Fish free on Saturday

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has declared Saturday, June 8 as free freshwater fishing day. On that date, the state fishing license requirement is waived for all recreational anglers.


Swing Era relived Saturday

Jennifer Duncan from Columbus, Ga. will perform tunes from the 1930s and ‘40s at the Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum, 1001 Gray Ave, Carrabelle, Saturday, June 8 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Jennifer has entertained for many historical, military and veterans groups. For more information call 697-8575.


Mullet Toss Saturday on island

The annual St. George Island Mullet Toss will be hosted Saturday by the Blue Parrot, 68 West Gorrie Drive. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. Entry fee for adults $25, children $15. The event benefits the Apalachicola Bay Charter School. For information call 927-2987.


Fisherman’s Choice kids tourney Saturday

Charles and Rex Pennycuff host their Fisherman's Choice youth fishing tournament Saturday, June 8 beginning at daylight. Kids 16 and under will fish for fresh and saltwater species. Each entry receives a t-shirt, and after the tournament, anglers are invited to attend a cookout at the Eastpoint pavilion where they will weigh in fish, and get great prizes. Weigh in starts at 1 p.m. and fishermen must be in line no later than 3 p.m. Prizes given for first, second, third and fourth places and include all major fish species. Entry is free. Call Fisherman's Choice for more information 670-8808.


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.


All about sea turtles

Every Wednesday in June from 2 to 3 p.m., the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve and the St. George Island Volunteer Turtlers present a talk on “Sea Turtles: Franklin County’s Oldest Visitors.” The reserve is at 108 Island Drive and provides a wealth of exhibits on the local plants and animals. For more information call 670-7700 or visit