Community Meetings 1-26

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

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 Board, 5 p.m. Jan. 28 • City Council Workshop, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 28 • City Council, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28 • City Council, 6 p.m. Feb. 4

Emroiderers’ Guild

The Sand Dunes Chapter of Embroiderers' Guild of America will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 2 at Destin Books-A-Million. Visitors are welcome.

Mac Users Group

The Mac Users Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at the NWF State College Student Services Building — Room 132. Ray Muston will present "Why I Love my iPad: Essential Lessons about System Setups and Favorite Apps.” Call 862-3327 or email

Republican Women

The Republican Women of Okaloosa Federated will meet at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 6 at the Compass Rose Restaurant in Valparaiso. The program will be presented by Cristie Kedroski, vice president for college advancement at Northwest Florida State College. Attendees are asked to bring empty ink cartridges to be sent in to a recycling partner for cash, which will then be turned over to the USO. Make reservations by Feb. 1 at 651-5416 or Cost is $16/members and $18/guests.

Parrothead Club

The Emerald Coast Parrothead Club will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Harry T's on Destin harbor. Call 642-8766.

Destin Woman’s Club

The Destin Woman’s Club will meet at 11 a.m. Feb. 13 at Tuscany’s in Destin. The speaker will be author Olivia Byrd Cooley who wrote the book “Miss Hildreth Wore Brown” — Anecdotes of a Southern Belle. RSVP by Feb. 8 at 460-2673 or email Lunch is $20.

Delta Delta Delta

The Delta Delta Delta Emerald Coast Alumnae Chapter will meet at 11 a.m. Feb. 16 at Mitchell’s Fish Market, 500 Grand Blvd. in Sandestin. Ashley Bailey, crime prevention specialist Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, will speak on Identity Theft. Lunch follows. Make reservations at 267-1277 or email by Feb. 10.


Emerald Coast Public Relations Organization will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Best Western Beachfront, 380 Santa Rosa Blvd. on Okaloosa Island for its Winter Membership Social. Free appetizers will be provided and drinks will be offered at happy hour pricing courtesy. Cost is $10 per person. RSVP by Jan. 31 at 240-7241 or email at

Executive Committee

The Okaloosa County Republican Party Executive Committee meets at 6 p.m. the third Monday of each month at the Niceville City Council Chambers, 208 N. Partin Drive in Niceville. Call 609-4401.

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.