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March 29, 2014

SIRENS OF THE DEEP MERMAID CAMP
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

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April 05, 2014

JUNIOR MERMAID CAMP
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

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June 28, 2014

2014 SUMMER SUNRISE 5K SERIES
Highlands Hammock State Park

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August 09, 2014

HOW WE DO WHAT WE DO: THE SCIENCE OF ARCHAEOLOGY
Koreshan State Historic Site

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August 09, 2014

PALM WEAVING
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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August 10, 2014

PERSEID METEOR SHOWER NIGHT WALK
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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August 23, 2014

DADE CRAFT CLASS
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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September 11, 2014

PINE NEEDLE BASKET CLASS
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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September 13, 2014

ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD: THE SCIENCE OF SHIPWRECKS
Koreshan State Historic Site

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September 20, 2014

KEEP SARASOTA BEAUTIFUL (INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP DAY)
Oscar Scherer State Park

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September 20, 2014

FISH THE EVERGLADES
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

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September 26, 2014

NATIVE AMERICAN POW-WOW
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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September 27, 2014

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY
Oscar Scherer State Park

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September 27, 2014

2014 NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY
Lovers Key State Park

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September 28, 2014

NATIVE AMERICAN POW-WOW
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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September 30, 2014

INCREDIBLE EDIBLES
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 04, 2014

FALL WILDFLOWER/BUTTERFLY WALK
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 09, 2014

ROAD BACK IN TIME
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 11, 2014

GUIDED NIGHT PADDLE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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October 11, 2014

WEEDS AND SEEDS: A (PRE) HISTORY OF DINING IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA
Koreshan State Historic Site

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October 11, 2014

2ND ANNUAL BACK 40 MUSIC FESTIVAL
Little Manatee River State Park

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014. 2pm  10pm

Description:

Band Lineup - TBA
 
One of the park’s favorite events is back for a second year. The Back 40 Music Festival features a lineup of Tampa Bay Area’s finest local bands with musical flavors for all kinds including Americana, Reggae, Rock, Folk and Blues. Food is provided from local food vendors and artists and crafters are on hand with all styles of hand-made items. A beer garden provides refreshing adult beverages, (beer and wine), courtesy of the Friends of Little Manatee River State Park. This music event is entirely outdoors in one of the most scenic and tranquil areas of Hillsborough County giving participants a musical experience they will not forget. Shuttle rides are available for anyone seeking assistance to and from the parking lot and event area.

Participation Requirements

Fees: Entry Fee  TBA

Contact: For more event details please contact the Ranger Station at 813-671-5005.

Directions: Little Manatee River State Park is located four miles south of Sun City Center, off U.S. 301 on Lightfoot Road. From Tampa: I¿75 South to Exit 240A, East to U.S. 301, Then South 4 miles, Turn Right onto Lightfoot Road, Park is on the Right From Sarasota/Bradenton: I-75 North to Exit 229, East to U.S. 301, Then North 6 miles, Turn Left onto Lightfoot Road, Park is on the Right From Pinellas County: I-275 South, cross the Skyway Bridge to I-75 North, Exit 229, East to U.S. 301, Then North 6 miles, Turn Left onto Lightfoot Road, Park is on the Right

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October 14, 2014

WILD EDIBLE PLANT COLLECTION AND PREPARATION
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 24, 2014

22ND ANNUAL HAUNTED WOODS EVENT - WANTED: CREATURES OF THE NIGHT VOLUNTEERS
Hillsborough River State Park

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October 24, 2014

HAUNTED HAYRIDE & TRAIL
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 24, 2014

22ND ANNUAL HAUNTED WOODS EVENT
Hillsborough River State Park

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November 08, 2014

GUIDED NIGHT PADDLE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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November 08, 2014

PREHISTORIC SNOWBIRDS
Koreshan State Historic Site

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December 06, 2014

GUIDED NIGHT PADDLE
Oscar Scherer State Park

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December 06, 2014

2014 GREAT OUTDOOR ADVENTURE DAY
Lovers Key State Park

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December 12, 2014

THE CANDLELIGHT EXPERIENCE AT FORT FOSTER
Fort Foster State Historic Site

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December 12, 2014

THE CANDLELIGHT EXPERIENCE AT FORT FOSTER
Hillsborough River State Park

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December 13, 2014

MOUND KEY TOUR AND KAYAK PADDLE
Mound Key Archaeological State Park

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December 13, 2014

MOUND KEY TOUR AND KAYAK PADDLE
Koreshan State Historic Site

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January 10, 2015

ARCHAEOLOGY OF POOP: THE TRUTH COMES OUT IN THE END
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 11, 2015

SCHOOL DAYS AT FORT FOSTER
Hillsborough River State Park

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February 11, 2015

SCHOOL DAYS AT FORT FOSTER
Fort Foster State Historic Site

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February 14, 2015

FORT FOSTER RENDEZVOUS
Fort Foster State Historic Site

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February 14, 2015

FORT FOSTER RENDEZVOUS
Hillsborough River State Park

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February 21, 2015

RUN - EVERGLADES ULTRA
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

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