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Race the wind on this week’s Dimensions! We learn how the annual Stephen C. Smith Memorial Foundation Regatta benefits the American Cancer Society and provides fun for everyone. Plus, Sustainable Big Bend is working to make green living simple with their 2014 Expo. We also learn about the transfer of the St. Marks Lighthouse and how you can get involved in future plans. Plus, what we can expect from the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra’s Pops in the Park.

 

 

 

 

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A Night at the Park with the Tallahassee Symphony

Apr 16
A Night at the Park with the Tallahassee Symphony

The Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra is celebrating spring with their annual Pops in the Park event. Mandy Sauer and Amanda Pagett join us to talk about what we can expect from this years concert, wh...

Challenging Tallahassee to Give to Families in Need

Apr 9
Challenging Tallahassee to Give to Families in Need

The Tallahassee Food Challenge is aiming to make feeding hungry families in our area easier. Brien Srne sits down with Julz Graham to ask the community to step up to the challenge. This campaign r...

Music, Food, and Fun at the 23rd Annual Jazz & Blues Festival

Apr 2
Music, Food, and Fun at the 23rd Annual Jazz & Blues Festival

Get ready for jazz, blues, fusion, and fabulous food in the beautiful outdoors. The Tallahassee Museum will be hosting the 23rd Annual Jazz & Blues Festival April 5th & 6th. The annual Pion...

Touring the New Cascades Park in Downtown Tallahassee

Mar 26
Touring the New Cascades Park in Downtown Tallahassee

Dimensions takes you on a guided walking tour of this glorious 24 acre, 30 million dollar gem, in the heart of downtown Tallahassee. Wayne Tedder from Blueprint 2000, who oversaw the entire constru...

Caring For and Maintaining Your Fruit Trees

Mar 5
Caring For and Maintaining Your Fruit Trees

This month “In the Garden,” Trevor Hylton is back with a new segment on fruit trees. This time around, he’ll give us some tips on their basic care and maintenance.

Camp Gordon Johnston Days 2014

Feb 26
Camp Gordon Johnston Days 2014

The 2014 Camp Gordon Johnston Days will be happening March 7th and 8th in Carrabelle, Florida. The Camp was only open for the duration of WWII but people still come from all over to attend the fest...

Battle of Natural Bridge Reenactment

Feb 19
Battle of Natural Bridge Reenactment

Buzz Gifford, president of the Natural Bridge Historical Society’s Citizen Support Organization, joins us to talk about the Natural Bridge Reenactment. The reenactment and activities will tak...

YAT’s Classic Play About “A Little Princess” Has Timely Message About Bullying

Feb 12
YAT’s Classic Play About “A Little Princess” Has Timely Message About Bullying

The Young Actors theatre is putting on Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic “A Little Princess” this February 21- March 2. In the story, a little girl deals with bullies while also d...

All is “Fair” in the war on Heart Disease

Feb 5
All is “Fair” in the war on Heart Disease

Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare wants to help improve Heart Health in the community with their “Heart to Heart CPR & Wellness Fair” on Saturday, February 15th. Lisa Mullee and Aaron...

Join a Special “Journey” for Big Bend Hospice

Jan 22
Join a  Special “Journey” for Big Bend Hospice

The annual musical benefit for Big Bend Hospice is tuning up for March 7th. Band members of the group “Low Flying Planes” talk about the “Share the Journey” Concert taking p...

In the Garden - Palm Trees

Jan 8
In the Garden - Palm Trees

Most people living here in Florida know that Palm Trees are native to our state and that one type — the Cabbage or Sabal Palm — is our state tree. But do you know how that plant got its...

High-Tech Activities Provide Hands-On Learning

Dec 18
High-Tech Activities Provide Hands-On Learning

Interview about a new school readiness curriculum based on PBS Resources that helps young children sharpen their math skills. WFSU's Kim Kelling Engstrom talks with Astoria Park Preschool Teach...

A Change of Command at the St. Marks Lighthouse

Apr 16
A Change of Command at the St. Marks Lighthouse

2014 starts a new beginning for the St. Marks Lighthouse. The U.S. Coast Guard recently turned over command of the light to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. WFSU was there for the official transfer ceremony and looked an not only why the process took 8 years, but also what the change means to the future of the light. www.fws.gov/saintmarks www.stmarksrefuge.org

Green Living Expo Teaches Sustainable Living for All Ages

Apr 16
Green Living Expo Teaches Sustainable Living for All Ages

The Sustainable Big Bends 2014 Green Living Expo aims to make sustainable living simple for people of all ages. Host Julz Graham sits down with Shelley Swenson to talk about some of the activities ...

Success Academy Graduates: Different Roads to a Diploma

Apr 9
Success Academy Graduates: Different Roads to a Diploma

Traditional high schools don't help every kind of student. That's why in Leon County, the Success Academy was created. Many of the students felt like they'd arrived in prison; though th...

Spring Flowers

Apr 2
Spring Flowers

April has finally arrived and it's time to get out in the garden to plant some Spring flowers. If you're looking for something new to plant this year, Taylor Vandiver from the Leon County E...

Dinner and a Show with MOH’s “Dearly Departed”

Mar 12
Dinner and a Show with MOH’s “Dearly Departed”

Get ready to laugh with the Monticello Opera House Stage Company’s performance of “Dearly Departed”. Jan Williams and Steven Webster talk about their characters and share some beh...

Senior Games 2014

Mar 5
Senior Games 2014

The Olympics may be over, but the 5th Annual Capital City Senior Games is just around the corner. Local Athletes over the age of 50 will be competing from March 8th through the 17th at venues all o...

Unveiling a New Way to Play at Cascades Park

Feb 26
Unveiling a New Way to Play at Cascades Park

Betsy Couch and Kim Howes join us to talk about the grand opening of a new playscape in Tallahassee. Discovery at Cascades park is designed to engage visitors of all ages, providing and opportunity...

Faces of History at the State Archives of Florida

Feb 12
Faces of History at the State Archives of Florida

Jonathan Grandage from the State Archives of Florida and Althemese Barnes from the Riley House & Museum talk about a special Historic Photograph Identification Day focusing on African American ...

Pruning Fruit Trees

Feb 5
Pruning Fruit Trees

While this cold weather might have you thinking more about indoor activities, February is a good time to get out of the house to do a little yard and garden maintenance. One outdoor job that should...

Delicious Squash Soup That'll Warm You Right Up

Jan 22
Delicious Squash Soup That

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup - We’ve seen plenty of winter-like weather this January. These cold days are perfect for meals featuring soup and today, that’s just what Chef Walter Wri...

Reinforce your 2014 Resolutions at the Tallahassee Fitness Festival.

Jan 15
Reinforce your 2014 Resolutions at the Tallahassee Fitness Festival.

The Tallahassee Fitness Festival is heading to the Tucker Civic Center on January 25th. Glenda Cato and Stephanie Jansen are sponsors of the event and talk about the activities, the exhibits, the e...

Every Drop Counts When It Comes to Blood Donation

Jan 8
Every Drop Counts When It Comes to Blood Donation

January is National Blood Donor Month. We talk with Betty Roberts of OneBlood (previously known as Southeastern Community Blood Center) about their recent name change, the importance of this this m...

Downtown Tallahassee Gets Ready to Ring in New Year

Dec 18
Downtown Tallahassee Gets Ready to Ring in New Year

The countdown to 2014 is beginning and Downtown Tallahassee is getting ready for a big celebration. Local businesses and organizations are sponsoring the free event on New Years Eve in the downtown...

Ready! Get set! And goâ to the Stephen C. Smith Memorial Regatta

Apr 16

For 41 years the Stephen C. Smith Memorial Regatta has been hoisting the sails to benefit the American Cancer Society. The weekend will include various races, live music, food, and an auction. The ...

Giving Back to Veterans in Need with the Advocates for Veteran Housing

Apr 2
Giving Back to Veterans in Need with the Advocates for Veteran Housing

Giving back to those who fought for us. Patrick Buerkle and Deborah Lloyd from the Big Bend Homeless Coalition's Advocates for Veteran Housing join us to talk about ways our community can provi...

An Alternative Path to Graduation Success

Mar 26
An Alternative Path to Graduation Success

WFSU, through the American Graduate project, has partnered with the Success Academy to address graduation rates in Leon County. Kim Kelling Engstrom sits down with Principal Joe Pons and Dean of St...

Irish Eyes are Smiling on Local St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Mar 12
Irish Eyes are Smiling on Local St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Get ready for the wearing of the green with the Tallahassee Irish Society’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. Dianne Nagle and Jack Madden join us to talk about the event. The enti...

Keeping Seniors Healthy And Independent With Elder Care Services

Mar 5
Keeping Seniors Healthy And Independent With Elder Care Services

Amber Tynan and Mark Baldino join us to talk about how to keep seniors healthier, safer, and more independent through Elder Care Services, Inc. We learn more about the services provided, keeping se...

Children’s Home Society Helps Families Find “Someone to Love”

Feb 19
Children’s Home Society Helps Families Find “Someone to Love”

The Children’s Home Society of Florida is hosting a special event called “Someone to Love” on February 22nd. The evening will include plenty of food and fun, but counselors will a...

Panama City Beach: Then and Now

Feb 12
Panama City Beach: Then and Now

Panama City Beach has changed dramatically over the last 50 years. Take a look way back to the good old days of the “mom and pop” vacation destination…and see what the updated ver...

Fun with Frozen Flowers at the Maglab Open House

Feb 5
Fun with Frozen Flowers at the Maglab Open House

The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory is about welcome the public for their annual open house on Saturday, February 22nd. Ram Dhuley and Kathleen Laufenberg from the Maglab show us some of th...

Family Fun at the WHO Festival

Jan 22
Family Fun at the WHO Festival

The St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge is getting ready for their 8th Annual Wildlife Heritage & Outdoors Festival on February 1st. Refuge Ranger David Moody tells about the activities at the f...

Get Ready to Party in Purple

Jan 15
Get Ready to Party in Purple

The Alzheimer’s Project, Inc. is getting ready for their annual “Purple Craze” Benefit event on January 31st. Rebeccah Lutz and Jessica Duncan talk about how the event got started...

Songwriters Get Ready to Sing Outloud!

Jan 8
Songwriters Get Ready to Sing Outloud!

The 5th Annual 30A Songwriters Festival is gearing up for January 17-19th. We talk with Katrice Howell, President of the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, and with Musician Drew Tillman abou...

Learning Never Ends with OLLI

Dec 11
Learning Never Ends with OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is gearing up for their Spring classes. Ollis President John Van Gieson and 2nd Vice President Fran Conaway talk about some of the 40 classes on the sch...

Art & Activities for all Ages at the LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival

Apr 9
Art & Activities for all Ages at the LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival

This is a big year for LeMoyne as they celebrate their 50th anniversary and host their 14th Annual Chain of Parks Art Festival. Ann Kozeliski and Kelly Dozier talk about this years festival that wi...

The Early Bird Catches the Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin' Festival

Apr 2
The Early Bird Catches the Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin

The 2014 Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin' Festival is coming up on Saturday, April 12. WFSU-TV's Suzanne Smith had a chance to get a early start on understanding what this festival is all about. The...

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak

Mar 26
Grilled Marinated Flank Steak

Heres Chef Walter Wright to give us some tips on preparing flank steak, which is great as a main course and your leftovers can be used for a number of other delicious dishes.

“Pinwheels in the Park” Helps Children and Families

Mar 12
“Pinwheels in the Park” Helps Children and Families

The Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign is holding a “Pinwheels in the Park” event April 5th in Tallahassee. The activities of the event will be aimed at raising awareness and teaching wa...

The Tasty Table - Pecan Crusted Chicken

Feb 26
The Tasty Table - Pecan Crusted Chicken

Chefs and cooks will agree that using fresh ingredients in your meals adds to the taste. This month, Chef Walter Wright prepares a chicken dish featuring a particular nut that is easily found here ...

Kids Get A Plan Finalists

Feb 19
Kids Get A Plan Finalists

Florida State University School students are one of three high school finalists for the Florida Division of emergency Management’s 2014 Severe Weather Awareness Video PSA Contest. The winners...

Adventures in History & Heritage in Apalachicola

Feb 12
Adventures in History & Heritage in Apalachicola

The Florida Humanities Council is planning a special weekend in Apalachicola this March 14-16 to explore the culture, history and heritage of the town. Lena Juarez gives us a rundown of activities ...

Snakes, Eagles & Gopher Tortoises at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center

Feb 5
Snakes, Eagles & Gopher Tortoises at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center

We step back from the coast to visit the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. The environmental education facility is focused on teaching students the importance of studying and appreciating all ecosystem...

Gearing up for a Summer of Science with SciGirls!

Jan 22
Gearing up for a Summer of Science with SciGirls!

The SciGirls Summer Camp program is starting the application process for 2014. Co-Director of the program, Dr. Roxanne Hughes, talks about the 8th year for the program, why it has been so successfu...

Visit Florida’s Oldest Existing Railroad Depot

Jan 15
Visit Florida’s Oldest Existing Railroad Depot

East of Tallahassee in Lloyd, Florida you’ll find the oldest existing railroad depot in the sunshine state. The building is owned by the Gulf Wind Chapter of the National Railway Historic Soc...

The Spirits of the Holidays Arrive at Theatre Tallahassee

Dec 18
The Spirits of the Holidays Arrive at Theatre Tallahassee

Interview about Theatre Tallahassee and their current production of "A Christmas Carol." Executive Director, Theresa Davis and actors Bo Smith (Marley) and Ryan Burk (Scrooge) talk about ...

“Super Six” and Second Harvest

Dec 11
“Super Six” and  Second Harvest

America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend is looking for help to feed local families. The organization’s Executive Director, Richard English, talks about the increased need for help in o...

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