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Friday, May 6, 2016

Guided Paddling tour @ Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 9:45am to 12:00pm EDT

Park entry fees apply.

Canoe rental $17 for 2 hours, each additional hour is $5.

Single Kayak $15 for 2 hours, each additional hour is $6. 

Double Kayak $20 for 2 hours, each additional hour is $6. 

More Information:
Kimbell Education Center (561) 745-5551

Located in the Southeast region at:
Jonathan Dickinson State Park
16450 S.E. Federal Highway
Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Explore the natural wonders of the Loxahatchee River. Rent a canoe or kayak at the park's River Store or bring your own and join us for a fun and leisurely paddle. Registration is required. 

Additional Information:

For more information contact the Kimbell Education Center at (561) 745-5551.

A Walk on the Wild Side @ Lovers Key State Park

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT

Free with regular park admission

More Information:
Ranger Station, 239-463-4588

Located in the Southwest region at:
Lovers Key State Park
8700 Estero Blvd.
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

Take a mile-long guided hike along our Black Island Trail with a park ranger to learn about the fascinating vegetation and wildlife that reside in this maritime hammock. Due to limited space, reservations are required.  

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Woodstove Cooking Demonstration & Tasting @ Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park

Friday, May 6, 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.

More Information:
Carrie Todd, Park Ranger (352)466-3672

Located in the Northeast region at:
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park
18700 S. CR 325
Cross Creek, FL 32640

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.

Additional Information:

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.

Participation Requirements

Kids' Crafts for Mother's Day @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

Free with paid park entry fee.

More Information:
Ranger Station (850)487-4556

Located in the Northwest region at:
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park
3540 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, FL 32309

Show your appreciation for Mom with a gift you make yourself.  We will be making bath salts for Mom.

Mom will enjoy a relaxing bath with the bath salts you made yourself.

Additional Information:

 

Participation Requirements

Turtle Talk: A Sea Turtle’s Journey @ Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

Program is FREE with park admission!

More Information:
386-517-2086

Located in the Central region at:
Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach
3100 S. Oceanshore Blvd
Flagler Beach, FL 32136

Join a park ranger at the Beachside pavilion for a glimpse into the intricate world of remarkable sea turtles. Participants will learn about the sea turtles' life cycle as well as their habitat, behavior and the important role they play in "the Real Florida!" Here at the park, we have many nests and are very exicited to have you visit and learn how important sea turtles are to our coastal waters. Learn how your actions can help preserve these majestic turtles for generations to come! Rsvp at Eventbrite.

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