Community Meetings March 5

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

All area codes are 850 unless specified.


James Lopez, co-founder at and co-founder atEVENT Live, will speak on how a more connected, mobile world has influenced marketing and advertising when AAF Emerald Coast meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 7 at Cantina Laredo at Grand Boulevard. Cost is $15.

Genealogy Society

The Genealogy Society of Okaloosa County will meet at 10 a.m. March 8 at Heritage Museum in Valparaiso. Dotty Burdick, regent of the Choctawhatchee Bay Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be guest speaker. 

Destin Garden Club

Celebrate spring when the Destin Garden Club meets from 9:30-11 a.m. March 11 at the Destin Library, 150 Sibert Ave. Karen Dowd, a plant specialist from Lowe's, will present the program. Call 225-0349 or e-mail

American Legion

Cub Scouts meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 11 at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street in Destin. A Post Executive meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 12 followed by Scouts from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call 837-3818.

• March 19: Post Planning meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Auxiliary Executive meeting, 6 p.m.; Auxiliary General meeting, 6:30 p.m.; Post general membership, 6:30 p.m.


Choctawhatchee Bay Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10 a.m. March 13 at First Presbyterian Church, 134 Beal Parkway SW in Fort Walton Beach. Program will be Reflections on Afghanistan and Wounded Warriors given by Judge T. Patterson Maney.

Parrot Head Club

The Emerald Coast Parrot Head Club will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 14 at Harry T’s on Destin harbor. Call 920-246-5622.

Friends of the Destin Library

The Friends of the Destin Library will meet at 3 p.m. March 14 for a presentation by Kim Mosby, owner of Sunshine Yoga, on yoga techniques to help alleviate arthritis pain and bring back movement to the body. This program is free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis. Call 837-8572.

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.