2020 Movie in the Park Schedule

Movie in the Park Schedule 2020 Movie in the Park is held at Veterans Memorial Park unless otherwise noted. January 3 – Toy Story 4 February 7 –  The Lion King (2019 version) March 6 – Vote between Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, The Secret Life of Pets or Abominable April 3 – Frozen 2 May 1- Fan favorite vote between Up (2009), Cars (2006), Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory…

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Health officials issue mosquito-borne illness advisory for West Nile virus

An increase in the number of sentinel chickens testing positive for the West Nile virus has prompted the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) to issue a health advisory.  No human cases of West Nile virus infection have been confirmed in Volusia County. However, the risk of transmission to humans has increased.  Sentinel chickens are used to detect some mosquito-borne illnesses, such as West Nile virus. The birds…

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Proposed residential subdivision located behind University High School

Attention to those interested in the proposed residential subdivision located behind University High School:   The applicant requested a continuance of the Blue Springs Ridge preliminary plat, which means that the item will not be scheduled for City Council on October 22, 2019.  The city will re-advertise the item once a new meeting date has been set.  The applicant anticipates November 12, 2019, but that is not guaranteed at this time. …

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Single Use Plastic Awareness

The Orange City Council recently adopted Resolution 962-19 which encourages Orange City businesses and residents to discontinue the use of plastic drinking straws, plastic stir sticks, similar plastic items and Styrofoam containers to work towards a cleaner and safer environment, river and ocean.    There is no denying the worldwide reliance on disposable/single use plastic products is overwhelming our planet.  Scientists project that by 2050, the oceans will contain more…

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Monarch City USA Butterfly Garden

Monarch City USA, a nationwide organization, recently named Orange City as a Monarch City.  This means Orange City is committed to preserve and grow the dwindling monarch butterfly population. The monarch population has plummeted with nearly a billion vanishing since 1990. Monarchs are critical to nature because they pollinate plants, helping grow many foods humans and animals rely upon. Orange City’s butterfly garden was revealed on August 28 at Dickinson…

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Orange City’s Monarch City USA Designation 

Wednesday, August 28 at 4 pm Dickinson Park, 120 East Graves Avenue Monarch City USA, a nationwide organization, recently named Orange City as a Monarch City. Join us as we celebrate Orange City’s commitment to preserve and grow the dwindling monarch butterfly population. The monarch population has plummeted with nearly a billion vanishing since 1990. Monarchs are critical to nature because they pollinate plants, helping grow many foods — including…

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