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Friday, July 27, 2018

Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Friday, July 27, 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.

Pine Cone Bird Feeder 101 @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT

The program is free with paid park admission.

More Information:
terri.messler@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northwest region at:
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park
3540 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, FL 32309

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park invites you to join us to learn how to make pine cone bird feeders. This workshop will meet at the pavilion in the Recreation Area next to Lake Hall. We will make the bird feeders using peanut butter and birdseed. Take home the feeders to attract birds to your yard!

The program is free with paid park admission.

River Rhythms - Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 4:00pm EDT

Free with regular park admission.

More Information:
(352) 236-7156 or craig.littauer@dep.state.fl.us

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

Join us the 4th Friday of every month, for an evening full of music and entertainment featuring a live drum circle. From 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., come and enjoy this musical experience. Like all public drum circles, all voices are welcome. There are a few extra drums but if you have some please bring them along. Also, to increase your comfort, we recommend that you bring a blanket or a chair. In addition to drumming and percussion, singing and dancing are highly encouraged! An audience is always needed so feel free to watch and listen.

Additional Information:

Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).

For more information about the hosts of this event, or to see a flyer, please visit their website, https://m.facebook.com/OcalaDrumCircles/about

Participation requirements.

Sunset And Full Moon Paddle @ Anastasia State Park

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm EDT

Regular park admission fees, plus, Program fee: $35 for program and rental, including lifejackets and paddles. $20 for program, launch your own boat.

More Information:
chanell.guillaume@dep.state.fl.us

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

Join Anastasia Watersports and experience breathtaking views as the sun sets and the full-moon rises illuminating the Salt Run tidal basin. Multiple watercraft options include single kayaks, tandem kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. Private boats welcome at a lower rate. Includes an interpretive, storytelling element during the paddle.
Please check in at Anastasia Watersports 15 minutes prior to departure.

Moonrise At The Beach @ Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:00pm to 8:30pm EDT

$5.00

More Information:
stephanie.york@dep.state.fl.us

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 for a moonrise at the beach! You will learn fun and interesting facts about the moon and our coastal ecosystem. Enjoy the spectacular view! Bring binoculars and a camera for beautiful photo opportunities!

All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. This event is subject to cancellation due to weather conditions. We will be meeting at the beachside pavilion on the east side of the park. You can register for this program at Eventbrite.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Moonlight Horseback Trail Ride @ San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm EDT

$15 donation to the Friends of San Felasco per rider

More Information:
robert.steele@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park
12720 NW 109 Lane
Alachua, FL 32615

MOONLIGHT HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDE- July 27, 2018.
Check in time 8:30-9:15 pm
Ride out 9:30 pm

Bring your horse and enjoy a guided moonlight trail ride sponsored by the Friends of San Felasco! Check in time will begin at 8:30 pm at the CSO building located at 12720 NW 109th Lane, Alachua, FL, 32615. Ride out time will be at 9:30 pm.

Proof of negative Coggins is required.
Waiver to be signed at check in.
Helmets are mandatory, no exceptions.
Minors must ride with parent or legal guardian. Minimum age for minors is 12.

The ride will be 1 1/2 to 2 hours long mostly walking with some opportunities for trotting. Please be aware, this ride is dependent on the weather. We have limited space, RSVP by July 25!
If you have any questions, please email info@sanfelasco.org

Kayak Under the Full Moon @ Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 7:45pm to 9:00pm CDT

Park entrance fees and rental fees apply.

More Information:
amy.j.thompson@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northwest region at:
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park
4281 S.R.20
Niceville, FL, FL 32578

Come hear the crickets chirp and search for the evenings wildlife while paddling in the serene Rocky Bayou. Be at the kayak launch by 7:30 p.m. the tour will begin at 8:00 p.m. Bring water and a flashlight. Bug spray is recommended. Common sightings are dolphin, bats, and owls. Kayak rentals are limited to 4 double and 5 single kayaks. Come early as kayak rental will be first come, first served. You can bring your own kayak. Park entrance fees will apply but the tour is free.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements