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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for June 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 15, 2015) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for June 2015.

Events are open to the public and free of charge, unless otherwise noted.

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June 6, 7 p.m., June 7, 13, 14 & 20, 2:30 p.m., and June 12, 18 & 19, 10 a.m.
How I Became A Pirate
Book, music and lyrics by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman. Based upon the book "How I Became a Pirate," written by Melinda Long and illustrations by David Shannon, performed by arrangement with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and The Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency. Sail off on a fantastic musical excursion when a band of comical pirates lands at Daytona Beach looking for an expert digger to join their crew. Braid Beard and his mates enlist young Jeremy Jacob, as they try to find the perfect spot to bury their treasure. Jeremy finds that adventuring can be lots of fun, but also learns that love and home are treasures you can't find on any map! The whole family will love this delightful and swashbuckling musical adventure! Come dressed like a pirate and enter our pre-show costume contest for children and adults of ALL ages!
DSC News-Journal Center, Gillespy Theater
Free to Daytona State College and Volusia and Flagler county students, all others $8 per person or $15 for two. Tickets are available at the News-Journal Center Box Office located at 221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach. Summer box office hours: Tuesday-Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Contact the News-Journal Center Box Office by calling (386) 226-1927. NOW FEATURING RESERVED SEATING! You will now be able to choose your favorite seat and rest assured that it will be waiting for you when you arrive. Online ticketing can be made at

June 15-Sept. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Monday-Thursday), 9-11 a.m. (Fridays)
Visiting Contemporary Artist Series: "O'Connor, The Blackboard Variations"
John O'Connor, Professor of Art Emeritus at the University of Florida and current Founder of oconnorartLLC, his works will be displayed in the North Gallery of the News-Journal Center. The gallery will also be open during all DSC scheduled public performances.
DSC News-Journal Center, North Gallery
221 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach
For more information, call (386) 226-1927.



MORE: Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor's degree programs, Daytona State College has responded to the education and workforce training needs of Volusia and Flagler counties and beyond for more than 50 years. The college enrolls nearly 30,000 students a year at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including health care, emergency services, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology and more.

Daytona State has been recognized as a leader in higher education numerous times, most recently by U.S. News & World Report, which ranked the college among the Top 10 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation in 2016, for the fourth year running. The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with less than half the tuition of the national average. Community College Week, a leading publication in higher education, annually continues to feature the college in its list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers. And in 2015, U.S. News & World Report added DSC to its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, ranked at No. 2 in the nation.

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Last updated: 2015-05-05T17:54:38.055Z