Calendar: Attend a summer jazz fest in Palm Coast

What to do this week in Ormond Beach and Palm Coast.

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Thursday, Aug. 10

August Tiger Bay Club meeting

When: 12-2 p.m.

Where: Halifax River Yacht Club, 331 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach

Details: The Tiger Bay Club of Volusia County welcomes Congressman Michael Waltz as its speaker on Aug. 10 at the Halifax River Yacht Club. Guests are welcome with registration. Register at

Friday, Aug. 11

'Hello, Dolly!'

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell

Details: See this community theater production and be transported to 19th-century New York City for a musical journey telling the story of matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi. Tickets cost $30. Visit

Movies in the Park: 'Men in Black'

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: Palm Coast Arts Foundation, 1500 Central Ave., Palm Coast

Details: This month's feature is “Men in Black," rated PG-13. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and snacks and invite your friends and neighbors to join you at this free, monthly family activity offered by Palm Coast Parks & Recreation and Flagler Schools. Call 986-2323 or visit

Saturday, Aug. 12

Angel Hall State Farm Back to School event

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  Publix Plaza, 800 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast

Details: Angel Hall State Farm Office is hosting this event to give back to the community by offering free snow cones and kids' school supplies, while supplies last.

Gamble Jam

When: 2-4 p.m.

Where: Gamble Jam pavilion, Gamble Rogers State Park, 3100 S. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach

Details: Musicians gather to play in remembrance of James Gamble Rogers IV, a renowned Florida folk singer and storyteller whom the park is named after. Acoustical instruments of all types are welcome. Meet other musicians, practice or just have fun listening. Program is free with paid park entry: $5 per vehicle (two to eight people); $4 single-occupant vehicle; $2 pedestrians bicyclists, extra passengers, or  passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.

Summer Jazz Fest

When: 3-6 p.m.

Where:  Daytona State College Amphitheater, 3000 Palm Coast Parkway Southeast, Palm Coast

Details: Keep cool at the North East Florida Jazz Association annual Summer Jazz Fest. The Melvin Smith Jazz Ensemble will perform a tribute to the great Wayne Shorter as well as music from saxophonist Smith's new CD. An opening act by the Taylor Snell Collective will feature two winners of NEFJA's music scholarships: band leader and sax player Taylor Snell and drummer Ethan Grussgott. Food trucks will be on site. Tickets are $25 and available at Chez Jacqueline in Palm Coast 386-447-1650 or by calling Caroline at 386-793-0182, or at

Sunday, Aug. 13

Paws for Music

When: 1-5 p.m.

Where: 1405 Saloon, 1405 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell

Details: Community Cats of Palm Coast is partnering with the 1405 Saloon for its first Paws for Music event, featuring classic rock cover band The GreenTree Brothers and vocalist and guitarist Heather Craig. Admission costs $10 and includes a beverage and an individual charcuterie box. Kids under 12 are free and will enjoy a complimentary Kona Ice cone. This is a dog-friendly event.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

Food Truck Tuesday

When: 5-8 p.m.

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

Details: Enjoy a variety of foods from local food trucks as part of Food Truck Tuesday in Palm Coast, presented in partnership with the Palm Coast Observer.

Wednesday, Aug. 16

Happy Wanderers 5K fun walk

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Nova Community Center, 440 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach

Details: Join the Happy Wanderers for a 5K fun walk. Registration starts at 6:30 p.m. Socialize with ice cream after the walk. Visit

Thursday, Aug. 17

Ormond Beach Area Democratic Club meeting

When: 7 p.m/

Where: 56 N. Halifax Drive, Ormond Beach

Details: Join the Ormond Beach Area Democratic Club for its August meeting, Check-in and social visiting will begin at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will focus on promoting awareness of local, state and national issues and responsive ways to put American democratic values into action. The meeting will also emphasize being ready to vote under the new election laws. Like-minded non-members are welcome to attend as guests. Visit


'The Chosen'

When: 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays, through the end of November

Where: Central Baptist Church, 152 Fairview Ave., Daytona Beach

Details: "The Chosen," a TV series on the life of Jesus, will be aired at Central Baptist Church every Thursday beginning with Season 1. Free admission. Discussion and light refreshments will follow the episodes shown. Call 386-255-2588.

Exercises for the maturing body

When: 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays

Where: First Baptist Church of Palm Coast, 6050 Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast

Details: Attend upbeat classes presented by Synergy Senior Fitness and taught by Senior Fitness Specialist Artie Gardella. Classes are ongoing. Insurances that cover fitness accepted, or a donation for those with no coverage. Visit

MOAS exhibitions

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Museum of Arts and Sciences, 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach

Details: Want to spend a day looking at fine art? The Museum of Arts and Sciences has the following shows on display: "Unfolding the Universe: The James Webb Space Telescope" and “Visions of Visionaries: Beaux Arts of Central Florida."


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