Jules Verne Park Clean-Up a Success!

Posted by on Sep 26, 2011 in Conservation

Success at Jules Verne Park! On September 17th, 2011, the Nuatilus Hoard came to the Jules Verne Park.  Four hours later, The Clean Up at the Jules Verne Park – Ballast Point S. Tampa, became a huge success. Thanks to all the Nauti Members for coming out and helping Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful. We collected bags and bags of trash and divers off the peer including our own Brian M. picked up lots of underwater trash, see the pics http://nautiluskrewe.com/photo-gallery.html. Thanks to our Site Captains and newest members, Christine and Dan F., who brought us this great event.  They have been site captains at Jules Verne Park for many years and invited us this year to participate. To that end, we have officially adopted Jules Verne Park is our park. So there will be many more visits.  And to all of our Nauti families, pet owners, boaters and picnic peeps, the park offers an awesome on-site seafood restaurant, playground, dock, shelters and is pet friendly! Hope to see all at our next event there. Historical Park Note: Mrs. Chester W. Chapin, owner of the company that operated the city’s first electric trolley cars, purchased the park and in 1894, developed the site into tropical park to function as a terminal for her line. She named it for the French writer Jules Verne (1814-1905) who in his famous novel “From the Earth to the Moon” (first published in 1865) chose Tampa town as his launching site for the imaginary shot of his rocket to that planet near one hundred and fifty years ago.  THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THIS VERY IMPORTANT...

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Hot Air Balloon Ride – CANCELLED – To be rescheduled Spring 2011

Posted by on Sep 8, 2011 in YMKN Events

Ever wanted to do a Hot Air Balloon ride? Now is your chance! We have made arrangements with American Balloons, http://www.americanballoonrides.com/, who specializes in hot air balloon adventures throughout the East Pasco and Northern Hillsborough County areas, for a Nauti Hot Air Balloon Ride! Date: September 24th Place: American Balloon Rides Time: 5:45 AM Meet Time 6:45 AM Sunrise Launch – In-Air time is 1 Hour Address: 4906 Land O’Lakes Blvd. Land O’Lakes, FL 34639 Sunrise Brunch and Champagne Toast included in our price. AND all riders are ‘side view’ rides – no one is in the middle. Please contact Jessica 813-243-9507 ASAP to book. Your card will not be charged until the morning of the r ride in case of cancellation due to bad weather. Timing is critical for a proper launch time. Time, weather and comfort all play an important role in the launch time. Don’t be late. The balloon will not wait! Pricing: Adults: $150.00 per person Kids: $100.00 (ages 4 – 12 ) Under 3: free American Balloons has been operating hot air balloon rides since 1998. They offer a whole new way to experience the beautiful world around you. American Balloons works hard to provide you with a very personal experience making you want to come back again and again(and bring your friends). Hot air balloons only fly once a day, allowing you to experience the beauty of the Florida sunrise. A hot air balloon ride includes a one hour ride over the beautiful growing terrain of Wesley Chapel, New Tampa, Lutz and Land O Lakes; going wherever the wind may take you. Your hot air balloon ride is followed by a traditional champagne toast and a light brunch at our location. American Balloons is the only hot air balloon ride company that offers the convenience of meeting at our office location and leaving your cars in a secure area, while you enjoy the amenities of our own restrooms and personalized balloon space. Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Launch Any other ideas for events, please contact Christine at...

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