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Pine Needle Basket Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm EST

$3/vehicle or Annual Florida Park Pass plus $5/person activity fee, 12 and under free.

More Information:
kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us; 352-793-4781

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Pine needle basket class participants will be provided with long leaf pine needles and instruction to make a small basket. 

Bluegrass Music @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EST

Free with park admission.

More Information:
(561) 624-6952

Located in the Southeast region at:
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

Get ready for some foot-stomping and toe-tapping tunes!  There will be live bluegrass in the amphitheater from 1-3:00 p.m.  The Untold Riches are the featured band.

Turpentining in Topsail @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm CST

Program is free with regular park admission

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park as it hosts "Turpentining in Topsail"  on February 18, 2018 from 12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m in honor of Black History month.  Learn about the Turpentine industry that occurred in the park area during the late 1800s and early 1900s as well as outdoor cooking techniques from that time period.  Participants will get to sample "Swamp Cabbage."  Afterwards there is an optional 3 mile walk to see remnants of the turpentining industry in the park. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

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Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State Park

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 2:00pm EST

Free with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger station, 352-236-7148 ext.4

Located in the Central region at:
Silver Springs State Park
1425 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34470

Take part in a park ranger program, which occurs every Sunday. Topics vary, with each program offering an opportunity to learn something new about Silver Springs State Park and Florida’s unique environment.

Additional Information:

Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).

Participation requirements.

Guided Tours of Historic Koreshan Settlement @ Koreshan State Park

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 2:00pm EST

Guided Tours are $2 per person, $1 for children under 6, with regular park admission.

More Information:
Ranger Station (239) 992-0311 or FriendsofKoreshan.org

Located in the Southwest region at:
Koreshan State Park
3800 Corkscrew Road
Estero, FL 33928

Join us for a Guided Walking Tour of the Historic Koreshan Settlement. Explore structures and gardens of the 19th century utopian settlement and learn about these idealistic pioneers. The walking tour is about an hour and a half and is accessible to all.

Additional Information:

Park admission is $2 for bicycle/pedestrian, $4 for one person in a vehicle, $5 for up to 8 persons in a vehicle. Walking tour lasts approximately 1 hour and is mostly outdoors on a crushed shell path. Please bring water, proper footware, and sun protection. Wheelchair available upon request.

Requests for these and other tours for clubs, home school associations, and other groups can be made by calling the Ranger Station at (239) 992-0311. We make every effort to accommodate all groups, however we may not be able to fulfill requests made with less than a two week notice.

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