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.

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Osprey Adventure

03/25/2017 @ 10:30 am-12:00 pmFind out everything you ever wanted to know about the feisty fish hawks! Hike to spy on Leight Park's osprey couple and see if they have begun adding to their nest.

Critter Dinner Time

03/25/2017 @ 1:00 pm-1:30 pmWatch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning about these fascinating creatures.

Children's Gardening

03/25/2017 @ 3:00 pm-4:00 pmHave fun growing food and flowers. Enjoy crafts, games, and science disguised as messy fun. Learn about seeds, life cycles, bugs, and cooking the food you grow!

Owl Prowl

03/25/2017 @ 7:30 pm-9:00 pmExplore the woods on a spring night at Bosely Conservancy to learn about and locate the owls that make this bottomland hardwood swamp their home. *Meet at Bosely Conservancy

Sunday Trail Running Series

03/26/2017 @ 10:00 am-11:30 amLog your miles while enjoying some beautiful scenery, and some fellow nature enthusiasts! All skill levels/paces welcome. The course is an out and back, single track, approx. 2 miles long (but you can run it more than once if you choose).



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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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