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Weekend Briefing: Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Weimar Berlin at CRT, Evita at Playhouse, Paul Renner, Free Museum, J.S. Bach

| September 22, 2017

The cast of 'I Am Camera,' running all weekend at the City Repertory Theatre in City Marketplace in Palm Coast. See details below. (Tom Bird)

The cast of ‘I Am Camera,’ running all weekend at the City Repertory Theatre in City Marketplace in Palm Coast. See details below. (Tom Bird)

Weekend: Cloudy, unsettled, chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout, highs in the mid-80s, lows in the mid-70s. 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 63.
The OED’s Word of the Day: obeliscolychny, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.

Today’s Briefing: Quick Links


puerto rico

(Timothy Valentine)

“Many young Puerto Rican-born designers who study and work on the United States mainland or abroad are giving up jobs there with prestigious firms to work on the island, which has a population of 3.5 million. For some, moving back means an opportunity to build on the island’s strong Modernist tradition; for others, it is a chance to address polemical issues of nationalism and identity in design. Most agree that it is simply easier to hang out their shingles in a place where they have friends and family. Whatever the motivation, there’s something profoundly comforting about coming home. […] Old San Juan is an almost perfectly preserved enclave of 16th-century architecture. Other parts of the capital have leafy neighborhoods with a mix of historic and contemporary homes that, regardless of period, best capture island living: generous outdoor living and dining rooms with natural light and ventilation. […] The clean, blocky volumes say high Modernist; the muted green and ochre paint scheme suggests Spanish colonial; the tiny punched openings in the guest wing are vaguely Arab. The wave-patterned patio paving is a traditional Puerto Rican technique called arcamása, a chunky mix of concrete, smashed clay roof tiles and bits of broken glass typically used to pave outdoor plazas. It is also a nod to the wavy patterns of the seaside promenade in Rio de Janeiro of the Brazilian landscape master Roberto Burle-Marx.”

–Raul Barreneche, from “Puerto Rican Architects Return to Green Pastures,” April 20, 2000 New York Times.

Previously:

Alt-right | King on Trump | Ground Zero | Parkman’s hurricane | Walter Lippmann on unions | Teflon Reagan | Millicent Fenwick | Rushdie on an immigrant | Gilgamesh | Birch Bayh on politicians | Uncomfortable books | Are there Nazis? | Bigotry in Niceville, Fla. | Steinbeck on Florida | Bellow | Reagan’s government fallacies | Wedding bells | Right-wing terrorism | McCain’s Watergate | Point of no return | Unseemly soccer | Make America White Again | Nixon’s weak men | Calvin Coolidge | Secession of the successful | Gaming video | Stephen King in disbelief | Renner’s Politics | McCain’s No | Kinsley’s old age | Weird Carlin | McCarthy’s Blivet | Frost on the Novel Justice’s Double-standards | Conklin’s Gab | Nuance | No Americans in America | Cold War’s end | Heresies | Mass and mob | Thoreau’s prose

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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.

All Flagler County schools are offering free meals to all students today and the rest of the week, by order of the United States Department of Agriculture, and as a consequence of Hurricane Irma.

wnzfFree For All Friday on WNZF: Host David Ayres welcomes Flagler Health Department Director Bob Snyder who’ll discuss health and mosquito effects of Irma, Flagler Economic Development Direector Helga van Eckert, who’ll talk about the storm’s economic impact, and Nikki Gaskins, a spokesperson for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, along with CareerSource’s Robin King, starting with a commentary by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam on how government saves lives, all a little after 9 a.m. on WNZF radio.

Friday: Rep. Paul Renner, the Palm Coast Republican, will be joining Speaker Pro Tempore Jeanette Nuñez, the Miami Republican, on a tour of Flagler and St. Johns Counties to survey the damage from Hurricane Irma and meet with officials to discuss hurricane preparedness and response efforts. He holds a press conference at the Emergency Operations Center in Bunnell at 3:30 p.m. ( 1769 E Moody Blvd., Building 3).

city repertory logoFriday, Saturday, Sunday: City Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with a staged reading of John Van Druten’s exciting drama, I Am A Camera. An in-depth look at the underbelly of life in pre-World War II Berlin, this is the play on which the award winning musical, “Cabaret,” is based. Annie Gaybis plays Sally Bowles, the role that won Julie Harris her first Tony in 1952. Gaybis, a perennial CRT favorite, is joined by Tyler Adcock as Christopher, a young writer who worships her and Robert O. Dimsey as Clive, a rich American who would buy her affection. Rounding out the cast are Earl Levine, Victoria Page and Leigh Ann Singleton. Audience members have a chance to enter the world of the Weimar Republic before the show in CRT’s newly refurbished lobby with live performances of music from the period. Buy tickets here or call 386-585-9415. Adults, $20, students, $15. See: “From ‘I Am Camera’ To Macbeth, City Repertory Launches Seventh Season Of Razor-Edged Theater.

Friday through Sunday: Evita, the musical, at the Flagler Playhouse: Evita tells of the life of charismatic political leader Eva Peron, who became the second wife of 1950s Argentine President, Juan Peron. With powerful music by Andrew Lloyd Weber and lyrics by Tim Rice, this wonderful musical follows Evita’s early life, her rise to power, and her death at age 33. The show features that most magnificent showstopper, Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 pm. Doors open at 7 pm. Sunday performance begins at 2 pm. Doors open at 1:30 pm.
Tickets are $25. 301 E. Moody Blvd. Bunnell. Box Office: 386-586-0773 or see the website, www.flaglerplayhouse.com.

Saturday: 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s, in Flagler Beach, starting at Veterans Park, registration at 8 a.m., ceremony at 9 a.m., walk at 9:30 a.m., the route is 3 miles. The goal is to raise $85,000. Contact Carly Wille if you’;d like to add your team. See the website. Over 5.3 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s disease. In Florida, over half-a-million people are currently diagnosed; in Flagler County, there are nearly 4,000 people living with Alzheimer’s. An estimated $236 billion will be spent – in America – on care for those with Alzheimer’s and dementia this year alone. And not only are the Alzheimer’s cases growing but the costs are as well; by the year 2050, cost of care for Alzheimer’s and dementia is projected to reach over $1 trillion.

Saturday: Florida Heritage Book Festival: Each year The Florida Heritage Book Festival showcases Florida’s rich and diverse literary legacy with author presentations which promise to delight book lovers and provide inspiration for aspiring authors. Location: Flagler College, Ringhaver Student Center, 50 Sevilla St., St. Augustine. For more information, visit www.fhbookfest.com.

florida agricultural museumSaturday: Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day At the Agriculture Museum: In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to any one presenting a Museum Day Ticket….for free. The Florida Agricultural Museum will participate in this event again this year. Only an official Museum Day Live! Ticket is eligible for free entry. Official tickets can be found on the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! web site. One ticket per household will be available to download for two people. A ticket will provide entry to only one of the participating museums. Please join us for an introduction to your state agricultural museum with its historic structures, heritage livestock, antique farm equipment, and much more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 7900 Old Kings Road North, Palm Coast, Florida 32137.

Saturday: Jacqueline A. Browne Memorial Golf Tournament: The 16th Annual Jacqueline A. Browne Memorial Golf Tournament, originally set for Aug.12 at the Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, has been rescheduled for Sept. 23 at the same course. The tournament was rescheduled due to heavy downpours of rain that caused the course to be unplayable. In addition, players who have already paid their entry fee, as of Aug. 25, are entitled to a free round of golf at the course. The free round must be played prior to Sept. 30, 2017. Moreover, other players are still needed for the tournament. And so, please make your $75 check payable to the Flagler County NAACP, located at One Florida Park Drive, Suite 305, Palm Coast, FL 32137. The tournament is at Cypress Knoll Golf and County Club (53 Easthampton Boulevard, Palm Coast, FL), starting at 7 a.m.

The Palm Coast Senior Games are on all week click here for details.

Announcements:

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.

Sen. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, will speak at the Space Coast Symposium, hosted by the Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce. (8 a.m., with Hukill panel discussion at 11 a.m., Space Coast Convention Center, 301 Tucker Lane, Cocoa.)

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

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June 20: the inspired micThe Inspired Mic, Palm Coast’s most daring and unpredictable open mic event, is scheduled for its monthly edition at its new venue at the Hidden Treasures Restaurant, 820 Moody Ln, Flagler Beach. Each month some of the most creative, innovative performances a person could ever hope to experience take place at The Inspired Mic. 14 presenters each month pull out slices of talent and genius to entertain the audience. Each presenter gets 7 minutes to present on a very eclectic blend of their genius. Hidden Treasures Restaurant, 820 Moody Ln, Flagler Beach (under the bridge). Doors open at 6 p.m. and presenters begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $12.50 advance, available at theinspiredmicus.com, or $15 at the door. The ticket includes one drink and entry into a drawing with a prize of $25 cash or a $50 gift certificate to The Hidden Treasures.
June 21: Urban Surf 4 Kids Surf Camp, South 6th Street on the beach, Flagler Beach, starting at 9 a.m.
June 21: Senior Summer Celebration Cookout (Senior Special Event), 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Celebrate the first day of summer with a cookout at the Community Center. Hot dogs, hamburgers and fixings will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring a side dish. Sign up at the front desk with the dish you are bringing. $5/person with pre-registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.
June 21: Dive-in Movies, 8 p.m. at Palm Coast Aquatics Center, 339 Parkview Drive. Just bring your swimsuit and enjoy the show! Dive-in movie nights at the Palm Coast Aquatics Center provides a unique outdoor movie viewing experience for the entire family. Be sure to grab your favorite snack, sit back and enjoy the show! Food and snacks will be available for purchase. This month features “Hotel Transylvania 3” (PG). $1/seniors & youth and $2/adults. More info: 386-986-4741 and www.palmcoastgov.com/movies.
June 22: New works by JJ Graham fill the gallery walls for the gallery's monthly event. Celebrate with us during JJ’s birthday month. A gourmet taco bar and drinks are included with the purchase of admission. Our live musical guest is Jake Cox. 6 p.m., 802 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell. Admission: $15. Parking: Overflow parking is across the street at the sheriff's operations office.
June 22: Watson Realty Corp. hosts its annual summer kick-off and family fun day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1410 Palm Coast Parkway, with firefighters, sheriff's deputies offering safety tips, games, food and music.
June 23: Bow Wow Bingo to benefit the Flagler Humane Society, $25 cost includes a fish fry, 2 to 5:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 53 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast.
June 24-27: Golf Summer Camp – Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m-1 p.m. at Palm Harbor Golf Club, 20 Palm Harbor Drive, Palm Coast. Learn the game of golf during these fun-filled days of short game, full swing, putting, golf etiquette, sportsmanship, and friendly competition. Open to all skill levels. Lunch, snacks, & drinks included. For ages 6-16 years. $150/week. Deadline to register is June 17. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/camps. More info: 386-986-2323.
June 24-27: Tennis Summer Camp (Session 2) – Monday-Friday, 9 a.m-4pm. at Belle Terre Park, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. Tennis and so much more! Please come with athletic clothes and shoes, swimsuit (for the pool), water bottle, sunscreen, lunch, snacks and drinks. For ages 6-13 years. $175/week. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/camps. More info: 386-986-2323.
June 24: Nar-Anon offers hope and help for families and friends of addicts. Every Monday, 6 p.m., St. Mark by the Sea Lutheran Church, 303 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast, Fellowship Hall Entrance. See the website, www.nar-anon.org, or call (800) 477-6291.
June 24: The Flagler County Stamp and Coin Club meets at 4:30 p.m. at the VFW Post 8696 47 N. Old Kings Road. From 4:30 - 6 p.m. the time is used for buying, selling and trading stamps and coins. The club meeting starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 7:30. 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. The club is the only non-profit Stamp and Coin Club in Flagler County. For more information please visit the club's web site.
June 25: The Flagler County Opioid Task Force meets at 6 p.m. at the Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway. The task force will meet the fourth Tuesday of every month at the library through November.
June 26: A meeting of Facing Grief Together, formerly known as Compassionate Friends, is scheduled at the Vitas Office at 4 North Old Kings Road (across from Kentucky Fried Chicken) in Palm Coast. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. Facing Grief Together, 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 Facing Grief Together, visit their national website at www.compassionatefriends.org.
June 29: First Aid and CPR/AED 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fire Station 25, 1250 Belle Terre Pkwy., Palm Coast. This class is a seven-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. $50/person with registration required by 9 a.m. June 27. Register at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2300 and cprcertification@palmcoastgov.com.
June 29-20: Jr. Lifeguard Camp, 8 a.m-12p.m. at Palm Coast Aquatics Center, 339 Parkview Drive. The Junior Lifeguard Camp offers step-by-step lifeguarding skill development. Learn water safety, lifeguard rescues, and First Aid CPR/AED in a weekend camp. Class attendees will receive a CPR mask, Red Cross whistle and T-shirt. For ages 11-15 years. $70/session. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/camps. More info: 386-986-2323.
July 1: Nar-Anon offers hope and help for families and friends of addicts. Every Monday, 6 p.m., St. Mark by the Sea Lutheran Church, 303 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast, Fellowship Hall Entrance. See the website, www.nar-anon.org, or call (800) 477-6291.
July 3: Fireworks in the Park: Kick off your Independence Day celebration one day early July 3. Pack your picnic basket and bring your blanket and chairs to watch the free colorful display at Central Park at Town Center, 975 Central Ave, beginning at 9 p.m. Entertainment and food vendors will begin at 6 p.m. A patriotic ceremony starts at 7 p.m.
July 5: First Friday Garden and Butterfly Walk at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd., 10 a.m. Join a ranger at 10am for a walk through our historical gardens. Learn about the history of our park while exploring the beauty of the formal gardens, with an emphasis on butterflies. The walk is approximately 1 hour. Please bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes. Meet in the garden parking lot. Garden walk included with park entry. No registration required.
July 5-7: midsummer madness"A Midsummer Night's Madness," a summer workshop production at Palm Coast's City Repertory Theatre. Tickets are $15, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Book here.


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