Weekend:: Variable cloudiness with elevated chances of showers and thunderstorms throughout (50 to 70 percent chance each day), highs in the 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.
Drought Index: 70
The OED’s Word of the Day: traa dy liooar, phr., adj., and n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours of Incident Reports
- 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
“Most human quarrels arise from the fact that both wise men and dunces exist who are so constituted as to be incapable of seeing
more than one side of any fact or idea, while each asserts that the side he sees is the only true and right one. ”
–Balzac, from his dedication to “The Cousin Bette,” 1846..
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 on WNZF: Host David Ayres welcomes Julie Allen of the Florida Fire Service, who’ll talk about the 20th anniversary of the 1998 wildfires, the charity Paws for War, and an appearance by Fred Costello, a GOP candidate for Congress in the 6th District, starting a little after 9 a.m. with a commentary by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam on schools still being among the safest places in America.
Friday: First Friday Garden Walk at Washington Oaks Garden State Park at 10 a.m. Join a Ranger on the first Friday of the month at 10 a.m. for a walk through our historical gardens. Learn about the history of our park while exploring the beauty of the formal gardens. The walk is approximately 1 hour. Please bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes. Meet in the Garden parking lot. Garden walk included with park entry. Call 386-446-6783 for more information.
First Friday at Flagler Beach’s Veterans Park, with vendors, games, food, music and other delights, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Friday: 7 p.m., Doobie Brothers/Santana Tribute Band “Classic Rock Revival” at the bandshell in Oceanfront Park on the North end of the Boardwalk amusement area that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean at 250 N. Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach. Santana and the Doobie Brothers are two of the most iconic American Rock bands of all time. The Classic Rock Revival show brings their look, their sound and their massive hits with high energy and excitement…just like these bands did in their prime. Tickets for each Friday night are just $3 for General Admission and $10 for VIP tickets, (which include a chair), plus applicable fees. Children under 10 are free. Tickets can be purchased in advance for the season at Ticketmaster.com, onsite at the Peabody Box Office or at the Bandshell on show nights.
Saturday: Yoga on the Beach at Jungle Hut Park. Unroll your mat on the beach with Melissa Byram of Meditation Mama Yoga for an hour of yoga bliss! Join us for a fun and relaxing experience on the beach culminating in an extended savasana with delicious lemongrass essential oil cold cloths! All experience levels welcome! $10 drop in fee, bring your mat, towel, and water, we’ll bring the rest. 10 a.m., Jungle Hut Park (125 Jungle Hut Rd, Palm Coast).
Saturday: Public Library post-July 4 Drum Circle Celebration, 10 a.m. in the library meeting room, Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Pkwy NW, Palm Coast. Hands-on participation in the Drum Circle is not required. Teens/adults who do not wish to be a part of the Circle are welcome to attend as audience members. (This event was originally scheduled for June 30.)
Saturday: Summer Softball Classic, 9 a.m.-noon at Holland Park, 18 Florida Park Drive, Palm Coast. Put your batting skills to the test. This is a slow-pitch, one-day tournament where each team is guaranteed four games. Sign up with your team to win the Classic. Compete for the title of champions and a $50 voucher for next year’s season. The fee to play is $180/team. Pre-registration required by July 5 at 10 p.m. at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.
Saturday: The 105th Tour de France, the year’s most prestigious and grueling cycling race, begins its 2,000-mile, 21 stages with a 201-km stage from rustic Noirmoutier-en-l’Île to Fontenay-le-Comte, a coastal stage with superb views. Details here. For TV coverage schedule, go here.
- Friday: Quarterfinals: Uruguay v. France, 10 a.m. FS1 | Brazil v. Belgium, 2 p.m., FS1
See the full schedule here.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Friday: Flagler Beach’s First Fridays, 105 South 2nd Street, 5:30 to 9 p.m.
- Saturday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Palm Coast Farmers’ Market at European Village, 101 Palm Harbor Parkway, 1 to 4 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
Take the Palm Coast Tech Assessment: Palm Coast is one of only a handful of cities in the entire state of Florida operating its own municipal broadband utility – with over 50 miles of fiber for high-speed internet. The City is currently looking at innovative ways to expand our fiber-optic network. As part of this effort, the City is asking local business owners and those that work from home to take the Palm Coast Tech Assessment. In just 15 minutes, the assessment will generate a customized report with technology opportunities available to you. Help Palm Coast pave the way for innovation by taking the survey here.
Community Education Summer B Classes: July 9 – August 18, 2018, Registration: June 25 – July 7, 2018: The class schedule for the 2018 SUMMER B term is now accessible here. Register NOW for the semester starting June 25. You may either register online at the link above or call (386) 446-6717. Join us to ensure the continuance of Community Education in Flagler County, and particularly the A1A center. Many classes need about eight students to be viable. Please see if there is a course that interests you. Both the A1A center and the Belle Terre center class locations are shown on the website.
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.
No events of note.
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Cats and Dogs Looking For Homes
|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].|
Keep Up with Donald Trump’s attacks on the press through the ACLU’s running tab here.
Keep Up with mass shootings in a running database here.
Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports
Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of June 29, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Click to access week-in-review-june-29-20181.pdf
Road and Interstate Construction:
Andres Alen: Variations on a Theme By Milanes
- Stephen Heller, Etude Op 46, 11
- Constitutionally Speaking with Justice David Souter and Margaret Warner
- Agustin Barrios Mangore: David Russell Performs the 4th Waltz Op. 8
- A Few Bach Inventions
- Boris Berezovsky Plays the Chopin/Godowsky Etude in G flat major
- Stewart Goodyear: Beethoven’s Hammerklavier 4th movement
- Claude Bolling and Hubert Laws on the Johnny Carson Show
- Schumann’s Toccata, Op. 7, Performed by Evgeny Kissin
- Bach Cantata BWV 170, Clare Wilkinson, mezzosoprano
- Toru Takemitsu: Air for Solo Flute
- Martha Argerich Plays Piazzolla’s Oblivion
- Bach-Liszt: Organ Prelude and Fugue in A minor
- Leonard Bernstein: Young People’s Concerts Vol. 2 (Includes André Watts)
- Emerson Quartet, Contrapunctus 9 from Bach’s Art of Fugue
- Virginia Grand Military Band, Memorial Day Concert 2017
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