Community Meetings April 26

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.

• Harbor Board & Waterways, 5 p.m. April 28

• Board of Adjustment, 5:30 p.m. April 30

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.”

Embroiderers’ Guild

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


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

Republican Women

The Republican Women of Okaloosa Federated will meet at 11:30 a.m. May 7 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel on Okaloosa Island. Florida State Representative Matt Gaetz will present highlights of the latest legislative session. A jeweler will be available at 11 a.m. to purchase gold and silver jewelry no longer wanted or needed. RWOF will receive a percentage of total sales to benefit its charities. Make reservations at 651-5416 or by noon May 2. Cost is $18/members and $20/guests.

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.