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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Plankton Monitoring Studies

07/27/2016 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pmOur plankton citizen science project is a great opportunity for science-minded individuals to contribute to monitoring and research at the Center. Help is needed with collection, identification, and analysis of plankton samples. Interested individuals should contact the Center for introductory training.

Animal Olympians

07/30/2016 @ 3:00 pm-4:30 pmAnts can lift 50 times their weight. Hummingbirds can "flap" their wings 50 times per second! How would humans stack up with fellow animals in a competition of Olympic feats? Compete in the games and find out who will stand on the prize podium!

Gunpowder Canoe

07/31/2016 @ 8:30 am-11:00 amExperience the mysterious marshes of the Gunpowder River as we paddle the shores near Mariner Point Park. Flatwater trip with some wind conditions. *Meet at Mariner Point Park

In, On, and Through the Water Summer Camp

08/01/2016 @ 9:00 am-4:00 pmExplore the watery world of Leight Park and beyond. Dare to adventure by canoeing, kayaking, snorkeling, and tubing off-site. Delve into the depths of Leight Park with fishing, stream-walking, hiking, and seining.

Plankton Monitoring Studies

08/03/2016 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pmOur plankton citizen science project is a great opportunity for science-minded individuals to contribute to monitoring and research at the Center. Help is needed with collection, identification, and analysis of plankton samples. Interested individuals should contact the Center for introductory training.

 

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