MILTON — Upcoming Santa Rosa County events and activities are as follows.
NAVARRE GARDEN CLUB SETS NEW-MEMBER TEA: New and prospective Navarre Garden Club members can attend an Aug. 24 tea. The event is set 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the home of Dale Powell, 8808 Sand Pine Road. Attendees can learn about the club’s purpose and happenings. Call 396-5494 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
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 email@example.com with questions.
VENDORS WANTED: The Milton Eastern Star Chapter seeks vendors for a Christmas Village craft fair set Nov. 4. The event will be held on the grounds of the Santa Rosa Masonic Lodge on Highway 90 in Milton. Food, craft and other vendors are invited to apply. Details: 623-4066.
MILTON HIGH SCHOOL’S CLASS OF 1998: Group seeks classmates for whom they have no contact information. Email the class committee at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 GUILD: 3:45-5:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Guy Thompson Community Center, 5629 Byrom St. Milton Poet Laureate Marc Livanos’ poetry night includes open-mic, free verse workshops, poetry contests with prizes, author events and refreshments.
CENTRAL SANTA ROSA REPUBLICAN CLUB: 5:30 p.m. meal and 6:30 p.m. meeting first Thursdays at Grover T’s Restaurant, Highway 90, Pace. Visitors are welcome. 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.
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
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.
MILTON PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT: The city has scheduled these meetings at 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.
HEALTHY START COALITION OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: Aug. 14, 4 p.m. at the Santa Rosa County Extension Office, 6263 Dogwood Drive, Milton.
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.
SANTA ROSA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: Aug. 17, 5 p.m., at the United Way of Santa Rosa County, 6479 Caroline St., Ste. A, Milton. All elected precinct members and interested parties may attend. For additional information, contact Sarah Coutu, Chair, at 375-2334, or Trish Hansen, Secretary, at 261-5662.