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| October 20, 2016

Flagler's League of Cities: the county's four mayors were at the Flagler Beach Pier Wednesday morning, awaiting a visit by U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. From left, Flagler Beach's Linda Provencher, Bunnell's Catherine Robinson, Palm Coast's Jon Netts, and Beverly Beach's Steve Emmett. (© FlaglerLive)

A Flagler League of Cities Consessus: the county’s four mayors were at the Flagler Beach Pier Wednesday morning, awaiting a visit by U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. From left, Flagler Beach’s Linda Provencher, Bunnell’s Catherine Robinson, Palm Coast’s Jon Netts, and Beverly Beach’s Steve Emmett. (© FlaglerLive)

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“… no good could come of offering common sense to the insane.”

–Robert Graves, “Goodbye to All That.”

In Flagler and Palm Coast:

Note: all government meetings noticed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Many can be heard or seen live through each agency’s website.

The Flagler County Commission holds a workshop followed possibly by a special meeting to discuss the absorption of the Florida Agriculture Museum on Old Kings Road. The museum board voted last month to be acquired, or absorbed, by the county, as it is out of money. But the acquisition may pose some challenges for the county, some of whose commissioners are not willing to take on additional staffing burdens. 2 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center in Bunnell, behind the Government Services Building.

flagler county democratic executive committeeFlagler County Democrats hold Happy Hour at Cue Note Billiard Room at City Marketplace from 6 to 8 p.m. to celebrate the hard workput in for the primary election and to kick off efforts to get Democrats elected on Nov. 8. A donation of $10 includes one free drink (well, wine or beer) and hors d’oeuvres. Please RSVP at 386-283-4883.

Business After Hours Costume Party at Beach Front Grill, 2444 South Oceanshore Blvd Flagler Beach, 5:30 p.m. This event is designed to bring together members of the business community in a fun filled atmosphere, to encourage networking and interaction, while enjoying delectable food and drink. Attendees are invited to exchange business cards or just come to unwind and socialize.

David Mamet’s “Boston Marriage,” a play staged by Stetson University Theater Arts, 8 p.m. nightly at Second Stage Theater in the Museum of Art, 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and non-Stetson students. Stetson students, faculty, and staff are free with their ID. For ticket reservations or questions: 386-822-8700

Closure Notice, State Road A1A in Flagler Beach: The road collapse on SRA1A (Oceanshore Boulevard) as a result of Hurricane Matthew closed a 1.4 mile stretch of highway. Traffic is being detoured one block west to South Central Avenue between South 9th Street and South 22nd Street. South Central Avenue is a residential street where children, dog walkers, pets, and bicyclists are accustomed to very light traffic and much slower speeds. The speed limit on South Central Avenue is 25 mph. The goal of this Public Service Announcement is to educate travelers that the speed limit is 25 mph and to obey the multiple stop signs along the detour route and to caution that police will actively patrol the detour area and enforce compliance with the posted speed limit and stop signs. Many businesses that were previously accessed from SR A1A have set up secondary access points off South Central Avenue. It’s important to be especially cautious when pulling in and out of these temporary driveways.

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In Florida and in State Government:

Note: Some proceedings below can be followed live on the Florida Channel.

Pollution notices: The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will continue a series of meetings on a proposal that would create new requirements for notifying the public when pollution occurs. The proposal comes after high-profile pollution incidents. (9 a.m., Central District Office, 3319 Maguire Blvd., Orlando.)

The Florida Supreme Court releases its regular weekly opinions at 11 a.m.

President Barack Obama is slated to campaign in South Florida for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

–Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive

In Coming Days in Palm Coast, Flagler and the Occasional Beyond:

Oct. 21: Florida’s and Flagler’s September unemployment numbers are released at 10 a.m.
Oct. 25: Entrepreneur Night at Channel Side in Palm Coast, 5:30 to 7 p.m., 1 Yacht Club Dr. At the event, you will enjoy free appetizers along with a cash bar. As always, you can expect to make many new connections and have meaningful conversations with Entrepreneurs, Investors, and folks who provide support and services to entrepreneurs. Free. RSVP here.
Oct. 27: the Flagler County Chamber will host “Meet the City Managers” with Dan Davis of Bunnell, Jim Landon of Palm Coast and Larry Newsom of Flagler Beach. Each manager will provide a short update of what’s happening in their city and be available to answer questions. 8 to 9:30 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 55 Town Center Blvd., Palm Coast, Registration at 7:45 a.m., $20.00 for members in advance with payment. Contact Tiffany Edwards for more information,
stetson school of musicNov. 1: Stetson Sounds New XII: First Glimpse, World premieres by Stetson composers, 7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand, call 386-822-8950. Complimentary Admission.
Nov. 2: Stetson Guitar Ensemble, Stephen Robinson, director, Featuring students of the studio of Stephen Robinson performing in various ensembles with guitar, 7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand. Call 386-822-8950. Complimentary Admission.
Nov. 3: Stetson Guest Recital, Denise Gainey, clarinet and Yakov Kasman, piano. Yakov Kasman is a Van Cliburn silver medalist, and Denise Gainey is a Backun Artist and student of Kalman Opperman. Both are faculty members at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. 7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand. Call 386-822-8950. Complimentary Admission.
florida agricultural museum civil war reenactments pellicer creekNov. 4-5: The Florida Agricultural Museum will host the seventh annual Pellicer Creek Raid on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The program will involve a number of living history groups from around the southeastern United States. Approximately 150 infantry, artillery, and cavalry troops will be demonstrating military life in Florida circa 1864. Parades will take place at noon and battles at 1 p.m. on both days of the event. During the rest of the program, the re-enactors’ historic camps will be open to the public. Admission is $5 per person. For more information, please contact the Florida Agricultural Museum at (386) 446-7630 or The museum is located at 7900 Old Kings Road North, Palm Coast.
Nov. 4: Stetson’s 27th Undergraduate Annual Juried Arts Exhibition, with Reception and awards ceremony 6-8 p.m. at the Homer and Dolly Hand Art Center, 139 E. Michigan Ave., DeLand, 32723 (call 386/822-7270).
Nov. 4-5: Stetson Homecoming Concert, Featuring Stetson’s Concert Choir, University Symphonic Band, and Chamber Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand, 386-822-8950, Complimentary Admission.
Nov. 5-6: Tommy Tant Memorial Surf Contest and Food Festival in Flagler Beach.
Nov. 5: Flagler Fun Coast Bed Race, with Nov. 6 as rain date, In Flagler Beach.
Nov. 6: Reflections Salon, Inc, a local family owned business, will be offering $10 haircuts from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and donating all proceeds to stage 4 cancer survivor and Hurricane Matthew victim Kevin Kosinski. The salon, which opened in 2014, is at 25 Pine Cone Dr, Ste 3, Palm Coast. Call (386) 225-4503 for information.
Nov. 6: Stetson Faculty Chamber Ensemble, Featuring Brahms’ Trio for Piano, Clarinet, and Cello, Lynn Musco, clarinet, David Bjella, cello, Michael Rickman, piano, 3 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand. Call 386-822-8950. Complimentary Admission.
Nov. 8: Stetson Chamber Orchestra, Anthony Hose, conductor: A rare opportunity to hear Roberto Molinelli’s Twin Legends, featuring David Bjella, cello. 7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall 421 N. Woodland Blvd, DeLand, 386-822-8950. Tickets: $10 adult, $8 senior, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at
Nov. 29: A hearing is scheduled before Circuit Judge Scott DuPont in the case of Dunn v. Flagler County Schools, the case involving an allegation that two children were bullied and one of them was sexually assaulted by other children at a voluntary pre-kindergarten at Old Kings Elementary school in 2015. See the background story here. 1:45 p.m., Courtroom 402, Flagler County Courthouse.
Feb. 6: The great violinist Itzhak Perlman opens the 2017 season of the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival with a 7:30 p.m. performance at First Baptist Church, 1600 South 8th Street in Fernandina Beach. Tickets here.

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