Today: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast 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: mulligrub, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
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- In Flagler and Palm Coast
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- Summer Camps
- In State Government
- Cats and Dogs Looking For Homes
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- Local Road and Interstate Construction
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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.
Flagler Palm Coast High School showcase for incoming 9th graders (students who are currently in 8th grade), at 6 p.m. at the Flagler Auditorium.
Classroom to Careers Symposium at Flagler Palm Coast High School, 11:30 a.m.
State Rep. Paul Renner, who represents Flagler County, provides a legislative update at the Volusia County Chamber of Commerce, LPGA Clubhouse, 1000 Champions Dr, Daytona Beach, 7:30 a.m.
The Flagler Beach City Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. Commissioners will consider amending a resolution setting a fee related to fire inspections, and site inspection fees, and approving an Outdoor Entertainment application for 205 N. Oceanshore Blvd. Saltwater Crocs Grill, by applicants Robin and Gregg Humphreys.
The Indian Trails Middle School Advisory Council meets at 5:30 p.m. in the school’s media center, the Buddy Taylor Middle School Advisory Council meets at 6 p.m. in the school’s Clutch Lab.
Farm Swap & Music Jam at the Florida Agricultural Museum: Fresh local produce, arts and crafts, soaps and oils, homemade gifts, and unique finds, Local Folk Music Jam, bring your instruments and play along. Every Thursday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Florida Agricultural Museum parking lot 7900 Old Kings Road North, Palm Coast. Call 386-446-7630.
Florida Humanities Speaker Series at Stetson University: Presented by the Florida Humanities Council in partnership with Stetson University, the Florida Humanities Speaker Series continues with “Rain: A Cultural and Natural History,” presented by Cynthia Barnett, environmental journalist. Part of a series of four engaging talks on various aspects of Florida’s environmental history this event will provide audiences with an inspirational message about the power a small group of committed citizens can have to defend Florida’s environment. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Marshall & Vera Lea Rinker Welcome Center, 529 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, Florida, 32723. This event is free and open to the public.
Brendan Burke lectures on “Florida’s Fleet: A Boatbuilding and Fishing Legacy from the First Coast.” Burke, of the St. Augustine Lighthouse, will guide the audience through the development of a unique shipping vessel developed in the 20th century right here in Northeast Florida and how its impact it still being realized today. It will be an enlightening presentation that will shed light on an integral part of this region’s economy and lifestyle. Light refreshments will be served. At the Historic Pool Area (Café’ Alcazar) of the Lightner Museum, 75 King St, St. Augustine, accessed by side entrances located off Grenada and Cordova Streets. Doors open at 6 p.m. for refreshments and seating; the lecture begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. Seating is based on a first-come, first-serve basis. Be sure to purchase your tickets early. Tickets are $10 for General Admission, free to museum members and Flagler College students. Visit www.lightnermuseum.org/speaker-series for more information. This event is part of the Florida Humanities Speakers Series, sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council.
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:
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:
- 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
Twenty-four Palm Coast residents graduated this month from the Palm Coast Citizen’s Academy, a comprehensive program designed to educate interested residents about the operation and workings of their City government. The graduating class – the 42nd in the program’s history – spent five weeks learning about City departments and visiting City Hall, main Fire Station 25, and Water Treatment Plant No. 3. The class also attended a Palm Coast City Council meeting together. City Manager Jim Landon kicked off the Citizen’s Academy with an opening session titled, “Governing the City,” providing background on Palm Coast’s incorporation, City Charter, the Council-Manager form of government, and overall information about the City. Participants in the Citizen’s Academy received an overview on every City department and met City Council members, department directors and many other City employees. Mayor Milissa Holland did a presentation on development projects – both public and private – currently under way in Palm Coast. This session’s graduates were Joseph Benincasa, Martha Butler, Katherine Curtis, Danny Danforth, Sharon Danforth, Lisa D’Andrea, Virginia Elgin, Gertrude Hannah, Bertha Harrison, Ryan Kendall, Emily Kirshaw, William Mania, Cindi Marcuccio, Mike Marcuccio, Tina Mongiardo, Becky Osgood, Tom Osgood, Ketia Silveira, James Smeaton, Sally Smeaton, Betty Wiersma, Dale Wiersma, Debby Winans and Mike Winans. The Citizen’s Academy meets once a week, usually on Monday evenings, for five straight weeks. The course is free and registration is limited to approximately 30 Palm Coast citizens per session. The academy is held three times a year. The next session is already full, but the class starting Sept. 17 has spots available. To register, go to ww.PalmCoastGov.com and search for “Citizen’s Academy.”
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.
VOLUSIA LAWMAKERS DISCUSS SESSION: Volusia County lawmakers are expected to discuss the 2018 legislative session during a Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce breakfast. (Thursday, 7:30 a.m., LPGA International Golf Course, 100 Champions Dr., Daytona Beach.)
SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is scheduled to release its weekly opinions. (Thursday, 11 a.m.)
EX-FELONS’ RIGHTS AT ISSUE: Desmond Meade, executive director of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, will speak to the Tiger Bay Club of Volusia County about a proposed constitutional amendment that would lead to the automatic restoration of voting rights for ex-felons who have served their sentences, completed parole or probation and paid restitution. Murderers and sex offenders would be excluded under the measure, which will appear on the ballot as Amendment 4. (Thursday, 11:45 a.m., LPGA Clubhouse, 1000 Champions Dr., Daytona Beach.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Mar 1 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
For Palm Coast Alateen Sereniteen and Al-Anon meetings, go here.
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Nar-Anon Family Group for those affected by someone else’s addiction meets at 6 p.m. at St Mark by the Sea Lutheran Church, 303 Palm Coast Pkwy. There are no dues or fees. The only requirement for membership is that there be a problem of addiction in a relative or friend. We’re never affiliated with any other organization or outside entity. Do you need Nar-Anon? Ask yourself these questions.
Addiction is a family disease. It affects the relationships of those close to the addict: parents, spouses, siblings, children, longtime friends, and employers. If someone’s addiction is affecting you, first you must help yourself. Nar-Anon is a twelve step support group for families and friends of addicts. There are no dues or fees to join. Just come to a meeting. You will hear others, who are going through similar problems, talk about how they cope and find recovery. Watch the video:
Mar 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Palm Coast Alateen Sereniteen and Al-Anon meetings: Alateen, part of Al-Anon Family Groups, is for teens bothered by someone else’s drinking. The group meets at 8 p.m. every Monday at Advent Health, 60 Memorial Medical Parkway, Palm Coast, at the south entrance, in meeting room D. Al-Anon meets at the same time. For more information about Alateen or Al-Anon, call toll free 1-888-4AL-ANON, or visit www.al-anon.org. Note: All Alateen meetings are only open to teenagers who have been affected by another person’s drinking.
For AA and NA meetings in Palm Coast, Flagler Beach and Bunnell, go here.
Mar 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The Flagler County Homeless & Housing Taskforce, a part of FlaglerCares, meets from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Pkwy NW, Palm Coast.
Mar 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Flagler County School Board meets for an agenda workshop at 3 p.m. Training Room 3, 3rd floor, Government Services Building, 1769 E Moody Blvd., Bunnell. The meeting is an information workshop only. The agenda workshop focuses on items the board will take action on at its next regular meeting.
The school board’s full agenda is accessible here.
See previous board meeting videos here.
The School Board members and their email addresses:
Mar 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Flagler Beach’s Planning and Architectural Review (PAR) Board meets at City Hall at 5:30 p.m., 105 S 2nd St Flagler Beach.
The Planning and Architectural Review Board consists of seven residents:
Paul Chestnut, Term Length: May 10, 2017 – May 9, 2020
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Flagler Sportsfishing Club holds its monthly meeting, starting with a Quick Tips speaker at 7 p.m. and a guest speaker at 7:30, at the VFW, 47 Old Kings Rd N, Palm Coast. The club focuses on educating members on local fishing techniques, laws and regulations. Non-members are always welcome as well. Click here to become a member. Membership is $70 a year for an individual.
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Hammock Community Association holds its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Hammock Community Center, 79 MalaCompra Road, Palm Coast.
To join the association as a member, click here.
Becoming a member of The Hammock Community Association ensures that you are kept informed on what is going on in the community such as:
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
The Palm Coast Code Enforcement Board meets at 10 a.m. at City Hall’s Intracoastal Meeting Room, 160 Lake Avenue. The meeting is open to the public.
Mar 3 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
The Blue Power 2020 Action Forum, 12:30 p.m. at the African American Cultural Society, 4422 North U.S. Highway 1, Palm Coast (just north of Whiteview Parkway). Come and join other progressive Democrats to discuss local, state and national issues, and propose actions to influence elected leaders. The Forum is open and informal and all opinions and ideas are welcomed. This is your opportunity to meet and lend your voice and knowledge to people who share your values. For more information, contact Mike Cocchiola, [email protected] The Blue Power forum meets every Wednesday. Republicans, Independents and Whigs welcome.
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Flagler Beach Library Book Club meets at 1 p.m. at the Flagler Beach Library, 315 S Seventh Street, Flagler Beach.
Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Paws to Read at the Flagler County Public Library 2500 Palm Coast Pkwy NW, Palm Coast, in the Children’s Department. The Flagler County Public Library in partnership with the Flagler Humane Society offer the opportunity for kids ages 4-8 to read to a real dog. Every Wednesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. First Come – First Serve. Contact: Alyssa Gilbert or Theresa Ten Eyck at 386-446-6763 or email: [email protected]
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Widow, Widower’s Support Group meets at 10 a.m. at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Have you suffered the loss of your significant other? This is a chance to meet others who have had a similar loss in their life. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
A weekly study and discussion of the book, “A Course in Miracles,” led by Aynne McAvoy, Thursdays 1 p.m. at the Palm Coast Arts Foundation, 1500 Central Ave, Palm Coast. This group has been in existence at least 20 years. It doesn’t matter if you have been studying for years or are brand new, we welcome you. There is a $2 donation to cover the use of our room at the Arts Foundation for our meetings. We also have extra books for people to use during the meeting if you do not have one.
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Mar 5 @ 6:00 am – 4:00 pm
Three farmers’ markets operate over the weekend in Flagler County. The Flagler Beach farmers’ market is on Friday from 8 a.m. to early afternoon, downtown at 111 South Central Ave. Contact the market by email here. The European Village Farmers’ Market at 101 Palm Harbor Parkway is Sundays from noon to 4 p.m., featuring music jams as well. The Salt Air Farmers’ Market is on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Marineland’s parking area near the marina, on the West side of A1a.
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
First Friday Garden and Butterfly Walk at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd., 10 a.m. Join a ranger for a walk through our historical gardens. Learn about the history of our park while exploring the beauty of the formal gardens, with an emphasis on butterflies. The walk is approximately 1 hour. Please bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes. Meet in the garden parking lot. Garden walk included with park entry. No registration required.
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
First Friday at Flagler Beach’s Veterans Park, with vendors, games, food, music and other delights, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Creative Bazaar: Arts and Crafts Flea Market at the Palm Coast Arts Foundation’s venue at 1500 Central Avenue, open to shoppers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., open to anyone who wants to sell, for $25 for a 10×10 space if you’re a PCAF member, $35 for non-members. Ask about canopy and table rental. Call 225-4394. Creative Bazaar is held every first Saturday of the month.
Mar 7 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Mar 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Community Mental Health Crisis Roundtable: Join us for our monthly community roundtable discussions regarding our current mental health crisis. We will discuss needs, barriers and both short/long term solutions. You have a voice and the community deserves action! Help us bring change that our county desperately needs. All welcome. No exclusions. First Sunday of every month, 3 to 4 p.m. at Peace by Pieces Healing & Wellness, 300 Palm Coast parkway SW unit 9, Palm Coast.
Mar 8 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
For Palm Coast Alateen Sereniteen and Al-Anon meetings, go here.
Mar 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Flagler County Land Acquisition Committee meeting is cancelled. The committee was to meet at 3:30 p.m. at the Government Services Building, First Floor Conference Room, 1769 E Moody Blvd., Bldg 2, Bunnell. The committee is an advisory board to the county commission on the acquisition and management of environmentally sensitive lands, recreation, and water recharge areas. The committee is scheduled to meet once a month, but seldom does.
Anne Wilson – 05/06/1996 to 05/17/2019
Mar 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
The Flagler County Library Board of Trustees meets at 4:30 p.m. in the Doug Cisney Room at the main library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway. See minutes and agendas here.
The board members and their terms are as follows:
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
The Bunnell City Commission meets at City Hall at 7 p.m., Commission Chamber, City Hall Building 3, 201 West Moody Boulevard. See all agendas and background materials here. Listen to the meetings here.
Mar 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
For AA and NA meetings in Palm Coast, Flagler Beach and Bunnell, go here.
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Flagler’s Community Traffic Safety Team meets at 9 a.m. at Flagler Technical Institute, 5400 E. Hwy 100, just west of Flagler Palm Coast High School. The meeting is open to all who have a concern with road safety.
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mar 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The St. Johns River Water Management District Board meets at the district’s headquarters, 4049 Reid Street, Palatka. Times vary: Check this list for this meeting’s time.
Mar 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Flagler Beach Library Book Club meets at 5 p.m. at the Flagler Beach Library, 315 S Seventh Street, Flagler Beach.
Mar 10 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 am
The Public Safety Coordinating Council, which gathers law enforcement, judicial, social service and government agencies, meets at 8:45 a.m. at the Emergency Operations Center in Bunnell. But the regularity of its meetings is fitful. See agendas, when they’re posted (also a rarity), here.
Mar 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The Airport Advisory Board holds its monthly meeting at Airport Corporate Center, Third Floor Conference Room, 120 Airport Rd, Palm Coast. The meeting is open to the public. The advisory board makes recommendations to the County Commission on matters pertaining to the Flagler County Airport.
Mar 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Mar 11 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Flagler Beach City Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 105 South 2nd Street. Full agendas and minutes are accessible here.
Mayor, City Commissioners and City Manager emails:
Mar 12 @ 6:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mar 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Palm Coast Book Club 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Do you love to read? Once a book is selected, participants will need to purchase and read it on their own. Each month we will meet to discuss the chosen book and share our impressions, reactions, and feelings about it. Free but registration required. Book title and registration at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.
Mar 13 @ 12:01 am – 6:00 am
Midnight Fishing Frenzy at the Flagler Beach Pier. The frenzy is set for every second Saturday of the month, midnight to 6 a.m. For any questions, please contact the Pier bait shop at 386-517-2436.
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Second Saturday Plant Sale at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, join the Friends of Washington Oaks from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Greenhouse area. With Master Gardeners on hand, you are sure to get the personal attention and advice you are looking for. Specializing in Florida friendly and natives, with some unique and hard to find plants for your home and yard. Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd.
Mar 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Flagler Branch meets at 11 a.m. at Pine Lakes Country Club, 400 Pine Lakes Pkwy., N., Palm Coast. Lunch is available for $18.00 per person. For reservations and menu options, please contact Sally Smeaton by email: [email protected].
Mar 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Mar 15 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
For Palm Coast Alateen Sereniteen and Al-Anon meetings, go here.
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 April 6, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Frank Peter Zimmermann: Bach and Me
- 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