Weekend: Friday: Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. Saturday, Sunday and Monday, mostly cloudy, highs in the 70s, warming to 80 Monday. Nights in the low to mid-60s. 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: 278
The OED’s Word of the Day: http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/107065“>diddy, adj..
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Free For All Fridays: Host David Ayres welcomes election-day winners, icnlduing County Commissioner-Elect Joe Mullins, County Commissioner Greg Hansen, School Board member Janet McDonald, and House Rep. Paul Renner, starting a little after 9 a.m.
Friday: The ASPCA, in partnership with the Flagler Humane Society and every local police agency and the sheriff’s office host two days of training for animal cruelty investigators at the Emergency Operations Center, 1769 E. Moody Blvd, Bldg. 3 (behind the Government Services Building), Bunnell, starting at 8 a.m. each day. There is no cost. The two-day training will cover Florida animal cruelty laws, animal fighting, and the link between animal cruelty and other crimes, among other topics to enhance local law enforcement’s response capabilities to animal cruelty cases. ASPCA past research has found that nearly half of law enforcement officers encounter animal cruelty at least several times a year, nearly a quarter on a monthly basis. Almost half said that more training is needed on how to investigate animal cruelty cases.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: “Proof,” at City Repertory Theatre, Palm Coast. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sundat at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students. Book tickets here. City Repertory Theatre, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast. This blistering play by David Auburn won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play. Follow Catherine as she confronts the fine line between genius and madness, all the while fearing she will follow her late father, a brilliant mathematician, over that edge. You won’t believe math can be this thrilling.
Friday: The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce hosts a Veterans Appreciation Breakfast at the VFW Post 8696 on Old Kings Road, Palm Coast. Registration starts at 8 a.m., the presentation begins at 8:30 a.m. Tickets to the event are $25 per person, so those wishing to attend should plan to invite a Veteran as their guest. Tables of 8 are also available for $180 If you have questions or to reserve your seats, please call 386-437-0106 or register online. There will be a special ceremony, recognition of veterans in attendance and a presentation by special guest speakers. Contact Heather Edwards, 386-206-0952, or by email.
Friday: Coffee Series at the Palm Coast Community Center, 9 a.m.: learn about “Facts and Myths about End-of-Life Care” from Florida Hospital HospiceCare Director Rema Cole and HospiceCare Community Liaison Janice Moore. They’ll discuss the facts and myths about end-of-life care. Attendees will learn about the options available for end-of-life care, how to identify the need for services, setting up five wishes for you and your loved ones and dispelling the myths and having open conversations about of end of life. Florida Hospital HospiceCare is the only faith-based and Joint Commission-accredited hospice in Volusia and Flagler counties. Coffee Series is sponsored by Florida Hospital Flagler, Parks & Rec’s health and wellness event partner. It is held at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. The coffee and lecture are free, but pre-registration is required: www.parksandrec.fun/seniors.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Beach Front Grille at 2444 South Ocean Shore Blvd. in Flagler Beach hosts “Vets Fest,” a veterans appreciation weekend, with live music by Southern Chaos, Stick Shift Cadillac, Easy Street and Robbie Litt.
Saturday, Sunday: Community Cats of Palm Coast is hosting its fall yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 17 Fernham Lane in Palm Coast, just off Florida Park Drive. The yard sales, held twice a year, get bigger and better all the time. This fall there’ll be a ton of quality items, including pet supplies, household goods, outdoor furniture, bikes, collector and novelty items, stereo equipment, clothing $2 a bag and much more. Everything priced to go! Rain date is Nov. 17/18.
Saturday: 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, Sunday: Florida Bandmasters Association, Roll of Distinction Concert, Southern Winds, Douglas Phillips, conductor. The Southern Winds, a symphonic band made up of Stetson faculty, former students, band directors and other professional musicians, will open the 29th Annual FBA Hall of Fame Weekend with a concert honoring the 2018 FBA Roll of Distinction inductees Delbert Keiffner (posthumous), supervisor of secondary music for Orange County Public Schools and Julian E. White, director of bands (retired) at Florida A&M University. The program will feature several guest conductors and will include a variety of beloved standards from the wind band repertoire. Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. 386-822-8950.
Sunday: the Flagler County Canvassing Board is expected to meet at 9 a.m. to start a projected daylong full recount of the races for Governor, U.S. Senate and Commissioner of Agriculture. At the supervisor’s office at the Government Services Building. Canvassing board meetings are open to the public.
Sunday: Fall Wedding Expo at the Florida Ag Museum, 1 p.m., 7900 North Old Kings Road, Palm Coast. Country Wedding and Event Planning will be showcased at the museum’s Caldwell Dairy Barn Wedding/Party Venue. Vendors, prizes, food and a little something for the first 100 visitors. Come and visit this rustic barn setting for your future wedding and reception plans.
Monday: The Palm Coast Veterans Day Ceremony is at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy. NW, Palm Coast (1/2 mile west of the Flagler County Library). Speakers for the event will be State Rep. Paul Renner, Florida House of Representatives District 24; Edward Beier of American Legion Post 115; and Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland. Tributes to members of the armed forces will include a presentation of wreaths by local veteran organizations. The Community Chorus of Palm Coast will perform The Star-Spangled Banner and Taps and provide a musical tribute including Unsung Hero and God Bless America. The Matanzas High School Army Junior ROTC and the Coastal Florida Police & Fire Pipes & Drums will present the colors, and the Palm Coast City Council will lead the Pledge of Allegiance. The Coastal Florida Police & Fire Pipes & Drums will also perform Amazing Grace.
Monday: The Flagler County Veterans Day Ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. in front of the County Government Services Building, 1769 East Moody Blvd, Bunnell, FL 32110. The guest speaker will be Hal Kushner, Colonel, US Army (retired), a Vietnam Veteran, former prisoner of war (1967-73), and a recipient of the Silver Star. Kushner is a resident of Ormond Beach, Florida, and a practicing ophthalmologist. He has shared his story on some big stages. In addition, we will announce this year’s Flagler County “Col Gary E. DeKay” Veteran of the Year for 2018.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week (schedule your donation by going to the website and entering a Palm Coast zip code, then locating one of the venues below):
- Friday: 7-Eleven on Old Dixie Highway, 3795 Roscommon Dr., Ormond Beach, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Sunday: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive, Palm Coast, 9:30 a.m. to noon.
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
Audition Call: Flagler Playhouse’s “A… My Name is Alice”: Audition dates/time: Monday, December 3 and Tuesday, December 4 @ 6:30 pm at Flagler Playhouse. Looking for 5 talented females to play multiple roles in the musical, “A… My Name is Alice”. Voice types needed: 2 sopranos, 3 altos. Ages: 18 and up. Please prepare a song in the Pop genre for the audition. You will also be asked to read prepared selections as part of the audition process. If you are unable to make the scheduled audition dates, please email Michele at [email protected] for an alternate date. Performance dates : January 25 through February 10, 2019. Please park in the rear lot and enter through the cast door.
The Rotary Club of Flagler County is looking for bands and musical groups to perform seasonal music at the Fantasy Lights in Central Park, Palm Coast. The free event featuring lighted displays around the lake, Santa’s Village, Train rides for the kids also has a nightly live performance of seasonal music at 7 p.m. each night for the month of December. The music is carried throughout the park and Rotary provides some sound equipment and lights. If your band is interested in performing please contact Carl Laundrie at [email protected] or call 386-283-8386.
SUPREME COURT INTERVIEWS WRAP UP: The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission will finish interviewing candidates for three seats that will open on the Supreme Court in January. Those seats are held by justices Barbara Pariente, R. Fred Lewis and Peggy Quince, who face a mandatory retirement age. The commission plans to hold interviews over four days. It is scheduled Friday to interview Eric Roberson, Clayton Roberts, Samuel Salario, Tatiana Salvador, Stephen Senn, Pat Siracusa, Jonathan Sjostrom, Adrian Soud, John Stargel, Anthony Tatti, J. Andrew Atkinson, M. Kemmerly Thomas, Waddell Wallace and Thomas Winokur. (Friday, 9 a.m., Airport Executive Center, 2203 North Lois Ave., Tampa.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Philip Glass: American Four Seasons with violinist Robert McDuffie
- Elgar’s “Nimrod”: Daniel Barenboim with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1997
- Valentina Lisitsa plays Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
- Ravel : Piano Concerto in G major (Martha Argerich : Orchestre national de France)
- Schubert: Piano Sonata No.20 D.959 / Paul Badura-Skoda (1993)
- Antonio Vivaldi’s “Vedro con mio diletto” from Il Giustino by Jakub Józef Orliński
- Bill Evans Trio: Some Day My Prince Will Come (1965)
- Beethoven: Piano Concerto Nr. 5, “Emperor,” Op. 73, Daniele and Maurizio Pollini, Sinfónica de Galicia
- Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Iván Fischer, cond.
- Beethoven Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Hilary Hahn, violin
- Händel: Keyboard Suite HWV 428, Daria van den Bercken, piano
- Aznavour: Full Concert from the Palais des Congrès de Paris, 1996
- Hilary Hahn Plays Brahms’s Violin Concerto, Cond. Paavo Jarvi
- Hilary Hahn Plays the Presto from Bach’s Violin Sonata Nr. 1
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