Palm Coast - The City of Palm Coast has a variety of upcoming events and recreational and sports activities that are open to the public. See the full Calendar of Events at www.palmcoastgov.com. The Parks & Recreation Department is temporarily located at Frieda Zamba Swimming Pool, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast, while the Community Center is under renovation. The department can be reached at 386-986-2323.

Special Events for November:

Now through Dec. 6 - Adult Open Gym Volleyball - Two sessions: Mondays or Wednesdays through Dec. 6, 7-9:30 p.m. at Indian Trails Middle School, 5505 N. Belle Terre Pkwy., Palm Coast. Come with friends or come alone and play adult recreational, co-ed volleyball with an open gym that creates new teams weekly. Teams rotate in and out of play. One net is for competitive style play and the second net is for recreational style play. Register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Now through Dec. 7 - Adult Open Gym Basketball - Two sessions: choice of Tuesdays or Thursdays, through Dec. 7, 7-9:30 p.m., at Indian Trails Middle School, 5505 N. Belle Terre Pkwy., Palm Coast. This is an adult, co-ed, non-competitive recreation program. Register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 1 - Creepy Crawlies Series - Wednesday, Nov. 1, 4-5 p.m., at Linear Park, 31 Greenway Court (off Colbert Lane between the two directions of Palm Coast Parkway), Palm Coast. Kids 2-5, with their parents, can learn all about their favorite spiders, centipedes, worms, earwigs and other crawlies. Free, but must pre-register by Oct. 30 (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 2 - Art in Nature - Thursday, Nov. 2, 9-10 a.m. at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast. Get in touch with nature and your artistic side at this class. Draw what you see in some of Palm Coast's most beautiful parks. $25 fee; art materials provided. Pre-register by 9 a.m. Oct. 31:www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 2 - Critic's Choice Dinner Club - Thursday, Nov. 2, 5:30 p.m. This monthly "club" visits a new restaurant, chosen by the group, to spend time with friends enjoying a casual dinner while rating food and service. New members welcome. This month's location is D.B. Pickles, 400 S. Nova Road, Ormond Beach. Food and transportation are the participant's responsibility. Pre-register by 5 p.m. Oct. 31 (while space available):www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 3 and 4 - Try Tennis Free! - Friday, Nov. 3, for adults, and Saturday, Nov. 4, for kids, both 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. Meet the friendly staff, check out the facility and take a free introductory clinic. Free, but must pre-register (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2550.

Nov. 4 - 10th Annual Intracoastal Waterway Cleanup - Saturday, Nov. 4 (rescheduled after postponement in September due to the hurricane), 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. With grant funding from the Florida Inland Navigation District, the City of Palm Coast will provide everything a volunteer may need to clean up our community's precious walkways along our waterways.  Event headquarters will be Holland Park, 18 Florida Park Drive, Palm Coast. Refreshments and special awards will be after the cleanup, at noon. Registration encouraged to ensure adequate supplies are available. More info: 386-986-2458 or www.palmcoastgov.com/icwc.

Nov. 4 - Night Tours - Saturday, Nov. 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast. Children 7 and up and adults will explore the City of Palm Coast parks and trails by flashlight and see the variety of animals that only come out at night. Please bring a flashlight. Free, but must pre-register by 6 p.m. Nov. 2 (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 6 - Nature Nuts Series - Monday, Nov. 6 at Linear Park, 31 Greenway Court (off Colbert Lane between the two directions of Palm Coast Parkway), Palm Coast. Parents can join their preschoolers (ages 2-5) twice a month for this fun way to learn about animals and the environment. There will be story time, crafts and a fun activity about animals.  $8 fee; must pre-register by 9 a.m. Nov. 4 (while space available):www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 6 - Teddy Bear Picnic - Monday, Nov. 6, 10-10:30 a.m. at Linear Park, 31 Greenway Court, Palm Coast. Children ages 2-5 (with their parents) will bring their favorite teddy bear for story time, game playing or craft and a snack. Free, but must pre-register by 10 a.m. Nov. 4 (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 11 - Palm Coast Veterans Day Ceremony - Saturday, Nov. 11, 8 a.m. at Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy NW., Palm Coast. City of Palm Coast ceremony with music, presentation of memorial wreaths and speakers to honor military veterans. In case of rain, the ceremony will be held at Palm Coast Fire Station 22, 9 Corporate Drive. Free. More info: 386-986-2300.

Nov. 14 - Discover Trip - Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens - Tuesday, Nov. 14, 8:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Sitting at the mouth of the Trout River, the zoo occupies 117 acres and has over 2,000 animals and 1,000 plants in its collection. The registration fee includes: round-trip motor coach transportation and admission, as well as visits to Campground Critters, Stingray Bay, 4D Theater and unlimited Train & Carousel Rides. The cost is $60. Register by Nov. 7 (while space is available) at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 14 - Munchkin' Creations - Tuesday, Nov. 14, 10-11 a.m. at Frieda Zamba Pool classroom 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. Children with their parents will learn to make their own snack while also creating a unique piece of art. $8 fee; must pre-register by 10 a.m. Nov. 12 (while space available):www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 15 - Playground Pals - Wednesday, Nov. 15, 10-11 a.m. Parents can join their children (ages 2-5) monthly to explore Palm Coast playgrounds for play time, arts, crafts and games. Meet new friends and try different playgrounds. This month: Holland Park, 18 Florida Park Drive, Palm Coast. Free, but you must pre-register by 10 a.m. Nov. 13 (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 15 - Car Seat Safety Check Event - Wednesday, Nov. 15, 1-4 p.m. at Palm Coast Fire Station 25, 1250 Belle Terre Pkwy. Firefighters who are trained as car seat technicians will check to make sure car seats are installed properly and to the manufacturer and vehicle specifications. Bring car seat manual and vehicle owner's manual, if available. Free; no appointment necessary. More info: 386-986-2300.

Nov. 15 - Creepy Crawlies Series - Wednesday, Nov. 15, 4-5 p.m., at Linear Park, 31 Greenway Court (off Colbert Lane between the two directions of Palm Coast Parkway), Palm Coast. Kids 2-5, with their parents, can learn all about their favorite spiders, centipedes, worms, earwigs and other crawlies. Free, but must pre-register by Nov. 13 (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 17 - AARP Driver Safety Program - Friday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Frieda Zamba Pool Classroom, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. 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. Fees are $20/session ($15/session for AARP members). To register, contact AARP representative Karen Zimmerman at 386-585-4116.

Nov. 17 - Lunch N' Lecture Series - Friday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Palm Coast City Hall, 160 Lake Ave. This month: "The Battle of Britain" with Dr. Leo Murphy, associate professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and retired Naval aviator. The lecture and lunch are free, but pre-registration is required (while space available) by 11 a.m. Nov. 15: www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 18 - Guess the Plant - Saturday, Nov. 18, 9-10 a.m. at Linear Park, 31 Greenway Court (off Colbert Lane between the two directions of Palm Coast Parkway), Palm Coast. In this junior plant identification class, kids in third through sixth grades will learn how to recognize plants that are native to Florida and even some species that are not. Free, but must pre-register by 9 a.m. Nov. 16: www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 18 - First Aid and CPR/AED - Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Palm Coast Fire Station 25, 1250 Belle Terre Pkwy., Palm Coast. This class is a 7-hour course (one hour for lunch) designed to meet OSHA regulations and teach administering CPR to children and adults, using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), using a mask or barrier device, assisting with bleeding, broken bones. $35/person with pre-registration required by 9 a.m. Nov. 16. Sign up at www.palmcoastgov.com/cpr. More info: cprcertification@palmcoastgov.com or 386-986-2300.

Nov. 18 - Teddy Bear Picnic - Monday, Nov. 18, 10-10:30 a.m. at Seminole Woods Neighborhood Park, 350 Sesame Blvd., Palm Coast. Children ages 2-5 (with their parents) will bring their favorite teddy bear for story time, game playing or craft and a snack. Free, but must pre-register by 10 a.m. Nov. 16:www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 20-22 - Fall Fun Camp - Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 20-22, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (extended care available for additional charge). Children grades K-6 will enjoy fun-filled themed activities such as arts and crafts, stories, recreational games and nature hikes at Palm Coast Parks & Recreation's camp, to be held at Frieda Zamba Pool classroom, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. Campers bring their own lunch and snack. Cost is $25 per day (extended care $10). www.palmcoastgov.com/camps. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 20 - Nature Nuts Series - Monday, Nov. 20 at Linear Park, 31 Greenway Court (off Colbert Lane between the two directions of Palm Coast Parkway), Palm Coast. Parents can join their preschoolers (ages 2-5) twice a month for this fun way to learn about animals and the environment. There will be story time, crafts and a fun activity about animals.  $8 fee; must pre-register by 9 a.m. Nov. 18 (while space available):www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 21 - Food Truck Tuesdays - Tuesday, Nov. 21, 5-8 p.m. at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave, Palm Coast. Before you eat turkey, enjoy gourmet cuisine available from food trucks situated along Park Street next to Central Park, and enjoy free entertainment. This month's beneficiary is Palm Coast Parks & Recreation Camp Scholarship Fund. More info: www.palmcoast.gov.com/foodtruck or call 386-986-2323.

Nov. 23 - Thanksgiving Feet to Feast 5K - Thursday, Nov. 23, 7:45 a.m. at Daytona State College Flagler/Palm Coast Campus, 3000 Palm Coast Pkwy. SE, Palm Coast. Run like a beast before you feast! This run is through the scenic trails near the college campus and along the Intracoastal Waterway. New this year: Thanksgiving-themed costume contest. Free Kid's Fun Run for ages 6 and under. Early-bird registration for $25 ends 10 p.m. Nov. 12. Veterans free with military ID; students K-12 are $10. Register or more info:www.palmcoastgov.com/feettofeast or 386-986-2323.

Nov. 25 - Night Tours - Saturday, Nov. 25, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Bird of Paradise Park, 195 Bird of Paradise Drive, Palm Coast. Children 7 and up and adults will explore the City of Palm Coast parks and trails by flashlight and see the variety of animals that only come out at night. Please bring a flashlight. Free, but must pre-register by 6 p.m. Nov. 23 (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 28 - Munchkin' Creations - Tuesday, Nov. 28, 10-11 a.m. at Frieda Zamba Pool classroom 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. Children with their parents will learn to make their own snack while also creating a unique piece of art. $8 fee; must pre-register by 10 a.m. Nov. 26 (while space available):www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Nov. 29 - Creepy Crawlies Series - Wednesday, Nov. 29, 4-5 p.m. or 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Linear Park, 31 Greenway Court (off Colbert Lane between the two directions of Palm Coast Parkway), Palm Coast. Kids 2-5, with their parents, can learn all about their favorite spiders, centipedes, worms, earwigs and other crawlies. Free, but must pre-register by Nov. 27 (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Ongoing Weekly Programs

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays - Morning Blast (tennis for adults) - Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy.  A fun and energetic start to your day that combines cardio tennis with instructional drills and interactive play, with focus on footwork and movement. $12 for Pass Holders/$16 for Non-Pass Holders. More info: 386-986-2550 or www.palmcoastgov.com/register.

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays - Techniques & Tactics (tennis for adults) - Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy.  A combination of instruction and strategies designed to improve doubles play. This class is for players 3.0 and up. $12 for Pass Holders/$16 for Non-Pass Holders. More info: 386-986-2550 or www.palmcoastgov.com/register.

Mondays/Wednesdays - Junior Development (youth tennis program) - Mondays and/or Wednesdays through Nov. 15, 4:30-6 p.m. at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy.  For players ages 12-16, with focus on mechanics, footwork and preparation for competitive play. $150 (one class per week)/$275 (two classes per week); or $17 per class. Pre-register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2550.

Mondays/Wednesdays - Racquet Rookies I (youth tennis program) - Mondays and/or Wednesdays through Nov. 15, 5-6 p.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. This program is a gentle introduction to the game of tennis for students 5-7 years old. Skill-building exercises and fun activities are used to begin developing the basic movements used on the tennis court. $100 (1 class per week)/$190 (2 classes per week) or $12 per class. Pre-register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2550.

Mondays/Wednesdays - Racquet Rookies II (youth tennis program) - Mondays and/or Wednesdays, through Nov. 15, 6-7 p.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. This program is a continuation of Racquet Rookies I. $100 (1 class per week)/$190 (2 classes per week) or $12 per class. Pre-register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2550.

Mondays/Saturdays/Sundays - Tennis Round Robins - Round Robins are offered three times a week: 5-8 p.m. Monday; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; and 9:30 a.m.-Noon Sunday at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. $5 per person; free for Pass-Holders. More info: 386-986-2550.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays - Pickleball Open Court - 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays; 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays; and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays. Try out the paddle sport that combines tennis, badminton and ping-pong! This adult program is offered free at Belle Terre Park tennis courts, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. Equipment is provided during Open Court. More info: Palm Coast Parks & Recreation, 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays/Thursdays - Big Shots (youth tennis program) - Tuesdays and/or Thursdays, through Nov. 16, 4:30-6 p.m. at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy., Palm Coast. For players ages 8-12 with focus on stroke fundamentals, eye-hand coordination and interactive play. $150 (one class per week)/$275 (two classes per week) or $17 per class. Pre-register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2550.

Thursdays - Game Day Social - Thursdays, 12:30- 4 p.m. at the Frieda Zamba Swimming Pool classroom, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. 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 & Recreation Department.  Light refreshments are served. Free.  More info: 386-986-2323.

Fridays - Friday Basic Training (tennis for adults) - Fridays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. This clinic is all about drills for players at all levels, with one fast-paced hour of groundstrokes, volleys and footwork to help keep you sharp. $12 for Pass Holders/$16 for Non-Pass Holders. More info: 386-986-2550 or www.palmcoastgov.com/register.

For more information, contact Palm Coast Communications & Marketing Manager Cindi Lane at 386-986-3708 or clane@palmcoastgov.com.