West Volusia Calendar Aug. 25-Sept. 1, 2018

Saturday, Aug. 25

Farmers Market

7 a.m.-3 p.m. at 535 Fair St., off West State Road 44, at the intersection of Carlis Road and Fair Street, DeLand.

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.

Singsations Youth Choir Auditions and Registration

9-11 a.m. at Dickinson Memorial Library, 148 S. Volusia Ave., Orange City. For youth ages 7-13. Choir rehearses 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Call Artistic Director Marci Wiltz at 386-873-4362.

Pine-Needle Basket Class

9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the West Volusia Historical Society Conrad Center, 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand. Students ages 11-16 will learn how to create a pine-needle basket using the same basic tools and techniques of early Florida pioneers. Class fee: $10; free for WVHS members. To reserve a seat, call 386-740-6813 or email to delandhouse@msn.com.

Geek Fest

9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Astor County Library, 54905 Alco Road. Exhibitors, authors and activities for the whole family, including a cosplay competition with prizes for the best-dressed child, teen and adult; demonstrations on Renaissance crafts and weaponry, with live combat shows with trained fighters; joust bots; STEM activities; Splendid Teapot Race; and Gaslight Batman. Free. Call Elise VanCise at 352-759-9913.

Junior Nature Explorers

10-11 a.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Children ages 5-8 will learn what is involved in taking care of some of the LEC’s resident animal ambassadors, including bearded dragons and a blue-tongued skink. Staff will also discuss some of the ways people are working to make the world a better place for animals and wildlife. Afterward, participants will make thank-you cards that will be delivered to wildlife-rehabilitation facilities. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Self-Defense-Awareness Program for Women

10 a.m.-noon in the Orange City Council Chambers, 201 N. Holly Ave. This course is designed to provide women with personal-safety information and an introduction to the physical aspects of self-defense. Participants must be at least age 15; participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Free. To register, call Sgt. Rolly Cavida at 386-851-7561 or email to rcavida@ourorangecity.com.

Write Word Writers Workshop

Noon in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Writers who want to improve their writing can get advice from Robert Vickery, a University High School English teacher. Writers of fiction, nonfiction and poetry will be encouraged to help each other produce polished works that could be published. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

Adult Coloring

1 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Make a beaded keychain. Supplies will be provided. Free. Call 386-479-8151 to register.

Paranormal 102

1-3 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Investigators from TnT Paranormal will discuss methods used to investigate evidence of alleged cases of paranormal or unexplained activity. Topics will include methods for gathering data during an investigation and how the data is reviewed to determine if any paranormal evidence was captured or if such an experience is natural, environmental or man-made. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840, or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.

Attract Pollinators to Your Yard

2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Dr. Katie Tripp, a supervisor with the Volusia Soil and Water Conservation District, will offer tips to attract birds and butterflies to your yard. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Movie Presentation

4 p.m. at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. Featuring Lee Daniels’ The Butler. After leaving the South as a young man, Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is hired as a butler at the White House. Over the course of three decades, Gaines has a front-row seat to history and the inner workings of the Oval Office. However, his commitment leads to tension at home, alienating his wife (Oprah Winfrey) and causing conflict with his anti-establishment son. Free. Call 386-736-4004, or email to art@africanmuseumdeland.org.

‘Wild Wild West Charity Event’

6 p.m. at the Volusia County Fairgrounds, Tommy Lawrence Arena, 3150 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Presented by the Junior Service League of DeLand. Barbecue dinner will be served till 7:45 p.m. Also, gambling; entertainment; bull-riding; live music and dancing; beer; live and silent auction; raffles; 50/50 drawing. Must be age 21 or older. Cost: $50 in advance; $60 at the door. Call 386-804-8182, or visit www.JSLofDeLand.org.

Star Spangled Summer Concert Series

7:15 p.m. at Daytona Beach’s Historic Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk. Featuring The U.S. Stones, a Rolling Stones tribute band. 9:45 p.m. fireworks display. Free. Call 386-253-0254, or visit www.daytonabandshell.com.

Concert

7:30 p.m at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Featuring SplashBack! a Beach Boys tribute band. Tickets: $30 preferred reserved seating (first five rows center orchestra, and two rows center balcony); $26 general reserved seating. A $3-per-ticket processing charge and 6.5-percent sales tax are added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Sunday, Aug. 26

Last Day for Early Voting

This is the last day to vote early in the Aug. 28 primary election. You can vote between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at five locations in Volusia County, including the first-floor training room in the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand, and the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Call 386-736-5930.

Farmers Market

7 a.m.-3 p.m. at 535 Fair St., off West State Road 44, at the intersection of Carlis Road and Fair Street, DeLand.

Tinker Lab

1-4 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade can build and create using supplies provided. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Dog-Day Afternoon

2:30-4 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Make artistic dog-themed greeting cards using recycled materials in honor of National Dog Day. Participants may bring a photo of their favorite pooch and share why that dog is so special. The LEC will host a pet-food drive to help local animal shelters. Program participants who bring a dog-food donation will receive a prize. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Monday, Aug. 27

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 résumé 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.

Diabetes Education Class

2-4 p.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand, Classroom A, 701 W. Plymouth Ave. This class will help those diagnosed with diabetes and their loved ones learn more about living with the disease, meal planning, and the prevention of complications. Open to the public; no doctor referral is needed. Free. To RSVP, call 386-943-4727.

Maker Lab

3:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Youth ages 8-14 can work on one of the library’s projects. Free. Call 386-822-6430 ext. 20759.

Breast-Cancer Support Group

5 p.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute, 680 Peachwood Drive. For women currently in treatment for breast cancer and survivors, this monthly group provides opportunities for emotional support and education about breast-cancer-related topics. Free. To RSVP, call 386-943-7160.

Horizon Stars Toastmasters

6:30 p.m. at Brookdale Senior Living, second-floor chapel room, 500 Grand Plaza Drive, Orange City. Designed to help people improve their public speaking, personal development, communication and leadership skills. Free. Email to info@schoolofthoughts.net.

Overeaters Anonymous

6:30 p.m. at The House Next Door, 804 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Call Paul at 860-655-8945.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Primary Election

7 a.m.-7 p.m. Primary election for various offices, including U.S. senator, U.S. representative, Florida governor, Florida attorney general, Florida commissioner of agriculture, state representative, circuit judge, county judge, County Council member, School Board member, and West Volusia Hospital Authority commissioner. There are also elections for city council member or city commissioner in DeBary, DeLand and Deltona. Call 386-736-5930.

Walk-In E-Lab

9:30-11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Basic computer-skills assistance, internet access for job searches and completing applications, email-account setup assistance, cover-letter and résumé 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 386-789-7207.

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 for infants and toddlers to participate in with their parents and caregivers, with nursery rhymes, books and music in a fun and interactive environment.

Wiggle, Giggle, Groove

11 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. A music and movement program for toddlers and preschoolers, along with a play area for pre-walkers and their caregivers. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

File Management 101

1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Attendees will learn about computer organization using Windows 10 File Explorer. This class will cover how to drag-and-drop files or folders, locate downloaded files, create shortcuts and more. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762, or register online at www.volusialibrary.org.

Gametastic!

3:30-7 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Youth ages 5-12, their family and friends can play board games, cards and strategy games. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

General Cancer Support Group

5 p.m. at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, 1055 Saxon Blvd., Orange City. For those affected by any type of cancer. Patients, survivors, caregivers, friends and family are welcome to attend. Free. To RSVP, call 386-917-5526.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

La Hora Del Cuento

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

Snorkel and Swim Adventure

11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lighthouse Point Park, 5000 S. Atlantic Ave., Ponce Inlet. Learn about marine species and discover the wonders of the underwater ecosystem while snorkeling the high slack tide. Participants must bring snorkel gear and be able to swim. Those under age 18 must wear a personal flotation device and be accompanied by an adult guardian at all times. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

‘Know Your Numbers’ Health Screening

Noon-6 p.m. at 70 Spring Vista Drive, Unit No. 2, DeBary. Hosted by Hispanic Health Initiatives. West Volusia residents age 18 and above can be screened for diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and high BMI by a state-certified bilingual community health worker. West Volusia residency requirements apply. Appointments are appreciated, but walk-ins are welcome. Call 386-320-0110 or 386-320-0633.

Walk-In E-Lab

1-3 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Basic computer-skills assistance, internet access for job searches and completing applications, email-account setup assistance, cover-letter and résumé 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 386-789-7207.

Make a Hurricane Kit

1:30 p.m. at the Lake Helen Public Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave. Pick up some hurricane-preparedness tips, and make a basic hurricane kit. Staff will serve a hurricane snack and provide basic materials for the hurricane kit. Free. Advance registration required; call 386-228-1152.

Tinker Lab

3-5 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade can build and create using supplies provided. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Wild Wednesdays

3:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Youth ages 12-18 can take part in programs that includes a variety of crafts, games, and fun. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Singsations Youth Choir Auditions and Registration

4-6 p.m. at Dickinson Memorial Library, 148 S. Volusia Ave., Orange City. For youth ages 7-13. Choir rehearses 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Call Artistic Director Marci Wiltz at 386-873-4362.

Songfarmers of Southwest Volusia County

5 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 Howry Ave. Take part in a community jam. Bring your instrument, your voice, a song, or all three. Listeners welcome. Songfarmers is an international network of “front porch”-minded musicians, songwriters and fans who promote acoustic music of all kinds. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762, or register online at www.volusialibrary.org.

New Hope Al-Anon (Adult Children)

7:30 p.m. at The House Next Door, 804 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. A support group that welcomes family, relatives and friends who are affected by the disease of alcoholism, using the 12 Steps of AA. Beginners welcome. Free. Call 386-801-8135.

Thursday, Aug. 30

Walk-In E-Lab

9:30-11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Basic computer-skills assistance, internet access for job searches and completing applications, email-account setup assistance, cover-letter and résumé 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 386-789-7207.

Walk-In E-Lab

9:30-11:30 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. This lab offers basic computer-skills assistance, internet access for job searches and completing applications, email-account setup assistance, cover-letter and résumé editing, and access to online egov applications such as: Unemployment Claims, Food or Housing Assistance, and Social Security website access. A library card is not required to use the e-lab computers. Free. Call 386-822-6430,ext. 20762.

Little Readers 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. Children will hear a story and make a craft or play an old-fashioned game. The program is designed for preschoolers, but all children are welcome. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840.

Crafternoons @ the Library

3:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. School-age children and their families can create a different make-n-take craft each week. Thematic stories may be shared, and related library materials will be available for checkout. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Friday, Aug. 31

Artisan Alley Friday Night Growers and Makers Market

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.

Bandshell Live Summer Concert Series

7-7:50 p.m. Rick de Yampert, 8-9:30 p.m. featuring The Michael Allman Band (Michael Allman music plus Allman Brothers songs), at the Daytona Beach Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk. Tickets: $3 general admission; $10 VIP (includes a chair), plus applicable fees; free for children age 9 and younger. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.Ticketmaster.com, on-site at the Peabody box office or at the Bandshell on show nights.

Concert CANCELED

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. 386Jamz Radio presents “A Dedication to Songs of the ’70s.” Six entertainers will be emceed by 386Jamz Radio’s Soul S.K. Tickets: $18 preferred reserved seating (first five rows center orchestra, and two rows center balcony); $15 general reserved seating. A $3-per-ticket processing charge and 6.5-percent sales tax are added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

 

Saturday, Sept. 1

Farmers Market

7 a.m.-3 p.m. at 535 Fair St., off West State Road 44, at the intersection of Carlis Road and Fair Street, DeLand.

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.

Tiny Trekkers

10-11 a.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Children ages 2-5 can take a short hike, make a take-home craft, and listen to the book The Very Quiet Cricket. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Xmas in September Craft Fair

10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Volusia County Fairgrounds, 3150 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Pinterest-inspired crafts; home and holiday décor; gifts; yard art; jewelry; baby items; artwork; gourmet foods; clothing; Americana, and more. Admission: $6; free for children age 12 and younger.

Adventure-Film Series

1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring: Ready Player One. When the creator of a virtual-reality world dies, he releases a video in which he challenges users to find his Easter egg, which will give the finder his fortune. Tye Sheridan and Olivia Cooke star. Rated PG-13. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

Stetson University vs. Point University Football Game

7 p.m. at Spec Martin Memorial Stadium, 260 E. Euclid Ave., DeLand. Tickets: $20-$50. Visit www.gohatters.com.

Star Spangled Summer Concert Series

7:15 p.m. at Daytona Beach’s Historic Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk. Featuring Rocket Man, an Elton John tribute band. 9:45 p.m. fireworks display. Free. Call 386-253-0254, or visit www.daytonabandshell.com.

Ongoing Events

Admission to the Museum of Art - DeLand (both locations) costs $5 for nonmembers (good for three consecutive museum days at both locations); free for museum members and for children age 12 and younger.

'Anni Holm: The Immigration Project'

Through Oct. 13. 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, 139 E. Michigan Ave. Free admission. Call 386-822-7271.

‘Artist Xpression: A Collection of Fine Art by Kenneth Harris’

Through Oct. 6. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. Free admission, but donations are gladly accepted. Call 386-736-4004.

‘Christopher Smart: Painting the Reef’

Through Sept. 7. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Free admission. Call 386-668-5553, or visit www.gatewaycenterforthearts.org.

‘Eliot O'Hara: Ring of Fire’

Through Oct. 14. 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.

‘Janet Siegel Rogers: Retrospective’

Aug. 25-Oct. 21. 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.

‘Nature and Wildlife Photography by Doug Little’

Through Aug. 31. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and noon-4 p.m. Sunday, at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Free admission to the exhibit. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840, or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.

'Oscar Bluemner: Color Sketches'

Through Dec. 7. 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, 139 E. Michigan Ave. Free admission. Call 386-822-7271.

‘Recent Gifts to the Permanent Collection’

Through Oct. 21. 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.