Today: Cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may be severe. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight: Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. 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: nash, v..
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Today’s jail bookings.
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- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- The Day’s Best Reads
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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.
In Court:: Jury selection accomplished Monday, trial begins today at 9 a.m. before Circuit Judge Dennis Craig, in Courtroom 401, in the case of C.J. Nelson, facing a charge of felony child abuse. Nelson is accused of punching a 16-year-old girl at Epic Theater. Nelson’s attorney, Josh Davis, tried to get the case dismissed by arguing the Stand Your Ground defense last month, but the motion was denied. Today is jury selection for all the cases.
The Bunnell Planning Board meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 201 West Moody Blvd., but it has no new business.
The Flagler County School Board holds a workshop at 1 p.m. in Training Room 3B on the third floor of the Government Services Building, Bunnell, when it will discuss contracts and the bid process. The board meets again at 6 p.m. in board chambers at the GSB, when board members are expected to ratify the new contract with its service employees’ union. Board members are also expected to approve the purchase of $140,000 to $192,000 worth of gym equipment, depending on which bidder board members go with. Here’s a list of the equipment to be bought, and the prices.
The Palm Coast City Council meets at 9 a.m. The council will hear and consider adopting land use matters along Colbert Lane and other land use issues. Council members are also expected to consider formally adopting charter amendment proposals to place on the November election ballot.
The Flagler Beach Investment Committee meets at 11 a.m. at City Hall.
The Flagler Beach Economic Development Task Force meets at 4 p.m. at City Hall.
[This event has been cancelled due to weather.] Food Truck Tuesday 5-8 p.m. at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave, Palm Coast. Purchase and enjoy delicious cuisine available from food trucks situated along Park Street next to Central Park. Live entertainment from Luvu. Beer and wine sold by Cork and Pint. More info: www.palmcoast.gov.com/foodtruck or call 386-986-2323.
Great Organists at Stetson series, Boyd Jones, organ. Jones is University Organist and Price Professor of Organ at Stetson. On the eve of Johann Sebastian Bach’s 333rd birthday (on March 31), Jones presents a program of Bach organ works. In addition, Jones will be joined by Webb Wiggins, Stetson graduate and recently retired Oberlin Professor of Harpsichord, in a work for two harpsichords by Bach’s eldest son, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach. 7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. Contact: 386-822-8950. This is a free concert.
GTM & Marineland Lecture, Marineland Dolphin Adventure, 9600 Ocean Shore Blvd., St. Augustine: This program is one of an ongoing lecture series presented on the 3rd Tuesday of the month by the GTM Research Reserve and Marineland Dolphin Adventure. The series is designed to help learn more about your coastal natural world. These events are FREE. However, limited seating is available. Tickets must be purchased online. Please bring your ticket to the Marineland gift shop at 9:45 a.m. on the day of the scheduled presentation to gain entry. Participants without a ticket will not be allowed entry. Tickets for the following month will not go on sale until the conclusion of the current month’s event. Please arrive by 9:45 a.m. at the gift shop so that we can escort you to the classroom. If you attend the lecture, you’ll also receive free admission to Marineland to enjoy the park afterwards. Registration for the Tuesday, April 17, 2018 lecture begins Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Event Website: https://www.gtmnerr.org/event/marineland-lecture-march-2018/ or call 904-823-4500.
Behind the Scenes Tour of Whitney Laboratory, 1 p.m. at Whitney Laboratory, 9505 Ocean Shore Blvd., St. Augustine. What goes on behind the scenes of Whitney Laboratory? How scientists discover the clues to understand evolution? How we’re helping restore the local oyster population? What a DNA sequencer looks like? Who the patients of the Sea Turtle Hospital are? These answers and more will be unveiled during this tour of Whitney Laboratory on March 20 from 1-3 p.m. The cost is $20 per person. Ages 12 and up, please. To register, call 904-461-4015 or email [email protected]
Identity Protection 101. A lecture by the executive director of the National Crime Stop Program, which focuses on identity theft, the fastest growing crime in America. With your credit affecting your ability to get insurance, interest rates and even potential employment, it’s vital that you understand how to protect yourself from the crime that happens every three seconds. Key topics will include financial, tax and credit-card fraud as well as wireless pick-pocketing and how to get your free credit report. From 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Daytona State College’s Advanced Technology College’s multi-purpose room, 1770 Technology Blvd., Daytona Beach (located ½-mile north of LPGA Blvd. off Williamson Blvd.) The free event is part of Daytona State College Foundation’s Wisdom in Senior Education (WISE) program.
Adult Open Gym Basketball at Indian Trails Middle School, two sessions offered: you have a choice of Tuesdays or Thursdays, through May 3, 7-9:30 p.m., at Indian Trails Middle School, 5505 N. Belle Terre Pkwy., Palm Coast. This is an adult, co-ed, non-competitive recreation program offered by Palm Coast Parks & Recreation. $22 for either session. Register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.
Pop Rock & Doo Wopp Live at the Flagler Auditorium, A concert for the ages bringing together Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Shirley Alston Reeves Original Lead Singer of The Shirelles, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $51.95 for adults, $41.95 for students. Call the box office at 386.437.7547.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Tuesday: Palm Coast Post Office off Pine Cone Drive, noon to 5 p.m.
- Tuesday: Banfield Pet Hosp[ital, PetSmart, 5270 State Road 100 (Target shopping center), 1 to 6 p.m.
- Wednesday: The Windsor assisted living, 50 Town Court, Palm Coast, 1 to 5 p.m.
- Saturday: Chick Fil A, 1000 Palm Coast Parkway, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Sunday: Aldi, 5095 State Road 100, Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours' Incidents in Flagler, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Bunnell
|Jail Bookings, June 19-22
Sheriff's night shift incident reports, June 21
Sheriff's day shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's night shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's day shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's night shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's day shift incident reports, June 21
CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION MEETS: The Florida Constitution Revision Commission will meet as it considers proposed constitutional amendments that could go on the November general-election ballot. The 37-member commission meets every 20 years and has the authority to put issues directly on the ballot. (Tuesday, 9 a.m., Senate chamber, the Capitol.)
MARIJUANA TESTING STANDARDS AT ISSUE: The state Office of Medical Marijuana Use will hold a rulemaking workshop to discuss testing-lab certification and testing standards. (Tuesday, 1 p.m., Icon Hotel, 4700 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Keep Up with Donald Trump’s attacks on the press through the ACLU’s running tab here.
Keep Up with mass shootings in a running database here.
Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of March 9, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Bach revisited – John Eliot Gardiner in Saxony and Thuringia
As March is Johann Sebastian Bach Month, or ought to be (he was born the first day of spring in 1685), we’re celebrating the great German composer all months with videos about him, his music and his life.
- Ton Koopman in the footsteps of J.S. Bach in Leipzig
- A Buxtehude Fugue
- Andras Schiff Plays Bach’s Complete Well Tempered Clavier, Book One
- Andras Schiff Plays Bach’s Complete English Suites
- Keith Jarrett, Late Solo
- Jacqueline du Pré Perform’s Dvořák Cello Concerto With the LSO and Daniel Barenboim
- Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, with Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman and Daniel Barenboim
- Albert Camus’ “The Human Crisis”
- Swinging Bach
- Keith Jarrett Standards Trio
- Anoushka Shankar Ensemble
- Jacques Loussier Play Bach Trio: a 2007 Concert
- Abdel Rahman el Bacha Plays Two Nocturnes by Chopin
- Edith Mathis’s Creations
- Sheku Kanneh-Mason: No Woman No Cry, Cello Version
- Viotti’s Violin Concerto No 23 in G Major, Performed by Jennifer Jeon
- Bruckner’s Symphony Nr. 7 at the Lucerne Frestival
- Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the style of Chopin: Syd R Duke
- Nikolai Kapustin performing Prelude, op. 53, no. 11
- Ray Chen, Sarabande from Bach’s Partita No. 2 in D minor
- It’s A Small World: Ken Kubota and Friends
- Maria Callas: The Mike Wallace Interview
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach – Oboe Concerto in B flat major, Wq 164
- The Cranberries: Linger
- Martha Argerich Performs Liszt’s Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat major
- Vivaldi’s Winter in a Wintry Performance By Milan Řehák
- Bach: Musical Offering BWV 1079, Concert des Nations Jordi Savall
- 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