COMMUNITY MEETINGS April 30
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. May 2
• Visioning Session, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 3 in the Destin Library Calhoun Room
• Public Works/Public Safety, 5:30 p.m. May 10
• Harbor CRA-AC, 5:30 p.m. May 11
• Special Magistrate Hearing, 5:30 p.m. May 12
The Mac Users Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. May 2 in the NWFSC Student Services Center — Room 130. James Savage will present “Keeping your Mac Secure” and also include a segment on using password managers. Attendees are encouraged to bring their Mac devices. For more information, call 862-3327 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Republican Women of Okaloosa Federated will meet at 11:30 a.m. May 4 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel on Okaloosa Island. The program will feature an informational forum of the Republican candidates for State Representative — District 4, which are Laurie Bartlett, Wayne Harris, Armand Izzo, Mel Ponder and Jonathan Tallman. Make reservations at 651-5416 or email@example.com by April 30. Cost is $16/members and $18/guests.
An evening Auxiliary group will meet at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Clemenza’s in Uptown Station.
The Pastel Society of North Florida will meet from 9 a.m. to noon May 6 in the Fellowship Hall of the Church of Christ, 232 Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. Carrie Raeburn will demonstrate how to use Kitty Wallis's Moist Pastels to make sticks of pastel in a value range as well as how to transform broken bits of pastel into colorful grays, custom colors and speckled pastels. Bring something for Show & Tell if you want. Refreshments will be served.
The Walton Republican Women Federated will meet at 11 a.m. May 18 at Cantina Laredo, 585 Grand Boulevard. This month’s program will be District 5, State Representative Brad Drake. Cost of lunch is $22/guests and $20/members. Reservations are required 301-518-0316, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.waltonrepublicanwomen.org.
Referral Leaders International
More than 30 of the top Destin professionals and business owners meet Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 790 on the Gulf to share connections and referrals. Come ready to talk about your products/services, and get help to grow your business. Call 897-1957.
To become more effective communicators and leaders, visit one or more of the Toastmasters clubs at the following or visit www.toastmasters.org/Find-a-Club.
• Club 702 White Sands Toastmasters, 12-1 p.m. Thursdays at 415 Racetrack Road NE, in Fort Walton Beach.
• Club 1919 Emerald Coast Toastmasters, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays at Education Bldg 251, Room 122 Eglin AFB.
• Club 9478 Hurlburt Toastmasters, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Education Center Bldg. 221, Classroom L, Hurburt Field.
• Club 724908 Destin Toastmasters, 5:45-7:15 p.m. 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month at Walton Utility Co. Building.
• Club 817348 Crestview Toastmasters, 6-7 p.m. 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Crestview.
• Club 851515 Lake DeFuniak Toastmasters, 12-1 p.m. 2nd and 4th Thursday each month at Northwest Florida State College, Room 103 at the Chautauqua Center.
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. Visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rotary-Club-of-Destin/241220675890226.
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.