Dirty Fridays @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkFriday, January 5, 2018 - 8:00am CST
Admission is free for project time.
Welcome to "Dirty Fridays" at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park! Here is a wonderful, low-key volunteer opportunity to get a little dirty on the First Friday of every month while helping to beautify the park grounds! Projects include working in the butterfly garden, driveway medians and other fun landscape features that make Topsail one of a kind! Bring some water, gloves, insect repellent and a lunch to enjoy afterwards! Garden groups are always welcome to share in the fun!
Friday Guided Hike @ Oscar Scherer State ParkFriday, January 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am EST
Free with camping or standard park entrance fee
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
Go on a guided hike with a ranger. Learn about the plants and animals around the park while exploring a trail and hearing some park stories.
"Pruning Properly" @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkFriday, January 5, 2018 - 8:15am to 10:00am CST
Program is free with regular park admission.
Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for “Pruning Properly” presented by Master Gardener, Bill Kuenstler, on January 5, 2018 at 8:15a.m. Learn how to maintain your garden and landscaping in the winter months so they will flourish in the spring. If you recognize the date as the Dirty Friday first Friday of the month, you are right it is. The Dirty Friday volunteers are hosting the program and hope that you will join them! Program is free with regular park admission. For more information about this program please call 850-267-8330.
Dirty Friday is 8a.m. – 10a.m. on the first Friday of each month. It is an opportunity for people to help with beautifications in the park. If receive emails about park volunteer opportunities like Dirty Friday or other park programs, projects or events please sign up here.
First Friday Garden Walks @ Washington Oaks Gardens State ParkFriday, January 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am EST
Program included with park entry.
Join us for a Ranger guided tour of our Historic District and Gardens the first Friday of each month. Learn about the history of Washington Oaks, while taking in the beauty of the Gardens. Participants meet in the Garden parking lot. Please wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring water.
Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkFriday, January 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EST
Free with park admission.
Join us for a guided exploration of MacArthur Beach State Park daily at 10:00 a.m. Meet in front of the Park's Nature Center.
Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.
Movie Night @ Oscar Scherer State ParkFriday, January 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm EST
Free for registered campers
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
Join your fellow campers and watch a movie together. Be sure to put in your vote for which movie. Options displayed in the Ranger Station and at the Nature Center weekly. Refreshments provided. Campers may bring their own snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Program is for registered campers only as it takes place after hours. Located in the Nature Center.
Moon Over the Mounds @ Crystal River Archaeological State ParkFriday, January 5, 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm EST
Suggested $5.00 donation
This event is a torch lit tour of the Crystal River site led by professional interpretive guides through the moonlit Crystal River Archaeological State Park. This site is a world-famous pre-Columbian ceremonial center on Florida's west coast. Travel back in time to experience the park under the full moon to learn what life was like living on the Crystal River from 500 BC to AD 950.
The Moon over the Mounds tours will begin at the Park Museum building at 8:00 p.m. and end at approximately 9:30 p.m. Suggested donations of $5.00 per person will be applied to sustaining future interpretive programming in the park.
The park is located at 3400 N Museum Pointe; northwest of the Crystal River mall. Reservations are not required, but appreciated for larger groups. For more information, view the Participant Requirements