Weekend: Saturday, Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Northeast winds up to 10 mph. Saturday: Partly sunny. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Nights: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the priod. Details here.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Drought Index is at 108.
The OED’s Word of the Day: parrhesia, n..
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
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.
Free For All Fridays on WNZF, host David Ayres welcomes County Administrator Craig Coffey, County Commissioner Greg Hansen, new Chamber President Jorge Gutierrez, and Palm Coast City Council member Steve Nobile, starting a little after 9 a.m. With a commentary by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam on the Afghan body bags series, renewed for a 17th season.
Friday: Scenic A1A Pride committee meets at 9 a.m. at the Hammock Community Center, 79 Mala Compra Rd., with a discussion on mixed-use low-intensity land use in the Hammock.
Friday: The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Children and Families have teamed up to host a demonstration on the dangers of leaving a child inside a vehicle. Last month, more infants died in hot car deaths than any other July in nearly a decade, according to research completed by San Jose State University. So far this year 29 children have died that way. The demonstration will be accompanied by handouts of life-saving tips and tricks to prevent such tragedy from occurring. The demonstration is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Target Shopping Plaza, 5100 E. Highway 100, Palm Coast.
Friday: Happy 101St Birthday National Park Service! Celebrate the anniversary of the National Park Service with free admission to the Castillo de San Marcos. Location: 1 S Castillo Dr., St. Augustine, 32084. For more information, call (904) 829-6506 or visit www.nps.gov/casa/index.htm.
Saturday: First Aid and CPR/AED class all day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Palm Coast Fire Station 25, 1250 Belle Terre Pkwy., Palm Coast. This class is a 7-hour course (one hour for lunch) designed to meet OSHA regulations and teach administering CPR to children and adults, using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), using a mask or barrier device, assisting with bleeding, broken bones. $5/person with pre-registration required by 9 a.m. Aug. 24. Sign up at www.palmcoastgov.com/cpr. More info: [email protected] or 386-986-2300.
Saturday: The Columbian Club of Palm Coast, a distant cousin of the Knights of Columbus, hosts a Roaring Twenties dinner and dance party, with music by Debbie Owen and Tony T, with cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., $25 a person. Tickets available by calling Maria Laurent at 904/430-3381.
Saturday: Wine Walk and Art Walk, 10 to 5 p.m., New Smyrna Beach: Starting at 1 p.m., explore over 100 interesting wines inside local pubs, galleries and restaurants during this monthly progressive wine tasting event. Wine tasting passports are $25 and are available at Exit Realty (Flagler & Peninsula), at the tent at Flagler Avenue and Cooper Street, or at the corner of Peninsula Drive and Flagler Avenue. Passports include 20 tasting tickets and a keepsake wine glass. Some locations feature both one- and multi-ticket wines to sample. Those who want to share their 20 tasting tickets with a friend may get an additional wine glass for $5. Flagler Avenue will NOT be closed for this event, which takes place inside sponsor locations. Starting at 10 a.m.,
nearly a dozen local and Florida artists scatter along Flagler Avenue at 12 retail locations. Artists change each month to offer a unique variety of fine art and crafts. Sponsored by for more information, please call (386) 428-1770.
Saturday: Kick International hosts a Florida State Championship at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach. The event is devoted to youth and features a complete circuit of tournaments, camps and seminars designed to provide young martial artists with a safe, fair and motivating environment in which to test their skills. For event details, visit www.kickusa.com.
Seniors with diabetes invited to participate in free class at Wickline: Seniors with diabetes are invited to participate in a free six-week class to be held at the George Wickline Senior Center in Flagler Beach. The class runs from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, September 12 through October 17. ElderSource and the Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center are sponsoring the series of workshops. The program is free, but pre-registration is required. It is open to those who are 60 years or older, and who have diabetes. Those interested should call the Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center at 877-784-8486. Class dates are September 12, 19 and 26, and October 3, 10 and 17. The George Wickline Senior Center is at 800 S. Daytona Avenue, Flagler Beach. For more information about the Flagler County Senior Services Department go to www.flaglercounty.org/senior_services.
Medical pot: A joint committee of the Florida Board of Medicine and the Board of Osteopathic Medicine is scheduled to meet to discuss issues related to medical marijuana. (Friday, 8 a.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Airport, 5555 Hazeltine National Dr., Orlando.)
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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):
Repairing Willie Nelson’s Iconic Guitar
- 100 Year Old Self-Playing Violin
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Symphony B minor, Christophe Coin Ensemble Baroque, Limoges
- Wynton Marsalis Septet: Sunflowers (From The Marciac Suite Album)
- Nikolai Kedrov: Otche Nash (Our Father)
- Ludovico Einaudi, “Elegy for the Arctic”
- Black Violin at Apollo Amateur Night
- 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