Weekend: Partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of thunderstorms throughout, highs in the mid-80s, lows in the 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.
The OED’s Word of the Day: aculeated, adj..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- 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
- Editor’s Tweets
- 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.
School Conference Week at all Flagler County elementary schools, all week.
Free For All Fridays on WNZF Radio: Host David Ayres welcomes Pastor Charles Silano of Grace Tabernacle Pantry and other charitable organizations, the Boy Scouts, Rep. Paul Renner and other guests (subject to change), starting with a commentary on global warming by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam, a little after 9 a.m.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: “[title of show]” opens at City Repertory Theatre. This 2006 Obie winner is a musical about the creation of a musical. With music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and book by Hunter Bell, the cheekily titled show chronicles their struggles to create a work to enter in the New York Musical Theatre Festival. Just as cheekily, the duo say their work is “a postmodern homage to the grand tradition of backstage musicals like ‘Babes in Arms,’ ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ and ‘A Chorus Line.’ ” Starring Caitlin Eriser, Frank Anello, Phillipa Rose and Beau Wade. 7:30 p.m. October 13-14 and 20-21, 2 p.m. Oct. 15 and 22. $25 adults, $15 students. Buy tickets here.
Friday: Movies in the Park: 7:15 p.m. in Central Park at Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast. Families will enjoy a family friendly movie on the park’s giant outdoor movie screen. Closed captioning is provided. This month’s feature: Norm of the North (PG). Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and snacks and invite your friends and neighbors to join you at this free, monthly family activity offered by Palm Coast Parks & Recreation and Flagler Schools. More info: 386-986-2323 and www.palmcoastgov.com/movies.
Saturday: “Saturday Evening With the Artists” at Flagler County Art league galleries. Free fine art, food, wine and wonderful music by the Flagler Youth Orchestra Quartet. These musicians are the cream of this fabulous string program here in Flagler with some 400 students involved. For more information about FCAL programs (classes, workshops) go on the league’s web site: flaglercountyartleague.org
Saturday: In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument in St. Augustine is hosting a special evening tour (Originally scheduled for October 21) for a special look at soldier life in the Castillo during the First Spanish period (1565-1763). There will be three nighttime candlelit tours of the fort covering this period in history, with each lasting roughly 45 minutes. Tours depart from the ticket booth at 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15 pm. Nonrefundable tickets are available, on a first come, first serve basis, and may be purchased on or after September 30 at the ticket booth or by calling (904) 829-6506 ext. 239, Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Space is limited. The cost is $10 per adult ages 16 and up, $5 per child ages 5 to 15, and children under 5 free. For questions, please call (904) 829-6506 ext. 233.
Saturday: Jazz It Up: Eirinn Abu, saxophone musician comes to Palm Coast by invitation of the Palm Coast Arts Foundation — performing Saturday, October 14 – Grand Haven River Club (500 Riverfront Drive, Palm Coast (enter from second entrance, the main gate), $50 PCAF members; $60 general public; buffet dinner included. 6 to 9 p.m. call 386-225-4394 for tickets (limited seating).
Saturday, Sunday: The Pellicer Creek Raid: A Civil War Re-enactment: The Florida Agricultural Museum will present the 8th annual “Pellicer Creek Raid Civil War Reenactment” on Saturday and Sunday, October 14th and 15th, from 10 am until 4 pm. The program will involve a number of living history groups from around the southeastern United States. Approximately 150 infantry, artillery, and cavalry troops will stage two battles. Battles will take place on Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm. When the participants are not on the battlefield, their historic camps will be open to the public from 10 am until 4 pm, to illustrate other aspects of military life in Florida circa 1864. Friday, October 13th, has been set aside for school groups by reservation from 10 am until 3 pm. Students will visit with the re-enactors for demonstrations of military camp life and weapons demonstrations. School group admission is $3 per person.
Sunday: Pink Army 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk, raising Money for Breast Cancer Awareness, Education and Screening. Race starts at Florida Hospital Pink Army 5K start – 7:45 a.m. One mile pet friendly walk also available. Information and registration here.
“Calling all Flagler County service members, active duty or retired: We need your photo to fill this Veteran’s Wall in time for Veteran’s Day! Help us honor veterans of Flagler County by covering this Veteran’s Wall with photos. Only one month until Veteran’s Day on November 11, 2017.” – Kaiti Lenhart, Flagler County Supervisor of Elections
Veteran’s Day is a month away and we hope to Cover The Wall at the Supervisor’s office in honor of Flagler County veterans. Any registered voter in Flagler County who has served in the US Armed Forces may provide a service photo for display on the Veteran’s Wall in the Elections Office lobby. The following information will accompany the photo:
Service Member Name
Dates of Service
Branch of Service
We need your photo to fill this wall by November 11, 2017. Contact the Elections Office for more information at (386) 313-4170 or visit www.FlaglerElections.com
Food Assistance, Oct. 11-15: The Department of Children and Families (DCF), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), will implement the Food for Florida Disaster Food Assistance Program in Flagler and St. Johns counties to assist individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Irma from October 11- October 15. To qualify for the Food for Florida Disaster Food Assistance program, applicants must have lived or worked in one of the counties declared for FEMA Individual Assistance on September 5, and not be receiving food assistance through the regular Food Assistance Program. Additionally, eligible individuals and families must have suffered a disaster-related loss, such as damage to their homes or self-employment property, loss of food, reduction or loss of income, or have incurred other disaster related expenses. DCF will provide or mail Electronic Benefits Transfer cards to eligible individuals and families to use at authorized USDA food retailers. The program counts only income and expenses from September 5 through October 4, 2017. Individuals are encouraged to fill out the initial application for assistance online no later than the day before visiting the Food for Florida site. The application is available on the Food for Florida website, myflfamilies.com/fff. The Food for Florida disaster food assistance program for Flagler and St. Johns counties will take place: AT THE ST. AUGUSTINE FAIRGROUNDS, 5840 STATE ROAD 207, ELKTON OPEN 8 AM- 7 PM.
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Social media might have originally promised liberation, but it proved an even more useful tool for stoking anger. https://t.co/a81rT0QtGX
— NYT Media (@nytmedia) October 13, 2017
Orwell has become less flesh and blood than a set of moral positions. https://t.co/lRTcN839RL
— Arts & Letters Daily (@aldaily) October 12, 2017
In search of America https://t.co/K0rp5KdNge
— Arts & Letters Daily (@aldaily) October 12, 2017
People think the “Trump Rally” is yuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuge, but it ain’t so big (H/T: Bloomberg) pic.twitter.com/EQFCUMYDyH
— Ken Fisher (@KennethLFisher) October 12, 2017
— National Review (@NRO) October 13, 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. Here’s a summary of the latest developments as of Oct. 6
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major: Robert Levin and the Transylvania Philharmonic
- Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1, KV 478
- Eleanor Rigby, performed by Sirius Quartet
- 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 Reluctant Fundamentalist: Mohsin Hamid in Conversation with Akhil Sharma