Folks with the Walker Ford Community Center are hosting a slew of events to celebrate African American Heritage. The Annual African American Heritage Festival in Celebration of Emancipation 2011 kicks off with a volleyball tournament, has a program for teens and cyberbullying, gospel singing, a spring fest for seniors and a church service. There are tons of events, free to the public and open to anyone wanting to celebrate!
Join the folks from the Animal Shelter Foundation as they present Pints for Paws. This event will feature locally brewed beers and all of the proceeds will benefit ASF. Pints for Paws will be May 21st at the pavilion in Market Square.
Visit Tallahassee presents the second year of its T.O.U.R. guide program. This program lets folks explore some of Tallahassee's hidden treasures for free! The event runs on the third Saturday of every month this summer and different museums and parks will be participating.
Three local celebs are vying for the chance to be a Maestro for the Moment and raise money for the Tallahassee Youth Orchestras. Tickets are being sold to vote for each of the three celebs. The winner will be the maestro for the last song of the upcoming concert.
Get ready to ride at Good Friends Group Fitness! Sunday May 15Th there will be a group cycle to raise money for Ovarian Cancer research. Anyone of any ability is invited to participate and teams are suggested!
The 122ND Grand Lodge Session Knights of Pythias-Court of Calanthe will be May 13Th-18Th. These events are for business and social events and will be held at the Homewood Suites in Tallahassee.
Tuesday May 10Th is the day to get all of your health questions answered! The folks at Doctors' Memorial Hospital are hosting a health fair with lab testing at reduced rates. You can stopped in a be screened and ask pertinent medical questions.
Want to find out the latest home trends? Stop by Publix and snag a Parade of Homes Magazine. You can check out which homes you'd like to see in person and then visit them. Some of the builders will be on hand to answer questions and you can also help donate to the Second Harvest of the Big Bend.
The 7Th Annual Derby Duck Race is scheduled for this Saturday, April 30Th. The ducks will take off at 11am at Wild Adventure's Theme park, in the Paradise River. For $5 you can help feed the needy in South Georgia. The first duck to cross the finish line wins a $3000 shopping spree at Steele's Jewelry and a chance to win $1,000,000.
Kids suffering from a traumatic loss now have a healing outlet. Hospice of Southwest Georgia and Archbold Medical Center are sponsor Camp H.E.A.L a day camp for children. There are two different locations, Thomasville and Bainbridge so that's kids all over the area can have a day of fun and ease their minds.
Get ready to get wild! Folks at the Challenger Learning Center in Tallahassee are hosting a Born to be Wild Family Fun Day. Parents and kids can watch "Born to be Wild" on Imax about orphaned Orangutans. There will also be pets up for adoption out at the plaza.
Wedding season is in full swing and a group of local businesses wants to help make wedding dreams come true for couple who can't afford it. The 10 Vows Wedding Give-A-way will be giving 10 lucky couples a free wedding with 10 cakes, 10 sets of vows, 10 gift tables, 10 bouquets, full catering and the chance to win a honeymoon cruise.
Fear of speaking in public? If picturing people in their underwear still isn't working for you then the folks at Capital City Toastmasters have just the event for you! They are hosting an open house to show you what Toastmasters is all about.
Pets come with a lot of responsibilities and one of those is making sure they are properly vaccinted. The folks at the Thomasville Thomas County Humane Society want to make it easy and affordable for you to keep your furry friend rabies free.
It's tea time! The 52ND annual Archbold Auxiliary Tea will be held at the Spring Creek Farms and the entire facility has been opened up for tours. This event is free and open to the public with donations accepted. Proceeds from this year’s Tea will be designated for the resource center in the new Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center.
The Florida Disabled Outdoors Association presents Sportsability a day of wellness promotion for folks of all abilities. Sportsability athletes say there is no barrier too great to overcome. There are four days of events including speakers, a dinner and two full days of activities.
The 11Th annual Lemoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival takes over Tallahassee's downtown parks April 16Th and 17Th. Artists from all over the region will be showcasing their talent and the proceeds go toward visual arts education.
Folks with FWC invite anyone having problems with Bears messing up their feeders to send in ideas for solutions. There is a contest to see who has the best idea and maybe it could help you! Plus, calling all high school students! The FWC wants you to make a PSA about the Florida Black Bear.
The folks at Big Bend Hospice invite you to attend a night with food, wine, dancing and stargazing "Under the Spanish Moon." The Spring Fling is being held at the Tallahassee Nurseries and all of the proceeds go directly to Big Bend Hospice patient care.
The 28Th National Mayhaw Festival is just around the corner and the Mayhaw Queens are ready to show you how folks Festival in the south. This annual event is to celebrate the local area and of course the oh-so-tasty Mayhaw jelly.
The weather is warming up and that's a perfect reason to hit the lake for a festival. The folks at Lake Seminole are ready to party down at Lake Seminole Fest. Don't forget your fishing poles, there are two fishing tournaments in conjunction with the festival! Plus, all of the proceeds are going to help the local marching band get new uniforms.
What's been call the most unique and authentic festival in the area is about to begin. The 11th annual Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin' Festival kicks off Saturday April 9th at 9 in the morning. You can hear worm gruntin' all over or listen to the more pleasing sounds of local bands.
Lace up your walking shoes and take a stroll around Lake Ella to raise money and awareness for MS. MS affects more than 18,000 people in north Florida and can affect everyone differently.
The 4Th annual Tallahassee Film Festival is about to begin. More than 70 films will be featured. Film enthusiasts can snag an all access pass or purchase tickets to individual films.