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Ormond Beach May 2012 Events and Activities

This list was compiled by Gwynne Keen.

Ormond Beach Art in the Park, Saturday May 5th & Sunday May 6th
Location: Rockefeller Gardens, 25 Riverside Drive
Time: 10am-4pm
Cost: Free
Contact: (386) 676-3241 or demchak@ormondbeach.org
Details: The 40th Annual Art in the Park will consist of over 100 vendors displaying their arts & crafts, Events
providing musical entertainment, and offering a variety of food!  A free Kids Zone craft area will be located inside the Casements. 

 

Education Jobs Event – A Florida Teacher Certification, Tuesday May 8th
Location: Hampton Inn, 155 Interchange Blvd
Time: 4:30pm and again at 6:30pm
Cost: Free
Contact: Heather Hargrove hhargrove@americanboard.org or (407) 437-6628
Details: The American Board will host a public event to present how local residents can become Florida Certified Teachers, what a teaching career means, and provide advice on your personal career path to become certified. 

 

Ormond Beach Celtic Festival, Saturday May 19th & Sunday May 20th
Location: Rockefeller Gardens
Time: Saturday May 19th 10am-8pm and Sunday May 20th 10am-4pm
Cost: Free
Contact: maggie@ormondmainstreet.com or craig.conrey@hotmail.com www.ormondbeachcelticfestival.com
Details: A pre-festival whiskey tasting event will take place Friday, May 18th 5:00pm-6:30pm at Billy’s Tap Room and a 7pm concert at the Ormond Beach Performing Art Center. Saturday & Sunday will be filled with live music on 3 stages, Highland games, Clan Encampment, food, activities for kids, and other exhibitors.  The Rosie O’Grady Pipe and Drum Corps will perform.

 

Discover Our History Lecture Series, Saturday May 26th
Location: Anderson-Price Memorial Building, 42 North Beach Street
Time: 10 a.m.
Cost: Free
Contact: Call 386-677-7005 / More Information: http://www.OrmondHistory.org.
Details: Sponsored by the Ormond Beach Historical Society, the Discover our History Lectures Series provides explanation and discussion on Florida’s history. Gary Mormino, USF professor & author, will discuss how Florida became what it is today, a mega state of 19 million residents.

 

ON-GOING EVENT
Ormond Beach Farmers’ Market, Every Thursday
Location: Rockefeller Gardens, 25 Riverside Drive
Time: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Contact: 386-451-2138 or Maggie@OrmondMainStreet.com
Details: Hosted by Ormond Main Street, The Ormond Beach Farmers’ Market, features fresh produce, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, and art, from a selected group of farmers and vendors.

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New Program for Homeschoolers in Port Orange

The Port Orange Library is now offering a book club for those who homeschool. The book club, called HomeSchool
"Homeschools Information Literacy Book Club," is open to those in grades 2-5. it meets every Thursday morning in May 2012, at 11:30 a.m. They will learn how to use the library resource materials, including maps, the dictionary, magazines, Internet, etc.

The focus of this group is to develop basic library and research skills. Participants will need to pick up a copy of "The Case of the Three-Legged Buffalo" by Phyllys J. Perry, and should read two chapters per week, before attending the meeting.

Regisration is required and participation is limited. If you are intersted, call and reserve a spot at 386-322-5152.

 

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