Community Meetings April 23

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.

• Destin Youth Council, 4 p.m. April 24

• Special City Council Workshop (Comprehensive Plan), 5:30 p.m. April 24

• Code Enforcement Board, 5:30 p.m. April 24

Republican Club

The Okaloosa County Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. April 24 at American Legion Post 235, 105 S.W. Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. Okaloosa County Administrator Ernie Padgett will be the guest speaker and discuss issues of importance to Okaloosa County residents. Representatives from the Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office will give a brief presentation on Tax Certificates as an investment option. Price for dinner is $15 and includes drinks and gratuity.  Make reservations at 586-1325. 

Embroiderers’ Guild

The Sand Dunes Chapter of Embroiderers’ Guild of America will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 24 and 9:30 a.m. to noon April 28 in room 400 of First United Methodist Church of Niceville. Call 496-3466.

Parrot Head Club

The Emerald Coast Parrot Head Club will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. April 25 at Crust Pizzeria, 104 Harbor Blvd.

Horticulture Studies Group

The Tri-County Horticulture Studies Group will meet at 10 a.m. April 26 in the fellowship hall of Trinity Presbyterian Church at 44 Southview Ave. in Valparaiso. The group will have a guided tour of Valparaiso Garden Club’s Standard Flower Show, “The Joy and Art of Gardening.”


Mac Users Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. May 5 at the NWF State College Student Services Building — Room 132. “The iPad — How to Use, Tricks and Tips” will be presented by Denny and Karen Lauer. Call 862-3327 or email

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.