Friday, March 8

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.

AARP DeBary Chapter 64 

9:30 a.m. at Florence K. Little Town Hall, 12 Colomba Road, DeBary. Dr. Stefik from Coastal Integrative Health Care will speak on “Stem Cell Therapy.” Everyone is welcome. Call Toni Beiser at 386-804-8864.

Used-Book Sale

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Prices: $1 for fiction and nonfiction hardback books and large softback books; $1 for eight small pocket paperback books; $2 a bag for children’s and young-adult books. Call 386-822-6430.

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 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.

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.

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.

Saturday, March 9

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.

Deltona Woodcarvers Breakfast Carvefest

8:30 a.m. at Rhonda’s Kitchen, 2487 S. Volusia Ave., Orange City.  Club membership is not required. Visitors welcome. Call 386-985-5805, or visit www.deltonawoodcarversclub.com.

New Homebuyers Class in English and Spanish

9 a.m. at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, 3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand. This class will help potential homebuyers prepare to purchase a house, including tips on improving credit scores, and meeting 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, or email her at pcaradonna@volusia.org.

Photographing Nature

9-10:30 a.m. Meet at Doris Leeper Spruce Creek Preserve, 3251 N. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach. Professional photographer Lee Dunkel will offer tips on taking great nature shots. Bring a camera. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

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.

Kids Corner

9:30 a.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Children can hear a St. Patrick’s Day story and make a craft or play an old-fashioned game. Free. Reservations requested; call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840.

Used-Book Sale

9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Prices: $3 a bag for fiction and nonfiction hardback books, large softback books and small pocket paperback books; $2 a bag for children’s and young-adult books. Call 386-822-6430.

Used-Book Sale

9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the DeBary Public Library, 200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd. Gently used books for all ages, music and DVDs will be for sale. Hardbacks start at $1, and small paperbacks are 25 cents each or five for $1. Proceeds provide for non-budgeted children’s programs and other activities. Call the library at 386-668-3835.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

10 a.m.-noon at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Master gardeners will share winter gardening tips and answer questions. Master Gardener Howard Jeffries will demonstrate hands-on pruning from 11 a.m. to noon. Residents can bring their plants for a free checkup. Free. Call 386-822-5778.

CPR/AED Training

10 a.m.-3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of DeLand, in the parlor of the Life Enrichment Center (Building 4), 115 E. Howry Ave. Cost: $30 per person for certified training. A light lunch will be provided. Sign up through the First United Methodist Church office at 386-734-5113.

DeLand Bike Rally

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Motorcycles will line the streets of Downtown DeLand. Live music; prizes; merchant specials; antique motorcycle display. Free.

Splash Day

11 a.m.-3 p.m. at DeLand Elks Lodge 1463, 614 S. Alabama Ave. Bounce house with waterslides and dunk tank. Free food and drinks for all children. Call 386-738-1463.

Write Word Writers Workshop

Noon in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Get writing advice from University High School English teacher Robert Vickery. 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.

Always Nina — A Tennessee Story and Songbook

7:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. A one-woman musical show with singer/storyteller Nina Cathey Allbert and composer/pianist Joan Burr. The program delves into the traditions that define America, telling tales of bikers and beauty queens, teenage moms and evangelists, country folk and millionaires. Tickets: $15 adults and senior citizens; $10 students and children. Call 386-228-3777, or visit shoestringtheatre.net.

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.

‘America Sings Folk’

7:30 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Featuring Joe and Lynn Goldovitz performing songs of Pete Seeger, The Eagles, Bob Dylan and other sounds of the era. Tickets: $10. Call 386-668-5553.

Sunday, March 10

Daylight Saving Time Begins

At 2 a.m., set all clocks and watches ahead one hour as daylight saving time begins.

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.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

9-11 a.m. at DeLand Natural Market, 933 N. Woodland Blvd. 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; credit cards are acceptable. Cash only for 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 for questions.

DeLand Indie Market

11 a.m.-5 p.m. in Artisan Alley, behind The Beacon office, 110 W. New York Ave., Downtown DeLand. Artists, boutiques, vintage and handmade vendors.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

1-2 p.m. at Marathon Service Station Plaza, 2840 Doyle Road, Deltona. 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; credit cards are acceptable. Cash only for 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 for 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.

Spring-Forward Hike

2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Start the beginning of daylight saving time with a guided hike in Lyonia Preserve. An environmental specialist will discuss the changes animals and plants go through in the spring, and share some fun facts about daylight saving time. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Deltona Strong

2-4 p.m. in the Deltona Regional Library auditorium, 2150 Eustace Ave. A nonprofit citizens action coalition of Deltona residents to identify problems and issues that impact Deltona, and to strategize about solutions. Call 386-961-4912.

Always Nina — A Tennessee Story and Songbook

2:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. A one-woman musical show with singer/storyteller Nina Cathey Allbert and composer/pianist Joan Burr. The program delves into the traditions that define America, telling tales of bikers and beauty queens, teenage moms and evangelists, country folk and millionaires. Tickets: $15 adults and senior citizens; $10 students and children. Call 386-228-3777, or visit shoestringtheatre.net.

Always ... Patsy Cline, The Musical

2:30 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.

Volusia Music Club

2:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of First Congregational Church, UCC, 259 W. University Ave., Orange City, two buildings west of the church. Featuring country and Southern rock vocalist and guitarist Jerry Matthews. Open to the public for a donation of $3. Call Sue Sims at 386-851-7871.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

3-4:30 p.m. at Rent-a-Center, 2613 S. 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; credit cards are acceptable. Cash only for 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 for questions.

Monday, March 11

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 First Man. Ryan Gosling portrays Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on the moon. Rated PG-13. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

Monday Munchers

Noon at Community United Methodist Church, 41 W. Highbanks Road, DeBary. Open to all senior citizens beyond age 50. Corky Hall will play on her accordion songs from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. Bring a dish to share, and a friend. Free. Call 386-775-2766.

Butterfly Gardening

1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Jim West will speak about butterfly gardening. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

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.

Alzheimer’s Support Group

7 p.m. in the Small Meeting Room of 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, March 12

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.

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.

DeBary Adult Book Club

11 a.m. at the DeBary Public Library, 200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd. The club will discuss Melanie Benjamin’s The Girls in the Picture. This 2018 novel is about the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends — screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford. Benjamin captures the dawn of a glittering new era, its myths and icons, its possibilities and potential, and its seduction and heartbreak. 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 386-889-7207.

Deltona Woodcarvers Club

Noon at Deltona Church of the Nazarene, 1420 Courtland Blvd. A social hour and carving class. Membership is open, and visitors are always welcome. Call 386-985-5805, or visit www.deltonawoodcarversclub.com.

Email Basics

1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Learn basic email terms and common email features. Free. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20763.

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 his or her loved ones. This meeting features professional speakers to enhance COPD education for both patients and caregivers. Free. 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 free 30-day premium passes to crunchyroll.com. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Deltona City Commission District 3 Town Hall

6-8 p.m. at the Lakeshore Community Center, 980 Lakeshore Drive, Deltona. Hosted by Deltona District 3 City Commissioner Maritza Avila-Vazquez. Presentations on water projects in District 3, reclaimed water and the refund of water-customer deposits by City Engineer Mario Chavez; planned projects along Saxon and Normandy boulevards and future plans for vacant houses on Saxon Boulevard, by Director of Planning and Development Services Ron Paradise; Halifax Health’s new Deltona emergency room and hospital, by Halifax Health Market Development Specialist Rafael Ramirez; and the City of Deltona’s recycling program, by Assistant City Manager Dr. Marc-Antonie Cooper. Free. Email to mavilavazquez@deltonafl.gov, or call 386-878-8860.

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.

Faculty Recital

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring Chadley Ballantyne and Kristie Born performing works by Francis Poulenc, Hans Pfitzner, Mikhail Glinka and Charles Ives. Free. Call 386-822-8950.

Wednesday, March 13

Bike-About Lake Beresford

9-11 a.m. Meet at Lake Beresford Park, 2100 Fatio Road, DeLand. Learn about the local environment and the importance of protecting the water quality of our springs as you ride the Lake Beresford Park Trail and a segment of the Spring-to-Spring Trail. The emphasis will be on the connectivity of local water bodies. Bring a bicycle and helmet. 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.

Adult Computer Class

9:30 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Topic: “Basic Computer.” Free. Call 386-789-7207.

Deltona Art Club

9:45 a.m. in the Deltona Regional Library Scrub Jay Auditorium, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Topic: March 30th Art Show & Sale. Email to 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 Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate, a historical-fiction novel about several generations of one Southern family that was caught in a scandal involving the Tennessee Children’s Home Society. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

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.

Historic West Volusia Bus Tour

11 a.m. Meet at the Conrad Center, 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand. Hosted by the West Volusia Historical Society. Explore parts of West Volusia associated with Henry DeLand’s dream for the area, through east DeLand, historic Lake Helen and quaint Cassadaga; enjoy lunch at the historic Cassadaga Hotel. Cost: $32.50 per person. Advance reservations required. Call 386-740-6813 (noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday), or email to delandhouse@msn.com.

‘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.

Bunco Party

11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. No experience needed; instruction provided. Light lunch and dessert will be served. Raffle prizes; 50/50. Tickets (must be purchased by Monday, March 11): $8. Call 386-668-5553.

Harlem Renaissance Film Series — Against the Odds (Encore Showing)

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance. Explore the lives of visual artists who made the Harlem Renaissance one of the 20th century’s richest artistic moments. Those attending can bring a brown-bag lunch, but food and drink are not permitted in the galleries. Admission: $10 (includes a 1 - 2 - 3 Ticket so those attending can view current special exhibitions); free for museum members. Seating is limited, and RSVPs are requested; call 386-734-4371.

‘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.

Irish Cuisine with Chef Warren Caterson

1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave.Chef Warren Caterson will share dozens of kitchen tips, cooking hints and humorous anecdotes about the joys and challenges of cooking healthful Irish (and Scottish) meals for two. He will also prepare a healthful Irish entree that anyone can cook in less than 10 minutes. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20763.

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 Group

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 always welcome.   Free. Call 386-668-5092 for more information.

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.

Thursday, March 14

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.

New England Club

11 a.m. Meet 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 should also bring a place setting. To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, the club will have an Irish-themed luncheon at this meeting. Entertainment; a teacup auction; 50-50. Call club President George Chartrand at 386-532-8779.

Critter Corner

2-2:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Children ages 2-8 are invited to learn how animals act in the spring. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

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.

Shamrocks & Shenanigans

5-8 p.m. in Earl Brown Park, 751 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. An opportunity to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early. Includes a concert by MacGilliossa, a Celtic band. Lawn seating; bring a chair or blanket. Bracelets for sale to be a judge in the Corned Beef Cook-Off. Free admission. Call Stephanie Silva at 386-626-7315.

Book Discussion Group

5:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate, a historical-fiction novel about several generations of one Southern family that was caught in a scandal involving the Tennessee Children’s Home Society. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

‘Sisters for Life’ Breast Cancer-Awareness Group

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

Stitch Sewciety

6-8 p.m. at Fabrications, 145 W. Wisconsin Ave., DeLand. Bring your hand/lap projects (knitting, crochet, hand stitching, etc), start one, or work on our Palm Tree Wrap Project. Refreshments. Free. To reserve a space, call 386-624-7340.

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.

Science Café: Conservation Photography

7-8:30 p.m. in Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum, 234 E. Michigan Ave. Environmental educator and photographer Dustin Angell will present an overview about the developing conservation-photography movement and share his portraits and documentary work of Florida ecologists, along with offering tips on how others can participate in the movement. Participants will learn about the historical relationship between photography and conservation in the United States, and the difference between nature photography and conservation photography. Free. Call 386-822-7330, or visit www.stetson.edu/other/gillespie-museum.

Poetry Reading

7-9 p.m. in the Lynn Presentation Room in Stetson University’s Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Welcome Center, 131 E. Minnesota Ave. Featuring readings from The Rape Kit, a collection of poems by Stetson University professor Terri Witek. Free.

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.

Great Guitarists at Stetson Series

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

Friday, March 15

Teacher Duty Day/Student Holiday

Faculty members in Volusia County public schools have a Teacher Duty Day today, and today is a holiday for students. Spring Holiday runs Monday, March 18, through Sunday, March 24. School resumes for teachers and students Monday, March 25.

Guided Hike

9-11 a.m. Meet at 700 Sandpiper St., New Smyrna Beach. Take a short hike around Indian River Lagoon Park to learn about the importance of barrier islands, mangroves and the health of the Indian River Lagoon. During this scenic hike, environmental specialists will discuss plant life, water quality and local wildlife. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

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.

Women’s History Documentary Film Series

1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring RBG. 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.

Movie in the Courtyard

7 p.m. in the Deltona City Hall courtyard, 2345 Providence Blvd. Featuring Incredibles 2. The Incredibles hero family takes on a new mission, which involves a change in family roles: Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) must manage the house while his wife, Helen (Elastigirl), goes out to save the world. 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. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Call 386-878-8900. 

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.

Great Guitarists at Stetson Series

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

Saturday, March 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.

Keep DeLand Beautiful

8-11:30 a.m. Register at Earl Brown Park, 751 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Organized by the DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce & Orange City Alliance. Take part in a communitywide cleanup of selected areas. First 200 registered volunteers receive a free T-shirt. Free picnic in the park, compliments of the DeLand Breakfast Rotary. Crowning of Miss DeLand Beautiful. Prizes for most unusual and most valuable trash item. Shred truck nearby at Melching Field parking lot. Free mulch offered by the City of DeLand. Call 386-734-4331.

Keep Orange City Beautiful

8-11:30 a.m. Meet at Waggin’ Trail Dog Park, 1201 S. Leavitt Ave., Orange City. Organized by the DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce & Orange City Alliance. Teams will compete in an eco-friendly communitywide cleanup of selected areas. Gloves and trash bags can be picked up at the park. Once finished, teams will bring their collected trash back to the park. Awards will be given for most unusual and most valuable find, and someone will be crowned Miss Orange City Beautiful. Free picnic in the park. First 25 registered volunteers will receive a free T-shirt. To register, visit www.delandchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/18375. Call 386-734-4331.

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.

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.

Strawberry Festival

9 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 815 E Graves Ave., Orange City. All things Strawberry: jam, shortcakes, bread, pie, cookies, strawberry flats from Plant City, and our specialty strawberry pizza; arts and crafters; business vendors; hamburgers, hot dogs and French fries for sale; pony rides; live entertainment; blood donation site. Free admission. Call 386-775-6200.

Deltona Community Gardens

9:30 a.m. in the Vann Park clubhouse, 675 Elgrove Drive. Learn about the community and butterfly gardens. At 10:30 a.m., Deltona gardeners and butterfly group will meet. Registration for garden beds will be available. Visit the group’s Facebook page, or email to deltonacommunitygardens@gmail.com.

Brunch and Learn

9:30-11:30 a.m. Meet 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 386-736-5927.

‘Bag of Books’ Sale

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Used-Book Store inside the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. A wide assortment of paperbacks, hardbacks, magazines and records will be available for purchase. Fill a plastic grocery bag for $3 or bring a recyclable bag and fill it for $5. DVDs and CDs are not included. Proceeds will be used to provide library programs. Call 386-789-7207.

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.

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. Admission to both museum locations is free all day. Call 386-734-4371.

DeLand Eclectic Market Fundraiser

10 a.m.-2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of DeLand, 725 N. Woodland Blvd.A wide variety of local crafters and venders.

Strawberry Fest

10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Barberville Pioneer Settlement, 1776 Lightfoot Lane. Lots of foods made with strawberries; family and children’s games, contests and other activities, Plant City strawberries for purchase; arts and crafts; live entertainment. Admission: $6; free for children age 2 and younger. Visit www.BarbervilleFest.com.

Hatha Yoga

11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Certified yoga instructor Daya Devi-Doolin will provide instruction. Registration required; call 386-479-8151.

Rethink Reptiles

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Join LEC staff for a classroom presentation featuring some of the center’s reptile animal ambassadors. Topics will include life history, native vs. exotic, venomous vs. nonvenomous, sharing space with wildlife, and snakes as pets. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Lemonade Lectures Series

1 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Retired DeLand High School teachers Bill and Cara Elder will portray George and Martha Washington. Free; paid tours available. Visit www.debaryhall.com.

Movies at the Library

1 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Featuring West Side Story. Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their friends build toward tragedy. Natalie Wood and George Chakiris star in this 1961 film. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

Nature Movie

2-4 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Children and adults can watch The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies, a Nova film that follows monarch butterflies as they travel to spectacular locations. Free admission. Free popcorn will be served. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

VFW Auxiliary St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

4:30-7:30 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2380 Auxiliary, 510 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Dinner includes corned beef and cabbage or ham, vegetables, dessert and beverage. Music by Rose Mary. Tickets: $10 in advance; $12 at the door. Call the post at 386-738-2380, or call Mary Glidden at 802-287-0883.

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.

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.

‘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.

‘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., Enterprise. 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.

‘Patriot’

Through March 31. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, in the Visual Arts Gallery at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center, 698 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. An exhibit of paintings, by DeLand resident Anthony Armstrong, that are a symbolic testament to the continuous struggle of African-Americans to shape a greater nation. Free admission. Call 386-481-2774.

‘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.