Community Meetings April 5

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.

• CRA Board, 4:30 p.m. April 7

• Executive Session, 5 p.m. April 7

• City Council, 6 p.m. April 7

• Bid Committee, 3 p.m. April 8

• Public Works/Public Safety, 5:30 p.m. April 8

• Harbor CRA-AC, 5:30 p.m. April 9


The Mac Users Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. April 7 at the NWF State College Student Services Building — Room 132. Anne Hornstein will present “KISS, Pages and Numbers,” a hands-on, interactive workshop for using the Macintosh computer and iPad. For information, email or call 862-3327.

Garden Club

The Destin Garden Club will meet from 9:30-11 a.m. April 8 at the Destin Library, 150 Sibert Ave. President Carol Boden will speak on the culinary use of herbs, specifically growing, harvesting, preserving and cooking. Call 225-0349 or email

American Legion

Meetings held at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street in Destin. Call 837-3818.

• Cub Scouts, 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 8

• Post Executive, 6:30 p.m. April 9

• Scouts, 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 9

• Auxiliary Executive, 6 p.m. April 16

• Auxiliary General meeting, 6:30 p.m. April 16

 • Sons of the American Legion, 6:30 p.m. April 16

• Post General Membership, 7 p.m. April 16


Choctawhatchee Bay Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10 a.m. April 10 at the First Presbyterian Church, 134 Beal Parkway SW in Fort Walton Beach. A welcoming ceremony for new officers will be held. DAR is open to all women who are lineally descended from a Revolutionary War patriot. Call 796-0783.

Parrot Head Club

The Emerald Coast Parrot Head Club will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. April 11 at Harry T’s in Destin harbor.

Genealogical Society

The Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County will meet at 10 a.m. April 12 at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida. The speaker will be Margaret Harris who will present Social Networking for Genealogy.

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.