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Attention all program registrants: All programs require pre-registration for the forseeable future. There will be no drop-in programs. Please be advised all programs will take place outdoors with social distancing and face masks are recommended to be available for use.


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 HC online registration or call 410-612-1688.

Download a .pdf version of our fall calendar of events.

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Meet a Critter

10/25/2020 @ 12:00 pm-1:00 pmCheck out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special.

Fall Fairy Garden

10/25/2020 @ 1:30 pm-3:00 pmHike the trails in search of inspiration and create a whimsical fairy garden incorporating fall elements.

Kayak Cruising on the Creek

10/30/2020 @ 10:00 am-12:30 pmNudge around the endless nooks and crannies of Otter Point Creek and the upper Bush River with an adults only group. Choose one trip or all three to track the changes on the water through the fall season of migration and leaf color.

Saturday Trail Running

10/31/2020 @ 9:00 am-10:00 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). Sat., Sept. 12, Oct. 31, Nov. 7

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

10/31/2020 @ 10:00 am-2:00 pmDon costumes and step into the forest in search of clues hidden at creature stations. Complete a word puzzle to earn a Halloween prize! Two families per one-hour time slot.



Monday thru 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