Things to do in Flagler County.
Friday, April 19
Good Friday service
When: noon to 3 p.m.
Where: 75 Pine Lakes Parkway S.
Details: Mount Calvary Baptist Church of Palm Coast invites the public to attend Good Friday service “THE 7 SAYINGS FROM THE CROSS.” Seven speakers will address the topics of Forgiveness, Assurance, Affection, Abandonment, Suffering, Victory and Submission. Call 447-5719.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 402 N. Palmetto St., Bunnell
Details: All are welcome to enjoy entertainment by a violin and cello duet, violin solo, guitar solo, French horn solo, vocal solos, piano solos and youth, women’s and men’s choirs.
Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt
When: 7-9 p.m.
Where: Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave.
Details: For youth ages 11-17, there will be a special after-dark Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt. More than 2,000 glow-in-the-dark eggs filled with candy will be up for grabs. Two separate egg hunts will take place: one at 8 p.m. and the other at 8:30 p.m. They will include two golden eggs per hunt with grand prizes. A local food truck will serve dessert and the Game Time Game Truck will also be there.
Saturday, April 20
When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave.
Cost: Free to attend
Details: The hunt is on for 10,000+ candy and toy-filled eggs. Enjoy a fun-filled morning with exciting activities, such as the Easter egg hunts for children up to 11 years old, balloon art, carnival games, face painting, refreshments and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Visit www.parksandrec.fun/events or call 986-2323.
Wednesday, April 24
When: 10 a.m.
Where: Temple Beth Shalom, 40 Wellington Drive, Palm Coast.
Cost: $15 for non-Temple members
Details: The kosher kitchen at Temple Beth Shalom will be busy as Rabbi Rose and members of the TBS Sisterhood prepare a Passover breakfast delights with Eastern European, Mediterranean and Israeli flavors. The menu includes matza brei, scrambled eggs, lox (no bagels), Jersalem salad, lots of matza and beverages. No breads or leavened foods will be served in observance of Passover. Open to the public. Reservations are required prior to April 22. Call the Temple office 445-3006 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Compassionate Friends meeting
When: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: VITAS office, 4 Old Kings Road N.
Details: The Compassionate Friends, a nonprofit self-help bereavement support organization, welcomes any parent, grandparent and sibling over age 18 who have suffered the loss of a child of any age. Call John Brady at 610-428-3139.
Friday, April 26 to Sunday, May 12
‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’
When: 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. on Sundays
Where: Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell
Cost: $25 for adults; $20 for students under 21 with ID.
Details: A rollicking hootenanny of a musical, “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” is based on the true story of a legendary Texas brothel. Protected by a friendly sheriff and frequented by politicians, football teams and other locals, the “Chicken Ranch” thrived in the small town of Gilbert, Texas. Girls came from all over to work at the ranch and make some extra cash. However, a crusading do-gooder Houston radio commentator and his conservative audience expose the Chicken Ranch, forcing it to shut its doors forever. Visit www.flaglerplayhouse.com or call the box office at 586-0773.
Saturday, April 27
When: 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Belle Terre Swim and Racquet Club, 73 Patricia Drive
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 www.flaglercountywatersafe.weebly.com.
When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Wadsworth Elementary School, 4550 Belle Terre Parkway
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.
Housing Fair and Financial Wellness Clinic
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Flagler County Association of Realtors office, 4101 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell
Details: In observance of Fair Housing Month, home buyers are invited to learn about the Flagler County SHIP Down Payment Assistance Program, the home buying process and evaluating mortgage readiness. Homeowners are invited to learn about refinance opportunities, foreclosure intervention techniques and owner-occupied rehab programs. New mortgage and housing programs will be showcased, as well. Credit counseling will also be available and provided by Department of Housing and Urban Development housing counselors. Budget and credit classes will be offered from the Empower U series, hosted by Fifth Third Bank. Free credit reports will be made available to everyone with the assistance of Fifth Third Bank financial services specialists. Complimentary lunch will be available courtesy of SunTrust Bank. Contact Lydia Gregg at 274-4441, ext. 304, or [email protected].
‘Seniors vs. Crime’
When: 2-4 p.m.
Where: Christ Lutheran Church, 2323 N. U.S. 1, Unit 112, Bunnell
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.