Today: Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. Tonight: Cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. 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: eelist, n..
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Today’s jail bookings.
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- In State Government
- Cats and Dogs Looking For Homes
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- Editor’s Tweets
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- Palm Coast Construction and Development
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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.
This is National Library Week. Visit your local library or see its schedule.
Road closure: The City of Palm Coast Public Works Department is planning a temporary road closure on Rambling Lane on Tuesday, April 10, for drainage pipe replacement. From 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. the road in front of 21 Rambling Lane will be closed. Residents will have access to their homes, but the road will be closed to through traffic. For more information, call Customer Service at 386-986-2360.
The Palm Coast City Council meets at 9 a.m. in workshop at City Hall in Town Center. The council will discuss, yet again, Florida Park Drive, and discuss its annual investment report.
The Flagler County Planning and Development Board meets at 6 p.m. in Board Chambers at the Government Services Building, 1769 E. Moody Blvd., Bldg. 2, first floor, Bunnell.
The Matanzas High School Advisory Council meets at 6 p.m. in the school’s learning commons.
The St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board will meet after holding committee meetings. Committee meetings start at 9:30 a.m., with full board at 11 a.m., Brevard County Government Center, Building C, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera.
Great Organists at Stetson Series Jack Mitchener, organ Professor of Organ at Mercer University and Artist in Residence at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Jack Mitchener will offer a program of works by Buxtehude, Pachelbel, J.S. Bach, Margaret V. Sandresky and Mendelssohn. Mitchener is a former organ professor at the Oberlin Conservatory and was organist at The American Cathedral in Paris. He has been praised for his supple rhythmic control, clear phrasing, energy, and sensitivity (The American Organist), and his participation in the 2016 Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative garnered this review: “Mitchener’s masterful playing and sensitivity to both congregation and instrument was the high point of the conference,” (The Diapason). 7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall 421 N. Woodland Blvd., Complimentary admission, open to the public.
Boy Scout Troop 400 fundraiser: Anyone who mentions Troop 400 today while eating at Chili’s in Ormond Beach will help the Scouts get to Summer Camp this year. Chili’s is donating 10 percent of proceeds from Tuesday if patrons mention Troop 400.
Navy Bombing in the Ocala National Forest: Navy training schedules indicate that inert and live bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex located in the Ocala National Forest this week. Bombings at times can be heard in Flagler-Palm Coast. The bombings are scheduled as follows:
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m., inert.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to noon and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., inert.
Thursday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., live.
During bombing periods wildlife may be temporarily displaced. Use extra caution when driving through the Ocala National forest and surrounding areas. Secure any items around your residence that could attract wildlife. Always be mindful of larger animals including black bears and practice bearwise <http://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/managed/bear/wise/neighborhood/> measures. The telephone number for noise complaints is 1-800-874-5059, Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility, Jacksonville, Fla. For additional information, call (904) 542-5588.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Tuesday: Daytona State College Palm Coast Campus, 3000 Palm Coast Parkway, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Wednesday: Integra Woods Apartments, 1000 Integra Woods Boulevard, Palm Coast, from 1 to 6 p.m.
- Thursday: CareerSource, 20 Airport Road, Palm Coast, from noon to 5 p.m.
- Thursday: Epic Theaters, 1185 Central Ave., Palm Coast, from 1 to 6 p.m.
- Saturday: St. Elizabeth Enn Seton Church, 4600 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Saturday: Panera Bread, 5880 State Road 100, Palm Coast, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Sunday: Epic Theaters, 1185 Central Ave., Palm Coast, from 1 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
Florida Department of Law Enforcement Unveils New Sex Offender Registry: FDLE unveiled Florida’s updated Sex Offender Registry improving ease of use for citizens and making the webpage mobile friendly. The new look makes it easier for citizens to search for offenders by name, living in neighborhoods, and on college campuses. Reporters and citizens can also access Florida sex offender laws, safety tips and other state registries. The link to the newly designed registry is here.
Dune Walkovers Update in Flagler Beach: The estimated timeline below reflects the schedule of work necessary for replacement of Dune Walkovers at the following specific locations: 13th Street South, 15th Street South, 17th Street South, North 20th Street and North 22nd Street. Please remember the estimated timeline is dynamic and may be subject to change: Permits for replacement of the aforementioned Dune Crossovers have provided to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and are currently being reviewed. South of SR100: Pile driving operations for the three (3) replacement Dune Walkovers South of SR100, (13th, 15th and 17th Streets South) is scheduled to occur between April 12th and April 21st. Above ground construction (deck, bracing, railings, steps, etc.) of the Dune Walkovers is scheduled for April 23rd through May 25th . North of SR100: Pile driving operations for the two (2) replacement Dune Walkovers North of SR100, (North 20th and North 22nd Streets) is scheduled to occur between April 23rd and April 30th. Above ground construction (deck, bracing, railings, steps, etc.) of the Dune Walkovers is scheduled for May 29th through June 15th . “As a City, the replacement of Dune Walkovers that were destroyed by Hurricanes Matthew and Irma has been a priority and a lot of hard work has been put in to make this a reality” said City Manager, Larry Newsom. Mr. Newsom concluded by stating “I’m proud of the work that’s been done so far and we’re looking forward to these five (5) Dune Walkovers being replaced and re-opened to the public in mid-June”. If there’s any updated information with regards to the estimated timeline, a Public Service Announcement will be released.
At the Florida Agricultural Museum: Our two new Fantastic Summer Camp Programs with Cathy Tallacksen, Instructor. Pioneer Life Ways, and Native American Traditions. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, four sessions available, $200 per week. Sibling discount, $175. Hurry and sign your child up HERE: https://form.jotform.com/80727305907964 and click here to see the full poster.
SENATE SPECIAL ELECTION IN PALM BEACH: Voters in Palm Beach County’s Senate District 31 will go to the polls in a special election. Democrat Lori Berman and Republican Tami Donnally are running for the seat, which became open when former Sen. Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth, resigned after disclosures about an extramarital affair with a lobbyist.
RUBIO HOLDS ‘MOBILE’ OFFICE HOURS: Staff members for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will hold “mobile” office hours in Miami-Dade and Duval counties. (Tuesday, 9:30 a.m., Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami. Also, 10 a.m., Webb Wesconnett Library, 6887 103rd St., Jacksonville.)
PUTNAM HOLDS ROUNDTABLE ON OPIOIDS: Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam will host a roundtable discussion about the opioid epidemic, which has led to overdose deaths across the state. (Tuesday, 2:15 p.m., Sarasota County Jail, 2020 Main St., Sarasota.)
CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS DUE: State candidates, political committees and parties face a Tuesday deadline for filing reports showing finance activity through March 31.
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Jorge Bolet: Master Class On Rachmaninoff’s Piano Conceto No. 3
- Friedrich Gulda: So What, A Portrait (2002, with English subtitles)
- 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