Today: Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.Tonight: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north 10 to 15 mph after midnight. 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: mondongo, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
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- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours of Incident Reports
- Summer Camps
- In State Government
- Cats and Dogs Looking For Homes
- 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
“Clarissa follows the maxim of declaring all she thinks to all the people she sees, without reflecting that, in this mortal state of imperfection, fig leaves are as necessary for our minds as our bodies, and ’tis as indecent to show all we think as all we have.”
–Lady Mary Wortley Montagu on Richardson’s “Clarissa.”
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.
Rep. Paul Renner and Sen. Travis Hutson provide a legislative update at a Common Ground breakfast hosted by the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce at 7:30 a.m. at Grand Haven Golf Club 500 Riverfront Dr. $25 for members, $35 for guests.
The Spirit Ride, a ceremonial procession with a casket as its centerpiece, designed to highlight the importance of the Move Over law, makes a stop at Bunnell City Hall at 9 a.m., where several local officials will speak. The ceremonial Spirit casket has been relayed in over 140 cities from tow truck to tow truck, and before year’s end will have passed hands in 300 cities with truck processions totaling over 10,000 trucks from towing, fire, police and EMS. The focal point of the Ceremony is the Spirit casket: custom built to eight feet in length and painted by wrecker artist, Cecil Burrowes. The artwork features scenes of first responders working on the roadways, depicting the risks they face. One scene shows a towman carrying the world on his back as cars whiz by. Another scene portrays a police officer at an accident scene with a truck bearing down at his back. The color scheme of the casket represents patriotism and tragedy. On one end are red and white stripes and faded stars. On the other end are red, white, and blue bars: red symbolizing the blood sacrificed, white – the spirit of the fallen, and blue – the loss to family. The ceremony includes a blessing recited by all present and the singing of “Bless the Spirit Riders,” an original song composed as an anthem for the Spirit Ride. Processions of up to 100 trucks follow the casket which carries the message, Slow Down, Move Over. There is a Move Over law in each state of the Union, designed to protect first responders and other roadside workers, but according to the National Safety Commission, 71% of Americans are not aware of this law. See the website here.
Addressing Crime Together: Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly presents a community update on crime and domestic violence and plans for the rest of the year in an open address at the Hilton Garden Inn, 55 Town Center Boulevard, Palm Coast, 1:30 p.m.
In Schools: Curriculum night at Buddy Taylor Middle School, campus-side, starting at 5:30 p.m., School Advisory Council and PTO meeting at Wadsworth Elementary at 6 p.m., and Senior Scholarship Awards ceremony at the Flagler Auditorium, 6 p.m.
Farm Swap & Music Jam at the Florida Agricultural Museum: Fresh local produce, arts and crafts, soaps and oils, homemade gifts, and unique finds, Local Folk Music Jam, bring your instruments and play along. Every Thursday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Florida Agricultural Museum parking lot 7900 Old Kings Road North, Palm Coast. Call 386-446-7630.
The Inspired Mic, Palm Coast’s most daring and unpredictable open mic event, is scheduled for its monthly edition at The New Europa, European Village. Each month some of the most creative, innovative performances a person could ever hope to experience take place at The Inspired Mic. 14 presenters each month pull out slices of talent and genius to entertain the audience. Each presenter gets 7 minutes to present on a very eclectic blend of their genius. The New Europa at European Village, 101 Palm Harbor Parkway, Unit 101, Palm Coast. Doors open at 6 p.m. and presenters begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.50 advance, available at theinspiredmicus.com, or $15 at the door. Tickets include one drink (beer, wine, soda, tea, water).
Spring open houses at Daytona State College, Flagler/Palm Coast Campus, Academic Hall (Bldg. 2), Rm. 106, 3000 Palm Coast Parkway S.E., Palm Coast. Scholarship drawing at 5:45 p.m., must be present to win. The open house offers an open door to anyone interested in exploring a college education, advancing a career or re-tooling for a new job. Held at the college’s instruction sites, each session features a chance to win a $500 scholarship from the Daytona State Foundation. Visitors can speak with college representatives about a full range of DSC programs including dual enrollment for high schoolers, associate of arts, associate of science, Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management, Bachelor of Science in Education, Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Nursing and certificate programs. Financial Aid experts will also be on hand. For more information, call (386) 506-4471 or email [email protected]
Thursday through Sunday: Stetson University Theater Arts presents five one-act plays directed by students: “Up & At ‘Em” by Nathaniel Maciag, “Three Guys and a Brenda” by Adam Bock, “Daniel on a Thursday” by Garth Wingfield, “Poof!” by Lynn Nottage and “Variations on the Death of Trotsky” by David Ives, all five on stage each evening, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and non-Stetson students. Stetson students, faculty, and staff are free with their ID. Performances are at Second Stage Theater in the Museum of Art, 600 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. For ticket reservations or questions: 386-822-8700.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Sunday: Lowe’s, 315 Cypress Edge Drive, Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 5 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
The Online auction to benefit the G.W. Carver Center in Bunnell is now open. Art Work, Local Experiences, Restaurant Gift Cards, Baskets, FCYC Summer Camp Registration & Trip Specials, Window Cleaning, Kayaking Tour, Furniture, World Wide Time Share, Camping Rentals, and the list goes on and on. The purpose of the auction is to raise money to go back into the development of the Carver Center. The Flagler County School Board and Flagler County Government have both owned and managed the facility over the years. Due to budgetary constraints it appeared it would be necessary to close the facility in 2010. A coalition was born to save the Gym and restore it as a community center. Our foundation was created to serve this facility with grant funding and equipment/supply needs. In order to participate in this auction you must register for a bidder account here. On the last day of the auction if a bidder submits a bid in the last 3 minutes before auction closes that item will extend for another 3 minutes and that process will repeat for up to a half hour the official close. Go bid here. If you have any questions please contact us via email at [email protected]
At the Florida Agricultural Museum: Our two new Fantastic Summer Camp Programs with Cathy Tallacksen, Instructor. Pioneer Life Ways, and Native American Traditions. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, four sessions available, $200 per week. Sibling discount, $175. Hurry and sign your child up HERE: https://form.jotform.com/80727305907964 and click here to see the full poster.
In Florida and in State Government:
Note: Some proceedings below can be followed live on the Florida Channel. Most legislative proceedings can be followed through the Senate or House websites.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE ISSUES DISCUSSED: The Drug Policy Advisory Council, which analyzes impacts of substance abuse in Florida and makes recommendations related to a drug-control strategy, will meet. (Thursday, 8:30 a.m., Department of Children and Families, 1317 Winewood Blvd., Building 6, Tallahassee.)
CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION MEETS: The Florida Constitution Revision Commission is scheduled to meet as it finalizes proposed constitutional amendments for the November ballot. The commission is considering a dozen ballot proposals that embody 24 potential changes to the Florida Constitution. If the measures win support from at least 22 of the 37 commission members, they will be placed on the Nov. 6 general-election ballot. (Thursday, 9 a.m., Senate chamber, the Capitol.)
MASSAGE THERAPY ISSUES ON TABLE: The Florida Board of Massage Therapy will meet. (Thursday, 9 a.m., Aloft of Tallahassee Downtown, 200 North Monroe St., Tallahassee.)
SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is scheduled to release its weekly opinions. (Thursday, 11 a.m.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
Cats and Dogs Looking For Homes
Missing Turtle: A large, 110-lb tortoise has gone missing. It was last seen in the area of the Pet Supermarket-Joe’s Pizza-Taco Bell area of Palm coast, off Palm Coast Parkway. The sulcatta tortoise, named Maddy, is 14 years old. Reward for her safe return. Please call Keith at 386 503 3525. See the images below:
|The following is provided as a service to Community Cats of Palm Coast and the Flagler Humane Society. Should you have a lost pet and would like it noticed here, please contact us at [email protected].|
In Coming Days in Palm Coast, Flagler and the Occasional Beyond:
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Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports
Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of April 13, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Click to access week-in-review-april-13-20181.pdf
Road and Interstate Construction:
Yuja Wang plays Schubert-Liszt (D 774)
- Nina Simone: Take Me To The Water
- Frank Peter Zimmermann: Bach and Me
- Jorge Bolet: Master Class On Rachmaninoff’s Piano Conceto No. 3
- Friedrich Gulda: So What, A Portrait (2002, with English subtitles)
- Dvořák’s Serenade for Strings: Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
- Kabalevsky Piano Concerto Nr. 3, Eric Lin, piano MusicaNova Warren Cohen
- Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, the Herreweghe Interpretation
- Bach’s Magnificat: The Monteverdi Choir
- András Schiff explains Bach
- Glenn Gould talks about J S Bach
- Bach revisited – John Eliot Gardiner in Saxony and Thuringia
- Ton Koopman in the footsteps of J.S. Bach in Leipzig
- A Buxtehude Fugue
- Andras Schiff Plays Bach’s Complete Well Tempered Clavier, Book One
- Andras Schiff Plays Bach’s Complete English Suites
- Keith Jarrett, Late Solo
- Jacqueline du Pré Perform’s Dvořák Cello Concerto With the LSO and Daniel Barenboim
- Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, with Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman and Daniel Barenboim
- Albert Camus’ “The Human Crisis”
- Swinging Bach
- Keith Jarrett Standards Trio
- Anoushka Shankar Ensemble
- Jacques Loussier Play Bach Trio: a 2007 Concert
- Abdel Rahman el Bacha Plays Two Nocturnes by Chopin
- Edith Mathis’s Creations
- Sheku Kanneh-Mason: No Woman No Cry, Cello Version
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