Current Events

MONDAY, APRIL 1

Psychic Development Circle – 7-9pm. Theme: Ribbon Readings. An ongoing circle with fun and exciting, yet challenging exercises offered each week. No experience necessary; all levels of development are welcome. $20. The Karma Castle, 1437 N US Hwy 1, Ste C8, Ormond Bch. Check schedule to confirm: TheKarmaCastle.com/calendar.

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

Rainbow Tuesday – 9am-7pm. Save 20% on all regularly priced items. Debbie’s Health Foods Port Orange, 3850 S Nova Rd. 386-763-7046; and Debbie’s Health Foods Orange City, 862 Saxon Blvd. 386-775-7002.

Guided Meditation – 6:30pm. With Cheri Flauto. Guided meditation allows you to relax, focus, repair and restore, tuning in to all that is you and the perfect form of self-care. Join for a journey through your body, mind and beyond. $10. Royal Oaks Professional Center, 350 Treemonte Dr, Orange City. Preregister: CheriFlauto.com.

Mediumship Development and Practice Circle – 7-8:30pm. This practice circle is open to mediums that are able to exhibit prior mediumistic training or instruction. Email to confirm requirements. $20. The Karma Castle, 1437 N US Hwy 1, Ste C8, Ormond Bch. Carl@CarlSeaver.com. Register: TheKarmaCastle.com/events.

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

Guided Imagery Meditation – 7pm. Guided imagery meditation is a gentle but powerful technique that focuses and directs the imagination to create shifts in the emotional body.  Learn how to make the subconscious mind work for you for healthy living. $10. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. Preregister: 386-410-2175 or MindBodySoulnsb.com/Classes.

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

Suwannee River Paddling Festival – Apr 5-7. With camping atop the bluff overlooking two beautiful rivers, this season-capping festival takes place at Suwannee River State Park near Live Oak. Join for supported 8-to-12-mile paddling options on both the Suwannee and Withlacoochee Rivers; a concert featuring Paddle Florida’s favorite musicians; and educational presentations from regional waterway experts. PaddleFlorida.org/me/paddle-florida/suwannee-river-paddling-festival-5159.html.

Drum Circle with NSB Drum Tribe – 6pm. Join for a musical night of drumming with the new moon. Bring your own drum, chair or mat, enjoy the vibe, and create amazing sounds. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. 386-410-2175.

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

Fifth Annual Angel and Psychic Faire – 10am-3pm. Featuring psychic readers, vendors; free mini-seminars and free raffles throughout the day. See their Facebook page for more details. Free. Spice of Life Herbs, 214 W Beresford Ave, DeLand. 386-734-0035. SpiceOfLifeHerbs.net.

Stem Cell Therapy/Pain Relief Seminar –1-2:15pm –  Tired of living with neuropathy pain; knee and joint pain; back pain? Learn more with Neomatrix Medical. Holiday Inn LPGA, 137 Automall Cir, Daytona Bch. 386-210-9899.

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

Sunday Services – 9am & 11am. Reverend Carmen Zappi delivers inspirational messages. Unity of Daytona Bch, 908 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill. 386-253-4201.

Tai Chi Form Workshop – 1-2:30pm. Learn a very gentle simple Sun Style Tai Chi Chuan form. Sun Style is more upright and suited for those looking for a short but effective form that is easy on the joints. It uses breath to make it more meditative turning it into qigong. Wear comfortable clothing. Outside class; weather permitting. $10. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. Preregister: 386-410-2175 or MindBodySoulnsb.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 8

Psychic Development Circle – 7-9pm. Theme: Psychic Crime Scene Detective Work. An ongoing circle with fun and exciting, yet challenging exercises offered each week. No experience necessary; all levels of development are welcome. $20. The Karma Castle, 1437 N US Hwy 1, Ste C8, Ormond Bch. Check schedule to confirm: TheKarmaCastle.com/calendar.

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

Stem Cell Therapy/Pain Relief Seminar – 1-2:15pm – Tired of living with neuropathy pain; knee and joint pain; back pain? Learn more with Neomatrix Medical. Hilton Garden Inn Palm Coast Town Center 55 Town Center Blvd, Palm Coast. 386-210-9899.

Medicinal Mushrooms for The Mind, Body and Heart – 7pm. Love Whole Foods, 1633 Taylor Rd, Port Orange. RSVP: 386-767-6543.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

Acupuncture Seminar – 10:30am-noon. With Dr Lorenzo Phan. Topic: Type II Diabetes Prevention and Treatment; Dealing with Neuropathy. Free. Acupuncture & Skin Care Clinic, 725 W Granada Blvd, Ste 15, Ormond Bch. 386-615-1203. Schedule: AcuBeautyTherapy.com.

Opening to Channel Class II – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn how to receive guidance from the “other side” from your own spirit guides. The White Orchid Inn and Spa, 1104 S Ocean Shore Blvd, Flagler Bch. RSVP: 386-439-4944. WhiteOrchidInn.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

Guided Hike – 9-11am. Enjoy one of the few remaining stands of southern live oak forests along Florida’s east coast. Participants will start at the Fairchild Oak, one of the largest live oak trees in the south, and hike a small trail around this historic area. Meet at Bulow Creek State Park, 3351 Old Dixie Hgwy, Ormond Bch. Volusia.org.

Stem Cell Therapy/Pain Relief Seminar –1-2:15pm –  Tired of living with neuropathy pain; knee and joint pain; back pain? Learn more with Neomatrix Medical. Holiday Inn LPGA, 137 Automall Cir, Daytona Bch. 386-210-9899.

Kundalini Fundamentals Workshop – 6-8pm. Teena will facilitate awareness of breath through a set of exercises known as “kriyas” which generate energy, combining organized breathing patterns with sound mantra and movement. Wear comfortable clothing. All levels. $20/by 4/5, $25/thereafter. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. Preregister: 386-410-2175 or MindBodySoulnsb.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

Reiki Energy Sessions for Relaxation and Healing – 11am-2pm. $130. The White Orchid Inn & Spa, 1104 S Ocean Shore Blvd, Flagler Bch. RSVP: 386-439-4944. WhiteOrchidInn.com.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Tomoka Remembers: Timucuan Technology – 10:30am-noon. Pottery was an important technology for the Timucua and other Native Floridians. Explore how pottery can help archaeologists understand people from the past. Located in a climate-controlled Recreation Hall. Included in park admission. Tomoka State Park, 2099 Beach St, Ormond Bch. 386-676-4050.

Craft Play Day: Spring Doodle Eggs – 1-5pm. Come at your leisure to create spring doodle eggs to bring the energy of spring into your home. Enjoy a free beverage while you craft play. Spice of Life Herbs, 214 W Beresford Ave, DeLand. 386-734-0035. SpiceOfLifeHerbs.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

Palm Sunday Service – 9am & 11am. A look at what meaning Jesus’ journey into Jerusalem has for us today delivered by Rev. Carmen Zappi. Unity of Daytona Bch, 908 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill. 386-253-4201.

Chants from the Heart – 4-5:30pm. $10 suggested donation. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. Preregister: 386-410-2175 or MindBodySoulnsb.com.

Crystal Knowledge Level 1 – 6-8pm. With Certified Crystal Healer and Certified Life Coach Karen Squillante. In this eight-week online class learn about crystals using Zoom as a platform. Topics include: geology of crystals, how they help us heal, choosing crystals and what to do with them, 25 configurations of quartz, colored stones and the chakras, crystal grids, metaphysical tools, and how/where to wear jewelry for healing. Certificate of completion. $249 or two installments of $135/each. Mama Gaia’s, 104 W Rich Ave, Deland. Preregister: 386-366-4385.

MONDAY, APRIL 15

Psychic Development Circle – 7-9pm. Theme: Auras and Colors. An ongoing circle with fun and exciting, yet challenging exercises offered each week. No experience necessary; all levels of development are welcome. $20. The Karma Castle, 1437 N US Hwy 1, Ste C8, Ormond Bch. Check schedule to confirm: TheKarmaCastle.com/calendar.

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

Waterbody Paddle – 9am-2pm. Not for the beginner paddler, this 10-mile paddle leaves from Hontoon Island State Park and loops down Snake Creek and back up the St Johns River channel. Bring a kayak, canoe or paddleboard, and a life preserver, whistle and lunch. Meet at 2309 River Ridge Rd, DeLand. Volusia.org.

Guided Meditation – 6:30pm. With Cheri Flauto. Guided meditation allows you to relax, focus, repair and restore, tuning in to all that is you and the perfect form of self-care. Join for a journey through your body, mind and beyond. $10. Royal Oaks Professional Center, 350 Treemonte Dr, Orange City. Preregister: CheriFlauto.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

Eco-Buggy Tour – 11am-1pm. Ride through Longleaf Pine Preserve while learning about its natural features, the importance of the lands and how they impact you in everyday life. Bring lunch for a picnic stop at the pavilion; learn about local marine mammals. Meet at the preserve’s west entrance, 3637 E New York Ave, DeLand. Volusia.org.

Bhagavad Gita Study – 2-4pm. New class on the Bhagavad Gita with reading and discussion; concludes with 15-minutes of meditation. No previous study of the Gita is required. Donation. 56 N Halifax Dr, Ormond Bch. 845-649-1394 or GirijaQ@aol.com. Meetup.com/Bhagavad-Gita-Study-Ormond-Beach.

Introduction to the Chakras – 6:30-8pm. Certified Crystal Healer and Certified Life Coach Karen Squillante will share her knowledge about the rainbow chakra system and the correlation between chakras and crystals. $35 includes a set of chakra cards and a personal chakra kit. Class size is limited, and reservations are a must. Mama Gaia’s, 104 W Rich Ave, Deland. RSVP: 386-366-4385.

Opening to Channel Class III – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn how to receive guidance from the “other side” from your own spirit guides. The White Orchid Inn and Spa, 1104 S Ocean Shore Blvd, Flagler Bch. RSVP: 386-439-4944. WhiteOrchidInn.com.

Spring Herb and Edible Flower Class – 7pm. Use herbs and flowers to make an edible hanging planter garden and herbal vinegar. $25. Spice of Life Herbs, 214 W Beresford Ave, DeLand. Reservations required: 386-734-0035. SpiceOfLifeHerbs.net.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

Guided Imagery Meditation – 7pm. Guided imagery meditation is a gentle but powerful technique that focuses and directs the imagination to create shifts in the emotional body. Learn how to make the subconscious mind work for you for healthy living. $10. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. Preregister: 386-410-2175 or MindBodySoulnsb.com/Classes.

Women’s Healing Circle – 7-9pm. Join a wonderful group of women to heal through meditation, a talking stick and support for each other. Get the love, respect and support you need to become healthier and happier. Free. 808 Dunlawton Ave, Ste 3, Port Orange. Preregistration required: Sharon766@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

Good Friday Communion Service – 6pm. Includes special music, meditation, spiritual communion, and reflection on the mystical meaning of the cross experience facilitated by Rev Teresa Curry. Childcare provided with advance notice by 4/9. Unity of Daytona Bch, 908 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill. 386-253-4201.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

Healthy Weight Class – 11am-noon. Biweekly group lead by Sharon Herr, RD, LDN, to discuss how to lose a few pounds, fatigue, how to reverse diabetes and make better food choices for optimal health. $3 fee. 808 Dunlawton Ave, Ste 3, Port Orange. Preregister: Sharon766@gmail.com.

Natural High: Yoga for Addiction Workshop – 11am-1pm. With Mindy Pletsch. Explore how different meditations, asana (physical poses) and pranayama (breathing techniques) can help and heal addictions of all kinds from over-thinking, alcohol, social media, drugs, overeating, etc. $25/in advance, $30/day of. Surf Rider Yoga, 300 Seabreeze Blvd, Daytona Bch. SurfRiderYoga.com.

Full Moon Crystal Bowl Meditation – 6pm. With Jill Jordan accompanied by her beautiful crystal singing bowls. Crystal bowls enhance deep relaxation, stimulate healing and create an overall feeling of balance. $15. Spice of Life Herbs, 214 W Beresford Ave, DeLand. 386-734-0035. SpiceOfLifeHerbs.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 21

Easter Sunday Flower Service – 9am & 11am. Reverend Carmen Zappi delivers inspirational messages enhanced with special choral music and Easter blessing from the flower cross. Unity of Daytona Bch, 908 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill. 386-253-4201.

Earth Day Yoga Celebration –1-3pm. With Rick de Yampert and Keith Molyneaux. Yin yoga, yoga nidra, plus sitar and Native American flutes performed live by Rick to bring a special feeling to the class to honor Earth Day. Love donation. Padma Yoga, 5 Utility Dr, Ste 15, Palm Coast. Studio: 386-225-4733. PadmaYogaOnline.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

Bike-About Green Springs – 9-11am. Ride the first segment of the East Central Regional Rail Trail from Green Springs to SR 415 and back. All ages are welcome on this 11.4-mile round trip. Bicycles and helmets are required. Meet at Green Springs Park, 994 Enterprise-Osteen Rd, Enterprise. Volusia.org.

Becoming Magnetically You – 5:30-7:30pm. With Business Coach Celie Weston. This workshop is for visionary women, coaches, leaders, artists, holistic practitioners, professional women and female entrepreneurs. Build confidence to go after your dreams, attract more clients, increase sales and make an impact. $20. 1440 Deerfoot Rd, Deland. RSVP/text: 818-445-6265.

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

Reiki Circle/Share – 6:30pm. Reiki share, also known as reiki circle or exchange, is a gathering of like-minded reiki believers who participate in group healing treatments on each other. Join to give and receive reiki in a casual atmosphere of friendship, honor, positive energy and devotion. Donation. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna Bch. Preregister: 386-410-2175 or MindBodySoulnsb.com/Classes

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

Guided Hike – 9-10:30am. Learn about the importance of scrub habitat, water recharge zones and keystone species while hiking through Scrub Oak Preserve. Participants will hike one-mile and get an up-close look at the land management practices of the conservation area. Meet at 1495 McGregor Rd, DeLand. Volusia.org.

Reiki Energy Sessions for Relaxation and Healing – 11am-2pm. $130. The White Orchid Inn & Spa, 1104 S Ocean Shore Blvd, Flagler Bch. RSVP: 386-439-4944. WhiteOrchidInn.com.

Five Elements Ecstatic Dance – 7:30-10pm. Join for guided ecstatic style dance to move through the themes of earth, air, fire, water and space in a judgment-free zone. An organic chocolate drink is included to help open your heart and energize your body for healing joyful movement. $25. Surf Rider Yoga, 300 Seabreeze Blvd, Daytona Bch. Preregister: ShellieWhiteLight.com.  SurfRiderYoga.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

Morning Reiki Circle – 10am. Join for a guided meditation, prayer circle, and reiki share. RSVP to ensure adequate seating. Parking will be available in the fenced in lot next door. Free. Spice of Life Herbs, 214 W Beresford Ave, DeLand. 386-734-0035.

Water Festival – 10am-4pm. The festival is presented by the Volusia Water Alliance to raise awareness about protecting our natural waters. Stop by Explore Volusia’s booth on West Indiana Ave, DeLand. Info: VolusiaWater.org.

Beginner Hoop Dance Workshop – 11am-1pm. With Shellie White Light. Learn the basics of using an adult sized fitness and dance hula hoop to do easy tricks and fun dance moves; attendees will leave with joyful energy, feeling like a kid again! Hoop rental provided. Hoops also for sale. $30. Surf Rider Yoga, 300 Seabreeze Blvd, Daytona Bch. Preregister: ShellieWhiteLight.com. SurfRiderYoga.com.

Honey Bee Workshop – 7pm. Join Jennifer Holmes, local Master Beekeeper, for a fun and informative evening on beekeeping and the health benefits of local bee products. Love Whole Foods, 275 Williamson Blvd, Ormond Bch. RSVP: 386-767-6543.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

Sunday Services – 9am & 11am. Reverend Carmen Zappi delivers inspirational messages. Unity of Daytona Bch, 908 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill. 386-253-4201.

Reiki I Class – 9:30am-5pm. With Cheri Flauto Reiki Master/Teacher. Learn the history of reiki and receive Reiki Level I attunements. Plus, learn how to confidently deliver effective reiki treatments for yourself, family, friends and pets. $125 includes class materials and lunch. Mind Body Soul, 821 Canal St, New Smyrna. Preregister: 386-410-2175 or MindBodySoulnsb.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 29

Psychic Development Circle – 7-9pm. Theme: Psychic Forecasting. An ongoing circle with fun and exciting, yet challenging exercises offered each week. No experience necessary; all levels of development are welcome. $20. The Karma Castle, 1437 N US Hwy 1, Ste C8, Ormond Bch. Check schedule to confirm: TheKarmaCastle.com/calendar.

TUESDAY, APRIL 30

Eco-Buggy Tour – 9-11am. Take a ride through the 1,400-acre Wiregrass Prairie Preserve, which is situated almost entirely in the St Johns River Valley. Explore wet flatwoods, cypress domes, and wet prairies as you learn about land management practices. Meet at 1751 Lopez Rd, Osteen. Do not use a GPS. Volusia.org.

PLAN AHEAD

SATURDAY, MAY 4

Healthy Weight Class – 11am-noon. Biweekly group lead by Sharon Herr, RD, LDN,  to discuss how to lose a few pounds, fatigue, how to reverse diabetes, and make better food choices for optimal health. $3 fee. 808 Dunlawton Ave, Ste 3, Port Orange. Preregister: Sharon766@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

All About Crystal Grids – 6:30-8pm. With Certified Crystal Healer and Certified Life Coach Karen Squillante. Learn how to create a crystal grid from intention to manifestation. These are fun and simple and really work. $30 includes instructions, a flower of life grid pattern and a set of six crystals. Class size is limited. Mama Gaia’s, 104 W Rich Ave, Downtown Deland. RSVP: 386-366-4385.