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Bahia Honda State Park Celebrates Earth Day!

Bahia Honda State Park

Date: April 20, 2013; 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM


Bahia Honda State Park is having its 18th Annual Earth Day Celebration on April 20, 2013 from 9AM – 2PM. There will be live music provided by The Doerfel’s and Bobby D’ and the No Slack Living Room Band. And, Big Pine Boy Scout Troop 573 will be providing a great picnic lunch for the event.

Activities will include: face painting, a puppet show, fish printing and a sand sculpture contest.

There will be environmental exhibits and booths, marine life touch tank and children’s activities. The Florida Keys Astronomy Club will set up telescopes with a special lens for viewing the sun.

Got Your Bags of the Florida Keys will be giving away reusable bags to those who make a pledge to reduce the use of plastic bags. For more information, please call the Bahia Honda Sand and Sea Nature Center at (305) 872-9807.

Fees: Free with regular park admission.

Contact: (305) 872-9807


•Bahia Honda State Park is located in the Florida Keys 12 miles south of Marathon on U.S. Highway 1 at Mile Marker 36.8, ocean side.

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Green Drinks At The Wharf

Lower Keys Green Drinks – Thursday, January 17

Thursday January 17, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST

The Wharf Bar & Grill
25163 Overseas Highway
Summerland Key, FL 33042
Driving Directions

Please join us for January’s Green Drinks meeting. Angie Bera of Dinghy Docks (http://www.dinghydocks.com/) will speak to us about her Standup Paddleboard and Organic Food business…among her other interesting Green Business practices.

Social hour will start at 5:30pm, and Angie will speak at 6:30pm.

If you bring a business card, you’ll be entered to win a FREE “Green” prize. We look forward to seeing you there!

Celia Hitchins
(812) 592-1279

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