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Art exhibit: ‘Illuminating Relationships’

The Daytona Beach Regional Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., will host an art exhibit Feb. 1 through 28 filled with works inspired by the best-selling novel “Everything I Never Told You.” Called “Illuminating Relationships,” the exhibit is one of the featured programs in a five-week campaign, the NEA Big Read, designed to help promote and stimulate reading.

As a tie-in to the novel, local emerging and professional artists will display artwork reflecting themes of mystery, cultural relationships and prioritizing family and self as well as the dynamic times of the 1960s and 1970s.

Residents can stop by the library from Feb. 1 through 4 to vote for the People’s Choice Award. Awards will also be given for first, second and third places. There also will be an artists’ reception with refreshments from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6. For information, call 386-257-6036.

SPCA pet shot clinics

The Volusia County Chapter of the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) will host three pet shot clinics Saturday, Feb 1.

• 9 to 11 a.m. at 1846 S. Ridgewood Ave., Edgewater

• 12:30 to 2 p.m. Best in Show Groomer, 201 Commonwealth Blvd., Port Orange

Heartworm prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian, and the clinic is licensed and permitted. Cash only for the shots; credit cards accepted for product purchase. Open to everyone, no appointment needed. For information, call or text 386-748-8993. Proceeds benefit abandoned and abused animals.

Presentation to explore family dynamics

Dr. Alexander Baer, a pastor and therapist, will explore issues related to family dynamics from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

The presentation, which is based on the book “Everything I Never Told You,” is part of Volusia County’s celebration of the five-week NEA Big Read program….

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