DeLand library hosts ‘witches tea’

Wear a witch hat and have a cup of tea from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. A representative from Spice of Life Herbs and Holistic Center will explain how essential oils can work their magic on body, mind and spirit. A prize will be offered for the best hat. Space is limited, and registration is required for this free program. To RSVP, call the library at 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

Deltona Art Club to meet

The Deltona Art Club will meet 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. New members and anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome to attend. For information, email or visit

Get moving at the Port Orange library

Jo Anne Staley will present a body movement program designed to improve everyday functioning, overall physical performance and athletic expression from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle. Staley has a level two certification with the Original Strength Institute and notes that the program is suitable for “geriatric patients, Olympic and professional athletes, folks rehabbing from traumatic injury, and everyday people who want to move and age more smoothly and effortlessly.” For information, call the library at 386-322-5152, option 4.

Public meeting to discuss grant applications for James Park

The City of South Daytona Parks and Recreation Department will host a public meeting to discuss improvements and a grant application for James Park submitted to the Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Road. For information, call 386-322-3070.

Learn how to protect our waterways

Learn how to help protect water resources during a Be Floridian Now program 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. 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. For information, call the library at 386-257-6036, option 4.

Marine Corps League to meet

The Marine Corps League Captain Tiger Detachment will meet 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at VFW Post 3282, 5810 S. Williamson Blvd., Port Orange. All Marines are welcome to attend this monthly meeting. For information, call 386-441-2642.

Second Wednesday Club to meet

The Second Wednesday Club of Southeast Volusia will meet 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Half Wall Restaurant and Brewery, 1889 State Road 44, New Smyrna Beach. Entrepreneurs and small business owners in Southeast Volusia area are invited to attend. The speaker will be Tom Alcorn of Ocean Properties and Management. For information, call 386-402-0071.

Get tips on container gardening

You can grow vegetables and flowers around your home even if you don't have a lot of space. In fact, growing plants in containers can be fun and easy. Linda Landrum will offer pointers on container gardening at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach. She’ll explain which plants thrive in containers and how to care for them. Landrum is a master gardener with the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension. For information, call the library at 386-676-4191, option 4.

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