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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Harbor Capacity Study Steering Committee

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Destin, Fla. – The City of Destin is now accepting applications for appointment to the Harbor Capacity Study Steering Committee. Application forms and the mission statement for this committee are available on the City of Destin Website at www.ci...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 14, 2020

City of Destin's 14th Annual Spring Craft Show

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The City of Destin’s 14th Annual Spring Craft Show will be held at the Community Center on Friday, February 21st from 9:30 am – 5 pm and Saturday, February 22nd from 9 am – 3 pm. There will be over 70 vendors showing handcraf...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Patrick Smith’s Florida: A Land Remembered

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On March 3rd at 2:00 p.m., Rick Smith will present a visual storytelling exploration of one of Florida’s most beloved works of literature, “A Land Remembered,” written by his father, Patrick Smith. This event is sponsored by ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Leap into the Family Search Catalog at the Destin Library

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On Saturday, February 29th, join us for a special Leap Day look at the FamilySearch.org records catalog led by the Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County President, Cindy Barber. Family Search digitizes thousands of records each month and many are never ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Dredging of the Destin East Pass Inlet to Begin In Less than a Month

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Okaloosa County – After years of trying to dredge the East Pass, the Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the City of Destin and Okaloosa County will begin dredging the navigational channel Near the end of the month under a join...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Snowbird Writers Group Annual Event

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The Destin Snowbird Writers will present an entertaining program of poetry, short stories, music, and the visual arts on Friday, February 21 at 1:00 p.m. at the Destin Library. A reception will follow. This event is free and open to the public.

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Alzheimer’s Association Brain Bus Coming to Destin Library

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On Wednesday, February 19th, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. the Alzheimer’s Association Brain Bus will be at Destin Library. The Brain Bus is a mobile outreach initiative that educates and raises awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease and re...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 7, 2020

City of Destin to Host Second Livery Vessel Meeting

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The City of Destin Code Compliance Department and Community Development Office will host a follow-up meeting regarding livery vessels on Friday, February 28th from 8:30 am to 10:30 am at the Destin City Hall Annex, located at 4100 Indian Bayou Trail. Code...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 7, 2020

City of Destin to Host Workshop

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Destin, FL. – The Destin City Council will host a workshop to discuss the proposed Destin Community Events Center on Monday, February 24th at 6 p.m. The workshop will take place at the Destin City Hall Annex Council Chambers, located at 4100 Ind...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Register Now for the Super Smash Brothers Tournament

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Join us at the Destin Library for an evening of smash-powered madness! Registration is now open for the Super Smash Brothers: Ultimate Tournament to be held at the library on February 21 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. This is a free event for kids 12 and up and al...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Destin Mayor Gary Jarvis to Deliver “State of the City” Address

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Mayor Gary Jarvis will deliver the annual State of the City address and highlight the City of Destin’s accomplishments and strategic plan on Tuesday, February 18th. Mayor Jarvis’ address shall take place during the City Council meeting...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Snowbird Writers Group Annual Event

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The Destin Snowbird Writers will present an entertaining program of poetry, short stories, music, and the visual arts on Friday, February 21 at 1:00 p.m. at the Destin Library. A reception will follow. This event is free and open to the public. P...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 3, 2020

City of Destin’s Youth Flag Football Registration Begins

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Youth Flag Football registration begins February 7th – March 20th for ages 11-13 (age as of August 1, 2019). The fee is $95 with a $30 discount offered to Destin Residents with a valid driver’s license. Games will begin on April 9th an...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Destin Library’s Food For Fines Raises Money for Local Charity

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The Destin Library’s annual Food For Fines program benefiting Harvest House was once again a success. During the month of December, library patrons had the option of paying their overdue fines with non-perishable food items or to donate the cash...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Free Notary Services Now Available at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – The Destin Library now has a full-time, certified notary on staff. Kitti Capps will be available to provide notary services Monday through Friday during normal library hours. There is no charge for this service and appointments are...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Independent Film Series Presents “Nine to Five”

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Destin, FL. – The Friends Guild of the Destin Library continues their Independent Film Series on February 18 at 2:00 p.m. with the film “Nine to Five.” These movies are free to the public and you are welcome to bring light re...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Living Wonders at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Challenge your mind on Friday afternoons! On February 14 and 28th from 4:30-5:30 p.m. come to Living Wonders at the Destin Library. This program is open to students in grades 2-5 and there is no registration required.

Children will ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Technology in Focus at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Learn to use a selection of the latest technologies with these standalone workshops given at the Destin Library. These events are free to the public; however registration is required.

February 10 at 10:00 a.m.: Introduction to Windo...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Snowbird Movie Matinee at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Come enjoy a free movie at the Destin Library every Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. continuing in February. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis and you are welcome to bring your own light refreshments.  

February 5 &...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 22, 2020

February Kids Classics Club Features Harry Potter

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Destin, FL. – A seven-week series featuring the amazing modern classic, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” by J.K. Rowling begins at the Destin Library on Thursday, February 6 at 4:00 p.m. This fun Read-Aloud ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 16, 2020

A Family of Artists on Display at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. The Destin Library is proud to display the artwork of the Beaty family all through the months of January and February. The colorful and diverse paintings line the walls of the library and are available for viewing during n...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 14, 2020

AARP Tax-Aide Service at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Tax season has arrived and the Destin Library has once again teamed up with AARP to provide free tax preparation services. You do not need to be a member of AARP to use the Tax-Aide program and there is no cost for this service.

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Morning Tai Chi at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Join us at the Destin Library for Morning Tai Chi with certified Tai Chi for Health instructor, Barbara Rezmer. Classes will be held every Monday from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. until Memorial Day (excluding Monday holidays). No registrati...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Youth Spring Soccer

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Destin, FL. – Registration for youth spring soccer will take place January 6th – February 20th for ages 3-15 (age as of August 1, 2019). The fee is $40 with a $15 discount offered to Destin Residents with a valid driver’s lic...

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City of Destin
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Technology in Focus at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Learn to use a selection of the latest technologies with these standalone workshops given at the Destin Library. These events are free to the public, however registration is required.

January 13th at 10:00 a.m.: In Depth –...

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City of Destin
Posted on: December 18, 2019

“Computer Bytes” Tech Talks at the Destin Library

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Destin, FL. – Learn the basics of a variety of computing concepts with these “byte”- sized 30-minute presentations on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. starting in January. These talks are free and no registration is required.

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City of Destin
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Short Term Rental Application, Review Process, and Fee Schedule Available Online

Destin, Fla. – On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the Destin City Council approved an amendment to the short-term rental ordinance that limits the number of overnight occupants of each short-term rental home in the city to two people per bedroom, plus an addit...

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City of Destin
Posted on: August 13, 2019

New Fax and Printing Services at the Destin Library

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Destin, Fla. – In response to numerous requests, the Destin Library now offers faxing and wireless printing services at their circulation desk. These services are available to everyone, no library card required. Fax costs are $1.00 a page for a ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 11, 2019

City of Destin Launches Nextdoor to Boost Neighborhood Communication

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Destin, Fla. – The City of Destin is now partnering with Nextdoor, which is a free government interface to communicate with the neighborhoods we serve. As part of the city’s initiative to build stronger communities, improve quality of ...
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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

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