Guided Paddling tour @ Jonathan Dickinson State ParkFriday, May 27, 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.
Kimbell Education Center (561) 745-5551
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.
For more information contact the Kimbell Education Center at (561) 745-5551.
Estuary Wading Tour @ Lovers Key State ParkFriday, May 27, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am EDT
Free with regular park admission
Ranger Station, 239-463-4588
Join a park ranger to learn about the marine species that make the estuary and barrier island environments unique, and explore sea grass flats. Seahorses, shrimp, young fish, and egg casings of all sorts inhabit the grasses, which attract larger fish, mollusks and crustaceans, and manatees, dolphins and rays. Guests will get wet as they venture into the estuary. The Estuary Wading Trip is sponsored by the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP). Due to limited space, reservations are required.
Stargazing in the Garden @ Eden Gardens State ParkFriday, May 27, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm EDT
Event is free with paid park admission.
The Department of Environmental Protection's Eden Gardens State Park will host a Star Gazing program on May 27th, 2016. Volunteers from the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association will set up several telescopes for public viewing of star clusters, planets and galaxies. They will also answer questions about the night sky. All ages are invited to enjoy an evening of star gazing. The park will close at sunset at 7:41 pm. All those attending the star gaze should arrive prior to sunset. Bring a picnic, blankets and chairs and enjoy the Dark Sky with us. Event is Weather Permitting**
The Legendary Sirens Perform @ Weeki Wachee Springs State ParkSaturday, May 28, 2016 (All day) to Monday, May 30, 2016 (All day)
Included with admission.
This nostalgic show will take you back to the early years of Weeki Wachee Springs by the ladies who created the magic. The former mermaid show includes performers representing the decades from the 50's to the 70's. Don't miss this magical performance by this special group of ladies. Show time is 12 PM & 2 PM.