Weekend: Partly cloudy and hot throughout, with small chances of thunderstorms Friday, greater chances Saturday, and again less so Sunday, highs in the 90s, lows in the 70. 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.
Drought Index: 113
The OED’s Word of the Day: artilect, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours of Incident Reports
- 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
- Cultural Coda
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.
Free For All Fridays on WNZF: Host David Ayres is live from the job fair (see the item below), with interview applicants and guest Nick Klufas, the Palm Coast Council member, little league champions, and Jay Cassen, director of Daytona Beach Airport, starting a little after 9 a.m. with a commentary by Pierre Tristam on the limits of “See Something, Say Something.”
Friday: Job fair for Sea Ray’s laid-off employees, organized by CareerSource Flagler Volusia from 9 to 2 p.m. at the gymnasium of Flagler Palm Coast High School off State Road 100. This job fair will showcase businesses with open, ready-for-hire positions. See details here.
Friday: The Association of Florida Colleges’ third annual Campus Safety Symposium, at Daytona State College, 1200 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach. The Symposium brings together experts in a combination of plenary and educational sessions to address current safety challenges facing our campuses statewide. The symposium will focus on sharing best practices and resources to assure that every college in Florida has the necessary tools to implement effective and successful campus safety policies and practices. Topics and concurrent sessions will include presentations and panels covering law enforcement practices, threat assessment, mental health, incident recovery, behavioral intervention, facilities, Title IX, FERPA, and student services. Titles of sessions are expected to include, “Taking a Preventative Stance on Campus Safety,” and “Active Shooter — Run, Hide, Fight.” CAMPUS SAFETY SYMPOSIUM BEGINS: The Association of Florida Colleges and the state Division of Florida Colleges will begin a two-day campus safety symposium in Volusia County. Titles of sessions are expected to include, “Taking a Preventative Stance on Campus Safety,” and “Active Shooter — Run, Hide, Fight.”
Friday: Movies in the Park, 8 p.m. in Central Park at Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast. Families will enjoy “The Lego Batman Movie” on the park’s giant outdoor movie screen. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and snacks and invite your friends and neighbors to join you at this free, monthly family activity offered by Palm Coast Parks & Recreation and Flagler Schools. More info: 386-986-2323 and www.palmcoastgov.com/movies.
Friday: Bowling for Scholarships: $15 for three games and shoe rental at Ormond Lanes, 260 North US 1, Ormond Beach, from 6 to 9 p.m., in support of student scholarships at Daytona State College; hosted by the DSC Alumni & Friends Association in conjunction with the DSC Career Employees Association. For more information contact Suzette Cameron, (386) 506-4506, [email protected]
Second Saturday Plant Sale, 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.
Saturday: Flagler Sportsfishing’s 9th Annual Free Kids Fishing Clinic, 9 a.m. to noon, for children ages 5 through 15 years old with a parent, Bings Landing, 5862 N. Ocean Shore Blvd., Palm Coast. Each participant is asked to bring a nonperishable food item to the Kids Clinic that will be collected and go to the Food Pantry in Bunnell. The Flagler Sportfishing Club along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish Florida, and volunteers will be conducting a program of Six Skill Stations which will teach the participant about: 1) Casting; 2) Conservation; 3) Habitat; 4) Knot Tying; 5) Proper Fish Handling; and 6) How to Throw a Cast Net. After attending all six stations, each participant will receive a “Good Angler” award. Free rods and reels will be given to the first 200 children. Rods and reels donated by Fish Florida, West Marine, and Flagler Sportfishing Club. Each kid will get a free hot dog and water donated by Flagler Sportfishing Club. For more information or to volunteer to help, call Capt. Mike Vickers at 386-569-9674 or email him at [email protected] See the poster here.
Saturday: Join Naturals of Palm Coast at The Power of SHERO, a women empowerment event with a natural hair twist, 4p.m. to 7 p.m. at the African American Cultural Center 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast. Admission $5.00 Natural hair styling tips/ demos, shop vendor marketplace, swap natural hair products, free raffle giveaways, guest speakers, & more! For more info: [email protected] or call/text 386.742.2510.
Saturday: “Get Ready,” the Temptations and Four Tops tribute show, is the featured act at the free Midtown Motown Concert series at Cypress Park at the Midtown Cultural & Educational Center in Daytona Beach from 7 to 9 p.m., with Cypress Pool open for free swimming until 9 p.m. during the concert, at 981 George West Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach. Parking is available at Cypress Park.
Starting Saturday: Shriners from around the world will converge on Daytona Beach from July 14 to 19 as they attend the Shriners International 2018 Imperial Session at the Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave. Most people know the Shriners by the funny hats they wear, the tiny cars they drive, and the big cigars they smoke. These attention getters show the social side of Shriners
International, which has a very serious mission. The group owns and operates Shriners Hospitals for Children, a network of 22 nonprofit medical facilities and one of the largest charitable organizations in the United States.
Sunday: World Cup Finals Watch Party, 11 a.m. at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast. Reserve your spot to watch the finals match. $1 admission includes snacks, giveaways and activities for children. Please register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Saturday: Chick Fil A, 1000 Palm Coast Parkway, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Sunday: Starbucks, 250 Palm Coast Parkway, 10 a.m. to 3 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
CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS DUE: State political candidates and committees face a Friday deadline to file reports showing finance activity through July 6.
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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