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Calendar: Save a life with a free car seat safety check

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Also in calendar: Women’s equality celebration on Aug. 29.
by: Paige Wilson Community Editor

Saturday, Aug. 25

Join Palm Coast’s fantasy football team

When: 11 a.m.

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

Cost: $15 per person

Details: Join the city’s Parks and Recreation for the draft. It will be a random snake draft where each participant will have the opportunity to pick a player each round. After the draft, participants will communicate over the message board online. The Fantasy Football league will run from September through December. Ages 16 and up are welcome. Participants must be present for the draft on Aug. 25. Register at http://www.palmcoastgov.com/register under the athletics tab. 

 

Wednesday, Aug. 29

Women’s equality celebration

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway NW

Cost: Free and open to the public

Details: The American Association of University Women Flagler will host a celebration of the 98th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, establishing a woman’s right to vote. Patricia Ross, president of AAUW Florida will present “How Women Won the Right to Vote.” There will be free ice cream.

 

Better balance through Tai Chi

When: 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays

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

Cost: each class is $7

Details: Starting Aug. 29, the class will continue into December. Moving for better balance is a group program that focuses on improving functional ability, such as balance and physical function, to reduce risks and frequency of falls or other injuries. The class is good for all levels of fitness.

 

Thursday, Aug. 30

Car seat safety check

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

Where: Palm Coast Fire Station 25, 1250 Belle Terre Parkway

Cost: Free

Details: Correctly used, child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71%. The Palm Coast Fire Department along with Safe Kids of Volusia/Flagler counties have partnered together to provide a valuable community service to reduce injury and deaths to children in Palm Coast. Palm Coast firefighters have been trained as car seat technicians and are able to check to make sure car seats are installed properly and to the manufacturer and vehicle specifications. These personnel help install several hundred car seats annually. If unable to attend the event Aug. 30, residents can stop by any fire station daily or call the Palm Coast Fire Department at (386) 986-2300 schedule an appointment to have their Car Seat Safety Check.

 

Sunday, Sept. 2

Community singers needed

When: 4-6 p.m.

Where: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive

Details: The Community Chorus of Palm Coast is seeking voices in every vocal section. There will be an open house meet and greet for new and current members on Sept. 2. Rehearsals for the first concert begin on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the church. Some choral experience (church choir, high school or college choir, community chorus, etc.) is preferred. Visit https://www.communitychorusofpalmcoast.com for more information. 

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