Calendar of Events

All programs require registration unless otherwise noted. 

M = Member price; NM = Nonmember price


Programs listed in the calendar are for individuals and families. If you have a group, such as scouts, that would like a program, please contact the Estuary Center or complete and return our Program Request Form.


Click here for online registration or call 410-612-1688.

Download a .pdf version of our summer calendar of events or our fall calendar of events.

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Critter Dinner Time

09/06/2014 @ 10:30 am-11:00 amWatch our turtles, fish and snakes eat while learning more about these fascinating creatures.


09/06/2014 @ 10:30 am-12:30 pmShare quality time outdoors with your kids and introduce them to flatwater kayaking on the creek as it flows from swamp to marsh. *Meet at Bosely Conservancy

Slowly Sinking Plankton Derby

09/06/2014 @ 2:00 pm-3:30 pmObserve live plankton in action and design and build a plankton model inspired by observation. Race to see which model will be the slowest sinker! Prizes for 3 different age categories.

Migration Search

09/07/2014 @ 8:00 am-9:30 amHawks, ospreys, waterfowl, and butterflies are journeying southward toward their winter homes. See how many choose to fly over or rest on the waters of Otter Point Creek.

Harford Glen Photo Walk

09/07/2014 @ 11:00 am-12:30 pmBring your camera along for an enjoyable walk through Harford Glen with photographer Dave Gigliotti. Photograph birds, turtles, butterflies, dragonflies, and whatever else will pose for us. *Meet at Harford Glen



Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.


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OPCA is a non-profit organization
which supports all the great opportunities and programs at the Estuary Center. Find out more click here.

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Anita C. Leight Estuary Center / 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon MD 21009 / 410-612-1688