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Memorial Day - Appreciation Of Our Veterans @ Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Monday, May 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm EDT

No fee to attend

More Information:
susan.strawbridge@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northeast region at:
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
4150 S. Suncoast Blvd. (US 19)
Homosassa, FL 34446

Collection of items for Homeless veterans and letter writing to servicemen. Volunteers from Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will be asking park visitors to sign Thank You cards for the troops. Three Citrus County servicemen/servicewomen are being honored. Volunteers will also be collecting products for the Mission in Citrus Homeless Veterans Shelter in Inverness, Florida. The veterans need food items, cleaning supplies, paper products, and personal care items.

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World Oceans Day @ Perdido Key State Park

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm CDT

Park admission fees apply, event is free with paid park fees $3 per vehicle. 

More Information:
Emily Price 850 492 1595

Located in the Northwest region at:
Perdido Key State Park
15301 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola , FL 32507

Perdido Key State Park is proud to partner with the Friends of Pensacola State Parks, Inc. and the Perdido Key Association to celebrate World Oceans Day.  Join us for a beach cleanup, view beach related educational displays, and much more.  This is a family-friendly event. Suggested items to bring with you include: a refillable water bottle, sunscreen, and insect repellent.  Event will take place at the Perdido Key West use area.
 

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Patriotic Family Fun Day @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm EDT

Free event

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

Patriotic Family Fun Day includes live music, games and relays from 4 pm on, pet parade at 6 pm, food vendor and hand-cranked ice cream.

26th Annual Haunted Woods @ Hillsborough River State Park

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm EDT

Ages 13 and up $10.00/each. Ages 12 and under FREE!

More Information:
Ranger Station: (813) 987-6771

Located in the Southwest region at:
Hillsborough River State Park
15402 US 301 N.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

Sponsored by the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society, this event includes the Haunted Trail, Coloring Contests, and Family Tram Ride (Tram runs Saturday Night ONLY!). Food and refreshments will be available and music will be filling the air. There will be a Costume Contest both nights. All ages - 6:00 pm - Prizes! It is a safe alternative to Trick-Or-Treating! Bring the whole family and come walk through our Haunted Woods for a scary, fun time.
Proceeds benefit the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society.

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26th Annual Haunted Woods @ Hillsborough River State Park

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm EDT

Ages 13 and up $10.00/each. Ages 12 and under FREE!

More Information:
Ranger Station: (813) 987-6771

Located in the Southwest region at:
Hillsborough River State Park
15402 US 301 N.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

Sponsored by the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society, this event includes the Haunted Trail, Coloring Contests, and Family Tram Ride (Tram runs Saturday Night ONLY!). Food and refreshments will be available and music will be filling the air. There will be a Costume Contest both nights. All ages - 6:00 pm - Prizes! It is a safe alternative to Trick-Or-Treating! Bring the whole family and come walk through our Haunted Woods for a scary, fun time.
Proceeds benefit the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society.

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