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Back2School Drive 9:00 AM
Back2School Drive @ Children’s Home Society, Believe Fit or Volusia YMCAs
Jun 30 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 1 @ 5:00 PM
Back2School Drive  @ Children’s Home Society, Believe Fit or Volusia YMCAs
Please help Children’s Home Society of Florida provide 250 children and teens with backpacks full of the supplies they need[...]
Community Work Day 9:00 AM
Community Work Day @ Burns Science and Technology Charter School
Aug 1 @ 9:00 AM
Community Work Day @ Burns Science and Technology Charter School | Oak Hill | Florida | United States
Burns Science and Technology Charter School is preparing for the opening of its 4th year with another Annual Community Work[...]
Free Movie Series: Joe 2:00 PM
Free Movie Series: Joe @ New Smyrna Beach Regional Library
Aug 1 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Free Movie Series: Joe @ New Smyrna Beach Regional Library | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Wilting in the heat? Catch a cool flick at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library. “Joe”: An ex-con meets a 15-year-old boy and[...]
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Farmers Market 7:00 AM
Farmers Market @ Old Fort Park and City Hall
Aug 2 @ 7:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Farmers Market  @ Old Fort Park and City Hall | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Each Saturday, vendors take their place in front of Old Fort Park in the Canal Street Historic District to offer[...]
Community Work Day 9:00 AM
Community Work Day @ Burns Science and Technology Charter School
Aug 2 @ 9:00 AM
Community Work Day @ Burns Science and Technology Charter School | Oak Hill | Florida | United States
Burns Science and Technology Charter School is preparing for the opening of its 4th year with another Annual Community Work[...]
Low Cost Pet Shots 9:00 AM
Low Cost Pet Shots @ Family Dollar
Aug 2 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Low Cost Pet Shots @ Family Dollar | Edgewater | Florida | United States
Rabies shots: $5 for 1 yr., $12 for 3 yr. Dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo: $10 Cat 4-way distemper combo: $10 Feline Leukemia: $16[...]
Surfers for Autism’s 5th Annual Inlet Beach Festival 9:00 AM
Surfers for Autism’s 5th Annual I... @ Ponce Inlet Jetty
Aug 2 @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Surfers for Autism's 5th Annual Inlet Beach Festival @ Ponce Inlet Jetty | Ponce Inlet | Florida | United States
At a Surfers for Autism event, 200 children and young adults with autism and related special abilities spend the day being[...]
Art Stroll/Gallery Walk 10:00 AM
Art Stroll/Gallery Walk @ NSB Waterfront LOOP
Aug 2 @ 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Art Stroll/Gallery Walk @ NSB Waterfront LOOP | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
The galleries located on Douglas and Canal Streets feature monthly solo and group exhibitions, artist talks and live music.
Concert in the Park: The Orange Grove Pickers 11:00 AM
Concert in the Park: The Orange Gro... @ Christmas Park
Aug 2 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Concert in the Park: The Orange Grove Pickers @ Christmas Park | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Music lovers may enjoy a free bluegrass concert by The Orange Grove Pickers. Christmas Park is on the corner of[...]
Endless Summer Opening Reception 4:00 PM
Endless Summer Opening Reception @ Arts on Douglas
Aug 2 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Endless Summer Opening Reception @ Arts on Douglas | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Arts on Douglas announces the opening of a themed group exhibition, Endless Summer. This is the second incarnation of Endless[...]
Florida Marching Arts Friends and Family Show 5:00 PM
Florida Marching Arts Friends and F... @ Riverside Park
Aug 2 @ 5:00 PM
Florida Marching Arts Friends and Family Show  @ Riverside Park  | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Enjoy an evening of family-friendly musical fun. The inaugural Florida Marching Arts Friends and Family Show will be held New Smyrna[...]
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Ground Breaking 9:00 AM
Ground Breaking @ Colony Park Road - East side of Home Depot
Aug 4 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Ground Breaking @ Colony Park Road - East side of Home Depot | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Colony Park Road – East side of Home Depot
Ground Breaking 10:00 AM
Ground Breaking @ Babe James Center
Aug 4 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Ground Breaking @ Babe James Center | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Babe James Center – 201 N. Myrtle Avenue New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168  
Open Mic Night w/ Greggy Greg 8:00 PM
Open Mic Night w/ Greggy Greg @ Flagler Tavern
Aug 4 @ 8:00 PM – Aug 5 @ 12:00 AM
Open Mic Night w/ Greggy Greg @ Flagler Tavern | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Comedians and artists welcome. $3 cheeseburgers.
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Canoe Mosquito Lagoon 10:00 AM
Canoe Mosquito Lagoon @ Canaveral Visitor Center
Aug 6 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Canoe Mosquito Lagoon @ Canaveral Visitor Center | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Reservations will begin a week before the canoe date. Join a guide as you explore this rich and diverse estuary[...]
Ribbon Cutting 10:00 AM
Ribbon Cutting @ SEV Chamber of Commerce
Aug 6 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Ribbon Cutting @ SEV Chamber of Commerce | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Ribbon Cutting for Sassafras Pet Spa. Contact is Megan Mitchell at 386-426-0415. Ribbon Cutting at 10:30 for Marcie’s Home Detailing.[...]
Lecture Series: Dr. Roger Grange 1:30 PM
Lecture Series: Dr. Roger Grange @ New Smyrna Museum of History
Aug 6 @ 1:30 PM
Lecture Series: Dr. Roger Grange @ New Smyrna Museum of History | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Dr. Roger Grange will discuss his recent trip to Iceland. Come and learn about this well-known but little understood country.
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Dolphin Discovery Boat Tour 2:00 PM
Dolphin Discovery Boat Tour @ Marine Discovery Center
Aug 7 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Dolphin Discovery Boat Tour @ Marine Discovery Center | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Travel the Indian River Lagoon in the comfort of the 40-passenger Discovery pontoon boat on a two-hour journey to discover[...]
Summer Concert Series: Jeremy and Andrea Mix 6:30 PM
Summer Concert Series: Jeremy and A... @ Riverside Park
Aug 7 @ 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM
Summer Concert Series: Jeremy and Andrea Mix @ Riverside Park | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
The concert is free and open to the public. In the event of rain, the concert will move inside the[...]
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Free Movie Series: The Single Moms Club 2:00 PM
Free Movie Series: The Single Moms ... @ New Smyrna Beach Regional Library
Aug 8 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Free Movie Series: The Single Moms Club @ New Smyrna Beach Regional Library | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Wilting in the heat? Catch a cool flick at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library. “The Single Moms Club”: When five struggling single[...]
Music Night 6:00 PM
Music Night @ The Hub on Canal
Aug 8 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Music Night  @ The Hub on Canal | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
On the second Friday of the month, the Hub on Canal hosts Music Night at the Hub.
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Farmers Market 7:00 AM
Farmers Market @ Old Fort Park and City Hall
Aug 9 @ 7:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Farmers Market  @ Old Fort Park and City Hall | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Each Saturday, vendors take their place in front of Old Fort Park in the Canal Street Historic District to offer[...]
Digital Photography at the Seashore 1:00 PM
Digital Photography at the Seashore @ Canaveral Visitor Center
Aug 9 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Digital Photography at the Seashore @ Canaveral Visitor Center | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Explore the seashore with a digital camera. We will compose the picture and learn about the natural history of the[...]
Canal Street Cruise 4:00 PM
Canal Street Cruise @ Canal Street
Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Canal Street Cruise @ Canal Street | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
This car show features classic cars along historic Canal Street on the second Saturday of each month. Sponsored by the[...]
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Oak Hill City Commission Meeting 6:00 PM
Oak Hill City Commission Meeting @ Oak Hill Commission Chambers
Aug 11 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Oak Hill City Commission Meeting @ Oak Hill Commission Chambers | Oak Hill | Florida | United States
Meets second and fourth Mondays of each month.
Open Mic Night w/ Greggy Greg 8:00 PM
Open Mic Night w/ Greggy Greg @ Flagler Tavern
Aug 11 @ 8:00 PM – Aug 12 @ 12:00 AM
Open Mic Night w/ Greggy Greg @ Flagler Tavern | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Comedians and artists welcome. $3 cheeseburgers.
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Kids’ Summer Art: Make a Piñata 10:30 AM
Kids’ Summer Art: Make a Piñata @ The Hub on Canal
Aug 12 @ 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Kids' Summer Art: Make a Piñata  @ The Hub on Canal | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
 Students learn about the tradition of the piñata  and then make their own to take home. Facilitated by artist Oralba Valera-Smith.[...]
City Commission Meeting 6:30 PM
City Commission Meeting @ NSB Commission Chambers
Aug 12 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
City Commission Meeting @ NSB Commission Chambers | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Meetings may change, please visit www.CityOfNSB.com for confirmation, agendas and minutes.
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Canoe Mosquito Lagoon 10:00 AM
Canoe Mosquito Lagoon @ Canaveral Visitor Center
Aug 13 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Canoe Mosquito Lagoon @ Canaveral Visitor Center | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Reservations will begin a week before the canoe date. Join a guide as you explore this rich and diverse estuary[...]
Ribbon Cutting 10:00 AM
Ribbon Cutting @ New Smyrna Outfitters
Aug 13 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Ribbon Cutting @ New Smyrna Outfitters | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
New Smyrna Outfitters - 402 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach
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Dolphin Discovery Boat Tour 2:00 PM
Dolphin Discovery Boat Tour @ Marine Discovery Center
Aug 14 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Dolphin Discovery Boat Tour @ Marine Discovery Center | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Travel the Indian River Lagoon in the comfort of the 40-passenger Discovery pontoon boat on a two-hour journey to discover[...]
Business After Hours 5:00 PM
Business After Hours @ Country Inn & Suites Port Orange /Daytona
Aug 14 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Business After Hours @ Country Inn & Suites Port Orange /Daytona | Port Orange | Florida | United States
Country Inn & Suites Port Orange /Daytona - Journey’s End Drive, Port Orange
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Pop Art Portraits Class 10:00 AM
Pop Art Portraits Class @ The Hub on Canal
Aug 15 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Pop Art Portraits Class @ The Hub on Canal | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Create a pop art portrait of yourself or anyone you choose using a technique similar to Roy Lichtenstein’s comic book[...]
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Farmers Market 7:00 AM
Farmers Market @ Old Fort Park and City Hall
Aug 16 @ 7:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Farmers Market  @ Old Fort Park and City Hall | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Each Saturday, vendors take their place in front of Old Fort Park in the Canal Street Historic District to offer[...]
Enrollment Day – Daytona State College 9:00 AM
Enrollment Day – Daytona State Co... @ Daytona Beach Campus, Wetherell Center (#100), Rm. 118
Aug 16 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Enrollment Day - Daytona State College @ Daytona Beach Campus, Wetherell Center (#100), Rm. 118 | Daytona Beach | Florida | United States
Complete everything from admissions to registration or just a portion of the process and have a chance at winning a $350[...]
Benefit for a Good Hearted Cause 1:00 PM
Benefit for a Good Hearted Cause @ VFW Post 4250
Aug 16 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Benefit for a Good Hearted Cause @ VFW Post 4250 | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Benefit for a Good Hearted Cause is a foundation that plans four cancer benefits per year to help reaise money[...]
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Edgewater City Council Meeting 5:00 PM
Edgewater City Council Meeting @ Council Chambers
Aug 18 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Edgewater City Council Meeting @ Council Chambers | Edgewater | Florida | United States
Open Mic Night w/ Greggy Greg 8:00 PM
Open Mic Night w/ Greggy Greg @ Flagler Tavern
Aug 18 @ 8:00 PM – Aug 19 @ 12:00 AM
Open Mic Night w/ Greggy Greg @ Flagler Tavern | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Comedians and artists welcome. $3 cheeseburgers.
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Plant Clinic 1:00 PM
Plant Clinic @ New Smyrna Beach Regional Library
Aug 19 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Plant Clinic @ New Smyrna Beach Regional Library | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Volusia County’s master gardeners will make their rounds in August, sharing research-based information about Florida lawns and gardens. Bring your sick[...]
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Island Education Class: Walking the Wrack 9:00 AM
Island Education Class: Walking the... @ Esther Street Beachfront Park
Aug 20 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Island Education Class: Walking the Wrack @ Esther Street Beachfront Park | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
As part of a seven-month educational series on the City’s barrier island, classes are offered twice a month. Classes are[...]
Canoe Mosquito Lagoon 10:00 AM
Canoe Mosquito Lagoon @ Canaveral Visitor Center
Aug 20 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Canoe Mosquito Lagoon @ Canaveral Visitor Center | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Reservations will begin a week before the canoe date. Join a guide as you explore this rich and diverse estuary[...]
Ribbon Cutting 10:00 AM
Ribbon Cutting @ Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce
Aug 20 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Ribbon Cutting @ Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Western & Southern Life 
Turtle Tots 10:00 AM
Turtle Tots @ Marine Science Center
Aug 20 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Turtle Tots @ Marine Science Center | Ponce Inlet | Florida | United States
Join the Marine Science Center the third Wednesday of each month for games, songs, crafts and stories for children ages[...]
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Dolphin Discovery Boat Tour 2:00 PM
Dolphin Discovery Boat Tour @ Marine Discovery Center
Aug 21 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Dolphin Discovery Boat Tour @ Marine Discovery Center | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Travel the Indian River Lagoon in the comfort of the 40-passenger Discovery pontoon boat on a two-hour journey to discover[...]
Shrimp and Seafood Festival 5:00 PM
Shrimp and Seafood Festival @ Flagler Avenue
Aug 21 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Shrimp and Seafood Festival @ Flagler Avenue   | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Volusia County’s best restaurants will be serving up sample sized portions of their award winning seafood dishes all priced between[...]
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Lecture Series: Archaeologist Ryan Harke 1:00 PM
Lecture Series: Archaeologist Ryan ... @ Edgewater Public Library
Aug 22 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Lecture Series: Archaeologist Ryan Harke @ Edgewater Public Library | Edgewater | Florida | United States
Archaeologist Ryan Harke will discuss the stages of a shipwreck – from ship construction to underwater museum – during a free[...]
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Farmers Market 7:00 AM
Farmers Market @ Old Fort Park and City Hall
Aug 23 @ 7:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Farmers Market  @ Old Fort Park and City Hall | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Each Saturday, vendors take their place in front of Old Fort Park in the Canal Street Historic District to offer[...]
Art Walk 10:00 AM
Art Walk @ Flagler Avenue
Aug 23 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Art Walk @ Flagler Avenue | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Artists will offer fine art exhibits from along Flagler Avenue in New Smyrna Beach. Admission is free.
Wine Walk 1:00 PM
Wine Walk @ Flagler Avenue
Aug 23 @ 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Wine Walk @ Flagler Avenue | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Stroll Flagler Avenue and explore over 100 interesting wines inside local pubs, galleries and restaurants during this monthly progressive wine[...]
Cheeseburger in Paradise 5:00 PM
Cheeseburger in Paradise @ Brannon Center
Aug 23 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cheeseburger in Paradise @ Brannon Center | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
The Rotary clubs of New Smyrna Beach and Edgewater are the sponsoring organizations of a Jimmy Buffet-styled summer time party[...]
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Fall Semester: 7-Week and 15-Week Classes Start – Daytona State College
Fall Semester: 7-Week and 15-Week C... @ All Daytona State College Campuses
Aug 25 all-day
Fall Semester: 7-Week and 15-Week Classes Start - Daytona State College @ All Daytona State College Campuses | Daytona Beach | Florida | United States
Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State College has responded to the education and workforce[...]
Oak Hill City Commission Meeting 6:00 PM
Oak Hill City Commission Meeting @ Oak Hill Commission Chambers
Aug 25 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Oak Hill City Commission Meeting @ Oak Hill Commission Chambers | Oak Hill | Florida | United States
Meets second and fourth Mondays of each month.
Open Mic Night w/ Greggy Greg 8:00 PM
Open Mic Night w/ Greggy Greg @ Flagler Tavern
Aug 25 @ 8:00 PM – Aug 26 @ 12:00 AM
Open Mic Night w/ Greggy Greg @ Flagler Tavern | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Comedians and artists welcome. $3 cheeseburgers.
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Island Education Class: Determining Hatchling Succcess 9:00 AM
Island Education Class: Determining... @ Esther Street Beachfront Park
Aug 27 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Island Education Class: Determining Hatchling Succcess @ Esther Street Beachfront Park | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
As part of a seven-month educational series on the City’s barrier island, classes are offered twice a month. Classes are[...]
Canoe Mosquito Lagoon 10:00 AM
Canoe Mosquito Lagoon @ Canaveral Visitor Center
Aug 27 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Canoe Mosquito Lagoon @ Canaveral Visitor Center | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Reservations will begin a week before the canoe date. Join a guide as you explore this rich and diverse estuary[...]
City Commission Special Meeting 5:30 PM
City Commission Special Meeting @ NSB Commission Chambers
Aug 27 @ 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
City Commission Special Meeting  @ NSB Commission Chambers | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Meetings may change, please visit the city’s website for confirmation, agendas and minutes. A special meeting to hold a workshop regarding possible[...]
City Commission Meeting 6:30 PM
City Commission Meeting @ NSB Commission Chambers
Aug 27 @ 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM
City Commission Meeting  @ NSB Commission Chambers | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Meetings may change, please visit the city’s website for confirmation, agendas and minutes.
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Free Movie Series: Heaven is for Real 2:00 PM
Free Movie Series: Heaven is for Re... @ New Smyrna Beach Regional Library
Aug 29 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Free Movie Series: Heaven is for Real @ New Smyrna Beach Regional Library | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Wilting in the heat? Catch a cool flick at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library. “Heaven is for Real”: A young boy survives[...]
Family Fun Night 5:00 PM
Family Fun Night @ Riverside Park
Aug 29 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Family Fun Night @ Riverside Park | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
When a caravan of gourmet food trucks rolls into the New Smyrna Beach Waterfront LOOP, they’ll set up amidst a[...]
Summer Concert Series: MaxQ Band 6:30 PM
Summer Concert Series: MaxQ Band @ Riverside Park
Aug 29 @ 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM
Summer Concert Series: MaxQ Band @ Riverside Park | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
The concert is free and open to the public. In the event of rain, the concert will move inside the[...]
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Farmers Market 7:00 AM
Farmers Market @ Old Fort Park and City Hall
Aug 30 @ 7:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Farmers Market  @ Old Fort Park and City Hall | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Each Saturday, vendors take their place in front of Old Fort Park in the Canal Street Historic District to offer[...]
Endangered Animal Species at the Seashore 10:00 AM
Endangered Animal Species at the Se... @ Canaveral Visitor Center
Aug 30 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Endangered Animal Species at the Seashore @ Canaveral Visitor Center | New Smyrna Beach | Florida | United States
Discover how many endangered animals use the national seashore. Some are year round residents, others are here only during the[...]
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