Calendar: Come to MOAS to see an exhibition by the Florida Artists Group
Right Whales in Florida: Extinction or Recovery?
When: 5:30 p.m.
Where: Ocean Art Gallery, 197 E. Granada Blvd.
Details: Attend this free education forum talk by Sara Ellis, Marineland Right Whale Project. The conference will address the causes of whale population decline, what can be done and if it can make a difference. Call 386-317-9400 to register.
Volusia Urban Chamber of Commerce / Flagler Countys community business townhall
When: 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Where: Daytona Beach Shores Community Center, 3000 Bellemead Dr.
Details: The Volusia/Flagler Counties Urban Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first 2022 Member Registration Day. For more information, visit businessswiththeu.org
OBMS Panther Prowl 5K
When: 8:30 a.m.
Where: Ormond Beach Middle School, 151 Domicillo Ave.
Details: The third annual Ormond Beach Middle School Panther Prowl 5K is the school’s premier fundraiser. The race will start and end at the school, and it will be professionally timed and scored. Registration costs $30; $20 for students, staff and local cross country and track teams. Visit https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/OrmondBeach/OBMSHoliday5K
Two-day safe boating course
When: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays, January 29 and February 5
Where: Halifax River Yacht Club, 331 S. Beach St.
Details: Presented by America’s Boating Club, Daytona Beach Sail and Power Squadron, this two-day course is the one you need to get a boating safety training ID and claim a possible insurance discount. Course materials cost $39.40, payable by cash, check or credit card. Couples can share gear for $59.10. The seats are limited. Register by contacting Don Roman at 386-453-6456 or by email at [email protected]. You can also register and pay by visiting https://www.abcdb.club. Open only to vaccinated students due to COVID protocols.
Florida’s Hidden History
Where: Anderson-Price Memorial Building, 42 N. Beach St.
Details: The Ormond Beach Historical Society’s upcoming lecture series sheds light on Florida’s past, much of which is still hidden. Featuring author, historian, and University of Central Florida lecturer James. C. Clark, uncover strange stories from our state’s past. Free event.
Free women’s self-defense seminar
When: 11 a.m.
Where: Trident Jiu Jitsu
Details: Ormond Beach Police is teaming up with Trident Jiu Jitsu for a free women’s self-defense seminar. All ages are welcome. Contact Trident Jiu Jitsu with any questions.
The taste of 24
When: 6 p.m.-10 p.m.
Where: Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Details: Take part in this unique dining experience where you’ll sample dishes from some of the area’s best restaurants, showcased during the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. Tickets start at $110 and include a two-day pass to the Rolex 24. Visit https://www.nascarfoundation.org/taste24 to buy your tickets.
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Museum of Arts and Sciences, 352 S. Nova Road
Details: Want to spend a day admiring the fine arts? The Museum of Arts and Sciences presents the following exhibitions: “Farm Life and Other Scenes: The Art of Henry George Keller from the Collection” (until January 30); “Flora, Fauna, and High Color: The Fantastic Florida Landscapes by Mark Messersmith” (until January 30); “Diamond, Sapphire, Ruby and Emerald: Clear and Colored Glass Traditions in the Collection”; “The Art of Elizabeth Catlett from the Collection of Samella Lewis”; “Crack in the Moon: The Art of Alette Simmons Jiménez” (opening January 29) and “Florida Palette: Florida Artists Group Annual Exhibition” (opening January 29).