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

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

CAMP FIRE CAR SHOW: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 20 on South Willing Street in Milton. Over 100 cars compete in different classes. Enter your car for $25 (or $30 on show day). This event, presented by Tom Thumb Store, benefits Campfire Youth Programs. Visit and search for Car Show to Benefit Camp Fire Gulf Wind, Inc., for more information.




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.

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






MILTON COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE: 3 p.m. May 18 in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St. 

SANTA ROSA DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: 6 p.m. May 18 at the United Way of Santa Rosa County, 6479 Caroline St., Ste. A, Milton. All elected precinct members and interested parties may attend. Guest speaker: Okaloosa Democratic Black Caucus’ president. Details: Sarah Coutu, chair, at 375-2334, or Trish Hansen, secretary, at 261-5662.

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


Commission Committee: May 22, 9 a.m. Tourist Development Committee Board of Directors Budget/Grants Workshop: May  23, 9 a.m., Economic Development Office, 6491 Caroline St., Milton Bagdad Architectural Advisory Board: May 24, 8:30 a.m., Public Services Conference Room, 6051 Old Bagdad Highway, Milton Parks and Recreation: May 24, 5:30 p.m. Commission regular: May 25, 9 a.m. Commission special rezoning: May 25, 6 p.m. Tourist Development Committee: May 30, 8:30 a.m., Economic Development Office, 6491 Caroline St., Milton


MILTON PLANNING DEPARTMENT: These meetings are set at City Hall, 6738 Dixon St., Milton:

LEAP Committee: May 23, 3:30 p.m. in Conference Room “A” Youth Council: May 23, 4:30 p.m., Council Chambers

MILTON BENEVOLENT CEMETERY BOARD: May 23, 4 p.m., Conference Room B of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St., Milton

HEALTHY START COALITION OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY: No board of directors meeting in May; the next board meeting is on June 12. Details: 626-6751.       

CITY OF MILTON MEETS WITH MILTON PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS LOCAL 2944: 1:30 p.m. May 24 in the Milton Fire Department’s Training Room, 5321 Stewart St. Purpose: negotiate potential modifications to the prevailing collective bargaining agreement.


MILTON BENEVOLENT CEMETERY BOARD: 4 p.m. June 6 in Conference Room B of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St.

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY: 5:30 p.m. June 13 in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St. 

MILTON CITY COUNCIL REGULAR SESSION: 5:45 p.m. June 13 in Council Chambers of City Hall, 6738 Dixon St.