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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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Migration Madness Canoe

10/17/2020 @ 9:30 am-12:00 pmJust as the leaves begin to change colors, many of our feathered friends begin their long journey south in search of winter accommodations. Grab binoculars and cameras and see who we can spot traveling through the marsh.

OPCA Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser

10/17/2020 @ 10:00 am-4:30 pmVisit our family friendly COVID-safe patch to select the perfect pumpkins to decorate! All proceeds benefit Otter Point Creek Alliance, friends of the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center. Call to reserve your time slot!

Upper Bush River Ramblinig

10/18/2020 @ 9:00 am-10:45 amRise and shine! As the sun climbs in the sky over the upper Bush River, take a slow and steady ride while searching the shoreline for just appearing fall color. *Meet at the Estuary Center


10/18/2020 @ 1:00 pm-3:00 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.

Tails and Tots - Cancelled

10/18/2020 @ 2:00 pm-3:00 pmStory time with a natural twist! Listen to stories, learn new songs, and move like the animals!



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