Weekend:: Sunny Friday, cloudy Saturday, 70s both days, cooling to a partly cloudy Sunday, with highs in the 60s, lows in the 50s Friday and Saturday, down to the 30s Sunday night. 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: 88
The OED’s Word of the day: quiddity, 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
- 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: Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland guest-hosts, with guests Sheriff Rick Staly and County Commission Chairman Don O’Brien, who will talk about the sheriff’s Operations Center, among other topics, starting a little after 9 a.m. with a commentary by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam on the next steps to resolve the Operations Center morass.
Friday: Crime prevention: Lunch ‘n Lecture Series, Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE, 11 a.m.: Learn about Crime Prevention from members of the Florida Task Force Team. Enjoy a delicious lunch, too! This event is free of charge, but guests must pre-register no later than 48 hours prior to the lunch.
Friday: Quarterly Awards Ceremony: Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly hosts the quarterly awards ceremony at 3 p.m. at the Flagler County courthouse, Bunnell, handing out Employee of the Month Awards, Unit Citations, Certificates of Commendation and Years of Service Awards.
Friday: Great Guitarists at Stetson Series, Amadeus Guitar Duo, Dale Kavanagh and Thomas Kirchhoff, guitars. The Amadeus Guitar Duo is counted among the top international guitar duos, receiving enthusiastic reviews from all over the world. Canadian Dale Kavanagh and her German partner Thomas Kirchhoff have made up the Amadeus Guitar Duo since 1991. The duo has appeared in more than 1,400 concerts in over 70 countries. 7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. All concerts are free and open to the public. Call 386/822-8950.
Saturday: First Responder Chili Challenge hosted by the Flagler Woman’s Club at Veterans Park in Flagler Beach, noon to 4 p.m.
Saturday: Flagler Playhouse: The next meeting for the Readers Theater is at 10 a.m. We will be reading the play “All About Eve”. If you are interested in being in this production, you will need to attend on this day since that is when casting will be done. If you wish, you can prepare for this reading by accessing the film script at http://www.dailyscript.com/scripts/all_about_eve.html. This script has been amended and cut, but it will give you an idea about the characters involved. It is preferred that you do not watch the movie, as your own interpretation of the characters is what we are looking for. Details about rehearsals and performance will be covered at the meeting. Flagler Playhouse, Inc., 301 E Moody Boulevard, Bunnell.
Saturday: Sheriff’s Benefit Gala: Flagler Sheriff Rick Staly and the Board of FSEAT (Flagler Sheriff’s Employee Assistance Trust) are hosting the second annual Flagler Sheriff’s Gala at 6 p.m. at the Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast. There will be a live auction, live music by the Flagler Youth Orchestra Quartet and Sheriff Rick Staly will recognize members of the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, volunteers and citizens for outstanding service to the community in 2018. Please feel free to join at the beginning of the evening for photo opportunities. 200 Ocean Crest Drive, Palm Coast.
Saturday: Grieving through the holidays: Vitas Healthcare and Calvary Christian Center in vite you to reconnect with the holiday spirit in a supportive workshop, offering creative ways to honor memories and rediscover your resilience during this time of year. All sessions are free, open to the public, and held at the International House of Pancakes, in a private dining area, 212 Palm Coast Parkway, 1030 a.m. to noon. Contact Chaplain Carmen at 386/843-8794.
Saturday: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, live in concert at the Flagler Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Adult $44.90 Student $40.90.
Saturday: Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival (www.aicmf.com): Miró Quartet with Romie de Guise-Langlois: The critically acclaimed Miró Quartet has won first prizes at major national and international competitions, including the Banff International String Quartet Competition and the Naumburg Chamber Music Competition. In 2005, the Miró Quartet became the first ensemble ever to be awarded the coveted Avery Fisher Career Grant. Praised as “extraordinary” by The New York Times, clarinetist Romie de Guise-Langlois has appeared as soloist and chamber musician on major concert stages throughout the world. 7:30 pm Amelia Baptist Church
961167 Buccaneer Trail Fernandina Beach, $60. Tickets here.
Monday: Martin Luther King Jr. program at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive, North, Palm Coast, 11 a.m. The Keynote Speaker is Marc Dwyer, the family law attorney in Palm Coast. For more information or questions call: Thea Smith at 386-503-9414.
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):
- Saturday: Chick Fil A, 1000 Palm Coast Parkway, 11 a.m. to 4 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
Playground at Palm Coast Community Center to be closed temporarily, on Jan. 28: The playground and patio area at the Palm Coast Community Center will be closed temporarily, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, for installation of new mulch. The basketball courts and trailhead at the Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE, will remain open during the project.
UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS RELEASED: The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity will release December unemployment figures. (Friday, 10 a.m.)
REFUGEE SERVICES DISCUSSED: The Palm Beach Area Refugee Task Force will meet to discuss refugee services. (Friday, 10 a.m., West Palm Beach City Hall, 401 Clematis St., West Palm Beach.)
RUBIO HOLDS ‘MOBILE’ OFFICE HOURS: Staff members for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will hold “mobile” office hours in Clay and St. Johns counties. (Friday, 11:30 a.m., Fleming Island Library, 1895 Town Center Blvd., Fleming Island. Also, 12:30 p.m., St. Johns County Main Library, 1960 North Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine.)
‘GROVELAND FOUR’ AT ISSUE: The Tiger Bay Club of Central Florida will host a discussion about the “Groveland Four” case of four African-American men accused in 1949 of raping a white woman in Lake County. Speakers are expected to include author Gilbert King, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his book about the case, “Devil in the Grove.” (Friday, noon, Dubsdread, 549 West Par St., Orlando.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Leontyne Price: the Interview
- Florence Price’s Fantaisie Negre, Performed by Elijah Stevens
- Jean Sibelius, Tapiola: Schlosstheater Schönbrunn, Orchestra of the Slovak Philharmony
- Ciaccona in E flat major by Silvius Leopold Weiss, performed by Nigel North
- Brahms’s Requiem
- Schubert’s Piano Quintet in A major, D.667 (“Trout”)
- Charpentier: Messe de Minuit pour Noel (Midnight Mass for Christmas)
- Mozart – Violin Concerto No.3, Hillary Hahn
- Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, Ivan Klansky, piano
- Victor Herbert’s Irish Rhapsody
- Malcolm Arnold: Serenade for Guitar and Strings
- Claude Bolling – Suite for Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Piano Trio: Gracieuse (Carlo Pari)
- Aldo Ciccolini Performs Brahms’s Intermezzo n.2 op.118
- Erik Bosgraaf in performance at Wilton’s Music Hall
- Erik Bosgraaf & the Stradivarius of the recorder
- Medtner : Sonata for Piano in A Minor Op. 38 n°1 “Reminiscenza” (Evgeny Svetlanov)
- Ferdinand Ries: Quartet in D minor
- Rossini: Sonata Nr. 1 in G Major
- Copland’s 3rd Symphony
- Zdenek Fibich: Poem Op. 41, No.4 from “At Twilight”
- Kuhlau: Sonatine No.1 in C Major, Op. 20
- Beethoven 33 Variations on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli Op 120, Gavin Arturo Gamboa, piano
- 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)