Community Meetings Sept. 20
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. Sept. 24
Writers In Sandals
Writing Scripts for Puppet Shows will be the topic of guest speaker Lucille Rogers, a professional puppeteer and storyteller, when Writers In Sandals meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 at the Destin Library.
Emerald Coast Public Relations Organization will meet at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 23 at Angler’s Beachside Grill on Okaloosa Island. Members will discuss educational pointers from various sessions. Cost is $15/members, $20/non-members and $10/full-time students. For more information, email email@example.com.
The Okaloosa County Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at American Legion Post 235, 105 S.W. Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. Sheriff Larry Ashley will discuss Florida’s Right to Medical Marijuana Amendment on the upcoming November Ballot, and other matters of importance to Okaloosa County residents. Dinner cost is $15 and includes drinks and gratuity. Make reservations at 586-1325.
The Republican Women of Okaloosa Federated will meet at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel on Okaloosa Island. Okaloosa County Clerk of Court elect JD Peacock will speak on what it takes to run a successful political campaign and the political process. Make reservations by noon Sept. 26 at 651-5416 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost is $16/members and $18/guests.
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.