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All programs have been cancelled until further notice.


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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Nature Tots - Cancelled

05/11/2020 @ 11:00 am-12:00 pmLittle ones and their parents play and learn in the natural world. Stories, songs, simple crafts and discovery outings will highlight each day’s theme. Topics: Turtles, flowers, clouds, frogs, ducks, butterflies

Wildlife Explorers - Cancelled

05/16/2020 @ 10:30 am-11:30 amWith a naturalist as your guide, discover the changes that take place in Leight Park throughout the spring. Observe the weather, the growing plants, and the animals that live here. *Program developed by the National Recreation and Park Association*

Critter Dinner Time - Cancelled

05/16/2020 @ 1:30 pm-2:30 pmWatch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning about these fascinating creatures.

Critter Hunt Canoe - Cancelled

05/16/2020 @ 2:30 pm-5:00 pmMany types of animals call Otter Point Creek home. With animal scavenger hunts in hand, search high and low while paddling around the marsh. Do you think you can find them all?

Invasinators - Cancelled

05/17/2020 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pmBecome part of a volunteer team of invasive plant removers and native plant restorers. Learn why non-native invasive plants are a threat to our ecosystem, how to identify problem plants, and removal and restoration strategies. Wear sturdy shoes, long sleeves, and work gloves for field work in the Reserve each meeting date, weather permitting.



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