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Bananimals Celebrate 25 Years - Silver Anniversary Ball, Jan 20 -

Read about the founding and future of this Pensacola Beach krewe. The Bananimals open their Mardi Gras ball to the public. Pages 1-2 of the current edition.

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Island Times Plungewear Winners -

Check out this year's wild costumes from the January 1 Polar Bear Plunge on Page 5. 

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Ft. Pickens Offers Ranger Programs -

Check out the regularly scheduled programs on page 10. 

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Leave No Trace Day and Clean Up Event -

Gulf Islands National Seashore will welcome Subaru / Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers and Ocean Hour for a special day of learning about outdoor ethics and citizen science.  The event will take place on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The event will include workshops, presentations on outdoor ethics and a beach cleanup. Activities for kids.. Through games and other fun activities, teach kids how they can embrace Leave No Trace.

Move, Move, Move in 2018 -

Never Hurts To Tri says get out there and move! Get a healthy dose of motivation on Page 18

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8: Krewe of Wrecks, 6 p.m. Shaggy's
9: Pensacola Beach Optimists Club, 6 p.m. Beach Church
10; SRIA Board Meeting, 5 p.m. #1 Via de Luna. www.sria-fla.com
11: Krewe of Wrecks Parade Safety Meeting, 6 p.m. SRIA
12: Raffle in the Castle, 6 p.m. TIckets from Beach Optimist Club Members
12: Surfer's Memorial, The Break, 7 pm
12: Willie Dail Day, Paradise Bar and Grill, 7 pm
13: Pensacola Beach Half Marathon, 10K/5K Gulfside Pavilion, 7:30 a.m.
13: Parade Safety Meeting, SRIA, 10 a.m. 
13: Krewe of Brewe Black Tie Ball, 7 p.m. Castaways

18: Chamber Members Meeting, 8 a.m. Breakfast, 8:30 meeting, Our Lady 
19: Krewe of Nereids MoonPie Party, 7 p.m. Castaways
20: Krewe of Kids Breakfast, Members Only, 8 a.m. Bch Church
20:Subaru/Leave No Trace, Ft. Pickens, 10  to 2
20: PBYC Frostbite Regatta, Noon, Key Sailing
20: Krewe of Bananimals Silver Anniversary Ball, 6:30 p.m. Castaways
20: Krewe of Shakers Wigwacker Party, 9 p.m. Sandshaker
24: SRIA Meeting, 5 p.m. #1 Via de Luna. www.sria-fla.com
26: Snowbird Bash, Beach Church, 9 a.m.
27: Ocean Hour, 9 a.m. Ft. Pickens
27: Krewe of Nauga Champagne Breakfast and Native Noontime Ball, 10 a.m. The Dock
27: Krewe of Brewe Beach Babe, Sandshaker, 3 p.m.
27: Krewe of St. Patrick Shamrock-N-Roll Ball, 7 p.m. Castaways

3: Double Bridge Run, PensacolaSports.com
3: Kids and Kritters Parade, 2 p.m. N.E. side of Casino Parking Lot
3: Krewe of Wrecks Grand Costume Ball, Castaways
10: NEO Endurance Event, Casino Beach
10: Mardi Gras Street Dance, Noon, SandBar/Frisky Dolphin
10: PBYC Valentine Regatta, Noon, Key Sailing 
11: Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras Parade, 2 p.m.
12: Free Red Beans and Rice Luncheon, 11 a.m. Sandshaker
13: Krewe of Coma Coronation and Lighted Hat Contest, 6 p.m. Sandshaker
13: Shoe Box Float Contest, 7 p.m. Paradise Bar
13: Final Toast to Mardi Gras Wrecks & Coma Royalty, 8 p.m. Paradise Bar
14: Ash Wednesday & Valentine's Day 
14: SRIA Meeting, 5 p.m. #1 Via de Luna. www.sria-fla.com
15; Beach Chamber Members Meeting, 8:30 a.m. Our Lady, Breakfast at 8 a.m.
17: Yoshukai Winter Workout, all day, behind Crab's Gulffront 
24: Ocean Hour Clean Up, 9 a.m. Fort Pickens
24: Glow Run, Gulfside Pavilion, 5 p.m.
28: SRIA Meeting, 5 p.m. #1 Via de Luna. www.sria-fla.com

ALL MARDI GRAS EVENT DETAILS www.PensacolaBeachMardiGras.com