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Today at a Glance:
Free For All Fridays with Host David Ayres, an hour-long public affairs radio show featuring local newsmakers, personalities, public health updates and the occasional surprise guest, starts a little after 9 a.m. after FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam’s Reality Check. Today, Palm Coast government’s Ray Tyner and Brittany Kershaw talk comprehensive plan. See previous podcasts here. On WNZF at 94.9 FM and 1550 AM.
Flagler Fall Outreach, a free event providing access to and information about a range of social service, health, education, legal and recovery services, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday (October 20) at Cattleman’s Hall at the Flagler County Fairgrounds at 150 Sawgrass Road, Bunnell. Details here.
The Flagler County Cultural Council (FC3) Annual Meeting is scheduled for noon at the Flagler County Tourism Office, 120 Airport Road, Third Floor. Curious about what the Flagler County Cultural Council has been up to over the past year since officially being designated as Flagler County’s Local Arts Agency? Here’s your chance. Learn more about the council’s goals, projects underway, the strategic planning process, and how you can get involved with the Flagler County Cultural Council.
The Blue 24 Forum, a discussion group organized by local Democrats, meets at 12:15 p.m. at the conference room behind the Beverly Beach Town Hall, 2735 North Oceanshore Boulevard, Beverly Beach. It normally meets at the Palm Coast Community Center, but will be meeting at Beverly Beach through Aug. 11. Come and add your voice to local, state and national political issues.
Beethoven, Brahms & Dinnerstein at the Jacksonville Symphony. Award-winning pianist Simone Dinnerstein returns to the Jacoby Symphony Hall stage to showcase the virtuosity and lyrical expressiveness of Brahms’ titanic Second Piano Concerto, a piece full of both elegance and majesty. Beethoven’s Fourth provides the perfect complement with its liveliness. Opening this blockbuster program is Nina Shekhar’s Lumina in which the young composer explores dense harmonies measured against bright timbres and sharp attacks. Courtney Lewis, Conductor, Simone Dinnerstein, Piano. 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m. at Jacoby Symphony Hall, Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 Water Street, Suite 200, Jacksonville. Tickets $29 to $84. Book here.
In Coming Days:
October 29: Nat Adderley Jr Performs for NEFJA: The North East Florida Jazz Association (NEFJA) is proud to announce that the Nat Adderley Jr. Quartet featuring internationally acclaimed Jazz pianist, bandleader, producer and arranger Nat Adderley, Jr. will be performing a concert at NEFJA’s 20th annual Jeep McCoy Memorial Scholarship Concert Supper, Sunday, October 29 at the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach. Adderley is best known for his more than 20-year tenure as music director, arranger, producer, and frequent co-writer for Rhythm and Blues legend Luther Vandross. His work as a pianist can be heard on countless other studio recordings, as well as all the music used in the Broadway production of August Wilson’s “The Piano Lesson.” The “Jeep” McCoy Memorial Scholarship Concert/Supper will be held from 4 to 7 Pp.m. at the Museum of Arts & Sciences, 352 S. Nova Rd, Daytona Beach. The cost for the Concert AND Supper is $80. Tickets are also available for the concert only at $40. They can be purchased online (with no service charge) at www.nefja.org, at Chez Jacqueline (386-447-1650) in Palm Coast, or by calling Carolyn Hawkins at 386-793-0182 or Muriel McCoy at 386-445-1329. See details here.
October 31: The Flagler Woman’s Club invites you to its Pink & Pearl Workshop spotlighting Breast and Lung Cancer Awareness at 9:30 am at the clubhouse located at 1524 S Central Ave, Flagler Beach. Free to the public, men and women welcome. This will be an interactive program presented by Halifax Health Grant Cancer Center for Hope Patient Navigators who will discuss the need for Breast and Lung Cancer Screening and the journey into survivorship. Please call Mary at 386-569-7813 or Kathi at 908-839-8862 to reserve your spot.
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