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Calendar: ‘May the Fourth’ Arbor Day celebration in Palm Coast

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

Saturday, May 4

‘May the Fourth’ Arbor Day celebration

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Cost: Free admission and activities

Details: Palm Coast's love of trees and commitment to environmental sustainability will be celebrated at the 14th-annual, day-long Arbor Day event. This year, the event falls on the pop culture Star Wars Day ‘May the Fourth.’ With that in mind, there will be Star Wars-themed green technology demonstrations featuring drones. A master-certified arborist will be in the tree tent from 9 a.m. to noon, offering free guidance on proper pruning, placement, planting and root shaving techniques. To get a free tree, bring a nonperishable, non-expired food item (human or pet) to trade for the tree while quantities last. The native butterfly release will be at 11 a.m. at center stage. There will be wildlife from the Central Florida Zoo. Back by popular demand is the free paper shredding service. Acceptable items include: staples, paper clips, spirals, notebooks, expired credit cards, check books and folders with small prongs with small amounts of metal/plastic. Unacceptable items include: batteries, three-ring binders, binder clips, hard drives, X-rays and large amounts of metal/plastic. Visit or contact Palm Coast Urban Forester Carol Mini at 986-3722 or [email protected]. Refreshments and products from vendors will be available for purchase.


Community Arts and Crafts in the Park

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Hidden Trails Community Center, 6108 Mahogany Blvd., Bunnell

Cost: Price of goods

Details: There will be live music, art of every genre, crafts, vendors, food, a photo booth, raffles and more. Call 295-0611 for more information.


Monday, May 6

Community Health Fair

When: 6-8 p.m.

Where: Old Bunnell City Hall, 200 S. Church St., Bunnell

Cost: Free

Details: Flagler County Fire Rescue and the city of Bunnell will share information on a variety of community services with available resources. Costs provided there, free of charge: flu shots, diabetic screenings, special-needs shelter program and registering for ALERTFlagler notifications. Call community paramedic Caryn Prather at 507-3415.


Tuesday, May 7

Flagler Sportfishing Club May meeting

When: tips at 7 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. and guest speaker at 8:15 p.m.

Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9696, 47 Old Kings Road N.

Cost: Free

Details: Learn how to surf fish with Noel Kuhn. This month is the Smoke Fish Smoke Off, so bring your best smoked fish to be judged, beginning at 6:30 p.m.


Wednesday, May 8

Free legal clinics

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

Where: Kim C. Hammond Justice Center, 1769 E. Moody Blvd, Bunnell

Cost: Free

Details: The Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller in partnership with the Flagler County Bar Association is holding a three-part series of legal clinics. The remaining two sessions are

May 8: social security disability and May 15: wills and estates.


Democratic Club meeting

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Hidden Treasure Raw Bar & Grill, 820 Moody Lane

Cost: Free

Details: The Flagler Beach Democratic Club meets the second Wednesday of each month. Social meet and greet at 6 p.m., with meeting at 6:30 p.m. The group will focus nonlocal issues and support local candidates. Call 270-0395 for more information.  


Cocktails for CART/Karaoke for a Cause

When: 6-9 p.m.

Where: Uncaged on Oceanshore, 3468 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach

Cost: $5 for karaoke

Details: The Rotary Club of Palm Coast will host Cocktails for CART/Karaoke for a Cause in support of Rotary Clubs of North America’s Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust. All donations will go toward cutting-edge Alzheimer’s disease research. Guests can enjoy beer, wine or soft drinks and great food, along with Karaoke for a Cause, a friendly competition featuring the Rotary Karaoke Challenge, presented by Thomas Media Solutions. A trophy will be awarded at the conclusion of the event.


Friday, May 10

Movies in the Park

When: 8:20 p.m.

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

Cost: Free

Details: Watch this heartwarming story that demonstrates the power of love and appreciation of music at the next Movies in the Park as Palm Coast Parks & Recreation and Flagler Schools present “Coco.” Closed captioning is provided with the monthly movies.


Saturday, May 11

AAUW Flagler May Scholarship Luncheon

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Pine Lakes Golf Club, 400 Pine Lakes Parkway

Cost: $17/person for lunch

Details: American Association of University Women welcomes this year’s scholarship recipients to its monthly general meeting. Since 1987, the branch has awarded 222 scholarships to women and girls from Flagler County. For reservations and menu options, please contact Sally Smeaton by email [email protected] by May 7.


Tuesday, May 14

CERT training

When: Classes will be held from 5:30 to 9:15 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday beginning May 14 and running through June 6, with one final Saturday disaster simulation 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 8

Where: Flagler County Emergency Operations Center, 1769 E. Moody Blvd., building 3, Bunnell

Cost: Free

Details: The Spring 2019 Community Emergency Response Team program will educate residents about topics such as: disaster preparedness, basic fire suppression, basic first aid, light search and rescue, and team organization. For more information, go to and click on “Volunteering and Training,” or contact Flagler County Emergency Management at [email protected] or 313-4200.


Wednesday, May 15

Flagler Tiger Bay Club meeting

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Hammock Dunes Club, 30 Ave. Royale

Cost: $40 for nonmembers

Details: The May meeting for the Flagler Tiger Bay Club will feature Chairman of the Florida Public Service Commission Art Graham who will address issues such as hurricanes, solar power and autonomous vehicles. Visit for registration and details.


Denim & Diamonds

When: doors open at 6 p.m.

Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8696, 47 Old Kings Road N.

Cost: $27 per person

Details: The Friends of Flagler will hold this fundraiser. All profits will be donated to Christmas with a Deputy, Flagler County Sheriff’s Office annual December tradition where deputies shop with local kids. Recommended attire is western wear, denim, casual — accessorized with glitz. There will be entertainment by Tim Rippey, dinner at 6:30 p.m. and a cash bar available. VFW doesn’t accept credit cards. Call Roe at 931-6209 or Donna at 517-2036 for tickets or to donate.

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