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 www.usla.org.
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 palmcoastgov.com/icwc 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.