Ormond library hosts book sale

The Friends of the Ormond Beach Library will host an “after the holidays” book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5.

The event will be in the auditorium and book sale room at 30 S. Beach St.

The sale will include new and gently used books, videos, CDs, children’s books and magazines. Some items will be a dollar a bag.

Others will be buy one, get one of equal or lesser value.

Proceeds will be used to support library projects and programs. For more information, call (386) 676-4191, option 4.

Order of Purple Heart meets Jan. 5

Military Order of the Purple Heart Volusia County Chapter 316 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at 5810 S. Williamson Blvd., Port Orange.

To join the chapter, bring your DD 214.

Chartered by Congress, The Military Order of the Purple Heart is unique among Veteran Service Organizations in that all its members were wounded in combat.

For more information, call Rod Phillips, Senior Vice Commander, at (386) 690- 9553.

Travel club to meet

The Port Orange Recreational Travel Club will meet at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at the Palmetto Club, 1000 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach.

The non-profit, senior service organization is for anyone 55 and older.

To make a lunch reservation, call (386) 304-4791.

For more information, call (386) 763-1587.

Temporary closure of runways rescheduled

In order to complete the rehabilitation of Runway 8/26 at the Ormond Beach Municipal Airport, it will be necessary to close both of the airport’s runways to facilitate work on the area where the two runways intersect.

The runway intersection work was planned for Dec. 10, but has been rescheduled to Jan. 2 and will continue for 10 calendar days. This delay is due to an equipment breakdown suffered by the paving contractor that will take a minimum of two weeks to repair.

The airport will remain open for helicopter activity and the provision of air traffic control services.

City Commission meeting dates for January

At the Dec. 4 City Commission meeting, the January meeting dates were changed as follows:

•Wednesday, Jan. 2, has been changed to Tuesday, Jan. 8

•Tuesday, Jan. 15, has been changed to Wednesday, Jan. 23

Meetings are in the City Commission Chambers, 22 S. Beach St. and begin at 7 p.m.

Master gardeners plan plant clinic

Volusia County’s master gardeners will share winter gardening tips and answer questions during a plant clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 7, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St.

For more information, call the Volusia County Extension Service at (386) 822-5778.

Coffee with Commissioner Kent

Enjoy a cup of coffee and conversation with Deputy Mayor Troy Kent, the Zone 2 City Commissioner, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at his home at 130 Magnolia Drive, Ormond Beach.

Florida Licensing On Wheels

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Florida Licensing On Wheels mobile unit will be at City Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 22 S. Beach St.,

FLOW is a standalone mobile office with technology to provide most motorists’ needs. It provides drivers license/ID card change of address, renewals, replacements, and renewals and replacements of vehicle registration and disabled parking permits, as well as other needs. The only thing FLOW does not provide is for the drivers’ license road test.

Before visiting, visit gathergoget.com to learn about licensing and ID requirements or call (850) 617-2000.

Pulitzer Prize winner to speak at Ormond library

Pulitzer Prize winning author Gilbert King will discuss his newest book, “Beneath a Ruthless Sun,” from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St.

The book is a spellbinding true story of racism, privilege and official corruption, chronicling the efforts of journalist Mabel Norris Reese, who spent years uncovering the facts behind a conspiracy to imprison an innocent black man for the alleged rape of a white woman in Lake County in 1958. Ms. Reese was a Daytona Beach resident until her death in 1995.

Following his presentation, Mr. King will answer questions and sign copies of his book, which will be available at the event.

Mr. King won a Pulitzer Prize for his 2013 book, “Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America,” which also explored racial injustice in Lake County.

The free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Ormond Beach Regional Library.

Get ready for spring vegetable gardening

It’s time to start planning a spring vegetable garden, which can include corn, cucumbers, tomatoes, watermelon and several kinds of beans.

Sue Valez, a master gardener with the Volusia County Extension Service, will offer tips at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St.

Her free presentation is part of the library’s Gardening Florida Style series. For more information, call (386) 676-4191, option 4.

Halifax Genealogical Society to meet

Halifax Genealogical Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10 at the Ormond Beach Library Auditorium, 30 S. Beach St.

The topic will be "WikiTree: A Tool for Collaboration and Sharing" presented by Jeffrey L. Haines.

Visitors welcome. For more information, call (386) 672-3806.

Genealogical society community outreach

Meet Halifax Genealogical Society members for one-on-one help with family research from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St., Room 4.

Learn how to access and use free library databases in genealogy research.

For more information call (386) 681-9422.

War expert to discuss Battle of Verdun

World War I expert Dr. Gaetano Cavallaro will discuss the Battle of Verdun at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St.

The 300-day battle in northeastern France was the longest and bloodiest battle of World War I, causing more than 300,000 deaths. The speaker will also cover the mutinies that took place in the French, British, Italian, Russian and German armies during the conflict.

Dr. Cavallaro, an Ormond Beach resident, is a retired medical doctor and pharmacist. He has lectured on World War I in three languages in Australia, North America and Europe.

The program is free. For information, call (386) 676-4191, option 4.

Free movies at Ormond Beach library

Watch free flicks at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 Beach St., Ormond Beach.

January’s lineup includes these films:

•“Only Yesterday:” 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15. Rated PG, 118 minutes.

•“Eragon:” 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22. Ed Speleers and Sienna Guillory star. Rated PG, 104 minutes.

•“Stardust:” 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29. Charlie Cox, Claire Danes and Sienna Miller star. Rated PG-13, 127 minutes.

For more information, call (386) 676-4191, option 4.

Settlement Centennial Celebration

The Barberville Pioneer Settlement will host a 100 year celebration of the Barberville Central High School 1919-2019 with a Roaring Twenties party on Jan. 19, doors opening at 6 p.m.

Advance tickets are $45 and include two drink tickets and a game ticket and are at pioneersettlement.org.

Ormond library offers free computer classes

Adults can improve their computer skills with free classes at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach

Beginners programs will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. on these Thursdays:

•Basic computer: Jan 10. The instructor will discuss desktop vs. laptop, hardware vs. software, and other topics.

•Basic Word: Jan. 17. This class will cover such topics as changing the size, font and color of text as well as highlighting.

•Basic e-resources: Jan. 24. Learn about the electronic databases offered by the Volusia County Public Library system.

•Basic Excel: Jan. 31. Learn how to create spreadsheets and format cells and text.

Participants may bring their own laptops. Eight library laptops, which use a Windows 10 operating system, are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Reservations are required. For more information, call (386) 676-4191, option 4.

NSB library shows free Friday films

Catch a free matinee at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach.

January’s lineup includes:

•“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom:” 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4. Chris Pratt and Bryce

Dallas Howard star. Rated PG-13, 129 minutes.

•Disney’s Christopher Robin:” 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Ewan McGregor and Hayley Atwell star. Rated PG, 120 minutes.

•“The Equalizer:” 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. Denzel Washington stars. Rated R, 121 minutes.

For more information, call (386) 424-2910, option 4.

FLOW staff to visit NSB library

Employees from Florida Licensing on Wheels will staff a table from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

Drivers can renew or reinstate their license, change an out-of-state license to a Florida license, obtain an ID card and purchase a duplicate license for a lost or stolen license. They also can purchase vehicle registration renewals and replacements, make address and name changes, register emergency contact information, and obtain or renew disabled parking placards.

Written and driving tests will not be provided.

For document options and more information, visit gathergoget.com.

Auxiliary hosts dinner

AMVETS Post 2 Ladies Auxiliary will host a Shepherd's Pie Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4 at 1209 S. Ridgewood Ave., Edgewater.

The meal includes salad, roll and dessert. The cost is $8.

The event is open to the public and proceeds benefit local charities.

Low-cost pet clinic

There will be a low-cost pet shot clinic with $3 rabies shots sponsored by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Rescue from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Advance America, 1846 S. Ridgewood Ave., Edgewater.

Heart worm prevention and flea control products will be available to buy. Cash only for the shots.

For more information, call or text (386) 748-8993.

Edgewater library hosts Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

The staff of the Edgewater Public Library, 103 Indian River Blvd., will present a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party with games, crafts and activities for all ages from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5.

Attendees can have free, fantastical photos taken in front of the library’s green screen. Don’t wear green or your clothes will disappear.

Refreshments will be served, and door prizes will be awarded for the best Alice in Wonderland costumes.

For more information, call (386) 424-2916.

Family movies on tap at NSB library

The New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, will show three family friendly movies in January.

The free movies include:

•“Alice in Wonderland:” 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5. Mia

Wasikowski, Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter star. Rated PG, 108 minutes.

•“Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory:” 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan.12. Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson and Peter Ostrum star. Rated G, 100 minutes.

•“The Sword in the Stone:” 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. Rated G, 79 minutes.

For more information, call (386) 424-2910, option 5.

State of the County address set for Jan. 15

Volusia County Chair Ed Kelley and other members of the Volusia County Council will deliver the annual State of the County address at noon Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the Ocean Center ballroom, 101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.

The free event is open to the public. Lunch will be served and seating is limited. For reservations, call the County Manager’s Office at (386) 943-7026 or send an email to dzakaluzny@volusia.org by Monday, Jan. 7.

Community Trust meets

The Oak Hill Community Trust will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the VIA building, 126 E. Halifax Ave.

The trust board will evaluate Christmas parade good and bad, and set up committees for the Community Fest in May. Volunteers also are needed for the Easter celebration at Nancy Cummings Park.

For more information, call (407) 222-7431.

Association offers bingo

The Florida Shores Property Owners Association will host hot ball bingo from 10 a.m. to noon each Monday in January at 2932 Lime Tree Drive.

For more information or a reservation, call (386) 410-6292.

Hand Knee and Foot card game is played at 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Thursday in January. For more information, call (386) 402-4402.

There will be a Grand Slam Dinner Dance Fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5. Tickets are $25, which includes prize entries. It's $12 for dinner dance only.

A cover dish will be at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20. Participants are asked to a dish to share or dessert. For more information, call (386) 410-6292.

Grief support group

A grief support group will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Ridgewood Ave., New Smyrna Beach.

For more information, call (386) 427-2523 or (386) 872-1336.

NSB library offers free computer classes

Adults can improve their computer skills with free classes at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach.

January’s programs, which begin at 10:30 a.m., include:

•iPad basics: Tuesday, Jan. 8

•Computer basics 2: Wednesday, Jan. 9

•E-books and more: Tuesday, Jan. 15

• Internet basics: Wednesday, Jan. 16

•Microsoft Word basics: Wednesday, Jan. 23

Registration is required as seating is limited. Register at volusialibrary.org using the calendar link or by calling (386) 424-2910, option 4.

NSB library plans adult programs

From jewelry making to cooking, the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, offers a variety of free programs to help adults learn new skills and make new friends.

Library volunteer Carolyn Carlisle will offer genealogy assistance from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 7, 14 and 28. She will explain how to use the library’s free databases, which include Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest, America’s Historical Newspapers and Fold 3.

The Seasonal Eats Food Club theme will be “Try a New Ingredient” at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14. Bring an appetizer, main dish or dessert, and share your recipe.

Bring your knitting or crochet project to the Stitch in Time Club at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16. A skilled knitter will be available to provide assistance. Participants should bring their own supplies.

Make unique jewelry and share tips at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17. Participants should bring their own materials and tools. Jewelry and supplies cannot be sold, but swapping and sharing are encouraged.

For more information, call (386) 424-2910, option 4.

Master gardeners plan plant clinics

Volusia County’s master gardeners will share winter gardening tips and answer questions during a plant clinic from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at the Edgewater Public Library, 103 W. Indian River Blvd.

Master Gardener Julie Warner will discuss plant propagation. Residents can bring their plants for a free check-up.

For more information, call the Volusia County Extension Service at (386) 822-5778.

County seeks summer camp providers

Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division has funds for nonprofit organizations, cities, schools and churches to provide summer camp services.

A mandatory application workshop will be conducted for all interested applicants at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, in the first-floor training rooms of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand.

Participating agencies must operate a camp from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for at least six weeks. Services should include supervised playground activities, sports, crafts and field trips for children ages 5 through 12.

Applicants must have proven administrative capacity and at least one year of successful experience in providing summer camp programs.

Funding will be provided from June 10 to July 26 through scholarships to children whose families are at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines.

Applications are available at volusia.org/community_assistance/applications or call Jill Marcum at (386) 736-5955, ext. 15593. Applications must be submitted by 4 p.m. Jan. 18.

AAUW meets Jan. 12

The American Association of University Women will meet from 11:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Sugar Mill Country Club, 100 Club House Circle, New Smyrna Beach.

“Human Trafficking” will be Angel Epstein’s topic.

Meetings include a chef’s choice lunch for $20. Guests and prospective members are welcome.

Advance reservations are required by calling (386) 423-5278.

DAR meets Jan. 10

The Jane Sheldon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Florida Roadhouse, 4710 U.S. 1, Edgewater.

There will be a visit from FSSDAR State Regent Dawn Crumbly Lemongello.

Luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the business meeting at 12:30 p.m. For a reservation, call (386) 428-2507 before Jan. 7.

Women whose Ancestors participated in the American Revolution are invited to call (386) 428-2507 for additional information.

Public meeting to address coyotes

A representative from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will offer advice on living with urban coyotes from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Brannon Center, 105 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach.

Catherine Kennedy will share information about coyote behavior and explain what to do if you see one and how to prevent interactions. FWC and county officials will be available to answer questions following the presentation.

District 3 County Council Member Deb Denys is hosting the free, public event.

Learn more about coyotes at MyFWC.com. For more information, contact MarkSwanson@volusia.org or 386-740-5120, ext.12904.

Southeast Volusia Audubon Society will meet

The Southeast Volusia Audubon Society will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in the Marine Discovery Center at 520 Barracuda Drive, New Smyrna Beach.

Dr. Hyun Jung Cho, a professor in the Department of Integrated Environmental Science at Bethune-Cookman University will talk about “Living Shorelines.” The research project measures the effectiveness of selected plantings that filter pollutants in stormwater runoff and stabilize the shoreline.

Free and open to the public. For more information, visit sevolusiaaudubon.org.

Field trip slated

The Southeast Volusia Audubon Society will host a field trip Friday, Jan. 11, to explore the Blue Heron Wetlands west of Titusville.

The Blue Heron wetland area is a popular site for bird watching and photography enthusiasts and is listed in the Great Florida Birding Trail.

Rendezvous at 7:30 a.m. in the Florida Shores Plaza parking lot in Edgewater at the corner of Ridgewood Avenue and Indian River Boulevard. Partcipants can carpool and caravan from there. Bring a lunch and picnic with the society. Free and open to the public. Binoculars and spotting scopes will be available for sharing.

For more information, visit sevolusiaaudubon.org or call (321) 394-6372.

Violist to perform at NSB library

The Friends of the Library will sponsor a free classical concert with violist David Pedraza at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11.

Mr. Pedraza, a native of Mexico, has a master’s degree in music and a professional performance certificate from Lynn University Conservatory

of Music. He is on the faculty of Palm Beach Atlantic University and is a member of the Vitali Quartet, Symphony of the Americas and Miami

Symphony.

For more information, call (386) 424-2910, option 4.

County Council members attending Roundtable

Two or more members of the Volusia County Council may attend a meeting of the Roundtable of Volusia County Elected Officials at noon Monday, Jan. 7, in the second-floor Dennis R. McGee Room at the Daytona Beach International Airport, 700 Catalina Drive.

Roundtable members will discuss a possible half-cent sales tax.

For more information, call (386) 740-5160.

County plans Explore Volusia programs

Learn about Volusia County’s conservation lands and land management

practices during free Explore Volusia programs.

Environmental specialists will lead hikes, paddling trips, eco-buggy tours and bike-abouts.

Reservations are required; call (386) 736-5927.

Upcoming events include:

•Bike-about Spruce Creek: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4. Ride a segment of Martin Dairy Trails in Doris Leeper Spruce Creek Preserve while learning about the local ecosystem. Moderate skill is preferred due to rough terrain, hills and soft sand. Bicycle and helmet are required. Meet in the dirt parking lot on Martin Dairy Road, New Smyrna Beach.

•Eco-buggy tour: 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8. Learn about the Florida scrub habitat and the gopher tortoise as you ride through the uplands of Longleaf Pine Preserve. Participants will travel from scrub to wet flatwoods and compare the biodiversity during the transition. Meet near 4201 Pioneer Trail, New Smyrna Beach.

•Indian River Lagoon paddle: 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10. Explore the northern end of the Indian River Lagoon while paddling from Riverbreeze Park to surrounding areas. Participants may see manatees, dolphins and a variety of birds. Bring a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard along with a life preserver and whistle. Meet at 250 H.H. Burch Rd, Oak Hill.

•Guided hike: 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Take a walk through Longleaf Pine Preserve’s flatwoods, cypress domes and swamps. Participants will learn about the connections between soils and the plant and animal communities of the wetlands. Meet at the west entrance, 3637 E. New York Ave., DeLand.

•Eco-buggy tour: 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 16. Florida Forest Service personnel will discuss forest management, recreation, prescribed fire and wildlife management during this riding tour of the Lake George State Forest. Meet at the intersection of St. Johns River Road and Bluffton Road, off State Road 40.

•Bike-about Grand Avenue: 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17. Learn about the local environment and the importance of protecting the water quality of our springs as you ride the Spring-to-Spring Trail segment along Grand Avenue. The emphasis will be on the connectivity of local water bodies. Bring a bicycle and helmet. Meet at Lake Beresford Park, 1991 W. Plymouth Ave., DeLand.

•Callalisa Creek paddle: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23. Enjoy a backwater paddle through a maze of mangroves. Participants will navigate oyster beds, learn about mosquito canals and see a variety of birds. Bring a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard along with a life preserver and whistle. Meet at 598 S. Peninsula Ave., New Smyrna Beach.

•Geocaching: 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25. Learn how to use a GPS device to navigate through Wiregrass Prairie Preserve and find caches. Bring your own device or borrow one from the environmental specialist who will be leading the adventure. Meet at 1751 Lopez Road, Osteen.

•Guided hike: 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29. Adults can join Master Naturalist and author Roger Fulton on a two-mile nature hike of the Clark Bay Conservation Area, which was reforested in 2006. Dogs are not allowed. Meet the group on Old DeLand Road, just west of the intersection with U.S. 92.

Participants should bring water and insect repellent. They should wear comfortable clothes and hiking or walking shoes.

Low-cost pet clinic

There will be two low-cost pet shot clinics, with $3 rabies shots, sponsored by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Rescue Saturday, Jan. 5.

The first clinic will be from 12:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Best in Show Pet Groomer, 201 Commonwealth Blvd., Port Orange.

The second clinic will be from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Mr. Petman, 2400 S. Ridgewood Ave., South Daytona.

Heart worm prevention and flea control products will be available to buy. Cash only for the shots. Nail trims and ear cleaning will be offered for $5. For more information, call or text (386) 748-8993. Pet food donations appreciated.

Master gardeners plan plant clinics

Volusia County’s master gardeners will share winter gardening tips and answer questions during seven plant clinics in January. Residents can bring their plants for a free check-up.

•9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Sugar Mill Gardens, 950 Sugar Mill Road, Port Orange.

•2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle.

For more information, call the Volusia County Extension Service at (386)-822-5778.

Public meeting on trail

Port Orange Community Development will host a community meeting to discuss the proposed route for the construction of a 12-foot multi-use trail within the Halifax Drive/Riverside Drive right-of-way, adjacent to the Halifax River.

The meeting will be at the Port Orange Adult Activity Center at 4790 Ridgewood Ave. at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10.

This will be part of the St. Johns River to Sea Loop Trail network, a 300-mile loop that crosses Brevard, Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia counties. The Florida Department of Transportation is preparing a Project Development and Environment study to complete the trail between New Smyrna Beach and South Daytona and plans to begin funding the design and construction of the trail over the next two years.

Port Orange library plans free computer classes

Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle will offer free computer classes.

January's classes include:

•Windows 10 overview: 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8

•Computers Basics I, Get to know your PC: 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 9

•Computer Basics II, Intro to Windows and the internet: 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 16

•Advanced Microsoft Word: 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17

•Introduction to iPad: 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22

•Computer Basics III, Intro to file handling and storage: 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 23

Computers are provided, or participants may bring their own laptops or other portable devices. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building.

Space is limited. Registration is required; call (386) 322-5152, option 4.

Painting party

The Ponce Inlet Historical Museum will host a painting party from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at 143 Beach St.,

Come learn on the front porch of the museum step-by-step instructions by a local artist on how to paint the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse.

The cost is $35, which includes all supplies and light refreshments.

For a reservation, call (386) 236-2163 by Jan. 11.

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