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 fall calendar of events or our winter calendar of events.

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A Tree with No Leaves?

03/07/2015 @ 10:00 am-11:00 amHow do you tell leafed trees apart when there aren't any leaves? Bring samples of twigs that are still in winter condition for a hands-on lab to learn how to identify them. Include any "leftover" growth from last fall.

Critter Dinner Time

03/07/2015 @ 10:30 am-11:00 amWatch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat as you learn more about these fascinating creatures.


03/07/2015 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmListen to a snaky story time, enjoy snake activities, meet our scaly friends, and have a snake-shaped snack.

The Lorax Movie Night

03/07/2015 @ 5:30 pm-7:30 pmTo celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday, wear something comfy and join us for a viewing of "The Lorax". Birthday treats will be provided. Feel free to bring blankets and pillows.

Lucky Garden

03/08/2015 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmPlant a "luck of the green" windowsill garden to perk you up when cold winter days seem endless.



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