PALM COAST LOCAL 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                                     386.445.5931

• AMVETS Post 113                                                               386.263.2972

• Disabled American Veterans 86, Flagler Beach                  386.439.2122

• Italian American War Veterans Post 7, Palm Coast             386.437.1931

• Jewish War Veterans, Post 300                                           386.677.3656

• Marine Corps League, Palm Coast                                     386.446.0666

• Military Officers Association                                                386.447.8889

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8696, Palm Coast             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 rehabilitation

 

 

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.

 

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