The 7th Annual Choctawhatchee Estuary Family Festival, a free family event for all ages, is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park, 4281 U.S. Highway 20 East, Niceville.
There is no park entrance fee for the environmental awareness festival. Families can pack a picnic lunch and come learn about the local estuary's waters and people who live and work there.
Activities include fish printing on T-shirts, operating an underwater remotely operated vehicle and learning more about the ocean.
Displays by the Okaloosa County Health Department, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge, Audubon Society and Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance are also planned.
Call 729-4915 or visit www.mattiekellyinstitute.org/env-estuary-festival.cfm for details.