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Port Orange Observer Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 7 months ago

Calendar: Attend a lecture at the Port Orange Library

What to do this week in Port Orange.
by: Jarleene Almenas News Editor

Aug. 4

British Airwaves band

When: 6-9 p.m.

Where: One Daytona, 1 Daytona Blvd.

Details: Performing some of the greatest hits from UK artists, the British Airwaves band will play live at Victory Circle, the center stage of One Daytona. Free event. Visit 

Aug. 7

Volusia to become Purple Heart County

When: 9:30 a.m.

Where: Volusia County Council Chambers, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand

Details: Come support Purple Heart veterans as the Military Order of the Purple Heart Volusia County Chapter 316 presents a plaque before the Volusia County Council designating the county as a "Purple Heart County." All veterans and public are invited. Call Senior Vice Commander Rod Phillips at 690-9553.

"Prince of Egypt" free showing at Paragon Theaters

When: 10 a.m., Aug. 7-9

Where: Paragon Ocean Walk, 250 N. Atlantic Ave., suite 300

Details: Come enjoy a family-friendly movie this summer at Paragon Theaters. This is a first come, first served event. Tickets not available in advance. Doors open 15 minutes before movie begins. Visit

Aug. 9


When: 6-9 p.m.

Where: One Daytona, 1 Daytona Blvd.

Details: This band will play pop, rock, reggae and jazz during their live performance at Victory Circle, the center stage of One Daytona. Free event. Visit

Aug. 13

Pawpaw Meeting and summer plant swap

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Road, South Daytona

Details: This month's Florida Native Plant Society Pawpaw Chapter's meeting features a Florida native plant, the Coontie, as well s other cycads, which Tom Broom will teach about. The summer plant swap sign up will also open at the meeting. Contact Sande Habali at 235-0524.

Aug. 17

Daytona State College professor on Annie Mae Walker 

When: 2-3 p.m.

Where: Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle

Details: DSC professor Lynn Hawkins will talk about the life of Dr. Annie Mae Walker, a Bethune-Cookman College alumna who rose from poverty in Daytona Beach and struggled to strike political change. Hawkins recently published a book titled "Always the First" on Walker's life. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Port Orange Regional Library. Call 322-5152 and press 4. 


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