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for kids free

Board games, cards and strategy games.

family friendly

In its 13th year, this perennial favorite event features more than a dozen chili cookers and many local vendors, as well as world class entertainment and fun for the whole family.

Join us Saturday Jan 25th and Sunday Jan 26th for Food, Fun, Art and Crafts!

family friendly free

Sponsored by the City of Lake Helen, the outdoor market features a variety of local vendors offering homemade goods, natural products and food items for sale to the public. Perfect place for your next Yard Sale!! Vendors can contact Karen at 305-393-0682  

free

Showers, clean clothes and support for the homeless.

free

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.

for kids free

Designed for children from birth to 18 months, this group will offer a gentle introduction to rhyme, stories, songs, finger plays, and other babies.

for kids free

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.

for kids free

A music and movement program for toddlers and preschoolers. There is also a play area for pre-walkers and their caregivers.

for kids free

Bring a project, or use the Library’s Cricut Explore One, an electronic cutting machine for projects and crafts.

for kids free

For infants and toddlers. Learn stories, songs and rhymes in English and Spanish.

for kids free

Explore LEGO design skills and express creativity with a full hour of LEGO time.

for kids free

Youth ages 8-14 can work on one of the library’s weekly projects.

for kids free

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade can build and create using supplies provided. 

date night family friendly free

The Artisan Alley Farmers Market is home to a vibrant marketplace including over 40 vendors year-round. The market takes place every Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., in Artisan Alley, across from the Chess Park. You'll find seasonal farm fresh produce from local growers, as well as bake…

family friendly

Farmers Market at 535 Fair Street, off West State Road 44, at the intersection of Carlis Road and Fair Street, DeLand.

for kids free

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade can build and create using supplies provided.

18 and over rsvp required

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.

rsvp required free

This program focuses on stretch and strengthening exercises that can be done from a seated position. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel.

free

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.

for teens free

Youth ages 12-18 can take part in programs that include a variety of crafts, games and fun. 

free

Bring a project, and use one of the library’s six sewing machines.

free

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 Securit…

free

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.

for kids free

Books, songs, rhymes and flannel-board stories for children ages 2-5, and a coordinating craft. 

for kids free

School-aged 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.

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The Beacon's events page is open to anyone who has a not-for-profit event open to the community.

We have a few simple guidelines:
- Not-for-profit community events hosted by nonprofits, government agencies and West Volusia citizens are generally allowed
- Events hosted by local businesses which benefit nonprofit groups are generally allowed
- Ribbon cuttings, anniversary events and book signings are almost always welcome
- No business sales or promotions, even if a portion of proceeds go to a nonprofit group
- All events are subject to approval by Beacon staff


Have questions? Unsure if your event qualifies?
Email events@beacononlinenews.com, or call 386-734-4622 and ask for David, Leah, Margie or Anthony.

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