Calendar of Events

All programs require registration unless otherwise noted. 

M = Member price; NM = Nonmember price


MEMBER ONLY Priority Registration - Week of May 11 thru May 18, 2015!

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 spring calendar of events or our summer calendar of events.

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Go Wild with Cookies

05/23/2015 @ 11:00 am-12:30 pmParticipate in our first ever Wild Cookie Contest! Bring in your best cookie made with at least ONE of the following ingredients: honey, blackberries, or strawberries. Sample all the cookies and vote for the best. Bring recipes to share. End the event with a hike to burn off the tasting calories.

Kiddy Campfire

05/23/2015 @ 3:00 pm-4:00 pmBring your little one to enjoy a campfire on Otter Point Creek. They will learn about safety around a fire and how to have fun! Roasted treats provided. *Meet at Pontoon Pier

Chestertown History Walk and Sultana Boat Ride

05/24/2015 @ 12:00 pm-8:00 pmTravel by van to historic Chestertown and enjoy a walking tour, free ice cream, and a trip down the Chester River on the Sultana Foundation's Schooner. Bring your own picnic dinner and $30 for the boat ride.

The Art and Science of Rocks

05/24/2015 @ 1:00 pm-2:30 pmTake a walk through the geologic story of the bay as told by rocks. "Read" the rocks you find on a hike in the park and paint a masterpiece - you choose the rock canvas!

Critter Dinner Time

05/30/2015 @ 10:30 am-11:00 amWatch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat as you learn more about these fascinating creatures.



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