Palm Coast Resources

  • Medical Connections Specific to Market Street of Palm Coast PMA

    Florida Hospital Flagler

    60 Memorial Medical Pkwy.
    Palm Coast, FL 32164
    386.586.2000
    https://www.floridahospital.com/flagler

    Florida Hospital Flagler has 99-licensed beds with 16-additional observation beds. In the past two years, Florida Hospital Flagler has attained physicians in the following fields:

    • Neurology
    • Family Practice
    • General Surgery
    • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • Medical Oncology
    • Radiation Oncology
    • Gastroenterology
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Anesthesia
    • Radiology
    • Vascular Surgery

    Town Center Medical

    21 Hospital Ave.
    Palm Coast, FL 32164
    386.446.5200
    http://www.towncentermedical.com

    Florida Hospital Flagler’s Surgical Services encompass Town Center Surgery. All are equipped with high definition flat-screen video technology to support minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures. Specialties offered include:

    • Gastroenterology
    • Gynecology
    • Interventional Pain Management
    • Laboratory
    • Nephrology
    • Ophthalmology/Optometry
    • Oral/Maxillofacial/Facial Cosmetic Surgery
    • Orthotics
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Podiatry
    • Primary Care
    • Radiology
    • Same Day Surgery
    • Urology
    • Varicose Veins/Phlebology

    Centra Care

    1270 Palm Coast Parkway NW
    Palm Coast, FL 32137
    386.225.4631
    https://centracare.org/florida/locations/fh_centra_care_palm_coast

    This walk-in clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic machinery, like X-rays and EKGs. A Board-Certified physician is on-site seven days a week.

    Mayo Clinic – Memory Disorder Clinic

    4500 San Pablo Rd.
    Jacksonville, FL 32224
    904.953.7103
    http://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/neurology/memory-disorder-clinic-florida/overview

    The trained staff in the Memory Disorder Clinic at Mayo Clinic provide comprehensive care to people with Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy body dementia, mild cognitive impairment and other memory disorders.

    Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), mental health specialists (psychiatrists), social workers and others work together as an integrated team to evaluate a patient’s condition and care.

    The Memory Disorder Clinic is one of 15 designated memory disorder clinics in Florida, 13 of which are partly supported by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. The clinics conduct research and evaluate and treat Florida residents with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders.

  • Spiritual Connections Specific to Market Street of Palm Coast PMA

    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church

    4600 Belle Terre Pkwy.
    Palm Coast, FL 32164
    386.445.2246
    http://seaspcfl.org

    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church is a loving community of brothers and sisters in Christ. Accepting the gospel message, they reach out to one another as they share the good news. No matter what your present status in the Catholic Church, no matter what your current family or marital situation, no matter what your past or present religious affiliation, no matter what your personal history, age, background, race or color, you are invited, welcomed, accepted, loved and respected at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.

    Trinity Presbyterian Church

    156 Florida Park Dr.
    Palm Coast, FL 32137
    386.445.4757
    http://trinitypresbyterianchurchpalmcoast.us

    ‘Come and see what God has done!’ These words from the Psalmist ring true at Trinity Presbyterian Church, where the ministry of 30+ years has touched thousands of hearts. The church family has open arms to all who would enter her doors and experience Christ’s love in worship, fellowship, and service. Trinity is a fellowship of over 500 believers who live by the motto: Open hearted; open minded. This means the church responds to God’s call to go into the world utilizing their gifts; a commitment towards inclusiveness and diversity.

    Temple Beth Shalom

    40 Wellington Dr.
    Palm Coast, FL 32164
    386.445.3006
    http://www.tbspalmcoast.org

    Temple Beth Shalom is a diverse, inclusive community of individuals and families building together a warm and vibrant house of living Judaism. They are guided by Torah and the principles of the Conservative movement. They are committed to their community, the State of Israel and Jews around the world. As an egalitarian Conservative congregation, Temple Beth Shalom provides a cultural, spiritual and religious home for a diverse Jewish population.

  • Exercise and Fitness Programs Specific to Market Street of Palm Coast PMA

    St. Thomas Episcopal Church

    5400 Belle Terre Pkwy.
    Palm Coast, FL 32137
    386.446.2300
    http://stthomaspalmcoast.com

    SilverSneakers Fitness classes are offered on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays to adults age 65 and older. Call the church for more information.

    Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreational Area

    3100 S. Oceanshore Blvd.
    Flagler Beach, FL 32136
    386.517.2086
    https://www.eventbrite.com

    Yoga at the Beach is led by Susan Cohen who has been teaching Yoga for over 20 years. She works with students at their level, using alignment, breath and relaxation. The class meets at the Beachside Pavilion. Cost is $15/class and includes park admission.

    Marineland Marina

    101 Tolstoy Ln.
    Palm Coast, FL. 32137
    904.814.9886
    http://marinelandmarina.com

    Low impact Zumba is now at the Marineland Marina. Classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30.

    Flagler Schools Community Education

    1 Corporate Dr.
    Palm Coast, FL. 32137
    386.597.5480
    http://fce.flaglerschools.com/fce/classes

    Call for class time and location

    • Aquatic Exercise – All Levels Make new friends while freeing up your joints and working your muscles. Aquatic exercise is designed for all levels of experience with the ability to go at your own pace with as much or as little resistance to fit your needs. Instructors will show different versions of intensity with each move to accommodate all skill levels.
    • Aerobics – Cardio Circuit Seniors These low-impact classes are featured through the SilverSneakers program. Cardio Circuit combines fun and fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power. Upper body strength using hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball is alternated with a non-impact aerobics choreography.
    • Ballroom – Beginning Smooth and Romantic Fun and fundamentals of the two most popular social ballroom dances. Great for beginners or review! Class will cover the basic patterns and include styling, leading, and following instruction to look great and be confident on the dance floor.
    • Dance Therapy/Therapeutic Dance These classes use dance to help overcome health problems and/or disabilities. They are also valuable in helping to prevent health issues. Students determine the pace and content of each class.
    • Intro to Pickleball A fun sport that can be played by singles or doubles. Pickleball combines many elements of tennis, badminton, and ping pong and is excellent for those who can no longer play tennis or racquetball.
    • Muscular Strength/Range of Motion This class will have you moving to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase strength, range of movement and activity for daily living skills. Chairs are offered in these classes for seated and/or standing support.
    • Tai Chi – Beginning Tai Chi is a centuries old Chinese practice. It’s slow, graceful, and fluid movements exercise the body and mind through a series of postures. This ancient exercise has been found to provide many health benefits such as improving strength, flexibility, and balance, lowering blood pressure and relieving stress. Tai Chi requires no special equipment or dress. All of the classes emphasize Awareness, Body Alignment, Balance, and Breath.
    • Yoga – 50 and over This class is customized for particular ailments and problem areas.
    • Yoga Stretch Relax and tone your body with a slow-paced workout. This class starts off with yoga breathing techniques and poses. For the strengthening section of this class we use bands, balls and gliding disks at a slow pace to challenge every muscle including the core. A gentle stretching segment finishes this total body workout. This class is designed for seniors and is part of the SilverSneakers Program.

     

  • Support Groups Specific to Market Street of Palm Coast PMA

    Alzheimer’s Association, Central and North Florida Chapter

    2180 W. State Road 434, Suite 100
    Longwood, FL 32779
    407.951.7992
    24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900
    http://www.alz.org/cnfl

    Flagler County Caregiver Support Group

    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church
    4600 Belle Terre Pkwy
    Palm Coast, FL 32164

    Meeting on Mondays at 5:30

    Alzheimer’s Resource Council of Flagler County Inc.

    185 Cypress Point Pkwy, Suite 5
    Palm Coast, FL 32164
    386.597.5886
    https://www.facebook.com/AlzheimersResourceCouncil

    Support Group for caregivers/relatives of Alzheimer’s patients

    Flagler County Social Services

    1000 Belle Terre Blvd.
    Palm Coast, FL 32164

    Meeting the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month at 11:30
    Call Medwin Nazif at 386.446.7848

    Support Group for caregivers/relatives of Alzheimer’s patients

    Benton Village

    100 Magnolia Trace Way
    Palm Coast, FL 32164

    Meeting the 1st Saturday of every month at 10
    Call Medwin Nazif at 386.446.7848

    Support Group for caregivers/relatives of Alzheimer’s patients

    Windsor of Palm Coast
    50 Town Court
    Palm Coast, FL 32164

    Meeting the 3rd Saturday of every month at 10
    Call Medwin Nazif at 386.446.7848

    Santa Maria Del Mar Catholic Church

    915 N. Central Ave.
    Flagler Beach, FL 32136
    386.439.2791
    http://www.smdmcc.org

    Bereavement Support Groups

    Meeting on different days and times
    Call Lois Ambrosia at 386.871.5371

    National Alliance on Mental Illness Volusia/Flagler/St. Johns

    PO Box 860208
    St. Augustine, FL 32086
    904.794.3822
    http://www.nami.org/Local-NAMI/Details?state=Fl&local=3be1be46-044f-4a8a-8f26-d40dad18757e

    Education and support groups for family, caregivers and friends

    Meetings held in Palm Coast
    Call 386.503.7219 for times and locations

    Florida Hospital Flagler

    60 Memorial Medical Pkwy.
    Palm Coast, FL 32164
    386.586.2000
    https://www.floridahospital.com/flagler

    Bereavement Support Group

    This six week program is hosted by Florida Hospital Hospice Care and is offered at various times and locations. Free individual counseling is also provided as needed. For registration and more information, call 386.586.1500.

    Cancer – Breast Cancer Support Group

    This group provides opportunities for emotional support and sharing of information for women and men with breast cancer. Members include the newly diagnosed, those in treatment and survivors. Scheduled professional speakers provide education on breast cancer related topics.

    Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 5-7 in Classroom D.
    Contact Deborah Duvall, LCSW, Oncology Social Worker,
    for more information at 386.586.2065.

    Cancer – Caregivers Support Group

    We Care is a support group designed for caregivers who may be family or friends. The group provides an opportunity to learn, share, laugh, and cry through the guidance of professionals and speakers who understand the importance of having somewhere to turn for assistance. The group not only offers discussion and education but a chance to meet others like you going through the same challenges of caring for loved ones with cancer.

    Meeting on the 4th Tuesday of every other month beginning with February from 1:30-2:30 in Classroom D.
    Contact Deborah Duvall, LCSW, Oncology Social Worker,
    for more information at 386.586.2065.

    Cancer – Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

    Support for people with Oral, Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC) is a patient directed self-help group where members discuss coping strategies, experiences, and hope. The group provides opportunities for awareness, information, and encouragement to newly diagnosed survivors, family members and friends in a non-threatening forum.

    SPOHNC meets every 1st Thursday of the month from 4-5:30 in Classroom C.
    For more information, contact Amy or Lewis Beilman at 386.864.7895
    or Deborah Duvall, LCSW, Oncology Social Worker, at 386.586.2065.

    Cancer – Look Good, Feel Better

    This class teaches female cancer patients beauty techniques to help restore their appearance and self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

    Meeting the last Monday of every other month in Classroom D. Registration required.
    To register, call the American Cancer Society at 800.277.2345.

    Cancer – Prostrate Cancer Support Group

    Designed for men diagnosed with prostate cancer, the Man to Man support group provides a comfortable setting for discussion, education, and support throughout the treatment and recovery process.

    Meeting the 3rd Thursday of every month from 9-11 in Classroom D.
    Please contact Deborah Duvall, LCSW, and Oncology Social Worker, to RSVP and for more information at 386.586.2065.

    Cardiopulmonary – Better Breathers/Young at Heart

    Cardiac and pulmonary support group for patients and family members recovering or diagnosed with heart or respiratory illness.

    Meeting the 1st Thursday of every month (except June, July and August) from 2-3 at the Medical Office Building, Room 2803, in the Cardiopulmonary rehab department.
    For more information, call Laura Wilkinson at 386.586.4480.

    Diabetes Classes and Support Groups

    Free classes consisting of 13 hours spread over 3 weeks concluding with an individual nutrition appointment. Call 386.231.3178 for more information.

    Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 

    Meeting on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30
    Call Bobbi at 386.437.9307 for more information.

    Ostomy Support Group

    Ostomy support group for Ostomates and Caregivers. Our members include ileostomies, colostomies and urostomies, and anything in between. This group provides emotional support, where we can share the trials and tribulations of having an ostomy as well as success stories to keep us Ostomates moving forward. Expert guest speakers include surgeons, Wound, Ostomy and Continence nurses, nutritionists, and product representatives.

    Meeting the second Sunday of every month from 2-3 in the Education Center.
    For more information and to RSVP, call 386.405.9536.

    Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

    Parkinson’s disease – learn the signs, how it progresses, and how to treat it. We provide group exercise and movement facilitation led by a physical therapist and guest presenters instructing in tai chi and yoga, speech therapy, Q&A, oral motor and voice exercises led by a speech therapist, and expert guest speakers that may include pharmacists, neurologists, nutritionists, mental health professionals, surgeons, patients and caregiver training.

    Meeting the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 1-3 in the Education Center.
    For more information and to RSVP, call 386.586.4420.

    Stroke Support Group

    The stroke support group is a community organization for stroke survivors and their family members, friends and others. It helps people learn more about stroke, share their experiences and become inspired to move forward. A stroke can be very isolating. By meeting regularly, members help one another face and overcome common challenges. The stroke support group can be a place for survivors and caregivers to make friends, socialize, gain realistic feedback, help others and find meaning in life.

    Meeting the 3rd Thursday of every month at 11 in Classroom C.
    For more information, call Linda Jarosz at 386.586.3866.

    Veterans Resources Specific to Market Street of Palm Coast PMA

    Flagler County Veteran Services

    1769 E. Moody Blvd. #108
    Bunnell, FL 32110
    386.313.4014
    http://www.flaglercounty.org/index.aspx?nid=114

    The Flagler County Veterans Services department offers a professional resource to all members of the armed forces of the United States – former, present, and future – including those with service-connected and non-service disabilities. These services include:

    • Aiding veterans with completing and filing claims relating to service-connected disability compensation and non-service-connected pension.
    • Helping surviving spouses file claims for dependency and indemnity compensation.
    • Obtaining burial benefits for veterans.
    • Assisting veterans in applying for long-term care.
    • Purchasing flags for veterans grave sites and organizing placement via local service organizations.
    • Helping veterans in obtaining Department of Veteran Affairs home loan and property tax exemption certification.
    • Providing veterans advocacy.

    Local Veterans organizations in Flagler County

    • American Legion Post 115, Bunnell
    • AMVETS Post 113
    • Disabled American Veterans 86, Flagler Beach
    • Italian American War Veterans Post 7, Palm Coast
    • Jewish War Veterans, Post 300
    • Marine Corps League, Palm Coast
    • Military Officers Association
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8696, Palm Coast

    386.445.5931
    386.263.2972
    386.439.2122
    386.437.1931
    386.677.3656
    386.446.0666
    386.447.8889
    386.446.8696

    Flagler County Veterans Spouse Support Group

    Coastal Center Conference Room

    4750 E. Moody Blvd.
    Bunnell, FL 32110
    386.366.6600 or 386.313.1611

    Support group for spouses of veterans suffering with PTSD.
    Meeting on Thursdays at 6 pm.

    Disabled American Veterans

    280 S. Sixth St.
    Flagler Beach, FL 32136
    386.439.2122

    Assists in filing claims for VA benefits, shelter for homeless veterans, utilities, and rides to VA facilities in Daytona Beach, Gainesville or Orlando.

    St. Augustine Community Based Outpatient Clinic

    195 Southpark Blvd.
    St. Augustine, FL 32086
    866.401.8387 or 904.829.0814
    http://www.northflorida.va.gov/NORTHFLORIDA/locations/StAugustine.asp

    The St. Augustine Community Based Outpatient Clinic provides the following services for the primary care patient:

    • General and specialized medical
    • Psychiatric
    • Nursing
    • Women’s health
    • Social work
    • Ancillary

    A full-time podiatrist also provides wound care services. Using a primary care delivery model, patients are assigned to specific caregivers for health care planning and follow-up.

    The St. Augustine CBOC provides an interdisciplinary team model directed toward:

    • Health promotion
    • Disease prevention
    • Management of acute and chronic medical conditions
    • Referral to specialty care
    • Coordination of patient health care needs

    Veterans requiring hospitalization are assessed, stabilized and transferred to either local facilities or to the Gainesville or Lake City VA Medical Centers according the urgency of their needs. Procedures or specialty care not provided by this clinic are referred to other facilities within the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

    Jacksonville Outpatient Clinic

    1536 N. Jefferson St.
    Jacksonville, FL 32209
    877.870.5048 or 904.475.5800
    http://www.northflorida.va.gov/NORTHFLORIDA/locations/jacksonville.asp

    The Jacksonville OPC provides a broad range of the following services:

    • General and specialized medical
    • Dental
    • Surgical
    • Psychiatric
    • Nursing
    • Ancillary

    This clinic serves acute and chronically ill eligible Veterans. Veterans requiring hospitalization are assessed, stabilized and transferred to either local facilities or to the Gainesville or Lake City VA Medical Centers according to the urgency of their needs. Procedures or specialty care not provided by this clinic are also referred to the Gainesville or Lake City VA Medical Centers.

    Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center

    1601 S.W. Archer Rd.
    Gainesville, FL 32608
    800.324.8387 or 352.376.1611
    http://www.northflorida.va.gov/NORTHFLORIDA/locations/gainesville.asp

    The Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center (VAMC) is one of two VAMC’s in the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. The Malcolm Randall VAMC provides a full range of comprehensive health care, including:

    • Primary care
    • Specialty care
    • Tertiary care
    • Long term care

    Services Specific to Market Street of Palm Coast PMA 

    ElderSource Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) HelpLine

    888.242.4464 or 904.391.6699

    ElderSource ADRC HelpLine is available to persons who live within the seven county service area of Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, St. Johns and Volusia. When speaking with a Customer Service Specialist, they will assess your needs and help you enroll in programs in which you are eligible. They will also work with Flagler County Senior Services who will help you locate local services you need.

    Flagler County Senior Services

    1000 Belle Terre Blvd.
    Palm Coast, FL 32164
    386.586.2324
    http://www.flaglercounty.org/index.aspx?NID=304

    The Senior Services Division provides and/or arranges a variety of services for Flagler County residents that are over the age of 60. Services are funded by grants from the federal Older Americans Act, the state’s Community Care for the Elderly program and the county general fund and include the following:

    • Case management
    • Congregate dining
    • Counseling
    • Elderly heat/Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP)
    • Home delivered meals
    • Homemaking
    • Information and referral
    • Nutrition education
    • Outreach
    • Public education
    • Recreation
    • Respite care (in-home and in-facility)
    • Screening
    • Transportation

    Meal delivery service offers five pre-packaged, frozen meals complete with bread, dairy beverage, dessert and are diabetic-friendly. The meals are delivered every Tuesday to individuals who are over the age of 60 and are eligible for this service. Meals meet 1/3 of the USDA suggested daily nutritional requirements and provide consistency in both quality and quantity. Meals can be heated in a microwave or a conventional oven. For more information, contact 386.586.2324, ext. 304.

    Client Pet Support Program

    Knowing that seniors with pets are 36% less likely to report loneliness and have 21% fewer doctor visits, Senior Services is proud to announce that it has received a $1,000 grant from Meals on Wheels America to support its client pet support program. Funding is used to provide food, supplies and care for Flagler clients with pets – all of which can be financially and physically burdensome.

    George Wickline Senior Center

    800 S. Daytona Ave.
    Flagler Beach, FL 32136
    386.517.2435

    The George Wickline Senior Center provides:

    • Hot, nutritionally balanced meals served Monday through Friday at noon
    • Scheduled entertainment and social activities
    • Guest speakers
    • A pool table
    • A computer lab with internet access
    • A lending library

    SHINE

    SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a free, award winning program geared toward helping seniors navigate through the complicated health insurance system. The goal is to help elders understand and receive the health insurance coverage they need through Medicare, Medicaid, Prescription Assistance, Long-Term Care Planning and Insurance, and other health care issues. To receive SHINE services call 888.242.4464 or 904.391.6699.

    Alzheimer’s Resource Council of Flagler County Inc.

    185 Cypress Point Pkwy, Suite 5
    Palm Coast, FL 32164
    386.597.5886
    https://www.facebook.com/AlzheimersResourceCouncil

    Memory screenings are conducted on the third Thursday of every other month from 2-5. Contact Medwin Nazif for more information at 386.446.7848.

    Easter Seals Volusia/Flagler Counties

    1219 Dunn Ave.
    Daytona Beach, FL 32114
    877.255.4568
    http://www.easterseals.com/fl-vf

    Easter Seals, Volusia/Flagler has partnered with the Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI) program to provide specialized communications equipment (telephones and more) to qualified Florida residents who are Hard-of-Hearing (or Deaf, Deaf/Blind, or Speech Impaired).

    If you are a person who is hard-of-hearing, you may find it frustrating to use the telephone. Maybe you have family members who live far away and it’s difficult to talk to them over the telephone. Now, with FTRI specialized equipment, you can discover the freedom and independence of communication. To alert you when the phone rings, they also offer specialized ring signaling devices. This equipment is loaned to Flagler residents who qualify for as long as needed, at no charge. Call for an appointment to receive equipment and training.

    Division of Blind Services

    1185 Dunn Ave.
    Daytona Beach, FL 32114
    386.254.3810
    http://dbs.myflorida.com

    Division of Blind Services offers a variety of supports to Floridians whose visual impairments significantly affect their ability to participate in daily activities. Programs and services include:

    • Blind babies program
    • Business enterprise
    • Children’s program
    • Employer services
    • Independent living
    • Transition services
    • Braille and Talking Book Library
    • Rehabilitation center
    • Vocational rehabilitatio

    Florida Hospital Flagler

    60 Memorial Medical Pkwy.
    Palm Coast, FL 32164
    386.586.2000
    https://www.floridahospital.com/flagler

    Florida Hospital Flagler offers a free class for those considering joint replacement in the future. Participants learn about:

    • Total hip replacement
    • Knee and shoulder replacement
    • Surgery
    • Post-anesthesia care
    • Their stay on the orthopedic unit
    • Post-discharge expectations
    • Exercises needed to perform both before and after surgery

    Classes are held twice a month in Classrooms A/B.
    For more information, call Janet Bellows, Orthopedic Coordinator, at 386.586.4420.

    Flagler Schools Community Education

    1 Corporate Dr.
    Palm Coast, FL. 32137
    386.597.5480
    http://fce.flaglerschools.com/fce/classes

    Call for class time and location.

    Apple iPhone and iPad

    Learn the basics of these incredible electronics and programs. This class is for those who already own an iPhone or iPad and need to know more about it. Join this exciting cutting edge class and get the most out of your iPhone and iPad plus learn if cloud computing is right for you.

    Computer Basics

    Overcome your computer fears with these basic computer classes. The Adult Beginners and First Time Users classes will start with getting everything turned on, using the mouse, paint, WordPad, and games. We will talk about common computer terminology and the beginning of internet and email. Email, Internet and Word students will continue with email, attaching and inserting pictures in your email as well as receiving pictures and attachments in your email. We will cover writing letters in Word and searching the internet. These hands-on classes are designed to alleviate the anxiety many new users have about computers.

    Introduction to French

    Come learn to speak French! This class will teach you basic phrases in French for travel and leisure. No prior French skills needed.

    Jewelry:  Bracelets, Earrings and More

    Jewelry making is an art that is always evolving. Female, male, young or old, everyone can have fun in this creative workshop for those who enjoy making their own jewelry. Beginners will be introduced to beading basics, how to use jewelry tools, and basic beading techniques. For this class, the instructor will have starter tools available to use. There is an additional supply fee.

    Private Music Lessons

    To be able to play an instrument can make one’s life more spiritually rich, exciting, and interesting. Ever wanted to play in a band or just want to play the songs you enjoy? Let Flagler School teachers share with you their passion for music and song. They will lead you through all stages of theory and playing technique so you will develop basic skills in the instrument of your choice. You will be surprised how fast you develop necessary knowledge and skills. Classes are designed for children and adults with each and every student receiving a customized approach which they can enjoy. Learn to play today and enrich your life! Classes are 30 minute lessons.

    Quilting

    This class provides students the opportunity to select their own quilting project and have an experienced instructor help with pattern instructions, yarn selections and any problems or questions you may encounter.

    Stained Glass

    Whether you like the antique, modern, or eclectic look, designing with glass can be artistically fulfilling. Class projects range from small lamp shades to very large stained glass windows.

    Palm Coast Parks and Recreation

    160 Lake Avenue
    Palm Coast, FL 32164
    386.986.3700
    https://www.palmcoastgov.com/government/parks-recreation/programs

    First Aid and CPR/AED

    The City of Palm Coast Fire Department offers First Aid and CPR/AED as a 7-hour classroom course (includes 1 hour for lunch) that is designed to meet OSHA regulations. The course teaches basic first aid skills:

    • Administering CPR to an infant, young child, or an adult
    • Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    • Using a mask or barrier device
    • How to stop visible bleeding
    • Assist with possible sprain or broken bone
    • Securing the scene for safety

    The course is offered on one Saturday every month at:

    Palm Coast Community Center

    305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE
    Palm Coast, FL 32164

    Fee is $5/person and registration is required at least 48 hours in advance. Call Parks and Recreation for dates and times.

    Pickleball

    Pickleball is a sport for all ages. It is played with small racquets and whiffle balls. Equipment is available for rent. Pickleball is played on:

    • Tuesdays from 1 – 3
    • Wednesdays from 6 – 8
    • Fridays from 11 – 1

    Play is at Belle Terre Park and free.

    Critic’s Choice Dinner Club

    On the 2nd Thursday of every month, this “Club” visits a new restaurant, chosen by the group, to spend quality time with friends enjoying a casual dinner while rating the food and service. New members are always welcome. Dinner and transportation are the participant’s responsibility. Pre-registration required. The Club meets at the restaurant at 5:30.

    AARP Driver Safety Program

    The nation’s first and largest classroom course for motorists ages 50 and older. This one-day course identifies ways that older drivers can compensate for the physical changes that occur as they age and helps older drivers update their driving knowledge and skills. To register contact AARP representative Karen Zimmerman 386.585.4116. Class occurs on one Friday a month at Palm Coast Community Center and is $20/session.

    Game Day Social

    As the name suggests, Game Day Social is comprised of a lively, spirited group of individuals who enjoy the camaraderie and competition of dominos, a variety of card games or board games. Participants are encouraged to bring their favorite game or play one provided by the Parks and Recreation Department. Light refreshments are served. Game Day Social is very Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30-4 at the Palm Coast Community Center and is free.

    Wood Carvers

    The art of woodcarving has a history that spans centuries. At its core, woodcarving transforms a piece of wood into a masterfully carved work of art. Join this group of gifted carvers as they share their skill and know how in this informal teaching atmosphere. The woodcarving group is a mixed group of men and women at all levels and abilities. Visitors are welcome. Wood Carvers meets every Tuesday from 1-4 at the Palm Coast Community Center and is free.

    Discover Trips

    Day trips are offered throughout North and Central Florida once each month. The registration fee includes round-trip motor coach transportation to and from the destination and admission fees for the attraction. Trips depart the Palm Coast Community Center at 8:30 am and return at 6 pm. Pre-registration is required.

    Lunch N’ Lecture Series

    Join professionals during lunch for informational discussions on topics that may affect the lives of our adult community. Lunch N’ Lecture Series are held on various days every month from 11-12:30 at the Palm Coast Community Center and are free.

    Areas of Interest Specific to Market Street of Palm Coast PMA

    Marineland Dolphin Adventure

    9600 Oceanshore Blvd.
    St. Augustine, FL 32080
    904.471.1111 or 877.933.3402
    http://www.marineland.net

    Want to get up close and personal with dolphins? Choose from a variety of interactive programs which range from those where land loving guests can enjoy dolphins up-close, through those which offer the opportunity to glide into the dolphin’s aquatic world from a sloping beach to swim with Marineland’ s gentle residents. Experience these amazing animals for yourself. Book your program reservations in advance to ensure your own thrilling dolphin encounter.

    Flagler Auditorium

    5500 East Hwy 100
    Palm Coast, FL 32164
    386.437.7542
    http://flaglerauditorium.org

    Flagler Auditorium is Flagler County’s premier performing arts center. This 1000 seat venue features professional performances, community performances and activities, and Flagler County School events. The Auditorium offers a large variety of entertainment including:

    • Nationally touring Broadway productions
    • Cultural programs
    • Big bands
    • Symphonies
    • Family theatre
    • Celebrity entertainment

    Flagler Beach Pier

    105 S. 2 St.
    Flagler Beach, FL 32136
    386.517.2436
    http://www.cityofflaglerbeach.com/thepier

    The Flagler Beach Pier is almost as old as the city itself and is Flagler Beach’s crown jewel since 1927. Near the pier’s iconic A-frame entrance are picnic tables, a decked restaurant, lifeguard station and public restrooms. The Pier Shop collects fees for pier access and sells fishing supplies, bait and snacks. Local radio station 97.3 Surf FM broadcasts from the pier.

    Flagler County Art League

    160 Cypress Point Pkwy, Suite 207c
    Palm Coast, FL 32164
    386.986.4668
    www.Flaglercountyartleague.org

    The Flagler County Art League promotes the arts and creates an environment for artists to develop, collaborate and showcase their work.  With a membership of nearly 400 art lovers, supporters and artists, the League is a center for visual arts in Flagler County. With exhibit space, classrooms, a gift shop and office – the energy is amazing with daily classes, workshops, lecture series, monthly meetings, art scholarships and much more. The League offers a new judged fine art show every month at their galleries with free opening receptions every second Saturday from 6-8:30 frequently incorporating music, dance and poetry.

    Princess Place Preserve

    2500 Princess Place Rd.
    Palm Coast, FL 32137
    386.313.4020
    http://www.flaglercounty.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/18

    This beautiful 1,500 acre preserve is situated in the northern part of Flagler County and attracts nature enthusiasts from near and far. Picnic, hike, fish, horseback ride or camp. The 1500 acres was purchased by Henry Cutting in 1886 and passed on to his widow Angela Mills Cutting Worden, who eventually married Boris Scherbatoff, an exiled Russian prince. Angela assumed the life of princess and it was then that the once named “Cherokee Grove” came to be known as Princess Place. The original lodge build by Henry Cutting still stands as Flagler County’s oldest intact structure. Also on-site is Florida’s very first in-ground swimming pool.

    Marineland Marina

    101 Tolstoy Ln.
    Palm Coast, FL 32137
    904.814.9886
    http://marinelandmarina.com

    See oceangoing yachts and other vessels at the Marineland Marina. Visit the Farmers Market every Sunday from 10 – 2 featuring live music, fresh produce, seafood, sauces and jams, cheese, organic ice pops, honey, fresh baked breads, organic soaps and art.

    Flagler Beach Historical Museum

    207 S. Central Ave.
    Flagler Beach, FL 32136
    386.517.2025
    http://www.flaglerbeachmuseum.com

    Experience history from the Stone Age to the Space Age at the Flagler Beach Historical Museum. Begin with prehistoric bones and fast forward to dehydrated astronaut food and a flag that rode on the Shuttle Endeavour into space. Stop by the first Friday of each month when they remain open until 9 pm to celebrate Flagler Beach’s First Friday featuring music, games, food, and fun in Veterans Park, just steps from the museum’s doors.

    Washington Oaks Gardens State Park

    6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd.
    Palm Coast, FL 32132
    386.446.6780
    http://www.washingtonoaks.org

    Although the formal gardens are the centerpiece of this park, Washington Oaks is also famous for the unique shoreline of coquina rock formations that line its Atlantic beach. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Matanzas River, this property was once owned by a distant relative of President George Washington. The gardens were established by Louise and Owen Young who purchased the land in 1936 and built a winter retirement home. They named it Washington Oaks, and, in 1965, donated most of the property to the state. The gardens make remarkable use of native and exotic species, from azaleas and camellias to the exquisite bird of paradise, sheltered within a picturesque oak hammock. Visitors can picnic and fish from either the beach or the seawall along the Matanzas River. A number of short trails provide opportunities for hiking and bicycling. Visitors can learn about the park’s natural and cultural resources in the visitor center.

    Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience

    9095 Oceanshore Blvd.
    St. Augustine, FL 32080
    904.461.4052
    http://www.whitney.ufl.edu

    Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience is a full-time University of Florida research center for biomedical research and biotechnology. Whitney Lab is dedicated to using marine model animals for studying fundamental problems in biology and applying that knowledge to issues of human health, natural resources and the environment. The laboratory provides a public lecture series, with the goal of increasing community engagement in lifelong learning and marine science. Monthly presentations include current science topics, plus subjects from ongoing research programs at the lab. Lectures are free and registration is not necessary.

    Florida Agricultural Museum

    7900 Old Kings Rd., N.
    Palm Coast, FL 32137
    386.446.7630
    http://www.floridaagmuseum.org

    The Florida Agricultural Museum was established by a group of concerned agriculturalists and historians to help preserve this important part of Florida’s heritage. In 1997, the Florida Agricultural Museum moved to its new home on 460 acres in Flagler County. All of the museum’s buildings were moved from their original locations and renovated. In addition to preserving Florida’s agricultural past, the Museum is also active in the conservation of heritage livestock including rare Florida Cracker cattle and horses. The Florida Agricultural Museum provides a fun and educational experience for all ages.

    Bing’s Landing Park

    5862 N. Oceanshore Blvd.
    Palm Coast, FL 32137
    386.313.4020
    http://www.flaglercounty.org/facilities/facility/details/Bings-Landing-3

    Located on the Intracoastal Waterway, this park is within a maritime oak hammock. The park features a fishing pier, picnic and playground facilities, and an archaeological dig of the Mala Compra Plantation. Previously the plantation home of Brigadier General Joseph Hernandez, Florida’s first voice in the U.S. Congress and its first Hispanic member. General Hernandez purchased the 724 acre Mala Compra Plantation in 1816 for $1500. The plantation was destroyed by the Seminoles during the Second Seminole War. If you are looking for a scenic place to have a picnic, Bing’s Landing offers a picnic shelter, tables and grill.

    Favor-Dykes State Park

    1000 Favor Dykes Rd.
    St. Augustine, FL 32086
    904.794.0997
    https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Faver-Dykes

    Noted for its pristine condition, this tranquil park borders Pellicer Creek as it winds along Florida’s east coast down to the Matanzas River. Pellicer Creek is a popular site for birding with more than one hundred bird species seen during spring and fall migrations. Songbirds, including the colorful wood warblers, along with eagles and falcons, return to nest at the park each year. Wading birds, such as egrets, wood storks, white ibis, and herons feed in the tidal marshes and creeks. This peaceful park is also home to deer, turkeys, hawks, bobcats, and river otters. Fishing, picnicking, and nature walks are popular activities. Picnic tables and grills are scattered throughout with great views of Pellicer Creek. There is also a fishing dock and restroom facilities.

    Waterfront Park

    305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE
    Palm Coast, FL 32137
    386.986.2323
    https://www.palmcoastgov.com/parks/waterfront-park

    The serene beauty of Waterfront Park delivers a unique experience as visitors enjoy the Intracoastal Waterway. The 20 acre park’s amenities include picnic pavilions, playground, fishing pier, and trails that provide linkage to the city’s entire system. Visitors often see manatees and dolphins while strolling along the Intracoastal Waterway Trail.

    Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Central Park in Town Center
    975 Central Ave.
    Palm Coast, FL 32137
    http://www.palmcoastgov.com/events/tree-lighting

    A beautiful tree is decorated each year and the community is invited to gather around the tree to share this Palm Coast tradition during the holiday season. Santa arrives on a city fire truck and live music and refreshments round out an evening of family fun. Additionally, the Flagler County Rotary opens their Annual Fantasy Lights Festival on the same evening of the ceremony. Families can tour the park and enjoy a variety of sparkling holiday light displays, each sponsored by clubs, organizations, businesses and residents. The Tree Lighting Ceremony has become a treasured family memory, pulling the entire community together to celebrate the holidays in Palm Coast.

    Annual Starlight Holiday Parade

    Central Park in Town Center
    975 Central Ave.
    Palm Coast, FL 32137
    http://www.palmcoastgov.com/events/holiday-events

    Palm Coast celebrates the holiday season with this fabulous annual parade, complete with marching bands and floats sponsored by clubs and organizations from throughout Palm Coast.