Friday, April 19

Good Friday

Good Friday, the Friday before Easter, is observed by Christians in remembrance of the day Jesus was crucified. All the Volusia County public libraries are closed all day in observance of Good Friday.

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.

Singin’ in the Rain

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Adapted from the classic movie of the same name, this show is a lighthearted Hollywood romance about a 1930s movie star’s predicament when a silent film turns talkie and he falls for the talented new voice behind his jealous leading lady’s lip-syncing. Free champagne toast to celebrate opening night. Tickets: $29 preferred reserved 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 will be added to each purchase. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Passover Begins

Passover, the weeklong Jewish commemoration of the deliverance of the ancient Hebrews from slavery in Egypt, begins at sunset.

Saturday, April 20

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.

DeLand Tree Giveaway

8 a.m.-noon at the City of DeLand Public Works Complex, 1102 S. Garfield Ave. Sponsored by the City of DeLand and the DeLand Breakfast Rotary Club.

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.

Happy Wanderers Walking Club 5K, 10K Event

8:30-10 a.m. at Hontoon Island, 2309 River Ridge Road, DeLand. Guided walk begins at 9 a.m., but registrants may take directions and walk on their own, starting at any time between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Registration fee: $3. A voluntary barbecue begins at 11 a.m. All walks must be finished by 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.happywanderersfl.org, email to johnmc82@cfl.rr.com or call John at 781-686-0660.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

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

Easter Egg Hunt

9 a.m.-noon at First Baptist Church of DeBary, 32 S. Shell Road. Also, bounce house; firetruck; games; face-painting. Free. Call 386-668-6881.

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.

Sensational Serpents

9:30-11:30 a.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Join LEC staff for a classroom presentation featuring the center’s resident snakes. Topics will include life history, native vs. exotic, and venomous vs. nonvenomous. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Easter Eggstravaganza

10 a.m. at Fort Mellon Park, 600 E. First St., Downtown Sanford. For children age 12 and younger. Easter-egg hunt; moonwalk; face-painting and more. Free. Call 407-688-5120.

Easter-Tastic Trunk & Basket Event

10 a.m. at Deltona Christian Church, 960 E. Normandy Blvd. For elementary-school-age children and younger. Gather treats and goodies from decorated trunks, play games, enjoy face-painting, hear a story, and meet the Big Bunny. Free. Call 386-574-2431, or visit www.deltonachristianchurch.org.

Grief Seminar

10 a.m. at DeLand Seventh-day Adventist Church, 220 N. Kepler Road. Given by Pastor Joel Rivera, chaplain of AdventHealth DeLand. At 10 a.m., Part I “Coping With Grief & Loss.” At 11 a.m., Part II “Helping Someone Who Is Grieving.”

Family Fun Saturday

10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Hands-on art activities for the whole family. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored in part by the Rotary Club of DeLand. Admission to both museum locations is free all day. Call 386-734-4371.

The Big Hunt

10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Trinity Church, 875 Elkcam Blvd., Deltona. Easter-egg hunt; food; games. Free admission. Call 386-789-4515.

Community Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt

10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Lake Helen Equestrian Center, 321 Pleasant St. 10 a.m.-noon Easter Egg Hunt for children age 12 and younger; visit the Easter Bunny and meet Miss, Junior Miss & Little Miss Lake Helen Cassadaga. Live family entertainment with a Pirate Invasion and Mermaid Encounter. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. magic show with Randy Crain. KidZone; basket raffles; face-painting; arts and crafts; horse and pony rides; shopping; food trucks. Free admission.

Easter Egg Hunt

11 a.m. at Southwestern Middle School, 605 W. New Hampshire Ave., DeLand. Hosted by Antioch Freewill Baptist Church. Food; games; bounce houses; photo op with Easter Bunny and more. Free.

Hatha Yoga

11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Certified yoga instructor Daya Devi-Doolin will provide instruction. Call 386-479-8151 to register.

Movies at the Library

11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Featuring Support Your Local Sheriff! Rated G. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

Noon-1 p.m. at Horstmeyer Farm Store, 115 N. Laurel Ave., Sanford. Sponsored by SPCA animal rescue. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase with credit cards or cash. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies or worming; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo, dog flu or cat 4-way distemper combo; $12 Bordetella; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing. Proceeds benefit abandoned and abused animals. Call or text 386-748-8993 with questions.

Know Thyself Lecture Series

1 p.m. at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. Historian Mike Brown will present “Black Wall Street, Tulsa, OK, 1921.” Learn about the rise and fall of the ultimate Black frontier. Free and open to the public. Call 386-736-4004.

Lemonade Lectures Series: ‘1943: The Tide Turns’

1 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Ryan Lowry will discuss America’s continued thrust into Axis-held territories in 1943 and display some of the 7,000 World War II artifacts he has collected. Light refreshments, including lemonade, will be served. Free. Call 386-668-3840. 

Earth Day Movie

2-3:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Watch Chasing Ice, which follows photographer James Balog to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images that help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate. Free popcorn will be served. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. Free admission. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

3-4:30 p.m. at Luigi’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant, in Brandywine Shopping Village, 3138 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Sponsored by SPCA animal rescue. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase with credit cards or cash. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies or worming; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo, dog flu or cat 4-way distemper combo; $12 Bordetella; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing. Proceeds benefit abandoned and abused animals. Call or text 386-748-8993 with questions.

Singin’ in the Rain

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Adapted from the classic movie of the same name, this show is a lighthearted Hollywood romance about a 1930s movie star’s predicament when a silent film turns talkie and he falls for the talented new voice behind his jealous leading lady’s lip-syncing. Tickets: $29 preferred reserved 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 will be added to each purchase. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Sunday, April 21

Easter Sunday

Happy Easter from the staff of The West Volusia Beacon, your hometown newspaper.

All Volusia County public libraries will be closed all day for Easter.

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.

Singin’ in the Rain

2:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Adapted from the classic movie of the same name, this show is a lighthearted Hollywood romance about a 1930s movie star’s predicament when a silent film turns talkie and he falls for the talented new voice behind his jealous leading lady’s lip-syncing. Tickets: $29 preferred reserved 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 will be added to each purchase. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Monday, April 22

Last Day to Register to Vote in May 21 Sales-Tax Election

Today is the last day, for those who aren’t already registered to vote, to register to vote in the May 21 referendum on whether to increase Volusia County’s sales tax by a half-cent to pay for roads, sidewalks, and water-quality and flood-control projects. Call 386-736-5930.

Movies at the Library

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

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.

Tuesday, April 23

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.

Bike-About Green Springs

9-11 a.m. Meet at Green Springs Park, 994 Enterprise Osteen Road, Enterprise. Ride the first segment of the East Central Regional Rail Trail from Green Springs to State Road 415 and back. All ages are welcome on this 11.4-mile round-trip ride. Bicycles and helmets are required. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

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.

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.

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.

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.

West Volusia Audubon Society

6:30 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. meeting, at the Garden Club of DeLand, 865 S. Alabama Ave. Tom Scotti, founder and director of Ahopha Wildlife Rescue, will talk about the rescue. Open to the public. Free. Call 386-775-4447.

Stetson University Choral Union

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Theme: “Embracing Beauty: Envisioning the Future.” Stetson’s largest choral group, comprising students and community members, perform an evening of works by living composers: Cecilia McDowall, Jocelyn Hagen, Joan Szymko, Paul Basler, Daniel Kallman, Wayland Rogers, Mack Wilberg and Carly Simon. The Young Singers of Stetson’s Community School of Music are also featured. Tickets: $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 24

Basic Computers Taught in Spanish

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

‘Train Your Brain’

10 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Adults can play memory games that will sharpen the mind. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

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.

‘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.

Adult Crafting

1:30 p.m. at the Lake Helen Public Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave. Create a colorful picture frame. Staff will provide an assortment of materials. Free. Advance registration is 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 include a variety of crafts, games and fun. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Stetson University Jazz Ensemble

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. A concert focusing on the creative talent of Stetson musicians, especially graduating seniors. Selections range from traditional big-band stylings to swing, with some fresh takes on classic songs. Tickets: $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.

Thursday, April 25

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.

New England Club

11 a.m. at 720 N. Frankfort Ave., DeLand. This meeting will be the last for the 2018-19 season. The club will provide a baked ham; each guest should bring a food item such as a vegetable, salad or dessert to share, and a place setting. Also, entertainment, a teacup auction and 50-50.

State of the Region Luncheon

11:30 a.m. doors open, noon-1 p.m. program, at The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Put on by the DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce & Orange City Alliance. Five mayors will speak: Karen Chasez of DeBary, Robert Apgar of DeLand, Heidi Herzberg of Deltona, Daisy Raisler of Lake Helen, and Gary Blair of Orange City. Cost: $30 for Chamber members; $40 for nonmembers. Register online at www.DeLandChamber.org/events. For more information, call 386-734-4331.

‘Women and Music’

2-3 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Stetson University’s duPont-Ball Library music specialist and research librarian Jean Wald will discuss “The History of Women in (Mostly Classical) Music.” She will provide examples of music performed and composed by women since the 12th century. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

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.

Dedication Ceremony - CANCELED AND RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

5:30-6 p.m. at the DeLand Butterfly Mural, City Parking Lot No. 4, 115 E. New York Ave. Sponsored by the River of Lakes Heritage Corridor. Light refreshments provided by the Downtown DeLand Rotary Club and the Garden Club of DeLand.

Minority Elected Officials Biennial Gala

6 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner, at the Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. Hosted by the Democratic Party of Volusia County. Honoring special guest former Florida Rep. and former Volusia County Council Member Joyce Cusack for her more than two decades of public service and community leadership. Tickets: $50. Call 386-279-0284 or 386-281-3383.

Random Fandom

6 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. Get ready for the release of Avengers: Endgame by testing your knowledge with trivia questions, making a craft, and catching up on the past films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Costumes are welcome. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

Science Café: Intertidal Wetlands and Environmental Change Along Florida’s Coasts

7-8:30 p.m. in Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum, 234 E. Michigan Ave. Florida’s intertidal wetlands are responding to a number of stressors. Dr. Ben Tanner will discuss how intertidal wetland deposits can be used to infer the response of these systems to stressors in the past and the predicted future changes based on this knowledge. Free. Call 386-822-7330.

The Foreigner

7:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. Opening night. See what can happen when a group of devious characters must deal with a stranger who, they think, knows no English! Tickets (Thursday $3 discount): $18 adults; $15 senior citizens; $10 students. Call 386-228-3777.

Singin’ in the Rain

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Adapted from the classic movie of the same name, this show is a lighthearted Hollywood romance about a 1930s movie star’s predicament when a silent film turns talkie and he falls for the talented new voice behind his jealous leading lady’s lip-syncing. Tickets: $29 preferred reserved 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 will be added to each purchase. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Friday, April 26

Church Yard Sale

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 815 E. Graves Ave., Orange City. A variety of items to choose from. Proceeds go to continue the ministries of St. Jude’s. Call 386-775-6200 or visit www.stjudescentralflorida.org.

Guided Hike

9-10:30 a.m. Meet at 1495 McGregor Road, DeLand. Learn about the importance of scrub habitat, water recharge zones and keystone species while hiking through Scrub Oak Preserve. Participants will hike 1 mile and get an up-close look at the land-management practices of the conservation area. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

New-Homebuyer Class Taught in English and Spanish

9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, 3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand. For new homebuyers who are preparing to purchase a house. Get tips on improving credit scores, and meet the education requirement for federal down-payment and closing-cost assistance programs available through state and local governments. Free. Advance registration is required. To register, call Patricia Caradonna at 386-822-5778, email her at pcaradonna@volusia.org, or visit www.volusia.org/homebuyer.

Movie Screening

1 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. Watch Avengers: Infinity War. In this 2018 film, the Avengers assemble their power to fight their collective enemy, Thanos, before he can wreak havoc on the entire planet. Rated PG-13. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

LEGO Mania

3:30-4:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library Children’s Department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Explore LEGO design skills and express creativity with a full hour of LEGO ftime. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Low-Impact Development Workshop

6-7:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Dr. Michael Llewellyn Humphreys will present “Implementing the Unimaginable: An Exploration of Effective Strategies for Environmental Change.” He will explore real examples of social and organizational change, describe strategies to address water-quality issues, and promote effective low-impact-development advocacy, taking examples from the nonviolent mass action of the civil-rights movement. Planners can earn 1.5 certification maintenance credits. Free. Call 386-736-5927, or visit www.greenvolusia.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.

The Foreigner

7:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. See what can happen when a group of devious characters must deal with a stranger who, they think, knows no English! Tickets: $18 adults; $15 senior citizens; $10 students. Call 386-228-3777.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

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

Singin’ in the Rain

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Adapted from the classic movie of the same name, this show is a lighthearted Hollywood romance about a 1930s movie star’s predicament when a silent film turns talkie and he falls for the talented new voice behind his jealous leading lady’s lip-syncing. Tickets: $29 preferred reserved 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 will be added to each purchase. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Stetson University Symphony Orchestra

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring Mozart’s concert aria Per Questa Bella Mano. Chadley Ballantyne will sing the part written for Franz Gerl, the first Sarastro in “Die Zauberflöte,” and Michael Hill will perform the virtuoso solo string bass part. The program opens with Wagner’s stirring Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Tickets: $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.

Saturday, April 27

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.

Arbor Day Resident Tree Giveaway

8 a.m. at Coleman Park, 210 E. Blue Springs Ave., Orange City. Each household is eligible to receive one free 1-gallon live-oak tree on a first-come, first-served basis. Proof of Orange City residency is required (e.g., driver’s license or utility bill). Call 386-775-5454.

Stetson Youth Football Clinic

8 a.m.-noon on the Stetson University Athletic Training Center practice fields, 401 E. Minnesota Ave. For boys and girls ages 7-11. Special guest Donald Payne from the Jacksonville Jaguars and Stetson football athletes will offer hands-on tips, fundamental skills training, contests, and non-contact drills. Participants will be divided by age/size groups. A lunch break will be provided after all stations and games are completed, including a food truck and activities for parents during the clinic. Payne will give a special message and pose for a team photo. All participants need to wear athletic attire. No cleats allowed. All proceeds will be used to get new sports equipment for the Spring Hill Boys & Girls Club. Registration (includes a T-shirt, lunch and a chance to win participation prizes): $25. Register at www.stetsonyouthfootball.eventbrite.com.

Church Yard Sale

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 815 E. Graves Ave., Orange City. A variety of items to choose from. Proceeds go to continue the ministries of St. Jude’s. Call 386-775-6200 or visit www.stjudescentralflorida.org.

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.

Heritage Classic & Antique Car Show

8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Blake Park, 437 S. Lakeview Drive, Lake Helen. Hosted by the Antique Automobile Club of America. Free for spectators. Call Pat or John Meinelt at 386-734-1912.

‘Spruce Up, Deltona!’ Dumpster Availability

8 a.m.-4 p.m. at 2391 Day Road, near the U.S. Post Office on Howland Boulevard. The dumpsters are for trash and junk cleaned out of Deltona residents’ home. Do not bring tires, motor oil, auto parts, paint, hazardous materials, pool chemicals or large appliances. For information, call the Solid Waste Office at 386-878-8723 or email to breyes@deltonafl.gov.

History of Green Springs Park

9-10:30 a.m. Meet by the large pavilion beside Green Springs Park’s parking lot, 994 Enterprise Osteen Road, Enterprise. Presented by Lyonia Environmental Center. LEC staff will describe the path of our drinking water and issues facing water quality today. The group will test the water for microplastics, then take a guided hike. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

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.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the front parking lot of the DeLand Police Department, 219 W. Howry Ave. Bring unwanted, unused or expired prescription medicine for proper disposal. No questions asked.

The Water Festival

10 a.m.-4 p.m. along West Indiana Avenue, Downtown DeLand. Learn how to preserve the quality of our springs, rivers and the aquifer. Live mermaids; live singers; educational booths; live DJ and dancing; kids’ activities; vendors; blessing of the waters; interactive activities; sidewalk chalk artists; face-painting. Free. Visit www.VolusiaWater.org.

‘Life in Color’ Scavenger Hunt

1-2 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Learn about the significance of the color red in nature during this guided hike along Lyonia Preserve’s red trail. Wear something red to be entered into a prize drawing. Be prepared to hike 1.5 miles on unpaved, sugar-sand trails. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Tickets: $15 Gateway Center members; $17 nonmembers in advance; $19 nonmembers at the door. Call 386-668-5553.

Stetson University Percussion Ensemble

3 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. This semester’s percussion concert features chamber ensemble pieces comprising duets, trios and quartets. The program contains mostly new compositions with a wide variety of instrumentation and intensity. Free. Call 386-822-8950.

Movie Night at The Center

7-10 p.m. at The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Featuring Peter Rabbit. Free.

The Foreigner

7:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. See what can happen when a group of devious characters must deal with a stranger who, they think, knows no English! Tickets: $18 adults; $15 senior citizens; $10 students. Call 386-228-3777.

Singin’ in the Rain

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Adapted from the classic movie of the same name, this show is a lighthearted Hollywood romance about a 1930s movie star’s predicament when a silent film turns talkie and he falls for the talented new voice behind his jealous leading lady’s lip-syncing. Tickets: $29 preferred reserved 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 will be added to each purchase. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Stetson University Concert Band

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. The concert includes well-known works by Anton Bruckner, Edwin Franko Goldman, Robert Jager and William Latham, concluding with David Maslanka’s short symphony for wind band “Give Us This Day.” Tickets: $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.

Passover Ends

Passover, the weeklong Jewish commemoration of the deliverance of the ancient Hebrews from slavery in Egypt, ends at sunset.

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.

Senior Exhibition 2: Studio Art

Through May 3. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, and noon-4 p.m. Saturday, at Stetson University’s Homer and Dolly Hand Art Center, 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.