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Calendar: Multi-generational art showcase at Palm Coast Community Center

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

Friday, April 26

Multi-generational art showcase

Wood carving art featuring lighthouses. Courtesy photo

When: 5-7 p.m.

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

Cost: Free

Details: From wood carvings to paper creations, there will be about 100 pieces of locally-created art on display at the spring Art Exhibition and Show. The art was created by local children, adults and seniors who have participated in ART programs at the Palm Coast Community Center or by students within the Flagler County School District. A recital from the Beginning Ballet toddler program will kick-off the event at 5:30 p.m. on the patio. There will also be an improv performance from a local comedian. And, the Flagler Schools Elementary Honor Choir will perform several songs on the patio at about 6:45 p.m. For more information, call Parks and Rec at 986-2323.


Saturday, April 27

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day

When: 9 a.m.

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

Cost: Free       

Details: Certified Tai Chi instructor Alice Losasso will give a free 30-minute workshop for beginners in low impact Tai Chi. At 10 a.m., pariticpants will join together with people all over the world for a global health and healing event, for World Tai Chi and Qigong Day. All ages welcome.


Missing our Mothers

When: 9 a.m. to noon

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

Cost: Free

Details: During the season of Mother’s Day, this event offers emotional support and resources to women who have lost their mother. Hosted by VITAS Healthcare, the event is open to women 18 and older. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. Call 366-6167 or email [email protected].


WaterSafe event

When: 9 a.m. to noon

Where: Belle Terre Swim and Racquet Club, 73 Patricia Drive

Cost: Free

Details: The event aims to save young livers and mitigate preventable injury through water and sun safety education. There will be free and paid swim class registration, water survival skills taught, safety demonstrations and more. Visit


Touch-A-Truck event

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Wadsworth Elementary School, 4550 Belle Terre Parkway

Cost: Free

Details: The Palm Coast Fire Department will host Touch-a-Truck in the school parking lot immediately following the Wadsworth Elementary Panther 5K. The theme of the event is “See, Touch, Explore and Honk.” There will be a static display of emergency vehicles, construction trucks and more. For more information, call the Palm Coast Fire Department at 986-2300.


‘Seniors vs. Crime’

When: 2-4 p.m.

Where: Christ Lutheran Church, 2323 N. U.S. 1, Unit 112, Bunnell

Cost: Free

Details: This seminar will help the church to be aware of various types of crimes committed against senior citizens. Local volunteers from the Attorney General’s Office will present the program. Refreshments will be follow.


April 27 and 28

Yard sale for Community Cats

When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: 17 Fernham Lane

Cost: Price of goods

Details: Community Cats of Palm Coast is gearing up for kitten season with its annual spring yard sale. Donations are needed and can be dropped off at any time without prior arrangement at the yard sale site, 17 Fernham Lane in Palm Coast, just off Florida Park Drive. Items can be left safely on the cement porch. Or for a pickup, email us or call/text 237-7690. Anything but heavy furniture.


Wednesday, May 1

V-E Day with Bill Dudley

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Hilton Garden Inn, 55 Town Center Blvd.

Cost: Free

Details: Flagler County Republican Club will welcome, Bill Dudley, chairman of the Veteran's Council of St. Johns County at the meeting, as part one of the club’s 2019 speaker series leading up to the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Food and beverage service available.


Thursday, May 2

Hear from USS Liberty survivor

When: 7 p.m.

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

Cost: Free

Details: Ernest Gallo, a survivor of the attack on the USS Liberty on June 8, 1967, will be the guest speaker at the Palm Coast Democrat Club meeting. The public is welcome. Gallo will also have books about his experience for sale. Arrive by 6:30 p.m. for socializing.


Day at the Daytona Tortuga's

When: 7:05 p.m. game time

Where: Daytona Tortugas’s, 105 East Orange Avenue, Daytona Beach

Cost: $21

Details: The New Jersey Social Club of Palm Coast is sponsoring its annual Day at the Daytona Tortuga's. Ticket price includes a delicious barbecue dinner and reserved seats. Visit


Sunday, May 5

Plant, book and art sale

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Temple Beth Shalom, 40 Wellington Drive

Cost: Price of goods

Details: The annual show will be a fundraising to support the Temple and its community outreach to food pantries, shelters and schools through the Jewish Federation of Flagler and Volusia Counties. Visit or call 954-401-1144. Vendors welcome with reservation by May 3.

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