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Thursday Briefing: Recovery Center Opens in Flagler Beach, Sisco Deen in Bunnell, Soderberg in Daytona

| September 28, 2017

The Wickline Senior Center on South Daytona Avenue in Flagler Beach will be open all day Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-30, for city an d other residents who need help registering with FEMA, amending their FEMA registration, or requesting help from volunteers to clean up their homes and seeking out relief, including basic foods and necessities. Details below. (© FlaglerLive)

The Wickline Senior Center on South Daytona Avenue in Flagler Beach will be open all day Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-30, for city and other residents who need help registering with FEMA, amending their FEMA registration, or requesting help from volunteers to clean up their homes and seeking out relief, including basic foods and necessities. Details here. (© FlaglerLive)

Today: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s. North winds 5 mph shifting to the east in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight. Details here.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
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nicholson baker“Nobody expected most of them to do academic work, it seemed, because long ago they’d been labeled as kids with ‘special needs’–even though in fact they were, judging by their vocabulary, their temperament, and their fluent way with irony, normal American high schoolers. They weren’t masterminds, but that wasn’t why they were in this room–they were here because they quietly refused to do work that they hated.”

–Nicholson Baker, from “Substitute” (2016).

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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.

Note: This is Banned Book Week. Read something daring. Defend freedom of expression.

Disaster Recovery: The Wickline Senior Center in Flagler Beach opens today and will remain open during business hours Friday and Saturday to enable residents to register with FEMA, and to register with local volunteers should residents need their houses cleaned of hurricane damage, flooding debris and the like. The Wickline Center is at 800 South Daytona Avenue.

In Court: Circuit Judge Dennis Craig holds Drug Court at 9 a.m. in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County Courthouse.

The Flagler Beach City Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. Commissioners are expected to approve a contract with their lobbyist, Anfield Consulting, and discuss, at Commissioner Kim Carney’s request, the lease to the county for the Wickline Senior Center on South Daytona Avenue. The full agenda and background materials are here.

The Palm Coast Beautification and Environmental Advisory Committee meets at 5 p.m. at City Hall in Town Center.

sisco deen flaglerCelebrate Sisco Deen and his new book, “Images of America: Flagler County,” with a book-signing at 5 p.m. at the Flagler County Historical Society, 204 East Moody Blvd., Bunnell. Deen, archive curator for the Flagler County Historical Society Museum and vice-chairman of the 2017 Flagler County Centennial Committee, is a local historian. He has gathered early photographs from personal collections and a variety of institutions to exhibit the development of Flagler County, which marks its centennial this year. The book will be available for $20. Or you can buy it here, where all proceeds in September go to the American Red Cross.

4th Grade Parent iPad training at Belle Terre Elementary’s media center, 5 p.m. Curriculum night begins at 5:30 p.m., campus-wide.

Bunnell Elementary open house, campus-wide, at 6 p.m.

Nancy Soderberg has taught at the University of North Florida for a dozen years. (Facebook)

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Congressional Candidate Nancy Soderberg, a Democrat aiming to challenge Republican Ron DeSantis in the 2018 congressional election for the 6th District, which includes all of Flagler County, is at a meet and greet from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn at 137 Automall Circle in Daytona Beach.

Flagler Palm Coast High School’s talent show is at 7 p.m. at the Flagler Auditorium.

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.

STEWART, BERUFF AT CHAMBER FORUM: Education Commissioner Pam Stewart and Constitution Revision Commission Chairman Carlos Beruff are expected to be among the speakers at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Future of Florida Forum. (Events start at 8 a.m., JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes, 4040 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando.)

CONSTITUTION PANEL MEETS: The General Provisions Committee of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission is scheduled to meet. (8:30 a.m., 401 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)

`BAKER ACT’ FOR MINORS AT ISSUE: The Task Force on Involuntary Examination of Minors will discuss issues related to the use of the state’s Baker Act for minors. (9 a.m., Department of Children and Families, 1317 Winewood Blvd., Building 6, Tallahassee.)

SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is expected to release weekly opinions. (Thursday, 11 a.m.)

DESANTIS DISCUSSES TAX REFORM: U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., is scheduled to discuss tax reform during an Americans for Prosperity-Florida town hall. (6:30 p.m., Florida Hotel and Conference Center, 1500 Sand Lake Road, Orlando.)

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Dec. 11: Wetlands restoration: The St. Johns River Water Management District Board meets starting at 9 a.m. with a Finance, Audit and Administration Committee, then at 11 a.m. with the full board, which will hear an update on the controversial wetlands restoration project planned for the area along the Intracoastal Waterway near Flagler Beach, with possible action on the item. See FlaglerLive's previous coverage here, here and here.
Dec. 12: dinner with santa at fpcDinner with Santa at Flagler Palm Coast High School: Now in its 10th year, and for just $3 per person, you can enjoy a pasta dinner with salad and dessert, there'll be a holiday craft station for children, and photo opportunities with Santa, Elsa and Anna. Santa arrives at 6 p.m. The event is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the FPC cafeteria, 5500 East Highway 100, Palm Coast. All proceeds go to FPC students whose families are in need. Click on the poster to see it larger.
Dec. 13: Evening at the Whitney Lecture Series: Ruth Francis-Floyd, director of the University of Florida Aquatic Animal Health Program, will be the guest speaker for the final talk in the fall Evenings at Whitney lecture series. Her talk is titled “Ecosystem Challenges in Florida: The Diadema Story (a case study…).” Lectures and parking are free and registration or reservations are not necessary. The event is at 7 p.m. at Center for Marine Studies, Lohman Auditorium, 9505 Ocean Shore Blvd., St. Augustine, Florida. For further details, call (904) 461-4000.
Dec. 14-16: Christmas Classic Radio Show: "It's a Wonderful Life," Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., at The Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell. Call the box office at 386-586-0773 or visit the website for tickets here. The Christmas Classic Radio Show, It's a Wonderful Life reworks the classic holiday film starring Jimmy Stewart and is set in a 1940s radio studio with a cast of five actors playing multiple roles and creating sound effects. They tell George Bailey's story of redemption, renewal and rejuvenation. This show is NOT part of our regular subscription season. Tickets for this show are $25.
Dec. 15: Grieving through the holidays: Vitas Healthcare and Calvary Christian Center in vite you to reconnect with the holiday spirit in a supportive workshop, offering creative ways to honor memories and rediscover your resilience during this time of year. All sessions are free, open to the public, and held at the International House of Pancakes, in a private dining area, 212 Palm Coast Parkway, 1030 a.m. to noon. Contact Chaplain Carmen at 386/843-8794.
Dec. 15: The Hammock Community Association hosts a holiday party from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Hammock Community Center, 79 Mala Compra Road, in the Hammock. Live entertainment. $5 per person. Bring pot luck finger food. Bring your own drinks. We'll have coffee and some soda. $100 raffle tickets being sold. Each $100 ticket gives you a 6 in 200 chance to win a big money prize; Call Marge Rooyakkers at (386) 246-3767 or email petmom877@gmail.com. The drawing will be held at 6:30 pm on Saturday Dec 8 at the original Hammock Wine and Cheese on A1A. You don't need to attend to win, but door prizes will be given only to attendees. Prizes Include:
Six cash prizes totaling $8250 if all tickets are sold.
Dec. 15: Free Cup of Tea and Social Saturday: Stop by A Scent to Remember to enjoy a free cup of loose leaf tea by Flagler Tea Company, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A different tea is featured each week. If you want to try something different, you can ask for a cup to brew the tea of your liking. 208B. S. Central Ave., Flagler Beach. 386-631-3692, oils@ascenttoremember.net
Dec. 15: The Palm Coast Annual Holiday Boat Parade, hosted by the Palm Coast Yacht Club, holds its 36th edition at 6 p.m., departing from the Cimmaron Basin south on the Intracoastal Waterway, turning at the Grand Haven gazebo back to the Club House Waterway. The Parade will be escorted by boats from the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, Tow Boat US, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the Palm Coast Auxiliary of the U.S. Coast Guard. Mayor Milissa Holland will serve as the parade’s Grand Marshall. Hundreds of spectators are expected to line the ICW cheering the boats on. Last year's parade drew some 40 boats, a record. For registration forms, boat captains are urged to contact Parade Captain Robert Ulis at 386-283-5166 or theulises@att.net. Forms are also available at the Palm Coast Yacht Club website at www.palmcoastyachtclub.com. Boats must be decorated and registered to participate. There are no entry fees. Membership in the Palm Coast Yacht Club is not required.
Dec. 17: A week-long trial is scheduled before Circuit Judge Terence Perkins in the case of Michael Bowling, the 47-year-old Palm Coast man facing charges of molestation of 15-year-old girl during a sleep-over at her Bowling's daughter's house. Bowling also faces rape charges involving his own daughter. That trial would take place next year. Jury selection begins Monday at 9 a.m. in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse. See the background story here.
Dec. 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.
Dec. 20: A celebration of the life of the late artist Richard Schreiner, who died in 2012, and his wife Arlene, who died this year, is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. at Salvo Art Project, 802 E Moody Blvd, Bunnell, with paintings never-before seen, Schriner's sketchbooks, his dissertation and other artifacts, food, music and stories. All invited.
Dec. 22: Free Cup of Tea and Social Saturday: Stop by A Scent to Remember to enjoy a free cup of loose leaf tea by Flagler Tea Company, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A different tea is featured each week. If you want to try something different, you can ask for a cup to brew the tea of your liking. 208B. S. Central Ave., Flagler Beach. 386-631-3692, oils@ascenttoremember.net





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Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports

Updates of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast usually run here, along with a link to the city’s Week in Review. But the Week in Review, under the guise of being modernized, has become flashier and power-point like while becoming less substantive and dumbed down. We may or may not link to it in future.

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