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Early voting continues through Saturday, Nov. 3
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Posted: 2012 Nov 02 - 00:03

Early voting for the fall election continues through Saturday, Nov. 3.

Early voting sites in East Volusia County are:

. City Island Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach.

.New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

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

Council on Aging dementia caregiver support groups offered

The Council on Aging of Volusia County will host a dementia caregiver support group at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Coronado United Methodist Church, 201 S. Peninsula Ave., New Smyrna Beach.

Respite Care is provided at all Council on Aging support groups for those in the early to mid-stage of dementia.

Low cost pet clinic planned

There will be a lower cost pet shot clinic sponsored by the Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Family Dollar, 109 Boston Ave. and U.S. 1 in Edgewater.

This is cash-only for the shots. The clinic is open to everyone, no appointment needed.

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

Residential Curbside Cleanup' November 5-9 in New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach residents may get a little help cleaning up during Residential Curbside Clean-up Week November 5-9.

"This is an opportunity for residents to pick up and clean up, and we'll take away the trash," said Hal Beard New Smyrna Beach Maintenance Operations Manager. "In the process, we'll be promoting community pride and a clean environment."

Acceptable items must be placed neatly at the property's curb before 7 a.m. but not more than two days in advance. Items also must be separated by type - household garbage and construction debris.

Household hazardous waste will not be picked up curbside but will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, at the New Smyrna Beach Public Works Department, 124 Industrial Park Ave.

A detailed list of acceptable items is online at www.cityofnsb.com.

For more information, call (386) 788-8890 or (386) 424-2205.

Bingo will benefit swimming program

The Rotary Club of Edgewater and Volusia Flagler Family YMCA will partner to present "Meadow Bingo" from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Sandspur Riding Club, 1963 Jungle Road, New Smyrna Beach. All proceeds benefit the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA "Teach Kids to Swim" Program.

Each $100 ticket admits two people, giving them the opportunity to win $7,500 in cash prizes. Also available are a kids zone, games, food from Carefree Catering, beverages and live entertainment. You do not have to be present to win if your ticket is "hit."

Besides bingo, games include X games, cow patty toss, 50-foot egg drop and toilet seat horse shoes.

Brickyard Road, a New Smyrna Beach-based band, will provide a variety of music from country to rock.

For more information on "Meadow Bingo," call (386) 402-4536 or (386) 846-3429.

Marathon bingo fundraiser to be held

Council on Aging will conduct its fall Marathon Bingo date at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Brannon Center at 105 Riverside Drive in New Smyrna Beach.

Doors open at 9 a.m. This all day bingo affair is a fundraiser to benefit Meals-On-Wheels and other senior services sponsored by COA.

For more information, call (386) 424-2280.

Garden club to meet

The New Smyrna Beach Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at 2000 Turnbull Bay Road.

A review and discussion of Bill Belleville's book of his travels on Florida waterways and forest hikes: "Salvaging the Real Florida: Lost and Found in the State Dreams" will be led by club member Marie Hill.

Social time will be 10-10:30 a.m. A business meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. followed by a catered lunch for $10. Meetings are open to the public, but reservations are required for lunch.

If you would like to make a lunch reservation or obtain information about membership call (386) 409-7912.

Check your smoke detectors

When residents fall back Sunday, Nov. 4, they also can get free professional help to make sure their smoke detector is working. The New Smyrna Beach Fire Department will check residential smoke detectors and install free batteries where needed.

The department also will install a free smoke detector to city residents in need.

For more information or to make an appointment for a smoke detector check, call (386) 402-8125.

Belong to meet

Belong, the new Smyrna Beach Women's Community Outreach Group, will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Venetian Bay Clubhouse, 63 N. Airport Road, New Smyrna Beach.

Sally Mackay will speak about art and The Hub on Canal Street.

Participants are asked to be bring non-perishable food items.

Reservations are required by Thursday, Nov. 8 and may be made by calling (386) 663-4593.

Let's dance

The city of Port Orange will be starting a new ballroom dance class on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the adult center.

Class is for beginners to advanced students.

For more information, call (386) 843-9893.

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