave.
Items will be appraised for $5 per item. There will be antique dealers, artists, food and music.
For more information, call (386) 290-0608.
Columbus Day dinner planned
The Italian American Club of Ormond Beach will host a Columbus Day Dinner Dance at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Prince of Peace Hall, 600 S. Nova Road, Ormond Beach.
The menu will include chicken cutlet, ziti, salad, bread, butter and dessert. BYOB. Music will be performed by Paul and Maria Aparo.
Tickets are $11 and reservations can be made by calling (386) 334-0593.
Church to conduct rummage sale
A rummage sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 to 27, at Union Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 1050 Daytona Ave., Holly Hill.
Items for sale include furniture, clothing, kitchen and household goods, books, gift items and holiday decorations.
For more information, call (386) 253-1323.
Gala benefits baseball team
Daytona Beach Baseball will host a gala dinner auction to benefit the Mainland High School Baseball program.
Jim Payne, news anchor for WESH TV will serve as master of ceremonies for the event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Daytona Golf Club, Clubhouse Restaurant, Wilder Boulevard, Daytona Beach.
First pitch will begin at 5 p.m. with a silent auction and meet and greet with
Mr. Payne followed by dinner at 5:30 p.m. and the live auction at 6 p.m.
Some donated items of interest being auctioned include autographed items from former President Bill Clinton, baseball all-stars Pete Rose, Zach Grienke, Steve Carlton, Doc Gooden, Keith Hernandez, Jason Varitek and Chipper Jones, NBA legendary coach Stan Van Gundy, WWE star and actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, football star Tim Tebow along with original gym floor pieces from the old Mainland High School signed by NBA great Vince Carter.
Silent auction items include local restaurant gift certificates, hotel and spa packages, and a Daytona Cubs gift basket.
Tickets can be obtained by calling (386) 846-4672 or (386) 258-4665, Ext 54244.
Wellness programs slated
Bishops Glen Retirement Community will continue its Learning, Living & Laughing Series with "Weary of Not Moving Like You Used To" at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at 900 LPGA Blvd., Holly Hill.
The speaker will be Megan Kealy, speech Language Pathologist and Rehab Program Coordinator for Aegis Therapies.
On Wednesday Oct. 31, Bishop's Glen will host "Witches, Faires and Pirates, Too," a costume party at 6 p.m. There will be live music, dancing, treats, goodie bags, door prizes and costume contest.
All events are free. Reservations are requested. To make a reservation, call (386) 226-9110.
Shop collecting clothing for domestic abuse victims
Patchington, 332 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach, will benefit victims of domestic violence during its semi-annual trade-in event.
Participants who bring in gently used clothing will receive up to $25 off each piece of comparable clothing they buy.
The trade-in event continues to Oct. 29. All items will be donated to domestic violence shelters.
For more information, visit www.patchington.com.
Cancer Walk planned
The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Volusia/Flagler walk will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.
For more information, call (386) 316-3141 or email email@example.com.
Food pantry opening
The Ron Duteau Memorial Food Pantry will be open 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 27, to distribute food. Three things are needed: Photo ID, proof of residency (rent receipt, utility bill, etc) and proof of low income (WIC or ACCESS). Distribution is at Hope Lutheran Church, 594 N. Williamson Blvd., Daytona Beach.
Community service award nominations sought
UCP/WORC is accepting nominations for the Schwartz Family Community Service Award. The award is named for Vance and Geraldine "Jerry" Schwartz, who opened the Work Oriented Rehabilitation Center in 1969.
The award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated a commitment and dedication to assisting people with disabilities.
The deadline to submit nominations is Dec. 15,
Nomination packets are available to download online at http://www.ucpword.org or by calling Georgeann Luxion, UCP/WORC director of relationships and development, at (386) 523-1398.
Make a difference day project planned
The Council on Aging needs help on Make A Difference Day, Oct. 27, in making 1,000 handcrafted Thanksgiving and birthday cards for COA homebound clients.
The project will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at 160 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach.
COA will provide the basic card stock for the project, volunteers should provide crafty items and art supplies to decorate cards.
To reserve a craft table, call (386) 253-4700, Ext. 239, or work at your own location and deliver cards on Saturday, Oct. 27, to the council.
Keep sidewalks safe and clean for Halloween
The Midtown Health Equity Action Team is sponsoring a community cleanup event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 27, to help keep Halloween safe for the children of Midtown.
Volunteers are asked to bring brooms and yard tools to the corner of Nova Road and Orange Avenue in the parking lot of the former Daytona Beach police station. The group will trim sidewalk overgrowth, edge sidewalks, remove grass from sidewalk cracks and curbing, and pick up litter and debris.
The Midtown Health Equity Action Team was formerly known as PACE - EH.
For more information, visit www.volusiahealth.com or call (386) 274-0695.
Pups can do their part
Barkle N Shine Self-Serve Dog Wash and Grooming will hold a fall Halloween event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 1370 N. U.S. 1, Ormond Beach.
Ten percent of Dog Wash proceeds go to Prison Pups Ministry.
Photos of your dog with Tom Bird photographer will be $15. There will be 10 percent off self-serve dog washes starting at $10.
There will be a prize for best costume.
For more information, call (386) 256-4999.
Pumpkin patch open
Grace Lutheran Church's 10th annual pumpkin patch is located at 338 Ocean Shore Boulevard in Ormond Beach.
There are 1,600 pumpkins of various shapes and sizes for sale by the church's youth.
Sale proceeds support the church's youth program. The Pumpkin Patch is open daily 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Dentist office is collecting candy for troops
Lloyd Dentistry is accepting donations for Operation Gratitude.
Donations of candy for the troops will be accepted from 8 to 4 :30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, Thursday, Nov. 1 and Monday, Nov. 5, at 139 Executive Circle, Suite 101, Daytona Beach and 5100 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite 200, Port Orange.
Kids will have an opportunity to write personal thank you notes to the troops and receive $1 per pound of candy and get a free toothbrush.
For more information, call (386) 253-3629.
Florist supporting mental health screening
In observance of National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month, Flamingo Florist & Gifts is offering the Jay's Hope arrangement.
A portion of each $50 arrangement will be given to the Jay's Hope Fund and all purchases and donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar.
Chocolate lollipops from Angel & Phelps may be added to the arrangement $2 each or 3 for 5.
Delivery to Volusia, Flagler, Putnam and St. Johns counties is included.
To order online visit www.smafoundation.com, by phone (386) 254-1136. Order by Oct. 31 to guarantee delivery.
Items will be delivered Saturday, Nov. 17 or Monday, Nov. 19. Items may also be picked up the SMA Foundation, 214 Loomis Ave., Daytona Beach.
Trail walk scheduled
Ormond Scenic Loop and Trail Walk will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park.
Don Spence, local ecologist and arborist, will lead a walk south from the park into the Bulow Hammock. Walkers should wear appropriate footwear to cover uneven ground and bring water and bug repellant. The walk will take about two hours. Bring a picnic lunch and beverage for after the walk. The walk is free; entrance to the park is $4/per car (exact change required).
For more information, visit ormondscenicloopandtrail.com or call (386) 441-3930 or (386) 299-2441.
Learn about Ormond Beach history
The city of Ormond Beach will host its "Discover Our History Lecture Series" at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach.
The topic will be "Murder and Martyrdom in Spanish Florida: Don Juan and the Guale Uprising of 1597."
The speaker will be Dr. Michael Francis, chair of Florida Studies, University of South Florida.
Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. Admission and parking is free.
For more information call (386) 677-7005, or visit www.OrmondHistory.org.
Poker run benefits angel flight
The American Legion Riders of Post 120 Holly Hill will have its annual benefit run for Angel Flight on Sunday, Oct. 28.
Angel Flight is a charity that features free and volunteered air transportation to treatment center for individuals suffering from serious illnesses.
Breakfast of biscuits and gravy will be served at 9:30 a.m. Poker hands are $10. Kickstands up at 11 a.m. Stops will be made in Port Orange, New Smyrna beach and Holly Hill.
There will be food and entertainment following the ride.
For more information, call (386) 258-5275.
Jewelry sale benefits seniors
A jewelry sale to benefit the Ormond Beach Senior Center will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at 351 Andrews St., Ormond Beach.
All proceeds will benefit the senior center.
For more information, call (386) 672-4146.
The Heritage Trust Award Gala honoring Preston, Lynn and Scenic Root will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Museum of Arts & Sciences, 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach.
Cost is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. The price includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and complimentary drink.
To make a reservation, call (2386) 255-0285.
Palmer College to host 5K
Palmer College will host its Paint The Towne 5K Run/Walk and Kid Events at 8 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at
Jackie Robinson Ballpark, City Island, Daytona Beach.
Entry fee is $25 through Nov. 1; $30 after Nov. 1 and day of race. Kid events are free.
Registration can be done by mail. Make checks payable and mail to: The Beachcombers Running Club, 290 Morningside Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Online registration is at www.Active.com.
Packet pick-up and registration available from 10 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.
For more information, call (904) 255-1279, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit www.daytonabeachcombers.com/PaintTheTownehome.htm
Check your memory
The Council on Aging is encouraging members of the community to be proactive about memory health by taking advantage of free, confidential memory screenings on Friday, Nov.2.
The event is part of National Memory Screening Day.
Council on Aging will provide the memory screenings from 9 a.m. to noon at 160 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach. Appointments are required and can be made by calling (386) 253-4700, Ext. 204.
The screenings consist of a series of questions and tasks and take five to 10 minutes. Screening results are not a diagnosis, and individuals with below-normal scores or who have concerns are encouraged to pursue a full medical exam.
For more information about National Memory Screening Day, visit www.nationalmemoryscreening.org or call (866) AFA-8484.
Golf tournament planned
The American Legion Auxiliary eighth annual golf tournament will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at River Bend Golf Club.
Entry free is $50, which includes golf and awards luncheon.
Registration will begin at 7:45 a.m.
For more information, call (386) 212-2955 or (386) 258-5275 or stop by the post at 461 Walker St., Holly Hill.
PAL to host golf tournament
The Ormond Beach Police Athletic League will host its annual golf tournament, Golfing for Youth, Saturday, Nov.3, at Pelican Bay Country Club South Course. The golf tournament is the major fundraiser for the league.
All funds raised will support programs for at-risk youth. O.B. PAL programs include boys and girls basketball, after school tutoring, Do the Right Thing, participation in the Florida and National PAL's Youth Leadership Program, summer camp, and many other programs created to help keep children involved and off the streets. The tournament is an 18-hole scramble.
The event kicks off with a 7:30 a.m. complimentary breakfast followed by an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The luncheon, door prize give away, 50/50 drawing, and awards ceremony will be at 12:30 p.m. or as soon as the players complete their game.
For information, call (386) 676-3505.
Inaugural holiday bazaar at Daytona State College
Local artists with homemade crafts are invited to participate in the inaugural holiday bazaar at Daytona State College on Nov. 15.
Booth space is $10 (plus donation of product as raffle prize).
Vendors will be provided a space indoors with plenty of foot traffic just before the holidays.
Space is limited and vendors are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis! Deadline to apply is Oct. 24. Contact Erin Williams at Williaer@DaytonaState.edu or apply online at DaytonaState.edu/AFC
Healthy Families is accepting donations for annual yard sale
Healthy Families is now accepting donations of new and gently used items for our annual yard sale. Donations will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday at 109 Executive Circle, Daytona Beach.
All profits will go toward Christmas gifts for families in the program.
For more information, call (386) 252-4059.
Mayflower Society to meet
The Francis Cooke Colony of the Florida Mayflower Society will meet at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Halifax River Yacht Club, 331 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach.
Local author Bill Ryan of Palm Coast will be the featured speaker following the noon luncheon.
Mr. Ryan is a well-known researcher of Seminole Indian lore in Flagler County and of the Old Kings Road which was built by the British before the American Revolutionary War to provide access into Florida from the State of Georgia.
Guests are welcome.
To make a reservation, call (386) 314-6383.
Fall bazaar planned
The Hungarian Fall Bazaar and Bake Sale will be from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at First Presbyterian Church, 620 S. Grandview Ave., Daytona Beach.
The event will benefit the new Hungarian church.