West Volusia Calendar Jan. 19-27, 2018

Friday, Jan. 19
 
Scrub Stroll
9-10 a.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. LEC staff and volunteers will lead an exploratory hike through Lyonia Preserve. Free. Reservations requested; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028, or visit www.lyoniapreserve.com.
 
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 paperbacks are eight for $1. Children’s books cost $2 a bag. Call 386-822-6430.
 
Critter Corner
11-11:30 a.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Join an experienced animal-care volunteer to learn why snakes shed their skin, and the difference between alligators and crocodiles. For participants of all ages. Free. Registration requested; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.
 
Opening Night Reception
5-7 p.m. at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring ‘Yozo Hamaguchi: Master of the Mezzotint’ and ‘100 Years of American Prints for the Butler Collection.’ Admission: $20 nonmembers; free for museum members. Call 386-734-4371 or visit www.moartdeland.org.
 
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.
 
Aladdin Jr.
7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the Disney film Aladdin. Opening night. Tickets: $28 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $23 adults; $21 senior citizens; $10 students/children; $19 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. 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 virtuoso classical guitarist Judicaël Perroy. Free. Call 386-822-8950.
 
Saturday, Jan. 20
 
Barberville Family Farm Swap and Market
7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. west of Barberville Pioneer Settlement, three-fourths of a mile west of U.S. Highway 17, on State Road 40, Barberville. Call 386-469-9409.
 
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.
 
Moose Market
8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Moose Lodge 1126, 1081 N. Volusia Ave., Orange City. A farmers market that will include fresh produce from Stoltzfus Produce in DeLand; pickles; local honey; dips; coffee; beef jerky; candles; jewelry; clothing; crafts and more.
 
Rummage Sale
8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Deltona Woman's Club, 1049 E. Normandy Blvd.
 
Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic
9-11 a.m. at Royal Oaks Professional Plaza, 124 Tremont Drive, Orange City. Sponsored by the SPCA. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; the clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit abused animals. Cash only for the shots: $3 rabies vaccine; $10 dog distemper/parvo combo, canine flu or cat distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $12 Bordetella; $5 worming. Clinic is open to everyone; no appointment is needed. Call 386-748-8993.
 
Nature Photography
9-11 a.m. Meet at Lake Ashby Park, 4150 Boy Scout Camp Road, New Smyrna Beach. Bring your camera, and learn from professional photographer Lee Dunkel how to best photograph nature. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.
 
Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic
9 a.m.-noon at Sunrise Automotive, 102 Cedar 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; $5 dewormer; tapeworm treatment determined by animal’s weight.
Call 386-479-9700 or 386-216-6827.
 
‘Pedals, Pipes and Pizza’
9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. For students of all ages. This event includes a presentation on the pipe organ, a musical demonstration of the instrument, and a chance for students to play the organ. Parents and music teachers are welcome to accompany their children. Pizza will be served at the conclusion of the program. Free. To register, visit www.CFAGO.org and fill out the online registration form, or call 321-277-6194.
 
Adult Computer Class: E-Books and More
9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Learn how to use your cellphone or tablet to download and read books and magazines, listen to audiobooks, and watch movies. Bring your fully charged device with your library card and PIN. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.
 
LEC Volunteer and Learn
9:30 a.m.-noon at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Learn which plants attract butterflies as you spruce up the butterfly garden and planting beds at the center, along with weeding, planting and mulching. There will also be a live-animal presentation featuring the center’s reptiles. This program is open to all ages. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.
 
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 per bag. Children’s books cost $2 a bag. Call 386-822-6430.
 
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. Call 386-734-4371.
 
Empty Bowls Event and Silent-Auction Fundraiser
11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Bethune-Cookman University’s Center for Civic Engagement, 740 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Entertainment; a meal of soups, salad, breads and dessert donated by local restaurants, served in bowls handmade by local art students and teachers. Also, a silent auction of art by local and national artists, including paintings, pottery, photography, autographed collectibles, dozens of restaurant gift cards, golf at local courses, and massage and spa certificates. Proceeds benefit Halifax Urban Ministries. Tickets: $20. Visit www.HalifaxUrbanMinistries.org.
 
Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic
1-2:30 p.m. at Brandywine Shopping Village, 3138 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Sponsored by the SPCA. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; the clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit abused animals. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies vaccine; $10 dog distemper/parvo combo, canine flu or cat distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $12 Bordetella; $5 worming. Clinic is open to everyone; no appointment is needed. Call 386-748-8993.
 
Taste of DeLand
1-4 p.m. along West Indiana Avenue, Downtown DeLand. Local restaurants will serve their specialties. Tickets: $20 adults in advance, $25 at the gate; $10 children ages 5-12; free for children age 4 and younger. Food quantities are limited. Purchase tickets at the MainStreet DeLand Association office, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., Suite 4, Downtown DeLand, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/11th-annual-taste-of-deland-tickets-41329155617 or call 386-738-0649.
 
Lemonade Lectures Series
2 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Master Naturalist Roger Fulton will present “What's in Your Backyard? Invasive Species in Florida.” He will explain who the invaders are, where you might find them, and what to do about them, highlighting the worst of the invaders — killer plants, snakefish, great pythons and anacondas. Light refreshments, including lemonade, will be served. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840, or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.
 
‘Winter in the Scrub’ Hike
2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Explore Lyonia Preserve to look for animals and tracks. Free. Registration requested; 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 the SPCA. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; the clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit abused animals. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies vaccine; $10 dog distemper/parvo combo, canine flu or cat distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $12 Bordetella; $5 worming. Clinic is open to everyone; no appointment is needed. Call 386-748-8993.
 
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
6-9 p.m. at American Legion Post 259, 470 Summerhaven Drive, DeBary. To raise funds for Special Olympics Polar Plunge. Tickets: $7. Dinner is spaghetti with meatballs, salad, bread and a drink. Call Darlene at 407-314-2109.
 
Aladdin Jr.
7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the Disney film Aladdin. Tickets: $28 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $23 adults; $21 senior citizens; $10 students/children; $19 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.
 
 
Saturday, Jan. 20
 
Barberville Family Farm Swap and Market
7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. west of Barberville Pioneer Settlement, three-fourths of a mile west of U.S. Highway 17, on State Road 40, Barberville. Call 386-469-9409.
 
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.
 
Moose Market
8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Moose Lodge 1126, 1081 N. Volusia Ave., Orange City. A farmers market that will include fresh produce from Stoltzfus Produce in DeLand; pickles; local honey; dips; coffee; beef jerky; candles; jewelry; clothing; crafts and more.
 
Rummage Sale
8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Deltona Woman's Club, 1049 E. Normandy Blvd.
 
Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic
9-11 a.m. at Royal Oaks Professional Plaza, 124 Treemont Drive, Orange City. Sponsored by the SPCA. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; the clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit abused animals. Cash only for the shots: $3 rabies vaccine; $10 dog distemper/parvo combo, canine flu or cat distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $12 Bordetella; $5 worming. Clinic is open to everyone; no appointment is needed. Call 386-748-8993.
 
Nature Photography
9-11 a.m. Meet at Lake Ashby Park, 4150 Boy Scout Camp Road, New Smyrna Beach. Bring your camera, and learn from professional photographer Lee Dunkel how to best photograph nature. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.
 
Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic
9 a.m.-noon at Sunrise Automotive, 102 Cedar 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; $5 dewormer; tapeworm treatment determined by animal’s weight. Call 386-479-9700 or 396-216-6827.
 
‘Pedals, Pipes and Pizza’
9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. For students of all ages. This event includes a presentation on the pipe organ, a musical demonstration of the instrument, and a chance for students to play the organ. Parents and music teachers are welcome to accompany their children. Pizza will be served at the conclusion of the program. Free. To register, visit www.CFAGO.org and fill out the online registration form, or call 321-277-6194.
 
Adult Computer Class: E-Books and More
9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Learn how to use your cellphone or tablet to download and read books and magazines, listen to audiobooks, and watch movies. Bring your fully charged device with your library card and PIN. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.
 
LEC Volunteer and Learn
9:30 a.m.-noon at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Learn which plants attract butterflies as you spruce up the butterfly garden and planting beds at the center, along with weeding, planting and mulching. There will also be a live-animal presentation featuring the center’s reptiles. This program is open to all ages. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.
 
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 per bag. Children’s books cost $2 a bag. Call 386-822-6430.
 
‘Become a Better Public Speaker’
10 a.m. at the Boys & Girls Club, 935 S. Adelle Ave., DeLand. Presented by the ACTS Mentoring Program and Linda Woodson. For youth ages 8-18; parents are welcome to attend with their children. Develop and improve public-speaking skills; manage nervousness; build confidence. Free. Call 386-873-1772.
 
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. Call 386-734-4371.
 
Empty Bowls Event and Silent-Auction Fundraiser
11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Bethune-Cookman University’s Center for Civic Engagement, 740 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Entertainment; a meal of soups, salad, breads and dessert donated by local restaurants, served in bowls handmade by local art students and teachers. Also, a silent auction of art by local and national artists, including paintings, pottery, photography, autographed collectibles, dozens of restaurant gift cards, golf at local courses, and massage and spa certificates. Proceeds benefit Halifax Urban Ministries. Tickets: $20. Visit www.HalifaxUrbanMinistries.org.
 
‘Know Thyself’ African American History Lecture Series
1-2 p.m. at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. Historian MIke Brown will talk about the African slave trade. Free. Call 386-736-4004.
 
Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic
1-2:30 p.m. at Brandywine Shopping Village, 3138 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Sponsored by the SPCA. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; the clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit abused animals. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies vaccine; $10 dog distemper/parvo combo, canine flu or cat distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $12 Bordetella; $5 worming. Clinic is open to everyone; no appointment is needed. Call 386-748-8993.
 
Taste of DeLand
1-4 p.m. along West Indiana Avenue, Downtown DeLand. Local restaurants will serve their specialties. Tickets: $20 adults in advance, $25 at the gate; $10 children ages 5-12; free for children age 4 and younger. Food quantities are limited. Purchase tickets at the MainStreet DeLand Association office, 100 N. Woodland Blvd., Suite 4, Downtown DeLand, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/11th-annual-taste-of-deland-tickets-41329155617 or call 386-738-0649.
 
Lemonade Lectures Series
2 p.m. at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Master Naturalist Roger Fulton will present “What's in Your Backyard? Invasive Species in Florida.” He will explain who the invaders are, where you might find them, and what to do about them, highlighting the worst of the invaders — killer plants, snakefish, great pythons and anacondas. Light refreshments, including lemonade, will be served. Free. Call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840, or email her at tmestre@volusia.org.
 
‘Winter in the Scrub’ Hike
2-3 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Explore Lyonia Preserve to look for animals and tracks. Free. Registration requested; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.
 
Book-Signing
3 p.m. at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. Meet Julius E. Francis Jr., author of Standing in the Shade, a collection of poems and short stories. Refreshments. Free admission. Call 386-736-4004.
 
Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic
3-4:30 p.m. at 3 Sisters Ice Cream Palace, 101 E. Ohio Ave., Lake Helen. Sponsored by the SPCA. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; the clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit abused animals. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies vaccine; $10 dog  distemper/parvo combo, canine flu or cat distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $12 Bordetella; $5 worming. Clinic is open to everyone; no appointment is needed. Call 386-748-8993.
 
‘Taste of Cuba’
5 p.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, in Don Bosco Hall, 359 W. New York Ave., DeLand. An evening of Cuban cuisine and entertainment, to raise funds to support those served by San Juan Bosco Parish in Las Tunas, Cuba. Live Cuban music; silent auction and raffle. BYOB. Tickets: $20. Call 386-822-6000.
 
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
6-9 p.m. at American Legion Post 259, 470 Summerhaven Drive, DeBary. To raise funds for Special Olympics Polar Plunge. Tickets: $7. Dinner is spaghetti with meatballs, salad, bread and a drink. Call Darlene at 407-314-2109.
 
Aladdin Jr.
7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the Disney film Aladdin. Tickets: $28 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $23 adults; $21 senior citizens; $10 students/children; $19 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.
 
Sunday, Jan. 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 in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave., 2 p.m. general meeting and program in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium. Pete Harrington will present "Introduction to the 5-Generation Chart" at the 1 p.m  class, and Jack Butler will present "The Tombstone Just Said, Wife of..... Finding the Women in Your Family History” at the 2 p.m. program. Free. Call 386-734-2536.
 
Aladdin Jr.
2:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the Disney film Aladdin. Tickets: $28 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $23 adults; $21 senior citizens; $10 students/children; $19 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.
 
‘Blazing the Blue Trail’ Hike
3-4:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Take a guided, 2-mile hike on Lyonia Preserve’s Blue Trail. The group will climb to the highest elevation in the preserve and visit the large wetland. Free. Registration requested; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.
 
Low-Cost Pet-Shot Clinic
3:30-5 p.m. at the Marathon Service Station Plaza, 2840 Doyle Road, Deltona. Sponsored by the SPCA. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian; the clinic is licensed and permitted. Heartworm-prevention and flea-control products will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit abused animals. Cash only for the shots: $5 rabies vaccine; $10 dog  distemper/parvo combo, canine flu or cat distemper combo; $16 feline leukemia or heartworm testing; $12 Bordetella; $5 worming. Clinic is open to everyone; no appointment is needed. Call 386-748-8993.
 
Monday, Jan. 22
 
Scrub Stroll
9-10 a.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. LEC staff and volunteers will lead an exploratory hike through Lyonia Preserve. Free. Reservations requested; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028, or visit www.lyoniapreserve.com.
 
‘Introduction to Essential Oils’
11 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Learn about essential oils, what they are and how they can be used to support wellness. Get tips on picking and using the right ones, in the right way, at the right time. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.
 
Movies at the Library
11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Watch Victoria & Abdul, in which Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. Judi Dench and Ali Fazal star. Rated PG-13. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.
 
Walk-In eLab
1-3 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Get 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. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.
 
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.
 
Blow Off STEAM
3:30 p.m. at the Lake Helen Public Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave. Children and teens can make articulated hands. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, and art and mathematics. Free. Call 386-228-1152.
 
MakerLab
3:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library children’s department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Tinkerers and innovators ages 8-14 can work on a library project. 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.
 
Overeaters Anonymous
7 p.m. at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, second floor, surgical waiting room, 1055 Saxon Blvd., Orange City. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Free. Call Rita at 561-317-9514.
 
SpeakER Series
7 p.m. in the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Willie Miller Instructional Center, Gale Lemerand Auditorium, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach. Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Taubman, who wrote books on Nikita Khrushchev and Mikhail Gorbachev, will discuss Russian leadership styles and their current relations with the United States. An audience question-and-answer session and book-signing will following the interview. Free.
 
Guest Recital
7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring pianist Robert Milne, who specializes in saloon piano-playing while telling stories about ragtime and boogie-woogie music. Free. Call 386-822-8950.
 
Tuesday, Jan. 23
 
Bike-About Edgewater
9-11 a.m. Meet at the parking lot one-quarter of a mile east of I-95 and one-quarter of a mile south on Cow Creek Road. Ride the paved path from Cow Creek Road to Rotary Park and back. During this leisurely ride, participants will learn about different habitats and the organisms that live within them. A helmet and bicycle are required. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.
 
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.  Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.
 
Wiggle, Giggle, Groove
11 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. A music and movement program for toddlers and preschoolers, along with a play area for pre-walkers and their caregivers. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.
 
Landscape Tour and Plant Sale  
1 p.m. at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, 3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Master gardeners will explain the nine principles of Florida-friendly landscaping and maintenance, and walk participants through the center's landscape. Afterward, they will sell plants that thrive in Florida. Purchases may be made with cash or checks only. Reservations are required; call 386-822-5778.  
 
Savvy Travel Class
1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Learn how to pick a destination, get the best deal, and prepare for your trip, along with tips and tricks to have an enjoyable, memorable and safe journey. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.
 
Gametastic!
3:30-7 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library children’s department, 130 E. Howry Ave. Youth ages 5-12 can play board games, cards and strategy games. Free. Call 386-822-6430 ext. 20759.
 
Tools to Quit Smoking Class Begins
5:30-6:30 p.m. at Florida Hospital DeLand, 701 W. Plymouth Ave. Class continues through through Feb. 27. Patches, lozenges and gum; quit plan; workbook; water bottle; stress ball and more. All for free. To register, call 904-482-0189.
 
‘Evening of Tea With You and Me’
6 p.m. at the Lake Helen Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave. The Friends of Lake Helen Library will have its annual meeting. Attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite hats. Prizes will be given to the funniest, fanciest, most-colorful and most-crazy hat. Tea and tiny sandwiches will be served. Free admission. Members can renew their membership or new people can join for $10. To RSVP, call 386-228-1152.
 
Bedtime Storytime: Stuffed-Animal Sleepover
6:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Take part in family storytime, and drop off your stuffed animal for a slumber party. Pick up your stuffed animal the next day, along with a special surprise. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.
 
West Volusia Audubon Society
6:30 p.m. social time, 7 p.m. business meeting and program, at the Garden Club of DeLand, 865 S. Alabama Ave. Dr. Jim Jackson will talk about how native plants attract birds to yards, and will share his bird photos. Information on local native plants, and how to find them and care for them, will be presented. Refreshments. Call 386-775-4447.
 
Great Organists at Stetson Series
7:30 p.m. in the H. Douglas Lee Chapel in Stetson University’s Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Featuring Jonathan Moyer, who will perform a varied program of 18th-century German music. Free. Call 386-822-8950.
 
Wednesday, Jan. 24
 
Adult Computer Class: Odilo (in Spanish)
9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Learn how to use this new service, which provides digital content in multiple languages. 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. A bilingual storytime for children from birth to age 1, with stories, songs and rhymes presented in English and Spanish. Speaking Spanish is not required. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.
 
National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), Chapter 817
11:30 a.m. at Denny’s, 1206 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Joe Comella, H&R Block senior tax adviser, will speak about the 2017 tax law and its impacts. NARFE Florida District 3 Vice President Evelyn Seabrook will swear in the new officers and speak about challenges facing NARFE, and about the upcoming district meeting on Feb. 26. Call Virginia Comella at 386-943-8579.
 
Make Super Bowl Crafts
1:30 p.m. at the Lake Helen Public Library, 221 N. Euclid Ave. Adults can make a Super Bowl condiment caddy and a brown-bag football snack-holder. Participants can try a Super Bowl snack. Free. Registration required; call 386-228-1152.
 
Wild Wednesday
3:30 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Activities for middle- and high-school students. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.
 
Science Café: ‘Bee Sensoria: Artists’ Perspective’
7 p.m. at Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum, 234 E. Michigan Ave. Artist Jessica Rath and composer and sound designer Robert Hoehn will explore the role scientific observation and data played in creating the “artist perspective” on the sensory experience of bees as part of the exhibit “A Better Nectar.” Free. Visit www.stetson.edu/gillespie.
 
‘Forever Doo Wop’
7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. The a cappella doo-wop group Blend will perform a tribute to the 1950s and ’60s. Tickets: $22 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $20 adults; $18 senior citizens. A $3-per-ticket processing fee will be added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit
 
Thursday, Jan. 25
 
Walk-In E-Lab
9:30-11:30 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. Get 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. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.
 
Crafting at the Library
10 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Make spa crafts to give or keep. All materials will be provided. Free. Call 386-479-8151 to register.
 
Little Readers Storytime
10:30 a.m. in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave. Toddlers and preschoolers ages 2-5 can hear stories, songs and rhymes, and will make a craft. Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20759.
 
New England Club
11 a.m. meet at 720 N. Frankfort Ave., DeLand. Author Marcia Marin will speak. Membership: $10 for the season through April. Each guest should bring a food item such as a meat,  vegetable, salad or dessert to share, and a place setting. Call Club President George Chartrand at 386-532-8779.   
 
Eco-Buggy Tour
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet at the Longleaf Pine Preserve west entrance, 3637 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Pack a lunch, and ride through the preserve while learning about the importance of its lands. Participants can learn about local bird life and see raptors up-close during a presentation by Laura Albert. Participants will need to walk one-tenth of a mile to load onto the eco-buggy. If you are not able to make the walk, mention this when you register; staff will make arrangements. Free. Reservations required; call 386-736-5927.
 
Bunco Party
11 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church Parish Hall, 26 Dogwood Trail, DeBary. Noon lunch. Tickets (includes bunco, lunch, dessert and beverage): $8. All proceeds will benefit the Volusia County Schools Homeless Youth Program. Advance tickets may be purchased at the church office. Call 386-668-8270.
 
Learn About ReferenceUSA
1 p.m. at the DeBary Public Library, 200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd. For business professionals looking to reach new customers and gather competitive business intelligence. ReferenceUSA is a database that provides information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million consumers, along with 2.5 million job postings. Get tips on creating customized business and consumer-marketing lists and identifying key business contacts and major industry groups. Results can be seen with a data-visualization feature and color-coded heat maps. Library cardholders can access the database without charge at www.volusialibrary.org. Free. Call 386-668-3835.
 
Mindfulness Seminar
2 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Mental-health counselor Tenisa Montgomery will lead the seminar, which promotes wellness and self-awareness for everyday practical use, teaching attendees to live in the moment, rather than dwelling in the past or anticipating the future. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.
 
Rockin’ and Reading With Rusty
3-3:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. Children ages 5-8 can join LEC’s mascot, Rusty the Scrub Jay, for storytime and interactive activities. Learn about the threatened Florida scrub jay, and bring your camera to capture a photo with Rusty. Free. Registration requested; 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 hands 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.
 
Private Showing of ‘The Magical World of M.C. Escher’
6-8 p.m. at the Museum of Art - DeLand Downtown Galleries, 100 N. Woodland Blvd. Admission: $50 for nonmembers; $25 for museum members. Call 386-734-4371, or visit www.moartdeland.org.
 
Democratic Club of Northwest Volusia County
7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 230 E. International Speedway Blvd. (U.S. Highway 92), DeLand. Dr. Richard Wood, retired economics professor at Stetson University, will speak on climate change and possible solutions. Call club President Lynn Hoganson at 407-756-0800.
 
Lecture
7-8 p.m. in Stetson University’s duPont-Ball Library, 131 E. Minnesota Ave. Artist Jessica Rath and composer and sound designer Robert Hoehn will discuss Rath’s exhibit “A Better Nectar,” which submerges visitors into the life of bees, using sculpture, light, sound, photographs and watercolor to explore the bumblebee's journey. Free. Call 386-734-4371, or visit www.moartdeland.org.
 
Aladdin Jr.
7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the Disney film Aladdin. Tickets: $28 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $23 adults; $21 senior citizens; $10 students/children; $19 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.
 
Friday, Jan. 26
 
Scrub Stroll
9-10 a.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. LEC staff and volunteers will lead an exploratory hike through Lyonia Preserve. Free. Reservations requested; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028, or visit www.lyoniapreserve.com.
 
Declutter Your Life
1 p.m. in the DeLand Regional Library classroom, 130 E. Howry Ave. This workshop will discuss how to get organized, what to do with all that stuff, where to store important documents, and how to develop a “Clear the Clutter Strategy.” Free. Call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.
 
IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts
1-5 p.m. in Riverside Park, along South Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach. Fine art; live music; student art exhibit; creative education tent with five hands-on art projects for children. Free admission. Visit www.imagesartfestival.org.
 
Community Dinner
5-7 p.m. in the Deltona Christian Church fellowship hall, 960 E. Normandy Blvd. Free. Call 386-574-2431.
 
Opening Reception for ‘The Magical World of M.C. Escher’
5-7 p.m. at the Museum of Art - DeLand Downtown Galleries, 100 N. Woodland Blvd. Admission: $20 for nonmembers; free for museum members. Registration requested; call 386-734-4371, or visit www.moartdeland.org.
 
Opening Reception for Spring Art Exhibits
6-8 p.m. at Stetson University’s Homer and Dolly Hand Art Center, 139 E. Michigan Ave. Featuring “A Better Nectar,” by Jessica Rath, a multi-sensory installation based on the artist’s extensive research into coevolutionary communication between flowering plants and their pollinators; “Matt Roberts: Faculty Focus Exhibit” (Roberts is a new media artist specializing in real-time video performance and new media applications); and “(Un)canonical Bluemner: A Student’s Perspective,” featuring works from the Vera Bluemner Kouba Collection. Refreshments. Free. Call 386-822-7271.
 
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.
 
Aladdin Jr.
7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the Disney film Aladdin. Tickets: $28 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $23 adults; $21 senior citizens; $10 students/children; $19 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.com.
 
Saturday, Jan. 27
 
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.
 
Moose Market
8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Moose Lodge 1126, 1081 N. Volusia Ave., Orange City. A farmers market that will include fresh produce from Stoltzfus Produce in DeLand; pickles; local honey; dips; coffee; beef jerky; candles; jewelry; clothing; crafts and more.
 
Wellness Health Fair
9 a.m.-noon at The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Sponsored by Family Health Source. Health screenings; educational material; nutritional information; raffles and prizes. Free admission.
 
IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts
9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Riverside Park, along South Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach. Fine art; live music; student art exhibit; creative education tent with five hands-on art projects for children. Free admission. Visit www.imagesartfestival.org.
 
Orange City Blue Spring Manatee Festival
9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Valentine Park, 1595 W. French Ave., Orange City. Free shuttle-bus service to Blue Spring State Park to see the manatees. Entertainment by musical artists Bubba WhoopAss & the WhoopOffs; the world-famous flying-disc dogs Disc-Connected K9s; DeLand musician Karegan Wodz; and rock cover band CaerBannog. Also, animal ambassadors from the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens; walk-on-water balls; carnival rides; sand sculpting; rock-wall climbing; face-painting; arts and crafts; dancing; vendors; bungee jumping; a U.S. Army obstacle course; Balloon Man shooting gallery. Admission: $8 adults; $2 children ages 4-10; free for children age 3 and younger. You can also bring your canine pals with you for $10 per dog. Call 386-775-9224.
 
Mardi Gras on MainStreet Dog Parade
10 a.m.-3 p.m. food, drinks, music and vendors along West Indiana Avenue, Downtown DeLand. The parade begins at 11 a.m., and travels south on Woodland Boulevard from Michigan to Howry avenues. Theme: Hollywood Hounds. Free. Costumed pets and their owners will be judged 9-10:30 a.m. for awards in costume contests, Mardi Gras-themed floats and costumes. Children’s area with face-painting and arts and crafts in Chess Park. Free admission. Visit www.dogparadedeland.com.
 
Movies at the Library
11 a.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Watch True Grit (2010) in which a stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. marshal to track down her father's murderer. Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon and Hailee Steinfeld star. Rated PG-13. Free. Call 386-789-7207, option 1, then 4.
 
Scales and Tails
1-2:30 p.m. at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. LEC staff will explain the difference between venomous and nonvenomous reptiles and offer tips to identify various species of reptiles. Afterward, animal-care volunteers will introduce the center’s reptile animal ambassadors. Free. Registration requested; call 386-789-7207, ext. 21028.
 
NEA Big Read Honky-Tonk Kickoff
2-8 p.m. at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Featuring True Grit. Family games; carnival activities; crafts; food trucks; costume and "Yeehaw!" contests; a 4 p.m. showing of the 2010 movie; and performances at 2 p.m. by Mountain Brew and at 6:30 p.m. by Boggy Creek. Free. Call 386-248-1745.
 
Volusia All-County Band Music Showcase
7 p.m. at DeLand High School, 800 N. Hill Ave. Performances by more than 200 middle- and high-school band students of a wide variety of styles and genres. Free admission. Call Dr. Monty R. Musgrave at 386-734-7190, ext. 20682.
 
Aladdin Jr.
7:30 p.m. at the Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., Downtown DeLand. Based on the Disney film Aladdin. Tickets: $28 preferred seating (rows A-E, center); $23 adults; $21 senior citizens; $10 students/children; $19 per person for groups of eight or more. A $3-per-ticket processing charge is added to all purchases. Call 386-736-1500, or visit www.AthensDeLand.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 Lynn Musco on clarinet and Sean Kennard on piano, performing the music of Graham Fitkin, Gerald Finzi, Theresa Martin, Robert Muczynski and Charles-Marie Widor. Free. Call 386-822-8950.
 
Ongoing Events
 
‘A Better Nectar’
Jan. 26-March 3. 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. A multi-sensory installation by Jessica Rath, based on the artist’s extensive research into coevolutionary communication between flowering plants and their pollinators. Free admission. Visit www2.stetson.edu/hand-art-center, or call 386-822-7271.
 
‘Expressing True Grit’
Through Feb. 15. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, in the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center rotunda, 123 W. Indiana Ave., Downtown DeLand. Artists will exhibit works relating to the 1968 novel True Grit, as part of the NEA Big Read Program featuring the book. Free admission.
 
Gateway Center for the Arts 2018 Annual Members Exhibit
Through March 9. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 North U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Free admission. Call 386-668-5553, or visit www.gatewaycenterforthearts.com.
 
‘Imprinted’
Through March 3. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, at the African American Museum of the Arts, 325 S. Clara Ave., DeLand. An exhibit by mixed-media artist Richlin Ryan. Free  admission, but donations are gladly accepted. Call 386-736-4004.
 
‘The Magical World of M.C. Escher’
Jan. 27-March 25. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at the Museum of Art - DeLand Downtown Galleries, 100 N. Woodland Blvd. Admission: $10; free for museum members and for children age 12 and younger. Call 386-734-4371, or visit www.moartdeland.org.
 
‘Matt Roberts: Faculty Focus Exhibit’
Jan. 26-March 3. 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. Roberts is a new media artist specializing in real-time video performance and new media applications. Free admission. Visit www2.stetson.edu/hand-art-center, or call 386-822-7271.
 
‘100 Years of American Prints From the Butler Collection’
Through March 18. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at the Museum of Art – DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Admission: $10 adults; free for museum members and for children age 12 and younger. Call 386-734-4371, or visit www.moartdeland.org.
 
‘(Un)canonical Bluemner: A Student’s Perspective’
Jan. 26-May 3. 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. Featuring works from the Vera Bluemner Kouba Collection. Graduating senior Abigail Ramsbottom curated this exhibit as part of her senior research. Free admission. Visitors can park in parking lot at intersection of Amelia and Arizona avenues. Visit www2.stetson.edu/hand-art-center, or call 386-822-7271.
 
‘Yozo Hamaguchi: Master of the Mezzotint’
Through March 18. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, at the Museum of Art – DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. Admission: $10 adults; free for museum members and for children age 12 and younger. Call 386-734-4371, or visit www.moartdeland.org.
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