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

SANTA ROSA WOMEN’S DEMOCRATIC CLUB: 6:30 p.m. July 24 at Henderson Hall, St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 7810 Navarre Parkway. Guest speaker: Refuge for Women Emerald Coast City Director Michelle Jones. Topic: providing aftercare and counseling for sexually exploited women. Details: Contact Margie Purkerson at 206-5884 or

LIFELONG LEARNER SPEAKER SERIES: 6 p.m. July 25, West Florida Public Library, 239 N. Spring St., Pensacola. Guest speaker: Brooke Johnson. Topic: “In the beginning was the word: The reach of a great speech.”

REPUBLICAN CLUB OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1; monthly meeting and Dutch treat dinner at The Club at Hidden Creek, 3070 PGA Blvd, Navarre. Details: President Morgan Lamb, 939-2409

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 

BAGDAD ARCHITECTURAL ADVISORY BOARD: 8:30 a.m. July 26 at Public Services Conference Room, 6051 Old Bagdad Highway, Milton.

LOCAL MITIGATION STRATEGY: 1:30 p.m. July 27 at Public Services Conference Room, 6051 Old Bagdad Highway, Milton.

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


Parks and Recreation: 5:30 p.m. July 26 Commission Regular: 9 a.m. July 27 Commission Special: rezoning meeting 6 p.m. July 27


TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL COMMITTEE: 8:30 a.m. July 31 at Navarre Visitor Center, 8543 Navarre Parkway, Navarre.

MILTON COUNCIL MEETS AS THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF SUNDIAL UTILITIES: Executive Session set Monday, July 31, 2017, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St. 

MILTON BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT: 5:30 p.m., Aug. 1 in Council Chambers at City Hall, 6738 Dixon St.

MILTON BENEVOLENT CEMETERY BOARD: 4 p.m. Aug. 1 in Conference Room B of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St. Details: City Manager’s Office, 983-5411.

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY: Aug. 8, 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St.

MILTON COUNCIL: Regular session set Aug. 8 at 5:45 p.m. in Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St.

HEALTHY START COALITION OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY: The Healthy Start Coalition of Santa Rosa County Inc. will not have a board of directors meeting this July. The next board of directors meeting will be on Aug. 14. Details: Healthy Start Coalition, 626-6751.