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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

02/24/2020 @ 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

Leapin' Lizards

02/29/2020 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmLeap into 2020 by learning all about Maryland’s lizards. Create and decorate your own leapin’ lizard to take home.

Snow Slime

02/29/2020 @ 3:00 pm-4:00 pmBring the snow inside for this cool, hands-on fluffy snow slime making program! Create something fun and messy with us and take your creation home!

Meet a Critter - Cancelled

03/01/2020 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmCheck out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special.

Hummer Hats

03/01/2020 @ 3:00 pm-4:30 pmAs spring heats up, hummingbirds return from their wintering grounds. Get VERY familiar with these flying gems by crafting a hummingbird feeder hat to draw them in so closely you’ll feel like they’re right on top of you.



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