All area codes are 850 unless specified.
Destin City Hall
All City Council meetings, workshops, executive sessions and CRA Board meetings are held at the City Hall Annex, 4100 Indian Bayou Trail. All other board and committee meetings are held at City Hall, 4200 Indian Bayou Trail. Meetings are subject to change or cancellation without further notice. Agendas for city committees are posted at City Hall for review.
• Harbor CRA-AC, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 9
• City Council Workshop (Tier 3), 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10
American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street, will hold the following meetings. Call 837-3818.
• Oct. 9: Boy Scouts, 6:30 p.m. and Post Executive, 6:30 p.m.
• Oct. 13: House Committee, 10:30 a.m.
• Oct. 16: Auxiliary executive, 6 p.m.; Auxiliary Membership, 6:30 p.m.; S.A.L general membership, 6:30 p.m.; Boy Scouts, 6:30 p.m.; General Membership, 7 p.m.
• Special Post meeting to vote on Food Consultants Contract, 2 p.m.
Parrot Head Club
The Emerald Coast Parrot Head Club will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Harry T’s on Destin harbor.
Friends of Destin Library
The Friends of the Destin Library will meet at 3 p.m. Oct. 11 and will feature local personal chefs, Mary Churillo and Patti Horton, of Chef on the Go in Niceville. Call 837-8572 to pre-register.
The Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County will meet at 10 a.m. Oct. 12 at the Heritage Museum, 115 Westview Ave. in Valparaiso. Jim Young will present a program that demonstrates how to improve vintage photographs, using computer programs designed for this purpose. A Dutch Treat lunch follows at a local restaurant. Call 678-2023.
The Northwest Florida Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 15 at Marlin Grill in The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin. Martin Liptrot, marketing director and owner of the Grayton Beer Company, will share his expertise in communications and campaigns. Cost is $15/members, $12/students and $20/non-members. RSVP by 5 p.m. Oct. 11 at Whitney@ProffittPRcom.
The Main Street Betterment Alliance meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the American Legion, 311 Main Street. Call 837-3818.
Destin Business Builders
Destin Business Builders Networking group meets from 7:15-8:45 every Wednesday at the Destin United Methodist Life Center. Call 651-1300, ext. 13.
Coffee and Cars
Emerald Coast Muscle Car Club hosts Coffee and Cars the last Sunday of every month in Uptown Station in Fort Walton Beach. For information, call 200-2465 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food Buying Club
A small group interested in eating healthy and purchasing smart meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 125 Scottsdale Court in Mary Esther. On the second Tuesday, the group meets at Fountain Square in downtown Fort Walton Beach for the Growing Local film series. Call 863-4040.
Kiwanis Club of Destin
The Kiwanis Club of Destin meets every Thursday at 8 a.m. at the Destin Methodist Church Life Center on Beach Drive in Destin. The public is invited to attend the club’s weekly meetings.
The Destin Rotary meets at 7:15 a.m. every Tuesday at Rutherford’s 465. Call 269-1080.
Flotilla 1-4 USCG Auxiliary
Flotilla 1-4 USCG Auxiliary meets at 8 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month at Coast Guard Station Destin on Okaloosa Island. Anyone wishing to become a member is welcome to attend. Prior military duty is not required. Call 865-9130 or email www.flotilla14.info.
The Destin Optimist Club meets at noon on the second Thursday of each month at The Lighthouse restaurant. Cost of lunch is $11. Call 650-2800.