Feb
11
Sat
Merritt Island Pioneer Day @ Sams House at Pine Island
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

From the event organizers: “Celebrating the history of Merritt Island on “Pioneer Day” is an annual event that has an exciting appeal for history, art, music, and nature lovers, and children of all ages from 1 to 100. The February 11th event is a partnership between Sams House at Pine Island and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church located on a sleepy little stretch of North Tropical Trail on North Merritt Island. From 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. the Sams House and St. Luke’s will host a wide variety of activities, most of which are free.”

Volunteers welcome! If you are interested in helping at the SMC table at this event, please email Volunteer Specialist Gina McClain at volunteer@savethemanatee.org.

For more information, visit: https://mipioneerday.com/

Feb
18
Sat
St. Pete Science Festival @ USF St. Petersburg Campus
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

From the event organizers: “The St. Petersburg Science Festival is an annual regional celebration where families and the public can explore the wonders of hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM).”

Volunteers welcome! If you are interested in helping at the SMC table at this event, please email Volunteer Specialist Gina McClain at volunteer@savethemanatee.org.

For more information, visit: https://stpetescifest.org/

Feb
25
Sat
Eustis 121st Annual Georgefest @ Ferran Park
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

From the event organizers: “Happy Birthday George! The City of Eustis celebrates George Washington’s Birthday during a week long, family-friendly event taking place February 18-25, 2023. Georgefest is the longest running celebration of George Washington’s Birthday in the State of Florida, and is now the longest, continuously running celebration in the entire United States.”

Volunteers welcome! If you are interested in helping at the SMC table at this event, please email Volunteer Specialist Gina McClain at volunteer@savethemanatee.org.

For more information, visit: https://www.eustis.org/Residents/Georgefest

 

Mar
4
Sat
Florida SpringsFest 2023 (Silver Springs, FL)
Mar 4 – Mar 5 all-day

Saturday, March 4 and Sunday March 5, 2023
10:00am-4:00pm
State park entrance fee required.

From the event organizers: “Learn all about Florida springs and conservation! Exhibitors and vendors will showcase history, science, sustainability, fun, music, food and friends each day. Glass bottom boat rides will be available both days (separate fee is required).”

Volunteers welcome! If you are interested in helping at the SMC table at this event, please email Volunteer Specialist Gina McClain at volunteer@savethemanatee.org.

For more information, visit: https://www.floridastateparks.org/events/florida-springsfest