DeLand Quakers book giveaway on MLK
Jan 15, 2024
Earl Brown Park, 750 S Alabama, DeLand
DeLand Quakers will give away books on Black History and by Black Authors at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration on Jan 15, 2024. The celebration will start with a breakfast and program at Stetson University followed by a march down Woodland Blvd. and a festival at Earl Brown Park. Book donations are needed for this event. If you are able to donate to the Book Giveaway, call 386-337-5204 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Origami Booth at the Deland Festival of Arts
November 18, 2023, 10-5 pm
Woodland Blvd, Deland
This year we also added a storytelling and reading activity at our booth. Photos show us teaching children and teens to fold origami peace cranes, peace doves and other origami creations. Kids also loved hearing stories. We were located in the youth area on East Indiana Ave. The Festival is always a great event. We hope you'll visit our booth again next year!
DeLand Pride book giveaway
October 7, 2023, 10-2 PM
Sidecar Bar, 100 S. Woodland Ave, DeLand
DeLand Pride and DeLand Quakers have worked together to collect books on diversity and inclusion. We will be distributing these on a first-come, first-served basis.
Juneteenth Celebration book giveaway
July 29, 2023
Earl Brown Park, DeLand
We collected nearly 500 books on Black history and distributed them for free at DeLand's Juneteenth celebration (rescheduled because of weather). Quakers from all over the country sent books for the giveaway. WESH-2 News from Orlando provided television coverage.
George Lakey Book Tour
December 4-6, 2022
“A civil rights legend” – The Guardian
An inspiring leader of nonviolent direct actions for social justice, George offers ideas, hope and a lifetime of hard-won experience. DeLand Quakers sponsored this part of his national book tour.
DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts
November 19-20, 2022
For the second year, DeLand Quakers provided an origami folding activity for the children's section at the Fall Festival.