Community cookout in Carrabelle Friday

On Friday, June 14, there will be a community cook-out hosted by the visiting One:27 Christian service group. The fun begins at 5 p.m. Food will be supplied by Hog Wild Barbeque and there will be live music. This event is free and open to the public and everyone is invited. For more information, call (352) 317-5039.


Athletes benefit from Sunday fish auction

The Franklin County High School football team will be helping Will Dance, producer of The Morning Show with Preston Scott 100.7 FM WFLA, as they direct this year’s 25th annual Big Bend Saltwater Classic in Carrabelle this weekend, June 13-16. The team will be out in force on Auction Day on Sunday, beginning at 10 a.m. at The Moorings, 1000 NW Avenue A in Carrabelle. Proceeds from all fish auctioned off go to the football team only.


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