Community Meetings Aug. 6
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.
• 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 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.
Parrot Head Club
Emerald Coast Parrot Head Club will meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at Harry T’s in HarborWalk Village.
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.
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.
George and Marie Legge will be the speakers when The Genealogy Society of Okaloosa County meets at 10 a.m. Aug. 9 at the Heritage Museum in Valparaiso. George is the director of the LDS Family History Center in Fort Walton Beach. He and Marie will update us on the newest features of Family Search, the free, online genealogy website sponsored by the LDS.
A post executive meeting will be held at 6:30pm Aug. 13 at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street in Destin. Call 837-3818.
• Aug. 20, 27: Sons of the American Legion membership meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Post General Membership meeting begins at 7 p.m.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 www.flotilla14.info.
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.