Calendar: See ‘Seussical Jr.’ at the Center for the Performing Arts

CMT Presents: “Seussical Jr.”

When: 7 p.m. Friday, May 20; 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 21; and 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 22.

Where: Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 NUS 1, Ormond Beach

Details: Children’s Musical Theater Workshop, Inc. presents “Seussical Jr.” featuring a cast of young local actors. The show will transport audiences from the jungles of Nool to the McGurkus Circus as The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton the elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Tickets are $17.50. The PAC ticket office is open Tuesday to Friday from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased online at

Weeki Wachee: the city of mermaids

When: 10am-11am

Where: Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE, Palm Coast

Details: Presented by the Palm Coast Historical Society, this speaker series talk will tell the story of Weeki Wachee Springs through vintage photographs of the mermaids from their beginnings in silent ballets to their apogee. were performing in a million dollar theater. This free event is made possible through a grantmaking partnership with Florida Humanities. Call 386-986-2323.

Genealogy Program at the Library

When: 1-4 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach

Details: This free, individual research assistance program is offered by the volunteers of the Halifax Genealogical Society to anyone interested in researching their family history. Find out how the library’s genealogy databases can help you find your ancestors. Meets in meeting room 3 of the library. To register, contact [email protected]

Defend Loop Meeting

When: 5:15-6:45 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Public Library Auditorium, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach

Details: Attend this meeting sponsored by Dream Green Volusia. There will be a discussion of current issues regarding the Loop and the Defend the Loop campaign. The public is welcome.

Sailing lessons

When: 7-9 p.m.

Where: Halifax River Yacht Club, 331 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach

Details: America’s Boating Club, Daytona Beach Sail and Power Squadron offers Sailing I (Pilotage). This is an eight to 10 week course starting May 25 and continuing until the end of July. It covers inland and coastal navigation, charts and a solid introduction to GPS and electronic navigation. Class sizes will be limited, so you must reserve your place. Visit or call Don Roman at 386-453-6456.

Explore Volusia: Paddle the Halifax River

When: 9am-11am

Where: Sanchez Park, 329 Sanchez Ave., Ormond Beach

Details: Observe local wildlife and natural Florida during this free paddling tour, part of Volusia County’s Explore Volusia programs. Paddlers may encounter marine mammals. Bring a canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddle board, plus a life jacket and whistle. Registration required. Call 386-736-5927.

OMAM pop-up exhibition: Caitlin Flynn

When: Until May 24

Where: 9 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach

Details: See a pop-up exhibit by Neptune Beach artist Caitlin Flynn. His most recent work draws attention to defining the American Dream. Flynn draws inspiration from abstract expressionism, Romare Beardon, Wolf Kahan and the Bay Area Figurative Movement.

The Florida Women’s Art Association presents ‘Collective Wisdom’

When: Until May 31

Where: Art League of Daytona Beach, 433 S. Palmetto Ave. Daytona Beach

Details: Check out the latest art exhibit from the Florida Women’s Arts Association. Visit

MOAS exhibitions

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, Daytona Beach

Details: Want to spend a day admiring the fine arts? The Museum of Arts and Sciences presents the following exhibits: “The Color of Rain: From the Florida Women’s Art Association” (until May 22); “Diamond, Sapphire, Ruby and Emerald: Traditions of Clear and Colored Glass in the Collection”; “A River Runs Through It: Hudson River School and Other Landscapes from the Collection”; “Beyond the Plate: Murals and Other Ceramics from the Kendall Art Center”; “A Child’s Play: Historical Toys and Games from the Collection”; and “The Bitten Line: Prints from the Collection”.