Thursday Briefing: Flagler Teacher and Employee of the Year, Pirates in Flagler Beach, Trump’s Conflicts
FlaglerLive | January 12, 2017
Today: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 mph. Details here.
Drought Index is at 347.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
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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.
The Flagler Beach City Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. Dave Kolodzik of Southern Promotions and Events of Palm Coast will ask commissioners for feedback on the possibility of a pirates festival in Flagler Beach. The full agenda and background materials are here.
The Flagler County Advisory Board meets at 4 p.m. at 120 Airport Rd., 3rd floor. The board welcomes a new member appointed Monday by the Flagler County Commission, Agnes Lightfoot, who replaces Brian Riehl.
Teacher and Employee of the Year Celebration, Flagler County schools, at the Flagler Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Welfare: The House Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee will receive overviews of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. (9 a.m.)
Education: The House PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee will receive an overview of its base budget and a review of major programs. (9 a.m.)
Ethics: The House Public Integrity & Ethics Committee will hold a workshop on three draft bills (PCB PIEC 17-01, PCB PIEC 17-02 and PCB PIEC 17-03) that deal with prohibitions on lobbying by former state officials and local-government ethics changes. (Noon.)
The Drug Policy Advisory Council, which makes recommendations about state drug-control strategy, will meet. (9 a.m., Betty Easley Conference Center, 4075 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee.)
The Florida Supreme Court is expected to release its weekly opinions at 11 a.m.
–Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
♦ Jan. 13: 27th Drug Court Graduation Ceremony, in Courtroom 101 at the Kim C. Hammond Justice Center, 1769 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell. Presiding over the graduation will be Senior Judge J. David Walsh, who had been the Drug Court judge in Flagler County before his retirement. The guest speaker will be recently retired Judge Joe Will, who served for many years as the Drug Court judge in Volusia County.
♦ Jan. 13-15: The 4th Annual Flagler Film Festival features 60 films (shorts and features) from several local Flagler County filmmakers and films from around the world. Films from first time filmmakers, students and multi-award winning filmmakers will be screened. Hilton Garden Inn, 55 Town Center Blvd., Palm Coast. Tickets available at the door and on the festival’s website soon (www.flaglerfilmfestival.com) or by calling the box office 386-597-0260. Advance ticket prices are $5 in advance for one block of films, $10 for one day of films or $25 for the entire weekend of films.
♦ Jan. 17: Learn about historic and interesting Flagler County sites with local author Bill Ryan as your guide on this latest Historic Flagler County Bus Tour. The bus leaves at 10 a.m. from the Holden House, 204 East Moody Boulevard, Bunnell, and returns at 2:30 p.m. The cost is $20, which does not include lunch at Bull Creek Fish Camp. To make reservations or for more information call 386-439-5003.
♦ Jan. 21 and 22: Flagler County Home and Lifestyle Show, the annual event and fund-raiser for Flagler Technical Institute, the adult education division of the school district, takes place at Flagler Palm Coast High School.
♦ Jan. 23: Doughnuts with Doughney: Similar to “Coffee with a Cop,” Doughnuts with provides the public an opportunity to meet and speak openly with Flagler Beach Police Chief Matt Doughney about issues or concerns in Flagler Beach. The location of the meeting provides citizens easy access to both the 7-ELEVEN and Chief Doughney, in a relaxed, non-threatening atmosphere. From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Flagler Beach 7-ELEVEN convenience store, 408 South Oceanshore Boulevard.
♦ Jan. 26-27: Volunteers conduct the annual in-person census of the homeless population in Flagler County.
♦ Jan. 27: The Florida Ethics Commission considers a final action in the ethics case against former County Commissioner Barbara Revels, who has agreed to a settlement and a fine of $4,500 over several issues brought forth by complainant John Ruffalo. The ethics commission board, however, must approve the settlement. 8:30 a.m. Third Floor Courtroom, First District Court of Appeal, 2000 Drayton Drive, Tallahassee.
♦ 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.
♦ Feb. 8: Jonathan Canales, the man accused of shooting his girlfriend in the neck and leaving her to bleed in a bathtub for hours in their Mondex trailer in Nov. 2014, is scheduled for a pre-trial at 1:30 p.m. in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County Courthouse. Canales had been judged incompetent to stand trial previously.
♦ March 7: Bunnell and Flagler Beach hold their municipal elections.
♦ March 22: The boy Scouts Council holds its Golden Eagle Dinner at 6 p.m. at Hammock Beach Resort, honoring Bob Cuff, now a Palm coast City council member.
Judged on a policy basis, his press conference was a disaster. Observed as spectacle, it was a resounding victory https://t.co/v8SAeh3Zad
— New York Magazine (@NYMag) January 11, 2017
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) January 11, 2017
— POLITICO (@politico) January 11, 2017
As a young Jew, the news coming out of Israel makes me feel hopeless about ending the Occupation https://t.co/n3p2vnH3zv
— Independent Voices (@IndyVoices) January 11, 2017
As President Obama delivers his farewell address, here is a look at some of the best speeches of his presidency. https://t.co/Mcy2b2d9Ab
— New York Times Video (@nytvideo) January 11, 2017
The following is an update of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast, through Dec. 22 (the city administration’s full week in review is here):
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- Poem Op.41, No.4 by Zdenek Fibich
- Watch a Performance of a Scarlatti Sonata on the Oldest Surviving Piano
- Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Choir
- Thirty Minutes of Bud Powell
- The Exquisite Billy Evans Plays My Foolish Heart
- Buxtehude’s Toccata in D, BuxWV 155, Performed By (the Slightly Mannered) Nathan Laube
- What Will Humans Look Like in 100 Years? A Ted Talk
- Hillary Hahn Performs Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor
- J.S. Bach: Magnificat, BWV 243, Conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt
- Between The Lines: Speaking With Ta-Nehisi Coates
- Mendelssohn’s Violin Sonata in F Minor, Performed by Shunske Sato, violin, and Shuann Chai, piano
- Pinchas Zukerman Plays the Polonaise in D Major by Henryk Wieniawski
- Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 1, Lang Lang at the Piano
- Bohuslav Martinu: Symphony nº 4, Performed by the Spanish RTV Orchestra, Walter Weller, cond.
- Ferdinand David’s Concertino for Trombone, Performed by Joe Alessi
- 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 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