Weekend: partly to mostly cloudy with daytime thunderstom chances between 40 and 50 percent and highs again in the lower 90s, including a heat index of 101 to 105 Friday. Lows will be in the mid-70s. Details here.
Drought Index is at 101.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Today’s document from the National Archives.
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The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime Reports
- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- The Day’s Best Reads
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- Local Road and Interstate Construction
- Cultural Coda
The Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.
Free For All Friday on WNZF: Host David Ayres welcomes Superintendent James Tager, school district Finance Director Tom Tant, and a couple of principals in a back-to-school special, starting with a commentary by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam on why Donald Trump will win in 2020.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: A three-day sales tax “holiday” allows families to buy clothes, school supplies and computer equipment without paying sales taxes. The tax holiday applies to clothes costing $60 or less, school supplies costing $15 or less and computers and accessories costing $750 or less. The holiday starts at 12:01 a.m. Friday and lasts through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. Details here.
First Friday in Flagler Beach, starting around 6 p.m. at veterans Park. Soul Fire is playing live music, with exchibits, vendors and a play zone for children.
Friday: Ocean Art Gallery holds an art opening reception for Atlantic Beach artist Lorraine Millspaugh and simultaneously celebrate the gallery’s fifth anniversary with a gala event that includes an art demonstration by the artist, live music by the DrCash Band, refreshments including champagne, door prizes, and special pricing on all wall art. The celebration starts at 6 p.m., 206 Moody Blvd (SR100). It is open to the public.
Saturday: Canal Street Historic District Craft Beer Walk and Gallery Walk, New Smyrna Beach. Sample craft beers along historic canal street. Tickets are $20 and include a six-ounce Canal Street souvenir glass and 12 sampling tickets that can be redeemed at 10 locations in the district. The walk is held on the first Saturday of each month. Artistic vendors set up along the historic Canal Street from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Musical artists play from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Christmas Park, 101 Live Oak Street. Galleries feature solo and group exhibitions and artist talks in the Douglas Avenue area of the district and at the Hub from 4 to 8 p.m. Admission is free.
Sunday: The Palm Coast Farmers Market at European Village runs from Noon to 4 p.m. K9s for Warriors will be bringing some of their service dogs and information. The cookout is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with grilled burgers, hot dogs and chicken for sale. There will also be raffle items from the vendors to raise money for K9s for Warriors. Founded in 2011, K9s For Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to warriors suffering from post-traumatic stress and/or traumatic brain injury as a result of military service post 9/11. The organization’s goal is to give a new leash on life to rescue dogs and military heroes, empowering warriors to return to civilian life with dignity and independence.
Blood donations on the Big Red Bus: Friday, at the Staples shopping center off Old Kings Road, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday at Walmart, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Sunday at Epic Theaters in Palm Coast from noon to 6 p.m. and at European Village from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For a full list of dates and locations for the bus, go here.
Traffic signal loops to be installed, causing some lane closures on Belle Terre Parkway on night of Aug. 8: The City of Palm Coast’s Public Works Department will be replacing three traffic signal loops at the intersection of southbound Belle Terre Parkway and westbound Palm Coast Parkway on the night of Tuesday, Aug. 8, and there will be some lane closures while the work is being done. The work will begin at 9 p.m. Deputies will be assisting with traffic control. Motorists and other travelers should expect traffic delays. The City of Palm Coast appreciates the patience and cooperation of the public during this important traffic signal loop installation project. For more information, call Customer Service at 386-986-2360.
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The following is an update of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast, through July 26 (the city administration’s full week in review is here):
Bach’s Beer Bottles: The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus 1
- Mozart’s Only String Trio, K563
- Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, Ida Haendel, Violin
- Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue: Marcus Roberts Trio, Seiji Ozawa, Cond. (2003)
- Wynton Marsalis takes the Horn Challenge
- Beethoven String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131, Afiara Quartet
- K.D. Lang: The Mind of Love
- World’s Oldest Violin: Marco Rizzi Performs Schumann’s Sonata No. 2 on a 1566 Amati Violin
- Mark Knopfler on Guitars
- Bach’s Little Fugue in G minor, Performed by the Canadian Brass
- The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond
- Macklemore Feat Skylar Grey: Glorious
- Edward Luce On the Retreat of Western Liberalism in the Trump Era
- Why Don’t All Instruments Sound The Same?
- Joachim Horsley’s “Beethoven in Havana”: What the Piano Can Do
- Bojan Cicic and Richard Egarr: Giovanni Carbonelli’s Violin Sonata No. 1
- Voyager: The 116 images NASA wants aliens to see
- Bohemian Rhapsody: Brooklyn Duo and Ft. Dover Quartet
- Down in the River to Pray: University of Texas Tuba/Euphonium Studio
- Brahms : Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, op. 25
- The Reluctant Fundamentalist: Mohsin Hamid in Conversation with Akhil Sharma
- “The Day After” (1983)
- Rui Arayama Performs Domenico Scarlatti’s Sonatas K.427 & K.455
- Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras
- Angelina Jordan, 10 Years Old Norwegian, Sings the Blues: I Put A Spell On You
- Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1689-1755), Concerto in B Minor for five Recorders Op. 15 Nr. 4, Abateva
- Introduction to Bullshit
- Chopin: 24 Etudes for Piano Op.10 , Op 25, Lukas Genjušas, Piano
- Alike: The Best Short Film Ever
- Fauré’s Requiem, Performed by the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Choeur Accentus
- Arthur Rubinstein Performs Saint-Saëns’s Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22
- Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5, Reformation: Jérémie Rhorer Conducts the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
- C.P.E. Bach Keyboard Sonata in F sharp minor, Wq 52 4
- Boccherini: Quintet with Guitar G 448 D-Major
- Jean-Baptiste Poyard Performs Telemann’s Violin Fantasia n°1
- Eudora Welty Reads “A Worn Path”
- Francis Poulenc at the piano
- Antonin Dvořák: Romance for Violin and Orchestra performed by Tanja Sonc