West Volusia Calendar of Events Sept. 14-22, 2018

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Friday, Sept. 14

FLOWmobile

9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Deltona City Hall, first floor, South Wing, Room 150A, 2345 Providence Blvd. FLOWmobile is able to process/replace vehicle registrations, driver’s licenses and ID cards, along with changes of address, renewals, replacements and suspensions. No appointment is needed. Check the webpage at www.deltonafl.gov for possible changes to the schedule and document requirements. Call Janet Day at 386-878-8500.

AARP DeBary Chapter 64

9:30-10 a.m. social time at Florence K. Little Town Hall, 12 Colomba Road, DeBary. Meeting starts promptly at 10 a.m. There will be a surprise guest speaker. AARP membership is not necessary to attend. Call Toni Beiser at 386-804-8864, and please leave a message.

Used-Book Sale

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

Walter May ‘Art Speaks’ Lecture Series

5-5:30 p.m. reception, 5:30-6:30 p.m. lecture, at the Museum of Art - DeLand Downtown Galleries, 100 N. Woodland Blvd. Artist Janet Siegel Rogers will present a gallery talk and tour of her exhibition “Janet Siegel Rogers: Retrospective.” Cost: $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. RSVP at 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. 

Teen Asperger's Group (TAG)

6:30-8 p.m. in the DeLand Family YMCA Healthy Living Center, 761 E. International Speedway Blvd. This program is provided by PALS to support individuals registered with the UCF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. For more information, call Yasmine at 407-823- 6020, or visit www.pals-ucfcard.org.

Bandshell Live Summer Concert Series

7-7:50 p.m. Clayton Sturgeon, 8-9:30 p.m. featuring Vertigo and Original Sin, U2 and INXS tribute bands, at the Daytona Beach Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk. Tickets: $3 general admission; $10 VIP (includes a chair), plus applicable fees; free for children age 9 and younger. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.Ticketmaster.com, on-site at the Peabody box office or at the Bandshell on show nights.

Little Women, the Musical

7:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, this musical follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. A writer, Jo weaves a story about herself and her sisters, and their experiences growing up in Civil War America. Opening night. Tickets: $20 adults; $18 senior citizens; $12 students. Call 386-228-3777, or visit www.shoestringtheatre.net.

Saturday, Sept. 15

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.

The Travis Hunt

8:45-9:45 a.m. registration/check-in, 10 a.m. Travis Hunt begins, 1 p.m. post-event party and awards, behind The Elusive Grape, 129 N. Woodland Blvd., Downtown DeLand. A scavenger hunt to raise awareness and money to help veterans who are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Food and beverages provided by Harmony n Love Catering. Entertainment by Pete and The Invisible Band. Entry fee: $30 per person; $10 for children age 10 and younger. Register at www.thetravishunt.org, or download a team sponsorship form. For more information, call Brenda Reeves at 386-956-0956 or Lauraine Crandall at 386-479-1130.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

9-11 a.m. at Royal Oaks Professional Plaza, 124 Treemonte Drive, Orange City.  All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; clinic is licensed and permitted. Proceeds benefit abandoned and abused animals. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies; $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. Call 386-748-8993.

St. John River Cleanup Volunteer Workday

9-11 a.m. at Hontoon Island State Park, 2309 River Ridge Road, DeLand. Meet in the parking lot. Volunteers will be removing trash, invasive plants and snail eggs around the marina and ferry docks. Either bring or borrow a kayak or canoe (limited number available; reserve in advance). Call 386-736-5309, or email to karianne.m.rivera@dep.state.fl.us.

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 or feline leukemia vaccine; $5 dewormer; tapeworm vaccine (cost is determined by the animal's weight). $25 heartworm and feline leukemia testing or canine flu vaccine. Visit www.helpanimalsinc.org.

Volusia Community Symphony Open House

9:30 a.m.-noon in the First Congregational Church of Orange City fellowship hall, 201 W. University Ave. All musicians welcome to come and join our first rehearsals of the season.  Visit www.volusiacommunitysymphony.org.

Used-Book Sale

9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. All non-children’s books cost $3 a bag; children's books cost $2 a bag. Call 386-822-6430.

ECHO Rangers Open Registration

10 a.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 210 Sunrise Blvd. Children in first through fifth grade can join Volusia County’s ECHO Rangers, an educational program that focuses on the county’s ecological, cultural, heritage and outdoor resources. Using a “Passport to Adventures” guide, children are asked to visit at least eight sites and participate in specially designed ECHO Rangers activities. The program also includes 15 self-guided adventures children can complete with their parents anytime; these include hiking, biking, fishing and creating artwork. Free. For more information, visit www.volusia.org/echorangers, call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840 or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.

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. Free admission all day to both locations of the museum. Call 386-734-4371.

‘Reading Under the Trees’

10 a.m.-2 p.m. at DeLeon Springs State Park, 601 Ponce DeLeon Blvd. Regular park admission applies: $6 auto/truck with two to eight occupants; $4 one car occupant or motorcycle with one or two occupants; $2 walk-ins. Call 386-985-4212.

Cracker Creek Eco Field Trip

11 a.m. at Cracker Creek, 1795 Taylor Road, Port Orange. Led by the Pawpaw Chapter, Florida Native Plant Society. The group will board a Cracker Creek pontoon boat with a guide to explore and learn of the historically rich ecology that makes up Spruce Creek. Cost: $10 per person. Bring a picnic lunch. Following lunch, take a leisurely guided plant walk at 12:30 p.m. For sign-up and information, email Warren Reynolds at warrenreynolds70@gmail.com.

Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic

1-2:30 p.m. in Brandywine Shopping Village, 3138 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; clinic is licensed and permitted. Proceeds benefit abandoned and abused animals. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies; $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. Call 386-748-8993.

Lemonade Lecture Series: ‘1945: The Year the War Ended’

2 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Ryan Lowry will discuss the events of 1945 and display some of the 7,000 World War II artifacts he has collected since he was 12 years old. Lemonade and other light refreshments will be served. Free. Call 386-668-3840.

NGA Thunder Classic Weightlifting Competition

2 p.m. at DeLand High School, 800 N. Hill Ave. Visit www.NGAThunderClassic.com.

Silver Tea

2 p.m. at The Cloisters, 400 E. Howry Ave., DeLand. Members of the Col. Arthur Erwin Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will celebrate the signing of the Constitution, with re-enactors William and Cara Elder, as Gen. and Mrs. George Washington, discussing the document. Membership is open to all women age 18 and older, who can prove lineal bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving U.S. independence. To join and attend, RSVP to Patty Cowart at 386-801-6340.

‘Step-by-Step to a Florida Native Landscape’

2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Learn how to transform a yard into a low-maintenance, native landscape that supports birds, pollinators and other wildlife. 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. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; clinic is licensed and permitted. Proceeds benefit abandoned and abused animals. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies; $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. Call 386-748-8993.

Roller Derby Match

4:30 p.m. doors open at The Rink, 1779 N. Spring Garden Ave., DeLand. The DeLand-based Thunder City Derby Sirens will compete against the Jacksonville J'Villians. The Florida Junior Roller Derby Team will also play. Tickets: $5 in advance; $8 at the door; free for kids age 12 and under with a paid adult. Visit https://derbysirens.com.

Star Spangled Summer Concert Series

7:15 p.m. at Daytona Beach’s Historic Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk. Featuring In the Light of Led Zeppelin, a Led Zeppelin tribute band. 9:45 p.m. fireworks display. Free. Call 386-253-0254, or visit www.daytonabandshell.com.

Little Women, The Musical

7:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, this musical follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. A writer, Jo weaves a story about herself and her sisters, and their experiences growing up in Civil War America. Tickets: $20 adults; $18 senior citizens; $12 students. Call 386-228-3777, or visit www.shoestringtheatre.net.

Sunday, Sept. 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.

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast

7:30-11:30 a.m. at Florence K. Little Town 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 gladly accepted. Call Don Neyer at 386-216-5461.

Happy Wanderers Walking Club Sunday 5K, 10K Walking Event

8:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. walk begins, at Hontoon Island State Park, 2309 River Ridge Road, DeLand. Park, and take the free ferry across to the island. This event is open to the public, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: $3. Visit www.happywanderersfl.org, or call 386-256-2160 or 386-214-3890.

Roots and Branches Genealogical Society of West Volusia County

1 p.m. class in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave., with Jack Crahan speaking on “Revisiting the Basics: A Case Study in the Use of Family Group Sheet and 5 Generation Chart.” 2 p.m. general meeting and program in the library auditorium, with Gary Inglish speaking on “Welcome Aboard! How to Use Immigration and Ship Records.” Free. Call 386-734-2536.

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.

Sea, Touch and Explore

2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Staff and volunteers will share fun facts about sea stars, sea urchins and sea cucumbers and these marine animals’ connection to the ancient beach of Lyonia Preserve. Participants can meet the center’s saltwater animals. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

Public Forum by Deltona Strong

2-4 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Agenda: discussion of the Audit Deltona Water petition, and a new project. Free. Visit www.deltonastrong.org, or call 386-961-4912.

Little Women, The Musical

2:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, this musical follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. A writer, Jo weaves a story about herself and her sisters, and their experiences growing up in Civil War America. Tickets: $20 adults; $18 senior citizens; $12 students. Call 386-228-3777, or visit www.shoestringtheatre.net.

Stetson Faculty Recital

3 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring Jessica Speak on clarinet and Hannah Sun on piano, this program will showcase works from the earliest in clarinet repertoire to the modern, featuring extended techniques. Free. Call 386-822-8950.

Auditions

7 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. Auditions for the comedy Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward, which will be performed Nov. 8-18. Call 386-228-2121.

Monday, Sept. 17

Student Holiday

Today is a holiday for students in Volusia County public schools. However, today is a professional development day for teachers.

Movies at the Library

11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Featuring Book Club. Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club. Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen star. Rated PG-13. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

‘Until Help Arrives’ First-Aid Class

1-3 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Participants will learn basic skills to keep people with life-threatening injuries alive until professional help arrives. For adults with limited or no first-aid experience. Free. Space is limited; registration is required. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762, or register online at www.volusialibrary.org.

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.

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.

Auditions

7 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. Auditions for the comedy Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward, which will be performed Nov. 8-18. Call 386-228-2121.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Ceramic Workshop

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in Stetson University’s Sampson Hall, Room B01, 132 E. Minnesota Ave. Presented by Sean Erwin. Participants will leave with an understanding of how to create, assemble and design ceramic works using a variety of skills, techniques and concepts. Free.

Adult Computer Class: Mango

9:30 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. 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.

Tech Class: Streaming Services 101

10 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Start watching movies and TV series for free. Volusia County library cardholders have free use of Access Video On Demand, Hoopla and Kanopy. Bring your device and library-account information to get started. Free and open to the public. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762, or register online atwww.volusialibrary.org.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

10 a.m.-noon at the DeBary Public Library, 200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd. Master gardeners will share fall gardening tips and answer questions. Free. Call 386-822-5778.

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.

Parkinson’s Group Exercise Class

10:30-11:30 a.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand, Classrooms B and C, 701 W. Plymouth Ave. This class will focus on balance, strength and mobility, and requires a medical waiver signed by a physician. Free. To RSVP, call 386-943-4707 or email Nikki.Miller@fhdeland.org.

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.

Adult Paper-Craft Lab

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Bring a project, or use the library's Cricut Explore One, an electronic cutting machine for projects and crafts. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

Republican Club of West Volusia

Noon at DeLand Elks Lodge 1463, 614 S. Alabama Ave. Guest speaker Rudy Treml will discuss the progress and implications of a Fair Tax. Leave a message at 386-337-8095, email to rcwv2010@gmail.com, or visit www.facebook.com/RepublicanClub.WV or www.http://rcwv.us.

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.

Financial Seminar

5:30 pm. at Launch Federal Credit Union, 2277 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Orange City. Get information on how your credit score is determined, how it can affect applying for a loan, and how to improve it. Additional information will be shared about how to apply for different types of mortgages. Attendance is free, but limited to the first 25 RSVPs. To RSVP, email seminars@launchfcu.com or call 321-455-9400, ext. 1204.

Sleep-Apnea Support Group

5:30 p.m. in the Florida Hospital DeLand boardroom, 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. To RSVP, call 386-943-4777.

Volunteer Open House

5:30-6:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Volunteers are needed to greet guests, lead indoor and outdoor educational programs, provide animal care, and engage in community outreach. Learn more about these opportunities. Free. Call volunteer coordinator Laura Albert at 386-789-7207, ext. 21023, or email her at lalbert@volusia.org.

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.

U.S. Air Force 71st Birthday Celebration

6 p.m. at the Deltona Veterans Memorial Museum, 1921 Evard Ave. Presented by the Veterans Community Education Partnership (VCEP). Free. Call 407-417-7836.

Local History Talk

7 p.m. at the Conrad Center, 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand. Erik Hagstrom will share his firsthand knowledge of the heritage of ferneries in West Volusia. Free. Call 386-740-6813 (noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday), or email to delandhouse@msn.com.

Stetson Faculty Recital

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring Tammara Phillips on flute and Kristie Born on piano. Free. Call 386-822-8950.

Yom Kippur Begins

Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, begins at sunset.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Monthly Health Screenings

8-10 a.m. in the Florida Hospital DeLand lab, 701 W. Plymouth Ave. Multiple tests are available, including cholesterol, lipid panels, glucose and prostate screenings. A full list of tests and prices is available at www.FloridaHospital.com/deland/laboratory/monthly-health-screenings. No appointment is necessary, but a 12-hour, water-only fast is required for most testing. Patients may pay with cash or check only. Call 386-943-4620.

Guided Hike of Hickory Bluff Preserve

9-11 a.m. Meet at 598 Guise Road, Osteen. Explore the natural world on an upland and swamp hike of the St. Johns River watershed to compare habitat characteristics. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

Adult Computer Class: Mango

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

Book Club

10 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Members and guests are asked to read any poetry or short stories. Free. Call 386-479-8151 to register.

Tech Class: Mango Languages

10 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Library staff will introduce Mango, a language-learning resource that prepares learners for realistic conversations in more than 70 languages, including Pirate, provided for free to Volusia County library users. Free and open to the public. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

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.

Fall Job Fair

11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Daytona State College, Hosseini Center, Building 1200, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Bring a résumé and paper and pen, and dress in business professional attire. Be prepared to be interviewed. Call 386-506-3073, or visit www.careerservices.daytonastate.edu.

‘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.

Lung-Cancer Support Group

2 p.m. at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, 1055 Saxon Blvd., Orange City. This monthly group provides opportunities for emotional support and education for patients and family members affected by lung cancer. Free. To RSVP, call 386-917-5526.

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.

Talk Like a Pirate Day

3:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring “East Coast Florida Pirates: The True Story.” Learn the true history of Caribbean pirates, and how they are part of Florida's history. Free and open to the public. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

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.

General Cancer and Survivorship Support Group

5 p.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute, 680 Peachwood Drive. A support group for those affected by any type of cancer, including patients, survivors, caregivers, friends and family. Free. To RSVP, call 386-943-7160.

Alumni Focus Lecture: Sean Erwin

7-8 p.m. in Stetson University’s duPont-Ball Library, Room 25L, 134 E. Minnesota Ave. (access from the low courtyard on the north side of the building). The Hand Art Center galleries will be open until 9 p.m. Free.

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 Berta Rojas, who will perform works by Manuel Ponce and the Paraguayan Agustín Barrios Mangoré. Free. Call 386-822-8950.

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, Sept. 20

Eco-Buggy Tour of Longleaf Pine Preserve

9-11 a.m. Meet at the preserve’s east entrance, 4551 Pioneer Trail, New Smyrna Beach. Take a leisurely ride through the preserve’s flatwoods, cypress domes and swamps. Participants will learn about the plants and animals of the wetlands. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.

Adult Sewing Lab

9:30-11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Adults can 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.

Crafting at the Library

10 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Make an open-ended art project. Materials will be provided. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.

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.

Healthy Colon Presentation and Cooking Demonstration

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, Summit Building, Suites 211 and 213, 1061 Medical Center Drive., Orange City. Lunch is included. Free. To RSVP, call 386-231-2229.

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.

Air Potato Challenge

4-7 p.m. at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, 3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Residents and land managers can learn about the invasive plant and pick up a supply of air-potato leaf beetles. The insects will be available for pickup only during this event. Residents are encouraged to bring a cutting of air potato for confirmation. Free. Advance registration is required; visit http://bcrcl.ifas.ufl.edu/airpotatobiologicalcontrol.shtml. Call Laura Cash at 386-822-5778, or email her at lcash@ufl.edu.

Lionfish Lecture and Tasting

5 p.m. at the Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Blvd., New Smyrna Beach. Hanna Tillotson will discuss the species, the lionfish invasion of Florida and its effects on native habitats, statewide control and removal programs, and ways for the public to get involved. She will also display fish-harvesting gear, collection techniques, and safe handling of the fish’s venomous spines, and will demonstrate how to fillet this fish, which will be served in a sample ceviche. Free. Call 386-428-4828.

Low-Impact Development Workshop
6-7:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Low-impact development is an approach to land development and redevelopment that works with nature to manage stormwater as close to its source as possible. Speakers will address green infrastructure projects in practice. Free. Call 386-736-5927.

‘Wine, Bourbon and Art’

6-8 p.m. at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Explore wines from around the world, and craft bourbons; buy chances to win creations by five local artists and a stocked bourbon and wine basket. Hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Live music by Eric Hall. Hosted by the Museum of Art Guild to benefit children’s educational programs. Admission: $25. Reservations required; call 386-734-4371, or visit www.moartdeland.org.

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 visitvfymca.org/hlc.

Mandatory Informational Meeting for Parents/Students Re: Rotary Youth Exchange Program

6:30-8 p.m. at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. For students and their parents who want to take part in the High School Study Abroad Scholarship Program. Visit www.ryeflorida.org, or email Tracey Grinnen at tracy.grinnen@ryeflorida.org.

Candlelight Vigil and Memorial for Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Islands

7-8 p.m. in the Deltona City Hall courtyard, 2345 Providence Blvd. An event to acknowledge the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria slamming the islands and the havoc and loss of life that occurred. Call 386-878-8751.

Friday, Sept. 21

West Volusia Kennel Club Dog Show

8 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Volusia County Fairgrounds, 3150 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Free admission; $5 parking fee. Visit www.westvolusiakennelclub.com.

‘See the World’ September Film Series

1 p.m. at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. Featuring Tomb Raider. Lara Croft helps a secret group open a mythical tomb while on a quest to find her missing father. Alicia Vikander stars. Rated PG-13. Free. Call 386-822-6430.

DeLand High School Homecoming Parade

2 p.m. heading south on Woodland Boulevard through Downtown DeLand.

POW/MIA Recognition Day

6 p.m. at the Deltona Veterans Memorial Museum, 1921 Evard Ave. Presented by the Veterans Community Education Partnership (VCEP). Free. Call 407-417-7836.

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.

Bandshell Live Summer Concert Series

7-7:50 p.m. Melisa TenBroeck and Mark Wood, 8-9:30 p.m. featuring The Wildflowers, a Tom Petty tribute band, at the Daytona Beach Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk. Tickets: $3 general admission; $10 VIP (includes a chair), plus applicable fees; free for children age 9 and younger. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.Ticketmaster.com, on-site at the Peabody box office or at the Bandshell on show nights.

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 Berta Rojas performing works by Manuel Ponce and Paraguayan Agustin Barrios Mangore. Free. Call 386-822-8950. 

 

Little Women, The Musical

7:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, this musical follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. A writer, Jo weaves a story about herself and her sisters, and their experiences growing up in Civil War America. Tickets: $20 adults; $18 senior citizens; $12 students. Call 386-228-3777, or visit www.shoestringtheatre.net.

Saturday, Sept. 22

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.

Brunch and Learn

8-9:30 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.

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.

West Volusia Kennel Club Dog Show

8 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Volusia County Fairground, 3150 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Free admission; $5 parking fee. Visit www.westvolusiakennelclub.com.

National Public Lands Day Volunteer Workday

9-11 a.m. at Hontoon Island State Park, 2309 River Ridge Road, DeLand. Meet outside the ranger station. Volunteers will be cleaning hiking trails, removing debris, picking up trash and cleaning pathways on a 3-mile trail. Tools will be provided. Bring water, and wear appropriate clothing and footwear that can get dirty and wet. Call 386-736-5309, or email to karianne.m.rivera@dep.state.fl.us.

Community Farmers Market

9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Tractor Supply, 2300 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Local farmers, crafters and artisans will be on-site selling homemade and homegrown goods. Call 386-740-2406.

Volusia Community Symphony Open House

9:30 a.m.-noon in the First Congregational Church of Orange City fellowship hall, 201 W. University Ave. All musicians welcome to come and join our first rehearsals of the season.  Visit www.volusiacommunitysymphony.org.

ECHO Rangers Open Registration

10 a.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 210 Sunrise Blvd. Children in first through fifth grade can join Volusia County’s ECHO Rangers, an educational program that focuses on the county’s ecological, cultural, heritage and outdoor resources. Using a “Passport to Adventures” guide, children are asked to visit at least eight sites and participate in specially designed ECHO Rangers activities. The program also includes 15 self-guided adventures children can complete with their parents anytime; these include hiking, biking, fishing and creating artwork. Free. For more information, visit www.volusia.org/echorangers, call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840 or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.

Movies at the Library

11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Featuring Some Like it Hot. When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon star in this 1959 film. Free. Call 386-789-7207.

Stetson University vs. Marist College Football Game

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

Paranormal 103

1-3 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Investigators from TnT Paranormal will discuss methods used to investigate evidence of alleged cases of paranormal or unexplained activity. Topics will include methods for gathering data during an investigation and how the data is reviewed to determine if any paranormal evidence was captured or if such an experience is natural, environmental or man-made. Free. Call  Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840, or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.

Everybody Eats

2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Learn about the eating habits of the LEC’s resident animal ambassadors. Staff will explain the techniques they use to eat, who or what they eat, and how they avoid being eaten. The program will be followed by a live feeding demonstration by trained staff. Free. Reservations required; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.

University High School Homecoming Parade

5 p.m. heading south on Volusia Avenue (U.S. Highway 17-92) beginning at French Avenue and ending at Ohio Avenue.

Teen Asperger's Group (TAG)

6:30-8 p.m. in the DeLand Family YMCA Healthy Living Center, 761 E. International Speedway Blvd. This program is provided by PALS to support individuals registered with the UCF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. For more information, call Yasmine at 407-823-6020 or visit www.pals-ucfcard.org.

Star Spangled Summer Concert Series

7:15 p.m. at Daytona Beach’s Historic Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk. Featuring Highway to Hell, an AC/DC tribute band. 9:45 p.m. fireworks display. Free. Call 386-253-0254, or visit www.daytonabandshell.com.

Little Women, The Musical

7:30 p.m. at Shoestring Theatre, 380 S. Goodwin St., Lake Helen. Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, this musical follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. A writer, Jo weaves a story about herself and her sisters, and their experiences growing up in Civil War America. Tickets: $20 adults; $18 senior citizens; $12 students. Call 386-228-3777, or visit www.shoestringtheatre.net.

Stetson Faculty Recital

7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring Routa Kroumovitch-Gomez on violin and Sean Kennard on piano, performing J.S. Bach’s Partita No. 3 in E Major, Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 9 (“Kreutzer”), Ysaÿe’s Sonata No. 3 for Violin Solo (“Ballade”), and Paganini's final movement of Violin Concerto No. 2 ("La Campanella”), with bell-like sounds, virtuosic passages, double-stops, and double harmonics. Free. Call 386-822-8950.

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.

‘Alumni Permanent Collection Highlights’

Through Oct. 13. 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.

'Anni Holm: The Immigration Project'

Through Oct. 13. 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.

‘Artist Xpression: A Collection of Fine Art by Kenneth Harris’

Through Oct. 6. 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 are gladly accepted. Call 386-736-4004.

‘Eliot O'Hara: Ring of Fire’

Through Oct. 14. 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.

‘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.

'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 to the Permanent Collection’

Through Oct. 14. 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.