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Smile Mile and 5K benefit run in Santa Rosa Beach May 11

Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) is hosting their 3rd Annual Smile Mile and 5K race on Saturday, May 11, 2019. This year, the 5k course will take participants through the canopied roads of the beautiful WaterColor community in Santa Rosa Beach. The fun begins at 7:30 a.m.This CVHN signature event is fun for all ages, stroller-friendly, and will help raise funds that will be used to improve the health and well-being of kids in Walton and Okaloosa Counties. With more...

Celebrate Earth Day at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 27

Celebrate the earth and Earth Day with the park and environmental organizations and agencies from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. There will be nature activities, games, animals, face painting and booths as well as music and fun. An exciting part of the event is the participation in the Trees4Earth campaign. With the 50th anniversary of Earth Day fast approaching in 2020, Trees for the Earth campaign was launched in 2016, with a goal to plant 7.8...

Spring Festival and Eggstravaganza in Freeport April 20

Enjoy a day of family fun at Freeport Regional Sports Complex on April 20. Sponsored by the Freeport Town Planters Society, the event will feature pony rides, Hobo Express, fishbowl games, stuff your own animal, and the 15,000 Easter eggs that fall from the sky sponsored by Destin Worship. Town Planters Society will be hosting a silent auction to raise funds for Relay for Life. Times are: Special needs 10:30 a.m.Toddlers 0-3 at 11 a.m.Ages 4-7 at 12 NoonAges 8-11...

Easter Egg Hunt and 5K run at Grayton Beach State Park April 20

The inaugural Grayt Easter 5K and Easter Egg Hunt will held at Grayton Beach State Park on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Race start is 8:00 a.m. Both the start and finish line will be within the Park. Entry fee is $28.25. To register click on the following link: https://www.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=11819 All runners who pre-register by Monday, April 8th are guaranteed a race shirt. There will be an awards ceremony beginning at 9:00 a.m. Winners of the overall men’s and women’s will...

Ponce De Leon Spring Fling April 6

The Town of Ponce De Leon is holding their inaugural PDL Spring Fling. The event will be held at the Town Hall on April 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event will be held on U.S. Hwy. 90 at Blue Creek Veterans Memorial Park near S.R. 81.   The town will have an egg hunt, bounce house, face painting and crafts for the little ones, in addition, there will be a dunking booth. The Easter Bunny will be...

Benefit rodeo at Freeport Regional Sports Complex March 22, 23

Bulls, broncs, cowboys and cowgirls! The Professional Cowboy Association’s biggest superstars will perform feats of athleticism during the 2019 Westonwood Ranch Professional Rodeo at Freeport Regional Sports Complex on Friday March 22, and Saturday, March 23, 2019. The proceeds will benefit new program for individuals with autism and developmental disorders. Admission: $10.00 Adults | $5.00 children. Gates open at 6 pm for 7:30 pm show. Food vendors, children’s bounce house and more as family fun for the whole family. Bareback...

Rock the Falls Music Festival at Falling Waters State Park April 6

Join Falling Waters State Park and the Washington County Tourist Development Council, Rogers Insurance, and Metric Engineering proudly presents Rock the Falls Music Festival on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Live music by award winning recording artists along with crafters and artists, all set to the backdrop of what has been called the most amazing geological feature in Florida. There will also be a kid zone with a bounce house, inflatable obstacle course and pony rides....

Estuary Festival at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park in Niceville April 6

Mattie M. Kelly Environmental Institute is hosting their 12th Annual Family Estuary Festival on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park in Niceville from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fun activities, hands-on displays and environmental awareness exhibits will be on hand. You will learn about the local waters of our estuary and the people living and working there at this family friendly event. Participating organizations include Choctawhatchee Audubon Society; Junior Rangers Program; Northwest Florida Aquatic Preserves;...

Stargazing at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 5

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association (NWFASTRO) on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 4 – 9:30 p.m. for “Topsail Under the Stars,” an evening of viewing the sun, moon and stars through telescopes. Solar telescopes will be out until the sun sets for you to safely view the sun. Then the astronomy association will switch telescopes and assist you in viewing any constellations, planets and other celestial objects that are visible. The program is...