Sea Turtles Everywhere @ Stump Pass Beach State ParkThursday, May 5, 2016 - 8:30am to 10:30am EDT
Free to BIPS Members. $5 for non-members. $3 per vehicle entrance fee.
The goal of this program is to create a greater awareness and understanding of the sea turtles that nest on Florida’s beaches. Starting with the hatchlings emerging from the nest, to the mother laying eggs on the same beach she was born on 30 years prior. Come with us to explore the life of sea turtles nesting on Stump Pass Beach.
Limited spaces available please call for Reservations.
Palm Frond Weaving Art @ Dade Battlefield Historic State ParkThursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:00am to 1:00pm EDT
$3/vehicle park entrance fee, $2 bicyclist or walk-in, $5/person, 12 and under free.
Weaving with palm/palmetto to a make a variety of crafts.
Meets at the Dade Lodge.
Beach Walk and Estuary Tour @ Lovers Key State ParkThursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Free with regular park admission
Ranger Station, 239-463-4588
Take a leisurely one-mile walk over the estuary and along the beach with a park naturalist. Find out what washes ashore on the beach during the night and learn about coastal wildlife. Due to limited space, reservations are required.
Woodstove Cooking Demonstration & Tasting @ Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State ParkThursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:00am to 3:00pm EDT
Park entry fee is $3.00 per car plus $3.00 per adult, $2.00 per child (6-12 years) for the historic house tour. Cash or check only. House tour times which will include this demonstration are 10AM, 11AM, 1PM, 2PM and 3PM only.
Carrie Todd, Park Ranger (352)466-3672
Take an historic house tour and watch park ranger Carrie Todd & volunteers demonstrate Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' methods for cooking a variety of her recipes on the kitchen's vintage woodstove.
These cooking demonstrations highlight the joy and satisfaction of Rawlings' ability to make use of ingredients from her own farm. Different samples will be offered throughout the day for tasting, and ingredients used will be posted at the demonstration.
Kids Club @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkThursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am CDT
Standard entrance/admission fees for will apply for day use visitors. For campers that are staying here at Topsail there is no fee. There is no additional program participation fee. Donations to the Citizen Support Organization, Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park to help defray the cost of consumable supplies are appreciated and accepted.
For additional information you can come by the Ranger Station/entrance or call the park at 850-267-8330.
Make learning fun for the children that are visiting the park by participating in a variety of environmental, educational arts and crafts projects and games. Some of the craft projects will include the use of hot glue guns. Children will learn about wildlife, park history, beach, bike safety and other topics... Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by a parent. The program has a maximum capacity of 25, sign up at the Camp Store. The program will take place inside the Clubhouse.