Community Meetings Feb. 8

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.

• Recreation Committee, 4 p.m. Feb. 10

• Bid Committee, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 11

• Harbor CRA-AC, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 12

History and Fishing Museum

Hear a brief history of Destin by the Museum’s director, Jean Melvin, learn of projected development in Museum’s future; meet the board of directors; take a free visit through the Museum; and more at the annual general membership meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 12.

Memberships available: $20/individual, $50/family, $100/club or charter boat.  Other membership and donor levels available. Call 837-6611.

American Legion

Legion Garden Vote at noon, auction in ballroom from 1-5 p.m. and Sons Food Fest Feb. 8 at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street in Destin. Call 837-3818.

• Feb.  12: Post Executive, 6:30 p.m. and Scouts from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

• Feb. 19: Post Planning, 5:30 p.m., Auxiliary Executive, 6 p.m., Auxiliary General, 6:30 p.m. and Sons general meeting, 6:30 p.m.

Tri Delta

The Delta Delta Delta Alumnae of the Emerald Coast will meet at 11 a.m. Feb. 8 at the home of Margaret Carlen in Miramar Beach. Call 654-5008 or email for information. 

Friends of the Destin Library

Carol Hayes will share her 22 years of experiences as a member of the United States Marine Corps Band’s Orchestra and perform at the Friends of the Destin Library meeting at 3 p.m. Feb. 14. This program is free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis. Call 837-8572.

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.

Democrat Executive Committee

Okaloosa County Democrat Executive Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at Democratic Headquarters, 60 Second Street in Shalimar. Nominations for secretary will be accepted. Call 609-3367.

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.