What if it rains on Independence Day?
Main Street Apalachicola has announced that in the event of inclement weather, all Independence Day celebration events will be moved to the posted times on Friday, July 5. The St. George Island holiday parade on the morning of July 4 will be held, rain or shine. The rain date for Independence Day fireworks in Carrabelle would be dark-thirty on Friday, July 5.
Maritime museum debuts Paddling Rowing Center
On Sunday, July 7, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Apalachicola Maritime Museum will host the grand opening of their Paddling and Rowing Center. Free trips will be available to museum members all day long. The museum is located at 103 Water Street, Apalachicola. Call 653-2500 or visit www.ammfl.org.
St. George Plantation photo contest
From now to Aug. 28, The St. George Island Plantation is asking photographers to submit photographs of St. George Island, Apalachicola or Franklin County, accompanied by a written release form granting St. George Plantation Owners' Association permission to publish your photos. You may submit up to two photographs in the competition with a required $5 entry fee. Forms and guidelines are available on-line at www.sgpoa.com.
Summer bingo on the island
Every Tuesday enjoy Summer Bingo upstairs at the St. George island fire station, 324 E. Pine Ave. at 7 p.m. Cards are 25 cents. This event is sponsored by and benefits the St. George Island Civic Club. For information call 927-2654. Everyone welcome.