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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Flagler County Extension Service and Master Gardeners offer classes

UF/IFAS Flagler County Extension Service and Master Gardeners

The Fall “Short & Sweet” Horticulture continues Monday October 29th and Monday November 5th,
between 10 am and 12 noon at the Flagler County Extension Service.

Programs presented by Ruth Micieli, Horticulture Program Assistant and Master Gardener Coordinator with the University of Florida, IFAS Flagler County Extension Service Flagler County Master Gardeners and Louise Leister Flagler County Water and Environmental Education Program Coordinator.

Where does the Short and Sweet name come from?  These are “Short” educational programs while enjoying our famous “Sweets” provided by the Flagler County Master Gardener Volunteers.

The series will cover details of managing your landscape and help you get it ready for winter. All programs are based on the Florida Friendly Landscaping™ principles which gardeners save time, money and water!

Program Schedule:
Monday 10/29/12: Holiday Gifts from the Garden – Master Gardener Angela Hill will demonstrate how to create beautiful gifts using items found in your garden, Louise Leister will show you how to create beautiful container gardens and topiaries and Ruth Micieli will make special holiday delicacies from garden fresh herbs and seasonal vegetables. $5.00 per person at the door.

Monday 11/5/12: Winter Landscaping 101 – Louise Leister will cover the do’s and don’ts on caring for your Florida landscape during the winter months. Program also includes winter irrigation schedule, pruning, maintenance and more. There is no charge to attend this program.

Due to popular demand, you must pre-register at least 2 days prior to the event.

Both programs will take place between 10 am and 12 noon at Flagler County Extension Service, located at 150 Sawgrass Road, Bunnell, FL 32110.  Phone: 386-437-7464

Friday, October 12, 2012

Flagler County and National Weather Service Offer Classes

Flagler County and the National Weather Service are hosting a combined Basic and Advanced Skyward class at 6 pm on Friday, November 2nd at the Emergency Operations Center --located at Building #3 in the Flagler County Government Center at 1769 East Moody Boulevard (S.R. 100) in Bunnell (behind the Government Services Building).

Assistant Warning and Coordination Meteorologist Angie Enyedi from the National Weather Service will conduct the classes. The classes are intended to provide training on what to look for and how to report, potentially dangerous weather conditions. Classes will also provide the necessary training to become a volunteer storm spotter.

To sign up for the free class contact Bob Pickering, Emergency Management Technician at (386) 313-4250 or email

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Going the Extra Mile in Bunnell

The City of Bunnell invites breast-cancer survivors, friends and supporters to wear your best pink outfit and participate in the 3rd annual “Going the Extra Mile” walk scheduled to start at the Historic City Hall Saturday, October 13th, at 8:00 am. 

The walk is organized by the City of Bunnell to raise awareness and funding for the fight against breast cancer in Flagler County. Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy the music of Tarnished Halo, interact with and/or cheer on the walkers, and get information about the disease. Staff and volunteers will be supporting walkers along the 4-mile route. 

Suggested donation is $10.00 per participant, and children under 13 and pets walk for free. 

100% of the donations go to the American Cancer Society

For further information, please contact Gigi Hart with the Department of Grants, Community Projects and CRA at 386-437-7425, or visit the website for City of Bunnell.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Flagler Beach's Golden Lion Cafe celebrates 20th Anniversary

Golden Lion Cafe, located in Flagler Beach is celebrating its 20th year anniversary on October 26th.  The Flagler Beach bar and restaurant has been one of Flagler County's most awarded restaurants, and was named as one of Florida's Top-Ten Beach Bars two years in a row.

On October 26th, Golden Lion invites Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, and Bunnell residents to celebrate its 20th year in Flagler Beach!

A fantastic night (and possibly a very crowded night) awaits you, with a long lineup of musicians from Golden Lion's 20-year history such as Elizabeth Roth, Guy Savino, Joe Atti, Donny Rox, David Lane, Stu Weaver, and more!

Also on the same day, Golden Lion will also have a ribbon-cutting on its new Raw Bar (the only raw bar in Flagler County, right now).

Make plans now to attend this spectacular event on Friday, October 26th, starting at 6 PM!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Christmas Come True to Hold Hangar Party at Flagler Airport

Flagler County Non-Profit, Christmas Come True is holding a Hangar Party with Food, Music, Dancing, Cash Bar, Aviation Photo Opps and more at the Flagler County Airport on Saturday, October 27th.

The event is for Adults only (21+), will take place at the Blue Sky Yakrobatics office and hangar located at Flagler County Airport, 279 Old Moody Blvd, Palm Coast.  Event starts at 7pm on October 27th. Tickets are $40.

There are also two limited issue raffles for two Flights of Fantasy Exclusive Experiences:
$50.00 raffle ticketfor a Nanchang CJ-6A flight experience. Limited to 150 tickets.
Flight is a $350 Value. 
$150.00 raffle ticketfor an L-39 Fighter Jet flight experience. Limited to 150 tickets.
Flight is a $1995 value.

The winners of the flight experience will enjoy (at a later date): A Meet Your Instructor Session with Top Gun Naval Aviator Bill “Pirate” Mills, Flight Suit and Safety Gear Fitting, Preflight Ground School and Aircraft Inspection, Hands-on in-flight instructions at YOUR controls,Flight Certificate and Photo (Total experience approximately 2.5 hours, 30 minutes actual air time).

Raffle tickets are available for purchase at Hangar Party.

Christmas Come True's mission is to provide a complete Christmas experience for area resident parents who are unable to financially afford the traditional Christmas for their families. The organization provides a Christmas dinner for the family to prepare, a Christmas stocking filled with goodies, a new outfit, and age appropriate toys or gifts for each child --all anonymously to the children so their parents become the actual heros!  .

For more information, visit or call 386.569.4429

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