Oscar's Grill Pancake Breakast @ Oscar Scherer State ParkThursday, March 3, 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.
Megaldon Shark @ Stump Pass Beach State ParkThursday, March 3, 2016 - 8:30am to 9:30am EST
Free to BIPS Members. $5 for non-members. $3 per vehicle entrance fee.
Come learn about the largest carnivorous fish that has ever existed on Mother Earth, and how it compares to the sharks still inhabiting the waters of Lemon Bay and The Gulf of Mexico. After learning about sharks we will search for their teeth and make shark tooth necklaces.
Limited spaces available please call for Reservations.
Sea Turtles @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State ParkThursday, March 3, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am EST
Free with regular park admission.
Ranger Station 239-597-6196
Learn about the Loggerhead’s life story and the role our park plays during nesting season. Turtle carapaces and skulls will be on display.
Daytime Astronomy @ Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State ParkThursday, March 3, 2016 - 10:00am to 5:30pm EST
Program is free with regular park admission.
Melody Brennan (850) 927-2111 Melody.Brennan@dep.state.fl.us
The Department of Environmental Protection’s Dr. Julian G. Bruce St George Island State Park along with astronomer Bill Nigg will be hosting a daily telescope observation program about sunspots, weather permitting. Participants will use a high powered telescope equipped with solar filters to safely observe the sun. The focus will be on the movement, quantity, and development of sunspots over the course of a month. Through these observations we will gain a better understanding of the power of the Earth’s most stable energy supplier.
Program will be held at Volunteer Campsite #3 in the campground.
Park Music Jam @ Oscar Scherer State ParkThursday, March 3, 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, March 3, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm CST
$5.00 donation to the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park includes regular park admission.
George Royal or Clayton Iron Wolf, 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 will be held inside our clubhouse.
Paradise Park Remembered - Photographs by Bruce Mozert and Others @ Silver Springs State ParkFriday, March 4, 2016 (All day)
This exhibit is included with the price of regular park admission.
Park Services Specialist Craig Littauer, 352-236-7148 ext. 5, email@example.com
Paradise Park was a segregated Florida attraction opened in 1949 by the owners of Silver Springs, the state’s oldest attraction, and operated by an African-American staff until 1969.
In conjunction with the Appleton Museum of Art's exhibit, Silver Springs State Park will host a selection of photographs from Paradise Park in the Education Center. The Education Center is open every day from 8:00 a.m. until sundown.
Also in the Education Center, current Silver Springs and former Paradise Park boat captain David Faison will walk visitors down memory lane every Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. sharing stories from his 58 years of service and taking questions.
To get to this exhibit at Silver Springs State Park, enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).
Paradise Park Remembered was organized by the Appleton Museum of Art and Lu Vickers on behalf of the late Bruce Mozert, in partnership with Silver Springs State Park, Friends of Silver Springs and Marion County Black Archives. The exhibition at the Appleton Museum features approximately 100 photographs taken by Mozert, former Silver Springs staff photographer, as well as snapshots from private collections and Marion County Black Archives.
For more information about the main exhibit, or the Appleton Museum of Art, visit their website.