Community Events

 

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March  2015

 

March 4th   …   Chipley Garden Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the home of Glenda Wilson

 

March 5th   …   Washington County Friends of the Library will hold their monthly meeting  from 12:00-1:00 p.m., at the County Ag Center in Chipley.  Everyone is encouraged to attend!  Craig Bush-Author of Hometown: A Place for Everyone will be speaking and signing books at the meeting.

 

March 5th   …   Chipley City Council Workshop at 5 p.m.

 

March 5th    …  Jackson County Young Professionals will meet March 5th at 6:00 p.m. at Beef O’Brady’s in Marianna. The group will welcome Mr. Bob Pforte as the featured speaker, and dinner will be provided.

 

 

March 6th   …   Washington County Historical Society meeting/covered dish luncheon at Noon at the Museum in Chipley.

 

March 6th  ….  The Knights of Columbus, Child of Prague Council 10513 will be hosting a Friday Fish Fry during Lent  from 4:00 P.M. till 7:00 P.M. Plates are $10.00 and include “all the fish you can eat” as well as sides, sweet tea, and a dessert. Carry-outs are available ($7.00/Person). BLESSED TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2331 HIGHWAY 177A, BONIFAY, FL.

 

March 6th    …    Vernon Elementary will host a Spring Fling  from 5-7 p.m.   There will be lots of fun games, prizes, and food! Tickets are .25 each at the gate, but may be purchased in advance at the VES office for 5/$1.

 

March 7th-8th   …   Need a dress for Prom?  Dresses of all sizes, styles, and colors will be available at the Chipley Woman’s Club for a big 2-day  Sale on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8.  The Juniorettes will be sponsoring this event at the Clubhouse which is located at 607 Fifth Street.

 

March 7th   …  2nd Annual Lighting the Way for a Cure 5K Run begins at 6:30 at Northwest Florida Community Hospital.  Kids mile fun run at 5 p.m.  Registration $25 until Feb. 13th and $30 thereafter.  For more information, contact Dena Cooper at 850-768-1212 or dcooper@nfhc.org

 

March 8th   …  Daylight Saving Time Begins (Turn clocks ahead one hour.)

 

March 8th   ….   Trinity Episcopal Church in Apalachicola.  The Florida Guitar Quartet– featuring guitarists Matt Gillen, Steven Lerman, Morgan Stuart and Christopher Adkins. Classical works by Takemitsu, Albeniz and Bach.Following the performance, there will be a local Artist display and an open reception in Benedict Hall.

 

March 9th  …   Vernon Council Meeting  at 7 p.m.

 

March 10th   …   A FREE Spring Bash for preschool children, ages 3-4 years, and their families from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at PAEC (753 West Blvd) in Chipley.  Come join our party and enjoy lots of fun activities that include crafts, story time, pre-academic learning, pre-writing/fine motor skills, and much more.  Light refreshments will also be served. A take home “Pre-K Readiness Kit” will be given to each participating family.  For more information or directions, contact 850-638-6131 ext 2260.

 

March 10th   …   Chipley Kiwanis Club meets at Noon at Pattilos on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College

 

March 10th   …   Washington County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at the County Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

March 10th   …  Chipley City Council meets at 6 p.m.

 

March 11th   …  Chipley Womans Club meets at Noon at the clubhouse.

 

March 11th   …   Chipley Lions Club meets at Noon at Skins & Bubba’s Restaurant

 

March 12th   …  Citrus Horticulture class from 6 p.m. – 9 a.m. at Maphis Tree Farm, 814 Rattlebox Road in Chipley.  Learn the types of citrus grown in the Florida Panhandle and the challenges that accompany each.  Includes insect problems, fertilization and freeze protection.  If you are having problems with yours,  bring a limb with you to the class for assistance.  To reserve a spot call 850-638-8243.

 

March 12th   …   Game Night sponsored by Friends of the Washington County Library from 6 to 9 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Chipley.  There will be Bridge, Bunco, Canasta, Dominoes, Mahjong and other games.  Tickets are $10.00 per person and are available at the libraries in Chipley, Wausau, Vernon and Sunny Hills or from  Friends’ members.

 

March 12th   …   Wausau Town Council meets at 6 p.m.

 

March 13th   …..   The Knights of Columbus, Child of Prague Council 10513 will be hosting a Friday Fish Fry during Lent  from 4:00 P.M. till 7:00 P.M. Plates are $10.00 and include “all the fish you can eat” as well as sides, sweet tea, and a dessert. Carry-outs are available ($7.00/Person). BLESSED TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2331 HIGHWAY 177A, BONIFAY, FL.

 

March 13th   …   The Olive Theatre presents, “Steel Magnolias,” Friday, March 13 @7:00p.m. and Saturday, March 14 @2:00p.m. The Olive Theatre and Donalsonville, Georgia offers and enchanting opportunity to experience a small town, while taking in a theatrical performance. Come spend the day in downtown Donalsonville. For more information you may contact, Virginia Harrison, 229-400-3772.

 

March 14th   …   Washington County Schools Fit Run at Chipley Football Field beginning a 7 a.m.

 

March 14th   …   Don’t miss the National Wild Turkey Federation local banquet at the WT Neal Civic Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m.  Single Ticket $ 50 / Couple Ticket $ 75 / Sponsor Ticket $265 / Jakes Ticket $ 20 / Sponsor Couple Ticket $300 / Sponsor Table Ticket $500 / Sponsor Shooters Table Ticket $1,000.  Contact Raymond Russell 850-447-1800 or raymond.russell@ffbic.com for more info.
March 16th   …   Vernon Council Workshop at 7 p.m.

 

March 17th  …   Chipley Kiwanis Club meets at Noon at Pattilo’s on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College

 

March 18th   …   National Ag Day recognizes and celebrates the abundance provided by American agriculture. Every spring, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and others across the country join together in recognition—and appreciation—of agriculture in our country.

 

March 18th   …   Washington County Board of County Commissioners Workshop at 9 a.m.

 

March 18th   …   Wausau Garden Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Wausau Town Hall

 

March 19th   …   Washington County Chamber of Commerce 3rd Thursday Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at the Northwest Florida Community Hospital Specialty Center

 

March 19th   …   Washington County Board of County Commission Meeting at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

March 19th   …   Baptist College of Florida  to Present “Hope Restored” at 7:00 p.m. (CST) in the BCF Wellness Center. This year’s dramatic performance, “Hope Restored,” is the story of the ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Mary Magdalene.   This spectacular musical event, celebrating the resurrected Christ, is free and open to the public.

 

March 20th   …   Spring Begins

 

March 20th   …    Cast Iron Campfire Cooking from  5-7 p.m. at St. George Island State Park.  Come out  for a demonstration of cast iron cooking and learn a few new recipes to cook on an open fire.

 

March 21st   …   Bonifay, Florida’s 7th Annual Street Festival

 

March 23rd   …   Washington County Tourist Development Council (TDC) meets in a Workshop Session at 4 p.m., followed by a Regular Meeting at 5 p.m.

 

March 23rd   …   Vernon Council Meeting at 7 p.m.

 

March 24th  …   Chipley Kiwanis Club meets at Noon at Pattilo’s on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College

 

March 25th   …   Washington County Master Gardeners meet at 9 a.m. at the Ag Center in Chipley

 

March 26th   …  Washington County Board of County Commissioners meet in regular session at the County Annex in Chipley at 9 a.m.

 

March 27th   …..   The Knights of Columbus, Child of Prague Council 10513 will be hosting a Friday Fish Fry during Lent  from 4:00 P.M. till 7:00 P.M. Plates are $10.00 and include “all the fish you can eat” as well as sides, sweet tea, and a dessert. Carry-outs are available ($7.00/Person). BLESSED TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2331 HIGHWAY 177A, BONIFAY, FL.

 

March 31st   …   Chipley Kiwanis Club meets at Noon at Pattilo’s on the campus of Florida Panhandle Technical College

 

April 2015

 

April 3rd   …..   The Knights of Columbus, Child of Prague Council 10513 will be hosting a Friday Fish Fry during Lent  from 4:00 P.M. till 7:00 P.M. Plates are $10.00 and include “all the fish you can eat” as well as sides, sweet tea, and a dessert. Carry-outs are available ($7.00/Person). BLESSED TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2331 HIGHWAY 177A, BONIFAY, FL.

 

April 4th-5th    …   Chipley Gun & Knife Show at the Ag Center in Chipley.  Cost of admission is $5.00

 

April 6th   …   Sunny Hills Civic Association meets at the Old Fire House at 6:30 p.m.

 

April 7th   …   Washington County Courthouse Committee meets at 3 p.m. at the County Annex on South Boulevard.

 

April 7th   … Washington County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at the County Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

April 10th-11th   …   Flea Across Florida along Hwy 90 from LiveOak, Florida to Pensacola.

 

April 11th   …  5K Run/Walk, 10K Run and 1+ mile Walk at 8 a.m. at the Citizen’s Lodge Park in Marianna.

 

April 15th   …  Washington County Council on Aging has a bus going to the Senior Day at the Capitol.  Cost is $20 per person for bus rental.  Will leave at 6:30 a.m. and return at 3 p.m.

 

April 15th   ….   Washington County Board of County Commission Workshop at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley

 

April 18th   …   2nd Annual Panfish Tournament in Sneads, Florida.   Fishing will start at 7 a.m. with weigh in at 2 p.m.  There will be a festival with food, entertainment and vendors from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

April 22nd   …   Washington County Board of County Commission Meeting at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

 

May 2015

May 2nd   …   Outdoor Childrens’ Art Festival at Shivers Park in Chipley .  The event provides a free outdoor festival targeted toward families with children ages birth to 10 years.  The focus will be on children and the arts.

 

May 5th   … Washington County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at the County Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

May 10th   …   Mother’s Day

 

May 15th-16th   …   The 4th annual Marianna Municipal Airport Fly-in set for May 15th-16th has a busy Friday night and a day full of aircraft, demonstrations, fly overs, helicopter rides in HUEY and COBRAs, FAA Young Eagles rides, Chipola remote control aircraft, vendors on Saturday.

 

May 16th   …   Armed Forces Day

 

May 20th   ….   Washington County Board of County Commission Workshop at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

May 22nd   …   Senior Citizens Expo at the Ag Center in Chipley from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

 

May 25th   …   Memorial Day

 

May 28th  …   Washington County Board of County Commission Meeting at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

 

June  2015

 June 1st   …  Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins

 

June 2nd  … Washington County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at the County Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

June 10th   ….  Washington County Board of County Commission Workshop at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

June 21st    …    Father’s Day

 

June 21st   …   Summer Begins

 

June 25th   …   Washington County Board of County Commission Meeting at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

July  2015

July 4th    …  Independence Day

July 7th   … Washington County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at the County Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

July 15th    …   Washington County Board of County Commission Workshop at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

July 23rd   ….  Washington County Board of County Commission Meeting at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

August 2015

 

August 4th   … Washington County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at the County Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

August 12th   ….   Washington County Board of County Commission Workshop at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

August 20th   …   Washington County Board of County Commission Meeting at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

September 2015

September 1st  … Washington County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at the County Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

September 7th   …   Labor Day 

September 11th   ….  Patriot Day 

September 16th   ….   Washington County Board of County Commission Workshop at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

September 22nd   … Autumn Begins

September 24th  …   Washington County Board of County Commission Meeting at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

October 2015

October 6th    …   Washington County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at the County Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

October 12th   …   Columbus Day

October 21st   ….   Washington County Board of County Commission Workshop at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

October 22nd    ….   Washington County Board of County Commission Meeting at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

October 31st   …   Halloween  

November 2015

November 1st    …   Daylight Savings Ends

 

November 5th   …   Washington County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at the County Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

November 11th   …   Veterans Day

 

November 17th  …  Washington County Board of County Commission Workshop at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

November 25th  ….   Washington County Board of County Commission Meeting at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

November 26th    …   Thanksgiving Day

 

November 30th   …   Hurricane Season Ends

 

 

December 2015

December 1st   …   Washington County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. at the County Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

December 7th   …  Pearl Harbor Day

 

December 16th   ….  Washington County Board of County Commission Workshop at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

December 17th   …   Washington County Board of County Commission Meeting at 9 a.m. at the Governmental Annex on South Boulevard in Chipley.

 

December 22nd   …   Winter Begins

 

December 25th   …   Christmas Day

 

December 31   …   New Year’s Eve