Weekend:: Mostly clear Friday, clouding up Saturday, chance of showers and thunderstorms Sunday, highs in the mid-80s, lows in the 60s. 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: 184
The OED’s Word of the Day: adoxal, adj..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
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- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- Local Road and Interstate Construction
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““… we are all potential fossils still carrying within our bodies the crudities of former existences, the mark of a world in which living creatures flow with little more consistency than clouds from age to age.””
–Lauren Eiseley, from the Collected Essays, vol. 1 (Library of America, 2017).
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: The Observer’s Brian McMillan sits in for Dave Ayres, who’s in a golf tournament. McMillan welcomes Sheriff Rick Staly to talk about various security issues, and turning to the arts, he welcomes John Sbordone of City Repertory Theatre to talk about running this weekend (see below), and Kelly Rivera, director of Flagler Palm Coast High’s “Little Mermaid” production, all starting with a commentary by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam on Trump’s scrapping of the Iran deal.
Friday: Bunnell, Flagler County Fire Rescue and county government mark the official end and transfer of the Bunnell Fire Department to the county at Fire Station 62 (the former Bunnell Fire Station). Noon.
Friday, Saturday, “The Little Mermaid,” a musical, is performed by the Flagler Palm Coast High‘s drama students, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Flagler Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for students, $15 for adults. Book here. See the preview: “Flagler Palm Coast High Thespians Go Big With ‘Little Mermaid’ and Again Raise Bar For Local Musicals.”
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: “Agnes of God,” City Repertory Theatre’s latest production, opening Friday, is a murder mystery, a whodunit about a newborn found dead at a convent. Written by John Pielmeier, directed by John Sbordone, starring Nancy Howell, Julia Davidson Truilo and Chelsea Jo Conard, at City Repertory Theatre, 7:30 p.m. May 11-12, and 2 p.m. May 13. Performances at CRT’s venue in City Market Place at 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Suite B207, Palm Coast. Tickets are $20 adults and $15 students. For more information or tickets, call the CRT box office at 386-585-9415 or easily book online here. See the preview here.
Friday: Movies in the Park, 8 p.m. in Central Park at Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast. Families will enjoy “Wonder Woman” on the park’s giant outdoor movie screen. 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.
Friday: Cooking Floridian for Two at Home by Chef Warren: At 2 p.m., the Friends of the Library will be sponsoring a cooking demonstration by Chef Warren Caterson. He will show how to prepare quick and healthy meals using a variety seafood, poultry and meat with local produce made available at our local farmer’s markets. This event will be held at the Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Pkwy NW in Palm Coast. For questions, contact the Library: 386-446-6763.
Friday: Ocean Art Gallery owner Frank Gromling presents “Pairings” at 7 p.m. in Ocean Art’s Palm Coast gallery location, 2298 Colbert Lane, home of Grand Living Realty Design Center. Gromling, a conservationist, is donating 10 percent of all art sales proceeds and 100 percent of all raffle sales the entire month of May to the Tecolutla Turtle Preservation Project. The May 11 event will feature six pieces of art selected by Gromling and his co-host, Laura Kiehner, president of the Tecolutla Turtle Preservation Project, a U.S.-based non-profit which raises funds for Kemp’s ridley sea turtle protection in the Yucatan region of Mexico. Kiehner, a professional flutist, has chosen six musical selections to match each of the pieces of art. The professional musicians who will perform during the May 11 art opening reception are Tricia Jane (New York City), Dennis Fremin (St. Augustine), Laura Everts (CITY), Cloud Ssu-Yun Wang (CITY), Scott Schnell (Ocala) and Laura Kiehner (Palm Coast). Because seating for this special event is limited to 45 people, advance reservations are required and may be made by calling Grand Living Realty Design Center/Ocean Art Gallery at 386.447.0800. Anyone wishing to view the six featured artworks and additional pieces should visit the gallery on Colbert Lane beginning May 1st.
Friday: AARP Driver Safety Program, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the City of Palm Coast’s Frieda Zamba Pool Classroom, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. The nation’s first and largest classroom course for motorists ages 50 and older. This one-day course identifies ways that older drivers can compensate for the physical changes that occur as they age and helps older drivers update their driving knowledge and skills. Fees are $20/session ($15/session for AARP members). To register, contact AARP representative Karen Zimmerman at 386-585-4116.
Friday: Jerry Seinfeld At the Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Boulevard, Daytona Beach. Call 386/671-3462 or book tickets here.
Saturday: Household Hazardous Waste Clean Out Campaign in the parking lot of the Flagler Beach Public Library, 315 South 7th Street, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday: The Flagler County Art League and the Gargiulo Art Foundation co-sponsor a new show, “Textures,” opening with a free reception at 6 p.m. at the league’s galleries, City Marketplace, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast. Call 386-986-4668 for information.
Saturday: Second Saturday Plant Sale at Washington Oaks Garden State Park, 10 am-2 p.m. The Friends of Washington Oaks are here to give personal attention and answer your questions as you purchase Florida friendly plants and novelties for your home and yard. “Cold Protection 101” will be the topic of our 11am plant chat. Volunteers will discuss the actions needed before and after cold snaps. Learn how to winterize your garden and patio plants for frosts and freezes. Join the Friends of Washington Oaks to get 20 percent off your plant purchases. 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd.
Saturday: Stetson Commencement for 648 undergraduate students–the third-highest total number of graduating students Stetson has honored at commencement–8-10 a.m., in Spec Martin Memorial Stadium. Doors open for guests at 6:45 a.m. Receptions for students, family and friends will be held on the DeLand campus immediately following the ceremony. Visit the commencement website for times and locations. The stadium is at 260 E. Euclid Ave., DeLand. The undergraduate speakers are Kaitlyn Orien Silva Forsythe, digital arts, and Lucas Ludwig Coura, voice. Live streaming of the commencement ceremonies can be seen on Stetson Broadcast Productions.
Sunday: The Palm Coast Arts Foundation’s biggest annual event, the Picnics and Pops concert, returns, re-scheduled from its rainedout April date: Your favorite show tunes, Broadway, and classics will be performed at the Foundation’s outdoor stage at 1500 Central Park in Town Center. Tickets and tables are still available ($45 members/$50 future members); tables of ten are $450 members/$500 future members. Tables and chairs are provided, you are encouraged to bring your own picnic and beverages; wine will also be available for sale. For ticket information please phone: 386-225-4394 or go to www.palmcoastartsfoundation.com Pavilion opens at 6:30 pm; concert begins promptly at 8 p.m. See: “In Praise of Pops: Jax Symphony’s Palm Coast Picnic Returns in Salute To Bracing Favorites.”
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Friday: Chick Fil A, 1000 Palm Coast Parkway, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Saturday: Bealls, 1210 Palm Coast Parkway, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday: Epic Theatres, Palm Coast’s Town Center, 11 a.m. to 7 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.
JUDICIAL CAMPAIGNS AT ISSUE: Forums will be held across the state for judicial candidates to discuss ethical standards in judicial races. The forums are organized by the Florida Supreme Court and The Florida Bar Board of Governors in conjunction with trial-court chief judges and the Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee. (Friday, 1 p.m., Leon County Courthouse, 301 South Monroe St., Tallahassee. Also, 1 p.m., Alachua County Criminal Justice Center, 220 South Main St., Gainesville. Also, 1 p.m., Orange County Courthouse, 425 North Orange Ave., Orlando. Also, 1 p.m., Broward County Judicial Complex, 201 S.E. Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale. Also, 1 p.m., Lee County Justice Center, 2075 Martin Luther King Blvd., Fort Myers.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
Cats and Dogs Looking For Homes
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Keep Up with Donald Trump’s attacks on the press through the ACLU’s running tab here.
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Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports
Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of May 4, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Click to access week-in-review-april-30-20181.pdf
Road and Interstate Construction:
Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Olga Scheps, piano
- Bechara el-Khoury: Forgotten Fragments
- The Violins of Hope: Amnon’s journey
- Chanticleer Sings Shenandoah
- Bottesini Gran Duo for double bass and violin
- Schubert’s “Der Lindenbaum,” “Im Frühling”: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Gerald Moore
- Schumann: Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in A minor, Op. 105 (Yoojin Jang)
- Emmanuel Chabrier’s España Rhapsody For Orchestra
- 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
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