A lecture entitled “Emerging Research and Conservation of Sea Turtles - in Honor of World Sea Turtle Day” will be on June 14. Photo courtesy University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience

Calendar: Learn about sea turtles during upcoming lecture, senior and adult activities at Community Center and more

Things to do in Palm Coast and the surrounding areas.
Jun. 8, 2018

Thursday, June 14

Learn about sea turtles

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Lohman Auditorium, located at 9505 Ocean Shore Blvd., St. Augustine

Cost: Free

Details: The spring evenings at Whitney Lecture Series hosted by the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory concludes with the program titled “Emerging Research and Conservation of Sea Turtles - in Honor of World Sea Turtle Day.” A question and answer session with the panel members will follow the lecture.


Tuesday, June 19

Food Truck Tuesday

When: 5-8 p.m.

Where: along Park Street next to Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave.

Cost: Price of food

Details: There will be a variety of food trucks and entertainment by Gailforce. This month’s beneficiary is the Palm Coast Arts Foundation, which will offer a children’s crafts table for kids to create and take home crafts. The food trucks signed up for June include: Cool Beans BBQ and Catering, It’s All Greek To Me, Lee's Famous Cheesesteaks, Monsta Lobsta, Ramon's Personal Chef, Surf N Soul Grill, The Big Cheese, The London Fish & Chippy, Wingin’ It, Woodson’s Wrap Shack, Brusters, Kona Ice and Tiki T's.


Thursday, June 21

Inspired Mic night

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Europa Bistro, 101 Palm Harbor Parkway

Cost: $10.50 online; $15 at the door

Details: The Inspired Mic is Flagler County’s voice of creativity. Presenters will entertain the crowd. The ticket includes one drink and entry into a drawing with a prize of $50 cash or a $75 gift certificate to The New Europa. Visit http://www.theinspiredmicus.com.


Senior section:

Palm Coast Parks and Recreation offers a variety of other weekly programs for adults and seniors at the Community Center. These programs are free, but pre-registration is needed at https://www.palmcoastgov.com/register for setup and planning purposes. Call 986-2323 for details.


Sit, Stitch N’ Give

Mondays, 9-11 a.m.

Come chat, knit, crochet, embroider and laugh with those who understand your desire to take a long piece of thread fiber and create a beloved "work of heart.” All levels of experience are welcomed.


Color Me Happy

Mondays, 9-11 a.m.

Bring your favorite coloring book or pages and colored pencils or use the supplies we have available.


Senior Social Corner

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11 a.m.

Sit and relax in the comfort of our Community Center and chat about whatever is on your mind that day. This is also a great opportunity for seniors who are looking for a meeting space to come and discuss specific topics.


Wood Carvers

Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m. 

This program is open to men and women of all levels and abilities. Participants must bring their own materials.



Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m.

Pinochle is a trick-taking card game typically for two to four players and played with a 48-card deck. Derived from the card game bezique, players score points by trick-taking and also by forming combinations of cards into melds.


Open Art Studio

Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon.

Need a space to create your next work of art? Stop by the Community Center for some creative time. Please bring your own materials.


Mah Jongg

Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m.

Mah Jongg is a game that originated in China. Join in on this game of skill, strategy, and calculation and make new friends.


Game Day Social

Thursdays, 12:30-4 p.m.

Game Day Social is comprised of a lively, spirited group of individuals who enjoy the camaraderie and competition of dominos, a variety of card games or board games. Participants are encouraged to bring their favorite game or play one provided.