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Friends of Myakka River

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    • February 05, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Myakka River State Park
    • 6
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    Love Myakka River State Park?   Love to Bike Myakka?  Looking for an opportunity to give back?


    Then join us for our inaugural Bike Myakka! for Good Service Ride.


    The first ride will take place on Saturday, February 5th, when we will take a slow-paced, Wild and Scenic Road Ride together to Clay Gully Pavilion.  After a short (under an hour) invasive plant removal project, we will enjoy a free picnic lunch, thanks to a dedicated Friends of Myakka River member.


    The first 20 Friends of Myakka River Members to register will receive a Bike Myakka! Can Koozie! 


    Not a Friends member yet?  Annual Individual Memberships are $25, Family Memberships are $35.  Join us HERE

    • Limited to 25 participants
    • Registration closes on Thursday, February 3rd.
    • Suitable for all bikes
    • Check-in at the South Pavilion Parking Lot from 8:30-8:55.
    • Ride leaves at 9:00 am
    • Total ride distance is 14 Miles
    • Park admission fees waived with registration for this free event
    • Lunch will be available to registered participants only
    • Kids welcome with parents 
    • Bicycle riders and passengers under age 16 are required by Florida Law to wear a helmet 



    QUESTIONS?  Please contact Miri Hardy.


    PLEASE NOTE: Due to Covid-19, in the interest of everyone's safety, we will ask participants in this event to maintain 6'  between groups and wear a mask when Social Distancing is not possible.  Thanks in advance! 

    Friends of Myakka River exists to support Myakka River State Park and the Wild and Scenic Myakka River.

    TOGETHER, WE'RE PROTECTING AND SHARING MYAKKA'S MAGIC, TO THE BENEFIT OF FUTURE GENERATIONS, AND OUR OWN.

    • February 18, 2022
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Myakka River State Park - South Pavilion Lawn
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    JOIN US ON FEBRUARY 18TH, WHEN "ONE-MAN-BAND" BLUES VIRTUOSO BEN PRESTAGE PERFOMS AS PART OF OUR 2022 MOON OVER MYAKKA FUNDRAISING CONCERT SERIES!

    I have never seen a finger picking right hand fly so fast with so much perfection and articulation then I did last night...” - Blues Alliance of the Treasure Coast

    Check him out in this VIDEO or see his WEBSITE.


    Tickets: $25 per person, $20 for Friends of Myakka River Members.

    Half price tickets for children under 12 available at the door only.

    Not a Friends member yet?  Join us HERE before purchasing your tickets to get a discount.  Individual Memberships are $25, Family Memberships are $35.

    Individual Membership: Discounts on up to 2 tickets (Member + Guest)

    Family Membership: Discounts on up to 4 tickets (Member + 3 Guests)

    Corporate Membership: Discounts on up to 10 tickets (Member + 9 Guests)

    PLEASE NOTE: Due to Covid-19, in the interest of everyone's safety, we will ask concert attendees to maintain 6'  between groups and wear a mask when Social Distancing is not possible.  Thanks in advance! 

    • Outdoor concert:  BYO seating/blankets etc.
    • Food, wine and beer will be available for sale from the Lazy Gator Cafe.
    • Park entrance fee waived after 5pm with concert ticket
    • North gate will be open 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    • All ticket sales final
    • Questions? 941-361-6511 or 941-373-7839

    ALL PROCEEDS OF THIS FUNDRAISER DIRECTLY BENEFIT MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK!

    Friends of Myakka River exists to support Myakka River State Park and the Wild and Scenic Myakka River.

    TOGETHER, WE'RE PROTECTING AND SHARING MYAKKA'S MAGIC, TO THE BENEFIT OF FUTURE GENERATIONS, AND OUR OWN.


Find us

Friends of  Myakka River
13208 State Road 72, Sarasota FL, 34241
941-373-7839


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