1. WATCH A HORSE RIDING COMPETITION. The Blackwater Saddle Club Play Day exhibition will be 10 a.m. to noon with sign ups starting at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 14 at the June Ates Arena, 8604 Bobby Brown Road, East Milton. Events include pole bending, cloverleaf barrels, and an arena race. For details, contact Kyle Holley at 712-8788.


2. VOLUNTEER WITH THE FLORIDA TRAIL ASSOCIATION. Introductory trail work at Blackwater River State Forest starts at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 14. Meet at the Milton What-a-Burger, 5346 Stewart St. in Milton. Call Bob Browder at 910-1234 to learn more about membership options.


3. TAKE A FREE SEEDLING. Displays, a planting demonstration and seedling giveaway are set 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or until seedlings are gone, Jan. 21 at the Milton Garden Club, 5256 Alabama St., Milton. A thousand seedlings made up of 500 dogwood and 500 redbud will be available. The event is hosted by the Florida Forest Service, Milton Garden Club, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Santa Rosa County’s University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension, Master Gardener Association, Santa Rosa Green Up Nursery and Keep Santa Rosa Beautiful. For details, contact Ashlee White at Ashlee.White@FreshFromFlorida.com or 626-3028.