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Weekend Briefing: Art League’s Exhibits, Dinosaurs, Henry Flagler, Chamber President, Kascel Therapy

| August 11, 2017

The Youth in Focus Series--part of the Flagler County Art League's new shows this Saturday--The Youth in Focus series provides the unique opportunity for a young artist to be personally involved in producing their very own solo exhibition. The fifth installment features the work of Summer Pesiri, a 16-year-old student who attends Mainland High School. She came to the museum's attention through her continued involvement with our educational programs over the past three years and has quickly established herself as a nature photographer with a bright future.

The Youth in Focus series–part of the Flagler County Art League’s new shows this Saturday–provides the unique opportunity for a young artist to be personally involved in producing their very own solo exhibition. The league’s fifth installment features the work of Summer Pesiri, a 16-year-old student who attends Mainland High School. She came to the museum’s attention through her continued involvement with our educational programs over the past three years and has quickly established herself as a nature photographer with a bright future. The exhibit opens at the Flagler County Art League Saturday evening with a free reception. See below.

Today: Partly cloudy all weekend with a 50 percent chance of rain Friday and Saturday, 70 percent Sunday, highs in the lower 90s, lows in the 70s throughout. Details here.
Drought Index is at 76.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Today’s document from the National Archives.
The OED’s Word of the Day: more majorum, adv..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.

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“In the context of history, Watergate will be a very minor item as compared with the other achievements of this administration, particularly in the area of foreign affairs.”

–John McCain, 1973.

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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 Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.

wnzfFree For All Friday on WNZF: Host David Ayres welcomes Marilyn Crotty, the facilitator hired by Palm Coast government to shepherd through the city’s first comprehensive charter review in 18 years, City Manager Jim Landon, Superintendent Jim Tager, who will talk about the first days of school, Chamber Board Chairman Jimmy Millhollin, who’ll talk about the three short-listed candidates to be chamber president, all starting with a commentery by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam on nuking or not nuking North Korea.

Friday In Schools: Grade orientation for 7th graders at Buddy Taylor Middle School, 8:30 a.m., cafeteria.

Friday: The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce hosts a meet-and-greet with the three candidates short-listed to be the next president of the chamber, following Rebecca DeLorenzo’s departure in January. The gathering, for Chamber members, is to be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Chamber’s board room, 20 Airport Road, Suite C, in Palm Coast.

Friday: The Flagler County Library continues the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Flagler County with a viewing of “The Life of Henry Flagler,” written by Muriel Levy and originally performed in the library in 2007. Based on the Les Standiford book, “The Last Train to Paradise,” the cast includes Ron Pokigo as Henry Flagler, the late Ed Moore as John D. Rockefeller, Phil and Audrey Marcus (he as Flagler’s half brother Dan Harkness and she as his first wife Mary). Flagler’s other wives are played by Anne Nardi and Susie Baird and Dr. Anderson is portrayed by Ken Jones. 2 p.m. 2500 Palm Coast Pkwy. N.W., Palm Coast.

Friday: Movies in the Park, 8:30 p.m. in Central Park at Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast. Families will enjoy a family friendly movie on the park’s giant outdoor movie screen. Closed captioning is provided. This month’s feature: Kubo (PG). Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and snacks and invite your friends and neighbors to join you at this free, monthly family activity offered by Palm Coast Parks & Recreation and Flagler Schools. More info: 386-986-2323.

Friday: Opening Celebration for Kascel Therapy, 4:30 p.m. at 3 Cypress Branch Way, Suite 108 C, Palm Coast. Kascel Therapy is a Pediatric Occupational Therapy company providing outpatient clinic and early intervention services. Specialties Include: Feeding Intervention, Handwriting, Sensory, Tai Chi for Health, Music & Movement, and Social Opportunities geared toward client and family interests. The practice is owned by Jennifer Baker.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Jurassic Quest dinosaur exhibit returns to the Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach (http://www.oceancenter.com/). Jurassic Quest is the largest exhibit of life-size, moving, museum-quality dinosaurs in North America. The main dinosaur exhibit features realistic, life-size, animatronic dinosaurs, cute baby dinosaurs and lots of activities for kids of all ages. Activities include huge T-rex and triceratops fossil digs where young paleontologists can uncover dinosaur bones, along with face painting, dinosaur crafts, and the Dino Bounce area with several dinosaur-themed inflatable mazes and even dinosaur rides. Admission starts at $18 for children, $29 for children’s VIP admission, $16 for adults and $14 for seniors. Children under 2 are free. Law enforcement and military members and their families save $2 per ticket with identification. Exhibit hours are from 3 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 12, and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 13. For more information, visit www.jurassicquest.com.

mother earthSaturday: Two new exhibits open at the Flagler County Art League with an opening reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the League’s galleries, 160 Cypress Point Parkway Suite 207C, Palm Coast, all free and open to the public, with wine, food and fine art: The “Just Photography” exhibit is an open themed show featuring some of the best photographers in the region and their emerging tools and techniques. It will be judged by Anthony Neste. (Awards at 7 p.m.) The Studio Gallery will feature a student exhibit from the Southeast Museum of Photography, including the Youth In Focus Series, featuring the work of Summer Pesiri, a 16-year-old student at Mainland High School. She came to the museum’s attention through her continued involvement with the league’s educational programs over the past three years and has quickly established herself as a nature photographer with a bright future.

Saturday: Mixed martial arts showcase at the Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach (http://www.oceancenter.com/) Breakthrough MMA. This high-energy, mixed martial arts event starts at 7 p.m., and tickets start at $30. Lightweight title fights to welterweight, bantamweight and middleweight fights. For more information, visit www.breakthroughmma.com.

The 2017 United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships is held on the beach behind the Ocean Walk Shoppes in Daytona Beach. The public is invited to watch the competitions from the beach. Spectators should plan to arrive early. Parking is available at the Ocean Center parking garage for $1 per hour or $5 per day. The Junior Lifeguard Championship will be Aug. 9, while the adult competitions will take place Aug. 10-12. Events, which will occur from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., include board races, surf swims, surf boat races, beach flag and rescue races, running relays, iron man and iron woman competitions and a 2K beach run. The much-anticipated beach flags final competition is set for 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11.

Blood donations on the Big Red Bus:

  • Saturday at Winn Dixie off Palm Coast Parkway, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday at Winn-Dixie at Flagler Plaza off State Road 100, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday at Epic Theater in Town Center in Palm Coast, from noon to 6 p.m.

For a full list of dates and locations for the bus, go here.

Announcements:

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(Kevin Dooley)

You are Invited to a Senior Focus Group Wednesday, August 30: On behalf of the City of Palm Coast, ElderSource has been asked to facilitate a senior focus group to discuss the development of additional programs for seniors in Flagler County and the function of an expanded community center. As the City looks to its future and plans for a new facility, the City Council thought it would be in the best interest of the project to seek feedback, questions and commentary from the community before the project progressed any further. Any interested persons or parties are invited to attend and participate in this discussion. ElderSource is a non-profit agency designated by the state as the Area Agency on Aging and Aging & Disability Resource Center for Northeast Florida. ElderSource serves as the focal point to which older adults, adults with disabilities, caregivers, and the general public can receive information, referral, assistance and answers on aging issues. The focus group is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the community wing of Palm Coast City Hall, 160 Lake Avenue, in Town Center. If you are unable to attend and would like to submit comments, please email
nancy.tufts@myeldersource.org and these will be shared at the meeting.

Why not Vietnam vet Stephen Lunsford? He's our nominee. (© FlaglerLive)Flagler County Seeking Veteran of the Year Nominations: The award will be presented to a living Flagler County veteran who has not only served the United States with honor, but has used the leadership skills and abilities learned in the military to improve the Flagler County community through selfless volunteer service. If you have a nominee in mind, details are here.

In Florida and in State Government:

Note: Some proceedings below can be followed live on the Florida Channel. Most legislative proceedings can be followed through the Senate or House websites.

Fiscally constrained counties: The Revenue Estimating Conference will discuss fiscally constrained counties, which are typically rural counties. (Friday, 8:30 a.m., 117 Knott Building, the Capitol.)

gop logoThe Republican Party of Florida will start a two-day quarterly meeting. (Friday, 9 a.m., Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando.)

School construction: The Revenue Estimating Conference will discuss issues related to the Public Education Capital Outlay, or PECO, program. (Friday, 9 a.m., 117 Knott Building, the Capitol.)

Trust funds: The Revenue Estimating Conference will take up issues such as “outlooks” for the Education Enhancement Trust Fund, the Tobacco Settlement Trust Fund and the State School Trust Fund. (Friday, 9:30 a.m., 117 Knott Building, the Capitol.)

The Florida Historical Commission is scheduled to meet. (Friday, 10 a.m., R.A. Gray Building, 500 South Bronough St., Tallahassee.)

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


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Jan. 23: The City of Flagler Beach and consultants from Gulfstream Design Group invite the residents and property owners in the Lambert Avenue area to attend a public meeting at 5:30 P.M. at City Hall. This meeting is in follow-up to the town hall meeting held March 2, 2017 when residents voiced their concerns related to drainage in the area. Gulf Stream Design Group will conduct a 15-20 minute overview of their results followed by a question and answer session. The meeting will be an open house format. City Hall Commission Chamber 105 S. Second Street Flagler Beach.
Jan. 24: The River To Sea Transportation Planning Board, also known as the TPO, a collection of Flagler and Volusia County transportation and government officials who plan for future transportation needs in the region, meets at 9 a.m. in the TPO Conference Room, 2570 West International Speedway Boulevard, Suite 100, Daytona Beach. The full agenda and background materials are here.
Jan. 24: A meeting of the Compassionate Friends is held at the Vitas Office at 4 North Old Kings Road (across from Kentucky Fried Chicken) in Palm Coast. The meeting, always the fourth Wednesday of the month, begins at 4:30 p.m. Please note the early starting time. The Compassionate Friends, a nonprofit self-help bereavement support organization for families that have experienced the death of a child. The meeting is open to all parents, grandparents, and siblings over age 18 who has suffered the loss of a child of any age. For more information, call John Brady at 610-428-3139. To learn more about The Compassionate Friends, visit their national website at www.compassionatefriends.org.
Jan. 25-28: "Smokey Joe’s Cafe" at the Flagler Playhouse: The show highlights the best rock ’n roll tunes of the legendary songwriting duo of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. This musical revue showcases such numbers as Yackety Yak, Charlie Brown, Jailhouse Rock, Hound Dog, Love Potion #9, Stand By Me and many more. So bring a date and come to the greatest singalong that Flagler Playhouse has ever seen, featuring nearly 40 of the best songs ever recorded. Adult and Senior: $25.00, Student: $20.00 (age 21 and younger with a student ID). Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell. Book tickets here.
Jan. 25-Feb. 4: The Men's Futures Tennis Tournament at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 10 a.m. starts, 1290 Belle Terre Parkway. The Palm Coast welcomes tennis stars of the future to this annual tournament at the Palm Coast Tennis Center. The two week event includes fast-paced competition, a special Kids Day and ProAm event to meet and shoot around with the players. Ticket information is available 386-986-2550.
Jan. 26: The Flagler County Sheriff's Jeff Stuart will present the department's priorities for the Hammock at a meeting of the Scenic A1A Pride Committee at 9 a.m. at the Hammock Community Center, 79 Mala Compra Road. The committee is also expected to hold its elections.
Jan. 26: Coastal Cloud, the Hammock-based company, marks its fifth-year anniversary with a 1 p.m. celebration marked by the appearances of Sen. Travis Hutson, Rep. Paul Renner, Coastal Cloud co-founders and managing partners Sara and Tim Hale, Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland (a Coastal Cloud employee), and Commissioner Donald O’Brien, among others, with the possible appearance of Gov. Rick Scott, at Coastal Cloud Headquarters: 1 Hammock Beach Pkwy, Palm Coast.
Jan. 27: Flagler County government officials hold a ceremonial groundbreaking to mark the beginning of the county's dunes restoration project, following the damage and erosion dunes endured during Hurricanes Matthew and Irma and other lesser storms. The groundbreaking is scheduled for 10 a.m. at MalaCompra Park, 115 Mala Compra Road in the Hammock, off State Road A1A.
Jan. 27-28: songs for a new worldFriday, Saturday, Sunday: "Songs For a New World," at City Repertory Theatre: "I don't want to philosophize. I just want to tell a story." That line from Songs for a New World, which opens January 12 at City Repertory Theatre, describes it perfectly. In fact, it tells a whole collection of stories. It's not a book musical – there is no over-arching plot and no consistent characters throughout the evening - and yet it has a very strong sense of unity about it because every song in the show is essentially about the same thing: those moments in life when everything seems perfect and then suddenly disaster strikes, in the form of the loss of a job, an unexpected pregnancy, the death of a loved one, the end of a marriage, imprisonment, even suicide. But it’s even more about the way we regroup and figure out how to survive in a new set of circumstances – a new world – even against seemingly overwhelming odds. The City Repertory Theater production runs for five more performances – Jan. 19, 20, 21, 27 & 28. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 pm. Sunday performances begin at 2 pm. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students and are available online at www.crtpalmcoast.com/tickets or by phone at 386-585-9415. See FlaglerLive's preview here.
Jan. 27: The Estonian National Symphony Orchestra in concert at 7:30 p.m. at Flagler College's Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada Street, St. Augustine. The orchestra has performed alongside many well-known conductors and soloists such as Triin Ruubel who has won several prizes in international competitions. Tickets are $40 for adults and $5 for children and students with a valid ID. For more information, call (904) 797-2800 or visit http://www.emmaconcerts.com/event/estonian-national-symphony-orchestra/
Jan. 29: Family Life Center's 25th annual golf tournament fundraiser. Registration at 9 a.m., shotgun start at 10 a.m. $125 per golfer or $480 per foursome. Price Includes 2 Mulligans, Hit from the Forward Tee on the 18th, Green Fee, Cart Fee, Goodie Bag & Post Tournament Dinner. Format: Modified Buick Scramble (Captains Choice Scramble). Men (Under 70) - White | Men Seniors (70 and older) - Forward Senior Tees (Green)
Women - Forward Tees (Green. Register online at FamilyLifeCenterFlagler.org. Details and mailable registration form here.
Jan. 29: The Flagler County Stamp and Coin Club holds it monthly meeting. Doors open at 4:30 pm. From 4:30 - 6 pm this time is used for buying, selling and trading stamps and coins. Meeting starts at 6 pm and ends at 7:30 pm. There is a live auction of stamps and coins at the end of the meeting. The club is open for members, the general public, and all who are interested in stamp and coin collecting and investing. Free stamps and coin evaluations at all our meetings FCS&CC is the only non-profit Stamp and Coin Club, Inc., in Flagler County. Come join us for a fun filled evening. For more information please visit the club's web site http://www.stampandcoinclub.com.
Jan. 30: Paul Dykes, who was found guilty on Dec. 6 on 24 counts of child-sex related crimes, including rape, is sentenced at 9 a.m. before Circuit Judge Dennis Craig in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse. Dykes, 21, faces life in prison without possibility of release.
Jan. 30: George Wood, 31, the Palm Coast man found guilty in a December trial of escape and other charges, is sentenced at 1:30 p.m. before Circuit Judge Dennis Craig in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse. Though Wood's worst charge was a second-degree felony exposing him to 15 years in prison, he is a felon convicted 11 times over, exposing him to double that number of years in prison. See the background story here.
Jan. 30: Florida Humanities Speaker Series at Stetson University: Presented by the Florida Humanities Council in partnership with Stetson University, the Florida Humanities Speaker Series continues with “Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender of Florida’s Environment,” featuring Peggy Macdonald, Ph.D., executive director, Matheson History Museum in Gainesville, Florida. Part of a series of four engaging talks on various aspects of Florida’s environmental history this event will provide audiences with an inspirational message about the power a small group of committed citizens can have to defend Florida’s environment. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Marshall & Vera Lea Rinker Welcome Center, 529 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, Florida, 32723. This event is free and open to the public. A native Floridian, Macdonald has taught history at Stetson University, Florida Polytechnic University, Indian River State College and the University of Florida. Her recent book, Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender of Florida’s Environment, won Honorable Mention in Foreword Reviews’ 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award contest in Women’s Studies. She writes articles on local history for Gainesville Magazine, Our Town Magazine, Senior Times Magazine and Examiner.com.
Jan. 31: The Palm Coast government administration holds a public meeting to share details about proposed alterations to Whiteview Parkway, which would be reduced from four lanes to two, from U.S. 1 to Pritchard Drive. City staff recently conducted an analysis of the entire Whiteview Parkway corridor and identified potential projects to improve safety and efficiency on the City’s roadway system. These objective of these projects is to benefit motorists and bicyclists and pedestrians. The meeting is at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the African-American Cultural Center, 4422 N. U.S. 1, Bunnell. The public is invited to attend, and residents and property owners are encouraged to attend.
Jan. 31: Flagler County Emergency Services and the National Weather Service hosts a free Skywarn Storm Spotter class at the Emergency Operations Center at 6 p.m. Angie Enyedi, assistant warning and coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service, will teach the class. It will cover everything from cloud formations to thunderstorm development to visual predictions. Participants are eligible to become volunteer storm spotters and assist Emergency Services and the National Weather Service by reporting potentially hazardous weather events. Registration is required, and can be done by calling Bob Pickering at 386-313-4250, or by email at pickering@flaglercounty.org.
Feb. 1: Flagler School Board member Colleen Conklin is the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the Palm Coast Democratic Club, 7:00 pm, at the African American Cultural Society Center, 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast.
Feb. 1: Flagler Audubon Society meets at 6:30 p.m. with a Chapter activity update and social session. Formal program begins at 7 p.m. in meeting rooms A & B at Florida Hospital Flagler on SR 100 just west of I-95.
Feb. 2: Paul Miller, now, 70, who is serving a life sentence in the murder of his neighbor, Dana Mulhall, in Flagler Beach in 2012, returns to court to argue a motion that he got ineffective counsel. Miller is hoping to reduce or overturn his sentence. At 1:30 p.m. before Circuit Judge Dennis Craig in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse. The hearing had been scheduled for Dec. 1, but an email snafu required the hearing to be postponed, even though Miller had been transferred from state prison back to the Flagler County jail.
Feb. 2-4: "Smokey Joe’s Cafe" at the Flagler Playhouse: The show highlights the best rock ’n roll tunes of the legendary songwriting duo of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. This musical revue showcases such numbers as Yackety Yak, Charlie Brown, Jailhouse Rock, Hound Dog, Love Potion #9, Stand By Me and many more. So bring a date and come to the greatest singalong that Flagler Playhouse has ever seen, featuring nearly 40 of the best songs ever recorded. Adult and Senior: $25.00, Student: $20.00 (age 21 and younger with a student ID). Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell. Book tickets here.
Feb. 3: 4th Annual Polar Plunge in Flagler Beach. Registration starts in Veterans Park at 9 a.m. and the actual Plunge into the Atlantic is set for 10:15 a.m. The purpose of the Polar Plunge is to bring together and unite community members toward the common goals of having fun while raising money for our local Special Olympics athletes. Read the full release and details here.
Feb. 3: "Myra Breckenridge," the Gore Vidal novel that brought transexualism out of the closet, turns 50 today. The New York Times called it "repulsive both in graphic detail and in the exploitive snicker one detects at some real-life hang-ups," but also adding that the novel "is a genuinely, brutally witty book, a parody on Hollywood, pop intellectualism, pornography and just about anything else you could name." Buy the book here.
Feb. 9-12: Registration is now open for the City of Palm Coast’s fourth annual Birds of a Feather Fest, set for Feb. 9-11 – offering a weekend of birding, photography, workshops, family activities and a special community presentation for everyone who loves nature and wildlife. A full schedule is at www.birdingfest.com. New this year is PeaCee’s Big Backyard behind Palm Coast City Hall on Saturday, Feb. 10. This backyard-sized interactive exhibit will allow festival-goers of all ages explore how to attract birds and butterflies to their own backyards. The Audubon Center for Birds of Prey will set up in PeaCee’s Big Backyard and give two shows, and there will be a full array of nature-related children’s activities all for free. Four free beginner bird walks will start from City Hall at 8 and 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. that day. Other new features for 2018 are a big trip to Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive; a bird walk at Pelicer Creek Conservation Area; classes on iPhoneography, Pokemon Go (for birding) and Building a Bird-Friendly Backyard; and a behind-the-scenes reception with Moose Peterson before his Saturday night community presentation. The popular Introduction to Birding, eBirding and Bird Identification workshops will also be offered.
Feb. 12: The Flagler Youth Orchestra's five ensembles are all in concert at the Flagler Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 for those 18 and older. Younger people pay $1. $1 of each adult ticket goes toward the auditorium's Arts in Education fund.
Feb. 13: A pre-trial iss scheduled in the case of Nathaniel Shimmel, the 22-year-old Palm Coast man facing a first-degree murder charge in the stabbing-death of his mother in August 2017. The hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. before Circuit Judge Dennis Craig in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse.
Feb. 14: Jonathan Canales, 30, accused of shooting his wife in the neck in their Mondex home and denying her medical attention in 2014, is scheduled for a pre-trial on an aggravated battery with a firearm charge (downgraded from attempted murder) before Circuit Judge Dennis Craig in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse at 1:30 p.m. The case has long been delayed as Canales had previously been determined to be incompetent to stand trial.
Feb. 22: Flagler County School Board member Andy Dance and County Commissioner Nate McLaughlin, both of whom are running for re-election this year, host a town hall meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Hidden Trails Community Center, 6108 Mahogany Blvd., Bunnell.
Feb. 28: The River To Sea Transportation Planning Board, also known as the TPO, a collection of Flagler and Volusia County transportation and government officials who plan for future transportation needs in the region, meets at 9 a.m. in the TPO Conference Room, 2570 West International Speedway Boulevard, Suite 100, Daytona Beach.
March 1: Flagler Audubon Society meets at 6:30 p.m. with a Chapter activity update and social session. Formal program begins at 7 p.m. in meeting rooms A & B at Florida Hospital Flagler on SR 100 just west of I-95.
March 4: Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI’s art crimes division, will return for an encore in Palm Coast, following his popular appearance in 2015, to talk about recovering stolen art and cultural artifacts during his program “More Undercover Adventures with Robert Wittman” at 3 p.m. at the Flagler Auditorium as part of the Flagler County Art League's 40th anniversary celebration.
March 5-6: US Air Force Academy Band's “Wild Blue Country” at the Flagler Auditorium. Tickets for “Wild Blue Country” will be available beginning January 20. All tickets must be picked up in person at the Auditorium. There is a four ticket per person limit. Both concerts are at 7:30 p.m. and are free.
March 13: Free Army Field Band Concert at the Flagler Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Limit of two tickets per person, tickets to be released Jan. 7 at 1 p.m. First come, first served. Tickets must be picked up at the Flagler Auditorium Box Office. No phone orders please.
April 2: A trial is scheduled in the case of Kimberle Weeks, who faces five third-degree felony counts of illegally recording or disclosing phone conversations (down from 12 counts). Weeks was charged in early 2015, shortly after she resigned as Flagler County's supervisor of elections.
April 5: Flagler Audubon Society meets at 6:30 p.m. with a Chapter activity update and social session. Formal program begins at 7 p.m. in meeting rooms A & B at Florida Hospital Flagler on SR 100 just west of I-95.
April 8: Florida Chamber Music Concerts. Join the Florida Chamber Music Project for a remarkable fifth season of the finest chamber music at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. General Admission Seating, $25 a ticket. Contact: 904/209-0399. Time of the concert: 3 p.m. Gates open at 2 p.m. Today's concert program: Schubert’s String Trio in B flat, D. 471 and Quintet for Piano and Strings in A, D. 667 “The Trout” with guest artists Hyunsoon Whang, piano and Jason Lindsay, double bass.
April 12: Florida Humanities Speaker Series at Stetson University: Presented by the Florida Humanities Council in partnership with Stetson University, the Florida Humanities Speaker Series continues with "Rain: A Cultural and Natural History," presented by Cynthia Barnett, environmental journalist. Part of a series of four engaging talks on various aspects of Florida’s environmental history this event will provide audiences with an inspirational message about the power a small group of committed citizens can have to defend Florida’s environment. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Marshall & Vera Lea Rinker Welcome Center, 529 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, Florida, 32723. This event is free and open to the public.
April 14: The Flagler Beach Museum's Cheer at the Pier is scheduled at the Flagler Beach Pier from 2 to 5 p.m. Tickets will be available soon, please check the website for updates. Participating restaurants and business partners have the potential to reach over 500 potential clients. For information about participating, sponsoring, or attending, call Denise Collins, event coordinator, at (386) 283-0530 or Teri Pruden, Director at (386) 439-6262 or email museumdenise@outlook.com.
May 2: The Flagler Youth Orchestra's five ensembles are all in concert at the Flagler Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 for those 18 and older. Younger people pay $1. $1 of each adult ticket goes toward the auditorium's Arts in Education fund.
May 6: Florida Chamber Music Concerts. Join the Florida Chamber Music Project for a remarkable fifth season of the finest chamber music at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. General Admission Seating, $25 a ticket. Contact: 904/209-0399. Time of the concert: 3 p.m. Gates open at 2 p.m. Today's concert program: Mozart’s String Quartet in A Major, K. 464 and Smetana’s String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, “From My Life.”
Aug. 3Flagler County Drug Court's steering and advisory committee meets at 9 a.m. in courtroom 401 at the Flagler County Courthouse.
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