Friday, Feb. 15

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.

New-Homebuyer Class

9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, 3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand. A class to help potential homebuyers prepare to purchase a house, including tips on improving credit scores. The class meets the education requirement for federal down-payment and closing-cost assistance programs available through state and local governments. Free. Advance registration required; call Patricia Caradonna at 386-822-5778, or email to pcaradonna@volusia.org. Visit www.volusia.org/homebuyer.

 

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. 

 

Fantasies Film Series

1 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring DragonHeart. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

LEGO Mania

3:30 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 free-time. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

Broadway Valentine Banquet Fundraiser

6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of DeLand, 115 E. Howry Ave. A full catered dinner followed by an hour-and-a-half of musical selections from Broadway shows. Proceeds to benefit the church’s Music Ministry and Stetson University music interns. Child care up to pre-kindergarten provided. Tickets: $25 per person. Call 386-734-5113.

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. 

Once Upon A Mattress 

7 p.m. in the DeLand High School auditorium, 800 N. Hill Ave. Prince Dauntless has been searching for a princess to marry. His overbearing mother, Queen Aggravain, will simply not settle for just any princess. With the assistance of her Court Wizard, the queen insists on putting every applicant princess through a series of tests to see if she is fit for her little boy, who is approaching middle age himself. Unfortunately for the rest of the kingdom, nobody may marry until Dauntless finds his real princess bride. Tickets: $5; $3 for students wearing their club or group T-shirts. Call 386-822-6090, ext. 23455. 

Boogie Fever

7:30 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. An interactive musical comedy about the height of the disco craze. Tickets: $12 general admission. Call 386-668-5553.

Great Organists at Stetson Series

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

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8 p.m. at Stetson University's Second Stage Theatre inside the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. A musical comedy in which two guys try to write a musical about two guys writing a musical to admit to a festival. The musical contains mature subject matter and language and may not be suitable for all ages. Tickets: $12 adults; $10 senior citizens and non-Stetson students; and free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a valid ID. Call 386-822-8700.  

Saturday, Feb. 16

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.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

9-11 a.m. at Royal Oaks Professional Plaza, 124 Treemonte Drive, Orange City. Sponsored by the SPCA. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products available for purchase. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies vaccine or worming; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo, canine flu, cat 4-way distemper combo, or leptospirosis; $12 Bordetella; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $20 Lyme disease vaccine. Call or text 386-748-8993 for questions.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

9 a.m.-noon at St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 815 E. Graves Ave., Orange City. Sponsored by HELP Animals Inc. Dogs on leashes and cats in carriers. Cash only: $6 rabies vaccine with tag and certificate; $9 dog or cat combo vaccine; $15 Bordetella (kennel cough) or feline leukemia vaccine; $5 wormer; tapeworm vaccine (cost is determined by animal's weight); $25 heartworm and feline leukemia testing. Call 386-216-6827 or 386-479-9700, or visit www.helpanimalsinc.org.

Deltona Stormwater-Drain Marking Event

9:30-11 a.m. Meet at the large pond next to 1041 Monterey Drive, near East Normandy and Fort Smith boulevards in Deltona. Volunteers will mark storm drains to create awareness of where these drains are in Deltona, and the importance of not letting pollutants run into stormwater. There will be a demonstration on stormwater runoff and pollution prevention. Email Dan O’Hanlon at dohanlon@deltonafl.gov, or call 386-878-8962.

Brunch and Learn

9:30-11:30 a.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Learn about the importance of scrub habitat, and keep an eye out for scrub jays, gopher tortoises and other wildlife during a stroll through Lyonia Preserve. Afterward, meet and learn about a native animal while enjoying brunch. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Self-Defense Awareness Program for Women

10 a.m.-noon in the 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.

Living History Day

10 a.m.-3 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. The 37th Alabama Regiment Company H, a Civil War re-enactment group, will set up a camp and medical tent, and offer presentations on Civil War weapons, life and artifacts. Jim Sawgrass, a member of the Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe, will describe Native American culture and heritage in the Southeast. His son, Cody Boettner, will perform a Native American hoop dance. Actors portraying George and Martha Washington will do a presentation in the mansion. Visitors can walk the grounds and interact with historical characters, including legendary steamboat captain Jacob Brock. Children can create an old-fashioned toy and play a Victorian game. Free admission; lunch will be available for cash purchase from the Four Townes Moose Lodge. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840.

West Volusia Stamp Club Stamp Show

10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Sons of Italy, 1270 Doyle Road, Deltona. Stamp dealers and representatives of the United States Postal Service will be on-site. Free. Call Mike Daley at 407-417-7818, or email him at miked129e@gmail.com.

Pawpaw Chapter of Florida Native Plant Society Field Trip

Noon. Meet at Bulow Creek State Park, 3301 Old Dixie Highway, Ormond Beach. Gather for a picnic lunch (bring your own), and then take an informative guided nature walk through portions of the park, and to see the Fairchild Oak, one of the largest remaining live oak trees in the South. Free admission. Visit www.pawpawfnpschapters.org.

‘Know Thyself Lecture Series’

1 p.m. at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. Mike Brown will present “What Did the Tuskegee Airmen Do?” Free. Call 386-736-4004.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

1-2:30 p.m. at Luigi’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant, in Brandywine Shopping Village, 3138 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Sponsored by the SPCA. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products available for purchase. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies vaccine or worming; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo, canine flu, cat 4-way distemper combo, or leptospirosis; $12 Bordetella; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $20 Lyme disease vaccine. Call or text 386-748-8993 for questions.

Bear Facts

2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Janelle Musser, a black-bear specialist, will discuss bear biology, what to do when you see a bear, and how to prevent human/bear conflicts. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Boogie Fever

2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. An interactive musical comedy about the height of the disco craze. Tickets: $12 general admission. Call 386-668-5553.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

3-4:30 p.m. at 3 Sisters Ice Cream Palace, 101 E. Ohio Ave., Lake Helen. Sponsored by the SPCA. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products available for purchase. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies vaccine or worming; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo, canine flu, cat 4-way distemper combo, or leptospirosis; $12 Bordetella; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $20 Lyme disease vaccine. Call or text 386-748-8993 for questions.

Artists Reception

5-8 p.m. at the Enterprise Heritage Center & Museum, 360 Main St., Enterprise. An opportunity to meet members of the Pastel Society of Central Florida and to see the exhibit “Living Waters & The Florida Landscape,” which will be at the Enterprise Museum through March 30. Free admission. Call 386-259-5900.

Art Lecture

6:30 p.m. wine and cheese reception at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. 7 p.m. lecture by Edward C. Pratt on African-American artists and their accomplishments that have been lost from our nation’s true history, including James Weldon Johnson, Augusta Savage and James L. Wells and the Florida natives influence and legacy of the Harlem Renaissance. Admission: $10; free for museum members and students. Call 386-734-4371, or visit www.MOArt.com.

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8 p.m. at Stetson University's Second Stage Theatre, inside the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. A musical comedy in which two guys try to write a musical about two guys writing a musical to admit to a festival. The musical contains mature subject matter and language and may not be suitable for all ages. Tickets: $12 adults; $10 senior citizens and non-Stetson students; and free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a valid ID. Call 386-822-8700.

Sunday, Feb. 17

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.

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast

7:30-11:30 a.m. at Florence K. Little Hall, 12 Colomba Road, DeBary. Hosted by the DeBary Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, orange juice and coffee will be served. Donations are appreciated. Call Don Neyer at 386-216-5461.

Roots and Branches Genealogical Society of West Volusia County - **CANCELED**

1 p.m. class in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Pete Harrington will present “Introduction to Five-Generation Charts and My Favorite AH HA! Moments.” 2 p.m. general meeting in the auditorium with Bill Meister presenting “My 10 Favorite Genealogy Websites - Beyond the Normal.” Free. Call 386-734-2536. 

Tinker Lab - **CANCELED**

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.

Christian Science Talk: ‘Practicing Christian Healing Today’

2 p.m. at DeLand City Hall, City Commission Chambers, 120 S. Florida Ave. Christian Science practitioner and teacher Mary Alice Rose will speak. Free. Child care provided. Call 386-734-6547.

Poetry-Reading

2 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Deltona High School intensive-reading teacher Hazel Sparrow’s 11th-grade students will read selections and talk about their inspiration for writing poems about Hispanic heritage in their newly published book Bachata Merengue Salsa: Poetry of Hispanic Heritage. Free.

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3 p.m. at Stetson University's Second Stage Theatre, inside the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. A musical comedy in which two guys try to write a musical about two guys writing a musical to admit to a festival. The musical contains mature subject matter and language and may not be suitable for all ages. Tickets: $12 adults; $10 senior citizens and non-Stetson students; and free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a valid ID. Call 386-822-8700.

Monday, Feb. 18

Presidents Day

Banks, credit unions, post offices, Volusia County public schools, federal-government offices and some local-government offices are closed in observance of Presidents Day.

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.

Dungeons & Dragons: An Introduction

1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Learn the basics of Dungeons & Dragons, including what supplies you need and how to play the game; what it takes to be a game master; and other similar games. Free and open to the public. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20763.

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, Feb. 19

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.

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.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

11 a.m.-noon at the DeBary Public Library, 200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd. Master gardeners will share winter gardening tips and answer questions. Free.

Garden Club of DeLand Milkweed Circle

1 p.m. at the Garden Club clubhouse at 865 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Anita Comacho, president of Tampa Bay Area - North American Butterfly Association, will speak on "Flying Art - Butterflies of Central Florida." Free. Call 386-736-1839.

Internet Basics

1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Build technology skills by learning basic internet terms, and get tips to stay safe online. Free. Space is limited, and registration is required; call 386-822-6430, ext. 20763.

Printmaking Demonstration

3:30-5:30 p.m. in Stetson University’s Sampson Hall, Room 114, 132 E. Michigan Ave. See how Rembrandt created his copper-plate etchings during a demonstration by copper-plate-etching printmaking fine artist Chelsea Smith. Free.

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.

Sleep-Apnea Support Group

5-6 p.m. at AdventHealth DeLand, 701 W. Plymouth Ave. This monthly group provides support, as well as education about sleep apnea. Family members and friends of people with sleep apnea who use CPAP or BiPAP are also invited to attend. Free. Email group facilitator Marlyn Moir at Marlyn.Moir@AdventHealth.com, or call 386-943-4777.

Four Towns Optimist Club

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

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, 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.

West Volusia Historical Society

7 p.m. in the Lemon Room at Bill Dreggors Park, 230 N. Stone St., DeLand. Learn about local history, and listen to or share your family’s stories of DeLand’s first hospital for people of color. Visit four galleries of new exhibits. Free. Call 386-740-6813, or email to delandhouse@msn.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 20

Bike-About Edgewater

9-11 a.m. Meet at the parking lot one-quarter mile east of I-95 and one-quarter mile south on Cow Creek Road. During this leisurely ride, participants will learn about different habitats and the organisms that live within them. A helmet and a bicycle are required. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

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.

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.

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.

Learn About Modern-Day Dragons

3:30 p.m. at the Lake Helen Public Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave. For ages 5-18. Laura Albert of Lyonia Environmental Center will discuss the behaviors and habitats of some real-life dragons, and will bring several live specimens, including a bearded dragon and a blue-tongued skink, and some of her favorite serpents. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

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.

Democratic Women’s Club of Volusia

6 p.m. at Red Lobster Restaurant, 2625 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Guest speaker Donna Atheren will present “Women: Keepers of the Bees.” Political candidates will be able to speak when the meeting is over. Email to DWCVolusia@gmail.com, or call 386-243-9289.

Random Fandom: Game of Thrones

6 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Learn about George R.R. Martin’s epic saga Game of Thrones. Trivia and crafts; catch up on the past seven seasons of the hit television series. Costumes welcome. Free and open to the public. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

Thursday, Feb. 21

Building Your Business Group Educational Networking

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Harlem Renaissance Film Series

6-8 p.m. at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression. Admission: $10 nonmembers; free for museum members. RSVP to 386-734-4371.

Remembering Orange City: Celebrating 137 Years of Shared Memories

6-8 p.m. in the Orange City City Hall Annex, City Council Chambers, 201 N. Holly Ave. The Orange City Historic Preservation Board has gathered photographs, artifacts, presentations and stories of the good ol’ days to display and share. The community is invited to bring memories as well, such as artifacts, photos, maps, vintage clothing, postcards, letters, yearbooks, stories, etc. The first 25 guests will receive an exclusive Orange City reusable grocery tote. Free. Call Kimberly Reading at 386-775-5417.

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, 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.

Artist Talk

7-8:30 p.m. in Stetson University’s duPont-Ball Library, Room 25L, 134 E. Minnesota Ave. Michael Katz will discuss why he uses a 21st-century visual digital medium as a tool in his paintings and the relationship between his experience as an applied and studio artist and the aspects of Eastern philosophy influences in his artwork. Free.

Science Café: ‘Calcite in Florida/Three Florida Geologists’

7-8:15 p.m. at Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum, 234 E. Michigan Ave. Join three of the state’s renowned geologists to discuss Florida calcite and the geological processes, which have created our most common and most beautiful mineral. They will discuss their digs, finds and decades of research. Free. Call 386-822-7330, or email gillespie@stetson.edu.

Lost in Yonkers

7:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. In this play by Neil Simon, Bella is 35 years old, mentally challenged, and living at home with her mother. As the play opens, her ne'er-do-well son, Eddie, deposits his two young sons at the old lady's doorstep. The boys are left to contend with Grandma, Bella and her secret romance, and Louie, her brother, a small-time hoodlum, in a strange new world called Yonkers. Tickets: $18 adults; $15 senior citizens; $10 students. Visit www.shoestringtheatre.net, or call 386-228-3777.

[title of show]

8 p.m. at Stetson University's Second Stage Theatre, inside the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. A musical comedy in which two guys try to write a musical about two guys writing a musical to admit to a festival. The musical contains mature subject matter and language, and may not be suitable for all ages. Tickets: $12 adults; $10 senior citizens and non-Stetson students; free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a valid ID. Call 386-822-8700.

Friday, Feb. 22

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.

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.

Fantasies Film Series

1 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring Maleficent. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

LEGO Mania

3:30 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 free-time. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

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.

African-American Heritage: Festival Talent and Inspirational Night

6:30 p.m. at Orange City United Methodist Church, 396 E. University Ave. Featuring Faye Henderson and Gospel Praise, Ronald Freeman and the Singing Angels, contemporary gospel and rap composer Ronald Davis, fashions by Shirley Ellison and much. Free. Call 386-837-7743, or visit www.ocaahf.com.

The Hyssongs in Concert

7 p.m. at DeLeon Springs United Methodist Church, 275 Ponce DeLeon Blvd. Free; a freewill offering will be collected. Call 386-985-4325.

Always ... Patsy Cline, The Musical

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on country singer Patsy Cline’s letters to a longtime fan. Opening night. 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 will be added to each purchase. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Lost in Yonkers

7:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. In this play by Neil Simon, Bella is 35 years old, mentally challenged, and living at home with her mother. As the play opens, her ne'er-do-well son, Eddie, deposits his two young sons at the old lady's doorstep. The boys are left to contend with Grandma, Bella and her secret romance, and Louie, her brother, a small-time hoodlum, in a strange new world called Yonkers. Tickets: $18 adults; $15 senior citizens; $10 students. Visit www.shoestringtheatre.net, or call 386-228-3777.

Stetson University Symphonic Band

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Admission: $10 adults; $5 youth and students; and free for children age 12 and younger. Tickets are available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets. Call 386-822-8950.

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8 p.m. at Stetson University's Second Stage Theatre, inside the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. A musical comedy in which two guys try to write a musical about two guys writing a musical to submit to a festival. The musical contains mature subject matter and language, and may not be suitable for all ages. Tickets: $12 adults; $10 senior citizens and non-Stetson students; free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a valid ID. Call 386-822-8700.

Saturday, Feb. 23

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 First Presbyterian Church of DeLand, 724 N. Woodland Blvd.

‘Bee Informed’

9-10:30 a.m. Meet at Deep Creek Preserve, 964 S. State Road 415, New Smyrna Beach. Learn the basics of beekeeping from Master Beekeeper Marlin Athearn, who will discuss the importance of bees for ecological communities, wildlife and crops. He will also share tips and ideas on best practices for setting up your own apiary, including equipment, pollination, habitats, and common issues that may arise. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

Orange City African-American Heritage Festival

10 a.m. at Mill Lake Park, 207 E. Blue Springs Ave., Orange City. Food, craft, educational and health vendors; STEM projects; Brain Bowl Tournament, Sweet Potato Pie Bake-Off; live entertainment. Free. Call 386-837-7743, or visit www.ocaahf.com. 

‘Off the Beaten Path’ Florida Arts Tour

10 a.m.-5 p.m. A free, self-guiding tour through West Volusia to artists’ studios and cultural institutions that are “off the beaten path.” Free studio guide with self-guiding maps. Visit www.floridaartstour.com.

Enterprise Chili Cook-Off

11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Enterprise Heritage Center & Museum, 360 Main St. Music; vendors; crafts; kids’ games. Tasting bracelets: $7 adults; $4 children age 12 and younger. Call 386-259-5900, or visit www.oldenterprise.org.

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 and open to the public. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

‘Coyotes in Florida: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’

1 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Lauren Barth will help residents understand and live with this midsized member of the canine family, explaining why coyotes are present in the state, describe their biology and role in the environment, and provide updates on recent research. She will also address potential problems with coyotes, including livestock and pet loss. Participants will learn about applicable regulations and why eradication is not achievable for this species. They will also receive details on how to be safe around coyotes and how to coexist with coyotes. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840, or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.

‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ Concert

5 p.m. at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center on the campus of Bethune-Cookman University, 640 Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd., Daytona Beach. Featuring the Ebony Chorale of the Palm Beaches, the Bethune-Cookman University Thomas Demps Alumni Chorale, the Bethune-Cookman University Concert Chorale, composer Dr. Carl DuPont Jr., the Daytona Beach Community Choir, guest musician Leah Flynn, and the debut of the Bethune-Cookman University, Mary McLeod Bethune Children's Choir. Free and open to the public.

Black History Month Concert

6 p.m. at The Sanctuary - DeLand, 401 E. Taylor Road. Featuring “The Generation Tour 2019,” with the Rev. Melvin Dawson and The Genesis Fellowship Delegation. Tickets: $20. Call Elder Alvarae Rawls at 386-400-3050.

Always ... Patsy Cline, The Musical

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on country singer Patsy Cline’s letters to a longtime fan. 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 will be added to each purchase. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Lost in Yonkers

7:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. In this play by Neil Simon, Bella is 35 years old, mentally challenged, and living at home with her mother. As the play opens, the mother’s ne'er-do-well son, Eddie, deposits his two young sons at the old lady’s doorstep. The boys are left to contend with Grandma, Bella and her secret romance, and Louie, her brother, a small-time hoodlum, in a strange new world called Yonkers. Tickets: $18 adults; $15 senior citizens; $10 students. Visit www.shoestringtheatre.net, or call 386-228-3777.

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8 p.m. at Stetson University's Second Stage Theatre, inside the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. A musical comedy in which two guys try to write a musical about two guys writing a musical to submit to a festival. The musical contains mature subject matter and language, and may not be suitable for all ages. Tickets: $12 adults; $10 senior citizens and non-Stetson students; free for Stetson faculty, staff and students with a valid ID. 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.

‘African American Art: We Too Dream America’

Through March 17. 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.

Faculty Focus With Michael Katz

Through March 1. 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. Visit www2.stetson.edu/hand-art-center.

‘Florida Calcite: Rare Specimens of a Common Mineral’

Feb. 21-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.

Gateway Center for the Arts 2019 Annual Members Exhibit

Through Feb. 22. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Free admission. Call 386-668-5553, or visit www.gatewaycenterforthearts.com.

‘Living Waters & the Florida Landscape’

Through March 30. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, at the Enterprise Heritage Center & Museum, 360 Main St. Free admission. Call 386-259-5900, or visit www.oldenterprise.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.

‘Oscar Bluemner: The Beauty of Color’

Through March 1. 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. Visit www2.stetson.edu/hand-art-center.

‘Rembrandt Etchings: States, Fakes and Restrikes’

Through March 1. 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. Visit www2.stetson.edu/hand-art-center.

‘Sandy Winters: Creation and Destruction’

Through March 24. 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.

‘Transition Earthsea’

Through Feb. 23. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, in the rotunda of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., Downtown DeLand. Artists will exhibit works relating to the 1968 novel A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin, as part of the Volusia County Public Library’s NEA Big Read Program. Free admission.