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Weather: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent. Check tropical cyclone activity here, and even more details here. See the daily weather briefing from the National Weather Service in Jacksonville here.
Today at a Glance:
The Saturday Flagler Beach Farmers Market is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Wickline Park, 315 South 7th Street, featuring prepared food, fruit, vegetables , handmade products and local arts from more than 30 local merchants. The market is hosted by Flagler Strong, a non-profit.
Gamble Jam: Musicians of all ages can bring instruments and chairs and join in the jam session, 2 to 5 p.m. . Program is free with park admission! Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach, 3100 S. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach, FL. Call the Ranger Station at (386) 517-2086 for more information. The Gamble Jam is a family-friendly event that occurs every second and fourth Saturday of the month. The park hosts this acoustic jam session at one of the pavilions along the river to honor the memory of James Gamble Rogers IV, the Florida folk musician who lost his life in 1991 while trying to rescue a swimmer in the rough surf.
Grace Community Food Pantry, 245 Education Way, Bunnell, drive-thru open today from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The food pantry is organized by Pastor Charles Silano and Grace Community Food Pantry, a Disaster Relief Agency in Flagler County. Feeding Northeast Florida helps local children and families, seniors and active and retired military members who struggle to put food on the table. Working with local grocery stores, manufacturers, and farms we rescue high-quality food that would normally be wasted and transform it into meals for those in need. The Flagler County School District provides space for much of the food pantry storage and operations. Call 386-586-2653 to help, volunteer or donate.
St. Augustine Book Festival: The Ximenez Fatio House Museum, 20 Aviles Street, Saint Augustine, is hosting the St. Augustine Book Festival on the first three Saturdays of September, featuring literary events that include historic house tours, author meet and greets, author presentations, book signings, local attractions, and more at the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum. Today’s Author Presentation Schedule:
11:00am: Marta Magellan (children’s nature)
2:00pm: Marisa Carbone (children’s history)
Reservations will be available for up to 15 guests for each tour and can be booked online at $15 for adults; $8 for children 6-18; and $12 tickets for seniors, military, and teachers. Buy tickets.
St. Augustine Ballet 6th Annual International Dance Festival Gala: 7 p.m., Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada Street, St. Augustine. The St. Augustine Ballet & Conservatory presents its 6th annual International Dance Festival Gala at Flagler College. As part of the annual International Dance Festival, intermediate and advanced ballet students and instructors showcase their mastery of several dance styles during the performance on Saturday. Adults: $20.00, Students/Children: $10.00. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door at 6:00 p.m. on the night of the show.
In Coming Days:
September 16: Flagler OARS’ 3rd Annual Recovery Festival at Veterans Park in Flagler Beach, from 3 to 9 p.m., with live bands, food trucks, exhibitors, hosted by Open Arms Recovery Services. Vendor booth space and sponsorships available. Click here or contact [email protected].
Keep in Mind: The Belle Terre Swim & Racquet Club is open, welcoming and taking new memberships, and if you enroll before Sept. 1, you’ll beat the price increase kicking in then. Experience the many amenities including a lap pool, wading pool, tennis/pickleball courts, sauna, and a modern wellness center–all for less than what you’d pay just for a fitness center at your typical commercial gym. Friendly staff is available to answer any questions you may have about becoming a member. Belle Terre Swim and Racquet Club is the sort of place where you can connect with fellow community members and experience the welcoming atmosphere that sets BTSRC apart. If you have any questions, feel free to call at 386-446-6717. If you would like to learn more about our club and membership options please visit online.
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