Email submissions about special events, musicians, speakers, classes, etc., to We also accept photos of events and activities as high-resolution jpg attach-ments, or you may submit a column to be used in the paper. Send items at least two weeks in advance if possible.

The Flying Pig

Need a little pick me up over the mid-week hump? Grab your favorite specialty coffee or spice up your lunch routine with a savory Tex-Mex lunch box.

The Flying Pig at Shoreline Church, 140 Palmetto Street in Destin, is now serving breakfast and lunch Sundays through Thursdays. Café hours are 7:30-11 a.m. for breakfast and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch.

Grace Notes Summer Music

Children entering kindergarten through third grade can join Grace Lutheran Church in Destin this summer for their first summer music camps. With four camps to choose from and eight sessions, children will have the opportunity to explore instruments such as xylophones, drums, and boomwhackers.

Camps are four days long and include crafts, games, storytelling and lots of music play. Children will learn about Jesus in the Bible in fun and exciting ways and learn what he has to say for us.

Each camp is $25 and registration is limited. Find out more information at or on Facebook Grace Notes Summer Music. Email with questions. Register at

• June 18-21: K-1st from 10-11:30 a.m.

• June 18-21: 2nd–3rd from 1-2:30 p.m.

• July 9-12: K-1st from 10-11:30 a.m.

• July 9-12: 2nd–3rd from 1-2:30 p.m.

• July 16-19: K-1st from 10-11:30 a.m.

• July 16-19: 2nd–3rd from 1-2:30 p.m.

Village Kids Fun Day

Village Baptist Church will have themed activity days for children who have just completed kindergarten through fifth grade from 9 a.m. to noon June 21 and 28, July 12 and 19. Each day will be a different theme. The cost per child for each day is $5 for snacks and a drink. Register at To volunteer to help or drive, or for questions, contact Lydia at 837-8107.

• June 21: Water Day. Wear a swimsuit and bring a towel and sunscreen, and a friend.

• June 28: Movie Day. Go to Grand Boulevard to watch "Rio 2"

• July 12: Arts & Crafts Day.

• July 18: Movie Day. Go to Grand Boulevard to watch "Angry Birds"

Mike Huckabee at DWC

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee will speak at 6 p.m. June 23 and 9 and 10:45 a.m. services June 24 at Destiny Worship Cen-ter, 122 Poinciana Blvd. in Miramar Beach during their Summer at Destiny, Pearls from Proverbs series.

Splash Canyon

Life is full of thrills and spills, and we may not know what's around the bend — but God does. At Splash Canyon, kids dis-cover that Jesus is by their side on life's wild ride. God saves us through Jesus and gives us life and hope every day and forever.

Splash Canyon vacation Bible school will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 23-27 at Grace Lutheran Church, 4325 Commons Drive in Destin, for children ages potty-trained to sixth grade. It is a fun and safe place for children to enjoy hearing stories, playing games, doing crafts, and learning all about their Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

To register, visit


Shoreline Tribe students entering sixth through 12th grade will head to CLASHCAMP18 from 5:30 a.m. July 25 to 8 p.m. July 28 at Camp Kulaqua Retreat & Conference Center in High Springs, Florida. Register now with a $100 deposit. Balance due July 15. Register at

Grief Support Group

The Destin United Methodist Church sponsored Stephen Ministers will begin a grief group for all those who have experienced a loss at 2 p.m. Thursdays in the Destin Life Center at DUMC, 200 Beach Drive. For further information, call 974-3373, 496-0737, or email

Food Pantry

The Anchor Church, 101 First St SE in Fort Walton Beach, has a food pantry serving the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays. People 18 and over are allowed one visit per month. A valid ID is re-quired.

Radio Show

The live weekly radio show Life Issues Real Answers, hosted by Rev. Dee Chernicky, Valerie Peterson and Pastor John Skiles, airs from 11-11:30 a.m. Fridays on WPSM on 91.1 FM at 34 Harbor Blvd. Suite 206 in Destin.

Celebrate Recovery

Overcome hurts, habits and hang-ups every Monday night at the Destin Life Center on Beach Drive. Optional $5 dinner is at 6 p.m.; worship, 6:45 p.m.; share groups, 7:45; and a dessert fellowship at 8:30. Free childcare is available for birth through fifth grade. Call 837-2021, ext. 26 or email