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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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Nature Tots

02/10/2020 @ 11:00 am-12:00 pmLittle ones and their parents play and learn in the natural world. Stories, songs, simple crafts and discovery outings will highlight each day's theme. Topics: full moon, snow, groundhogs, hibernation, owls, skunk cabbage

Critter Dinner Time

02/15/2020 @ 10:30 am-11:30 amWatch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning about these fascinating creatures.

iNaturalist Trek

02/15/2020 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmTap into your inner naturalist! Use the iNaturalist app while searching Leight Park for interesting plants and animals and help us collect biodiversity data. Learn how you can utilize this program on other outdoor adventures.

Bee Nature's Valentine

02/15/2020 @ 2:30 pm-4:00 pmShare your love for nature by learning what you can do to help pollinators! Create seed paper valentines and enjoy a tasty honey treat.

Tails and Tots

02/16/2020 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 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