Community Meetings Aug. 2

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.

• City Council, 6 p.m. Aug. 4

• Budget Workshop, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 11

• Bid Committee, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 12

• Public Works/Public Safety, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 12

• Harbor CRA-AC, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 13


The Mac Users Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at the NWF State College Student Services Building — Room 132. John Leake will present “The Mysteries in the Utilities Folder.” Attendees are encouraged to bring their Mac devices. For more information, call 862-3327 or email

Audubon Society

The Choctawhatchee Audubon Society meets at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7 in Room 130 of the NWFSC Student Services Center with a video presentation by Malcolm Mark Swan, cartographer with Colorado State University in support of Eglin AFB. Learn to identify and appreciate the beauty and tenacity of warblers and grosbeaks of Northwest Florida. Call 678-1461.


The AAF Emerald Coast will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 8 at Clemenza’s Uptown Station, 75 Eglin Parkway NE #126 in Fort Walton Beach. The program topic will be Using Social Media to Inform the Public with Sheriff Larry Ashley. Cost of lunch is $15. Call 357-0088.

Embroiderers’ Guild

Sand Dunes Chapter of Embroiderers’ Guild of hosts its annual membership coffee from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 9 in the Fellowship Hall at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 1200 Valparaiso Blvd. in Niceville. The 2014-15 program will be presented and snacks will be served. Call 496-3466.

Seniors of Destin

The Seniors of Destin meet the fourth Friday of the month for a covered dish and to celebrate all birthdays for the month. The program is sponsored by the City of Destin and Gentiva Home Health. Each month has a featured guest speaker that pertains to senior living.  Call 685-5310.

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 a.m. 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.