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 February:

Jan. 26-Feb. 4 - USTA Pro Circuit Men's Futures Tennis Tournament - Friday through Sunday, Jan. 26 to Feb. 4. See some of the best up-and-coming tennis players from around the world at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast. The USTA Pro Circuit is the pathway to the professional ranks for the next generation of world-class players.   Competition opens with singles qualifying rounds and ends with singles finals. Qualifying will be Jan. 26. Main Draw Singles and Doubles will begin Jan. 30. Doubles Final will be Feb. 2; Singles Final will be Feb. 4, with times to be announced. Kid's Day for on-court fun and games with the Head Pro and some stars of tomorrow will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27; free for juniors under age 16, but advance registration is encouraged. The Pro Am event, giving tennis fans a chance to play alongside touring professionals, will be Monday, Jan. 29, with a $35 fee and advance registration required. Tournament events are free to watch from Jan. 26-Feb. 1. Daily ticket prices for Feb. 2-4 are $5 for non-member adult; $3 for Tennis Center member; $3 for children 10-18; and free for kids 10 and under. Register for Kid's Day and the Pro Am atwww.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: www.palmcoastgov.com/tennisfutures or 386-986-2550.

Now through May 2 - Adult Open Gym Volleyball - Two sessions: Mondays or Wednesdays, through May 2, 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. Offered by Palm Coast Parks & Recreation. $22 for either session. Register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Now through May 3 - Adult Open Gym Basketball - Two sessions: choice of Tuesdays or Thursdays, through May 3, 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 offered by Palm Coast Parks & Recreation. $22 for either session. Register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 1 - Musical Munchkins - Thursdays through March 1 and March 22-May 10, 10-11 a.m. at the City of Palm Coast's Frieda Zamba Pool classroom, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. This child-with-parent class for preschoolers 2-5 is an introduction to music, rhythm and movement that will give your child the chance to try various instruments. Each class will have a different theme. Free, but you must pre-register at least 48 hours prior to the class (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 5 - Nature Nuts Series - Monday, Feb. 5, 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. Palm Coast Parks & Recreation offers story time, crafts and a fun activity about animals.  Free; must pre-register by 9 a.m. Feb. 3 (while space available):www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 5 - Teddy Bear Picnic - Monday, Feb. 5, 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 for this Palm Coast Parks & Recreation program. Free, but must pre-register by 10 a.m. Feb. 3 (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 5, 12, 19 - Women's Self-Defense - Three-week class on consecutive Mondays, Feb. 5, 12, and 19, 6-8 p.m. at Palm Coast City Hall, Community Wing, 160 Lake Ave., Palm Coast. Women, ages 12+, learn effective methods to ward off attackers from Sgt. Michael Lutz of the Flagler County Sheriff's Office. Become more aware of your surroundings and the methods to protect yourself. Classes are free, but pre-registration is required by 6 p.m. Feb. 3 (while space available) at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. Participants must attend all three classes. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 8 - Musical Munchkins - Thursdays through March 1 and March 22-May 10, 10-11 a.m. at the City of Palm Coast's Frieda Zamba Pool classroom, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. This child-with-parent class for preschoolers 2-5 is an introduction to music, rhythm and movement that will give your child the chance to try various instruments. Each class will have a different theme. Free, but you must pre-register at least 48 hours prior to the class (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 9 - AARP Driver Safety Program - Friday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the City of Palm Coast's 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.

Feb. 9-11 - Birds of a Feather Fest - Friday through Sunday, Feb. 9-11, at Palm Coast City Hall, 160 Lake Ave. and various venues in the city and beyond. A fun birding and nature festival invites everyone to enjoy a weekend of birding, photography, workshops, social events, family activities and a keynote by renowned wildlife photographer Moose Peterson. New this year: PeaCee's Big Backyard 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, with free Audubon Birds of Prey shows, instruction on creating a bird-friendly backyard, beginning bird walks and activities for children. Many activities are free; some for a fee. Schedule and registration at: www.birdingfest.com. More info: 386-986-2484.

Feb. 10 - An Evening with Moose Peterson - Saturday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m. at the Flagler Auditorium, 5500 Highway 100, Palm Coast. World-renowned wildlife photographer Moose Peterson, winner of the John Muir Conservation Award, will share his photographs and the stories behind them, at this free City of Palm Coast 2018 Rooted in Nature Lecture. Free and open to the public. More info: www.palmcoastgov.com and 386-986-2484.

Feb. 13 - Nature/Fitness Walks - Tuesday, Feb. 13, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Waterfront Park, 150 Waterfront Park Road, Palm Coast. Get your steps in with easy weekly walks through Palm Coast's beautiful parks and nature trails, offered by Palm Coast Parks & Recreation. Learn about the history and environment of each park and what makes it special. Free, but please pre-register by 8 a.m. Feb. 11 (while space available):www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 13 - Munchkin' Creations - Tuesday, Feb. 13, 10-11 a.m. at the City of Palm Coast's 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. Feb. 11 (while space available):www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 14 - Creepy Crawlies Series - Wednesday, Feb. 14, 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 at this Palm Coast Parks & Recreation program. Free, but must pre-register by Feb. 12 (while space available):www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 15 - Musical Munchkins - Thursdays through March 1 and March 22-May 10, 10-11 a.m. at the City of Palm Coast's Frieda Zamba Pool classroom, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. This child-with-parent class for preschoolers 2-5 is an introduction to music, rhythm and movement that will give your child the chance to try various instruments. Each class will have a different theme. Free, but you must pre-register at least 48 hours prior to the class (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 16 - Lunch N' Lecture Series sponsored by Florida Hospital Flagler - Friday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Palm Coast City Hall, 160 Lake Ave. Join professionals during lunch for informational discussions at the monthly Lunch N' Lecture Series sponsored by Florida Hospital Flagler. This month: "Florida Licensing On Wheels" with Jamie Tally. This Palm Coast Parks & Recreation lecture and lunch are free, but pre-registration is required (while space available) by 11 a.m. Feb. 14: www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 19 - Nature Nuts Series - Monday, Feb. 19 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. Palm Coast Parks & Recreation offers story time, crafts and a fun activity about animals.  FREE; must pre-register by 9 a.m. Feb. 17 (while space available):www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 21 - Coffee Series sponsored by Florida Hospital Flagler - Wednesday, Feb. 21, 9-10 a.m. at Palm Coast City Hall, 160 Lake Ave. Enjoy your morning coffee while listening to professionals discuss informational topics at the new Coffee Series sponsored by Florida Hospital Flagler! This month: "Digestive Health and Importance of GI Screening" with Dr. Joseph McKinley, MD, and Pam Grantham, ARNP, from Florida Hospital Flagler. The Palm Coast Parks & Recreation lecture and coffee are free, but pre-registration is required (while space available) by 9 a.m. Feb. 19: www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 22 - Musical Munchkins - Thursdays through March 1 and March 22-May 10, 10-11 a.m. at the City of Palm Coast's Frieda Zamba Pool classroom, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. This child-with-parent class for preschoolers 2-5 is an introduction to music, rhythm and movement that will give your child the chance to try various instruments. Each class will have a different theme. Free, but you must pre-register at least 48 hours prior to the class (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 23 - Discover Trip: Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens and Two Tales Elephant Ranch - Friday, Feb. 23, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. First stop is a guided tour of the Cedar Lakes Woods & Gardens founded by Dr. Raymond Webber. Ray is responsible for one of the most unique botanical creations you'll ever see. Second stop is a guided tour at Two Tales Elephant Ranch where visitors will also see Grant Zebras, African Spur Thighed Tortoises, Red Foot Tortoises, Ostrich, and Emu. Lunch will be located at the Ivy House at the participant's expense. The registration fee for this Palm Coast Parks & Recreation program includes: round-trip motor coach transportation, admission and lunch on-site (at participant's expense). The cost is $60. Register by Feb. 21 (while space is available) at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 24 - Teddy Bear Picnic - Saturday, Feb. 24, 10-10:30 a.m. at Holland Park, 18 Florida Park Drive, 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 for this Palm Coast Parks & Recreation program. Free, but must pre-register by 10 a.m. Feb. 22 (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 27 - Nature/Fitness Walks - Tuesday, Feb. 27, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Central Park, 975 Central Avenue, Palm Coast. Get your steps in with easy weekly walks through Palm Coast's beautiful parks and nature trails, offered by Palm Coast Parks & Recreation. Learn about the history and environment of each park and what makes it special. Free, but please pre-register by 8 a.m. Feb. 25 (while space available): www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Feb. 28 - Creepy Crawlies Series - Wednesday, Feb. 28, 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 at this Palm Coast Parks & Recreation program. Free, but must pre-register by Feb. 26 (while space available):www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2323.

Ongoing Weekly Programs

Mondays or Wednesdays - Beginners (tennis for adults) - 9:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays OR 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. A social clinic that teaches the fundamentals of tennis. $60/session or $11 drop-in. More info: 386-986-2550 or www.palmcoastgov.com/register.

Mondays and Wednesdays - Red Rallies (youth tennis program) -Mondays and Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m. at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. For players ages 6-8 years, with cooperative and competitive partner and team activities, players develop match skills and make tennis friends. $108/session or $10/drop-in. Pre-register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2550.

Mondays and Wednesdays - Orange Rallies (youth tennis program) -Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m. at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy.  For players ages 8-11 years, with cooperative and competitive partner and team activities, players develop match skills and make tennis friends. $108/session or $10/drop-in. Pre-register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2550.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays - Cardio Tennis (tennis for adults) - 7-8 p.m. Monday; 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday; 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. Get your heart rate up with tennis drills and games. $9 pre-registration or $12 same-day registration. More info: 386-986-2550 or www.palmcoastgov.com/register.

Tuesdays - 3.5 & Up Doubles Clinic (tennis for adults) - Tuesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. Situational drills and games for doubles. $14 pre-registration or $18 same-day registration. More info: 386-986-2550 or www.palmcoastgov.com/register.

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 at 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays and Thursdays - Green Rallies (youth tennis program) -Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-6 p.m. at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy.  For players ages 11-14 years, with cooperative and competitive partner and team activities, players develop match skills and make tennis friends. $108/session or $10/drop-in. Pre-register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2550.

Tuesdays and Thursdays - Junior Development (youth tennis program) - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy.  For players ages 11-18 years, with focus on refining techniques and tactics for doubles and singles. $144/session or $15/drop-in. Pre-register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2550.

Tuesdays/Saturdays/Sundays - Tennis Round Robins - Round Robins are offered three times a week: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays; 9:30-11 a.m. Saturdays; and 9:30-11 a.m. Sundays at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. $5 per person; free for Pass-Holders. More info: 386-986-2550.

Wednesdays - Rookie Rallies (youth tennis program) -Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m. at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy.  For players ages 4-6 years, with focus on the Athletic ABCs (agility, balance, and coordination). $54/session or $10/drop-in. Pre-register at www.palmcoastgov.com/register. More info: 386-986-2550.

Thursdays - 2.5-3.0 Doubles Clinic (tennis for adults) - Thursdays, 9:30-11 a.m. at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. Situational drills and games for doubles. $14 pre-registration or $18 same-day registration. More info: 386-986-2550 or www.palmcoastgov.com/register.

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 - Beginner's Pickleball - 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 at 386-986-2323.

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