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.

• President’s Day Holiday, closed Feb. 17

• City Council, 6 p.m. Feb. 18

• Town Center CRA-AC, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19

• Local Planning Agency, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 20

Writers In Sandals

Each member will submit a 500 word short story based on two fictional characters, James Moran and Lisa Gomez, when Writers In Sandals meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 15 at the Destin Library. On Feb. 21 and 22, the Spring Craft Show will be at the Destin Community Center, and Writers In Sandals will host a booth.

American Legion

Post Planning meeting at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19, Auxiliary Executive, 6 p.m., Auxiliary General, 6:30 p.m. and Sons general meeting, 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street in Destin. Call 837-3818.


Emerald Coast Public Relations Organization will meet at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 25 at Angler’s Beachside Grill on Okaloosa Island. The topic will be “How Did Florida’s 2014 Winter Storm Impact You?” presented by Kathy Newby. Cost is $15/members, $20/non-members, and $10/full-time students. For more information, email

Betterment Alliance

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

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

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.