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

LAW LIBRARY TEMPORARILY CLOSED: The law library located in the Santa Rosa County Courthouse will be closed through Aug. 4. The library will reopen on Aug. 7.

MILTON HIGH SCHOOL’S CLASS OF 1972 REUNION: Sept. 29 and 30. 

5 p.m. Sept. 29: Tailgate party at Tanglewood Country Club, 5916 Tanglewood Drive, Milton.  Football game afterward at Milton High.

10 a.m. Sept. 30: Tour of the new school facilities; meet at the school bus ramp.

6 p.m. Sept. 30: Reunion dinner at Tanglewood Country Club. Cost is $30 per person; casual dress. Deadline for payment is Sept. 15. Make checks payable to Karen Young, Class of ’72 and mail to Class of 72, 5624 Russell Drive, Milton, FL 32570.

Write to this same address, text 450-6999, or email randygilbert719@yahoo.com with questions.

MILTON HIGH SCHOOL’S CLASS OF 1998: Group seeks classmates for whom they have no contact information. Email the class committee at miltonfl_1998@outlook.com or contact Rachel (Willis) Hamm, 982-5773, to help. 

Recurring 

SANTA ROSA ARTS AND CULTURE FOUNDATION BOOK CLUB: Usually 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. The next meeting is set Aug. 7. August's read is "Redeeming Love" by Francine Rivers. After this special night, the club will return to its regularly scheduled monthly meeting, the second Monday of the month.

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.

CENTRAL SANTA ROSA REPUBLICAN CLUB: 5:30 p.m. meal, meeting at 6:30 p.m. first Thursdays at Grover T’s Restaurant, Highway 90, Pace. Visitors are welcome. In August, the club will host Chairman and Regional Director of the College Republicans, Charlotte Davis and University of West Florida College Republicans Chairman Nick Smith. Call 377-3976 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays for more information.

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 www.meetup.com/ftawesterngate/ 

 

Public Meetings

 

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

 


Marine Advisory — 5 p.m. Aug. 1
Tourist Development Council Board Meeting — 8:30 a.m. Aug. 3, Tiger Point Community Center, 1370 Tiger Park Lane, Gulf Breeze
Commission Committee — 9 a.m. Aug. 7, Tiger Point Community Center, 1370 Tiger Park Lane, Gulf Breeze
District 1 Listening Tour — Commissioner Rob Williamson — 5:30 p.m. Aug. 7, Pace Community Center, 5976 Chumuckla Highway, Pace
District 3 Listening Tour — Commissioner Rob Williamson — 7:30 a.m. Aug. 8, Jay Library, 5259 Booker Lane, Jay
Local Option Sales Tax Citizen Committee — 9 a.m. Aug. 8
District 4 Listening Tour — Commissioner Rob Williamson — 7 a.m. Aug. 10, Visitors Information Center, 8543 Navarre Parkway, Navarre
Commission regular — 9 a.m. Aug. 10, Tiger Point Community Center, 1370 Tiger Park Lane, Gulf Breeze
District 4 Listening Tour — Commissioner Rob Williamson — 12:30 p.m. Aug. 10, Visitors Information Center, 8543 Navarre Parkway, Navarre
Fire Protection BOAA — 4 p.m. Aug. 10, Public Services Conference Room, 6051 Old Bagdad Highway, Milton
Zoning Board Meeting — 6 p.m. Aug. 10, Tiger Point Community Center, 1370 Tiger Park Lane, Gulf Breeze
Fire Department Executive Group — 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14, Emergency Operations Center, 4499 Pine Forest Road, Milton
Blackwater Soil and Water Conservation District — 7:30 a.m. Aug. 17, 3927 Highway 4, Suite 102, Jay
Commission Committee — 9 a.m. Aug. 21
MSBU Public Hearing — 6 p.m. Aug. 22
Bagdad Architectural Advisory Board — 8:30 a.m. Aug. 23, Public Services Conference Room, 6051 Old Bagdad Highway, Milton
Parks and Recreation — 5:30 p.m. Aug. 23
Commission regular — 9 a.m. Aug. 24
Commission special; rezoning meeting — 6 p.m. Aug. 24

 

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.

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

MILTON PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT: The city has scheduled these meetings at City Hall, 6738 Dixon St.: 

 


Milton Planning Board: Aug. 3 at 5 p.m. in the Council Chambers
Riverfront Redevelopment Team: Aug. 10 at 4 p.m. in the Council Chambers
LEAP Committee: Aug. 22 at 3:30 p.m. in Conference Room “A”
Youth Council: Aug. 22 at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers

 

FLORIDA PANHANDLE PATRIOTS MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Elks Lodge on Okaloosa Island, 1335 Miracle Strip Parkway. Robert Windham will present on the question, "Is religion the cause of more wars throughout history than anything else?" Snacks and beverages are available for purchase. Details: 865-0245.

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.

MILTON COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE: 3 p.m., Aug. 17 in Council Chambers at City Hall, 6738 Dixon St. Details: City Manager’s Office, 983-5411.