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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Junior Ranger Program @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm EDT

This event is free to park visitors.

More Information:
Leigh-Anne.Carlson@dep.state.fl.us

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

Come visit our Junior Ranger table on Saturday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm 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 puzzles available for all ages.

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

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Cracker Village Tour - Museum Area @ Silver Springs State Park

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:00am EDT

Free with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger Station, 352-236-7148 ext. 4

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

Come and discover what life was like at the turn of the century in the Florida "piney woods." The cracker homestead is a replica of a 19th century pioneer settlement. This collection of buildings represents a small "Cracker'' settlement dating to the 1890s. A typical homestead of the time would have included a cabin and outbuildings such as a barn, pantry, smokehouse, and outhouse. Schoolhouses, churches, and blacksmith shops would have been found in settlements that homesteaders visited to attend social gatherings and barter for supplies. During the tour, these buildings will be open and unlocked and on most tours the blacksmith's forge will be fired up. Meet at the Cracker Village across from the Silver River museum.

Additional Information:

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

For more information about the Silver River Museum visit their website.

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Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Saturday, June 23, 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.

Tai Chi In The Park @ Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am EDT

Free with park admission ($4 per vehicle)

More Information:
jesse.natwick@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park
4732 Millhopper Road
Gainesville, FL 32653

Join us Saturday, June 23rd for Tai Chi in the park. Instructor Pat Bellis will be teaching 11 Tai Chi Chuan movements intended to increase balance at a slow, introductory pace. Good support shoes and comfortable clothes are recommended. Meet us at the parking lot.

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Fourth Saturday Gamble Jam @ Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm EDT

Free with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger Station 386-517-2086

Located in the Central region at:
Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach
3100 S. Oceanshore Blvd
Flagler Beach, FL 32136

Join us at Gamble Rogers on the second and fourth Saturday of every month for a Jam Session in the park. Musicians of all skill levels are encouraged to bring instruments and a chair to join the circle for a casual, acoustic jam session. Instruments of all types are welcome; however, there is no power source near the pavilion. 

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Music in the Park: Summer Concert Series with The Conch Fritters @ Anastasia State Park

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm EDT

This exciting music concert is free with paid park admission. Regular park admission is $8 per vehicle with 2-8 occupants, $4 per single-occupant vehicle, and $2 for pedestrians and bicyclists. This event is weather permitting and subject to cancellation.

More Information:
Ranger Station, 904-461-2033

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

The Conch Fritters blends genuine island sounds with unique arrangements of Trop Rock favorites including Calypso, Reggae, Island tunes and Jimmy Buffett to Kenny Chesney and originals. From the soothing sounds of the ukulele to amazing guitar virtuosity, to the fiery rhythms of steel pans blended with the beaches of Trinidad and Tobago, The Conch Fritters present one amazing show!

Anastasia State Park is hosting a summer concert series in partnership with Cape Leisure. Each concert will begin with a jam session from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. located at the Island Beach Grill inside the park. Each month will feature a different local musician or band for a two-hour show at our beach pavilion from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Limited seating is available, please bring chairs for your comfort. All ages welcome. 

Come enjoy a beautiful evening at Anastasia State Park, delicious food and drink specials from Island Beach Grill, and a wide variety of music from featured musicians.

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