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 and our winter calendar of events. Priority registration for members only for the winter calendar until November 16.


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Nature's Playgroup

02/08/2016 @ 9:30 am-10:30 amLittle ones and their parents explore and discover the natural world during the winter season. Stories, songs, simple crafts and discovery outings will highlight each day's theme. Topics will include owls, tracks, bears, groundhogs, beavers and ice.

Nature Tots

02/08/2016 @ 11:00 am-12:00 pmLittle ones and their parents explore and discover the natural world during the winter season. Stories, songs, simple crafts and discovery outings will highlight each day's theme. Topics will include owls, tracks, bears, groundhogs, beavers and ice.

Plankton Monitoring Studies - Citizen Science

02/10/2016 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pmOur plankton program is open to interested individuals who would like to take part in monitoring and research. Help is needed with collection, identification, analysis, and research. This is a great opportunity for those interested in science to contribute to research at the Center. All training is provided. Plan to attend at least two of the January dates for training.

Estuary Science Lab Series - For Adults - Plankton are Sexy!

02/11/2016 @ 10:30 am-12:00 pmExplore the secret world of zooplankton - microscopic creatures living in the water of Otter Point Creek. Reproductive strategies will be emphasized. Check out ways to use your cell phone to view microscopic organisms.

Birds of Leight Park: Love is in the Air

02/13/2016 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pmExplore the area around the Estuary Center listening and looking for our 'native lovebirds' with guest birder, Ruth Bergstrom, of the Harford County Bird Club. Binoculars and chocolaty treats provided.

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

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