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Apr
20
Sat
Better Life Academy 2nd Annual Clay Shoot @ Blackjack Sporting Clays
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am
Better Life Academy 2nd Annual Clay Shoot @ Blackjack Sporting Clays

Schedule of Events:

  • 8:00 AM: Registration Opens & Breakfast 
  • 9:00 AM: Mandatory Safety Meeting 
  • 9:15 AM: Flight Kick-Off 
  • 12:00 PM: Lunch & Awards 

Each Participant will Receive:

  • Ear and Eye Protection
  • 75 Clays
  • 75 Rounds of 12-gauge Ammunition
  • Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee of Sumter County, Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Swag Bag

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Breakfast with a Park Ranger @ Dade Battlefield
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast with a Park Ranger @ Dade Battlefield

Join a park ranger for a Dutch Oven breakfast followed by a nature/history walk and an Earth Day craft.

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person.

Pre-registration is required at DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov or 352-793-4781.

Paws for the Cause Pet Carnival & Expo @ Home2 Suites Wildwood/The Villages
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Paws for the Cause Pet Carnival & Expo @ Home2 Suites Wildwood/The Villages

Mark your calendars: Announcing our 2nd Annual “Paws for the Cause” PET CARNIVAL & EXPO, April 20 from 11 – 3 at #home2suitesbyhilton in Wildwood! Enjoy a day of fun and games, pet adoptions, food trucks, pet vendors, and prizes! It’s all to support the animals and ADMISSION is FREE! (Pssst… It was a sell-out last year, so you don’t want to miss it!) For vendor & sponsorship opportunities, call 352.355.8740! Join us!

Apr
25
Thu
Tribute to the Music of the 60’s @ Whispering Oaks Winery
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tribute to the Music of the 60’s @ Whispering Oaks Winery

April 25, 2024 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tribute to the Music of the 60’s
Come Rock out and Enjoy the Music of the 60’s! Always a good Time!!! Tickets will go on Sale approximately 1 month before the show date

Apr
26
Fri
Swallow-tailed Kite Nest Walk @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Swallow-tailed Kite Nest Walk @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join us for a ranger-led walk to see our nesting swallow-tailed kites.
Program included with park admission fee of $3/vehicle (or Florida State Parks Annual Pass).

May
1
Wed
Sip & Shop @ Evelyn & Arthur
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May
2
Thu
Chicago Rewired @ Whispering Oaks Winery
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Rewired @ Whispering Oaks Winery

May 2, 2024 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Rewired
Chicago Rewired – The Premier Chicago Tribute Band is a tribute to “Chicago®” – one the longest running and most successful pop/rock groups in history with record sales topping 100,000,000 including 21 top 10 singles, 5 consecutive number one albums, 11 number one singles, and 5 gold singles. The band comprises a unique blend of talented and seasoned musicians joining forces with the common goal of accurately replicating the timeless music of “Chicago®” -the soundtrack to great memories for so many people.

May
11
Sat
Soldier Reenactor-Led Battlefield Walk 5/11 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Soldier Reenactor-Led Battlefield Walk 5/11 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park | Bushnell | Florida | United States

Join us on a reenactor-led battlefield walk on the Fort King Road. Cost is $3/vehicle or Annual Florida State Parks Pass.

May
28
Tue
Project WILD for Kids @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Project WILD for Kids @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Get WILD with your students at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park each month in an immersive educational experience utilizing both indoor and outdoor activities teaching nature’s mysteries in a fun and engaging way! 

Each month we will use curricula from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Project and Aquatic WILD. 

Cost is free for this educational event.

Pre-registration is required – call 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

May
31
Fri
Quilling Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Quilling Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Join expert volunteers as they teach participants how to do the historic art of quilling.

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass plus $5/person, 12 and under free.
Pre-registration is required at DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov or 352-793-4781.

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