Weekend: Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms, hot again in the upper 80s. Nights in the mid-70s. 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 40.
The OED’s Word of the Day: casus omissus, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
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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: Brian McMillan sits in for David Ayres and welcomes Carl Laundrie, the former county government spokesman, who’ll speak about flooding at Princess Place (which caused the postponement of the Creekside Festival, which had been scheduled for this weekend), John Subers, executive director of the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation, will speak about this year’s launch of the Pink Army for breast-cancer awareness and fund-raising, and Palm Coast City Manager Jim Landon will talk drainage and tax increase, all starting with a commentary by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam, a little after 9 a.m.
Friday: Access Flagler First, noon to 3 p.m., the county’s monthly, free open house of social services for those in need, Flagler County Fairground, Cattlemen’s Hall, 150 Sawgrass Road, Bunnell. Contact Pastor Charles Silano (386) 586-2653 or Janet Nickels (386) 586-2324.
First Friday at Flagler Beach’s Veterans Park, with vendors, games, food, music and other delights, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Friday: Turtle Palooza Art Gala Reception at Ocean Art Gallery, 206 Moody Blvd. (SR 100), Flagler Beach, 5 to 8 p.m. Sea turtle nesting season ends October 31 and Ocean Art Gallery is celebrating sea turtles the entire month of October with an art gala, art raffles, and an update about nest hatching results. All of this will take place during what gallery owner Frank Gromling calls a “Turtle Palooza!” All events will take place at the gallery’s 206 Moody Blvd. (SR 100) location in downtown Flagler Beach. The gallery will start the activities on October 6 with a gala art gathering from 5 – 8 pm with the showing of sea turtle art by nine artists, accompanied by live music, light refreshments and fun. This gala coincides with Flagler Beach’s “First Friday” music event at Veterans Park across from the gallery.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Florida Pokemon Regional Championship. New to the Ocean Center. Tickets are available in $5 increments, and the public is invited to come and watch the trading card and video game action. Players will compete for prizes and to earn championship points for the 2018 world event, which will bring together players from more than 40 counties. For more information, visit www.poke.regionals.com.
Saturday: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: A fun event where men don high heels and literally walk a mile in her shoes to stand against domestic violence and sexual assault, 8 to 11 a.m. at Veterans Park, Flagler Beach.
Saturday: Flagler Wagler Deputy Dog 2K Beach Run, Flagler Beach, on the beach across from the Beach Front Grille, 244 S. Ocean Shore Boulevard. This run is for all the furry human loving dogs that want to come run on the beach! Yup, they get to run on the same beautiful hard-packed sand as their human counterpart for a short and fun 2K. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: Corvettes at the Beach Car Show: The Flagler County Corvette Club presents our 16th annual “Corvettes at the Beach” car show on Sunday, October 8, 2017. The show is located at the intersection of Route 100 and A1A, Flagler Beach. Day of Show Registration is $35 and is Display Class Only. Show registration is from 7:30am until 10:00am. Show hours are 10:00am to 3:00pm. The event is free to spectators and will take place rain or shine. Door prizes, gift baskets, food, music, and 50/50 raffle! Visit the website below for more details. http://www.flaglercountycorvetteclub.com/
Saturday: Founding of the Castillo Celebration and Re-enactment: Join National Park Service rangers and 17th-century Spanish re-enactors as St. Augustine celebrates the history of the Castillo de San Marcos. Established on Oct. 2, 1672, the fort was the guardian of colonial San Agustín. Today, this National Park Monument is the oldest masonry fortress in the continental United States. On its anniversary, families can participate in activities and watch a historical re-enactment from Florida Living History of the fort’s groundbreaking on the Castillo lawn for free. Admission inside the Castillo is $10 for adults and free for children under 15. Location: 1 S Castillo Dr., St. Augustine. For more information, email in[email protected] or visit www.nps.gov/casa/index.htm.
Saturday: Maze Dayz, the fall festival featuring corn maze, hayride, pumpkin patch and much more, Cowart Ranch and Farms, 8185 W. Highway 100, Bunnell, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday: NAACP Freedom Fund Awards, Italian American Social Club (45 Old Kings Road North), noon to 4 p.m. The National Office of the NAACP is committed to moving the organization forward. And, since the Flagler branch is equally committed to upholding the mission and purpose of the oldest civil rights organization, the branch has selected three individuals for awards in celebrating their achievements. They are: For “Outstanding Service to the Community,” Shelley Ragsdale, President of the African American Mentoring Program; For “Outstanding Service to the Branch,” Orlando Johnson, Chair of the Economic Development Committee for the branch; For “The President’s Award,” Eric Josey, Chair of the Legal Redress Committee for the branch. Music will be provided for everyone’s listening pleasure. Tickets are $50 per person and available through members of the Executive Committee, or by calling the branch at 386-446-7822.
HUKILL SPEAKS TO PROPERTY APPRAISERS: Sen. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, is slated to speak about legislative issues during an annual conference of the Property Appraisers’ Association of Florida. (Friday, 10 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott Cocoa Beach Cape Canaveral, 3435 North Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach.)
FINANCE REPORTS DUE IN HD 44, HD 58: Campaign-finance reports are due for candidates in special elections in state House District 44 and House District 58. Former Rep. Eric Eisnaugle, R-Orlando, left the District 44 seat this spring after being appointed a judge on the 5th District Court of Appeal. The candidates in an Oct. 10 special general election are Republican Bobby Olszewski and Democrat Eddy Dominguez. Former Rep. Dan Raulerson, R-Plant City, resigned from the District 58 seat because of health issues. Republicans Yvonne Fry and Lawrence McClure are battling in an Oct. 10 GOP primary, with the winner advancing to a Dec. 19 general election.
MCAULIFFE SPEAKS TO PALM BEACH DEMS: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is expected to be the keynote speaker during the Palm Beach County Democratic Party’s Truman-Kennedy-Johnson Dinner. (Saturday, 6:30 p.m., West Palm Beach Marriott, 1001 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach.)
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— Cato Institute (@CatoInstitute) October 5, 2017
A crushing reminder from Rebecca Solnit: "nearly 2/3 of women killed by guns are killed by their partner or ex." https://t.co/ej1Tiw3kRb
— Guernica Magazine (@GuernicaMag) October 3, 2017
— The Christian Science Monitor (@csmonitor) October 3, 2017
— Society of Professional Journalists (@spj_tweets) October 6, 2017
Jeremy Bentham's head "smells like vinegar and feet and bad jerky and damp dust." https://t.co/xZyowI4S01
— Arts & Letters Daily (@aldaily) October 6, 2017
Updates of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast usually run here, along with a link to the city’s Week in Review. But the Week in Review, under the guise of being modernized, has become flashier and power-point like while becoming less substantive and dumbed down. We may or may not link to it in future.
Mozart: Tamiri’s aria from Il re pastore: Elina Shimkus & Sinfonietta Riga
- Mariko M on the Cello, Mariko Terashita, violin, Perform Limerock
- Bohuslav Martinu: First Sonata for Flute and Piano
- Andras Schiff Performs All Six of Bach’s French Suites
- Paul Lewis plays Schubert’s Piano Sonata No. 20 in A Major, Andantino
- 14-Year-Old María Dueñas Fernández Performs Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 at the 2017 Zhuhai International Competition
- Andras Schiff Performs the whole of Bach’s Overture in the French Style in B minor, BWV 831
- Alexander Dunn plays Studies by Fernando Sor
- Fandango, by Antonio Soler
- Frescobaldi: Toccata in G, Magdalena Baczewska, harpsichord
- Willie Nelson: Full Concert, Woodstock, 1999
- How playing an instrument benefits your brain
- Mozart’s Requiem: Camerata Salzburg, Arsys Bourgogne, Cond.
- Repairing Willie Nelson’s guitar
- 100 Year Old Self-Playing Violin
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Symphony B minor, Christophe Coin Ensemble Baroque, Limoges
- Wynton Marsalis Septet: Sunflowers (From The Marciac Suite Album)
- Nikolai Kedrov: Otche Nash (Our Father)
- Ludovico Einaudi, “Elegy for the Arctic”
- Black Violin at Apollo Amateur Night
- Bach’s Beer Bottles: The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus 1
- Mozart’s Only String Trio, K563
- Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, Ida Haendel, Violin
- Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue: Marcus Roberts Trio, Seiji Ozawa, Cond. (2003)
- Wynton Marsalis takes the Horn Challenge
- Beethoven String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131, Afiara Quartet
- K.D. Lang: The Mind of Love
- World’s Oldest Violin: Marco Rizzi Performs Schumann’s Sonata No. 2 on a 1566 Amati Violin
- Mark Knopfler on Guitars
- Bach’s Little Fugue in G minor, Performed by the Canadian Brass
- The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond
- Macklemore Feat Skylar Grey: Glorious
- Edward Luce On the Retreat of Western Liberalism in the Trump Era
- Why Don’t All Instruments Sound The Same?
- Joachim Horsley’s “Beethoven in Havana”: What the Piano Can Do
- Bojan Cicic and Richard Egarr: Giovanni Carbonelli’s Violin Sonata No. 1
- Voyager: The 116 images NASA wants aliens to see
- Bohemian Rhapsody: Brooklyn Duo and Ft. Dover Quartet
- Down in the River to Pray: University of Texas Tuba/Euphonium Studio
- Brahms : Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, op. 25
- The Reluctant Fundamentalist: Mohsin Hamid in Conversation with Akhil Sharma