Current Events


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1

Natural Concepts Revisited Open House – Events begin at 9am with Original Strength CLASS, 10am Dr. Kim presents Living Longer and Healthier. Digital Thermography discussion at 11. Enjoy smoothies, juice, wheat grass shots and holiday treats during a lunch break. Sun and moon readings with Ann from 1-2:30 followed by a DIY Pallet Wood project. Make and take a wine rack to store bottles and glasses. $40 material fee. All other events are free. Save 10% on all gift baskets. Natural Concepts Revisited, 142 W Int’l Speedway Blvd, Daytona Bch. 386-341-5068.

Nutrition 101 –10:30am-noon. There are so many resources about nutrition and diets that it’s often difficult and confusing to navigate. Learn some of the common pitfalls of the current American diet and diet fads; and key tips of what to avoid and what to shop for when planning meals for your family. New Journey Chiropractic, 292 North Nova Rd, Ormond Bch. 386-236-8085.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2

Sunday Services – 9am & 11am. Rev Carmen Zappi delivers an inspiring and timely message. Unity of Daytona Beach, 908 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill. Info: 386-253-4201 or UnityDaytonaBeach.org.

Essential Crystals – 4-5pm. What are they and why does everyone need them? Certified Crystal Healer and Certified Life Coach Karen Squillante will share her knowledge about the five essential crystals that everyone should have in their collection. $25 includes a five-crystal kit. Class size is limited. Mama Gaia’s, 104 W Rich Ave, Downtown Deland. Preregistration required: 386-366-4385.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3

Digital Thermography Scans – No radiation breast thermography, no painful compression, non-invasive, FDA approved. Breast, full- and half-body scans available. Price varies. Thermography for Life, 533 N Nova Rd, Ste 216. 352-346-2746. Schedule: ThermographyForLife.org.

Santa Head Painting – 5:30-7pm. $25-$30 includes supplies (pre-pay and save). Mystical Expressions of Paradise, LLC, 1014 Reed Canal Rd, S Daytona. 386-274-0038. Facebook: @MysticalExpressionsLLC.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4

Guided Meditation – 7pm. With Cheri Flauto. Meditation is a great tool that promotes relaxation in our bodies, balances our emotions and relieves physical and mental distress. Join for a journey through your body and mind; healing, restoring, relaxing and imagining. $10. Regal Center, 3780 S Nova Rd, Port Orange. 407-401-0890. CheriFlauto.com.

Immunity Seminar – 7pm. Harness the power of nature’s botanicals to super-charge your life. Free. Love Whole Foods, 1633 Taylor Rd, Port Orange. 386-767-6543.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5

Ormond Beach Garden Club – 9:30am. Make a Christmas Wreath! The Ormond Beach Garden Club invites the public to make a beautiful Magnolia Leaf Wreath.  $15 for supplies; provided at the event. The Casements, 25 Riverside Dr, Ormond Bch. RSVP by 12/3: Info: Zetta Gillespie: 386-673-2940 or znginFlorida@aol.com.

Tibetan Bowl Chakra Healing – 5-6:30pm. Experience the relaxing sound and healing of Tibetan gong and bowls. $20 donation.  Doors will close at 5:30pm. Private sessions available ($60). Mystical Expressions of Paradise, LLC, 1014 Reed Canal Rd, S Daytona. 386-274-0038. Facebook: @MysticalExpressionsllc.

Make and Take – 6pm. Create your own Spa in a Jar; pick from a body scrub with all organic ingredients and/or soothing Himalayan bath salts.  Choose one of each or two of the same. Add a third for only $10 more. Supplies included as well as decorations, gift bags and tags to adorn your jar. $35. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. Preregister: 386-410-2175 or MindBodySoulnsb.com/classes.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6

Guided Imagery Meditation – 7pm. With Patty Jaffe. A gentle, but powerful technique that focuses and directs the imagination to create shifts in the emotional body to help reduce blood pressure, lower cholesterol and glucose levels in the blood, and heighten short-term immune cell activity. Learn to make the subconscious mind work for you and not against you for healthy living. $10. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. Preregister: 386-410-2175 or MindBodySoulnsb.com/classes.

Holiday Demonstration of Mediumship – 7-8:30pm. A Special Evening of Messages and Connections from Your Loved Ones in The Spirit World with International Psychic and Medium Carl Seaver. $15/pre-paid or $30/door. The Karma Castle, 1437 N US Hwy 1, Ste C8, Ormond Bch. Tickets: CarlSeaver.com/?page_id=549.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7

Snow and Glow Christmas Show – Dec 7-8. 4-10pm. Cheri Flauto will be set up as a vendor. Essential oils, HempWorx CBD Oil products and more. Special shape hot air balloons, craft and retail vendors, food, Santa. 7pm the snow starts falling. 560 Tomoka Farms Rd, New Smyrna Bch.

First Friday Art Opening and Open House – 7:30-10pm. Presenting their annual group show with art and original holiday gifts from local artists and crafters; live music, food; kid friendly. Sacred Strength Healing Arts/Surf Rider Yoga, 300 Seabreeze Ave, Daytona Bch. 386-947-7941. SacredStrengthHealing.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

Destress for the Holidays – Yoga, meditation and basic tools to help you relax and distress facilitated by Kim Friedman. $25/advance or $30/day of event. Sacred Strength Healing Arts/Surf Rider Yoga, 300 Seabreeze Ave, Daytona Bch. 386-947-7941. SacredStrengthHealing.com.

Stress Talk – 10:30am-noon. “A feeling of being overwhelmed or worried” affects people of all ages and genders. While short term stress can be positive, long term, chronic stress can result in serious health conditions, including anxiety, insomnia, muscle pain, high blood pressure and a weakened immune system. New Journey Chiropractic, 292 North Nova Rd, Ormond Bch. 386-236-8085.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9

Sunday Services – 9am & 11am. Rev Carmen Zappi delivers an inspiring and timely message. Unity of Daytona Beach, 908 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill. Info: 386-253-4201 or UnityDaytonaBeach.org.

Animal Totem Level I – 10am-3pm. Communicating with Animals. Level II: Dec 16. $125/by 12/6. 1440 Deerfoot Rd, Deland. Call/text: 818-445-6265.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10

Sweets ‘n Treats – 5-7pm. Sample chocolate and candied fruits and an Advanced Wire Wrapping Class: $25-$30 includes supplies (pre-pay and save). Mystical Expressions of Paradise, LLC, 1014 Reed Canal Rd, S Daytona.  386-274-0038. Facebook: @MysticalExpressionsLLC.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11

Finding God, Finding Health – Noon. International speaker Michelle Nanouche delivers a message about spirituality as the basic element of true being. Free. Sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Daytona Bch. 386-252-8615. Register: ChristianScienceDaytonaBeach.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12

Guided Meditation – 7pm. With Cheri Flauto. Meditation is a great tool that promotes relaxation in our bodies, balances our emotions and relieves physical and mental distress. Join for a journey through your body and mind; healing, restoring, relaxing and imagining. $10. Nuwati, Royal Oaks Professional Centre, 350 Treemont Dr, Orange City. 407-401-0890. CheriFlauto.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14

Eco-Buggy Tour – 9-11am. Take a riding tour of Deep Creek Preserve, an 8,000-acre natural and agricultural land, and learn about important plant communities. Participants may see Volusia County’s endemic paw paw, carnivorous plants and the Sherman’s fox squirrel. 964 S State Rd 415, New Smyrna Bch.

Organites – 4-5pm. Learn about Organites with Lisa. Receive 10% discount on any Organites purchased night of class. Place custom orders for the holidays. Mystical Expressions of Paradise, LLC, 1014 Reed Canal Rd, S Daytona. 386-274-0038. Facebook:  @MysticalExpressionsLLC.

Guided Meditation – 5-6:30pm. Doors will close at 5:30pm to keep from interruptions of  session. $15 donation. Mystical Expressions of Paradise, LLC, 1014 Reed Canal Rd, S Daytona. 386-274-0038. Facebook: @MysticalExpressionsLLC.

Sound Healing Circle – 7pm.  Join for a very special, deeply relaxing, healing sound circle with crystal bowls and world instruments. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. Donations. Preregister: 386-410-2175 or MindBodySoulnsb.com/classes.

Cassadaga Christmas Candlelight Service –7-9pm. All are welcome to celebrate the season with us. The Temple is lovingly decorated and lit with candles. Sing holiday hymns with West Volusia Chorus and experience free mini-readings with refreshments afterwards in the Davis Hall. 1112 Stevens St, Cassadaga. Info: 386-228-2880.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15

Brunch and Learn – 9:30-11:30am. Learn about the importance of scrub habitat while strolling through Lyonia Preserve and looking for scrub jays, gopher tortoises and other wildlife. Afterward, the group will meet and learn about a native animal while enjoying brunch, which will be provided. Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave, Deltona.

Holiday Vendor Event – 11am. Cheri Flauto will be set up as a Vendor. Essential oils, HempWorx CBD Oil products and more. Bring a non-perishable item or gift card for those in need this holiday season, then stay to mingle with small business owners. Enjoy mimosas and hors d’oeuvres. Ricky’s Canteen, 105 Magnolia St, New Smyrna Bch.

Holiday Wine and Cheese Tasting Gala and Auction – 3:30-6:30pm. Enjoy music, friends and fun; wine, food, music, door prizes, cash raffle, silent auction, art auction and more. Sample six wines from around the world. $10 admission includes all. The White Orchid Inn & Spa, 1104 S Oceanshore Blvd, Flagler Bch. 2386-439-4944.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16

Family Christmas Service and Reception – 10am only – one service today. Unity of Daytona Beach, 908 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill. Info: 386-253-4201 or UnityDaytonaBeach.org.

Animal Totem Level II – 10am-3pm. Leadership Coaching with Horses. $125/by 12/12. 1440 Deerfoot Rd, Deland. Call/text: 818 445 6265.

Introduction to the Chakras – 4-5:30pm. Certified Crystal Healer and Certified Life Coach Karen Squillante will share her knowledge about the Rainbow Chakra System and the correlation between the chakras and crystals. $35 includes a set of chakra cards and a personal chakra kit. Class size is limited. Registration required: 386-366-4385.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17

Digital Thermography Scans – No radiation breast thermography, no painful compression, non-invasive, FDA approved. Breast, full- and half-body scans available. Price varies. Thermography for Life, 533 N Nova Rd, Ste 216. 352-346-2746. Schedule: ThermographyForLife.org.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18

Bike for Whales – 9-11am. Take a leisurely five-mile ride from Esther Park to Ponce de Leon Inlet and back while searching the near shore area for endangered right whales. While chances of seeing the wonderful creatures are low because of their small population, participants will learn about their feeding habits, migrations and general biology. They will also learn about other marine mammals. 551 Esther St, New Smyrna Bch.

Guided Meditation – 7pm. With Cheri Flauto. Meditation is a great tool that promotes relaxation in our bodies, balances our emotions and relieves physical and mental distress. Join for a journey through your body and mind; healing, restoring, relaxing and imagining. $10. Regal Center, 3780 S Nova Rd, Port Orange. 407-401-0890. CheriFlauto.com.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19

Tapping into your Stress – 6pm. Tapping can provide relief from chronic pain, emotional problems, disorders, addictions, phobias, post traumatic stress disorder, and physical diseases.  Tapping is a set of techniques which utilize the body’s energy meridian points. Learn how to stimulate these meridian points by tapping on them with your fingertips – to tap into your body’s own energy and healing power. Free. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. Preregister: 386-410-2175 or MindBodySoulnsb.com/classes.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20

Digital Thermography Scans – No radiation breast thermography, no painful compression, non-invasive, FDA approved. Breast, full- and half-body scans available. Price varies. Thermography for Life, 533 N Nova Rd, Ste 216. 352-346-2746. Schedule: ThermographyForLife.org.

Blue Spring Paddle – 9-11am. Paddlers can explore the Blue Spring State Park area as they learn about the area’s history and wildlife, water quality and the importance of Florida’s springs as a manatee refuge. Bring a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard along with a life preserver and whistle. Meet at the end of West French Ave, Orange City, about one mile past the park entrance.

Guided Imagery Meditation – 7pm. With Patty Jaffe. A gentle, but powerful technique that focuses and directs the imagination to create shifts in the emotional body to help reduce blood pressure, lower cholesterol and glucose levels in the blood, and heighten short-term immune cell activity. Learn to make the subconscious mind work for you and not against you for healthy living. $10. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. Preregister: 386-410-2175 or MindBodySoulnsb.com/classes.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21

Solstice Celebration and Labyrinth Walk – 7:30-10pm. Walk the (inside) labyrinth in their magical sacred space to live music and celebrate this mystical evening celebration. Group meditation starts at 8pm followed by walk and social gathering. Sacred Strength Healing Arts/Surf Rider Yoga, 300 Seabreeze Ave, Daytona Bch. 386-947-7941. SacredStrengthHealing.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23

Christmas Candle Service – 9am & 11am. Rev Carmen Zappi delivers an inspiring and timely message. Unity of Daytona Beach, 908 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill. Info: 386-253-4201 or UnityDaytonaBeach.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 24

Christmas Candle Service – 7pm. Join Unity Community Church and Rev. Nancy Saputro for an open celebration on Christmas Eve. 1001 S Ridgewood Ave. US1 Edgewater. 386-481-0890

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26

Guided Meditation – 7pm. With Cheri Flauto. Meditation is a great tool that promotes relaxation in our bodies, balances our emotions and relieves physical and mental distress. Join for a journey through your body and mind; healing, restoring, relaxing and imagining. $10. Nuwati, Royal Oaks Professional Centre, 350 Treemont Dr, Orange City. 407-401-0890. CheriFlauto.com.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27

Digital Thermography Scans – No radiation breast thermography, no painful compression, non-invasive, FDA approved. Breast, full- and half-body scans available. Price varies. Thermography for Life, 533 N Nova Rd, Ste 216. 352-346-2746. Schedule: ThermographyForLife.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30

New Year’s Peace Services – 9am & 11am. Rev Carmen Zappi delivers an inspiring and timely message. Unity of Daytona Beach, 908 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill. 386-253-4201. UnityDaytonaBeach.org.

Burning Bowl Service and WhiteStone Ceremony – 11am. Release those things that no longer serve us and write Letters to God, co-creating our goals and desires for the New Year. Free. Unity Community Church. 1001 S Ridgewood Ave. US1 in Edgewater. 386-481-0890.

Dances of Universal Peace – 1-3pm. Jemila and Mike Felisko lead these simple, meditative and spiritual dances to promote peace and love in our world. No experience or partner needed. Potluck meal afterward. Unity of Daytona Beach, 908 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill. 386-253-4201.UnityDaytonaBeach.org.

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 6

Visionary FeminineWhole Again – 10am – 3pm. Healing the shadow and the light. Release unworthiness and become the grandest version of yourself! The one you always were at your core. $150/by 1/3. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. Call/text: 818-445-6265.

11 am Service – Elaine Silver returns to Unity Community Church. Presenting the Music Inspired Lesson: Ernest Through Song, singing the words of Ernest Holmes with James Alexander on ukulele. Call for addt’l info: 386-481-0890. Unity Community Church, 1001 S. Ridgewood Ave. in Edgewater.