Weekend: Partly cloudy throughout with a 20 percent chance of daytime showers and highs in the upper 80s on the coast, nearer to 90 inland. Night lows in the lower 70s. Drought Index is at 165.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Today’s document from the National Archives.
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The Live Community Calendar
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- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Local Media Recap
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime Reports
- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- The Day’s Best Reads
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports
- 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.
Free For All Friday on WNZF: Host David Ayres welcomes Flagler County School Board member Andy Dance, along with Susan Couslin of Score, David Holland and Karl Romain (guests subject to change), starting with a commentary by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam on Colin Kaepernick and the national anthem.
Friday: Flagler Palm Coast High School hosts a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the Flagler Auditorium at 8:30 a.m.
Friday: The Flagler County School Board meets in special session to approve its annual financial statement, in board chambers at the Government Services Building, 10 a.m.
Friday: Phenomenal Black Women of Jazz Celebration at the African American Cultural Center, 4422 US Hwy 1 North, Palm Coast, starting at 6 p.m.
Friday: Movie In The Park featuring “Jurassic World,” Central Park in Town Center (975 Central Avenue). The movie begins at dusk and admission is free. Bring blankets, chairs, picnic baskets, bug spray and make plans to come early with your family, friends and neighbors.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown,” a Musical, at Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre, at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays from Sept. 9-Oct. 2 in City Market Place, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Suite 207B, Palm Coast. Tickets are $25, available by calling 386-585-9415 or online at crtpalmcoast.com.
Saturday Chess Tournament: The Jacksonville Chess Club hosts two tournaments at Ramada Inn Baymeadows and I-95, 9150 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, Saturday. The Jacksonville September Open is for all players, all levels, for a $30 entry fee ($25 for members of the club), with two sections (Open and U1500), with $325 in prizes. Four rounds, G/60-d5, walkup registration at 9:30 a.m. The Fall Scholastic Series (K-12 only) has two sections, K-12 Open & K-6 U700. Trophies to top 3 finishers in each section. Grand prix points to all participants that count toward series trophy levels when combined with wins or draws. Four rounds, G/30-d5, walk-up registration at 9 a.m.
Saturday: The Palm Coast & the Flagler Beaches Senior Games kick off Saturday and continue daily for a week. The public is invited to attend and cheer on the athletes at a week’s worth of competitions at various locations in Palm Coast and Bunnell. Admission for spectators is free. Events are open to men and women 50 years and older competing against other athletes of the same gender and age group. The Games for Active Adults are sanctioned by the Florida Sports Foundation and serve as a local qualifying event for the Florida State Games. See the detailed schedule here.
Saturday: Intracoastal Waterway Cleanup starting at 8 a.m. Sept. 10 at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE, where supplies will be distributed to commence the morning activities. Walkers can clean Palm Coast’s paths and trails, and boaters can work in saltwater canals and Intracoastal waters. Details here.
Saturday: African Art: Ancient Egypt to the Contemporary World, a pair of presentations by Bertrand Green, former chairman of African American studies at Lehman College, City University of New York. The first session is from 10 a.m. to noon, the second session from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Hilton Garden Inn, Palm Coast. $20 for PCAF members, $25 for general admission. Call 386/225-4394 or email [email protected] to reserve your seat.
Sunday: A ceremony honoring emergency responders killed during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks takes place at Heroes Memorial Park on Palm Coast Parkway at 8 a.m. The ceremony will include a tribute to firefighters, police officers, paramedics and EMTs, with a presentation of wreaths at the respective memorials by active duty emergency responders and 9/11 survivors. Palm Coast Mayor Jon Netts and retired New York Fire Department Capt. Rich Meo will speak. The National Moment of Silence at 8:46 a.m. which marks the time the terrorist attacks began when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the World Trade Center, will be observed.
Note: Some proceedings below can be followed live on the Florida Channel.
The Florida Commission on Ethics meets at 8:30 a.m., 1st District Court of Appeal, 2000 Drayton Dr., Tallahassee.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will take up a series of issues, including a draft rule related to captive venomous reptiles. The proposal is aimed at addressing public-safety and ecological concerns. (8:30 a.m., World Golf Village Renaissance Resort, 500 South Legacy Trail, St. Augustine.)
Gov. Rick Scott will join Florida Department of Transportation crews to help remove debris from Hurricane Hermine. (8:45 a.m., Arden Road at South Adams Street, Tallahassee.)
Trump-Bondigate: Former state Sen. Dan Gelber, D-Miami Beach, and Ivette Gonzalez Petkovich, a Democratic candidate in state House District 103, will hold a news conference to discuss a controversy about a political contribution by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. (9 a.m., outside the attorney general’s office, Rivergate Plaza, 444 Brickell Ave., Miami.)
Rubio-Zika: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will hold a media availability that will include discussing efforts to pass legislation to address the Zika virus. (10:40 a.m., Rubio office, 8669 N.W. 36th St., Suite 110, Doral.)
Former Gov. Charlie Crist, the Democratic candidate in Congressional District 13, will hold a roundtable discussion about higher education and college affordability. (2 p.m., Pinellas Technical College, 901 34th St. South, St. Petersburg.)
Trump in Pensacola: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is scheduled to appear at a campaign event in Escambia County. (7 p.m. Central time, Pensacola Bay Center, 201 East Gregory St., Pensacola.)
CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS DUE: State political candidates and committees face a Friday deadline for filing reports showing finance activity through Sept. 2.
–Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
♦ Sept. 12-15: Navy training schedules indicate that live bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex located in the Ocala National Forest on Sept. 12 through 15 starting at 9:15 a.m. each day, with live bombing, and ending between 4 and 6:15 p.m. Expect some rattling. 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.
♦ Sept. 17-18: Staged Reading of Neil Simon’s “Chapter Two,” at the Flagler Auditorium’s Black Box Theatre, directed by Bruce Heighley, a volunteer production to benefit the auditorium’s the Arts in Education Scholarship Fund and Temple Beth Shalom. Performance times are 7 p.m. on Sept. 17, 2 p.m. on Sept. 18. Tickets: $29 for adults, $18 for students. Call the Flagler Auditorium, 437-7547, for tickets, or go to flaglerauditorium.org.
♦ Sept. 26: The Flagler County Stamp and Coin Club meets at 6 p.m. at the VFW Post 8696, 47 N. Old Kings Road, Palm Coast. The public is welcome.
♦ Feb. 6: The great violinist Itzhak Perlman opens the 2017 season of the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival with a 7:30 p.m. performance at First Baptist Church, 1600 South 8th Street in Fernandina Beach. Tickets here.
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Fact-Checking the Knaves:
The following is an update of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast, through August 26 (the city administration’s full week in review is here):
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- Haydn’s Symphony Nr. 104, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
- Su Meng: Paganini’s Caprice no 24 on Guitar
- Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale
- Brasil Guitar Duo: João Luiz e Douglas Lora
- Branford Marsalis: A Full Concert at the Newport Jazz Festival, 1999
- Bach Partita BWV 831 in B minor, Céline Frisch, Harpsichord
- Mozart: Piano concerto no. 27 in B flat major, K 595, Trevor Pinnock and Maria João Pires
- Eight Writers on Facing the Blank Page
- Artistic Statement
- Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique (Complete), Chicago Symphony Orchestra
- Sunflowers: Wynton Marsalis Septet at Jazz in Marciac 2010
- John Williams: Olympic Fanfare and Theme (1984)
- Dvořák’s American Quartet, Performed by Prazak Quartet
- Werner Herzog Narrates Pokémon Go
- Arthur Rubenstein Performs Brahms’s Piano Concerto in D Minor with the Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam
- The Last Bookstore
- Agustin Barrios: La Catedral, III
- Mabuhay Singers-Planting Rice-Magtanim Hindi Biro
- Ray Bradbury on Violence, Laughter and Sadness
- Bill Evans Live, ’64, ’75
- Leonard Bernstein Conducts the Boston Symphony in Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G Minor
- The Minnesota Orchestra in Cuba
- Partita No. 6 in E minor, BWV 830, Edward Neeman, Piano
- Festival Next Generation 2015: Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante
- James Baldwin Debates William F. Buckley (1965)
- Philadelphia Orchestra Performs La Marseillaise
- J.S.Bach’s Concerto for Three Violins, BWV 1064, Julia Fischer Leading
- Cremaine Booker Performs Barber’s Adagio for Strings, By Himself in a Four-Cello Arrangement
- Juan Diego Florez: Besame Mucho
- Valentina Lisitsa plays Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
- Aaron Copland Conducts His Own Fanfare For The Common Man, After Leonard Bernstein Lecture
- President Warren G. Harding’s Erotica
- Anaïs Nin Reads from her Diary
- Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54, Murray Perahia, Piano
- Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in E flat major, op. 74. Anna Paulová at the Clarinet
- Charles Dickens in 10 Minutes
- Pergolesi: Stabat Mater, for Soprano and Alto, With Les Talens Lyriques
- Ben Webster and Oscar Peterson, Together, Live, in 1972
- J.S.Bach’s Fantasia and Fuge in G Minor BWV 542, John Scott at the Organ
- Schubert’s Piano Sonata No 20 D 959 in A major Performed by Alfred Brendel
- Gabriel Faure’s Requiem, Orchestre de Paris, Chen Reiss, Matthias Coerne
- Mozart’s Oboe Concerto, Moscow Virtuosi
- Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 15 in B flat major, K 450, Robert Levin, cond.
- How Disney Cartoons Were Made
- Chopin’s Piano Concerto Nr. 2, Rosalía Gómez Lasheras at the Piano
- Edward MacDowell: To a Wild Rose
- Hilary Hahn plays Ernst’ s Grand Caprice on Schubert’s Der Erlkönig, Op. 26
- Telemann’s Fantasia for Solo Violin in B-Flat Major, Cynthia Freivogel on the Baroque Violin
- John Field: Nocturne No. 10 in E Minor
- Respighi’s Pines of Rome
- Schostakovich’s Best Waltz, for Guitars
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