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Attention all program registrants: All programs require pre-registration for the forseeable future. There will be no drop-in programs. Please be advised all programs will take place outdoors with social distancing and face masks are recommended to be available for use.


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 calendar of events.

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Gingerbread What?

12/14/2019 @ 10:30 am-12:00 pmConstruct gingerbread “cabins” with an eco-friendly, delicious landscape! Give away as a gift or keep for later as a sweet snack.

Pine-cone Palooza

12/15/2019 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pmPine-cones are a great way to decorate your home for the winter. Learn how to prepare the pine-cones and other seeds to use in different projects, then create your own pine-cone décor piece.

Tails and Tots

12/15/2019 @ 3:30 pm-4:30 pmStory time with a natural twist! Listen to stories, learn new songs, and move like the animals!

Winter Solstice Lantern

12/21/2019 @ 11:00 am-12:30 pmCelebrate the shortest day of the year! Search the forest for items to create a festive lantern to place in your yard. Finish with a warm cup of cocoa.

Yule Log Workshop and Campfire

12/21/2019 @ 2:30 pm-4:00 pmCreate a yule log to decorate your home or give as a gift. Close out the afternoon with a campfire burning of our yule log and enjoy a delicious yule log treat.



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