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.
• Recreation Committee, 4 p.m. Oct. 8
• City Council Workshop, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8
• Bid Committee, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 9
• Blue Ribbon Panel, 3 p.m. Oct. 9
• Harbor CRA-AC, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10
• City Council, 6 p.m. Oct. 15
• Town Center CRA-AC, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17
• Local Planning Agency, 5:30 p.m.
Democratic Executive Committee
The Okaloosa County Democratic Executive Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at Democratic Headquarters, 60 2nd Street, Suite305, in Shalimar. The meeting is open to the public. Call 897-5246.
The American Advertising Federation Emerald Coast will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at Kelly Plantation Golf Clubhouse, 408 Kelly Plantation Drive in Destin. Harry Vardis will be guest speaker. Please bring a door prize to give away and your business cards to share. Cost is $15/members by Oct. 10; $20/non-members by Oct. 10; $20/members after Oct. 10; and $25/non-members after Oct. 10. Visit aafemeraldcoast.com to register.
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.
Daughters of the American Colonists
A new Daughters of the American Colonists Chapter, a volunteer non-profit organization that promotes interest in the history and deeds of the American colonists prior to 1776, is being organized in our area. It also promotes love of the USA and its flag and institutions. Women who are interested in patriotism and American history and can document lineal descent from an ancestor who provided service to the colonies prior to 1776 are eligible for membership. Call 897-1278.
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 7 p.m. on the third Thursday 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 837-3717.
Rotary Club of South Walton
The Rotary Club of South Walton meets for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. each Thursday morning at the Embassy Suites, Scenic Hwy. 98 in Miramar Beach. Visiting Rotarians and their guests are welcome. Call 267-2929.
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.