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West Volusia Calendar of Events March 18-25, 2017

Saturday, March 18

 

Barberville Family Farm Swap and Market

6 a.m.-12:30 p.m. west of Barberville Pioneer Settlement, three-fourths of a mile west of U.S. Highway 17, on State Road 40, Barberville. Call 386-469-9409.

 

Book Fair, Bake Sale, Yard Sale

8 a.m.-noon at the Astor County Library, 54905 Alco Road. Hosted by the Friends of the Astor Library. Baked goods; a prize wheel; books; T-shirts; plants. All donations go to the library to enhance the Summer Reading program and other programs, and to obtain new material for the library. Call 352-759-9913.

 

Enterprise Preservation Society Yard Sale

8 a.m.-noon (no early birds, please) at the Enterprise Heritage Center and Museum, 360 Main St. Call 386-259-5900.

 

Farmers Market

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Call 407-443-6965.

 

Market in the Park

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Blake Park, 437 S. Lakeview Drive, Lake Helen. Call 305-393-0682.

 

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

9-11 a.m. at Royal Oaks Professional Plaza, 124 Treemonte Drive, Orange City. Sponsored by SPCA animal rescue. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo or cat 4-way distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia; $12 Bordetella; $16 heartworm testing; $5 worming. Proceeds benefit abandoned and abused animals. Call 386-748-8993.

 

Strawberry Festival

9 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 815 E. Graves Ave., Orange City. Strawberries sold by the flat; foods made with strawberries for sale; arts and crafts; drawings. Free admission. Call 386-775-6200.

 

Adult Computer Class: Hoopla

9:30 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

 

The Travis Hunt

9:30-10:45 a.m. registration/check-in, 11 a.m. hunt begins, 2 p.m. post-event party and awards, in the Artisan Alley Garage, 113 W. Georgia Ave., DeLand. The Travis Hunt is a scavenger hunt to raise awareness about our veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Register at www.thetravishunt.org, or download a team sponsorship form. For more information, call Brenda Reeves at 386-956-0956 or Lauraine Crandall at 386-479-1130.

 

Learn About Growing Citrus Alternatives

10 a.m.-noon at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, 3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Horticulturist Joe Sewards will talk about growing fruit trees, such as peaches, nectarines, plums and pomegranates, and grapes. Light refreshments and handouts will be provided. Admission: $5. Reservations requested; call 386-822-5778.

 

Family Fun Saturday

10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Museum-exhibit-related art activities for children and families. Free. RSVP on Facebook.

 

United Way Income-Tax Preparation Assistance

10 a.m.-2 p.m. (by appointment only) at the Four Townes Family YMCA, 280 Wolf Pack Run, Deltona; or 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (no appointment necessary) at Mid-Florida Community Services, Jo Sheppard Head Start, 592 S. Volusia Ave., Pierson. An individual seeking help must bring a photo ID; Social Security cards for that individual and his or her spouse and dependents or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for those who do not have a Social Security number; proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN; birthdates for the individual and his or her spouse and dependents; wage and earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.) forms from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099); all Forms 1095, health-insurance statements; health-insurance exemption certificate, if received; last year’s federal and state tax returns if available; proof of bank-account routing and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check); total paid for day care provider and the provider’s tax identifying number (Social Security number or Employer Identification Number); Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements; and copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable. To file taxes electronically on a married-joint-filing tax return, both spouses must be present to sign required forms. Free. Call 386-253-0564 or 211.

 

‘Spring and the Springs’ Festival

10 a.m.-3 p.m. at DeLeon Springs State Park, 601 Ponce DeLeon Blvd. Live music; classic-car exhibit; history walks; demonstrations; exhibits; Fiber Arts Guild. Regular park entrance fees apply: $6 per vehicle with two to eight people; $4 per vehicle with one person. Call 386-985-4212.

 

Strawberry Festival

10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Barberville Pioneer Settlement, 1776 Lightfoot Lane. Plant City strawberries for sale; arts and crafts; bounce houses; live entertainment; contests; free petting zoos; train rides. Admission: $7 adults and children age 23 and older; free for children age 2 and younger. For $1 discount, print coupon from www.barbervillefest.com/Coupon.php or donate a canned food item.

 

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

1-2:30 p.m. at Luigi’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant, in the Brandywine Shopping Village, 3138 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Sponsored by SPCA animal rescue. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo or cat 4-way distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia; $12 Bordetella; $16 heartworm testing; $5 worming. Proceeds benefit abandoned and abused animals. Call 386-748-8993.

 

‘Who’s in Your Backyard?’

2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. During this classroom presentation, Florida Master Naturalist Roger Fulton will discuss common backyard wildlife invaders and how to control them, highlighting the worst of the invaders, including invasive plants. Free. Reservations requested; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

 

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

3-4:30 p.m. at 3 Sisters Ice Cream Palace, 101 E. Ohio Ave., Lake Helen. Sponsored by SPCA animal rescue. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo or cat 4-way distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia; $12 Bordetella; $16 heartworm testing; $5 worming. Proceeds benefit abandoned and abused animals. Call 386-748-8993.

 

Professional Wrestling Match

6 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. show starts, at the DeLand National Guard Armory, 401 S. Alabama Ave. Featuring TNA and former WWE stars. Concessions and beer available. This event will be filmed for TV. Tickets start at $15, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Visit FXEworld.com, or call 386-479-3443.

 

I Bet Your Life

7:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. Soap-opera writer Matthew Stoddard has a screenplay that his agent, Gregory Larson, won’t shop around. Famous for outrageous bets, Stoddard creates the ultimate bet to convince Larson to do so. The bet (much like the screenplay he wrote): Stoddard has hired a hit man to kill Gregory at a party held in a secluded house in New England, and if Larson can figure out which party guest is the killer before 10 p.m., the bet is off. Unfortunately, the person who provided the killer is incapacitated, and Stoddard has no way to call off the bet! Find out who the hit man is in this lighthearted comedy. Tickets: $18 adults; $15 senior citizens; $8 students. Call 386-228-3777.

 

The McCartney Project in Concert

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. A tribute band, fronted by singer Tony Burlingame portraying Paul McCartney, will play the music of The Beatles and Wings. Tickets: $29 preferred reserved seating; $25 general reserved seating; $22 senior citizens; $18 students; $20 per person for groups of eight or more. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

 

Sunday, March 19

 

Strawberry Festival

10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Barberville Pioneer Settlement, 1776 Lightfoot Lane. Plant City strawberries for sale; arts and crafts; bounce houses; live entertainment; contests; free petting zoos; train rides. Admission: $7 adults and children age 23 and older; free for children age 2 and younger. For $1 discount, print coupon from www.barbervillefest.com/Coupon.php or donate a canned food item.

 

Nowruz Festival

11 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach. Sponsored and hosted by the Iranian American Society of Daytona Beach. Celebrate the Iranian new year with Iranian food, dancers, cultural programs, and a traditional Persian teahouse. Free admission. Visit www.IASDB.org.

 

Roots and Branches Genealogical Society of West Volusia County

1 p.m. class in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Bernice Gleason will present "Let's Visit the Cemetery! Research and Traditions." 2 p.m. general meeting and program in the library auditorium, with speakers Clyde and Kathy Stickney presenting "Establishing Generational Relationship Prior to the 1880 Census." Also, how relationships can be established using other resources. Free. Visitors welcome. Call 386-734-2536.

 

I Bet Your Life

2:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. Soap-opera writer Matthew Stoddard has a screenplay that his agent, Gregory Larson, won’t shop around. Famous for outrageous bets, Stoddard creates the ultimate bet to convince Larson to do so. The bet (much like the screenplay he wrote): Stoddard has hired a hit man to kill Gregory at a party held in a secluded house in New England, and if Larson can figure out which party guest is the killer before 10 p.m., the bet is off. Unfortunately, the person who provided the killer is incapacitated, and Stoddard has no way to call off the bet! Find out who the hit man is in this lighthearted comedy. Tickets: $18 adults; $15 senior citizens; $8 students. Call 386-228-3777.

 

The McCartney Project in Concert

2:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. A tribute band, fronted by singer Tony Burlingame portraying Paul McCartney, will play the music of The Beatles and Wings. Tickets: $29 preferred reserved seating; $25 general reserved seating; $22 senior citizens; $18 students; $20 per person for groups of eight or more. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

 

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

4-5 p.m. at Steph’s Cute Critter Cuts, 1780 Doyle Road, Deltona. Sponsored by SPCA animal rescue. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo or cat 4-way distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia; $12 Bordetella; $16 heartworm testing; $5 worming. Proceeds benefit abandoned and abused animals. Call 386-748-8993.

 

Monday, March 20

 

Classes Resume at Volusia County Public Schools

Students and teachers return to school today at Volusia County public schools as Spring Holiday comes to an end.

 

AARP Income-Tax Preparation Assistance

9 a.m.-2 p.m. (no appointment necessary) at the Wayne G. Sanborn Activity Center, 815 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. An individual seeking help must bring a photo ID; Social Security cards for that individual and his or her spouse and dependents or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for those who do not have a Social Security number; proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN; birthdates for the individual and his or her spouse and dependents; wage and earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.) forms from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099); all Forms 1095, health-insurance statements; health-insurance exemption certificate, if received; last year’s federal and state tax returns if available; proof of bank-account routing and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check); total paid for day care provider and the provider’s tax identifying number (Social Security number or Employer Identification Number); Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements; and copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable. To file taxes electronically on a married-joint-filing tax return, both spouses must be present to sign required forms. Free.

 

Matinee at the Library: Pride and Prejudice

11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Rated PG. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

 

Community Seminars on Digestive Health & Colorectal Cancer

Noon in Florida Hospital DeLand, Classrooms A, B and C, 701 W. Plymouth Ave., DeLand. The event features radiation oncologist Dr. Johnny Bernard, medical oncologist Dr. Ernesto Bustinza-Linares, and gastroenterologist Dr. Jeanellee Soriano Co., along with a registered dietitian, genetic counselor, social worker and nurse navigator available for questions. Seating is limited and a complimentary lunch will be provided.

Free. To RSVP, call 386-516-4421.

 

‘Living Healthy, Happy and Illness-Free’

1 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave., DeLand chiropractor Dr. Stephen Hayman will address the current state of American health and the risks associated with the standard American diet. He will explain how simple changes in eating habits can help people avoid chronic illnesses such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease, impaired immune systems, autoimmune disorders, and cancer. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

 

Walk-In E-Lab

1-3 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave.

Basic computer skills assistance, internet access for job searches and completing applications, email account setup assistance, cover letter and resume editing; and access to online egov applications such as unemployment claims, food or housing assistance, and Social Security website access. A county library card is not required to use the e-lab computers. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

 

United Way Income-Tax Preparation Assistance

4:30-7:30 p.m. (by appointment only) at the Four Townes Family YMCA, 280 Wolf Pack Run, Deltona; or 5:30-7:30 p.m. (no appointment necessary) at the Chisholm Community Center, 520 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. An individual seeking help must bring a photo ID; Social Security cards for that individual and his or her spouse and dependents or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for those who do not have a Social Security number; proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN; birthdates for the individual and his or her spouse and dependents; wage and earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.) forms from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099); all Forms 1095, health-insurance statements; health-insurance exemption certificate, if received; last year’s federal and state tax returns if available; proof of bank-account routing and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check); total paid for day care provider and the provider’s tax identifying number (Social Security number or Employer Identification Number); Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements; and copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable. To file taxes electronically on a married-joint-filing tax return, both spouses must be present to sign required forms. Free. Call 386-253-0564 or 211.

 

Look Good Feel Better Class

5-7 p.m. at the Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute, 680 Peachwood Drive. For women who are currently in cancer treatment. This class will teach women about beauty techniques that will restore their appearance and self-image during their cancer treatments. Free. Call 800-227-2345.

 

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

7 p.m. at Orange City United Methodist Church, 396 E University Ave. A solution for those suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating and bulimia, based on the 12 Steps of AA. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Call 386-775-7275, or visit www.foodaddicts.org.

 

Overeaters Anonymous

7 p.m. at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, Outpatient Lobby, through the main entrance, 1055 Saxon Blvd., Orange City. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Free. Call Rita at 561-317-9514.

 

Tuesday, March 21

 

AARP Income-Tax Preparation Assistance

9 a.m.-2 p.m. (no appointment necessary) at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8093, 351 S. Charles R. Beall Blvd., DeBary. An individual seeking help must bring a photo ID; Social Security cards for that individual and his or her spouse and dependents or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for those who do not have a Social Security number; proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN; birthdates for the individual and his or her spouse and dependents; wage and earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.) forms from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099); all Forms 1095, health-insurance statements; health-insurance exemption certificate, if received; last year’s federal and state tax returns if available; proof of bank-account routing and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check); total paid for day care provider and the provider’s tax identifying number (Social Security number or Employer Identification Number); Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements; and copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable. To file taxes electronically on a married-joint-filing tax return, both spouses must be present to sign required forms. Free.

 

Master Gardener Plant Clinics

10 a.m.-noon at the DeBary Public Library, 200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd. Master gardeners will share gardening tips and answer questions. Attendees can bring their plants for a checkup. Free. Call 386-822-5778.

 

‘Taking Care of My Health’ Health Screening Program

10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Spring Hill Resource Center, 910 S. Adelle Ave., DeLand. Sponsored by Hispanic Health Initiatives Inc. Trained community health care workers will perform free blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and body mass index screenings, explain the significance of the screening results, and provide guidance for health and social services the participant may need. The program is open to West Volusia residents who qualify by providing identity and residency documents. Prospective participants are encouraged to call 386-320-0110, to verify eligibility.

 

Mother Goose on the Loose

10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. A storytime specially designed for infants and toddlers to participate in with their parents and caregivers. Experience nursery rhymes, books and music in a fun and interactive environment. Free. Call the library’s Children’s Section at 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

 

Parkinson’s Group Exercise Class

10:30-11:30 a.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand, Classrooms B and C, 701 W. Plymouth Ave. This class will focus on balance, strength and mobility, and requires a medical waiver signed by a physician. Free. To RSVP, call Nikki Miller at 386-943-4707 or email her at Nikki.Miller@fhdeland.org.

 

Wigglecise

11 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. A music and movement program for toddlers and preschoolers. There is also a play area for pre-walkers and their caregivers. Free. Call the library’s Children’s Section at 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

 

Republican Club of West Volusia

11:30 a.m. optional lunch, noon meeting, at Fan Central Station, 614 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Optional lunch cost: $15, with required RSVP. Guest speaker is James Purdy, public defender in the 7th Judicial Circuit. Leave a message at 386-337-8095, email to rcwv2010@gmail.com, or visit

www.facebook.com/RepublicanClub.WV or RCWV.US.

 

Learn About Genealogy

2 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Librarians Richard Burrow and Kim Dolce will present an overview of the four genealogy databases offered by the Volusia County Public Library. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

 

Language Exchange

4-5:30 p.m. at Stetson University’s WORLD: Rinker Center for International Learning, 635 N. Bert Fish Drive. An opportunity to help international students practice their English or to practice speaking a foreign language with an international student. Email to studyabroad@stetson.edu.

 

United Way Income-Tax Preparation Assistance

4:30-7:30 p.m. (by appointment only) at the Four Townes Family YMCA, 280 Wolf Pack Run, Deltona; or 6-8 p.m. (by appointment only) at Stetson University’s Lynn Business Center, 345 N. Woodland Blvd. An individual seeking help must bring a photo ID; Social Security cards for that individual and his or her spouse and dependents or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for those who do not have a Social Security number; proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN; birthdates for the individual and his or her spouse and dependents; wage and earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.) forms from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099); all Forms 1095, health-insurance statements; health-insurance exemption certificate, if received; last year’s federal and state tax returns if available; proof of bank-account routing and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check); total paid for day care provider and the provider’s tax identifying number (Social Security number or Employer Identification Number); Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements; and copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable. To file taxes electronically on a married-joint-filing tax return, both spouses must be present to sign required forms. Free. Call 386-253-0564 or 211.

 

Sleep Apnea Support Group

5:30 p.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand, first-floor boardroom, 701 W. Plymouth Ave. For those who suffer from a sleep apnea and use either CPAP or BiPAP machines. This monthly support group provides opportunities for support, as well as education about sleep apnea. Family members and friends of people who use CPAP or BiPAP are also invited to attend. Free. To RSVP, call 386-943-4777.

 

Four Towns Optimist Club

6 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Call Clyde Adams at 386-774-6233, or email to clyde.adams1950@gmail.com.

 

Great Organists at Stetson Series

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring organist David Higgs. Free. Call 386-822-8950.

 

*** Jazz in the Courtyard

7:30-9:30 p.m. at Cafe DaVinci, 112 W. Georgia Ave., DeLand. Music by DaVinci Jazz Experiment. No Cover or minimum. Call 386-736-0008.

 

Wednesday, March 22

 

AARP Income-Tax Preparation Assistance

9 a.m.-2 p.m. (no appointment necessary) at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. An individual seeking help must bring a photo ID; Social Security cards for that individual and his or her spouse and dependents or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for those who do not have a Social Security number; proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN; birthdates for the individual and his or her spouse and dependents; wage and earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.) forms from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099); all Forms 1095, health-insurance statements; health-insurance exemption certificate, if received; last year’s federal and state tax returns if available; proof of bank-account routing and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check); total paid for day care provider and the provider’s tax identifying number (Social Security number or Employer Identification Number); Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements; and copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable. To file taxes electronically on a married-joint-filing tax return, both spouses must be present to sign required forms. Free.

 

Adult Computer Class: Basic Internet in Spanish

9:30 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

 

Pet Vet Cruiser

10 a.m. at Oakbrook Professional Centre, 931 N. Spring Garden Ave., DeLand. Low-cost spaying and neutering of cats and dogs for residents of unincorporated Volusia County. Must be income-eligible; fees are based on income. By appointment only. Call for appointment 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 386-626-6643.

 

Lyonia Environmental Center Home-school Programs: ‘All About Birding’

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Meet at Hickory Bluff Preserve, 598 Guise Road, Osteen. Home-schooled students in third through eighth grade will learn bird-watching basics as they hike. The students will keep a journal and make a painting using feathers as paintbrushes. Each program is limited to 30 students. The cost is $5 per student; payment is due a week before each program. Up to two parents and siblings age 3 and younger will be admitted for free. Reservations required; call Shari Smith at 386-789-7207, ext. 21026.

 

La Hora Del Cuento/Bilingual Storytime

10:30 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. For children through age 12. Learn stories, songs and rhymes in English and Spanish. Speaking Spanish is not required. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

 

‘Taking Care of My Health’ Health Screening Program

Noon-6 p.m. at the Hispanic Health Initiatives Inc. office, 70 Spring Vista Drive, DeBary. Sponsored by Hispanic Health Initiatives Inc. Trained community health care workers will perform free blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and body mass index screenings, explain the significance of the screening results, and provide guidance for health and social services the participant may need. The program is open to West Volusia residents who qualify by providing identity and residency documents. Prospective participants are encouraged to call 386-320-0110, to verify eligibility.

 

Wild Wednesday

3:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Activities for middle- and high-school students. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

 

‘Accelerate’

5:30-7:30 p.m. at DeLand City Hall, City Commission Chambers, 120 S. Florida Ave. Featuring Manny De La Vega, Shawn Clark, Deidra Jacobs and Evan Keller, authors of GrowBook, a small-business-growing manual. Each meeting will cover one chapter of the book. Admission (includes refreshments): $10. Call 386-801-5300, or email to accelerate@creatingjobs.org.

 

United Way Income-Tax Preparation Assistance

5:30-7:30 p.m. (no appointment necessary) at the Chisholm Community Center, 520 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. An individual seeking help must bring a photo ID; Social Security cards for that individual and his or her spouse and dependents or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for those who do not have a Social Security number; proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN; birthdates for the individual and his or her spouse and dependents; wage and earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.) forms from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099); all Forms 1095, health-insurance statements; health-insurance exemption certificate, if received; last year’s federal and state tax returns if available; proof of bank-account routing and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check); total paid for day care provider and the provider’s tax identifying number (Social Security number or Employer Identification Number); Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements; and copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable. To file taxes electronically on a married-joint-filing tax return, both spouses must be present to sign required forms. Free. Call 386-253-0564 or 211.

 

Overeaters Anonymous

6:30 p.m. at The House Next Door, 804 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. No dues, fees, or weigh-ins. Free.

 

Thursday, March 23

 

AARP Income-Tax Preparation Assistance

9 a.m.-2 p.m. (no appointment necessary) at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. An individual seeking help must bring a photo ID; Social Security cards for that individual and his or her spouse and dependents or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for those who do not have a Social Security number; proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN; birthdates for the individual and his or her spouse and dependents; wage and earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.) forms from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099); all Forms 1095, health-insurance statements; health-insurance exemption certificate, if received; last year’s federal and state tax returns if available; proof of bank-account routing and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check); total paid for day care provider and the provider’s tax identifying number (Social Security number or Employer Identification Number); Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements; and copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable. To file taxes electronically on a married-joint-filing tax return, both spouses must be present to sign required forms. Free.

 

Walk-In E-Lab

9:30-11:30 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Basic computer-skills assistance, internet access for job searches and completing applications, email account setup assistance, cover letter and resume editing; and access to online egov applications such as unemployment claims, food or housing assistance, and Social Security website access. A county library card is not required to use the e-lab computers. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

 

Storytime

10:30 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Books, songs, rhymes and flannel board stories for children ages 2-5, and a coordinating craft. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

 

DeBary Kids Corner

11 a.m. in the DeBary Hall Historic Site stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd. This program is designed to teach preschool-age children about the art of storytelling and to expand their knowledge of Florida history by listening to a story and playing an old-fashioned game. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840.

 

‘Taking Care of My Health’ Health Screening Program

1-4 p.m. at the Spring Hill Resource Center, 910 S. Adelle Ave., DeLand. Sponsored by Hispanic Health Initiatives Inc. Trained community health care workers will perform free blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and body mass index screenings, explain the significance of the screening results, and provide guidance for health and social services the participant may need. The program is open to West Volusia residents who qualify by providing identity and residency documents. Prospective participants are encouraged to call 386-320-0110, to verify eligibility.

 

Make-It and Take-It Crafts

4 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Children ages 5-12 will make a craft and take it home. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

 

United Way Income-Tax Preparation Assistance

6-8 p.m. (by appointment only) at Stetson University’s Lynn Business Center, 345 N. Woodland Blvd. A individual seeking help must bring a photo ID; Social Security cards for that individual and his or her spouse and dependents or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for those who do not have a Social Security number; proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN; birthdates for the individual and his or her spouse and dependents; wage and earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.) forms from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099); all Forms 1095, health-insurance statements; health-insurance exemption certificate, if received; last year’s federal and state tax returns if available; proof of bank-account routing and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check); total paid for day care provider and the provider’s tax identifying number (Social Security number or Employer Identification Number); Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements; and copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable. To file taxes electronically on a married-joint-filing tax return, both spouses must be present to sign required forms. Free. Call 386-253-0564 or 211.

 

Special Needs Ability Program Inc. Parent Information and Support Group

6-8:30 p.m. at Identity Church, 777 Deltona Blvd., Deltona. For parents and caregivers of special-needs individuals. Attorney Mary Beth Kelly will discuss special-needs guardianship, conservatorship, ABLE accounts and special-needs trust. Child care and dinner provided at no cost. Free admission. Call 800-816-5235.

 

Democratic Club of Northwest Volusia County

7 p.m. in the DeLand Police Department Community Room, 219 W. Howry Ave. Program: a Point/Counterpoint on The ACA/Obamacare vs. Trumpcare.

 

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

7 p.m. at Good Samaritan Clinic, 136 E. Plymouth Ave., DeLand. A solution for those suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating and bulimia, based on the 12 Steps of AA. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Call

386-736-9467, or visit www.foodaddicts.org.

 

Science Café Series: ‘To Sleep, Perchance to Remember’

7 p.m. at Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum, 234 E. Michigan Ave. As part of Brain Awareness Week, Dr. Camille Tessitore King, neuroscientist and chair of the Stetson psychology department, will present research that highlights the negative impact that a lack of sleep has on learning and memory. Free. To register, call 386-822-7330, email Karen Cole at kcole@stetson.edu, or visit www.stetson.edu/gillespie.

 

Friday, March 24

 

Farmers Market

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Dickinson Park, corner of East Graves Avenue and U.S. Highway 17-92, Orange City. 10 a.m.-noon attendees of all ages can paint a rock. Supplies are limited. Free. Call 386-775-5410.

 

AARP Income-Tax Preparation Assistance

9 a.m.-2 p.m. (no appointment necessary) at the Wayne G. Sanborn Activity Center, 815 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand; or Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8093, 351 S. Charles R. Beall Blvd., DeBary. An individual seeking help must bring a photo ID; Social Security cards for that individual and his or her spouse and dependents or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for those who do not have a Social Security number; proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN; birthdates for the individual and his or her spouse and dependents; wage and earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.) forms from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099); all Forms 1095, health-insurance statements; health-insurance exemption certificate, if received; last year’s federal and state tax returns if available; proof of bank-account routing and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check); total paid for day care provider and the provider’s tax identifying number (Social Security number or Employer Identification Number); Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements; and copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable. To file taxes electronically on a married-joint-filing tax return, both spouses must be present to sign required forms. Free.

 

United Way Income-Tax Preparation Assistance

Noon-2 p.m. (by appointment only) at Stetson University’s Lynn Business Center, 345 N. Woodland Blvd. An individual seeking help must bring a photo ID; Social Security cards for that individual and his or her spouse and dependents or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for those who do not have a Social Security number; proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN; birthdates for the individual and his or her spouse and dependents; wage and earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.) forms from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099); all Forms 1095, health insurance statements; health insurance exemption certificate, if received; last year’s federal and state tax returns if available; proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check); total paid for day care provider and the provider’s tax identifying number (Social Security number or Employer Identification Number); Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements; copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable. To file taxes electronically on a married-joint-filing tax return, both spouses must be present to sign required forms. Free. Call 386-253-0564 or 211.

 

MakerLab

4 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Tinkerers and innovators ages 8-14 can work on a project. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

 

Spring Fling Surf Contest Kickoff Event

6-9 p.m. at Salty Church, 221 Vining Court, Ormond Beach. Sponsored by the Christian Surfers Daytona Beach. Food, music and surfing videos. A full day of surfing will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Granada Boulevard Beach Approach at State Road A1A, Ormond Beach.

 

Farmers Market and More

6-9 p.m. on Artisan Alley, behind The Beacon office, 110 W. New York Ave., Downtown DeLand. Featuring local produce, plants, honey, baked goods, candles, soaps and more. Free admission.

 

The Long Run Band in Concert: A Return Tribute to The Eagles

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand. Tickets: $30 preferred reserved seating; $25 general reserved seating. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

 

Stetson Guitar Ensemble

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring Stephen Robinson. Free. Call 386-822-8950.

 

Jazz at Collective

8 p.m. at Collective Church, 111 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Classic jazz played by guitarist Jimmy Graves, saxophonist Jeff Shepherd, drummer John Tichenor and bass player Jim Troxell. Donation: $5.

 

Saturday, March 25

 

Farmers Market

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Call 407-443-6965.

 

Market in the Park

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Blake Park, 437 S. Lakeview Drive, Lake Helen. Call 305-393-0682.

 

Boy Scouts/Venture Crew Rummage Sale

8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Four Towns Community Church, 181 Wolf Pack Run (across from Deltona High School), Deltona. Rummage sale to raise funds for Boy Scout Troop 565 and Venture Crew 565. Call 386-532-5546.

 

Dash for Downs 5K and 1-Mile Fun Walk and Spring Festival

8-10 a.m. 5K and 1-Mile Fun Walk, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. festival at Gemini Springs Park, Oak Tree Area, 37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary. General registration for the run is $25, and includes a T-shirt, a race souvenir and a runner bag, which includes a wristband for the bounce house and inflatables at the festival. Free 1-mile fun walk; T-shirts for $10. Free registration for people with special needs. Free admission to the festival. Visit runsignup.com/Race/FL/Debary/DashforDownSyndrome5k.

 

Spring Fling Surf Contest

8:30 a.m. at the Granada Boulevard Beach Approach off State Road A1A, Ormond Beach. Sponsored by the Christian Surfers Daytona Beach. Surfers will compete in open pro divisions and amateur divisions by age. A one-mile paddleboard race will take place around 9:30 a.m. Food will be available for purchase by chef Larry Janelle. Prizes will be raffled off all day, and a silent auction will take place time. Free for spectators.

 

*** God’s Bathhouse Homeless Shower Event

9 a.m. at Emmanuel Christian Ministries, 409 W. Euclid Ave., DeLand. Learn more about this charity that supports homeless communities with hot showers, clothes, personal hygiene supplies, and more. Contact Elizabeth Glass at 386-736-8882, or elizabethglass98@yahoo.com

 

Florida Wildflower & Garden Festival

9 a.m.-3 p.m. along West Indiana Avenue, Downtown DeLand. Speakers; demonstrations; plant and gardening-supply vendors. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., free shuttle bus to and from the DeLand Outdoor Art Festival. Free admission. Call 386-738-0649, or visit www.FloridaWildFlowerFestival.com.

 

DeLand Outdoor Art Festival

9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Earl Brown Park, 751 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Special concert 5-7 p.m., followed by a hot-air-balloon glow (weather permitting). Free admission. Visit www.DeLandOutdoorArtFest.com.

 

Deltona Storm-Drain Marking Event

10 a.m. at the corner of Fort Smith Boulevard and Tradewinds Drive, Deltona. Focusing on the stormwater structures on Fort Smith Boulevard near Lake Diana and Lake Lehigh, this event will raise awareness of the steps we can take to prevent pollution in stormwater runoff that makes its way to surface waters in Deltona. Also, information and a demonstration about stormwater runoff by the City of Deltona’s Stormwater Management Program coordinator.

 

United Way Income-Tax Preparation Assistance

10 a.m.-2 p.m. (by appointment only) at the Four Townes Family YMCA, 280 Wolf Pack Run, Deltona; or 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (no appointment necessary) at Mid-Florida Community Services, Jo Sheppard Head Start, 592 S. Volusia Ave., Pierson. An individual seeking help must bring a photo ID; Social Security cards for that individual and his or her spouse and dependents or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for those who do not have a Social Security number; proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN; birthdates for the individual and his or her spouse and dependents; wage and earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.) forms from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099); all Forms 1095, health-insurance statements; health-insurance exemption certificate, if received; last year’s federal and state tax returns if available; proof of bank-account routing and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check); total paid for day care provider and the provider’s tax identifying number (Social Security number or Employer Identification Number); Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements; and copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable. To file taxes electronically on a married-joint-filing tax return, both spouses must be present to sign required forms. Free. Call 386-253-0564 or 211.

 

Matinee at the Library: The Quiet Man

1 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Not rated. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

 

Las Vegas Casino Night Fundraiser

5:30 p.m. cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres, 6:30-9:30 p.m. gaming time, at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Tickets: $50. Call 386-668-5553, or visit www.gatewaycenterforthearts.org.

 

‘Wearable Art 6: Surreality — From Dali to DeLand’

7-8 p.m. happy hour, 8:15-10 p.m. program, at the Wayne G. Sanborn Activity Center, 815 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. An arts-education fundraiser, presented by The Guild of the Museum of Art - DeLand. Fashion; art; music; exotic hors d’oeuvres; cash bar. Tickets: $45 for one person; $40 per person for two people. Call 386-734-4371.

 

The Long Run Band in Concert: A Return Tribute to The Eagles

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand. Tickets: $30 preferred reserved seating; $25 general reserved seating. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

 

Ongoing Events

 

Admission to the Museum of Art - DeLand (both locations) costs $10 for nonmembers (good for three consecutive museum days at both locations); free for museum members and for children age 12 and younger.

 

‘An Awareness of Gravity: New Drawings by Jill Cannady’

Through April 2. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Call 386-734-4371.

 

‘David Remfry: Dancers’

Through April 9. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at the Museum of Art - DeLand Downtown Galleries, 100 N. Woodland Blvd. Call 386-734-4371.

 

‘Julio Larraz: Painting and Sculpture’

Through April 2. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Call 386-734-4371.

 

‘Oscar Bluemner: Becoming a Painter’

Through May 3. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, and noon-4 p.m. Saturday, at Stetson University’s Homer and Dolly Hand Art Center, on the university’s Palm Court/Quad, 139 E. Michigan Ave. Visit www2.stetson.edu/hand-art-center, or call 386-822-7271.

 

‘Philip Evergood and William Gropper: Social Realists’

Through April 2. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Call 386-734-4371.

 

‘Tell Me About Haiti’

Through April 1. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. An exhibit of artwork by Alexandra Barbot. Free. Call 386-736-4004.

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