Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Center

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Overview

The 19,500 square-foot community center is dedicated to the arts, education, culture and sports. It is located at 1000 Vine Street in Daytona Beach. Yvonne Scarlett-Golden, the city's first Black mayor, encouraged individuals to go above and beyond what they have and to follow their dreams. The building represents a reflection of her contributions.

Included in the complex are classrooms, drawing and painting rooms, a multi-media laboratory, a photography lab with a darkroom, a library, an exhibition gallery and administrative offices. Outside the building are open-air amphitheater/courtyard and a gymnasium. The complex is also available for rental. 

The following programs are offered for patrons at Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural & Educational Center at 1000 Vine St. 

Game Night 
Come out and play the games you know and love! Game Night is from 5 to 7 p.m. every Thursday and hosted by Virginia Bell 

Girl Scouts 
Girls in grades K through 12th can earn badges, participate in fun activities and find treasures by joining the Girl Scouts of the USA. The Girl Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. every Friday. 

Golden Oasis 
The Golden Oasis group meets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday. Meetings are open to residents ages 55 and older and are instructed by Claudia McConnehead. 

John Riddick’s Kung-fu and Tai-Chi 
Channel your inner peace by learning the art of Kung-Fu and Tai-Chi. Classes are offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The fee is $40 per month. 

PRETTY Ladies 
Join the PRETTY Ladies mentoring group from 5:30 to 7 p.m. every Thursday night. The program is for girls ages 11-18. Meetings are free and hosted by Rakinya Hinson. 

Quilting 
Enjoy free quilting from 1 to 4 p.m. every Tuesday in the theater room. Sessions are instructed by Barbara Scarlett. 

Young Future Kings 
Boys grades 5th through 9th are invited to participate in the Young Future Kings mentoring program from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. This free mentoring group is instructed by Cornell Johnson. 

For additional information, call (386) 671-5782.