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

SENIOR DANCE: 6–9 p.m. June 17 in the Guy Thompson Community Center gym. Featuring the Salty Dogs Band; presented by the Milton Parks Department.

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



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

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY: TOPS meets Tuesdays at 4709 Keyser Lane, Pace. Weigh in 8:30-9:45 a.m. Meet 10-11 a.m. Details: 983-0178.

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


Public Meetings


MOVE TO AMEND INFORMATIONAL MEETING: 6:30 p.m. June 14 at La Brisa Restaurant, 51 Gulf Breeze Parkway, located inside the Quality Inn hotel. Move to Amend is a “non-partisan coalition committed to social and economic justice, ending corporate rule, and building a vibrant democracy that is genuinely accountable to the people, not corporate interests,” its media release states.

MILTON ADMINISTRATION SUB-COMMITTEE: 5:30 p.m. June 15 in Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St., for review of the city charter. 

SANTA ROSA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: 6 p.m. June 15, United Way of Santa Rosa County, 6479 Caroline St., Ste. A, Milton. All elected precinct members and interested parties may attend.

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


Commission Committee — June 19, 9 a.m. 
Commission Regular — June 22, 9 a.m.
Commission Special Rezoning — June 22, 6 p.m.
Parks and Recreation — June 28, 5:30 p.m.


MILTON COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE: June 22, 3 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St. 

MILTON’S PLANNING DEPARTMENT SETS MEETINGS: These sessions are at City Hall, 6738 Dixon St., Milton:

Special Milton Planning Board, June 22, 5 p.m. in the Council Chambers
LEAP Committee, June 27, 3:30 p.m. in Conference Room “A”
Youth Council, June 27, 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers