Email submissions and photos about special events, musicians, speakers, classes, etc., to firstname.lastname@example.org. Send items at least two weeks in advance if possible.
The Joy Circle of First Presbyterian Church, 134 Beal Parkway SW in Fort Walton Beach will host its annual SERRV International Craft Market on eight days in February, beginning Feb. 9. The market will be open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and Wednesdays and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays in Room 7 of the Fellowship Building.
Unique and traditional handmade crafts and foods from around the world include decorator items, jewelry, baskets, chocolates, teas and coffees, as well as Valentine's and Easter products. Purchasing these items directly benefits the artisans and farmers who have been fairly paid for their work. Proceeds also support charities worldwide.
For more information, call the church at 243-3732 or Lila Mendel at 651-0649.
Torah dedication, celebration
Chabad Emerald Coast, 1219 Airport Road in Destin, will have a special event to welcome a new Torah Scroll, with music, dancing and a dinner, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. RSVP to email@example.com.
Immanuel Anglican Church will host a free weekly course from Feb. 11 to April 15 at 6:30 p.m. at The Local Market, 950 Gulf Shore Drive in Destin, for all who want to explore the big questions of LIFE. Each evening will begin with a free dinner,, a short talk and discussion time in smaller groups. People attend from many different viewpoints, backgrounds and religions. If you are interested in attending, contact Ethan Harrison at firstname.lastname@example.org. Funds for childcare are available upon request.
Snowbird Bible Study
Grace Lutheran Church will host a Snowbird Bible Study at the church, 4325 Commons Drive West in Destin, at 10 a.m. Wednesdays and continue through March 13. For more information, call 654-1679.
The Faith Assembly Church, 306 S. Geronimo Street in Miramar Beach,
will host an ongoing men’s Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Come explore the wisdom of the Bible and join a friendly discussion group. Pastor David Butler will lead.
Fort Walton Beach Aglow and Community Lighthouse will meet at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 14 for coffee and greeting, then service and program at Marina Bay Resort, 80 Miracle Strip Parkway in Fort Walton Beach. The speaker will be Robin Williamson. She has touched many lives through her ministry of the Word of God through her prayer and intercession across the United States and internationally. She and her husband Frank have been active with state and national level prayer networks for over 20 years. They pastor Grace Covenant Church in Fort Walton Beach, founded 38 years ago. She serves as president of the Fort Walton Beach Aglow and president of the Northwest Florida Regional Aglow.
Friday Fish Fry at Corpus Christi
The Knights of Columbus Emerald Coast Council will have a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. Feb. 15 and March 1 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 307 Beach Drive in Destin. All are invited. Plates include fried fish, cheese grits, French fries, baked beans, coleslaw, desserts, tea and coffee. Take-out is available. Cost is $10 for adults and $4.50 for children. Call 650-3029.
Pray Women. Pray! Conference
Cynthia Jackson Ministries presents the Pray Women. Pray! Conference Feb. 21-23 at the Emerald Grande, HarborWalk Village in Destin. The Conference will feature pastors and evangelists who will minister and speak about the power of prayer. Join with other women for three days of teaching, prayer, intercession, bonding, and networking. For more information and updates, follow Cynthia Jackson Ministries on Facebook or Twitter. Registration is $35 online at www.cynthiajacksonministries.org.
Spring Fling Charity
The Men of Resurrection presents its 10th annual Spring Fling Charity event at 11:45 a.m. Feb. 24 at Resurrection Catholic Church, 259 Miramar Beach Drive in Miramar Beach. This fun family event includes lunch catered by Carrabbas, live entertainment, live and silent auctions, plus a magician and games for the kids. All net proceeds go to local charities. Last year, $27,000 was raised. Tickets are $12/advance and $15/door. Tickets can be purchased at Resurrection Catholic Church, at the door or call 513-295-4073.
Family History Fair
The Northwest Florida Family History Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9 at 339 Lake Drive NW in Fort Walton Beach. Gain new skills and helpful information from knowledgeable and experienced instructors. To register, email your selection of classes to email@example.com or visit https://bit.ly/2A5Da2T to complete the registration form. There is no charge and no collections will be taken. For more information, call 420-6470.
Caregiver Support Group
Grace Lutheran Church is sponsoring a Christian support group that offers prayer, networking, education, resources, and Gospel support for anyone in a caregiving role. Bring a friend on the first and third Sundays at noon in the Administrative Conference Room, 4325 Commons Drive in Destin. Call 654-1679 for more information.
The Flying Pig
Need a little pick me up over the mid-week hump? Grab your favorite specialty coffee or spice up your lunch routine with a savory Tex-Mex lunch box. The Flying Pig at Shoreline Church, 140 Palmetto Street in Destin, is now serving breakfast and lunch Sundays through Thursdays. Café hours are 7:30-11 a.m. for breakfast and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch.
The Anchor Church, 101 First St SE in Fort Walton Beach, has a food pantry serving the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays. People 18 and over are allowed one visit per month. A valid ID is required.
The live weekly radio show Life Issues Real Answers, hosted by Rev. Dee Chernicky, Valerie Peterson and Pastor John Skiles, airs from 11-11:30 a.m. Fridays on WPSM on 91.1 FM at 34 Harbor Blvd. Suite 206 in Destin.
Overcome hurts, habits and hang-ups every Monday night at the Destin Life Center on Beach Drive. Optional $5 dinner is at 6 p.m.; worship, 6:45 p.m.; share groups, 7:45; and a dessert fellowship at 8:30. Free childcare is available for birth through fifth grade. Call 837-2021, ext. 26 or email CR@destinumc.org.