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Bluegrass Music With The Jacksonian Music Factory @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkSunday, May 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Free with Park admission.
The four piece band, The Jacksonian Music Factory will be playing bluegrass music in the park's amphitheater. Please join us for some foot-stomping and toe-tapping tunes. Free with Park admission.
Bird Talk And Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkSunday, May 27, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EDT
Free with park admission.
Bird lovers can join a Ranger-led educational walk identifying many species of birds that make their home in John D. MacArthur Beach State Park. Reservations recommended. Visitors should bring binoculars or rent them in the Gift Shop. This program is free with Park admission. For more information and reservations, call the Nature Center at (561) 624-6952.
Memorial Day - Appreciation Of Our Veterans @ Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State ParkMonday, May 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm EDT
No fee to attend
Collection of items for Homeless veterans and letter writing to servicemen. Volunteers from Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will be asking park visitors to sign Thank You cards for the troops. Three Citrus County servicemen/servicewomen are being honored. Volunteers will also be collecting products for the Mission in Citrus Homeless Veterans Shelter in Inverness, Florida. The veterans need food items, cleaning supplies, paper products, and personal care items.
Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkMonday, May 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Free with park admission.
Join us for a guided exploration of MacArthur Beach State Park daily at 10:00 a.m. Meet in front of the Park's Nature Center.
Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.
Nature Trail Walk @ Curry Hammock State ParkTuesday, May 29, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Free with regular park admission.
Join a Ranger for a one-hour guided walk along our moderately difficult, 1.5-mile hiking trail. Come out and enjoy a leisurely stroll through our rockland hammock and take in the flora and fauna of the Florida Keys. Along the way, you will gain an appreciation for the difficulties plants and animals face in the sub-tropical ecosystem.
Bug spray, drinking water and closed-toed shoes or hiking boots are recommended.
The narrow trail limits the walk to twelve people, therefore reservations are recommended.