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Harford County Parks & Recreation has implemented a $10 minimum charge policy for County program registration only. To maintain program topics and prices for a diverse audience, ACLEC has instituted family pricing and series pricing where possible. We appreciate your understanding.

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 Summer 2021 Calendar of Events.

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Members Only - High Tide Kayak - Cancelled

04/11/2020 @ 10:00 am-12:30 pmHead out into the marsh as the tide reaches its peak in search of wildlife and emerging spring plants.

EGG-stravaganza - Cancelled

04/11/2020 @ 1:30 pm-3:30 pmLearn about the beautiful and different types of eggs found in nature while dyeing colorful creations. Afterwards participate in a small egg hunt with victory snacks. Bring half-dozen hard boiled eggs for dyeing.

Spectacular Sunset Kayak - Cancelled

04/18/2020 @ 5:30 pm-8:00 pmAs spring settles in and day flows into night, catch the spectacle of shift change smack dab in the middle of the marsh. Don’t forget your camera!

Earth Day Family Challenge - Cancelled

04/19/2020 @ 1:00 pm-4:00 pmCelebrate Earth Day by completing some fun environmental activities with the whole family. Each family that completes all the activities wins a prize! Some of the activities include hiking the trails, nature scavenger hunts, making seed bombs and biodegradable bird feeders to take home, and more! *Pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are also welcome until 3pm.

The Snail Life - Cancelled

04/19/2020 @ 2:00 pm-3:00 pmFor such a small creature, snails are truly fascinating! Explore what they eat, where they live, and how they travel. Take home a snail habitat to attract them to your yard for future snail studies!



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