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Linda Cole and the Orlando Jazz Orchestra will perform a musical salute to the American art form of jazz on April 2.
by: Colleen Michele Jones Community Editor

Linda Cole and the Orlando Jazz Orchestra

When: Sunday, April 2, 3 p.m.

Where: Flagler Auditorium, 5500 E. Highway 100

Details: A salute to International Jazz History Month and the centennial celebration of the birth to jazz vocal icon Ella Fitzgerald. Linda Cole, a descendant of the Great Nat “King” Cole family dynasty, will team up with the Orlando Jazz Orchestra to present a tribute to the great American classical art form of jazz and “Big Band” greats.

Tickets: $45.50 for adults; $38.50 for children

Law Enforcement Memorial Ride

When: Saturday, April 1; registration at 9 a.m.

Where: Flagler County Government Services Building, 1769 E. Moody Blvd.

Details: Hosted by the Blue Knights LE MC XXII Flagler County Chapter, Rue & Ziffra Attorneys at law, J&P Cycles of Ormond Beach, and Flagler County Government, join this escorted ride through Flagler County. Breakfast and lunch are included, plus door prizes, a 50/50 raffle and live auction of great prizes. Proceeds will go to various local law enforcement related charities.

Cost: Donation of $15 per rider and $10 per passenger

The Waltz of the Toreadors

When: Saturday, April 1, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Where: City Repertory Theatre, 160 Cypress Point Pkway, Suite B207

Details: This bitter farce is set in 1910 France and focuses on General Léon Saint-Pé and his infatuation with Ghislaine, a woman with whom he danced at a garrison ball some 17 years earlier. Because of the General's commitment to his marriage, the couple's love remained unconsummated. Now faced by the reality of retirement with his hypochondriac wife, the General finds himself lost in fond memories of his old flirtation. When Ghislaine suddenly reappears, he is delighted — until he finds himself competing for her hand with a considerably younger suitor.

Tickets: $20 per person

Work Day at Espanola Cemetery

When: Saturday, April 1, 8 a.m. to 12 noon

Where: Espanola Cemetery, County Road 205, just west of Espanola 

Details: Espanola Cemetery is getting a much needed spring cleaning thanks to this volunteer effort. Friends and relatives of those interred at the Espanola Family Cemetery are invited to join. The 17-acre facility was founded in the late 1800s and many of the county’s pioneers are buried there. Refreshments for all those who help out.

Contact: E-mail Melanie at [email protected] if you plan to participate.

2017 Relay for Life Flagler

When: Saturday, April 1, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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

Details: Take part in opening ceremonies, or celebrate life by walking the relay track with our cancer survivors. Bring the family and eat great food, enjoy live local bands, plus a pie-eating contest, goods for sale and more. Cancer survivors will receive a complimentary dinner. Release of butterflies and a sunset luminaria ceremony.

Contact: For more information and event updates, follow Relay for Life Flagler on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relayforlifeflagler.

Wine tasting and raffle fundraiser for Community Chorus of Palm Coast

When: Thursday, April 6, 5:30 pm. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Cypress Knoll Golf and Country Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd.

Details: Wine tasting, delicious appetizers and ten tickets for a raffle for many items such as gift certificates to local restaurants and discounts on travel, all to benefit the Community Chorus.

Tickets: $30 per person

Contact: Lynda at (440) 596-8946

Rock 'n' Rib Fest

When: Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8

Where: Flagler County Fairgrounds, 150 Sawgrass Road, Bunnell

Details: Friday night is Country Night with Giddy Up Go and Saturday Night's lineup is all rock, including Coastal Vibe, Nova Rex, the Long Haul Eagles tribute band, and others.

Tickets: Free with fair admission

 

 

 

 

 

 

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