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Calendar: Become a junior ranger at Washington Oaks, celebrate Juneteenth and more

Things to do in Flagler County.
by: Paige Wilson Community Editor

Friday, June 8

Frieda’s Festive Fridays

When: 5:30-7:15 p.m.

Where: Frieda Zamba Swimming Pool, 339 Parkview Drive,

Cost: Free with paid pool admission

Details: Join city of Palm Coast staff with monthly fun, games and activities. Other summer dates: July 13 and Aug. 10. Each Friday will include a new activity. Call 986-4741.


Movies in the Park: 'Power Rangers'

When: 8:45 p.m.

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

Cost: Free

Details: Palm Coast Parks and Recreation and Flagler Schools present “Power Rangers.” Closed captioning is provided with the monthly movies.


Saturday, June 9

What about me? Men cry in the dark

When: registration at 8:15 a.m., event is 9 a.m. to noon

Where: Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Park Coast Parkway NE

Cost: Free, including complimentary breakfast

Details: This morning of reflection will deal with the stereotypes associated with the belief that men should hold in their feelings because it is the manly thing to do. Boys are told not to cry and as adults this translates into holding back feelings, especially feelings of loss and pain. All male event. RSVP by June 1 by calling 366-6167.


June 11 through June 15

Youth Tennis Summer Camp

When: 9 4 p.m.

Where: Belle Terre Park, 339 Parkview Drive

Cost: $179/week or $40/day

Details: Learn the game of tennis at week-long camps, with focus on stroke fundamentals, hand-eye coordination, balance, footwork and match play. Open to all levels, ages 6 to 13. Campers will need to provide the following: water bottle, towel, hat, lunch, snacks and drinks. Sibling discount is available in the same transaction. Pre-registration required at Additional sessions June 25-29, July 16-20 and July 30-Aug. 3. Call 986-2550.


Wednesday, June 13

Become a junior ranger

When: 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, 6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd.

Details: Junior ranger activities include learning about the unique natural environment at Washington Oaks. Meet at the picnic area. Call 446-6783.


Thursday, June 14

African American Entrepreneurs Association night

When: 6-8:30 p.m.

Where: Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE

Cost: Free

Details: Topic will be “business loans for minorities.” Business casual attire. Visit or call 246-8699.

Saturday, June 16

Afro-American Caribbean Heritage summer picnic

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Where: Holland Memorial Park

Cost: $5 for guests; free to members

Details: A menu of hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken and all the trimmings is planned. Some West Indian favorites will be included as well.  Music, games and recognition of the scholarship recipients. Only $5.00 for guests.  Free to Members!


Juneteenth celebration

When: 4-8 p.m.

Where: The Cultural Center, 4422 U.S. 1 N.

Cost: Free

Details: The African American Cultural Society, Inc. will again host an observance of Juneteenth, the only nation-wide holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the U.S. All are welcome to join this free cultural event, partially supported by the city of Palm Coast. There will be food, bounce houses, entertainment, service providers and vendors. Parents are encouraged to bring children for an educational and entertaining experience. Donations will be accepted at the event and online at


Philippine American Association of Palm Coast anniversary

When: 6-11 p.m.

Where: VFW Post 8696 on 47 N Old Kings Road

Cost: $35

Details: The 120th anniversary of Philippine independence will be celebrated with a formal dinner and dance, as well as folk dances and parade of Filipino attires. Mail check to P.O. Box 350328 Palm Coast, FL 32135-00328. Call Sarah Pensaflor at 597-7537.

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