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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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Phragmites Pen and Watercolor Wonders Art

03/08/2020 @ 2:00 pm-3:30 pmTry your hand at drawing with a plant pen and painting with watercolors. We’ll start our practice by following some simple line designs, and then move on to a more advanced composition. *Artists of all skill levels are welcome.

iNaturalist Trek - Cancelled

03/14/2020 @ 10:30 am-11:30 amTap 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.

Name that Tree - Cancelled

03/14/2020 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmIf you love trees and would like to learn how to identify them at any time of the year, then Brad Lear is your man! NAME THAT TREE WITH LEAVES…WITHOUT THE LEAVES - Bring in some branches from a deciduous tree that hasn’t yet leafed out, and take part in a hands-on lab to learn the ways to identify a tree using clues other than leaves.

Owl Prowl - Cancelled

03/14/2020 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pmVenture into the woods of Bosely Conservancy on a cool spring evening to hear the call of these elusive creatures and possibly catch a glimpse of them. *Meet at Bosely Conservancy

To Catch a Leprechaun - Cancelled

03/15/2020 @ 3:00 pm-4:30 pmHave you ever tried to catch a leprechaun? In observance of St. Patrick’s Day, create a “lucky” garden to lure one in! All materials provided.



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