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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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September 06, 2014

JUNIOR RANGER PROGRAM: CELEBRATE LITERACY MONTH!
Lovers Key State Park

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September 06, 2014

MOONLIGHT TRAIL RIDE
Little Manatee River 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

HILLSBOROUGH RIVER AND COASTAL CLEAN UP
Alafia River State Park

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September 20, 2014

27TH ANNUAL HILLSBOROUGH RIVER AND COASTAL CLEANUP
Hillsborough River State Park

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September 20, 2014

2014 COASTAL CLEANUP
Lovers Key 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

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY - COASTAL CLEAN UP
Honeymoon Island State Park

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September 27, 2014

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY - COASTAL CLEAN UP
Caladesi Island 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 05, 2014

FLORIDA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES #3
Alafia River 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

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October 14, 2014

WILD EDIBLE PLANT COLLECTION AND PREPARATION
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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October 18, 2014

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - BACK PORCH REVIVAL
Highlands Hammock 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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October 26, 2014

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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November 01, 2014

VINTAGE RV SHOW
Koreshan State Historic Site

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November 02, 2014

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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November 07, 2014

ALAFIA FAT TIRE FESTIVAL
Alafia 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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November 15, 2014

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - GROOVUS
Highlands Hammock State Park

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November 16, 2014

THE X-COUNTRY MARATHON, 30K, HALF-MARATHON & 5K
Alafia River State Park

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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

Date: Saturday- December 6th, 2014. 10:00 AM  3:00 PM

Description:

Mark your calendars because Lovers Key State Park will host the Annual Great Outdoor Adventure Day on Saturday, December 6th, 2014, located at the Kayak Launch /Picnic Area of the park. Food, music, touch tanks, children’s activities, as well as Ranger-led programs will highlight the fun-filled day geared towards encouraging participants to recreate responsibly while enjoying the park’s unique habitats and wide variety of wildlife. Rangers and volunteers will offer information and an opportunity to see the park through programs such as guided kayak tours, walking nature tours, bike tours (bikes and helmets provided), geocaching, and fishing clinics. Exhibitors will include local environmental organizations, as well as outdoor equipment and healthy lifestyle vendors. Bring your family to Lovers Key on December 6th, 2014 and learn why everyone is “Lovin’ it at Lovers Key!”

Participation Requirements

Fees: Free with park admission

Contact: For additional information please contact the Ranger Station at (239) 463-4588.

Directions: Lovers Key is located at 8700 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach. The park boundaries are Big Carlos Pass and New Pass. We are 10.5 miles west of I75 on exit 116.

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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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December 14, 2014

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
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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January 13, 2015

AFTERNOON TEAS
Koreshan State Historic Site

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January 17, 2015

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - RICK ARNOLD
Highlands Hammock State Park

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January 30, 2015

GHOST WALK
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 06, 2015

GHOST WALK
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 10, 2015

AFTERNOON TEAS
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

ART SHOW, GREAT ART IN A GREAT PARK
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 14, 2015

FORT FOSTER RENDEZVOUS
Hillsborough River State Park

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February 15, 2015

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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February 21, 2015

RUN - EVERGLADES ULTRA
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

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February 28, 2015

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - CALIFORNIA TOE JAM BAND
Highlands Hammock State Park

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February 28, 2015

TASTE OF HISTORY LUNCHEON
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 07, 2015

VINTAGE CAR SHOW
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 10, 2015

AFTERNOON TEAS
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 21, 2015

ANTIQUE ENGINE SHOW
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 22, 2015

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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March 28, 2015

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - WILLIAM FLORIAN
Highlands Hammock State Park

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April 12, 2015

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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April 18, 2015

MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES - LOTELA GOLD
Highlands Hammock State Park

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May 16, 2015

ESTERO CONCERT SERIES AT KORESHAN
Koreshan State Historic Site

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