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Sep
25
Wed
National Public Lands Day @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
National Public Lands Day @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join park staff as we celebrate National Public Lands Day by removing some of our invasive exotic plants and sprucing up our native landscaping with butterfly and hummingbird friendly native plants.   The event will include a wild edibles program for the participants offered by park staff and volunteers.  Free entry for participants.  Participants are asked to wear long sleeves and pants and closed-toe shoes. Please bring water, insect repellant, hat, sun screen and gloves.  Bring a picnic lunch and picnic at the park after a satisfying work event!

Park Hours:

Dade Battlefield Historic State Park is open from 8 a.m. to sunset every day of the year.

The Visitor Center, which contains the park office and a small museum, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day.

Fees:

A fee is required for all entry into Dade Battlefield Historic State Park.

Entrance fees are $3 per vehicle for up to 8 people; additional passengers pay $2 per person.

The entrance fee for bicyclists and pedestrians is $2 per person.

Additional fees may apply for special events.

Please use the blue Honor Fee envelopes available at the front gate to pay entrance fees when no attendant is on duty. Please plan to bring correct change.

The Dade Lodge recreation hall may be reserved for $107 per day, including tax.

Picnic Pavilions may be rented for $53.50 per day including tax.

Facilities may be reserved up to 11 months in advance.

Reserve for programs by calling the park to be put on the program list.

Please stop by or call the park at 352-793-4781 to make reservations.

 

Story Time at the Millennium Park Playground @ Millennium Park
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Story Time at the Millennium Park Playground @ Millennium Park

Story Time

Join me for story time at the Millennium Park playground

Every Wednesday @ 9:30a.m.

6500 Powell Rd
Wildwood, FL 34785

Check out some of the amazing books you might hear at: Makereaders.com

Follow me on Facebook at: facebook.com/makereaders

Have questions? Contact me at: FalonCaruthers@gmail.com

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Sumter County Arts Guild @ Sumterville Community Building
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct
1
Tue
Dade Pioneers Youth Program @ Dade Battlefield
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Dade Pioneers Youth Program @ Dade Battlefield

Free Monthly Youth Program

Join us monthly from September – May for natural and cultural history programs for children ages 8 – 18.  Programs includes crafts, games, speakers and food.

February’s program will feature a holiday party.
March’s program will feature WWII.

Membership costs $10/year.

 

Park Hours and Fees

Dade Battlefield Historic State Park is open from 8 a.m. to sunset every day of the year.

The Visitor Center, which contains the park office and a small museum, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day.

 

Fees:

A fee is required for all entry into Dade Battlefield Historic State Park.

Entrance fees are $3 per vehicle for up to 8 people; additional passengers pay $2 per person.

The entrance fee for bicyclists and pedestrians is $2 per person.

Additional fees may apply for special events.

Please use the blue Honor Fee envelopes available at the front gate to pay entrance fees when no attendant is on duty. Please plan to bring correct change.

The Dade Lodge recreation hall may be reserved for $107 per day, including tax.

Picnic Pavilions may be rented for $53.50 per day including tax.

Facilities may be reserved up to 11 months in advance.

Reserve for programs by calling the park to be put on the program list.

Please stop by or call the park at 352-793-4781 to make reservations.

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office National Night Out @ Lake Sumter State College
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sumter County Sheriff's Office National Night Out @ Lake Sumter State College

Engage in strong relationships in your community.

Enjoy the fun.
Food, Drinks, Live Music, Games, Raffles, & More.

Oct
2
Wed
Story Time at the Millennium Park Playground @ Millennium Park
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Story Time at the Millennium Park Playground @ Millennium Park

Story Time

Join me for story time at the Millennium Park playground

Every Wednesday @ 9:30a.m.

6500 Powell Rd
Wildwood, FL 34785

Check out some of the amazing books you might hear at: Makereaders.com

Follow me on Facebook at: facebook.com/makereaders

Have questions? Contact me at: FalonCaruthers@gmail.com

Usborne Books & More
Independent Consultant

Sumter County Arts Guild @ Sumterville Community Building
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct
5
Sat
Free Flight Airport @ FreeFlight Airport
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am
Free Flight Airport @ FreeFlight Airport

Village Flyers a nonprofit flying club call  352-748-6629 or check out on Facebook, monthly meetings are the first Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in the blue club house at 1511 Taylor Ave., Coleman, FL  33521.

Oct
8
Tue
Wild Foods Foraging Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Wild Foods Foraging Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join us as we forage on the trails of Dade for wild foods and then sample some dishes made from what we collect. Hat, sunglasses and water are recommended for the foraging walk.

Dade Battlefield Historic State Park is open from 8 a.m. to sunset every day of the year.

The Visitor Center, which contains the park office and a small museum, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day.

 

Fees:

A fee is required for all entry into Dade Battlefield Historic State Park.

Entrance fees are $3 per vehicle for up to 8 people; additional passengers pay $2 per person.

The entrance fee for bicyclists and pedestrians is $2 per person.

Additional fees may apply for special events.

Please use the blue Honor Fee envelopes available at the front gate to pay entrance fees when no attendant is on duty. Please plan to bring correct change.

The Dade Lodge recreation hall may be reserved for $107 per day, including tax.

Picnic Pavilions may be rented for $53.50 per day including tax.

Facilities may be reserved up to 11 months in advance.

Reserve for programs by calling the park to be put on the program list.

Please stop by or call the park at 352-793-4781 to make reservations.

Oct
9
Wed
Story Time at the Millennium Park Playground @ Millennium Park
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Story Time at the Millennium Park Playground @ Millennium Park

Story Time

Join me for story time at the Millennium Park playground

Every Wednesday @ 9:30a.m.

6500 Powell Rd
Wildwood, FL 34785

Check out some of the amazing books you might hear at: Makereaders.com

Follow me on Facebook at: facebook.com/makereaders

Have questions? Contact me at: FalonCaruthers@gmail.com

Usborne Books & More
Independent Consultant

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