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.


UNITED WAY CRAM THE VAN:  July 19 and 21


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: 1-800-932-8677.

SANTA ROSA COUNTY WRITER’S GUILD: 3:45-5:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Guy Thompson Community Center, 5629 Byrom Street 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.

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 COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN'S CLUB: 6:30 p.m. June 25, the SRC Democratic Women's Club will hold its monthly meeting at Henderson hall of St. Augustine Episcopal Church, 7810 Navarre Parkway. The guest speaker will be Taylor Smith, organizer for March of Our Lives and President of the Santa Rosa Young Democrats.

Contact Margie Purkerson at 206-5884 or 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.

Commission Regular: 9 a.m. June 14. Budget Workshop: 1 p.m. June 14. Zoning Board Meeting: 6 p.m. June 14. Local Option Sales Tax Meeting: 9 a.m. June 19. Bagdad Architectural Advisory Board: 8:30 a.m June 27,  Public Services Conference Room, 6051 Old Bagdad Highway, Milton.

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

Riverfront Redevelopment Team: 4 p.m. June 14, council chambers. Historic Preservation Board: 5:30 p.m. June 14, council chambers. Committee of the Whole: 3 p.m. June 21, council chambers. Budget workshop: 8:30 a.m. June 23, city hall. Police Pension board: 8:30 a.m. June 25, council chambers. Board of Directors of Sundial Utilities and Executive Session: 5:30 p.m. July 2, council chambers. Community Redevelopment Agency: 5:30 p.m. July 10, council chambers. Council meeting: 5:45 p.m. July 10, council chambers.