Calendar: Become a junior ranger at Washington Oaks, celebrate Juneteenth and more
Friday, June 8
Frieda’s Festive Fridays
When: 5:30-7:15 p.m.
Where: Frieda Zamba Swimming Pool, 339 Parkview Drive,
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.
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 a.m.to 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 http://www.palmcoastgov.com/register. 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
Details: Topic will be “business loans for minorities.” Business casual attire. Visit aaeclub.com 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!
When: 4-8 p.m.
Where: The Cultural Center, 4422 U.S. 1 N.
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 https://aacspc.eventbrite.com.
Philippine American Association of Palm Coast anniversary
When: 6-11 p.m.
Where: VFW Post 8696 on 47 N Old Kings Road
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.