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.

• Youth Council, 4 p.m. Feb. 27

• Sate of the City Address, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 28

Republican Club

The Okaloosa County Republican Club will meet at 6:15 p.m. Feb. 28 at the American Legion Hall on Hollywood Boulevard in Fort Walton Beach. Guest speakers be County Commissioners Dave Parisot and Don Amunds along with Tax Collector Ben Anderson and Clerk of Court Don Howard.  Dinner reservations may be made at 651-5049. Price of the meal is $12.

Mac Users

The Mac Users Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. March 4 at the NWF State College Student Services Building — Room 132. John Leake will present a program entitled "Let’s talk iTunes — music and more.” Call 862-3327 or email

Republican Women

The Republican Women of Okaloosa Federated will meet at 11:30 a.m. March 6 at the Holiday Inn Resort on Okaloosa Island.  Motivational speaker, former POW and published author, Col. Ed Hubbard, USAF retired, will be the guest speaker.  Col. Hubbard will build upon his more than 6 1/2 years in captivity in Vietnam to provide a positive message towards personal growth and hope. Make reservations by noon March 1 at 651-5416 or Cost of the lunch is $16/members and $18/guests.


The Emerald Coast Meditation Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. March 7 at 480 N. Co. Hwy. 393 in Santa Rosa Beach. Al Drucker will speak on “Encounters with the Eternal II.” For information, email

Friends of the Destin Library

The Friends of the Destin Library will meet at 3 p.m. March 8 and will feature Mini Antique Road Show with Gerald Roper, a well-known and respected enthusiast on antiques and collectibles. This program is free and open to the general public. Call 837-8572.

Parrot Head Club

The Emerald Coast Parrot Head Club will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 8 at Harry T’s in Destin harbor. Call 642-8766.

Woman’s Club

The Destin Woman’s Club will meet at 11 a.m. March 13 at Bonefish in Destin. The speaker will be Dr. Michael Archer with Emerald Coast Plastic Surgery.   Reservations need to be made by March 8 at  Lunch is $20.

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

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.

Destin Rotary

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

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.

Optimist Club

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.