National Lifeguard Championships coming to Daytona Beach

Also in Calendar: Power of the Purse dinner, Movies in the Park and more.

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National Lifeguard Championships

When: Aug. 9-12

Where: in front of the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village, 100 N. Atlantic Ave.

Details: More than 1,000 lifeguards will compete for individual and team honors in the United State Lifesaving Association National Lifeguard Championships from Aug. 9 -12. Professional lifeguards from age 16 to 80 and junior lifeguards from age nine to 15 will compete in water and beach events. Admission is free for the annual competition. For more information, visit

Movies in the Park

When: 8:30 p.m. Friday, August 11

Where: Central Park in Town Center

Details: This month’s free movie in the park is “Kubo and the Two Strings.” Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, picnic baskets and bug spray.

Historical Society trip

When: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15

Where: Bus leaves from the Holden House, 204 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell

Details: Those interested can join local author Bill Ryan to learn about historic and interesting county sites on this trip, which is sponsored by the Flagler County Historical Society. The cost is $20 per person, which does not include lunch at the Bull Creek Fish Camp. To make reservations, please call 439-5003.

Power of the Purse dinner & silent auction

When: 6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21

Where: Plantation Bay Golf & Country Club. 300 Plantation Bay Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: United Women Flagler will host its 9th annual Power of the Purse dinner and silent auction at Club de Bonmont at Plantation Bay Golf & Country Club on Aug. 21. The organization aims raise money to help creative positive, long-term change in the lives of women and children. For more information, call 253-0563. For tickets, click here.

The Sheltering Tree fundraiser

When: 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6

Where: Chez Jaqueline, 25-3 Palm Harbor Village Way

Details: “The Sheltering Tree” is the only weather shelter for homeless in Flagler County. Tickets to the fundraiser are $20 and should be purchased in advanced. All the proceeds will benefit the charity, and donations are tax deductible. The shelter is run by the Flagler County Family Assistance Center.

Intracoastal waterway cleanup

When: 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9

Where: Holland Park, 18 Florida Park Drive

Details: The 10th annual cleanup will start at Holland Park, where supplies will be distributed. After the cleanup and trash drop-off, participants will be invited back to Holland Park for refreshments and an awards ceremony to recognize those who find the most unique “trash.” Pre-registration is available until Saturday, Aug. 19 on and at Palm Coast City Hall and Frieda Zamba Swimming Pool. Participants can register the day of the event at Holland Park, but supplies are limited and can only be guaranteed for those who pre-register.

Free film screening: “A Ballerina’s Tale”

When: noon Saturday, Sept. 9

Where: Matanzas Pirate Theater, 3535 N. Old Kings Road

Details: Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for the free screening of the documentary film “A Ballerina’s Tale” in honor of National Arts in Education Week. The documentary depicts the rise of Misty Copeland, the first female African-American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre.


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