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All programs require registration unless otherwise noted.


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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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