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Friday, December 18, 2009

Dragonfly Yoga - New Years Day

New Year's Day practice!

with Laura Tyree
Thursday, January 1st

Wring out the old and Bring in the New!

This revitalizing class is just the ticket for the start of a great new year. Join Laura Tyree as we celebrate a beautiful new beginning together.

All levels welcome.

Emerald Coast Dance Sport invites you to join us for our Winter Ballroom and Latin Showcase & Dance Party

Emerald Coast Dance Sport invites you to join us for our Winter Ballroom and
Latin Showcase & Dance Party

WHEN? Saturday, January 9, 2010 at Pasarda Hall, 17 Industrial St NW, Fort Walton Beach

All styles of Ballroom and Latin Dance will be highlighted, from dance demonstrations to choreographed exhibitions by our students and professionals. During breaks we'll have lots of open dancing for those that want to social dance along with light hors d'oeuvres.

  • Doors open at 6:00.
  • Tickets: $20/person; $15/child 12 years & under (cash or check)
  • Dancing begins at 6:30.
  • Evening comes to a close at 9:30 pm. 
Tickets can be purchased in advance at Emerald Coast Dance Sport, 226 SE Miracle Strip Pkwy, Downtown Fort Walton Beach (by Brooks Bridge & Publix Shopping Center). Phone: 664-5678


Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Wild Dyes

Located at The Fountain Square
196 Miracle Strip Parkway
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

3 Generations of Art including tie dye, paintings, furniture, jewelry, handspun yarn and so much more. Featuring the fun and funky tie dyes and batiks created by artist Kris Ogden. We Carry Tie dyes for Infants through adult size 6x and are known for our Plus Sized Creations! 
*Special orders and wholesale orders welcome!

Art Display at FWB Library

Fort Walton Beach - The Fort Walton Beach Library invites you to enjoy an exhibit of artwork by the Art Salon of Fort Walton Beach during the month of December. Enjoy mixed media, watercolor, and oil paintings by a variety of community artists. All artwork is available for purchase.

For more information, contact the library at 833-9590.
The library is located at 185 Miracle Strip Parkway, in downtown Fort Walton Beach at the corner of Eglin Parkway. Parking is on First Street to the North and Ferry Road to the East.

Fort Walton Beach Library Movie Day

Fort Walton Beach - The Fort Walton Beach Library is hosting a free family movie day on Saturday, December 19th at 2:00 p.m. in the library meeting room. Popcorn and drinks will be available to those who attend. For the movie title and rating, log onto the library’s website, www.fwblibrary.blogspot.com, or call the library at 833-9590.

The library is located at 185 Miracle Strip Parkway, in downtown Fort Walton Beach at the corner of Eglin Parkway. Parking is on First Street to the North and Ferry Road to the East.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Happy Holidays from Stella Art

Send your own ElfYourself eCards

Register your 2010 Kickball Team

Registration for your kickball team is now open...follow this link: 


Status: Open for Registration
Games: Wednesday
Game Start Time: 7:00PM
Field: Chester Pruitt Field
Season Start: Feb-10-2010
Season End: Mar-31-2010


  • Wednesday, January 13th - FREE Pickup Game at Chester Pruitt starting at 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, January 27th - FREE Pickup Game at Chester Pruitt starting at 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, February 10th - SEASON START

  • Sunday, January 17th - Last chance for team captains to earn a FREE registration and kickball by forming a team of 10 or more players 
  • Thursday, January 28th - FINAL Registration Deadline: Must be registered by January 8th in order to receive your team shirts in time for the beginning of the regular season 
As FL Emerald Coast ramps up for 2010, WAKA is looking for a Part-Time Regional Representative based in the Fort Walton Beach area - and where better to look than from within the community of potential kickballers like yourself? This ain't just any part-time gig! Want to find out more? Send a resume &cover letter to: resumes@kickball.com. You'll be glad you did!

Jingle Bell Run - December 5th - Be there with bells on!

2009 Jingle Bell Run/Walk Fort Walton Beach
Brooks Landing
139 Brooks Street, SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Nancie Kobryn
(850) 471-1541 or (800) 578-7183

  • December 5, 2009
  • Registration Begins at 8:00 AM
  • Race Begins at 9:00 AM

Be there with bells on!
Get in the spirit this holiday season at the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis®. Be one of the thousands of runners and walkers who hit the nation’s pavements, pathways and parks this winter to fight arthritis, the nation’s most common cause of disability.

Jingle Bell Run/Walk® is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others! Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Run or walk a 5 kilometer or 10 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving.

Same Day Registration: $25.00
General Registration

Dog Walk Registration: $25.00
General Registration

Standard Early Registration: $20.00
General Registration

Student: $15.00
Students with proper id

Santa Chase Registration: $5.00
For Children

See Video: http://www.eventstreams.com/arthritisnational/013sde/


NWFLAA Spring Festival of the Arts Poster Competition

The first annual NWFLAA Spring Festival of the Arts poster competition is upon us. Since this is the first art festival hosted by the Northwest Florida Arts Association, the poster content and style is up to the artist. All media is accepted. The winning artist receives a $200 cash award.

Submission Deadline: The deadline is January 30, 2010. All artists will be notified of the outcome of the competition by February 5, 2010.

Submission Requirements: All entries must be a minimum size of 16”x24”, and no more than 24”x36”. Vertical orientation is required. Digitally created designs must be available in a high-resolution format if selected. All artwork must be original and unpublished. The festival name and date will be added to the final selection.

The selected design will be reproduced on posters, T-shirts, and other NWFLAA promotional items that will be for sale during the festival. This is a major source of fundraising for Northwest Florida Arts Association. A limited number of signed copies of the poster will be available. The artist will be asked to sign the posters.

Each entry must include the artist’s name, address, and phone number attached to the back of the entry. No more than three designs per artist may be submitted.

Entries need to be mailed to, or dropped off at – ASAP Graphics, 98 Eglin Pkwy NE #5, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548.

NWFLAA reserves the right to accept or reject all work submitted during this competition. Northwest Florida Arts Association, Inc accepts no liability for damaged and/or lost artwork.

Designs submitted must include return postage and appropriate mailing material and/or packaging. Entries that do not include postage will not be returned by mail. Entries dropped off must be picked up by February 12, 2010.

The winning entry becomes the property of Northwest Florida Arts Association, Inc. The artist retains the copyright of the design image, but NWFLAA reserves the right to unlimited reproduction and use of the image or parts of the image for arts festival materials and products for sale.

Founding members are not eligible for this competition.

Please contact holly@nwflaa.com with any questions.