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Friday, November 17, 2017

Junior Ranger Program @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm EST

The program is free with park entry and for annual park pass holders.

More Information:
Ranger Station: (352) 466 - 3397

Located in the Northeast region at:
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667

Come visit our Junior Ranger table from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and join us for lots of cool nature activities! Children can complete the Junior Ranger CORE activities, collect passport stamps, and earn an official Junior Ranger badge, patch, or pin! Junior Ranger activities are appropriate for children aged 6 and up, but we will also have critter coloring pages and smokey bear stories available for all ages. 

No reservation required. Meet us inside the visitor center located within the main park entrance, off US 441 in Micanopy. 

Additional Information:

Participant Requirements. 

Tallahassee Senior Center Lifelong Outdoor Pursuits Kickoff @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm EST

Park entrance fees are waived for event participants.

More Information:
For more information, contact the park at 850-487-4556.

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

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park and the Tallahassee Senior Services Center invite you to a kickoff event for the Lifelong Outdoor Pursuits program. LifeLong Outdoor Pursuits is a new program offered by the City of Tallahassee for adults 50+ who are interested in trying a new adventure. The event will feature a a short program on cooking outdoors and a variety of outdoor games.  Approximately 15 exhibitors will be featured, including local hiking, biking, and kayaking clubs, Parks and Recreation Departments, State agencies, etc.  Lunch will be provided for a small fee.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Beginning Birding @ Lovers Key State Park

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EST

Regular Entrance Fees Apply

More Information:
Call 239-463-4588

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

Explore some of the prime birding areas of Lovers Key State Park with a Park Ranger, and learn how to identify the birds you see. You will also get tips on other places in the park where you might find some great birding. Feel free to bring your own binoculars or camera. We also have a limited number of binoculars available. Due to limited space, reservations are required. Call 239-463-4588.

Sunset Paddle Tour @ Oleta River State Park

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm EST

The Tour is 2 hours long and $35.00 per Adult or $25.00 per College Student.

More Information:

Located in the Southeast region at:
Oleta River State Park
3400 NE 163rd Street
North Miami Beach, FL 33160

Have you ever gone Kayaking at night? Sunset Kayak/SUP Tours are available every Friday evening at the BG Oleta River Outdoor Center. We paddle for 1 hour before arriving at Sandspur Island where we will take a break and watch the sun go down. Once the sun has set, your Guide will turn on bright colorful lights located on the front and back of your Kayak or SUP before a 30 minute paddle back to the Outdoor Center.


Legendary Sirens Perform @ Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

Saturday, November 18, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, November 19, 2017 (All day)

Included with the price of admission.

More Information:

Located in the Southwest region at:
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park
6131 Commercial Way
Weeki Wachee, FL 34606

The Legendary Sirens show include performers representing decades from the 50’s to the 70’s.