Audubon Society Guided Bird Walk @ Oscar Scherer State ParkThursday, April 19, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:00am EDT
Free with paid park entrance
Ranger Station 941-483-5956
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.
Beach Walk & Estuary Tour @ Lovers Key State ParkThursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:45am EDT
Regular Entrance Fees Apply
Take a leisurely one-mile walk over the estuary and along the beach with a Park Naturalist to discover what kind of natural treasures wash up on the shores of Lovers Key State Park. Learn about seashells, crustaceans, starfish and other creatures that can be found in our waters. Come prepared to get wet. Due to limited space, reservations are required.
Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkThursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
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.
Weekly Ranger Program @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkThursday, April 19, 2018 - 9:00am CDT
Program is free with regular park admission.
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.
Yoga and Meditation at the Prairie @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State ParkThursday, April 19, 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.
Ranger Station 352-466-3397
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
#20for20in2018 @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkFriday, April 20, 2018 (All day)
Event is free. This event is NOT inside the park. It is outside the park at various locations throughout Walton County, Florida. Check the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park's Facebook page for clues on the location of the gift.
Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park as it celebrates its twentieth birthday of being a Florida State Park in 2018. To celebrate, the park is giving away twenty presents. On the 20th of each month, starting in February, there will be one or two gift(s) hidden somewhere in Walton County, Florida for people to find. Hints about where the gift is hidden will be posted on the Facebook page of the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park that day until the gift is found. The first person to arrive at the location where the gift is will get to take it home with them. There will also be a Birthday Party in August as part of the Sea Turtle Baby Shower event that month so stay tuned for more information.
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