Friday, April 5

Bike-About Longleaf 

8-10 a.m. Meet at the east entrance of Longleaf Pine Preserve, 4551 Pioneer Trail, New Smyrna Beach. Learn about the plants and animals of the wetlands as you ride through the preserve’s flatwoods, cypress domes and swamps. Bring a bicycle and helmet. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

Mayor’s Golf Tournament 

8:30 a.m. shotgun start at Victoria Hills Golf Club, 300 Spalding Way, DeLand. Entry fee (includes green fee, GPS cart, range balls, breakfast, barbecue lunch buffet and prizes): $80 per player before April 1; $90 per player afterward. To register, visit https://bit.ly/2XSmCWx.

AARP Income-Tax Preparation 

9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Wayne G. Sanborn Activity Center, 815 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Bring photo IDs, all Social Security cards for the family, tax documents, income forms, birthdate information, all Form 1095s for health-insurance coverage and last year’s tax return. If requesting a direct-deposit refund, bringing a copy of a check is a must. No appointment necessary. Free.

Rummage and Bake Sale 

9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Deltona Christian Church, 960 E. Normandy Blvd. Household goods, bake-sale items, bazaar items and more! A light lunch will be available for purchase 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 386-574-2431, or visit http://www.deltonachristianchurch.org.

Money Smart Week at Little Readers Storytime 

10 a.m. at the Lake Helen Public Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave. Children ages 18 months to 5 years and their caregivers can take part in this special storytime about shopping and money. Free. Call 386-228-1152.

Volunteer Income-Tax Assistance 

Noon-2 p.m. in Stetson University’s Lynn Business Center, Room 318, 345 N. Woodland Blvd. Taxpayers with income below $54,000 may make an appointment to have a free basic income-tax return completed and filed electronically by trained student volunteers. Those seeking help must make an appointment, present valid photo identification and a Social Security card, a copy of their 2017 tax returns if available, W-2 forms, and bank-account information. Free. Call 211 and follow the prompts, or the United Way at 386-253-0564 and request a VITA appointment.

Money Smart Week Documentary: Payback: A Poetic Exploration of Debt 

1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Margaret Atwood’s visionary work Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth is the basis for this 2012 documentary on debt in its various forms. Rated G. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

Opening Reception 

5-7 p.m. at the Museum of Art - DeLand Downtown Galleries, 100 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring “Gary Monroe: Photographs and Revelations.” Refreshments. Admission: $10; free for museum members. Call 386-734-4371, or visit www.MoArtDeLand.org.

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 in the Park: Ralph Breaks the Internet 

7:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 476 S. Volusia Ave., Orange City. Free admission; free popcorn. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available for purchase. Bring lawn chairs and blankets on which to sit. Rated PG. Call Danielle FitzPatrick at 386-775-5410.

Stetson Faculty Recital 

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. An evening of romantic piano solos and chamber music, featuring Hannah Sun and other Stetson School of Music faculty. Free. Tickets are available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets. 

Saturday, April 6

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.

Yard Sale 

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at DeLeon Springs United Methodist Church, 265 Ponce DeLeon Blvd. Call 386-985-4325.

Rummage Sale 

8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the West Volusia Historical Society Conrad Center, 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand.

Spring Fling 

8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 509 E. Pennsylvania Ave., DeLand. Yard-sale items; breakfast foods and lunch foods available for a donation. The sanctuary will be open so those attending can view the stained-glass windows that depict the life of Christ. The pastor will be available after 9 a.m. to answer questions or just listen. Call 386-734-2791.

Master Gardeners Plant Sale and Vendor Faire 

8:30 a.m.-noon at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, 3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Attendees can purchase butterfly and hummingbird plants, herbs and edibles, native plants, perennials and trees. Plant and garden vendors also will be on-site. Purchases may be made with cash or check only. Proceeds will support the county’s Master Gardener Program. Call 386-822-5778.

God’s Bathhouse 

9 a.m.-1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of DeLand, 724 N. Woodland Blvd. Showers, clean clothes and support for the homeless. Free. Call 386-734-6212.

Rummage and Bake Sale 

9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Deltona Christian Church, 960 E. Normandy Blvd. Household goods, bake-sale items, bazaar items and more! A light lunch will be available for purchase 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 386-574-2431, or visit http://www.deltonachristianchurch.org.

Florida Rail Fair 

9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Volusia County Fairgrounds, 3150 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Large operating layouts; all gauges and scale-model railroad items for sale. Admission: $7; free for children age 11 and younger.

Spring Frolic 

9 a.m.-9 p.m. at Barberville Pioneer Settlement, 1776 Lightfoot Lane, Barberville. Seven stages of acoustic music; music workshops and jam tents; barn and Contra dancing; living-history demonstrations; handmade arts and crafts; vendors; silent auction; antique-car show; barbecue pork dinners. Admission: $10 adults; $5 children ages 6-12; free for settlement members and for children age 5 and younger. Free parking. Call 386-749-2959, or visit www.PioneerSettlement.org.

Easter Egg Hunt 

10 a.m. at Gemini Springs Park, Oak Tree Area, 37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary. For children ages 1-12, who will be separated by age groups. Parents may help children age 2 and younger. Participants must bring their own baskets for gathering eggs, which will be filled with candy and prizes. Free. Call David Hinson at 386-736-5953.

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 Gabby and Grandma Go Green. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Turtle Day 

10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive, Ponce Inlet. Animal-rehabilitation staff will explain how they care for injured birds and sea turtles; vendors will sell food and beverages; exhibitors from regional conservation organizations will provide information on projects throughout the area; face-painting, crafts and live music. Attendees can meet glove-trained birds of prey and get their hands wet in the center’s touch pool, which features cownose rays and hermit crabs. Free. Call 386-304-5545, or visit www.marinesciencecenter.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. 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. Meet new people, and have fun coloring. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

Birds of the Beach 

1 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. David Baker will share his knowledge of the birds that inhabit Florida beaches, including identification tips, bird behavior, and the best way to photograph them. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840, or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.

National Poetry Month Author Talk 

1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring poet and Stetson University professor Terri Witek, who will read her poetry and answer questions. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

Military Order of the Purple Heart, Volusia County Chapter 316

1:30 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3282,5810 S. Williamson Blvd., Port Orange. To join, bring your DD 214. Call Rod Phillips at 386-690-9553.

Gopher-Tortoise Trek 

2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. During a guided hike of Lyonia Preserve, learn about the important role the gopher tortoise plays in the scrub ecosystem. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

The Journey of Writing

3-4:30 p.m. at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. Authors Ann-Marie C. Garden and Dr. Primrose Cameron will talk about their journeys of becoming an author. Questions and answers will follow, with a book-signing. Call 386-736-4004.

Concert by The NYCE Guys 

7:30 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Featuring oldies, Motown and Rat Pack music. Tickets: $15 Gateway Center members; $17 nonmembers in advance; $19 nonmembers at the door. Call 386-668-5553.

Sunday, April 7

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.

Charity Motorcycle Ride 

9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. kickstands up, at Foxhead Lounge, 280 State Road 415, Osteen. Sponsored by the West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce. Stops are at No Name Saloon in Edgewater, American Legion Post 6 in DeLand, Critter’s Pub in Deltona, Dale’s Ales in Orange City and Blackie’s Bar in DeBary. Features include music, auction, door prizes, raffles, a free sloppy-Joe meal for participants (extra plate $5). Registration: $20; $10 for second rider. Preregister at www.westvolusiaregionalchamber.org.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic 

9-11 a.m. at Garcia’s Mexican Grill, 1498 S. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Sponsored by SPCA animal rescue. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Cash only for shots: $5 rabies; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo, canine flu, leptospirosis and cat 4-way distemper combo vaccinations; $12 Bordetella; $16 heartworm testing; $5 worming; $20 Lyme disease. Proceeds benefit animals. Call or text 386-748-8993 with questions.

Spring Frolic 

9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Barberville Pioneer Settlement, 1776 Lightfoot Lane, Barberville. Seven stages of acoustic music; music workshops and jam tents; barn and Contra dancing; living-history demonstrations; handmade arts and crafts; vendors; silent auction; antique-car show; barbecue pork dinners. Admission: $10 adults; $5 children ages 6-12; free for settlement members and for children age 5 and younger. Free parking. Call 386-749-2959, or visit www.PioneerSettlement.org.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic 

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Ace Hardware, 220 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd., DeBary. Sponsored by SPCA animal rescue. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Cash only for shots: $5 rabies; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo, canine flu, leptospirosis and cat 4-way distemper combo vaccinations; $12 bordetella; $16 heartworm testing; $5 worming; $20 lyme disease. Proceeds benefit animals. Call or text 386-748-8993 with questions.

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.

National Poetry Month Movie Screening 

1:15 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring A Quiet Passion, starring Cynthia Nixon. This 2016 film tells the story of American poet Emily Dickinson, from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist. Rated PG-13. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

Learn How to Sketch Portraits 

1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Local artist Luz Dominguez will explain how to draw the parts of the face and put them in the right place. Free. Materials will be provided, and seating is limited. Reservations required; call the library at 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Solar Prints 

2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Learn about the cyanotype process, also known as photochemical blueprinting. Harness the power of the sun, and use materials found in nature, to create a unique sun print to take home. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic 

2:30-4:30 p.m. at the Save-a-Lot Plaza, 1382 Howland Blvd., Deltona. Sponsored by SPCA animal rescue. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Cash only for shots: $5 rabies; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo, canine flu, leptospirosis and cat 4-way distemper combo vaccinations; $12 Bordetella; $16 heartworm testing; $5 worming; $20 Lyme disease. Proceeds benefit animals. Call or text 386-748-8993 with questions.

Bethune-Cookman University Spring Concert 

4 p.m. at the Mary McLeon Bethune Performing Arts Center, 698 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Featuring the school’s Concert Chorale and the Symphonic Band. Free.

Monday, April 8

Book-Signing Featuring Sean Spicer 

8:30-9:30 a.m. at Venue 142, 142 N. Woodland Blvd., Downtown DeLand. Hosted by the West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce, featuring former White House press secretary Sean Spicer. Tickets (includes a signed copy of Spicer’s book): $40 Chamber members; $50 nonmembers. Advanced registration required; visit www.westvolusiaregionalchamber.org, or call 386-490-4606.

AARP Income-Tax Preparation 

9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Wayne G. Sanborn Activity Center, 815 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Bring photo IDs, all Social Security cards for the family, tax documents, income forms, birthdate information, all Form 1095s for health-insurance coverage and last year’s tax return. If requesting a direct-deposit refund, bringing a copy of a check is a must. No appointment necessary. Free.

Movies at the Library 

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

Monday Munchers Annual Picnic 

Noon at the pavilion of Community United Methodist Church, on the corner of West Highbanks and Fort Florida roads, DeBary. All senior citizens above the age of 50 are welcome. Hamburgers, hot dogs and condiments will be furnished. Bring a picnic-type dish to share, a drink, a friend, a table setting, and a lawn chair. After lunch, the group will play bingo for donated prizes. Free. Call 386-775-2766.

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.

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.

Public Forum on the Half-Cent Sales Tax 

6 p.m. at Deltona City Hall, 2345 Providence Blvd. Residents are invited to a half-cent sales tax public forum with Mayor Heidi Herzberg and Volusia County Council Vice Chair Dr. Fred Lowry. Residents can come with questions about half-cent sales tax projects that are planned for our area. Free.

Alzheimer's Support Group 

7 p.m. in the small meeting room at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 319 W. Wisconsin Ave., DeLand. All loved ones and caregivers of those with Alzheimer's/dementia are welcome. Free. Call Lorna Lind at 386-736-1487.

Tuesday, April 9

Pet Vet Cruiser 

At the West Volusia Humane Society, 800 Humane Society Road, DeLand. Low-cost spay and neuter services for financially eligible owners of dogs and cats in unincorporated areas and DeLand. Fees range from $15 to $65 based on income. Pets undergoing sterilization also receive a rabies vaccination and county license. Microchipping is available for an additional $10. By appointment only; call 386-323-3575. Visit www.volusia.org/animalcontrol.

Baby Tales 

10 a.m. at the DeBary Public Library, 200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd. Designed for children from birth to 18 months, this group will offer a gentle introduction to rhyme, stories, songs, finger plays, and other babies. Free. Call 386-668-3835.

AARP Income-Tax Preparation 

10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8093, 351 South U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Bring photo IDs, all Social Security cards for the family, tax documents, income forms, birthdate information, all Form 1095s for health-insurance coverage and last year’s tax return. If requesting a direct-deposit refund, bringing a copy of a check is a must. No appointment necessary. Free.

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 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Adult Book Club 

11 a.m. at the DeBary Public Library, 200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd. Featuring Dean Jobb’s Empire of Deception, the 2015 true story about greed, financial corruption, dirty politics, over-the-top and under-the-radar deceit, illicit sex, and a brilliant and wildly charming con man who kept a Ponzi scheme alive perhaps for longer than anyone else in history. The book is available for checkout in multiple formats, including print, audiobook and e-book. Free. Call 386-668-3835.

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. There is also a play area for pre-walkers and their caregivers. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Open Paper-Crafts Lab 

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Bring a project, or use the library’s Cricut Explore One, an electronic cutting machine for projects and crafts. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

‘Art in Motion’ Support the Arts Fashion Show and Luncheon 

Noon-2 p.m. in the Victoria Gardens Magnolia Ballroom, 1001 Garden Club Drive, DeLand. Presented by the Museum of Art - DeLand Guild. Clothing and accessories provided by Em’z on Fifth of Mount Dora. Clothing and accessories will be available for sale. Tickets: $30 Museum Guild members; $35 nonmembers. Call  386-734-4371.

E-Resources for E-Readers 

2 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave.  Learn about the electronic resources available through the library’s website. Bring a library card and fully charged device. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

COPD Support Group

3 p.m. in the AdventHealth DeLand classrooms, 701 W. Plymouth Ave. For anyone diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and their loved ones. This meeting features professional speakers to enhance COPD education for both patients and caregivers. Free valet parking with oxygen and wheelchair assistance is available. To RSVP, call Dave Thompson at 386-943-4847 or email him at David.Thompson@AdventHealth.com.

Gametastic! 

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

Animé for Adults 

5:30 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Enjoy animé shows, and enter a drawing for a free 30-day premium pass to crunchyroll.com. Free. Call  386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Volunteer Income-Tax Assistance 

6-8 p.m. in Stetson University’s Lynn Business Center, Room 318, 345 N. Woodland Blvd. Taxpayers with income below $54,000 may make an appointment to have a free basic income-tax return completed and filed electronically by trained student volunteers. Those seeking help must make an appointment and must present valid photo identification and a Social Security card, a copy of their 2017 tax returns if available, W-2 forms, and bank-account information. Free. Call 211 and follow the prompts, or call the United Way at 386-253-0564 and request a VITA appointment.

Stetson Men and Women’s Chorale 

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. The Stetson Men perform works by Giovanni Palestrina, Franz Schubert, Sy Miller, Jill Jackson, Galt MacDermot and André Thomas; a barbershop-style spiritual arrangement by James Christiansen; and an exciting arrangement by James Stevens of the hymn “Nearer My God to Thee.” The Stetson University Women’s Chorale perform a brand-new piece by Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo and two pieces by Singapore composer Darius Lim, which reflect a futuristic society when people live on the moon; a raucous African greeting called “Hlohonolofatsa”; and a selection of gospel music. Admission: $10 adults; $5 youth and students; free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a valid ID, and for children age 12 and younger. Tickets are available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets. Call 386-822-8950.

Wednesday, April 10

Duplicate Bridge Lessons 

9-11 a.m. at the DeLand Bridge Club, 165 Deerfoot Road. For people who want to learn to play bridge or improve their game. The first three lessons are free (April 10, 17 and 24), then $10 for club members or $12 for nonmembers. For schedules and information, visit www.delandbridge.com or call 386-734-7170.

AARP Income-Tax Preparation 

9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Deltona Christian Church, 960 E. Normandy Blvd. Bring photo IDs, all Social Security cards for the family, tax documents, income forms, birthdate information, all Form 1095s for health-insurance coverage and last year’s tax return. If requesting a direct-deposit refund, bringing a copy of a check is a must. No appointment necessary. Free.

Computer Skills Class: Basic Internet 

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

Deltona Art Club 

9:45 a.m. in the Deltona Regional Library Scrub Jay Auditorium, 2150 Eustace Ave. Members will be sharing their interpretations from the "Photo Challenge." Also, the election of officers for next season. Email deltonaartclub@gmail.com, or visit www.deltonaartclub.com.

Book Discussion Group 

10 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring The Good Neighbor by Maxwell King, about American icon and children’s TV host Fred Rogers. Drawing on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, King traces Rogers’ personal, professional and artistic life through decades of work, including a decision to walk away from the show to make television for adults, only to return to the neighborhood with increasingly sophisticated episodes, written in collaboration with experts on childhood development. Free.

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.

‘Sit and Be Fit’ Exercise Program 

11 a.m. at the Lake Helen Public Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave. This program focuses on stretch and strengthening exercises that can be done from a seated position. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel. Free. Advance registration required; call 386-228-1152.

Gopher-Tortoise Critter Corner 

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. All ages are invited to celebrate Florida Gopher Tortoise Day. One of the LEC’s animal-care volunteers will share information about these important scrub reptiles and introduce you to the center’s reptile animal ambassadors. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

‘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.

National Poetry Month: Emily Dickinson Tea 

1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Literary lecturer Irene Curran will look back on poet Emily Dickinson’s life. Dressed as Dickinson, she will discuss the poet’s work, her life, and the scandal that erupted after her death. Tea and treats will be served. Free. Space is limited. Registration required; call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

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.

Dementia and Memory-Loss Support Meeting 

2-4 p.m. at Deltona Presbyterian Church, 2300 Howland Blvd. For caregivers of those with diseases of which dementia is a factor, including Alzheimer's disease. Walk-ins are always welcome. Free. Call 386-668-5092.

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 include a variety of crafts, games and fun. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Stetson Guitar Ensemble 

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. A program including various combinations of guitars in works by Adam Cotton, Mark Houghton and Roland Dyens, featuring Andrew York’s “Pachelbel's 'Loose' Canon” for guitar quartet, Stetson guitarist Alejandro Imana’s arrangement of the jazz classic “Spain” by Chick Corea for three guitars, double bass and cajón; and the world premiere of “Good Morning, Alarm Clock” by Stetson guitarist Jacob Spangler. Free. Tickets are available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

Thursday, April 11

Guided Hike 

9-11 a.m. Meet at Bulow Creek State Park, 3351 Old Dixie Highway, Ormond Beach. Enjoy one of the few remaining stands of Southern live oak forest along Florida’s east coast. Participants will start at the Fairchild Oak, one of the largest live oak trees in the South, and hike a small trail around this historic area. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

Open Sewing Lab 

9:30-11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Bring a project, and use one of the library’s six sewing machines. 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 386-789-7207.

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.

Bereavement Support Group 

11 a.m. at The Alliance Community Lindstrom Center, 600 S. Florida Ave., DeLand. Free. Call Kathy Seibert at 386-274-1004, or email her at Kathleen.Seibert@kindredhospicecare.com.

New England Club

11 a.m. at  720 N. Frankfort Ave., DeLand. Each guest should bring a food item such as a meat entree, vegetable, salad or dessert to share, and a place setting. Also, entertainment, a “teacup auction” and 50/50. Call club President George Chartrand at 386-532-8779.

Used-Book Sale

3-6 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 Howry Ave. Hardback and large softback books will be $1 each, and small paperback books will be eight for $1. Children's books will be $2 a bag. Call 386-822-6430.

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 try their hand at 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.

Book Discussion Group 

5:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring The Good Neighbor by Maxwell King, about American icon and children’s TV host Fred Rogers. Drawing on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, King traces Rogers’ personal, professional and artistic life through decades of work, including a decision to walk away from the show to make television for adults, only to return to the neighborhood with increasingly sophisticated episodes, written in collaboration with experts on childhood development. Free.

‘Sisters for Life’ Breast-Cancer Awareness Group 

5:30 p.m. at Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, 1286 Saxon Blvd., Orange City. A support group of cancer survivors, caregivers and supporters who share a mission to educate other women about cancer, helping them understand cancer, learn about the methods for detecting it early, and learn about available treatments. Call Helen Dicks at 386-532-5897.

DeLand Sculpture Walk Opening Reception 

5:30-6:30 p.m. on the first floor of the Museum of Art - DeLand Downtown Galleries, 100 N. Woodland Blvd. Remarks by DeLand Mayor Bob Apgar and by John Wilton, a member of the museum’s Public Art Committee. Also, a visual presentation celebrating past Sculpture Walk exhibits. Refreshments. Free. The reception will be followed 6:30-7:30 p.m. by a self-guided tour of the new artwork. Call 386-734-4371.

Volunteer Income-Tax Assistance 

6-8 p.m. in Stetson University’s Lynn Business Center, Room 318, 345 N. Woodland Blvd. Taxpayers with income below $54,000 may make an appointment to have a free basic income-tax return completed and filed electronically by trained student volunteers. Those seeking help must make an appointment and must present valid photo identification and a Social Security card, a copy of their 2017 tax returns if available, W-2 forms, and bank-account information. Free. Call 211 and follow the prompts, or call the United Way at 386-253-0564 and request a VITA appointment.

Half-Cent Sales-Tax Public Information Session 

7 p.m. at Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge 2441, 1270 Doyle Road, Deltona.

The Importance of Being Earnest 

8 p.m. at Stetson University’s Second Stage Theatre, inside the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. In this farcical comedy by Oscar Wilde, Jack Worthing has invented an alter ego named Ernest in order to court and win over the lovely Gwendolen. Unbeknown to Jack, his good friend Algernon has adopted the same disguise so that he might have an opportunity to meet the lovely young Cecily. When all four characters flee to the country, disguises are revealed, and hilarity ensues. Opening night. Tickets:$12 adults; $10 senior citizens and non-Stetson students; free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a valid ID, and for children age 12 and younger. Call 386-822-8700.

Friday, April 12

AARP DeBary Chapter 64 

9:30 a.m. social time, 10 a.m. meeting, at Florence K. Little Town Hall, 12 Colomba Road, DeBary. Guest speaker: Alexander Carmichael from the City of DeBary, who will talk about Volunteer Services. Free. Call Toni Beiser at 386-804-8864.

 

Used-Book Sale

 

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 Howry Ave. Hardback and large softback books will be $1 each, and small paperback books will be eight for $1. Children's books will be $2 a bag. Call 386-822-6430.

 

Col. Arthur Erwin Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution

Noon at The Cloisters, 400 E. Howry Ave., DeLand. Speaker: Janet Marnane, assistant naval professor in the Aeronautical Science Department, College of Aviation, at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Women whose ancestors participated in the American Revolution are invited. Call Linda Williamson at 386-734-5974, or visit colonelaerwindar.com.

Easter Egg Hunt 

5:30-6:30 p.m. at Earl Brown Park, 750 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Free. Call 386-626-7280.

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.

Movies in the Courtyard: Smallfoot 

7:30 p.m. in the courtyard behind Deltona City Hall, 2345 Providence Blvd. Featuring Smallfoot, in which a Yeti named Migo is convinced that a human known only as “Smallfoot” is real. Migo feels he has to prove to his tribe that Smallfoot does exist. Rated PG. Admission, popcorn and lemonade are free. Small coolers are permitted, but alcoholic beverages are not. In case of inclement weather, the movie will be shown in the City Commission Chambers inside City Hall. Call 386-878-8900.

Stetson Concert Choir 

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. The 52-voice touring choral ensemble will perform sacred choral music, including a Bach motet with chamber ensemble, Brahms’ “Liebeslieder” with pianists Hannah Sun and Yohann Ripert, and an “Amor Set” of sacred repertoire focused on the theme of love and featuring student conductors. Admission: $10 adults; $5 youth and students; free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a valid ID, and for children age 12 and younger. Tickets are available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets. Call 386-822-8950.

The Importance of Being Earnest 

8 p.m. at Stetson University’s Second Stage Theatre, inside the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. In this farcical comedy by Oscar Wilde, Jack Worthing has invented an alter ego named Ernest in order to court and win over the lovely Gwendolen. Unbeknown to Jack, his good friend Algernon has adopted the same disguise so that he might have an opportunity to meet the lovely young Cecily. When all four characters flee to the country, disguises are revealed, and hilarity ensues. Tickets:$12 adults; $10 senior citizens and non-Stetson students; free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a valid ID, and for children age 12 and younger. Call 386-822-8700.

Saturday, April 13

DeLand Football Golf Tournament 

7 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. first tee time, at The Club at Venetian Bay, New Smyrna Beach.

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.

Mutt Strutt 5K Fun Run/Walk 

8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. start, at the Daytona Beach Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk. Open to walkers, joggers, and runners of all ages and skill levels. Leashed and well-behaved pets are welcome. Proceeds to benefit Halifax Humane Society. $25 registration packet includes a drink ticket, a raffle ticket, and a Mutt Strutt T-shirt. General admission: $5 in advance; $10 the day of. To register, visit www.HHSMuttStrutt.com.

Community Shred Day

8-10:30 a.m. at Deltona Memorial Gardens, 1295 Saxon Blvd., Orange City. Free.

St. Johns River Cleanup

8-11 a.m. Boaters, Scouts, civic organizations, environmental groups, businesses and individual volunteers are encouraged to join in the effort to remove trash and debris from the St. Johns River. Participants should bring water and wear sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen, work gloves and comfortable clothing. They may also bring rakes, shovels, trash grabbers, and canoes or boats. Volunteers can choose from nine starting points: Ninemile Point Park at the west end of Ninemile Point Road, Pierson; DeLeon Springs State Park, 601 Burts Park Road; Ed Stone Park, 2990 W. State Road 44, DeLand; Lake Beresford Park, 2100 Fatio Road, DeLand; French Avenue boat launch/Starks Landing, where French Avenue meets the St. Johns River, Orange City; Lake Monroe Park, 975 South U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary; Stone Island boat ramp, 1501 Prairie Road, Deltona; Lemon Bluff boat ramp, 907 Lemon Bluff Road, Osteen; and C.S. Lee Park, 4600 E. State Road 46, Geneva in Seminole County. Participants must register by April 10. Visit www.volusia.org/cleanup, or call 386-736-5927, ext. 12729. 

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.

Deltona Woodcarvers Breakfast Carvefest 

8:30 a.m. at Rhonda's Kitchen, 2487 S. Volusia Ave., Orange City. Free carving lessons for all interested adults. Call 386-985-5805 or visit www.deltonawoodcarversclub.com.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic 

9 a.m.-noon at Blake Park, 493 S. Lakeview Drive, Lake Helen. Sponsored by HELP Animals Inc. Dogs on leashes; cats in carriers. Cash only for the shots: $6 rabies vaccine with certificate and tag; $9 dog or cat vaccine; $15 Bordetella or feline leukemia; $5 worming; $25 testing for feline leukemia or heartworms. Tapeworm vaccine by the animal’s weight. Call 386-216-6827 or 386-479-9700, or visit helpanimalsinc.org.

Bake Sale 

9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Pierson Garden Club, 111 E. Hagstrom Road.

God’s Bathhouse 

9 a.m.-1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of DeLand, 724 N. Woodland Blvd. Showers, clean clothes and support for the homeless. Free. Call 386-734-6212.

‘Art Among the Trees’ Juried Art, Craft and Music Festival 

9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the Historic Porter House grounds, 5030 U.S. Highway 17, DeLeon Springs. Live rock, bluegrass and old-tyme music on stage throughout the day; food vendors; Crankin A’s car show; free children’s activities; environmental exhibits; free music workshops. Free admission. Email to dscainc@bellsouth.net, or visit www.deleonspringscommunityassociation.com.

Orange City Mayor’s Fitness Challenge Winners Announced 

9:30 a.m. at Mill Lake Park, 207 E. Blue Springs Ave., Orange City. Prizes will be given out. Call 386-775-5410.

 

Used-Book Sale 

 

9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 Howry Ave. All non-children books will be $3 a bag. Children's books will be $2 a bag. Call 386-822-6430.

 

EGGstravaganza 

10 a.m. promptly, on the Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex soccer fields, 1200 Saxon Blvd., Deltona. For children ages 2-12, who will be divided into three age categories. It is recommended that parents bring their children to the park no later than 9:45 a.m. Children should bring a basket. Magic show; bounce houses; live bunnies and chicks from the West Volusia Humane Society; caricature artist; face-painting; bike giveaways. Children will be able to climb on the city firetruck. Free. Call 386-878-8900.

Metal-Detecting Workshop 

10 a.m. at the West Volusia Historical Society, 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand. Learn how to use the proper equipment to search for hidden treasures underground. Free. Registration required; call 386-740-6813.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic 

10 a.m.-noon at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Master Gardeners will share butterfly-gardening tips and answer questions. Free. Call 386-822-5778.

Science Saturday: Earth Day 

10 a.m.-noon at Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum, 234 E. Michigan Ave. An Earth Day hands-on and science-friendly event that brings together environmental projects from across Stetson University’s campus, including a rock and mineral swap, a citizen/science pollination count by the Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem’s Pollinator Project, a native-plant giveaway, a demonstration by Stetson Beekeeping, and gardening tips by Hatter Harvest. Free. Call 386-822-7330, or visit www.stetson.edu/other/gillespie-museum. 

Self-Defense Awareness Program for Women 

10 a.m.-noon at Orange City City Hall Annex, 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 age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Free. To register, call Sgt. Rolly Cavida at 386-851-7561 or email to rcavida@ourorangecity.com.

Tools-to-Quit-Smoking Class 

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at AdventHealth Fish Memorial, Summit Building, 1061 Saxon Blvd., Suites 211 and 213, Orange City. Patches, lozenges, gum, quit plan, workbook, water bottle, stress ball and more. All for free. Call Northeast Florida AHEC at 904-482-0189 to register.

Lagoonacy 

11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Blvd., New Smyrna Beach A celebration of the Indian River Lagoon. Activities include vendor displays, butterfly gardens, a children’s nature playscape, hard and soft trails, a kayak launch, arts and crafts, and “Conservation Conversations” by experts in such areas as sea turtles, birds of prey, North Atlantic right whales, snakes, dolphins, bears and composting. Kids age 12 and younger may participate in face-painting or test their game-playing skills in the Conservation Carnival. Cardboard-Boat Race (entry fee for this race is $30 for age 18 and over, and $15 for age 17 and under. Each entry includes one free Lagoonacy admission ticket). Admission: $5; free for children age 10 and younger. Visit Lagoonacy.org, or call 386-428-4828.

Reading Paws 

Noon-2 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Children can read to specially trained volunteer dogs Joya, Hope and Spirit. Registration for this program starts one week before the event. Call the children’s desk at 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Fabulous Wildlife: Local Birds of Prey 

1-3 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Local author Marcia Meara will present a slide show that discusses the nesting habits, habitat and diet of local birds of prey, and offer tips on identifying mature and sub-adult birds. A question-and-answer session will follow. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840, or email to tmestre@volusia.org.

DeLandapalooza Original Music & Art Festival 

1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, to 1 a.m. Sunday, April 14. More than 140 acts performing on 23 stages throughout Downtown DeLand. Presented by Songwriters Showcases of America. Tickets: $10 in advance, available at www.ssa.cc; $15 at the gate.

Volusia Music Club Concert 

2:30 p.m. in First Congregational Church, UCC, Fellowship Hall, two buildings west of the church at 259 W. University Ave., Orange City. Featuring Jim Muir, local vocalist and guitar-player. Open to the public for a donation of $3. Call Sue Sims 386-851-7871.

EGGsperience! 

2:30-4:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of DeLand, 724 N. Woodland Blvd. Egg hunt; petting zoo; bounce house; games; snacks. Free. Call 386-734-6212.

Nature Movie 

3-4 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Watch World’s Fastest Animal, and see the world through the eyes of nature’s fastest animal: the peregrine falcon. In the film, expert falconer Lloyd Buck trains a captive peregrine and puts its hunting skills to the test. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Book-Signing 

5-7 p.m. at The Muse Book Shop, 112 S. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Author Robert N. Macomber will sign copies of his new book Honoring the Enemy. Call 386-734-0278.

Stetson University Symphonic Band Concert 

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. The program includes well-known works by Hector Berlioz, Percy Aldridge Grainger, Timothy Jackson, John Philip Sousa and John Mackey’s “Wine-Dark Sea: Symphony for Band.” Four student percussionists are featured in David Gillingham’s exhilarating “Concertino for Four Percussion and Wind Ensemble.” Admission: $10 adults; $5 youth and students; free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a valid ID, and for children age 12 and younger. Tickets are available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets. Call 386-822-8950.

Singphony Children’s Concert 

7:30 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Tickets: $5. Call 386-668-5553.

The Importance of Being Earnest 

8 p.m. at Stetson University’s Second Stage Theatre, inside the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. In this farcical comedy by Oscar Wilde, Jack Worthing has invented an alter ego named Ernest in order to court and win over the lovely Gwendolen. Unbeknown to Jack, his good friend Algernon has adopted the same disguise so that he might have an opportunity to meet the lovely young Cecily. When all four characters flee to the country, disguises are revealed, and hilarity ensues. Tickets:$12 adults; $10 senior citizens and non-Stetson students; free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a valid ID, and for children age 12 and younger. Call 386-822-8700.

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.

‘The Art of Containment: Sculpture by Robert Thiele’ 

Through May 26. 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, or visit www.MoArtDeLand.org.

‘Florida Calcite: Rare Specimens of a Common Mineral’ 

Through May 3. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, at Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum, 234 E. Michigan Ave. View uncommon specimens of our state’s unofficial mineral, calcite. Free admission. Call 386-822-7330, or email gillespie@stetson.edu.

‘Gary Monroe: Photographs and Revelations’ 

Through June 2. 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, or visit www.MoArtDeLand.org.

‘Grace Hartigan: Retrospective’ 

Through May 26. 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, or visit www.MoArtDeLand.org.

‘Natural Black: The Nature Quilts of Lauren Austin’ 

Through April 13. 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 gladly accepted. Call 386-736-4004.

Senior Exhibition 2: Studio Art 

April 13-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, 139 E. Michigan Ave. The exhibition features artwork by senior studio-art students. Free admission. Call 386-822-7271, or visit www2.stetson.edu/hand-art-center.

‘Volusia Students Create’ 

Through April 28. 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.