For two weeks in May, Seaside will become home base for two professional writers who will be participating in a series of events for the first Seaside Writers Conference. Conceived by Seacoast Collegiate High School principal, Jonathan D’Avignon, the goals for this conference is to reach out to local students at both the middle and high school level and the general public by offering instruction with a heavy emphasis on the process of writing during a concentrated time period.
The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) in collaboration with UF/IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant will host a public workshop at Padgett Park (810 JD Miller Rd, SRB) on Monday, April 21 from 5:30 to 7pm. Attendees will learn how to identify invasive plants found in our community, and how to use this knowledge to improve their neighborhoods.
It was wonderful to come back to Walton County for an extended period of time earlier this year. First, with Escape To Create as an Artist in Residence at Seaside, and now returning on my own to capture more moving images for this documentary story. Each working visit affirms the importance to showcase the Coastal Dune Lakes of Walton County.
The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Visit South Walton and Northwest Florida State College, presents a unique series of eco-adventures in South Walton County. Discover Roads Less Traveled offers varied opportunities to explore and discover the natural resources that make SoWal unique. We encourage you to get outside and enjoy!
Celebrate Earth Day with the experts at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center on Saturday, April 5, 2014. The event is a community festival geared towards appreciating, conserving and learning about the world we live in.
Two favorite SoWal.com Dining Partners are offering classes through Vicki McCain's Kitchenique Cooking School in Miramar Beach this month - so fun and so delicious!
The Walton County School District has voted to place a referendum on the August ballot that will give voters the opportunity to change the way the school superintendent is chosen. Currently the position is an elected one, the referendum changes the Position to an appointed one based on experience, education, and qualifications.
Please visit the website to learn more at www.kidsbeforepolitics.com.
Seacoast Collegiate High School would like to invite community members, friends, and prospective students and their families to attend a special Informational Night on Wednesday, March 26, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in rooms 119 and 120. During Informational Night, guests will learn more about the high school and student academic plans in honors, dual enrollment, and advanced placement coursework. Faculty and staff will be available to answer any questions and give tours. Seacoast is located at the South Walton Center of Northwest FloridaState College.
Mainstay Financial Group will present a free seminar titled “Healthcare Costs – Planning for Bumps in the Road with Long-term Care” on Monday, Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. in the Family Birth Place conference room at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. The conference room is located on the second floor of the Family Birth Place, which has a separate entrance to the west of the main entrance of the hospital.
Have you or your loved one been diagnosed with diabetes? Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast invites you to join the next diabetes self-management class on Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 17 and 18, from 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. The class will take place in the Resource Center Suite one education building at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast.