Musical begins run at Athens Theatre
The Athens Theatre presents "Scrooge! The Musical," featuring a Central Florida cast of more than 45 experienced actors of all ages from as far north as Flagler County to the Orlando/Sanford/Mount Dora areas.
Nine performances are planned at the historic Athens from Friday, Dec. 7, through Dec. 16. Evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. while Saturday and Sunday matinees start at 2:30 p.m. Admission for each performance is $25 for Preferred Seating (row A-E), $20 Adult General Admission, $18 Seniors, $10 Students, and $16 for groups of eight or more.
Thursday buy-one-get-one promotion is available for the Dec. 13 performance only. Get two for one pricing on VIP, General Admission and Senior Tickets. Purchase online and use promo code: BOGO
The Athens Theatre is at 124 N. Florida Avenue, Deland. Parking is free. All Tickets are available online at www.AthensDeland.com, the Elusive Grape located at 133 N. Woodland Blvd in Downtown DeLand or by calling the Box Office at (386) 736-1500. Box Office hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday 1 to 5 p.m. and one hour before live performances.
Low-cost pet clinic slated
H.E.L.P. Animals, Inc. will have a low-cost shot clinic from 8 a.m.- noon, Saturday, Dec. 8, at the DeLand Lions Club, 400 N. Garfield Ave. Hot dogs, drinks and chips will be available for purchase. Proceeds from the concession benefit the Lions Club.
H.E.L.P. will have a Santa at the shot clinic and for $5 donation kids and pets can have their pictures taken with Santa.
Alzheimer's Association to meet
The Alzheimer's Association support group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at St. Barnabas Church on the corner of West Wisconsin and Clara Avenues in DeLand.
All loved ones and caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease are welcome.
For more information, call (386) 736-1487.
Kickball tournament benefits kids
The city of DeLand Parks and Recreation and DeLand Nissan will host a Toys 4 Kicks Kickball Tournament Saturday, Dec. 15, at Sperling Sports Complex in DeLand.
The tournament is open to men and woman with a two game guarantee.
Entry fee per player is a toy valued at $10, toys will be donated to the Chisholm Center.
Deadline to register is Tuesday, Dec. 11.
For more information, call DeLand Parks and Recreation at (386) 740-5800 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Halifax-St Johns Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will have its annual Christmas pot luck dinner at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Hidden Valley Clubhouse, 91 Valley Drive, DeLeon Springs.
Participants should bring a dish to share.
Road program hearing slated
The Florida Department of Transportation, District Five, is conducting a public hearing for the its tentative five-year work program for fiscal year 2013 to 2018.
The public hearing will include information for Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia counties.
The meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Department of Transportation
District Five Office Building, 719 S. Woodland Blvd., DeLand.
The department also will provide an option for the public to attend the public hearing on Dec. 11 via webinar at the department's Work Program website www.D5WPPH.com/2012.
St. Vincent de Paul Orlando welcomes vehicle donations
Whether it's a late-model sedan or an old clunker -- or anything in between -- St. Vincent de Paul Orlando welcomes any vehicle donation.
All proceeds from local donations are used to support the charity work of St. Vincent de Paul in Central Florida.
Donating any used car, truck, motorcycle, boat, or recreational vehicle -- working or non-working -- is completely hassle-free and can be easily scheduled by calling (800) 322.8284 or visiting svdpusacars.com.
All donations are tax deductible and a tax receipt can be issued, if necessary.