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Sunday, May 15, 2016

Beach Combing @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:30am EDT

FREE with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger Station 239-597-6196

Located in the Southwest region at:
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
11135 Gulfshore Drive
Naples, FL 34108

Join a Volunteer for a talk about beach treasures. Learn about sea shells, sea creatures and tidal movement. This is a great interactive event!

Additional Information:

Beach Combing Participation Requirements

Guided Bike Tour @ Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Park entry fee applies. 

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

Join staff along paved trails and roads, learning about the park's unique natural and cultural history. The tour is approximately 2 hours long and may be too long or vigorous for young children or persons who are not able to handle cycling about 5-6 miles. 

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Rose Garden Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting @ Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

Entry fee is $3.00 per car for access to the park grounds & grove.  If you would like to add an historic house tour, it is an additional $3.00 per adult, $2.00 per child (6-12 years.) Cash or check only. House tour times are 10AM, 11AM, 1PM, 2PM, 3PM and 4PM..

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

Come join the Friends of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Farm to celebrate the planting of a new rose variety named in her honor!

Additional Information:

Rawlings loved her fragrant "Louis Philippe" roses, which she planted between her kitchen garden and the duck pen. She would be thrilled that a beautiful new rose variety has been named for her, and has been planted near the entrance to her grove.  Art Wade, of Rose Petals Nursery in Newberry, will give a short talk, and there will be refreshments and a chance drawing to win one of the MKR roses.  The actual ribbon-cutting will take place at 2PM, and drawings from noon until 2PM.

Participation Requirements

 

Pickin' in the Park - Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 1:00pm EDT

Free with paid park admission.

More Information:
Ranger Station, (352) 236-7148 ext. 4

Located in the Central region at:
Silver Springs State Park
1425 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34470

Come enjoy local and visiting musicians perform acoustic music in a scenic area near the springs. Instruments usually include a banjo, guitar, fiddle, upright bass, and accordion. They may vary from month to month. Feel free to bring your own instrument and join in or just listen and enjoy. Hand claps and foot taps welcome!

Additional Information:

Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Blvd. (SR 40).

Participation requirements.

Tree Identification Tour of Lake Overstreet Trails @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm EDT

Free with paid park entrance fee.

More Information:
Linda Trice (850)487-4556

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

Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park will have an exciting and educational Tree ID Tour of Lake Overstreet Trails.  Come hike around the Lake Overstreet trails and stop to identify trees along the way.

 

Additional Information:

Bring water, insect repellent and sunscreen.  Wear comfortable walking shoes.

Participation Requirements

Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 2:00pm EDT

Free with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger station, 352-236-7148 ext.4

Located in the Central region at:
Silver Springs State Park
1425 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34470

Take part in a park ranger program, which occurs every Sunday. Topics vary, with each program offering an opportunity to learn something new about Silver Springs State Park and Florida’s unique environment.

Additional Information:

Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).

Participation requirements.