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Eight things to do in Flagler County through the end of January

Library book sale, the New Jersey Social Club, a 60s music revue, a Carpenters tribute and more
by: Joey Pellegrino Staff Writer

Thursday, Jan. 16

Inspired Mic spoken word

When: 6 p.m.
Where: Hidden Treasure Raw Bar & Grill, 820 Moody Lane, Flagler Beach
Cost: $12.50 online, $15 at the door
Details: Each month there are 14 individuals who present seven minutes of their creative performance. Each performer presents material ranging from poetry to stand-up comedy and everything in between.  The ticket includes one drink and entry into a drawing with a prize of $25 cash or a $50 gift certificate to Hidden Treasure. Visit

Saturday, Jan. 18

Book Sale And Classic Cars Planned For Flagler County Library

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Flagler County Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway Northwest, Palm Coast
Cost: Free to attend
Details: An outdoor book sale offering bargains on everything from books to puzzles and great cars on display.

“We will have a wide variety of material from hardcover books, trade paperbacks, mass market paperbacks, CDs, DVDs, audio books, book sets, children’s books, puzzles and activity books and more,” said Friends of the Library president-elect Peggy Mattingly. “All items will be priced well below retail value. We have a back log of material and everything must go.” 

Checks with valid identification and larger denominations of cash will be accepted. Call 386-446-6763.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

New Jersey Social Club meeting

When: 1 p.m.
Where: Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway Northeast, Palm Coast
Cost: Free
Details: Anyone who has lived in New Jersey is welcome. This month's guest speaker will be James Zacharias. 
Call 246-6904.

The Tiger Bay Club presents Communications Strategist John Sowinski

When: 11:30 a.m.
Where: Hammock Dunes Club, 30 Ave. Royal, Palm Coast
Cost: $40 for guests
Details: Consultant John Sowinski to speak about "direct democracy in action." Call 222-1533 or visit

Sons of the American Revolution Flagler Chapter meeting

When: 1 p.m.
Where: Flagler County Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway Northwest, Palm Coast
Cost: Free
Details: A video class on the Southern Continental Army’s campaign during 1781, General Greene against British General Cornwallis. The meeting is open to the public. Call 597-3238.

Friday, Jan. 24

The Sensational 60’s

When: Jan. 24, 25, 30, 31 and Feb. 1, 7, 8 at 7:30 p.m; Jan. 26 and Feb. 2, 9 at 2 p.m.
Where: Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell
Cost: $25 for adults
Details: A musical dance revue celebrating the songs of the 1960s. Visit or call 586-0773.

Saturday, Jan. 25

African American Cultural Society presents Lennox S. Hinds, Esq.

When: 2 p.m.
Where: African American Cultural Center, 4422 US Highway 1 N., Palm Coast
Cost: Free
Details: Criminal defense and international human rights lawyer Lennox S. Hinds to speak about international law and serving clients such as Nelson Mandela, Angela Davis and Assata Shakur. Call 447-7030.

"We've Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered"

When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Flagler Auditorium, 5500 E. Highway 100, Palm Coast
Cost: $29-39
Details: Accomplished vocalist Michelle Berting Brett takes center stage accompanied by her 7–piece band of Nashville musicians directed by Harry Sharpe to re–create the Carpenters’ arrangements and sound. Berting Brett shares stories culled from extensive research and interviews with those who knew Karen and Richard personally and professionally. Call 437-7547.

Feb. 27-Mar. 1

Tickets now available for third Shakespeare in the Park, "Romeo and Juliet" 

When: 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Palm Coast Arts Foundation, 1500 Central Ave., Palm Coast
Cost: $25 for PCAF members, $35 for future members, $15 for students with ID
Details: Set in the 1950s, Palm Coast City Repertory Theatre and the Palm Coast Arts Foundation’s production will infuse Shakespeare's oft-told tale with a fresh and riveting look. 

“We have two spectacular talents playing the leads," said John Sbordone, CRT creative director. "Lillie Thomas [Juliet] just won the Orlando Sentinel's critic's pick as Best Actress in a Musical for 2019. Brent Jordan [Romeo] is simply the best young male talent around."

“This is our third year to partner with the City Repertory Theatre in bringing Shakespeare to the community," said Nancy Crouch, PCAF executive director. "His words live throughout time, and the Palm Coast Arts Foundation is looking forward to yet another Shakespeare in the Park series. This series has grown each year and an additional matinee performance has been scheduled to accommodate the demand. We look forward to how John Sbordone spins a modern twist on the 1595 romantic tragedy of William Shakespeare.” 

The performances takes place on the covered outdoor stage in Town Center. Visit or call 225-4394.

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