6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Markus Spiske April 22 marks Earth Day, and here in Tallahassee, there are plenty of ways to celebrate! Check them out. Opt for a walk — For some, taking a drive through the neighborhood may act as an allowed outing for the day during this time of social distancing. Instead, if able, opt to take a walk around the neighborhood.  … Continue reading 6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Tallahassee

Jubilee Orchards Open for U-Pick Blueberry Season, Offering Pre-Picked Blueberries for Pickup This Week

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Jubilee Orchards Local farm, Jubilee Orchards, located at 12008 Miccosukee Rd, is open for their 2020 U-pick blueberry season! Offering 50 acres of locally and organically-grown blueberries, their U-pick season runs until June 2020. This year, amid COVID-19 concerns, they are also offering pre-picked blueberries for pickup some weeks. The first week of their U-pick season, which kicked off on … Continue reading Jubilee Orchards Open for U-Pick Blueberry Season, Offering Pre-Picked Blueberries for Pickup This Week

WAVE Tallahassee Kicks of Sunshine Bag Campaign

Special to The Tally Wire | Photo: WAVE, Inc. Widening Adult Vital Experiences, Inc. (WAVE) has announced its Sunshine Bag campaign in an effort to reach out to our friends in the special needs community. The campaign aims to distribute goodie bags with games and activities for folks to use during this time of social distancing. The Sunshine Bags include a stress ball, a deck … Continue reading WAVE Tallahassee Kicks of Sunshine Bag Campaign

5 Tallahassee Nurseries to Check Out

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Tallahassee Nurseries Next time you are looking to spruce up your yard, update your garden, or change your landscape, consider checking out one of Tallahassee’s locally-owned nurseries for all your indoor and outdoor gardening needs! Native Nurseries — Native Nurseries, located at 1661 Centerville Road, is known as “The Store for Nature Lovers.” The locally-owned nursery offers a … Continue reading 5 Tallahassee Nurseries to Check Out

Above Tallahassee Offers Free, Virtual Drone Rides Above Tallahassee Parks

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: City of Tallahassee Have you ever wanted to take a virtual drone ride? Here is your chance!  The City of Tallahassee‘s Above Tallahassee now offers virtual drone rides above Tallahassee parks through aerial view videos of the city’s most beloved recreational spots. On their YouTube channel, you can “See our parks with a new perspective as you take … Continue reading Above Tallahassee Offers Free, Virtual Drone Rides Above Tallahassee Parks

Florida Capital Silverliners Offer Hope to Ugandan Community in Need

By Cristi McKee | Photo courtesy of Kathy Gomer The Silverliners, an international social and philanthropic organization for current and former flight attendants, has officially opened their Tallahassee Chapter, the Florida Capital Silverliners! The Florida Capital Silverliners nurture friendships among flight attendants past and present over social and charitable endeavors in Tallahassee, and each month, they meet and share stories about their time with their … Continue reading Florida Capital Silverliners Offer Hope to Ugandan Community in Need

Northside Stage MusicFest 2020 Overview

By Cristi McKee | Photo: The Northside Stage This year’s Northside Stage MusicFest will be kick off Saturday, June 27, 2020, beginning at 12:00 p.m. Hosted on site at the Northside Community Center, located at 8005 Oak Grove Rd, the festival will run until 9:00 that night. The event is free, family-friendly, and is open to all. Featuring masterclasses, performances, workshops, and more, MusicFest 2020 … Continue reading Northside Stage MusicFest 2020 Overview

Leon County Libraries Offering Online Content, Waived Late Fees During Closure

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Leon County On Friday, March 13, 2020, due to concerns regarding the Corona Virus, Leon County Libraries announced that all library branches would be closed until Sunday, March 29, 2020. However, on Saturday, March 14, 2020, they announced that they will offer a special online content and due fee waiver during their closure. While the branches are closed to the … Continue reading Leon County Libraries Offering Online Content, Waived Late Fees During Closure

What You Need to Know About 2020 Early Voting in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Element 5 Digital In-person early voting in Leon County for the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Election begins this Saturday, March 7, 2020! Early voting is when one casts a ballot prior to Election Day at a local location, as designated by the Supervisor of Elections. Concluding on March 15, 2020, there are 10 convenient locations across Tallahassee, Leon County, and … Continue reading What You Need to Know About 2020 Early Voting in Tallahassee

Live PD and Live Rescue Meet & Greet with the TPD and TFD Scheduled for March 7

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Police Department Attention, local “Live PD” and “Live Rescue” fans: this is your chance to meet your local heroes and TV stars! On Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., you can head over to Cascades Park for a special meet and greet opportunity with the Tallahassee police officers and firefighters featured on the AE hit … Continue reading Live PD and Live Rescue Meet & Greet with the TPD and TFD Scheduled for March 7