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Port Orange Observer Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019 3 months ago

Calendar: Participate in a skateboarding competition

What to do this week in Port Orange.
by: Kaitlin Sargent Staff Writer

Thursday March 28

Spring Fair and Food Festival

When: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Port Orange City Center, 1000 City Center Circle

Details: Enjoy food trucks, craft beer, wine, games, entertainment, contests and rides at this family-friendly event. Carnival ride tickets can be purchased on the website, but festival admission is free. Schedule can be found at or call 506-5935.

Saturday March 30

Quilts of Valor Golf Tournament

When: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Cypress Head Golf Course, 6231 Palm Vista St.

Details: Golf to benefit service members and veterans through The Quilts of Valor foundation. The nonprofit’s mission is to touch those affected by war with comforting and healing quilts of valor. Entry for four-person team is $300, $75 for individuals. Entry includes a continental breakfast, range balls, golf, luncheon and prizes. Breakfast and registration starts at 7 a.m. with shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Visit Contact Terry Burtchell at 290-0172 or via [email protected]

Sunday March 31

Spring Skateboarding Competition with BMX

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Port Orange Skate Park, 4655 City Center Circle

Details: Skaters and BMX riders gear up for competition. Females compete against all ages and males compete in age categories, with open pro for both. Points count towards the Volusia County Skateboarding Championship Circuit. Champions can represent the Port Orange Team at regional and state tournaments. Registration is $10, $20 for pros. Cash prize for pros. Email Hector at [email protected] or visit

Tuesday April 2

Golf Advisory Board Meeting

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Port Orange City Hall, 1000 City Center Circle

Details: Get informed and involved with the latest updates on Cypress Head Golf Course. Agenda can be found at

Wednesday April 3

Mommy & Me, Hoppy Easter Celebration

When: 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Tanger Outlets Splash Pad, 1100 Cornerstone Blvd, suite 100

Details: Hop on over for brunch and goodies with the Easter Bunny. Easter treat bucket for little ones and Happy Deals coupons for moms. Enjoy crafts, face painting and a free gift for the first 50 VIP TangerClub members to check in at the Tanger Tent.

Thursday April 4

All About the Gopher Tortoise

When: 2-3 p.m.

Where: Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle

Details: Learn about the Gopher Tortoise, a protected species, and its crucial role to Florida’s ecosystem. Become informed on what to do if a gopher tortoise lives in your yard. Presented by FMNP Master Naturalist Nancy Hull.

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