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Sunday, September 25, 2016

The Florida Challenge @ Alafia River State Park

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 7:00am to 5:00pm EDT

 regular park admission fees are separate from registration fees.

More Information:
Ranger Station 813-672-5320

Located in the Southwest region at:
Alafia River State Park
14326 S CR 39
Lithia, FL 33547

 The Florida challenge is back once again. On September 25th racers will embark on the parks existing mountain bike trails. Gates will open at 7am for registration. All bike trails will be closed to the general public on that day.

Additional Information:

For more information on The Florida Challenge please visit www.goneriding.com

Annual Park Appreciation Day @ T. H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm EDT

Entry fees will apply.

More Information:
Park office (850) 227-1327

Located in the Northwest region at:
T. H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park
8899 Cape San Blas Road
Port St. Joe, FL 32456

Join the fun at T.H. Stone Memorial Saint Joseph Peninsula State Park's annual Park Appreciation Day event.  We will have live music, food and drinks.  There will be booths and displays from several state, federal and private organizations.  Boat rides in St. Joe Bay along with other family activities will be provided.  Come and celebrate one of the most beautiful parks in the Florida Park Service, St. Joseph Peninsula State Park.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Scarecrows 101 @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm 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

Join our staff as they demonstrate the basics of how to make a scarecrow. Get inspiration and details on how to enter the Scarecrows in the Gardens contest happening in the park from October 8-31.

This is a fun and creative class.  What ideas can you come up with?

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Meet at the parks shop area to participate.

Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Sunday, September 25, 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.

Old Time Dance @ The Barnacle Historic State Park

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm EDT

$10.00  Ages 9 and under free.

More Information:
Ranger Station, (305) 442-6866

Located in the Southeast region at:
The Barnacle Historic State Park
3485 Main Highway
Miami, FL 33133

Swing your partner, do-si-do, and promenade down to The Barnacle for an outdoor contra dance held under a covered pavilion by Biscayne Bay! These fun and friendly group dances are open to everyone and include a caller and a live acoustic band. The gates open at 6:00 p.m. Pre-dance instruction begins at 6:30, and dancing starts at 7:00 p.m. Picnics are welcome and snacks to share are encouraged.

Additional Information:

Old Time Dance Participation Requirements

On-street and off-street paid parking is available throughout Coconut Grove. Visitors with a Disabled Person Parking Permit may call the Ranger Station for additional parking information.

No pets, please.