West Volusia Calendar of Events Oct. 18-27, 2018

Thursday, Oct. 18

Building Your Business Group Educational Networking

8:45 a.m. at the MainStreet DeLand Association office, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., Suite 4, Downtown DeLand. For businesspeople who are looking for ideas to help grow their business, this monthly event includes information given by subject-matter experts on a variety of topics relevant to small-business owners. Free and open to the public. Call 386-738-0649.

Blood Drive

9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the parking lot of Deltona City Hall, 2345 Providence Blvd. Sponsored by OneBlood. Donors will receive a $10 gift card to Epic Theatres; along with a wellness checkup, which includes blood pressure checks; temperature, iro count, pulse and cholesterol screening, Refreshments. Dondors must be at least 16 years old, who will need parental permission. To make a reservation, visit www.oneblood.org and use sponsor code $24087. Call 1-800-9-donate.

Hontoon Paddle

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Meet at Hontoon State Park, 2309 River Ridge Road, DeLand. Not for the beginner paddler, this 10-mile paddle leaves from the park and loops down Snake Creek and back up the St. Johns River channel. The trip will take five to six hours, and participants are encouraged to bring lunch to stop for a picnic. Bring a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard, along with a life preserver and whistle. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

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.

Fall Craft

10 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Make a fabric pumpkin. Supplies will be provided. Free. Reservations requested; call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Critter Corner

10-11 a.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Meet the LEC’s resident animal ambassadors. Staff will handle the animals and answer questions. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

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.

DeBary Kids Corner

11 a.m. in the DeBary Hall Historic Site stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Children will hear a story and make a craft or play an old-fashioned game. The program is designed for preschoolers, but all children are welcome. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840.

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 create 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.

‘Beyond Stranger Things’ Haunted House Opening Night

5 p.m. block party for trick-or-treating for the little ones. 7-9 p.m. haunted house tours for older kids and adults, at the Orange City Sorosis Club, 222 E. University Ave. Tickets: $10 adults; $5 children age 10 and younger.

St. Johns Riverkeeper Downtown Cleanup and Networking

6-8 p.m. at the Riverkeeper’s DeLand office, 117 W. Howry Ave. Help clean streets, and mark storm drains, then meet at Persimmon Hollow Brewing Co. to socialize with old and new members. To RSVP, visit www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0545a8a72ba2f94-deland2.

Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the classic story about a mad scientist, doomed love, serial murders, and a life-and-death struggle between good and evil. 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. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Friday, Oct. 19

Yard Sale Fundraiser

8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Albertus Cottage, 200 E. Rose Ave., Orange City. Hosted by the VIA Orange City Woman's Club, proceeds will benefit local charities.

Community Garden Volunteer Expo

9:30-10:30 a.m. at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, Summit Building, Rooms 211/213, 1061 Medical Center Drive, Orange City. Learn about the garden’s progress; questions answered; walk-through of the garden site. Light refreshments will be served. Free. CAll 386-917-7142 or email to FISHFoundation@fhfm.org.

Sleepy Hollow History

11 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. A fascinating look at Washington Irving's Sleepy Hollow, presented by Ann Magaha. Free and open to the public. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

‘African Americans in West Volusia History’ Opening Reception

Noon-4 p.m. in the Elizabeth Roe Burgess Pavilion at DeLand Memorial Hospital and Veterans Museum, 240 N. Stone St. Three galleries highlighting the West Volusia African-American community and medical history; children’s gallery with the Conrad family’s extensive collection of elephants, vintage toys and circus memorabilia. Free. Call 386-740-6813.

Hay Day Fall Fest

5-9 p.m. at Earl Brown Park, 751 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Vendors; kids’ games; face-painting; crafts; movie at dusk Coco. Free.

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.

‘Beyond Stranger Things’ Haunted House

7-11 p.m. at the Orange City Sorosis Club, 222 E. University Ave. Tickets: $10 adults; $5 children age 10 and younger.

Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the classic story about a mad scientist, doomed love, serial murders, and a life-and-death struggle between good and evil. 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. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Stetson University Symphonic Band

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

Saturday, Oct. 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.

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 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. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies vaccine; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo, dog flu vaccine or cat 4-way distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $12 Bordetella; $5 worming, and much more. Proceeds benefit abandoned and abused animals. Call 386-748-8993 for questions.

2018 World Walk

9 a.m.-noon at Gemini Springs Park, 37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary. Hosted by Beautiful Feet International, a 501(c)(3) faith-based organization that brings good works through short-term mission teams and international pregnancy centers. Sponsors of participants are asked to give a set amount, not a per-mile pledge. To get a sponsor sheet, email to caryn@beautifulfeetinternational.com.

‘Autumn in the Oaks’ Art, Music and Crafts Festival

9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the Porter House property, 5030 North Highway 17, DeLeon Springs. Locally crafted items; dessert vendors; “Crankin A’s car show; free kids zone; food court; environmental, nature and historic exhibits; native plant sale; live music. Free admission.

Warbirds Over DeLand

9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the DeLand Radio Control Club flying field, 1000 RC Club Drive, via the Sperling Sports complex, 1400 Matt Fair Blvd. A radio-controlled model-airplane air show featuring military aircraft models from World War I and World War II, to the latest in military jets; turbine jet presentations will take place; a flight simulator will be in operation. Food and cold drinks will be served all day. Bring folding chairs and suntan lotion. Free. Call 321-430-8012, or email to www.delandgoldenhawks.com.

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.

Family Fun Saturday

10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Free art activities for families. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free to both museum locations also. Call 386-734-4371.

Fall Harvest Festival

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Spring Hill Community Garden, 501 S. Delaware Ave., DeLand. Presented by the Spring Hill Community Garden and the Spring Hill Gardeners Association. Sack races; face-painting; fresh veggies; arts and crafts; sweet-potato-pie contest; food. Free admission. Email to ccuevas@stetson.edu. Call or text 863-852-4169.

Noble ‘Thin Man’ Watts Jazz Fest

Noon-7:30 p.m. beginning with a free concert at noon on the north entrance stairs of the Volusia County Historic Courthouse, 120 W. Indiana Ave., Downtown DeLand, followed by performances on stages at the Thin Man Watts Amphitheater (322 S. Clara Ave.) and at Cafe DaVinci (112 W. Georgia Ave.). Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the gate. Visit www.wattsjazzfest.com.

Adult Coloring

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

Jam Session

2 p.m. at Hontoon Island State Park, 2309 River Ridge Road, DeLand. Bring instruments, or just listen. Family-friendly. Blankets, chairs or towels recommended for campfire seating. In case of rain, the event will move to the visitors center. Free. Call 386-736-5309, or email to Karianne.M.Rivera@dep.state.fl.us.

DeLand Pride Block Party

2-7 p.m. along West Indiana Avenue, Downtown DeLand. Vendors; food and drink; live entertainment, including three drag shows; wellness zone; doggie fun zone; kids’ zone; teen outreach. Free. Visit www.delandpride.org/blockparty.

Everybody Eats

2:30-3:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Meet the center’s animal ambassadors, and learn how, who and what they eat, and how they avoid being eaten. The presentation will be followed by a live feeding demonstration. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

3-4:30 p.m. at 3 Sisters Ice Cream Palace, 101 E. Ohio Ave., Lake Helen. 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. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies vaccine; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo, dog flu vaccine or cat 4-way distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $12 Bordetella; $5 worming, and much more. Proceeds benefit  abandoned and abused animals. Call 386-748-8993 for questions.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

5-6 p.m. at Luigi’s Pizza 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. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies vaccine; $10 dog 6-in-1 distemper/parvo combo, dog flu vaccine or cat 4-way distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $12 Bordetella; $5 worming, and much more. Proceeds benefit  abandoned and abused animals. Call 386-748-8993 for questions.

Stetson University vs. Jacksonville University Football Game

6 p.m. at Spec Martin Memorial Stadium, 260 E. Euclid Ave., DeLand. Tickets: $20-$50. Visit www.gohatters.com.

‘Fall Back With the Classics’ Concert

7 p.m. at the Dickinson Memorial Library, 148 Albertus Way, Orange City. Performed by the Orange City Orchestra. Free. Call 386-668-9587.

‘Beyond Stranger Things’ Haunted House

7-11 p.m. at the Orange City Sorosis Club, 222 E. University Ave. Tickets: $10 adults; $5 children age 10 and younger.

‘Glamour & Gore’ Costume Party

7-11 p.m. in Artisan Alley, behind The Beacon office, 110 W. New York Ave., Downtown DeLand. Hosted by the Rotary Club of DeLand. Heavy hors d’oeuvres; adult beverages; music; dancing; a costume contest with $650 in prizes for Most Glamorous, Most Gory, and Best Couple/Group; Best Overall. Proceeds will benefit local charities. Tickets: $50. Call Ed Denston at 386-801-7226, or visit www.delandrotary.org.

‘An Evening of Opera and Musical Theater’

7:30 p.m. in Stetson University’s School of Music, McMahan Hall, just off North Woodland Boulevard on East Michigan Avenue. Featuring selections from The Tales of Hoffmann, Kismet, Into the Woods, Hairspray, Sister Act and The Light in the Piazza. Admission: $10 adults, $5 youth and students; free for children age 12 and younger. Tickets are available at the door or atwww.stetson.edu/music-tickets. Call 386-822-9850.

Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the classic story about a mad scientist, doomed love, serial murders, and a life-and-death struggle between good and evil. 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.

Sunday, Oct. 21

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.

Roots and Branches Genealogical Society of West Volusia County

1 p.m. class featuring Jane Burr on “The Immigrant Experience — Passenger Life on Ships Coming to America,” in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. 2 p.m. general meeting and program in the auditorium, with Larry Fermi making a presentation on “Welcome Aboard, How to use Immigration and Ship Records.” Free. Call 386-734-2536.

Stetson Percussion Ensemble in Concert

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

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.

Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical

2:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the classic story about a mad scientist, doomed love, serial murders, and a life-and-death struggle between good and evil. 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.

Author Meet & Greet

2:45-3:45 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. Meet DeLand author Ann-Marie C. Garden, who penned Make Way for Rene, which deals with bullying prevention and the importance of self-acceptance and self-awareness. Light refreshments will be served.

‘An Afternoon of Opera and Musical Theater’

3 p.m. in Stetson University’s School of Music, McMahan Hall, just off North Woodland Boulevard on East Michigan Avenue. Featuring selections from The Tales of Hoffmann, Kismet, Into the Woods, Hairspray, Sister Act and The Light in the Piazza. Admission: $10 adults; $5 youth and students; free for children age 12 and younger. Tickets are available at the door or atwww.stetson.edu/music-tickets. Call 386-822-9850.

Stetson Brass Ensembles in Concert

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. The concert will feature the Brass Choir performing Sonata pian e' forte by Giovanni Gabrieli. The Horn Ensemble will perform Eric Ewazen's Legend of the Sleeping Bear. The Trombone Ensemble will play Eclipse by Joe Buono. Also performing will be the Trumpet Ensemble and the Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble. Free. Call 386-822-8950.

Monday, Oct. 22

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.

Be Bear Aware

2 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. A representative from the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens will share information about black bears and their behavior. Attendees will learn what to do in case of a bear encounter and how to avoid feeding them and attracting them into neighborhoods. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Diabetes Education Class

2-4 p.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand, Classroom A, 701 W. Plymouth Ave. This class will help those diagnosed with diabetes and their loved ones learn more about living with diabetes, meal planning and prevention of complications. Free. To RSVP, call 386-943-4727.

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.

Breast-Cancer Support Group

5 p.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute, 680 Peachwood Drive. For women currently in treatment for breast cancer and survivors, this monthly group provides opportunities for emotional support and education about breast cancer-related topics. Free. To RSVP, call 386-943-7160.

Horizon Stars Toastmasters

6:30 p.m. at Brookdale Senior Living, second-floor chapel room, 500 Grand Plaza Drive, Orange City. Designed to help people improve their public speaking, personal development, communication and leadership skills. Free. Email to info@schoolofthoughts.net.

Overeaters Anonymous

6:30 p.m. at The House Next Door, 804 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Call Paul at 860-655-8945.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

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.

Mother Goose on the Loose

10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. A storytime for infants and toddlers to participate in with their parents and caregivers, with nursery rhymes, books and music in a fun and interactive environment.

Wiggle, Giggle, Groove

11 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. A music and movement program for toddlers and preschoolers, along with a play area for pre-walkers and their caregivers. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.

Gametastic!

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

General Cancer Support Group

5 p.m. at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, 1055 Saxon Blvd., Orange City. A support group for those affected by any type of cancer, including patients, survivors, caregivers, friends and family. Free. To RSVP, call 386-917-5526.

Walk of Terror

5-7 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. Events include a story walk, scavenger hunt, crafts, prizes, refreshments, and a chance to escape the Headless Horseman. Free and open to the public. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

West Volusia Audubon

6:30 p.m. meetup, 7 p.m. short business meeting followed by a program, at the Garden Club of DeLand, 865 S. Alabama Ave. Eli Schaperow will share his PowerPoint presentation "Birding Across America," detailing his summer cross-country adventure and highlighting some of his special findings. Free and open to the public. Call 386-775-4447.

Stetson Guitar Ensemble in Concert

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring students of the studio of Stephen Robinson. The program includes works by Mark Houghton and Olga Amelkina-Vera, and features Roland Dyens' arrangement of Alfonsina y el mar for guitar quartet by Ariel Ramirez and Suite Francaise by Sébastian Vachez for 11 guitars. Free. Call 386-822-8950.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

‘Robed in Love’ Fundraising Breakfast

8 a.m. at the Wayne G. Sanborn Activity Center, 815 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. Honoring Ed and Pauline Lacey, and benefiting The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia. Tickets: $50.

Thistle Dismissal

9-11 a.m. Meet at Frank Rendon Park, 2705 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Shores. During this beach walk, learn about sea turtles, wrack lines and invasive species. Participants will be asked to help remove the invasive Russian thistle from the beach. Bring gloves. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

Adult Computer Skills Class

9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Topic: Internet basics taught in Spanish. 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 Craft Class

1:30 p.m. at the Lake Helen Public Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave. Adults can get a head start on Halloween by making a pet ghost in a jar. Supplies will be provided. Staff will serve a “scary” treat. Free. Advance registration required; call 386-228-1152.

How to Protect Our Waterways

2 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Mary Rockefeller of Volusia County’s Environmental Management Division will share information about the county’s fertilizer ordinance, the dynamics of stormwater runoff, and the effects of nitrogen and phosphorus on our groundwater and aquatic ecosystems. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

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.

New Hope Al-Anon (Adult Children)

7:30 p.m. at The House Next Door, 804 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. A support group that welcomes family, relatives and friends who are affected by the disease of alcoholism, using the 12 Steps of AA. Beginners welcome. Free. Call 386-801-8135.

Thursday, Oct. 25

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.

DeBary Kids Corner

11 a.m. in the DeBary Hall Historic Site stable, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Children will hear a story and make a craft or play an old-fashioned game. The program is designed for preschoolers, but all children are welcome. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840.

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 create 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.

‘Urban Legends’ Haunted House

6-9 p.m. at the Lake Helen Equestrian Center, 321 Pleasant St. Tickets: $10 adults age 17 and older; $5 children ages 8-16; free for children age 7 and younger. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/urban-legends-lake-helen-haunted-house-tickets-51118967207.

TOPS - Taking Off Pounds Sensibly

6:15-8 p.m. in the Four Townes Family YMCA Healthy Living Center, 280 Wolf Pack Run, Deltona. A not-for-profit weight-loss group that offers support, weigh-ins, and celebrations of losses and milestones. Cost: small fee for membership; first meeting free, all fees associated with TOPS. Call 386-425-5210, or visit vfymca.org/hlc.

‘Beyond Stranger Things’ Haunted House

7-9 p.m. at the Orange City Sorosis Club, 222 E. University Ave. Tickets: $10 adults; $5 children age 10 and younger.

Eco-Buggy Tour

7:30-9 p.m. Meet at Longleaf Pine Preserve’s east entrance, 4551 Pioneer Trail, New Smyrna Beach. Take a night ride through flatwoods, cypress domes and swamps. Participants will view the land nocturnally as they look for a variety of species. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

Friday, Oct. 26

‘Busting at the Seams’ Fundraising Sale

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Massey-James Youth Center, 364 Church St., Lake Helen. All proceeds will benefit the Massey-James Youth Center’s programs and renovation projects. Call 386-747-2814.

Fall Rummage Sale

8 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 26 Dogwood Trail, DeBary. Jewelry; housewares; antiques; clothes; plants; raffle prizes; baked goods.

‘The State of Our Water’

9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Wayne G. Sanborn Activity Center, 815 S. Alabama Ave., DeLand. A water symposium, hosted by the Volusia Water Alliance, at which community leaders and water-industry experts will discuss increasing concerns about our water supply and suggestions for possible solutions. Free admission. Advance registration required; make reservations at www.VolusiaWater.org. Registrants may also opt to have a catered lunch for $12.

Frightening Films Series

1:15 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring Winchester. Rated PG-13. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

Opening Reception for ‘Jim Houser Retrospective’ and ‘Recent Gifts: Museum's Permanent Collection’

5-7 p.m. at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Refreshments. Admission: $10; free for museum members. RSVP preferred; call 386-734-4371.

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.

Halloween Spooktacular

6-10 p.m. at Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex, 1200 Saxon Blvd., Deltona. Haunted Trail; Zombie Warehouse; live disc jockey. Not suitable for young children. Free. Call 386-878-8900.

‘Urban Legends’ Haunted House

6-10 p.m. at the Lake Helen Equestrian Center, 321 Pleasant St. Tickets: $10 adults age 17 and older; $5 children ages 8-16; free for children age 7 and younger. To purchase tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/urban-legends-lake-helen-haunted-house-tickets-51118967207.

Oakdale Cemetery Walk

7 p.m. first bus leaves from the Conrad Center at the West Volusia Historical Society, 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand. Buses will run every 15 minutes or when full. Learn about the political power brokers in Volusia County in the early 1900s. Tickets: $15; $10 for West Volusia Historical Society members. Advance reservations required; call 386-740-6813 noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, or email to delandhouse@msn.com.

Creepy Candlelight Tours

7 p.m. and 8 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Guests will start their tour in DeBary Hall’s theater, where a storyteller will describe the lives of previous tenants and talk about some creepy customs born in the Victorian era. Then visitors will enter the DeBary mansion, where they can expect some mild frights as they are escorted through the narrow hallways and darkened rooms once occupied by 19th-century wine merchant Frederick deBary and his family. Staff and volunteers will share spooky stories and tell tales with tragic ends. The tours are designed to startle and activate the imagination. Children under age 12 will not be admitted. Admission: $10. Reservations required; call 386-668-3840.

‘Beyond Stranger Things’ Haunted House

7 p.m.-1 a.m. at the Orange City Sorosis Club, 222 E. University Ave. Tickets: $10 adults; $5 children age 10 and younger.

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 Bruch’s Double Concerto, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique” and Bernstein’s “Three Dance Episodes” from On the Town. Lynn Musco on clarinet and Jesus Alfonzo on viola will solo. Tickets: $10 adults; $5 youth and students; free for children age 12 and younger. Tickets are available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets. Call 386-822-8950.

‘A Tribute to the King’ Elvis Tribute Concert

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Featuring Dwight Icenhower as Elvis Presley. Tickets: $30 preferred reserved seating (first five rows center orchestra, and first two rows balcony); $26 general reserved seating. A $3-per-ticket processing charge and 6.5-percent sales tax will be added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Saturday, Oct. 27

Early Voting Begins

Early voting in the Nov. 6 election begins today. You can vote between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at five locations in Volusia County, including the first-floor training room in the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., Downtown DeLand; and the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Early voting continues at these same hours and locations every day (including Sunday, Oct. 28) through Sunday, Nov. 4. Call 386-736-5930.

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.

Enterprise Spooktacular 5K Costume Run/Walk

7:30 a.m. Start and finish at the Enterprise Heritage Center and Museum, 360 Main St. 8:30 a.m. three-block Kids Race for children age 10 and younger. A portion of the race route takes runners along Lake Monroe. Entry fee: $25. Register for race at www.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=11131.

‘Busting at the Seams’ Fundraising Sale

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Massey-James Youth Center, 364 Church St., Lake Helen. All proceeds will benefit the Massey-James Youth Center’s programs and renovation projects. Call 386-747-2814.

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.

Fall Rummage Sale

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 26 Dogwood Trail, DeBary. Jewelry; housewares; antiques; clothes; plants; raffle prizes; baked goods.

Jay Walking

9:30-11 a.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Learn interesting facts about the threatened Florida scrub jay and practice the bird’s calls in the LEC classroom. Afterward, staff will lead a stroll into Lyonia Preserve to check out the bird’s habitat and look for scrub jays. Bring binoculars and cameras if you have them. Wear closed-toe shoes. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Harvest Festival

10 a.m.-4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of DeLand, 115 and 135 E. Howry Ave. Carnival-type games; trackless train ride; face-painting in the Pumpkin Patch; live music; bounce houses; petting zoo; hot dogs, chips and soda, popcorn, cotton candy, Pizza Hut, Kona Ice and Chick-fil-A will be available for purchase. Free admission; however, most games cost two tickets. Five tickets will cost $1 in advance, or four for $1 on Festival day. Everyone wins a prize. Call 386-734-5113.

Kids Halloween Crafts

11 a.m. at Hontoon Island State Park, 2309 River Ridge Road, DeLand. Children can make a take-home corn-husk doll and scarecrows, which will be used as decorations for the park. Supplies will be provided. Participants may bring old clothes and rags to fill out and dress the scarecrows. Free. Call 386-736-5309, or email to Karianne.M.Rivera@dep.state.fl.us.

Paranormal 104

11 a.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Members of TnT Paranormal Investigators will review some of their most haunted case files, discussing locations, claims and data collection. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840, or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.

ECHO Ranger Youth Program

1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Conrad Center, 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand. Learn about DeLand’s founding father, Henry DeLand, and celebrate his birthday by designing and crafting a birthday card. Admission: $3; free for children of West Volusia Historical Society members. Call 386-740-6813.

Go Green for Halloween

2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Staff and volunteers will guide participants in creating recycled Halloween crafts. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Fall Fest

5-10 p.m. at the Lake Helen Equestrian Center, 321 Pleasant St. Costume contest; trunk & treat; tons of candy; Kid Zone; hay rides; pony rides; dunk tank; food trucks; market vendors; Jeepers Creepers - Jeep Costume Contest with Volusia County Jeep Unit; live music. Free. Visit www.lakehelen.com/events-2.

Halloween Spooktacular

6-10 p.m. at Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex, 1200 Saxon Blvd., Deltona. Children’s activities; costume contests; pie-eating contests; Haunted Trail; Zombie Warehouse; hayride. Free. Call 386-878-8900.

‘Urban Legends’ Haunted House

6-10 p.m. at the Lake Helen Equestrian Center, 321 Pleasant St. Tickets: $10 adults age 17 and older; $5 children ages 8-16; free for children age 7 and younger. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/urban-legends-lake-helen-haunted-house-tickets-51118967207.

‘Beyond Stranger Things’ Haunted House

6-11 p.m. at the Orange City Sorosis Club, 222 E. University Ave. Tickets: $10 adults; $5 children age 10 and younger.

Oakdale Cemetery Walk

7 p.m. first bus leaves from the Conrad Center at the West Volusia Historical Society, 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand. Buses will run every 15 minutes or when full. Learn about the political power brokers in Volusia County in the early 1900s. Tickets: $15; $10 for West Volusia Historical Society members. Advance reservations required; call 386-740-6813 noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, or email to delandhouse@msn.com.

Creepy Candlelight Tours

7 p.m. and 8 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Guests will start their tour in DeBary Hall’s theater, where a storyteller will describe the lives of previous tenants and talk about some creepy customs born in the Victorian era. Then visitors will enter the DeBary mansion, where they can expect some mild frights as they are escorted through the narrow hallways and darkened rooms once occupied by 19th-century wine merchant Frederick deBary and his family. Staff and volunteers will share spooky stories and tell tales with tragic ends. The tours are designed to startle and activate the imagination. Children under age 12 will not be admitted. Admission: $10. Reservations required; call 386-668-3840.

Anastasiya

7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. A performance by Preps Dance Company about the Russian Romanov family, Rasputin and the survival of Czar Nicholas II’s daughter Anastasiya. Tickets: $16 preferred reserved seating (first five rows center orchestra, and first two rows balcony); $14 general reserved seating; $12 senior citizens and students. A $3-per-ticket processing charge will be added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.

Great Pianists at Stetson Series

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Alex McDonald will perform a recital full of virtuosity and favorite works. Program highlights include Liszt’s Rigoletto Paraphrase, a Nocturne by Chopin and Stravinsky’s thunderous Petrouchka. Free. Call 386-822-8950.

Spooky Yoga in Costume for a Cause

7:30-8:30 p.m. in Artisan Alley Garage, 113 W. Georgia Ave., Downtown DeLand. Yoga; silent auction; costumes; Halloween fun. Beer and wine at NEST. Tickets: $20 per person. Proceeds will go to help a Beacon co-worker who is struggling with a devastating health diagnosis. Register at https://www.vagaro.com/youdoyouyoga/classes?ig_fbb=true.

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.

‘Doreen Hardie — Jamaica: The People, the Land’

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. Call 386-736-4004.

‘Janet Siegel Rogers: Retrospective’

Through Oct. 21. 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.

‘Jim Houser Retrospective’

Oct. 26-Jan. 6, 2019. 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.

'Oscar Bluemner: Color Sketches'

Through Dec. 7. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, and noon-4 p.m. Saturday, at Stetson University’s Homer and Dolly Hand Art Center, 139 E. Michigan Ave. Free admission. Call 386-822-7271.

Recent Gifts: Museum’s Permanent Collection

Oct. 26-Jan. 6, 2019. 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.