Weekend: Sunny, in the 70s Friday and Saturday, in the 60s Sunday, nights in the 50s, then in the lower 40s Sunday night. Details here.
Drought Index is at 315.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Today’s document from the National Archives.
The OED’s Word of the Day: pensiero, n..
The Live Community Calendar
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- In Flagler and Palm Coast
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- In State Government
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- Fact-Checking the Knaves
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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.
Friday: The Flagler County Canvassing Board meets at the elections supervisor’s office at the Government Services Building in Bunnell at 5 p.m. to canvass overseas ballots and discuss official results.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: “The Rainmaker,” at City Repertory Theatre, directed by John Sbordone. “The Rainmaker” is at heart a sentimental comedy that reprises some of the oldest mythologies of America’s Great Plains optimism: the faker and the husband-hunting rube whose mutual combustion unravels their greater selves. 7:30 p.m. Friday Nov. 18 and Saturday Nov. 19, and at 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 20 in City Marketplace, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Suite 207B, Palm Coast. Tickets are $20, available by calling 386-585-9415 or booked easily online here.
Saturday, 11 a.m., “Days of Harvest” Celebration at Whispering Meadows Ranch, raising awareness for our friends with special needs – Admission $5. 5011 John Anderson Highway, Flagler Beach, 386-439-3195 and 386-503-6312.
Saturday: Hoop Shoot, 4 p.m. at the Palm Coast Elks Lodge #2709: This free-throw competition lets boys and girls compete for a chance to represent their community at the National Hoop Shoot in Springfield, Mass., home of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. At the conclusion of the National Shoot, one boy and one girl from each age group will win a national title and will have their names permanently inscribed at the Basketball Hall of Fame. Contestants will be assigned an age-group based on the age that they will be on April 1, 2017. Contestants must be 8 years old by April 1, 2015, to participate. Please bring a copy of the shooter’s birth certificate, without it they may not be able to advance to the next level. The contest is open to all girls and boys 8 – 13 years of age. Bring your Contestant(s) to the Matanzas High School gym at 3535 Old Kings Road North Pam Coast. For more information visit us at www.elks2709.com/BPOE/home-4/contact-us/hoop-shoot%c2%ae-soccer-shoot-contests/ or contact us at 386-446-2709 x101 or email Ken.Seybold@Elks2709.com
Saturday: While We Were Sleeping: Reawakening the Hidden Works of Richard Schreiner, a new show featuring the works of the late, great artist who died in Palm Coast, with live music by Caroline Drive, wine and hors d’oeuvres starting at 6 p.m. at Salvo art gallery at Nature Scapes, 313 Old Brick Road, Bunnell. $10 cover charge.
Saturday: “This & That,” a new show celebrating art and culture, opening at Calypso Fine Art Gallery, 6 p.m. at 6601 East Moody Boulevard in Bunnell, in Marvin’s Garden Business Center. Call 386/313-5123.
Note: Some proceedings below can be followed live on the Florida Channel.
Florida’s economy: The Economic Estimating Conference will analyze the state’s economy. (Friday, 9 a.m., 117 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
Unemployment: The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is scheduled to release October unemployment figures. (10 a.m.)
–Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
♦ Nov. 21: The Flagler County Commission hosts a farewell reception for Commissioner George Hanns, whose 24 years of service–he had been the longest-serving elected official until his loss in the Nov. 8 election–are ending. The reception will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of the Government Services Building, 1769 E. Moody Blvd.
♦ Nov. 22: The Flagler County Canvassing Board meets at the elections supervisor’s office at the Government Services Building in Bunnell at 10 a.m. to conduct a post-election, manual audit.
♦ Nov. 22: All Flagler Democratic Club holds its first general meeting. The organization has just been chartered. 7 p.m. at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE.
♦ 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.
♦ Dec. 4: Craig Flagler Palms Funeral Home, Memorial Gardens and Crematory is hosting the annual Candlelight Service of Remembrance at 6 p.m. at the Garden of Memory Mausoleum located at 511 Old Kings Road, South in Flagler Beach. The event, now in its 13th year, usually draws between 300 and 400 people. Details here.
♦ Dec. 10: Daytona State College Enrollment Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wetherell Center (Bldg. 100), 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Students can take advantage of the one-stop events to complete everything from admission to registration and have a chance to win a $350 scholarship (Dec. 10 only) for a free class from the Daytona State Foundation. Students start by completing a Daytona State application, then meet with an Admissions Advisor and Financial Aid Counselor, take an assessment test (if applicable), meet with an Academic Advisor, and then lock in their schedule.
♦ Jan. 7: Daytona State College Enrollment Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wetherell Center (Bldg. 100), 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Students can take advantage of the one-stop events to complete everything from admission to registration and have a chance to win a $350 scholarship (Dec. 10 only) for a free class from the Daytona State Foundation. Students start by completing a Daytona State application, then meet with an Admissions Advisor and Financial Aid Counselor, take an assessment test (if applicable), meet with an Academic Advisor, and then lock in their schedule.
♦ 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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Fact-Checking the Knaves:
The following is an update of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast, through Nov. 10 (the city administration’s full week in review is here):
Boris Berezovsky plays Medtner’s Piano Sonata No.1
- Medieval Music: Les Compagnons du Gras Jambon
- Robert Caro on Robert Moses
- Leonidas Kavakos Discusses the Beethoven Violin Sonatas
- Palestrina: Missa Brevis
- D.H. Lawrence: Coldness in Love
- S.L. Weiss: A Presto, Bernhard Hofstötter, lute
- Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto, Mitsuko Uchida, Piano
- Josquin des Prez: La déploration sur la mort de Johannes Ockeghem, Performed by Vox Luminis
- The Life and Times of Donald J. Trump: A Feature Film Set to Pink Floyd’s The Wall
- A Year By Year Animated History of Europe, in 10 minutes
- Bob Dylan: Don’t Think Twice‘
- Alexis Weissenberg Performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto in E flat, K 271, Second Mvt.
- Marshall McLuhan, W.H. Auden and Buckminster Fuller Debate the Virtues of Modern Technology and Media (1971)
- Christoph Graupner’s Entrata, GWV 453
- Bach and Vivaldi: Concertos for flute and strings, Anna Fusek & Capella Anna
- 1966 Junior Wells sings live the 1959 classic “What’d I Say”
- Vittorio Monti’s Czardas played by The Kanneh-Masons Children
- Paolo Restani plays Mendelssohn’s Capriccio Brillante op. 22 for piano and orchestra
- Pentatonix and Dolly Parton: Jolene
- J.S. Bach: St John Passion, BWV 245, Performed by Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, dir.
- Saving Private Ryan: How Steven Spielberg Constructs a Battle Scene
- How to Read Sheet Music in Two Minutes Flat
- Martha Argerich Performs Bach’s Partita No 2, BWV 826
- Haydn’s Symphony Nr. 104, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
- Su Meng: Paganini’s Caprice no 24 on Guitar
- Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale
- Brasil Guitar Duo: João Luiz e Douglas Lora
- Branford Marsalis: A Full Concert at the Newport Jazz Festival, 1999
- Bach Partita BWV 831 in B minor, Céline Frisch, Harpsichord
- Mozart: Piano concerto no. 27 in B flat major, K 595, Trevor Pinnock and Maria João Pires
- Eight Writers on Facing the Blank Page
- Artistic Statement
- Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique (Complete), Chicago Symphony Orchestra
- Sunflowers: Wynton Marsalis Septet at Jazz in Marciac 2010
- John Williams: Olympic Fanfare and Theme (1984)
- Dvořák’s American Quartet, Performed by Prazak Quartet
- Werner Herzog Narrates Pokémon Go
- Arthur Rubenstein Performs Brahms’s Piano Concerto in D Minor with the Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam
- The Last Bookstore
- Agustin Barrios: La Catedral, III
- Mabuhay Singers-Planting Rice-Magtanim Hindi Biro
- Ray Bradbury on Violence, Laughter and Sadness
- Bill Evans Live, ’64, ’75
- Leonard Bernstein Conducts the Boston Symphony in Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G Minor
- The Minnesota Orchestra in Cuba
- James Baldwin Debates William F. Buckley (1965)
- Philadelphia Orchestra Performs La Marseillaise
- Cremaine Booker Performs Barber’s Adagio for Strings, By Himself in a Four-Cello Arrangement
- Juan Diego Florez: Besame Mucho
- Valentina Lisitsa plays Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
- Ben Webster and Oscar Peterson, Together, Live, in 1972