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

THE GREATER PENSACOLA ORCHID SOCIETY will hold its annual public plant auction 12:30 p.m. June 24 at the community center, Behula Baptist Church, 5805 Beulah Church Road, Pensacola. Proceeds benefit the Greater Pensacola Orchid Society. All orchids will be sold regardless of price.

SANTA ROSA WOMEN'S DEMOCRATIC CLUB MONTHLY MEETING: 1:30 p.m. June 26, Henderson Hall at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, 7810 Navarre Parkway, Navarre. Guest speaker: Betty Wilson, Move to Amend. Topic: Move to Amend Local Initiative. Details: Margie Purkerson, 206-5884,

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 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


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

Board of Adjustment: June 26, 5:30 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

MILTON BENEVOLENT CEMETERY BOARD: June 28, 3:30 p.m. in Conference Room B of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St., Milton.

SANTA ROSA COUNTY MEETINGS: These meetings are in the County Administrative Center boardroom, 6495 Caroline St., in Milton, unless otherwise indicated: Parks and Recreation — June 28, 5:30 p.m.

SUNDIAL UTILITIES BOARD SETS EXECUTIVE SESSION: July 6, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St. 

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY: July 11, 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St. 

MILTON CITY COUNCIL SETS REGULAR SESSION: July 11, 5:45 p.m. in Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St.

MILTON COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE: July 20, 3 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St.