Weekend: Mostly clear most of the time but chilly days in the 50s and cold nights in the 20s Friday, the 30s Saturday, the lower 50s Sunday. 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.
The OED’s Word of the Day: Manichaeism, n..
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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.
Schools are closed for students until Monday, Jan. 8.
Free For All Fridays on WNZF: Host David Ayres welcomes Sen. Travis Hutson, who will give a preview of the coming legislative session, Bob Pickering, Flagler County Emergency Management’s weather specialist, who’ll talk about the cold snap, and Gospel Gardener Bill, who’ll also talk about the cold and its effects on plants, and a representative of the Sheltering Tree, the county’s cold-weather homeless shelter, starting with a commentary by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam, all a little after 9 a.m.
First Friday at Flagler Beach’s Veterans Park, scheduled for Friday evening, is cancelled due to the cold weather.
Friday: Copwatch: A free showings of “Copwatch,” the true story of We Copwatch, an organization whose mission is to film police activity as a non-violent protest and deterrent to police brutality, at the African American Cultural Society, 4422 N US Highway 1, Palm Coast, at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
Friday: First Friday Art Walk in St. Augustine: The Art Galleries of St. Augustine feature new exhibits, refreshments and live music at more than 20 galleries. The event is held rain or shine inside the member galleries and is a free, self-guided walking tour. www.artgalleriesofstaugustine.org
Saturday: the rescheduled Masquerade 5K Walk & Run at the Flagler Auditorium, 7 a.m. (assuming it isn’t cancelled over weather concerns).
Saturday: Flagler Audubon Society holds its monthly bird walk. Today: Owl Prowl at St. Joe Walkway: Calling all night owls! Meet at 5 p.m. (assuming it isn’t cancelled over weather concerns).
Saturday: Annual Christmas Tree Recycling: Recycle your live Christmas tree and receive a free 3-gallon evergreen tree in exchange! Also, a free and secure document shredding service. Also accepting Christmas tree lights, old electronics and wires (but no TVs, monitors or microwaves). All trees donated for recycling will be ground and used as mulch to beautify the parks and trails across Palm Coast. The Tree Recycling Event will be held 8 am to 1 pm Saturday, Jan. 6, at the Palm Coast Fuel Depot, 22 Utility Drive, Palm Coast (off Old Kings Road).
Saturday: Chart-topping comedian Ron White comes to The Peabody at 7:30 p.m., where guests can expect an all new standup comedy show intended for mature audiences. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 6, 2017 at 10 a.m. They call him “Tater Salad.” Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, Ron White has established himself as a star in his own right. Tickets ($65 and $45 plus applicable charges) will go on sale to the general public at 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 6, 2017 at PeabodyDaytona.com, 800-982-ARTS or The Peabody box office. For mature audiences.
Saturday: Neighbor 2 Neighbor 5k Walk: Palm Coast’s Central Park in Town Center, 9:30 a.m. (assuming it isn’t cancelled over weather concerns).
Sunday: “One Night in Memphis,” at the Flagler Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.: A night of rockabilly, country, gospel and pure 1950’s rock and roll: a high energy concert that takes you back to December 4, 1956, the night when four of the biggest names in early rock and roll – Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash – gathered together for an impromptu jam session at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis. Adult $34.95, Youth $24.95.
Sunday: 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: Boccherini’s Quartet “Opus 58”, No. 4 G245 in B minor, Puccini’s “Crisantemi”, Nino Rota’s String Quartet and Wolf’s Italian Serenade.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Sunday: European Village in Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
STONE ADDRESSES ORLANDO TIGER BAY: Republican political operative and pundit Roger Stone is slated to speak to the Tiger Bay Club of Central Florida. (Friday, 11:45 a.m., Country Club of Orlando, 1601 Country Club Dr., Orlando.)
ROSENSTEIN SPEAKS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY: U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will speak to the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches. (Friday, noon, Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach.)
NATIONAL ECONOMY DISCUSSED: The Economic Estimating Conference will analyze national economic issues. (Friday, 2 p.m., 117 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
STATE GOP BEGINS ANNUAL MEETING: The Republican Party of Florida will begin its two-day annual meeting, with events including evening caucus meetings. (Friday, caucus meetings at 7 p.m., Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Dr., Orlando.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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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. Here’s a summary of the latest developments as of Oct. 6
Bach: Sonata for Gamba and Harpsichord in G minor, BWV 1029
- Claude Debussy, La fille aux cheveux de lin, from Préludes
- Bach’s Complete Christmas Oratorio BWV 248, Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir & Bach Soloists
- Angels in Heaven: Chris Rodrigues and the Spoon Lady
- Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher
- Brendel Performs Schubert’s A Major Sonata No. 22, D. 959
- The New York Philharmonic in a 2016 Performance of Dvorak’s New World Symphony
- Alexander Gavrylyuk Plays Bach İtalian Concerto
- Daniel Lozakovich, at 12 Years Old, Performs a Beethoven Violin and Piano Sonata
- Jacquet de la Guerre: Sonata in D minor for Violin and Continuo performed by House of Time
- Evgeni Koroliov Performs Claude Debussy Préludes
- Turkey’s Fazil Say Plays Mozart’s Alla Turca, Then His Own
- Guitarist John Williams at the BBC: The 2016 Documentary
- Sviatoslav Richter Plays Schubert’s Great Piano Sonata No 13 in A major, D 664
- Philip Glass’s Violin Concerto Performed on Sax by Amy Dixon
- Maria João Pires Performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K 453
- When Mickey Mouse Jammed Out Carmen and Other Favorites
- Heinrich von Herzogenberg’s Trio for Piano, Oboe and Horn, Op. 61
- The Sublime Valses Poéticos by Enrique Granados, Performed By Albert Flotats
- Complete Performance of Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique: Leonard Bernstein, Orchestre National de France
- Yeol Eum Son Performs Charles Valentin Alkan
- A Crazy Encore by Yuja Wang at Carnegie Hall
- Phillip Sear Performs a Waltz By Neapolitan Composer Franco Alfano
- “Stranger Things” Cello Medley – Nicholas Yee
- Discover the Great Daniil Trifonov
- Afro-Venezuelan Shostakovich
- Bill Murray’s Mark Twain Prize: The Full Monty
- Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major: Robert Levin and the Transylvania Philharmonic
- Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1, KV 478
- Eleanor Rigby, performed by Sirius Quartet
- Mozart: Tamiri’s aria from Il re pastore: Elina Shimkus & Sinfonietta Riga
- Mariko M on the Cello, Mariko Terashita, violin, Perform Limerock
- Bohuslav Martinu: First Sonata for Flute and Piano
- Andras Schiff Performs All Six of Bach’s French Suites
- Paul Lewis plays Schubert’s Piano Sonata No. 20 in A Major, Andantino
- 14-Year-Old María Dueñas Fernández Performs Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 at 2017 Competition