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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Audubon Society Guided Bird Walk @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:00am EDT

Free with paid park entrance

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

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

No pets please. Comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, drinking water, camera and binoculars recommended.

A guided bird walk on sandy hiking trails through the various park habitats, guided by the Venice Audubon Society.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

30th Annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show @ Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 9:00am EDT to Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 5:00pm EDT

Free with regular park admission. $5 per car load up to 8 people

More Information:
Events Team (386) 397-7009

Located in the Northeast region at:
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
11016 Lillian Saunders Drive/ US HWY 41
White Springs, FL 32096

Antique tractors and farming equipment reflecting 200 years of rural American history will be on display throughout the festival. Demonstrating the craftsmanship and durability of American farm machinery. Visitors will be able to watch demonstrations of wheat threshing, shingle milling, corn grinding and unusual engines for everyday purposes. Exhibits will include collections of flywheels, hit and miss engines, water pumps, vintage pedal tractors, antique cars and farm equipment. Competitions and games for the whole family! On Saturday, an antique tractor parade will feature everything from customized lawn tractors to restored farm machinery. Tractor Pulls daily!

Additional Information:

Food concessions will be available.

Participation Requirements

Register Here

Wading Adventure @ Gasparilla Island State Park

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:30am EDT
More Information:


Located in the Southwest region at:
Gasparilla Island State Park
880 Belcher Rd
Boca Grande, FL 33921

Come on an adventure and see what is living under the waves.

Please contact the park office for more information 941-964-0375

Additional Information:

Reservations are required, please call ahead.

Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT

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.

Weekly Ranger Program @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 9:00am CDT

Program is free with regular park admission. 

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Discuss, learn about and explore the park with a Ranger.  Thursday Ranger Program starts at 3pm.  Check at the Ranger Station for current week's topic and starting location. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Reading With A Ranger @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:00am CDT

Program is free.

More Information:
Walton County Coastal Branch Library, (850) 267-2809

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Join a Park Ranger at the Walton County Coastal Branch Library for story time.  Learn about the wildlife and activities at the park.  The Library is located at 437 Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Yoga and Meditation at the Prairie @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT

This class is provided by the Friends of Paynes Prairie and Kim for the health and enjoyment of our community. There is no fee for participation in this program, but all donations are appreciated and will be given to the Friends of Paynes Prairie to directly support the yoga program. A donation box specifically for the Prairie Yoga Program will be available during the class for anyone who would like to make a donation.

More Information:
Ranger Station 352-466-3397

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

Yoga and Meditation at the Prairie with Kim Holton

 

Thursdays: March 15 through May 31 (12 classes total)

6:00 - 7:00 PM

In the Paynes Prairie Visitor Center overlooking the prairie

Yoga and Meditation with Kim Holton in the Paynes Prairie Visitor Center overlooking the prairie.  A beautiful place to relax and unwind from the day.  

This dynamic class will vary each week but always start with a half hour to 45 minutes of postures and movement appropriate for all levels, and end with 15-30 minutes of guided meditation. Longer meditations will always be done lying down. If you love to feel good, relax and enjoy the beauty of the prairie, this class is for you. Open to all levels of experience. If you have a mat or blanket, please bring one with you.  

Class is limited to 12 participants.  Please register for individual classes at www.prairiefriends.org 

Learn more about Kim at www.kimholtonyoga.com 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Songwriters @ Sunset @ Lovers Key State Park

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 6:15pm to 7:45pm EDT

Regular entrance fees apply.

More Information:
239-463-4588

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

Live music at the gazebo on the beach of Lovers Key State Park. Featured musicians: Chuck Williams, Carolyn & David Stanley, and Joe Virga.