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Posted on: May 23, 2019

That is a Moon! Star Wars Moonwatching Event Hosted by the Destin Library

Destin, Fla. – The Destin Library is joining forces with the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association along with Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion Parjai Squad and Rebels from the Ra Kura Base of the Rebel Legion to bring you an evening of moon...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 22, 2019

City of Destin Residents Have Two Ways to Purchase an Annual Pass to Henderson Beach State Park

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All City of Destin residents are eligible to purchase an annual resident pass from the city for $30 (valid Jan. 1-Dec. 31). The fee for senior citizens age 65 and up is $25. This pass is only valid at Henderson Beach State Park. Passes must be affixed to ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Register Now for Summer Teen Programs at the Destin Library

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Registration is now open for exciting and challenging summer teen programs hosted by the Destin Library. Among them are three Code Camps designed for students entering the 6th through 12th grades:  

• Code Camp: Python Power, June 3-7, 2:00 – 3:30...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 16, 2019

STEAM Classes Rocketing to the Destin Library this Summer

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Climb aboard the Destin Library’s STEAM-powered spaceship and blast off to Planet Discovery! Mission: Space! STEAM classes will be held at the library every Monday at 10:00 am from June 3rd through July 29th. Our astronauts-in-training will learn a differ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Summer Reading Programs are Your Ticket to a Universe of Stories at the Destin Library

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The Destin Library 2019 Summer Reading Program blasts off on Saturday, June 1st. Visit the library and pick up your reading logs to chart your progress through A Universe of Stories. The deadline for turning in completed logs is August 3rd.  

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City of Destin
Posted on: May 8, 2019

City of Destin Response to Destin Commons Municipal Tax

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Destin, Fla. – Earlier this week, the City of Destin learned that some shops at the Destin Commons are now charging a “Destin Municipal Tax.” Collection of this tax is absolutely unauthorized and unsanctioned by the City and ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: April 30, 2019

City of Destin Participates in Worldwide Campaign to Promote Building Safety

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Destin, Fla. In May 2019The City of Destin is participating in the 39th annual Building Safety Month, a worldwide campaign presented by the International Code Council, its members and partners to promote building safety. First observ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Local Mitigation Strategy Benefiting Destin

DESTIN, Fla. – Each year Okaloosa County, with input from all participating municipalities, provides the Florida Division of Emergency Management an update on the status of the adopted 2016 Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS). These updates...

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City of Destin
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Beach Safety Tip

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Take a picture of your child with your cell phone before heading to the beach or attending a large public event. This photo will assist public safety personnel find your child should you become separated from them. #ChildSafety

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City of Destin
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Destin’s Pay-to-Park Program Goes to $5 Flat Fee

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Destin, Fla. – Beginning on Monday, March 25th, the City of Destin will begin charging a $5.00 flat fee per 24 hours for parking in the Destin Harbor District. The new rate, which was approved by City Council on March 4th, will go into effect at...

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City of Destin
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Know Before You Go Beach Safety Tips

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The City of Destin welcomes you to the beautiful Emerald Coast. Please take the time to educate yourself on our City ordinances, Beach Flag Warning System and Rip Currents. Enjoy and be safe.

City of Destin
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Short-Term Rental Application, Forms and FAQ’s Available Online

Destin, Fla. – On Tuesday, January 22nd, the City of Destin adopted an ordinance that limits the number of overnight occupants of each short-term rental home in the city to two people per bedroom, plus an additional four people, with an overall ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Code Compliance Unveils After-Hours Citizen Contact Number

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Destin, Fla. – City of Destin Code Compliance Officers protect the public’s well-being and enhance the quality of life by enforcing the city’s health, safety, zoning and sanitation codes. Citizens can now report concerns afte...

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