Today: Cooler. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 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: millocracy, 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.
In Court: Day four in the trial of of Kimberle Weeks, who faces seven third-degree felony counts of illegally recording or disclosing phone conversations (down from 12 counts). Closing arguments are at 9 a.m. The jury then deliberates. Weeks was charged in early 2015, shortly after she resigned as Flagler County’s supervisor of elections. Jury selection took place Monday before Judge Margaret Hudson. In Courtroom 401, at the Flagler County courthouse.
- Kimberle Weeks Trial Day 3: Defense Opts Against Putting On a Case, Relying on Outlier Theory Instead
- Trial Day 2: Jury Hears Kim Weeks Insult Secretary of State and Others As Ken Detzner Sat in Witness Box
- Jury Seated in Kimberle Weeks Trial as Defense Wins Minor Victory Over Prosecution Tactic
- Ex-Elections Supervisor Kim Weeks Rejects Plea Deal as Lawyer, Her 4th, Sets for Trial
The Flagler Beach City Commission reviews research on beach protection conducted by Chad Stephen Boda, a former resident of Flagler Beach and a doctoral candidate at the Lund University Center for Sustainability Studies in Sweden in a workshop scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, with a Q&A at 6:30 p.m.
Flagler Audubon Society meets at 6:30 p.m. with a Chapter activity update and social session. Formal program begins at 7 p.m. in meeting rooms A & B at Florida Hospital Flagler on SR 100 just west of I-95.
The Belle Terre Elementary PTO meets at 7:30 a.m. in the school’s media center.
Chipotle Mexican Grill opens its first Palm Coast restaurant, and the first 50 customers will score a free Chipotle SWAG bag. At 5860 State Road 100 E, Unit 200, Palm Coast, next to Panera, and normal hours of operation will be 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week.
The Florida Agricultural Museum‘s Farm Swap and Music Jam, from 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., with farm fresh fruits and veggie arts, crafts, ready to eat stuff and local musicians.
Brahms Symphony Nr. 3 in 60 Minutes, at Jacoby Symphony Hall, Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 Water Street, Suite 200, Jacksonville. Ticket Office: 904-354-5547, or go here for tickets online, and check out the Jacksonville Symphony’s 2018-19 guide. Happy Hour with free drinks starts at 5:30 p.m. Concert at 6:30 p.m. includes presentations by Courtney Lewis. Post-concert party with Symphony musicians and FREE drinks at 7:30PM. Ticket includes drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and concert admission.
Flagler County Fair, with Belle City Amusement Rides, Thursday and Friday gates open at 5 p.m., Saturday at noon, Sunday at 1 p.m., with an endless list of rides, music, activities, exhibits and food, and the Rockin’ Ribfest all weekend. Be sure to visit the website for details or click on the ad.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Thursday: Bunnell City offices, 201 West Moody Boulevard, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Thursday: Sandvik Kanthal Palm Coast, 1 Commerce Boulevard, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday: Aaron’s, 229 St. Joe’s Plaza, Palm Coast, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, 10 a.m. to 6 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
Congrats to the RES Tropicana speech 5th grade participants, including 1st place winner Reese Dingle!! pic.twitter.com/nFlLDAi1Pk
— Rymfire Elementary (@RymfireBeepBeep) April 5, 2018
BALLOT PROPOSALS CONSIDERED: The Style and Drafting Committee of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission is scheduled to consider a series of proposed constitutional amendments for the November ballot. The committee plays a key role in packaging and revising proposals. (Thursday, 9 a.m., Reed Hall, House Office Building, the Capitol.)
SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is scheduled to release its weekly opinions. (Thursday, 11 a.m.)
HONOR CONSIDERED FOR DELANEY: The University of North Florida Board Trustees will consider a proposal to name the student union building after outgoing university President John Delaney. (Thursday, 5:15 p.m., University of North Florida, Adam W. Herbert University Center, Jacksonville.)
WILSON, JONES DISCUSS GUN VIOLENCE: U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., and state Rep. Shevrin Jones, D-West Park, will hold a town-hall meeting about gun violence and school safety. (Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex auditorium, 3000 N.W. 199th St., Miami Gardens.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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What if there was a threat to the air, the water, the very ground beneath our feet? What if this threat imperilled every child in a neighborhood, or on the planet? Would the necessity defense still hold? https://t.co/L8FQ32ELU7
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) April 5, 2018
James Baldwin in Hollywood. He was there to make a movie about Malcolm X. It didn't go well. “I would rather be horsewhipped … than repeat the adventure” https://t.co/aDYxoBP3oo
— Arts & Letters Daily (@aldaily) April 4, 2018
— NBC News MACH (@NBCNewsMACH) April 4, 2018
— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 4, 2018
Malcolm Gladwell talks to David Remnick about how he arrived at his particular approach to storytelling. https://t.co/hM2fRhCg4W
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) April 5, 2018
Keep Up with Donald Trump’s attacks on the press through the ACLU’s running tab here.
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Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of March 30, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Dvořák’s Serenade for Strings: Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
- Kabalevsky Piano Concerto Nr. 3, Eric Lin, piano MusicaNova Warren Cohen
- Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, the Herreweghe Interpretation
- Bach’s Magnificat: The Monteverdi Choir
- András Schiff explains Bach
- Glenn Gould talks about J S Bach
- Bach revisited – John Eliot Gardiner in Saxony and Thuringia
- 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