Events The squadron hosts many monthly and special events which members can participate in. This gives everyone a chance to socialize and enjoy the camaraderie. Some of the events are held on Gulf of Mexico or in the Intracoastal Waterways. This includes practicing piloting and navigation skills or simply having a picnic at one of the many local islands. The squadron also host many activities and events in the squadron's building. This includes parties, social events, dinners, meetings, training classes and a host of other events which are tailored to a specific activity. Additionally, members participate in social events at different locations in the local area. The list below is just a sampling of all the activities members are involved in. New events are added all the time. All members are always welcome and encouraged to join in on the fun and excitement. Contact a Bridge member for more information. See the news page for additional event information. List of Events Squadron Training Classes ABC Training Classes Squadron Building Event Examples Monthly Executive Meetings Monthly General Meetings The Great Shrimp Boil Annual St Patrick's Day Party Squadron Luau Ice Cream Socials Spaghetti Dinners Pizza Dinners Training Classes Guest Speakers (at General Meetings which specialize in local civic events or boating specialties such as GPS systems, Tow Boat USA, Clearwater Marine Aquarium updates, hurricane preparation, etc.). Annual Change of Watch (aboard the vessel "Calypso Queen") Boating Event Examples Co-Op charting cruises on the Intracoastal Waterway Island Picnics at various spoil islands in the local area Annual Picnic at Caladesi Island Boating Cruises, including docking at local restaurants for lunch Hands on boating safety training on the Intracoastal Waterway Participating in the Vessel Safety Checks Participating in local maritime events Group Trips Join squadron groups taking overnight trips to fun locations like Key West, Florida.(via the Key West Express ferry). District and National USPS Events Participating at USPS National Meetings District 22 Conferernces Social Events
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