Weekend: Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Friday night: Cooler, cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then chance of rain after midnight. Lows around 60. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Saturday: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain in the morning. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 60.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s National Commemorations.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Drought Index: 114
Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Day: espouse.
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
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- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
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- Flagler Beach A1A Construction Updates
- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- 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.
Free For All Fridays on WNZF: It’s the Walsh Radio Hour, focusing on Giving Month: Palm Coast Observer Publisher John Walsh is guest-hosting for the vacationing David Ayres, with guests Nancy Walsh and Allison Miller of the Early learning Coalition, Maureen Walsh discussing the food-raising efforts of Chicks With Cans ahead of Thanksgiving, and Rebecca DeLorenzo of the Red Cross, starting a little after 9 a.m.
Friday and Saturday: 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 Marinelad’s parking area near the marina, on the West side of A1A.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre stages “Spring Awakening,” the rock musical, directed by John Sbordone, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Steven Sater. Great songs, compelling drama and unforgettable characters drive 2006’s Tony Award winning Best Musical. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., City Repertory Theatre, 160 Cypress Point Pkwy B-207 (City Marketplace), Palm Coast. Tickets are $15 to $30. Book here.
Friday: Iron Jawed Angels, followed by The History of Women in the United States exhibit: American Association of University Women (AAUW) Flagler and Daytona State College, Flagler/Palm Coast Campus team up to present the film, Iron Jawed Angels, followed by The History of Women in the United States exhibit by Dr. Nancy Duke’s students. Join us at the Flagler/Palm Coast Campus of Daytona State College, 3000 Palm Coast Pkwy., SE, Bldg. 3, Room 105, Palm Coast. The film begins at 11 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: “Over the River and Through the Woods” at the Daytona Playhouse, 100 Jessamine Blvd., Daytona Beach. Nick, a single guy from New Jersey, is stuck seeing all his grandparents every Sunday. Then his dream job comes along, except it’s in Seattle. He’s thrilled, but the grandparents, not so much. They decide young love just might keep Nick a Jersey boy. Family comedy at its best. All performances at 7:30 p.m. except for Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Adults $20, Seniors 55 and up, $18, Youths 18 and under $8. Address: 100 Jessamine Blvd., Daytona Beach, or see directions here. Buy tickets online here. Box office: 386-255-2431.
Saturday: Former Small County Coalition Chair for the Florida Democratic Party Mary Higgins of Martin County will speak at the Democratic Women’s Club of Flagler County (DWCF) at 9:30 a.m. at the African American Cultural Society, 4422 North U.S. Highway 1, Palm Coast (just north of Whiteview Parkway). The DWCF will begin at 9:30 with a general meeting and Higgins will speak at 10 a.m. All welcome.
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.
Saturday: American Association of University Women (AAUW) Flagler hosts its monthly General Meeting on at 11 a.m., in the main dining room of Pine Lakes Country Club, 400 Pine Lakes Pkwy., Palm Coast, with featured speaker Kaiti Lenhart, the elections supervisor. Lenhart will discuss discuss the steps she and her office are taking to improve public confidence in our electoral process. Election Security headlines span local, state, and national newspapers and media platforms. Why? Simple. Your vote is your voice and it matters. Increased voter confidence leads to increased voter turnout. 2020 elections are just around the corner. Find out what your elections office has done, is doing, and will continue to do to protect your vote. By the way, are you registered to vote? Lunch is available for $18.00 per person. For reservations and menu options, please contact Sally Smeaton by email: [email protected] by November 6, 2019.
Saturday: The Flagler County NAACP Awards Luncheon is at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Halifax Plantation, 3400 Clubhouse Drive, Ormond Beach. Guest speaker Daniel Fuqua of “Teens-in-Flight” at Flagler Executive Airport will be the focus of the luncheon. Presentations will highlight James and Rose Griffin for the President’s Award; First Vice President Barbara Goss, Service to the Branch Award; and Religious Affairs Chair Pastor Sims Jones, the Community Service Award. The entree choices are stuffed jumbo shrimp with crab-and-lobster meat stuffing; beef-tenderloin tips marsala, or roasted vegetable over penna pasta with garlic sauce. The ticket price is $65 per person. For tickets and other details, call 386-446-7822.
Saturday: Many Blessings Tea Party fund-raiser, Begin Again Home Goods, 2729 E Moody Blvd, Ste 103, Bunnell, 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets: $18. Join us for an Afternoon Tea Social with Christmas Come True. Enjoy tea sandwiches, scones, berry salad, sweets, and of course tea. RSVP and purchase tickets by November 4. Only 30 seats available. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Christmas Come True to help those in need this holiday season in our community. Arrive a little early to shop in the store. You may find a hat, gloves, jewelry, and or scarf to add to your attire or wonderful treasures to give as a gift for a friend or yourself. To purchase your tickets, Visit Nadine King at Begin Again Home Goods, 2729 E. Moody Blvd, Suite 103, Bunnell, 386-302-1290, or Jackie Buckingham at Flagler Tea Company, 208b S. Central Ave., Flagler Beach, 386-631-3962.
Saturday: Palm Coast Little League Fall Festival, 5 to 8 p.m. at Indian Trails Sports Complex 5445 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast. It’s the organization’s first ever Fall Festival Fundraiser. There will be vendors, a silent auction, 50/50, games and more. All welcome.
Saturday: Artist Choice and Young Emerging Artist Exhibit Opening Reception, 6 p.m., Flagler County Art League, 160 Cypress Point ParkwayPalm Coast. The shows run through Dec. 10.
Saturday: Flagler Beach’s GOLA (Gallery Of Local Art) Hosts 2nd Annual Steampunk Event starting at 6 p.m. at at 208 S. Central Ave., in Flagler Beach. Food, fun and prizes will abound. Attendees are encouraged to wear their best Steampunk attire for a costume contest and raffles will be held to benefit the local VFW Post 8696. DJ Green Dave from the award-winning Pyramid Disc jockeys will be on hand all evening with music for dancing. Tea will be provided by The Flagler Tea Company for Tea Dueling and artists have sponsored remote controlled vehicles for the Tea Pot Race so that everyone can participate. Everybody can be an artist by placing their own “personal touch” to a piece of art that will be created that evening. Lots of fun and frivolity to be had. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Gallery or online through Eventbrite at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/second-annual-steampunk-event-at-gola-tickets-66105819285
Sunday: The Chamber Players of Palm Coast, under the direction of Paige Dashner Long, present a beautiful chamber music concert at Palm Coast United Methodist Church, performing works by JS Bach, Telemann, Gluck, Sarri and Vivaldi. The concert will feature violinists Paulo Torres as concertmaster, Dorothy Barrett, El Gervasio, Martha Delaney Hotz, Jeanne Majors, Chris Romaine and Zoriy Zinger; violists Karen Hacker, Jack Jeffe and Philip Pearson; cellos Linda Minke and Sandy Pearson; flutes Wendy Gill and Paige Long, also playing harpsichord. The concert is free and open to all. Please invite family and friends to this wonderful concert, as well as forward this email to those who may be interested. Palm Coast United Methodist Church is located at 5200 Belle Terre Parkway. For more details, call 386-445-1600. Hope to see you there.
Monday: Veterans Day County Ceremony: Flagler County residents are invited to gather with the Board of County Commissioners to honor the men and women who bravely served in the country’s military at the Veteran’s Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. in front of the Government Services Building, 1769 East Moody Boulevard, Bunnell. The guest speaker will be Ernest C. Audino, Brigadier General, U.S. Army (retired). The Veterans Day event is sponsored by the Flagler County Commission and the Flagler County Veterans Advisory Council. Veterans groups participating include: American Legion Post 115, Amvets Post 113, Marine Corps League 876, Military Officers Association of America, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Flagler County Veterans Service Office, and the Knights of Columbus Color Guard 2810, as well as Flagler Palm Coast High School AFJROTC and Formality Singers, Matanzas High School Army JROTC, scouting troops from across Flagler County, and the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 86.
Monday: Palm Coast Veteran’s Day Celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Avenue. In a first of its kind event for the city, there will be a free barbecue and live music to celebrate those who have served our country. We encourage those interested in attending to register by either calling Parks & Recreation at 386-986-2323 or visiting the Palm Coast Community Center at 305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE to sign up as this is a ticketed event. If you are affiliated with a veteran’s group, please register with your group. Here is a timeline of the event:
· 11-11:15 a.m. – Opening music from Starlite Sounds
· 11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Opening ceremony to include the Pledge of Allegiance, the National Anthem, Presentation of Colors by the Palm Coast Fire Department Honor Guard, remarks from Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland and a traditional cake cutting ceremony.
· 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Food will be served. Enjoy pulled pork, barbecue beans, coleslaw and a water or soda from Hot Diggity Dog. The city will serve apple pie for dessert. Also enjoy music and nature’s beauty with the backdrop of Central Park.
For more information, please call Palm Coast Parks & Recreation at 386-986-2323.
Monday: The Airmen of Note, the USAF’s premier jazz ensemble, is coming to Palm Coast! The legendary jazz big band plays a free concert at Flagler Auditorium (5500 State Road 100, Palm Coast) on Veteran’s Day at 3 p.m. Reserve your tickets at: https://flaglerauditorium.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=150
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: Winn-Dixie, 1260 West palm Coast Parkway, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Santa Maria del Mar Church, 915 North Central Avenue, Flagler Beach, 9 a.m. to 1 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
Flagler Beach Is Open For Business: A1A Construction Update:
FlaglerLive is providing weekly updates to year-long construction on and near State Road A1A in Flagler Beach as the Florida Department of Transportation rebuilds a 1.5-mile segment from South 9th Street to South 22nd Street, and builds a sea wall at the north end of town. These updates are provided through DOT or local officials. If you have any relevant information or images, you’re welcome to email them to the editor here.
Last Updated: Oct. 28
Segments 1 and 3 are complete.
Segment 2 (South 22nd Street to South 9th Street):
The drainage installation is complete, and work on the new median curbs and flumes is continuing and approximately 70% complete. Work on the southbound roadway continues as the contractor has placed limerock base to 18th street and will continue moving north. The traffic separator is taking shape and is over 50% complete.
Segment 3 (North 18th Street to Osprey Drive):
Wall construction is complete, and walkover construction will begin once Hurricane Season is over.
In Florida and in State Government:
HISTORICAL COMMISSION GATHERS: The Florida Historical Commission will meet. (Friday, 9 a.m., R.A. Gray Building, 500 South Bronough St., Tallahassee.)
–Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Wenzeslaus Thomas Matiegka: Sonata Op. 23, Elliot Simpson, guitar
And be sure to check out the latest performances at the Netherlands Bach Society.
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach – Symphony in C major, Wq 182, third movement
- Ana Vidovic plays ‘La Catedral’ by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
- Julliard School Concert: Couperin
- A Tribute to BB King on His 94th
- Antal Dorati: Five Pieces for oboe solo (1980)
- Louis Armstrong, Live in Berlin, 1965
- Mompou, from Musica Callada, Jean-François Heisser
- André Isoir in concert at Nimes, 2001
- Dussek’s Piano Sonata in F minor, Op. 77 “L’invocation”
- Hélène Grimaud, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5, Paavo Järvi and the Frankfort Symphony
- Hélène Grimaud Plays Busoni’s Transcription of Bach’s Chaconne in D minor BWV 1004
- Baldassare Galuppi’s Sonata Nr. 5 in C major, Vadim Chaimovich
- Corelli: Concerto in D Major Op. 6 No. 4, complete. Voices of Music; original instruments
- Ana Vidovic: “La Catedral,” by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
- J. S. Bach’s Organ Concerto After Johann Ernst, BWV 592
- Spohr String Quartet Op. 82. no. 2 First Movement: Allegro
- Willie Nelson’s 4th of July picnic 1974