Daytona Beach Area events
The Kinnamon Dog Obedience Club classes start 6:30 p.m. March 16 and 23 in the Office Depot parking lot on West Granada Boulevard, Ormond Beach. Cost is $60 for six weeks. For more information or to register, call 386-673-4635.
The city of Ormond Beach will have its Birthplace of Speed event March 16 beginning at 2 p.m. with a parade of antique vehicles from the Cardinal Drive ramp to the Harvard Drive ramp. From 3 to 6 p.m. there will be a reception, food, entertainment and the car show at The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive. Admission is free. For more information, call 386-676-3241.
Union Congregational United Church of Christ, 1050 Daytona Ave., Holly Hill, annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 19 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 20. There will be refreshments for sale. For more information, call 386-253-1323.
Research your roots
The Volusia Count Genealogical Society will meet at 6 p.m. March 18 at City Island Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Cherie Brumfield will speak about "Finding Elusive Civil War Ancestors." For more information, call 386-322-4206
The Pilot Club of the Halifax Area -Free mini home show from 1 to 4 p.m. March 20 in Adams Hall at Central Baptist Church, 142 Fairview Ave., Daytona Beach. The rummage sale will include music, refreshments and activities for children. For more information, call 386-453-6070.
Wilbur Boathouse will have its 29th annual flea market and bake sale at 4200 S. Peninsula Drive from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 19 and 20. Contributions for the sale will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 17 and 18. Proceeds benefit local charities.
Scenic bus tour
A scenic historical bus tour will be at 9:45 a.m. March 20 by the Ormond Beach Historical Society. The two-hour tour is led by a tour guide. Tickets can be purchased at the Welcome Center, 38 E. Granada Blvd., or by phone. For more information or reservations, call 386-677-7005
Port Orange Fire and Rescue will offer a babysitting course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 26 at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, 4675 S. Clyde Morris Blvd. Cost is $30 and includes course materials, babysitting/pediatric CPR certification cards, snacks, drinks, and lunch. Students must be at least 11 years old. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 386-506-5906 or register at Port Orange Fire Station No. 73, 1090 City Center Blvd., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
Teens stage musical
Atlantic High School's Stageworks Theatre Company will present "25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," a musical by William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin, March 11-13. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. for all performances in the Atlantic High School theater. For more information, call 386-322-6100
Attention polka lovers
The Polish American Pulaski Club's dinner/dance schedule for March is:
· March 28, "Special Attraction" Virgil Baker and Just 4 Fun Band.
· March 21, Ron Luznar and Polka Pals.
Cost is $15 for members, $17 for nonmembers. Dance only is $8. R.S.V.P. 386-258-7059. Club membership meeting 1 p.m. March 20. The club is at 3621 W. International Speedway Blvd.
The Bert Fish Medical Center Auxiliary will have an "All that Glitters" jewelry and handbag sale from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in the Schildecker Lobby at the hospital, 401 Palmetto St., New Smyrna Beach.
Exhibit seeks truth
The "Search After Truth" opening, featuring the work of art professors Jack King and Anthony Schepis, will be at the Ormond Memorial Art Museum March 12 to April 19. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $2 suggested donation. For more information, call 386-676-3347.
There will be a Senior Lifestyle Expo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 13 at Equity Lifestyle Properties, 155 Spring Drive, Port Orange. Local exhibitors from travel, entertainment and health care will be offering services, discounts and advice. There will be refreshments and live entertainment. For more information, call 386-767-9872.
Grace Episcopal Church will have its spring rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 13 in the Parish Life Center, 4110 S. Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange.
Halifax River Audubon will meet at 4 p.m. March 14 under the Dunlawton Bridge in Port Orange. No walking required. For more information, call Ray Scory at 386-763-4260.
St. Patrick's party
The city of Daytona Beach Shores will have its 5th annual "Luck of the Irish" celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. March 14 at the Shores Resort and Spa, 2637 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Shores. Cost is $25 and includes a three-course dinner. There will be a cash bar. For reservations and more information, call 386-763-5364.
The Halifax River Audubon will meet at 7:30 a.m. March 26 at the International Square Shopping Center, east of Interstate 95 on International Speedway Blvd. to go to Tiger Bay State Forest. Bring bag lunch and beverage. No walking. For more information, call Ray Scory at 386-763-4260.
Forum for poets
The Tomoka Poets will have an open mic night from 7 to 9 p.m. March 19 at Java Jungle, 4606 Clyde Morris Blvd., Port Orange. Prior to the open mic there will be a performance by local poet Lee Mack. Free. For more information, call 386-760-8969.
Book sale planned
The Children's Department of the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle, will have a children's and young adult book sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 23 and 24. For more information, call 386-322-5152, ext. 4 or the Web site volusialibrary.org.
There will be a spring break gymnastics camp from 9 a.m. to noon March 29 to April 1 at the Port Orange gymnasium, 4655 City Center Circle for children 4 years and older. Cost is $60. For more information and to register, call 386-788-8247 or the adult center at 386-756-5391.
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