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Saturday, February 3, 2018

Coffee with the Birds - Museum Area @ Silver Springs State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 8:00am to 10:00am EST

Free with paid park admission.

More Information:
(352) 236 - 7148 ext. 4

Located in the Central region at:
Silver Springs State Park
1425 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34470

Every 1st Saturday (October - April), take a walk on the bird side with birdwatchers of varying experience levels, from novice to expert. The short walk leaves from the river trail located in the museum area. Coffee will be provided. Please bring binoculars and sturdy walking shoes as well as anything else you need to be comfortable in the great outdoors, such as a hat, insect repellent, or other personal items. Other birdwatchers will have field guides but feel free to bring your own.

Most months begin at 8:00 a.m. but in the months of December and January the program begins at 9:00 a.m.

Additional Information:

Enter the park from the camping & museum entrance, 1425 NE 58th Avenue, (also known as State Road 35 or Baseline Rd.) to access the Silver River Museum.

This program is in partnership with members of the Village Birders club.

Participation requirements.

Women's Fishing Clinic @ Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm EST

Program and entrance fees are free to participants.

More Information:
Heather.Sneed@MyFWC.com or (850) 487-0554

Located in the Northwest region at:
Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park
1900 E. Gulf Beach Drive
St. George Island, FL 32328

Participants will take home a lifelong hobby and leave with a new appreciation for the marine environment. They will learn the basics of conservation stewardship, fishing ethics, angling skills, safety and the vulnerability of Florida’s marine ecosystems in a fun, laid-back atmosphere.

Lessons include knot tying, cast netting, rod and reel rigging, how to be a responsible marine resource steward, marine fish and habitat identification, catch-and-release techniques and more.

If conditions allow, women will have the opportunity to practice their newly learned skills by fishing from shore. This event is a catch-and-release activity. All participants must have a valid recreational saltwater fishing license unless exempt. Saltwater fishing licenses can be purchased at your local tackle shop or online. Learn more by visiting MyFWC.com/License.

Fishing equipment and bait are provided during the clinic but participants are encouraged to bring their own gear.

 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Advanced registration is required.

Tropical Hardwood Forest Nature Walk @ Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am EST

The walk is free with the park entrance fee of $2.50 per person.

More Information:
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Ranger Station, (305) 451-1202

Located in the Southeast region at:
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park
County Road 905, Mile Marker 106
Key Largo, FL 33037

Join Native Nursery Volunteer Jenny Doyle for an informative and enjoyable walk through a tropical hardwood hammock. Jenny will focus the walk on forest habitat hurricane survival, following Hurricane Irma's visit to the park last September. The walk is free with the park entrance fee of $2.50 per person. Long sleeves and pants and insect repellent are suggested. Limited to 15 participants. Meet at the park's main entrance (former Port Bougainville archway), 1/2 mile north of the point where U.S. Highway 1 and County Road 905 converge.

Additional Information:

The walk is conducted on both asphalt and unpaved trails. Participants may choose to stop at any point and easily return to the entrance.

Watercolor Fellowship @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am EST

Free with camping or standard park entrance fee

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

Learn watercolor tips and tricks or simply come and paint with fellow watercolor enthusiasts. Space is limited. Located in the Nature Center. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Junior Ranger @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EST

Free with camping or standard park entrance fee

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

Learn what it takes to become a Junior Ranger and work on your Junior Ranger CORE or Passport activities! Located in the Nature Center.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Coffee in the Campground @ Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am EST

Programs are free with your paid admission in to the park.

More Information:
Skip Schipper (850) 927-2111 or George.Schipper@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northwest region at:
Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park
1900 E. Gulf Beach Drive
St. George Island, FL 32328

A Park Ranger or volunteer will give interpretive programs on many topics which may include Apalachicola Bay seafood, panhandle seashells, campfire cooking, flora and fauna of St. George Island, birding and sea turtles.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Bringing a breakfast related dish is welcomed.

Coffee is provided by the Friends of Franklin County State Parks.

The Coffee in the Campground is held in the interpretive building behind site #28 in the family campground.

Family Birding @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am EST

Hikes are free, but regular park admission fees apply.  Park admission at La Chua Trail is $4.00 per vehicle, cash only, or free with a Florida State Parks Annual Pass.

More Information:
Ranger Station 352-466-3397

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

We welcome you the first Saturday of each month November through April, to join us for a hike on La Chua Trail and learn about birds.  Children are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult.  This birding hike is an out-and-back trip of up to 3 miles in total length, in an open marsh habitat with a large diversity of plants and wildlife.  Meet us in the La Chua Trail parking lot; the north entrance to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, by 9:00 a.m.

Hikes are limited to 20 people.  Reserve your spot on www.prairiefriends.org.   Registration for each hike will open approximately 30 days prior to the hike date.

Binoculars are available for loan during the hike, but supplies are limited and preference given first to those with reservations.

No pets permitted.

This program is supported by Paynes Prairie and Alachua Audubon volunteers.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

First Weekend Union Garrison @ Fort Clinch State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm EST

$2.50 Fort Admission in addition to regular park admission.

More Information:
Fort Clinch State Park, 904-277-7274

Located in the Northeast region at:
Fort Clinch State Park
2601 Atlantic Ave
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life. Come join in this unique, family friendly event.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Spend Your Morning With A Park Ranger @ Fanning Springs State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am EST

Program free with paid Park Admission.

Admission:

$6 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle.

$4 for a single occupant vehicle.

$2 for pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.

More Information:
Ranger Station: 352-463-3420

Located in the Northeast region at:
Fanning Springs State Park
18020 N.W. HWY 19
Fanning Springs, FL 32693

Spend the morning with a Ranger!!! Come enjoy a morning discussing various topics with a Park Ranger. Topics may range from Manatee’s in the spring to ecological fires in the forest.

Additional Information:

 Participation Requirements

 

Guided Canoe Trip @ Collier-Seminole State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:30pm EST

$30 per person, (2 people per canoe), plus park entry fee of $5.00 up to 8 people in your car or $4.00 for a single occupant.

Registration is required.

More Information:
For more info contact the Ranger Station at (239) 394-3397

Located in the Southwest region at:
Collier-Seminole State Park
20200 Tamiami Trail E.
Naples, FL 34114

Join park staff for a guided 4 mile paddle.

We stop 3 to 5 times to talk about the plants, animals, the park, and Seminole Indians history of the area.

Ages 6 and up.

$30 per person, (2 people per canoe), plus park entry fee of $5.00 up to 8 people in your car or $4.00 for a single occupant.

Registration is required.

Canoe, life jackets, whistles and paddles are provided.

Wear: Comfortable clothing, your shoes could get wet.

Bring: Water, bug spray, sunscreen, sunglasses, dry bag, hat and a light jacket.

There is no place to get out of the canoe once the trip starts, so a restroom stop is wise just before the trip. A restroom is located in the picnic area in the boat basin.

9:00 am - Meet at the Ranger Station to make payment and then proceed to the boat basin/canoe launch area.

9:15 am – Be at the boat basin/canoe launch for introduction and review of paddling strokes and safety tips.

9:30 am – Canoe Trip starts.

12:30 pm - Canoe Trip ends.

Nature Trail Hike @ Koreshan State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am EST

Tour is free with park entry: $5.00 per vehicle, Limit 2-8 people per vehicle. $4.00 Single Occupant vehicle. $2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.

More Information:
Ranger Station (239) 992-0311

Located in the Southwest region at:
Koreshan State Park
3800 Corkscrew Road
Estero, FL 33928

Nature Hike - EVERY Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Join a park naturalist for a walk on the Nature Trails of Koreshan State Historic Site. Learn some park history, history of the Estero River and find out about plants and critters that we meet along the way. Walk will begin at the Koreshan State Historic Site picnic area near the kayak launch. Note: Reservations requested. To reserve your space, please visit http://friendsofkoreshan.org/nature-hike/ or call 239-992-0311.

Additional Information:

 The walk will be approximately 1.8 miles long, the trail is uneven, has sand, grass and packed earth along the way. Bring water, hat and camera for pictures.

Dutch Oven Cooking @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm EST

Cost is $3/vehicle or annual Florida park pass plus $5/person activity fee for ages 13 and up. 

More Information:
kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us; 352-793-4781

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Dutch oven cooking demonstration over a fire to make and sample several dishes. 

Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EST

Free with park admission.

More Information:
(561) 624-6952

Located in the Southeast region at:
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

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. 

Additional Information:

Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.

Critter Crafts for Kids @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am EST

Free with camping or standard park entrance fee

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

Learn about the plants and animals at Oscar Scherer by making critter crafts. Materials are provided. Located in the Nature Center. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Plantation Festival @ Judah P. Benjamin Confederate Memorial at Gamble Plantation Historic State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am EST to Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 4:00pm EST

Event and Mansion tour is free, a suggested parking donation of $1.00

More Information:
Park office 941-723-4536

Located in the Southwest region at:
Judah P. Benjamin Confederate Memorial at Gamble Plantation Historic State Park
3708 Patten Avenue
Ellenton, FL 34222

Come and join us for the 18th Annual Plantation Festival! There will be arts and craft show including a childrens art competition by several local schools that you can vote for your favorite piece of art. 1860's Soldiers' Camp will be set up. The event and mansion tours are free, suggested Parking donation of $1.00 and all proceeds go to bennifit the Gamble Plantation Preservation Alliance

Additional Information:

Gamble Plantation Festival Essential Eligibility Criteria

Must have the ability to follow visual and/or verbal instructions independently or with the assistance of a companion

Must have the ability to withstand exposure to the outdoors for a period of 90 minutes.

Must have the ability to traverse uneven terrain for up to 60 yards.

For first floor tours must have either the ability to traverse a wood ramp at an incline of 5 degrees for 8 feet or climb 2 stairs 6 inches high and a treadwidth of 11 inches; independently or with assistance of a companion.

For second floor tours must have the ability to climb 17 stairs that are7 inches high and treadwidth of 11 inches; independently or with the assistance of a companion.

For the Arts and crafts exhibits, must have

ability to traverse manicured lawn for up to

100 yds

Prescribed Fire Awareness Day @ Anastasia State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm EST

Program is free with regular park admission fee.

More Information:
Ranger Station, 904-461-2033

Located in the Central region at:
Anastasia State Park
300 Anastasia Park Road
St. Augustine, FL 32080

Prescribed Fire Awareness week is January 28 through February 3, 2018. In celebration of this educational week, Anastasia State Park will be working with other agencies to host a Prescribed Fire Awareness Program to inform the public on the importance of prescribed fire for natural resource management, healthy ecosystems, and public safety. This program is open to the public and is a family-friendly event. There will be hands-on activities, educational displays, as well as demonstrations (weather permitting).

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Ghost Rider Tram Tour @ Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:30pm EST

Tickets for the tram tour are $25.00 per person and are available for purchase here.  

More Information:
(239) 695-1023 (A volunteer will return your call.)

Located in the Southwest region at:
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park
137 Coastline Drive
Copeland , FL 34137

You don’t have to get your feet wet or drive your car down Janes Scenic Drive to see the wonders of the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park. The  “Ghost Rider” tram, named in honor of the famous Ghost Orchid found in the park, lets you look at wildlife and plants without concentrating on the road. The park is home to more orchid species than any other place on the North American continent.   The Preserve is also a haven for diverse wildlife and migratory birds.  An experienced guide leads each 2 1/2 hour tram tour and points out interesting aspects of the park. The tour includes a 15 min. walk down an old logging path to see numerous air plants, a variety of ferns, and seasonally blooming orchids.  The path is high and dry, but hikers need to wear closed shoes. The 20-passenger tram is wheelchair accessible and some seats face backwards.  Participants will be required to sign a standard release of liability form.

This is an outdoor event, so please dress appropriately for the weather.  Please wear secure, closed toe shoes for brief walks at tram stops.

The tram leaves at 10 a.m. from the ranger station at 137 Coastline Drive, Copeland, off Janes Scenic Drive.   Please arrive early as the tram leaves promptly.

Additional Information:

All ticket purchases go directly to the Friends of Fakahatchee, the park's citizen support organization.  For more information, visit the Friends of Fakahatchee website at orchidswamp.org

29th Annual Candlelight Tour @ Torreya State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 6:00pm EST

Entrance fees to the park are $3.00 per vehicle which includes admission to the event.  All donations from this event will benefit the Friends of Torreya State Park, which is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support Torreya State Park.

More Information:
For more information contact the park at (850)643-2674.

Located in the Northwest region at:
Torreya State Park
2576 NW Torreya Park Rd.
Bristol, FL 32321

The Department of Environmental Protection's Torreya State Park will host the 29th Annual Candlelight Tour on Saturday February 3, 2018.  Leading up to the candlelight tour at sunset, there will be music, house tours, tours to the battery, and demonstators with exhibits.  Visitors will be able to see blacksmithing, bull whip making, corn shuck doll making, turpentining, and other exhibits.  Also, come experience the chest pounding THUD of the authentic Civil War cannon being fired.  Soul Food Express will have their food truck onsite selling great food for the whole family.  Tours of the Gregory House will begin at 10:00 am Eastern time and will continue every hour until 4:00 p.m.  At sunset the Historic Gregory House will open its doors for leisurely tours, free of charge. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Ranger History Program and Historic Weapons Firing Demonstration @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:30am EST

Program is included with your park entrance fee of $3 per vehicle for up to eight people. Extra persons, bicyclists and pedestrians pay $2 each.

More Information:


Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Join a park ranger every Saturday morning through the cooler months of the year for a program on the history surrounding Dade's Battle of 1835, highlighted by a firing demonstration featuring the park's replica 1816 U.S. Flintlock Musket.  (Note: Program may be superceded by park events.)

Bike Ride to Hidden Spring @ Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm EST

Free with regualr park admission.

More Information:
Park Services Specialist Jeff Hugo, 850-561-7286

Located in the Northwest region at:
Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
465 Wakulla Park Drive
Wakulla Springs, FL 32327

Wakulla Springs State Park will host a ranger-led bicycle tour through its varying forest communities to "Hidden Spring". The six-mile round trip journey will take participants through hardwood uplands, longleaf flatwoods, and cypress sloughs. Surrounded by nature, guests will make stops to investigate the connections between plants, fungi, wildlife, and human history. Arrive early and fuel up with breakfast or follow-up your adventure with lunch in the historic Wakulla Springs Lodge.

 

Additional Information:

Space is limited.  Please call (850) 561-7286 to make your reservation.

Arrive early.  Be prepared to depart at 10:30.

Participants will need to bring a bicycle with good suspension, water, snacks (i.e. fruit or granola), and a bicycle helmet.

Meet in the parking lot of the Lodge at Wakulla Springs.

Participation Requirements

History Tours @ Camp Helen State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am CST

Tour is free with paid park admission.

More Information:
Camp Helen State Park, (850) 233-5059

Located in the Northwest region at:
Camp Helen State Park
23937 Panama City Beach Parkway
Panama City Beach, FL 32413

Camp Helen State Park invites you to go beyond your park visit, and discover the past and present, on a ranger guided walking tour where you can learn about the rich history of Camp Helen’s Historic District. Led by informative and entertaining rangers, you will discover and connect with the history that literally surrounds Camp Helen State Park, a Nationally Registered Historic Place.

Additional Information:

Tours begin promptly at 10:00 am, so please meet in the Visitor Center and be sure to bring water and wear comfortable walking attire. Tours take place in the outdoors and may be subject to cancellation due to inclement weather conditions. Please see Participation Requirements.

Saturday Ranger Program @ Manatee Springs State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST

These programs are available at no extra charge with parks addmission of $6.00 per car up to 8 people.

 

More Information:
Christopher Dixon Park Services Specialist (352) 493-6736

Located in the Northeast region at:
Manatee Springs State Park
11650 NW 115 Street
Chiefland, FL 32626

Manatee Springs State Park is having a Saturday Ranger Program, every Saturday,  starting on December 2, 2017 and running to Saturday April 14, 2018.  The Program will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please see the flyers at the park on where to meet.

Additional Information:

Partipation Requirements

 

Tram Tour @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm EST

$5 / person

Children under 5 ride free

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

Take a tour around the park and learn about the plants, animals, and park history. Tram seats 25 people. Maximum of 2 wheelchairs. Tickets sold from the Nature Center the day of, starting at 9:00am, cash only please. Tram picks up guests in front of Nature Center.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Guided Tours of Historic Koreshan Settlement @ Koreshan State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 2:00pm EST

Guided Tours are $2 per person, $1 for children under 6, with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger Station (239) 992-0311 or FriendsofKoreshan.org

Located in the Southwest region at:
Koreshan State Park
3800 Corkscrew Road
Estero, FL 33928

Join us for a Guided Walking Tour of the Historic Koreshan Settlement. Explore structures and gardens of the 19th century utopian settlement and learn about these idealistic pioneers. The walking tour is about an hour and a half and is accessible to all.

Additional Information:

Park admission is $2 for bicycle/pedestrian, $4 for one person in a vehicle, $5 for up to 8 persons in a vehicle. Walking tour lasts approximately 1 hour and is mostly outdoors on a crushed shell path. Please bring water, proper footware, and sun protection. Wheelchair available upon request.

Requests for these and other tours for clubs, home school associations, and other groups can be made by calling the Ranger Station at (239) 992-0311. We make every effort to accommodate all groups, however we may not be able to fulfill requests made with less than a two week notice.

Old-Fashioned Square Dancing at the Dade Lodge @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm EST

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida Annual Park Pass

More Information:
kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us; 352-793-4781

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Old-Fashioned Square Dancing with callers Ray and Carol Rockwell

Nature Hike @ Fort George Island Cultural State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EST

No reservations are necessary and the program is free.

More Information:
Ranger Station, 904-251-2320

Located in the Northeast region at:
Fort George Island Cultural State Park
11241 Fort George Road
Jacksonville, FL 32226

Join a Park Ranger for a leisurely paced hike to discover the park’s natural communities including ancient oak forests and expansive salt marsh.

Additional Information:

Participants are encouraged to bring bug spray, sunscreen and bottled water. The program will start at the Ribault Clubhouse.

Participation Requirements

Nature Hike @ Little Talbot Island State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EST

No reservations are necessary and the program is free.

More Information:
Ranger Station, 904-251-2320

Located in the Northeast region at:
Little Talbot Island State Park
12157 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32226

Join a Park Ranger for a leisurely paced hike to discover the park’s natural communities including ancient oak forests and expansive salt marsh.

Additional Information:

Participants are encouraged to bring bug spray, sunscreen and bottled water. The program will start at the Ribault Clubhouse.

Participation Requirements

Concert in the Park @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 2:30pm EST

Free with camping or standard park entrance fee

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

Join our resident musicians, Bill & Kate Isles, and some occasional special guests, for live music in the Lake Osprey picnic area! Located on the stage outside the Nature Center. You are welcome to bring your own chair to place out on the grass.

(If inclement weather, program may be moved to the Nature Center or the Screen Room, based on crowd size)

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Guided Night Paddle @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 6:15pm to 7:45pm EST

$20 / person

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

Arrive at 5:43pm. Paddle begins at 6:13pm.
 

Take a paddle up South Creek under the moonlight. Experienced paddlers only, please. Can bring your own vessel or rent one from the park. You can register up to 1 month in advanced at the Ranger Station. No reservations taken by phone. Start times are listed as thirty minutes prior to sunset to allow time to safely get onto the water.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Surfrider and Friends Night @ Oleta River State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 6:30pm to 11:00pm EST

$20.00 per person

More Information:
(305) 919-1846

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

Join the Surfrider Foundation Miami Chapter and Friends Of Oleta River State Park for a special night of film, live music, craft beer, wine, great camaraderie, & vibes as we raise funds for our volunteer work towards a more dynamic + resilient community with boosted natural habitats, clean waterways, and healthy coastlines.

WHEN - Saturday, February 3, 2018 6:30 p.m. -11:00 p.m.

WHERE - White Ibis Pavilion at Oleta River State Park

WHAT - Film: Cuban Wave Riders & other short films

Live music (album launch): Jaialai

Craft beer: Concrete Beach Brewery

Plus wine-$4.00 donation, tacos-$4.00 donation from Rubio's - alongside FREE donated chips/salsas/guacamole from our great eco-driven neighborhood eatery Rubio's Coastal Grill

Campfire Program @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm EST

Free for registered campers

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

Join one of the rangers around a campfire and learn about a specific park subject. Program topic will be advertised weekly based on which ranger is leading the program. This program is limited to registered campers only as it is after closing hours. Located at the Campfire Circle between sites 35 & 36. Will be held inside the Nature Center if inclement weather.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

2018 Americana Concert Series @ Camp Helen State Park

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm CST

Event is free and everyone is welcome. Donations will go directly to the Friends of Camp Helen State Park to be used to benefit the park's resource management projects and interpretative programs.

More Information:
Camp Helen State Park, 850-233-5059

Located in the Northwest region at:
Camp Helen State Park
23937 Panama City Beach Parkway
Panama City Beach, FL 32413

Come join the Friends of Camp Helen State Park and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for a series of unique concerts featuring the best American roots musicians today.  This impressive series of five indoor concerts held on Saturday evenings at 6:30pm are held in the Lodge at Camp Helen State Park. Seating inside is limited to 125 people.  Additional seating is available outside on the porch of the historic log cabin style lodge. Refreshments will be served.

Musician lineup:

January 6, 2018 The Currys

January 20, 2018 Sally Springs & Ted Lyons

February 3, 2018 Lucky Mud

February 17, 2018 Brian Smalley 

March 3, 2018 2PM

Additional Information:

For additional contact information visit www.friendsofcamphelen.org

Participation Requirements