Community Meetings 8-21
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.
• Destin Youth Council, 4 p.m. Aug. 21
• Code Enforcement Board, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21
• Aug. 21: Auxiliary Executive Committee meets at 6 p.m., followed by Auxiliary General Membership at 6:30 p.m. and Post General Membership at 6:30 p.m.
The Okaloosa County Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at American Legion Post 235, 105 S.W. Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. The Honorable Jeff Miller, United States Congressman Florida’s 1st District, will speak and give an update on matters of interest to the Republican Party of Okaloosa County. Price of dinner is $12. Visitors welcome. Call 651-5049 to make reservations.
Parrot Head Club
The Emerald Coast Parrot Head Club will host its monthly PHlocking from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at Rotolo’s Pizzeria, 985 U.S. 98 in Destin.
Emerald Coast Public Relations Organization will meet at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 27 at Angler’s Beachside Grill on Okaloosa Island. Mitch Mongell will present “Fort Walton Beach Medical Center … Vision and Values.”
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1428 will meet at 11 a.m. Aug. 27 at Golden Corral in Fort Walton Beach. Speaker will be Michael Beedie, Fort Walton Beach city manager.
The Destin Garden Club will meet from 9:15-11:30 a.m. Sept. 10 in the Destin Library Meeting Room. The program will be on fall and winter plants for color in the Florida Panhandle, conducted by Karen Kirk-Williams, an Okaloosa County Master Gardener.
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 email@example.com.
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 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 www.flotilla14.info.
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.