Friday, July 27
 
Blue Spring Snorkeling Program
8:30-10:30 a.m. Meet at Blue Spring State Park, 2100 W. French Ave., Orange City. Bring snorkel gear to explore the spring habitat. Participants will learn about the importance of springs while enjoying the crystal-clear water. Those under age 18 must wear a personal flotation device and be accompanied by an adult guardian at all times. The park will charge its regular admission fee. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.
 
African-American History in DeLand
10 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Presented by historian and lecturer Michael Brown. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.
 
Craft Project
2 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Make a miniature house. Kathryn McCartney and Tammy Jones of Daytona Ideal Miniature Enthusiasts will lead the program and provide materials and instructions. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.
 
Women’s Football Clinic
5:30 p.m. at Stetson University’s Athletic Training Center, 401 E. Minnesota Ave. Cost: $40 per person. Call 386-738-HATS (4287).
 
65th Anniversary of Korean Cease Fire Commemoration
6 pm at the Deltona Veterans Museum, 1921 Evard Ave. Hosted by the Veterans Community Education Partnership (VCEP). Free. Call at 407-417-7836.
 
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. Dallas Reese, 8-9:30 p.m. featuring Sundance Head, 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.
 
The Wedding Singer
7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. A musical nod to the rock shows of the 1980s, featuring a pair of star-crossed love triangles and wedding performers. Tickets: $29 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $24 adults; $22 senior citizens; $11 students/children; $20 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com

Saturday, July 28

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.

Family Freedom Fun Day
Noon-3 p.m. at The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Sponsored by Americans for Prosperity. Speakers: Cesar Grajales and Demetrius Minor. Face-painting; bounce house; backpack giveaway. Free. Call Robin French at 386-507-5181, or email her at rfrench@afphq.org.

Movies at the Library
1 p.m. in the Deltona Regional Library auditorium, 2150 Eustace Ave. Featuring The Great Escape, in which Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II. Steve McQueen stars in this 1963 film. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Italian Night Dinner and 95th Anniversary Celebration
6-8 p.m. at DeLand Elks Lodge 1463, 150 S. Clara Ave. Menu includes fresh bread with olive oil, antipasto, soup, salad, a meat course, pasta, veggies and dessert. Wine special will be available. Open to the public. Tickets: $30 per person. No tickets will be sold at the door; visit the website at www.delandelks.com.

July Dance Party
7-10 p.m. at The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Call 386-878-8875.

Star Spangled Summer Concert Series
7:15 p.m. at Daytona Beach’s Historic Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk. Featuring Fleetwood Max, a Fleetwood Mac tribute band. 9:45 p.m. fireworks display. Free. Call 386-253-0254, or visit www.daytonabandshell.com.

The Wedding Singer
7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. A musical nod to the rock shows of the 1980s, featuring a pair of star-crossed love triangles and wedding performers. Tickets: $29 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $24 adults; $22 senior citizens; $11 students/children; $20 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Sunday, July 29

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.

Back-to-School Safety Day
10 a.m.-2 p.m. at The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Hosted by the City of Deltona Fire Department. A school-supplies and backpack giveaway; physicals and immunizations; car and booster-seat safety checks; eye exams and vision tests; haircuts; food and drinks. All for free.

Tinker Lab
1-5 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.

The Wedding Singer
2:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. A musical nod to the rock shows of the 1980s, featuring a pair of star-crossed love triangles and wedding performers. Tickets: $29 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $24 adults; $22 senior citizens; $11 students/children; $20 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com

Monday, July 30

Last Day to Register to Vote in Primary
This is the last day to register to vote in the Aug. 28 primary for those who aren’t already registered to vote. Call 386-736-5930.

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. 

Tuesday, July 31

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 386-822-6430.

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.

Adult Craft Labs: Paper Crafts
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Bring your project or use the library's Cricut Explore One, an electronic cutting machine. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Upper Extremity Function and Dysfunction
6 p.m. at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, Wellness and Rehab Care Center, 1053 Medical Center Drive, Building 5, Suite 151, Orange City. An informative session about the body’s upper extremities, addressing basic anatomy, common injuries and preventive measures, as well as therapy interventions, for the upper extremities. Free. To RSVP, call 386-917-5161. 

Wednesday, Aug. 1
 
Spruce Creek Paddle
9-11 a.m. Meet at Doris Leeper Spruce Creek Preserve, 2317 Creek Shore Trail, New Smyrna Beach. Learn about thebiodiversity of estuary and marsh ecosystems. Bring a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard, along with a life preserver and whistle. 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 386-822-6430.

Once Upon a Time: Fairy Tales for Everyone
3:30-6:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. For children, teens and adults. Find fairy-tale creatures hidden in the enchanted forest and the many castle rooms throughout the library. Get a caricature done by an artist. Learn about medieval times with the Society for Creative Anachronism, and participate in craft and coloring activities. Get a souvenir picture taken with a fun fairy-tale backdrop. Dress-up is encouraged, but not required. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

Diabetes Support Group
4-5 p.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand, Classroom A, 701 W. Plymouth Ave. This group provides open discussion, questions and answers, and various guest speakers, and is open to the public. Attendees are welcome to bring someone for support. Free. To RSVP, call 386-943-4727.

Low-Impact Development Workshop
6-7:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Speakers and their topics: Katrina Locke and Kelli McGee — The history of smart growth and sustainable water use programs in Volusia County; Fred Milch — Low-impact development, green infrastructure and conservation subdivisions; Clay Ervin — Water quality and conservation policies, the Farmton Local Plan, and the county’s sustainability action plan. After presentations, speakers will take part in a panel discussion. Free. Call Environmental Management at 386-736-5927.

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. 2
 
Building Your Business Group Discussion Meeting
8:45 a.m. in the MainStreet DeLand Association Office, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., Suite 4. Specifically for businesspeople who are looking for ideas to help grow their business. Free. Call 386-738-0649.

Adult Craft Labs: Sewing Lab
9:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Bring your sewing project and use one of the library's six sewing machine. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

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 386-822-6430.

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.

Crafty Coloring
1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Feature project: Alcohol Ink Pendants. Make unique jewelry using recycled bottle caps, decorative glass and alcohol ink. All supplies will be provided. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic
1 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Master Gardener Howard Jeffries will offer tips on planting, pruning, watering and fertilizing roses. Free. Call 386-668-3840.

Public Meeting
5:30-7 p.m. at the Wayne G. Sanborn Activity Center, 815 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Volusia County’s Engineering and Construction Division will host a public meeting to present the design for the proposed widening of Orange Camp Road. The limits of the proposed four-lane widening project extend from just west of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Beltway to the I-4 interchange. Exhibits depicting the proposed improvements will be on display, and public comment forms will be available. Free. Email civil engineer Travis Terpstra at tterpstra@volusia.org, or call 386-736-5967, ext. 12511.
 
Opening Reception
5:30-7:30 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. A wine-and-cheese reception featuring the photography of Doug Little. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840, or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.

Political Hob Nob
5:30-8 p.m. at The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Presented by the West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce. Meet the candidates in the 2018 election one-on-one; participate in a straw-poll vote. Food and drinks available for purchase. Free admission. Call 386-490-4606, or visit www.westvolusiaregionalchamber.org.

The Wedding Singer
7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. A musical nod to the rock shows of the 1980s, featuring a pair of star-crossed love triangles and wedding performers. Tickets: $29 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $24 adults; $22 senior citizens; $11 students/children; $20 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com

Friday, Aug. 3

Master Gardener Plant Clinic
10-11 a.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. Volusia County’s master gardeners will share summer gardening tips and answer questions, along with discussing pollinators for landscapes and edible plants. Residents can bring their plants for a checkup. Free. Call 386-822-5778.

‘Know Your Numbers’ Health Screening
10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. 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.

August Film Series: Adventures
1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring: Goonies. A group of misfits sets out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure. Josh Brolin and Sean Astin star. Rated PG. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

Closing Reception and Artist Talk
5-5:30 p.m. reception, 5:30-6:30 p.m. artist talk, at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Artist Tobi Kahn will discuss his fascination with nature's complex beauty as a major inspiration for his art. His exhibit will be open to the public through Aug. 5. Admission: free for museum members; $5 for nonmembers. RSVP by July 31 by calling 386-734-4371 or emailing tanner@moartdeland.org.
 
Food Truck First Friday
5-10 p.m. at Blake Park, 493 S. Lakeview Drive, Lake Helen. The first of a monthly event hosted by the City of Lake Helen. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. 
 
Alice in Wonderful
6 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Tickets: $5. Call 386-668-5553. 

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.

Movie Night
6:30 p.m. at Calvary Chapel West Volusia, 2225 S. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Featuring I Can Only Imagine. Food and drinks. All for free.

Bandshell Live Summer Concert Series
7-7:50 p.m. Tie-Dye Road, 8-9:30 p.m. featuring Uncle John’s Band, a Grateful Dead tribute band, 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.

The Wedding Singer
7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. A musical nod to the rock shows of the 1980s, featuring a pair of star-crossed love triangles and wedding performers. Tickets: $29 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $24 adults; $22 senior citizens; $11 students/children; $20 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com

Saturday, Aug. 4

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.
 
ACTS Mentoring Program Registration
10 a.m. at the DeLand Boys and Girls Club, 935 S. Adelle Ave. Girls ages 8-18 can register for the 2018-19 program. Cost: $25. Call Allison Bonilla at 386-873-1772 or visit

Dancing With the Librarians
10 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Join Assunta Fleming for urban line-dancing classes. Bring bottled water, and wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

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 Froggy Learns to Swim. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Backpack Giveaway
10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Christian Church at Deleon Springs, 4481 Mills Road, DeLand. Backpacks filled with school supplies will be given to children while supplies last. Children must be present. Hot dogs, drinks, chips, bounce houses, balloon animals, face-painting and carnival games, all for free.
 
‘Back to School’ Community Expo
10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Florida Technical College, 1199 S. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Children will be able to get free school supplies, haircuts and medical checkups while enjoying family activities, food and refreshments. Parents will also have the opportunity to tour the campus. All services and school supplies are offered for free on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 386-279-4500.
 
‘Back to School’ Expo
10 a.m.-3 p.m. on the grounds of Empowerment Church, 395 Church St., and the Massey-James Youth Center, 364 Church St., both in Lake Helen. School-supplies giveaway; face-painting; bingo; bounce houses; obstacle courses; presentations from school officials, police and fire department on safety. Children must be present and accompanied by a parent or guardian to receive school supplies. Items will be given out while supplies last on a first-come, first-served basis. Free. To make donations or for more information, call Johnnie Chavis at 386-747-2814 or Jerutha Hough at 386-479-8150.

Lemonade Lecture Series
2 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Zach Zacharias will share information about giant sloths, mammoths, mastodons, giant armadillos, smilodons, giant cave bears and others. He will also bring specimens for display and touch. Light refreshments, including lemonade, will be served. Free. Call TracyMestre at 386-668-3840, or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.
 
Alice in Wonderful
2:30 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Tickets: $5. Call 386-668-5553.
 
Star Spangled Summer Concert Series7:15 p.m. at Daytona Beach’s Historic Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk. Featuring Turnstiles, a Billy Joel tribute band. 9:45 p.m. fireworks display. Free. Call 386-253-0254, or visit www.daytonabandshell.com.

The Wedding Singer
7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. A musical nod to the rock shows of the 1980s, featuring a pair of star-crossed love triangles and wedding performers. Tickets: $29 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $24 adults; $22 senior citizens; $11 students/children; $20 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.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.

‘Bud Nolan Exhibit’
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.

‘Dorothy Gillespie: Color, Light and Motion’
Through Aug. 5. 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.

‘Louis Freund: Ancient Cultures of Latin America’
Through Aug. 14. 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 386-822-7270.

‘Nature and Wildlife Photography by Doug Little’
Aug. 2-31. 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.

‘Robert Huff: Retrospective’
Through Aug. 12. 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.

‘Tobi Kahn: Aura - New Paintings From Nature’
Through Aug. 5. 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.