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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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Rumsey Island Kayak Adventure

09/21/2019 @ 10:30 am-2:30 pmDiscover hidden parts of the Gunpowder River on this island adventure! This is an approximately 5 mile round trip paddle; recommended for experienced kayakers. *Meet at Mariner Point Park

Children's Garden Club

09/21/2019 @ 10:30 am-11:30 amGet out the shovels and trowels to grow a garden full of fun! Cook, create, and explore while learning about how a garden is connected to us and the wild world around us.

Tails and Tots

09/22/2019 @ 12:30 pm-1:30 pmStory time with a natural twist! Listen to stories, learn new songs, and move like the animals.

Birding by Boat

09/28/2019 @ 8:30 am-10:00 amJoin birder, Phil Powers, on a search for the early migratory birds stopping to rest on Otter Point Creek.

Down by the Bay

09/28/2019 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pmThis National Estuaries Day, explore Otter Point Creek, a local link to the bay. Hike along the water’s edge in search of plants and animals and catch fish using a 100 foot seine net!



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