Come out on the first day of summer, June 21 at 4 p.m., for the Grand Opening of the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail. The event takes place at the South Walton Center of Northwest Florida State College, located at 109 Greenway Trail in Santa Rosa Beach. Both the Walton Area and Destin Area Chambers of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to open the garden and trail. Immediately following, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Cultural Arts Alliance will host a reception with wine and appetizers to open the annual A+ Art Show.
World Paddle For The Planet is an eco-educational fundraiser festival that will be held at Carillon Beach in Panama City Beach, Florida, October 10-13, 2013. With satellite events around the world, the purpose is to educate and raise awareness, sending the message worldwide, to “Be the change you want to see!" Funds raised by this event will benefit Expedition Florida 500, a project of Mother Ocean.
Do you have creative kids that have a love of theater and improv? Sign them up for Seaside Repertory Theatre’s Camp Showtime. Your kids will learn the basics of storytelling, theatre, team building, improvisation and performance skills, and you can enjoy watching their self confidence and self esteem improve while they discover their own creativity.
Camp Showtime will offer daily sessions on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Ages eight and older are welcome for $30 per day or $75 per week and slots are limited, so sign up soon.
Seaside Neighborhood School (SNS) has been entered in the Share the Good grant program offered by Seeds of Change®, an organic food and seed company that helps teach about where our food comes from. Share the Good donates 1% of sales to support and develop sustainable community based gardening and farming programs.
In the spirit of cooperation, the Walton County School District and Special Olympics of Florida - Walton County, is hosting a Field Day event Monday, May 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Emerald Coast Middle School located at 4019 U.S. Highway 98. The event will allow Walton County school students to experience the benefits of Special Olympics sports training and competition.
The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) of Northwest Florida State College is a local watershed organization committed to sustaining and providing optimum utilization of the Choctawhatchee Basin watershed.
We fulfill our commitment by working within four main program areas: monitoring, restoration, education, and research. This means we are constantly studying, learning, and sharing information about Choctawhatchee Bay, Choctawhatchee River, and Walton County’s coastal dune lakes.
Shelter House Domestic Violence Center hosts the 3rd Annual WAM! (Women and Money) Conference on May 11 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Costa Leadership Institute at Northwest Florida State College's Niceville Campus at 100 College Blvd E.
Parents looking for a truly inspiring setting for their children to develop creativity, art skills and an appreciation for nature and the visual arts need look no further than the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center located at 4956 State Hwy. 20 East in Freeport, Florida. The Biophilia Center is hosting Abrakadoodle-Northwest Florida for an impressive array of affordable, nature-themed camp programs for children ages 5-12. Summer camps kick-off June 5, with weekly sessions each Wednesday through July 31 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on the western end of Scenic 30A should be at the top of your must do list. No visit to South Walton is complete without seeing our masterpiece of a park, where wild coastal forest and serene dune lakes meet the glorious Gulf.
The Board of Trustees of The St. Joe Community Foundation announced a grant of $10,000 to Sinfonia Gulf Coast in recognition and support of the non-profit symphony orchestra’s performance and education programs for the upcoming 2013-2014 season.