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Panama City, Florida Startup Weekend

Feb 20, 2015 - Feb 22, 2015 6:30p.m. Fiday Check-in

Advanced Technology Center (ATC) at Gulf Coast State College
PANAMA CITY, FL (January 21, 2015) – Panama City Startup Weekend is slated for February 20-22, 2015. Local businesses are teaming with the Business Innovation Center to bring the event back to Panama City. Last year’s inaugural event was a great success and the organizer’s for this year’s event have set high marks for another tremendous success. The 54-hour event kicks on Friday, February 20, 6:30 p.m. at the Advanced Technology Center (ATC). Startup Weekend is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs with Coca Cola as a Global sponsor, along with .co and Amazon Web Services as Global Technology sponsors. Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences giving marketers, developers, designers, product managers, and entrepreneurs an opportunity to come together to share ideas, form teams, build products and launch startups. Typically, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have business backgrounds, the other half have technical or design backgrounds. Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their teams. On Saturday and Sunday, teams focus on product development, proof of concept, lean startup methodologies, and a viable product. On Sunday evening, teams demo their prototypes and receive feedback from a panel of experts, plus a chance to win prizes ranging from cash to a one-year virtual membership at a local business incubator.

 What: Startup Weekend Panama City

 When: February 20-22, 2015

 Where: Advanced Technology Center (ATC) at Gulf Coast State College

 Time: 6:30 p.m. Friday check-in

 Early Bird: $75 Registration, $75 for Military Veterans, $49 for students

o Cost After 1/31 -$99 for general public; $75 for Military Veterans, $49 for students

Registration is required. Register online at www.panamacity.startupweekend.org

Startup Weekend Panama City will be limited to 120 participants. According to Pamela Kidwell, Executive Director/Business Innovation Center, “Last year’s event provided the space, time and collaboration to entrepreneurs to come together and share and learn. Our community needs this type of activity and we are grateful to be a part of such an exciting weekend.” Friday, February 20, the Panama City Startup Weekend team will offer a free session on pitching. More detail will be available at https://www.facebook.com/StartupWeekendPC by January 31st.

About the Business Innovation Center (BIC)

The mission of the Business Innovation Center (BIC) is to foster entrepreneurship through a structured model that provides tools and metrics for success to emerging innovation-based enterprises. By fulfilling this mission, the BIC will contribute to job creation and provide for enhanced economic health in Northwest Florida.

Contact: Tammala Spencer, Event Committee

t: 850.527.9199

Pamela Kidwell
(850) 814-4533



Full Moon Night Flight

Feb 3, 2015 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Tallahassee Museum
Tree To Tree Adventures’ Night Flights are a very exciting way to experience the Soaring Cypress zip line course in the dark. Grab your headlamps and zip through the tree-tops while conquering aerial obstacles and soaring over the cypress swamp. Our next Full Moon Night Flight is Tuesday, February 3 at 6:30pm. - See more at: http://tallahasseemuseum.org/blog/event/full-moon-night-flight-4/?instance_id=871#sthash.crhwTWkc.dpuf

Benjamin Gold
575-8684



Classical Desserts

Feb 7, 2015 6:30 pm til 8 pm CST

Panhandle Pioneer Settlement 17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd. Blountstown, FL 32424
Come enjoy some light classical music and some wonderful desserts.

Lisa 850-674-2777


Shriner Valentine's Day Dance

Feb 14, 2015 6:30 pm til 11:00 pm

Marzuq Shrine Center 1805 N. Monroe St. Tallahassee, fl
A fundraiser dance for the Marzuq Shrine. Doors open at 6:30pm until 11:00pmy , Bar and heavy Hor's D'doeures, Live Band, $50.00 per person

Kenny Smith
850-284-7076
thneth@yahoo.com



Saturday Matinee of the Arts: Free Admission

Feb 14, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tallahassee Museum
oin us on Valentine’s Day for Saturday Matinee of the Arts: For the Love of the Arts; a rich lineup of visual and performing arts, including live music on the outdoor stage and in the museum’s historic buildings. The day’s dance performances typically range from ballet to flamenco, while artists and artisans from fine painters and potters to jewelry makers display their work in picturesque settings throughout the museum’s grounds. This year’s Valentine’s Day themed event may include love-themed crafts, historic information about the holiday, and even some sweet treats! - See more at: http://tallahasseemuseum.org/blog/event/saturday-matinee-arts-free-admission/?instance_id=867#sthash.YUupPGmI.dpuf

Benjamin Gold
575-8684



Jon Autry and the Naval Avionics

Feb 2, 2015 7:30 p.m

Tallahassee
Jon Autry and the Naval Avionics Monday, Feb. 2 at 7:30; 1806 Littleton Circle, $10 w/refreshments provided
Event information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1541862502736106 Story about Jon and some of his recent songs: http://www.boxcarnotes.com/go-jon-autry-and-the-naval-avionics/ Review and a few tracks (of his solo work): http://www.nuvo.net/indianapolis/review-jon-autry-beautifully-broken/Content?oid=2844928#.U5AdXe_n_IU
Description of Manley Manor: Manley Manor is a well-kept secret in Tallahassee. A music enthusiast, Mike Manley, gives the opportunity for artists who are on tour and coming through Tallahassee to perform a low key and fun night in an intimate setting. Performance goers bring blankets and folded chairs, wine and their favorite beer to cozy up to a small stage in the back of Mike's home. The venue is located on a small dirt road off of Miccosukee Road on the Northeast side of Tallahassee. 1806 Littleton Circle- [there may be a bonfire if it is chilly that night]

R Carr, ronlcarr@yahoo.com


Sketchcrawlin' at the Museum Exhibit

Feb 14, 2015 - May 31, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tallahassee Museum
Check out the Museum’s new spring exhibit, “Sketchcrawlin’ at the Museum” on display in Phipps Gallery beginning Feb 14!. Sketchcrawlin’ at the Museum showcases the works of more than 20 local artists from their recent visit to the Tallahassee Museum when they spent the day sketching a variety of scenes around the museum grounds. - See more at: http://tallahasseemuseum.org/blog/event/sketchcrawlin-museum-exhibit/?instance_id=869#sthash.MoK4zaJs.dpuf

Benjamin Gold
575-8684



Frolics of Florida

Feb 14, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Tallahassee Museum
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 11th by noon. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Limit 30 people total.

The Tallahassee Museum welcomes its most provocative tour, offered once a year! In this adult only event, guests will learn all about the oddities in mating among the museum’s animal collection. The evening will begin with a cocktail hour in the Natural Science Building prior to the tour. Participants will enjoy refreshments and an entertaining talk relating to this sexy subject matter during this time and will then be escorted out to the Wild Florida trail to frolic among the beasts!

- See more at: http://tallahasseemuseum.org/blog/event/frolics-florida/?instance_id=714#sthash.bzicb43G.dpuf

Benjamin Gold
575-8684



Introduction to Blacksmithing

Feb 21, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tallahassee Museum
Work alongside an experienced blacksmith to learn some history and basics of the craft. Participants will take home their own creation. - See more at: http://tallahasseemuseum.org/blog/event/introduction-blacksmithing-3/?instance_id=851#sthash.VDIZ5ema.dpuf

Benjamin Gold
575-8684



Night Prowl

Feb 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tallahassee Museum
Guides will lead guests on a tour of the Wild Florida Trail after Museum hours. The tour guide will talk to the group about nocturnal behaviors, as well as a variety of other topics specific to the individual animals. The tour will include an animal encounter. Registration Deadline: The Wednesday prior to the event, by noon.

- See more at: http://tallahasseemuseum.org/blog/event/night-prowl-6/?instance_id=814#sthash.McCOGx7M.dpuf

Benjamin Gold
575-8684



Critter Class

Mar 2, 2015 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Tallahassee Museum
March’s theme: Crawling Critters: Insects are amazing misunderstood creatures. Critters will use art, science, and music to gain an appreciation for our 6- legged friends.

Monthly class for 2 to 3.5 year old children and an adult partner, meeting on Monday each week. Each month incorporates a new theme into the lessons.

Fee is for the entire month, and pre-registration is required by noon on the Friday prior to the first Monday of each month. Please be sure to check the calendar, as some weeks there will be no class due to holidays.

** No class on March 16th, 2015.

- See more at: http://tallahasseemuseum.org/blog/event/critter-class-6/?instance_id=556#sthash.I5aHVMi2.dpuf

Benjamin Gold
575-8684



22nd Run for the Cookies 5K Run/Walk and One Mile Run/Walk

Feb 14, 2015 7:30 AM- 10:00 AM

Tallahassee Community College- Lifetime Sports Complex, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304
The 22nd "Run for the Cookies" 5K and One Mile Run/Walk will be held on February 14, 2015 at Tallahassee Community College. The One Mile Run/Walk begins at 8:30, and the 5K Run/Walk begins at 9:00. The One Mile run is a Gulf Winds Track Club Youth Grand Prix event.

The 5K overall and age group winners will receive boxes of Girl Scout cookies as awards! The team with the most finishers will receive a free week-end at Camp or a box of cookies for the Top Five runners.

One Mile award winners in age groups 6 and Under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, and 15-16 will receive Fun Station coupons. Awards will also be given to the overall Male and Female, and first place Girl Scout and Boy Scout.
Proceeds from the "Run for the Cookies" help to underwrite the Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle's destination travel program. The program assists girls in covering the costs associated with the educational experiences and adventures of Girl Scouting, providing greater opportunities and growth for girls!

Leilani Aletras, Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle, 850-386-2131


Jeff & Sheri Easter

Feb 7, 2015 7pm

Madison, FL
Gaither Homecoming Artist Jeff and Sheri Easter will be live in concert at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Madison on Saturday, February 7, at 7 p.m. Jeff and Sheri have been nominated for numerous Dove Awards and won six. The have also won numerous awards and participated in the Gaither Homecoming Video Series since 1993, which has sold over 15 million units. Doors open at 6 p.m. For ticket information, please call (850) 464-0114 or (229) 300-3899.

Bryant Thigpen 850-464-0114


PRSM's Everything Sale for Kids, Babies, and Moms

Feb 28, 2015 Sale 8-11:45 Half Price Sale 12:30-2

National Guard Armory 1225 Easterwood Dr. Tallahassee
Join us for the Parents Raising Sensational Multiples Spring Sale. Saturday February 28th. A consignment sale for everything a growing child needs. Located at the National Guard Armory (1225 Easterwood Dr. Tallahassee, Florida 32311). Sale goes from 8-11:45 with half price sale from 12:30-2.

PRSM club
www.tallytwins.com
443-2952



THPM Prayer Minister Training

Feb 10, 2015 6:30pm-8:30pm

Tallahassee Healing Prayer Ministries
This walk-in prayer ministry is part of Tallahassee Healing Prayer Ministries (THPM). Training is every Tuesday night for 10 weeks.For more details about this ministry and training please visit www.tallahasseehealingprayer.org.

Gale Parker, THPM 850-385-9164


Share the Love at Mission San Luis

Feb 8, 2015 Noon- 4 pm

Mission San Luis, Tallahassee
Help Mission San Luis celebrate and share the love that its social media followers, members, volunteers, and the community have shown. Come out for Cupid's Archery School, scavenger hunts, valentine-making, living history love tours, a photo booth, a bake sale, hot chocolate, and camellia-waxing!

At 2 pm Theater with a Mission will perform imaginative dramatic highlights of "A Historic Indian/Spanish Wedding" uniting a Spanish soldier groom and a Native American bride in 1703.

FREE admission if you "like" Mission San Luis on Facebook.


850.245.6406
https://www.facebook.com/MissionSanLuis



17th -Century Military Muster

Mar 14, 2015 10 am - 4 pm

Mission San Luis, Tallahassee
Experience colorful pageantry and blackpowder musket and cannon fire at Mission San Luis' fort, Castillo de San Luis. Enjoy the opportunity to learn about the world of 17th –century Spanish soldiers and Apalachee warriors at Spanish Florida's western capital.

There will be archery for all ages, “make-and-take” craft activities for children, demonstrations of blacksmithing, period cooking, and more! Help San Luis welcome garrison members from St. Augustine’s Florida Living History, Inc.


850.245.6406
www.missionsanluis.org



Rob Talbert and Jenny Sadre-Orafai Poetry Reading

Feb 26, 2015 7pm

The Warehouse, 706 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee
Rob Talbert’s first full-length poetry book, Jagged Tune (MadHat Press, 2015) is inspired by his life growing up in the sweltering heat of San Antonio and spent most nights playing in bands or dancing in nightclubs. He has worked in jails, bars, corporate offices, hotels, universities, hospitals, retail stores, restaurants and on cruise ships—experiences that informed his blue-collar, transgressive writing style.
In 2010 he received his Masters of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Virginia Tech University. He now teaches at Florida State University, where he is currently working on his Ph.D.
Rob’s poems have appeared in Alaska Quarterly, The American Poetry Review, Ninth Leter, Painted Bride Quarterly, Passages North, Southern Poetry Review, Sou'wester and on Verse Daily. He lives in Tallahassee with his wife, Samantha.

Jenny Sadre-Orafai is the author of the full-length poetry collection Paper, Cotton, Leather (Press 53, 2014) and four poetry chapbooks. Recent poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Tammy, Linebreak, Redivider, Eleven Eleven, Thrush Poetry Journal, PANK, Rhino, Sixth Finch, ILK, iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, and Poemeleon. Recent prose has appeared in The Rumpus, The Toast, and Los Angeles Review. She is co-founding editor of Josephine Quarterly and an Associate Professor of English at Kennesaw State University in Georgia.
Jenny has performed her work live in cities like Atlanta, Austin, Birmingham, Chattanooga, Chicago, Cincinnati, Honolulu, Knoxville, Montreal, New Orleans, San Antonio, Seattle, St. Louis, and Washington D.C.

Jonathan Penton, jonathan@madhatarts.com, 337-207-8713


Chaires Capitola Little League Registration

Jan 28, 2015 6:00 thru 8:00 p.m.

Daniel B Chaires Community Park, 4768 Chaires Cross Road, Chaires, FL
Registration for Chaires Little League: T-ball, Machine Pitch, Minors and Majors

www.chaireslittleleague.com


Chaires Little League Registration

Jan 31, 2015 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Chaires Community Park, 4768 Chaires Cross Road, Chaires, FL
Registration for Little League: T-Ball, Machine Pitch, Minor and Major League Baseball and Softball

www.chaireslittleleague.com


MathCounts

Mar 7, 2015 March 7, 2015

FAMU/FSU School of Engineering
Chapter Level of Middle School MathCounts Competition

Ashley Anderson



An Amazing Father Daughter Dance

Feb 21, 2015 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

North Florida Community College Student Center
The Nu Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will present this dance to salute fathers/father-figures and their daughters with an amazing evening filled with dancing, fellowship and fun. This is an event for ages 2 to adult. Tickets are $20 per couple and $5 for each additional daughter. Refreshments will served and door prizes awarded. Proceed will provide academic scholarships and support other community projects. For tickets, sponsorship or additional information, contact nuomegaomega@yahoo.com or Glenda Branch (850) 673-9330 or Regina Nash (850) 841-0645.

Glenda Branch (850) 673-9330 or Regina Nash (850 841-0645


An Evening of Comedy and Music with Sandy and Richard Riccardi and Michael Cobb

Feb 28, 2015 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST

Jeff Bradford Auditorium, Amos P. Godby High School, 1717 W. Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32303
Sandy and Richard Riccardi and Michael Cobb deliver an evening of comedy and music while celebrating the 50th birthday of Godby High School's Classes of 1982 and 1983. Friends, family and the public are invited.

$26.87 per ticket, including service fee. All proceeds after expenses benefit the Association of Godby Graduates Scholarship Fund.

Details and Tickets are available at:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1146513

Sandy Riccardi, (707) 703-2314, sandyriccardi@gmail.com


North Florida VegFest

Apr 4, 2015 11am - 3pm

Cascades Park, Tallahassee, FL
FREE ADMISSION
Tallahassee Vegetarian Community is pleased to announce the 1st Annual North Florida VegFest, a celebration of healthy and local plant-based food. The festival will feature nationally-recognized speakers and authors, informative exhibitors, vegan cooking demonstrations, and delicious vegan food from veg-friendly restaurants and food companies.

www.NorthFloridaVegFest.com


MAKING MIRACLES GROUP HOME

Jan 31, 2015 7:00PM-10:00

3550 MAHAN DRIVE (ACROSS FROM WALMART)
70s DANCE PUT ON YOUR 70'S OUTFIT AND COME DANCE FOR A CAUSE,PRIZE FOR BEST DRESS,DOOR PRIZES,FOOD,DJ BY BILL KELLY.

DEBRA HARRIS 727-3304


Scott Stokes Horsemanship & Ranch Roping Clinic

Feb 14, 2015 - Feb 16, 2015 9:00 to 4:00 daily

Lazy L Farm,Kittrell Rd.,Quincy,Fl
Horsemanship class in the morning/ Ranch roping class in the afternoon.

Susan Tuttle


Florida Farm Customer Appreciation Day

Feb 21, 2015 8:00am - 2:00pm

3600-C Weems Rd.,Tallahassee,Fl
Horse tack yard sale, $1.00 off Seminole feed,door prizes

Florida Farm & Feed,850-877-0932,Jimmy,Tom or Susan


SONS OF ALLEN

Feb 15, 2015 4:00 PM

STEWARD TEMPLE AME CHURCH
Rev. Louisa L. Thomas and the members of Steward Temple AME Church cordially invites you to come and worship with “THE TEMPLE” Sons of Allen on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 4:00 PM. The speaker will be the Reverend C. Morris of the New Bethel AME Church of Quincy, Florida. By way of this announcement, a special invitation is extended to all the Sons Allen in the Quincy District. The church is located at 85 Woodward Road, Quincy, Florida.

FRANK TRUEBLOOD


Sleep Medicine Seminar with Dr. Rajagopalan

Jan 29, 2015 12 p.m.

Capital Regional Medical Center
Come join us Thursday, Jan. 29 at 12 p.m. for Dr. Rajagopalan's Sleep Medicine Seminar in the First Floor Classroom of Capital Regional Medical Center. Learn how to use sleep medicine correctly in order to sleep through the night.


850.325.3627


"Voyage to Mars" with your Valentine

Feb 14, 2015 10am-12pm

Tallahassee, FL
If you think your Valentine is "out-of-this-world," you're in luck! Celebrate Valentine's Day by flying a simulated space mission to the Red Planet. Couples will test their teamwork skills on this "Voyage to Mars." To sweeten this opportunity, tickets will be offered buy-one-get-one FREE! The cost for your trip to outer space is $10 per-couple for CLC members and $15 per-couple for non-members. Put your Valentine into orbit this year at the Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee. Make your Valentine's Day plans while "space" is still available! For more information and to register, visit www.ChallengerTLH.com.

Samantha Reaves, sreaves@ChallengerTLH.com, (850) 645-777


Jazz On Gaines Street

Mar 15, 2015 4 - 8 pm

Boulevard Park
Back by popular demand RB Ministries Inc., presents "Jazz On Gaines Street" at the Boulevard Park. This will be a Fun Filled Family and Friends event. This event is FREE to the public. Jazz On Gaines Street will feature the Ray Wiley Band, The Groove, and Guest Saxophonist Stanley DuPont. There will be food, and arts & craft vendors present. Face painting & games for the kids. This will be an awesome way to spend a Sunday afternoon listening to, and enjoying live music with great food among good friends. Bring your lawn chairs...


Randy Barr, Sr.


Highwaymen Painting Tours

Feb 6, 2015 10:00am

Feb 13, 2015 10:00am

Feb 20, 2015 10:00am

Feb 27, 2015 10:00am

Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee
The Museum of Florida History has one of the largest collections of Highwaymen paintings on public display. Get a free guided tour every Friday.

850.245.6400


Paving the Way–Florida Civil Rights Pioneers

Feb 13, 2015 5:30pm-7:30pm

Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee
Dr. Paul Ortiz of the University of Florida moderates a panel discussion of civil rights leaders. The panel includes John Due, who was active in the statewide civil rights movement and was a member of the legal team for activist Dr. Robert Hayling; the Reverend Henry Marion Steele, who was active in the Tallahassee movement and is the son of civil rights leader C. K. Steele; and Althemese Barnes, the executive director of the John G. Riley House Museum and founder of the Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network.

850.245.6400


Women in the Civil Rights Movement

Feb 27, 2015 5:30pm-7:30pm

Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee
In preparation for Women’s History Month in March Dr. Paul Ortiz will moderate a discussion with three women about their experiences working with the civil rights movement. Dr. Gwendolyn Zohara Simmons of the University of Florida was active in the Freedom Summer in Mississippi and was a member of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Ms. Priscilla Stephens Kruize was a leader in the Tallahassee movement and a founding member of Tallahassee CORE. Ms. Sandra Parks was active in the statewide movement in Florida.

850.245.6400


5th Annual Celebration of Women & Girls

Feb 27, 2015 6:00pm-9:00pm

The Moon, 1105 E. Lafayette St., Tallahassee, FL 32301
Join The Oasis Center for Women & Girls and PACE Center for Girls for the 5th Annual Celebration of Women and Girls.

The Celebration is a fun-filled evening showcasing local female performers that you don't want to miss! Performances this year include music, dance, magic and more. Enjoy the opportunity to spend time with friends at the reception with delicious food and silent auction before the show starts. City of Tallahassee First Lady R. Jai Gillum will emcee the evening. General admission tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Visit bit.ly/CelebrationTLH for more info or to get your tickets today.

Amy Harvey, 850-222-2747


Spring Camp Spark – Igniting Knowledge!

Mar 23, 2015 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

MoLab, Inc. at Independent Green Technologies; 3954 W. Pensacola St. Tallahassee, FL 32304
MoLab’s Spring Camp Spark offers students 5 years old through the 8th grade the opportunity to participate in art and science activities in a fun, interactive, and safe environment. Each daily session will present campers the opportunity to explore science through creative play, experimentation, and inquiry-based learning experiences. The sessions present age appropriate curriculum and are designed to provide students with engaging educational activities that are both informative and entertaining. Camp Spark makes learning fun and links Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) concepts to the real-world.

Spring Camp Spark will be held at Cornerstone Learning Community on March 16 – 20, 2015. On Monday, March 23, 2015, MoLab will present Camp Spark in partnership with Independent Green Technologies. Each day offers a new and exciting theme.

Monday, March 23: Eco-Energy - Discover the array of renewable energy options across the globe. Get hands-on with the power of wind, water, and sun while discovering eco-options in our own community!

Camp fees are $45 per day and include lunch and two snacks. Discounted rates are available for additional siblings. Extended camp care is available starting at 7:45 a.m. for $5/day and until 6 p.m. for $5/day.

Visit www.tallymolab.org for registration details.


Aimee Hills
850.591.6362



Spring Camp Spark – Igniting Knowledge!

Mar 16, 2015 - Mar 20, 2015 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

MoLab, Inc. at Cornerstone Learning Community; 2524 Hartsfield Rd. Tallahassee, FL 32303
MoLab’s Spring Camp Spark offers students 5 years old through the 8th grade the opportunity to participate in art and science activities in a fun, interactive, and safe environment. Each daily session will present campers the opportunity to explore science through creative play, experimentation, and inquiry-based learning experiences. The sessions present age appropriate curriculum and are designed to provide students with engaging educational activities that are both informative and entertaining. Camp Spark makes learning fun and links Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) concepts to the real-world.

Spring Camp Spark will be held at Cornerstone Learning Community on March 16 – 20, 2015. On Monday, March 23, 2015, MoLab will present Camp Spark in partnership with Independent Green Technologies. Each day offers a new and exciting theme.

Friday, March 20: Engineer Squad - It’s a dedicated day to engineering and design! You’ll have fun constructing a robot arm, get creative making pop-up cards, enjoy a balloon jousting experiment and a hover craft relay.

Camp fees are $45 per day and include lunch and two snacks. Discounted rates are available for additional siblings. Extended camp care is available starting at 7:45 a.m. for $5/day and until 6 p.m. for $5/day.

Visit www.tallymolab.org for registration details.


Aimee Hills
850.591.6362



STEM Pizza Party for Girl Scouts

Apr 17, 2015 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

MoLab, Inc. at Independent Green Technologies; 3954 W. Pensacola St. Tallahassee, FL 32304
Girl Scouts of all ages are welcome to join MoLab and Independent Green Technologies (IGT) for a night of hands-on environmental science and a pizza dinner. With Earth Day only a few days away, it’s the perfect time to explore sustainable ideas for everyday life. Gets hands-on with solar panels to complete a circuit, get creative and repurpose a discarded item, learn the importance of protecting our planet from pollution and make slimy Oobleck, and climb into StarLab for a planetarium show that is out of this world! Plus, IGT will showcase the latest solar technologies available for your home. It’s a MoLab night full of fun and discovery!

Cost of the program is $18.50 per Girl Scout. Leaders and chaperones are $2.

For additional information on registration please visit www.tallymolab.org.


Aimee Hills
850.591.6362



Because He First Loved Me

Feb 15, 2015 3:00 PM

Trinity Presbyterian Church, 620 Gore Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32310
Bond Community Outreach Services

Walking By Faith Ministries, Inc. (850) 727-7502


Ivan Parker in Concert

Jan 25, 2015 6:00pm

Fellowship Baptist Church 3705 N Monroe St Tallahassee
Award-winning Southern Gospel artist Ivan Parker will be in concert Sunday, January 25, at 6:00pm at Fellowship Baptist, 3705 North Monroe St, Tallahassee. A love offering will be taken.

Fellowship Baptist, 850-562-2040


Thomas County Historical Society Annual Meeting

Jan 25, 2015 3-5pm

Thomasville, Ga
Sunday January 25th, the Thomas County Historical Society will open its doors for the 2015 Annual Meeting. Open to all members of the Historical Society and the public. Following a brief business meeting, local author Dr. C.L. Bragg will present Crescent Moon over Carolina: William Moultrie & American Liberty. Bragg’s latest release chronicles the life of Major General William Moultrie, a celebrated Revolutionary War patriot, two-time South Carolina governor, and statesman. The program will begin at 3pm. The Thomas County Historical Society is located at 725 N. Dawson St. Parking will be available along Dawson Street.

229-226-7664
www.thomascountyhistory.org



Karen Peck & New River Concert

Feb 15, 2015 6:00PM

Indian Springs Baptist Church, 5593 Veterans Memorial Dr, Tallahassee FL 32309
Southern gospel concert, a free-will love offering will be taken.

Lucy Quick, event co-ordinator, 219-6220


Working Apalachicola Bay

Feb 7, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Dr. Julian G. Bruce St George Island State Park, 1900 East Gulf Beach Dr. St. George Island, FL 32328
Join Ranger Demetrius for an exciting talk about the local seafood industry. Have you ever seen the boats cluster up by the bridge and wonder what they were doing? Come out and see a PowerPoint presentation about harvesting oyster, shrimp, crab, and mullet on the Apalachicola Bay.
Participants can bring a breakfast item to share if they would like. Coffee is provided by the Friends of Franklin County State Parks.
Program is free with paid park entry.

For more information about any of our programs please contact the Ranger Station at (850) 927-2111 Or visit
http:www.floridastateparks.org/stgeorgeisland/default.cfm



Surviving the Real Florida

Feb 14, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Dr. Julian G. Bruce St George Island State Park, 1900 East Gulf Beach Dr. St. George Island, FL 32328
When you go out for a day hike are you prepared for an accident or unexpected event? Ranger Julian will show a few easy to carry survival items that could help if you were stranded outdoors.
Participants can bring a breakfast item to share if they would like. Coffee is provided by the Friends of Franklin County State Parks.
Program is free with paid park entry.

For more information about any of our programs please contact the Ranger Station at (850) 927-2111, or visit
http:www.floridastateparks.org/stgeorgeisland/default.cfm



DAYTIME ASTRONOMY: SUNSPOTS

Feb 15, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Dr. Julian G. Bruce St George Island State Park, 1900 East Gulf Beach Dr. St. George Island, FL 32328
The sun is the earth’s most stable energy
source. For two weeks we will observe the movement, quantity, and development of sunspots. We will be gazing through a high powered telescope equipped with solar filters to safely observe the sun. Join us in the campground at Volunteer Campsite #2.
The program is free with your paid park entry.

For more information about any of our programs please contact the Ranger Station at (850) 927-2111, or visit
http:www.floridastateparks.org/stgeorgeisland/default.cfm



Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Trainings on St George Island

Feb 21, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Dr. Julian G. Bruce St George Island State Park, 1900 East Gulf Beach Dr. St. George Island, FL 32328
Come out and learn how St. George Island was used to train a quarter of a million soldiers from Camp Gordon Johnston during World War II. A member of the Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum will discuss how St. George Island was used in the soldier’s training.
Participants can bring a breakfast item to share if they would like. Coffee is provided by the Friends of Franklin County State Parks.
Program is free with paid park entry.

For more information about any of our programs please contact the Ranger Station at (850) 927-2111, or visit
http:www.floridastateparks.org/stgeorgeisland/default.cfm



Alligators

Feb 28, 2015 9:00am

Dr. Julian G. Bruce St George Island State Park, 1900 East Gulf Beach Dr. St. George Island, FL 32328
Learn about the amazing American alligator that has been around since prehistoric times. The alligator is Florida’s official state reptile. Join us and learn interesting facts about their behavior, habitat, diet, and more.
Participants can bring a breakfast item to share if they would like. Coffee is provided by the Friends of Franklin County State Parks.
Program is free with paid park entry.

For more information about any of our programs please contact the Ranger Station at (850) 927-2111, or visit
http:www.floridastateparks.org/stgeorgeisland/default.cfm



A Daddy Daughter Ball

Feb 7, 2015 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Hannah Bergstrom School of Dance
Tickets are $25 per couple ahead of time, $30 at the door and $10 for each additional daughter. Tickets include a free digital picture of the daddy daughter couple. Light refreshments will be served and the evening will include dancing, a special performance by our dance team and some fun activities for the girls (i.e. hula hoop contest, limbo, a craft and much more!). Dads, come enjoy this special night with your little girl! All proceeds benefit our dance team and help them pay for their upcoming competitions.

Hannah Bergstrom - 251-8882 or Hannah@misshannah.com


94th Annual Rose Show & Festival

Apr 23, 2015 - Apr 25, 2015 all day

Downtown Thomasville, GA
Thursday – Saturday, Various Times, Various Locations around Downtown Thomasville - Celebrating its 94th year, the Thomasville Rose Show has been a Southwest Georgia tradition since the 1920’s and over the years has grown into a fabulous festival with something for everyone! In addition to the Rose Show the festival includes two parades, an arts and crafts fair, a car and truck show, a lively street dance with famous live entertainment and a host of other interesting and fun events.

Thomasville Visitors Center, 229-228-7977, visit@thomasville.org


LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival

Apr 18, 2015 - Apr 19, 2015 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Downtown Parks
LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival is Tallahassee’s premiere outdoor fine art festival. Located along Park Avenue, just east of Monroe Street, the event is free and open to the public. Visitors view and purchase amazing one-of-a-kind works from over 150 fine artists from all over the US while enjoying a weekend of fun, fine art, culinary delights, children’s festival and live entertainment.

For more information, visit chainofparks.com or email chainofparks@lemoyne.org.


Kelly Dozier


Pancake Breakfast

Jan 31, 2015 7 am to 10 am CST

Panhandle Pioneer Settlement 17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd. Blountstown, Fl 32424
Join us for delicious local made sausage and light fluffy pancakes, coffee, milk or orange juice. $5.00 per adult/ $3.00 kids 6-11

Lisa 850-674-2777


Bluebird Presentaion

Jan 31, 2015 10 to 11 am CST

Panhandle Pioneer Settlement 17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd. Blountstown, FL 32424
Come learn the important role of the Florida Bluebird to our environment and how we can help repopulate them.

Lisa 850-674-2777


Sharing Florida's Civil Rights Story

Feb 12, 2015 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Florida Historic Capitol Museum, 400 South Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL, 32399
Join us for a conversation with Senator Arthenia Joyner as she shares stories about her work as a participant in the Civil Rights Movement in Tampa and as a student at Florida A&M University. Attendees will learn more about Florida’s pivotal role in this national movement to change the world. Presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m.

David Yazdiya, 850-487-1902


FREE Movie Showing of "Address Unknown"

Mar 19, 2015 7-9 p.m.

All Saints Cinema 918 Railroad Avenue Tallahassee, FL 32301
“What did Americans know and understand about Nazism in the years before and during WWII?” Four movies have been chosen of the era so that you can make your own determinations about just what Americans knew and understood about Nazi policy. “Address Unknown” is based on a series of fictional letters written between close friends and business partners, one in Germany, the other, a Jewish man, in San Francisco. Their letters reflect the impact of propaganda and the growing adulation of Hitler.

For more information contact Linda Davey at 850-893-3801. http://www.holocaustresources.org




FREE Movie Showing of "Pastor Hall"

Apr 23, 2015 7-9 p.m.

All Saints Cinema 918 Railroad Avenue Tallahassee, FL 32301
“What did Americans know and understand about Nazism in the years before and during WWII?” Four movies have been chosen of the era so that you can make your own determinations about just what Americans knew and understood about Nazi policy. "Pastor Hall" is loosely based on the story of Rev. Martin Niemoller who challenged Nazism from his pulpit and was sent to Dachau as an example to other religious resistors.

For more information contact Linda Davey at 850-893-3801.
http://www.holocaustresources.org



Vendor Applications Available for Indoor Arts & Crafts Sale - 03/07/2015

Mar 7, 2015 10:00-4:00

American Legion Post 13, 229 Lake Ella Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32303
We are now accepting vendor applications for the upcoming 2015 American Legion Auxiliary Unit 13 Indoor Arts & Crafts Sale. This is a fundraiser event to help raise proceeds used to assist and support our area's veterans and their families, and deployed troops.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2015

Indoor Arts & Crafts Sale Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 10:00 AM -- 4:00 PM (vendor setup begins at 9:00 AM)
Location: American Legion Post 13 at beautiful Lake Ella (inside the hall)
Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 13, Inc.
Cost: $25 rental for a 6-foot table and 2 chairs, payable by cash or check

*20 tables available on a first come, first served basis. No rain date available.

CONTACT US BY EMAIL OR PHONE ONLY - PLEASE DO NOT DROP BY THE AMERICAN LEGION.
We will mail you an application.
Email: ALAUnit13 at gmail.com
Phone: 850-391-0445 (please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible).

Free coffee and water provided to vendors. Some snack and lunch items will be available for purchase.


Email ALAUnit13@gmail.com or call 850-391-0445


Boomer Academy: Boom into 2015!

Jan 29, 2015 4pm-8pm

TCC Ghazvini Center
Come join AARP as we "Boom Into 2015" with the 2015 Boomer Academy inaugural event. The event will offer four different workshops, each repeated two times. Local experts will focus on topics such as: Time Management, Planning for Retirement, Life Reimagined, and Online Privacy and your Personal Data.
Dinner will be served after the first two workshops.

This is a free event but you must register in advance by calling 877-926-8300 or going to https://aarp.cvent.com/AARPFLBoomInto2015. Free parking is available onsite.




Leslie Spencer


An Evening with the Arts - Gadsden Arts Center's Winter Gala

Jan 31, 2015 7:00 PM

Sawano Country Club, Quincy
You are invited to celebrate "An Evening with the Arts" - an elegant event celebrating Art and Music.
Music by the Bill Peterson Trio, featuring vocalist Derrick Koelsch.
Silent Auction - original art, fine jewelry, and vacation getaways.

An Evening with the Arts is a fundraiser to support the Gadsden Arts Center's Art Exhibitions and education programs in our Community.

Grace Robertson, Director
Gadsden Arts Center



A Timeless Dance with My Father

Feb 7, 2015 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Tallahassee Leon County Civic Center - Tallahassee, FL
The Chi Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., will host this special event to celebrate and salute fathers (father-figures) and their daughters. Bill Proctor, District 1 County Commissioner, will bring special remarks. Tickets are $30/couple and $20/individual. Refreshments will be served, prizes will be awarded, and entertainment will be provided by DJ Spanky.

For tickets, sponsorship opportunities, and more information, contact D’Andrea Cotton at (850) 591-9301, dandreacotton@yahoo.com or Sophia Whaley at (850) 408-6357, sophiaonelove@yahoo.com


The Ladies of Philoptochos Society presents Annual Greek Dinner

Jan 30, 2015 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Holy Mother of God Greek Orthodox Church 1645 Phillips Road Tallahassee Florida 32308
$15.00
Eat in or take out
Menu includes:
Greek Style Chicken, Pastitsio,
Greek Style Green Beans, Greek Style Roasted Potatoes
Tiropita & Spanakopita
Galactoboureko
Coffee or Tea
(Other beverages available for additional charge)
There will also be other pastries for purchase.

To make your reservation call:
(850) 893-0381 or (850) 251-5211
(9:00 am to 8:30 pm)
or email your ticket reservations to HMOGPhil@comcast.net



CAII Cupcakes & Cookies for Kids

Apr 18, 2015 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Leon High School Cafeteria
On Saturday, April 18, 2015, Child Advocates II (CAII) will hold a Cupcakes & Cookies for Kids fundraiser from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM in the Leon High School cafeteria. The competition offers professionals, amateurs, and youth an opportunity to submit cupcakes and cookies for judging in a friendly competition. Profits from the event will be used to support the Second Judicial District’s Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) program. The public can purchase tickets to enjoy a selection of the entries and learn which entries are winners. https://gal2.org/events/2015-04-18/

Kristine Lamont
556-5347



Murder on Maui

Feb 7, 2015 7:00 pm

Godby High School Cafeteria, 1717 W. Tharpe St., Tallahassee, FL
A Luau to die for…
Godby Players Drama Club presents a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Event. You become part of action at Harold Logan’s Luau fundraiser for the Hawaiian Association of Authentic Leis (HAAL), an organization that is comprised of artisans that make authentic hand made Hawaiian leis. Join us at the Pineapple Haven Hotel Ballroom (AKA: Godby High School’s Cafeteria) on Saturday, February 7th at 7:00 pm for a four course meal complete with a side of murder and ending with someone getting their just desserts.
Tickets are available on reserve by calling 850-617-4700 ext. 2304, or by e-mailing Randi Lundgren at lundgrenr@leonschools.net. You may pay in advance, or reserve your tickets on will call and pay at the door. Tickets are $20 for individual, and $30 for a couple. This price covers an authentic Hawaiian lei from HAAL, Drinks, Hors Devours, Salad, Main Course with a side, and dessert, and the entertainment of solving the crime.
We can only serve the first 100 guests, so RESERVE your spot NOW!


Randi Lundgren
e-mail: lundgrenr@leonschools.net
phone: 850-617-4700 ext. 2304



Curator's Tour - 125 Years of Florida Public Health

Feb 20, 2015 11:00 a.m. - Noon

400 South Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399
In celebration of Black History Month, our curator’s tour will focus on the relationship between Civil Rights and healthcare. Join exhibits manager Lisa Barton for a guided tour of our exhibit 125 Years of Florida Public Health.

david yazdiya, 8504871902


Curator's Tour - 125 Years of Florida Public Health

Apr 17, 2015 11:00 a.m. - Noon

400 South Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399
Our last curator’s tour for the exhibit: 125 Years of Florida Public Health will focus on recent Department of Health efforts such as the Tobacco Free Florida campaign and the Healthiest Weight initiative. Joining us as guest curators are Chief of the Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida Shannon Hughes, marketing coordinator for Tobacco Free Florida Lacoadia Burkes, and Coordinator of Healthiest Weight initiative Catherine Howard.

david yazdiya, 8504871902


Curator's Tour - 125 Years of Florida Public Health

Mar 20, 2015 11:00 a.m. - Noon

400 South Monroe st, Tallahassee, FL 32399
Go green with us as we talk environmental health inside our exhibit 125 Years of Florida Public Health with Water Toxins Program Coordinator Andy Reich. Exhibits manager Lisa Barton will lead a tour of the exhibit, highlighting crucial and interesting developments in the history of Florida’s environmental health.

david yazdiya, 8504871902


Gadsden Arts Center Exhibition featuring painter Tim Myrick, North Florida Woodturners & Sheila Robertson, watercolorist

Jan 16, 2015 - Mar 28, 2015 Tuesday - Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM

Gadsden Arts Center; 13 N Madison St; Quincy FL 32351
Painter Tim Myrick captures unique people and places through a southern perspective.

On display will be an exhibition of turned wood sculptures from members of the North Florida Woodturners Association.

Sheila Robertson: Before All This. Her watercolors encapsulate interconnected, intimate yet universal ideas about life through the exploration of her personal memories.

Grace Robinson, Director


Venomous Snakes

Jan 31, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Dr. Julian G. Bruce St George Island State Park, 1900 East Gulf Beach Dr. St George Island, FL 32328
If you were on a hike, would you be able to identify a venomous snake? Franklin County has six of the seven identified venomous snakes in Florida. Join us for a ranger led PowerPoint program identifying local snakes of our area. Participants can bring a breakfast item to share if they would like. Coffee is provided by the Friends of Franklin County State Parks. Program is free with paid park entry.

For more information about any of our programs please contact the Ranger Station at (850) 927-2111 Or visit
http:www.floridastateparks.org/stgeorgeisland/default.cfm



An Evening with Dr. Agwunobi: Leadership Through Preparation, Prevention, and Response

400 South Monroe St Tallahassee, FL 32399
Imagine juggling the responsibilities of responding to four major hurricanes and the nation’s first-ever anthrax attack while combating a high infant mortality rate and rising youth tobacco use. This was just a normal workday for former Secretary of Health Dr. John Agwunobi. Join us for an intriguing evening of shared stories about the unprecedented Public Health challenges he faced during his appointment.

david yazdiya, 8504871902


Family Health Day

Apr 11, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

400 South Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399
Participate in a family-friendly, heart-happy, well-being, activity-filled day. From aerobics in the courtyard to activities in the chambers, we celebrate health! For activity schedule, visit our website.

david yazdiya, 8504871902


Rotunda Rendezvous

May 19, 2015 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

400 South Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399
The Florida Historic Capitol Museum and our preservation partners invite you to join us for our fourth annual Rotunda Rendezvous, our celebration of historic preservation efforts that serves as the kick-off for Historic Preservation Month in Florida.

david yazdiya, 8504871902


Love Life Wellness Summit

Jan 24, 2015 8:00am to 2:00pm

Leon County Civic Center(505 West Pensacola Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301)
The Love Life Wellness Summit aims to address the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle by promoting a positive frame of mind, motivation and self improvement. The event will include Presentations by Speakers that are experts in Fitness, Nutrition, Meditation, and Wellness. In addition to the presentations we will hold wellness and fitness class. All attendees will have access to a light healthy lunch buffet.
The classes will include:
Refresh Yoga Mind calming and body rejuvenation Yoga: Refresh Yoga is a yoga practice focusing on gentle body alignment coupled with deep stretching, breathing techniques and gentle meditation. Manual assistance and adjustments are offered to help your body feel even better. Guided meditation helps calming of the mind bring you clarity and focus.
Breath.. Core.. and Balance This is a progressive workout that incorporates breathing, core, and balance exercises that increase the body awareness and oxygen intake. The workout will help improve posture, circulation, and overall body strength and stability.
Dance Fitness Dance Trance is a cardio fitness dance workout for people that love dance and music. It is not a traditional dance fitness program, and covers a large variety of music styles including but not limited to Hip-hop, funk, Latin, Jazz. The DT choreography is created in a manner that allows participants to pick up combinations as they learn. The musical phrases (verses, chorus, bridge, and instrumentals) are all choreographed so that movements also repeat with the phrases.
Nutrition Workshop We will cover the basic understanding of nutrition and weight loss, along with a discussion on why we should cleanse and detox our body.
For more Information please go to www.LoveLifeWellnessSummit.net


Email: LoveLifeWellnessSummit@gmail.com Phone: 850-668-4383 Contact name: Sherman Rosier


JDRF One Walk

May 30, 2015 9:00am

Southwood (Tallahassee)
Check-in: 8:00 AM
Starts: 9:00 AM
Length of walk: 3 Mile

Andrea Carlile



Madison Movie Nights presents a FREE showing of "The Ticket"

Jan 29, 2015 7 p.m. - 8:15 p.m

The Challenger Learning Center; Planetarium 200 South Duval Street Tallahassee, FL 32301
School choice is proliferating in the United States, fostering innovations in teaching and advancements in learning. It’s based on a simple premise: No one educational model can possibly serve every kind of student, and so parents and children deserve the
freedom to choose the schools that work best for them. The Ticket shows different types of school choice.

Join us for this FREE short film followed by an education panel discussion.

RSVP: http://theticket.eventbrite.com.


Alyssa Gill, 850-386-3131


"Saving Wakulla Springs" Overland Tour

Jan 17, 2015 8AM-Noon.

Feb 21, 2015 8AM-Noon.

Mar 21, 2015 8AM-Noon.

Apr 18, 2015 8AM-Noon.

May 16, 2015 8AM-Noon.

Tour Departs from Cascades Park, Tallahassee
Have you ever stopped to wonder what might be happening right beneath your feet? Join Florida springs expert, Jim Stevenson on this fascinating guided tour through the scenic basin area of Wakulla Springs. Follow the journey of water as it flows from Tallahassee through one of the longest and deepest cave systems in the world to Wakulla Springs! Car caravan/hiking tour departs from Cascades Park and ends at Wakulla Springs State Park with 9 stops of interest along the way including lakes, sinkholes and the wastewater treatment plant. Proceeds to benefit two local non-profit organizations working to protect Wakulla Springs. Learn what you can do to help save our precious Wakulla Springs! $18 per person. Student Discount Available. Spaces limited. 8AM-Noon. Registration required @ www.PalmettoExpeditions.com or 850-926-3376

Palmetto Expeditions (Cynthia Paulson) 850-926-3376, Wakulla@PalmettoExpeditions.com


World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater - - North Florida Community College Artist Series

Jan 22, 2015 7 p.m.

North Florida Community College, Van H. Priest Auditorium, 325 NW Turner Davis Drive, Madison, FL
The North Florida Community College Artist Series welcomes the hilarious antics of the world famous Gregory Popovich and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets to its stage Thursday, Jan. 22. Each of the show's 15 cats and 10 dogs were once strays, rescued from animal shelters. Now, they love to show off onstage performing a variety of stunts and skits. Audiences will be delighted to see this extravaganza of European-style clowns, amazing juggling and balancing acts, and of course, very talented performing pets. It’s a show that both adults and kids of all ages enjoy. Performance begins at 7 p.m.

NFCC College Advancement Office, 850-973-1653 or ArtistSeries@nfcc.edu


FREE Movie Showing of "The Mortal Storm"

Mar 1, 2015 7 p.m

All Saints Cinema 918 Railroad Avenue Tallahassee, FL 32301
The question, “What did Americans know and understand about Nazism in the years before and during WWII?” can be answered by reading the newspapers and popular magazines of the time, and by looking at what was seen in the movie theatres. Four movies have been chosen of the era so that you can make your own determinations about just what Americans knew and understood about Nazi policy. “The Mortal Storm” was released by MGM on June 20, 1940, two days before France surrendered to Hitler.

For more information contact Linda Davey at 850-893-3801.


FREE Movie Showing of "The Great Dictator"

Feb 26, 2015 7 p.m

All Saints Cinema 918 Railroad Avenue Tallahassee, FL 32301
The question, “What did Americans know and understand about Nazism in the years before and during WWII?” can be answered by reading the newspapers and popular magazines of the time, and by looking at what was seen in the movie theatres. Four movies have been chosen of the era so that you can make your own determinations about just what Americans knew and understood about Nazi policy. “The Great Dictator" is a Charlie Chaplin slapstick parody of Hitler's policies.

For more information contact Linda Davey at 850-893-3801.


Boyce Avenue Benefit Concert

Jan 30, 2015 Begins at 5:00 p.m.

The Moon in Tallahassee, FL
Dance Marathon at Florida State University is proud to announce its first-ever benefit concert featuring Boyce Avenue. The YouTube sensation is making a mid-tour, one-night special appearance on Friday, Jan. 30 at the Moon in Tallahassee. Doors will be opening at 5:00 p.m., and all ages are welcome.
All profits of the benefit concert will go directly towards Dance Marathon’s annual total, which will then be distributed to local children in need. Beneficiaries of the event include our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and the FSU College of Medicine’s Pediatric Outreach Program.


Felicia Steinberg, External Events Chair for Dance Marathon at FSU, (954)812-5474


United States Navy Sea Chanters Chorus

Feb 25, 2015 7:30pm

Thomasville Municipal Auditorium, 144 East Jackson Street, Thomasville, GA 31792
The U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters, a 23-member chorus, wowed the audience in 2010 and will be returning in 2015! The U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters perform a variety of music ranging from traditional choral music, including sea chanteys and patriotic fare, to opera, Broadway, and contemporary music. Mark your calendars now for an unforgettable evening! Admission is FREE and open to the public, but a ticket is required.

Thomasville Main Street Office, 229-227-7020, visit@thomasville.org


Notes from the Balcony: Romeo and Juliet in Music

Feb 14, 2015 7:30pm

Thomasville Center for the Arts, 600 East Washington Street, Thomasville, GA 31792
The Boston Brass and Enso String Quartet will bring a program entitled “Notes from the Balcony: Romeo and Juliet in Music.” This entertaining evening will feature music from familiar works by Prokofiev and Kabalevsky, Bernstein’s West Side Story, Costello’s Juliet Letters, and Zeffirelli’s Academy Award-winning film. Single event tickets are $38 for the general public and $15 for students. www.tefconcerts.com Info: TEF Box Office, 229-226-7404, tef@rose.net

229-226-7404, tef@rose.net


DAYTIME ASTRONOMY: SUNSPOTS

Feb 15, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015 every day from February 15th to 28th 2015, Weather permitting

St George Island State Park, 1900 East Gulf Beach Dr. St George Island, FL 32328
The sun is the earth’s most stable energy source. For two weeks we will observe the movement, quantity, and development of sunspots. We will gazing through a high powered telescope equipped with solar filters to safely observe the sun.
Come join us for this family friendly event.
In the campground at Volunteer Campsite #2
The program is free with your paid park entry.

For more information about any of our programs please contact the Ranger Station at (850) 927-2111 Or visit
http:www.floridastateparks.org/stgeorgeisland/default.cfm



LeMoyne Art & Soul Celebration

Feb 26, 2015 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

University Center Club
Join us Thursday, February 26, 2015, at LeMoyne’s exclusive Art & Soul Celebration at the FSU University Center Club from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This year’s theme is: “Everyone Is an Artist” and attire for the event is to dress like an artist, painting or a movement. Tickets prices are $75.00 for members and $95.00 for non-members, and can be purchased at LeMoyne located at 125 North Gadsden Street or online at www.leymone.org.

The Art & Soul Celebration will have Tallahassee’s own, Gary Yordon, as the Master of Ceremonies. Moreover, LeMoyne will have an outstanding selection of fine art; including a few treasures from its collection of work donated from world renowned artists available for purchase. There will be live entertainment, silent and art auction, a “pop art” photo booth, costume contest and much more!

Ann Kozeliski 850-222-8800


IHOP National Pancake Day for Children's Miracle Network

Mar 3, 2015 Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tallahassee area IHOP Restaurant locations
Yum, free pancakes from IHOP!

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 will mark the 10th annual National Pancake Day (NPD) sponsored by IHOP benefiting local Children's Miracle Network Hospital's. This year IHOP wants to make it the best year yet, and they are looking to raise more funds than ever before and create more awareness for the Hospital as well. IHOP will be offering a free short stack of pancakes in exchange for a donation to Children's Miracle Network.

All funds raised by Tallahassee area IHOP Restaurants benefit Children's Miracle Network at Shands Children's Hospital, Tallahassee's Children's Miracle Network hospital.

Please mark Tuesday, March 3rd on your calendar and make sure you have plans to support Shands Children's Hospital by visiting Tallahassee's two area IHOP locations on NPD and Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are by leaving a donation in exchange for your free pancakes.

For those of you who would like to do more and get involved by volunteering to represent Shands Children's Hospital on NPD, please let me know by sending an email to andrse@shands.ufl.edu.

We look forward to seeing you at IHOP on March 3rd.


Stephanie Nicholas


STEM Saturday

Jan 24, 2015 9:00 am to 12 noon

Holy Comforter Episcopal School, 2001 Fleischmann Road, Tallahassee, FL 32308
STEM Saturday is a FREE event for students in grades K-8. Participate in a fun day of hands on interactive science experiences hosted by Holy Comforter STEM teachers. Elementary students and their parents can participate in up to 3 different sessions lasting approximately 45 minutes each. Middle school students can participate in up to 2 different sessions lasting approximately 90 minutes each. Each session will focus on one core science concept that will include both technology and engineering and every session will provide a take away for the student to repeat the activity at home or at school.

Holly Wilbourn, 383-1007


Paving the Way—Florida Civil Rights Leaders

Feb 12, 2015 5:30pm-7:30pm

Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee
Dr. Paul Ortiz moderates a panel discussion of civil rights leaders. John Due was active in the statewide civil rights movement and was the lawyer for activist Dr. Robert Hayling. The Reverend Henry Marion Steele was active in the Tallahassee movement and is the son of civil rights leader C. K. Steele. Althemese Barnes is the executive director of the John G. Riley House Museum. The discussion begins at 5:30 p.m.

850.245.6400


Women in the Civil Rights Movement

Feb 27, 2015 5:30pm-7:30pm

Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee
To prepare for Women’s history month in March, the Museum of Florida History is hosting a panel discussion of female civil rights leaders. Dr. Paul Ortiz moderates a discussion with Dr. Gwendolyn Zohara Simmons, Ms. Priscilla Stephens Kruiser, and Ms. Sandra Parks. All three women had a significant impact on the civil rights movement both locally and nationally. Join the Museum for a discussion about their experiences working with the civil rights movement. The discussion begins at 5:30 p.m.

850.245.6400


Annual Pre-Valentine Breakfast and Program

Feb 7, 2015 - Feb 8, 2015 February 7, 2015 at 9:00 am and February 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm

MOUNT FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 703 4TH STREET, QUINCY FLORIDA
Pastor -Elect Elder John Harris, Jr. and the congregation of Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church, located at 703 4th Street in Quincy, Florida, cordially invite you to their annual Pre-Valentine breakfast on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m., where Elder Jennifer Pollock, of Chattahoochee, Florida will be the speaker. Tickets are $7 for the breakfast and can be purchased at the door.
We will also be hosting our annual Red and White Program on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 3:00 p.m., where Evangelist Taleshia Miller of Quincy, Florida will be the speaker. Please come and join in with us during these spiritual fellowship.


rosemary tribue


Children's Day at Museum of Florida History

Jan 31, 2015 10:00am-4:00pm

500 S. Bronough Tallahassee
It’s the Museum’s annual Children’s Day! The Museum of Florida History hosts an entire day of free performances, exhibitors, and history. Enjoy live performances by the African Caribbean Dance Theatre, Young Actors Theatre, Trousdell Gymnastics, and many others. Activities include face painting, balloon animals, golf, and more! Dozens of exhibitors offer hands-on learning. With so much to do, Children's Day offers something for children of all ages.

Museum of Florida History,
850.245.6400



7th Annual Dancing with the Stars Oxygen Ball

Mar 12, 2015 6:30pm-11:00pm

DoubleTree Hotel, Tallahassee
The American Lung Association in Florida will pair local celebrities with Fred Astaire Dance Studio professionals to compete in a ballroom competition. Winners will be crowned by a panel of judges and by a fan favorite- determined by the number of votes (donations) each couple receives. The 2015 Oxygen Ball’s celebrity dancers are:
Captain Mike Bellamy- Tallahassee Fire Department
Paige Carter-Smith- Governance Services
Roderick Durham- Leon High School/Biggest Loser
Patti Hilaman- Florida League of Cities
Audra Pittman- Council on Culture and Arts
Jay Revell- Downtown Improvement Authority
Serena Moyle- Tallahassee
Courtney Ewing- Tallahassee

Mallory Izbicki
Event Manager
850-241-2003 x1141

www.tallahasseeoxygenball.org



Summer Camp Splash

Mar 7, 2015 10:00am to 2:00pm

Northwood Centre, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee
This exciting event will showcase over 50 local summer camps! Summer is right around the corner and camp spaces are going fast, so don’t miss out on your opportunity to register your child for a summer camp at this FREE community event. Each summer camp will also be raffling off a FREE week of camp, and you could be the lucky winner! We will also have fun activities for children of all ages including a bounce house, a massive outdoor sand pit, games, food trucks and much more!

Megan Gocs
(850) 552-7305
mgocs@elcbigbend.org



Ronald McDonald House 4th Annual Red Shoe Run

Apr 18, 2015 8:00 am

Tallahassee
Ronald McDonald House 4th Annual Red Shoe Run has been scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Southwood.
Events include: 1 mile fun run, 5K and 10K
First race begins at 8:00 am
Registration costs vary.
Check our website for more information or to register. www.rmhctallahassee.org

Pam Gibson
Phone: (850) 222-0056 ext. 240



Critter Class

Feb 2, 2015 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Tallahassee
February’s theme: We Love Art! Critter friends will explore shapes, color, and art in motion.

Monthly class for 2 to 3.5 year old children and an adult partner, meeting on Monday each week. Each month incorporates a new theme into the lessons.

Fee is for the entire month, and pre-registration is required by noon on the Friday prior to the first Monday of each month. Please be sure to check the calendar, as some weeks there will be no class due to holidays.

- See more at: http://tallahasseemuseum.org/blog/event/critter-class-5/?instance_id=555#sthash.G17ASgxE.dpuf

Benjamin Gold
575-8684



African American History Tours of the Museum

Feb 4, 2015 10:30am

Feb 11, 2015 10:30am

Feb 18, 2015 10:30am

Feb 25, 2015 10:30am

500 S. Bronough Tallahassee
To commemorate Black History Month, every Wednesday in February, the Museum will present guided tours of African American history in the Museum of Florida History. These are also available upon request throughout the month.

850.245.6400


Carnival at the Moon

Mar 7, 2015 4:00 PM - 7:00PM

The Moon 1105 Lafayette Street, Tallahassee, Fl
On March 7, 2015, the Tallahassee Chapter will host its second annual
signature Foundation fundraiser, Carnival at the Moon. This fun filled
family party will include music, dancing, food, and games galore, while
emphasizing educational experiences fostering leadership, service and
civic duty by nurturing a plethora of career interests. Selected
children that participate in this event will have the opportunity to
engage in an “Experience of a Lifetime.” Volunteers of seasoned
professionals in fields such as medicine, law, politics, art,
athletics, education, and movie production will lead each “Experience
of a Lifetime” at the winners school for a 45-60 minute class, grade
level, or school presentation.

General admission is $10 and will include refreshments. The proceeds
from this event will benefit local charities and the Jack and Jill of
America Foundation.


Carmen Conner850-570-7095


Elks Annual Chili Cook Off

Feb 21, 2015 10:00 AM - 2:00PM

Tallahassee Elks Lodge 276 N. Magnolia Rd
Chili Cook off benefitiing the Camp-Read-A-Lot program and JFLW Foundation

Tallahassee Elks Lodge
850-877-1652



Red Hills Triathlon

Apr 4, 2015 730a-1030a

Alfred B Maclay Gardens State Park Tallahassee, FL
Swim/Bike/Run that starts at Maclay Gardens State Park. Expect Traffic delays on Meridian Rd, north of Maclay Rd and Bannerman Rd, east of Meridian Rd and southbound Thomasville Rd from Bannerman to Maclay Rd from 7a-10a

Kathy McDaris
(85) 422-3130



"Tiny Giants 3D" at the Challenger Learning Center

Dec 19, 2014 - Dec 19, 2015 December 19, 2014-December 19, 2015

Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Starting on Friday, December 19, experience an adventure of giant proportions at the Challenger Learning Center. "Tiny Giants 3D" reveals the astonishing lives of the smallest of animals on the big screen.

Using the incredibly immersive power of specialist 3D cameras, audiences are transported in a very intimate way into another world to experience the titanic battles these creatures face to survive.

A chipmunk in a wild wood and a grasshopper mouse in Arizona’s scorched deserts are both forced to grow up fast when they find themselves alone for the first time. Only by using their ingenious superpowers can our heroes not only stay alive, but also become masters of their universe.

To learn more, visit www.challengertlh.com.

Emily Brown, (850) 645-7772, ebrown@challengertlh.com


History at High Noon - Civil Rights

Jan 27, 2015 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Museum of Florida History, 500 South Bronough Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301
Author Ben Green discusses the life and work of Harry T. Moore and signs copies of his book Before His Time: The Untold Story of Harry T. Moore, America's First Civil Rights Martyr. Harry T. Moore was a civil rights leader known for his efforts to register black voters in the early 20th century. In 1951 he and his wife were murdered when their house was bombed.

Museum of Florida History
850-245-6400
http://bit.ly/civilrightsMFH



Love Life Wellness Center

Jan 24, 2015 8:00am -2:00pm

Leon County Civic Center
The Love Life Wellness Summit aims to address the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle by promoting a positive frame of mind, motivation and self improvement. Our speakers will include Fitness Experts, a Life and Leadership Coach, a Certified Wellness Coach, and one of the world’s leading experts in Meditation. Including you will have the opportunity to experience wellness & mind-body classes throughout the day.

Sherman Rosier 850-668-4383



Winter Guest Animal

Nov 28, 2014 - Apr 1, 2015 All Day

Tallahassee Museum
The Museum is pleased to announce its Winter Guest Animals have arrived! “From Neotropical Forest Floor to Canopy” is a multispecies exhibit of Neotropical animals native to South and Central America that opens to the public Friday November 28. The group includes red-rumped agoutis, brilliant blue and gold macaws, tortoises, guans, and last but not least, a Hoffman’s two-toed sloth. - See more at: http://tallahasseemuseum.org/calendar/#sthash.Roe72eqX.dpuf

Benjamin Gold
850-575-8684