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


CITY OF MILTON COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORT AVAILABLE: In accordance with Florida Statute 163.356(3) (c) the City of Milton CRA has developed the annual report of its activities for the preceding fiscal year, including a financial statement setting forth income and operating expenses as of the end of fiscal year 2017. This report has been filed with the City Clerk and is available for inspection during business hours in the office of the Clerk located at 6738 Dixon St., Call 983- 5401 for details.

FENTANYL ADDICTION: Narconon reminds families that fentanyl overdoses are on the rise in almost every community nationwide. Fentanyl is the strongest synthetic opiate painkiller and is estimated to be 100 times more potent than morphine and 50 times stronger than heroin. To learn more about fentanyl abuse and how to help your loved one, visit

Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 877-841-5509.


PACE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MONTHLY BREAKFAST: 7:30 a.m. April 18 at Grover T's BBQ, 5887 Highway 90 in Milton. 

SANTA ROSA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN'S CLUB MEETING: 6:30 p.m. April 23 at Augustine Episcopal Church, 7810 Navarre Parkway. Call 206-5884 for details.

ALABAMA JUNIOR RODEO ASSOCIATION YOUTH RODEO:  9 a.m. April 28 and 29 at the Escambia County Equestrian Center, 7750 Mobile Highway in Pensacola.

THE REPUBLICAN CLUB OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY MEETING: 6:30 p.m. May 1 at the Club at Hidden Creek 7030 PGA Blvd Navarre Florida 32566. Following a Dutch treat dinner, there will be featured speaker Bob Cole, Cole candidate for re-election to Santa Rosa County Commission, District 2.

Call RCSRC President Morgan Lamb at 939-2409 for details. 


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.

MILTON GARDEN CLUB MONTHLY MEETING AND PROGRAM: 9:30-11:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month, September through May at the Milton Event Center, 5256 Alabama St.

March 13 is the "Life Cycle of the Dragonfly" presentation by Pam Murfey, Santa Rosa County Master Gardener.

April 10 is "All About Herbs" presented by Ginny Hinton, Santa Rosa County Family and Consumer Services Agent.

The Spring Luncheon will be in May, date to be announced.

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 in 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.

CONTINUING EDUCATION: Need a few credits to earn your high school diploma? Santa Rosa Adult School offers adult high school completion through earned credits. Classes are provided evenings in Milton and Navarre. Tuition is $30 per term. Call 983-5710 for details.

FLORIDA TRAIL ASSOCIATION: The Western Gate chapter’s activities are free to participate in except as noted. See more details at  



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

Public Safety Coordinating Council: 11:30 a.m. April 18, Sheriff's Dept. Training Room, 5755 E. Milton Road

Aviation Advisory Committee: 5 p.m. April 18

Commission Committee: 9 a.m. April 23

Bagdad Architectural Advisory Board: 8:30 a.m. April 25, Public Services Conference Room, 6051 Old Bagdad Highway

Parks and Recreation: 5:30 p.m. April 25

Commission Regular: 9 a.m. April 26

Local Mitigation Strategy Task Force: 1:30 p.m. April 26 Public Services Conference Room, 6051 Old Bagdad Highway

Commission Special - Rezoning - April 26, 6:00 p.m.

MILTON MEETINGS: The following meetings take place at Milton City Hall, 6738 Dixon St., unless otherwise indicated.

Committee of the Whole: 3 p.m. April 19 in Council Chambers Board of Adjustment: 5:30 p.m. April 23 in the Council Chambers LEAP Committee: 3:30 p.m. April 26 in Conference Room A Youth Council Workshop: 4:30 p.m. April 26 in Conference Room B Executive Session:  5:30 p.m.  April 30 in Council Chambers City Council Meeting: 5:45 p.m. May 8 in Council Chambers  Community Redevelopment Agency: 5:30 p.m. May 8 in Council Chambers