JCC Outings Chair

Summer Solstice Boneyard Beach Sunrise

June 23 – The summer solstice (June 21) is the moment in time when the Earth’s tilt towards the Sun is at its maximum and the Sun reaches its highest position in the sky.  On this day the northern hemisphere will experience it’s longest period of sunlight (14h 06 min).  At Boneyard Beach first Light is ~ 5:56 AM Sun Rise ENE @ 6:24 AM Ebb Tide  4.5′

Dudley Farm

May 19, 2018
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this park demonstrates the evolution of Florida farming from the 1850s to the mid-1940s-through three generations of the Dudley family. An authentic working farm, the homestead consists of 18 buildings, including the family farmhouse with original furnishings, an 1880s kitchen outbuilding, a general store and post office, and a functional cane syrup complex. Park staff in period clothing perform daily chores, raise crops and tend to livestock. The farm features seasonal cane grindings, corn shuckings and heritage varieties of livestock and plants. Deer, wild turkeys, gopher tortoises and bluebirds are still seen in the fields. The park has a visitor center, picnic area and nature trail.

John Reed Zoo Seminar and Visit

Friday evening, May 4 we will meet at SOTW for a seminar by John Reed regarding the techniques of photographing zoo animals.
Saturday Morning, May 5 we will meet John at the zoo for a photo tour. You will then select one photo from the tour and submit it in RAW format to John Neel NLT May 12. He will forward all photos to John Reed who will critique them at the next JCC meeting on May 16. Fee $30 + Zoo ticket

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