Calendar: Attend Palm Coast Fire's 9/11 candlelight remembrance ceremony

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

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Friday, Sept. 8

Movies in the Park

When: 7:50-9:50 p.m.

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

Details: Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and picnic baskets and watch "Ghostbusters," rated PG, at Central Park. This event is presented by Palm Coast Parks and Recreation. 

Saturday, Sept. 9

16th-annual Intracoastal Waterway Cleanup in Palm Coast

When: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast

Details: Participate in the annual Intracoastal Waterway Cleanup event and help keep local city paths, walkways and waterways clean. Following the cleanup, volunteers are invited to return to the Palm Coast Community Center for a reception where prizes will be awarded for pounds of trash collected and the most unique find. Pre-registration necessary. Visit

Low-cost pet shot clinic

When: 9-10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and 2:30-4 p.m. (three locations)

Where: Ice House Saloon, 810 State St., Bunnell; St. Joe Plaza, 204 St. Joe Plaza Drive, Palm Coast; and Astro Skate, 251 N. US 1, Ormond Beach.

Details: Get your pet vaccinated at a lower cost. Rabies shots will cost $5 for 1-year vaccinations. Other shots offered include dog distemper/parvo combo, dog flu, cat distemper combo, feline leukemia and more. Heartworm prevention and flea control products will be available for purchase. All vaccinations are administered with a licensed veterinarian. No appointment needed. The first clinic is at Ice House Saloon, the second at St. Joe Plaza and the third time slot is at Astro Skate. Clinic is open to everyone. Proceeds benefit abused animals. Call or text 748-8993 or visit

Friends of the Library book sale

When: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway NW, Palm Coast

Details: The Friends of The Library are hosting a book sale featuring fiction, non-fiction, hardcovers and paperbacks, as well as children's and young adult books. There will also be DVDs and puzzles for sale. Contact Connie Hussey at 386-283-4618 or visit [email protected].

ReGrow the Loop workshop

When: 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach

Details: Learn how to attract wildlife, pollinators and birds to your yard during this free workshop sponsored by Volusia County's ReGrow the Loop initiative. Speakers will share landscape design techniques. Registration is required. Visit

History of the Ormond Beach Area

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Anderson-Price Memorial Building, 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach

Details: Learn about the history of the Ormond Beach area, beginning with the indigenous people who settled there. The presentation will be conducted by local author and historian Randy Jaye. Event hosted by the Ormond Beach Historical Society. Free admission.

Auditions for 'The Play that Goes Wrong'

When: 12-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9; and 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10. 

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

Details: The Flagler Playhouse will hod auditions for "The Play That Goes Wrong," directed by Bob Pritchard. Bring a headshot and resume. The playhouse is looking for six men ages 20-50 and two women ages 20-35. Rehearsals will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 12, and performances will be in November. 

Boots ’n Bows BBQ

When: 3-8 p.m. 

Where: Cattleman’s Hall, 150 Sawgrass Road, Bunnell

Details: Attend this family friendly event presented by the NLA Booster Club and featuring free games, bounce houses, vendors, a bakers showcase, a silent auction, food and a DJ. Donate a bag of used shoes at the door to recieve a Texas Roadhouse gift certificate. Free admission. Event supports the Next-Level Allstars cheer program.

Sunday, Sept. 10

Happy Wanderers Palm Coast walk

When: 8-10 a.m.

Where: Hilton Garden, 55 Town Center Blvd., Palm Coast

Details: Join the Happy Wanderers for a 5K or 10K walk from the Hilton Garden Inn Palm Coast. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Costs $3.

Monday, Sept. 11

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Parkway NW, Palm Coast

Details: The Palm Coast Fire Department is inviting the community to attend a remembrance ceremony in commemoration of the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. This year's ceremony will be held by candlelight. For more information, contact the Fire Department Public Information Officer Lt. Patrick Juliano at [email protected].

Wednesday Sept. 13

CFOB meeting

When: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Regional Public Library, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach

Details: Citizens for Ormond Beach will host Ormond Beach Public Works Director Shawn Finley, who will address the city’s efforts to minimize flooding through improvements in the storm water management system and neighborhood projects. For more information, contact Bill Denny at [email protected]

Thursday, Sept. 14

Halifax Genealogical Society monthly meeting and program

When: 1:30 p.m.

Where: Ormond Beach Library auditorium, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach

Details: Kathy Stickney will present “Using Local and County Histories in Your Family Research," a talk that defines local and county histories and explores the various types of information they contain. Following the program, join the society as it brings its ancestors to life by telling the stories that shaped them. Guest registration is free.

Palm Coast Democratic Club gathering

When: 6-8 p.m.

Where: African American Cultural Society, 4422 U.S. 1 N, Palm Coast

Details: The Palm Coast Democratic Club is hosting a gathering with guest speaker Colleen Conklin. A time to socialize will take place from 6-6:30 p.m., and the gathering will begin afterward.


Moms of Pre Schoolers

When: 9:30-11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Friday of the month

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

Details: Moms of Pre Schoolers is a free faith-based program for moms, moms-to-be and their preschoolers for support and encouragement. Breakfast is provided, as well as a video with discussion and crafts. Playtime offered for children, with adult supervision. Call 386-255-2588.

'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 showings. 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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