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March 29, 2014

SIRENS OF THE DEEP MERMAID CAMP
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

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April 05, 2014

JUNIOR MERMAID CAMP
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

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April 07, 2014

LOVERS KEY MONDAY MADNESS FUN2RUN RUNNING CLINIC SERIES
Lovers Key State Park

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April 26, 2014

FORMER MERMAID SHOW - THE LEGENDARY SIRENS
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

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April 26, 2014

MOUND KEY PADDLE TOUR
Koreshan State Historic Site

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April 26, 2014

INTRODUCTION TO ORIENTEERING
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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April 27, 2014

XTERRA - THE CLAW 10 & 5 MILE ADVENTURE RUN
Alafia River State Park

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April 27, 2014

25TH ANNUAL EARTH DAY PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST AND EXHIBIT
Oscar Scherer State Park

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April 27, 2014

25TH ANNUAL EARTH DAY FESTIVAL
Oscar Scherer State Park

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April 27, 2014

WET OR DRY CACHE IN TRASH OUT (CITO) EVENT TO CELEBRATE EARTH DAY
Lovers Key State Park

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May 06, 2014

PALM WEAVING WORKSHOP
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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May 10, 2014

9TH ANNUAL TURTLE TROT 5K RUN/WALK
Lovers Key State Park

Date: May 10, 2014. Day of Race: Registration Opens at 7:00 AM. Race Start - 8:00 AM

Description:

The unique 5K course traverses three barrier islands and takes participants through a shady maritime hammock ecosystem on a hard-packed shell. No part of the course requires running through beach sand. The course ends with a dramatic finish at the beach pavilion, where refreshments will be served and awards are presented. Stick around after the race for a dip in the Gulf! The race is open to competitive runners, walkers and first-time race participants. Proceeds from the race benefit the Friends of Lovers Key, Inc. a volunteer non-profit group that is raising money for a Visitor Education Center to be built at Lovers Key State Park.

To register, visit www.FriendsOfLoversKey.org

Participation Requirements

Fees: The registration fee for this event is $25.00 for adults and $15.00 for Youth (18 & under) prior to May 3rdand $30.00 (Adult and Youth) the week of the race, and $35.00 (Adult and Youth) the day of the race.

Contact: For additional information please contact Lovers Key State Park at 239-463-4588.

Directions: Lovers Key is located at 8700 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach. The park boundaries are Big Carlos Pass and New Pass. We are 10.5 miles west of I75 on exit 116.

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May 13, 2014

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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May 17, 2014

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - QUASIMODO
Highlands Hammock State Park

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May 17, 2014

EVENING PADDLE TO DURNEY KEY
Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park

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June 03, 2014

PINE NEEDLE BASKET CLASS
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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June 09, 2014

PIONEER DAY CAMP
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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June 15, 2014

FATHERS DAY ORIENTEERING WORKSHOP
Oscar Scherer State Park

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June 21, 2014

SUNRISE PADDLE
Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park

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July 05, 2014

PATRIOTIC FAMILY FUN DAY
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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July 14, 2014

NATURE DAY CAMP
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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September 20, 2014

KEEP SARASOTA BEAUTIFUL (INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP DAY)
Oscar Scherer State Park

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September 20, 2014

FISH THE EVERGLADES
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

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September 27, 2014

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY
Oscar Scherer State Park

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October 11, 2014

GUIDED NIGHT PADDLE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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October 11, 2014

2ND ANNUAL BACK 40 MUSIC FESTIVAL
Little Manatee River State Park

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October 24, 2014

22ND ANNUAL HAUNTED WOODS EVENT - WANTED: CREATURES OF THE NIGHT VOLUNTEERS
Hillsborough River State Park

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October 24, 2014

22ND ANNUAL HAUNTED WOODS EVENT
Hillsborough River State Park

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November 08, 2014

GUIDED NIGHT PADDLE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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December 06, 2014

GUIDED NIGHT PADDLE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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December 06, 2014

2014 GREAT OUTDOOR ADVENTURE DAY
Lovers Key State Park

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February 21, 2015

RUN - EVERGLADES ULTRA
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

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