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Calendar: Kwanzaa celebration, winter camps for kids and more

Check out what to do through the end of the year and into the new year in Flagler County.
by: Paige Wilson Community Editor

Tuesday, Dec. 26

Winter Break Tennis Camp

When: Tuesday through Friday, Dec. 26-29, and Jan. 2-5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Parkway

Cost: $120 per week, with sibling discount (in same transaction) and daily rates available.

Details: This camp will use team games and activities to introduce campers ages 6-14 to tennis. Register at Visit Campers should bring athletic clothes and shoes, sunscreen and water bottle, as well as snacks, lunch and drinks. Call 986-2550.


Wednesday, Dec. 27

Compassionate Friends December meeting

When: 4:30 p.m.

Where: Vitas Office, 4 North Old Kings Road

Cost: Free

Details: The nonprofit is a support organization for families that have experienced the death of a child. Open to all parents, grandparents and siblings over age 18 who have suffered the loss of a child of any age. Call John Brady at 610-428-3139. Visit


Jack Frostivities Holiday Break Camp

When: Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 27-29, and Tuesday through Friday, Jan. 2-5, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Frieda Zamba Pool classroom, 339 Parkview Drive

Cost: $25 per day with extended care available for an additional charge of $10.

Details: Children grades K-6 will enjoy fun-filled themed activities, such as arts and crafts, stories, recreational games and nature hikes. Campers will bring their own lunch and snack. Register at, or get more Call 986-2323.


Friday, Dec. 29

Kwanzaa celebration

When: 2-6 p.m.

Where: African American Cultural Society, 4422 N. US Highway 1

Cost: Free

Details: The African American Cultural Society will hold its Kwanzaa celebration, with food, vendors and entertainment, which is partially supported by a cultural arts grant from the city of Palm Coast. Call 447-7030.


Monday, Jan. 1

First Day Hike Among the Bulow Ruins

When: 10-11 a.m.

Where: Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park, 3501 Old Kings Road, Flagler Beach

Cost: Free

Details: New Year's Day guided historic walk around remains of the once thriving Bulow Plantation sugar mill. Meet at the Screened Pavilion and walk to the ruins (1/4 mile one way). Guests can hike the 6.8 mile (one way) Bulow Woods Trail or bring a canoe/kayak and paddle Bulow Creek. Optional: Bring binoculars, camera and lunch. Call 517-2084.


Thursday, Jan. 4

Critic’s Choice Dinner Club

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Martins Restaurant, 2000 S. Ocean Shore Blvd., Flagler Beach

Cost: Food and transportation are the participant’s responsibility.

Details: New members welcome. Pre-register by 5 p.m. Jan. 2 (while space is available) at Call 986-2323.


Saturday, Jan. 6

Palm Coast’s 11th-annual Christmas Tree Recycling

When: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Palm Coast Fuel Depot, 22 Utility Drive

Details: Recycle your Christmas tree and receive a free three-gallon evergreen tree (while supplies last). New this year: free, secured document shredding service. Also accepting: Christmas tree lights, old electronics and wires (but no TVs, monitors or microwaves). All trees donated for recycling will be ground and used as mulch to beautify the parks and trails across Palm Coast. Call 986-3722 or visit

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