Oscar's Grille Pancake Breakfast @ Oscar Scherer State ParkThursday, February 16, 2017 - 8:00am to 10:00am EST
The cost is $5.00/person kids 12 years and younger is $2.00/person.
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
What better way to start your day than with a hearty, home-cooked breakfast. This winter family-friendly program is fully prepared by park Volunteers for both day-use visitors and campers. The breakfast includes your choice of plain or blueberry pancakes with syrup (regular or sugar-free), sausage, and your choice of juice, coffee (regular or decaf), or tea. A great way to meet other park guests.
Stump Pass Beach Trail Hike @ Stump Pass Beach State ParkThursday, February 16, 2017 - 8:30am to 11:00am EST
Event is free with $3 per vehicle or $2 per visitor entrance fee.
Call 941-964-0375 for more information.
Meet at the picnic pavilion at the trail head near the restrooms. Program includes topics related to the park's natural resources. Wear comfortable walking shoes and a hat. Sunscreen and drinking water are recommended. The beach walk is approximately 2 miles long and will last approximately 2 hours.
Kayaking for Beginners - Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State ParkThursday, February 16, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:30am EST
$25.00 per person includes the cost of a single or tandem kayak rental. $2.00 per person park admission fee not included.
To purchase tickets in advance contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Call the park concessionaire at 352-261-5842 or email email@example.com
Escape the hustle and bustle of every day life with a guided paddling tour on the Silver River. Participants will learn the basic skills and techniques of kayaking as well as how to stay safe on the river.
Taking the "Sting" out of Stingrays @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State ParkThursday, February 16, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:30am EST
FREE with Park Admission
Ranger Station 239-597-6196
Do you know how to do the stingray shuffle? Come get a lesson from a Ranger and find out how this foot work could mean the difference between a good day and bad day at the beach. You’ll also learn about local stingrays and how they are beneficial to the environment.
Palm Frond Weaving Art Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State ParkThursday, February 16, 2017 - 10:00am EST
$3 per vehicle Park Entrance Fee (No entrance fee for Florida State Parks annual pass holders).
$5 per person activity fee. Children 12 and under free.
Call the Park Office at 352-793-4781
Join our talented volunteers for a two-hour class on how to create decorative crafts from native Florida palm fronds. Participants will learn how to make Boondoggles and other fanciful pieces. All materials are provided.
Pre-registration is encouraged at 352-793-4781.
Lovers Key Fishing Clinic @ Lovers Key State ParkThursday, February 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EST
Free with park entry
Ranger Station 239-463-4588
Join park naturalists to learn a variety of tackle and fresh bait rigs, find out the best places to drop a line, and learn about the rules and regulations that pertain to game fishing in Southwest Florida. Due to limited space, reservations are required.
Calling all Crafters @ Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler BeachThursday, February 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm EST
Free with paid park admission!
Join us for an afternoon of crafting! Spend time enjoying the park while working on your own project. Learn from others, share your skills or we will have a project available for you! All ages welcome. You can register for this program at Eventbrite.
Gulf Fishing Opportunities @ T. H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State ParkThursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm EST
Free with regular park admission.
Ranger Station: 850-227-1327
Join Ranger Eric Lott as he goes over different fishing opportunities available from waters in St. Joseph Peninsula State Park. Participants will learn about the different types of tackle used and what species of fish are commonly caught in the waters that surround the park. He will also have a few rods and reels to demonstrate different types of casts and allow participants to try them out for themselves. Meet at beach access #2.
Music Jam @ Oscar Scherer State ParkThursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm EST
There is no cost to participate other than normal park entrance fees for day-use visitors.
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
Enjoy watching and listening to musicians jamming out. Anyone with an instrument that would like to join in is welcome and encouraged. This family-friendly program is sure to be full of toe-stomping fun located outside the Nature Center. Audience members are welcome to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.
Marjorie and Idella--Black History Through Their Eyes at the Archer Library @ Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State ParkThursday, February 16, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm EST
The event is free.
Taryn Brown, Archer Branch (352) 495-3367 & Valerie Rivers (352) 466-9273
Join Valerie Rivers, Park Manager of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, at the Archer Branch of the Alachua County Library District as she takes you through the changes between black and white Americans during the first half of the 20th century---as seen through Rawlings' eyes, and those of her "perfect maid," Idella Parker.
Passages from both Parker's books and Rawlings' letters, notes and books will be read and shared during the program, giving insight to their lives, telling the story of a spirited, complicated friendship, and of race relations in rural Florida in the days before integration.
The Archer Branch of the Alachua County Library District is located in Archer, Fl. at 13266 SW State Road 45, Archer, Fl. 32618. For specific directions from nearby towns, please call the library at (352) 495-3367.