MILTON — Upcoming Santa Rosa County events and activities are as follows. 

MILTON HIGH SCHOOL’S CLASS OF 1998 seeks classmates for whom they have no contact information. Email the committee at or contact Rachel (Willis) Hamm, 982-5773, to help.

GRILLIN’ IN THE BREEZE: The Santa Rosa Education Foundation’s competitive grilling event is set 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22 at Shoreline Park in Gulf Breeze. Cast your vote for the People’s Choice award and visit the silent auction tent. The Navarre Beach Marine Science Station and the Pensacola MESS Hall will be on-site with activities for all ages. Proceeds will support education in Santa Rosa County. Visit  to sign up a team or purchase tickets.

STATE REP. JAYER WILLIAMSON’S DISTRICT STAFF OFFICE HOURS: Open10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays beginning April 25 at the Tiger Point Community Center, 1370 Tiger Park Lane, Gulf Breeze. Details: 995-3698.

32ND ANNUAL NAVARRE FUN FEST: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 29, Navarre Beach. This event, hosted by the area’s chamber of commerce, features local artisans, food, live music, face painting and crafts. Also includes a "Taste of Navarre Seafood" Chef's Challenge. Fireworks show begins at 9 p.m. Free to attend.

THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS’ GENEALOGY WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. to noon April 29 at 5737 Berryhill Road in Milton. One-on-one help sessions follow a presentation. Free to attend. Spots for one-on-one help are limited. Attendees should bring a laptop or other computer device. Wifi is available. Details: 368-8358.

SANTA ROSA COUNTY 4-H MEETING FOR NEW MEMBERS: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29 at the Santa Rosa County Extension Office. Topics include what 4-H does, events and programs, projects offered, how to join and how to volunteer. 4-H Agent Prudence Caskey and 4-H Program Assistant Jasmin Bradford will answer questions and help introduce the program. A presentation on 4-H 101 is set 12:30 p.m. Details: 623-3868 or

SANTA ROSA DAY OF SERVICE: SAFER Santa Rosa and Santa Rosa County are planning a Day of Service for May 6. Visit to register as a volunteer, sponsor or submit a project for consideration.



SANTA ROSA ARTS AND CULTURE FOUNDATION BOOK CLUB: Meets 7 p.m. every second Monday at the Dragonfly Gallery on Caroline Street. Refreshments are available; participants must purchase their own books.

SANTA ROSA COUNTY WRITER’S WORKSHOP: 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Coffee Break, 4620 Woodbine Road in Pace.

SANTA ROSA BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION: 7 p.m. third Thursdays at the Bay Area Vineyard Church, 5163 Dogwood Drive, Milton. Visitors are welcome. Details: Bill Blankenship, president, 232-6005, or Clarence Prater, vice president, 623-776-7018.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. second and fourth Fridays at the Navarre Library, 8484 James M. Harvell Road. All materials are provided; there’s no charge to attend.

GULF COAST CALLIGRAPHY GUILD: 9:30 a.m. second Saturdays at the Courts of Praise Church on the corner of Johnson Avenue and Davis Highway, Pensacola. A presentation and practice time follow each meeting. Details: 995-7056.

FLORIDA TRAIL ASSOCIATION: The Western Gate chapter’s activities are free to participate in except as noted. See more details at




SANTA ROSA COUNTY COMMISSION: These meetings are set in the County Administrative Center boardroom, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, unless otherwise indicated.


Commission Committee — April 24, 9 a.m.                        
Bagdad Architectural Advisory Board — April 26, 8:30 a.m., Public Services Conference Room, 6051 Old Bagdad Highway, Milton
Parks and Recreation — April 26, 5:30 p.m.
Commission (regular) — April 27, 9 a.m.
Local Mitigation Strategy Task Force — April 27, 1:30 p.m., Public Services Conference Room, 6051 Old Bagdad Highway, Milton
Commission (special rezoning meeting) — April 27, 6 p.m.


WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY CARE CENTER BOARD: April 24, 5500 Stewart St., Milton. The full board will convene at 9:30 a.m. Check in with the receptionist upon arrival.  

SANTA ROSA WOMEN’S DEMOCRATIC CLUB: 1:30 p.m. April 24 at Henderson Hall in St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 7810 Navarre Parkway, Navarre. Guest speaker: Laurie Murphy of Emerald Coastkeepers. Details: Margie Purkerson, 206-5884 or

LEAP COMMITTEE: 3:30 p.m. April 25 in Conference Room “A” at Milton City Hall.

YOUTH COUNCIL: Educational presentations set 4:30 p.m. April 25 in Council Chambers at Milton City Hall.


REPUBLICAN CLUB OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY: 6:30 p.m. May 2 at The Club at Hidden Creek, 3070 PGA Blvd., Navarre. The featured speaker will be Santa Rosa County property appraiser Greg Brown. Details: President Morgan Lamb, 939-2409 or, for more information and to RSVP.

MILTON ADMINISTRATION SUB-COMMITTEE: 5:30 p.m. May 4 in Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St. Group will review the city charter and Civil Service Board.

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY: 5:30 p.m. May 9 in Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St. 

MILTON CITY COUNCIL: 5:45 p.m. May 9 in Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St.