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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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Sunday Trail Running

09/01/2019 @ 10:00 am-11:00 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).

Wild Rice Canoe

09/07/2019 @ 1:00 pm-3:30 pmWander through the waving stalks of wild rice within the marsh. Taste what was once a staple of Native American diets and remains an important food source for migrating birds.

Pollinator Paint Night at Leight

09/07/2019 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pmGrab the kids or bring a buddy for an evening of fun and creativity. Follow along on this guided paint night while enjoying snacks and sunset over the water.

Migration Brunch Pontoon

09/08/2019 @ 9:00 am-11:00 amAs the fall season sets in, the migration journey begins for many species. Enjoy a light brunch while gliding along the waters of the upper Bush River in search of osprey, hawks, butterflies and more. *Meet at the Estuary Center

Meet a Critter

09/08/2019 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmCheck out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special.



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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OPCA is a non-profit organization
which supports all the great opportunities and programs at the Estuary Center. Find out more click here.

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Anita C. Leight Estuary Center / 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon MD 21009 / 410-612-1688