Oscar's Grill Pancake Breakast @ Oscar Scherer State ParkThursday, January 14, 2016 - 8:00am EST
The cost is $4.00/person kids 12 years and younger is $2.00/person.
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
What better way to start your day than with a hearty, home-cooked breakfast. This winter family-friendly program is fully prepared by park Volunteers for both day-use visitors and campers. The breakfast includes your choice of plain or blueberry pancakes with syrup (regular or sugar-free), sausage, and your choice of juice, coffee (regular or decaf), or tea. A great way to meet other park guests.
Natural Communities of a Barrier Island @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State ParkThursday, January 14, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am EST
Free with regular park admission.
Ranger Station 239-597-6196
Join a Ranger and explore our barrier island. Learn about the Maritime Hammock plants, how they protect us, and what we can do to protect them. Exciting discoveries are made along the beach, across the dunes and through cool, shaded hammock areas.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and bringing a water bottle, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Reservations recommended.
Natural Communities of a Barrier Island Participation Requirements
Manatees and Dolphins talk @ Lovers Key State ParkThursday, January 14, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am EST
Free with regular park admission
Ranger Station, 239-463-4588
Meet with a Park Naturalist for an interesting and informative talk about Manatees and Dolphins. Learn what these fascinating creatures are all about and how you can help protect them. Due to limited space, reservations are required.
Volunteer Brown Bag Luncheon @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State ParkThursday, January 14, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
There are no fees associated with this event.
Linda Trice (850) 4874556
The Department of Environmental Protection’s Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park would like to invite you to The Volunteer Brown Bag Luncheon. We love to see our volunteers and share lunch time with them. We will provide drinks and dessert. We use this time to get to know our volunteers better. If you are not a current volunteer and would like to be please join us for this monthly luncheon. We will meet at the Gardner's Cottage from noon to 1:00 p.m.
Park Music Jam @ Oscar Scherer State ParkThursday, January 14, 2016 - 3:00pm EST
There is no cost to participate other than normal park entrance fees for day-use visitors.
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
Enjoy watching and listening to musicians jamming out to various music tunes. Anyone with an instrument that would like to join in is welcome and encouraged. This family-friendly program is sure to be full of toe-stomping fun located at the Nature Center. Audience members are welcome to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.
Americana Under the Stars @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkThursday, January 14, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm CST
$5.00 donation to the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park includes regular park admission.
George Royal or Fred Provost, 850-267-8332
Presenting original Americana music, including folk, jazz, blues and more by musicians from Florida and other states. The concerts take place at our newly refurbished and upgraded amphitheater, unless bad weather conditions are present. If bad weather, the concert is held inside our clubhouse.
A regularly updated schedule of artists and dates can be found at www.luckymudmusic.com
Our own Coral Reef @ St. Andrews State ParkThursday, January 14, 2016 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm CST
Park entrance fees are waived for participants.
Melissa Shoemaker, 850-258-8031
Join the Friends of St. Andrews State Park, Inc. at their monthly membership meeting to learn about the increasing number of coral species making their home on or near St. Andrews State Park jetties. Speaker Ron Boyce, the director of AMIkids Panama City Marine Institute, has been tracking the hard branching corals' growth. Ron's presentation will include pictures and video of the coral and a discussion on how to best protect them.
Presentation will be held in the Friends Building located directly behind the Camp Store.