Culture

Gulf Breeze Zoo welcomes new director

Gulf Breeze Zoo welcomes new director

Not every zoo in the country has a director that holds a degree in landscape architecture, as well as has the credentials to run a zoo, but Gulf Breeze does. And that combination has been extremely useful since new zoo director Steve Jagielski arrived about six weeks ago. “I’m a ‘hands on guy.’ I don’t […]

Children express their ‘inner artist’

Children express their ‘inner artist’

More than 40 children completed last week First Baptist Church Navarre’s annual arts camp. Students selected from one of four areas, and then studied it all week. Options included traditional visual arts, cake decorating, learning Spanish or learning to play drums. “The other students thought the drum students were loud. If they thought they sounded loud […]

‘Seussical’ gets dolled up

‘Seussical’ gets dolled up

It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how. The cast of “Seussical” did just that as they donned full makeup and costumes in preparation for the Aug. 1 opening of the Dr. Seuss-inspired musical. “(Playgoers) are just going to be entertained,” said Stacey Albaugh, founder of Paradise Productions, a south Santa Rosa […]

Doctor shares healthy cooking tips

Doctor shares healthy cooking tips

Dr. Erika Schneider from Baptist Medical Group and SoGourmet Pensacola teamed up June 26 to offer a a delicious and guilt-free cooking class. Schneider, a self-described “foodie,” shared her recipes and cooking techniques for homemade pasta and salmon with about 30 people who attended the event. Read more in the July 3 issue of Navarre Press or […]

Dr. Seuss: ‘Who knew?’

Dr. Seuss: ‘Who knew?’

The Navarre Library is joining others in the county and across the country in celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday. The library set up special Dr. Seuss displays to celebrate the National Education Association’s “Read Across America” day to generate enthusiasm for reading and recognizing the talents and genius of Dr. Seuss. Theodor Seuss Geisel was born […]

Thousands of Mardi Gras pictures posted

Thousands of Mardi Gras pictures posted

To see thousands of pictures from the parade – click HERE. And…the Navarre Krewe of Jesters released a clarified list of winners today: “We had a mix up with the naming of two of the floats in the commercial division.  This is the correct list of awards.  Thanks, Janet McMonagle” Community: First Place Soul Train ( […]

Not Quite Fab celebrates Fab Four’s U.S. Arrival

Not Quite Fab celebrates Fab Four’s U.S. Arrival

A British band from Liverpool created a firestorm when they landed in New York Feb. 7, 1964 and two days later made their first U.S. television appearance performing live on The Ed Sullivan Show.  A record-setting 73 million people were watching as “Beatlemania” was born in the U.S.  Fifty years later, The Beatles are one […]

Krewe of Jesters Royal Court selected

The Navarre Krewe of Jesters has picked their Royalty for 2014. Pictured from left to right are Jester, Rochelle Greenway; Queen, Robin McNulty; King, James McNulty; Queen of Hearts, LeAnn Whichard. Not pictured is Grand Marshal, Frank Daily. The Mardi Gras Ball is from 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Navarre Conference Center. […]

Furry favorites announced at Pet Nation’s costume contest

Furry favorites announced at Pet Nation’s costume contest

Pet Nation celebrates 10 great years in Navarre this weekend, and part of that celebration includes Pet Nation’s annual pet costume contest. The winners of the contest categories were as follows: Lulu the pink unicorn, of the Klug family from Navarre, took home the prize in the Halloween costume contest. Jack the Thanksgiving turkey, of […]