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Also in calendar: FCAL's spring show to feature artists and poets.
by: Paige Wilson Community Editor

Friday, April 12

‘Peter Rabbit’ movie night

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave.

Cost: Free

Details: Watch the adventure unfold in the greenery at the next Movie in the Park, as Palm Coast Parks and Recreation and Flagler Schools present “Peter Rabbit.” Closed captioning is provided with the monthly movies. Bring snacks, blankets, lawn chairs and bug spray.

 

Saturday, April 13

First-ever FCSO Safety Expo

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: European Village

Cost: Free

Details: The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office will host its first-ever Safety Expo to help ensure that residents have the information and resources to stay safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. The event will include child fingerprinting, emergency response vehicles to explore, the FCSO SWAT, K9, and Marine Units, resource booths and static displays from community partners and plenty of fun activities for the kids provided from the Flagler Sheriff’s Police Athletic League. Also making a debut at the expo is FCSO’s “Shoot or Don’t Shoot” simulator, a high-tech target simulation that will allow visitors to train like the pros and see firsthand what it’s like to be a deputy, having to make split-second decisions in a safe and controlled environment. The first 100 attendees will receive free gift bags loaded with valuable safety information and goodies.

 

Blessing of the Fleet

When: 3 p.m.

Where: departing from Cimmaron Basin on the Intracoastal Waterway

Cost: Free

Details: Palm Coast’s traditional Blessing of the Fleet will return under the auspices of the Palm Coast Yacht Club. The blessing is open to all vessels, motorized or non-motorized, large or small. Gather at Cimmaron Basin at 2:40 p.m., south of the Hammock Dunes Bridge. Captains are asked to monitor Channel 68 for instructions. Visit https://palmcoastyachtclub.com.

 

Black and White Masquerade Ball

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Elks Lodge, 53 Old Kings Road

Cost: Donation of $25 per person, by check only

Details: The Ladies Auxiliary of Palm Coast Elks Lodge No. 2709, 53 Old Kings Rd is sponsoring a Black and White Masquerade Ball fundraiser for members and their guests on. Cocktails at 6 p.m. Dinner of salad, chicken florentine, vegetables, coffee/tea and dessert at 7 p.m. Entertainment by Frank Saffi. Tickets available at the Lodge 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday to Friday or call Karen at 225-6975. Formal attire requested; semi-formal attire required.

 

Art and poetry spring show

When: 6-8:30 p.m.

Where: Flagler County Art League, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Suite 208A
Cost: Free

Details: The Flagler County Art League will celebrate the love affair between poet and artist at its eighth-annual Spring Art Show and Poetry Competition. The art will be judged by Jan Miller of St Augustine. Her career in the visual arts has spanned about 40 years. Winners will be announced and will read their winning entries at FCAL’s upcoming opening on April 13. In addition, winners will be invited to read their winning poems on Surf 97.3 FM, for all of Flagler County to enjoy. The art and poetry will be exhibited until May 7.

 

Veterans fundraiser

When: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Where: Hammock Wine and Cheese, 5368 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast

Cost: $20

Details: Gratitude America will host a “Raise a Glass for Veterans” fundraiser at the restaurant, featuring wine, cheese, music by country artist Jack Gafford and more. Visit https://tinyurl.com/yyj2tfzt for tickets.

 

Tuesday, April 16

Food Truck Tuesday

When: 5-8 p.m.

Where: Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave.

Cost: price of food

Details: Purchase and enjoy delicious cuisine available from food trucks situated along Park Street next to Central Park. Free entertainment is also provided. Proceeds from each Food Truck Tuesday benefit a local organization whose work supports children and families. More info: www.palmcoast.gov.com/foodtruck or call 986-2323.

 

Thursday, April 18

Inspired Mic night

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Hidden Treasure Raw Bar and Grill, 820 Moody Lane, Flagler Beach

Cost: $12.50 online; $15 at the door

Details: Each month, 14 individuals present seven minutes of their creative performance, ranging from poetry to stand-up comedy and everything in between. The first performer opens at 6:30 p.m. The ticket includes one drink and entry into a drawing with a prize of $25 cash or a $50 gift certificate to Hidden Treasure restaurant. Visit https://www.theinspiredmicus.com.

 

Friday, April 19

Good Friday service

When: noon to 3 p.m.

Where: 75 Pine Lakes Parkway S.

Cost: Free

Details: Mount Calvary Baptist Church of Palm Coast invites the public to attend Good Friday service “THE 7 SAYINGS FROM THE CROSS.” Seven speakers will address the topics of Forgiveness, Assurance, Affection, Abandonment, Suffering, Victory and Submission.  Call 447-5719.

 

Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt

When: 7-9 p.m.

Where: Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave.

Cost: Free

Details: For youth ages 11-17, there will be a special after-dark Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt. More than 2,000 glow-in-the-dark eggs filled with candy will be up for grabs. Two separate egg hunts will take place: one at 8 p.m. and the other at 8:30 p.m. They will include two golden eggs per hunt with grand prizes. A local food truck will serve dessert and the Game Time Game Truck will also be there.

 

Saturday, April 20

Egg’Stravaganza

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave.

Cost: Free

Details: It’s about that time for children to gather their Easter baskets and prepare for the ultimate egg hunt. More than 10,000 candy- or toy-filled eggs will be scattered in a dedicated egg patch at the park. In addition to the Easter egg hunts for children up to age 11, there will also be other activities, such as balloon art, carnival games, hay maze bunny trail, face painting, refreshments and pictures with the Easter Bunny.

Here’s the lineup of the egg hunt schedule by age:

·       Photo Booth Patch – Fun Hunts for children 2 and under

·       10:15 a.m. for 3-5 year olds

·       11:15 a.m. for 6-8 year olds

·       12:15 p.m. for 9-10 year olds

·       12:45 p.m. last call

The Easter Bunny will arrive around 10:15 a.m. and will be available until 12:30 p.m. inside City Hall. Families can take their own pictures for free or pay $2 for a Polaroid picture. Also at the event will be Sheldon (the Daytona Tortugas mascot) and the Chick-fil-A cow in character stations at the event.

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